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- Killer whales and other toothed whales
Provides information about the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of killer whales and such related species as pilot whales and dolphins.
- Dessert with Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone teaches Fiona and Finley about exploring.
- Smart but scattered teens : the "executive skills" program for helping teens reach their potential
A parent's guide to promoting the independence of teenagers by building their executive skills--the fundamental abilities needed to be organized, stay focused, and control impulses and emotions.
- King George : what was his problem? : the whole hilarious story of the American Revolution
Presents an informal history of the American Revolution, covering the Stamp Act, Paul Revere, and the battle of Ticonderoga, and includes extracts from letters, memorable quotes, and line illustrations.
- The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
Describes the fifty black sailors who refused to work in unsafe and unfair conditions after an explosion in Port Chicago killed 320 servicemen, and how the incident influenced civil rights.
- The princess in black
While having hot cocoa with the Dutchess, Princess Magnolia must sneak away to fight monsters as her alter ego the Princess in Black.
- Two miserable presidents : the amazing, terrible and totally true story of the Civil War
Describes all the issues and events--large, small, and even personal--that led up to the Civil War, covering the stories of the soldiers and statesmen involved.
- 365 days of wonder : Mr. Browne's book of precepts
"A book of precepts, with one saying for each day, from Auggie's teacher Mr. Brown"--Provided by publisher.
- Bone : Rose
Princess Rose musters up courage to face the dragon that threatens the small towns in the Northern Valley, only to discover the dragon is actually the Lord of the Locusts; and meanwhile, her sister, Princess Briar, embarks on a more sinister quest.
- Most dangerous : Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam War
"The story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War"--Provided by publisher.
- Boston terriers
An overview of Boston terriers that features color photographs and descriptions of the breed's physical characteristics, history, temperament, young, and pet care requirements.
- Should I share my ice cream?
Best friends Gerald and Piggie are complete opposites but still manage to have fun together, but when Gerald takes too long to make an important decision, it may be too late to share with Piggie.
- Choosing a dog : how to choose and care for a dog
"Discusses the selection, housing, diet, handling, grooming, and health of a new dog"--Provided by publisher.
- West Highland white terriers
Color photos fill this overview of West Highland white terriers, describing their history, temperament, coat and color, size, care and feeding, and puppies, and providing a glossary.
- American pit bull terriers
Provides an overview of the American pit bull terrier, with information on the breed's physical characteristics, care, diet, exercise needs, and behavior.
- Shetland sheepdogs
Provides an overview of the Shetland sheepdog, with information on the breed's physical characteristics, care, diet, exercise needs, and behavior.
- The thank you book
"Piggie is determined to thank everyone she knows, but Gerald thinks she will forget someone important"--Provided by publisher.
An overview of Weimaraners that features color photographs and descriptions of the breed's physical characteristics, history, temperament, young, and pet care requirements.
- Old English sheepdogs
Describes the breed of dogs called Old English Sheepdogs, covering history, temperament, color and coat, care, feeding, and more.
- Fancy Nancy : Saturday night sleepover
When JoJo and Nancy plan to stay overnight with Mrs. Devine, Jojo is scared, but when the night actually comes along, it is Nancy who needs her little sister to calm her down.
- Doberman pinschers
Describes the breed of dogs called Doberman pinschers, covering history, temperment, color and coat, care, feeding, and more.
- Who was Jim Henson?
A biography of Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, discussing his youth, his first Muppets, and his success with "Sesame Street," "The Muppet Show," and movies.
- Who was Louis Braille?
Tells the life story of Louis Braille, the nineteenth-century man who lost his sight at the age of three and developed an alphabet for blind people when he was fifteen.
- Nana in the city
A young boy is frightened by how busy and noisy the city is when he goes there to visit his Nana, but she makes him a fancy red cape that keeps him from being scared as she shows him how wonderful a place it is.
- Going places
Rafael has looked forward to the Going Places contest and builds his go-cart from a kit in record time, but his neighbor, Maya, has a much more interesting and creative idea for her entry and Rafael decides to help.
- French bulldogs
Color photos fill this overview of French bulldogs, describing their history, temperament, coat and color, size, care and feeding, and puppies, and providing a glossary.
- German shepherds
An introduction to the physical characteristics, behavior, and proper care of German shepherds.
- I really like slop!
"Piggie really likes slop. She likes it so much, she wants Gerald to try some! But can Gerald find the courage to do it? Or will the smell alone be too much to handle?"--Provided by publisher.
- I will take a nap!
Gerald is tired and cranky and wants to take a nap, but Piggie is not helping.
- I'm a frog!
Piggie introduces his reluctant friend, Gerald the elephant, to the wonderful world of pretend.
- Let's say hi to friends who fly!
An exuberant cat cheers on her friends as they demonstrate whether or not they can fly.
- Nancy Clancy seeks a fortune
"Nancy Clancy and her friend Bree try to start a business to get rich, but when things don't go as planned, Nancy learns a valuable lesson"--OCLC.
