Saturday, February 16, 2013

New Non-Fiction Books!!

Baby Bears and How They Grow- Text and photographs present several kinds of bears, including polar, grizzly, and black, engaged in a variety of activities.

Escaping Titanic- Presents the story of 12-year-old Elizabeth Becker, who was returning from India to America with her mother and siblings on the Titanic when the great ship collided with an iceberg.

If I Ran the Rain Forest- In rhyming text, the Cat in the Hat introduces the tropical rainforest and the ways in which its plants and animals interact.

Until the Cows Come Home and Other Expressions About Animals- People use them even when there aren't any animals around. That's because these sentences are idioms- phrases that mean something different than what the words in them actually say. But don't let idioms get your goat. Let's explore a variety of idioms involving animals and figure out what people really mean when they use them.  

What's An Insect?- Explores different kinds of insects in our world.

Sheep On the Farm- Learn about the different things the sheep on farms are for.  

Pigs On the Farm- Learn about all the things pigs do on the farm. 

Goats On the Farm- Learn different facts about how life on the farm is for goats. 

A Tour of Your Nervous System- In graphic novel format, follows Nelly Neuron as she travels through and explains the workings of the human nervous system.

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