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Washington, DC, history for kids - the making of a capital city with 21 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

Washington, DC, history for kids - the making of a capital city with 21 activities

Aug 31, 2016
Volcanoes by Meister, Cari, author.

Volcanoes

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind volcanoes, including where and why volcanoes happen and how to stay safe when the mountain spews fire. Includes activity, glossary, and index"--

Aug 31, 2016
Velociraptor by Raatma, Lucia.

Velociraptor

Presents information about velociraptors, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
Vegetables by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Vegetables

Describes how to grow a vegetable garden, including information on root vegetables and leafy vegetables, composting, harvesting, and planting in raised beds.

Aug 31, 2016
Urban biologist Danielle Lee by Cornell, Kari, author.

Urban biologist Danielle Lee

"As a child, Danielle Lee loved looking at plants and animals. Learn how Lee's love of biology and rap and hip-hop music led her to become an urban scientist, teacher, and popular blogger."--

Aug 31, 2016
Ugly by Hoge, Robert, 1972- author.

Ugly

"Robert Hoge was born with a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the middle of his face and short, twisted legs, but he refused to let what made him different stand in the way of leading a happy, successful life. This is the true story of how he embraced his circumstances and never let his "ugly" stop him from focusing on what truly mattered."--

Aug 30, 2016
UFOs by O'Keefe, Emily, author.

UFOs

Presents conjectures on the existence of UFOs, including famous past sightings, recent reports, and researchers' theories.

Aug 31, 2016
Tyrannosaurus rex by Raatma, Lucia.

Tyrannosaurus rex

Presents information about the tyrannosaurus rex, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
Tunnels by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Tunnels

"Thousands of years ago, ancient engineers came up with a way to cross obstacles that prevented people getting from one place to another. They built a passageway under the ground called a tunnel. A tunnel sounds simple. After all, it is just a tube built through dirt or stone. But building a tunnel is one of the hardest challenges an engineer can face. This scientific text highlights the origin of the first tunnels, the greatest tunnel builders, the evolution and advancement of tunnels that are

Aug 31, 2016
Tunisia by Block, Marta Segal.

Tunisia

This book briefly examines the history, people, and environment of the country of Tunisia.

Aug 31, 2016
Triceratops by Zeiger, Jennifer.

Triceratops

"Learn about the habits of the dinosaur known as Triceratops, from its habits and lifestyle to its diet and the way it raised its young"--

Aug 31, 2016
Trailblazers - 33 women in science who changed the world by Swaby, Rachel, author.

Trailblazers - 33 women in science who changed the world

"A collection of profiles of some of history's most fascinating female scientists."--

Aug 30, 2016
Totally wacky facts about the human body by Meister, Cari, author.

Totally wacky facts about the human body

"Presents more than 100 facts about the human body in a unique layout that appeals to struggling and reluctant readers"--

Aug 31, 2016
Totally wacky facts about sea animals by Meister, Cari, author.

Totally wacky facts about sea animals

"Presents more than 100 facts about sea animals in a layout that appeals to struggling and reluctant readers"--

Aug 31, 2016
Totally wacky facts about planets and stars by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

Totally wacky facts about planets and stars

"Presents at more than 100 facts about planets and stars in a unique layout that appeals to struggling and reluctant readers"--

Aug 31, 2016
Tom Monaghan - Domino's Pizza innovator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Tom Monaghan - Domino's Pizza innovator

Details the life and career of the pizza entrepreneur, from his childhood in Michigan to his success in the restaurant business.

Aug 31, 2016
Tigers - built for the hunt by Vogel, Julia, author.

Tigers - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of tigers"--

Aug 31, 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

Aug 31, 2016
There's a hole in the bucket! by Feierabend, John Martin, adapter.

There's a hole in the bucket!

An illustrated text of the children's folk song in which a repair is impossible because it requires the item needing repair.

Aug 31, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin.

There was a man and he was mad

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a man finds himself in one ridiculous situation after another.

Aug 28, 2016