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Monsters are real! - and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author. Monsters are real! - and other fun facts

Introduces some of the world's real-life monsters, including the giant squid, vampire bats, anacondas, and Komodo dragons, and explains how some mythical monsters may have origins rooted in fact.

Oct 1, 2016
Montmorency's book of rhymes by Winter, T. J. Montmorency's book of rhymes

Oct 1, 2016
My first book of Tagalog words - Filipino rhymes and verses by Romulo, Liana. My first book of Tagalog words - Filipino rhymes and verses

A series of rhymes and verses in English that introduce Philippine words and culture to preschool children, featuring one word for each letter of the alphabet.

Oct 1, 2016
My Washington, DC by Jakobsen, Kathy, author, illustrator. My Washington, DC

Sep 29, 2016
Nez Perce by Bodden, Valerie. Nez Perce

"A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian tribe known as the Nez Perce, including Chief Joseph and conflicts such as the Battle of the Big Hole"--

Oct 1, 2016
Nickelodeon by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Nickelodeon

"Engaging images accompany information about Nickelodeon. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 29, 2016
Niger by Somervill, Barbara A., author. Niger

Oct 1, 2016
Nigeria by Rogers Seavey, Lura, author. Nigeria

Oct 1, 2016
Nigeria by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Nigeria

Sep 29, 2016
Ocean animals from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author. Ocean animals from head to tail

Sep 29, 2016
Oceans by Gray, Samantha, author, editor. Oceans

Describes the three major regions of the ocean, depending on the amount of sunlight they receive, and some of the animals that live in each.

Oct 1, 2016
Octopuses by Riggs, Kate, author. Octopuses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of octopuses, the eight-armed ocean creatures. Also included is a history of the belief that octopuses were sea monsters"--

Oct 1, 2016
Octopuses one to ten by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author. Octopuses one to ten

"A fascinating counting journey through the amazing and mysterious world of octopuses"--

Oct 1, 2016
Order in the court - a look at the judicial branch by Kowalski, Kathiann M., 1955- Order in the court - a look at the judicial branch

Takes a look at the judicial branch of the U.S. government.

Oct 1, 2016
Ostriches by Gish, Melissa, author. Ostriches

"A look at ostriches, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long and powerful legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their herd hierarchy in the world today"--

Oct 1, 2016
Ostriches by Gish, Melissa, author. Ostriches

"A look at ostriches, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long and powerful legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their herd hierarchy in the world today"--

Sep 29, 2016
Over in the meadow by Feierabend, John Martin. Over in the meadow

Over in the meadow...there lives a wonderful array of animals and their young. This traditional folksong probably originated in the United Kingdom in the sixteenth century. In the Ozarks in 1882, Katherine Floyd Dana (under the pen name Olive A. Wadsworth) wrote down the words, and Mabel Wood Hill notated the music to be preserved for generations to sing.

Sep 29, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary by Dahl, Roald, author. Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary

This is not an ordinary dictionary. After all, you wouldn't expect a Roald Dahl Dictionary to be ordinary, would you? Only really interesting words are allowed in this dictionary. All the words which Roald Dahl invented are here, plus the names of Roald Dahl's characters and places. You will also find words that are important in Roald Dahl's world. Finally, some words are simply here just for fun.

Sep 28, 2016
Parakeets by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- author. Parakeets

Presents information on how to care for pet parakeets.

Oct 1, 2016
Peacocks by Gish, Melissa, author. Peacocks

"A look at peacocks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as the male's colorful plumage, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the protected status of Congo and green peacocks in the world today"--

Oct 1, 2016