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Summary: Combines informational text, facts, maps, and photographs to teach children about geography, animals, habitats, endangered species, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 596 ANI

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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Summary: From the 8-bit adventure to Twilight Princess HD, here is everything you've always wanted to know-- and more!-- about The Legend of Zelda! Delve into the era of Hyrule in the historical records. Read the developer notes of each game in the archives. And there's even an exclusive interview with series producer Eiji Aonuma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 793.93 LEG

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

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590.3 BUR

Summary: Discover the essential facts about Marvel Comics' timeless heroes such as Captain America, Spider-Man, and Iron Man, and villains like Thanos, Loki, and Kingpin. Keep up with the ever-expanding Marvel Universe with this new edition of DK's best-selling Marvel Encyclopedia. Updated and expanded, this definitive Who's Who of Marvel Comics reveals vital info and secret histories of more than 1200...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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Beecroft, Simon

Summary: Presents character profiles for over 220 heroes, villains, and droids in the "Star Wars" galaxy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 BEE

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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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.

Format: text

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.

Format: text

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

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

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.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 597 AMS

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

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

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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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.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2017

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Leaman, Oliver

Summary: "An extensive glossary of the main terms and concepts used in Eastern philosophy. including concepts from: Zoroastrianism, Sufism, Concucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Islam, Shintoism, & Buddhism."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 1999

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 181 LEA

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2005

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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

Summary: From Spaniards to Samoans, and the Miao to the Miskitu, this fully updated edition of DK's popular Encyclopedia of People will take you on a worldwide tour of continents, peninsulas, and islands to discover what life is like for the billions of people on our planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 909.83 PEO

Summary: From the disciplined armies of ancient Rome and the lives of ferocious samurai warriors to World War II and today's eco-friendly innovations, historical events are visualized in incredible detail, providing a fascinating introduction to the world through time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 903 HIS

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.

Format: text

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 582 MOR

O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Summary: More than 160 tribes are featured in this outstanding new encyclopedia, which presents a comprehensive overview of the history of North America's Native peoples. From the Apache to the Zuni, readers will learn about each tribe's history, traditions, and culture, including the impact of European expansion across the land and how tribes live today. Features include maps of ancestral lands;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 970.004 O'BR

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.004 OBR