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Inclusive play - practical strategies for children from birth to eight by Casey, Theresa. Inclusive play - practical strategies for children from birth to eight

Sep 25, 2016
Indonesia by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Indonesia

Introduces Indonesia, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 25, 2016
Inside the blood by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the blood

Explains what makes up human blood, including red blood cells, white blood cells, and plasma.

Sep 25, 2016
Inside the bones by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the bones

Explains how the human skeleton works, including compact bone, spongy bone, and bone marrow.

Sep 25, 2016
Inside the kidneys by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the kidneys

Explains how kidneys work and why healthy kidneys are important to the human body.

Sep 25, 2016
Inside the muscles by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the muscles

Explains how the muscles in the human body work, including skeletal muscle, tendons, and smooth muscle.

Sep 25, 2016
Inside the skin, hair & nails by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the skin, hair & nails

Explains what skin, hair, and nails do for the human body and why their roles are so important.

Sep 25, 2016
Inside your germs by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside your germs

Explains what germs are and how they affect the human body.

Sep 25, 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 25, 2016
Is daddy coming back in a minute? - explaining (sudden) death to very young children in words they can understand by Barber, Elke, author. Is daddy coming back in a minute? - explaining (sudden) death to very young children in words they can understand

Sep 25, 2016
Is sand a rock? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Is sand a rock?

"In this book, readers will learn about sand and how it is made."--

Sep 25, 2016
It gets foggy by Masters, Nancy Robinson. It gets foggy

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. It Gets Foggy offers answers to their most compelling questions about fog. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Sep 25, 2016
It's Chinese New Year! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Chinese New Year!

Presents an introduction to the Chinese New Year holiday and discusses its traditions, including family meals, remembering loved ones, decorating with the color red, and giving gifts.

Sep 25, 2016
It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr!

Looks at how the Muslim holidays of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr are celebrated.

Sep 25, 2016
Jackson Pollock by Venezia, Mike, author. Jackson Pollock

Sep 25, 2016
Jamaica by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Jamaica

Sep 25, 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

Sep 25, 2016
Jewelry tips & tricks by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Jewelry tips & tricks

"Make your own fashionable jewelry from bracelets to necklaces to earrings. Learn what basic tools and materials you'll need, and find out how you can turn even the most ordinary objects into stunning accessories. Then get to work making jewelry that matches your style, whether you're looking for casual or elegant. With the right tips and tricks, you'll be sporting brilliant bling in no time!"--Publisher's website.

Sep 25, 2016
Kangaroos by Riggs, Kate, author. Kangaroos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to kangaroos, covering their growth process, behaviors, their home in Australia, and such defining features as their big back feet"--

Sep 25, 2016
Katydid by Shoulders, Michael, author. Katydid

"Bugs and insects have always fascinated children. Creepy Crawly Critters introduces young readers to a wide variety of critters, including katydids, they might find in their backyards. Readers can discover physical characteristics, habitat, diet, and more."--

Sep 25, 2016