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Volleyball by Doeden, Matt, author.


"Presents information about volleyball in the Olympics including rules for playing, and overview of indoor and beach volleyball, and well-known players such as Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings"--

Feb 3, 2016
Visiting the Great Lakes by Rajczak, Michael

Visiting the Great Lakes

Feb 10, 2016
Vietnam by Markovics, Joyce L., author.


"Tropical. Beautiful. Friendly. Welcome to Vietnam! Look inside to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 10, 2016
Vasilisa the beautiful - a Russian folktale by Morgunova, Anna, illustrator.

Vasilisa the beautiful - a Russian folktale

A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilissa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga.

Feb 6, 2016
Vampires in nature by Larson, Kirsten W., author.

Vampires in nature

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes animals that drink the blood of other animals and even people. Explains how these "vampire" animals find their hosts and which ones usually spread diseases when they feed on human blood"--

Feb 6, 2016
United Arab Emirates by Somervill, Barbara A.

United Arab Emirates

Feb 10, 2016
Uncle Sam - international symbol of America by Marcovitz, Hal.

Uncle Sam - international symbol of America

Describes "Uncle Sam" Wilson, the New York meat-packer who supplied the troops with meat during the War of 1812, and how he gave rise to the national symbol popular with illustrators.

Feb 10, 2016
Turtles by Meister, Cari, author.


"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet turtle"--

Feb 10, 2016
Turning Wax into Crayons by McKinley, Herald

Turning Wax into Crayons

Feb 10, 2016
Traveling butterflies by Shingū, Susumu, 1937- author, illustrator.

Traveling butterflies

Monarch butterfly migration is one of nature's great mysteries. How do monarchs manage to fly some 2,500 miles from Canada and the northern United States south to Mexico? How do they trace a route they've never flown and reach the same destination their ancestors once found? Traveling Butterflies indulges the awe these creatures inspire by taking a poetic, meditative look at the monarch's life cycle. In a lyrical voice that seamlessly blends fact and storytelling, the book zooms in to show a mon

Feb 4, 2016
Track and field by Doeden, Matt, author.

Track and field

"Presents information about track and field in the Olympics including events such as relays, hurdles, pole vault, javelin throw, and shot put"--

Feb 10, 2016
Tornadoes by Hansen, Grace, author.


Feb 6, 2016
Tooth by tooth - comparing fangs, tusks, and chompers by Levine, Sara (Veterinarian)

Tooth by tooth - comparing fangs, tusks, and chompers

Feb 10, 2016
Tom Brady by Gordon, Nick, author.

Tom Brady

Feb 10, 2016
Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the toucan. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the toucan's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird."--

Feb 10, 2016
To the stars! - first American woman to walk in space by Van Vleet, Carmella, author.

To the stars! - first American woman to walk in space

Shares the story of renowned astronaut and distinguished scientist Kathryn Sullivan, describing how she defied the conventions of her childhood to pursue interests previously limited to boys and how she became the first woman to walk in space.

Feb 10, 2016
To the rescue! - Garrett Morgan underground by Kulling, Monica, author.

To the rescue! - Garrett Morgan underground

Feb 10, 2016
Timeline - a visual history of our world by Goes, Peter, author, illustrator.

Timeline - a visual history of our world

An ideal introduction to history for young and old, this illustrated journey through our world's culture and events travels from the Big Bang to the iPod and into the future. This is a trip through time, past dinosaurs, Vikings, Aztecs and spaceships. It looks at wars and disasters; introduces artists, explorers and leaders; shows us living in castles, yurts, and skyscrapers. And it does not neglect the imagination - here too are dragons, mythical figures and TV characters, alongside world-chang

Feb 10, 2016
Thunder and lightning by Hansen, Grace, author.

Thunder and lightning

An introduction to the science behind thunder and lightning.

Feb 4, 2016
Thorny devils by Zappa, Marcia, 1985- author.

Thorny devils

Feb 7, 2016