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Birdlike dinosaurs! - small Theropods and prehistoric birds. by

Birdlike dinosaurs! - small Theropods and prehistoric birds.

"An introduction to small theropods, a group of dinosaurs that walked on two legs and that included the meat-eating dinosaurs, and to prehistoric birds. Features include an original drawing of each dinosaur, fun facts, a glossary, and a list of additional resources"--

Aug 13, 2014
Body basics by Coupe, Robert.

Body basics

Explains how the many different and complex elerments of the human body work together.

Aug 20, 2014
Books in motion - connecting preschoolers with books through art, games, movement, music, playacting, and props by Dietzel-Glair, Julie, 1976- author.

Books in motion - connecting preschoolers with books through art, games, movement, music, playacting, and props

Aug 20, 2014
Boxfish by Bell, Samantha, author.

Boxfish

"Discover facts about boxfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Aug 20, 2014
Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors by Tucker, Tom, 1944-

Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors

Reveals some of the amazing inventions of the past and present that have come from young Americans, ages eight to nineteen.

Aug 15, 2014
Brauner Bär, wen siehst denn du? by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004.

Brauner Bär, wen siehst denn du?

Aug 20, 2014
Brave Chicken Little by Byrd, Robert, author, illustrator.

Brave Chicken Little

A retelling of the classic story of Chicken Little, who has an acorn fall on his head and runs in a panic to his friends Henny Penny, Ducky Lucky, and others, to tell them the sky is falling.

Aug 20, 2014
Brown bears by Gish, Melissa, author.

Brown bears

"A scientific look at brown bears, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coat, behaviors, relationships with humans, and elusiveness of the apex predators in the world today"--

Aug 20, 2014
Brown girl dreaming by Woodson, Jacqueline.

Brown girl dreaming

"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a

Aug 13, 2014
Building a car by Hammelef, Danielle S., author.

Building a car

"Describes the process of building a car"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 20, 2014
Building a motorcycle by Omoth, Tyler.

Building a motorcycle

"Before you can cruise down the highway on two wheels, a lot of work goes into making a motorcycle. How are these amazing machines built? Get ready to find out!" --Publishers description.

Aug 20, 2014
Building an airplane by Hammelef, Danielle S., author.

Building an airplane

"Describes the process of building an airplane"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 20, 2014
Building the Titanic - The Making of a Doomed Ship by McCollum, Sean

Building the Titanic - The Making of a Doomed Ship

Aug 20, 2014
Bulldozers by Lennie, Charles

Bulldozers

Aug 20, 2014
Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth by Bang, Molly, author.

Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth

"It's time to learn about the role of carbon and fossil fuels on planet Earth! As much as our news is packed with articles about the importance of fossil fuels to the world economy and the global warming caused by increased carbon emissions, few people understand what is happening. Now Bang and Chisholm present a clear, concise explanation of the fossil-fuel energy cycle that began with the sun and now runs most of the manufacturing, transportation, and energy use in our world. Here is a stunnin

Aug 20, 2014
California by Burgan, Michael

California

Aug 20, 2014
Cat whys by Prap, Lila.

Cat whys

Humorous answers to questions about cats plus factual information about cat behavior.

Aug 20, 2014
Cells up close by Nelson, Maria.

Cells up close

Introduces cells, describing their physical makeup, the different kinds of cells from bacteria to tissue cells, and how they function.

Aug 20, 2014
Chimpanzees by Gish, Melissa.

Chimpanzees

"A look at chimpanzees, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their knuckle-walking, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 20, 2014
Chinese New Year by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Chinese New Year

Overview: Cultural Holidays investigates holidays all around the world! Each book brings the spirit of a holiday alive with colorful illustrations and provides clear facts about the holiday's special traditions and history. Which holiday will you celebrate next?.

Aug 20, 2014