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Shape-shifting animals by Lunis, Natalie.

Shape-shifting animals

Meet 8 amazing shape-shifting animals that use their abilities to scare off, escape from, or appear less tasty to their enemies. Eye-popping photographs and clear, simple text bring these one-of-a-kind creatures to life.

Aug 1, 2014
Tow trucks by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Tow trucks

Introduces tow trucks, describing their function, parts, and how they work.

Aug 1, 2014
Tornado by Rudolph, Jessica.

Tornado

"In this book, young readers will learn about tornadoes"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 1, 2014
Thoroughbreds by Dell, Pamela, author.

Thoroughbreds

This book gives a physical description of Thoroughbred horses and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Aug 1, 2014
Thomas Edison by Barnham, Kay. author.

Thomas Edison

"This book traces the life of Thomas Edison, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the many inventions for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Edison's life."--

Aug 1, 2014
Terrific trains by Shealy, Dennis R., 1969- author.

Terrific trains

"Few travel by trains today, but kids regardless are fascinated by the freight train, passenger trains, the conductor, and even the caboose. Terrific Trains will mix both illustrations and photographs to bring the railroad to life!"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 1, 2014
Teachers by Minden, Cecilia.

Teachers

During the school year, we often spend more time with our teachers than anyone else. This book uses exciting photos and informative text to provide a comprehensive overview of the special people who help us learn.

Aug 1, 2014
Spring by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Spring

Learn about spring, when it is, the weather, and things people do in the spring.

Aug 1, 2014
Soccer's superstars - the best of the best by Bishop, Amanda.

Soccer's superstars - the best of the best

Aug 1, 2014
The whale who won hearts! - and more true stories of adventures with animals by Skerry, Brian, author.

The whale who won hearts! - and more true stories of adventures with animals

Follows an underwater wildlife photographer on four real-life adventures as he photographs leatherback sea turtles, harp seals, a whale named Wilma, and some gray reef sharks.

Aug 1, 2014
Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals

"Gives answers to common questions that kids have about animals"--

Aug 1, 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 1, 2014
Trains by Rogers, Hal, 1966-

Trains

Describes what trains are, how they are used, and different kinds.

Aug 1, 2014
Tractors by Rogers, Hal, 1966-

Tractors

An indepth look at what tractors are and what they are used for.

Aug 1, 2014
Whale shark by Hanson, Anders, 1980- author.

Whale shark

Introduces whale sharks, describing their physical characteristics, life cycle, and longevity.

Aug 1, 2014
Werewolves by Morey, Allan.

Werewolves

"Werewolves introduces you to one of the worlds most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today."--

Aug 1, 2014
Valleys by Labrecque, Ellen.

Valleys

Introduces valleys, decribing where they are found, how they are formed, their different types, the plants and animals that live in them, and how they will be effected by global warming.

Aug 1, 2014
Tongue twisters by

Tongue twisters

How high would a housefly fly if a housefly would fly high? Don't worry, you don't need to answer that question. It's just one of the many tongue twisters you'll find in this book. But beware--you may need to exercise your tongue before opening the cover, because it will soon be tied in knots! --Publisher's description.

Aug 1, 2014
What makes a tornado twist? - and other questions about... weather by Carson, Mary Kay.

What makes a tornado twist? - and other questions about... weather

"Is each snowflake unique? What comes first: thunder or lightning? What causes the seasons? Whatever the weather question a child has--from sunshine to storms or snow--the fascinating answers are right here!"--

Aug 1, 2014
Robots by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Robots

Profiles current robotics technologies while outlining near-future innovations, explaining the components that make up a robot, six primary robot types, and the ways in which robots are helping our world.

Aug 1, 2014