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Why do plants have flowers? - and other questions about evolution and classification by Jacobs, Pat, author. Why do plants have flowers? - and other questions about evolution and classification

Provided by amazon.com.

Jul 24, 2017
Why do mammals have fur? - and other questions about evolution and classification by Jacobs, Pat, author. Why do mammals have fur? - and other questions about evolution and classification

"What is a mammal? What did the first mammals look like? How do mammals survive in their environments? This book is sure to answer many readers questions about the evolution of mammals and how they can be classified. Readers will learn important life science concepts from life cycles to migration. The book discusses mammal adaptations, such as polar bears keeping warm and fennec foxes keeping cool. Color photographs supplement fascinating text to hook readers attention. Diagrams and sidebars are

Jul 24, 2017
Why do insects have six legs? - and other questions about evolution and classification by Jacobs, Pat, author. Why do insects have six legs? - and other questions about evolution and classification

Explores the key characteristics of insects, and looks at how these characteristics have evolved over time.

Jul 24, 2017
Why do fish have gills? - and other questions about evolution and classification by Jacobs, Pat, author. Why do fish have gills? - and other questions about evolution and classification

"What is a fish? How can you classify fish? Readers will find the answers to these questions and more in this volume. Readers will learn the differences between flatfish, catfish, eels, and more, as they get an up-close look at several fish species. They will learn the ways fish have adapted over millions of years to fit into their environment, including developing a swim bladder and fins"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2017
Why do birds have feathers? - and other questions about evolution and classification by Jacobs, Pat, author. Why do birds have feathers? - and other questions about evolution and classification

Discusses the evolution and adaptations of birds.

Jul 24, 2017
When the sun goes dark by Fraknoi, Andrew, author. When the sun goes dark

This illustrated book is a fun way to get young astronomers ready for August 2017, when millions of North Americans will have the rare chance to witness a solar eclipse. The book tells how two curious children and their grandparents re-create eclipses in their living room using a lamp, a tennis ball, two Hula Hoops, and Ping-Pong balls. Later, in the backyard and around the house, the family explores safe ways to view a solar eclipse and ponders phenomena from sunspots to phases of the Moon. Wri

Jul 24, 2017
Take a picture of me, James Van Der Zee! by Loney, Andrea J., author. Take a picture of me, James Van Der Zee!

Jul 24, 2017
The story of coding by Kelly, James F. (James Floyd), author. The story of coding

Presents a history and description of computer programming, or coding, noting such figures as Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace, and provides a parent guide, tips, and a quiz.

Jul 24, 2017
Spacesuits by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- Spacesuits

If you're going to orbit the Earth, moonwalk, or float in space, you need the right outfit. From helmet to space boots, every part of an astronaut's spacesuit is designed for survival. This reader, developed with Smithsonian's popular Air and Space Museum, provides a close look at the suits, boots, helmets, gloves, and other gear astronauts have worn into space, from the early days of space exploration to the present-day. --Publisher

Jul 24, 2017
Sleeping Beauty by Rylant, Cynthia, author. Sleeping Beauty

A beautiful princess is put into a deep sleep by a curse until she is awakened by a brave prince.

Jul 24, 2017
Robots by Oxlade, Chris, author. Robots

"Kingfisher Readers are developed with literacy experts to span five levels, from Level 1 (beginning to read) to level 5 (reading fluently). Robots introduces children who can read alone with some help to these incredible inventions. It includes facts about different types of robots, such as automatons, humanoids, androids, drones, factory robots and domestic robots. Children will read about robots that have gone to space, robots that can play sports and robots that look a lot like people. See w

Jul 24, 2017
President Donald Trump by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. President Donald Trump

Describes the life and career of the 45th president of the United States, including his childhood in New York, his business career, and his personal life.

Jul 24, 2017
Prehistoric giants by Rake, Matthew, author. Prehistoric giants

"From a sloth that weighed more than 8000 pounds to a rhinoceros with a 6-foot horn, this book introduces readers to some prehistoric animals that were larger than life."--

Jul 24, 2017
Pink is for blobfish - discovering the world's perfectly pink animals by Keating, Jess, author. Pink is for blobfish - discovering the world's perfectly pink animals

"An informative introduction to the weirdest, wildest, pinkest creatures in the animal kingdom"--

Jul 24, 2017
Mini wearables by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Mini wearables

"Readers can express their style in a big way through accessorizing with tiny wearables in this miniature fashion how-to guide."--

Jul 24, 2017
Ludwig van Beethoven - a revolutionary composer by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Ludwig van Beethoven - a revolutionary composer

Jul 24, 2017
Let's visit the tundra by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the tundra

"Trek to the tundra in this title, which examines a tundra biome's important features, plants, and animals and how they all come together to support life."--

Jul 24, 2017
Iguanas by Bodden, Valerie, author. Iguanas

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of iguanas, the North and South American dewlapped reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why iguanas live in trees"--

Jul 24, 2017
Human rights and liberty by Ogden, Charlie, author. Human rights and liberty

"As people, we are all born with certain rights, called human rights, that are not given to us by laws. No matter where we live in the world or under what government, our human rights protect our claim to live with freedom, equality, justice, and peace. Case studies discuss what happens when human rights are blocked and liberty-the right to live the way we want-is taken away. An activity encourages further discussion"--Back of book.

Jul 24, 2017
Food doodles with Scooby-Doo! by Bird, Benjamin, 1978- author. Food doodles with Scooby-Doo!

"Draw and create food doodles with Scooby-Doo!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2017

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