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The United States today - 1968-present by Krieg, Katherine, author.

The United States today - 1968-present

Discusses the social, political, and economic conditions in the United States at the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first, providing details on the Reagan years, the millennium, September 11, and the recession.

Apr 18, 2014
Victor Cruz by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Victor Cruz

The wide receiver for the 2012 Super Bowl-winning New York Giants shares the story of his rise from an undrafted free agent to a record-setting athlete, describing his youth in Paterson, New Jersey, and the values he embraces.

Apr 18, 2014
Teddy bear addition by McGrath, Barbara Barbieri, 1954-

Teddy bear addition

"Big bears sort, count, and add tiny teddies in this companion book to the popular McGrath Math series. Catchy speech bubbles accompany lively verse as teddies add single-digit and double-digit numbers from one to fifty

Apr 18, 2014
Tree frog by Phillips, Dee, 1967-

Tree frog

"In this book, young readers will learn about the diet, life cycle, habitat, and behavior of tree frogs."--

Apr 18, 2014
Tyrannosaurus rex by Alpert, Barbara.

Tyrannosaurus rex

"Describes how the Tyrannosaurus Rex was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of the largest meat-eating dinosaur"--

Apr 18, 2014
Triceratops by Alpert, Barbara.

Triceratops

"Describes how the Triceratops was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of this three-horned plant-eating dinosaur"--

Apr 18, 2014
Triangles by Adler, David A.

Triangles

Introduces triangles, discussing the different types of triangles and the concept of triangle size measured in degrees.

Apr 18, 2014
The transcontinental railroad by Lynette, Rachel.

The transcontinental railroad

Describes the building of the transcontinental railroad.

Apr 18, 2014
Training horses by Bodden, Valerie.

Training horses

"A narrative guide to training horses, from where to work with the animals, when to begin training, which skills can be taught, and what to wear and expect as you perform daily tasks"--

Apr 18, 2014
Thomas Paine's Common sense by Nagelhout, Ryan, author.

Thomas Paine's Common sense

Apr 18, 2014
Surviving natural disasters by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Surviving natural disasters

Earthquakes. Hurricanes. Meteorites. Tsunamis. The natural world is full of powerful forces that can kill you in an instant. Hiding in your closet won't save you. Clinging to your roof is a good idea, until your roof is swept out to sea. When faced with a natural disaster, sometimes the only thing to do is close your eyes and hang on. See how these people survived in just that way. --Publishers description from Amazon.com

Apr 18, 2014
The story of buildings - from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond by Dillon, Patrick, 1962-, author.

The story of buildings - from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond

We spend most of our lives in buildings. We make our homes in them. We go to school in them. We work in them. But why and how did people start making buildings? How did they learn to make them stronger, bigger, and more comfortable? Why did they start to decorate them in different ways? From the pyramid erected so that an Egyptian pharaoh would last forever to the dramatic, machine-like Pompidou Center designed by two young architects, Patrick Dillon's stories of remarkable buildings--and the re

Apr 18, 2014
Tiny invaders! - deadly microorganisms by Markovics, Joyce L.

Tiny invaders! - deadly microorganisms

"Describes microscopic organisms that can cause illness and disease, including bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi"--

Apr 18, 2014
Thomas Jefferson - a day at Monticello by Chew, Elizabeth V., 1963-

Thomas Jefferson - a day at Monticello

In this fascinating story, readers spend a day with Thomas Jefferson as he and his grandson visit the vast plantation of Monticello. Readers learn about Jefferson; the gadgets and household items that he reinterpreted and the plow he invented; the famous house; the surrounding farms with their gardens, fields, factories, and mills; the workshops of the enslaved people on Mulberry Row; and much, much more.

Apr 18, 2014
Totally cool nails - 50 fun and easy nail art designs for kids by Rodgers, Catherine.

Totally cool nails - 50 fun and easy nail art designs for kids

Apr 18, 2014
Transportation inventions - moving our world forward by Walker, Robert, 1980-, author.

Transportation inventions - moving our world forward

"This exciting title explores the groundbreaking modes of transportation that have helped define the modern age. From Henry Ford's Model T car to the bullet trains of Japan, students will travel along and learn about the monumental successes--and failures--that have driven our world ahead"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Truck racing by Maurer, Tracy, 1965-

Truck racing

"Describes NASCAR truck racing, monster truck racing, and super truck racing, including safety features and rules governing truck racing"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
U.S. immigration services by Leavitt, Amie Jane.

U.S. immigration services

Presents a guide for immigrants going through the process of becoming U.S. citizens, covering topics such as personal accounts of immigrants going through the process and what services are available.

Apr 18, 2014
U.S. National Guard - always ready, always there by Mooney, Carla, 1970-

U.S. National Guard - always ready, always there

Who protected the Americans before the Army, Navy, and Air Force? The National Guard is the oldest U.S. military branch. Find out what it takes to train and acquire the skills needed to be a Guard member. Action packed photos of real occurrences and interesting facts allow students to analyze and determine meaning of the text. This title allows students to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the

Apr 18, 2014
US laws of citizenship by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

US laws of citizenship

Presents a guide for immigrants going through the process of becoming U.S. citizens, covering topics such as personal accounts of immigrants that have been through the process and what rights and responsibilities are expected.

Apr 18, 2014