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Dav Pilkey by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Dav Pilkey

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades two through five, this title provides readers with basic information about Dav Pilkey"--

Nov 15, 2017
Diplodocus by Hansen, Grace, author. Diplodocus

"This title will help readers discover Diplodocus dinosaurs that lived in the late Jurassic period around 150 million years ago. Each title is complete with cool realistic illustrations, photographs of fossils, and a map of where Diplodocus fossils have been found. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Publisher's website.

Nov 15, 2017
Do you want to build a snowman? - your guide to creating exciting snow sculptures by Jones, Mark, author Do you want to build a snowman? - your guide to creating exciting snow sculptures

Nov 12, 2017
Dream Big Dreams - Photographs from Barack Obama's Inspiring and Historic Presidency by Souza, Pete Dream Big Dreams - Photographs from Barack Obama's Inspiring and Historic Presidency

Nov 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"--

Nov 15, 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"--

Nov 15, 2017
Erupt! - 100 fun facts about volcanoes by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author. Erupt! - 100 fun facts about volcanoes

"Kids will burst with excitement as they learn all about the science and wonder of volcanoes in this new National Geographic Kids Reader. The Level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging information for fluent readers. Plus, the book includes 100 fun facts for quick and quirky information on all kinds of volcanoes, all around the world--and even some that are out of this world! The Facts Readers series bridges the gap between short, digestible knowledge nuggets and informative sustained re

Nov 12, 2017
Evolution - How Life Adapts to a Changing Environment by Mooney, Carla/ Cornell, Alexis (ILT) Evolution - How Life Adapts to a Changing Environment

Nov 12, 2017
Explore shapes and angles! by Moore, Jeanette, author. Explore shapes and angles!

A kid’s world is made of shapes and angles--by encouraging readers to become savvy at identifying and using the different shapes, this book serves as the perfect introduction to geometry and a way to build a strong foundation in math skills that will serve them well as they are exposed to increasingly more complicated concepts. Hands-on, design-minded projects, such as designing a tree house, offer opportunities to discover how engineers and designers use shapes and angles to create stron

Nov 15, 2017
Explore the Ice Age! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author. Explore the Ice Age!

"Brrr... does it feel cold? Get out your gloves and get ready to experience the Ice Age! About 12,000 years ago, glaciers up to 2 miles tall covered up to one-third of Earth's land! Explore how these moving mountains of ice changed almost everything on Earth, including shorelines, weather, plants, animal and human activities, migration and more."--Pg.[4] of cover.

Nov 15, 2017
Exposing hidden worlds - how Jacob Riis' photos became tools for social reform by Burgan, Michael, author. Exposing hidden worlds - how Jacob Riis' photos became tools for social reform

"President Theodore Roosevelt called Jacob Riis "the best American I ever knew." The pioneering photojournalist -- an immigrant from Denmark--drew attention to the poverty and evils of slum life in the late 1800s. Riis won national acclaim when his photos illustrated his bestselling book How the Other Half Lives. The book focused on the difficult time immigrants faced as thousands of newcomers flooded into the United States each year. Riis called for reform and hoped to prod government officials

Nov 17, 2017
Extinction - what happened to the dinosaurs, mastodons, and dodo birds? by Perdew, Laura, author. Extinction - what happened to the dinosaurs, mastodons, and dodo birds?

Have you seen a dodo bird recently? Do you have mastodons playing in your back yard? Not likely-- these species are extinct! In Earth's 4.5 billion-year history, more than 5 billion species have gone extinct, some of them at the same time. In EXTINCTION: WHAT HAPPENED TO THE DINOSAURS, MASTODONS, AND DODO BIRDS? kids ages 9 to 12 learn about the detective work scientists perform to find out why mass extinctions happen...Try these hands-on STEM projects! Draw a geological timeline; Create your o

Nov 13, 2017
Fallingwater by Harshman, Marc, author. Fallingwater

This book guides readers through the process American architect Frank Lloyd Wright used in designing Fallingwater, a now-famous house in Bear Run, Pennsylvania, perched atop a waterfall. Full color.

Nov 12, 2017
Fault lines - understanding the power of earthquakes by Wagstaffe, Johanna, author. Fault lines - understanding the power of earthquakes

"This fully illustrated, nonfiction book for middle readers focuses on earthquakes, how they happen and what you need to know."--

Nov 12, 2017
Feeling angry by Douglass, Katie, author. Feeling angry

"Harry is great at helping others deal with anger. He helps his dad keep cool when his dad is running late for work, soothes his sister's tantrums, and calms down his angry friend using strategies such as taking deep breaths, slowing down, counting to ten, and thinking about something else. But when Harry has to turn off his computer game, it's his turn to be angry. Join Harry and his friends and family to see how he decides to handle his own angry feelings. Everyday Feelings Series: Young child

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling jealous! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling jealous!

Lucy is very good at helping those around her. She helps one friend feel less jealous of a sibling's later bedtime, and shows another how to deal with jealousy of a classmate who has the latest toy. Then comes Lucy's turn to feel jealous. Will she remember her own advice about overcoming jealousy?

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling sad! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling sad!

Rio has a talent for helping his friends when they feel sad. He eases the sadness for a classmate who has to go to a new school, and he gets help from an adult when another friend at school seems overwhelmed by sad feelings. But when Rio himself is feeling sad, it's time to reach out and talk with others to make himself feel better.

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling scared! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling scared!

Danny is a big help when his friends and his little sister feel scared for all kinds of reasons, from a loud thunderstorm to meeting a new dog to giving a talk in front of the class. Then, in his dark bedroom one spooky evening, it's his turn to feel afraid. Will he know how to be brave and face his own fear?

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling shy! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling shy!

Daisy is good at noticing when others are feeling shy and helping them overcome their shyness. Daisy helps a new student break out of her shell, urges a friend to join in at a party, and coaxes her sister to socialize when her sister's feeling bashful. Then Daisy goes to a new club by herself, and it's her turn to feel timid. Can she follow her own example and move past her shy feelings?

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling worried! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling worried!

Anna is there to help her friends and her little brother with their worries, showing them how to talk it out, ask for support, and face new challenges. When she faces a visit to the dentist, though, Anna feels what it's like to be worried herself. Will she take her own advice and help herself not worry?

Nov 17, 2017

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