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12 tips for managing stress and anxiety by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. 12 tips for managing stress and anxiety

Offers readers 12 tips for managing stress and anxiety, including practicing time management, staying active, and keeping a journal.

Jul 22, 2017
A bear's life by McAllister, Ian, 1969- author, photographer. A bear's life

"This nonfiction picture book is full of stunning wildlife photographs of the bears of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia."--

Jul 22, 2017
A brief illustrated history of art by West, David, 1956- author. A brief illustrated history of art

Jul 22, 2017
A brief illustrated history of exploration by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. A brief illustrated history of exploration

Jul 22, 2017
A brief illustrated history of life on Earth by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. A brief illustrated history of life on Earth

Jul 22, 2017
A child's garden of verses by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894, author. A child's garden of verses

A collection of poems evoking the world and feelings of childhood.

Jul 22, 2017
A hundred billion trillion stars by Fishman, Seth, author. A hundred billion trillion stars

"A look at the numbers that surround us, big and small, on earth and in outer space."--

Jul 22, 2017
A new school year - stories in six voices by Derby, Sally, author. A new school year - stories in six voices

"In a unique narrative, readers meet a diverse group of six children ranging in age from Kindergarten through ?fth grade. With nerves and excitement each child gears up for a new school year by hustling in the morning, meeting new teachers and new classmates during the day, and heading home with homework and relief by day’s end."--

Jul 22, 2017
Abcs from Space by Voiland, Adam Abcs from Space

Jul 22, 2017
About habitats - seashores by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author. About habitats - seashores

"An introduction to the seashore habitat, including what seashore are and what kinds of animals and plants live there."--

Jul 22, 2017
Adoptive families by Poole, Hilary W, author. Adoptive families

Examines adoptive families, citing the history of adoption, trends, and challenges for adopted children.

Jul 21, 2017
Agricultural drones by Rose, Simon, 1961- author. Agricultural drones

Explains how drones help farmers maximize efficiencies and bring abundant harvests.

Jul 26, 2017
Alexander Hamilton - American hero by Kelley, K. C., author. Alexander Hamilton - American hero

Presents the career of Alexander Hamilton, who rose from humble beginnings to become a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and the first Secretary of the Treasury.

Jul 24, 2017
Alexandra the Great - the story of the record-breaking filly who ruled the racetrack by Aronson, Deb. Alexandra the Great - the story of the record-breaking filly who ruled the racetrack

Rejected by her mother and nursed by another mare, the little foal grew into a tall, skinny and scruffy filly with paltry muscles. But Rachel Alexandra grew up to become one of the most remarkable racehorses in history. Racing against bigger, stronger males, Rachel Alexandra thrived and went on to win the Preakness, the first filly to do so in 85 years, and the Woodward, a feat never before achieved by a filly. Aronson provide an emotional look at both the humans and horses who pour their hearts

Jul 22, 2017
Amazing sharks by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Amazing sharks

Provides an overview of sharks, describing key characteristics of such species as the great white shark, blue shark, sand tiger shark, and whale shark.

Jul 22, 2017
Amazon adventure - how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest by Montgomery, Sy, author. Amazon adventure - how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest

"Part science, part carnival--this winding adventure down the Amazon River with award-winning author Sy Montgomery and photographer Keith Ellenbogen explores how tiny fish, called piabas, can help preserve not only the rainforest and it's often misunderstood inhabitants, but the fate of our entire environment."--

Jul 22, 2017
American Girl by Green, Sara, 1964- author. American Girl

"Engaging images accompany information about American Girl. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

Jul 22, 2017
American Gothic - The Life of Grant Wood by Wood, Susan/ MacDonald, Ross (ILT) American Gothic - The Life of Grant Wood

Jul 22, 2017
An inconvenient truth - the crisis of global warming by Gore, Al, 1948- An inconvenient truth - the crisis of global warming

This young readers' version of the recent documentary film's companion adult volume cuts the page count by about a third but preserves the original's cogent message and many of its striking visuals. After explaining that his interest in the environment predates even his mother's reading of Silent Spring aloud to him as a teenager, Gore proceeds to document steeply rising carbon dioxide levels in our atmosphere, and then to link that to accelerating changes in temperature and precipitation patter

Jul 26, 2017
Ancient animals - plesiosaur by Thomson, Sarah L., author. Ancient animals - plesiosaur

Describes the physical characteristics and predatory behavior of the ancient reptile which became extinct sixty-five million years ago.

Jul 22, 2017

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