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Big Red Barn
Margaret Wise Brown

HarperFestival, 1995

By the big red barn In the great green field, There was a pink pig Who was learning to squeal. There were horses and sheep and goats and geese--and a jaunty old scarecrow leaning on his hoe. And they all lived together by the big red barn. In joyous and exuberant Pictures, Felicia Bond lovingly evokes Margaret Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic text about the cycle of a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps. In ...
  
  











  



  
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon
Ruth Stiles Gannett

Random House Books for Young Readers, 1997

The classic fantasy trilogy of Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon has delighted children and their parents for generations. Now, on the occasion of their fiftieth anniversary, Random House is proud to bring the three timeless tales together in one beautiful commemorative edition, complete with the original delightful illustrations.  A Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, My Father's Dragon is followed by Elmer and the Dragon ...
  
  











  



  
The Case of the Grinning Gorilla (Perry Mason Series Book 40)

Della Street Press, 2014

Helen Cadmus was dead –But how had it happened? Suicide, most people said. She jumped off that millionaire’s yacht in a fit of despair, her body was never found, and the case was closed. The story was too neat to suit Perry Mason. It didn’t add up. Somebody was concealing the truth about Helen’s death, and how was going to uncover it even if it killed him. That’s how Mason fell into a trap set by three killers-two from ...
  
  











  



  
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
Robert M. Sapolsky

Scribner, 2002

In the tradition of Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, Robert Sapolsky, a foremost science writer and recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, tells the mesmerizing story of his twenty-one years in remote Kenya with a troop of Savannah baboons. “I had never planned to become a savanna baboon when I grew up; instead, I had always assumed I would become a mountain gorilla,” writes Robert Sapolsky in this witty and riveting chronicle of a ...
  
  











  



  
Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann

Putnam Juvenile, 1996

A must-have board book for all babies. Good night, Gorilla. Good night, Elephant. It's bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who's that short, furry guy with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin? Good night, Giraffe. Good night, Hyena. Sneak along behind the zookeeper's back, and see who gets the last laugh in this riotous good-night romp.
  
  











  



  
LEGO Legends of Chima: Character Encyclopedia
DK Publishing

DK CHILDREN, 2014

Includes an EXCLUSIVE minifigure! Enter the world of Chima and meet all of the members of your favorite tribes in DK's new LEGO® Legends of Chima™: Character Encyclopedia . Each beautifully illustrated spread features tons of fun facts on the different characters, variants of each minifigure, and the various vehicles, weapons, and back stories that make up the LEGO® Legends of Chima™ world. Additional pages will be included featuring ...
  
  











  



  
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)
Catherine D. Hughes

National Geographic Children's Books, 2010

The National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals is an adorable animal reference sure to be welcomed by parents and librarians alike. Filled with fluffy and scaly creatures big and small, this appealing book introduces the youngest explorers to the world of wildlife, using a child-friendly format inspired by the blockbuster National Geographic Little Kids magazine. This exciting new reference for the very young mirrors the ...
  
  











  



  
Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
Daniel Quinn

Bantam, 1995

MORE THAN ONE MILLION COPIES IN PRINT The narrator of this extraordinary tale is a man in search for truth. He answers an ad in a local newspaper from a teacher looking for serious pupils, only to find himself alone in an abandoned office with a full-grown gorilla who is nibbling delicately on a slender branch. “You are the teacher?” he asks incredulously. “I am the teacher,” the gorilla replies. Ishmael is a creature of immense ...
  
  











  



  
The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate

HarperCollins, 2012

Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller, this stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated novel is told from the point-of-view of Ivan himself. Having spent 27 years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown ...
  
  











  



  
My Father's Dragon: The Bestselling Children Story
Ruth Stiles Gannett

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010

My Father's Dragon is a children's novel by Ruth Stiles Gannett about a young boy, Elmer Elevator, who runs away to Wild Island to rescue a baby dragon. Both a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, it is the first book of a trilogy whose other titles are Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland. It was made into an anime film titled, Elmer's Adventures: My Father's Dragon. The narrative mode is unusual, in that the narrator refers ...
  
  











  



  
Essentials of Physical Anthropology
Robert Jurmain, Lynn Kilgore, ...

