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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 28, 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 28, 2016
Kellogg's by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Kellogg's

"Engaging images accompany information about the Kellogg Company. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 28, 2016
Killer whales - built for the hunt by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author. Killer whales - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of killer whales"--

Sep 28, 2016
Kiteboarding by Cassriel, Betsy, author. Kiteboarding

"You want intense? How about zipping across the ocean faster than a freight train? Kiteboarders ride both the wind and the waves, battling the elements with strength and skill. Meet the world's best kiteboarders, learn how this awesome sport got started, and discover the best kiteboarding beaches." --cover.

Sep 28, 2016
Knick knack paddy whack by Engel, Christiane (ILT)/ Stevesongs (VOC) Knick knack paddy whack

An illustrated version of the traditional counting song that tells of the ten things "this old man" played before he came rolling home.

Sep 28, 2016
Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments by Austin, John, 1978- author. Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments

"Being a wizard takes training, practice, and a few tips from an expert. Labcraft Wizards provides dozens of step-by-step projects to transform everyday objects into instruments of magic, such as a sculpted magic wand, gooey ogre snot, bouncy dragon eggs, edible brewed slugs, an enchanted hourglass, and more!Through its creative activities,Labcraft Wizardsencourages scientific observation and helps eager minds explore basic concepts in chemistry and physics through experimentation"--

Sep 28, 2016
Landslides by Meister, Cari, author. Landslides

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind landslides, including where and why landslides happen and how to stay safe when the ground starts to give way. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Sep 28, 2016
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Laos

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

Sep 28, 2016
Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author. Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids

A spooktacular collection of jokes about goblins, ghouls and other Halloween-oriented subjects.

Sep 28, 2016
Learning to make books by Petelinsek, Kathleen. Learning to make books

Presents bookbinding projects for children, including a paper bag book, a book with Japanese stab binding, and a piano hinged book.

Sep 28, 2016
Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles

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

Sep 28, 2016
LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world by LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world

This book takes on the biggest subject of all: our world and everything in it! There's a whole world of information inside on almost every subject under the sun, from science to technology, from history to geography to popular culture. Each spread contains a LEGO scene to facilitate the learning journey: a vignette, mini story, or icon featuring LEGO models, characters, and sensibility.

Sep 28, 2016
LEGO manufacturers - the Kristiansen family by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. LEGO manufacturers - the Kristiansen family

Chronicles the lives and careers of the creators of LEGO.

Sep 28, 2016
Lemurs by Gregory, Josh, author. Lemurs

"This book details the life and habits of lemurs."--

Sep 28, 2016
Like a bird - the art of the American slave song by Grady, Cynthia. Like a bird - the art of the American slave song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs.

Sep 28, 2016
Looking back - a book of memories by Lowry, Lois, author. Looking back - a book of memories

In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood. Lowry's writing often transports readers into other worlds. Now, we have the rare opportunity to travel into a real world that is her own--her life. This new edition features a refreshed design, an introduction by New York Times best-selling author Alice Hoffman, and original material from Lois as she shares memories from the past twenty year

Sep 28, 2016
Lyme disease by Squire, Ann, author. Lyme disease

"Learn all about Lyme disease, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated."--

Sep 28, 2016
Magic and illusions by Cooke, Tim, 1961- Magic and illusions

"From card tricks to reading minds, the art of magic lies in the magician's or illusionist's ability to deceive the audience. Read about the mysteries that lie behind such spectacular magic tricks and illusions as slight of hand, escapology, levitation, sword swallowing, and more!"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 28, 2016
Magic show by Loh-Hagan, Virginia. Magic show

Offers step-by-step guidance for hosting a magic show, including organizing the event, learning tricks, and running the show.

Sep 28, 2016