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Dreams of freedom. by

Dreams of freedom.

"This inspirational book, following We Are All Born Free, contains 17 quotations about many different aspects of freedom, from the freedom to have an education to that not to be hurt or tortured, the freedom to have a home and the freedom to be yourself. All the chosen quotations are in simple words that can be understood by young children."--

Apr 21, 2015
Early people by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

Early people

From the earliest human-like apes to the use of stone-age tools, from the discovery of fire to the dawn of agriculture and civilization, this book explores how the earliest people lived.

Apr 21, 2015
Earth's cycles by Dakers, Diane, author.

Earth's cycles

"This fascinating book explains the patterns and cycles created on Earth by the influence of the Sun and the Moon, as well as by the Earth's magnetic poles and the planet's rotation on an axis. Informative text, vivid photographs, and detailed diagrams help explain patterns such as day and night, the four seasons, the lunar cycle, the rise and fall of tides, and weather cycles"--

Apr 21, 2015
Economics through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Economics through infographics

The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about economics.

Apr 21, 2015
Ecuador by Owings, Lisa.

Ecuador

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Ecuador"--

Apr 21, 2015
Elephant seal by Owings, Lisa.

Elephant seal

"Engaging images accompany information about elephant seals. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Apr 21, 2015
Enormous smallness - a story of E.E. Cummings by Burgess, Matthew, author.

Enormous smallness - a story of E.E. Cummings

Presents the life and work of the twentieth-century American writer, focusing on his fascination with words from a young age and highlighting his poetry's inspirational properties.

Apr 21, 2015
Everything birds of prey by Hoena, B. A., author.

Everything birds of prey

Introduces the most ferocious raptors to rule the skies, from ospreys to vultures to hawks, and describes what raptors' lives are like as well as what sets them apart from other birds.

Apr 15, 2015
Everything insects by Gleason, Carrie, 1973- author.

Everything insects

"AHHH! INSECTS! Cockroaches, ants, dragonflies, and beetles. Wings, pincers, mandibles, and antennae. Whether insects fill you with dread or wide-eyed wonder, there's no denying that these bitty critters are some of the most fascinating and diverse creatures on Earth. Ready to skitter into the incredible world of creepy-crawlers? it's time to learn everything about insects,"--page [4] of cover.

Apr 15, 2015
Eyewitness space exploration by Stott, Carole, author.

Eyewitness space exploration

Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

Apr 21, 2015
Famous immigrants and their stories by Howell, Sara.

Famous immigrants and their stories

Discusses immigration to the United States and highlights immigrants who have made an impact in American business, culture, and sports.

Apr 15, 2015
Favorite horses - breeds girls love by Kolpin, Molly, author.

Favorite horses - breeds girls love

"Photos and text introduce readers to different horse breeds, including specific breed characteristics, features, and origins"--

Apr 15, 2015
Favorite horses - breeds girls love by Kolpin, Molly, author.

Favorite horses - breeds girls love

"Photos and text introduce readers to different horse breeds, including specific breed characteristics, features, and origins"--

Apr 21, 2015
Finders keepers? - a true story in India by Arnett, Robert.

Finders keepers? - a true story in India

The charming true story set in India is about a boy who found the author's wallet and could not understand why he should be rewarded for returning to the author what was his. The concept of accepting a reward for doing the right thing made no sense to him! This award-winning multicultural book emphasizes timeless and universal values that parents will want to pass on to their children and also provides an excellent opportunity to understand cultural differences and underlying similarities in our

Apr 21, 2015
Finding out about wind energy by Doeden, Matt, author.

Finding out about wind energy

"Did you know that the same wind that messes up your hair can be used to create energy? How exactly do you harness the wind? And what is the effect on the environment? Read this book to find out all about wind energy."--Provided by publisher.

Apr 21, 2015
Finding out about wind energy by Doeden, Matt, author.

Finding out about wind energy

Introduces wind energy, including where it comes from, how it is collected, and how it can be converted into electrical energy.

Apr 15, 2015
Fire birds - valuing natural wildfires and burned forests by Collard, Sneed B., author, photographer.

Fire birds - valuing natural wildfires and burned forests

Focusing on the work of University of Montana professor Richard Hutto, this book tells the story of how dozens of species of birds use the burn areas of wildfires. At least 15 bird species prefer burned forests to all other habitats.

Apr 21, 2015
Fireflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Fireflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells why fireflies flash their lights and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary."--

Apr 21, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals by

Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals

Apr 21, 2015
First flight around the world - the adventures of the American fliers who won the race by Grove, Tim, 1967-

First flight around the world - the adventures of the American fliers who won the race

"In 1924 the U.S. Army sent eight young men on a bold attempt to be the first to circumnavigate the globe by flight. Men from five other countries--Great Britain, France, Portugal, Italy, and Argentina--had the same goa, and so the quest became a race. Who would win?"--Jacket.

Apr 21, 2015