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From peanuts to peanut butter - by Bridget Heos ; illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman. by Heos, Bridget, author. From peanuts to peanut butter - by Bridget Heos ; illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman.

"A child wonders where peanut butter comes from and learns about the jobs of peanut farmers and how peanuts are harvested, and how peanuts are made into peanut butter and packaged at a factory. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a map of where peanuts are grown, glossary, and further resources"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 18, 2018
From cocoa beans to chocolate by Heos, Bridget, author. From cocoa beans to chocolate

"A child wonders where chocolate comes from and learns about cocoa farmers and how cocoa beans are harvested in West Africa and chocolate makers and how cocoa beans are made into chocolate at at factory. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a map of where cocoa trees are grown, glossary, and further resources"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 18, 2018
Forensics by Johnson, C. M. (Cheri M.), author. Forensics

Explores the science involved in crime-fighting and how it has impacted the way crimes are both solved and committed. Includes glossary and quiz.

Jan 18, 2018
For Audrey with love - Audrey Hepburn and Givenchy by Hopman, Philip, author. For Audrey with love - Audrey Hepburn and Givenchy

When two young rising stars Hubert de Givenchy and Audrey Hepburn cross paths for the first time it's magic...literally, the perfect fit!

Jan 18, 2018
Fill a bucket - a guide to daily happiness for young children by McCloud, Carol, author. Fill a bucket - a guide to daily happiness for young children

"The concept of a full bucket is an effective metaphor for a child's healthy self-concept and happiness, most often the result of the encouraging words and actions of parents and others who help a child know they are loved, valued, and capable"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 18, 2018
Facing Frederick - the life of Frederick Douglass, a monumental American man by Bolden, Tonya, author. Facing Frederick - the life of Frederick Douglass, a monumental American man

Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) is best known for the telling of his own emancipation. But there is much more to Douglass’s story than his time spent enslaved and his famous autobiography. Facing Frederick captures the whole complicated, and at times perplexing, person that he was. Statesman, suffragist, writer, and newspaperman, this book focuses on Douglass the man rather than the historical icon.

Jan 18, 2018
Extreme survivors - animals that time forgot by Ridley, Kimberly, author. Extreme survivors - animals that time forgot

Looks at animals that existed in prehistoric times and still exist today and suggests how these creatures managed to survive while other animals are now extinct.

Jan 18, 2018
Explanatorium of nature. by Explanatorium of nature.

This stunning visual reference for kids explores the natural world in stunning detail and allows young readers to see nature as they never have before, through amazing close-ups and cross-sections, exploded images, X-rays, and more.From fruit to flies, from coral to clouds, from mountains to mammals, this extraordinary new encyclopedia is the perfect tool for curious minds to find out how things work and why they exist, and will keep young readers absorbed with its amazing images that depict and

Jan 18, 2018
Earth by Sharif-Draper, Maryam, author. Earth

Discover the structure of the Earth, from its red-hot inner core to the mountains, deserts, and oceans that cover its surface. Learn why we have seasons, how the water cycle works, and why our population is growing. What is Earth? Why do we need soil? DK findout! Earth presents key geography facts in a fun and exciting way so young readers can dive into the wonders of planet Earth. From earthquakes to mountains, volcanoes to rivers, and ecosystems to the rock cycle, this book tackles core curric

Jan 18, 2018
Dream March - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the march on washington. by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux. Dream March - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the march on washington.

An inspiring biography introducing children to the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic march on Washington. Young readers can now learn about one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in this Level 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader. Set against Dr. King’s historic march on Washington in the summer of 1963, a moving story and powerful illustrations combine to illuminate not only one of America’s most celebrated leaders,

Jan 18, 2018
Denmark by Murray, Julie, author. Denmark

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 18, 2018
Craig & Fred - a Marine, a stray dog, and how they rescued each other by Grossi, Craig, author. Craig & Fred - a Marine, a stray dog, and how they rescued each other

A heartwarming story of a stray dog and a U.S. Marine who met under the unlikeliest circumstances in Afghanistan—and who changed each other’s lives forever. As part of an elite team of Marines, Craig Grossi was sent on his most dangerous assignment to the Sangin District of Afghanistan. He expected to face harsh conditions and violence from Taliban fighters. What he didn’t expect was to meet a stray dog, with a big goofy head and little legs—a dog all on his own, filthy and covered in bugs, in a

Jan 18, 2018
City fish, country fish by Cerullo, Mary M., author. City fish, country fish

Compares the fishes from the tropical seas to those in the cold ocean.

Jan 18, 2018
Can I touch your hair? - poems of race, mistakes, and friendship by Latham, Irene, author. Can I touch your hair? - poems of race, mistakes, and friendship

Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, present paired poems about topics including family dinners, sports, recess, and much more. This relatable collection explores different experiences of race in America.

Jan 18, 2018
The big book of treasures - the most amazing discoveries ever made and still to be made by Honigstein, Raphael, author. The big book of treasures - the most amazing discoveries ever made and still to be made

Embark on an adventure with world-famous treasure hunters and learn more about gold lost at the bottom of the sea, even a stolen football trophy. The Big Book of Treasures tells the stories of famous treasure hunters from past centuries; from the lost Aztec treasure of La Noche Triste to the recovered gold coins and bars of the SS Central America to the Padmanabhaswamy temple treasure found in India to the exploits of The Sass Brothers, adventure undoubtedly awaits. The Big Book of Treasures del

Jan 18, 2018
Be a king - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author. Be a king - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you

"You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall. You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience. Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole Weatherfor's poetic text encapsulates the moments that readers today can reenact in their own lives. See a class of young students as they begin a school project inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and learn to follow h

Jan 18, 2018
Ants by Perish, Patrick, author. Ants

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 18, 2018
13 1/2 incredible things you need to know about everything. by 13 1/2 incredible things you need to know about everything.

"This myth-busting visual encyclopedia will amaze kids with 13 things they need to know about every topic they love and one "half fact" that dispels a common misconception or half-truth. Extraordinary images and irresistible fact snippets on each topic spread--from space to gemstones to the food we eat--make learning fun, but it's the "13 1/2" fact that kids will be most eager to know. Does cracking your knuckles really cause arthritis? Do ligers really exist? Are scorpions really deadly to huma

Jan 18, 2018
Winter by Brundle, Harriet, author. Winter

The weather might be frightful, but there are many amazing things about the winter season! Readers will marvel at stunning photographs of winter wonderlands, from evergreen forests to penguin paradises. Fun winter activities, like building snowmen, celebrating Christmas, and throwing snowballs will get readers excited for winter. A helpful calendar teaches readers which months occur in winter. Readers will learn important facts about the snowy season, including what clothes we wear to stay warm,

Jan 20, 2018
Summer by Brundle, Harriet, author. Summer

Sunshine plus vacation makes the summer equation fun! Readers will get excited for the warm weather with this beautiful introduction to the summer season. They ll learn key facts about this time of year, such as how we protect ourselves from the sun and how summer affects plants and animals. A helpful calendar teaches readers which months occur in summertime. Vibrant photographs of flourishing nature and fun summer activities, such as swimming and having picnics, will entice even reluctant reade

Jan 20, 2018

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