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Flowers by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Flowers

Early fluent readers learn about how to create and care for a flower garden. Readers are introduced to the world of annuals, perennials, bulbs, and seeds. This picture book includes reading tips for adults, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Sep 24, 2016
Foxes by Gish, Melissa, author. Foxes

"A look at foxes, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their incredibly sensitive whiskers, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their often-misperceived status as a nuisance in the world today"--

Sep 24, 2016
Nigeria by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Nigeria

Sep 24, 2016
Nigeria by Rogers Seavey, Lura, author. Nigeria

Sep 24, 2016
Nickelodeon by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Nickelodeon

"Engaging images accompany information about Nickelodeon. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 24, 2016
Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world? by Becker, Helaine, 1961-, author. Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?

Sep 24, 2016
Minecraft by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Minecraft

"Engaging images accompany information about Minecraft. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 24, 2016
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Laos

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Laos"--

Sep 24, 2016
Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author. Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home

"...an informative and entertaining look at the good and the bad (and possibly a few ugly) microscopic organisms that live in you and on you."--Page [4] of cover.

Sep 24, 2016
Guinness world records 2017. by Guinness world records 2017.

Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting with all-new records on topics as diverse as black holes, domes, owls, and killer plants. And of course all your favorite record categories are updated, such as the world's new tallest dog! Plus, want to be a record-breaker? There are exciting challenges you can try at home.

Sep 24, 2016
The Holocaust - the origins, events, and remarkable tales of survival by Steele, Philip, 1948- author. The Holocaust - the origins, events, and remarkable tales of survival

Color photographs, maps, and historical documents trace the events of the Holocaust, from the roots of Jewish persecution in Europe and the rise of National Socialism to the Final Solution and lasting impact of the Holocaust.

Sep 24, 2016
How to be good at math by Clarke, Peter, 1966- author. How to be good at math

Offers illustrated, step-by-step explanations of mathematical concepts needed for ages seven to eleven, and grades two to five.--

Sep 24, 2016
Gorillas up close / Christena Nippert-Eng, with John Dominski, Frederick Grier, Jim Hornor, Eugene Limb, Sally Limb, and Miguel Martinez. by Nippert-Eng, Christena E, author. Gorillas up close / Christena Nippert-Eng, with John Dominski, Frederick Grier, Jim Hornor, Eugene Limb, Sally Limb, and Miguel Martinez.

"A beautifully photographed look at the lives of gorillas." --

Sep 24, 2016
Rumble in the jungle by Andreae, Giles, 1966- Rumble in the jungle

Explores the world of jungle animals, including hippos, leopards, chimpanzees, in poetic expression.

Sep 24, 2016
Switzerland by Rogers Seavey, Lura, author. Switzerland

Sep 24, 2016
State troopers ; Consultant- Captain David R. Bursten, Chief Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Indianpolis, Indiana by Goldish, Meish, author. State troopers ; Consultant- Captain David R. Bursten, Chief Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Indianpolis, Indiana

Explains the duties of state troopers, provides an overview of the equipment they use, and shares real-life examples of their heroism and service to the community.

Sep 24, 2016
Over in the meadow by Feierabend, John Martin. Over in the meadow

Over in the meadow...there lives a wonderful array of animals and their young. This traditional folksong probably originated in the United Kingdom in the sixteenth century. In the Ozarks in 1882, Katherine Floyd Dana (under the pen name Olive A. Wadsworth) wrote down the words, and Mabel Wood Hill notated the music to be preserved for generations to sing.

Sep 24, 2016
Ocean animals from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author. Ocean animals from head to tail

Sep 24, 2016
Cool cat projects by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author. Cool cat projects

"Are you crazy about cats?! Then this book is for you! This fantastic book is packed full of tips on how to care for your furry friend and covers everything you could possibly want to do with your cat. For example, you can find out how to photograph him or her at their best angle! Or throw them a party! Make the delicious kitty treat "recipes" inside and follow the step-by-step guides to make some amazing projects, including a rug, cat clock and puzzle feeder. Read this and you will have the hap

Sep 24, 2016
Compsognathus by Zeiger, Jennifer. Compsognathus

Using simple text and illustrations, this book examines what we know about the Compsognathus dinosaur.

Sep 24, 2016