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  • I love dirt! [eBook] / 52 activities to help you and your kids discover the wonders of nature

    I love dirt! / 52 activities to help you and your kids discover the wonders of nature2008

    by Jennifer Ward

    (925)

    Summary: Packed with activities to help kids discover the wonders of nature, this collection offers alternatives to electronic games and gets kids and parents outside. Each activity presents a project meant...  more »

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  • Geographywise. [downloadable ebook] / Coasts

    Geographywise. / Coasts2010

    by Jen Green

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  • Geographywise. [downloadable ebook] / Rivers

    Geographywise. / Rivers2010

    by Leon Gray

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  • Investigating Earth's desert, grassland, and rainforest biomes [downloadable ebook]

    Investigating Earth's desert, grassland, and rainforest biomes2012

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  • The everything kids' nature book [eBook] : create clouds, make waves, defy gravity and much more!

    The everything kids' nature book : create clouds, make waves, defy gravity and much more!2000

    by Kathiann M Kowalski

    (25)

    Summary: Kids love nature, and with this book, they'll keep busy for hours. Packed with information and activities, kids will: Roam the natural world of their own backyard. Discover how birds, bats, and bugs...  more »

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  • See for yourself [downloadable ebook] / more than 100 amazing experiments for science fairs and school projects

    See for yourself / more than 100 amazing experiments for science fairs and school projects2010

    by Vicki Cobb

    (9)

    Summary: Provides experiments suitable for science fair projects in the fields of chemistry, earth science, physical science, the human body, and technology.

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  • Kids' Backyard Activities and Games [downloadable ebook] / 25 boredom-busting ideas for tons of outdoor fun!

    Kids' Backyard Activities and Games / 25 boredom-busting ideas for tons of outdoor fun!2011

    by Editors of Adams Media

    (6)

    Summary: Keeping the kids entertained (without sticking them in front of the television) can be quite the task. But with Kids' Backyard Activities and Games, you'll find plenty of ideas for activities you can...  more »

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  • Going home [downloadable ebook] / the mystery of animal migration

    Going home / the mystery of animal migration2010

    by Marianne Collins Berkes

    Summary: "A selection of animals that migrate by air, land and sea represent the variety and mystery of why and how animals migrate"--Provided by publisher.

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  • Catch the wind, harness the sun [downloadable ebook]

    Catch the wind, harness the sun2011

    by Michael J Caduto

    Summary: Suggests activities and experiments for understanding global warming, causing a smaller power footprint, and using solar and wind power, and spotlights young activists.

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  • Secrets of habitats [downloadable ebook]

    Secrets of habitats2012

    by Sean Callery

    Summary: In Secrets of Habitats, you will find out which habitat is biggest, why rain forests are so important, and which wildlife shares our cities.

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  • The hot air balloon book [downloadable ebook] / build and launch kongming lanterns, solar tetroons, and more

    The hot air balloon book / build and launch kongming lanterns, solar tetroons, and more2013

    by Clive Catterall

    (4)

    Summary: "More than a century before the Wright Brothers' first flight, humans were taking to the skies in hot air balloons. Today, with basic craft skills, you can build and safely launch your own balloons...  more »

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  • Volcano! [downloadable ebook]

    Volcano!2012

    by Anita Ganeri

    (2)

    Summary: Volcano! describes how and why volcanic eruptions occur.

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  • Flood! [downloadable ebook]

    Flood!2012

    by Anita Ganeri

    Summary: Flood! describes how and why floods happen.

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  • Explore earth's five oceans [downloadable ebook]

    Explore earth's five oceans2011

    by Bobbie Kalman

    (14)

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  • Good Earth art [downloadable ebook] / environmental art for kids

    Good Earth art / environmental art for kids1991

    by MaryAnn F Kohl

    (32)

    Summary: Over two hundred projects for painting and drawing, sculpture and mobiles, collage and printing, weaving and crafts, and handmade art supplies emphasize recycling and natural materials.

