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Animal mash-ups by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal mash-ups

"Learn all about nature's most incredible hybrids, from those that occur naturally to those created with the help of scientists and breeders"--

May 2, 2016
Antelopes by Riggs, Kate, author.

Antelopes

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of antelopes, the bovids of Africa and Asia. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how tsessebes got their horns"--

May 2, 2016
Anything but ordinary Addie - the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Anything but ordinary Addie - the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic

May 2, 2016
Badlands National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Badlands National Park

An exploration of Badlands National Park, including how its carved landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the rock formation known as the Badlands Wall.

May 2, 2016
Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities

Examines "the modern history of America's favorite pastime. Kids will discover how the game has changed over the years, reading about topics such as the Dead Ball Era, World War II, segregation and integration, bonus babies, the Reserve Clause and Free Agency, and the designated hitter. Along the way, they'll [read] firsthand quotes and stories from more than 175 former major leaguers who were eyewitnesses to and participants in baseball's most incredible feats and biggest moments"--Amazon.com.

May 2, 2016
Bees & wasps by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959-

Bees & wasps

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of bees and wasps.

May 2, 2016
Big Bend National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Big Bend National Park

An exploration of Big Bend National Park, including how its desert canyons were formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the hiking route called Chimneys Trail.

May 2, 2016
Black Bart (Bartholomew Roberts) by Bankston, John, 1974-

Black Bart (Bartholomew Roberts)

May 2, 2016
Blast back! - ancient Egypt by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - ancient Egypt

Presents a tour of what everyday life was like in ancient Egypt covering topics ranging from period work and entertainment to religion and medical care.

May 2, 2016
Blast back! - ancient Greece by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - ancient Greece

Introduces the history of ancient Greece, covering religions, politics, myths, and entertainment activities.

May 2, 2016
Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love by Strebe, Jenny, author.

Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love

"A step-by-step guide to 50 hairstyles and basic hair care for girls."--

May 2, 2016
Brave hearts by Goldish, Meish, author.

Brave hearts

"In this book, readers will read stories of how pet dogs have save their owner from a crisis."--

May 2, 2016
Brave like me. by Kerley, Barbara, author

Brave like me.

"When someone is serving our country, far from home, everyone in their family has to be brave. Including -- and sometimes especially -- the kids. This book speaks to all kids in this situation in telling the story of a boy and a girl with parents away on duty. It captures the children's worries, fears, trials, and triumphs while waiting for their parents to return from service. Although the narrative tells one universal tale, the photographs depict multiple perspectives so that every reader has

May 2, 2016
Buffalo Bill Cody by Lusted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Buffalo Bill Cody

May 2, 2016
Can you tell a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus? by Silverman, Buffy.

Can you tell a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus?

"How can you tell apart a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus? Did one have a longer tail? What did each dinosaur's feet look like? Find out these answers and more to become an expert on the differences between these supersized creatures."--

May 2, 2016
Catch your breath - writing poignant poetry by Salas, Laura Purdie, author.

Catch your breath - writing poignant poetry

"Introduces and defines essential elements of writing poetry accompanied by compelling writing prompts for practicing new skills. Real-life author bios and excerpts enhance skills and understanding"--

May 2, 2016
Cecil's pride - the true story of a lion king by Hatkoff, Craig, author.

Cecil's pride - the true story of a lion king

Describes Cecil the lion's rise to power at the Hwange National Park, from his struggles as a cub and alliance with rival Jericho to his untimely death that shocked the world.

May 2, 2016
Center field - the history of baseball by Winters, Jaime.

Center field - the history of baseball

Do you know who invented baseball? Who won the first world series? Find the answers to these questions and more in this book chronicling the historic triumphs and challenges of the sport.

May 2, 2016
Cola Fountains and Spattering Paint Bombs - 47 Experiments to Do at Home by Goossens, Jesse/ Faas, Linde (ILT)

Cola Fountains and Spattering Paint Bombs - 47 Experiments to Do at Home

May 2, 2016
Comets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Comets

"A young scientist's guide to orbiting comets, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

May 2, 2016