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Beneath the sun by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Beneath the sun

Apr 18, 2014
Beyoncé by Dann, Sarah, 1970-


R&B artist Beyonce´ Knowles has always loved to sing and dance. Entering competitions as a young child, she burst into stardom as a member of Destiny's Child. This book takes a close-up look at Beyonce´'s life and career including her mega success as a solo artist.

Apr 16, 2014
Big cats by Walker, Sarah, author.

Big cats

Presents a look at the physical characteristics, habitats, and life cycle of such big cats as the leopard, tiger, and puma.

Apr 18, 2014
Bill Clinton by Gregory, Josh.

Bill Clinton

Chronicles the life and political career of the forty-second president.

Apr 18, 2014
Bill Gates by Harbo, Christopher L.

Bill Gates

"Simple text and photographs present the life of Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft"--

Apr 18, 2014
Blizzard by Markovics, Joyce L.


"In this book, young readers will learn about blizzards"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Blowin' in the wind by Dylan, Bob, 1941-

Blowin' in the wind

Presents the familiar Dylan song, accompanied by illustrations of children.

Apr 18, 2014
Bottlenose dolphins by Thomas, Elizabeth, 1953- author.

Bottlenose dolphins

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

Apr 18, 2014
Box jellyfish by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Box jellyfish

Introduces box jellyfish, discussing their physical features, habitat, behavior, and defenses.

Apr 18, 2014
Boy and a jaguar by Rabinowitz, Alan, 1953-

Boy and a jaguar

Apr 18, 2014
Breakfast by Parker, Victoria, author.


"Read Breakfast to learn how to make healthy food choices during this important meal. Different photos show healthy and unhealthy breakfast options, while simple text explains why some choices are better than others. A breakfast foods quiz concludes the book."--

Apr 18, 2014
Bug jokes by Rosenberg, Pam (COM)/ Ostrom, Bob (ILT)

Bug jokes

Collects jokes, riddles, and humorous illustrations about ants, bees, butterflies, fleas, flies, grasshoppers, and other bugs.

Apr 18, 2014
Building the transcontinental railroad by Thompson, Linda, 1941-

Building the transcontinental railroad

Text provides an introduction to the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad.

Apr 18, 2014
Bush vipers by Sweazey, Davy.

Bush vipers

"Engaging images accompany information about bush vipers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Apr 18, 2014
Castles and knights by Star, Fleur, 1974- author, editor.

Castles and knights

Explores what life was like inside castles and describes the education, armor, and weapons of knights.

Apr 18, 2014
Cat champions - caring for our feline friends by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

Cat champions - caring for our feline friends

Apr 18, 2014
Catfish by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-


Provides facts about catfish, including history, anatomy, habitat, and life cycle, and includes information about catfishing.

Apr 18, 2014
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge by Hunter, Nick.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Explores the life of Kate Middleton, her marriage to Prince William, their baby George, and her charity work.

Apr 18, 2014
Cement mixers by Osier, Dan.

Cement mixers

Provides details about cement mixers, including their parts, how they are used, and when they were first created.

Apr 18, 2014
Chasing cheetahs - the race to save Africa's fastest cats by Montgomery, Sy.

Chasing cheetahs - the race to save Africa's fastest cats

Describes the cheetah's essential role in the ecosystem and the ways in which Namibia's Cheetah Conservation Fund is promoting cohabitation between cheetahs and farmers.

Apr 18, 2014