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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."--

Jul 31, 2014
Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World by Godkin, Celia

Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World

Jul 31, 2014
Sitting Bull in His Own Words by Mcdonnell, Julia

Sitting Bull in His Own Words

Jul 31, 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.

Jul 31, 2014
Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up! by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up!

"Full-color photos and simple text provide an overview of basic bicycle maintenance"--

Jul 31, 2014
Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds by Spilsbury, Louise.

Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds

Jul 31, 2014
Shetland ponies by Dell, Pamela, author.

Shetland ponies

This book gives a physical description of Shetland ponies and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Jul 31, 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.

Jul 31, 2014
Sequoia by Johnston, Tony/ Minor, Wendell (ILT)

Sequoia

Jul 31, 2014
Seeds and fruit by Waldron, Melanie. author.

Seeds and fruit

"Seeds and fruits carry out vital jobs for all flowering plants. New plants are created from seeds and fruits help to protect and spread those seeds. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of seeds and fruit, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do these jobs. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain the huge variation in seeds and fruits, what seeds and fruit are for, the parts of a flowering

Jul 31, 2014
Searching the sky by Orr, Tamra, author.

Searching the sky

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how meteorites are identified."--

Jul 31, 2014
Seagull by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Seagull

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines seagulls and discusses where city seagulls live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key seagull behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Jul 31, 2014
Sea creatures by Jackson, Tom, 1972-

Sea creatures

Jul 31, 2014
Scuba man - Jacques Cousteau and his amazing underwater invention by Bredeson, Carmen.

Scuba man - Jacques Cousteau and his amazing underwater invention

"Read about Jacques Cousteau's life and the invention of the Aqua-Lung"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2014
School jokes by

School jokes

If you have poor penmanship, you'll never make straight A's! Normally serious subjects such as report cards and the principal's office are suddenly light-hearted and humorous in the context of this colorful collection of jokes. Students and teachers are sure to never look at school the same way again. --Publisher's description.

Jul 31, 2014
Sally Ride - life on a mission by Macy, Sue.

Sally Ride - life on a mission

"Sally Ride was more than the first woman in space--she was a real-life explorer and adventurer whose life story is a true inspiration for all those who dream big. Most people know Sally Ride as the first American female astronaut to travel in space. But in her lifetime she was also a nationally ranked tennis player, a physicist who enjoyed reading Shakespeare, a university professor, the founder of a company that helped inspire girls and young women to pursue careers in science and math, and a

Jul 31, 2014
Russkie Narodnye Skazki by Afanasyev, Alexander

Russkie Narodnye Skazki

Jul 31, 2014
Runny Babbit - a billy sook by Silverstein, Shel.

Runny Babbit - a billy sook

Runny Babbit's topsy-turvy world is brought to life through wordplay and drawings.

Jul 31, 2014
Run your own car wash by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Run your own car wash

Jul 31, 2014
Run your own bake sale by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Run your own bake sale

Jul 31, 2014