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A leap for Legadema - the true story of a little leopard in a big world by Joubert, Beverly, author. A leap for Legadema - the true story of a little leopard in a big world

"The special bond between a mother leopard and her cub is illuminated in this heartwarming coming-of-age story set in Botswana's lush Okavango Delta. Stunning photographs from a legendary duo of National Geographic explorers are sure to captivate young readers and raise awareness about this amazing species and the threats leopards face. The little leopard Legadema has to learn to find her place in a big, big world. When the cub was born during a fantastic African storm, the sky cracked and brigh

Feb 14, 2018
A mammal is an animal by Rockwell, Lizzy, author, illustrator. A mammal is an animal

"This nonfiction picture book about animal classification explains the characteristics of mammals. Back matter is included."--

Feb 14, 2018
A place to start a family - poems about creatures that build by Harrison, David L. (David Lee), 1937- author. A place to start a family - poems about creatures that build

"Many animals build remarkable structures in order to attract mates, lay eggs, give birth, and otherwise perpetuate their species. Twelve animals are presented in four sections based on where they live--underground, in the water, on the land, or in the air. Fish, insects, reptiles, mammals, and birds are included in poems and artwork that to bring these animals to life for kids."--

Feb 14, 2018
A seal named Patches by Beltran, Roxanne, author. A seal named Patches

Feb 14, 2018
A world full of animal stories by McAllister, Angela, author. A world full of animal stories

Retells fifty animal-themed tales from around the world. This collection of fifty lively retellings by Angela McAllister of favorite animal-themed fables, myths, legends, and stories about creatures big and small from different cultures.

Feb 14, 2018
A world of information by Brown, James (Illustrator) A world of information

Facts and figures for the curious reader. Covers more than 30 fascinating "general knowledge" topics, including shapes, tides, the solar system, and the periodic table.

Feb 14, 2018
Abby flies a kite - a book about wind by Dinmont, Kerry, 1982- author. Abby flies a kite - a book about wind

Provides a general introduction to flying kites and how the wind affects how the kite behaves.

Feb 14, 2018
ABC French by ABC French

Learn French words for each letter of the alphabet, and introduce your child to a new language with ABC French.

Feb 14, 2018
Ada Lovelace by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Ada Lovelace

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of mathematician and computer programmer Ada Lovelace in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline, primary sources, and informative backmatter."--

Feb 14, 2018
Afghanistan by Bjorklund, Ruth, author. Afghanistan

Afghanistan has long been a land of great turmoil. It has seen conflicts between internal factions and wars involving foreign nations. However, it is also a land of great beauty, with a rich culture and a long, fascinating history. Readers will get an up-close look at life in Afghanistan, from what people eat and do for fun to where they live and what kinds of jobs they do. They will also learn about Afghanistan’'s history, government, economy, traditions, and more.

Feb 14, 2018
Alabama by Kittinger, Jo S., author. Alabama

Located in the heart of the South, Alabama is a land of diverse and beautiful natural scenery. Readers will explore the state as they find out what life is like in Alabama today. They will learn about the state's government, find out which plants and animals live there, get an inside look at what Alabamans like to do for fun, and much more.

Feb 14, 2018
Albania by Mara, Wil, author. Albania

Located along the west coast of Europe's Balkan Peninsula, Albania is a nation that has experienced tremendous changes in recent decades. Once a communist nation, its current government was established after a revolution in the early 1990s. Since then, it has been steadily growing and changing. Readers will find out what it is like to live in Albania today, explore the country's long history, and get an insider’s view of its towns, cities, and wilderness.

Feb 14, 2018
Alexander Hamilton by Romero, Libby, author. Alexander Hamilton

Profiles the life and work of a founding father, from his rivalry with Thomas Jefferson to his portrayal on Broadway.

Feb 14, 2018
Animal ears by Holland, Mary, 1946- author. Animal ears

Feb 14, 2018
Baby penguin's first waddles by Richmond, Ben, author. Baby penguin's first waddles

What happens after a baby penguin emerges from her egg? Follow her journey and find out! Meet a penguin chick and see how she grows. Developed in tandem with the American Museum of Natural History, and featuring stunning photography in the penguin's Antarctic home, this nonfiction picture book captures the first few months of a baby penguin's life and her transformation into adulthood. With fun and engaging text, Baby Penguin's First Waddles is sure to delight animal-loving kids.

Feb 14, 2018
Between the lines - how Ernie Barnes went from the football field to the art gallery by Wallace, Sandra Neil, author. Between the lines - how Ernie Barnes went from the football field to the art gallery

Discover the true story of NFL star Ernie Barnes a boy who followed his dreams and became one of the most influential artists of his generation with this beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Feb 14, 2018
Blast back! - the Statue of Liberty by Ohlin, Nancy, author. Blast back! - the Statue of Liberty

"Get ready to blast back to the past and learn all about the Statue of Liberty! When people think about the Statue of Liberty, that iconic statue will surely come to mind. But why do we have that statue, and who is that woman anyway? 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 statue was built to the history behind its creation and more. Find out interesting, litt

Feb 14, 2018
Bloom - a story of fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli by Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author. Bloom - a story of fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli

By the 1930s Elsa Schiaparelli had captivated the fashion world in Paris, but before that, she was a little girl in Rome who didn t feel pretty at all. Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli is the enchanting story for young readers of how a young girl used her imagination and emerged from plain to extraordinary.

Feb 14, 2018
Blue Grass Boy - The Story of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass Music by Rosenstock, Barb/ Fotheringham, Edwin (ILT) Blue Grass Boy - The Story of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass Music

Feb 14, 2018
Bowhead whale by Karpik, Joanasie, author. Bowhead whale

Animals Illustrated mixes fun-filled animal facts suitable for the youngest of readers with intricately detailed illustrations to create a unique and beautiful collection of children’s nonfiction books on Arctic animals. Each volume contains first-hand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviours and biology of each animal. In this book, kids will learn how bowheads raise their babies, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting informati

Feb 14, 2018

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