- Princess Posey and the crazy, lazy vacation
First-grader Posey is concerned that her spring vacation will be boring compared to her friends' travels, but her mother's plan to take each day as it comes turns out to be full of excitement.
- Who was Alexander the Great?
"When Alexander was a boy in ancient Macedon, he already had grand ambitions. He complained that his father, the great king of Macedon, wasn't leaving anything for him to conquer! This, of course,was not the case. King Alexander went on to control most of the known world of the time. His victories won him many supporters, but they also earned him enemies. This easy-to-read biography offers a fascinating look at the life of Alexander and the world he lived in"--Provided by publisher.
- Australian shepherds
Color photos fill this overview of Australian shepherds, describing their history, temperament, coat and color, size, care and feeding, and puppies, and providing a glossary.
- Force out
"When Joey has to compete with his best friend, Zach, for a single spot on an elite baseball team, he is forced to decide how far he is willing to go to win"--Provided by publisher.
- Bad kitty goes to the vet
"Even the best bad kitties can get sick, and when it happens, it means just one thing: a visit to the vet!"--Provided by publisher.
- Choosing a horse : how to choose and care for a horse
"Discusses the selection, housing, diet, handling, grooming, and health of a new horse"--Provided by publisher.
- So few of me
After wishing there were two of him to complete all the items on his "to do" list, Leo discovers that the real problem is not the number of Leos, but the length of the list.
- Pinkalicious and the sick day
"Pinkalicious gets to be Principal for a Day because she has perfect attendance! Pinkalicious can't wait to be in charge, but when she wakes up sick on the big day, will her dreams of being Principal Pinkalicious be--ACHOO!--blown away?"--Dust jacket.
- Yard sale
Callie and her family are moving from their house to an apartment, so they're having a yard sale. It can be hard to let things go, but in the end, it's who you have - not what you have - that counts.
- Bull terriers
Color photos fill this overview of Bull terriers, describing their history, temperament, coat and color, size, care and feeding, and puppies, and providing a glossary.
- Choosing a hamster, gerbil, guinea pig, rabbit, ferret, mouse, or rat : how to choose and care for a small mammal
"Discusses the selection, housing, diet, handling, grooming, and health of a new hamster, gerbil, guinea pig, rabbit, ferret, mouse, or rat"--Provided by publisher.
- Bernese mountain dogs
An overview of Bernese mountain dogs that features color photographs and descriptions of the breed's physical characteristics, history, temperament, young, and pet care requirements.
- Time to sleep Sheep the Sheep!
Cat the Cat rounds up her animal friends when it is time to go to sleep--except for Owl.
- Who was Claude Monet?
Introduces children to the life and work of French Impressionist artist Claude Monet, discussing his style, life in poverty, and influence on world art.
- Twenty yawns
"As her mom reads a bedtime story, Lucy drifts off. But later, she awakens in a dark, still room, and everything looks mysterious. How will she ever get back to sleep?"--Dust jacket.
- Choosing a fish : how to choose and care for a fish
"Discusses the selection, housing, diet, and health of a new fish"--Provided by publisher.
An introduction to the physical characteristics, behavior, and proper care of Pomeranians.
Twelve-year-old Josh looks forward to facing a true rival in the Baseball Hall of Fame tournament, but first he and his friends Jaden and Benji put themselves at great risk trying to expose the truth about a conspiracy to bribe the head umpire.
Color photos fill this overview of Rottweilers, describing their history, temperament, coat and color, size, care and feeding, and puppies, and providing a glossary.
- Who is Bill Gates?
A biography of Bill Gates, an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author.
- Who was Amelia Earhart?
Examines the life of Amelia Earhart, a pioneer female aviator who mysteriously disappeared during an around-the-world flight in 1937.
- Who was Louis Armstrong?
Presents a short study of singer, songwriter, and jazz musician Louis Armstrong and chronicles his childhood in New Orleans and rise in the entertainment industry.
- Who were the Beatles?
A brief illustrated biography of the Beatles, one of world's most famous rock bands, providing information on each individual member, and tracing how the band started to when they broke up.
- The reader
A boy and his dog hike to the top of a very tall, snowy hill where they play, enjoy a snack, and then share their favorite book before sledding home.
- I'm here
In a crowded park, a boy makes an airplane out of a piece of paper carried to him by a gentle breeze, sends it on its way, and watches a new friend bring it back to him.
- Sky color
A teacher asks Marisol, who loves to paint, to help create a mural in the school library, but when Marisol does not have blue to use for the sky, she watches day turn to night and begins to dream.
- The smallest gift of Christmas
Disappointed with his very small Christmas present, Roland wishes for something bigger. He goes searching the universe for the biggest present ever, only to find that the present he really wants is waiting for him at home.
- Welsh corgis
An overview of Welsh corgis that features color photographs and descriptions of the breed's physical characteristics, history, temperament, young, and pet care requirements.
- Choosing a cat : how to choose and care for a cat
"Discusses the selection, housing, diet, handling, grooming, and health of a new cat"--Provided by publisher.
