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Wood frogs by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Wood frogs

"In this book, young readers learn about wood frogs and their hibernation patterns"--

Jul 5, 2015
When on Earth? - history as you've never seen it before. by

When on Earth? - history as you've never seen it before.

Incredible maps show where history was made. Much more than an atlas or a history book, When on Earth? charts global historical events through stunning world maps. A truly visual guide to discovering when, where, and why things happened, When on Earth? presents history as a series of stunning, specially commissioned historical maps of the world. Each of these maps charts a key global event, such as the migration of the earliest humans, the spread of the Black Death, or the European, African, and

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Washington? by Meinking, Mary.

What's great about Washington?

Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Evergreen State! We'll explore Washington's scenic coasts, lush parks, iconic landmarks, and rich history. The Washington by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Washington.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Utah? by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

What's great about Utah?

Jul 5, 2015
Are you what you eat? - a guide to what's on your plate and why! by

Are you what you eat? - a guide to what's on your plate and why!

Explains why your body is an amazingly complex machine and what foods you should eat to fuel it. If you've felt sleepy during school or wondered what a superfood is, this explains which foods and food groups boost your energy and keep you healthy. Take the quizzes, read the facts and answer the questions to find out which foods keep your brain in top gear. You can understand why healthy eating is so important and the positive impact it has on every aspect of your life. Packed with information on

Jul 5, 2015
Ancient Rome by James, Simon, 1957- author.

Ancient Rome

A photo essay documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

Jul 5, 2015
Who was Woodrow Wilson? by Frith, Margaret, author.

Who was Woodrow Wilson?

Presents the life and presidential career of Woodrow Wilson, including his stance on World War I, his participation in the Treaty of Versailles, and his contributions to create the League of Nations.

Jul 5, 2015
Who was Steve Irwin? by Anastasio, Dina, author.

Who was Steve Irwin?

Describes the life and career of Steve Irwin, famously known as the Crocodile Hunter, from his childhood and early love of animals to his rise in popularity as a film and television star and naturalist.

Jul 5, 2015
Who was Mother Teresa? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Mother Teresa?

Presents the life of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, known as Mother Teresa, who spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Virginia? by Kallio, Jamie.

What's great about Virginia?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Jamestown settlement and Busch Gardens to Colonial Williamsburg and Mount Vernon.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Texas? by Lanser, Amanda.

What's great about Texas?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Houston Space Center and Austin to the Alamo and the state fair.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Tennessee? by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

What's great about Tennessee?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Bell Witch Cave and Dollywood to the Tennessee Aquarium and Lookout Mountain.

Jul 5, 2015
Diving dolphin by Wallace, Karen, author.

Diving dolphin

Presents the life of a young dolphin as he interacts with other dolphins, leaps and flips out of the water, hunts for fish to eat, and hides from killer whales.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Pennsylvania? by Marciniak, Kristin.

What's great about Pennsylvania?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Lancaster County and Gettysburg to the Pocono Mountains and Valley Forge.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about North Carolina? by Yasuda, Anita.

What's great about North Carolina?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Ocracoke Island and Tweetsie Railroad to the Biltmore Estate and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about New York? by Malaspina, Ann, 1957-

What's great about New York?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Broadway and the Statue of Liberty to the Erie Canal and Niagara Falls.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about North Dakota? by Bailer, Darice, author.

What's great about North Dakota?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and Fort Union Trading Post to Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Killdeer Mountain Roundup Rodeo.

Jul 5, 2015
Fly Guy presents - insects by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - insects

Fly Guy is buzzing around outside today learning about insects.

Jul 5, 2015
Fort Sumter by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Fort Sumter

"When the Civil War began, Fort Sumter was an unfinished building in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. Over the next three years, this fort would become one of the most important symbols of the Civil War. Now open to the public as a national monument, visitors arrive at the fort by boat from Charleston. Walk over several acres and see many Civil War guns and cannonballs. National Park Service rangers are also on the island to give talks and demonstrations to bring the Civil War and othe

Jul 5, 2015
Plants and animals of the Great Lakes by LaPlante, Walter, author.

Plants and animals of the Great Lakes

Explores the animal and plant life native to North America's Great Lakes region.

Jul 5, 2015