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Norway by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Norway

Introduces Norway, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 20, 2014
Ocean - a photicular book by

Ocean - a photicular book

Via a process that uses lenticular technology, sliding lenses, and original four-color video imagery, provides an introduction to various marine animals whose images appear to move.

Dec 20, 2014
Ossuaries and charnel houses by Roza, Greg, author.

Ossuaries and charnel houses

Explains how different peoples have placed dead bodies in charnel houses or exposed their bones in ossuaries, and describes some notable examples, including Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, the Paris catacombs, and the remains of war dead.

Dec 20, 2014
Pakistan by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Pakistan

Introduces Pakistan, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 20, 2014
Poem depot - aisles of smiles - poems and drawings by Florian, Douglas.

Poem depot - aisles of smiles - poems and drawings

Presents an illustrated collection of silly nonsense poems about topics kids care about: talents, avoiding homework, and friends.

Dec 16, 2014
Poem depot - aisles of smiles - poems and drawings by Florian, Douglas.

Poem depot - aisles of smiles - poems and drawings

An illustrated collection of silly nonsense poems about topics kids care about: talents, avoiding homework, friends, and more.

Dec 20, 2014
Poo! what is that smell? - everything you ever needed to know about the five senses by Murphy, Glenn, author.

Poo! what is that smell? - everything you ever needed to know about the five senses

A humorous and informative look at the five senses answers such questions as why sprouts and ice cream taste so different, why sweaty socks smell so bad, and what can be found inside the ear canal.

Dec 20, 2014
Powerful stories of perseverance in sports by Herzog, Brad.

Powerful stories of perseverance in sports

"Amazing true stories offer an engaging way of teaching perseverance to kids. Is perseverance fortitude, as shown by Anthony Robles, a wrestler with one leg who didn't lose a single match? Maybe perseverance means the sort of toughness demonstrated by Gertrude Ederle, who swam across the English Channel when people thought only a man could accomplish such a feat. These and other stories teach kids the meaning and power of perseverance. The Count on Me: Sports series is a collection of dramatic

Dec 16, 2014
Powerful stories of perseverance in sports by Herzog, Brad.

Powerful stories of perseverance in sports

"Amazing true stories offer an engaging way of teaching perseverance to kids. Is perseverance fortitude, as shown by Anthony Robles, a wrestler with one leg who didn't lose a single match? Maybe perseverance means the sort of toughness demonstrated by Gertrude Ederle, who swam across the English Channel when people thought only a man could accomplish such a feat. These and other stories teach kids the meaning and power of perseverance. The Count on Me: Sports series is a collection of dramatic t

Dec 20, 2014
Rain forest colors by Lawler, Janet, author.

Rain forest colors

Discover the variety of colors that can be found in a rain forest.

Dec 20, 2014
Russia by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Russia

Introduces Russia, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 20, 2014
Sadie - the dog who finds the evidence by Feldman, Thea.

Sadie - the dog who finds the evidence

"Meet Sadie, a real dog who works with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, in this inspiring, Level 2 Ready-to-Read based on one of the winners of the annual American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards[trademark symbol]! Meet Sadie. Sadie has an important job as an Arson Dog with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Because her sense of smell is 100 times stronger than a human's, she helps firefighters and police officers find the causes of fires. That makes her a hero to many people. When

Dec 20, 2014
Sadie - the dog who finds the evidence by Feldman, Thea.

Sadie - the dog who finds the evidence

"Meet Sadie, a real dog who works with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, in this inspiring, Level 2 Ready-to-Read based on one of the winners of the annual American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards[trademark symbol]! Meet Sadie. Sadie has an important job as an Arson Dog with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Because her sense of smell is 100 times stronger than a human's, she helps firefighters and police officers find the causes of fires. That makes her a hero to many people. When

Dec 16, 2014
Saving turtles - a kids' guide to helping endangered creatures by Carstairs, Sue, 1961-, author.

Saving turtles - a kids' guide to helping endangered creatures

Turtles are among the most beloved but endangered animals on the planet. Freshwater, marine and land turtles all face the same threats.

Dec 20, 2014
Scholastic year in sports 2015 by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Scholastic year in sports 2015

"From the football field to the baseball diamond ... from the soccer pitch to the hockey rink, this book takes you everywhere in the world of sports. Relive the drama and excitement of the wins, losses, records, and more!"--

Dec 20, 2014
Searching for Great white sharks - a shark diver's quest for Mr. Big by Cerullo, Mary M, author.

Searching for Great white sharks - a shark diver's quest for Mr. Big

"Provides information on great white sharks and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Dec 16, 2014
Searching for Great white sharks - a shark diver's quest for Mr. Big by Cerullo, Mary M., author.

Searching for Great white sharks - a shark diver's quest for Mr. Big

"Provides information on great white sharks and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Dec 20, 2014
Shackleton's journey by Grill, William, author, illustrator.

Shackleton's journey

Presents a visual narrative of Ernest Shackleton's voyage to Antarctica during which his ship, the Endurance, became trapped in ice, forcing the crew on a desperate trek to seek rescue.

Dec 20, 2014
Ships & Boats - With 17 Easy-to-do Experiments and 300 Exciting Pictures by Oxlade, Chris

Ships & Boats - With 17 Easy-to-do Experiments and 300 Exciting Pictures

Dec 20, 2014
Spain by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Spain

Introduces Spain, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, agriculture, sports, and leisure activities.

Dec 20, 2014