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Race cars - science, technology, and engineering by Gregory, Josh, author.

Race cars - science, technology, and engineering

"Learn about the history of auto racing and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Mar 27, 2015
Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War by Wittman, Susan S.

Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War

"Discusses the Reconstruction period (1865-1877) after the American Civil War, including the rebuilding of the South and the establishment of laws protecting the rights of African-Americans"--

Mar 27, 2015
Refugees by Howell, Sara.

Refugees

Mar 27, 2015
Remarkable feats. by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Remarkable feats.

Collects unusual facts about human accomplishments, including man whose house is elaborately decorated with curiosities and record setters in various fields.

Mar 27, 2015
Rembrandt by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Rembrandt

"Introduces the reader to the artist Rembrandt"--

Mar 27, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick, author.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Rhode Island.

Mar 27, 2015
Roanoke Island - the town that vanished by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Roanoke Island - the town that vanished

Describes the abandoned colony of Roanoke, including its discovery, artifacts, colonists, and preservation.

Mar 27, 2015
Robins by Mara, Wil, author.

Robins

The world of nature awaits you right in your own backyard. Search for Robins. While on safari, learn how to identify and observe these birds and discover their interesting behaviors, life cycle, enemies, and defenses.

Mar 27, 2015
Robotics - from concept to consumer by Mara, Wil, author.

Robotics - from concept to consumer

"Learn about the history of robotics and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Mar 27, 2015
Rock & fossil hunter by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Rock & fossil hunter

Presents more than thirty learning activities involving rocks and fossils, including exercises about minerals, gems, crystals, and limestone.

Mar 27, 2015
Rosa Parks by Taylor-Butler, Christine, author.

Rosa Parks

Introduces Rosa Parks, who made history by refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person in 1950s Montgomery, Alabama.

Mar 27, 2015
Rosa Parks by Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Rosa Parks

Traces the life of the woman best known for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus, looking at her early life, how she became involved with civil rights issues, and what she did after the bus boycott ended.

Mar 26, 2015
Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. Ruff's 44 Favorite Science Activities by Candlewick Press (COR)

Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. Ruff's 44 Favorite Science Activities

A treasury of offbeat science projects simplifies the scientific method, provides essential safety information, shares tips for turning activities into science-fair entries, and is complemented by whimsical character commentary.

Mar 27, 2015
Sacramento Kings by Wyner, Zach, author.

Sacramento Kings

Provides an overview of the history and key personalities of the team that began as the Rochester Royals, moved to several other cities, becoming the Kings in 1971, and finally arrived in Sacramento in 1985.

Mar 25, 2015
Sacramento Kings by Wyner, Zach, author.

Sacramento Kings

Mar 27, 2015
Sailing the Great Barrier Reef by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Sailing the Great Barrier Reef

Provides a first person account of a sailing and diving trip in the Great Barrier Reef, including preparing for the trip, a description of the animals who live in the reef, and survival tips.

Mar 27, 2015
Salamanders by Woodward, John, 1954-

Salamanders

Presents an introduction to the physical characteristics, behavior and habitat of salamanders.

Mar 27, 2015
School days around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author.

School days around the world

Mar 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo animal jokes by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo animal jokes

Mar 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo food jokes by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo food jokes

Mar 22, 2015