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Dangerous Jane by Slade, Suzanne, author. Dangerous Jane

Describes the life and accomplishments of the founder of Hull House, a settlement house in Chicago, where she provided aid to immigrant families and whose legacy is still evident today.

Aug 13, 2017
Crazy about cats by Davey, Owen, author. Crazy about cats

Shares information on different types of cats, including lions, jaguars, and tigers.

Aug 13, 2017
Cranes by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Cranes

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to cranes. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 13, 2017
Comics confidential - thirteen graphic novelists talk story, craft, and life outside the box by Comics confidential - thirteen graphic novelists talk story, craft, and life outside the box

Thirteen prominent cartoonists discuss their creative processes and the experiences and influences that led to their success in one of today's most vibrant art forms. Each interview is followed by an original graphic short on the common theme of "the city."

Aug 13, 2017
Cinco de Mayo by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Cinco de Mayo

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Cinco De Mayo. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 13, 2017
Celebrating Earth Day by York, M. J., 1983- author. Celebrating Earth Day

Engage readers with a story of celebrating Earth Day. Readers are introduced to Earth Day activities, such as planting trees or cleaning up litter.

Aug 13, 2017
Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant by Daemicke, Songju Ma/ Wald, Christina (ILT) Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant

Aug 13, 2017
California condor by Lanser, Amanda, author. California condor

California condors once soared the U.S. Pacific Coast, but by 1982, their dwindling numbers forced conservationists to bring the few remaining birds into captivity. This book follows the condor's journey from its brush with extinction to today's efforts to eliminate lead poisoning and other threats that continue to endanger the species.

Aug 13, 2017
Bees by Quigley, Andrea, author. Bees

Bees are one of the hardest working insects on our planet. As they buzz from plant to plant, they spread pollen which helps our food to grow. Without them, the world would be a very different place. Discover all you need to know about bees and their place in our world through experiments, investigations and hands-on tasks.

Aug 13, 2017
Bald eagle by Yasuda, Anita, author. Bald eagle

The bald eagle is the national symbol of the United States, but the bird almost disappeared from North American skies. This book explores how the species was once threatened by hunting and pollution, explaining how public awareness and scientific efforts have helped keep these iconic birds soaring.

Aug 13, 2017
Backhoes by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Backhoes

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

Aug 13, 2017
Animals in spring by York, M. J., 1983- author. Animals in spring

Shares some of the things animals do in the spring, including bears waking up from hibernation, bumblebees visiting flowers, and baby birds hatching from eggs.

Aug 13, 2017
Animal tails by Holland, Mary, 1946- author. Animal tails

Aug 13, 2017
American bison by Yasuda, Anita, author. American bison

American bison are an icon of the American West, but they nearly disappeared forever. This book reveals the importance of America's national mammal to the West, how hunting in the 1800s nearly led to its extinction, and how people are using science to save the species.

Aug 13, 2017
American alligator by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. American alligator

Scientists believe American alligators have been around for nearly 150 million years, but they came close to going extinct. This book explores the alligator's key role in its habitat, how hunting and habitat changes almost led to its extinction, and how efforts such as egg collection and controlled hunting help to preserve the species.

Aug 13, 2017
The magic head by Coats, Lucy. The magic head

Retells the ancient Greek myths of Zeus and Hera, Persephone, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Europa, Danae, Perseus, and the birth of Apollo and Artemis, in the voice of a wandering ancient storyteller.

Aug 14, 2017
Maurice Sendak - king of the wild things by Shepherd, Jodie, author. Maurice Sendak - king of the wild things

Describes the life and career of the children's author and illustrator, including his childhood in New York, the popularity of his book "Where the Wild Things Are," and his personal life.

Aug 15, 2017
Crustaceans by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Crustaceans

Presenting crabs, shrimp, lobsters, barnacles, and krill! Crustaceans is an eye-catching animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Covering all the basic topics, including habitat, anatomy, and diet, Crustaceans allows kids to get up close and learn all about these hard-shelled marine animals through vibrant photos and clear, concise text.

Aug 15, 2017
Birds by Dell, Pamela, author. Birds

Take to the skies with songbirds and raptors, and waddle with some flightless birds, too! Organized by animal-science reference topics such as anatomy, migration, and life cycle, Birds introduces young readers and browsers to these feathered animals through full-color photos and concise, factual text.

Aug 15, 2017
A bear's life by McAllister, Ian, 1969- author, photographer. A bear's life

"This nonfiction picture book is full of stunning wildlife photographs of the bears of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia."--

Aug 15, 2017

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