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From Farm to Dinner Table: Food's Great Journey

by Doris Licameli

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From Farm to Dinner Table: Food's Great Journey

by Doris Licameli

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From Peanuts to Peanut Butter (From Farm to Table, First Facts)

by Kristin Thoennes Keller

From Farm to Table. Where does peanut butter come from? Learn how peanut butter starts with peanut seeds at a peanut farm. Follow along as the peanuts are taken to a factory and made into peanut butter. Before food arrives in your home in neat packages, it travels on an amazing journey. The First Facts From Farm to Table set illustrates how food is processed and manufactured. Hungry readers will visit a farm to discover their favorite treat in its raw state, and then follow the production line as the food is harvested, transported to factories for processing, packaged for distribution, and, finally, sold to the consumer. Illustrative photography, fact-filled texts, and fun features will satisfy young readers' hunger for food knowledge. Titles in this set: From Apples to Applesauce; From Maple Trees to Maple Syrup; From Milk to Ice Cream; From Oranges to Orange Juice; From Peanuts to Peanut Butter; From Wheat to Bread.

From Seed to Plant

by Gail Gibbons

Explores the intricate relationship between seeds and the plants which they produce. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts in grades 2-3 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by E. L. Konigsburg

When suburban Claudia Kincaid decides to run away, she knows she doesn't just want to run from somewhere, she wants to run to somewhere -- to a place that is comfortable, beautiful, and, preferably, elegant. She chooses the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Knowing that her younger brother Jamie has money and thus can help her with a serious cash-flow problem, she invites him along. Once settled into the museum, Claudia and Jamie find themselves caught up in the mystery of an angel statue that the museum purchased at auction for a bargain price of $225. The statue is possibly an early work of the Renaissance master, Michelangelo, and therefore worth millions. Is it? Or isn't it? Claudia is determined to find out. Her quest leads her to Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, the remarkable old woman who sold the statue, and to some equally remarkable discoveries about herself.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by E. L. Konigsburg

When Claudia decided to run away, she planned very carefully. She would be gone just long enough to teach her parents a lesson in Claudia appreciation. And she would go in comfort-she would live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She saved her money, and she invited her brother Jamie to go, mostly because be was a miser and would have money. Claudia was a good organizer and Jamie bad some ideas, too; so the two took up residence at the museum right on schedule. But once the fun of settling in was over, Claudia had two unexpected problems: She felt just the same, and she wanted to feel different; and she found a statue at the Museum so beautiful she could not go home until she bad discovered its maker, a question that baffled the experts, too. The former owner of the statue was Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. Without her-well, without her, Claudia might never have found a way to go home.

Frost Bites

by Charles Ogden Rick Carton

Glaciers! Snow monsters! Derflootle! The twins are about to get iced. Edgar and Ellen's pursuit of their nemesis, Stephanie Knightleigh, leads them to Frøsthaven, an Arctic village whose cheerful citizens and strange customs remind them of home. What makes this place a sugary sweet duplicate of Nod's Limbs? The secret, alas, is upon the forbidden slopes of the Glöggenheim, where dwells something that doesn't take kindly to being disturbed.

Frost Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond #4)

by Kathryn Lasky

THE WINDS HAVE SHIFTED in the Beyond. It's summer, and that should mean warmth, fish, and meat, but blizzards rake the land and the caribou and moose that the wolves hunt are vanishing. Famine has arrived in the Beyond, and the strict order among the wolf clans is starting to break down. Worse, there's one wolf thriving on the chaos. He wears a stolen owl battle mask and calls himself the Prophet. There are horrible rumors that instead of helping the wolves survive, he's leading hundreds of them to their deaths. The elite wolves of the Watch send young Faolan and his friend Edme on a desperate mission to bring down the Prophet. But how can the two wolves stop an enemy they can't even find?

