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125 True Stories of Amazing Pets: Inspiring Tales of Animal Friendship & Four-Legged Heroes, Plus Crazy Animal Antics
by  National Geographic Kids Details
Presents the stories of remarkable animal companions, including unlikely animal friends, animal heroes, amazing animal tricks, and wacky animal antics.
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Does a Woodpecker Use a Hammer?
by Harriet Ziefert Details
This title in the Think About... series explores and explains that while some animals do indeed use tools, only people have developed things that make it possible to do things that their bodies cannot.
Dozer's Run: a True Story of a Dog and His Race
by Debbie Levy Details
In May 2011, unbeknownst to his owner, Dozer slipped out of his yard in Highland, Maryland, enticed by the sight of people running past and ended up running in the Maryland Half Marathon.
Dr. Mollie Cule Reboots the robot: Awesome Science Activities You Can Do At Home
by Kendra Muntz Details
Science is made fun for children through an exciting narrative adventure and hands-on experiments.
Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments To Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden
by Renata Brown Details
A refreshing source of ideas to help your children learn to grow their own garden, this book encourages families to enjoy nature. It features 52 fun and creative plant-related activities set into weekly lessons.
Quiz Whiz 3: 1,000 Super Fun Mind-Bending Totally Awesome Trivia Questions
by National Geographic Details
Presents one thousand trivia questions and answers on various subjects, from history and pets to sports, food, and popular culture.
Simply Fantastic: an Introduction to Classical Music
by Ana Gerhard Details
The words of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others are introduced to children through the magical beings from legends and classic tales--including gnomes, fairies, witches, goblins, elves, and wizards--that inspired the composers.
The Amazing Story of Space Travel
by Agnieszka Biskup Details
In graphic novel format, follows Max Axiom as he explains how astronauts travel to and from outer space.
The Everything Girls Ultimate Sleepover Party Book: 100+ Ideas For Sleepover Games, Goodies, Makeovers, and More!
by Laura McIntyre Details
Inside, you'll find tons of ideas for colorful decorations, yummy foods and snacks, and nonstop activities for your totally unique and show-stopping celebration. This all-in-one guide has all you need to plan the epic party you and your friends will never forget!
Tuesday Tucks Me In: the Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog
by Luis Carlos Montalvan Details
Based on the New York Times bestseller, UNTIL TUESDAY, this full-color picture book filled with adorable photographs tells the story of an amazing service dog.
What's New? The zoo!: a Zippy History of Zoos
by Kathleen Krull Details
A millennia-long history of animal keeping shares facts about what zookeeping has taught humanity and how individual lives have been profoundly shaped by the wild creatures found in zoos all over the world.
Updated 08/27/2014
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