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Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: Shine the science spotlight on frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and caecilians! Organized by reference topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, Amphibians introduces young readers and browsers to these water-dependent animals through vibrant full-color photos and concise, factual text.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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Wilsdon, Christina

Summary: "Snakey, slimey, scaley, and sensational! Welcome to the amazing world of the most popular reptiles on Earth. With colorful photographs and fun facts, this easy-to-use encyclopedia profiles snakes, lizards, amphibians, turtles and tortoises, crocodilians, and tuatara. Profiles are accompanied by Did You Know? details and fast facts including scientific name, size, diet, and habitat."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2015

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Summary: Covering the essential curriculum areas of human geography, physical geography, geology, and ecology, First Earth Encyclopedia is a comprehensive introduction to the world around us. The engaging style of DK's First Reference series is applied to such topics as where and how people live, how to use maps, weather, world environments, and the changing climate -- inspiring younger readers to think...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 550.3 FIR

Burnie, David

Summary: Meet an amazing menagerie of creatures on this breathtaking safari through the animal kingdom. The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia spans Earth from pole to pole, covering 2,000 animals from the tiniest protozoan to the mightiest mammal. Each entry describes the animal's characteristics, behavior, and distribution, and gives their Latin names. The meticulously researched information is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2018

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Summary: "Diagnose any health problem with this simple visual symptom guide: simple illustrations of every part of the body lead you straight to the problem ; easy-to-follow descriptions of symptoms guide you to the likely cause and more information about the condition ; symbols indicate the appropriate form of medical help ; ailments that need urgent medical advice are clearly flagged ; written and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616 MED

Summary: An introduction to dinosaurs provides information about more than eighty prehistoric creatures and describes how paleontologists study fossils and other clues to the prehistoric world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 567.9 MY

Amstutz, Lisa J.

Summary: Shine the science spotlight on flounders, sharks, eels, and an ocean full of other fish! Organized by reference topics such as habitat, anatomy, and life cycle, Fish introduces young readers and browsers to these aquatic animals through vibrant full-color photos and concise, factual text.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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Lessem, Don

Summary: Dinosaurs continue to fascinate kids, and although these amazing creatures roamed the Earth ages ago, new dinosaur discoveries are still being made today! The new edition of the popular Ultimate Dinopedia includes all the latest species and is the most complete, up-to-date dinosaur reference available. Find favorites, like the fierce T-rex and the gentle Brontosaurus, plus audacious new finds,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

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Dell, Pamela

Summary: Say hello to spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks! Arachnids is a colorful photo-filled animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Not only will kids discover basic topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, but they'll also be treated to fun topics such as arachnids in mythology and art -- all written in a clear, concise way.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.4 DEL

Riehecky, Janet

Summary: Presenting turtles, lizards, snakes, alligators, and crocodiles! Reptiles is a photo-filled animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Not only will kids discover basic topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, but they'll also be treated to close-up looks at Komodo dragons and the SuperCroc -- all written in a clear, concise way.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 597.9 RIE

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: Presenting crabs, shrimp, lobsters, barnacles, and krill! Crustaceans is an eye-catching animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Covering all the basic topics, including habitat, anatomy, and diet, Crustaceans allows kids to get up close and learn all about these hard-shelled marine animals through vibrant photos and clear, concise text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.3 BER

Jackson, Tom

Summary: Profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials.--

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2017

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Summary: Incredible pictures reveal how everything in the human body fits and works together. Shows what's inside the human body. The Human Body Encyclopedia is packed with fascinating facts and spectacular close-up photographs that make the subject accessible and fun. Covering every part of the body from major body systems to individual cells in language accessible to young children. This book is an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 612 FIR

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Summary: Read up on fantastic facts and study more than 50 picture quizes with three levels of difficulty. The challenge gets harder as you work your way from Starter, to Challenger, and Genius category.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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Summary: Presents information on nearly fifty major categories such as architecture, biology, business, history, medicine, sports, and film; a biographical dictionary; a list of the wonders of the world; and a writer's guide to grammar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 031 NEW

Summary: Provides advice on garden planning, cultivation, and gardening techniques.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2003

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 630 BRI

Summary: A guide to the animal kingdom, featuring entries that describe animals from A to Z, and including photographs of each species in its natural habitat.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J590.3 DOR

More, David.

Summary: "Years ago, artist David More set himself the task of observing and meticulously painting the trees found in Britain, France, Germany and the Low Countries - common or rare, native or introduced, growing wild or cultivated in arboreta, parks, and gardens. Deciduous trees were painted in the dead of winter as well as in full leaf; he also painted precise details of leaves or needles, bark,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2003

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Meredith, Susan.

Summary: This book will help you gain an understanding of what people of different faiths believe, where and how people worship, the impact of religion on society, rites of passage, custom and festivals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 200 MER

Robson, Kirsteen

Summary: A comprehensive reference book covering everything from planetary physics to genes and DNA. With a glossary of 1,500 scientific terms, key dates, biographies of scientists and inventors and 140 experiments to do at home. QR codes allow readers to access hundreds of carefully selected websites, resources and quizzes - straight to a mobile device.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 503 ROB

Petit, Ted L.

Contents: The daylily plant -- History of the daylily -- History of daylily hybridizing -- Singles -- Eyed and edged daylilies -- Patterned daylilies -- Doubles -- Spiders, variants, and unusual forms -- Polytepal daylilies -- Small and miniature daylilies -- Hybridizing -- Cultivation -- Daylilies of the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 635.934 PET

Shields, Brian.

Summary: Over 1000 superstars and events. Nearly 400 entries new or updated. 1500+ images from all eras of WWE.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: OVS 796.4 SHI

Squire, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Courage Books 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 635.9 SQU

Woodford, Chris.

Summary: Discusses key concepts in biology, physics, chemistry, and other scientific fields, and includes fast fact boxes, images and diagrams, and information about key scientists and their work.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 503 WOO