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Animals work by Lewin, Ted.

Animals work

Jul 28, 2014
Anna & Solomon by Snyder, Elaine, author.

Anna & Solomon

Based on the story of the author's grandparents' migration to the United States from late-nineteenth-century Russia, shares how Solomon moved to the U.S. first, where he worked to save money for Anna to join him.

Jul 28, 2014
Armond goes to a party - a book about Asperger's and friendship by Carlson, Nancy L, author, illustrator.

Armond goes to a party - a book about Asperger's and friendship

"A boy with Asperger's overcomes his social challenges to help a friend celebrate her birthday"--

Jul 28, 2014
Armored dinosaurs! - the Ornithischians. by

Armored dinosaurs!  - the Ornithischians.

"An introduction to armored and duckbilled dinosaurs, plant-eating dinosaurs that belong to the group called ornithischians, one of the two major groups of dinosaurs. Features include an original drawing of each dinosaur, fun facts, a glossary, and a list of additional resources"--

Jul 28, 2014
Ashley Bryan's puppets by Bryan, Ashley, author.

Ashley Bryan's puppets

Introduces puppets created out of found objects by describing each with a poem.

Jul 28, 2014
Astrology and Astronomy by Stefoff, Rebecca

Astrology and Astronomy

Jul 26, 2014
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Tournemille, Harry, author.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

"This insightful title provides an overview of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other emotional and behavioral disorders, including Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options and management are discussed"--

Jul 28, 2014
Battle of Gettysburg by Hamilton, John, 1959-

Battle of Gettysburg

Jul 28, 2014
Battle of Gettysburg by Hamilton, John, 1959- author.

Battle of Gettysburg

Offers an overview of the 1863 battle of Gettysburg, looking at the historical context, the leaders involved, the events leading up to the battle, how the battle played out, and the aftermath of the bloody conflict.

Jul 24, 2014
Be aware! - my tips for personal safety by Bellisario, Gina.

Be aware! - my tips for personal safety

"Sophie is on a mission. You can call her Agent S. Like any good spy, Sophie knows how to be safe. She helps her brother stay away from danger too. They watch for speeding cars. They avoid strangers. And they never goof around on the school bus!"--Amazon.com.

Jul 28, 2014
Beautiful ballerinas by Dombey, Elizabeth.

Beautiful ballerinas

"Kids will learn all about ballet: the most famous ballets, the positions, the outfits, the fun, and the hard work! It's not all roses and tutus for ballerinas. Dancing takes hard work and lots of practice"--

Jul 22, 2014
Beautiful ballerinas by Dombey, Elizabeth.

Beautiful ballerinas

"Kids will learn all about ballet: the most famous ballets, the positions, the outfits, the fun, and the hard work! It's not all roses and tutus for ballerinas. Dancing takes hard work and lots of practice"--

Jul 28, 2014
Big book of how. by

Big book of how.

Provides answers to a diverse collection of over five hundred commonly asked questions, covering such areas as animals, buildings, transportation, food, the human body, and going green.

Jul 27, 2014
Big book of what? by Nichols, Catherine.

Big book of what?

Provides answers to a diverse collection of over eight hundred commonly asked factual questions, covering such areas as animals, space, the human body, food, survival, mysteries, and inventions.

Jul 28, 2014
Big book of where by Falken, Linda, author.

Big book of where

Provides answers to a diverse collection of commonly asked geographical questions, presenting over eight hundred facts and figures that cover the entire globe and beyond.

Jul 28, 2014
Big book of why - crazy, cool, & outrageous by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Big book of why - crazy, cool, & outrageous

Packed with hundreds of new brain busting questions with easy to understand answers that made the first Big Book of Why a best seller. The book is divided by subject area, humans, animals, environment/nature, technology and space, and written in an upbeat manner, each answer is accompanied by either a photo or an illustration to show the reasons why.

Jul 28, 2014
Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple by Mapua, Jeff.

Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple

Jul 25, 2014
Birdlike dinosaurs! - small Theropods and prehistoric birds. by

Birdlike dinosaurs! - small Theropods and prehistoric birds.

"An introduction to small theropods, a group of dinosaurs that walked on two legs and that included the meat-eating dinosaurs, and to prehistoric birds. Features include an original drawing of each dinosaur, fun facts, a glossary, and a list of additional resources"--

Jul 28, 2014
Body basics by Coupe, Robert.

Body basics

Presents an overview of the human body, discusses how the parts and systems work, and includes information on growth and aging.

Jul 25, 2014
Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors by Tucker, Tom, 1944-

Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors

Reveals some of the amazing inventions of the past and present that have come from young Americans, ages eight to nineteen.

Jul 28, 2014