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Hummingbirds by Petrie, Kristin, 1970- author.

Hummingbirds

Looks at the habitats, life cycles, physical characteristics, diets, and defenses of hummingbirds.

Feb 14, 2016
Hyenas - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Hyenas - built for the hunt

"Describes the features, behaviors, and adaptations that make hyenas skilled predators"--

Feb 14, 2016
Australia's Cane toads - overrun! by Collard, Sneed B., author.

Australia's Cane toads - overrun!

"Before 1935, there were no cane toads in Australia. Today, they are a huge presence in the country. In fact, scientists estimate that there are 83 toads for every person there! The big amphibians--which can weigh close to three pounds--show up on highways, in watering holes meant for cattle, and in people's yards in town. Because they ooze a powerful poison when attacked, they kill many wild animals as well as pets each year. In Australia's Cane Toads: Overrun, students will learn all about the

Feb 14, 2016
Italian food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

Italian food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and Italian culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common dishes such as pasta, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 14, 2016
American food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

American food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and American culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common tools such as grills, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 14, 2016
Carmelo Anthony by Jackson, Aurelia.

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is one of the biggest stars in the NBA. A six-time NBA All-Star, Carmelos time in the league has been a dream-come-true. From playing with the Knicks in Madison Square Garden to playing on the U.S. Olympic team, Carmelo has proven that he's at the top of the basketball world.

Feb 14, 2016
The best auto racers of all time by Wilner, Barry.

The best auto racers of all time

Introduces you to Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty, Shirley Muldowney, and more of the all-time greatest drivers in auto racing. Complete with action-packed stories of their most memorable moments, spotlight stats, information boxes, a glossary, additional resources and more.

Feb 14, 2016
Baseball's best - all-time greats by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Baseball's best - all-time greats

Profiles star players throughout the history of baseball, highlighting great teams and discussing how to become a superstar.

Feb 14, 2016
Asteroid hunters by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Asteroid hunters

Introduces the world of the scientists who track asteroids, explaining how they use high-powered telescopes and super computers to watch for dangers from space, with firsthand accounts of life as an asteroid hunter and behind-the-scenes photos.

Feb 14, 2016
Andrew Luck by Scheff, Matt, author.

Andrew Luck

Feb 14, 2016
El Salvador by Markovics, Joyce L.

El Salvador

"Hilly. Colorful. Full of history. Welcome to El Salvador! Look inside to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 14, 2016
Dominican Republic by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author.

Dominican Republic

Feb 14, 2016
The Declaration of Independence - forming a new nation by Marcovitz, Hal.

The Declaration of Independence - forming a new nation

Discusses the history of the composition and signing of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the document's importance in American history.

Feb 14, 2016
Curling by Throp, Claire.

Curling

Though its not as popular as some of the other winter sports, curling is a lot of fun to both watch and play. Learn the ins and outs of the game and find out what you'll need to give it a try!

Feb 14, 2016
Cuba by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author.

Cuba

Feb 14, 2016
Countries by Mack, 1960- author, illustrator.

Countries

"The countries in the world and the people who live in them are all very different. And that's the fun of it! In some countries it is often freezing cold, in other countries every day feels like summer. In Italy people curl spaghetti around their forks, in Japan they eat noodles with chopsticks. There are tigers in the jungles of Indonesia, and kangaroos jumping around in Australia. And where would you go to find panda bears? In this book you'll find our about many different countries--and the p

Feb 14, 2016
Cool sides & salads - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool sides & salads - easy & fun comfort food

"Become the best side dish chef in your family! From bacon cheese morsels to yummy chicken avocado salad this book is jam packed with tasty recipes"--Back cover.

Feb 14, 2016
Colombia by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Colombia

Feb 14, 2016
Collared lemming by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Collared lemming

"In this book, readers learn about the life and habits of collared lemmings."--

Feb 14, 2016
Cincinnati Reds by Gitlin, Marty.

Cincinnati Reds

Feb 14, 2016