Frostborn

by Lou Anders

Fantasy fans of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and John Flanagan's Ranger's Apprentice series will embrace this first novel in an adventure-filled, Viking-inspired series by a debut author. Meet Karn. He is destined to take over the family farm in Norrøngard. His only problem? He'd rather be playing the board game Thrones and Bones. Enter Thianna. Half human, half frost giantess. She's too tall to blend in with other humans but too short to be taken seriously as a giant. When family intrigues force Karn and Thianna to flee into the wilderness, they have to keep their sense of humor and their wits about them. But survival can be challenging when you're being chased by a 1,500-year-old dragon, Helltoppr the undead warrior and his undead minions, an evil uncle, wyverns, and an assortment of trolls and giants. Readers will embark on a sweeping epic fantasy as they join Karn and Thianna on a voyage of discovery. Antics and hair-raising escapades abound in this fantasy adventure as the two forge a friendship and journey to unknown territory. Their plan: to save their families from harm. Debut novelist Lou Anders has created a rich world of over twenty-five countries inhabited by Karn, Thianna, and an array of fantastical creatures, as well as the Thrones and Bones board game. Praise for Frostborn:"A fun, fast-paced, and highly enjoyable tale." -Garth Nix, bestselling author of the Abhorsen trilogy"The most delightful fantasy I have read in ages. . . . Put me on the waiting list for book 2!" -Amy Plum, international bestselling author of the Die For Me series*"...a powerful, fast-paced tale... The setting is rich, the characters well-defined, and the danger ever-paramount." -Publishers Weekly, starred"Future fans of Tolkien and George R.R. Martin can happily cut their serial-fantasy teeth on this first book of an eventual series." -Kirkus Reviews"...an excellent choice for readers new to the genre. The themes of staying true to oneself, teamwork, and individuality will resonate with readers." -School Library Journal"...this accessible fantasy brings together two very different children bound by common goals." -BooklistFrom the Hardcover edition.

Frosting and Friendship

by Lisa Schroeder

Has Lily bitten off more than she can bake? A sweet treat from the author of "It's Raining Cupcakes "and "Sprinkles and Secrets." On a scale of zero to ten, twelve-year-old Lily Hubbard is a zero when it comes to baking. Her cookies turn out salty, her cakes tend to lean, and things are always overcooked. When Lily is invited to be a part of a mother-daughter book club called The Baking Bookworms, she is excited--and terrified. It seems like she's the only one who didn't inherit the baking gene. But she does have the music gene, which is why she's forming a band that will audition for their school's annual Spring Fling. If, that is, Lily can balance her priorities. Because Isabel, one of the Baking Bookworms, has asked Lily to help plan a surprise party for their mutual friend Sophie. And the task is... creating a showstopping, mouthwatering, thirteenth-birthday-party-worthy dessert. Uh. Oh. Soon, Lily finds herself knee-deep in sugar and sheet music as she tries to juggle her responsibility to her bandmates AND give her friend the best party ever.

The Frozen Man

by Peter Mccarty David Getz

"Getz explains the incredible story of the Iceman clearly and concisely, simply enough for a child to understand but in enough depth to satisfy a curious lay adult. " - Kirkus Reviews

The Fuel of the Future [Beyond Level, Grade 3]

by Vanessa York

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The Fugitive Factor (On the Run #2)

by Gordon Korman

Aiden and Meg Falconer are now celebrities ... for all the wrong reasons. It's much harder to be on the run when the whole country's looking for you....<P> Aiden and Meg Falconer are out to find the evidence that will free their parents from a life sentence in prison. But in order to do that, they have to live undercover. Ever since they broke out of a juvenile detention facility, they've been chased by the FBI ... and by a strange killer they've nicknamed Hairless Joe. Now their story has hit the airwaves, and suddenly everyone is looking for the Falconer kids. They think they can hide with an old family friend ... but when she turns them in and Meg is put in jail, the danger and adventure only increase.

Fun Day Fairies #1: Megan the Monday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> Can Rachel and Kirsty start the week off right by helping Megan the Monday Fairy find her missing flag? Or will Jack Frost and his goblins get in their way?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #2: Tara the Tuesday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> It's Field Day at Rachel's school, but no one is having any fun. Tara the Tuesday Fairy can't help without her magic flag! What's a fairy to do?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #3: Willow the Wednesday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> Jack Frost's goblins are on the lookout for Willow the Wednesday Fairy's magical flag! Can Rachel and Kirsty track it down at the Arts and Crafts Fair . . . before the goblins do?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #4: Thea the Thursday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> The goblins will do whatever it takes to find Thea the Thursday Fairy's flag first -- even swim with sharks! How can Rachel and Kirsty stop them?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #5: Felicity the Friday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> Rachel's Gran has Felicity the Friday Fairy's special flag! She thinks it's a pretty new scarf. But now the goblins are after her! Rachel and Kirsty have to do something . . . before it's too late.<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #6: Sienna the Saturday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> Rachel and Kirsty are going to be in a fashion show, but it won't be much fun without Sienna the Saturday Fairy's flag! Can they find it before the goblins do?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #7: Sarah the Sunday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> There's only one more flag missing, and it belongs to Sarah the Sunday Fairy. Rachel and Kirsty will do anything to get it back -- but so will Jack Frost! <P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun & Easy Origami

