The Burleson Public Library will be closed on Thursday 2/2 due to the winter storm.
We will open at 10 a.m. on Friday 2/3.
Don't forget that our digital library is always open! cloudLibrary Libby hoopla
Who Am I? gives reader clues so they can guess which animal will be revealed in a beautiful, full-spread illustration when they turn the page. Playful nouns, adjectives, and verbs describe the characteristics and movements of each animal.
Readers are given clues about an animal's characteristics and must use them to guess the identity of the creature.
Introduces and describes a selection of dinosaurs, with actual size collage illustrations showing all or part of each one.
Learn what it's like to come face-to-face with some of the dinosaurs that once roamed the Earth through these "actual-size" illustrations.
Elephants swim gracefully underwater and use their trunks like snorkels. Hippos sink to the bottom and go to sleep. Walruses sing as they swim along, and so do whales. Linda Capus Riley has written a lovely - and informative - poem about the ways that sixteen animals behave in water and added notes for those readers who would like to know more about the animals. Steve Jenkins's beautiful and playful cut-paper illustrations capture the diversity of...
Come explore the hidden shapes and patterns in nature. The peacock's flashy tail is a masterpiece of color and shape. A buzzing beehive is built of tiny hexagons. Even a snake's skin is patterned with diamonds. Poet Betsy Franco and Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins bring geometry to life in this lively, lyrical look at the shapes and patterns that can be found in the most unexpected places.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce different kinds of birds' nests, from the scrapes falcons build on high, craggy ledges to the underground nests burrowing owls dig. Includes brief facts about each kind of bird.
Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins introduces By the Numbers infographic readers, chock full of incredible infographs and stunning, full color cut-paper illustrations. Dinosaurs will explore the world of these extinct giants, still living large in our imaginations today.
Follows a bear from the time she emerges from her den in April after four months without food, through months of eating fish, ants, and huckleberries, to midwinter when the arrival of two cubs interrupts her long winter's rest. Includes facts about brown (grizzly) bears of the Yellowstone National Park/Glacier National Park region.
"Turkey vultures soar on the balmy air, looking for their next stinky feast. These birds don't hunt--they like their food to be already dead. Vultures are part of nature's cleanup crew"--Inside front dust jacket.
An introduction to an assortment of the world's frog species discusses their colors, shapes, and sizes; many different habitats; their lifecycle; and how they find food, escape danger, and attract a mate.
"Red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, pink -- animals can be amazingly colorful. Why are they found in so many hues? How do their brilliant feathers, scales, shells, and skin help them survive? Find out ... how animals use color to warn predators, signal friends, attract a mate, or hide from their enemies"--Front dust jacket flap.