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01/29/2015 - 2:58pm

Animal school : what class are you? Cover
Michelle Lord
Michael Garland, illustrator
Rhyming text introduces young readers to the five classes of vertebrates, describing the characteristics of reptiles, fish, mammals, birds, and amphibians.
E Lor
Book
Jan 29, 2015
Birdology : 30 activities and observations for exploring the world of birds Cover
Monica Russo
Kevin Byron, photographer
Provides thirty activities that encourage bird watching and observation in parks, zoos, farms, and backyards, and includes discussions on migration, nesting, food, territories, and wildlife preservation.
J 598.07 Rus
Book
Jan 29, 2015
Friends : making them & keeping them Cover
Patti Kelley Criswell
Stacy Peterson, illustrator
Friends" is designed to help you learn how to make new friends, and make the most of the friendships you already have. It's full of quizzes, crafts, thoughtful advice, and true stories of friendship shared by real girls like you.
J 158.25 Cri
Book
Jan 28, 2015
Drama, rumors & secrets : staying true to yourself in changing times Cover
Nancy Holyoke
Brigette Barrager, illustrator
Gossip and rumors. Trading in secrets. Who's popular, who's not. Exclusion. Mean girls and queen girls. Group pressure. Cyberbullying. How can a girl deal with all the drama? And how can she rise above it? Tips, quizzes and advice from real girls will help you keep your head and heart during tough times and put your best self forward.
J 305.23 Hol
Book
Jan 28, 2015
Hello from 2030 : the science of the future and you Cover
Jan Paul Schutten
Would you like to know the future? And, will it be what we think it will be, or will today's predictions be laughably wrong? Get a peek at what's coming just around the corner. In the year 2030, today's kids will be grappling with issues adults are just starting to address now. No, not flying cars: real world conundrums like, what will 8 billion people eat? How can humans produce less trash? Which cool technologies will be used to figure all this out? And, how do people predict the future anyway? There is plenty to dream, argue, and think about in this look at futurology, the science of predicting the future.
J 303.49 Sch
Book
Jan 29, 2015
Tales from Grimm Cover
Antonia Barber
Margaret Chamberlain
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
An illustrated collection of nine traditonal tales includes "The Frog Prince," "The Three Spinners," and "The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids."
J 398.2 Bar
Book
Jan 29, 2015
The case for loving Cover
Selina Alko
Sean Qualls, illustrator
Selina Alko, illustrator
The fight for interracial marriage.
J 306.84 Alk
Book
Jan 20, 2015
101 hidden animals Cover
Melvin Berger
Gilda Berger
Describes the many ways animals hide and defend themselves from prey and predators.
J 591.47 Ber
Book
Jan 29, 2015
Body bones Cover
Shelley Rotner
David A. White
Explains the important functions of bones in the body by comparing human skeletons to those of other vertebrates, with photographs of people and animals in motion overlaid by illustrations of bones to show these supporting frameworks.
J 573.76 Rot
Book
Jan 29, 2015
Forecasting a flood Cover
Tamra Orr
Use the scientific method to learn how experts predict floods and other natural disasters.
J 551.489 Orr
Book
Jan 5, 2015
Lifesize rainforest Cover
Anita Ganeri
Stuart Jackson-Carter, illustrator
An introduction to a variety of rainforest animals combines facts with up-close perspectives that depict the animals' characteristics and habitats.
J 591.734 Gan
Book
Jan 20, 2015
Mammals Cover
Sarah Walker
Presents an overview of mammals, including their history, various kinds, physical characteristics, behavior, and endangered and extinct species.
J 599 Wal
Book
Jan 21, 2015
Rock & fossil hunter Cover
Ben Morgan
Presents more than thirty learning activities involving rocks and fossils, including exercises about minerals, gems, crystals, and limestone.
J 552 Mor
Book
Jan 21, 2015
Sand swimmers : the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness Cover
Narelle Oliver
In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine that anything can exist in such a harsh place. But the Dead Heart has a secret: it holds amazing stories of adaptation and survival. Follow in the footsteps of early explorers such a Charles Sturt and learn what the indigenous people of Australia have long known: not all is quite as it seems.
J 591.754 Oli
Book
Jan 21, 2015
The chimpanzee children of Gombe : 50 years with Jane Goodall at Gombe National Park Cover
Jane Goodall
Michael Neugebauer, photographer
Jane Goodall introduces young readers to some of her favorite chimpanzees living in Gombe National Park, describing their behavior and family life.
J 599.885 Goo
Book
Jan 28, 2015
Weird birds Cover
Chris G. Earley
Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the bird family, including the Bulwer's pheasant, red bird-of-paradise, chestnut-eared aracari, hornbill, and tawny frogmouth.
J 598 Ear
Book
Jan 13, 2015
Weird frogs Cover
Chris G. Earley
Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the frog family, including the natterjack toad, red-eyed leaf frog, sticky frog, Vietnamese mossy frog, and tomato frog.
J 597.89 Ear
Book
Jan 13, 2015
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious Cover
Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Hayelin Choi, illustrator
Follows Alice Waters's work to educate children about healthy food by starting the Edible Schoolyard, and showing that good food starts in the fields with good soil and caring farmers.
J 641.3 Mar
Book
Jan 13, 2015
Rocketry : investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics Cover
Carla Mooney
Caitlin Denham, illustrator
Traces the history of rocket development from early Chinese fire arrows to modern-day space shuttles, discussing the science behind rocket flight while outlining projects that use the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and drag.
J 621.43 Moo
Book
Jan 20, 2015
This is Mouse : an adventure in sewing Cover
Brenna Maloney
Make Mouse & friends--travel with them from Africa to outer space.
