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Lobsters by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author. Lobsters

Did you know that clawed lobsters can be right-clawed or left-clawed? Every baby is born with two cutter claws. Then one cutter claw eventually develops into a crusher claw, which determines handedness. Beginning readers will want to get their hands on this ocean animal profile!

Dec 12, 2017
Kunkush - the true story of a refugee cat by Ventura, Marne, author. Kunkush - the true story of a refugee cat

Describes how an Iraqi refugee family was separated from their beloved cat, Kunkush, while on a crowded boat crossing to Greece. Strangers helped the cat and his family to reunite.

Dec 12, 2017
A is for activist by Nagara, Innosanto, author, illustrator. A is for activist

"The bestselling ABC book for families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that we believe in and fight for"--Page [4] of cover.

Dec 12, 2017
I am Vincent van Gogh by Martín i Roig, Gabriel, 1970- author. I am Vincent van Gogh

I Am Vincent van Gogh introduces readers, ages ten and up, to one of the world's most famous painters. Van Gogh's life is as fascinating as his paintings. Although always interested in art, van Gogh did not start painting until his late twenties. Once he started, van Gogh created some of the world's best-known paintings including "Sunflowers" and "The Starry Night." Roig brings van Gogh's story to life as if van Gogh were speaking directly to the reader. Precise explanations of art movements and

Dec 12, 2017
Helicopters by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Helicopters

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to helicopters. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Dec 12, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park by Herrington, Lisa M., author. Grand Canyon National Park

Young readers will love exploring the multicolored layers of rock that make up the Grand Canyon. They'll also enjoy discovering the park's plants, animals, and other landforms--all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Dec 12, 2017
From cub to tiger by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. From cub to tiger

Describes each step in a tiger's life cycle, from tiny newborn cubs to large, majestic adults.

Dec 12, 2017
The fantastic body - what makes you tick & how you get sick by Bennett, Howard J., author. The fantastic body - what makes you tick & how you get sick

Through humor, science, and engaging illustrations, this fun and comprehensive reference book is perfect for kids who want to know more about the mysterious stuff going on inside their bodies.

Dec 12, 2017
Earwigs by Perish, Patrick, author. Earwigs

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces earwigs to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Dec 12, 2017
Earth movers by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Earth movers

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to earth movers. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Dec 12, 2017
Dav Pilkey by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Dav Pilkey

Humor is the language Dav Pilkey speaks to reach his readers. Just consider the names he gives his characters: Wedgie Woman, Professor Poopypants, and Super Diaper Baby! In this storyteller bio, kids will discover the life adventures of the funny man behind the popular Captain Underpants book series.

Dec 12, 2017
Dalmatians by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Dalmatians

Dalmatians have been tied to firefighters ever since they first guided fire carriages to fiery scenes. Though they are retired from the job today, these spotted dogs remain beloved firehouse mascots. Think Sparky the Fire Dog! This book puts Dalmatians in the spotlight for beginning readers.

Dec 12, 2017
Cocker spaniels by Sommer, Nathan, author. Cocker spaniels

Lady from Disneys Lady and the Tramp is possibly the most famous face of the cocker spaniel. Her look shows off the breeds signatures: long ears, a wide muzzle, and round eyes. In this canine profile, young dog lovers and Disney fans will go past appearance to learn more about how cocker spaniels behave and play.

Dec 12, 2017
Chris Van Allsburg by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Chris Van Allsburg

"Leveled text and full-color photographs introduce readers to Chris Van Allsburg. Developed by literacy experts for students in second through fifth grade"--

Dec 12, 2017
Building with poop by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Building with poop

For many people, a handful of poop is the building material for constructing a home! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of an early elementary audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking.

Dec 12, 2017
Bingo & Rolly's jokes and riddles by Bingo & Rolly's jokes and riddles

Rolly and Bingo's Jokes and Riddles is a 48-page book filled with full color illustrations and hundreds of puppy-themed jokes and riddles. Each page features the show's trademark silliness, making this joke book no laughing matter!

Dec 12, 2017
Big rigs by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Big rigs

Many big rigs can also be called 18-wheelers. These long transport machines need eighteen big wheels to support a tractor front and trailer back. This title revs young readers up as it unloads information about the parts and purpose of big rigs.

Dec 12, 2017
Baby chickens by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Baby chickens

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces baby chickens to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Dec 12, 2017
Australian shepherds by Brown, Domini, author. Australian shepherds

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Australian shepherds. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Dec 12, 2017
Aphids by Perish, Patrick, author. Aphids

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces aphids to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Dec 12, 2017

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