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Chuck Close, up close by Greenberg, Jan, 1942- Chuck Close, up close

A biography of the revisionist artist who achieved prominence in the late 1960s for enormous, photographically realistic, black and white portraits of himself and his friends.

Sep 25, 2017
Classic storybook fables by Gustafson, Scott, illustrator. Classic storybook fables

An illustrated retelling of eight classic fairy tales, emphasizing the lesson to be learned from each.

Sep 20, 2017
Climb, koala! by Szymanski, Jennifer, author. Climb, koala!

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2017
Constitutional rights by Sherman, Jill, author. Constitutional rights

"Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press are three of the core American values outlined in the Constitution. Constitutional Rights explains these and other rights contained in one of America's key founding documents."--Publisher's website.

Sep 20, 2017
Corot from A to Z by Larroche, Caroline, 1961- Corot from A to Z

The life of the French painter, Jean Baptists Camille Corot arranged in an alphabetical sequence of words that focus on a key element of his life and work.

Sep 25, 2017
Corpse flowers smell nasty! by Cole, Tayler, author. Corpse flowers smell nasty!

Introduces the corpse flower, describing its life cycle, where it can be found, and how it got its name.

Sep 25, 2017
Crazy about cats by Davey, Owen, author, illustrator. Crazy about cats

Shares information on different types of cats, including lions, jaguars, and tigers.

Sep 22, 2017
Deadliest! - 20 Dangerous Animals by Jenkins, Steve Deadliest! - 20 Dangerous Animals

Sep 25, 2017
Deadly droughts by Rajczak, Michael, author. Deadly droughts

"The 2015 drought in California continually made national news, but its not the only place thats battled a lack of water in recent years. Droughts disrupt the water cycle, crop production, and the everyday lives of people and animals living in the region. Can they be prevented? Readers are introduced to why droughts happen and how theyre dealt with when they do. An emphasis on conservation and drought-prone regions around the world encourages readers to think about this topic with a global view.

Sep 22, 2017
Deadly spiders by Turner, Matt, 1964- author. Deadly spiders

Looks at poisonous spiders, describing their physical features, habitats, ability to make silk, and the various ways they hunt their prey, including spinning webs, setting trapdoors, biting, spitting, camouflage, and mimicry.

Sep 25, 2017
Degas - the painted gesture by Loumaye, Jacqueline. Degas - the painted gesture

Eight school children attend an art workshop at the Orsay Museum in Paris discovering paintings of Edgar Degas.

Sep 25, 2017
Degas and the dance - the painter and the petits rats, perfecting their art by Rubin, Susan Goldman. Degas and the dance - the painter and the petits rats, perfecting their art

Explores the life and work of the nineteenth-century French artist who devoted most of his artwork to the subject of ballet.

Sep 25, 2017
Degas by Spence, David, 1957- Degas

Presents the life and accomplishments of the French impressionist known for his paintings, drawings, and sculptures of ballerinas and discusses his famous works.

Sep 25, 2017
Desert biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Desert biome

Text and photographs look at the climate, plants, and animals of desert biomes.

Sep 20, 2017
Detecting tornadoes by Ventura, Marne, author. Detecting tornadoes

Introduces tornadoes, describing their causes, where they occur most often, how they are measured, how meteorologists predict and track these storms with radar, and includes a safety checklist.--

Sep 25, 2017
Dinosaur Detective's search-and-find rescue mission by Guerrive, Sophie, 1983- author. Dinosaur Detective's search-and-find rescue mission

With his red airplane, the Dinosaur Detective travels the world in search of lost animals. A rich and whimsical "hide and seek" picture book, which takes the reader on a puzzle-packed tour of a dozen different destinations, including the jungle, the stormy sea and outerspace. Detailed drawings of drama-filled scenes will challenge children of all ages to test their spotting skills. -- amazon.com

Sep 20, 2017
Disgusting eats - nasty, but tasty recipes by Ventura, Marne, author. Disgusting eats - nasty, but tasty recipes

"Easy-to-follow instructions and cooking tips teach young readers how to cook a variety of gross looking, yet delicious recipes"--

Sep 20, 2017
Do You Want to Build a Snowman? - Your Guide to Creating Exciting Snow Sculptures by Jones, Mark Do You Want to Build a Snowman? - Your Guide to Creating Exciting Snow Sculptures

Sep 22, 2017
Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews by Benson, Kathleen, author. Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews

Introduces readers to Benny Andrews, one of the most important African-American painters of the 20th century.

Sep 25, 2017
Dream jobs in technology by Hynson, Colin, author. Dream jobs in technology

"This title explores the fantastic careers available in technology. From designing smart objects, such as a fridge that tells you what groceries you need, to protecting people from online hacking, a career in technology can change and improve people's lives."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 25, 2017

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