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10 rivers that shaped the world by Peters, Marilee, 1968- author.

10 rivers that shaped the world

Examines ten rivers and traces their influence on world history, from the Awash were the bones of early hominids have been found, through the Nile, Tigris and Euphrates, and Yangtze, to the Mississippi, source of much American music.

Jun 30, 2015
100 Pablo Picassos by Duo Press, LLC (COR)/ Lemay, Violet (ILT)

100 Pablo Picassos

Presents the life and art of Pablo Picasso, describing his time in Spain and France and the many different styles of painting for which he was famous.

Jun 24, 2015
100 Pablo Picassos by Lemay, Violet, artist.

100 Pablo Picassos

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this amusing book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 Pablo Picassos throughout the book, young readers will explore the artist life from his childhood, to his major contributions to modern art, and from his love for pets to his endless curiosity about life. The book also invites readers to count the Picassos all the way to a 100, adding an entertaining element to discover the life and work of the gre

Jun 30, 2015
A kid's guide to keeping chickens by Caughey, Melissa, author.

A kid's guide to keeping chickens

Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey (author of the award-winning blog Tilly's Nest) provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have tons of fun doing it! Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive. She also suggests lots of creative activities sure to spark enthusiasm and imagination, such as speaking chicken, creati

Jun 30, 2015
A kid's guide to keeping chickens by Caughey, Melissa, author.

A kid's guide to keeping chickens

Presents a guide to raising chickens, describing the different types, the chores that need to be done everyday, the proper handling and training of the animals, the selection and examination of eggs, and what to do when a chicken becomes ill.

Jun 26, 2015
A nest is noisy by Aston, Dianna Hutts, author.

A nest is noisy

Introduces the world of nests, revealing the variety created by the world's birds, animals, and insects.

Jun 30, 2015
A year on the farm by Unstead, Sue, 1951- author.

A year on the farm

Follows the busy lives of Mr. and Mrs. Farmer on their farm throughout the seasons of the year, including turning over the soil in winter, caring for the baby animals born in spring, watering crops in the summer, and apples and wheat in fall.

Jun 24, 2015
A year on the farm by Unstead, Sue, 1951- author.

A year on the farm

Follows the busy lives of Mr. and Mrs. Farmer on their farm throughout the seasons of the year, including turning over the soil in winter, caring for the baby animals born in spring, watering crops in the summer, and apples and wheat in fall.

Jun 30, 2015
A+ Projects & Dioramas- A Student's Handbook by

A+ Projects & Dioramas- A Student's Handbook

Jun 30, 2015
Abraham Lincoln by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.

Abraham Lincoln

Text and illustrations present the life of the boy born on the Kentucky frontier who became the sixteenth president of the United States.

Jun 30, 2015
Aladdin - a story from Arabian nights by

Aladdin - a story from Arabian nights

"A sudden flash of blue light forced Aladdin to cover his face with his hands. When the young man finally lowered his hands, he was shocked by what appeared before him. It was a huge genie, hovering in midair!"--Page 4 of cover.

Jun 30, 2015
Aladdin by Francia, Giada, author.

Aladdin

A poor boy in love with a princess escapes an evil magician and discovers the power contained within an old lamp.

Jun 24, 2015
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"--

Jun 30, 2015
Allosaurus by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Allosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Allosaurus, including physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, diet, and fossil discovery"--

Jun 30, 2015
Allosaurus by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Allosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Allosaurus, including physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, diet, and fossil discovery"--

Jun 24, 2015
Amazing experiments with electricity and magnetism by Navarro, Paula, author.

Amazing experiments with electricity and magnetism

Provides instructions for sixteen simple experiments using common household materials to explore magnetic fields, conductors and nonconductors, and other topics in electricity and magnetism, and offers scientific explanations.

Jun 30, 2015
An insider's guide to lacrosse by Jones, Cameron.

An insider's guide to lacrosse

Jun 30, 2015
Ancient Rome by James, Simon, 1957- author.

Ancient Rome

A photo essay documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

Jun 30, 2015
Ancient Rome by James, Simon, 1957- author.

Ancient Rome

A photo essay documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

Jun 25, 2015
Apatosaurus by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Apatosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Apatosaurus, including physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, diet, and fossil discovery"--

Jun 30, 2015