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Pterodactyl by Carr, Aaron.

Pterodactyl

Learn facts about pterodactyls.

Apr 12, 2014
Pup-pup-puppies by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Pup-pup-puppies

"Do you love puppies? Well this book is just for you! Puppies make some of the best pets, though they take a lot of work. Read all about how to have fun and take good care of a puppy!"--P. [4] of cover.

Apr 15, 2014
Ragdolls by Holland, Gini.

Ragdolls

Presents information on how to care for a ragdoll cat, describing breed-specific traits and needs.

Apr 11, 2014
Rain forest habitats by Einspruch, Andrew.

Rain forest habitats

Introduces the rain forest, describing the different layers of the forest and the various animals, plants, and bugs found there and discussing the current threats to the forest's existence.

Apr 15, 2014
Rats - biting through concrete! by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Rats - biting through concrete!

Introduces rats, discussing their physical features, habitat, life cycle, predators, and ability to adapt to almost any environment.

Apr 11, 2014
Reptiles and amphibians by Williams, Brian, 1943- author.

Reptiles and amphibians

Introduces the different kinds of reptiles and amphibians, and explores their life cycles, habitats, and diet.

Apr 15, 2014
Rocks and minerals by Bingham, Caroline, 1962- author.

Rocks and minerals

Discusses how different rocks are formed, describes various types of metal, and provides both past and current uses of these materials.

Apr 15, 2014
S is for Sea Glass - A Beach Alphabet by Michelson, Richard.

S is for Sea Glass - A Beach Alphabet

"Following the alphabet and using a variety of poetry forms such as free verse, haiku, and ode, elements of the beach and seaside life are celebrated"--

Apr 15, 2014
Sacagawea by Lynette, Rachel.

Sacagawea

Apr 15, 2014
Save water every day by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Save water every day

Apr 15, 2014
Sea stars by Gibbs, Maddie.

Sea stars

Apr 15, 2014
Secrets of the sky caves - danger and discovery on Nepal's Mustang Cliffs by Athans, Sandra K., 1958-

Secrets of the sky caves - danger and discovery on Nepal's Mustang Cliffs

Examines the mysterious caves in Nepal's Mustang cliffs, the antiquities found inside, and the climbers and archaeologists who have studied them.

Apr 15, 2014
Sensational spiders - a comprehensive guide to some of the most intriguing creatures in the animal kingdom, with over 220 pictures by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author.

Sensational spiders - a comprehensive guide to some of the most intriguing creatures in the animal kingdom, with over 220 pictures

Apr 15, 2014
Separate is never equal - Sylvia Mendez & her family's fight for desegregation by Tonatiuh, Duncan.

Separate is never equal - Sylvia Mendez & her family's fight for desegregation

"Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 inCalifornia"--

Apr 15, 2014
Sequential words with your pets by Rajczak, Kristen.

Sequential words with your pets

Apr 15, 2014
Shaping up summer by Flatt, Lizann, author.

Shaping up summer

Apr 15, 2014
Siamese by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Siamese

Introduces Siamese cats, describing the history of the breed, their physical features, life cycle, inquisitive nature, and friendly behavior.

Apr 11, 2014
Snapping turtles by Baxter, Bethany.

Snapping turtles

Apr 15, 2014
Snowy owls by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Snowy owls

Apr 15, 2014
So, you want to work in sports? - the ultimate guide to exploring the sports industry by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

So, you want to work in sports? - the ultimate guide to exploring the sports industry

"In the spirited fourth installment of the popular BE WHAT YOU WANT series, veteran children's author Joanne Mattern shares the secret to building a career in sports. From star athlete to sportscaster, Mattern outlines the varied positions that keep the ball rolling in the sports arena. Whatever one's skill-- math, art, performance--the perfect sports job is waiting. With tips from successful athletes and professionals, inspiring biographies of young people working in sports today, games, and a

Apr 15, 2014