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Sea otters by

Sea otters

Introduces sea otters to young readers, describing their physical characteristics, diet, and behaviors.

Jul 30, 2016
Say hello to H₂O by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Say hello to H₂O

"In this book, young readers will learn all the essential facts about water"--

Jul 30, 2016
Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11 by Gassman, Julie, author.

Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11

"Presents the heroic sea evacuation of September 11, 2001 with narrative text and vivid illustrations"--

Jul 30, 2016
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice by Roland, James, author.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice

Profiles the life and work of the Supreme Court judge, from her childhood in New York to her role as a pop culture icon. --Publisher

Jul 30, 2016
Russell Wilson by Scheff, Matt.

Russell Wilson

Jul 30, 2016
Rosa Parks - activist for equality by Hansen, Grace, author.

Rosa Parks - activist for equality

Presents the African American woman who, in refusing to obey a discriminatory rule about bus seating, set off both the Montgomery Bus Boycott and a movement that changed the nation's laws.

Jul 30, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Introduces the extreme sport of roller derby, discussing its history, rules, equipment and clothing, safety precautions, and team camaraderie.

Jul 30, 2016
Robots by Tuchman, Gail, author.

Robots

"Robots can build cars dive in the ocean, and even fly into space! Discover all the cool jobs robots can do"--Back cover.

Jul 30, 2016
Really rotten truth about composting by Mangor, Jodie, author.

Really rotten truth about composting

"Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 30, 2016
Rattlestiltskin by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

Rattlestiltskin

In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?

Jul 30, 2016
Rat by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rat

Introduces rats as pets, discussing how to care for one, their physical characteristics, and how to handle them.

Jul 30, 2016
Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail

Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore hail, learning about when and how hail forms.--

Jul 30, 2016
Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

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

Jul 30, 2016
Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts by Cain, Susan, author.

Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts

"A discussion of the power of introverts for kids and teens with a focus on school, family life, and friendship"--

Jul 30, 2016
Pyramids of Egypt by Duke, Shirley Smith, author.

Pyramids of Egypt

"Pyramids are ancient engineering wonders. In this scientific text, students will learn all about the most famous Egyptian pyramids, how they were built, and the fascinating facts about the kings and pharaohs who are entombed within them. So, grab a shovel and get ready to dig into the exciting world of pyramids!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 30, 2016
Presidential politics by the numbers by Scarbrough, Mary Hertz, author.

Presidential politics by the numbers

"Offers a broad scope of statistics on U.S. presidential elections from George Washington to Barack Obama. Entries are presented in vivid and colorful info graphic formats, utilizing graphic organizers, timelines, charts, graphs, maps, and other info graphics as appropriate"--

Jul 30, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

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

Jul 25, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

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

Jul 30, 2016
Poseidon by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Poseidon

"Many of the statues of Poseidon throughout the world are near the ocean, since Poseidon is the god of the sea. The Greek gods and goddesses bring to mind images of heroes and heroines, much admired by the Greek people. Poseidon fits this description to a certain degree, but like humans, he possesses many character flaws. Most of the stories about Poseidon depict an angry, vengeful being who makes decisions based on his emotions--he is a troublemaker for humans--and other gods and goddesses, and

Jul 30, 2016
Porcupines by Leaf, Christina.

Porcupines

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

Jul 30, 2016