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jacket/cover - click for larger view Shimmer & splash : the sparkling world of sea life
Jim Arnosky.
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Presents an illustrated introduction to a wide variety of marine species, from starfish and coral reefs to sharks and jellyfish, in a volume complemented by seven gatefold spreads.
2013; 41 p.; isbn:1402786239 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Ghost liners
by Robert D. Ballard and Rick Archbold ; paintings by Ken Marschall
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Depicts five famous ships that have been lost at sea in modern times, the Empress of Ireland, the Lusitania, the Andrea Doria, the Brittanic, and the Titanic
1998; 64 p.; isbn:0316080209 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Out on the prairie
Donna M. Bateman ; illustrated by Susan Swan.
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Discusses several plants and animals that live on the prairie in Badlands National Park, including the pronghorns, meadowlarks, rattlesnakes, and prairie dogs.
2012; 1 v.; isbn:1580893775 More Information

image not found Spinning spiders
by Ruth Berman ; photographs by David T. Roberts and David M. Schleser
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Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of spiders and how they use their silk for weaving webs and other purposes
1998; 32 p.; isbn:0822536048 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Gymnastics school
written by Naia Bray-Moffatt, photography by David Handley
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Follow Hannah and her gymnastics class as they learn new skills
2005; 47 p.; isbn:0756610117 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Look up! : bird-watching in your own backyard
Annette LeBlanc Cate.
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Explains how to identify various birds by color, shape, behavior, birdcall, and other characteristics.
2013; 51 p.; isbn:0763645613 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Kites : flying skills and techniques, from basic toys to sport kites
Rosanne Cobb.
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2007; 128 p.; isbn:155407262X More Information

image not found Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaires' book of Greek myths.
D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-
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An introduction to the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece includes all of the D'Aulaires' original detailed illustrations.
192 p.; isbn:1442087331 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The boy who drew birds : a story of John James Audubon
by Jacqueline Davies ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
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John James Audubon's passion for the outdoors in general and for birds specifically inspires an account of Audubon's early observations of birds nesting near his Pennsylvania boyhood home.
2004; 1 v.; isbn:0618243437 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Dinosaurs : a visual encyclopedia

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Presents an illustrated look at dinosaurs, as well as prehistoric life forms that preceded them, life forms that arose after their demise, and the fossils that allow us to know about them
2011; 303 p.; isbn:9780756682309 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The maple syrup book
Janet Eagleson & Rosemary Hasner
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Maple syrup; its history, from Native to pioneer to modern day makers; on making maple syrup, from its relative rarity to backyard and bigger production; and enjoying maple syrup--its many flavors, forms and recipes for using it
2006; 96 p.; isbn:1550464116 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Everything you need to know about sharks and other creatures of the deep
[editors, Penny Smith ... [et al.]].
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Describes the fish and mammals that swim the ocean, from how they eat and sleep to their role in human history and legend, and includes games, quizzes, top-ten lists, and recipes.
2008; 78 p.; isbn:0756698812 More Information

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