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Black caiman by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Black caiman

As darkness falls over the Amazon rain forest, a large black caiman waits in a slow moving, muddy river. Only the reptile's eyes and nostrils are visible above the water. The caiman is watching a young deer that has come to the river to drink. As the deer dips its head toward the water, the caiman attacks. In just a few seconds, the large predator has dragged the deer under the water. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primarygrade audience, this color

May 23, 2017
Black holes - a space discovery guide by Roland, James, author. Black holes - a space discovery guide

"This book explores the latest discoveries about black holes while also exploring various theories and discoveries throughout history and even looking into the future."--

May 23, 2017
Blast back! - the Great Wall of China by Ohlin, Nancy, author. Blast back! - the Great Wall of China

"When people think about the Great Wall of China, that massive structure is likely to come to mind. But why did they build the wall in the first place, and how is it even still standing? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the Wall was built to what life in China was like at that time, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how working on t

May 23, 2017
Buddhism by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Buddhism

May 23, 2017
Buzz, bee! by Szymanski, Jennifer, author. Buzz, bee!

Introduces readers to the world of bees, discussing what they need to live and how they behave.

May 23, 2017
Cambodia by Sheehan, Sean, 1951- author. Cambodia

Cambodia is a predominantly Buddhist country, with many of its customs and traditions tied to the religion and its beliefs. Readers will uncover the culture and customs of everyday life in Cambodia, and learn about the country’s tumultuous history from its time as a French colony to the communist rule of the Khmer Rouge to present day. Maps highlight the economic and cultural landmarks of Cambodia, and vibrant photographs take readers on a visual journey to this Asian nation. -- Amazon.co

May 23, 2017
Can an aardvark bark? by Stewart, Melissa, author. Can an aardvark bark?

"A non-fiction look at the sounds that animals make and the reasons behind them."--

May 23, 2017
Chicken by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Chicken

May 23, 2017
Chinchillas by Black, Vanessa Chinchillas

May 23, 2017
Christianity by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Christianity

May 23, 2017
Circuits by Buchanan, Theodore, author. Circuits

"Have you ever wondered how the human brain works? What about your television? It's a complicated answer, but circuits are a simple way to explain it. Circuits make it possible to turn on a light. They make is possible for you to use your digital devices.Increase your knowledge about circuits and find the answers to your most electrifying questions"--

May 23, 2017
Climate by Maloof, Torrey, author. Climate

"If you travel far away, how do you know what type of clothes to pack? You don't want to bring sandals if it's snowing! You need to know what the climate is. Different areas have different climates. Learning about the climates of different places will prepare you for any kind of weather"--

May 23, 2017
Clydesdale horses by Hansen, Grace, author. Clydesdale horses

Focus on the unique history of the Clydesdale horse, what it looks like, and what it excels in. Originally bred for pulling heavy loads, today's Clydesdales bring grace, beauty, and strength to carriage pulling and to the show ring.

May 23, 2017
Colorado by Kirchner, Jason, author. Colorado

"The uses maps, full color photographs, and easy-to-read text to introduce the state of Colorado"--

May 19, 2017
Conservation by Rivera, Andrea, author. Conservation

May 23, 2017
Cool bacon recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs by Kuskowski, Alex, author. Cool bacon recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs

Full of delicious recipes, Cool Bacon Recipes is sure to inspire young chefs in the making. Kids will learn to make bacon pancakes, whip up a cheesy BLT pizza and more. This book in the Cool Main Dish Recipes series contains intros to cooking basics and terms, ingredients and tools lists, simple steps and easy-to-follow photography!

May 23, 2017
Cool chicken recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs by Kuskowski, Alex, author. Cool chicken recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs

Full of delicious recipes, Cool Chicken Recipes is sure to inspire young chefs in the making. Kids will learn to make spinach chicken quiche, whip up a cheesy chicken quesadilla and more. This book in the Cool Main Dish Recipes series contains intros to cooking basics and terms, ingredients and tools lists, simple steps and easy-to-follow photography!

May 23, 2017
Cool hamburger recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs by Kuskowski, Alex, author. Cool hamburger recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs

May 23, 2017
Creaky castles by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Creaky castles

A full moon rises above a castle's crumbling stone walls. Many believe that unspeakable terrors have occurred inside. Is it true that people have been beheaded there? Is there a bloodsucking vampire in the castle's dungeon? Get ready to read four spine-chilling stories about creaky castles! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art in the book will engage and terrify emerge

May 23, 2017
Curious constructions - a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures by Hearst, Michael, 1972- author. Curious constructions - a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures

Profiles fifty unusual structures, include a fire-breathing octopus sculpture, a giant skateboard ramp, a Costa Rican treehouse community, and a life-sized X-Wing Starfighter built of LEGO bricks.

May 23, 2017

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