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Animal school - what class are you? by Lord, Michelle.

Animal school - what class are you?

Rhyming text introduces young readers to the five classes of vertebrates, describing the characteristics of reptiles, fish, mammals, birds, and amphibians.

Sep 19, 2014
Animal teachers by Halfmann, Janet, author.

Animal teachers

"Short entries portray how 12 different animals are taught various "lessons." Chicks learn to peck to get their bellies full; a prairie dog pup learns how to spot and warn others about predators; a bottlenose dolphin learns how to recognize its mother's signature call"--

Sep 19, 2014
Animalium by Broom, Jenny, author.

Animalium

Sep 19, 2014
Anteaters by Gregory, Josh, author.

Anteaters

Sep 19, 2014
Arizona by Somervill, Barbara A.

Arizona

Sep 19, 2014
Arkansas by King, David C.

Arkansas

Sep 19, 2014
Arkansas by King, David C.

Arkansas

Sep 14, 2014
Arkansas by Prentzas, G. S.

Arkansas

Sep 19, 2014
Augustus Caesar by Gagne, Tammy.

Augustus Caesar

Augustus Caesar was Rome's first emperor, but exactly how he came to claim that title is a long and exciting story.

Sep 18, 2014
Bacteria up close by Roza, Greg.

Bacteria up close

Explores the history of bacteria research and describes bacteria's properties, where they are found, and how they can be both helpful and harmful.

Sep 14, 2014
Balto's story by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Balto's story

Sep 19, 2014
Beavers by Gish, Melissa, author.

Beavers

"A scientific look at beavers, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their gnawing teeth, behaviors, relationships with humans, and abundance of the rodents in the world today"--

Sep 19, 2014
Bees by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Bees

"A kindergarten-level introduction to bees, covering their growth process, behaviors, the hives they call home, and such defining physical features as their stingers"--

Sep 19, 2014
BMW - ultimate riding experience by Barrington, Richard, 1961-

BMW - ultimate riding experience

Introduces the German company; profiles different types of motorcycle models, including information about their speed, performance, and appearance; and discusses scooters and enduro bikes.

Sep 19, 2014
Bodies from the ash by Deem, James M.

Bodies from the ash

Details the events that occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 A.D., focusing on how this information was deduced from the skeletons found by archaeologists at the site.

Sep 19, 2014
Body bones by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer.

Body bones

Explains the important functions of bones in the body by comparing human skeletons to those of other vertebrates, with photographs of people and animals in motion overlaid by illustrations of bones to show these supporting frameworks.

Sep 19, 2014
Boxfish by Bell, Samantha, author.

Boxfish

"Discover facts about boxfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Sep 19, 2014
Brown bears by Gish, Melissa, author.

Brown bears

"A scientific look at brown bears, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coat, behaviors, relationships with humans, and elusiveness of the apex predators in the world today"--

Sep 19, 2014
Brown girl dreaming by Woodson, Jacqueline.

Brown girl dreaming

"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a

Sep 19, 2014
Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure by Hoena, B. A, author.

Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Golden Gate Bridge. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Sep 19, 2014