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My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture by Hibbs, Linda, author.

My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture

A fun and playful introduction to Indonesian language and culture for young children. The familiar ABC rhyming structure combines with sparkling illustrations to encourage the natural ability of children to pick up new languages and vocabulary quickly. Words for things kids already know in English are joined by words specific to Indonesia, giving kids a glimpse into Indonesian life and culture. Everyday expressions - like "Apa kabar?" which means "How are you?" - give kids a chance to communicat

Apr 30, 2016
Origami monsters by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami monsters

Provides detailed directions for folding five paper monsters, including a ghost, vampire, and cyclops eye.

Apr 30, 2016
Our Father by Oberthür, Rainer, 1961- author.

Our Father

"Our Father explores the meaning behind each line of the Lord's Prayer"--

Apr 30, 2016
Otters love to play by London, Jonathan, 1947- author.

Otters love to play

"Ka-splash! "Head to the river, where a frolicsome bunch of otters plays all year round in a nonfiction story sprinkled with facts and loaded with fun.

Apr 30, 2016
Take a closer look at. Plastic by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Plastic

Plastic is everywhere, but some experts say today's plastic will be in our landfills for thousands of years to come. Explore the good and the bad of plastic in our lives and learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce biodegradable, Earth-friendly plastic substitutes. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

Apr 30, 2016
The Pueblo by Bedry, Christa, author.

The Pueblo

Apr 30, 2016
S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet by James, Helen Foster, 1951-

S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet

"Introduces camping from A to Z using poetry, prose, and illustrations in a children's picture book. Includes information on beach camping, canyons, foliage, camping gear, John Muir, Juliette Gordon Low, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 30, 2016
Remarkable reptiles by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Remarkable reptiles

"Introduces the reader to remarkable reptiles."--

Apr 30, 2016
Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands by Roth, Susan L., author, illustrator.

Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands

"Cumulative text based on an old folksong alternating with additional scientific information explores the role of prairie dogs, a keystone species in North America's grasslands, and conservation efforts to restore the balance of plants and animals of the Janos, Mexico, prairie dog complex. Backmatter includes timeline, photographs, music, prairie dog facts, glossary, and authors' sources"--

Apr 30, 2016
Powerful muscle cars by Blackford, Cheryl.

Powerful muscle cars

"Discusses American muscle cars, including their history, how they are restored and customized, the most popular models, and how muscle car owners enjoy their cars with shows and races today"--

Apr 30, 2016
Renewable energy - discover the fuel of the future - with 20 projects by Sneideman, Joshua, author.

Renewable energy - discover the fuel of the future - with 20 projects

Discusses solar, wind, biofuel, hydro, and geothermal energy sources.

Apr 30, 2016
The runaway tortilla by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

The runaway tortilla

In this Southwestern version of the Gingerbread Man, a tortilla runs away from the woman who is about to cook him.

Apr 30, 2016
The science behind gymnastics by Carmichael, L. E. (Lindsey E.), author.

The science behind gymnastics

"Discusses the science of gymnastics, using biology, physics and engineering"--

Apr 30, 2016
The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports by Watson, Stephanie, 1969- author.

The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports

"Discusses the science of soccer, volleyball, cycling and other popular sports using biology, physics and engineering"--

Apr 30, 2016
The science behind track and field by Amstutz, Lisa J.

The science behind track and field

"Discusses science of track and field events using biology and physics"--

Apr 30, 2016
The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports by Lanser, Amanda, author.

The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports

"Discusses science of swimming using biology and physics"--

Apr 30, 2016
The secrets of Mercury by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Mercury

"Discusses the planet Mercury, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Mercury, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

Apr 30, 2016
Scorching supercars by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Scorching supercars

"Discusses supercars, including what defines a supercar, models that made their mark on the supercar world, and how manufacturers continue to bring speed and performance to the next level for these exclusive sports cars"--

Apr 30, 2016
See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done) by Espeland, Pamela, 1951-

See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done)

Provides ideas and tips to help kids kick the procrastination habit and feel more in charge of their life.

Apr 30, 2016
See how they work & look inside farm equipment by

See how they work & look inside farm equipment

Dive into farm equipment to see all the incredible things machines can do, from plowing the earth to harvesting crops, and learn just how cool farm machines are.

Apr 30, 2016