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Blizzards by Meister, Cari. Blizzards

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind blizzards, including where and why blizzards happen and how to stay safe when the snow starts to blow. Includes activity, glossary, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 1, 2016
Blue moon soup - a family cookbook - recipes by Goss, Gary, author. Blue moon soup - a family cookbook - recipes

Offers thirty seasonal soup recipes, as well as recipes for breads, salads, and other side dishes.

Oct 1, 2016
Board game builder - Milton Bradley by Slater, Lee, 1969- Board game builder - Milton Bradley

Chronicles the life and career of the board game creator.

Oct 1, 2016
Bold riders - the story of the Pony Express by Micklos, John, author. Bold riders - the story of the Pony Express

"Examines the history of the Pony Express, including why it formed, the dangers riders faced, and why its legend lives on today"--

Oct 1, 2016
Bold riders - the story of the Pony Express by Micklos, John, author. Bold riders - the story of the Pony Express

"Examines the history of the Pony Express, including why it formed, the dangers riders faced, and why its legend lives on today"--

Sep 29, 2016
Bolt. Awful, disgusting parasites by Bolt. Awful, disgusting parasites

Oct 1, 2016
Boo! haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author. Boo! haiku

"A witch, a bat, a skeleton, a jack-o'-lantern, a ghost, a black cat, a spider, an owl, and a scarecrow are all hiding in the pages of this clever Halloween-themed book. Deanna Caswell's playful haiku cleverly hint at the creatures revealed after each turn of the page while Bob Shea's bright illustrations capture the scary silliness"--

Sep 29, 2016
Brachiosaurus by Gregory, Josh, author. Brachiosaurus

"Learn about dinosaur known as Brachiosaurus, from what it ate to how it lived."--

Oct 1, 2016
Break the Siege - Make Your Own Catapults by Ives, Rob, author. Break the Siege - Make Your Own Catapults

"Use up spare parts or forgotten items from the garage to build your own miniature siege engine! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 28, 2016
Break the siege - make your own catapults by Ives, Rob, author. Break the siege - make your own catapults

"Use up spare parts or forgotten items from the garage to build your own miniature siege engine! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Oct 1, 2016
California wildfires survival stories by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author. California wildfires survival stories

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the devastating wildfires that broke out across southern California in October 2007. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a timeline of the disaster, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author"--Publisher.

Oct 1, 2016
Canadian taiga by Franchino, Vicky, author. Canadian taiga

"Explore the taiga of Canada and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Oct 1, 2016
Castle attack - make your own medieval battlefield by Ives, Rob, author. Castle attack - make your own medieval battlefield

"Make your own miniature medieval battlefield with ordinary items found around your house or school! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Oct 1, 2016
Children just like me / A New Celebration of Children Around the World by Saunders, Catherine, author. Children just like me / A New Celebration of Children Around the World

Highlights the lives of children from over thirty countries around the world, explaining how their experiences are different, and yet the same, all over the globe.

Oct 1, 2016
Chile by Burgan, Michael, author. Chile

Oct 1, 2016
Chimpanzee by Bell, Samantha, author. Chimpanzee

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

Oct 1, 2016
Chris Hadfield and the International Space Station by Langley, Andrew, 1949- author. Chris Hadfield and the International Space Station

"Join Chris Hadfield living on the International Space Station! This book examines the extraordinary life of one of the most popular astronauts, from his early life to the six months he spent living in space. Discover what the International Space Centre is used for, and how astronauts like Hadfield can live there. Find out about the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown."--

Oct 1, 2016
Cicada by Shoulders, Michael, author. Cicada

Oct 1, 2016
Civil engineers! by Glenn, John, 1968- author. Civil engineers!

Oct 1, 2016
Coelophysis by Gregory, Josh, author. Coelophysis

"Learn about the dinosaur known as Coelophysis, from what it ate to how it lived."--

Oct 1, 2016