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Eye to eye - how animals see the world by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author, illustrator.

Eye to eye - how animals see the world

Profiles a series of animals with unusual eyes and explains how such animals use their uniquely evolved eyes to gain essential information about the biological world.

Apr 16, 2014
Face bug by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Face bug

Collects poems about insects visiting a museum featuring close-up photographs of other bugs' faces.

Apr 16, 2014
Fantastic penguins - an exciting, fact-filled journey through the frozen world of these flightless birds, with more than 200 pictures by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author.

Fantastic penguins - an exciting, fact-filled journey through the frozen world of these flightless birds, with more than 200 pictures

Apr 16, 2014
Farmers & fighters by Shuter, Jane.

Farmers & fighters

Examines the two main occupations for men in ancient Greece where only Sparta had a full-time army while soldiers from all other city states were also farmers.

Apr 16, 2014
First fire - a Cherokee folktale by Allen, Nancy Kelly, 1949-

First fire - a Cherokee folktale

Apr 16, 2014
Fish by Head, Honor, author.

Fish

Describes the life cycle of fishes, from tiny sea horses to giant hammerhead sharks.

Apr 16, 2014
Fracking by Nagelhout, Ryan, author.

Fracking

Provides information on fracking, including how it is done, the impact it can have on the environment, and why it is so controversial.

Apr 16, 2014
Fractions in disguise - a math adventure by Einhorn, Edward (Edward Arthur), 1970-

Fractions in disguise - a math adventure

A humorous look at simplifying fractions.

Apr 16, 2014
Fukushima nuclear disaster by Arato, Rona.

Fukushima nuclear disaster

"In March 2011 the worlds second-largest nuclear disaster occurred on the eastern coast of Japan. A 9.0-magnitude earthquake caused a nearly 50-foot tsunami that flooded the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The devastating tidal wave caused equipment failures that led the nuclear reactors to overheat to the point of meltdown. Dangerous radioactive materials released into the air continue to threaten the health of the ocean and people around the world today."--Amazon.com.

Apr 16, 2014
Fun and easy drawing at sea by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing at sea

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own ocean scene with sharks, whales, seals, sailors, ships, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 16, 2014
Fun and easy drawing fantasy characters by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing fantasy characters

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own fantasy characters, including dragons, mermaids, unicorns, aliens, fairies, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 16, 2014
Fun and easy drawing on the farm by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing on the farm

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own farm scene with cows, chickens, pigs, farmers, tractors, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 16, 2014
Fun and easy drawing storybook characters by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing storybook characters

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own storybook characters, including pirates, ballerinas, magicians, clowns, princesses, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 16, 2014
Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book by Eliot, Chip, author.

Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book

Apr 16, 2014
Fur and feathers by Llewellyn, Claire, author.

Fur and feathers

Describes the fur, hair, or feathers on animals and explains how they are useful.

Apr 16, 2014
Galapagos George by George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.

Galapagos George

Tells the story of Lonesome George, the giant tortoise who was the last of his species and lived to be one hundred years old in the Galapagos Islands.

Apr 16, 2014
Garden to table - a kid's guide to planting, growing, and preparing food by Hengel, Katherine.

Garden to table - a kid's guide to planting, growing, and preparing food

Instructs readers how to grow, harvest, and cook homegrown foods.

Apr 16, 2014
Geography - a visual encyclopedia by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Geography - a visual encyclopedia

"Geography: a visual encyclopedia explores every aspect of our Earth, from the core to the outer atmosphere, from the North to the South Pole, and from natural processes to human impact"--Cover verso.

Apr 16, 2014
Get to know cat breeds - over 40 best-known breeds by Metz, Gabriele.

Get to know cat breeds - over 40 best-known breeds

"Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than forty cat breeds grouped into categories established by the Fe´de´ration Internationale Fe´line (FIFe): Persians and exotic shorthairs, semi-longhair cats, short-haired cats and Somali, the Oriental family, and breeds recognized by the World Cat Federation (WCF). Includes a chapter on cat care"--

Apr 16, 2014
Get to know dog breeds - the 200 most popular breeds by Krämer, Eva-Maria.

Get to know dog breeds - the 200 most popular breeds

"Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than two hundred dog breeds categorized into groups according to the tasks they were originally bred for, including herding dogs, hunting dogs, sled dogs, lap dogs, and more"--

Apr 16, 2014