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Amazing Plant Powers: How Plants Fly, Fight, Hide, Hunt, & Change the World
by Loreen Leedy Details
From protecting themselves from forest fires and voracious leaf-eating insects to surviving in hostile environments that are numbingly cold or stiflingly hot, this book highlights the impressive range of adaptations plants have developed.
Crazy For Science With Carmelo the Science Fellow
by Carmelo Piazza Details
Designed to encourage children's natural love of science from an early age, this book promotes scientific observation, exploration and analysis in a way that kids can understand.
Defending the Land: Causes and Effects of Red Cloud's War
by Nadia Higgins Details
Explains Red Cloud's War, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects
Everybody Says Shalom
by Leslie Kimmelman Details
A tour of Israel profiles such sites as the Old City of Jerusalem, modern Tel Aviv, and the Biblical Zoo while introducing the regions diverse cultures and customs.
How Come?: Every Kid's Science Questions Explained
by Kathy Wollard Details
Why don't we fall off the spinning Earth? How do fireflies glow? Why is the sky blue? This volume answers more than 175 questions about the world we live in.
I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters
by Lauren Tarshis Details
Five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters.
Inventions That Could Have Changed the World...But Didn't!
by Joe Rhatigan Details
Outlines the process of making and patenting inventions and presents innovations in such fields as transportation, appliances, child and pet care, and amusement that did not work, were too early or too late, or failed for other reasons.
Noisy Bird Sing-Along
by John Himmelman Details
Listen to the birds! They are often very noisy. You can tell what kind of bird it is just by listening. It's fun to learn their sounds and to sing along.
Pitter and Patter
by Martha Sullivan Details
The water cycle becomes a down-to-earth reality when children follow Pitter on his overland journey from cloud to ocean, and Patter on her journey from cloud to ocean by way of an underground route.
Seeds Of Freedom: the Peaceful Integration Of Huntsville, Alabama
by Hester Bass Details
For the citizens of Huntsville, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace.
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