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Hank Hammer

Hank Hammer:

I may be a hammer, but I do more than just pound nails. I’m the leader of the Tool Team! I keep my friends on track for every project.

Did you know?
There is a museum just for hammers in Haines, Alaska. The Hammer Museum has more than 1,500 hammers for visitors to see!

Sammy Saw

Sammy Saw:

Cutting and sawing is hard work. I worry that I will make a mistake. But when I get nervous, I just remember that my friends believe in me!

Did you know?
Handsaws have been around for thousands of years! Saws were found in ancient Egyptian tombs. Amazingly, they look like the saws we use today.

Sophie Screwdriver

Sophie Screwdriver:

Turn, turn, turn! Sometimes my job can make me dizzy! But no matter how much turning I do, I hate to slow down.

Did you know?
Screwdrivers were first called screwturners and were invented in the 1400s!

Tia Tape Measure

Tia Tape Measure:

Math is my favorite subject. Measuring, counting, and adding, I stretch to get the job done. Like I always say, “Measure tall, measure small, measure twice, make it nice!”

Did you know?
The first tape measures were just strips of cloth. Modern tape measures were invented in New York in 1865.

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Hank Hammer

Hank Hammer

The tool team has entered a contest to build a birdhouse, and Hank Hammer is ready to lead the project.

Sammy Saw

Sammy Saw

Sammy Saw is nervous to make scenery for the school play. Thankfully the tool team steps up to help him!

Sophie Screwdriver

Sophie Screwdriver

The new school playground is set up, but the equipment still needs a little care. Sophie Screwdriver works to make sure everything is safe!

Tia Tape Measure

Tia Tape Measure

Tia Tape Measure and the rest of the tool team help set up the new library.

Hank Hammer and the Puppy

Hank Hammer and the Puppy

Hank Hammer has a new puppy named Happy. Hank enlists the Tool Team to help make a doghouse for Happy.

Sophie Screwdriver and the Classroom

Sophie Screwdriver and the Classroom

The kindergarten classroom has a list of things that need to be fixed, and Sophie Screwdriver and the Tool Team are ready to help!

Sammy Saw and the Campout

Sammy Saw and the Campout

The Tool Team is going camping, and they are very excited. But they need to find wood and have Sammy Saw cut it or they will end up cold and hungry.

Tia Tape Measure and the Move

Tia Tape Measure and the Move

Tia Tape Measure's cousin is moving to town, and Tia wants to help. She asks the Tool Team to help her unpack and organize the house for her cousin as a big surprise.

Learn About The Author - Cari Meister

Learn About The Author - Cari Meister

Adria Klein has been writing books for children and teachers for 20 years. She has written more than 80 books for young readers. She likes to write about real world experiences that help children learn.