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Iguanas by Bodden, Valerie, author. Iguanas

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of iguanas, the North and South American dewlapped reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why iguanas live in trees"--

Jul 24, 2017
Imagine the moon - a primer of full moon names by Fierst, Gerald, 1947- author. Imagine the moon - a primer of full moon names

The moon holds fascination for kids of all ages, as it is one of the few celestial objects we can see with the naked eye. Students can easily observe its phases and rotation in order to understand the Earth-Sun-Moon system. In a two-tiered format designed for early learning, Gerald Fierst marries poetic imagery with fascinating expository text to create a compelling introduction to the calendar s full moon names.

Jul 22, 2017
Immigrant families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Immigrant families

This book explores the past and present of immigration most specifically, the challenges that young people experience when they grow up in a culture very different from the one their parents know.

Jul 21, 2017
Incarceration and families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Incarceration and families

"This book looks at the past and present of incarceration in the United States, while also offering encouragement and advice for kids who are eagerly waiting for their parents' release."--

Jul 21, 2017
Innovators - The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World; With 25 Projects by Lusted, Marcia Amidon/ Casteel, Tom (ILT) Innovators - The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World; With 25 Projects

Jul 22, 2017
Insane inventors by Bearce, Stephanie, author. Insane inventors

"Nikola Tesla was crazy smart. He invented the idea for cell phones in 1893, discovered alternating current, and invented a death ray gun. Of course, he also talked to pigeons, ate only boiled food, and was scared of women who wore jewelry. He was an insane inventor. So was Henry Cavendish, who discovered hydrogen, calculated the density of the Earth, and was so scared of people that he had to write notes to communicate. Sir Isaac Newton discovered the laws of gravity, believed in magic, and tho

Jul 22, 2017
Insect by Mound, L. A. (Laurence Alfred), author. Insect

Explores the anatomy, behavior, and ecological role of the world's most populous class of animals.

Jul 22, 2017
It's a fungus among us - the good, the bad & the downright scary by Billups, Carla, author. It's a fungus among us - the good, the bad & the downright scary

Provides an introduction to the many varieties of fungi that exist and describes the good uses for the oganisms as well as the problems that fungi can cause.

Jul 22, 2017
Jack and the beanstalk - a folktale by Töwe, Nina, illustrator. Jack and the beanstalk - a folktale

Jul 22, 2017
Jackie Robinson by Strand, Jennifer, author. Jackie Robinson

The first Black player in Major League Baseball, Jackie Robinson was a true trailblazer.

Jul 21, 2017
Jellyfish by Bodden, Valerie, author. Jellyfish

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of jellyfish, the bell-shaped, oceanic invertebrates. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why jellyfish have squishy bodies"--

Jul 21, 2017
John F. Kennedy the brave by Keenan, Sheila, author. John F. Kennedy the brave

When he was a young boy, John Fitzgerald Kennedy wondered about what happened in the world. He wanted to change the world when he grew up, and he did just that! --Publisher

Jul 22, 2017
Katie Ledecky by Scheff, Matt, author. Katie Ledecky

"This title introduces readers to Katie Ledecky, providing exciting details about her life and going deep inside the key moments of her swimming career."--

Jul 22, 2017
Knowledge encyclopedia space! / The Universe As You've Never Seen It Before by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Knowledge encyclopedia space! / The Universe As You've Never Seen It Before

Presents an introductory look at space, including information on the solar system, stars, constellations, galaxies, and space exploration.

Jul 22, 2017
Kwanzaa by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Kwanzaa

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Kwanzaa. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 22, 2017
Land mammals of the world by Alonso, Juan Carlos (Graphic designer), author, illustrator. Land mammals of the world

Guides readers on an exploration of the world's mammals, from the terrifying grizzly of North America to the marsupials of Australia.

Jul 22, 2017
Laura's Album - A Remembrance Scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Anderson, William Laura's Album - A Remembrance Scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Jul 20, 2017
Learning to crochet by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author. Learning to crochet

"Complete a variety of fun projects as you learn the basics of crocheting with the activities in this book."--

Jul 21, 2017
Learning to crochet by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author. Learning to crochet

"Complete a variety of fun projects as you learn the basics of crocheting with the activities in this book."--

Jul 22, 2017
Let's visit the desert by Silverman, Buffy, author. Let's visit the desert

Examines the desert biome's important features, plants, and animals and how they all work together to support life.

Jul 21, 2017

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