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Writing radar - using your journal to snoop out and craft great stories by Gantos, Jack, author. Writing radar - using your journal to snoop out and craft great stories

Jul 22, 2017
Woodland and forest by Ambrose, Jamie (Author of nature books for children), author. Woodland and forest

Examines different types of forests, and looks at the types of plants and animals that call them home.--

Jul 22, 2017
Women Who Dared - 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels by Skeers, Linda/ Gosling, Livi (ILT) Women Who Dared - 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels

Jul 20, 2017
Women in sports - 50 fearless athletes who played to win by Ignotofsky, Rachel, 1989- author. Women in sports - 50 fearless athletes who played to win

"Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes--from well-known figures like tennis player Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, to lesser-known athletes like skateboarding pioneer Patti McGee and Toni Stone, the first woman to play baseball in a men's professional league. Covering

Jul 26, 2017
Wind by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author. Wind

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce emergent readers to the science of wind. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Jul 26, 2017
Wild Winter Creatures! by Kratt, Chris/ Kratt, Martin/ Random House (COR) Wild Winter Creatures!

Jul 22, 2017
Why do reptiles have scales? - and other questions about evolution and classification by Jacobs, Pat, author. Why do reptiles have scales? - and other questions about evolution and classification

"Were dinosaurs reptiles? How have reptiles evolved over millions of years? This book discusses these questions and more as it invites readers on an adventure into the ancient reptile world. Dinosaur lovers will enjoy learning about prehistoric reptiles, such as the winged reptile Quetzalcoatlus. Readers will learn about the different ways to classify todays reptiles, as well as how certain species have adapted to their environments. Theyll learn the differences between vipers, turtles, crocodil

Jul 22, 2017
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
Who was Pete Seeger? by MacCarry, Noel, author. Who was Pete Seeger?

Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.

Jul 22, 2017
Who was Bob Marley? by Ellison, Katie, author. Who was Bob Marley?

"Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963. The Wailers went on to spread the gospel of reggae music around the globe. Bob's distinctive style and dedication to his Rastafari beliefs became a rallying cry for the poor and disenfranchised the world over and led to a hugely successful solo career. After his death in 1981

Jul 22, 2017
Who was Alexander Hamilton? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who was Alexander Hamilton?

Jul 22, 2017
Who wants to be a princess? - what it was really like to be a medieval princess by Heos, Bridget, author. Who wants to be a princess? - what it was really like to be a medieval princess

Jul 22, 2017
Who counts? - 100 sheep, 10 coins, and 2 sons by Levine, Amy-Jill, 1956- author. Who counts? - 100 sheep, 10 coins, and 2 sons

Who Counts? is a creative retelling of three popular parables: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. As young readers count to help the characters find what s missing, Who Counts? teaches that every one of us counts in God s eyes and that everyone should feel counted.

Jul 22, 2017
Where on Earth? - atlas by Where on Earth? - atlas

A series of maps provide a continent-by-continent tour of the world, depicting such things as where the world's largest butterfly lives and which international border is crossed more than any other.

Jul 22, 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
Wheels and axles in my makerspace by Miller, Tim, 1973- author. Wheels and axles in my makerspace

"Children will enjoy this fascinating book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the wheel and axle. Simple text describes the structure and uses of wheels and axles, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make their own. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative projects using the wheel and axle they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team."--

Jul 26, 2017

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