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See how they work & look inside big rigs by

See how they work & look inside big rigs

Presents some of the different types of trucks that are designed for transporting goods, construction, traveling off the road, entertainment, and other purposes, and describes their parts and how they are used.

Apr 29, 2016
See how they work & look inside farm equipment by

See how they work & look inside farm equipment

Dive into farm equipment to see all the incredible things machines can do, from plowing the earth to harvesting crops, and learn just how cool farm machines are.

Apr 29, 2016
See how they work & look inside fire trucks by

See how they work & look inside fire trucks

Apr 29, 2016
See what a seal can do by Butterworth, Christine, author.

See what a seal can do

A lyrical portrait of seal characteristics and life explains how seals appear to be slow and sleepy creatures on land but are powerful, graceful and dynamic animals under the water who cleverly outmaneuver predators and skillfully catch fishy dinners.

Apr 29, 2016
See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done) by Espeland, Pamela, 1951-

See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done)

Provides ideas and tips to help kids kick the procrastination habit and feel more in charge of their life.

Apr 29, 2016
Sioux by Bodden, Valerie. author

Sioux

"A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian tribe known as the Sioux or Dakota, including warrior Crazy Horse and conflicts such as the U.S.-Dakota War"--

Apr 24, 2016
Skunks by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Skunks

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of skunks, the musk-spraying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining the unpleasant scent of skunks"--

Apr 29, 2016
Smart shopping by Minden, Cecilia.

Smart shopping

Apr 29, 2016
Smart shopping by Minden, Cecilia.

Smart shopping

Shares tips on becoming a smart shopper, discussing the difference between a want and a need.

Apr 28, 2016
Smithsonian readers - Read with me! Pre-level 1 by

Smithsonian readers - Read with me! Pre-level 1

Apr 29, 2016
So, you want to work with the ancient and recent dead? - unearthing careers from paleontology to forensic science by Bedell, J. M. (Jane M.), author.

So, you want to work with the ancient and recent dead? - unearthing careers from paleontology to forensic science

Have you ever been excited by forensic science or psyched to dig up fossils? This comprehensive guide reveals a whole host of careers in the underrated world of the no-longer-living. --Publisher.

Apr 24, 2016
Soccer by Morey, Allan.

Soccer

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers introduces the basics of soccer and encourages kids to try it. Includes labeled diagram of soccer field and photo glossary"--

Apr 29, 2016
Soccer record breakers - goal scorers! trophy winners! soccer legends! by Gifford, Clive, author.

Soccer record breakers - goal scorers! trophy winners! soccer legends!

Looks at statistics for professional club and international soccer from around the world, looking at the most distinguished clubs and players from a broad sampling of leagues, as well as facts and figures from the FIFA World Cup.

Apr 24, 2016
South Carolina - the Palmetto State by Hess, Debra, author.

South Carolina - the Palmetto State

"The third edition of this popular series is updated with a variety of features that will help students learn about the state of South Carolina. This comprehensive book outlines the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the state. Lists of key people, events, cities, plants and animals, and political figures, plus fact boxes and quotes, provide easily accessible information that is supplemented by activities such as crafts, recipes, and a map quiz. Historic photos, artwork, and

Apr 24, 2016
Space in 30 seconds - 30 super-stellar subjects for cosmic kids explained in half a minute by Gifford, Clive, author.

Space in 30 seconds - 30 super-stellar subjects for cosmic kids explained in half a minute

Suitable for inquisitive cosmic kids aged 8-12, this title takes a rapid-fire approach, offering 30 key topics, each one explained in neat 30-second sound bites and supported by 3-second flash summaries and cool, cartoon-style artwork. Glossaries throughout the book for each section. Includes index.

Apr 24, 2016
Stand up for yourself & your friends - dealing with bullies & bossiness and finding a better way by Criswell, Patti Kelley.

Stand up for yourself & your friends - dealing with bullies & bossiness and finding a better way

Presents information about bullies, with advice on how to stand up to a bully, how to help friends who are being bullied, and how to get support from family and other adults.

Apr 24, 2016
Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines

"Whimsical stick figure guides take readers on a tour of various massive machines and how they work in this playful yet extremely informative guide to high-tech machines."--

Apr 29, 2016
Stickmen's guide to trains and automobiles by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to trains and automobiles

Presents information about all sorts of trains and automobiles, from formula one and hybrid cars to electric trains and high speed maglevs.

Apr 29, 2016
Stickmen's guide to watercraft by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to watercraft

Explains how ships and other water vehicles work, what keeps them afloat, and how they are constructed.

Apr 29, 2016
Stories of Titanic's children by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author.

Stories of Titanic's children

Compelling narrative nonfiction text introduces the children on the Titanic, including details about their family life, adventures on the ship, and the dangers they faced at sea. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, historical photos, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

Apr 29, 2016