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StoryWorlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas, author, illustrator. StoryWorlds - Nature

"Explore the beauty and wonder of nature in this wordless picture book-and let your imagination bring everything to life! Stunning artwork captures the lives of a variety of animals and bugs in their natural surroundings and the changes that occur as they endure the passage of time, from birth to adulthood, winter to autumn, and more."--Amazon.com.

Sep 27, 2016
Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness by Bowman, Donna Janell, author. Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness

"A picture book biography of Dr. William Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian who taught his horse, Jim, to read and write and who together with Jim became one of the most famous traveling performance acts around the turn of the twentieth century. Includes afterword and author's sources"--

Sep 27, 2016
Stegosaurus by Raatma, Lucia. Stegosaurus

Young readers learn about the stegosaurus, how it looked and how it lived.

Sep 27, 2016
State troopers ; Consultant- Captain David R. Bursten, Chief Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Indianpolis, Indiana by Goldish, Meish, author. State troopers ; Consultant- Captain David R. Bursten, Chief Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Indianpolis, Indiana

Explains the duties of state troopers, provides an overview of the equipment they use, and shares real-life examples of their heroism and service to the community.

Sep 27, 2016
Starting your own business by Minden, Cecilia, author. Starting your own business

The focus of Real World Math: Personal Finance is the intersection between personal financial literacy and age-appropriate math skills.

Sep 27, 2016
Spirit-raising cheers and chants by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. Spirit-raising cheers and chants

Sep 27, 2016
Space travel by DeYoe, Aaron, author. Space travel

Sep 27, 2016
Southern Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise. Southern Ocean

What's at the bottom of the Southern Ocean? Which rare animals are found in the Ross Sea? What do people use krill for?

Sep 27, 2016
Sound waves and communication by Winterberg, Jenna, author. Sound waves and communication

"Beep, beep, beep! Whirrrr. From loud and annoying to peaceful and relaxing, sounds are an ever-present part of life. Sound not only helps us send messages to one another, but also tells us about our world."--

Sep 27, 2016
Sound engineer by Mara, Wil, author. Sound engineer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a sound engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Sep 27, 2016
Smart online communication - protecting your digital footprint by Lindeen, Mary, author. Smart online communication - protecting your digital footprint

"Smart Online Communication: Protecting Your Digital Footprint, from the trusted Searchlight Books brand, will teach readers about passwords and protecting their personal information online."--

Sep 27, 2016
Sloths by Gish, Melissa, author. Sloths

"A look at sloths, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their growing popularity in the world today"--

Sep 27, 2016
Sloths by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Sloths

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces sloths to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Sep 27, 2016
Sloth bears by Gagne, Tammy, author. Sloth bears

"Presents information about sloth bears, their habitats in the grasslands of India, and their unusual way of eating."--

Sep 27, 2016
Slinky innovators - the James family by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Slinky innovators - the James family

Chronicles the lives and careers of the creators of the Slinky.

Sep 27, 2016
Skydiving by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author. Skydiving

"You want intense? How about leaping out of an airplane? Don't worry, there are parachutes! Skydiving is more than just a fast way to the ground. Skydivers perform amazing gymnastics as they soar through the air. Find out how skydiving became a sport, learn about the gear skydivers use, and experience the thrill of free fall." --cover.

Sep 27, 2016
Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille by Bryant, Jennifer, author. Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille

Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read. Even at the school for the blind in Paris, there were no books for him. And so he invented his own alphabet--a whole new system for writing that could be read by touch. A system so ingenious that it is still used by the blind community today.

Sep 27, 2016
Simple solutions with Rachael Ray by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964- Simple solutions with Rachael Ray

Sep 27, 2016
Sharks - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author. Sharks - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of sharks"--

Sep 27, 2016
Seeing Things - A Kid's Guide to Looking at Photographs by Meyerowitz, Joel Seeing Things - A Kid's Guide to Looking at Photographs

Sep 27, 2016