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Tastes Like Music - 17 Quirks of the Brain and Body by Birmingham, Maria/ Melnychuk, Monika (ILT)

Tastes Like Music - 17 Quirks of the Brain and Body

Aug 20, 2014
Tangled in the rainforest / Can Science Save Your Life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Tangled in the rainforest / Can Science Save Your Life?

"Alone in the rainforest, Joe is suddenly caught in a tropical storm. He uses his science skills to observe the habitat around him to build shelter, find food, and search for help."--

Aug 20, 2014
Swept away by the storm / Can Science Save Your Life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Swept away by the storm / Can Science Save Your Life?

"Adrift in heavy seas after a hurricane, Joe finds his boat pulled by strong currents and winds. He follows a flock of birds and discovers other sea creatures moving in the same direction toward some rocks. Can Joe's science skills help him to survive?"--

Aug 20, 2014
Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job

"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors...and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs."--

Aug 20, 2014
Stranded on an island - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Stranded on an island - can science save your life?

"After a freak wave maroons Joe on a deserted island, he investigates the food chain of the island's ecosystem. He learns to gather food and build shelter, copying other living things and using whatever materials he can find on the island."--

Aug 18, 2014
Stranded on an island - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Stranded on an island - can science save your life?

"After a freak wave maroons Joe on a deserted island, he investigates the food chain of the island's ecosystem. He learns to gather food and build shelter, copying other living things and using whatever materials he can find on the island."--

Aug 20, 2014
States and capitals by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

States and capitals

A comprehensive guide to the fifty U.S. states includes fun facts about each state, including their mottos, state birds, flags, and state flowers.

Aug 20, 2014
South Dakota by Bjorklund, Ruth.

South Dakota

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of South Dakota"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 20, 2014
Soldering by Nelson, David Erik, author.

Soldering

Teaches readers how to solder electronic components together and build electronic devices.

Aug 20, 2014
So, you want to work in fashion? - how to break into the world of fashion and design by Wooster, Patricia.

So, you want to work in fashion? - how to break into the world of fashion and design

Aug 20, 2014
So many feelings - sign language for feelings and emotions by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

So many feelings - sign language for feelings and emotions

Playful stories in simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for feelings and emotions.

Aug 17, 2014
So many feelings - sign language for feelings and emotions by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

So many feelings - sign language for feelings and emotions

Playful stories in simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for feelings and emotions.

Aug 20, 2014
Slon Khorton vysizhivaet i͡|aĭt͡|so by Seuss, Dr.

Slon Khorton vysizhivaet i͡|aĭt͡|so

When a lazy bird hatching an egg wants a vacation, she asks Horton, the elephant, to sit on her egg--which he does through all sorts of hazards until he is rewarded for doing what he said he would.

Aug 20, 2014
Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide. by

Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide.

Provides character profiles and strategies for mastering the Skylanders game.

Aug 17, 2014
Skydiving dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

Skydiving dogs

"In this book, young readers will learn about the special dogs that assist the U.S. Military by serving as skydiving companions."--

Aug 20, 2014
Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World by Godkin, Celia

Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World

Aug 13, 2014
Sitting Bull in His Own Words by Mcdonnell, Julia

Sitting Bull in His Own Words

Aug 13, 2014
Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music by Gerhard, Ana.

Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music

"The words of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others are introducted to children thorugh the magical beings from legends and clasic tales--including gnomes, fairies, witches, goblins, elves, and wizards--that inspired the composers."--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 20, 2014
Shark by MacQuitty, Miranda, author.

Shark

Describes, in text and photographs, the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of various types of sharks.

Aug 20, 2014
Shape-shifting animals by Lunis, Natalie.

Shape-shifting animals

Meet 8 amazing shape-shifting animals that use their abilities to scare off, escape from, or appear less tasty to their enemies. Eye-popping photographs and clear, simple text bring these one-of-a-kind creatures to life.

Aug 20, 2014