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13 bridges children should know by Finger, Brad.

13 bridges children should know

This book introduces children to 13 important bridges that span the centuries as well as the globe.

Jul 30, 2016
23 ways to be an eco hero - a step-by-step guide to creative ways you can save the world. by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

23 ways to be an eco hero - a step-by-step guide to creative ways you can save the world.

"Packed full of step-by-step projects, this is the perfect book for crafty kids eager yo reuse, recycle, and do their bit for the environment. With a mixture of simple and challenging projects, readers can learn how to create new objects from scrap materials, make their homes more eco-friendly, and turn even the smallest outdoor space into a wildlife haven." --cover.

Jul 30, 2016
A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

"Tap! Tap! Tap! Crack! Using his beak, a baby bird breaks out of an egg that's nearly the size of a cantaloupe. With his spindly legs and long, thin neck, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature breaking out of his egg is an ostrich chick, and one day he will be the biggest bird around--just like his dad

Jul 30, 2016
A landscaper's tools by Avery, Sebastian, author.

A landscaper's tools

Lets get digging! Readers will delight in learning about a career as a landscaper, focusing on the different tools that help them create beautiful yards, gardens, and parks. The book will introduce them to tools such as pickaxes, spades, and different kinds of shovels, while explaining their function and importance. Theyll also learn what landscapers wear to keep themselves safe, such as gloves, goggles, and boots.

Jul 30, 2016
A Life in Pictures by Foreman, Michael/ Morpurgo, Michael (FRW)

A Life in Pictures

Jul 30, 2016
A math journey around the wonders of the world by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey around the wonders of the world

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the natural and human-made wonders of the world make learning about math topics easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to explore these wonders and use their mathematical skills at such sites as the pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, Mount Everest, and the Galapagos Islands. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills"--

Jul 30, 2016
A math journey through computer games by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey through computer games

"Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jul 30, 2016
A party for clouds - thunderstorms by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A party for clouds - thunderstorms

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of thunderstorms, learning about thunder, lightning, and how they are formed"--

Jul 30, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Jul 30, 2016
A primary source history of the American Revolution by Webb, Sarah Powers, 1967- author.

A primary source history of the American Revolution

What was it like to be part of the American Revolution? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Jul 30, 2016
A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War by Micklos, John, author.

A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War

What was it like to be part of the U.S. Civil War? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Jul 30, 2016
A reptile's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author.

A reptile's view of the world

"From a reptile's point of view, tells about reptile senses, providing insight into reptile behavior and abilities"--

Jul 30, 2016
A snowstorm shows off - blizzards by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A snowstorm shows off - blizzards

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore blizzards, learning how they form and where they happen"--

Jul 30, 2016
A spiny back and green scaly skin by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A spiny back and green scaly skin

"From a leathery, white egg, a tiny snout appears. Then a bright green head, skinny body, and long, thin tail emerge. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature hatching from her egg is a baby iguana, and one day this tiny reptile will be 4 feet (1.2 m) long, with a powerful, muscular body--just like her mo

Jul 30, 2016
A timeline of presidential elections by Krasner, Barbara, author.

A timeline of presidential elections

"Offers a chronological look at U.S. presidential elections utilizing an info graphic approach"--

Jul 30, 2016
A tiny beak and spiky feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A tiny beak and spiky feathers

"Cozy in his nest, a tiny chick waits for his parents to arrive with food. With his tiny pink beak and sparse, spiky feathers, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature huddled alongside his brothers and sisters is a cockatiel chick, and one day he will be a sleek, colorful, super-fast flyer--just like his

Jul 30, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Jul 30, 2016
Africa by Oachs, Emily Rose.

Africa

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Africa. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 30, 2016
African Savanna by Gregory, Josh, author.

African Savanna

Jul 30, 2016
Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems by Batten, Mary, author.

Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems

When animals or plants invade a new habitat, they can upset the delicate balance of the ecosystem. Explores how and why plants and animals enter ecosystems to which they are not native, as well as the consequences of these invasions for other animals, plants, and humans.

Jul 30, 2016