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Groundhog day by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Groundhog day

"Readers will learn about the origin of the holiday in Europe and how it was brought to the United States. Also discussed are the characteristics of groundhogs, as well as the famous groundhogs Punxsutawney Phil and Canada's Wiarton Willie."--

May 27, 2015
Football fuel - recipes for before, during, and after the big game by Jorgensen, Katrina, author.

Football fuel - recipes for before, during, and after the big game

"A fun cookbook with recipes aimed to prepare student athletes for a game, as well as provide nutritious options during and after the game"--

May 27, 2015
The Little Red Hen makes a pizza by Sturges, Philemon.

The Little Red Hen makes a pizza

In this version of the traditional tale, the duck, the dog, and the cat refuse to help the Little Red Hen make a pizza but do get to participate when the time comes to eat it.

May 27, 2015
Little League World Series by Johnson, Sean, author.

Little League World Series

"Come take a stroll with us onto the perfectly manicured fields in Williamsport just before the first pitch of the Little League World Series"--Back cover.

May 27, 2015
Little Red Riding Hood by Alperin, Mara, author.

Little Red Riding Hood

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother.

May 27, 2015
Issun Bôshi - the one-inch boy by Icinori (Publishing studio)

Issun Bôshi - the one-inch boy

Equipped with a needle and a rice bowl, Issun Bo^shi, an inch-tall boy, leaves home for the city and finds work as the companion to a nobleman's daughter, whom he uses his wits to save from a gigantic ogre.

May 27, 2015
Cupid - god of love by Temple, Teri. author.

Cupid - god of love

Tells different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Cupid and explains his use of his arrows of love and hate, his place in Roman mythology, and how he is different from, and similar to, the Greek god Eros.

May 27, 2015
Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry by Temple, Teri. author.

Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Apollo, and discusses his association with prophecy and some of his great deeds.

May 27, 2015
Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals by Temple, Teri. author.

Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Diana, and discusses her abilities as goddess of the hunt and some of the punishments she gave to those who offended her.

May 27, 2015
Iguanas by Hansen, Grace, author.

Iguanas

Learn all about scaly and cold-blooded iguanas through easy-to-read, simple text.

May 27, 2015
I can play it safe by Feigh, Alison.

I can play it safe

In a non-threatening way, teaches seven important rules to personal safety, such as safe versus harmful secrets and touches, and gives children the knowledge and confidence they need to make smart choices about their well-being.

May 27, 2015
In Mary's garden by Kügler, Tina, author, illustrator.

In Mary's garden

"While the rest of her classmates were making pastries in cooking classes, Mary Nohl was making art--anything she fancied out of anything she could find. Inspiration struck Mary even when she wasn't looking for it. Mary used common objects to make uncommon art. And one day, her garden was a gallery"--Amazon.com.

May 27, 2015
I can make a monster by Issa, Joanna, author.

I can make a monster

"Using simple text and step-by-step instructions alongside clear, labeled photographs, this book shows how to make a monster out of an old sock and pieces of felt"--

May 27, 2015
Cool art - 50 fantastic facts for kids of all ages by Armstrong, Simon, author.

Cool art - 50 fantastic facts for kids of all ages

Welcome to Cool Art! This fact-tastic book is packed with reasons why art is cooler than you'd ever imagine. Learn why the Mona Lisa has no eyebrows, which artist liked to throw artichokes around, and how to paint like Monet. Discover exactly how strange the Surrealists were, how Duchamp made art out of plumbing, and how art can truly change your life. From Caravaggio to Banksy, the Renaissance to Minimalism, explore the ideas, meaning and techniques behind the world's masterpieces, with a hefty

May 27, 2015
Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP by Flynn, Brendan, 1968- author.

Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP

Presents the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates star who won the 2013 National League MVP award.

May 27, 2015
Drawing wild animals by Colich, Abby, author.

Drawing wild animals

"Gives readers easy instructions on how to draw different wild animals"--

May 27, 2015
DK Merriam-Webster children's dictionary. by

DK Merriam-Webster children's dictionary.

May 27, 2015
Anne Frank - her life by Hoefnagel, Marian, 1950- author.

Anne Frank - her life

Traces the life of the Jewish girl who lived in hiding with seven others in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam and recorded her experience in a diary discovered after her death.

May 27, 2015
Bicycle basics - let it roll! by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Bicycle basics - let it roll!

"Full-color photos and simple text provide an overview of bicycling"--

May 27, 2015
Colonial kids - an activity guide to life in the New World by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952-

Colonial kids - an activity guide to life in the New World

Gives instructions for preparing foods, making clothes, and creating other items used by European settlers in America, thereby providing a description of the daily life of these colonists.

May 27, 2015