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David West-Diggers and other mighty machines

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Learn about steam-powered vehicles to modern-day marvels of architecture. This book shows you the anatomy of various heavy duty construction vehicles, such as bulldozers, dump trucks and diggers through detailed illustrations and intuitive diagrams. c. 2017

Alix Wood-Pygmy goats

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cover image for Pygmy goatsPygmy goats are becoming popular pets. What should you know before bringing one of these cute creatures home? Readers will find out as they discover basic facts about pygmy goats, including what animals they get along with and how to care for them. c. 2017

Grace Elora-A bird watcher’s guide to orioles-

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Orioles are beloved backyard birds; theyre always looking for something sweet to eat. In this attractive volume, future birders will learn about the many kinds of orioles and even take a trip to a Baltimore Orioles baseball game. Like bird-watching itself, this book mixes fun and entertaining story-like narrativewith essential science concepts, such as habitats and life cycles.   c. 2018

Arnim Aife-A bird watcher’s guide to hummingbirds

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Product DetailsHummingbirds may be the most jaw-dropping birds. Their wings flap 80 times per second and they can also hover! Astonishing facts like these abound in this guide to the diminutive bird, in the appealing guise of a young bird watchers journal. The narrator takes readers under his wing, showing them how they, too, can be bird watchers while addressing important science concepts accompanied by beautiful photographs of hummingbirds in flight.     c. 2018

Katherine Ponka-A bird watcher’s guide to blue jays

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Birds can be beautiful creatures with some pretty quirky habits. Blue jays, for example, rub ants on themselves when they molt to soothe their skin. They can also mimic other animals voices, such as a hawks cry.  Science curriculum topics such as habitats, adaptations, predators, and more are included in this engaging account.   c. 2016

Therese Shea-A bird watcher’s guide to cardinals

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cardinals are some of the most recognizable birds. Males are a vibrant red, and both males and females sport feathered crests on their head. There’s a lot to discover about these small songbirds. Their urge to nourish their young is so strong that theyve been observed feeding other birds and even goldfish! This volume, written in the style of a young bird watchers journal, is an entertaining way to learn about the behaviors and life cycle of the cardinal.  c. 2016

Grace Elora-Woodpeckers

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Cover image for A bird watcher's guide to woodpeckersWoodpeckers are usually easier to hear than they are to spot. Their pointed beak hammers into tree bark at a speed of 25 miles (40 km) per hour! They’re looking for some tasty bugs to eat in the inner layers of a tree. There’s so much more to a woodpeckers interesting life.  Cool facts and amazing photographs are the stars of this must-read.  c.2018