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An Ambush of Tigers: a Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns
by Betsy R. Rosenthal Details
Have you ever heard of a prickle of porcupines? Or a tower of giraffes? What about a parcel of penguins? This ... romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for animals through wordplay.
Big Book of Brick Trucks
by Amanda Brack Details
All kinds of trucks shown in LEGO form.
Changes: a Child's First Poetry Collection
by Charlotte Zolotow Details
Published in time to mark what would have been the 100th birthday of acclaimed author/editor Zolotow, this collection of 28 seasonally organized poems celebrates the delightful, unexpected moments that arise as the months pass, temperatures change, and the Earth transforms itself.
Flowers Are Calling
by Rita Gray Details
Rhyming text explores the wonders of natural cooperation between flowers and the animals and insects of the forest.
Hacks For Minecrafters: Redstone: the Unofficial Guide to Tips and Tricks That Other Guides Won't Teach You
by Megan Miller Details
Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on redstone and with over one hundred screenshots, Hacks for Minecrafters: Redstone shows exactly how the experts wield redstone power and build amazing contraptions. In Minecraft, the risk of attack is ever-present, and players need to utilize every resource available to them, especially redstone.
Leaflets Three, Let It Be!: the Story of Poison Ivy
by Anita Sanchez Details
Looking past its itch-inducing nature, describes the other things that poison ivy can do, from providing food for rabbits in spring to being used as shade by salamanders in the summer.
Meet the Marvel Super Heroes
by Chris Wyatt Details
An A-to-Z guide to more than one hundred heroes of the Marvel Universe features profiles of characters from Ant-Man to Wolverine that list origin stories, super-powers, and secret identities.
Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery That Baffled All of France
by Mara Rockliff Details
Discover how Benjamin Franklin's scientific method challenged a certain Dr. Mesmer's mysterious powers in a whimsical look at a true moment in history.
The Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist
by Margarita Engle Details
Poems by Margarita Engle and illustrations by Aliona Bereghici capture the life of Louis Fuertes, known as the father of modern bird art, and the deep sense of wonder that he felt when he painted the sky.
Trapped!: a Whale's Rescue
by Robert Burleigh Details
In the icy waters of the Pacific, a massive humpback whale unexpectedly finds herself tangled in a net abandoned by fishermen. When a rescue boat and a convoy of divers arrive to help the struggling humpback, a realistic and moving encounter bridges the human and aquatic worlds.
Updated 05/17/2015
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