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Deserts inside out by Cohen, Marina, 1967-

Deserts inside out

"Peel back the corners of the desert to discover the incredible organisms that survive in this ecosystem, from scorpions and cacti to musk oxen and seals. Find out how deserts work as a system, carving out an existence in one of the most extreme biomes on Earth. Learn, too, how deserts are found all around the world and what you can do to help protect these amazing wildernesses."--Amazon.com.

Dec 24, 2014
DC Comics - the ultimate character guide by Snider, Brandon T.

DC Comics - the ultimate character guide

Learn facts, figures and stats of the heroes and villains of the DC Universe.

Dec 24, 2014
Dara's clever trap - a story from Cambodia by Flanagan, Liz, author.

Dara's clever trap - a story from Cambodia

"In this folktale from Cambodia, Princess Dara must prove that her father's wicked ministers have set up her husband for a crime he is innocent of"--

Dec 24, 2014
Creating characters with personality by Bancroft, Tom.

Creating characters with personality

Character design is all around us-in feature films, in comics and video games, on the Web, in corporate icons, in children's book illustration, and in many other places. Even so, during his long and distinguished career as a character designer, Tom Bancroft made a discovery: He's never seen a book devoted to character design. So, he wrote Creating Characters with Personality, sharing his skill and insights to inspire and instruct anyone who's ever dreamed of creating an action hero or a zombie.

Dec 20, 2014
Colors of the Wind - The Story of Blind Artist and Champion Runner George Mendoza by Powers, J. L./ Mendoza, George (ART)/ Morgan-Sanders, Hayley (ILT)

Colors of the Wind - The Story of Blind Artist and Champion Runner George Mendoza

Dec 24, 2014
Coding for kids for dummies by McCue, Camille, author.

Coding for kids for dummies

An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids. Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own

Dec 24, 2014
China - land of the emperor's Great Wall by Osborne, Mary Pope.

China - land of the emperor's Great Wall

A companion book to "Day of the Dragon King" presents facts about the real dragon king, the construction of the Great Wall of China, and the traditions associated with Chinese New Year.

Dec 24, 2014
China - land of the emperor's Great Wall by Osborne, Mary Pope.

China - land of the emperor's Great Wall

A companion book to "Day of the Dragon King" presents facts about the real dragon king, the construction of the Great Wall of China, and the traditions associated with Chinese New Year.

Dec 22, 2014
Chicago Bears by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Chicago Bears

"An elementary look at the Chicago Bears professional football team, including its formation in 1920, most memorable players, Super Bowl championship, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 24, 2014
Character mentor - learn by example to use expressions, poses, and staging to bring your characters to life by Bancroft, Tom.

Character mentor - learn by example to use expressions, poses, and staging to bring your characters to life

Dec 20, 2014
Caterpillars - find, identify, raise your own by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Caterpillars - find, identify, raise your own

An illustrated guide to handling, studying, feeding, caring for and identifying caterpillars.

Dec 24, 2014
Castle by Platt, Richard.

Castle

Describes medieval castles and what life was like for the knights who lived in them.

Dec 23, 2014
Castle by Biesty, Stephen.

Castle

Working from plans of an actual 14th century European castle, Stephen Biesty has sliced the building into various cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail.

Dec 24, 2014
Canada by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Canada

Dec 24, 2014
Bugs, bogs, bats, and books - sharing nature with children through reading by Isaacs, Kathleen T., author.

Bugs, bogs, bats, and books - sharing nature with children through reading

Pairing a book with such activities as a trip to the zoo, a nighttime look at the stars, or a walk in the forest can connect children to nature while inspiring discussion and questions. Teacher and librarian Kathleen T. Isaacs spotlights recent informational and picture books appropriate for children ages up to 10 that will help parents and caregivers encourage children's wonder and enthusiasm for nature. Themed chapters such as Backyard and Garden, From the Earth to the Sky and Beyond, Plants a

Dec 17, 2014
Best party book ever! - from invites to overnights and everything in between by Faithgirlz! (COR)/ Girls' Life Magazine (COR)

Best party book ever! - from invites to overnights and everything in between

Provides creative ideas for aspiring hostesses for planning a complete party from start to finish, from holiday and birthday bashes to spa parties and charity cookie bake-offs.

Dec 24, 2014
Behind the scenes at an animated TV show by Paddington, Whit, author.

Behind the scenes at an animated TV show

"Are you interested in what happens behind the scenes at an animated TV show? Take this VIP tour and learn all about how animated TV shows are made."--Back cover.

Dec 24, 2014
Behind the scenes at a newscast by Paddington, Whit.

Behind the scenes at a newscast

Explains what goes on behind-the-scenes of a newscast, including the importance of news producers, assignment editors, reporters, and camera crews.

Dec 24, 2014
Behind the scenes at a music video by Firth, Melissa, author.

Behind the scenes at a music video

"Are you interested in what happens behind the scenes at a music video? Take this VIP tour and learn all about how music videos are made."--Back cover.

Dec 24, 2014
Be safe around fire by Heos, Bridget.

Be safe around fire

"A young girl teaches her dolls, action figures, and toys the fire safety rules she has just learned in school"--

Dec 24, 2014