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Animals by the numbers - a book of infographics by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author. Animals by the numbers - a book of infographics

"How many species are there across the globe? How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science in his latest work of illustrated nonfiction. Jenkins layers his signature cut-paper illustrations alongside computer graphics and a text that is teeming with fresh, unexpected, and accurate zoological information ready for readers to easily devour.

Dec 2, 2016
Angora rabbit by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Angora rabbit

"In this book, readers will meet the weird but cute Angora rabbit."--

Nov 27, 2016
Alwān al-ḥayawānāt by Wildsmith, Brian. Alwān al-ḥayawānāt

Introduces the variety of color in the animal world while teaching the names of eleven colors through illustrations of animals ranging from the common green frog to the exotic purple bignose unicorn fish.

Dec 2, 2016
All about Thailand - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids by Russell, Elaine, author. All about Thailand - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids

Dec 2, 2016
Al-Baṭṭah al-muzāriʻah = Farmer duck by Waddell, Martin. Al-Baṭṭah al-muzāriʻah = Farmer duck

There once was a duck who had the bad luck to live with a lazy old farmer. While the duck worked, the farmer lay in bed-- until one day the other animals decided to take action.

Dec 2, 2016
Ada's ideas - the story of Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer by Robinson, Fiona, 1965- Ada's ideas - the story of Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer

"A picture book biography of mathematician Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer, by the award-winning author/illustrator Fiona Robinson"--

Nov 27, 2016
A timeline history of the transcontinental railroad by Behnke, Alison. A timeline history of the transcontinental railroad

Nov 27, 2016
A timeline history of the Trail of Tears by Behnke, Alison. A timeline history of the Trail of Tears

Provides historical context on the forced removal of Cherokee Indians from their homeland in the southeast to the Oklahoma Territory following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

Nov 27, 2016
A spy called James - the true story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War double agent by Rockwell, Anne F., author. A spy called James - the true story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War double agent

Tells the story of James Lafayette, a slave who volunteered to serve the Continental Army in order to secure his freedom, and became a spy for the Americans under the command of Marquis de Lafayette.

Nov 27, 2016
A primary source history of Westward expansion by Otfinoski, Steven. A primary source history of Westward expansion

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of Westward Expansion in the United States"--

Nov 27, 2016
A primary source history of the War of 1812 by Micklos, John, author. A primary source history of the War of 1812

What was it like to be part of the War of 1812? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Nov 30, 2016
A poem for Peter - the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day by Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author. A poem for Peter - the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day

"A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day"--

Nov 27, 2016
A children's book about tattling by Berry, Joy Wilt. A children's book about tattling

Reading about Tami can help you understand and deal with tattling.

Dec 2, 2016
A celebration of Beatrix Potter - art and letters by more than 30 of today's favorite children's book illustrators. by A celebration of Beatrix Potter - art and letters by more than 30 of today's favorite children's book illustrators.

"2016 marks the 150th birthday of Beatrix Potter, making it the perfect time to pay tribute to the beloved author/illustrator with ACelebration of Beatrix Potter! With illustrious tales of characters like Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, and Jemima Puddle-Duck, Beatrix Potter established herself as one of the most cherished and influential author/illustrators of children's literature. To mark her milestone birthday, this gorgeous collection features beautiful illustrations of Potter's characters,

Nov 30, 2016
12 incredible facts about the D-Day invasion by Sepahban, Lois, author. 12 incredible facts about the D-Day invasion

"Examines the 12 most amazing facts about the D-day invasion. Full-color spreads provide information about the event's critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline." -- Amazon.com

Nov 30, 2016

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