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- I Love Minnesota
Minnesota favorite landmarks and landscapes, and will be inspired to adventure together in search of new wonders. Includes fun and friendly text to make a great shared reading experience.
When twelve-year-old Rachel learns that her scoliosis has worsened and she will need to wear a back brace to keep her spine straight, she is devastated; afraid that she will not be able to play soccer, and terrified that she will not be able to hide her condition from her friends and classmates--but her mother is determined to spare her the spinal fusion surgery that she herself had as a teenager.
- A Boy Called Bat
For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises--some of them good, some not so good. Today, though, is a good-surprise day. Bat's mom, a veterinarian, has brought home a baby skunk, which she needs to take care of until she can hand him over to a wild-animal shelter.
Sound words like "plip, plop, drip, drop" accompany colorful illustrations showing how a lone fox seeks shelter in a downpour.
- The very fluffy kitty, Papillon
Papillon is a cat who is so fluffy he floats, so his owner tries many silly ways to keep him on the ground.
Introduces young readers to the life cycles, characteristics, behaviors, and habitats of South American toucans.
- The Storm Whale
"Every day, in a house by the sea, a little boy watches his father leave for a long day's work. One night, a great storm washes a small whale onto the beach. The boy discovers the whale is a good listener. The father discovers the boy is lonely. Together, they return the whale to the sea. And from that day on, the boy learns that the father can be a good listener too"--
- South America
Explores the geography, climate, wildlife, people, and culture of South America. Examines how people live on this continent and includes color photographs, a glossary, and further reading sources.
- Samson : The piranha who went to dinner
Unlike other piranhas, who stay close to home and stick to the same old routine of swimming around and chomping and scaring people, Samson wants to explore the world!.
- New Zealand
Describes New Zealand's history, geography, wildlife, natural resources, culture, famous people, and tourist sights and activities. Includes a timeline, fact boxes, color photographs, a glossary, and further resources.
- Syrup / How is it Made?
"This photo-illustrated book introduces early fluent readers to the process of manufacturing maple syrup. Includes glossary and index"--
- Minecraft : PILOT BOOKS : BRANDS WE KNOW
Engaging images accompany information about Minecraft.
- Crayons / How Is It Made?
Early readers learn about the process by which wax and colored pigments are transformed into crayons.
- Super Scary Stories / Super Scary Stuff
"Brief text describes scary stories from around the world, including tales about a possessed doll, a poltergeist, and a famous reported alien abduction case"--
- Bad Kitty Takes the Test / Bad Kitty Series
Because of a recent string of embarrassing behavior, Kitty's cat license has been revoked and she must take a test to get it back so she can still be a cat.
- Peanut butter
Early readers learn the manufacturing process of making peanut butter.
- Ice Cream : How is it Made?
arly readers learn about the process by which milk is transformed into ice cream.
- Locker Hero : MISADVENTURES OF MAX CRUMBLY : 1
Questioning his resolve to attend public school after years of being homeschooled, Max is targeted by a mean-spirited bully and aspires to become like his favorite comic book heroes. The coauthors are Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Book #1.
- John Deere : Pilot Book:s: Brands We Know
Highlights the history of the John Deere brand from its creator and namesake to its place in modern society.
- Rocks Minerals & Gems
Highlights a variety of rocks, minerals and gems through a collection of color photographs, essential data panels detailing geological information and uses, and varied images to aid in identifying each. Includes a glossary.