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Sadie - the dog who finds the evidence by Feldman, Thea.

Sadie - the dog who finds the evidence

"Meet Sadie, a real dog who works with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, in this inspiring, Level 2 Ready-to-Read based on one of the winners of the annual American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards[trademark symbol]! Meet Sadie. Sadie has an important job as an Arson Dog with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Because her sense of smell is 100 times stronger than a human's, she helps firefighters and police officers find the causes of fires. That makes her a hero to many people. When

Dec 25, 2014
Saving turtles - a kids' guide to helping endangered creatures by Carstairs, Sue, 1961-, author.

Saving turtles - a kids' guide to helping endangered creatures

Turtles are among the most beloved but endangered animals on the planet. Freshwater, marine and land turtles all face the same threats.

Dec 25, 2014
Scholastic year in sports 2015 by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Scholastic year in sports 2015

"From the football field to the baseball diamond ... from the soccer pitch to the hockey rink, this book takes you everywhere in the world of sports. Relive the drama and excitement of the wins, losses, records, and more!"--

Dec 21, 2014
Searching for Great white sharks - a shark diver's quest for Mr. Big by Cerullo, Mary M., author.

Searching for Great white sharks - a shark diver's quest for Mr. Big

"Provides information on great white sharks and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Dec 25, 2014
Shackleton's journey by Grill, William, author, illustrator.

Shackleton's journey

Presents a visual narrative of Ernest Shackleton's voyage to Antarctica during which his ship, the Endurance, became trapped in ice, forcing the crew on a desperate trek to seek rescue.

Dec 25, 2014
Ships & Boats - With 17 Easy-to-do Experiments and 300 Exciting Pictures by Oxlade, Chris

Ships & Boats - With 17 Easy-to-do Experiments and 300 Exciting Pictures

Dec 25, 2014
Spain by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Spain

Introduces Spain, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, agriculture, sports, and leisure activities.

Dec 25, 2014
Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse by Holub, Joan, author.

Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse

A retelling of the ancient story follows the experiences of soldiers who believe they have won the Trojan War upon accepting the "gift" of a giant wooden horse only to discover it is filled with attacking Greek soldiers.

Dec 25, 2014
Tales from Grimm by Barber, Antonia, 1932- author.

Tales from Grimm

An illustrated collection of nine traditonal tales includes "The Frog Prince," "The Three Spinners," and "The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids."

Dec 25, 2014
The Avengers - the ultimate guide to Earth's mightiest heroes by Beatty, Scott, 1969-

The Avengers - the ultimate guide to Earth's mightiest heroes

Young comic fans can now learn everything there is to know about Marvel's very first superhero team, the Avengers, in a book that is filled with comic book art and stories about the squad that includes Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and Hawkeye.

Dec 25, 2014
The chimpanzee children of Gombe - 50 years with Jane Goodall at Gombe National Park by Goodall, Jane, 1934- author.

The chimpanzee children of Gombe - 50 years with Jane Goodall at Gombe National Park

Jane Goodall introduces young readers to some of her favorite chimpanzees living in Gombe National Park, describing their behavior and family life.

Dec 25, 2014
The fairies encyclopedia by Bazaldua, Barbara.

The fairies encyclopedia

Delves into the lives of Tinker Bell and her friends, exploring characters and locations from the Disney Fairies movies.

Dec 25, 2014
The Gallaudet children's dictionary of American Sign Language by

The Gallaudet children's dictionary of American Sign Language

"Features more than 1,000 ASL sign drawings; all signs paired with ... color illustrations; introduction [explains] how to sign ASL and fingerspell; complete index of English terms for each sign, including synonyms; sample sentences using specific words to match every sign's meaning"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 25, 2014
The Indiana Pacers by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Indiana Pacers

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Indiana Pacers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Dec 25, 2014
The Little Girl's Little Book of Art by Dixon, Kathryn

The Little Girl's Little Book of Art

Dec 25, 2014
The magic school bus - in the time of the dinosaurs by Cole, Joanna.

The magic school bus - in the time of the dinosaurs

Ms. Frizzle takes her class back through time to the Triassic period on a dinosaur dig in search of Maiasaura eggs.

Dec 25, 2014
The moon changes shape by Beaton, Kathryn, author.

The moon changes shape

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. The Moon Changes Shape offers answers to their most compelling questions about the lunar phases. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Dec 25, 2014
The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil by Finch, Mary.

The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil

"The Princess of the Springs must stand up for herself and find her scattered family amongst the great giants of the world"--

Dec 25, 2014
The rat by Gravel, Elise, author.

The rat

Celebrates the rat, sharing humorous scientific facts about everything from its powerful tail to its disease-carrying nature.

Dec 25, 2014
The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author.

The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys

"The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or not cost using common household objects and repurposed materials."--

Dec 25, 2014