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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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2016
Simple solutions with Rachael Ray by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964- Simple solutions with Rachael Ray

Sep 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2016
Saving money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Saving money

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to saving money. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 28, 2016
Saving money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Saving money

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to saving money. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 29, 2016
Sandro Botticelli by Venezia, Mike, author. Sandro Botticelli

Sep 29, 2016
Sahara Desert by Franchino, Vicky, author. Sahara Desert

"Explore the Sahara Desert and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Sep 29, 2016
Saber-toothed cat by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Saber-toothed cat

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as saber-toothed cats, from what they ate to how they are related to today's cats."--

Sep 29, 2016
Rumble in the jungle by Andreae, Giles, 1966- Rumble in the jungle

Explores the world of jungle animals, including hippos, leopards, chimpanzees, in poetic expression.

Sep 28, 2016
Rumble in the jungle by Andreae, Giles, 1966- Rumble in the jungle

A poetic exploration of the hippos, leopards, chimpanzees, and other animals found in the jungle.

Sep 29, 2016
Ron Weasley - Cinematic Guide - Harry Potter by Scholastic Inc. (COR) Ron Weasley - Cinematic Guide - Harry Potter

Sep 29, 2016
Robot scientist by Cunningham, Kevin, 1966- author. Robot scientist

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a robot scientist. 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 29, 2016
Rise of the lioness - restoring a habitat and its pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley, author. Rise of the lioness - restoring a habitat and its pride on the Liuwa Plains

Sep 29, 2016
Rev up your writing in informational texts by Garstecki, Julia, author. Rev up your writing in informational texts

Sep 29, 2016
Red pandas by Gregory, Josh, author. Red pandas

"This book details the life and habits of red pandas."--

Sep 28, 2016
Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers by Ives, Rob, author. Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers

"Send paper clips flying with your own miniature launcher! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 28, 2016