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Skydiving by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

Skydiving

Introduces skydiving, discussing the history of the sport and the equipment used by skydivers.

Aug 31, 2016
Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille by Bryant, Jennifer.

Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille

Aug 30, 2016
Simple solutions with Rachael Ray by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Simple solutions with Rachael Ray

Details the life of the talk show host and celebrity cook, including her childhood, her early career, and her success as a brand.

Aug 31, 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"--

Aug 31, 2016
See how they work & look inside machines by

See how they work & look inside machines

"Get ready to hear your kids say: Wow! Look at that!" as they dive into this huge, fun, look-inside book! From farm equipment, to fire trucks, to ships, to big rigs, to diggers, students--and teachers and parents--will learn countless things about machines in the world around them that they never knew before!"--Back cover.

Aug 31, 2016
Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow by Relf, Patricia.

Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow

Miss Frezzle's class plants a garden and travels via the magic school bus inside a flower.

Aug 31, 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"--

Aug 31, 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."--

Aug 31, 2016
S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet

From A to Z, Ireland is presented in poetry, prose, and illustrations. Topics include Blarney Stone, Finn McCool, fairy rings, and shamrocks.

Aug 31, 2016
Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna by Schaefer, Lola M., 1950- author.

Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna

"On the savannah, animals--including leopards, impalas, eagles, hares and hippos--use locomotion to capture prey and escape predators"--

Aug 31, 2016
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

"This title will inform readers about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, others who were involved, like Martin Luther King Jr., the Supreme Court's decision to desegregate public buses, and the national civil rights movement to follow. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Aug 31, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Readers take a turn around the track and discover that, from hard hits to fast breaks, the action in roller derby is nonstop.

Aug 31, 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."--

Aug 31, 2016
Risseldy, Rosseldy by Feierabend, John Martin.

Risseldy, Rosseldy

An adaptation of the classic nonsense rhyme for young readers.

Aug 31, 2016
Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley

Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains

Aug 30, 2016
Rev up your writing in informational texts by Garstecki, Julia, author.

Rev up your writing in informational texts

A guide to writing informational texts presents information about the form's purpose, elements, traits, and how it expresses ideas.

Aug 31, 2016
Red pandas by Gregory, Josh, author.

Red pandas

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

Aug 31, 2016
Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

"Discusses raccoons, their behavior, and their environment"--

Aug 31, 2016
Rabbits by Gregory, Josh, author.

Rabbits

"This book details the life and habits of rabbits."--

Aug 31, 2016
Puerto Ricans in America by Taus-Bolstad, Stacy.

Puerto Ricans in America

Examines the history of Puerto Rican immigration to the United States mainland, discussing why Puerto Ricans come, what their lives are like after they arrive, where they settle, and customs they bring from home.

Aug 31, 2016