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Really rotten truth about composting by Mangor, Jodie, author.

Really rotten truth about composting

"Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 29, 2016
Robots by Tuchman, Gail, author.

Robots

"Robots can build cars dive in the ocean, and even fly into space! Discover all the cool jobs robots can do"--Back cover.

Jul 29, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Introduces the extreme sport of roller derby, discussing its history, rules, equipment and clothing, safety precautions, and team camaraderie.

Jul 29, 2016
Rosa Parks - activist for equality by Hansen, Grace, author.

Rosa Parks - activist for equality

Presents the African American woman who, in refusing to obey a discriminatory rule about bus seating, set off both the Montgomery Bus Boycott and a movement that changed the nation's laws.

Jul 29, 2016
Russell Wilson by Scheff, Matt.

Russell Wilson

Jul 29, 2016
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice by Roland, James, author.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice

Profiles the life and work of the Supreme Court judge, from her childhood in New York to her role as a pop culture icon. --Publisher

Jul 29, 2016
Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11 by Gassman, Julie, author.

Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11

"Presents the heroic sea evacuation of September 11, 2001 with narrative text and vivid illustrations"--

Jul 29, 2016
Say hello to H₂O by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Say hello to H₂O

"In this book, young readers will learn all the essential facts about water"--

Jul 29, 2016
Sea otters by

Sea otters

Introduces sea otters to young readers, describing their physical characteristics, diet, and behaviors.

Jul 29, 2016
Sea turtles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Sea turtles

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea turtles, the migrating shelled reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how sea turtles cause monsoons"--

Jul 29, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

"This title introduces readers to the job of search and rescue. A short history of the profession is included, and various search and rescue jobs are examined such as air-sea, mountain, cave, flood, urban, wilderness, and canine. Education and training needed to become a search and rescue team member is covered, such as programs at the National Association for Search and Rescue and Community Emergency Response Team programs. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Align

Jul 28, 2016
See how they work & look inside diggers by

See how they work & look inside diggers

Presents some of the different types of vehicles that are designed for moving the earth, knocking down buildings, building roads and tunnels, mining, and other purposes, and describes their parts and how they are used.

Jul 29, 2016
See How They Work & Look Inside Machines - Farm Equipment, Fire Trucks, Ships, Big Rigs, Diggers by Paiva, Johannah Gilman (EDT)

See How They Work & Look Inside Machines - Farm Equipment, Fire Trucks, Ships, Big Rigs, Diggers

Jul 29, 2016
Seven and a half tons of steel by Nolan, Janet.

Seven and a half tons of steel

Jul 29, 2016
Shadows by Coan, Sharon, author.

Shadows

"Have you seen your shadow today? It follows you around. Shadows can change shapes and sizes. What else has a shadow?"--

Jul 29, 2016
Shapes by Star, Fleur, 1974- author.

Shapes

Uses print and braille to teach young readers about shapes.

Jul 29, 2016
Sharks and other deadly ocean creatures - visual encyclopedia by Harvey, Derek, author.

Sharks and other deadly ocean creatures - visual encyclopedia

Profiles more than two hundred sharks and fierce fish that call the ocean home, sharing details on the ocean habitats, body sizes, and tails of marine animals that range from barracudas to great whites.

Jul 29, 2016
Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know by Rissman, Rebecca.

Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know

"Provides basic information about cheerleading"--

Jul 29, 2016
Sing with me! by

Sing with me!

Thirteen favorite nursery songs are brought to life.

Jul 29, 2016
Skateboarding by Fitzpatrick, Jim, author.

Skateboarding

"You want intense? How about rocketing into the air off a vert ramp and sticking the landing in front of a cheering crowd? Skateboarding has evolved from a fun hobby for kids to an international sporting spectacle. Find out how it made that journey, meet the world's top skaters, and learn the key tricks and moves." --cover.

Jul 29, 2016