- Best of the best : a baseball great novel
Determined to play in the Little League World Series, twelve-year-old Josh struggles to concentrate on his game and be the team's leader while also trying to cope with his parents' impending divorce.
- Brick Fairy Tales : Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Hansel and Gretel, and more
Classic children's stories now meet a classic children's pastime. We ahve chosen thirteen tales from the original Grimm's collection, some that you may know and some of which you may have never heard. The tales are played out with Lego bricks.
- Looking for Heroes : One Boy, One Year, 100 Letters
- Only one you
Adri promises to remember his parents' words of wisdom about how to live his life, such as "Find your own way. You don't have to follow the crowd" and "Make wishes on the stars in the nighttime sky.".
- The pigeon finds a hot dog!
Pigeon learns about sharing when a curious duckling keeps asking questions about the hot dog Pigeon has found.
- Ruby the copycat
Ruby wants to fit in on her first day at school, so she begins to copy her classmate Angela; but then Ruby's teacher shows her how much fun it is to just be herself.
- Brave new pond
Starting a new school year, Squish, a meek amoeba who loves the comic book exploits of his favorite hero, "Super Amoeba," is determined to get picked for kickball and hang out with the cool kids.
- The truth about great white sharks
- Harry Potter and the cursed child
"As an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and a father, Harry Potter struggles with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs while his youngest son, Albus, finds the weight of the family legacy difficult to bear"--OCLC.
- English Isn't Crazy! : the elements of our language and how to teach them
- Bean Dog and Nugget
"Bean Dog and Nugget argue about who will get the bigger half of a cookie. They try to outwit each other by all sorts of imaginative means--but they find out that what really counts in the end is friendship"--Provided by publisher.
- World War I
Presents a photographic introduction to World War I, discussing events that led to the conflict, and providing information about the conduct of the war, the lives of enlisted men, and the armistice and peace.
- Betty Crocker kids cook
Includes over 60 kid-friendly recipes to show children cooking basics, including kitchen essentials, cleanup procedures, and nutrition basics.
In graphic novel format, Raina Telgemeier shares the story of her relationship with her younger sister.
- Duck hunting
Engaging images accompany information about duck hunting.
- Listen to my trumpet!
When Piggie plays her new trumpet for Gerald, the elephant decides he must be honest in his response.
Callie rides an emotional roller coaster while serving on the stage crew for a middle school production of Moon over Mississippi as various relationships start and end, and others never quite get going.
- Scaredy Squirrel has a birthday party
Scaredy Squirrel plans to celebrate his birthday, quietly and without any unnecessary surprises, by himself, but a surprise find in his mailbox inspires Scaredy to increase his guest list to two.
- Happy Pig Day!
Piggie celebrates her favorite day of the year, but Gerald the elephant is sad, thinking that he cannot join the fun.
The author relates, in graphic form, her experiences after she injured her two front teeth and had to have surgeries and wear embarrassing braces and headgear, all while also dealing with the trials and tribulations of middle school.
- I am going!
Piggie ruins a perfectly good day by telling Gerald the elephant that she is going, sending him into a panic.
- Pigs make me sneeze!
Gerald, a cautious and pessimistic elephant, believes he is allergic to his best friend, the optimistic and occasionally reckless Piggie, and is concerned that he will need to stay away from his pal forever.
This book is an introduction to reptiles describing physical features and behaviors.
- The pigeon wants a puppy!
The pigeon really, really wants a puppy, but when a puppy arrives the pigeon changes its mind.
- Scaredy Squirrel at the beach
Scaredy Squirrel has a wild adventure when he ventures to the beach to get a seashell.
This book introduces dogs, describing their senses, behavior, and the jobs they perform.
This book introduces the world of sharks, describing their physical characteristics, senses, eating habits, and reproduction.
- Scary snakes
Simple text and photographs describe where a rattlesnake lives, what an anaconda eats, and where a king cobra lays her eggs.
- The Dragonslayer
The continuing comic book saga finds the Bone cousins face-to-face with a dragon, providing Phoney with a good opportunity to sell beer and Thorn with an unexpected connection to her past; while danger lurks in the form of the rat creature Kingdok.
- Eyes of the Storm
Lucius, Smiley and Phoney are attacked by rat creatures in the forest, barely making it to Lucius' tavern at the farm, Fone Bone and Thorn are having strange dreams and Gran'ma Ben suddenly begins revealing secrets and new dangers.
- Wizardology : the book of the secrets of Merlin
For any apprentice determined to learn the arcane arts of wizardry, could there be a better teacher than... Merlin himself? Originally discovered in 1588, this remarkable text by history's most respected wizard is revealed to the world for the very first time. Lavishly illustrated by four dedicated artists, Wizardology's intricate design even conceals a series of hidden symbols that spell out a secret message when their code is deciphered-if the reader is clever enough to find them.
- The secret knowledge of grown-ups
Presents wacky, fanciful explanations--some with a kernel of truth--for rules that parents impose on their children, including reasons for eating vegetables, not jumping on the bed, and combing one's hair.