J 646.2 Mal
Book
Jan 13, 2015
Your head shape reveals your personality! : science's biggest mistakes about the human body Cover
Christine Zuchora-Walske
What if someone told you that your liver pumped blood through your body? You'd think that person was crazy. Discover how scientific thought about the human body has changed over the centuries.
J 610.9 Zuc
Book
Jan 29, 2015
For soccer-crazy girls only Cover
Erin Downing
Headcase Design, illustrator
Offers comprehensive information on soccer, including how to stay safe while playing, who the most important soccer clubs and associations in the world are, and profiles on some of the game's greatest players.
J 796.334 Dow
Book
Jan 28, 2015
Pokémon Omega Ruby & Pokémon Alpha Sapphire : the official Hoenn Region strategy guide Cover
Pokémon Company International
From Littleroot Town to the Pokémon League, you'll find the Pokémon from Hoenn you can catch, plus maps and battle strategies, all in one place.
J 794.8 Pok
Book
Jan 9, 2015
This equals that Cover
Jason Fulford
Tamara Shopsin
This Equals That takes viewers on a whimsical journey, while introducing them to the fundamentals of visual literacy and teaching them associative thinking.
J 793.73 Ful
Book
Jan 29, 2015
Falling up Cover
Shel Silverstein
Twelve new poems and drawings selected from the Silverstein archives.
J 811.54 Sil
Book
Jan 21, 2015
Seuss-isms! : a guide to life for those just starting out...and those already on their way Cover
Dr Seuss
The one and only Dr. Seuss dispenses invaluable advice about life in this collection of his most memorable quotes. Features over sixty pages of Seuss art and quotes from such classics as The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hatches the Egg, Green Eggs and Ham, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, and many more.
J 811.52 Seu
Book
Jan 5, 2015
Winter bees & other poems of the cold Cover
Joyce Sidman
Rick Allen
J 811.54 Sid
Book
Jan 1, 2015
Hey, let's make a band! Cover
5 Seconds of Summer (Musical group) --authors
The members of the Australian pop band describe the band's formation, their rise to success, and their appreciation of their fans.
J 920 Fiv
Book
Jan 29, 2015
Pirates Cover
Deborah Lock
Presents a history of piracy throughout the world, and discusses characteristics of buccaneers, privateers, and corsairs, including descriptions of weapons and daily life.
J 910.4 Loc
Book
Jan 21, 2015
When John & Caroline lived in the White House Cover
Laurie Coulter
This book chronicles the Camelot childhood of the Kennedy children in the White House with a combination of reminiscences, memorabilia, and well-known and never-before-seen photographs.
J 973.922 Cou
Book
Jan 5, 2015
Luther, the graphic novel : echoes of the hammer Cover
Susan K Leigh
Dave Hill, illustrator
This is the story, from birth to death, of Martin Luther, who headed a revolution that changed the world. From a small town in medieval Germany, the Reformation resulted in dramatic, sweeping change that still echoes today. Here is Luther's story of adventure, courage, and faith told in graphic novel style.
JB Lut
Book
Jan 5, 2015
My name is truth : the life of Sojourner Truth Cover
Ann Turner
James Ransome, illustrator
Here is the remarkable true story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth. An iconic figure of the abolitionist and women's rights movements, Sojourner Truth famously spoke out for equal rights roughly one hundred years before the civil rights movement.
JB Tru
Book
Jan 21, 2015
Where we are : our band, our story, 100% official Cover
One Direction (Musical group)
The members of British boy band One Direction share their experiences from their world tour.
J 920 One
Book
Jan 7, 2015
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Michelle Lord
Michael Garland, illustrator
E Lor
Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Hayelin Choi, illustrator
J 641.3 Mar
Monica Russo
Kevin Byron, photographer
J 598.07 Rus
Carla Mooney
Caitlin Denham, illustrator
J 621.43 Moo
Patti Kelley Criswell
Stacy Peterson, illustrator
J 158.25 Cri
Brenna Maloney
J 646.2 Mal
Nancy Holyoke
Brigette Barrager, illustrator
J 305.23 Hol
Christine Zuchora-Walske
J 610.9 Zuc
Jan Paul Schutten
J 303.49 Sch
Erin Downing
Headcase Design, illustrator
J 796.334 Dow
Antonia Barber
Margaret Chamberlain
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
J 398.2 Bar
Pokémon Company International
J 794.8 Pok
Selina Alko
Sean Qualls, illustrator
Selina Alko, illustrator
J 306.84 Alk
Jason Fulford
Tamara Shopsin
J 793.73 Ful
Melvin Berger
Gilda Berger
J 591.47 Ber
Shel Silverstein
J 811.54 Sil
Shelley Rotner
David A. White
J 573.76 Rot
Dr Seuss
J 811.52 Seu
Tamra Orr
J 551.489 Orr
Joyce Sidman
Rick Allen
J 811.54 Sid
Anita Ganeri
Stuart Jackson-Carter, illustrator
J 591.734 Gan
5 Seconds of Summer (Musical group) --authors
J 920 Fiv
Sarah Walker
J 599 Wal
Deborah Lock
J 910.4 Loc
Ben Morgan
J 552 Mor
Laurie Coulter
J 973.922 Cou
Narelle Oliver
J 591.754 Oli
Susan K Leigh
Dave Hill, illustrator
JB Lut
Jane Goodall
Michael Neugebauer, photographer
J 599.885 Goo
Ann Turner
James Ransome, illustrator
JB Tru
Chris G. Earley
J 598 Ear
One Direction (Musical group)
J 920 One
Chris G. Earley
J 597.89 Ear