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Pileated woodpeckers - insect-hunting birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Pileated woodpeckers - insect-hunting birds

Feb 8, 2016
Pig-piggy-pigs by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.


Presents simple facts about pigs and how to keep them as pets.

Feb 4, 2016
Phonograph by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.


Feb 8, 2016
Peyton Manning by Scheff, Matt, author.

Peyton Manning

"This title introduces readers to Peyton Manning, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his NFL career."--

Feb 8, 2016
Patterns in the snow by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the snow

"In this book, young readers will learn about patterns using a winter landscape."--

Feb 8, 2016
Patterns in the city by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the city

"In this book, young readers will be exposed to patterns using the city as an guide."--

Feb 8, 2016
Patterns at the seashore by Bluemel Oldfield, Dawn, author.

Patterns at the seashore

"In this book, young readers learn patterns using shapes found on the seashore."--

Feb 8, 2016
Panther chameleons - color-changing reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

Panther chameleons - color-changing reptiles

What does a panther chameleon have in common with a web-footed gecko? What sets it apart from a saltwater crocodile? Readers will compare and contrast key traits of panther chameleons' appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle to similar and different reptiles.

Feb 8, 2016
Pacific Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

Pacific Ocean

Where is the deepest point on Earth? How are tsunamis caused? Why do some people live in houses on stilts?

Feb 8, 2016
Ouch! moments - when words are used in hurtful ways by Genhart, Michael.

Ouch! moments - when words are used in hurtful ways

The reader is encouraged to be caring and to take a stand when someone uses hurtful words.

Feb 3, 2016
Ostriches - fast flightless birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Ostriches - fast flightless birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the ostrich. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the ostrich's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird."--

Feb 8, 2016
On the shoulder of a giant - an Inuit folktale by Christopher, Neil, 1972- author.

On the shoulder of a giant - an Inuit folktale

Inukpak the giant wanders the regions of the Arctic until he discovers a small hunter. Being lonely, he adopts the hunter who rides around on his shoulders and participates in many wild adventures.

Feb 8, 2016
Olympic record breakers by Barnas, Jo-Ann, author.

Olympic record breakers

Shares the stories behind some of the Olympics' extraordinary feats, including Bob Beamon smashing the Olympic record in the long jump, Nadia Comneci's perfect score in gymnastics, and Michael Phelps' eighth gold medal win.

Feb 8, 2016
Old English sheepdogs by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Old English sheepdogs

Feb 8, 2016
Oceans by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.


Can you imagine living and working under the sea? It's the reality for some scientists, who inhabit laboratories deep at the bottom of the ocean. Research on the Edge - Ocean Lab is a gripping look at the daily lives of these scientists, and the vital research they carry out in extreme conditions. Discover the difficulties of setting up an ocean lab and the challenges of supplying equipment and necessities to the workers. Children can read about the conditions scientists live in, from how they b

Feb 8, 2016
Ocean food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Ocean food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in an ocean habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Feb 6, 2016
Nice work, Franklin! by Jurmain, Suzanne, author.

Nice work, Franklin!

The story of a president who overcame both his personal challenges and the ones facing the nation.

Feb 6, 2016
Nicaragua by Kott, Jennifer, 1971- author.


Feb 8, 2016
New Zealand by Walsh Shepherd, Donna, author

New Zealand

Feb 8, 2016
Myanmar by Mara, Wil.


Feb 8, 2016