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Journey around our national parks by Zschock, Martha Day, author. Journey around our national parks

An alphabetical tour of the American National Park system explores the biodiversity, sights, activities, and history of these places.

May 23, 2017
Jaguar by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Jaguar

It's early morning in the Amazon rain forest. A caiman glides through the waters of a muddy river. Suddenly, with a huge splash, a jaguar leaps from its hiding place on the riverbank. In an instant, the jaguar sinks its sharp teeth into the caiman's thick, scaly skin. The caiman struggles and tries to fight back, but it's no match for the powerful jungle cat. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book giv

May 23, 2017
Islam by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Islam

May 23, 2017
The invasion of Normandy - epic battle of World War II by Donohue, Moira Rose, author. The invasion of Normandy - epic battle of World War II

Introduces D-Day and the invasion of Normandy, places them in the context of World War II in Europe, and describes the events of the Allied landings and their results.

May 23, 2017
Inclined planes by Rivera, Andrea, author. Inclined planes

"From moving ramps to playground slides, inclined planes are at work all over in our world today. Learn all about them in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos, bolded glossary words, and a key stats section let readers zoom in even deeper." --Publisher's description.

May 23, 2017
Ibtihaj Muhammad - Olympic fencer by Lajiness, Katie, author. Ibtihaj Muhammad - Olympic fencer

"Meet Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad! Muhammad's life story is examined from her childhood in New Jersey where she began fencing at age thirteen, to a 2005 Junior Olympic championship and 2014 Senior World Team championship. Learn about Muhammad's Olympic career at Rio de Janeiro games where she won a bronze medal."--

May 23, 2017
How tall is a giraffe? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How tall is a giraffe?

Examines the height of a giraffe through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
How strong is an ant? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How strong is an ant?

Introduces the strength of an ant to readers through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
How small is a hummingbird? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How small is a hummingbird?

Examines the size of a hummingbird through simple text, photographs, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
How slow is a sloth? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How slow is a sloth?

Examines the slow speed of a sloth through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
How fast is a cheetah? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How fast is a cheetah?

Introduces the speed of a cheetah to readers through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
How far is the sun? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How far is the sun?

Introduces the distance to the Sun to readers through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, index, sources for further research, and a Check It Out! section that supplements the main text with additional fun comparisons and facts about the topic.

May 23, 2017
How do sewers work? by Roza, Greg, author. How do sewers work?

Discusses how sewer systems have worked both in the past and present, describing septic systems, open sewer systems, and pipe design.

May 23, 2017
How deep is the ocean? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How deep is the ocean?

Examines the depth of the ocean through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
How big is a blue whale? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How big is a blue whale?

Examines the size of a blue whale through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
Holi by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Holi

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes the Hindu festival of Holi and the things people do to celebrate it. Includes picture glossary and index."--

May 23, 2017
Hinduism by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Hinduism

May 23, 2017
Here comes the sun by Rice, Dona, author. Here comes the sun

"It is time to learn about the sun."--

May 23, 2017
Haunted amusement parks by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author. Haunted amusement parks

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Harpy eagle by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Harpy eagle

Introduces young readers to harpy eagles and their Amazon rain forest home, discussing their physical characteristics, everyday life, and hunting abilities.

May 23, 2017

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