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Read for the heart - whole books for wholehearted families by Clarkson, Sarah.

Read for the heart - whole books for wholehearted families

From timeless classics to modern favorites, this is your guide to the best in children's literature for the Christian family.

Aug 24, 2016
Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley

Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains

Aug 24, 2016
Risseldy, Rosseldy by Feierabend, John Martin.

Risseldy, Rosseldy

An adaptation of the classic nonsense rhyme for young readers.

Aug 24, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Readers take a turn around the track and discover that, from hard hits to fast breaks, the action in roller derby is nonstop.

Aug 24, 2016
Rosa Parks - activist for equality by Hansen, Grace, author.

Rosa Parks - activist for equality

Presents the African American woman who, in refusing to obey a discriminatory rule about bus seating, set off both the Montgomery Bus Boycott and a movement that changed the nation's laws.

Aug 19, 2016
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

"This title will inform readers about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, others who were involved, like Martin Luther King Jr., the Supreme Court's decision to desegregate public buses, and the national civil rights movement to follow. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Aug 24, 2016
Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna by Schaefer, Lola M., 1950- author.

Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna

"On the savannah, animals--including leopards, impalas, eagles, hares and hippos--use locomotion to capture prey and escape predators"--

Aug 24, 2016
Russell Wilson by Scheff, Matt.

Russell Wilson

Aug 19, 2016
S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet

From A to Z, Ireland is presented in poetry, prose, and illustrations. Topics include Blarney Stone, Finn McCool, fairy rings, and shamrocks.

Aug 24, 2016
Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11 by Gassman, Julie, author.

Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11

"Presents the heroic sea evacuation of September 11, 2001 with narrative text and vivid illustrations"--

Aug 19, 2016
Say hello to H₂O by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Say hello to H₂O

"In this book, young readers will learn all the essential facts about water"--

Aug 19, 2016
Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow by Relf, Patricia.

Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow

Miss Frezzle's class plants a garden and travels via the magic school bus inside a flower.

Aug 24, 2016
Sea otters by

Sea otters

Introduces sea otters to young readers, describing their physical characteristics, diet, and behaviors.

Aug 18, 2016
See how they work & look inside diggers by

See how they work & look inside diggers

Presents some of the different types of vehicles that are designed for moving the earth, knocking down buildings, building roads and tunnels, mining, and other purposes, and describes their parts and how they are used.

Aug 19, 2016
See how they work & look inside machines by

See how they work & look inside machines

"Get ready to hear your kids say: Wow! Look at that!" as they dive into this huge, fun, look-inside book! From farm equipment, to fire trucks, to ships, to big rigs, to diggers, students--and teachers and parents--will learn countless things about machines in the world around them that they never knew before!"--Back cover.

Aug 24, 2016
Shadows by Coan, Sharon, author.

Shadows

"Have you seen your shadow today? It follows you around. Shadows can change shapes and sizes. What else has a shadow?"--

Aug 19, 2016
Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know by Rissman, Rebecca.

Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know

"Provides basic information about cheerleading"--

Aug 19, 2016
Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille by Bryant, Jennifer.

Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille

Aug 24, 2016
Skateboarding by Fitzpatrick, Jim, author.

Skateboarding

"You want intense? How about rocketing into the air off a vert ramp and sticking the landing in front of a cheering crowd? Skateboarding has evolved from a fun hobby for kids to an international sporting spectacle. Find out how it made that journey, meet the world's top skaters, and learn the key tricks and moves." --cover.

Aug 19, 2016
Skyscrapers by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Skyscrapers

"Learn all about some of the world's tallest, most incredible buildings, from how they are designed and built to how skyscraper technology has changed over time"--

Aug 24, 2016