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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
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
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
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
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
Penguins by Salomon, David, 1952- author. Penguins

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

Oct 16, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Not so different / What You Really Want to Ask About Having a Disability by Burcaw, Shane. Not so different / What You Really Want to Ask About Having a Disability

Oct 14, 2017
Northern Lights by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author. Northern Lights

Simple text introduces young readers to the Northern Lights, explaining why they occur, where they can be seen, and how often they color the sky.

Oct 18, 2017
Norman Rockwell - storyteller with a brush by Gherman, Beverly. Norman Rockwell - storyteller with a brush

Describes the life and work of the popular American artist who depicted both traditional and contemporary subjects, including children, family scenes, astronauts, and the poor.

Oct 14, 2017
Norman Rockwell - America's best-loved illustrator by Cohen, Joel H. Norman Rockwell - America's best-loved illustrator

A biography of the painter and illustrator who for sixty-five years portrayed America for Americans as they liked to see themselves.

Oct 14, 2017
Nipêhon = I wait by Nicholson, Caitlin Dale, 1966- author, illustrator. Nipêhon = I wait

A young child, her grandmother and mother are going out to pick wild yarrow. As Grandmother gets ready, the child and her mom wait. Grandmother leads the way to the field of blossoms, where they can finally start to pick ... only now they have to wait for Mom!The simple story, written in Cree and English and accompanied by rich acrylic illustrations, shows the patience, love and humor involved as three generations accommodate one another on a family outing.

Oct 19, 2017
Night creepers by Stanek, Linda, author. Night creepers

"Short, lyrical text makes this a perfect naptime or bedtime story. Young readers are introduced to nocturnal animals and their behaviors. Older readers learn more about each animal through sidebar information"--

Oct 14, 2017
Newton and the anti-gravity formula by Novelli, Luca, 1947- author, illustrator. Newton and the anti-gravity formula

Describes the life and accomplishments of the famous physicist and mathematician, detailing the advances he made in the fields of motion, universal gravitation, and calculus.

Oct 19, 2017

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