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My daily diet - grains by Waters, Rosa, 1957- author.

My daily diet - grains

Nov 23, 2014
My daily diet - proteins by Scott, Celicia, 1957- author.

My daily diet - proteins

Nov 23, 2014
My daily diet - vegetables by Scott, Celicia, 1957- author.

My daily diet - vegetables

Nov 23, 2014
My grandfather's coat by Aylesworth, Jim.

My grandfather's coat

A tailor's very old overcoat is recycled numerous times over the years into a variety of garments and other uses.

Nov 21, 2014
My shadow by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.

My shadow

An illustrated version of Stevenson's popular poem in which a child tells about her relationship with her shadow.

Nov 28, 2014
Natural gas power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Natural gas power

"An examination of the ways in which natural gas has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Neighborhood sharks - hunting with the great whites of California's Farallon Islands by Roy, Katherine., author.

Neighborhood sharks - hunting with the great whites of California's Farallon Islands

"An up close look at the ocean's most fearsome and famous predator and the scientists who study them--just twenty-six miles from the Golden Gate Bridge"--

Nov 21, 2014
Nelson Mandela - South Africa's anti- apartheid revolutionary by Dakers, Diane.

Nelson Mandela - South Africa's anti- apartheid revolutionary

A biography of the South African leader, focusing on his struggle to overthrow the tyrannies of apartheid.

Nov 27, 2014
Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall by Goldsworthy, Steve.

Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall

Niagara Falls is one the most recognizable waterfalls in the world. More than 20 million people visit the falls every year in either Canada or the United States.

Nov 28, 2014
Nuclear power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Nuclear power

"An examination of the ways in which nuclear reactions have historically been used as energy sources and how current and future energy demands are changing their technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Oceans inside out by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author.

Oceans inside out

"From sunlit surface water that teems with life to the deepest, darkest depths filled with some of Earth's most unusual creatures, oceans are home to a wide array of life. Peel back the corners of the ocean to find out what fascinating life exists within this ecosystem, from Earth's biggest animal, the blue whale, to tiny organisms, such as kelp. Discover where the world's oceans are and what you can do to help protect our planet's rich waters."--

Nov 21, 2014
Odd or even in a monstrous season by Brinker, Spencer, author.

Odd or even in a monstrous season

"In this book, young readers learn to identify odd or even amounts."--

Nov 21, 2014
Ode to a comode - concrete poems by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

Ode to a comode - concrete poems

Features a collection of concrete poems inspired by such objects as a football, clock, and fork.

Nov 28, 2014
On two feet and wings - one boy's amazing story of survival by Kazerooni, Abbas, author.

On two feet and wings - one boy's amazing story of survival

Recounts the author's experiences fleeing Iran as a young boy during the Iran-Iraq war, and making his way on his own in the unfamiliar city of Istanbul in hopes of attaining a visa in England.

Nov 21, 2014
Our solar system by Simon, Seymour, author.

Our solar system

Takes readers on an interplanetary tour from the sun to the ever-mysterious Mars, and then, thanks to the Voyager missions, to the planets beyond.

Nov 21, 2014
Peaceful piggy yoga by Maclean, Kerry Lee.

Peaceful piggy yoga

Learn how to do yoga poses as these kids and piggies do!

Nov 23, 2014
Positive and negative numbers, oh my! - [number lines] by Arias, Lisa.

Positive and negative numbers, oh my! - [number lines]

Nov 23, 2014
Powerful place value by Arias, Lisa, author.

Powerful place value

Rhyming text introduces the concept of place value in mathematics and teaches how to read and write numbers in standard and expanded notation form.

Nov 21, 2014
Rain forests inside out by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)

Rain forests inside out

Nov 21, 2014
Rock and roll highway - the Robbie Robertson story by Robertson, Sebastian, author.

Rock and roll highway - the Robbie Robertson story

"Canadian guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson is known mainly for his central role in the musical group the Band. But how did he become one of Rolling Stone's top 100 guitarists of all time? Written by his son Sebastian, this is the story of a rock-and-roll legend's journey through music, beginning when he was taught to play guitar at nine years old on a Native American reservation"--Amazon.com.

Nov 27, 2014