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Unicorns by Atwood, Megan.

Unicorns

"Unicorns introduces you to one of the worlds most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today."--

Jul 26, 2014
Unearthing fossils by Orr, Tamra, author.

Unearthing fossils

"Use the Next Generation Science Standards to identify the fossils of an ancient mammoth."--

Jul 26, 2014
Understanding insects by Orr, Tamra, author.

Understanding insects

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how insects can transmit diseases."--

Jul 26, 2014
Tough trucks. by

Tough trucks.

"Introduction to heavy-duty trucks such as cranes, fire engines, tractors, and others, using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. The sun and other stars. by

World Book Explore the solar system. The sun and other stars.

"An introduction to the sun and other stars for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2014
Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs

Presents in question and answer format the world of dinosaurs and the various species of land, sea, and air creatures.

Jul 26, 2014
Try This! - 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You by Young, Karen Romano/ Rakola, Matthew (PHT)

Try This! - 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You

Jul 26, 2014
Treasure hunter's handbook by Walsh, Liza Gardner.

Treasure hunter's handbook

Jul 26, 2014
Tsunami by Markovics, Joyce L.

Tsunami

"In this book, young readers will learn about tsunamis"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2014
The U.S. Senate by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. Senate

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Senate"--

Jul 26, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court by Cane, Ella, author.

The U.S. Supreme Court

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Supreme Court"--

Jul 26, 2014
The U.S. presidency by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. presidency

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. presidency"--

Jul 26, 2014
World of pets. by

World of pets.

"Introduction to common household pets using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Jul 26, 2014
What living things need. by

What living things need.

"Introduction to living things' basic needs using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Jul 26, 2014
The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco by Norfolk, Sherry, 1952-

The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco

Jul 26, 2014
Who was Theodore Roosevelt? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who was Theodore Roosevelt?

He was only 42 years old when he was sworn in as President of the United States in 1901, making him the youngest president ever. But did you know that he was also the first sitting president to win the Nobel Peace Prize? The first to ride in a car? The first to fly in an airplane? Theodore Roosevelt's achievements as a naturalist, hunter, explorer, author, and soldier are as much a part of his fame as any office he held as a politician. Find out more about The Bull Moose, the Progressive, the R

Jul 26, 2014
The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention by Latta, Sara L.

The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention

"Read about Mary Anderson's early life, and find out why she invented windshield wipers"--

Jul 26, 2014
Who was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Who was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Jul 26, 2014
What is the Panama Canal? by Pascal, Janet B.

What is the Panama Canal?

Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Panama Canal and its current status.

Jul 26, 2014
Knock-knock jokes by

Knock-knock jokes

Alex Plain later. Mikey won't fit in this lock. Zizi when you know how. What do Alex, Mikey, and Zizi have in common? They're all the answers to knock-knock jokes! Find out who else is there in this book with jokes from A to Z. --Publisher's description.

Jul 26, 2014