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Meet a baby pig by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Meet a baby pig

"This title explores the life cycle of a pig in the wild as well as exploring pig traits and behaviors relevant to farm life"--

Jul 26, 2017
Meet a baby chicken by Silverman, Buffy, author. Meet a baby chicken

"This title explores the life cycle of a chicken in the wild as well as exploring concepts such as laying eggs and other chicken behaviors relevant to farm life"--

Jul 26, 2017
Meals in Nigeria by Meister, Cari, author. Meals in Nigeria

Provides an overview of Nigerian food and food culture, describing such dishes as isu and fish stew.

Jul 26, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by Bailey, R. J., author. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jul 26, 2017
Marine biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Marine biome

Introduces the idea of a biome and describes the three main types of marine biome--oceans, coral reefs, and estuaries--and the plants and animals that may live there.

Jul 26, 2017
Mako sharks by Morey, Allan, author. Mako sharks

"This photo-illustrated book describes the mako shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information on work being done to protect this shark from overfishing"--

Jul 26, 2017
Making knot projects by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author. Making knot projects

"Handmade, customized bracelets and other knot projects are a great way to show your friends how important they are to you. Crafters practice comprehension skills as they use text and diagrams to follow the steps for each project. The activities push students to learn and apply domain-specific vocabulary, practice new techniques, and build on concepts that may already be familiar. Other tools, including an index and additional resources, encourage readers to locate information and explore furthe

Jul 26, 2017
Makey Makey by Ng, Sandy, 1991- author. Makey Makey

"Makey Makey is a kit that helps you turn everyday objects into touchpads that control your computer's keyboard. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information."--

Jul 26, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love greening up spaces by Kopp, Megan, author. Maker projects for kids who love greening up spaces

Jul 26, 2017
The Louisiana Purchase by Rowell, Rebecca, author. The Louisiana Purchase

The purchase of the Louisiana Territory opened up a vast American frontier. The Louisiana Purchase explores the people, expeditions, and struggles of America's march westward.

Jul 26, 2017
Look, a starfish! by Kenan, Tessa, author. Look, a starfish!

Introduces starfish to young readers, providing information on such topics as what starfish look like, where they live, and how they eat.

Jul 26, 2017
Look, a ray! by Kenan, Tessa, author. Look, a ray!

Introduces rays to young readers, providing information on such topics as what rays look like, where they live, and what they eat.

Jul 26, 2017
Look, a clown fish! by Kenan, Tessa, author. Look, a clown fish!

Jul 26, 2017
Littlebits by Lovett, Amber, author. Littlebits

"With LittleBits, you can build your own electronic devices using modules that snap together easily with magnets. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information."--

Jul 26, 2017
Lightning by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author. Lightning

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce emergent readers to the science behind lightning and thunder. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jul 26, 2017
Levers in my makerspace by Miller, Tim, 1973- author. Levers in my makerspace

"Children will enjoy this fun book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the lever. Simple text describes the structure and uses of levers, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make one. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative projects using the lever they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team."--

Jul 26, 2017
Let's visit the rain forest by Silverman, Buffy, author. Let's visit the rain forest

"Journey to the rain forest by inspecting the biome's key characteristics, animals, and plants. Readers will explore how they all work together to support life in a rain forest"--

Jul 26, 2017
Let's visit the grassland by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the grassland

"Take a walk in a grassland in this title, which takes readers on a fascinating journey that provides a clear understanding of a grassland ecosystem and the living things within it."--

Jul 26, 2017
Let's visit the deciduous forest by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the deciduous forest

"This title introduces primary readers to the deciduous forest biome, presenting the biome in a way early readers can understand--through things that can actually be seen, touched, and heard in a deciduous forest."--

Jul 26, 2017
Legends of the Leagues by Diprimio, Pete Legends of the Leagues

Jul 26, 2017

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