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Beetles & Bugs - A Captivating Inside View of the Life of Two of the Most Successful Insect Species on the Planet, with Over 200 Pictures by Green, Jen

Beetles & Bugs - A Captivating Inside View of the Life of Two of the Most Successful Insect Species on the Planet, with Over 200 Pictures

Apr 17, 2014
Concrete Mixers by Eick, Jean

Concrete Mixers

Apr 17, 2014
If you were me and lived in ... South Korea - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in ... South Korea - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in South Korea.

Apr 17, 2014
Explore Native American cultures! by Yasuda, Anita.

Explore Native American cultures!

Packed with fascinating stories about the America's first peoples, this children?s activity book uses humor and hands-on projects to outline Native Americans ways of life, beliefs, festivals, technology, and arts and crafts. The projects and games, which encourage children to investigate the culture of Native Americans and how they learned to survive, built thriving communities, and interacted with European explorers and settlers, are outlined with clear step-by-step instructions and diagrams, a

Apr 17, 2014
Every day's a dog's day - a year in poems by Singer, Marilyn.

Every day's a dog's day - a year in poems

A lighthearted treasury of canine-themed poems presents a year's worth of seasons and holidays as experienced by dogs and celebrates such special occasions as Hole Digging Day and the dreaded Visit to the Vet Day.

Apr 17, 2014
Blizzard by Markovics, Joyce L.

Blizzard

"In this book, young readers will learn about blizzards"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 17, 2014
Bill Gates by Harbo, Christopher L.

Bill Gates

"Simple text and photographs present the life of Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft"--

Apr 17, 2014
Being a bullfrog by Youssef, Jagger, author.

Being a bullfrog

Presents information about bullfrogs, including habitat, diet, physical characteristics, and behavior.

Apr 17, 2014
Being a toucan by Ponka, Katherine, author.

Being a toucan

Presents information about toucans, including habitat, diet, physical characteristics, and behavior.

Apr 17, 2014
The best MLB hitters of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The best MLB hitters of all time

Looks at some of the best hitters in baseball history, including Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, and Albert Pujols.

Apr 17, 2014
The best MLB teams of all time by Monnig, Alex, author.

The best MLB teams of all time

Looks at some of the best teams in baseball history, including the 1929 Philadelphia A's, the 1961 New York Yankees, and the 1975 Cincinnati Reds.

Apr 17, 2014
Bill Clinton by Gregory, Josh.

Bill Clinton

Chronicles the life and political career of the forty-second president.

Apr 17, 2014
Big cats by Walker, Sarah, author.

Big cats

Presents a look at the physical characteristics, habitats, and life cycle of such big cats as the leopard, tiger, and puma.

Apr 17, 2014
First fire - a Cherokee folktale by Allen, Nancy Kelly, 1949-

First fire - a Cherokee folktale

Apr 17, 2014
Immigration in the US by Gagne, Tammy.

Immigration in the US

Describes the basic immigration laws of the United States today.

Apr 17, 2014
The Iliad - retold from the Homer original by Olmstead, Kathleen.

The Iliad - retold from the Homer original

A simplified retelling of Homer's epic tale of the Trojam War.

Apr 17, 2014
How animals play by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

How animals play

"Provides comprehensive information on the science behind how and why animals play"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 17, 2014
A home for Mr. Emerson by Kerley, Barbara, author.

A home for Mr. Emerson

Before Ralph Waldo Emerson was a great writer, he was a city boy who longed for the broad, open fields and deep, still woods of the country, and then a young man who treasured books, ideas, and people. When he grew up and set out in the world, he wondered, could he build a life around these things he loved? This biography illustrates the rewards of a life well-lived, one built around personal passions: creativity and community, nature and friendship.

Apr 17, 2014
D-Day - the invasion of Normandy, 1944 by Atkinson, Rick.

D-Day - the invasion of Normandy, 1944

Apr 17, 2014
Box jellyfish by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Box jellyfish

Introduces box jellyfish, discussing their physical features, habitat, behavior, and defenses.

Apr 17, 2014