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Feral pigs - chomp, chomp! by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Feral pigs - chomp, chomp!

"Huge holes cover a cornfield. The corn plants in the field have been dug up and trampled, and much of the corn is half eaten. What caused this terrible damage? The answer is big, hairy, and running wild. Throughout the South and in much of the United States, feral pigs, many of which were once farm animals, are destroying crops, ruining property, and polluting streams and rivers with their waste. In Feral Pigs: Chomp, Chomp!, students will learn all about these animal invaders. The fascinating

May 20, 2016
Fitness math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Fitness math

May 20, 2016
Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author.

Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move

"Explore unusual animal locomotion through incredible art and fascinating facts from the Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page"--

May 26, 2016
For the love of music - the remarkable story of Maria Anna Mozart by Rusch, Elizabeth.

For the love of music - the remarkable story of Maria Anna Mozart

Biography of Maria Anna Mozart, sister of the famous composer.

May 26, 2016
Freaky science discoveries by Machajewski, Sarah, author.

Freaky science discoveries

"Science has helped us make sense of some of the freakiest things about life on Earth, and more amazing discoveries are made every day. This book takes readers on a jaw-dropping journey through some of history's wildest scientific revelations, such as the existence of black holes, the role of mold in fighting killer diseases, and how maggots--yes, maggots!--are used to treat serious wounds."--Publisher's website.

May 21, 2016
From the hills of Georgia - an autobiography in paintings by O'Kelley, Mattie Lou.

From the hills of Georgia - an autobiography in paintings

Twenty-eight paintings illustrate the author's childhood in rural Georgia.

May 26, 2016
Glowworms by Rajczak Nelson, Kristen, author.

Glowworms

"Glowworms are special kinds of beetles that make their own light. They do this through a cool chemical reaction that takes place in their bodies. Readers learn fascinating facts about these insects through informative text as well as engaging fact boxes. Science concepts such as life cycles are presented in fun ways as readers explore the lives of glowworms and see detailed photographs of these insects. What's the difference between a glowworm and a firefly? The answer is waiting for readers to

May 26, 2016
Go figure! by Ball, Johnny, author.

Go figure!

A collection of math activities that include brainteasers, magic tricks, and mind-reading games.

May 20, 2016
Guinness World Records - amazing body records! by Roberts, Christa, author.

Guinness World Records - amazing body records!

Amazing Body Records! is the ultimate book on the most hair-raising, tongue-wagging, head-turning world records. Meet the world's hairiest family, the most tattooed man, the planet's loudest burper, and many more amazing people whose unique talents and physical attributes have earned them a Guinness World Records title. --Publisher

May 20, 2016
Guinness World Records. Biggest and smallest! by Webster, Christy.

Guinness World Records. Biggest and smallest!

This book explores the biggest and smallest records on the planet, from huge hounds and dinky donkeys to supersized snacks and micromachines.

May 20, 2016
Guinness world records. Daring dogs by Meister, Cari, author.

Guinness world records. Daring dogs

Contains world records about dogs.

May 20, 2016
Guinness World Records. Wacky and wild! by Brill, Calista, author.

Guinness World Records. Wacky and wild!

Presents some of the wackiest world records held on file, including the world's heaviest mango, the fastest haircut, the smallest helicopter, the loudest bicycle horn, and the largest serving of mashed potatoes.

May 20, 2016
Hamlet by McKeown, Adam (Adam N.)

Hamlet

A prose retelling of Shakespeare's play about treachery and murder in the kingdom of Denmark. Includes background information, character summary, and commonly asked questions.

May 26, 2016
Handbook for Storytime Programs by Freeman, Judy

Handbook for Storytime Programs

May 26, 2016
Helen's big world - the life of Helen Keller by Rappaport, Doreen, author.

Helen's big world - the life of Helen Keller

An introduction to the life and legacy of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan.

May 26, 2016
Hermit crabs by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954-

Hermit crabs

Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the hermit crab.

May 20, 2016
How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw elves, dwarves, and several other magical fantasy creatures"--

May 20, 2016
I love mom by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love mom

This adorable book looks at the bond between animal mothers and their offspring, from protective Mommy polar bears to playful orang-utans. Fascinating facts about parenthood in the animal kingdom will captivate young readers, for example did you know elephant calves are raised by their mothers and grandmothers? Cute photographs and easy-to-read text make this perfect for young readers. I Love Mom provides the perfect opportunity for parents and children to read together and explore the subject o

May 26, 2016
Inside the Daytona 500 by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Daytona 500

May 26, 2016
Inside the NBA finals by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Inside the NBA finals

May 21, 2016