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Alligators by Gish, Melissa, author. Alligators

"A countdown of five of the most dangerous alligator encounters provides thrills as readers learn about the biological, social, and hunting characteristics of these swamp-dwelling predators"--

Oct 19, 2017
Allosaurus by Hansen, Grace Allosaurus

Oct 20, 2017
Amelia Earhart - pioneering aviator and force for women's rights by Dakers, Diane, author. Amelia Earhart - pioneering aviator and force for women's rights

"As a girl, Amelia Earhart aspired to a future that would take her beyond the family and medical problems of her younger years, as well as the restrictions imposed on her because she was female. Widely celebrated for her long-distance flights, she also set records for altitude and speed, and helped develop passenger airline service. As a writer and magazine editor, Earhart also further advanced the cause of flight and of women in aviation. Her disappearance during a daring around-the-world fligh

Oct 19, 2017
American Gothic - the life of Grant Wood by Wood, Susan, 1965- author. American Gothic - the life of Grant Wood

From humble beginnings sketching Iowa's cornfields and rolling hills as a child, painter Grant Wood (1891-1942) became the father of Regionalism - an artistic movement that celebrated the real-life surroundings of the people. American Gothic is a picture-book biography that explores the birth of the famous painting, the movement that made it possible, and the artist who created it all.

Oct 20, 2017
Animal tails by Holland, Mary, 1946- author. Animal tails

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 19, 2017
Animalsaurus - incredible creatures from prehistoric and modern times by Turner, Tracey. Animalsaurus - incredible creatures from prehistoric and modern times

Oct 19, 2017
Ankylosaurus by Hansen, Grace Ankylosaurus

Oct 20, 2017
Art up close - from ancient to modern by D'Harcourt, Claire, 1960- author. Art up close - from ancient to modern

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 19, 2017
Astronaut Ellen Ochoa by Schwartz, Heather E. Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2017
Atlas of dinosaur adventures by Hawkins, Emily, author. Atlas of dinosaur adventures

A guide to dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures presents facts about their anatomy, fossils, and geographic distribution.

Oct 20, 2017
Baking class - 50 fun recipes kids will love to bake! by Cook, Deanna F., 1965- author. Baking class - 50 fun recipes kids will love to bake!

Learn to make your favorite baked goods for every meal of the day - and plenty of great snacks, too.

Oct 20, 2017
Bald eagles by Omoth, Tyler, author. Bald eagles

Learn about North America's most common kind of bear -- where the American black bear lives, how it looks, and how it grows from a cub to an adult bear ready to survive in the wild.

Oct 19, 2017
Basketballogy - supercool facts you never knew by Sylvester, Kevin, author. Basketballogy - supercool facts you never knew

"For die-hard basketball fans and casual spectators alike, this collection of fascinating facts about the game will be a welcome addition to their library. From the origins of the game to how much players are paid, and the evolution of the basketball shoe, this book covers a wide range of topics. Among others are how the color barrier was breached, the rise of women's basketball, and innovations that have made the game accessible to disabled athletes. Lots of humorous, colorful illustrations, ch

Oct 16, 2017
Bats by Dieker, Wendy Strobel. Bats

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a bat's habitat, body parts, and behaviors"--

Oct 18, 2017
Beliefs and ideas that changed the world by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Beliefs and ideas that changed the world

Explores key concepts that have shaped human society, from mythological creation stories to the mono- and polytheistic religions of the world and prominent philosophies of thought.

Oct 18, 2017
Bertha takes a drive by Adkins, Jan, 1944- author, illustrator. Bertha takes a drive

Oct 16, 2017
Big cats by Simon, Seymour, author. Big cats

The grace and power of big cats -- lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, pumas, and snow leopards -- are captured in full-color photographs and a text that explores how they hunt, care for their young, and rest in their varied natural habitats.

Oct 17, 2017
Bobsled and luge by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Bobsled and luge

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic bobsled, luge, and skeleton events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's sliding sports. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 Peyong Chang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Oct 18, 2017
Book of bones - 10 record-breaking animals by Balkan, Gabrielle, author. Book of bones - 10 record-breaking animals

"Ten record-breaking animal bones are introduced through a series of superlatives set up as a guessing game with clues. Readers examine animals' skeletons and guess to whom they belong; the answers are revealed in vibrant, full-color scenic habitats, with easily understood -- and humorous -- explanations. This entertaining introduction to the connection between animal bones (anatomy) and behavior is playful, relatable, and includes touch-and-feel finishes that bring the bones to life!"--Publishe

Oct 16, 2017
Breathe and be - a book of mindfulness poems by Coombs, Kate, author. Breathe and be - a book of mindfulness poems

A collection of poems paired with imagery of the natural world reminds readers about the importance of staying calm, soothing emotions, and appreciating the world aroung them.

Oct 18, 2017

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