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The tractor race by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- The tractor race

"A photo-illustrated book for beginning readers that tells the story of a lawn mower race. Who will win this lawn tractor race? Includes a photo diagram"--

Sep 15, 2017
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.

Sep 20, 2017
The way downtown - adventures in public transit by Gertsberg, Inna, author. The way downtown - adventures in public transit

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

Noah and his babysitter Ruby explore the seven continents and their landmarks, from Asia's Great Wall of China and the Eiffel Tower in Europe to the Egyptian pyramids in Africa and the Golden Gate Bridge in North America.

Sep 15, 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 we can stay safe in the ocean with them"--

Sep 15, 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.

Sep 15, 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.

Sep 20, 2017
Tortoises by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Tortoises

"Carefully leveled text in a narrative format couple with vibrant photograph to explore the appearance and behavior of a variety of tortoise species. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Sep 20, 2017
Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender by Skelton, J. Wallace, author. Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender

"Who do you think you are? Part of identity is how people experience their gender. Transphobia is intolerance of any part of the range of gender identity. This accessible, illustrated book offers information, quizzes, comics and true-to-life scenarios to help kids better understand gender identity and determine what they can do to identify and counter transphobia in their schools, homes and communities."--Amazon.

Sep 20, 2017
Trickiest! - 19 Sneaky Animals by Jenkins, Steve Trickiest! - 19 Sneaky Animals

Sep 16, 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"--

Sep 20, 2017
Tuesday takes me there - the healing journey of a veteran and his service dog by Montalván, Luis Carlos, author. Tuesday takes me there - the healing journey of a veteran and his service dog

From New York's Staten Island Ferry to a double-decker bus in Washington, DC, a delightful service dog, named Tuesday, narrates this journey -- with his disabled veteran partner -- to a very special place. Tuesday and Luis, an Iraq War veteran, must travel by boat, bus, train, horse, pedicab and more as they race from New York City to the countryside outside the nation's capitol for an important event. Along the way, they see many famous sites, share hilarious and touching adventures, and show

Sep 15, 2017
Tundra biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Tundra biome

Teaches readers about arctic and alpine biomes, focusing on the extreme weather conditions and the unique plants and animals found in these environments.

Sep 20, 2017
Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961 by Brimner, Larry Dane Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961

Sep 16, 2017
Twisted true tales from science - insane inventors by Bearce, Stephanie, author. Twisted true tales from science - insane inventors

"Nikola Tesla was crazy smart. He invented the idea for cell phones in 1893, discovered alternating current, and invented a death ray gun. Of course, he also talked to pigeons, ate only boiled food, and was scared of women who wore jewelry. He was an insane inventor. So was Henry Cavendish, who discovered hydrogen, calculated the density of the Earth, and was so scared of people that he had to write notes to communicate. Sir Isaac Newton discovered the laws of gravity, believed in magic, and tho

Sep 17, 2017
U.S. secret service by Larson, Kirsten W. U.S. secret service

"This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a US Secret Service agents, including their work catching counterfeiters and protecting the president of the United States. Describes training required to be an agent and what a day in the life is like in the field"--

Sep 15, 2017
Understanding coding through debugging by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through debugging

"When computer programming pioneer Admiral Grace Hopper discovered a moth causing problems in a mechanical computer, the term debugging was born. This book explores how fixing programming and hardware problems has developed into a critical process for computer programmers. The text includes case studies and examples of debugging tools. Readers are challenged to review a simple program with a problem, and to locate the bug. This provides young computer programmers the chance to see debugging skil

Sep 16, 2017
Understanding coding through simulations by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through simulations

"Simulations help people understand large, complex problems using smaller, simpler models. This book delves into the history and thinking behind simulations. Readers will learn about Georg Leopold von Reiswitz's development of a Kriegsspiel for military training, and other major developments. This volume also gives examples of ways that simulations can be useful, and discusses data sources. A concluding simple simulation will round out the learning experience, and encourage readers to create the

Sep 16, 2017
Understanding coding using conditionals by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding using conditionals

Explains the concept of conditionals, and introduces readers to the If/Then/Else concept, a way to allow choices in computer programming.

Sep 16, 2017
Understanding our head by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our head

"How do our eyes and ears work? What do our noses do? This book explores the anatomy of the human head. From hair and skin down to muscle and bone, find out how each part works, and how it is all controlled by our amazing brain."--

Sep 17, 2017

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