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The flying birds by Han, Eun-Sun, author.

The flying birds

When an old carpenter takes a walk in the park, he hears birds singing. The birdsong delights him--and he soon has a brilliant idea that makes his own heart sing. Elementary math concepts that relate to multiplication are illuminated in this gentle story that celebrates nature as well as creativity.

Aug 28, 2015
Eat a balanced diet! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Eat a balanced diet!

"Eat a Balanced Diet! focuses on nutrition while discussing steps children can take to practice healthy lifestyles. Food groups and food selection is presented through engaging text and full-color photographs. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 28, 2015
Digging for triceratops - a discovery timeline by Holtz, Thomas R., 1965- author.

Digging for triceratops - a discovery timeline

"Provides an annotated timeline of the discovery of Triceratops including details on the scientists, dig sites, fossils, and other findings that have shaped our knowledge of this dinosaur"--

Aug 28, 2015
Mountains inside out by Bow, James, 1972-, author.

Mountains inside out

A mountain is a towering, sky-scraping world that reaches high above Earths surface. Peel back the corners of a mountain to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from wolves and birds to frogs and goats.

Aug 28, 2015
Mousetropolis by Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- author, illustrator.


In this update of the classic fable, City Mouse and his cousin, Country Mouse, exchange visits and, although they find many things to like in each other's homes, they quickly learn that each prefers his own.

Aug 28, 2015
My food, your food by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My food, your food

Examines different cuisines and food traditions.

Aug 28, 2015
Terrible typhoid Mary - a true story of the deadliest cook in America by Bartoletti, Susan Campbell, author.

Terrible typhoid Mary - a true story of the deadliest cook in America

"What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon r

Aug 28, 2015
My language, your language by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My language, your language

Explores the similarities and differences between languages.

Aug 28, 2015
Nature ranger by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Nature ranger

Presents general information about nature and includes more than thirty activities to help study and observe plants and animals, including making casts of footprints, growing a bean plant in a box, and making bark rubbings.

Aug 28, 2015
My clothes, your clothes by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My clothes, your clothes

"Chloe gets to pick a special outfit for school! Should she wear her karate uniform? Her firefighter's helmet? Her bunny slippers? To decide, she talks with family and friends about clothes. Which clothes show a person's interests? Which clothes show someone belongs to a certain religion or culture? Which clothes tell about a person's job? See what Chloe comes up with for her special outfit!,"--page [4] of cover.

Aug 28, 2015
Robotics engineer by Mara, Wil, author.

Robotics engineer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a robotics engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) movement. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Aug 28, 2015
Teach your kids to code - a parent-friendly guide to Python programming by Payne, Bryson.

Teach your kids to code - a parent-friendly guide to Python programming

"A guide to teaching basic programming skills for parents and teachers, with step-by-step explanations, visual examples, and exercises. Covers programming concepts including loops, lists, functions, and variables, and how to build games and applications"--

Aug 28, 2015
Nut-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Nut-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a nut-free diet"--

Aug 28, 2015
Malala Yousafzai - education activist by Hansen, Grace, author.

Malala Yousafzai - education activist

Examines the life of Malala Yousafzai, describing her family's background, education, and her work as an education activist. Readers will also learn about the Islam religion and the Taliban.

Aug 28, 2015
Jars of hope - how one woman helped save 2,500 children during the Holocaust by Roy, Jennifer, author.

Jars of hope - how one woman helped save 2,500 children during the Holocaust

"Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Aug 28, 2015
I need stitches by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

I need stitches

"Introduces the reader to what stitches are, why they might need them, and how to care for them"--

Aug 28, 2015
Grizzly bears - huge hibernating mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Grizzly bears - huge hibernating mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the grizzly bear. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the grizzly bear's life, comparing the bear to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Aug 28, 2015
Golden eagles by Hill, Melissa, 1975-

Golden eagles

"Describes the characteristics, habitat, behavior, life cycle, and threats to golden eagles"--

Aug 28, 2015
The girl's body book by Dunham, Kelli S., author.

The girl's body book

Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that girls undergo during puberty, including growth spurts, sexual development, peer pressure, dating, and new relationships within the family.

Aug 28, 2015
Get a good night's sleep! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Get a good night's sleep!

Discusses the importance of sleep and why it is beneficial.

Aug 28, 2015