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Cool maps & geocaching - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine.

Cool maps & geocaching - great things to do in the great outdoors

Cool Maps & Geocaching makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Create your own secret cache or write in an adventure journal. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids!

Jun 27, 2016
Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine, author.

Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Birds & Bugs makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Build a beautiful bird's nest or craft a clever bug jar. Make bird feeders out of fruit, a paper towel holder or a plastic bottle. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 27, 2016
Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Backyard Camping makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Tell a spooky ghost story or delight in a delicious s'more. Make a cushion seat or a glow stick light. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 27, 2016
Civil rights by Staton, Hilarie N.

Civil rights

Jun 27, 2016
Can you find? - an ABC book by McKay, Sindy.

Can you find? - an ABC book

"Throughout the book children search for letters in illustrations, along with various objects and animals that begin with the sound of that letter. Learning these letters and letter sounds will help to build the foundations every child needs to become a successful reader."--P. [4] of cover.

Jun 24, 2016
Bridges by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Bridges

"Learn all about some of the world's most incredible bridges, from how they are designed and built to how bridge technology has changed over time."--

Jun 27, 2016
Bridge to the wild - a day in the life of zoo curators by O'Connell, Caitlin, 1965- author, illustrator.

Bridge to the wild - a day in the life of zoo curators

"With stunning photographs and exemplary narrative nonfiction, the Sibert Honor-winning creators of The Elephant Scientist, Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell, give readers a heartwarming insider's look into a day in the life of a zoo curator and the meaningful bonds that she forms with her menagerie."--

Jun 26, 2016
Black Tuesday and the Great Depression by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Black Tuesday and the Great Depression

Jun 27, 2016
Birds of prey by Kerrod, Robin, author.

Birds of prey

This book helps you learn about eagles, owls, falcons, hawks and other powerful predators of the air, in 190 exciting pictures. You can find out about every aspect of these amazing creatures - their keen eyesight, how hawks hunt their prey, how vultures make ingenious use of tools, and much more. It features stunning wildlife photographs, plus illustrations and detailed cross-sections. Focus features take a closer look at individual species or a key element of their lives - marvel at the soaring

Jun 27, 2016
Big book of science things to make and do by Gilpin, Rebecca.

Big book of science things to make and do

"Here are over fifty fantastically fun projects that use easy-to-find everyday materials. Make things that fly, fling, spin, swim, whoosh, zoom and ooze, and discover the surprising science behind them"--Back cover. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

Jun 27, 2016
Big book of bugs by Zommer, Yuval, author, illustrator.

Big book of bugs

Introductory spreads explain that bugs live nearly everywhere on Earth and give tips on how to become a young bug spotter. The book is divided into key groups of bugs, including beetles, moths, butterflies, bees, snails, crickets, grasshoppers, worms and spiders, all illustrated with scenic compositions. Some spreads approach the world of bugs thematically, such as bugs that come out at night, baby creepy-crawlies and life cycles, how bugs hide and show off and how some bugs love to live in your

Jun 27, 2016
Bear hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Bear hunting

Learn the special skills and techniques used to be safe and responsible while tracking the elusive grizzly bear. --

Jun 27, 2016
Baseball then to wow! by Bechtel, Mark, author.

Baseball then to wow!

A look at the history of baseball shows the evolution of the sport from the sandlot to multi-million dollar stadiums, and examines such aspects of baseball as pitching, uniforms, gloves, umpires, and ballpark food.

Jun 27, 2016
B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet by Wilbur, Helen L., 1948-

B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet

"Following the alphabet, this book uses poetry and expository text to explore the history of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, detailing famous structures, local lore, and notable moments in Great Lakes history"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 27, 2016
Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys by Hagar, Erin.

Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys

"Everyone has played with LEGO; toys, but not many people know who is behind this awesome invention. This fun and engaging book tells the story of how a Danish carpenter and his family turned a desperate situation into the most popular toy in history. With full-color illustrations and lively text, and chock-full of interesting facts, Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO; Toys is the perfect read for those with creative spirits and curious minds. This book is an independently authored and publish

Jun 27, 2016
Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists! by Agresta, Jen, author.

Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists!

Introduces the top eight examples of specific subjects, from wicked water slides and perilous predators to remarkable ruins and weirdest wonders.

Jun 27, 2016
Atvs by Scheff, Matt, author.

Atvs

Offers an introduction to all-terrain vehicles, looking at their history, their design, and the uses people put them to.

Jun 27, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jun 26, 2016
Animals that make me say ewww! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say ewww!

Shares facts about some of the animal kingdom's most disgusting habits, from blood-sweating mammals and nose-picking primates to blood-squirting reptiles and scavenging fish.

Jun 27, 2016
Animals - knowledge you can touch by

Animals - knowledge you can touch

Discover the amazing world of animals with DK Braille Animal. Designed especially for the young braille reader, this tactile reference book features over 30 pages of entries on a fascinating selection of creatures, from bears and big cats to birds and bugs. Go on the hunt with predators and their prey, and even journey inside the body to learn about skeletons and organs. Every entry is written in both braille and large print to allow all readers the opportunity to discover fascinating facts abou

Jun 27, 2016