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Give bees a chance by Barton, Bethany, 1982- author, illustrator. Give bees a chance

"In this nonfiction picture book an enthusiastic bee-loving narrator tries to convince a bee-phobic friend that our fuzzy, flying neighbors are our friends--we should all give bees a chance!"--

May 23, 2017
Giant centipede - colossal creeper of the night by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Giant centipede - colossal creeper of the night

May 23, 2017
Ghost ship - the pharaoh's buried vessel by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author. Ghost ship - the pharaoh's buried vessel

Filled with fascinating details about life in ancient Egypt, this new series unravels the mysteries surrounding the giant pyramids, desert cemeteries, buried ships, lost tombs and more.

May 23, 2017
Garbage in space - a space discovery guide by Goldstein, Margaret J. Garbage in space - a space discovery guide

Provided by publisher.

May 23, 2017
Galaxies by Hudak, Heather C., 1975- Galaxies

May 23, 2017
The future architect's handbook by Beck, Barbara (Architect), author. The future architect's handbook

Introduces architecture and how architects work by tracing each step in the building of an imaginary house, from the initial idea to the development of plans to the point where the architect can pass the designs to a contractor.

May 23, 2017
Fruit by McMullen, Gemma, author. Fruit

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Frog by Vasilyeva, Anastasiya, author. Frog

A bullfrog plops into a pond. It was once a tiny egg. So how did it develop? Beginning readers will discover how an egg grows into a tadpole and then into an adult frog in this basic introduction to animal development. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The clear text, fresh design, and colorful, eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.

May 23, 2017
The four spheres of Earth by Larson, Paul, 1953- author. The four spheres of Earth

"Geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere ... each of these spheres make up planet Earth. Each sphere has an important and specific function. Is it just one that makes it possible for life on earth? Read and find out!"--

May 23, 2017
Florence Nightingale by Cooke, Tim Florence Nightingale

May 23, 2017
Flickr by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964- author. Flickr

"This title examines Flickr, the photo-sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Flickr operates, and its impact on society. Key components such as Editing, Tagging, and Camera Roll are also explored"--Amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
First words - French by First words - French

Introduces one hundred travel-related words to young readers and includes pronunciation guides.

May 23, 2017
Falcons by Wilson, Emily, 1987- Falcons

What makes falcons different from other birds of prey? If it isn't their small size, it's their unique ability to be trained by people to hunt. Readers learn these facts and more through this volume, which offers an exciting perspective on important elementary life science topics. Readers will delight in learning about this raptor's appearance, survival techniques, predatory behavior, and more. Popular falcon species such as the Peregrine falcon are closely examined.

May 23, 2017
Eye of the storm - NASA, drones, and the race to crack the hurricane code by Cherrix, Amy E., author. Eye of the storm - NASA, drones, and the race to crack the hurricane code

Describes the ways in which technology is being used to study hurricanes in order to predict both the timing and strength of these storms, focusing on NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel mission (HS3) mission that uses drone technology.

May 23, 2017
Extreme weather by Maloof, Torrey, author. Extreme weather

"Twirling tornadoes, horrific hurricanes, deadly dust storms, and blowing blizzards. Depending where you live, you may have experienced one of these frightening storms. Although being caught in extreme weather can be dangerous, being prepared can save your life!"--

May 23, 2017
Exploring Space - From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond by Jenkins, Martin/ Biesty, Stephen (ILT) Exploring Space - From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond

May 23, 2017
Environment - a world of change by Rice, Dona, author. Environment - a world of change

"Change is all around us. The land moves and shakes. Day always changes into night. You will change, too, as you grow older. Change is one thing you can always count on!"--

May 23, 2017
The Emancipation Proclamation by Vescia, Monique, author. The Emancipation Proclamation

Provides a historical context for the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on American history.

May 23, 2017
Eli Whitney and the Industrial Revolution by Niver, Heather Moore, author. Eli Whitney and the Industrial Revolution

Profiles the life and achievements of the inventor whose creation of the cotton gin, as well as a machine that could mass-produce muskets, transformed the American economy and greatly influenced manufacturing.

May 23, 2017
Electricity by Westrup, Hugh, author. Electricity

"Computers, refrigerators, and lights. They are all powered by electricity. Many everyday objects need electricity. But what exactly is it and how does it work? Dig deeper into understanding the beautiful mystery of electricity"--

May 23, 2017

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