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Nuclear energy by Marquardt, Meg, author. Nuclear energy

"A piece of nuclear fuel the size of your fingertip holds as much energy as 150 gallons (568 L) of oil. In Nuclear Energy, learn how scientists developed this amazing source of energy, how it works, and why it has attracted controversy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Oct 19, 2017
Ocean energy by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Ocean energy

"Throughout the world's oceans, the tides are always in motion. In Ocean Energy, learn how scientists harness this motion to generate clean electricity, discover where ocean energy is being used today, and explore what the future of this technology may hold. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Oct 19, 2017
Ocean wonders by Hynes, Margaret, 1970- author. Ocean wonders

"This photographic information book features facts about Earth's oceans and seas. Children can read about what makes up the seabed, how waves start, and why the ocean has tides. Kids can also discover lots facts about a variety of sea animals, including fish, sharks, whales, and dolphins"--

Oct 19, 2017
Old MacDonald had a farm by Grimly, Gris, author, illustrator. Old MacDonald had a farm

A new version of the traditional American song, with an unexpected twist at the end.

Oct 16, 2017
Once there was a story - tales from around the world, perfect for sharing by Yolen, Jane, author. Once there was a story - tales from around the world, perfect for sharing

A collection of thirty shareable fairy tales, folk tales, and fables from around the world that includes magic tales, homey tales, animal tales, and two tales by Jane Yolen.

Oct 20, 2017
Origami birds - easy & fun paper-folding projects by George, Anna, author. Origami birds - easy & fun paper-folding projects

Offers instructions for creating origami birds, including owls, penguins, and swans.

Oct 19, 2017
Paul Klee by Connolly, Sean, 1956- Paul Klee

Introduces the life and work of Paul Klee, discussing his early years, life in Switzerland and Germany, and development as an artist.

Oct 14, 2017
Peanut of Blind Faith Farm - the heartwarming true story of a little blind lamb by Thompson, Jim, author. Peanut of Blind Faith Farm - the heartwarming true story of a little blind lamb

Meet Peanut, a tiny lamb born on a farm one summer. The farmers, Jim and Laura, soon noticed that Peanut was different than other lambs. She stayed close to her mother and showed no interest in playing with the other lambs. She bobbed her head and appeared to be listening to even the smallest of noises. That's when Jim and Laura realized: Peanut had been born blind. How would she survive? This is the joyful and true story about how a lamb overcame a lot of hard challenges to become a happy and h

Oct 19, 2017
Penguins by Salomon, David, 1952- author. Penguins

"A Step 2 STEP INTO READING all about Penguins!"--

Oct 16, 2017
People by Lajiness, Katie, author. People

This book introduces artists to basic drawing concepts and describes in step-by-step instructions how to turn simple shapes into people. Young readers will learn to draw a man, a woman, a boy, a baby, and a grandma. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Oct 19, 2017
Pinocchio Rex and Other Tyrannosaurs by Stewart, Melissa/ Csotonyi, Julius (ILT)/ Brusatte, Steve Pinocchio Rex and Other Tyrannosaurs

Oct 20, 2017
Piranhas by Gish, Melissa, author. Piranhas

"A countdown of five of the most dang.erous piranha encounters provides thrills as readers learn about the biological, social, and hunting characteristics of these South American river predators"--

Oct 19, 2017
Poetry for Kids - Robert Frost by Frost, Robert, 1874-1963, author. Poetry for Kids - Robert Frost

"Kids will discover the poetry of Robert Frost in this installment in the Poetry for Kids series. Professor, poet, novelist, and Frost biographer Jay Parini has carefully chosen 35 poems of interest to children and their families, including "Mending Wall," "Birches," "The Road Not Taken," "Fire and Ice," "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and many more of Frost's favorite and most accessible works"--

Oct 19, 2017
Pokémon designer - Satoshi Tajiri by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Pokémon designer - Satoshi Tajiri

"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the designer of Poke´mon, Satoshi Tajiri. Follow the story of Tajiri as he founds Game Freakmagazine which turned into Game Freak video-game development company and the creation of the Poke´mon video games, trading cards, television series, and Poke´mon Go! Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Comm

Oct 19, 2017
Polly and her duck costume - the true story of a little blind rescue goat by Lauricella, Leanne, author. Polly and her duck costume - the true story of a little blind rescue goat

Polly and Her Duck Costume tells the true story of Polly, a little blind goat who was rescued by Leanne Lauricella, rescuer of farmyard animals and founder of the immensely popular Instagram account The Goats of Anarchy. Polly has some trouble adapting to her new life until her new mom gives her a warm and fuzzy duck costume, which turns out to be the perfect fit! Follow along with Polly as she finds love with her new family, gains confidence, and makes new friends.

Oct 16, 2017
Ponies by Roberts, Angela, 1972- author. Ponies

"A Step 2 Step into reading, all about ponies!"--

Oct 16, 2017
Poop detectives by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Poop detectives

Oct 18, 2017
Poop eaters by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Poop eaters

Oct 18, 2017
Poverty and hunger by Spilsbury, Louise, author. Poverty and hunger

An introduction to poverty and hunger answers such questions as what hunger and poverty are, how people around the world are affected by both, and how readers can help them.

Oct 18, 2017
Pro wrestling's greatest faces by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest faces

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017

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