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  • The everything kids' easy science experiments book [downloadable ebook] / explore the world of science through quick and fun experiments

    The everything kids' easy science experiments book / explore the world of science through quick and fun experiments2010

    by J. Elizabeth Mills

    (48)

    Summary: Presents step-by-step instructions for a variety of simple science projects that explore concepts related to biology, chemistry, physics, the human body, and the planet Earth.

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  • Tsunami! [downloadable ebook]

    Tsunami!2012

    by Anne Rooney

    (1)

    Summary: Tsunami! describes how earthquakes and volcanoes cause deadly waves, the devastation they inflict on communities and the environment, and why they are so difficult to predict.

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  • Earthquake! [downloadable ebook]

    Earthquake!2012

    by Anne Rooney

    (1)

    Summary: Earthquake! describes how and where earthquakes happen.

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  • Is Our Climate Changing? [downloadable ebook]

    Is Our Climate Changing?2012

    by Anne Rooney

    Summary: Is Our Climate Changing? looks at the complex issues surrounding climate change.

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  • Secrets Of Animal Life Cycles [downloadable ebook]

    Secrets Of Animal Life Cycles2012

    by Andrew Solway

    Summary: In Secrets of Animal Life Cycles, you will find out which young hatch from eggs, how animals change and grow, and what happens to animals when they die.

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  • Nature's art box : from t-shirts to twig baskets : 65 cool projects for crafty kids to make with natural materials you can find anywhere

    Nature's art box : from t-shirts to twig baskets : 65 cool projects for crafty kids to make with natural materials you can find anywhere2003

    by Laura C Martin

    (87)

    Summary: Presents more than sixty projects made from natural materials that are available almost anywhere.

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    Call #: J 745.5 MAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Wild animal neighbors : sharing our urban world

    Wild animal neighbors : sharing our urban world2014

    by Ann Downer

    (58)

    Summary: "What would you do if you found an alligator in your garage? Or if you spotted a mountain lion downtown? In cities and suburbs around the world, wild creatures are showing up where we least expect...  more »

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    Call #: J 591.756 DOW

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Weird but true! 9 : 300 outrageous facts.

    Weird but true! 9 : 300 outrageous facts.2017

    (213)

    Summary: Offers a collection of true facts about animals, food, science, pop culture, outer space, geography, and weather.

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    Call #: J 031.02 WEI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • 1001 ants

    1001 ants2019

    by Joanna Rzezak , artist

    (26)

    Summary: We're on an adventure with 1,001 ants! Come visit the ants in their home, meet their queen, and discover how they look after their colony. Then join them on a walk through the countryside,...  more »

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    Call #: J 595.796 RZE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The coolest stuff on Earth : a closer look at the weird, wild, and wonderful

    The coolest stuff on Earth : a closer look at the weird, wild, and wonderful2020

    by Brenda Scott Royce

    (9)

    Summary: Did you know that dogs can shake off a pound of water in less than a second? That some sand dunes whistle and sing? That the U.S. dollar bill is full of hidden symbols related to the number 13? Our...  more »

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    Call #: J 031.02 ROY

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Wonderful world A B C

    Wonderful world A B C2020

    by Tim Hopgood , illustrator

    (9)

    Summary: With bright and joyful art, this book is a beautiful celebration of letters, cataloging the many wonderful things there are to discover around the world.

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    Call #: BB HOP

    Location: Board Books

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  • A chemical nightmare : bald eagle comeback

    A chemical nightmare : bald eagle comeback2022

    by Tim Cooke

    (1)

    Summary: The Eagle Man, Charles Broley, loved the majestic birds he saw flying through the sky. He spent his retirement studying bald eagles across the United States and Canada. So, when he learned that they...  more »

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    Call #: J 598.943 COO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • LEGO super nature

    LEGO super nature2021

    by Rona Skene

    (1)

    Summary: Did you know there's a plant that eats insects? And a mammal that can fly? This book is full of fascination facts from the natural world and is illustrated with LEGO builds.

