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Frogs by Bishop, Nic, 1955- author.

Frogs

Describes frogs, discussing their habitat, the difference between them and toads, physical characteristics, diet, different types, defenses, calls, and life cycle, and includes close-up photographs of an array of diverse frogs.

Jun 30, 2015
Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo by Maxwell, Cassandre.

Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo

Jul 6, 2015
Get into art. Telling stories by Brooks, Susie.

Get into art. Telling stories

Showcases works of art that tell stories, from the Bayeaux Tapestry to Edward Hopper's "Automat" to Henri Matisse's portrait of Icarus, and provides instructions for creating art projects inspired by these pieces.

Jul 6, 2015
Goldilocks and the three bears by Alperin, Mara, author.

Goldilocks and the three bears

"When Goldilock sneaks into the three bears' cottage, it seems there's no one home. But the bears soon return from their walk ... Will they catch that naughty little girl?"--p. [4] of cover.

Jul 6, 2015
Good night yoga - a pose-by-pose bedtime story by Gates, Mariam, author.

Good night yoga - a pose-by-pose bedtime story

Good Night Yoga is both a bedtime story and a series of simple poses for following the natural world as it comes to rest at day's end.

Jul 6, 2015
Guts & glory - the Vikings by Thompson, Ben, 1980-

Guts & glory - the Vikings

"Ferocious raids, heroic battles, larger-than-life leaders, and courageous explorers that changed the course of human history. From battle-axe-wielding tribes plundering the greatest cities of Europe to powerful kings and queens ruling their dominions with iron fists, the Vikings were some of the most feared and fearless figures in European history. Find the bravest heroes, the most menacing villains, and unbelievably awesome facts and myths inside this action-packed overview that will amaze kid

Jul 6, 2015
Handy health guide to sore throats by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to sore throats

"An overview of what causes sore throats and other illnesses such as tonsillitis and strep throat"--

Jul 6, 2015
Happy birthday, Martin Luther King by Marzollo, Jean.

Happy birthday, Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr., had a dream of peace and equality. Because he worked so hard for freedom and helped so many people gain it, we honor him every year on his special day. This inspiring, beautifully illustrated biography gently teaches young readers about the life--and lessons--of this great man.

Jul 6, 2015
Heroes of 9/11 by Zullo, Allan

Heroes of 9/11

Jul 6, 2015
Heroine of the Titanic - the real unsinkable Molly Brown by Landau, Elaine.

Heroine of the Titanic - the real unsinkable Molly Brown

Biography of the indomitable Margaret Brown (the Unsinkable Molly Brown), best known for her bravery and compassion during the sinking of the Titanic. She was an outspoken suffragist, champion of miners' rights, supporter of charitable causes, and one of the first women to run for the U.S. Congress. Grades 5-8.

Jul 6, 2015
How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz

"In this unusual ... picture book that riffs on the language and rhythms of old New Orleans, ... picture book biographer Jonah Winter ... turns his focus to one of America's early jazz heroes"--Amazon.com.

Jul 6, 2015
How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents by Lewin, Ted.

How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents

"A first person account of two acclaimed author's and illustrator's travels throughout the world"--

Jul 6, 2015
How to draw Batman and his friends and foes by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw Batman and his friends and foes

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Batman and his friends and enemies"--

Jul 1, 2015
How to draw Superman and his friends and foes by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw Superman and his friends and foes

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Superman and his friends and enemies"--

Jul 4, 2015
How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Lex Luthor, the Joker, and several other DC super-villains"--

Jul 6, 2015
How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and several other DC super heroes"--

Jul 6, 2015
Hunting gear by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting gear

Jul 6, 2015
Hunting laws and safety by Hemstock, Annie Wendt.

Hunting laws and safety

Jul 6, 2015
Hurricane watch by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Hurricane watch

"Winds whip. Waves crash. Rain pours down. A superstorm moves across the ocean and gets closer and closer to land. Hurricane watch! Read and find out how hurricanes form, how scientists track the storms, and what you can do to keep yourself safe if one strikes. With colorful illustrations from Taia Morley and engaging text from Melissa Stewart, Hurricane Watch is a look into a powerful natural disaster."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 6, 2015
I'm allergic to bees by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

I'm allergic to bees

In the United States, about 2 million people are allergic to bee stings. If not treated properly and promptly, serious reactions can be life threatening. Readers learn what to do if they or a friend are stung by a bee and have a normal reaction, as well as what to look for if an allergic reaction is occurring. The basics of allergies are clearly explained through age-appropriate science content, and the seriousness of these conditions is emphasized. Full-color photographs of normal and allergic

Jul 6, 2015