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The singer in the stream - a story of American dippers by Hocker, Katherine M., author, illustrator.

The singer in the stream - a story of American dippers

"American dippers are small gray birds that live their whole lives near (and in!) fast-moving mountain streams. John Muir called them "water ouzels"and this lively book showcases the fascinating qualities he loved in them. Readers will discover what these charming little birds eat, how they find their food, where they nest, what their chicks are like, where they go in winter, and much more. A section at the end provides a wealth of additional information making this book a fantastic resource for

Aug 1, 2015
The storyteller - my years with Ernest Thompson Seton - including illustrations and excerpts from his stories by Knox, Leila Moss.

The storyteller - my years with Ernest Thompson Seton - including illustrations and excerpts from his stories

The author discusses her early childhood spent in Santa Fe with her aunt and uncle and how her uncle told her stories, taught her about wildlife, and gave her a deep respect for Native American cultures.

Aug 1, 2015
The weird world of words - a guided tour by Symons, Mitchell, author.

The weird world of words - a guided tour

A collection of English-language trivia shares facts about words and language usage, from "almost" being the longest English word with its letters in alphabetical order to "stewardesses" being the longest word typed with the left hand.

Jul 30, 2015
The wild life of sharks by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

The wild life of sharks

Shares information on sharks, including what they eat, where they live, and how fast they swim.

Aug 1, 2015
Timber rattlesnakes by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Timber rattlesnakes

"In this book, young readers will learn about timber rattlesnakes and their winter behaviors."--

Aug 1, 2015
Today's 12 hottest movie superstars by Furstinger, Nancy.

Today's 12 hottest movie superstars

Aug 1, 2015
Today's 12 hottest music superstars by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980-

Today's 12 hottest music superstars

Aug 1, 2015
Today's 12 hottest NBA superstars by Robinson, Tom, 1964- author.

Today's 12 hottest NBA superstars

Aug 1, 2015
Today's 12 hottest NFL superstars by Robinson, Tom, 1964- author.

Today's 12 hottest NFL superstars

Aug 1, 2015
Today's 12 hottest TV superstars by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980-

Today's 12 hottest TV superstars

Profiles twelve of the most popular television personalities of today, including Ty Burrell, Ellen DeGeneres, and Sofia Vergara.

Aug 1, 2015
Trainman - gaining acceptance ... and friends ... through special interests by Kavan, Stefan.

Trainman - gaining acceptance ... and friends ... through special interests

Aug 1, 2015
Tranformers Legacy- The Art of Transformers Packaging by Sorenson, Jim

Tranformers Legacy- The Art of Transformers Packaging

Aug 1, 2015
Transformers- Art of Prime by Sorenson, Jim

Transformers- Art of Prime

Aug 1, 2015
Transylvania by Weingarten, Ethan, author.

Transylvania

"The Romanian region of Transylvania is overshadowed by the terrifying specter of Dracula. This book delves into the origin of the Dracula legend, including the historic figure of Vlad Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler. It also introduces actual places in Transylvania that may be connected to this frightening character. Fact boxes and photographs help provide the perfect, though sometimes spooky, snapshot of this interesting part of Eastern Europe"--Provided by the publisher.

Aug 1, 2015
Trapped! - a whale's rescue by Burleigh, Robert, author.

Trapped! - a whale's rescue

In the icy waters of the Pacific, a massive humpback whale unexpectedly finds herself tangled in a net abandoned by fishermen. When a rescue boat and a convoy of divers arrive to help the struggling humpback, a realistic and moving encounter bridges the human and aquatic worlds.

Aug 1, 2015
Tree frogs by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Tree frogs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells the story of a tree frog's life in the rain forest"--

Aug 1, 2015
Tropical fish by Hansen, Grace, author.

Tropical fish

Tropical fish are vibrant and beautiful. Some are shy, some are curious, and some are deadly! Learn these things and more alongside beautiful, full-bleed color photographs.

Jul 31, 2015
Tuberculosis by McPartland, Randall

Tuberculosis

Aug 1, 2015
U.S. Women's Team - soccer champions! by Illugi Jökulsson.

U.S. Women's Team - soccer champions!

Learn all about the U.S. Womens National Team, the winner of the first ever Womens World Cup, which made soccer superstars of Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain.

Jul 25, 2015
Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee - Civil War rivals by Roxburgh, Ellis.

Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee - Civil War rivals

Examines the rivalry between Union Army general-in-chief Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate Army general Robert E. Lee.

Aug 1, 2015