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    Call #: J 688.72 SKE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Old Turtle

    Old Turtle1992

    by Douglas Wood

    (1,817)

    Summary: All of nature argues about the forms of God, so people are sent as a reminder of all that God is, although they do not seem to understand the message themselves.

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    Call #: J P STORIES WOOD

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Stories

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  • How to say hello to a worm : a first guide to outside

    How to say hello to a worm : a first guide to outside2022

    by Kari Percival , illustrator

    (190)

    Summary: The beautiful simplicity of a garden is depicted through digital woodcut illustrations and engaging nonfiction text presented as a series of sweet questions and gentle replies. Less of a traditional...  more »

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    Call #: J P SCIENCE PERCIVAL

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - Science

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  • Look, I'm an ecologist

    Look, I'm an ecologist2021

    by Cathriona Hickey

    (12)

    Summary: This book helps children discover they already have the tools they need to be an awesome ecologist: an inquisitive mind, unlimited imagination, and super senses! Whether they are doing nature crafts...  more »

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    Call #: J 577 HIC

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Slow down : 50 mindful moments in nature

    Slow down : 50 mindful moments in nature2020

    by Rachel Williams

    (243)

    Summary: All around us, nature is working wonders. Every day, hour by hour, magical transformations happen right in front of you. But it's not always easy to see them. In this beautiful illustrated...  more »

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    Call #: J 508 WIL

    Location: New Junior Nonfiction

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  • Fish and wildlife management

    Fish and wildlife management2014

    (11)

    Summary: Outlines requirements for pursuing a merit badge in fish and wildlife management.

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    Call #: 369.43 BOY FISH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • A new green day

    A new green day2020

    by Antoinette Portis , illustrator

    (455)

    Summary: Explore nature through evocative riddles and bold imagery that take the reader from day to night and back again in this perfect read aloud. Who scribbles on the sidewalk with glistening ink? Snail!...  more »

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    Call #: E PORTIS

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Snowflake Bentley

    Snowflake Bentley1998

    by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

    (16,093)

    Summary: A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.

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    Call #: J B BENTLEY

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Follow the moon home : a tale of one idea, twenty kids, and a hundred sea turtles

    Follow the moon home : a tale of one idea, twenty kids, and a hundred sea turtles2016

    by Philippe Cousteau

    (868)

    Summary: Viv has a new home and a new school by the sea on the South Carolina coast. Trying to find an idea for the class project, she becomes interested in problems faced by the baby loggerhead turtles. Can...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS COUSTEAU

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

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  • Squirrels leap, squirrels sleep

    Squirrels leap, squirrels sleep2016

    by April Pulley Sayre

    (455)

    Summary: Squirrels wrestle. Squirrels leap. Squirrels climb. Squirrels sleep. If you followed a squirrel for a day, what would you see? Climbing branches, storing seeds, making homes in tree holes, and...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS SAYRE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

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  • Dear treefrog

    Dear treefrog2021

    by Joyce Sidman

    (315)

    Summary: When a shy girl moves to a new home, she discovers a treefrog perched in a secret spot. Day after day, as she seeks out her wild companion, she learns that sometimes all it takes to connect with the...  more »

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS SIDMAN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

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  • In the blink of an eye

    In the blink of an eye2002

    by Dieter Wiesmüller , illustrator

    (26)

    Summary: An eye on each page and clues in the text challenge readers to figure out what living thing is watching them.

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    Call #: J P ANIMALS WIESMULLER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Animals

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  • A river ran wild : an environmental history

    A river ran wild : an environmental history1992

    by Lynne Cherry , illustrator

    Summary: An environmental history of the Nashua River, from its discovery by Indians through the polluting years of the Industrial Revolution to the ambitious clean-up that revitalized it.

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    Call #: J P HISTORY CHERRY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - History

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  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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