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The Trail of Tears by Rea, Amy C, author. The Trail of Tears

"In the early 1800s, the US government forced Native Americans in the Southeast United States out of their homes and off of land they had occupied for thousands of years. The Trail of Tears takes a look at the shocking and tragic story of how Native Americans were affected by settlement in the United States."--Publisher's website.

Aug 18, 2017
The Vietnam War - 12 things to know by Sherman, Jill, author. The Vietnam War - 12 things to know

"Takes readers on a historical journey with 12 engaging chapters about the Vietnam War. With colorful spreads featuring the wars critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline, the book provides a holistic view of the event."--Amazon.com.

Aug 18, 2017
The War in Afghanistan - 12 things to know by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author. The War in Afghanistan - 12 things to know

"Takes readers on a historical journey with 12 engaging chapters about the War in Afghanistan. With colorful spreads featuring the wars critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline, the book provides a holistic view of the event."--Amazon.com.

Aug 18, 2017
The water cycle by Ball, Nate, author. The water cycle

The PBS television host and his team of young scientists investigate how the water cycle works by shrinking themselves down to the size of a raindrop to explore such elements as ice, steam, estuaries, snowflakes, and puddles.

Aug 13, 2017
The Water Walker by Robertson, Joanne (CON) The Water Walker

Aug 16, 2017
The world is not a rectangle - a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid by Winter, Jeanette, author. The world is not a rectangle - a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid

A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world.

Aug 16, 2017
This is how we do it - one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world by Lamothe, Matt, author. This is how we do it - one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world

Follows the daily lives of seven children from around the world, including such places as Japan, India, Uganda, and Italy, and discusses how schools, meals, and play can be different or similar in different places in the world.

Aug 16, 2017
This is my continent by Bullard, Lisa, author. This is my continent

Aug 18, 2017
Tiger sharks by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Tiger sharks

"This photo-illustrated book describes the tiger shark, or as some call it, the garbage can of the sea. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information about how dangerous of a predator this shark is and how wecan stay safe in the ocean with them"--

Aug 18, 2017
Tiny creepy crawlers by Turner, Matt, 1964- author. Tiny creepy crawlers

Looks at small size invertebrates, describing their physical features and adaptations for survival, and including such creatures as centipedes, mites, ticks, fleas, lice, sea spiders, and water bears.

Aug 18, 2017
Tiny killers by Farndon, John, author. Tiny killers

"From early ideas about what made people sick to modern understanding of the tiny but powerful bacteria all around us, read this book to learn all about the history of the science of what makes us sick."--

Aug 17, 2017
Tom Brady by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Tom Brady

Presents the life and accomplishments of the professional football player, describing his struggle to be selected as a quarterback at the University of Michigan, his first Super Bowl victory for the New England Patriots in 2001, and his training regimen.

Aug 17, 2017
Top dance tips by Jones, Jen, author. Top dance tips

Aug 17, 2017
Top softball tips by Rissman, Rebecca, author. Top softball tips

A basic introduction to the game of softball.

Aug 17, 2017
Top volleyball tips by Schwartz, Heather E., author. Top volleyball tips

Provides instructional tips on how to improve one's volleyball skills.

Aug 17, 2017
Torpedoed! - a World War II story of a sinking passenger ship and two children's survival at sea by Mullenbach, Cheryl, author. Torpedoed! - a World War II story of a sinking passenger ship and two children's survival at sea

Recreates the events surrounding the attack by a German U-boat on the Athenia in 1939 through firsthand accounts and interviews with survivors.

Aug 18, 2017
Tortoises by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Tortoises

Describes the characteristics of tortoises, explaining how they lay eggs and survive attacks by predators.

Aug 18, 2017
Transformers by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Transformers

"Engaging images accompany information about Transformers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

Aug 16, 2017
Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender by Skelton, J. Wallace, author. Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender

Discusses transphobia and transgender, gender neutral, and gender nonconforming people, covering reasons for transphobia, typical situations, and ways to respond to events that indicate transphobia and to help someone else who is transgender.

Aug 18, 2017
Troop transport by Yomtov, Nelson, author. Troop transport

"Engaging images accompany information about troop transport missions. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Aug 18, 2017

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