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Everglades National Park by Connors, Kathleen, author.

Everglades National Park

Introduces Everglades National Park, describing its landscape and formation, diverse plant and animal life, settlement history, weather, and the efforts to preserve this unique environment.

Feb 12, 2016
Exercise! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Exercise!

Describes the benefits of exercise, the importance of building up stamina, and the different ways to exercise.

Feb 12, 2016
Explore fossils! by Brown, Cynthia L. (Cynthia Light), author.

Explore fossils!

Feb 12, 2016
Explore Norse myths! - with 25 great projects by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Explore Norse myths! - with 25 great projects

Young readers discover the remarkable people and mythical creatures of old. Learning about Norse myths means unearthing the origin of Viking beliefs, as well as exploring their ships, tools, and other technology that flourished for nearly 450 years. Along the way, kids will read how Norse myths helped explain the natural world from thunder to the seasons, from creation to death. They may be surprised at how Norse myths continue to influence modern culture in the form of movies and books, includi

Feb 7, 2016
Explore spring! - 25 great ways to learn about spring by Anderson, Maxine.

Explore spring! - 25 great ways to learn about spring

Explains what spring is and why it occurs. Includes projects, activities, and experiments.

Feb 12, 2016
Explore with Christopher Columbus by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Explore with Christopher Columbus

"This engaging book follows the travels of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style as Columbus navigates his way to the New World. Topics include what led Columbus to become an explorer, early beliefs about the geography of the world, life on sea voyages, failed colonies, and the legacy of Columbus."--

Feb 12, 2016
Explore with Henry Hudson by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.

Explore with Henry Hudson

Readers learn about the travels of English explorer and sea navigator Henry Hudson.

Feb 12, 2016
Explore with Marco Polo by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

Explore with Marco Polo

Italian merchant and adventurer Marco Polo traveled across Asia. This title guides readers through his major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include what led Polo to travel to China, the Silk Road, life in Central Asia, the Chinese empire, Polo's famous book, and his legacy.

Feb 12, 2016
Exploring distant worlds as a space robot engineer by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Exploring distant worlds as a space robot engineer

Feb 12, 2016
Exploring the science of light - 30+ illuminating experiments & colorful science activities. by

Exploring the science of light - 30+ illuminating experiments & colorful science activities.

Answers dozens of questions about color and light while outlining experiments involving such subjects as rainbows, colored shadows, and photosynthesis.

Feb 12, 2016
Fables by La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695.

Fables

Contains sixty fables by seventeenth-century French poet, Jean de La Fontaine including "The Grasshopper and the Ant," "The Two Mules," and "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse."

Feb 6, 2016
Fairy tales for little folks by Moses, Will.

Fairy tales for little folks

"A collection of five well-loved fairy tales from acclaimed folk artist Will Moses"--

Feb 7, 2016
Findus, Food, and Fun by Nordqvist, Sven

Findus, Food, and Fun

Feb 12, 2016
Fire trucks by Riggs, Kate, author.

Fire trucks

"A kindergarten-level introduction to fire trucks, covering their firefighters, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their ladders"--

Feb 12, 2016
First hockey words by Gürth, Per-Henrik, author, illustrator.

First hockey words

Introduces readers to the vocabulary of hockey.

Feb 12, 2016
FIRST robotics by Gilby, Nancy Benovich, author.

FIRST robotics

"Makers of all ages are using LEGO bricks to create robots. In this book, students learn more about this recent innovation through detailed explanations built to foster creativity and critical thinking. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information."--

Feb 12, 2016
Florence Nightingale - mother of modern nursing by Alexander, Carol, 1955-

Florence Nightingale  - mother of modern nursing

This is the short illustrated biography of Florence Nightingale, mother of modern nursing.

Feb 12, 2016
Florida's Burmese pythons - squeezing the everglades by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Florida's Burmese pythons - squeezing the everglades

"In this book, readers learn how the Burmese Python is an invasive species in the state of Florida."--

Feb 12, 2016
For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story by Langston-George, Rebecca.

For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story

"Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"--

Feb 12, 2016
Forced removal - causes and effects of the Trail of Tears by Schwartz, Heather E.

Forced removal - causes and effects of the Trail of Tears

"Explains the Trail of Tears, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Feb 6, 2016