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What's great about Rhode Island? by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

What's great about Rhode Island?

"What's so great about Rhode Island? Readers will build skills to identify and summarize the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Ocean State. We'll explore Rhode Island's breathtaking beaches, exciting parks, historic landmarks, and fascinating history. The Rhode Island by Map feature helps students locate all the places covered in the book. A special section provides key state details such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all t

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about South Carolina? by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

What's great about South Carolina?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in South Carolina, including Fort Sumter, Congaree National Park, and Hollywild Animal Park.

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about South Dakota? by Meinking, Mary.

What's great about South Dakota?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in South Dakota, including Mount Rushmore, Jewel Cave National Monument, and Broken Boot Gold Mine.

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about Tennessee? by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

What's great about Tennessee?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Bell Witch Cave and Dollywood to the Tennessee Aquarium and Lookout Mountain.

Jul 31, 2015
What's great about Texas? by Lanser, Amanda.

What's great about Texas?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Houston Space Center and Austin to the Alamo and the state fair. --Publisher's description.

Jul 31, 2015
What's great about Utah? by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

What's great about Utah?

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about Virginia? by Kallio, Jamie.

What's great about Virginia?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Jamestown settlement and Busch Gardens to Colonial Williamsburg and Mount Vernon.

Jul 31, 2015
What's great about Washington? by Meinking, Mary.

What's great about Washington?

Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Evergreen State! We'll explore Washington's scenic coasts, lush parks, iconic landmarks, and rich history. The Washington by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Washington.

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about Wisconsin? by Wittekind, Erika, 1980- author.

What's great about Wisconsin?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Wisconsin Dells and the Ice Age Trail to the Circus World Museum and the Cave of the Mounds.

Jul 31, 2015
When crabs cross the sand - the Christmas Island crab migration by Katz Cooper, Sharon, author.

When crabs cross the sand - the Christmas Island crab migration

"Follows a single Christmas Island crab on its annual migration journey"--

Jul 31, 2015
When on Earth? - history as you've never seen it before. by

When on Earth? - history as you've never seen it before.

Incredible maps show where history was made. Much more than an atlas or a history book, When on Earth? charts global historical events through stunning world maps. A truly visual guide to discovering when, where, and why things happened, When on Earth? presents history as a series of stunning, specially commissioned historical maps of the world. Each of these maps charts a key global event, such as the migration of the earliest humans, the spread of the Black Death, or the European, African, and

Jul 24, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Mount Everest?

Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

Jul 31, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.

Jul 31, 2015
Who was Queen Victoria? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Queen Victoria?

Describes the life of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain from 1837 to 1901, and the social and political conditions in Great Britain during her lifetime.

Jul 31, 2015
Why are there stripes on the American flag? by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Why are there stripes on the American flag?

Do you know why the US flag has stars and stripes on it? What does the flag stand for, and why do we say the Pledge of Allegiance? Join Mr. Gomez's class as they study the flag to find out! They'll learn when the first American flag was made, what the Pledge of Allegiance means, and why we still honor the flag today.

Jul 31, 2015
Wild adventures / Look, Make, Explore - in Nature's Playground by Manning, Mick, author, illustrator.

Wild adventures / Look, Make, Explore - in Nature's Playground

A treasury of outdoor activities for children and their families is designed to foster awareness of the natural world and includes such activities as wildlife spotting, stargazing, and making plaster-cast animal tracks.

Jul 31, 2015
Wood frogs by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Wood frogs

"In this book, young readers learn about wood frogs and their hibernation patterns"--

Jul 25, 2015
Yellow jackets by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Yellow jackets

Jul 31, 2015
You'll love puggles by Edison, Erin, author.

You'll love puggles

Simple text and full-color photographs describe the characteristics and care of a puggle, a cross between a pug and a beagle.

Jul 24, 2015
Your circulatory system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your circulatory system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their circulatory system."--

Jul 31, 2015