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Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Niver, Heather Moore, author. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Profiles the Supreme Court justice, covering her childhood, education, personal style, and time on the Supreme Court.

Jan 13, 2017
Russia by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. Russia

Jan 11, 2017
Roots by Hansen, Grace, author. Roots

"A complicated topic is made easier with this title introducing roots and explaining their anatomy and how they help plants and soil. Labeled diagrams and photographs and a glossary will make learning about roots even simpler!"--

Jan 13, 2017
Rocks, Minerals and Gems by Farndon, John Rocks, Minerals and Gems

Jan 13, 2017
Rocks & minerals - crystals, erosion, geology, fossils - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures by Challoner, Jack, author. Rocks & minerals - crystals, erosion, geology, fossils - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures

This title comes with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures. It is an exploration of gems, crystals, fossils and stones for the young geologist. It features exciting experiments that you can do at home explain the science of the Earth - cook up some edible toffee rocks, pan for 'gold', and make a fossil imprint. It features 400 specialist photographs and detailed illustrations of rocks, minerals and the land they have shaped. It includes expert tips on starting your very own rock c

Jan 12, 2017
Robotics engineering and our automated world by Sjonger, Rebecca, author. Robotics engineering and our automated world

"Robots are machines that follow a decision-making process when performing tasks. They are playing an increasing role in manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, mining, and aerospace, as well as in our everyday lives. Readers will learn how robotics engineers find new ways for robots to do work that would be dangerous, time-consuming, dull, or impossible for humans to perform. Real-life examples and a design challenge help students understand key concepts related to the engineering design process,

Jan 13, 2017
Rivers of sunlight - how the sun cycles water around the earth by Bang, Molly, author. Rivers of sunlight - how the sun cycles water around the earth

"The sun explains its role in the movement of water around the Earth, from the lifting of fresh water from the seas, to the movement of underwater currents that nourish the world's oceans. The sun has a hand in moving rivers of water in its liquid, gaseous, and solid states all around the Earth, enabling life to exist on our planet. But human beings are interfering in this natural cycle, unbalancing the amount of fresh water available."--

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in opinion pieces by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. Rev up your writing in opinion pieces

A guide to teaching elementary-level students to write an opinion piece.

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in nonfiction narratives by Garstecki, Julia, author. Rev up your writing in nonfiction narratives

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in fictional stories by Pearson, Yvonne, author. Rev up your writing in fictional stories

"Presents an overview of fictional stories, including the form's purpose, elements, traits, and how it expresses ideas. Original examples illustrate how the writing genre works, and tips are provided to encourage young writers' creativity. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, and introductions to both the author and illustrator" --

Jan 12, 2017
Rally car racing by Bowman, Chris, 1990- Rally car racing

"Engaging images accompany information about rally car racing. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jan 13, 2017
Pueblo by Lajiness, Katie, author. Pueblo

Jan 13, 2017
Pope Francis by Morreale, Marie, author. Pope Francis

Describes the life and achievements of Pope Francis, born Jorge Bergoglia in Argentina, now the first Latin American pope.

Jan 13, 2017
Polar bears matter by Gagne, Tammy, author. Polar bears matter

Describes how climate warming is affecting the habitat and hunting behavior of polar bears, threatening their search for food and chances for survival in the future.

Jan 11, 2017
Polar bear babies by Ring, Susan, author. Polar bear babies

Repetitive, rhythmic text and sweet, accessible artwork introduce polar bears to young readers and explain how cubs practice their fishing, swimming and running skills to survive in their Arctic environment.

Jan 13, 2017
Planting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Planting

Readers learn how to begin a garden, including how to choose their plants, prepare the soil, and start their crop.

Jan 12, 2017
Pirates by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Pirates

Jan 13, 2017
Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories by McCarthy, Tom, 1952- author. Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories

Each of the true tales in Pirates and Shipwrecks, including stories about pirate Barbarossa and adventurer John Franklin, is paired with interesting facts about the setting, industry, and time period.

Jan 11, 2017
Pararescue jumpers by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Pararescue jumpers

Examines the history, duties, accomplishments, and gear of the U.S. Air Force's pararescue jumpers.

Jan 13, 2017
Pakistan by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author. Pakistan

Jan 11, 2017

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