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Abigail Adams in her own words by Belton, Blair, author.

Abigail Adams in her own words

Looks at the life and opinions of the second First Lady of the United States, supplemented with excerpts from her letters to give direct examples of her thoughts.

Apr 16, 2014
About habitats - forests by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About habitats - forests

Presents an introduction to the forest habitat, describing the variety of animals and plants that live there and why it needs to be protected.

Apr 16, 2014
Acorn to oak tree by Herrington, Lisa M.

Acorn to oak tree

Introduces the life cycle of an oak tree, explaining how it grows from an acorn, develops, and reproduces.

Apr 16, 2014
Airplanes by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Airplanes

Presents facts about airplanes, including how they fly, their most important parts, their pilots, how they are used, and why they are important.

Apr 16, 2014
Alaska's dog heroes - true stories of remarkable canines by Gill, Shelley, author.

Alaska's dog heroes - true stories of remarkable canines

"In Alaska, dogs really are a person's best friend. These true canine stories from the last frontier describe remarkable acts of intelligence, stamina, loyalty, and heroism by Balto, Togo, Tekla, Stickeen, and more of Alaska's famous dogs. From traversing mountains in winter with deliveries of life- saving medicine to fighting off bears and finding lost children, each beautifully illustrated and exciting story comes from the pages of Alaska's history" --

Apr 16, 2014
Alien worlds - your guide to extraterrestrial life by Aguilar, David A, author.

Alien worlds - your guide to extraterrestrial life

Considers the plausibility of alien life and what creatures living on extrasolar planets might be like, drawing on scientific sources to depict alien creatures who have adapted to the unique characteristics of their respective environments.

Apr 16, 2014
All about drawing - cool cars, fast planes & military machines by Lapadula, Tom (ILT)/ Shelly, Jeff (ILT)

All about drawing - cool cars, fast planes & military machines

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing aircraft, watercraft, and land vehicles.

Apr 16, 2014
All about Indonesia - stories, songs and crafts for kids by Hibbs, Linda.

All about Indonesia - stories, songs and crafts for kids

Introduces Indonesia, describing its history, geography, culture, everyday life, educational system, cuisine, language, and religion, as well as discussing traditional regional costumes, music, and dance.

Apr 16, 2014
Am I a good friend? - a book about trustworthiness by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Am I a good friend? - a book about trustworthiness

Offers information and advice on being a good friend, including keeping promises, keeping secrets, and telling the truth.

Apr 16, 2014
Amazing archaeologists - true stories of astounding archaeological discoveries by Macdonald, Fiona.

Amazing archaeologists - true stories of astounding archaeological discoveries

Presents well-known archaeologists, including Howard Carter, who discovered Tutankhamun's tomb, Walter Alva, who discovered the treasure of Sipan, in Peru, and Constanza Ceruti, one of the discoverers of the child mummies found on a mountaintop in Chile.

Apr 16, 2014
Amazing snakes - an exciting insight into the weird and wonderful world of snakes and how they live, with 190 pictures by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author.

Amazing snakes - an exciting insight into the weird and wonderful world of snakes and how they live, with 190 pictures

Apr 16, 2014
American longhairs by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

American longhairs

Presents information on how to care for an American longhair cat, describing breed-specific traits and needs.

Apr 11, 2014
American quarter horses by Dell, Pamela.

American quarter horses

Describes the history of this breed of horse as well as its physical characteristics and behaviors, babies, and working life.

Apr 16, 2014
Ancient Egypt by Costain, Meredith.

Ancient Egypt

Apr 16, 2014
Ancient Greece by Park, Louise, 1961-

Ancient Greece

Explores ancient Greece, discussing the people, economy, government, religion, and education.

Apr 16, 2014
Andrew Luck by O'Neal, Claire, author.

Andrew Luck

Presents information about the life and accomplishments of the Colts quarterback while examining notable moments in his winning season.

Apr 16, 2014
Animal classification by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Animal classification

Looks at the system used by scientists to classify animals, examining the characteristics of different phyla, and paying special attention to the chordates and how they are organized.

Apr 16, 2014
Animal life by Aitken, Stephen, 1953-

Animal life

"Provides information on how climate change affects animal life"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 16, 2014
Animals by Hynes, Margaret, 1970- author.

Animals

Presents a visual introduction to animals, discussing physical characteristics, defenses, habitats, migration patterns, life cycles, and conservation.

Apr 16, 2014
Animals that climb by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that climb

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that climb, and includes chapters on mountain goats, squirrels, leopards, spider monkeys, and more!"--

Apr 16, 2014