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Professor cook's fruity desserts by Brash, Lorna.

Professor cook's fruity desserts

"A variety of recipies for desserts made with fruit. Each also has a science bit which explains how the dessert comes together"--

Jul 19, 2014
Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step by Chapman, Giles, author.

Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step

Recreates the immediacy and excitement of being behind the wheel of race cars, describing the basic mechanics and providing driving tips for on-track and off-road racing.

Jul 22, 2014
Rags - hero dog of WWI - a true story by Raven, Margot Theis.

Rags - hero dog of WWI - a true story

"A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

Jul 22, 2014
Rain forest habitats by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Rain forest habitats

Jul 22, 2014
Rally car racing - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Rally car racing - tearing it up

"Learn about the history, courses, competition rules, and the celebrity drivers connected to rally car racing."--

Jul 22, 2014
Ready for word problems and problem solving by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for word problems and problem solving

This book explains the steps of reading a problem, making a plan, solving the problem and checking your answer.

Jul 19, 2014
Reducing waste by Flounders, Anne, author.

Reducing waste

Where does all the garbage go and why is it important to cut back on waste? Discover why waste is creating problems for Earth and how you can help reduce, reuse, and recycle now. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 18, 2014
Restaurant owners by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Restaurant owners

Restaurant owners have some big responsibilities--it's hard to keep customers happy and to make sure that each employee is treated fairly. Exciting photographs and informative text take kids behind the scenes of restaurant management and introduce them to the hard work involved in running a business. -- Publisher's description.

Jul 22, 2014
Robert Griffin III by Yomtov, Nelson.

Robert Griffin III

Profiles the life and career of the star NFL quarterback, including his college career, awards, setbacks, and comebacks.

Jul 22, 2014
Robots by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Robots

Profiles current robotics technologies while outlining near-future innovations, explaining the components that make up a robot, six primary robot types, and the ways in which robots are helping our world.

Jul 22, 2014
Roman myths - retold from the classic originals by Namm, Diane.

Roman myths - retold from the classic originals

An abridged collection of some of the best-loved Roman myths includes the stories "Romulus and Remus," "Cupid and Psyche," and "Oedipus and the Sphinx" and is complemented by a reference list and family tree of primary gods and goddesses.

Jul 22, 2014
Ronald Reagan by Tucker, Rosalyn.

Ronald Reagan

"Simple text and photographs present a biography of president Ronald Reagan"--

Jul 22, 2014
Run your own babysitting business by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Run your own babysitting business

Jul 22, 2014
Run your own bake sale by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Run your own bake sale

Jul 22, 2014
Run your own car wash by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Run your own car wash

Jul 22, 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 22, 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 22, 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 22, 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 22, 2014
Searching the sky by Orr, Tamra, author.

Searching the sky

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

Jul 22, 2014