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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dentists! by MacDonald, Fiona

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dentists!

Feb 27, 2015
Ukraine by Kent, Deborah, author.

Ukraine

Feb 27, 2015
South Korea by Somervill, Barbara A., author.

South Korea

Feb 27, 2015
Scorpions by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Scorpions

"This book details the life and habits of scorpions."--

Feb 27, 2015
Rattlesnakes by Gregory, Josh, author.

Rattlesnakes

"This book details the life and habits of rattlesnakes."--

Feb 27, 2015
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - remembering a generation and a war by Ferry, Joseph.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial - remembering a generation and a war

Tells the story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, with background information about the causes and effects of the war in Vietnam, the development and creation of the Memorial, and the impact of the monument on veterans and others.

Feb 27, 2015
Who was Henry Ford? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who was Henry Ford?

Born on a small farm in rural Michigan, Henry Ford's humble beginnings were no match for his ambition. Ford quickly created a manufacturing dynasty, bringing affordable cars to the masses and forever changing America and the American workplace. "Who Was Henry Ford?" details his meteoric rise, and explains how the genius behind the assembly line and the Model T shaped modern American industry.

Feb 27, 2015
Which way to freedom? - and other questions about... the Underground Railroad by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Which way to freedom? - and other questions about... the Underground Railroad

This gripping book tells kids all about the perilous journey to escape slavery and finally become free: how long it could take, where the fugitives hid, who helped them, how "stationmasters" sent secret messages, and other fascinating details of the legendary Underground Railroad.

Feb 27, 2015
Why do we need water? by MacAulay, Kelley.

Why do we need water?

Discusses the uses of water and the importance of conserving and protecting this life-giving resource.

Feb 27, 2015
What a wonderful world by Thiele, Bob, author.

What a wonderful world

Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Feb 27, 2015
Noah's Ark by Falken, Linda/ Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N. Y.)

Noah's Ark

Feb 27, 2015
Neon aliens ate my homework and other poems / And Other Poems by Cannon, Nick, 1980- author.

Neon aliens ate my homework and other poems / And Other Poems

A collection of humorous poems by the actor and entertainer pays tribute to the poets and urban storytellers that have influenced his life and work.

Feb 27, 2015
Why'd they wear that? - fashion as the mirror of history by Albee, Sarah, author.

Why'd they wear that? - fashion as the mirror of history

Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts! In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day. From spats and togas to hoop skirts and hair shirts, why people wore what they did is an illuminating way to look at the social, economic, poli

Feb 27, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary by Gormley, Beatrice.

Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary

"Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela. Civil rights activist. World leader. Writer. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela took on many roles, all in the pursuit of peace. Born in 1918 in South Africa, he grew up in a culture of government-enforced racism and became involved in the anti-apartheid movement at a young age. Deeply committed to nonvio

Feb 27, 2015
Pandas by Riggs, Kate, author.

Pandas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to pandas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining features as their black-and-white fur"--

Feb 27, 2015
The Octopus Scientists by Montgomery, Sy/ Ellenbogen, Keith (ILT)

The Octopus Scientists

Feb 27, 2015
Party croc! - a folktale from Zimbabwe by MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-

Party croc! - a folktale from Zimbabwe

"In this retelling of a Shona folktale from Zimbabwe, a girl promises a crocodile he can come to a party in exchange for a favor, but since crocodiles aren't allowed in the village, she doesn't expect she'll have to keep the promise"--

Feb 27, 2015
Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down by Adler, David A.

Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down

Uses simple language and illustrations to explain the laws of supply and demand and how these forces determine prices.

Feb 27, 2015
R.E.A.D. dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

R.E.A.D. dogs

"In this book, readers will learn about dogs in the R.E.A.D. program."--

Feb 27, 2015
Puppy love - true stories of doggie devotion by Gerry, Lisa, author.

Puppy love - true stories of doggie devotion

Retells the stories of very special dogs, including pets, service dogs, and canine heroes, and their human companions, and provides information and advice on dogs, dog care, and working dogs.

Feb 27, 2015