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Tools of combat by Chambers, Catherine, 1954- author.

Tools of combat

Jul 27, 2016
Together forever! - true stories of amazing animal friendships! by Quattlebaum, Mary.

Together forever! - true stories of amazing animal friendships!

True stories of animals and the people who love them.

Jul 27, 2016
Tiny paws and big black eyes by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny paws and big black eyes

"In a warm, safe den, a tiny baby has just been born. Gently, the baby's mother cradles the little creature in her large paw. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The newborn baby has no fur and weighs just a few ounces. One day she will weigh up to 200 pounds (90 kg) and will have thick black and white fur--just like he

Jul 27, 2016
Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair

"High in the rain forest canopy, a newborn baby snuggles up tight to her mom. With fuzzy orange hair and tiny fingers that hold on tight to her mom's body, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature hitching a ride is a baby orangutan, and one day she will swing through the trees on long, powerful arms--jus

Jul 27, 2016
Thor by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Thor

"Chances are good that you have seen the name Thor in a comic book. Or maybe you have seen one of the movies that also bear this famous name. Without a doubt the Norse god of thunder has experienced a surge in popularity in recent years. But he is actually much older than either the men who have played him or the people who have drawn him. Norse mythology came from a group of brutal warriors called the Vikings. As they moved from Scandinavia through Europe, the Vikings shared their stories--the

Jul 27, 2016
Super powers in nature by Larson, Kirsten W., author.

Super powers in nature

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes animals with amazing speed, strength, and senses. Explains how these adaptations benefit them as defenses against predators or as ways to find and capture prey"--

Jul 27, 2016
Super gear - nanotechnology and sports team up by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Super gear - nanotechnology and sports team up

Provides a look at sports and nanotechnology, and discusses how this science, which manipulates objects at the atomic level, is being used to create high-tech swimsuits, tennis rackets, golf clubs, running shoes, and other sporting equipment.

Jul 27, 2016
The sun and the moon by DeCristofano, Carolyn Cinami, author.

The sun and the moon

Help readers understand the observations of the sun and the moon, and includes directions on the most proficient method to keep a perception log.

Jul 27, 2016
Spinning wind and water - hurricanes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Spinning wind and water - hurricanes

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore hurricanes, learning how they are formed and how they are named"--

Jul 27, 2016
Spending money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Spending money

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces spending money to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jul 27, 2016
South America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

South America

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to South America. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 27, 2016
Snow leopards by Gish, Melissa, author.

Snow leopards

"A look at snow leopards, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their retractable claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their ability to survive changing climates in the world today"--

Jul 27, 2016
Skateboarding street style by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Skateboarding street style

"Engaging images accompany information about skateboarding street style. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 27, 2016
See How They Work & Look Inside Machines - Farm Equipment, Fire Trucks, Ships, Big Rigs, Diggers by Paiva, Johannah Gilman (EDT)

See How They Work & Look Inside Machines - Farm Equipment, Fire Trucks, Ships, Big Rigs, Diggers

Jul 27, 2016
Sea turtles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Sea turtles

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea turtles, the migrating shelled reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how sea turtles cause monsoons"--

Jul 27, 2016
Robots by Tuchman, Gail, author.

Robots

"Robots can build cars dive in the ocean, and even fly into space! Discover all the cool jobs robots can do"--Back cover.

Jul 27, 2016
Rat by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rat

Introduces rats as pets, discussing how to care for one, their physical characteristics, and how to handle them.

Jul 27, 2016
Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts by Cain, Susan, author.

Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts

"A discussion of the power of introverts for kids and teens with a focus on school, family life, and friendship"--

Jul 27, 2016
Presidential politics by the numbers by Scarbrough, Mary Hertz, author.

Presidential politics by the numbers

"Offers a broad scope of statistics on U.S. presidential elections from George Washington to Barack Obama. Entries are presented in vivid and colorful info graphic formats, utilizing graphic organizers, timelines, charts, graphs, maps, and other info graphics as appropriate"--

Jul 27, 2016
Poseidon by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Poseidon

"Many of the statues of Poseidon throughout the world are near the ocean, since Poseidon is the god of the sea. The Greek gods and goddesses bring to mind images of heroes and heroines, much admired by the Greek people. Poseidon fits this description to a certain degree, but like humans, he possesses many character flaws. Most of the stories about Poseidon depict an angry, vengeful being who makes decisions based on his emotions--he is a troublemaker for humans--and other gods and goddesses, and

Jul 27, 2016