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Not today, Celeste! - a dog's tale about her human's depression by Stevens, Liza, author.

Not today, Celeste! - a dog's tale about her human's depression

Celeste thinks she is the happiest dog in the world. But when she notices something different about her human, Rupert, she wonders if things will ever be the same again. With a little help from her neighbours, Lily and Henry, Celeste soon realises she has nothing to fear.

Aug 27, 2016
Ocean animals from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author.

Ocean animals from head to tail

Aug 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Over in the Meadow by Feierabend, John M./ Napoletano, Marissa (ILT)

Over in the Meadow

Aug 27, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary by Rennie, Susan/ Blake, Quentin (ILT)/ Dahl, Roald/ Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

Aug 27, 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
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
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 27, 2016
Power of Children- Ordinary Youth Making Extraordinary Differences by

Power of Children- Ordinary Youth Making Extraordinary Differences

Aug 27, 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
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 27, 2016
Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

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

Aug 27, 2016
Read for the heart - whole books for wholehearted families by Clarkson, Sarah.

Read for the heart - whole books for wholehearted families

From timeless classics to modern favorites, this is your guide to the best in children's literature for the Christian family.

Aug 24, 2016
Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley

Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains

Aug 27, 2016
Risseldy, Rosseldy by Feierabend, John Martin.

Risseldy, Rosseldy

An adaptation of the classic nonsense rhyme for young readers.

Aug 27, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Readers take a turn around the track and discover that, from hard hits to fast breaks, the action in roller derby is nonstop.

Aug 27, 2016
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

"This title will inform readers about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, others who were involved, like Martin Luther King Jr., the Supreme Court's decision to desegregate public buses, and the national civil rights movement to follow. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Aug 27, 2016