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.
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The author/illustrator team of Sandra Markle and Alan Marks has had a profound impact on the world of children's nonfiction with their collaborative efforts on books about different animals around the world. From wolves in Yellowstone to penguins in Antarctica, readers and critics have raved about the way in which Markle and Marks share their stories and information about animals in the wild. In their newest project, readers are introduced to twin...
Based on a true story, WAITING FOR ICE follows an orphaned polar bear cub as she struggles to find food on Wrangel Island, far north in the Arctic Ocean. Left alone at ten months old, the young female finds herself up against other bears who are bigger and stronger than she is-and just as hungry. Due to rising temperatures, the bears are trapped on the island until the ice packs reform. Only then can they venture out to hunt for seals and whales,...
"From Neil Armstrong's first small step to Gene Cernan's last footprint, award-winning author Suzanne Slade captures the experiences of the twelve astronauts who walked on the moon. The book reveals how the Apollo moon missions (1969-1972) built upon one another and unveiled important new discoveries about our nearest neighbor in space."--
Based on actual events that occurred during the reintroduction of 14 Canadian wolves to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, this story recounts the experiences of a young female wolf who struggles to survive alone in the park's 2.2 million acre wilderness. Gradually she learns how to hunt on her own and adapts to her new home.
Somewhere in the world right now an animal has just lightened its load. The dung beetles can smell it. They race to the scene by the thousands, intent on snagging their share of the precious poop. Think dung is gross? For a dung beetle, its food, drink, and fuel for new life. Think dung beetles are disgusting? Take a closer look, and discover the beauty of these diamonds in the dung.