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Shark wars by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Shark wars

Examines the deadliest underwater creatures; describes their attacks and defenses; and suggests which one is more likely to win if they fought each other.

Jul 28, 2015
Shark wars by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Shark wars

Would a giant squid stand a chance against a whopping whale? Which is the deadliest shark in the world? Take a dive into the depths of the sea and uncovers the terrifying wars taking place beneath the surface of the water, with amazing CGI artwork accompanied by battle statistics, fearsome facts and much more.

Jul 31, 2015
Sharks and other predators by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Sharks and other predators

"When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #53: 'Shadow of the Shark,' they had lots of questions. How many teeth do sharks have? What is their favorite food? What are some other top predators? How do they keep life in balance? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about sharks and other predators"--

Jul 24, 2015
Similes and metaphors by Murray, Kara, author.

Similes and metaphors

Introduces readers to similes and metaphors, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

Jul 31, 2015
Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle by Neuschwander, Cindy, author.

Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle

Jul 31, 2015
Skateboarding by Hamilton, John, 1959- author.


Introduces the sport of skateboarding, including its history, the parts of a skateboard, safety gear, and different types of skateboarding, including street, downhill, and vert.

Jul 24, 2015
Skylanders Trap Team - Master Eon's official guide. by

Skylanders Trap Team - Master Eon's official guide.

"Trap Team is the fourth game in the Skylanders franchise, and this official guide is the definitive source for all the new realms and characters. This 176-page book will help young Portal Masters navigate all the new and exciting adventures in Skylanders Trap Team. Also includes a fold-out full-color poster" --

Jul 31, 2015
Skylanders Trap Team by Schmidt, Ken, author.

Skylanders Trap Team

"Kaos has blown up the walls of the feared Cloudcracker Prison, freeing the most notorious villains in Skylands. Learn everything you need to know about the all new Trap Masters"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 31, 2015
Smallpox by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955-


Traces the history of smallpox, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

Jul 31, 2015
Smart spending by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

Smart spending

Describes how to spend money wisely, from finding good deals and asking about warranties to setting a budget and the basics of credit.

Jul 31, 2015
Smokejumper by Mara, Wil.


Jul 24, 2015
Soccer Record Breakers by Gifford, Clive

Soccer Record Breakers

Jul 31, 2015
Social media - like it or leave it by Rowell, Rebecca.

Social media - like it or leave it

"Social media is everywhere in society today. It can be a great tool for communication but it is easily abused. Should you craft a careful social media presence? Or is it better to just stay away?"--

Jul 31, 2015
Sonia Sotomayor by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Sonia Sotomayor

"Sonia Sotomayor's path, from growing up in the projects to success in Ivy League universities to her rise in the legal profession is a true testament to the American dream. She broke the rules women were supposed to follow in her life and career, ultimately becoming the first Latino justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and the third woman to serve the Court"--

Jul 24, 2015
Speak up! giving an oral presentation by McHugh, Jeff.

Speak up! giving an oral presentation

Offers tips and techniques for giving an oral presentation, from planning to practicing.

Jul 24, 2015
Spider by Bodden, Valerie, author.


Jul 31, 2015
Splish, splash, zooborns! by Bleiman, Andrew, author.

Splish, splash, zooborns!

Presents photographs and information about baby zoo animals, from hippos and elephants to dolphins and seals, who manage the summer heat by splashing in the cool water.

Jul 24, 2015
Stand tall! - a book about integrity by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957-

Stand tall! - a book about integrity

Counsels children about the value of integrity, providing themed activity suggestions while explaining how to discern right from wrong, make positive decisions, keep promises, and stay true to oneself.

Jul 24, 2015
Stars of women's soccer by Illugi Jökulsson.

Stars of women's soccer

Jul 31, 2015
Stegosaurus by Wegwerth, A. L., author.


"Introduces young readers to Stegosaurus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, life cycle, and the Jurassic period"--

Jul 24, 2015