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Volleyball by Donner, Erica, author. Volleyball

Describes the sport of volleyball, discussing technique, equipment, and scoring.

Nov 24, 2017
Washington, DC City Trails by Butterfield, Moira Washington, DC City Trails

Nov 18, 2017
Water by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author. Water

Explains why water is so important to the planet and includes experiments that help readers understand different aspects of the water cycle.

Nov 24, 2017
Water's children by Delaunois, Angèle, author. Water's children

Twelve children from around the world, from the United States to China, describe how water appears in their environment and what it means to them.

Nov 24, 2017
Weird but true! 9 - 300 outrageous facts. by Weird but true! 9 - 300 outrageous facts.

Provided by amazon.com.

Nov 20, 2017
Weird disappearances - real tales of missing people by McCarthy, Tom, 1952- author. Weird disappearances - real tales of missing people

Details five true cases of people disappearing without a trace, including Anastasia Romanov and Virginia Dare.

Nov 24, 2017
Whale sharks by Morey, Allan, author. Whale sharks

"This photo-illustrated book describes whale sharks, the largest sharks in the sea. Explains how they use gill-rakers to feed on zooplankton, their life cycle, and work being done to protect this species of huge but gentle sharks"--

Nov 24, 2017
What if you had animal ears!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal ears!?

From elephants to jack rabbits, explains how certain animals use their ears to help them survive.

Nov 18, 2017
What if you had animal feet!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal feet!?

What if you had animal feet? will teach kids about the amazing variety of feet in the animal kingdom and their specialty functions! From cheetahs' fast feet to mountain goats' nimble climbing hooves, to flies' sticky feet!

Nov 18, 2017
What if you had animal hair!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal hair!?

Discusses the ways that different animals use their hair to survive, including the polar bear, reindeer, and porcupine.

Nov 18, 2017
What is an idiom when it's at home? by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. What is an idiom when it's at home?

"It's raining cat's and dog! Or is it just raining hard? Find out how and why native speakers use colorful language instead of always being completely forthright. Learn how language has evolved, and how and why using idioms when you write can spice up your prose and poetry. Helpful examples and exercises will show you the way"--Back cover.

Nov 18, 2017
What you need to know about allergies by Dickmann, Nancy, author. What you need to know about allergies

"This book looks at causes, symptoms, and treatments of allergies with real-life examples from kids who have experienced them"--

Nov 24, 2017
What you need to know about obesity by Dickmann, Nancy, author. What you need to know about obesity

"This book looks at causes and treatments of obesity with real-life examples from kids who have experienced them"--

Nov 24, 2017
What you need to know about pink eye by Dickmann, Nancy, author. What you need to know about pink eye

"This book looks at causes, symptoms, and treatments of pink eye with real-life examples from kids who have experienced them"--

Nov 24, 2017
When I was a turkey - based on the Emmy award-winning PBS documentary my life as a turkey by Hutto, Joe, author, illustrator. When I was a turkey - based on the Emmy award-winning PBS documentary my life as a turkey

When I Was a Turkey is a middle-grade adaptation of the remarkable true story of a naturalist who raised a flock of wild turkeys using imprinting.

Nov 18, 2017
When you look out the window - how Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin built a community by Pitman, Gayle E, author. When you look out the window - how Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin built a community

Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, one of San Francisco's most well-known and politically active lesbian couples describe the landmarks that can be seen out their window and how they worked to change their neighborhood for the better.

Nov 24, 2017
Why do frogs have teeth? - and other curious amphibian adaptations by Fletcher, Patricia (Children's author), author. Why do frogs have teeth? - and other curious amphibian adaptations

Not many people report being bitten by a frog. But many will notice the weird ooze that seeps out of a toad s skin when they re picked up. These are just two strange adaptations that have helped amphibians survive in their environment. That s also why salamanders need the ability to regrow limbs or even part of their brain! Curious future scientists learn all about these awesome adaptations as well as other important topics such as the unique amphibian life cycle, all complemented by full-color,

Nov 20, 2017
Why does democracy matter? by Pegis, Jessica (Jessica M.), author. Why does democracy matter?

Introduces the idea of democracy, including what rights and laws come with it, the three principles of equality, fairness, and respect, and types of participation within the government.

Nov 24, 2017
Wild horses by Riggs, Kate, author. Wild horses

"A kindergarten-level introduction to wild horses, covering their growth process, behaviors, the wilderness they call home, and such defining features as their manes and tails"--

Nov 18, 2017
William Kamkwamba - powering his village by Burns, Kylie, author. William Kamkwamba - powering his village

"Imagine your family had to choose between sending you to school or having enough food to eat. This book tells how William Kamkwamba was forced to drop out of his school in Wimbe, Malawi, when a famine struck his village and his family, who relied on farming, could no longer afford his tuition fee. Instead of giving up on his education, William visited his local library often. It was here that he read a book about wind power. At the age of 14, William used what he learned from the book to build

Nov 24, 2017

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