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Creature features - 25 animals explain why they look the way they do by Jenkins, Steve, 1952-

Creature features - 25 animals explain why they look the way they do

"Packed with many cool facts and visuals on where certain animals live and what they eat, this book captures twenty-five humorous--and very true--explanations of why animals look the way they do in order to exist in this world."--Amazon.com.

Nov 27, 2014
Cinderella by Galdone, Paul.

Cinderella

A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight.

Nov 27, 2014
Malala, a brave girl from Pakistan ; Iqbal, a brave boy from Pakistan by Winter, Jeanette, author.

Malala, a brave girl from Pakistan ; Iqbal, a brave boy from Pakistan

Nov 27, 2014
Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins!

The Kratt Brothers use their creature powers to swim with sharks, whales, and other wild sea creatures, in a book that identifies the characteristics of sperm whales, tiger sharks, blowfish, and dolphins.

Nov 27, 2014
Custom confections - delicious desserts you can create and enjoy! by Besel, Jennifer M., author.

Custom confections - delicious desserts you can create and enjoy!

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create baked treats and no-bake desserts. Also includes instructions for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more"--

Nov 27, 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 27, 2014
Egypt by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Egypt

Nov 27, 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 27, 2014
Discovering dinosaurs by Walters, Robert, author.

Discovering dinosaurs

Features information and illustrations of nearly 140 species of dinosaur, including the latest discoveries in the field of paleontology.

Nov 27, 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 27, 2014
How to be a space explorer - your out-of-this-world adventure by Brake, Mark, author.

How to be a space explorer - your out-of-this-world adventure

Nov 27, 2014
Indianapolis Colts by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Indianapolis Colts

"An elementary look at the Indianapolis Colts professional football team, including its formation in Baltimore in 1953, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 27, 2014
Character mentor - learn by example to use expressions, poses, and staging to bring your characters to life by Bancroft, Tom.

Character mentor - learn by example to use expressions, poses, and staging to bring your characters to life

Nov 27, 2014
The garden of time by Hammer, Jill.

The garden of time

"With beautiful images and words, The Garden of Time offers a magical path through the seasons and allows the sacred breath of life to blow through all our souls. Take a walk in the garden; be refreshed and renewed." --Provided by publisher.

Nov 27, 2014
Frogs play cellos - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Frogs play cellos - and other fun facts

Rock out with this book of fun facts about xylophones, cymbals, concerts, and more!

Nov 27, 2014
LeBron James by Morreale, Marie.

LeBron James

Nov 27, 2014
The legend of sleeping bear by Wargin, Kathy-jo.

The legend of sleeping bear

In this retelling of an Ojibwe Indian tale, a mother bear loses sight of her two cubs as they all attempt to escape a forest fire by swimming across Lake Michigan.

Nov 27, 2014
Nelson Mandela - South Africa's anti- apartheid revolutionary by Dakers, Diane.

Nelson Mandela - South Africa's anti- apartheid revolutionary

A biography of the South African leader, focusing on his struggle to overthrow the tyrannies of apartheid.

Nov 27, 2014
Ode to a comode - concrete poems by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

Ode to a comode - concrete poems

Features a collection of concrete poems inspired by such objects as a football, clock, and fork.

Nov 27, 2014
San Francisco 49ers by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

San Francisco 49ers

"An elementary look at the San Francisco 49ers professional football team, including its formation in 1946, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 27, 2014