Tuesday, April 09, 2013

More New Books!!

Car Goes Far- After an adventure, a shiny, clean car is in desperate need of a wash.

Stars and Galaxies- Presents facts about stars and galaxies, and describes what it would be like to visit them.

Birds- Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to birds. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade. 

Manatee Calves- Examines the birth and care of manatees, including how long they nurse, what is the first thing they do, and where they live. 

Staying Bully-Free Online- Staying Bully-Free Online follows a group of young characters from Niceville Elementary School who bully each other over the Internet and cell phones. Young readers will learn about verbal and social bullying as well as cyberbullying.

Caring For Your Hedgehog- Facts about hedgehogs and tips for caring for them as pets.

Pluto's Secret- People, children especially, have been baffled, bewildered, and even outraged by the fact that Pluto is no longer called a planet. Through whimsical artwork and an entertaining dialog format, this book explains why this is so. Providing a history of the small, icy world from its discovery and naming to its recent reclassification, this book presents a fascinating look at how scientists organize and class our solar system as they gain new insights into how it works and what types of things exist within it.

Adventure Stories- Provides writing activities that instruct young authors how to pen an adventure story, including grammar tips, writing ideas, and sample stories.

A Splash Of Red- Presents an illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Horace Pippin, describing his childhood love for drawing and the World War I injury that challenged his career.

The Price of Freedom- Documents the efforts of an Ohio community to secure the freedom of escaped slave John Price, examining various aspects of Price's escape from Kentucky, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and the heroic showdown.

Frog Song- Discusses frog vocalizations and behavior in locations all over the world.

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