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Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist

Chronicles the life and career of the theoretical physicist, from his battle with ALS to his work on black holes.

Feb 1, 2015
Strike it rich! - the story of the California Gold Rush by Hall, Brianna.

Strike it rich! - the story of the California Gold Rush

"Explores the California Gold Rush by examining the causes leading up to it and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the people and places involved"--

Feb 1, 2015
Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse by Holub, Joan, author.

Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse

"During the Trojan War, the Trojans receive the gift of a huge wooden horse from the Greeks. Thinking the gift means that they have won the war, the Trojans celebrate. But what they dont realize is that Greek soldiers are hidden inside the huge horsewaiting to attack!"--Amazon.com.

Feb 1, 2015
Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail by Kravitz, Danny, 1970-

Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail

"Examines the Oregon Trail by discussing how and why it came to be and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the nation and the people who traveled it"--

Feb 1, 2015
Sustainable energy by Parker, Victoria.

Sustainable energy

Feb 1, 2015
Sweep Up the Sun by Frost, Helen/ Lieder, Rick (ILT)

Sweep Up the Sun

Feb 1, 2015
Sweet tooth! - no-bake desserts to make and devour by Besel, Jennifer M, author.

Sweet tooth! - no-bake desserts to make and devour

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to make no-bake desserts, including parfaits, frozen treats, and more"--

Feb 1, 2015
Tales from Grimm by Barber, Antonia, 1932- author.

Tales from Grimm

An illustrated collection of nine traditonal tales includes "The Frog Prince," "The Three Spinners," and "The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids."

Feb 1, 2015
Taylor Swift by Morreale, Marie.

Taylor Swift

Feb 1, 2015
Temple Grandin - inspiring animal-behavior scientist by Sepahban, Lois, author.

Temple Grandin - inspiring animal-behavior scientist

Chronicles the life and career of the animal scientist, from her work to help others with autism to her lobbying for animal welfare.

Feb 1, 2015
The Alamo - myths, legends, and facts by Gunderson, Jessica.

The Alamo - myths, legends, and facts

"Explores the myths, facts, and legends associated with the Alamo"--

Feb 1, 2015
The Book of Jonah by Spier, Peter

The Book of Jonah

Feb 1, 2015
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - Young Readers Edition by Kamkwamba, William/ Mealer, Bryan/ Hymas, Anna (ILT)

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - Young Readers Edition

Feb 1, 2015
The butterfly counting book by Pallotta, Jerry, author.

The butterfly counting book

Feb 1, 2015
The Death of the Hat - A Brief History of Poetry in Fifty Objects by Janeczko, Paul B./ Raschka, Christopher (ILT)

The Death of the Hat - A Brief History of Poetry in Fifty Objects

Feb 1, 2015
The dinner that cooked itself by Hsyu, J. C. author.

The dinner that cooked itself

Retells the ancient Chinese folk tale in which a young man named Tuan helps an unusually large snail, and discovers a surprise the next evening.

Feb 1, 2015
The essential lapsit guide - a multimedia how-to-do-it manual and programming guide for stimulating literacy development from 12 to 24 months by Ernst, Linda L.

The essential lapsit guide - a multimedia how-to-do-it manual and programming guide for stimulating literacy development from 12 to 24 months

Feb 1, 2015
The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever? by Landau, Elaine.

The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever?

Feb 1, 2015
The Indiana Pacers by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Indiana Pacers

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Indiana Pacers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Feb 1, 2015
The land of the dinosaurs by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

The land of the dinosaurs

Provides an introduction to dinosaurs, describing their anatomy, feeding habits, and extinction.

Feb 1, 2015