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Pet Dogs Up Close

Erika L. Shores · Capstone Press
Format: Hardcover

Pet dogs have cool body parts that wag, sniff, and chew. Take an up close look at these furry, four legged friends.,
The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush

Tomie dePaola · Puffin
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback

In spring, the hills and meadows of Texas and Wyoming are ablaze with the reds, oranges, and yellows of the Indian Paintbrush. How this striking plant received its name is told in an old Indian legend. Many years ago, when the People traveled the Plains, a young Indian boy had a Dream-Vision...
Very First Words: ABC

Felicity Brooks · Usborne Publishing Ltd; New edition edition
Format: Board book

A charmingly illustrated first alphabet book for the very young. It includes a picture for each letter and carefully controlled vocabulary and phonically regular words. It features pictures that provide lots to talk about for pre-readers and will aid vocabulary building.
Major Monster Mess

Andres Miedoso · Little Simon
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

It's Desmond and Andres versus creepy monster lunch ladies in the sixth book of the Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol series!Usually the cafeteria is where good food goes to meet its maker, but at Kersville Elementary, lunchtime is a little different. For starters, the food is delicious and they...
Rip Squeak and His Friends Discover the Treasure

Susan Yost-Filgate · Parklane Pub
Pages: 28
Format: Hardcover

Rip Squeak the mouse, his sister Jesse, Abbey the kitten, and Euripedes the frog set out on an adventure after they find a mysterious map marked with a large black "X."
Little Puff

Margaret Hillert · Norwood House Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Tired of working alone, a little train jumps off the track in search of companionship and ends up at the zoo, where it gives rides and makes people happy. Beautifully re-illustrated with a fresh and appealing look, these Beginning-to-Read books foster independent reading and comprehension....
The Easter Egg Farm

Mary Jane Auch · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

An amusing story about a hen that lays eggs with different patterns on them.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/1994Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Endangered and Extinct Mammals

Jennifer Boothroyd · 21st Century
Format: Print book

Asian elephants and Mexican long-nosed bats are two examples of endangered mammals. Few of them exist in the wild. Other mammals have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help? Read this book to find out!
Tooth or Dare

Davy Ocean · Aladdin Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Harry Hammer competes tooth-for-tooth with his rival Rick Reef in hopes of winning a fin-tastic amusement park prize in this seventh Shark School (mis) adventure.Everyone in Harry Hammer's class at school is talking about a fin-tastic new ride that's premiering at Dregoland, Shark...
My "t" Sound Box

Jane Belk Moncure · Child's World
Format: Book

A little boy fills his sound box with many words beginning with the letter "t".

Marv Alinas · Child's World

Buckets, booms, and backhoes are just a few of the cool parts on these interesting machines. Learn more about diggers of all sizes inside! -- Publisher's description.
Bird Body Parts

Clare Lewis · Heinemann
Format: Print book

Follow us on a journey around all the body parts of birds, from eyes to beaks, to feet to tails. Find out all about how each body part works, what it looks like and what it does and how each body part differs between species.
Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans

Phil Bildner · Chronicle Books
Pages: 44
Format: Hardcover

In New Orleans, there lived a man who saw the streets as his calling, and he swept them clean. He danced up one avenue and down another and everyone danced along. The old ladies whistled and whirled. The old men hooted and hollered. The barbers, bead twirlers, and beignet bakers bounded...
Life Story of a Ladybug

Charlotte Guillain · Heinemann
Format: Book

This book tells the life story of a ladybug, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating insect as it changes from an egg to a larva to a colorful ladybug.