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Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

"Discusses raccoons, their behavior, and their environment"--

Aug 25, 2016
Puerto Ricans in America by Taus-Bolstad, Stacy.

Puerto Ricans in America

Examines the history of Puerto Rican immigration to the United States mainland, discussing why Puerto Ricans come, what their lives are like after they arrive, where they settle, and customs they bring from home.

Aug 25, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces precipitation to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 24, 2016
Power of Children- Ordinary Youth Making Extraordinary Differences by

Power of Children- Ordinary Youth Making Extraordinary Differences

Aug 25, 2016
Poseidon by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Poseidon

"Many of the statues of Poseidon throughout the world are near the ocean, since Poseidon is the god of the sea. The Greek gods and goddesses bring to mind images of heroes and heroines, much admired by the Greek people. Poseidon fits this description to a certain degree, but like humans, he possesses many character flaws. Most of the stories about Poseidon depict an angry, vengeful being who makes decisions based on his emotions--he is a troublemaker for humans--and other gods and goddesses, and

Aug 25, 2016
Platypuses by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Platypuses

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces platypuses to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Aug 24, 2016
Planets by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Planets

Simple text and illustrations describe the planets of the Earth's solar system.

Aug 20, 2016
Pierre Auguste Renoir by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pierre Auguste Renoir

Aug 19, 2016
Paul Gauguin by Venezia, Mike, author.

Paul Gauguin

Briefly describes the life and work of the nineteenth-century French artist known for his paintings of the South Pacific.

Aug 19, 2016
Paul Cézanne by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Paul Cézanne

Describes the life and work of the French Post-Impressionist artist, who tried new ideas in painting to express his love of nature.

Aug 25, 2016
Patterns in the park by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the park

"In this book, readers learn to identify patterns using parks as a setting."--

Aug 19, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary by Rennie, Susan/ Blake, Quentin (ILT)/ Dahl, Roald/ Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

Aug 25, 2016
Over in the Meadow by Feierabend, John M./ Napoletano, Marissa (ILT)

Over in the Meadow

Aug 25, 2016
Out and about - a first book of poems by Hughes, Shirley, 1927-

Out and about - a first book of poems

A selection of seasonal verses explores the elements and activities of the changing seasons, from snowflakes to sandcastles.

Aug 25, 2016
Online gaming - 12 things you need to know by Roesler, Jill.

Online gaming - 12 things you need to know

Introduces online gaming, discussing internet safety, the benefits and dangers, and how game makers keep players coming back.

Aug 25, 2016
Odysseus by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Odysseus

"The mythical character the ancient Greeks called Odysseus and the Romans called Ulysses is a true hero for the ages. The tale of his adventures has been retold countless times over the centuries. Yet it remains as exciting as it was when the Greek storyteller Homer first recited it close to three thousand years ago. In the great epic the Iliad, Odysseus is one of the Greek kings who attack the famous city of Troy. After winning the Trojan War, Odysseus and his soldiers encounter a terrible stor

Aug 25, 2016
Octopuses one to ten by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author.

Octopuses one to ten

"A fascinating counting journey through the amazing and mysterious world of octopuses"--

Aug 25, 2016
Ocean animals from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author.

Ocean animals from head to tail

Aug 25, 2016
Ocean animals collection. by Marsh, Laura F.

Ocean animals collection.

Collects four books that provide information about underwater animals, including their habitats, diet, physical characteristics, and behaviors.

Aug 20, 2016
Nutrition basics by Reinke, Beth Bence., author.

Nutrition basics

"Nutrition Basics helps readers understand and trace the history of nutrition, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Aug 19, 2016