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07/30/2014 - 10:54am

Ultimate weird but true 2 Cover
Lisa Jewell
Kelley Miller
Jay Sumner
Presents unusual facts, brief stories, and photographs on such topics as animals, contests, the Middle Ages, strange jobs, colors, and countries.
J 031.02 Ult
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Jul 25, 2014
Malala Yousafzai and the girls of Pakistan Cover
David Aretha
Presents information about the young Pakistani student who advocated for women's rights and education, survived an assassination attempt, and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.
J 371.82 Are
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Jul 18, 2014
5 elephants Cover
Rob Laidlaw
Profiles of five famous elephants introduce young nature enthusiasts to the stories of thriving wild elephant Echo, solitary zoo elephant Lucy, sanctuary elephant Tarra, tragic entertainment elephant Tusko, and rehabilitated elephant Thandora.
J 599.67 Lai
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Jul 30, 2014
Can you tell a triceratops from a protoceratops? Cover
Buffy Silverman
Discusses the differences between a triceratops and a protoceratops, including the type of neck frill, number of horns, and period in which they lived.
J 567.91 Sil
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Jul 23, 2014
Dinosaur! : dinosaurs and other amazing prehistoric creatures as you've never seen them before Cover
John Woodward
Peter Minister
Arran Lewis
Andrew Kerr
Peter Bull
Journey back to the Mesozoic Era, when fearsome dinosaurs roamed the land, menacing pterosaurs patrolled the skies, and the seas were filled with awesome reptiles.
J 567.9 Woo
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Jul 21, 2014
Jimmy the joey : the true story of an amazing koala rescue Cover
Deborah Lee Rose
Susan Kelly, photographers
Follows the story of an endangered baby koala who is rescued and cared for at Koala Hospital and raised by loving human caregivers among other injured koalas.
J 599.25 Ros
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Jul 23, 2014
My animal book Cover
Sophie Dauvois
Alex Barrow, illustrator
Maggie Li, illustrator
Rachel Ortas, illustrator
Provides information about animals in a question and answer format, and includes such activities as making shadow animals, creating animal pebbles, and designing an animal flip book.
J 590 Dau
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Jul 15, 2014
National Wildlife Federation's world of birds : a beginner's guide Cover
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A visual introduction to more than one hundred different bird species profiles the physical characteristics, behaviors, and habitats of each.
J 598 Kur
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Jul 10, 2014
Physics : investigate the mechanics of nature Cover
Jane P Gardner
Samuel Carbaugh, illustrator
Provides an introduction to physics, explaining how skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks, how gravity determines the path of a baseball throw, and how electricity is used to power toasters and put on rock shows.
J 530 Gar
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Jul 15, 2014
Rainforest Cover
Steve Parker
Information about animals and plants that grow in the many rainforests all over the world.
J 577.34 Par
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Jul 15, 2014
The beavers' busy year Cover
Mary Holland
Along a stream a dam pops out of the water. Beavers are busy at work. These aquatic mammals have unique traits that aid them in building the perfect lodge to raise young beavers and keep predators away. Mary Holland's vibrant photographs document the beavers' activities through the course of a year. Do these beavers ever take a break? Follow along as they pop through the winter ice to begin the busy year of eating bark, building dams and gathering food just in time for winter to come again.
J 599.37 Hol
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Jul 30, 2014
Zoom in on bees Cover
Melissa Stewart
Provides information for readers about a bee's home, food, and body.
J 595.79 Ste
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Jul 18, 2014
Goal! Cover
Sean Taylor
Caio Vilela, photographer
Where there's a ball there will always be someone who wants to play soccer. Whether in Tanzania or Togo, Burma or Brazil, children love soccer. Celebrate the sport's power to bridge cultural divides and bring together the many and diverse people of the world.
J 796.334 Tay
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Jul 30, 2014
Racing driver : how to drive racing cars step by step Cover
Giles Chapman
Recreates the immediacy and excitement of being behind the wheel of race cars, describing the basic mechanics and providing driving tips for on-track and off-road racing.
J 796.72 Cha
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Jul 18, 2014
Star wars rebels : the visual guide Cover
Adam Bray
This guide shows the beginning of the epic struggle against the Empire. Meet daring new heroes and sinister villains, discover never-before-seen vehicles, and explore new worlds.
J 791.43 Bray
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Jul 21, 2014
Twinsology trivia challenge : Minnesota Twins baseball Cover
Ann E Wilson
Paul F. Wilson
Tom P Rippey
Each book contains 4 cool facts, little known tidbits about your team's history. Designed so you can quickly and easily add up your score for each 50-question section.
J 796.357 Wil
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Jul 15, 2014
Ashley Bryan's puppets Cover
Ashley Bryan
Ken Hannon, photographer
Introduces puppets created out of found objects by describing each with a poem.
J 811.54 Bry
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Jul 7, 2014
What is the Panama Canal? Cover
Janet B Pascal
Timothy Foley, illustrator
Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Panama Canal and its current status.
J 917.287 Pas
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Jul 15, 2014
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Lisa Jewell
Kelley Miller
Jay Sumner
J 031.02 Ult
Steve Parker
J 577.34 Par
David Aretha
J 371.82 Are
Mary Holland
J 599.37 Hol
Rob Laidlaw
J 599.67 Lai
Melissa Stewart
J 595.79 Ste
Buffy Silverman
J 567.91 Sil
Sean Taylor
Caio Vilela, photographer
J 796.334 Tay
John Woodward
Peter Minister
Arran Lewis
Andrew Kerr
Peter Bull
J 567.9 Woo
Giles Chapman
J 796.72 Cha
Deborah Lee Rose
Susan Kelly, photographers
J 599.25 Ros
Adam Bray
J 791.43 Bray
Sophie Dauvois
Alex Barrow, illustrator
Maggie Li, illustrator
Rachel Ortas, illustrator
J 590 Dau
Ann E Wilson
Paul F. Wilson
Tom P Rippey
J 796.357 Wil
undefined Kurki
undefined National Wildlife Federation
J 598 Kur
Ashley Bryan
Ken Hannon, photographer
J 811.54 Bry
Jane P Gardner
Samuel Carbaugh, illustrator
J 530 Gar
Janet B Pascal
Timothy Foley, illustrator
J 917.287 Pas