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A pandemonium of parrots and other animals

"From a flamboyance of flamingos to a conspiracy of lemurs, this is a fabulous celebration of animals and birds from around the globe. Discover the weird and wonderful collective names for each creature and catch a glimpse of their worlds. With simple search-and-find games on every page, this is the perfect gift for curious young minds.--

Killers of the flower moon - the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI

The Reign of Terror against the Osage people was one of history's most ruthless and shocking crimes. As the Wild West was dying, someone was killing members of the Osage nation who had gotten rich off the oil under their land. Investigators who tried to uncover the truth were disappearing, but still J. Edgar Hoover asked a former Texas Ranger to work with the Osage to unravel the mystery.

Butt or face? - can you tell which end you're looking at?

"Move over, Jeopardy, Family Feud, and The Price Is Right - this book will be your new favorite laugh-until-your-stomach-hurts family game! In Butt or Face, weird animals are introduced with a close-up photo. Kids must guess: are they seeing the bottom or the top? Readers will learn about animals like Cuban Dwarf Frogs, whose backsides look like a pair of eyes, and the Mary River Turtle, which not only has a unique face, but even breathes through its butt! On every reveal pa

What is democracy?

"Democratic governments and processes are based on shared ideals for the common good of all citizens. Find out what these democratic values are and how to take part in democracy in your own country and community"--

A history of toilet paper (and other potty tools)

"A look at how humans have used toilets and other toileting tools/objects throughout history and civilization. Includes a selected bibliography and glossary at the end"--

Footprints across the planet

Explores the impact of human actions on Earth, highlighting the many different sizes and shapes of footprints.

Focus on Ghana by Hudak, Heather C.
Date added:
Nov 10, 2023
Focus on Ghana

Building the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

"From idea to national landmark, this early chapter book highlights the building sequence of the Vietnam Vet Memorial showing elementary readers how it was engineered and built"--

Botanist by Moening, Kate, author.
Date added:
Nov 10, 2023

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to botanists. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--


"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to astronomers. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

A tree is a plant

Did you know that a tree is the biggest plant that grows? How does it get the food it needs? Read and find out about a tree's life cycle through the seasons.

Ruth Heller's how to hide an octopus & other sea creatures

Describes, using rhyming text, how various sea animals change color to blend in with their surroundings.

Pettersson kriegt Weihnachtsbesuch

Unable to continue with Christmas preparations because of his injured foot, old man Pettersson and his cat face a bleak Christmas until the neighbors come to the rescue.

Getting a feel for eclipses

Getting a Feel for Eclipses, 2023 & 2024 explains the details surrounding the October 14, 2023 and April 8, 2024 eclipses. The paths of these eclipses travel over some significant cities across the U.S. and will be partially visible for the entire lower 48. To commemorate these events, we have created a tactile guide similar to the one created for the 2017 Great American Eclipse. Tactile graphics provide an illustration of the interaction and alignment of the sun with the moon and the earth. --

Apples - and how they grow

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

The pot of wisdom - Ananse stories

Ten tales about the spider trickster.

Your fantastic elastic brain - stretch it, shape it

Introduces the anatomy and functions of the brain; describes how the the brain is able to stretch and grow; and explains how mistakes are an essential part of learning.