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Rattlestiltskin by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

Rattlestiltskin

In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?

Jul 25, 2016
Rattlestiltskin by Kimmel, Eric A, author.

Rattlestiltskin

In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?

Jul 21, 2016
Rat by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rat

Introduces rats as pets, discussing how to care for one, their physical characteristics, and how to handle them.

Jul 25, 2016
Ramadan is... by Apple, Emma, author, illustrator.

Ramadan is...

Ramadan Is... follows Owl & Cat, and their family and friends as they celebrate the 30 days of the Islamic month of fasting. They learn that Ramadan is about patience, prayer, kindness and many wonderful traditions!

Jul 21, 2016
Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail

Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore hail, learning about when and how hail forms.--

Jul 25, 2016
Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

"Discusses raccoons, their behavior, and their environment"--

Jul 25, 2016
Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts by Cain, Susan, author.

Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts

"A discussion of the power of introverts for kids and teens with a focus on school, family life, and friendship"--

Jul 25, 2016
Pyramids of Egypt by Duke, Shirley Smith, author.

Pyramids of Egypt

"Pyramids are ancient engineering wonders. In this scientific text, students will learn all about the most famous Egyptian pyramids, how they were built, and the fascinating facts about the kings and pharaohs who are entombed within them. So, grab a shovel and get ready to dig into the exciting world of pyramids!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2016
Presidential politics by the numbers by Scarbrough, Mary Hertz, author.

Presidential politics by the numbers

"Offers a broad scope of statistics on U.S. presidential elections from George Washington to Barack Obama. Entries are presented in vivid and colorful info graphic formats, utilizing graphic organizers, timelines, charts, graphs, maps, and other info graphics as appropriate"--

Jul 25, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces precipitation to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2016
Poseidon by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Poseidon

"Many of the statues of Poseidon throughout the world are near the ocean, since Poseidon is the god of the sea. The Greek gods and goddesses bring to mind images of heroes and heroines, much admired by the Greek people. Poseidon fits this description to a certain degree, but like humans, he possesses many character flaws. Most of the stories about Poseidon depict an angry, vengeful being who makes decisions based on his emotions--he is a troublemaker for humans--and other gods and goddesses, and

Jul 25, 2016
Porcupines by Leaf, Christina.

Porcupines

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to porcupines. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 25, 2016
Pop goes the weasel - the secret meanings of nursery rhymes by Jack, Albert.

Pop goes the weasel - the secret meanings of nursery rhymes

Examines the truth behind the meanings of popular nursery rhymes, identifying characters like Mary Quite Contrary, Georgie Porgie and Jack and Jill, and explores the events that inspired them, from Viking raids to slave smuggling.

Jul 25, 2016
Poop is power! by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

Poop is power!

Jul 25, 2016
Platypuses by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Platypuses

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces platypuses to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jul 25, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Plants can't sit still

Jul 25, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Plants can't sit still

Describes some ways in which plants can move, from sunflowers turning towards sunlight and vines creeping up a fence to tulips folding in at night and maple seeds whirling like helicopters in the wind.

Jul 19, 2016
Planets by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Planets

Offers basic information about planets, looking at what they are, the solar system, each of the planets in it, and its dwarf planets.

Jul 21, 2016
Planets by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Planets

Simple text and illustrations describe the planets of the Earth's solar system.

Jul 25, 2016
Pierre Auguste Renoir by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pierre Auguste Renoir

Briefly recounts the French painter's development, along with other fellow artists, of a new type of painting known as Impressionism.

Jul 20, 2016