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1,001 Ants

1,001 Ants

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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, discovering plants, insects, mushrooms, and animals that live outside and in our yards. Spot the ant with red socks hidden on every double page, and enjoy a pleasant stroll through the undergrowth--seeing things that humans are usually too big to notice!

1,001 Ants is an engaging nonfiction storybook for children full of fascinating facts about nature. With lively and appealing illustrations, it's a must-have for children who are curious about bugs and the animal kingdom.

American Barns and Covered Bridges

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American Green : Class, Crisis, and the Deployment of Nature in Central Park, Yosemite, and Yellowstone (USED)

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In this work of interdisciplinary scholarship, Stephen A. Germic reveals how America's first parks, both urban and "wilderness," were created and organized to mitigate the most threatening social and economic crises in the nineteenth century outside of the Civil War. Germic analyzes the intentionally disguised relationship between the constructed "nature" of Central Park, Yosemite, and Yellowstone and the expanding but crisis-prone capitalist state. American Green demonstrates how the fundamental function of these parks was economic and political--in the service of maintaining a consensus regarding national identity. The organization and control of "natural" space, Germic argues, is inseparable from its function as a capitalist instrument. This instrumentalism served not only to define, constitute, and segregate social groups, but also to promote racial and ethnic identifications above those based on class interest. Providing a fresh insight into United States labor, cultural and environmental history, this book is an important contribution to our understanding of American parks and the complex meaning of American public space.
Apatosaurus

Apatosaurus

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From the long-necked Apatosaurus to the fleet-footed Velociraptor, the age of dinosaurs was filled with spectacularly diverse life forms. This new series invites readers on fascinating paleontological expeditions, opening each book with the moment of the prehistoric creature's discovery and concluding with what scientists know about it today. Illustrations and historical photographs give dinosaur enthusiasts a visually complete picture of each animal's appearance and surroundings.
Apatosaurus

Apatosaurus

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The terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex. The tanklike Triceratops. Although they vanished from Earth millions of years ago, these and other extinct creatures remain endlessly fascinating. When Dinosaurs Lived takes young readers back in time for a fundamental introduction to six ancient reptiles and the world they ruled. Each title features dynamic illustrations of the featured beast and its prehistoric surroundings, set alongside simple text that touches upon the creature's growth, features, and likely behavior.

Apples (Used)

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Arthur Jumps into Fall

Arthur Jumps into Fall

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Everyone's favorite aardvark, Arthur, is back in this exciting reissue of a favorite fall story!

Arthur has a big job to do: raking all of the leaves in the backyard. He tries to focus, but jumping in the leaves is way more fun than raking them. How will he ever finish? Arthur will need some help from his friends for this task!
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Atlas of Oceans : An Ecological Survey of Underwater Life

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A vibrant journey through the Earth's oceans and a timely, important treatise on what must be done to save them

A tragedy is playing out beneath the surface of the world's bodies of marine waters, one that began long before the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Although many books have explored the environmental problems being faced on land, Atlas of Oceans is the first book for a general audience that examines how creatures of the marine environment are if anything more vulnerable than their land-based counterparts.

Readers are introduced to the dazzling, diverse array of creatures that inhabit the oceans and seas, and to the nature of the problems they face. Special features focus on the threats to particular animals, plants, and habitats, as well as on specific issues like overfishing, global warming, and pollution. The book also includes success stories, recommendations for what can be done to preserve ocean ecosystems, and a complete rundown of the most endangered species of marine life.

Beautifully illustrated, packed with maps and diagrams, and containing up-to-the-minute data on the status of endangered marine species, Atlas of Oceans is a celebration of Earth's vibrant and awe-inspiring oceans and seas and an urgent call to action to protect one of our planet's most vital resources.

Bats

Bats

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This popular series continues traveling the planet to study alligators, bats, and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle.
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Bean

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An exploration of the life cycle and life span of beans, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a bean's growth process from seed to seedling to mature plant.