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Reptile by McCarthy, Colin (Zoologist), author. Reptile

Photographs and text depict the many different kinds of reptiles, their similarities and differences, habitats, and behavior.

Jul 22, 2017
Red Cloud - a Lakota story of war and surrender by Nelson, S. D., author. Red Cloud - a Lakota story of war and surrender

A leader among the Lakota during the 1860s, Chief Red Cloud deeply opposed white expansion into Native American territory. He rejected treaties from the United States government and instead united the warriors of the Lakota and nearby tribes, becoming the only Native American to win a war against the U.S. Army. Despite his military successes, Red Cloud recognized that continued conflict would only bring destruction to his people. He made the controversial decision to make an agreement with the U

Jul 22, 2017
The quilts of Gee's Bend by Rubin, Susan Goldman, author. The quilts of Gee's Bend

Explores the history and culture of a group of African American quilters from Gee's Bend, Alabama, offering details on the community and their traditions.

Jul 22, 2017
Questions asked by Gaarder, Jostein, 1952- author. Questions asked

"Follows a little boy traveling alone in an open landscape, asking questions about loss, love, friendship, language, magic, and what it means to be a human being"--

Jul 22, 2017
The quest for Z - the true story of explorer Percy Fawcett and a lost city in the Amazon by Pizzoli, Greg, author, illustrator. The quest for Z - the true story of explorer Percy Fawcett and a lost city in the Amazon

"The true story of the British explorer Percy Fawcett, who set out on a doomed expedition to find a lost city in the Amazon jungle"--

Jul 22, 2017
Pygmy goat by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. Pygmy goat

Explains why pygmy goats are unusual pets, but they are smart, social, and fun to own.

Jul 22, 2017
Pop, sizzle, boom! - 101 science experiments for the mad scientist in every kid by Oyler, Amy, author. Pop, sizzle, boom! - 101 science experiments for the mad scientist in every kid

"With 101 hands-on experiments ranging from physics to geology to astronomy, and more, Pop, Sizzle, Boom! invites your child on an action-packed journey of investigation and discovery. Choose from daring and dramatic experiments like: Mentos-powered rockets and race cars, molten-hot magna candy and expanding marshmallow chicks, bubbling beakers, gooey slime, spewing liquid geysers, and more"--Back cover.

Jul 22, 2017
Polar lands by Gifford, Clive, author. Polar lands

"What is a glacier calf? Which animals turn white in winter? Who was the first explorer to reach the South Pole? In Focus: Polar Lands has the answers. In Focus is a new information series, featuring magazine-style pages, top 10 lists, fast facts, quickfire quizzes, and more."--

Jul 22, 2017
Pokm̌on Adventures 20th Anniversary Illustration Book - The Art of Pokm̌on Adventures by Yamamoto, Satoshi Pokm̌on Adventures 20th Anniversary Illustration Book - The Art of Pokm̌on Adventures

Jul 22, 2017
Pokemon by Green, Sara Pokemon

Jul 22, 2017
Pocket Full of Colors by Tourville, Jacqueline/ Guglielmo, Amy/ Barrager, Brigette (ILT) Pocket Full of Colors

Jul 22, 2017
Playing Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Playing Around the World

Jul 22, 2017
Planets by Stott, Carole, author. Planets

Offers a detailed look at the heavenly bodies that make up the solar system, describing the eight planets that orbit the Sun, the moons, asteroids, and dwarf planets in the system, and the spacecrafts humans have created to explore the stars.

Jul 22, 2017
Pirate attack! by Lock, Deborah, author. Pirate attack!

Provides an overview of pirates, describing how they lived, the ships they lived on, and the weapons they used, and includes a parent guide and quiz.

Jul 22, 2017
Pablo Pineda - being different is a value by Bosch, Albert, author. Pablo Pineda - being different is a value

"Pablo Pineda is the first European with Down Syndrome to obtain a university degree. A teacher, a writer, and an actor, he radiates charisma and the will to learn. This is his endearing story which reminds us that the only disability is not understanding that all of us have difference abilities"--Back cover.

Jul 22, 2017
Our story begins - your favorite authors and illustrators share fun, inspiring, and occasionally ridiculous things they wrote and drew as kids by Our story begins - your favorite authors and illustrators share fun, inspiring, and occasionally ridiculous things they wrote and drew as kids

From award-winning author Elissa Brent Weissman comes a collection of quirky, smart, and vulnerable childhood works by some of today’s foremost children’s authors and illustrators—revealing young talent, the storytellers they would one day become, and the creativity they inspire today. Everyone’s story begins somewhere…For Linda Sue Park, it was a trip to the ocean, a brand-new typewriter, and a little creative license. For Jarrett J. Krosoczka, it was a third grade writing assignment that ignit

Jul 22, 2017
Origami zoo animals - easy & fun paper-folding projects / Anna George ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A. by George, Anna, author. Origami zoo animals - easy & fun paper-folding projects / Anna George ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A.

"Kids can learn the art of paper folding with Origami Zoo Animals. They will start by practicing basic origami folds. Then they can make a striped tiger, a silly seal, and more. The crafts in this book are easy and super fun! Each project includes colorful photos and step-by-step instructions." --

Jul 22, 2017
Origami pets - easy & fun paper-folding projects by George, Anna, author. Origami pets - easy & fun paper-folding projects

Offers instructions for creating origami pets, including bunnies, goldfish, and turtles.

Jul 22, 2017
Origami insects - easy & fun paper-folding projects by George, Anna, author. Origami insects - easy & fun paper-folding projects

Kids can learn the art of paper folding with Origami Insects. They will start by practicing basic origami folds. Then they can make a lucky ladybug, a breezy butterfly, and more. The crafts in this book are easy and super fun! Each project includes colorful photos and step-by-step instructions.

Jul 22, 2017
Origami farm animals - easy & fun paper-folding projects / Anna George ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A. by George, Anna, author. Origami farm animals - easy & fun paper-folding projects / Anna George ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A.

"Kids can learn the art of paper folding with Origami Farm Animals. They will start by practicing basic origami folds. Then they can make a pink pig, a cute sheep's face, and more. The crafts in this book are easy and super fun. Each project includes colorful photos and step-by-step instructions." --

Jul 22, 2017

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