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The transcontinental railroad by Lynette, Rachel.

The transcontinental railroad

Describes the building of the transcontinental railroad.

Apr 19, 2014
The Underground Railroad by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

The Underground Railroad

Examines the workings of the Underground Railroad from the perspectives of three different participants.

Apr 18, 2014
The United States today - 1968-present by Krieg, Katherine, author.

The United States today - 1968-present

Discusses the social, political, and economic conditions in the United States at the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first, providing details on the Reagan years, the millennium, September 11, and the recession.

Apr 19, 2014
The War of 1812 by Van Zee, Amy.

The War of 1812

Examines the War of 1812 from the perspectives of three different participants.

Apr 18, 2014
The White House for kids - a history of a home, office, and national symbol - with 21 activities by House, Katherine L. (Katherine Lucille)

The White House for kids - a history of a home, office, and national symbol - with 21 activities

"An intriguing, in-depth look at the most famous home in the United States, this kid-friendly activity book educates young readers on the White House. Blending facts from numerous primary sources with engaging anecdotes--from learning that George Washington never actually slept in the White House and Abraham Lincoln never slept in the Lincoln Bedroom to how Gerald Ford's daughter Susan held her high school prom in the White House--this book provides the complete story of the presidents' home. De

Apr 19, 2014
The Wing Wing brothers geometry palooza! by Long, Ethan.

The Wing Wing brothers geometry palooza!

Teaches readers basic geometric concepts through the antics of the Wing Wing brothers, including relative position, simple shapes, and partitioning rectangles.

Apr 18, 2014
The Wing Wing brothers geometry palooza! by Long, Ethan.

The Wing Wing brothers geometry palooza!

The Wing Brothers have an all-new show that illustrates the basics of geometry.

Apr 19, 2014
The year comes round - Haiku through the seasons by Farrar, Sid.

The year comes round - Haiku through the seasons

Presents haiku poetry about nature and the seasons.

Apr 19, 2014
Therapy dogs by Roberts, Walter, Jr., 1956-

Therapy dogs

Looks at how dogs are chosen to become therapy dogs, the training they go through, and the type of work they do.

Apr 19, 2014
Thomas Jefferson - a day at Monticello by Chew, Elizabeth V., 1963-

Thomas Jefferson - a day at Monticello

In this fascinating story, readers spend a day with Thomas Jefferson as he and his grandson visit the vast plantation of Monticello. Readers learn about Jefferson; the gadgets and household items that he reinterpreted and the plow he invented; the famous house; the surrounding farms with their gardens, fields, factories, and mills; the workshops of the enslaved people on Mulberry Row; and much, much more.

Apr 19, 2014
Thomas Paine's Common sense by Nagelhout, Ryan, author.

Thomas Paine's Common sense

Apr 19, 2014
Tiny invaders! - deadly microorganisms by Markovics, Joyce L.

Tiny invaders! - deadly microorganisms

"Describes microscopic organisms that can cause illness and disease, including bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi"--

Apr 19, 2014
Titanic by Callery, Sean, author.

Titanic

Explores the legendary Titanic steamship and its tragic sinking on its maiden voyage through the perspective of Eva Hart, a seven-year-old girl who survived the sinking.

Apr 19, 2014
Tooth & claw - the wild world of big predators by Arnosky, Jim, author.

Tooth & claw - the wild world of big predators

"In the sixth picture book in his Sterling gatefold series, acclaimed nature writer and illustrator Jim Arnosky introduces awe-inspiring wild predators: carnivores that survive through tooth and claw. Follow the huge paw prints of big cats like the African lion and the speedy cheetah; of massive bears like the fierce grizzly; and the grey wolf. A spectacular double gatefold plus two single foldouts present the animals up close and lifelike!"--

Apr 19, 2014
Totally cool nails - 50 fun and easy nail art designs for kids by Rodgers, Catherine.

Totally cool nails - 50 fun and easy nail art designs for kids

Apr 19, 2014
Training horses by Bodden, Valerie.

Training horses

"A narrative guide to training horses, from where to work with the animals, when to begin training, which skills can be taught, and what to wear and expect as you perform daily tasks"--

Apr 19, 2014
Transportation inventions - moving our world forward by Walker, Robert, 1980-, author.

Transportation inventions - moving our world forward

"This exciting title explores the groundbreaking modes of transportation that have helped define the modern age. From Henry Ford's Model T car to the bullet trains of Japan, students will travel along and learn about the monumental successes--and failures--that have driven our world ahead"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 19, 2014
Tree frog by Phillips, Dee, 1967-

Tree frog

"In this book, young readers will learn about the diet, life cycle, habitat, and behavior of tree frogs."--

Apr 19, 2014
Triangles by Adler, David A.

Triangles

Introduces triangles, discussing the different types of triangles and the concept of triangle size measured in degrees.

Apr 18, 2014
Triceratops by Alpert, Barbara.

Triceratops

"Describes how the Triceratops was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of this three-horned plant-eating dinosaur"--

Apr 19, 2014