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Those that cause fear by Christopher, Neil, 1972- author. Those that cause fear

"From Mahahaa, a fearsom creature that tickles people to death, to the palraijuq, a reptilian creature said to have six legs and the body of a snake, this book introduces kids to all the creepy, spooky, and downright scary creatures told about in Inuit traditional myths."--Back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Tell me why the wind blows by Orr, Tamra. Tell me why the wind blows

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. The Wind Blows offers answers to their most compelling questions about wind. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Jan 12, 2017
Teasing isn't funny - what to do about emotional bullying by Higgins, Melissa, 1953- Teasing isn't funny - what to do about emotional bullying

"Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what emotional bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"--

Jan 12, 2017
Swimming with sharks - the daring discoveries of Eugenie Clark by Lang, Heather, author. Swimming with sharks - the daring discoveries of Eugenie Clark

"The true story about the girl who grew up to be the 'Shark Lady' and became one of the most inspiring scientists in the world"--Back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
Stories from the Bible - 17 treasured tales from the world's greatest book by Bostrom, Kathleen Long, author. Stories from the Bible - 17 treasured tales from the world's greatest book

An illustrated introduction to the Bible, retelling 17 beloved stories from the Old and the New Testaments for young children.

Jan 12, 2017
Smart online searching - doing digital research by Lindeen, Mary, author. Smart online searching - doing digital research

Jan 12, 2017
Shakespeare retold by Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924, author. Shakespeare retold

This illustrated volume features seven classic plays by William Shakespeare, retold by E. Nesbit. Shakespeare Retold contains a selection of Shakespeare's tragedies and comedies, including Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, as well as a historical timeline, a list of suggested reading materials, and a short biography of the bard himself.

Jan 12, 2017
Seeking freedom - causes and effects of the flight of the Nez Perce by Schwartz, Heather E. Seeking freedom - causes and effects of the flight of the Nez Perce

"Explains the flight of the Nez Perce, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Jan 12, 2017
The search for Olinguito - discovering a new species by Markle, Sandra, author. The search for Olinguito - discovering a new species

"Learn about the olinguito, one of the most recently discovered mammal species, the discovery thereof, and the "cloud forests" in which they live."--

Jan 12, 2017
The science of an avalanche by Hand, Carol, 1945- author. The science of an avalanche

"Discusses the science behind avalanches and their effects."--Provided by publisher.

Jan 12, 2017
Rocks & minerals - crystals, erosion, geology, fossils - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures by Challoner, Jack, author. Rocks & minerals - crystals, erosion, geology, fossils - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures

This title comes with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures. It is an exploration of gems, crystals, fossils and stones for the young geologist. It features exciting experiments that you can do at home explain the science of the Earth - cook up some edible toffee rocks, pan for 'gold', and make a fossil imprint. It features 400 specialist photographs and detailed illustrations of rocks, minerals and the land they have shaped. It includes expert tips on starting your very own rock c

Jan 12, 2017
Rivers of sunlight - how the sun cycles water around the earth by Bang, Molly, author. Rivers of sunlight - how the sun cycles water around the earth

"The sun explains its role in the movement of water around the Earth, from the lifting of fresh water from the seas, to the movement of underwater currents that nourish the world's oceans. The sun has a hand in moving rivers of water in its liquid, gaseous, and solid states all around the Earth, enabling life to exist on our planet. But human beings are interfering in this natural cycle, unbalancing the amount of fresh water available."--

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in opinion pieces by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. Rev up your writing in opinion pieces

A guide to teaching elementary-level students to write an opinion piece.

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in nonfiction narratives by Garstecki, Julia, author. Rev up your writing in nonfiction narratives

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in fictional stories by Pearson, Yvonne, author. Rev up your writing in fictional stories

"Presents an overview of fictional stories, including the form's purpose, elements, traits, and how it expresses ideas. Original examples illustrate how the writing genre works, and tips are provided to encourage young writers' creativity. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, and introductions to both the author and illustrator" --

Jan 12, 2017
The Queen Mary - a chilling interactive adventure by Doeden, Matt, author. The Queen Mary - a chilling interactive adventure

"A You Choose adventure that takes place aboard the haunted ship, the Queen Mary"--

Jan 12, 2017
A primary source history of the Gold Rush by Micklos, John, author. A primary source history of the Gold Rush

Inspire students with amazing stories from the California Gold Rush. With the use of personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources, the events of this fascinating time in history come to life.

Jan 12, 2017
The playbook - 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life by Alexander, Kwame, author. The playbook - 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life

"Kwame Alexander shares poetry and inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement"--

Jan 12, 2017
Planting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Planting

Readers learn how to begin a garden, including how to choose their plants, prepare the soil, and start their crop.

Jan 12, 2017
Our very own dog by McCardie, Amanda, author. Our very own dog

Sophie is a boisterous and lovable Jack Russell, brought home from a rescue centre. The book follows her delightful adventures: join Sophie and her new family as she learns how to respond how to orders such as "sit" and "stay", is taken for walks in the park where she encounters other dogs and accidentally wins a dog show! The smaller caption text gives readers information about feeding and grooming your dog, different dog breeds, communication and training, and how dogs respond to human voices.

Jan 12, 2017

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