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Explore honey bees! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore honey bees!

Jul 1, 2015
Emu by Saxby, Claire, author.

Emu

An emu father in Australia's eucalyptus forest watches over his growing hatchlings as they outmaneuver regional dangers, in this illustrated introduction to the emu life cycle.

Jul 1, 2015
Indianapolis 500 by Scarpati, Kevin, author.

Indianapolis 500

Looks into the history and rules of the five-hundred-mile car race in addition to the people who have played a part in it.

Jul 1, 2015
Magic vs. Bird in the NCAA final by Daniel, P. K.

Magic vs. Bird in the NCAA final

Jul 1, 2015
Italy by Winter, Jane Kohen, 1959-

Italy

Jul 1, 2015
Magical experiments with light & color by Navarro, Paula, author.

Magical experiments with light & color

Provides instructions for sixteen simple experiments using common household materials to explore optical illusions and other topics in light and color, and offers scientific explanations.

Jul 1, 2015
Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.

Karate

Presents information on karate, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 1, 2015
Judo by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980- author.

Judo

Presents information on judo, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 1, 2015
Heroes of 9/11 by Zullo, Allan

Heroes of 9/11

Jul 1, 2015
Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo by Maxwell, Cassandre.

Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo

Jul 1, 2015
Leonardo da Vinci by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Leonardo da Vinci

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci, describing his style and the lasting influence of the Italian artist.

Jul 1, 2015
Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure

Describes the experiences of immigrants who left their homes in the early 1900s and came to the United States through Ellis Island, in a book where the reader's choices reveal the historical details from three different perspectives.

Jul 1, 2015
How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and several other DC super heroes"--

Jul 1, 2015
How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Lex Luthor, the Joker, and several other DC super-villains"--

Jul 1, 2015
Eruption! - the story of volcanoes by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Eruption! - the story of volcanoes

Provides a basic introduction to volcanoes, explaining how they form and how volcanic eruptions occur, and describing the effect of different kinds of eruptions on people and the environment.

Jul 1, 2015
A kid's guide to keeping chickens by Caughey, Melissa, author.

A kid's guide to keeping chickens

Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey (author of the award-winning blog Tilly's Nest) provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have tons of fun doing it! Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive. She also suggests lots of creative activities sure to spark enthusiasm and imagination, such as speaking chicken, creati

Jul 1, 2015
The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams by Stone, Tanya Lee.

The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams

Jul 1, 2015
Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas by Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen.

Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas

"An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America's leading architect and his work This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids, details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences of Wright's Wisconsin childhood filled with nature, music, and close family ties; his struggles to find work as a young architect; the unique style that led hi

Jul 1, 2015
Good night yoga - a pose-by-pose bedtime story by Gates, Mariam, author.

Good night yoga - a pose-by-pose bedtime story

Good Night Yoga is both a bedtime story and a series of simple poses for following the natural world as it comes to rest at day's end.

Jul 1, 2015
The explosive story of fireworks! by Einhorn, Kama, 1969- author.

The explosive story of fireworks!

"In this book readers will learn all about how fireworks were invented in China over 2,000 years ago, how Queen Elizabeth I created a special honor for the person who created the best fireworks, and much more!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 1, 2015