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One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia by Paul, Miranda, author.

One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia

Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed? In Njau, Gambia, people simply dropped the bags and went on their way. One plastic bag became two. Then ten. Then a hundred.

Mar 29, 2015
Pablo Picasso by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pablo Picasso

Briefly examines the life and work of the renowned twentieth-century artist, describing and giving examples from his various periods or styles.

Mar 29, 2015
Pablo Picasso by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pablo Picasso

Mar 24, 2015
Pakistan by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Pakistan

Provides information about Pakistan, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Mar 29, 2015
Pandas by Riggs, Kate, author.

Pandas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to pandas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining features as their black-and-white fur"--

Mar 29, 2015
Party croc! - a folktale from Zimbabwe by MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-

Party croc! - a folktale from Zimbabwe

"In this retelling of a Shona folktale from Zimbabwe, a girl promises a crocodile he can come to a party in exchange for a favor, but since crocodiles aren't allowed in the village, she doesn't expect she'll have to keep the promise"--

Mar 29, 2015
Peekapoos by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Peekapoos

Mar 29, 2015
Pennsylvania - the Keystone State by Hart, Joyce, 1954- author.

Pennsylvania - the Keystone State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Pennsylvania.

Mar 29, 2015
Pirates by Lock, Deborah, author, editor.

Pirates

Presents a history of piracy throughout the world, and discusses characteristics of buccaneers, privateers, and corsairs, including descriptions of weapons and daily life.

Mar 29, 2015
Pokémon - essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 640 Pokémon. by

Pokémon - essential handbook - the need-to-know stats and facts on over 640 Pokémon.

Get all the details you need about over 640 Poke´mon characters, find out how each evolved and which region they hail from. Then you can master almost any Poke´mon training challenge.

Mar 29, 2015
Polar scientist - the coolest jobs on the planet by Shuckburgh, Emily, author.

Polar scientist - the coolest jobs on the planet

"Find out what's involved in becoming a polar scientist from a top researcher in the field. You'll find out about the scientist's heroes, the equipment and skills she uses, and the challenges of conducting research and experiments in sub-zero temperatures!"--

Mar 29, 2015
Polar scientist by Shuckburgh, Emily, author.

Polar scientist

"Find out what's involved in becoming a polar scientist from a top researcher in the field. You'll find out about the scientist's heroes, the equipment and skills she uses, and the challenges of conducting research and experiments in sub-zero temperatures!"--

Mar 26, 2015
Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down by Adler, David A.

Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down

Sometimes prices go up and up and up. Then they suddenly crash. Why? In simple language and with colorful graphics and amusing characters, this picture book explains the basic laws of supply and demand, using examples kids will understand, such as dueling lemonade stands on the same block. Terms such as "fixed costs" and "variable costs" are clearly explained, and a glossary as well as a helpful graphic summary are included.

Mar 29, 2015
Puppy love - true stories of doggie devotion by Gerry, Lisa.

Puppy love - true stories of doggie devotion

A heartwarming collection of true stories explores themes of canine playfulness, friendship, heroism and loyalty and is complemented by uplifting National Geographic photography.

Mar 29, 2015
R.E.A.D. dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

R.E.A.D. dogs

"In this book, readers will learn about dogs in the R.E.A.D. program."--

Mar 28, 2015
Race cars - science, technology, and engineering by Gregory, Josh, author.

Race cars - science, technology, and engineering

"Learn about the history of auto racing and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Mar 29, 2015
Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War by Wittman, Susan S.

Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War

"Discusses the Reconstruction period (1865-1877) after the American Civil War, including the rebuilding of the South and the establishment of laws protecting the rights of African-Americans"--

Mar 29, 2015
Refugees by Howell, Sara.

Refugees

Mar 29, 2015
Remarkable feats. by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Remarkable feats.

Collects unusual facts about human accomplishments, including man whose house is elaborately decorated with curiosities and record setters in various fields.

Mar 29, 2015
Rembrandt by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Rembrandt

"Introduces the reader to the artist Rembrandt"--

Mar 29, 2015