by Tuttle Publishing

Make colorful and fun paper craft projects with this easy origami ebook.Fun & Easy Origami is perfect for people of any age including the beginner paper folder or for those more advanced looking to expand their repertoire. This delightful paper craft ebook makes origami simple and includes a variety of animals and toys; from a flying fish, dragon puppet and birthday card to a dollhouse bed, coin trick and jump-up insect. Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home-or as a wonderful gift for origami lovers.All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. The origami ebook contains: 2 full-colored, 32-page booklets Clear step-by-step instructions Easy-to-follow diagrams 20 simple origami projectsFun & Easy Origami provides you this stunning collection of origami projects that will have you creating origami masterpieces in no time!Origami projects include: Wind Toy Treasure Box Dragon Puppet Coin Trick UFO And many more...

Fun in the Hills (Sound Out Chapter Books - Set A-2)

by Matt Sims

"The sun came up at six," said Ted. "With luck we can get to the top by ten." "Can we sit for a bit?" said Sam. "Can you get this pack off my back?"

Funny Boy Meets the Airsick Alien from Andromeda

by Dan Gutman John S. Dykes

The funniest alien in the universe lands on the galaxy's weirdest planet: EarthOn the planet Crouton, kids never have to straighten their rooms or make their own beds. That's because their rooms aren't crooked, and when they need beds, they just buy them. It's a pretty neat place. But when Funny Boy--a Croutonian smart-aleck with the galaxy's best sense of humor--shoots his brother with a spitball, his parents strap him into a spaceship and blast him to Earth. Things get strange from the minute his spaceship crash-lands in the underwear factory. A planet-gobbling alien is about to attack his new home, and Funny Boy doesn't have any weapons besides a talking dog and a razor-sharp wit. But there is good news: Something about Earth's atmosphere has made Funny Boy even funnier. His job is to crack the jokes, but he needs somebody to turn the pages. So get to it! Earth won't save itself! This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dan Gutman including rare images from the author's personal collection.

Funny Boy Meets the Dumbbell Dentist from Deimos (with Dangerous Dental Decay)

by Dan Gutman Mike Dietz

Funny Boy faces his biggest threat yet--a plaque attack!Funny Boy's super-powered sense of humor has saved the world from airsick aliens, bubble-brained barbers, and a chain of chitchatting cheeses. It's even won him the love of his life: Tupper Camembert. But this riddle-flinging superhero's work is far from over. When the president of the United States is summoned for a cleaning with Dr. Denny the dentist, he knows something is wrong--he doesn't even have an appointment! This is a job for Funny Boy, who must once again use every joke in his arsenal to destroy the evil dentist villain and his hygienist henchmen. But does Funny Boy know enough dentist jokes to save the planet from an invasion of plaque? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dan Gutman including rare images from the author's personal collection.

Funny Boy Takes on the Chit-Chatting Cheeses from Chattanooga

by Dan Gutman Mike Dietz

When America's cows go on strike, a gang of interstellar cheeses land on EarthThe nation's cattle have gotten too smart for their own good. Tired of letting humans steal their milk, American cows have gone on strike. This is great news for every kid who hates drinking his milk, but trouble for anybody who likes cheese. Funny Boy--a joke-telling superhero who was sent to Earth from the planet Crouton--is mourning the cheese shortage when five giant cheeses fall on Wisconsin, squashing an unlucky farmer named George Gouda. That alone would be weird enough, but the cheeses also talk. The cheeses are aliens from the faraway planet Chattanooga, and they have come to stop the cheese shortage. The country's woe is ended, but something about the aliens' story stinks worse than month-old Muenster. It will take Funny Boy and his galactic sense of humor to curdle these curds before America starts to spoil. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dan Gutman including rare images from the author's personal collection.

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