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High tide for horseshoe crabs by Schnell, Lisa Kahn, author.

High tide for horseshoe crabs

Apr 18, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs

Discusses the history of electronic devices and shares a selection of electronics projects that use LEDs and sensors.

Apr 16, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with robotics by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with robotics

"Different types of robots and their components, functions, and purposes are explored in a way that students will find helpful and encouraging when they begin working on their own projects. More than just a beginner's guide, this may be the spark to ignite limitless possibility for kids who love to use their minds and hands" --

Apr 18, 2015
Hiking by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Hiking

"Explore hiking, an exciting outdoor activity, including hiking gear, where to hike, and how to stay safe"--

Apr 18, 2015
Hippos are huge! by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Hippos are huge!

What's the deadliest animal in Africa? It's not the lion or the crocodile--it's the hippopotamus! Hippos have razor-sharp tusks, weigh as much as fifty men, and can run twenty-five miles per hour! Follow these hefty hulks as they glide underwater, play tug-of-war, swat balls of dung at one another, and nuzzle their young in the mud. Just don't get too close--they could chomp you in two!

Apr 18, 2015
History of the great lakes by Mahoney, Emily Jankowski.

History of the great lakes

Readers follow the history of the Great Lakes, including early battles to settle and control the region, significant events, and maps of historical landmarks, major rivers, states, and landforms.

Apr 15, 2015
Hockey superstars - past, present, and future by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Hockey superstars - past, present, and future

Presents the best of the best in hockey's past, present, and future. Profiles include essential stats, an overview of each player's skills and achievements, and quotes from the superstars themselves. Male, female, and sledge hockey superstars are also featured.

Apr 18, 2015
Horses in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Horses in American history

Discusses the use of horses in American history, including their roles in transportation, war, and leisure activities.

Apr 15, 2015
How do animals help plants reproduce? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do animals help plants reproduce?

Examines the closely linked relationships at work in the pollination process, from the flowers that make the food to the bees and other animals who carry the pollen.

Apr 15, 2015
How do I use a library? by Harasymiw, Therese, author.

How do I use a library?

Apr 18, 2015
How do I use a library? by Harasymiw, Therese.

How do I use a library?

Introduces libraries, describing what they are, how they work, and how they can be used.

Apr 15, 2015
How do meat-eating plants catch their food? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do meat-eating plants catch their food?

Apr 18, 2015
How do plants make and spread their seeds? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants make and spread their seeds?

Describes how seeds grow, and vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns, and how everything, from flowers to fruits, begins with a tiny seed.

Apr 15, 2015
How do plants make their own food? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants make their own food?

Explains how plants receive nutrients and what happens when they are not fulfilled, discusses how they contribute to the environment, and describes how they fit into the cycle of life on Earth.

Apr 15, 2015
Hummingbirds by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Hummingbirds

The world of nature awaits you right in your own backyard. Search for fast-flying Hummingbirds. While on safari, learn how to identify and observe these birds and discover their interesting behaviors, life cycle, enemies, and defenses.

Apr 15, 2015
Hungary by Owings, Lisa.

Hungary

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

Apr 18, 2015
Hunting by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Hunting

"Explore hunting, an exciting outdoor activity, including hunting gear, where to hunt, and how to stay safe"--

Apr 18, 2015
If you were me and lived in Greece... a child's introduction to culture around the world by Roman, Carole P.

If you were me and lived in Greece... a child's introduction to culture around the world

Apr 18, 2015
If you were me and lived in Hungary... a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P.

If you were me and lived in Hungary... a child's introduction to cultures around the world

Apr 18, 2015
If you were me and lived in Peru... a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P.

If you were me and lived in Peru... a child's introduction to cultures around the world

Apr 18, 2015