Cengage Learning, 2012

Concise, well-balanced, and comprehensive, ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Ninth Edition introduces you to physical anthropology with the goal of helping you understand why it is important to know about human evolution. With a new framework that emphasizes 'connections', the reader is shown how humans are biologically connected to all other life, including our distant ancestors and our contemporary primate cousins, as well as how closely ...
  
  











  



  
Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Humans: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology
Barry Lewis, Robert Jurmain, ...

Cengage Learning, 2012

UNDERSTANDING HUMANS: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY shows students how anthropologists and archaeologists go about their work as they study human evolution, living nonhuman primates, human adaptation and variation, the origin and dispersal of modern humans, food production, the first civilizations of the Old and New Worlds, and so much more. Using a biocultural approach, the text balances the presentation of physical ...
  
  











  



  
Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves
Laurel Braitman

Simon & Schuster, 2014

** “Science Friday” Summer Reading Pick** ** Discover magazine Top 5 Summer Reads** ** People magazine Best Summer Reads** “[A] lovely, big-hearted book…brimming with compassion and the tales of the many, many humans who devote their days to making animals well.” — The New York Times Have you ever wondered if your dog might be a bit depressed? How about heartbroken or homesick? Animal Madness takes these questions ...
  
  











  



  
Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 2013-2014 Edition
Robert Jurmain, Lynn Kilgore, ...

Cengage Learning, 2013

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2013-2014 Edition continues to present the most up-to-date, balanced, and comprehensive introduction to the field, combining an engaging writing style and compelling visual content to bring the study of physical anthropology to life for today's students. With a focus on the big picture of human evolution, the book helps readers master the basic principles of the subject and arrive at an understanding of the ...
  
  











  



  
Guerilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business
Jay Conrad Levinson

Houghton Mifflin, 2007

When Guerrilla Marketing was first published in 1983, Jay Levinson revolutionized marketing strategies for the small-business owner with his take-no-prisoners approach to finding clients. Based on hundreds of solid ideas that really work, Levinson’s philosophy has given birth to a new way of learning about market share and how to gain it. In this completely updated and expanded fourth edition, Levinson offers a new arsenal of weaponry for ...
  
  











  



  
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grade 2
Scholastic

Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching, 2010

Give students the targeted, skill-building practice they need with these standards-based books! Each workbook includes more than 40 ready-to-reproduce practice pages. Easy-to-follow directions and fun exercises motivate students to work on their own. Every activity in each book is correlated to state standards. For use with Grade 2.
  
  











  



  
Voices in the Park
DK Publishing, Anthony Browne

DK CHILDREN, 2001

I called his name...I settled on a bench...I was amazed...I felt really, really happy...Four people enter a park, and through their eyes we see four different visions. There's the bossy woman, the sad man, the lonely boy and the young girl whose warmth touches those she meets. As the story moves from one voice to another, their perspectives are reflected in the shifting landscape and seasons. This is an intriguing, many-layered, enormously ...
  
  











  



  
The Kids' Yoga Deck: 50 Poses and Games
Annie Buckley

Chronicle Books, 2006

Yoga is fun! Get kids bending, breathing, and stretching with The Kids Yoga Deck. Playful poses such as Cat, Flower, Airplane, and Gorillaas well as partner poses that can be performed with friendsteach kids the basics of yoga. Easy enough for children to do on their own, The Kids Yoga Deck engages bodies and minds to help youngsters build strength, flexibility, balance, and mental focus.
  
  











  



  
Challenging Logic Puzzles (Mensa®)
Barry R Clarke

Sterling, 2003

So, you think you've got the brain-power to tackle tough logic puzzles? Well, try this extraordinary assortment of challenges, including Mix-and-Match logic puzzles and "Find the Liar" type puzzles. Some puzzles have tables that can be used to deduce relationships between people or items, some use word-play to present the problem, and still others use illustrations to highlight the challenge. Whatever their form, each is designed to stretch your ...
  
  











  



  
The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us
Christopher Chabris, Daniel Simons

Harmony, 2011

Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that’s a good thing. In The Invisible Gorilla, Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, creators of one of psychology’s most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and counterintuitive scientific findings to demonstrate an important truth: Our minds don’t work the way we think they do. We think we see ourselves and the world as they really are, but we’re actually missing ...
  
  











  








   



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