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365 simple science experiments with everyday materials by Churchill, E. Richard (Elmer Richard)

365 simple science experiments with everyday materials

The fundamentals of science brought to life in a year's worth of fun and educational hands-on experiments.

Oct 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2014
A day I remember - an Indian wedding by Das, Prodeepta, author.

A day I remember - an Indian wedding

Swayam is chosen to be his uncle's markundi during his elaborate wedding ceremony, and details the work that goes into preparing for an Indian wedding.

Oct 19, 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 19, 2014
A treasury of Christmas classics / Includes the Nutcracker, the Twelve Days of Christmas, and the Night Before Christmas by Birmingham, Christian (ILT)/ Daily, Don (ILT)

A treasury of Christmas classics / Includes the Nutcracker, the Twelve Days of Christmas, and the Night Before Christmas

Collects three classic works celebrating Christmas, with new illustrations.

Oct 16, 2014
A treasury of Christmas classics by

A treasury of Christmas classics

Collects three classic works celebrating Christmas, with new illustrations.

Oct 19, 2014
Airplanes by Hicks, Kelli

Airplanes

Oct 19, 2014
Alabama by Hart, Joyce, 1954-

Alabama

Oct 18, 2014
Alaska by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Alaska

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

Oct 19, 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 19, 2014
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author.

Alice Waters and the trip to delicious

Follows Alice Waters's work to educate children about healthy food by starting the Edible Schoolyard, and showing that good food starts in the fields with good soil and caring farmers.

Oct 15, 2014
Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat by Thomson, Sarah L.

Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat

Oct 19, 2014
Animal antics by Harvey, Derek, 1921- author.

Animal antics

Collects unique animal moments captured in photography, from an orangutan using a leaf as an umbrella to goats climbing trees and lion cubs playing.

Oct 19, 2014
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

"The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: whether it is predator or prey, whether it is more active during the day ornight, and sometimes even its gender or age. Award-winning nature photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland shares fascinating animal eyes with readers of all ages."--

Oct 15, 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 19, 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 19, 2014
Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom by Yolen, Jane.

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 16, 2014
Animals That Make Me Say Ouch! by Cusick, Dawn

Animals That Make Me Say Ouch!

Oct 19, 2014
Animals That Make Me Say Wow! by Cusick, Dawn

Animals That Make Me Say Wow!

Oct 19, 2014