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Giant short-faced bears by Gilbert, Sara, author. Giant short-faced bears

"An elementary exploration of giant short-faced bears, focusing on fossil evidence that helps explain how their long legs and wide snouts helped these beasts adapt to the last Ice Age"--

May 18, 2017
Give bees a chance by Barton, Bethany, 1982- author, illustrator. Give bees a chance

"In this nonfiction picture book an enthusiastic bee-loving narrator tries to convince a bee-phobic friend that our fuzzy, flying neighbors are our friends--we should all give bees a chance!"--

May 23, 2017
GMOs by Colson, Mary, author. GMOs

Explains what genetically modified organisms are, and how biotechnology could potentially be used in farming, animal breeding, and medicine.

May 23, 2017
Go for liftoff! - how to train like an astronaut by Williams, Dave (Dafydd Rhys), 1954- author. Go for liftoff! - how to train like an astronaut

"Dr. Dave Williams, a former astronaut, informs young readers about the training, education, and qualities that are needed to become an astronaut."--

May 23, 2017
Grace Hopper - queen of computer code by Wallmark, Laurie, author. Grace Hopper - queen of computer code

This is a children's book biography of Grace Hopper, who played a prominent role in the early days of computers.

May 23, 2017
Green anaconda by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Green anaconda

It's early evening in the Amazon rain forest. A large rodent called a capybara is drinking from a river. The animal doesn't know it's being watched. Suddenly, the jaws of a green anaconda burst from the murky water. As the giant snake wraps its body around the struggling capybara, the animal has no chance to escape from the powerful predator! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chan

May 23, 2017
Habitats by Rice, William B. (William Benjamin), 1961- author. Habitats

"A habitat is a living thing's home. A habitat gives shelter to plants and animals. It also helps them survive. There are many different types of habitats on Earth."--

May 23, 2017
Handy health guide to dyslexia by Silverstein, Alvin. Handy health guide to dyslexia

"Find out what dyslexia is, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated"--

May 24, 2017
Harpy eagle by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Harpy eagle

Introduces young readers to harpy eagles and their Amazon rain forest home, discussing their physical characteristics, everyday life, and hunting abilities.

May 23, 2017
Haunted amusement parks by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author. Haunted amusement parks

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Here comes the sun by Rice, Dona, author. Here comes the sun

"It is time to learn about the sun."--

May 23, 2017
Heroic comebacks by Tougas, Joe, author. Heroic comebacks

Provided by amazon.com.

May 18, 2017
Hinduism by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Hinduism

May 23, 2017
Holi by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Holi

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes the Hindu festival of Holi and the things people do to celebrate it. Includes picture glossary and index."--

May 23, 2017
How big is a blue whale? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How big is a blue whale?

Examines the size of a blue whale through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
How deep is the ocean? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How deep is the ocean?

Examines the depth of the ocean through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
How do sewers work? by Roza, Greg, author. How do sewers work?

Discusses how sewer systems have worked both in the past and present, describing septic systems, open sewer systems, and pipe design.

May 23, 2017
How far is the sun? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How far is the sun?

Introduces the distance to the Sun to readers through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, index, sources for further research, and a Check It Out! section that supplements the main text with additional fun comparisons and facts about the topic.

May 23, 2017
How fast is a cheetah? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How fast is a cheetah?

Introduces the speed of a cheetah to readers through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017
How slow is a sloth? by Waldendorf, Kurt, author. How slow is a sloth?

Examines the slow speed of a sloth through simple text, photograph, and measurement comparisons.

May 23, 2017

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