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The water beneath your feet by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

The water beneath your feet

"In this book, young readers will learn all about groundwater."--

Jul 20, 2016
The water beneath your feet by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

The water beneath your feet

"In this book, young readers will learn all about groundwater."--

Jul 25, 2016
The wettest and the driest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The wettest and the driest

"Learn all about the wettest and driest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Jul 25, 2016
The White House by Herrington, Lisa M.

The White House

Introduces the White House, recounting its history and describing its physical features, some of the events that take place in its different rooms, and the reasons why it is a symbol of the United States.

Jul 20, 2016
The White House by Herrington, Lisa M.

The White House

Presents an inside look at "the people's house"--The place where the U.S. President works and lives.

Jul 25, 2016
Thor by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Thor

"Chances are good that you have seen the name Thor in a comic book. Or maybe you have seen one of the movies that also bear this famous name. Without a doubt the Norse god of thunder has experienced a surge in popularity in recent years. But he is actually much older than either the men who have played him or the people who have drawn him. Norse mythology came from a group of brutal warriors called the Vikings. As they moved from Scandinavia through Europe, the Vikings shared their stories--the

Jul 25, 2016
Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair

"High in the rain forest canopy, a newborn baby snuggles up tight to her mom. With fuzzy orange hair and tiny fingers that hold on tight to her mom's body, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature hitching a ride is a baby orangutan, and one day she will swing through the trees on long, powerful arms--jus

Jul 25, 2016
Tiny paws and big black eyes by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny paws and big black eyes

"In a warm, safe den, a tiny baby has just been born. Gently, the baby's mother cradles the little creature in her large paw. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The newborn baby has no fur and weighs just a few ounces. One day she will weigh up to 200 pounds (90 kg) and will have thick black and white fur--just like he

Jul 25, 2016
Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas by Hooks, Gwendolyn, author.

Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas

"Biography of Vivien Thomas, an African-American surgical technician who pioneered the procedure used to treat babies with a heart defect known as 'blue baby syndrome.' Includes author's note and author's sources"--

Jul 20, 2016
Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas by Hooks, Gwendolyn, author.

Tiny stitches - the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas

"Biography of Vivien Thomas, an African-American surgical technician who pioneered the procedure used to treat babies with a heart defect known as 'blue baby syndrome.' Includes author's note and author's sources"--

Jul 25, 2016
Together forever! - true stories of amazing animal friendships! by Quattlebaum, Mary.

Together forever! - true stories of amazing animal friendships!

True stories of animals and the people who love them.

Jul 25, 2016
Tools of combat by Chambers, Catherine, 1954- author.

Tools of combat

Jul 25, 2016
Top 10 - biters by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.

Top 10 - biters

"Dive into the Wild Wicked Wonderful world of the animal kingdom with the Top 10: Biters. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehe

Jul 25, 2016
Top 10 - oddities by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.

Top 10 - oddities

"Dive into the Wild Wicked Wonderful world of the animal kingdom with the Top 10: Oddities. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance compre

Jul 25, 2016
Trapped behind Nazi lines - the story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron by Braun, Eric, 1971- author.

Trapped behind Nazi lines - the story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

Gives readers an up-close look at the harrowing story of the 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron's escape from behind Nazi lines after surviving a plane crash in enemy territory.

Jul 20, 2016
Trapped behind Nazi lines - The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron by Braun, Eric, 1971- author.

Trapped behind Nazi lines - The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

"Gives readers an up-close look at the harrowing story of the 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron's escape from behind Nazi Lines after surviving a plane crash in enemy territory"--

Jul 25, 2016
Tsunamis by Squire, Ann, author.

Tsunamis

"Learn all about the violent waves known as tsunamis, from how they are formed to how they can affect people around the world"--

Jul 25, 2016
Tunnels by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Tunnels

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the world's most amazing tunnels while explaining the engineering behind their creation. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Jul 25, 2016
Types of money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Types of money

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to types of money. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 25, 2016
UNICEF by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

UNICEF

Looks at the work of UNICEF and how they help children around the world.

Jul 19, 2016