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Butterflies by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013, author.


"A kindergarten-level introduction to butterflies, covering their growth process, behaviors, the warm areas they call home, and such defining physical features as their wings"--

Apr 26, 2015
Camels by Riggs, Kate, author.


"A kindergarten-level introduction to camels, covering their growth process, behaviors, the deserts they call home, and such defining features as their humps"--

Apr 26, 2015
Camping by York, M. J., 1983- author.


"Explore camping, an exciting outdoor activity, including camping gear, where to stay, and how to stay safe"--

Apr 23, 2015
Capybaras by Schafer, Susan, author.


Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of capybaras.

Apr 26, 2015
Cats by Meister, Cari, author.


"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet cat"--

Apr 26, 2015
Cesar Chavez by Gregory, Josh, author.

Cesar Chavez

Apr 23, 2015
Charlotte Hornets by Wyner, Zach, author.

Charlotte Hornets

"Make the journey to the South to leap On the Hardwood alongside the Charlotte Hornets. Owner Michael Jordan is trying to tutor a group of young playmakers about what it takes to be an NBA champion. The plan and the players are now in place. The playoffs are the next stop. On the Hardwood: Charlotte Hornets takes you to the heart of basketball country in North Carolina and details how much the game and their home team means to the region"--Back cover.

Apr 24, 2015
Cheetahs by Riggs, Kate, author.


"A kindergarten-level introduction to cheetahs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the lands they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted fur"--

Apr 26, 2015
China by Bodden, Valerie.


"A historical overview of dynastic China from the perspectives of the social classes, from the royals to the peasants, including the Chinese empire's growth and decline"--

Apr 25, 2015
Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author.

Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration?

Brian P. Cleary's rhymes and Martin Goneau's illustrations creatively present the concept of alliteration for young readers.

Apr 25, 2015
City firefighters by Goldish, Meish, author.

City firefighters

"In this book, young readers will learn about firefighters."--

Apr 26, 2015
Civil War by Stanchak, John E., author.

Civil War

"Discover the horror of slave life, and the Underground Railroad that helped its victims to escape. See the weapons used on the battlefields, from single-shot rifles to powerful Gatling guns. Find out how Abraham Lincoln became president in 1860 and why he was assassinated,"--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 24, 2015
Claude Monet by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Claude Monet

Briefly recounts the French impressionist painter's life and work.

Apr 24, 2015
Clayton Kershaw by Mills, Cliff, 1947-

Clayton Kershaw

Apr 23, 2015
Cliff dwellings- a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings- a hidden world

Introduces cliff dwellings of the Pueblo Indians and the mysteries that surround them and their home.

Apr 26, 2015
Clouds by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.


Explains how clouds form and profiles different varieties while outlining a range of outdoor-themed activities.

Apr 26, 2015
Colonial Kids- An Activity Guide to Life in the New World by Carlson, Laurie

Colonial Kids- An Activity Guide to Life in the New World

Apr 26, 2015
Comfort dogs by Lunis, Natalie.

Comfort dogs

Apr 26, 2015
Common pheasant by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Common pheasant

Discusses the life cycle, habitat, diet, behavior, and appearance of common pheasants, as well as the techniques and equipment people use when hunting these birds.

Apr 24, 2015
Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

Discusses Sanghvi's early life in India and education in the U.S., as well as how her work as the first female engineer at Facebook helped it become the largest social networking site in the world.

Apr 26, 2015