Friday, October 22, 2010

The Secret Cave -In 1940, in the south of France, four boys decided to explore a deep hole in the ground, hoping for buried treasure. After squeezing through a narrow tunnel, they entered a cave and saw more than 2000 images of cows, bulls, bison, horses and reindeer, all painted nearly 17,000 years ago on the walls of the cave.
Bones -A guide to human and animal skeletons provides informative comparisons while sharing such facts as the number of bones in the human body and the ways that skeletal structures work.

Ugly Pie -After baking a scrumptious Ugly Pie, made from ingredients donated by his neighbors, Ol' Bear invites everyone over for a slice. Includes pie recipe.

Hallowilloween -A collection of poems celebrating Halloween, accompanied by acrylic illustrations featuring fanciful holiday scenes .

Lost Boy -An introduction to the life of J. M. Barrie reveals his sorrow-marked childhood and the healing he experienced through a relationship with the Davies family, who inspired his creation of the Peter Pan classic.
Cutest Critter -Which is the cutest critter in the land? Real-life photographs of baby bears, wolves, raccoons, and other animals lead children to the answer.

Black Jack -Art and poetry combine to tell the story of boxer Jack Johnson, who became the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion in the early part of the twentieth century.
Please Don't Wake the Animals -An introduction to animal sleeping habits.

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