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National geographic kids almanac 2016 Cover
Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.
J 031.02 Nat
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May 15, 2015
Quiz whiz. 5 : 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions Cover
National Geographic Society
Discover 1,000 more fun, fascinating, and funny quiz questions in the fifth installment in this popular series, with all-new content and photos. Packed with fantastic photos and a dynamic design, kids will have a blast quizzing themselves, friends, and family members on tons of fun trivia!
J 031.02 Qui
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May 18, 2015
Who is king? : ten magical stories from Africa Cover
Beverley Naidoo
Piet Grobler, illustrator
Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.
J 398.2 Nai
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May 5, 2015
125 cute animals Cover
Meet the cutest critters on the planet, including animals you never knew existed, and some so ugly, they're cute.
J 590 One
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May 18, 2015
A nest is noisy Cover
Dianna Hutts Aston
Sylvia Long
Introduces the world of nests, revealing the variety created by the world's birds, animals, and insects.
J 591.564 Ast
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May 26, 2015
Migration nation : animals on the go from coast to coast Cover
Joanne O'Sullivan
An introduction to the migration patterns of nine very different types of animals, from gray whales and sandhill cranes to polar bears and monarch butterflies, discusses their life cycles and how to spot them.
J 591.56 OSu
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May 15, 2015
Stingrays! : underwater fliers Cover
Carole Gerber
Isidre Mones, illustrator
Introduces stingrays, covering such topics as how they find food, how they protect their young, and how they are related to sharks.
J 597.35 Ger
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May 22, 2015
125 cool inventions Cover
Get the scoop on inventions of the future before they hit stores, like the fish tank that turns your toilet into an aquarium or the Cargonaut, a human-size robot that flies around picking up and delivering items
J 609 One
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May 18, 2015
Are you what you eat? Cover
Margaret Parrish
Introduces nutrition, discussing how foods can affect energy, how the digestive system works, and why the human body needs nutrition.
J 613.2 Are
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May 15, 2015
Life on the farm Cover
Teddy Borth
Describes the chores that need to be done on the farm, including gathering eggs, milking cows, grooming horses, and feeding the animals.
J 636 Bor
Book
May 18, 2015
Tools on the farm Cover
Teddy Borth
Describes different types of tools used on the farm to assist with chores, including plows, hoes, shears, and horse brushes.
J 631.3 Bor
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May 18, 2015
Character encyclopedia Cover
Hannah Dolan
Elizabeth Dowsett
Clare Hibbert
Shari Last
Victoria Taylor
Presents the Lego action figures based on the "Star Wars" universe, detailing the number of pieces and describing each figure and its variations, when they were made, the playsets in which they appear, and the movie to which they relate.
J 791.43 Dol 2015
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May 5, 2015
Christian children's favorites Cover
Phillip Keveren
24 songs kids love to play for beginning piano solos.
J 786.2 Chr
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May 7, 2015
Disney storybook collection Cover
Collects stories featuring characters from such Disney films as "Tangled," "The Lion King," and "Frozen."
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May 5, 2015
Inside out : the essential guide Cover
Steve Bynghall
Describes the settings, characters, and plot of the animated film about a young girl, Riley Anderson, where five key emotions--joy, sadness, anger, fear, and disgusttry to lead the girl through her life.
J 791.43 Byn
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May 15, 2015
Kid's favorites Cover
Phillip Keveren
24 fun children's songs for beginning piano solos.
J 786.2 Kid
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May 7, 2015
Learn to draw Disney Frozen Cover
Disney Storybook Artists, illustrators
Learn to draw the characters from Disney's Frozen.
J 741.5 Lea
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May 18, 2015
Minnesota Wild Cover
Lisa M. B. Simons
Introduces the professional hockey team, including information on their history, their most successful seasons in the National Hockey League, and their notable players.
J 796.962 Sim
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May 15, 2015
Ultimate Star wars Cover
Patricia Barr
Adam Bray
Daniel Wallace
Ryder Windham
.This book explores the characters and storylines from the Star Wars galaxy. It is structured chronologically and full of information about key characters and storylines from the Star Wars movie saga, The Clone Wars, and Rebels.
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May 6, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? Cover
Nico Medina
John Hinderliter, illustrator
Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.
J 796.522 Med
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May 15, 2015
Wild adventures : Look, make, explore--in nature's playground Cover
Mick Manning
Brita Granström
A treasury of outdoor activities for children and their families is designed to foster awareness of the natural world and includes such activities as wildlife spotting, stargazing, and making plaster-cast animal tracks.
