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Rescue and shelter dogs by Summers, Alex.

Rescue and shelter dogs

May 25, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

May 21, 2015
Rosa Parks by Mara, Wil, author.

Rosa Parks

A brief biography on civil rights activitist Rosa Parks.

May 25, 2015
Rosa Parks by Mara, Wil.

Rosa Parks

A short biography of the famous civil rights figure and her work.

May 18, 2015
Roses by Murray, Peter, 1952 September 29-

Roses

Examines different types of roses and their cultural use as symbols of love.

May 24, 2015
Ruby Bridges by Ribke, Simone T.

Ruby Bridges

A biography on Ruby Bridges and how she stood up against racism and hatred to help integrate Louisiana's school system.

May 25, 2015
Ruby Bridges by Ribke, Simone T.

Ruby Bridges

Introduces the life and legacy of the first African-American student to attend an all-white school in Louisiana.

May 18, 2015
Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. by

Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities.

A treasury of offbeat science projects simplifies the scientific method, provides essential safety information, shares tips for turning activities into science-fair entries, and is complemented by whimsical character commentary.

May 25, 2015
Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. by

Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities.

"Launch a marshmallow catapult! Decode invisible ink! Get ready to get your paw dirty tackling feats of chemistry, physics, and engineering with Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. Need a project for school? No problem! Check out the science"--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2015
Sailing the Great Barrier Reef by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Sailing the Great Barrier Reef

Provides a first person account of a sailing and diving trip in the Great Barrier Reef, including preparing for the trip, a description of the animals who live in the reef, and survival tips.

May 21, 2015
Saturn - god of sowing of seeds by Temple, Teri. author.

Saturn - god of sowing of seeds

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Saturn, and discusses his abilities as the god of agriculture and other peaceful arts.

May 25, 2015
Science experiments with food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with food

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles with food.

May 25, 2015
Science experiments with liquid by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with liquid

Make science simple! This book features easy and fun Science Experiments with Liquid using household items. Young readers can assemble experiments at home from Floating on Liquid Rainbows to Cleaning up Copper. No laboratory needed! Each activity includes easy instructions with how-to photos, and short science explanations. Use fun to introduce math and science to kids. Super simple says it all. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super SandCastle is an imprint of

May 25, 2015
Science experiments with sight & sound by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with sight & sound

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles of sight and sound.

May 25, 2015
Scooby-Doo's Laugh-out-loud jokes! by Dahl, Michael, author.

Scooby-Doo's Laugh-out-loud jokes!

May 20, 2015
Scratch for kids for dummies by Breen, Derek, author.

Scratch for kids for dummies

Scratch is a fast, fun, and easy way to get started in computer science. Do you want to make cool games, impressive animations, and become an all-around Scratch super star? You've come to the right place! Packed with full-color photos and easy-to-follow instructions, Scratch For Kids For Dummies makes it easy to get started--even if you've never attempted computer programming or coding. Inside, you'll find out how to design and develop your own games, create amazing animations, interact with the

May 25, 2015
Sea dragons by Meister, Cari, author.

Sea dragons

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the physical features of sea dragons, how they hide using camouflage, and how they have babies. Includes picture glossary"--

May 25, 2015
Sharks have six senses by Waters, John F., 1930-2012, author.

Sharks have six senses

Combines engaging facts with colorful mixed-media artwork in an introduction to the world of sharks that challenges popular misconceptions, reveals the shark's powerful sixth sense and describes ongoing conservation efforts. --Publisher's description.

May 25, 2015
Siblings, curfews, and how to deal - questions and answers about family life by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Siblings, curfews, and how to deal - questions and answers about family life

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about family life in a question-answer format"--

May 25, 2015
Skateboarding skills - [everything a new rider needs to know] by Stutt, Ryan, author.

Skateboarding skills - [everything a new rider needs to know]

From selecting the right board, to learning which way to stand, to landing a kick flip, Skateboarding Skills provides critical instruction for young riders of all experience levels. New riders will learn essential skills to advance their riding ability while experienced riders will learn new tricks to add to their repertoire. Ryan Stutt shows riders the fundamental techniques that will lead them to success as they practice skateboarding's most important and widely used flips, grinds and slides.

May 25, 2015