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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
Festivals and Celebrations by Jenner, Caryn Festivals and Celebrations

Nov 20, 2017
Figure skating by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Figure skating

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic figure skating. Includes descriptions of men's and women's singles program, ice dancing, pairs skating, and the team figure skating events. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q & A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Nov 20, 2017
Fire breathing, sword swallowing, and other death-defying circus science by Mara, Wil, author. Fire breathing, sword swallowing, and other death-defying circus science

"Discusses some of the world's most death-defying circus acts and the science behind them"--

Nov 15, 2017
Fishing gear by Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author. Fishing gear

"A primer on the basic dos and don'ts of fishing, including tips on choosing a proper rod and reel, advice on how to land a catch, and instructions for making a landing net"--

Nov 18, 2017
Flamingos by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Flamingos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to flamingos, covering their growth process, behaviors, the lakes they call home, and such defining features as their long legs"--

Nov 20, 2017
Florence Griffith Joyner by Haldy, Emma E., author. Florence Griffith Joyner

Nov 18, 2017
Fooled ya! - how your brain gets tricked by optical illusions, magicians, hoaxes & more by Brown, Jordan, author. Fooled ya! - how your brain gets tricked by optical illusions, magicians, hoaxes & more

Discover the variety of ways our brains can trick us, from optical illusions to magicians' masterful use of misdirection to strategies used by con artists. Learn why you can't always trust your brain, so you'll be less likely to be swindled, hoodwinked, or bamboozled.

Nov 15, 2017
Fossils by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. Fossils

Provides an introduction to fossils, discussing how they are formed, where they are found, and how paleontologists study and analyze them.

Nov 18, 2017
Fred Korematsu speaks up by Atkins, Laura, author. Fred Korematsu speaks up

"Fred Korematsu liked listening to music on the radio, playing tennis, and hanging around with his friends--just like lots of other Americans. But everything changed when the United States went to war with Japan in 1941 and the government forced all people of Japanese ancestry to leave their homes on the West Coast and move to distant prison camps. This included Fred, whose parents had immigrated to the United States from Japan many years before. But Fred refused to go. He knew that what the gov

Nov 20, 2017
From cub to panda by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. From cub to panda

Presents a step-by-step look at how cubs turn into full-grown pandas.

Nov 18, 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.

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to honeybee by Owings, Lisa, author. From egg to honeybee

"Learn how a variety of objects are made or how nature's cycles work--from Start to Finish. Suitable for both struggling and on-level readers, these titles teach science concepts as well as sequential thinking."--

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to ladybug by Owings, Lisa, author. From egg to ladybug

"Learn how a variety of objects are made or how nature's cycles work--from Start to Finish. Suitable for both struggling and on-level readers, these titles teach science concepts as well as sequential thinking."--

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to owl by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. From egg to owl

"We all know what full-grown owls look like but how about when they're first born? Readers will learn about the life stages of an owl--starting inside a small egg and ending as an adult."--

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to penguin by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. From egg to penguin

"Penguins are so cute! How do they grow from a tiny ball of fluff into such a large bird? Read about the growth of a penguin from a small egg to a full-grown adult."--

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to sea turtle by Owings, Lisa, author. From egg to sea turtle

"How does a sea turtle grow from a tiny hatchling into a huge animal? Dual-level text and color photos aid beginning and advanced readers as they learn about each step in a sea turtle's life."--

Nov 18, 2017
From garbage to compost by Owings, Lisa, author. From garbage to compost

"How does garbage become useful compost? Follow each step--from garbage to compost--in this fascinating book!"--

Nov 18, 2017
From Joey to kangaroo by Owings, Lisa, author. From Joey to kangaroo

Nov 18, 2017

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