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101 dog tricks- kids edition - fun & easy activities, games, and crafts by Sundance, Kyra, author.

101 dog tricks- kids edition - fun & easy activities, games, and crafts

Offers instructions to teach the family dog tricks, including peekaboo, hoop jump, and handstand.

Oct 30, 2014
5 elephants by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

5 elephants

Oct 30, 2014
5 elephants by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

5 elephants

Profiles of five famous elephants introduce young nature enthusiasts to the stories of thriving wild elephant Echo, solitary zoo elephant Lucy, sanctuary elephant Tarra, tragic entertainment elephant Tusko, and rehabilitated elephant Thandora.

Oct 28, 2014
A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones

Discusses the differences between homonyms and homophones and provides examples of each.

Oct 24, 2014
A day I remember - an Indian wedding by Das, Prodeepta, author.

A day I remember - an Indian wedding

This is a day that Swayam will always remember: he's going to be "Markundi", the boy who keeps the bridegroom (his uncle) company through the wedding preparations.

Oct 30, 2014
A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Describes the features and characteristics of magical fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Oct 23, 2014
A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Describes the features and characteristics of magical fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Oct 30, 2014
Airplanes by Hicks, Kelli

Airplanes

Oct 30, 2014
Alaska by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Alaska

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Alaska"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 30, 2014
Ali - an American champion by Denenberg, Barry.

Ali - an American champion

Puts the famous boxer in to historical context through the use of newspaper articles, interviews, opinion pieces, and photographs.

Oct 23, 2014
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author.

Alice Waters and the trip to delicious

Chef Alice Waters takes her friends on a tour of healthy eating.

Oct 30, 2014
Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat by Thomson, Sarah L.

Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat

Oct 28, 2014
Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat by Thomson, Sarah L., author.

Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat

Oct 30, 2014
Animal Antics - the funny things animals do by Harvey, Derek, author.

Animal Antics - the funny things animals do

"Packed with amazing pictuers, this captures the funny moments when animals are simply being themselves. From disco-dancing bears to playful pandas and chuckling chimps, this book reveals why animals do the things they do."--back cover.

Oct 30, 2014
Animal school - what class are you? by Lord, Michelle.

Animal school - what class are you?

Rhyming text introduces young readers to the five classes of vertebrates, describing the characteristics of reptiles, fish, mammals, birds, and amphibians.

Oct 24, 2014
Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom by Yolen, Jane, author.

Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom

Presents a collection of true animal stories from different historical periods, including the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion.

Oct 30, 2014
Animals That Make Me Say Ouch! by Cusick, Dawn

Animals That Make Me Say Ouch!

Oct 28, 2014
Animals that make me say ouch! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say ouch!

For more than forty-five years, the National Wildlife Federation has been dazzling families with amazing images and stories. Get ready for some supersonic fun that will make you say OUCH! Discover talon strength in birds of prey, sharp claws in lions and pumas, chewing mouthparts in insects, venom in snakes, and toxins in frogs. More? You want more? How about skunks that eat bees, stinging cells in jellyfish, meerkats that eat scorpions, caterpillars with spines, badgers and bears that bite, and

Oct 30, 2014
Animals that make me say wow! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say wow!

"Cusick explores how gravity-defying flight, coiled and tubelike tongues, bite-proof armor and other surprising adaptations in animal bodies and behavior provide a competitive edge. This presentation of amazing animal facts is loosely organized into three sections: defense, foraging and anatomy. There's a short introduction for each section followed by a series of boxed explanations interspersed among a gallery of close-up photographs, mostly from the National Wildlife Federation archives. Some

Oct 30, 2014
Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet by Bancroft, Tom, author.

Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet

"Find out what's involved in becoming a film animator from a top professional in the field. You'll find out about the animator's heroes, the equipment and skills he uses, and the challenges of producing the illusion of movement from thousands of images called frames!"--

Oct 30, 2014