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Rising above - how 11 athletes overcame challenges in their youth to become stars by Zuckerman, Gregory, author.

Rising above - how 11 athletes overcame challenges in their youth to become stars

"Athlete after athlete in this book found discipline, hope, and inspiration on the playing field, rising above their circumstances. Filled with first-hand accounts from stars who exemplify the idea of enduring at all costs, Rising Above will serve as a must-read source of inspiration for kids and sports fans of all ages"--

May 2, 2016
Roald Dahl by Leaf, Christina.

Roald Dahl

"Simple text and full-color photographs introduce readers to Roald Dahl. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

May 2, 2016
Rocky Mountain National Park by Frisch, Nate.

Rocky Mountain National Park

"An exploration of Rocky Mountain National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the towering summit of Longs Peak"--

May 2, 2016
S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet by James, Helen Foster, 1951-

S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet

"Introduces camping from A to Z using poetry, prose, and illustrations in a children's picture book. Includes information on beach camping, canyons, foliage, camping gear, John Muir, Juliette Gordon Low, and more"--Provided by publisher.

May 2, 2016
Sacagawea by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Sacagawea

May 2, 2016
Salamander dance by FitzSimmons, David, author.

Salamander dance

Follow the annual life cycle of spotted salamanders.

May 2, 2016
Sand tiger sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Sand tiger sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of sand tiger sharks.

May 2, 2016
Save money by Reina, Mary.

Save money

"Simple text and colorful photos describe the benefits to saving money and ways to save"--

May 2, 2016
Scorching supercars by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Scorching supercars

"Discusses supercars, including what defines a supercar, models that made their mark on the supercar world, and how manufacturers continue to bring speed and performance to the next level for these exclusive sports cars"--

May 2, 2016
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.

May 2, 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.

May 2, 2016
See how they work & look inside fire trucks by

See how they work & look inside fire trucks

May 2, 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.

May 2, 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.

May 2, 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"--

May 2, 2016
Smart shopping by Minden, Cecilia.

Smart shopping

May 2, 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

May 2, 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"--

May 2, 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."--

May 2, 2016