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Tyrannosaurus rex by Carr, Aaron, author.

Tyrannosaurus rex

Learn about Tyrannosaurus Rex.

May 30, 2015
Tooling around - crafty creatures and the tools they use by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author.

Tooling around - crafty creatures and the tools they use

Presents rhyming text with realistic nature artwork in an introduction to animals and the surprising tools used, from a dolphin that protects its nose with a sponge to a deer that bedecks its antlers with mud and grass.

May 30, 2015
Thomas Jefferson by Ribke, Simone T.

Thomas Jefferson

May 30, 2015
This or that? 3 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by Mortimer, J. R., author.

This or that? 3 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you

A series of either-or quizzes leads readers to such answers as their ideal career, the species of their inner animal, and their ideal place to live.

May 30, 2015
The ultimate unofficial guide to Minecraft® strategies - everything you need to know to build, explore, attack, and survive in the world of Minecraft by Instructables (Firm), author.

The ultimate unofficial guide to Minecraft® strategies - everything you need to know to build, explore, attack, and survive in the world of Minecraft

Page after page of hints, tips, tricks and cheats will help you to become the best Minecraft creator you know!

May 30, 2015
The ultimate girls' body book - not-so-silly questions about your body by Larimore, Walter L.

The ultimate girls' body book - not-so-silly questions about your body

Offers information to girls entering puberty on things they should know about their changing bodies, including menstruation, modesty, and sex.

May 29, 2015
The Salem witch trials by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Salem witch trials

Discusses the Salem Witch Trials, including their historical context, what happened to the accused, and how the trials changed the American legal system.

May 30, 2015
The octopus scientist - exploring the mind of a mollusk by Montgomery, Sy, author.

The octopus scientist - exploring the mind of a mollusk

Looks at the work of renowned octopus scientist Jennifer Mather and a team of researchers on the island of Moorea, where they work to learn more about octopuses and their behavior.

May 30, 2015
The Little Red Hen makes a pizza by Sturges, Philemon.

The Little Red Hen makes a pizza

In this version of the traditional tale, the duck, the dog, and the cat refuse to help the Little Red Hen make a pizza but do get to participate when the time comes to eat it.

May 30, 2015
The history of Independence Day by Donaghey, Reese.

The history of Independence Day

An introduction to Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, describes the history of the holiday and provides information on how it is celebrated.

May 30, 2015
The founding fathers vs. King George III - the fight for a new nation by Roxburgh, Ellis.

The founding fathers vs. King George III - the fight for a new nation

May 30, 2015
The encyclopedia of immaturity by

The encyclopedia of immaturity

Presents a series of entries for amusing activities and tricks which include such projects as making a paper boomerang, sending a secret message with a rubber band, and building a domino chain with books and junk items.

May 30, 2015
The blue whale by Desmond, Jenni, author, illustrator.

The blue whale

"The is a gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book about the blue whale. It is full of relatable facts from every day life that help to make the size and habits of the blue whale easily comprehensible and engaging."--

May 30, 2015
The best MLB outfielders of all time by Smolka, Bo, 1965-

The best MLB outfielders of all time

This book introduces stories of some of the best outfielders in MLB history.

May 30, 2015
The best MLB infielders of all time by Monnig, Alex.

The best MLB infielders of all time

This book introduces stories of some of the best infielders in MLB history.

May 30, 2015
The art of plants vs. zombies by

The art of plants vs. zombies

Collects the concept art and character sketches from the Plants vs. Zombies video game franchise.

May 30, 2015
Tell Me about the Presidents- Lessons for Today's Kids from America's Leaders by Henry, Mike

Tell Me about the Presidents- Lessons for Today's Kids from America's Leaders

May 30, 2015
Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about growing up in a question-answer format"--

May 30, 2015
Strong girl - yoga for building strength by Rissman, Rebecca.

Strong girl - yoga for building strength

"Presents yoga poses designed to promote strength"--

May 30, 2015
Spin with the spiders by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Spin with the spiders

Bugs are part of your life every day. You see them flying, crawling, and creeping inside and outside. But have you thought about the bug's world? Explore each creature's body parts, environment, feeding habits, and life cycle to see how it survives in the wild.

May 30, 2015