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Shea, Therese

Summary: "Animals have a lot in common with people: they eat, sleep, and have babies. That's sometimes where the similarities end! Rabbits, for example, eat their own poop so they can digest even more nutrients than they did the first time around. Readers might find this and other facts gross, but they'll also love to repeat them! Full-color photographs and diagrams complement a fun design full of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 SHE

Yolen, Jane

Summary: Readers will be delighted by the malodorous melodies of poems calling out the different pungent attributes of a full cast of foul-smelling creatures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2019

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Ziefert, Harriet

Summary: "Does an Owl Wear Eyeglasses? explores the eyes and sight-abilities of various animals--and why most don't need or won't ever wear glasses. This leads into an exploration of how humans are able to improve their natural sight (and see things well beyond what 20/20 vision offers) and how people with vision limitations handle their daily lives."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Apple Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 612.8 ZIE

Summary: Record Breakers brings you the first, fastest, longest, largest, biggest, and best records in the world. Track the longest shark migration (20,000 km/12,400 miles); visit the coolest place on the planet (Vostok Station, Antarctica: a chilling -89.2ºC/-128.6ºF); see how plane pioneer Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier, and much more. The greatest human achievements are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Limited 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 032.02 REC

Jenkins, Steve

Summary: Describes the odors that some animals have developed to stay safe and thrive in their environments, including the striped skunk, the bombardier beetle, and the honey badger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.4 JEN

Jenkins, Steve

Summary: Describes nineteen of the fastest animals on the planet, including the cheetah, the sailfish, the peregrine falcon, and the Panamanian termite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.4 JEN

Summary: "Find yourself face-to-face with the world's most incredible creatures. See everything, from the hairs of a crab to the nose of a bat, closer than you've ever seen them before."-- Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 ANI

Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: "Take a look at the world's weirdest nature stories--from fire rainbows to ghost trees. These stories are too strange to be made up! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 45th Parallel Press an imprint of Cherry Lake Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 001.94 LOH

Ghigna, Charles

Summary: Collects facts about strange, gross, and unsual animals from across the globe, including the maleo, ghost octopus, and duck-billed platypus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liberty Street 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 590.2 GHI

Stephens, Edna Cucksey.

Summary: Fun facts, poems, animal photographs, Etch A Sketch drawings and jokes that make you giggle and groan, help bring fourteen animals to life as you learn about their babies, habitats and daily lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDCO 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599 Stephens 2002

Bullard, Lisa.

Summary: Brief text introduces the concepts of fast and slow, comparing some of the world's fastest animals with animals that are slow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Bullard

Claybourne, Anna.

Summary: Presents facts about disgusting things, organized into such categories as animals, food, and the human body.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 030 CLA

Leedy, Loreen.

Summary: Introduces young readers to life on earth, from amoebas to dinosaurs and small mammals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Children 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC LEE

Young, Caroline

Summary: From giant octopuses to spindly stick insects, there are around 100 things to spot on every double page of this book. Each beautifully illustrated puzzle shows a different part of the world, crammed with all types of creatures. A tropical rainforest, a dusty desert, a peaceful pond, and a shady woodland glade are all included, plus lots more. As well as providing countless hours of puzzle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Pub. 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 793.7 YOU

Keating, Jess

Summary: "An informative introduction to nature's scariest creatures, exploring why some animals are considered 'monsters.'"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.6 KEA

Mills, Andrea

Summary: Introduces animals, describing the physical characteristics and behavior of different animal groups, including how they hunt, defend themselves, and attract a mate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

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Summary: Presents a collection of Guinness world records featuring animals, from the world's tallest cow and the largest crab migration to the fastest tortoise and the first ape to survive a space flight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guinness World Records Limited 2017

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Piasetsky, Lome.

Summary: Questions and answers explore the world of pinnipeds, with an emphasis on seals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.79 PIA

Daniele, Guido

Summary: With a gift for fine art and a lifelong love of nature, Daniele paints magnificent animal subjects on an unconventional canvas--human hands. This awe-inspiring collection showcases 16 creatures along with photos and factual information about the various species. Full color.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 704.9 DAN

Summary: Lists the top ten deadliest animals, both living and extinct, in four different categories, and describes why they are dangerous and what each animal preys upon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Octopus Pub Group 2013

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Coss, Lauren.

Summary: This book presents astonishing facts about animals, including the three-toed sloth, the star-nosed mole, and the peregrine falcon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J590 COS

Craig, M. Jean.

Summary: Descriptions of eighteen animals, all small enough to hold in your hand, with blown-up photographs that make them look monstrous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 1977

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591 Craig 1977

Gilpin, Daniel.

Summary: Describes some of the world records held by animals, including the largest mammal, the fastest bird, and the deadliest animal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 GIL

National Geographic Society (U. S.)

Summary: Provides an introduction to geography that focuses on the animals found on each continent, including descriptions of common animals, simple pictorial maps, and profiles of endangered species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.9 WIL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J590 NAT