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Starting your own business by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Starting your own business

Disccusses how readers can start their own business, how to write a business plan, find investors, and market the product.

Aug 31, 2016
Sports by Gutman, Dan.

Sports

A treasury of sports facts includes entries about the NFL touchdown thrown by a quarterback to himself, the only sport ever played on the moon, and the metal that is really used to make Olympic gold medals.

Aug 31, 2016
Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time by Richards, Mary Agnes, author.

Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time

Splat! traces art history through its key turning points and helps to map important art movements from the Renaissance and Impressionism to Surrealism and contemporary art. At the beginning, a spread explores how early peoples represented animals and everyday life. Then brief sections explore the stories of particular artists who helped to make important artistic innovations, including Michelangelo and the High Renaissance; Bruegel and his paintings of everyday peasant life; Manet and the shock

Aug 31, 2016
Spirit-raising cheers and chants by Lusted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Spirit-raising cheers and chants

Provides facts and information about the types of cheers and chants that cheerleaders perform, as well as tips on how to execute them effectively.

Aug 31, 2016
Spectacular sharks by Bright, Michael.

Spectacular sharks

Aug 31, 2016
Spaceships and rockets by Lock, Deborah, author.

Spaceships and rockets

Read about rockets and spacecraft that have zoomed into space! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Blastoff! Discover the manned and unmanned missions, and find out about space travel planned for the future.

Aug 31, 2016
Space travel by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Space travel

Offers basic information about space travel, looking at what it is, ways it can be achieved, its history, several vehicles and objects that have been sent into space, and the outlook for the future of space travel.

Aug 31, 2016
Southern Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise.

Southern Ocean

Presents information about the Antarctic Ocean, describing its geography, weather, resources, islands, and the animals who live in its waters.

Aug 31, 2016
South America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

South America

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to South America. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 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."--

Aug 31, 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."--

Aug 31, 2016
Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White by Sweet, Melissa

Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White

Aug 30, 2016
Snow leopards by Gish, Melissa, author.

Snow leopards

"A look at snow leopards, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their retractable claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their ability to survive changing climates in the world today"--

Aug 31, 2016
Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship by Helberg, Berit, author.

Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship

Shares the true story of how a baby fox and German shepherd became the best of friends, spending their days together wandering the woods, playing with a ball, and exploring a frozen lake.

Aug 31, 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."--

Aug 31, 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"--

Aug 31, 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"--

Aug 31, 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."--

Aug 31, 2016
Slickety quick - poems about sharks by Brown, Skila, author.

Slickety quick - poems about sharks

From the enormous whale shark to the legendary great white to the enigmatic goblin shark to the small cookie-cutter shark, Slickety Quick is a delightful frenzy of shark mayhem. Mysterious species such as the camouflaged wobbegong and the elusive frilled shark share the waters with better-known blue and nurse sharks, each commemorated in a poem by Skila Brown and illustrated by Bob Kolar. Sneaky shark facts ripple through each spread to further inform the brave and curious young reader intrigued

Aug 31, 2016
Skyscrapers by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Skyscrapers

"Learn all about some of the world's tallest, most incredible buildings, from how they are designed and built to how skyscraper technology has changed over time"--

Aug 31, 2016