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Twenty-Two Cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank by Yoo, Paula/ Akib, Jamel (ILT)

Twenty-Two Cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank

Aug 20, 2014
Two parrots by Kheiriyeh, Rashin, author, illustrator.

Two parrots

In this retelling of a tale by Rumi, a parrot tricks a wealthy merchant into setting him free.

Aug 20, 2014
Tyrannosaurus! by Feldman, Thea, author.

Tyrannosaurus!

Discusses the size, behaviors, physical characteristics, and habitat of the Tyrannosaurus rex.

Aug 15, 2014
Unearthing igneous rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing igneous rocks

Aug 20, 2014
Unearthing metamorphic rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing metamorphic rocks

Looks at how metamorphic rocks form and how they are classified, and discusses the role they play in the rock cycle.

Aug 20, 2014
Unearthing sedimentary rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing sedimentary rocks

Aug 20, 2014
Utah by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Utah

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Utah"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 20, 2014
Veterinarians by Minden, Cecilia.

Veterinarians

This book features colorful pictures and easy-to-read text that allow young readers a glimpse at the demanding but rewarding world of animal doctors.

Aug 20, 2014
Viva Frida by Morales, Yuyi

Viva Frida

Aug 20, 2014
Vultures eat rotting corpses! by Coleman, Miriam, author.

Vultures eat rotting corpses!

Looks at interesting facts about the vulture and included information about where they live, what they eat, and their life cycle.

Aug 20, 2014
Washington, D.C. by Hicks, Terry Allan

Washington, D.C.

Aug 20, 2014
Web Design with HTML5 by Van Lent, Colleen.

Web Design with HTML5

Provides information on how to create Web pages using HyperText Markup Language, covering such topics as the three main components of Web sites, common tags, page formatting, and publishing pages on the Internet.

Aug 20, 2014
West Virginia by Petreycik, Rick

West Virginia

Aug 20, 2014
Whales by Gish, Melissa.

Whales

"A look at whales, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their streamlined bodies, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 20, 2014
What is the Statue of Liberty? by Holub, Joan.

What is the Statue of Liberty?

Describes the history of the Statue of Liberty, including its origins as a gift from France and its construction, and explores the landmark's enduring symbolism of freedom, democracy, and friendship.

Aug 17, 2014
What makes rain? by Wilson, Abby.

What makes rain?

Explains how rain is caused by the water cycle.

Aug 20, 2014
What makes you hiccup? - questions and answers about the human body by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

What makes you hiccup? - questions and answers about the human body

"Answers common questions young readers have about the human body"--

Aug 20, 2014
What's So Yummy? - All About Eating Well and Feeling Good by Harris, Robie/ Westcott, Nadine Bernard (ILT)

What's So Yummy? - All About Eating Well and Feeling Good

Aug 20, 2014
When lunch fights back - wickedly clever animal defenses by Johnson, Rebecca L.

When lunch fights back - wickedly clever animal defenses

Presents the various types of defenses mechanisms used by animals, including the bone spikes of the African hairy frog, the deadly poison of the blue-spotted N. taracua termite, and the hammer-like punch of the peacock mantis shrimp.

Aug 20, 2014
Who were the Wright Brothers? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who were the Wright Brothers?

Presents the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers, high school dropouts from Dayton, Ohio, who started out repairing bicycles and went on to build and fly the first successful airplane.

Aug 20, 2014