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Sloths by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.


"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces sloths to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Aug 31, 2016
Sloth bears by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Sloth bears

"Presents information about sloth bears, their habitats in the grasslands of India, and their unusual way of eating."--

Aug 31, 2016
Skydiving by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.


Introduces skydiving, discussing the history of the sport and the equipment used by skydivers.

Aug 31, 2016
Simple solutions with Rachael Ray by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Simple solutions with Rachael Ray

Details the life of the talk show host and celebrity cook, including her childhood, her early career, and her success as a brand.

Aug 31, 2016
Sharks - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Sharks - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of sharks"--

Aug 31, 2016
The science of computers by Gifford, Clive, author.

The science of computers

"The Science of Computers takes an overall look at information technology, exploring how computers operate and the amazing devices that are used in homes, schools, and businesses today. Students will be fascinated by the history of the development of information technology and digital devices from the early computers that filled entire buildings to the tiny silicon chips being produced today. This practical learning guide lays the groundwork for further exploration of computational thinking. "St

Aug 31, 2016
The science of a flip turn by Orr, Tamra.

The science of a flip turn

Discusses the history and science behind the flip turn in swimming, looking at the people credited with inventing it, the physical forces involved in it, and some of the difficulties in learning the technique.

Aug 31, 2016
Sahara Desert by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Sahara Desert

"Explore the Sahara Desert and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Aug 31, 2016
Saber-toothed cat by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.

Saber-toothed cat

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as saber-toothed cats, from what they ate to how they are related to today's cats."--

Aug 31, 2016
Robot scientist by Cunningham, Kevin, 1966- author.

Robot scientist

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a robot scientist. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Aug 31, 2016
Rev up your writing in informational texts by Garstecki, Julia, author.

Rev up your writing in informational texts

A guide to writing informational texts presents information about the form's purpose, elements, traits, and how it expresses ideas.

Aug 31, 2016
Pterosaur by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.


"Learn all about the ancient animals known as Pterosaurs, from where they lived to how they hunted for food."--

Aug 31, 2016
Poland by Goldish, Meish, author.


Aug 31, 2016
Plateosaurus by Gregory, Josh, author.


"Learn all about the dinosaur known as Plateosaurus, from where it lived to what it ate."--

Aug 31, 2016
Peru by Markovics, Joyce L, author.


Aug 31, 2016
The nutrient cycle by Greathouse, Lisa E, author.

The nutrient cycle

"Living things depend on a few invisible but essential nutrients to survive. These nutrients each have their own purpose. But they are also interconnected in the nutrient cycle"--

Aug 31, 2016
Nez Perce by Bodden, Valerie

Nez Perce

Aug 31, 2016
The mystery of Area 51 by Krasner, Barbara, author.

The mystery of Area 51

Explores the mysteries that surround Area 51, discussing the strange sightings, links to the government, and possible answers.

Aug 31, 2016
My Washington, DC by Jakobsen, Kathy, author, illustrator.

My Washington, DC

Aug 31, 2016
My first book of Tagalog words - Filipino rhymes and verses by Romulo, Liana.

My first book of Tagalog words - Filipino rhymes and verses

Aug 31, 2016