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Grizzly bear by Gagne, Tammy, author. Grizzly bear

Grizzly bears are powerful animals that eat a wide variety of foods. When people started living closer to grizzlies, the two species clashed. This book investigates the complex relationship between the bears and humans and how conservationists are using engineering and technology to restore the grizzly population.

Aug 11, 2017
Great Lakes shipwrecks by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Great Lakes shipwrecks

Looks at the history of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, from the "white hurricane" of 1913 to the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

Aug 11, 2017
The great Chicago fire - a cause-and-effect investigation by Regan, Michael, 1946- author. The great Chicago fire - a cause-and-effect investigation

On October 8, 1871, a fierce fire broke out in the bustling city of Chicago. Jumping rivers and burning miles of buildings and homes, the flames raged for more than two days. More than a hundred people died, and thousands were left homeless. Could the city have prevented this blaze? To understand the impact of a disaster, you must understand its causes. How did Chicago's building methods add fuel to the fire? How did human error delay help when the fire broke out? Investigate the disaster from a

Aug 11, 2017
Giant otter by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Giant otter

Presents information about the giant otter, including physical characteristics, its everyday life, and its hunting abilities.

Aug 11, 2017
Ghostly towns by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Ghostly towns

Explores four ghostly towns, including Centralia, Pennsylvania, Bannack, Montana, Llanellen, Wales, and Old Cahawba, Alabama.

Aug 11, 2017
Garbage trucks by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author. Garbage trucks

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

Aug 11, 2017
Fighter pilots in action by Omoth, Tyler, author. Fighter pilots in action

Give readers an inside look at the dangerous job of fighter pilots. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Aug 11, 2017
Ferrari Spider by James, Oswald, author. Ferrari Spider

If you like Italian food, Italian fashion, or anything about Italy, you'll love a Ferrari. Since 1947, Ferrari racecars and road cars have set the standard in both style and performance. Learn abou these legendary supercars!

Aug 11, 2017
Extreme animals by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Extreme animals

Describes animals that have unique characteristics, including the cheetah, peregrine falcon, sunfish, and star-nosed mole.

Aug 11, 2017
Explore comets and asteroids by Yasuda, Anita, author. Explore comets and asteroids

Provides an introduction to comets and asteroids and gives step-by-step directions for interactive projects, including creating models of various celestial objects, experimenting with gravity, and building a refracting telescope.

Aug 11, 2017
Erosion and sediments by Wilson, Steve, author. Erosion and sediments

Explains the process of erosion and weathering, sedimentary rocks, and the rock cycle.

Aug 11, 2017
Elliott's guide to dinosaurs by Seah, Elliott, 2006- author. Elliott's guide to dinosaurs

Answers common questions about dinosaurs and profiles different genera, including the Dimetrodon, Plateosaurus, and Triceratops.

Aug 11, 2017
Elephants by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Elephants

"Find out why elephants are in danger of dying out, what effect these animals have on the environment, and what people are doing to save them from extinction."--

Aug 11, 2017
Easy origami scrapbooking - an augmented reality crafting experience by Harbo, Christopher L., author. Easy origami scrapbooking - an augmented reality crafting experience

Handcrafted scrapbook pages are just a few folds away! Learn how to turn origami whales, turtles, flowers, and more into themed scrapbook pages for your favorite memories. With photo-illustrated instructions and augmented reality access to video tutorials, you'll never get stuck on a step.

Aug 11, 2017
Duct tape costumes by Bernhardt, Carolyn, author. Duct tape costumes

"Readers can both play and create while using this duct tape costume how-to guide."--

Aug 11, 2017
Dream jobs in math by Hynson, Colin. Dream jobs in math

Discusses careers in math, including cryptology, cartography, and climate modeling.

Aug 11, 2017
Deserted prisons by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Deserted prisons

Several stories about haunted prisons.

Aug 11, 2017
Deep-sea fishermen in action by Omoth, Tyler, author. Deep-sea fishermen in action

Give readers an inside look at the dangerous job of deep-sea fishermen. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Aug 11, 2017
Deadly droughts by Rajczak, Michael, author. Deadly droughts

Aug 11, 2017
Danger on the mountain! - true stories of extreme adventures by Treinish, Gregg, author. Danger on the mountain! - true stories of extreme adventures

Aug 11, 2017

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