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A tree is a plant

Depicts the life cycle of an apple, emphasizing the physical changes that occur in each season.

Spoon for every bite = Una cuchara para cada bocado

In this folktale from New Mexico, a rich man tries to prove his wealth by using a new spoon for every bite and in the process is served a pretty dish of comeuppance.

Glow - the wild wonders of bioluminescence

"The astonishing phenomenon of bioluminescence is brought to life in vivid detail by scientific illustrator Jennifer N. R. Smith--featuring a colorful palette that seems to glow on the page"--

Brown girl dreaming

In vivid poems that reflect the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, an award-winning author shares what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South.

Follow the flyway - the marvel of bird migration

"In this lyrical STEM gem, nests full of baby birds hatch, grow feathers, learn to fly, and then finally follow the autumn winds south along the majestic flyway for their first big migration. Rhyming, poetic text and detailed, nostalgic illustrations makefor an enthralling read-aloud, carrying readers along on the birds' sensory journey of sights and sounds. Illustrated endnotes provide factual information about bird migration, the four flyways of North America, the species of birds found in the

Apples - and how they grow by

Simply describes how apple trees are cultivated and grow to produce particular kinds of apples.

The Smallest Owlet by Graham, Georgia
Date added:
Sep 18, 2023
The Smallest Owlet

The monsters & creatures compendium - a young adventurer's guide

"Discover the terrifying monsters and fascinating beasts of Dungeons & Dragons with this A-to-Z illustrated guide to all the creatures you might encounter during your adventures"--

To see clearly - a portrait of David Hockney

""It's the very process of looking at something that makes it beautiful." -David Hockney Growing up under the gray skies of England during WWII, David Hockney used art to brighten his world. He discovered that the more he looked and drew, the more he could see beyond the surface to find beauty, possibility, and new perspectives. In the most ordinary things, whether a splash of water, a changing landscape, or the face of a friend, David always found something to love, uniquely capturing the vibra

Numbers, numbers everywhere

"An original concept where math is explained on real life situations showing the practical usage of numbers in our everyday lives. Math is usually considered a demanding, boring or even a scary subject. But numbers are all around us and we use them and math constantly without even realizing it. Various usage of numbers in different environments is presented in 17 chapters and the book ends with a double-spread where kids can try out their newly gained knowledge. The aim of this book is to show m

The magnificent mischief of Tad Lincoln

"From New York Times bestselling author and news anchor Raymond Arroyo comes a picture book biography of Tad Lincoln and his father President Abraham Lincoln and a story about a father's love for his son and the wisdom of a child. Tad Lincoln was forevergetting into trouble. He bounced around the White House making mischief and annoying the staff. Only President Lincoln was never annoyed--he delighted in his son's antics. Tad was his father's joy and comfort in the midst of a brutal war, a famil

LEGO ideas on the go

"Explore the world with your LEGO bricks--whether it is a trip to the park, an epic camping weekend, or your dream family vacation. Bring your LEGO bricks along for the ride or use them to imagine a LEGO vacation"--

How to build LEGO animals / Go on a Journey to Become a Better Builder

"Be inspired by 30 incredible LEGO animals, from a roaring lion to a multi-colored turtle. Embark on an imaginative building journey as the models get more challenging through the book. Each animal idea is broken down into three, four, or five important building steps. Learn essential building techniques to create claws and teeth, legs and tails, textures and colors, and much more, for your own wonderful creations"--

Good books for bad children - the genius of Ursula Nordstrom

"A picture book biography of legendary children's book editor, Ursula Nordstrom"--

Ellen takes flight - the life of astronaut Ellen Ochoa

"A biography of astronaut and former director of the Johnson Space Center Ellen Ochoa"--