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Is the Loch Ness Monster real? by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Is the Loch Ness Monster real?

"Presents stories of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, examining the evidence of various explanations and hoaxes surrounding this legend"--

Aug 23, 2016
It's a good thing there are bats by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

It's a good thing there are bats

"Introduces the reader to bats and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Aug 19, 2016
It's a good thing there are bees by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

It's a good thing there are bees

"Introduces the reader to bees and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Aug 19, 2016
It's a good thing there are earthworms by Shepherd, Jodie, author.

It's a good thing there are earthworms

"Introduces the reader to earthworms and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Aug 19, 2016
Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.). by Hanna, Jack, 1947- author.

Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.).

"Jack Hanna offers 200 really delightful facts and anecdotes about wild animals. Illustrated with full color photos of amazing animals. Stories include animal friends, endangered animals, hilarious stories, surprising animal species, and crazy, unbelievable animal stories that will warm your heart. Plus a wealth of animal facts, lists, and information. Jack makes learning about animals fun"--Amazon.com.

Aug 20, 2016
Jason by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Jason

"Among the many colorful and absorbing stories from the fabulous mythology of ancient Greece, few are as fascinating, exciting, and downright entertaining as the tale of the hero Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece. That skin of a magic sheep was thought to bring good luck, riches, and prosperity to whoever possessed it. This fleece supposedly existed in a faraway land said to be filled with terrifying monsters and other dangers. Yet the young and fearless Jason did not flinch when a p

Aug 23, 2016
Jennie Jenkins by Feierabend, John Martin, author of adaptation.

Jennie Jenkins

"'Jennie Jenkins' is a well-known American folk song, sumptuously illustrated"--Page [4] of cover.

Aug 23, 2016
Jim Abbott by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

Jim Abbott

A biography of the California Angels pitcher who has only one hand.

Aug 23, 2016
John Henry - an American legend by Keats, Ezra Jack.

John Henry - an American legend

Describes the life of the legendary steel-driving man who was born and who died with a hammer in his hand.

Aug 23, 2016
John Henry - steel-drivin' man by De Leeuw, Adèle, 1899-1988.

John Henry - steel-drivin' man

In giant steps, hero John Henry strides across railroad-building America, and his mighty hammer beats out a loved folk tale.

Aug 23, 2016
Judaism by Charing, Douglas, author.

Judaism

Aug 19, 2016
Kid artists - true tales of childhood from creative legends by Stabler, David.

Kid artists - true tales of childhood from creative legends

Aug 23, 2016
Knights and castles by Matthews, Rupert, author.

Knights and castles

Investigate the defenses and life in the greatest medieval castles and the chivalrous and heroic actions of best-known knights.

Aug 23, 2016
Komodo dragons by Hansen, Grace, author.

Komodo dragons

Describes what Komodo dragons look like, where they live, and what they eat, with large color photographs, more facts, and glossary terms.

Aug 19, 2016
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose

Laos

Aug 23, 2016
Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids by Elliott, Rob

Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids

Aug 23, 2016
Lazy crafternoon by Fields, Stella, author.

Lazy crafternoon

"Spend a lazy crafternoon with your friends. From pretty school supplies to colorful tech accessories to perfect party decor, Lazy Crafternoon guides tween crafters through simple steps to create amazing projects."--

Aug 23, 2016
Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger by Silvey, Anita, author.

Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger

Aug 23, 2016
Librarians by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Librarians

Little readers will learn all about what librarians do, where they work, and why they are important in our communities. Very simple text combined with correlating and colorful images will both inform and strengthen reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.

Aug 23, 2016
Libya by Hunter, Nick.

Libya

Examines the nation of Libya, including its history, resources, people, and culture.

Aug 18, 2016