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The hand manual by Kim, Sung Eun, author. The hand manual

Hands work for us in all sorts of ways—washing, picking things up, playing, pointing and much, much more. Explore the functions of your incredible hands as you use them to turn the pages of this book and learn about the many things they can do! Informational spreads are illustrated with vignettes both practical and lively, giving kids an opportunity for some serious hands-on fun.

Sep 20, 2017
Grassland biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Grassland biome

Introduces the idea of a biome and describes the two different types of grassland biome--tropical, or savanna, and temperate--and the plants and animals that may live there.

Sep 20, 2017
The Golden Gate Bridge by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. The Golden Gate Bridge

Sep 20, 2017
Freshwater biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Freshwater biome

Introduces the idea of a biome and describes the main characteristics of such freshwater biomes as ponds and lakes, and rivers and streams, and the plants and animals that may live there.

Sep 20, 2017
Fire trucks by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Fire trucks

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

Sep 20, 2017
Fine art adventures - 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by classic masterpieces by Pitamic, Maja, author. Fine art adventures - 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by classic masterpieces

"Classic masterpieces are bold, fascinating, and sometimes shocking -- in other words, perfect for creative children who love to be inspired. Fine Art Adventures introduces young artists, ages 6 and up, to key masterpieces and interesting techniques, then lets them loose." -- Back cover.

Sep 20, 2017
Farm to table - organic food by Squire, Ann, author. Farm to table - organic food

Sep 20, 2017
The Empire State Building by Goldish, Meish, author. The Empire State Building

History of the Empire State Building in New York City.

Sep 20, 2017
Disgusting eats - nasty, but tasty recipes by Ventura, Marne, author. Disgusting eats - nasty, but tasty recipes

"Easy-to-follow instructions and cooking tips teach young readers how to cook a variety of gross looking, yet delicious recipes"--

Sep 20, 2017
Dinosaur Detective's search-and-find rescue mission by Guerrive, Sophie, 1983- author. Dinosaur Detective's search-and-find rescue mission

With his red airplane, the Dinosaur Detective travels the world in search of lost animals. A rich and whimsical "hide and seek" picture book, which takes the reader on a puzzle-packed tour of a dozen different destinations, including the jungle, the stormy sea and outerspace. Detailed drawings of drama-filled scenes will challenge children of all ages to test their spotting skills. -- amazon.com

Sep 20, 2017
Desert biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Desert biome

Text and photographs look at the climate, plants, and animals of desert biomes.

Sep 20, 2017
Constitutional rights by Sherman, Jill, author. Constitutional rights

"Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press are three of the core American values outlined in the Constitution. Constitutional Rights explains these and other rights contained in one of America's key founding documents."--Publisher's website.

Sep 20, 2017
The complete book of fashion history - a stylish journey through history and the ultimate guide for being fashionable in every era by Sedláčková, Jana, author. The complete book of fashion history - a stylish journey through history and the ultimate guide for being fashionable in every era

Travel through time and learn about the most popular fashion trends in history! Explore world history and culture through the lens of fashion with The Complete Book of Fashion History. Travel through time and learn about the most popular fashion trends in history, from the animal furs of prehistory to the golden crowns of ancient Egypt. Why did French aristocrats powder their hair? And why did Scottish soldiers wear kilts? From buttons to zippers and leather sandals to high heels, young fashioni

Sep 20, 2017
Classic storybook fables by Gustafson, Scott, illustrator. Classic storybook fables

An illustrated retelling of eight classic fairy tales, emphasizing the lesson to be learned from each.

Sep 20, 2017
Chilling cemeteries by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Chilling cemeteries

Explores four haunted cemeteries, including Barnes, Hollywood, Santa Paula, and Sleepy Hollow cemeteries.

Sep 20, 2017
Campfire chef - mouthwatering campfire recipes by Omoth, Tyler, author. Campfire chef - mouthwatering campfire recipes

"Easy-to-follow instructions and cooking tips teach young readers how to cook a variety of mouthwatering campfire recipes"--

Sep 20, 2017
Bomb squad technicians in action by Baxter, Roberta, 1952- author. Bomb squad technicians in action

Give readers an inside look at the dangerous job of bomb squad technicians. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Sep 20, 2017
Birthdays - beyond cake and ice cream by Tate, Nikki, 1962- author. Birthdays - beyond cake and ice cream

"How do you celebrate the day you joined the world? Find out whose party includes a horse race, which culture does a coming-of-age fire-ant ritual, and other wonderful ways birthdays are celebrated around the world"--

Sep 20, 2017
Big machines - the story of Virginia Lee Burton by Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author. Big machines - the story of Virginia Lee Burton

Desribes the life of the children's book author and illustrator, conveying her life at Folly Cove, her love of dance, and how she was able to create images of machinery, including those used in her book, Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel.

Sep 20, 2017
Bedtime math - the truth comes out by Overdeck, Laura, author. Bedtime math - the truth comes out

"In Bedtime Math, math and fun facts combine for one wacky and wild adventure! Now kids can discover the truth behind all their favorite things: marshmallows, Coca-Cola, astronaut ice cream, and more!"--

Sep 20, 2017

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