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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 14, 2017
When the sun goes dark by Fraknoi, Andrew. When the sun goes dark

Introduces readers to total solar eclipses through the story of two curious children and their grandparents who learn about eclipses and how to safely view them.

Jul 13, 2017
Where on Earth? - atlas by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) 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 13, 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

Jul 13, 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 13, 2017
Who was Alexander Hamilton? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who was Alexander Hamilton?

Jul 13, 2017
Who was Bob Marley? by Ellison, Katie, author. Who was Bob Marley?

Describes the life of the reggae musician, from his childhood and early career with the Wailing Wailers to his rise to stardom and his enduring legacy.

Jul 13, 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 13, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 14, 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 13, 2017
Wild Winter Creatures! by Kratt, Chris/ Kratt, Martin/ Random House (COR) Wild Winter Creatures!

Jul 13, 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 17, 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
Woodland and forest / Explore Nature with Fun Facts and Activities by Ambrose, Jamie (Author of nature books for children), author. Woodland and forest / Explore Nature with Fun Facts and Activities

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

Jul 13, 2017
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 13, 2017
Yawning yoga by Jordan, Laurie, author. Yawning yoga

"Elements of yoga practice including stretching, posture, and breath work, are introduced through elegant artwork and poems like Mountain (Tadasana) and Seashell (Balasana), to help children and their caring adults ready their bodies for a restful sleep."--Amazon.

Jul 13, 2017

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