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On the job at school by Cohn, Jessica, author. On the job at school

"You may think you know who keeps your school running. You know teachers and coaches, but there are many important careers in education. Let's do our homework by going On the Job at School."--Provided by publisher.

Dec 14, 2017
On the job in a restaurant by Cohn, Jessica, author. On the job in a restaurant

Introduces the many jobs available at a restaurant, including chefs, maãitre d's, beverage managers, and marketing managers.

Dec 14, 2017
On the job in construction by Cohn, Jessica, author. On the job in construction

"Have you ever thought about how all the buildings and bridges in your community get built? Who designs them? How are they built so they don't fall down? Let's learn about the jobs and skills needed to go On the Job in Construction."--Provided by publisher.

Dec 14, 2017
On the job in the theatre by Cohn, Jessica, author. On the job in the theatre

"Are you interested in performing? Do you like dancing or singing? You might wonder how the stage gets set. How do the actors know where to go? So many workers behind the scene. Let's jump in and go On the Job in the Theatre."--Provided by publisher.

Dec 13, 2017
Once there was a story - tales from around the world, perfect for sharing by Yolen, Jane, author. Once there was a story - tales from around the world, perfect for sharing

From beloved author Jane Yolen and acclaimed illustrator Jane Dyer a collection of thirty stories from around the world, perfect for sharing. This collection of well-known and not-so-well known stories, fairy tales, folk tales, and fables from Russia to Africa to Korea and beyond includes magic tales, homey tales, and animal tales. As Jane Yolen says in her introduction, “These are stories that are short, full of remarkable characters, infinitely retellable, and fit for children between three an

Dec 10, 2017
One fun day with Lewis Carroll - a celebration of wordplay and a girl named Alice by Krull, Kathleen, author. One fun day with Lewis Carroll - a celebration of wordplay and a girl named Alice

Dec 14, 2017
Organized crime by Johnson, C. M. (Cheri M.), author. Organized crime

Presents information about organized crime through the history of the Russian mafia, Chinese triads, Japanese yakuza, and the Italian mafia in their homelands and in the United States.

Dec 14, 2017
Owls by Dieker, Wendy Strobel, author. Owls

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about an owl's body parts and behaviors"--

Dec 14, 2017
Paris by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Paris

Dec 14, 2017
Passenger trains by Leighton, Christina, author. Passenger trains

Passenger trains have all kinds of carsbaggage cars, lounge cars, dining cars, and sleeper cars. They often need to keep riders comfortable for multi-day trips. This title shows beginning readers a train type that works day and night to take passengers long distances.

Dec 12, 2017
Passover by Bailey, R. J., author. Passover

In Passover, you will learn about this Jewish holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday.

Dec 12, 2017
Pea boy and other stories from Iran by Laird, Elizabeth. Pea boy and other stories from Iran

Retells folktales and fables from Iran, including the story of a mouse and a cockroach who fell in love, a foolish weaver's apprentice, and a boy with the head of a chickpea.

Dec 14, 2017
Pembroke Welsh corgis by Leighton, Christina, author. Pembroke Welsh corgis

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

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

"A photo-illustrated book for early readers about Persian cats. Describes the Persian's unique features, history as good house pets, their social behaviors, and how they are the most popular and oldest breeds of cat"--

Dec 9, 2017
Pet rabbits - questions and answers by Gardeski, Christina Mia, author. Pet rabbits - questions and answers

Provided by amazon.com.

Dec 9, 2017
Pinterest by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964- author. Pinterest

"This title examines Pinterest, the interest sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Pinterest operates, issues the company faces such as inappropriate content, and its impact on society"--Amazon.com.

Dec 12, 2017
Plants by McMullen, Gemma, author. Plants

Dec 12, 2017
Poland by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Poland

Introduces Poland, describing its history, geography, cities, people, animals, culture, and government.

Dec 14, 2017
Police robots by Noll, Elizabeth, author. Police robots

Provided by amazon.com.

Dec 12, 2017
Pomeranians by Morey, Allan, author. Pomeranians

"Introduces the pros and cons of owning a Pomeranian. Special consideration is given to the dog's size"--

Dec 9, 2017

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