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Amazing Butterflies and Moths

By: John Still

Full-color photos & full-color illus. Fabulous photos reveal the differences between these two families of insects and an easy-to-read text explains why moths are attracted to light, why some caterpillars...

The Little Butterfly

By: Sherry Shahan

From tiny caterpillar to beautiful butterfly, the life cycle of the monarch unfolds in this fascinating and educational Pictureback. The engaging text and realistic photographs follow a little monarch...

Alia's Mission

By: Mark Alan Stamaty

The inspiring story of an Iraqi librarian's courageous fight to save books from the Basra Central Library before it was destroyed in the war.It is 2003 and Alia Muhammad Baker, the chief librarian of the...


Tillie the Terrible Swede

By: Sue Stauffacher
illustrated by: Sarah McMenemy

When Tillie Anderson came to America, all she had was a needle. So she got herself a job in a tailor shop and waited for a dream to find her. One day, a man sped by on a bicycle. She was told "bicycles...

The Milestones Project

By: Richard Steckel

"A Tribute to our Shared HumanityA best friend. A lost tooth. A first day of school. These moments are milestones of childhood that all boys and girls experience. Every child. Everywhere.

Me Counting Time

By: Joan Sweeney
illustrated by: Annette Cable

How long is a second? Can you count a minute? What is a decade? How many years are in a century?Me Counting Time can show you! From a second to a minute to an hour to a day — and all the way to a...


Me and My Place in Space

By: Joan Sweeney
illustrated by: Annette Cable

Where is the earth?  Where is the sun?  Where are the stars?Now in a Dragonfly edition, here is an out-of-this world introduction to the universe for children.  With earth...

The Bravest Dog Ever

By: Natalie Standiford
illustrated by: Donald Cook

It is one of the worst storms ever - the snow has not stopped for days and it is 30 degrees below zero. But somehow Balto must get through. He is the lead dog of his sled team. And he is carrying medicine...

Cowboys & Longhorns

By: Jerry Stanley

A look at the fascinating and true story of how Texas Longhorns were run from Texas to Kansas so they could be shipped to meet the new demand for beef in the eastern U.S. Filled with gritty details, excerpts...


Resources

Outcasts United

By: Warren St. John

BOOK TALK
Refugee families from countries such as Albania, Bosnia, Somali, Liberia, Burundi, and Sudan are being relocated to Clarkston, Georgia. The local citizens are not happy with the influx of...