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Counting Lions: Portraits From the Wild
by Katie Cotton Details
Exquisite charcoal drawings of ten endangered creatures--lions, elephants, giraffes, pandas, tigers, chimpanzees, penguins, turtles, macaws, and zebras--startle the viewer with their size and astonishing detail. A poetic text notes each creature's particular qualities and behavior, while providing a quiet counting exercise and a reminder that these animals must be cherished and protected.
Exploring Kitchen Science: 30 + Edible Experiments & Kitchen Activities
by Lucie Parker Details
Join the world-famous Exploratorium on a curious and tasty expedition through your kitchen, where you'll learn to flash-freeze ice cream with way-cool dry ice, create dyes with your favorite fruits and veggies, see your food glow in the dark, whip up oobleck, and more!
Lego Awesome Ideas
by Daniel Lipkowitz Details
Journey through six incredible worlds bursting with hundreds of new LEGO approved fan ideas and building tips!
National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry: More Than 200 Poems With Photographs That Float, Zoom, and Bloom!
by J. Patrick Lewis Details
When words in verse are paired with the awesomeness of nature, something magical happens. Beloved former U.S. Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis curates an exuberant poetic celebration of the natural world in this stellar collection of nature poems.
Nature Attacks!
by Lauren Tarshis Details
From 14-year-old Joseph Dunn who was the lone survivor of the Shark Attacks of 1916, to 9-year-old Mike Kramer who, with the help of his quick-thinking parents, survived the Peshtigo fire of 1871 (which took place on the very same day in history as the Great Chicago Fire!), to the 13-year-old girl who survived a terrifying attack by a box jellyfish, this is a collection of unforgettable narrative non-fiction stories of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.
Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know
by Adam Bray Details
Compiles lists, facts, and Q&A sections in an infographic fan reference that identifies such lesser-known details as the previous owners of the Millennium Falcon and the Jedi who were directly trained by Yoda.
The Curious Kid's Science Book: 100+ Creative Hands-On Activities for Ages 4-8
by Asia Citro Details
Children will learn to ask their own scientific questions, discover value in failed experiments, and -- most importantly -- have a blast with science.
This Side of Wild: Mutts, Mares, and Laughing Dinosaurs
by Gary Paulsen Details
Through his interactions with dogs, horses, birds, and more, Gary Paulsen has been struck with the belief that animals know more than we may fathom. His understanding and admiration of animals is well known, and in This Side of Wild, which has taken a lifetime to write, he illustrates the ways in which they have taught him to be a better person.
Updated 11/28/2015
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