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Wild, Wild Wolves

By: Joyce Milton

Illus. in full color. A fascinating introduction to the world of wolves, one of nature's most enduring and misunderstood creatures. Wolf-pack behavior, body language, and the meaning of howls are all demystified...

Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

Oil is not pretty, but it is a resource that drives the modern world.  It has made fortunes for the lucky few and provided jobs for millions of ordinary folks.Thick and slippery, crude oil has an...

Amazing Armadillos

By: Jennifer McKerley
illustrated by: Paul Mirocha

Reading on your own Armadillos may look funny, move oh-so-slowly, and smell a little stinky but mostly they are extraordinary! For example, they can jump three feet in the air to scare away any predators...


Dinosaur Hunters

By: Kate McMullan
illustrated by: John R. Jones

Less than 200 years ago, nobody knew that dinosaurs had ever existed. Now, scientists who study fossils know about many kinds of dinosaurs and where they lived. The hunt is on for new information about...

Whales: The Gentle Giants

By: Joyce Milton

Illus. in full color. "Milton understands what kids like about whales, and packs a considerable amount of information into the book. This easy-reader leaps with appeal."--Bulletin, Center for Children's...

Dinosaur Days

By: Joyce Milton
illustrated by: Franco Tempesta

Illus. in full color. Difficult dinosaur names are simplified with phonics.


The Apple Orchard Riddle (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)

By: Margaret McNamara
illustrated by: G. Brian Karas

Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school trip to an apple orchard! In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly...

If Rocks Could Sing

By: Leslie McGuirk
Preface by: Leslie McGuirk

Amazing rocks, found on a stretch of beach near the author's home, comprise this unique alphabet book. A is for Addition, and there are rocks in the shape of real numbers, too. B is for Bird, and there...


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Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly

By: Alan Madison
illustrated by: Kevin Hawkes

This School Library Journal Best Book of the Year celebrates everything butterfly, from migration to metamorphosis! It's hard to be Velma entering first grade. That's because everyone has marvelous memories...

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