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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 21, 2014
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 21, 2014
Try this! - 50 fun experiments for the mad scientist in you by Young, Karen Romano, author.

Try this! - 50 fun experiments for the mad scientist in you

Provides background information and instructions for fifty science projects involving plants, insects, microbes, human behavior, animals, water, physics, machinery, and other topics, and suggests further ideas to pursue.

Aug 21, 2014
True lies - 18 tales for you to judge by Shannon, George.

True lies - 18 tales for you to judge

Presents a collection of eighteen brief folktales in which the reader is asked to explain how the folk character lied and told the truth at the same time.

Aug 21, 2014
Treasure hunter's handbook by Walsh, Liza Gardner.

Treasure hunter's handbook

Aug 21, 2014
Trains can float - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Trains can float - and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about all sorts of vehicles and transportation"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 21, 2014
Titanium by Roza, Greg

Titanium

Aug 21, 2014
Tiny bugs up close by Levy, Janey.

Tiny bugs up close

Introduces small and microscopic insects, including mosquitoes, fleas, lice, and "no-see-um"s, and describes how some are irritating or harmful to humans while others are beneficial.

Aug 21, 2014
There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts

Playful images and simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for different parts of the human body.

Aug 18, 2014
There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts

Playful images and simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for different parts of the human body.

Aug 21, 2014
The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention by Latta, Sara L.

The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention

"Read about Mary Anderson's early life, and find out why she invented windshield wipers"--

Aug 17, 2014
The White House is burning - August 24, 1814 by Sutcliffe, Jane.

The White House is burning - August 24, 1814

Aug 21, 2014
The White House by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The White House

Traces the historical development of the home of the presidents of the United States, describing how the mansion has grown from six rooms in 1798 to 132 rooms today.

Aug 21, 2014
The Washington Monument by Gilmore, Frederic, author.

The Washington Monument

Describes the history of the Washington Monument, how it was built, and what it represents.

Aug 21, 2014
The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco by Norfolk, Sherry, 1952-

The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco

Aug 21, 2014
The twelve dancing princesses by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863.

The twelve dancing princesses

To win a bride and a kingdom, a soldier endeavors to discover why the dancing shoes of the king's twelve daughters are worn to pieces every morning.

Aug 17, 2014
The twelve dancing princesses by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863.

The twelve dancing princesses

To win a bride and a kingdom, a soldier endeavors to discover why the dancing shoes of the king's twelve daughters are worn to pieces every morning.

Aug 21, 2014
The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Read about the highest court in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Aug 21, 2014
The Snow Queen [Russian language] by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875.

The Snow Queen [Russian language]

The strength of a little girl's love enables her to overcome many obstacles and free a boy from the Snow Queen's spell.

Aug 21, 2014
The six swans by

The six swans

A king's daughter undertakes a difficult task to rescue her six brothers from the enchantment imposed on them by their wicked stepmother.

Aug 21, 2014