J 796.5 Man
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May 26, 2015
Explore poetry! Cover
Andi Diehn
Bryan Stone, illustrator
Introduces the many different forms of poetry while delving into a variety of literary techniques such as personification, metaphor, and alliteration, and includes creative writing exercises designed to reinforce language arts skills.
J 808.1 Die
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May 26, 2015
The sky painter : Louis Fuertes, bird artist Cover
Margarita Engle
Aliona Bereghici, illustrator
A collection of poems that explore the life of Louis Fuertes and his sense of wonder when he painted living, flying birds in their natural habitats.
J 811.54 Eng
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May 15, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? Cover
Janet B Pascal
Daniel Colón, illustrator
Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.
J 974.71 Pas
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May 15, 2015
Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson Cover
Laura Hamilton Waxman
Describes the early life and education of the engineer as well as her work at NASA, where she has helped build spacecraft that can map the moon and monitor climate change, and designed missions to bring soil and rocks back from Mars.
JB Eri
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May 5, 2015
Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley Cover
Laura Hamilton Waxman
Growing up, Joanna L. Kelley was quizzed at the dinner table. As an adult, she's answering even tougher questions. Her research helps scientists treat tumors and understand evolution. Learn how Joanna became a genetics superstar.
JB Kel
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May 15, 2015
Mo'ne Davis : remember my name : my story from first pitch to game changer Cover
Mo'ne Davis
Hilary Beard
The first female pitcher to win a game in the Little League World Series describes her life and athletic exploits.
JB Dav
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May 15, 2015
Small wonders : Jean-Henri Fabre & his world of insects Cover
Matthew Clark Smith
Giuliano Ferri, illustrator
Shares the life of the French naturalist, including his childhood in the French countryside, his life-long interest in insects, and how he eventually met the president of France.
JB Fab
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May 15, 2015
Who is Jane Goodall? Cover
Roberta Edwards
John O'Brien, illustrator
Profiles the life of the primatologist who was the first scientist to study wild chimpanzees in their natural environment.
JB Goo
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May 15, 2015
Who was Dr. Seuss? Cover
Janet B Pascal
Nancy Harrison, illustrator
Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner parties where guests wore outrageous hats. And he donned quirky hats when thinking up ideas for books like his classic The Cat in the Hat. This biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout, brings an amazingly gifted author/illustrator to life.
JB Seu
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May 26, 2015
Who was Jacques Cousteau? Cover
Nico Medina
Dede Putra, illustrator
Looks at the life of Jacques Cousteau, examining his early life, his role in the invention of SCUBA gear, his ocean exploration, and his legacy.
JB Cou
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May 7, 2015
Who was Leonardo da Vinci? Cover
Roberta Edwards
True Kelley, illustrator
Presents the life and accomplishments of the famous artist, scientist, engineer, and inventor.
JB Leo
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May 18, 2015
Who was Steve Irwin? Cover
Dina Anastasio
Jim Eldridge, illustrator
Describes the life and career of Steve Irwin, famously known as the Crocodile Hunter, from his childhood and early love of animals to his rise in popularity as a film and television star and naturalist.
JB Irw
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May 18, 2015
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Lisa M. B. Simons
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National Geographic Society
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Patricia Barr
Adam Bray
Daniel Wallace
Ryder Windham
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Beverley Naidoo
Piet Grobler, illustrator
J 398.2 Nai
Nico Medina
John Hinderliter, illustrator
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J 590 One
Mick Manning
Brita Granström
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Dianna Hutts Aston
Sylvia Long
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Andi Diehn
Bryan Stone, illustrator
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Joanne O'Sullivan
J 591.56 OSu
Margarita Engle
Aliona Bereghici, illustrator
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Carole Gerber
Isidre Mones, illustrator
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Janet B Pascal
Daniel Colón, illustrator
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Laura Hamilton Waxman
JB Eri
Margaret Parrish
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Laura Hamilton Waxman
JB Kel
Teddy Borth
J 636 Bor
Mo'ne Davis
Hilary Beard
JB Dav
Teddy Borth
J 631.3 Bor
Matthew Clark Smith
Giuliano Ferri, illustrator
JB Fab
Hannah Dolan
Elizabeth Dowsett
Clare Hibbert
Shari Last
Victoria Taylor
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Roberta Edwards
John O'Brien, illustrator
JB Goo
Phillip Keveren
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Janet B Pascal
Nancy Harrison, illustrator
JB Seu
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Nico Medina
Dede Putra, illustrator
JB Cou
Steve Bynghall
J 791.43 Byn
Roberta Edwards
True Kelley, illustrator
JB Leo
Phillip Keveren
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Dina Anastasio
Jim Eldridge, illustrator
JB Irw
Disney Storybook Artists, illustrators
J 741.5 Lea