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Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author.

Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration?

Brian P. Cleary's rhymes and Martin Goneau's illustrations creatively present the concept of alliteration for young readers.

Mar 29, 2015
Civil War by Stanchak, John E, author.

Civil War

Examines aspects of the Civil War, including the issue of slavery, secession, the raising of armies, individual battles, the commanders, Northern life, Confederate culture, the surrender of the South, and the aftermath.

Mar 25, 2015
Civil War by Stanchak, John E., author.

Civil War

"Discover the horror of slave life, and the Underground Railroad that helped its victims to escape. See the weapons used on the battlefields, from single-shot rifles to powerful Gatling guns. Find out how Abraham Lincoln became president in 1860 and why he was assassinated,"--Page 4 of cover.

Mar 29, 2015
Claude Monet by Krieg, Katherine, author.

Claude Monet

"Introduces Claude Monet as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the techniques he used to create such masterpieces as Impression, Sunrise and his many studies of light, color, and shadow--

Mar 29, 2015
Claude Monet by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Claude Monet

Traces the life of the Impressionist painter and analyzes some of his paintings.

Mar 26, 2015
Claude Monet by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Claude Monet

Briefly recounts the French impressionist painter's life and work.

Mar 29, 2015
Clayton Kershaw by Mills, Cliff, 1947-

Clayton Kershaw

Chronicles the life and career of the Dodgers ace, from his childhood in Texas to his multiple Cy Young Awards.

Mar 24, 2015
Clayton Kershaw by Mills, Cliff, 1947-

Clayton Kershaw

Mar 29, 2015
Cliff dwellings - a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings - a hidden world

Describes the abandoned civilization of Mesa Verde, including its discovery, artifacts, ancient people, and preservation.

Mar 29, 2015
Clint Eastwood by Mara, Wil, author.

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood gained recognition with roles as the flawed hero in westerns and police movies such as A Fistful of Dollars and Dirty Harry. Then he turned to directing with films such as Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby. Read the story of the man who has worn many Hollywood hats in this title in the Great Filmmakers series.

Mar 29, 2015
Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator

Mar 29, 2015
Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza by Powers, J. L. (Jessica Lynn), 1974- author.

Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza

George started going blind at age 15 from a degenerative eye disease. George lost his central vision and started seeing things that weren't there--eyes floating in the air, extraordinary colors, objects multiplied and reflected back. He triumphed over his blindness by setting the world record in the mile for blind runners, competing in the Olympics for the Disabled, and becoming a full time painter.

Mar 29, 2015
Comfort dogs by Lunis, Natalie.

Comfort dogs

Explains what a comfort dog is, when they are typically used, and the kind of training a dog must go through to become a comfort dog.

Mar 29, 2015
Coming and going by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

Coming and going

"Humans aren't the only ones on earth who travel long distances. Many birds, fish and mammals migrate hundreds of miles in search of food, warmer climates or places to raise their young. But it's not just the incredible distances these creatures travel, it's the way they do it that makes us slow down and think."--publisher's website.

Mar 29, 2015
Common pheasant by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Common pheasant

Discusses the life cycle, habitat, diet, behavior, and appearance of common pheasants, as well as the techniques and equipment people use when hunting these birds.

Mar 26, 2015
Common pheasant by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Common pheasant

Discusses the life cycle, habitat, diet, behavior, and appearance of common pheasants, as well as the techniques and equipment people use when hunting these birds.

Mar 29, 2015
Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!) by Cook, Deanna F., 1965-

Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!)

Mar 28, 2015
Cool art / 50 Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages by Armstrong, Simon, author.

Cool art / 50 Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages

Presents fifty facts about the history, principles, and techniques of art and about noted artists from Leonardo and Caravaggio to such contemporary figures as Ai Weiwei and Damien Hirst.

Mar 29, 2015
Cool embroidery for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool embroidery for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Learn about the basics of fiber arts while creating cool stuff. The Cool Embroidery for Kids title teaches the first steps of how to embroider. Activities will help kids use what they learned to make a pretty picture frame, an awesome erasable note, a cool bookmark and more. Custom how-to photos and easy step-by-step instructions make crafting a blast.

Mar 29, 2015
Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Mar 29, 2015