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Fraction action by Arias, Lisa, author.

Fraction action

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of fractions, including how to add, subtract, and compare them.

Nov 21, 2014
For such a time as this - stories of women from the Bible, retold for girls by Smith, Angie, author

For such a time as this - stories of women from the Bible, retold for girls

Nov 24, 2014
Flight school - how to fly a plane, step by step by Barnard, Nick.

Flight school - how to fly a plane, step by step

"Here is a flying class for children who relish the details of dials, widgets, and flight panels. Filled with facts and statistics, it covers flying hardware, gadgets, and pilot know-how, and will delight all turbo-charged girls and boys who want to learn how aviation works. Here is a flying class for children who relish the details of dials, widgets, and flight panels. Filled with facts and statistics, it covers flying hardware, gadgets, and pilot know-how, and will delight all turbo-charged

Nov 24, 2014
Flags over America - a star-spangled story by Harness, Cheryl.

Flags over America - a star-spangled story

Explains how flags have been used throughout history to represent cultures, including the colonial era, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812.

Nov 21, 2014
Five epic disasters by Tarshis, Lauren.

Five epic disasters

"From the author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series come five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters. From a group of students surviving the 9.0 earthquake that set off a historic tsunami in Japan, to a boy nearly frozen on the prairie in 1888, these unforgettable kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival. Read their incredible stories: The Children's Blizzard, 1888 The Titanic Disaster

Nov 24, 2014
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder by Rodger, Ellen, author.

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

"An estimated 40,000 children are born with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the United States each year. The impacts on school and family, and social life are immense. FASDs are a group of disorders and conditions that occur in people whose mothers drank alcohol during pregnancy. This useful title gives an overview of the mental, behavioral, and physical impairments of FASD, as well as new research, treatments and methods for managing behavioral issues. A chapter on caring for others addres

Nov 24, 2014
Families around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author.

Families around the world

Children from fourteen countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa introduce themselves, their families, and their everyday lives, in a book that also discusses the idea of family and invites readers to describe their own.

Nov 23, 2014
F is for feelings by Millar, Golden Melanie, 1972-

F is for feelings

"This alphabet book teaches young children about feelings and the idea that all emotions are natural and important. Colorful illustrations accompany the text. A section in the back provides tips and activities for parents, teachers, and caregivers to reinforce the book's themes and lessons"--

Nov 24, 2014
Explore money! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore money!

In Explore Money! money is more than something to earn, save, and spend. It's an opportunity to explore history, art, science, economics, and math! While checking out the change in their pockets and bills from their banks, young readers search for hidden treasures, learn how money can multiply, and see how countries keep their currency secure. Very large and very small numbers take on a new relevance when seen through the lens of money. Using familiar materials found in the home or classroom, yo

Nov 24, 2014
Egypt by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Egypt

Nov 24, 2014
Edgy equations - [one-variable equations] by Arias, Lisa.

Edgy equations - [one-variable equations]

Nov 23, 2014
Edgar Allan Poe by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Edgar Allan Poe

"An exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Edgar Allan Poe, whose poetry is known for its lonely and macabre themes, songlike rhythms, and sense of longing"--

Nov 23, 2014
Dynamic denominators by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dynamic denominators

Rhyming text teaches young readers how to convert fractions to have common denominators so that the fractions can then be added and subtracted.

Nov 21, 2014
Dragonflies - catching, identifying, how and where they live by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Dragonflies - catching, identifying, how and where they live

An illustrated guide to observing, catching and releasing dragonflies.

Nov 24, 2014
Doctors without Borders by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Doctors without Borders

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to visit a wetland? by Heos, Bridget, author.

Do you really want to visit a wetland?

"A child goes on an adventure to the Florida Everglades, discovering what the climate is like and encountering many animals and plants that live in wetlands. Includes world map of wetlands and glossary"--

Nov 24, 2014
Do you really want to meet a tiger? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a tiger?

"A child goes on an adventure to Russia as a junior researcher to study tigers in the wild, and learns about this endangered species"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a swan? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a swan?

"A child goes on an adventure to a marsh to observe a swan and discovers swans can be dangerous if they're defending their nest"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a polar bear? by Aboff, Marcie, author.

Do you really want to meet a polar bear?

"A boy is bored with research for his school report so he decides to visit the Arctic and learn about polar bears firsthand"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a platypus? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a platypus?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of a duck-billed platypus, which is hard to spot in the wild"--

Nov 21, 2014