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Badgers by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Badgers

"This photo-illustrated book for beginning readers tells about where badgers live, what they eat, and how they protect themselves. Includes a labeled diagram, picture glossary, and index."--

Jun 24, 2017
Baseball by Osborne, Mary Pope/ Boyce, Natalie Pope/ Molinari, Carlo (ILT) Baseball

Jun 26, 2017
Bathe, buff, and beautify - DIY crafts and recipes for natural body care by Andrus, Aubre, author. Bathe, buff, and beautify - DIY crafts and recipes for natural body care

"Nourish your body from head to toe with these simple handmade spa recipes. Using some of nature's best ingredients, such as sea salt, honey, essential oils, and beeswax, you'll craft soothing recipes like the Luxurious Lotion Bars, Sweet Dreams Cream, and the Good Morning Shower Steamer. Soak in invigorating Peppermint Bath Salts, exfoliate with your very own homemade shower puff, and then hydrate with a handcrafted Cinnamon Vanilla Whipped Body Butter. Experience a natural beauty routine with

Jun 20, 2017
Bees - a honeyed history by Socha, Piotr, 1966- author, illustrator. Bees - a honeyed history

"One part science, one part cultural history, and countless parts fascination, Bees celebrates the important role that these intriguing insects have played in our ecosystem throughout the ages. From Athena to Alexander the Great and from Egypt to Ethiopia, Bees explores different methods of beekeeping and uncovers the debt that humans owe this vital species. With beautifully accessible illustrations depicting everything from bee anatomy to the essentials of honey making, readers will be captivat

Jun 26, 2017
Beluga whale by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author. Beluga whale

"In this book, readers will learn about the weird but cute Beluga Whale"--

Jun 26, 2017
Bessie Coleman - trailblazing pilot by Alexander, Carol, 1955- author. Bessie Coleman - trailblazing pilot

Meet Bessie Coleman. She was the first African-American woman to earn her international pilots license. And she did so against great odds. No one in America was willing to teach a black woman to fly. Still, Bessie never gave up on her dream of becoming a world-famous aviator.

Jun 24, 2017
Blizzard! by Raum, Elizabeth, author. Blizzard!

"This photo-illustrated book describes what a makes a winter storm a blizzard, how blizzards affect people, and highlights some historic blizzards. Includes information on keeping safe if living in an area prone to winter storms"--

Jun 26, 2017
Bottlenose dolphins by Schuetz, Kari, author. Bottlenose dolphins

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to bottlenose dolphins. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jun 26, 2017
Bowling by Meister, Cari. Bowling

Jun 26, 2017
Building better robots by Smibert, Angie, author. Building better robots

"Building Better Robots offers a cutting-edge, comprehensive look at one of science's biggest challenges. Includes a look at the history of the topic, recent breakthroughs, key facts to consider, and questions that remain unanswered."--

Jun 24, 2017
Bull sharks by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Bull sharks

"This photo-illustrated book describes the vicious bull shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and the danger they can be to ocean and river swimmers. Includes information on work being done to protect this shark from overfishing"--

Jun 24, 2017
Can an aardvark bark? by Stewart, Melissa, author. Can an aardvark bark?

"A non-fiction look at the sounds that animals make and the reasons behind them."--

Jun 26, 2017
Cat speak - revealing answers to the strangest cat behaviors by Webster, Maureen, 1959- author. Cat speak - revealing answers to the strangest cat behaviors

"Provides explanations from experts and scientists about cat behaviors, including playtime, territorial, and communication behaviors"--

Jun 24, 2017
Cat tales - true stories of kindness and companionship with kitties by Newman, Aline Alexander, author. Cat tales - true stories of kindness and companionship with kitties

We humans love our cats and these surprising true stories will prove our cats love us back! This collection of tales of playfulness, friendship, heroism, and inspiration is sure to touch the soul, tickle the funny bone, and inspire animal lovers everywhere to be the best kitty caretakers and companions they can be. There's Bambi, whose owners taught her to respond to commands in American Sign Language; Millie, who loves exploring the outdoors and goes rock climbing with her owner; Leo, a rescued

Jun 26, 2017
Caution in the kitchen! - germs, allergies, and other health concerns by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Caution in the kitchen! - germs, allergies, and other health concerns

"This title provides an educational introduction to food safety, from washing your hands before you eat and keeping food properly refrigerated to avoiding foods you may be allergic to and respecting others' dietary restrictions."--

Jun 21, 2017
Cesar Chavez - champion for civil rights by Roome, Anne Ross, author. Cesar Chavez - champion for civil rights

Jun 24, 2017
Chasing space by Melvin, Leland, 1964- author. Chasing space

A memoir by the former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver traces his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance, and grace that create opportunities for success.

Jun 26, 2017
Chevy Corvette by Piddock, Charles, author. Chevy Corvette

"Here's your chance to rock n' roll with a legend, the all-American Corvette! The U.S. sports car has appeared in more movies and TV shows than most Hollywood actors. Check out the Corvette's history and its bright future"--Back cover.

Jun 26, 2017
Chimp rescue - true-life stories by French, Jess, author. Chimp rescue - true-life stories

Born Free to the rescue! Chinoise, a very young chimpanzee, was kept in a steel cage in a noisy restaurant. Read her true-life story.

Jun 26, 2017
Chinchillas by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Chinchillas

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet chinchilla. Includes photo glossary and index"--

Jun 26, 2017