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10 reasons to love a lion by Barr, Catherine, author. 10 reasons to love a lion

Lions are magnificent animals! Did you know that lions are the only big cat to live in groups? Or that their roar can be heard for miles? Discover ten reasons why lions are amazing and five ways you can show they love them in this gorgeous picture book. A must for any young animal enthusiast and a fantastic introduction to environmental issues.

Jul 17, 2018
10 reasons to love a penguin by Barr, Catherine. 10 reasons to love a penguin

Jul 17, 2018
100 screen free ways to beat boredom! by Hirschmann, Kris, 1967- author. 100 screen free ways to beat boredom!

"There's a whole great big world outside--so unplug and let's get out there! This book will help free you and your kids from the tyranny of the screen with 100 ways to beat the "I'm Bored" monster. You don't need lots of special materials, expensive toys, or planning to have a great time sans screens ..."

Jul 20, 2018
125 true stories of amazing animal friendships - inspiring true stories of unexpected friendships, purr-fect pals, and adorable best buds! by Gerry, Lisa, author. 125 true stories of amazing animal friendships - inspiring true stories of unexpected friendships, purr-fect pals, and adorable best buds!

"125 stories of unusual friendships between animals, for children"--

Jul 17, 2018
30 animals that share our world - fascinating bite-sized essays from award-winning writers by 30 animals that share our world - fascinating bite-sized essays from award-winning writers

A collection of 30 short pieces that reveal fascinating facts on 30 different animals.

Jul 17, 2018
A big garden by Clément, Gilles, author. A big garden

"This wonderfully insightful and brilliantly illustrated book on gardens and gardeners will provide hours of absorbing fun while introducing young readers to the joys of planning, planting, and harvesting. In vibrant watercolors Vincent Grave shows us how there's something happening every month in the Big Garden. Renowned landscape designer Gilles Clement's lyrical text gently teaches young readers not only what's involved in planning a garden, but how plants, insects, and humans interact all ye

Jul 17, 2018
A Bunch of Punctuation by Hopkins, Lee Bennett/ Bloch, Serge (ILT) A Bunch of Punctuation

Jul 17, 2018
A girl named Misty - the true story of Misty Copeland by Lyons, Kelly Starling, author. A girl named Misty - the true story of Misty Copeland

"The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Misty Copeland became the first African American Female Principal Dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, but how did she get there?"--

Jul 20, 2018
A turtle's life cycle by Dunn, Mary R, author. A turtle's life cycle

Jul 20, 2018
Abracadabra! - tricks for rookie magicians by Barnhart, Norm, author. Abracadabra! - tricks for rookie magicians

"Describes how to prepare and perform several magic tricks for beginner level magicians. Includes embedded links for added online instructional videos that can be accessed with the Capstone 4D app"--

Jul 20, 2018
Abraham Lincoln by Kanefield, Teri, 1960- author. Abraham Lincoln

"The third installment of the Making of America series, Abraham Lincoln follows our most popular president. Even though he grew up on the frontier without a formal education, Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) worked his way up in the government. He was electedto the Illinois House of Representatives, then to the U.S. House of Representatives, and then became the 16th president of the United States. During his short time as president, he led the United States through the Civil War, brought about the em

Jul 17, 2018
Alexander Graham Bell for kids - his life & inventions, with 21 activities by Carson, Mary Kay, author. Alexander Graham Bell for kids - his life & inventions, with 21 activities

Jul 17, 2018
Alexander Hamilton. by Alexander Hamilton.

"The musical Hamilton might have wowed Broadway in 2015, but Alexander Hamilton first took America by storm more than 200 years ago. Growing up poor on the Caribbean island of Nevis, Hamilton defied the odds by becoming a great thinker and writer. In New York, Hamilton found a world of opportunity, becoming an important part of the American Revolution and an architect of the new nation's system of government. From his unfortunate childhood through his years at war, his battles to build the count

Jul 17, 2018
Amusement Parks and Water Parks by Mattern, Joanne Amusement Parks and Water Parks

Jul 20, 2018
An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures by Breslin, Theresa/ Leiper, Kate (ILT) An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures

Jul 17, 2018
Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by Khalid, Jinnow, author. Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The United States commemorates unidentified fallen soldiers in a special way. All unknown soldiers that have lost their lives since World War I are honored through tombs, which symbolize the courage and bravery possessed by the unknown people buried inside them. Arlington Cemetery, home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, boasts a peaceful atmosphere appropriate for the burial ground of hundreds of thousands of United States soldiers. This title uses primary sources and stunning imagery to intro

Jul 20, 2018
Assassins' America - four killers, four murdered presidents, and the country they left behind by Gunderson, Jessica. Assassins' America - four killers, four murdered presidents, and the country they left behind

Lincoln watched a play. Garfield walked through a train station. McKinley shook hands with his public. Kennedy smiled and waved from a motorcade. In these moments shots rang out and four presidents suffered mortal wounds. Some say their assassins were calculating killers. Others say they were madmen guided by strange notions of the world. Assassins' America examines the life of each killer and his victim. Their stories are full of twists and mysteries, and even today Americans live with lasting

Jul 17, 2018
Awesome experiments with living things by Canavan, Thomas, 1956- author. Awesome experiments with living things

Yeast can burp? Plants can solve mazes? Readers won't believe the amazing results of these fantastic experiments! This book introduces readers to the science behind plants and other living things through fun hands-on activities. Simple language explains complex concepts, and step-by-step instructions with accompanying photographs make experiments accessible. Nifty tips help readers safely reach the best results. They'll love trying recommended tweaks and additions to experiments for even cooler

Jul 20, 2018
Baseball - who does what? by Nagelhout, Ryan, author. Baseball - who does what?

"Nine is the magic number in baseball. It's the number of innings in a standard game and the number of players each team fields when on defense. But every player on the field is different, and this book studies each unique position to explore those differences and the skills needed to play there. From turning double plays at shortstop to throwing off the pitcher's mound, each spot on the diamond has its quirks. Readers learn how catchers help pitchers know what pitch to throw and catch runners s

Jul 20, 2018
Bearded dragons by Andres, Marco, author. Bearded dragons

Did you know dragons can be pets? Bearded dragons have a beardlike area on the underside of their throat that turns black if they feel threatened. They re one of the best lizard pets to have due to how lively they are. This book introduces readers to the care needed to keep pet bearded dragons. Students will learn about the foods these lizards eat, the environment they live in, and many other amazing facts. Fact boxes and full-color photographs make this an especially informative and exciting re

Jul 20, 2018

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