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All the dirt - a history of getting clean by Ashenburg, Katherine, author. All the dirt - a history of getting clean

Presents information about personal cleanliness in different historical periods and cultures from around the world, examining the widely varying conceptions of what cleanliness has meant in different times and places.

Mar 25, 2017
Amazon rain forest by Franchino, Vicky. Amazon rain forest

Explores the Amazon rain forest ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Mar 25, 2017
American girl - ultimate visual guide - a celebration of the American Girl story by Anton, Carrie, 1977- author. American girl - ultimate visual guide - a celebration of the American Girl story

"With images of every BeForever" and Girl of the Year" doll, an expanded section on the TrulyMe" dolls, a detailed timeline of the company, and tons of exclusive behind-the-scenes information, this book takes readers from the start of The Pleasant Company all the way through to present day"--Amazon website.

Mar 24, 2017
Ants rule - the long and short of it by Barner, Bob, author. Ants rule - the long and short of it

The ants need to plan the Blowout Bug Jamboree! But how can they build a thrilling carnival ride for the festival if they don't know how many bugs will come, or how big those bugs will be? This is a colorful and fun-filled introduction to nonstandard measurement, comparison, and organizing and representing data. As caterpillars, butterflies, and other insects are measured and compared in lengths of ants, an amazing plan unfolds. Just in time for the jamboree, the ants put the final touches on th

Mar 25, 2017
Apex predators - world's deadliest hunters, past and present by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author. Apex predators - world's deadliest hunters, past and present

"In his latest illustrated exploration of the animal kingdom, Steve Jenkins introduces readers to some of the most powerful predators in history, from the Tyrannosaurus rex to the African lion."--

Mar 22, 2017
Apollo 13 - how three brave astronauts survived a space disaster by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner. Apollo 13 - how three brave astronauts survived a space disaster

Mar 21, 2017
Aquarium by Jepson, Lance, author. Aquarium

Offers a guide to keeping aquariums, offering guidance on choosing the right setup, the parts of an aquarium, maintaining a healthy environment, selecting fish, and caring for them.

Mar 22, 2017
Arizona - the Grand Canyon state by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Arizona - the Grand Canyon state

Describes the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the Grand Canyon state.

Mar 25, 2017
Arkansas - the Natural State by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Arkansas - the Natural State

Presents the history, geography, climate, plants and animals, cities, transportation, natural resources, industry, sports, entertainment, and people of Colorado, as well as general facts about the Natural State.

Mar 25, 2017
Astronaut - life as a scientist and engineer in space by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author. Astronaut - life as a scientist and engineer in space

How do astronauts train and prepare for their missions? What is it like to live aboard the ISS? What types of experiments and science work do astronauts carry out in space? And how are today's astronauts making future missions to Mars, and beyond, a reality?

Mar 21, 2017
Astronomy lab for kids - 52 family-friendly activities by Nichols, Michelle, author. Astronomy lab for kids - 52 family-friendly activities

Introduces readers to the basics of space in lessons that can be done with everyday items from around your house.

Mar 21, 2017
Atlas of miniature adventures by Hawkins, Emily, author. Atlas of miniature adventures

Discover the world's smallest adventures with this beautifully illustrated journey around the world from the award-winning team behind Atlas of Adventures. Explore seven continent maps and learn about the best small-scale adventures on Earth - whether you're taking a ride on the world's largest miniature railway, sending a letter with the world's smallest post office or cruising coral reefs with the smallest seahorse, this book brings together the best miniature adventures from the four corners

Mar 25, 2017
Australia by Perkins, Chloe, author. Australia

Introduces Australia, describing its geography, animals, and cities.

Mar 22, 2017
Aviation - cool women who fly by Van Vleet, Carmella, author. Aviation - cool women who fly

"Have you ever looked up into the sky, seen an airplane, and wondered where it was going and who was flying it? Aviation is the study of the design, development and production, and operation of aircraft. In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly . . . learn about this fascinating field and meet three successful women working in aviation. Meg Godlewski is a master certified flight instructor, Kristin Wolfe is a pilot in the Air Force, and Taylor McConnell is a Production Support Engineer."--Amazon.com

Mar 25, 2017
Baby on board - how animals carry their young by Berkes, Marianne Collins, author. Baby on board - how animals carry their young

"Rhyming verses present some of the many ways that animals carry their young, including 'Tucked in pouches. Gripped in teeth. Propped on backs--or underneath.'"--

Mar 21, 2017
Backhoes by Clay, Kathryn, author. Backhoes

"Simple nonfiction text and full-color photographs present backhoes"--

Mar 25, 2017
Balderdash! - John Newbery and the boisterous birth of children's books by Markel, Michelle, author. Balderdash! - John Newbery and the boisterous birth of children's books

Mar 22, 2017
Baseball time! by Flynn, Brendan, 1977- Baseball time!

Explains what baseball is and what equipment is needed to play it.

Mar 25, 2017
Basketball time! by Flynn, Brendan, 1977- author. Basketball time!

Introduces young readers to the sport of basketball, discussing necessary equipment, rules of the game, and where it can be played.

Mar 25, 2017
Be a young entrepreneur by Sutherland, Adam, author. Be a young entrepreneur

Use this guide to understand the ins and outs of being a business-minded kid wanting to succeed, to explore your ideas, to gain start-up tips, and to learn the secrets of entrepreneurship.

Mar 21, 2017

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