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Friends - making them & keeping them by Criswell, Patti Kelley.

Friends - making them & keeping them

""Friends" is designed to help you learn how to make new friends, and make the most of the friendships you already have. It's full of quizzes, crafts, thoughtful advice, and true stories of friendship shared by real girls like you"--

Mar 4, 2015
Frogs by Simon, Seymour

Frogs

Mar 4, 2015
From bulb to tulip by Owings, Lisa.

From bulb to tulip

Explains how through planting, watering, and waiting, bulbs sprout into tulips.

Mar 4, 2015
From goat to cheese by Owings, Lisa, author.

From goat to cheese

"How does goat milk turn into delicious cheese? Follow each step--from milking a goat to eating goat cheese--in this fascinating book!"--

Mar 4, 2015
From sea to salt by Owings, Lisa, author.

From sea to salt

"How does seawater turn into crystals of salt? Follow each step--from filling ponds with seawater to sprinkling salt on your popcorn--in this fascinating book!"--

Mar 4, 2015
From strawberry to jam by Owings, Lisa, author.

From strawberry to jam

Explains how strawberries are picked, washed, and processed into jam.

Mar 4, 2015
From sugar beet to sugar by Owings, Lisa, author.

From sugar beet to sugar

"How do sugar beets become sugar? Follow each step--from planting sugar beets to sprinkling sugar on your cereal--in this fascinating book!"--

Mar 4, 2015
Fun and festive fall crafts - leaf rubbings, dancing scarecrows, and pinecone turkeys by McGee, Randel, author.

Fun and festive fall crafts - leaf rubbings, dancing scarecrows, and pinecone turkeys

Mar 4, 2015
Fun facts and silly stories 2. by Ripley's Believe It or Not

Fun facts and silly stories 2.

Presents surprising and strange facts about animals, the human body, and the Earth, including the number of languages in Papua New Guinea, the speed of a sneeze, and the world's largest "Where's Waldo?" gathering.

Feb 27, 2015
Fun facts and silly stories 3 by

Fun facts and silly stories 3

This is the third fun-packed volume in this series of unbelievable facts and crazy stories for the younger Ripley reader. This instantly engaging, bright new book in an attractive square format features large, colorful type and fantastic photos that educate and inform in a humorous style. Incredible facts are supplemented by explanatory stories and information throughout.

Mar 4, 2015
Fun things to do with cardboard tubes by Ventura, Marne.

Fun things to do with cardboard tubes

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using cardboard tubes and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 4, 2015
Fun things to do with egg cartons by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with egg cartons

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities that reuse egg cartons and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 4, 2015
Fun things to do with paper plates and cups by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with paper plates and cups

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using paper cups, paper plates, and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 4, 2015
Gems by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Gems

This title covers key curriculum Earth science topics, and explores the natural processes, how geologists study gems, and how gems relate to the reader's daily life.

Mar 4, 2015
Get into art - places by Brooks, Susie, author.

Get into art - places

Introduces readers to works of art featuring "places" by such esteemed artists as Vincent van Gogh, Juan Gris, Paul Klee, Katsushika Hokusai, Raoul Dufy, Wassily Kandinsky, L.S. Lowry, Abraham Ortelius, Stuart Davis, Rene Magritte and provides instruction for "place" centered art projects.

Mar 4, 2015
Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils

"In this book, Giggle the Gerbil reveals how readers should go about choosing pet gerbils, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet gerbil feel at home, and how to properly care for pet gerbils, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a gerbil cage clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Mar 4, 2015
Glow-in-the-dark creatures by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Glow-in-the-dark creatures

Mar 4, 2015
Gluten-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Gluten-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a gluten-free diet"--

Mar 4, 2015
Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971-

Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece

Mar 4, 2015
Gordon Parks - how the photographer captured black and white America by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Gordon Parks - how the photographer captured black and white America

Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed.

Mar 4, 2015