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Skateboarding street style by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Skateboarding street style

"Engaging images accompany information about skateboarding street style. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 29, 2016
Sleeping Beauty by Gibb, Sarah, illustrator.

Sleeping Beauty

"Princess Rosebud and her kingdom are cursed by a maleficent fairy to sleep for a hundred years before a prince can break the spell"--

Jul 29, 2016
Slow, slow sloths by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Slow, slow sloths

This fact-and-photo-filled book features one of the cutest and most unique animals out there--the sloth! Did you know that sloths sleep up to twenty hours a day? Did you know they descend from their trees once a week to go to the bathroom? In this nonfiction reader, kids will learn all about this sleepy, slow-moving mammal.

Jul 29, 2016
Snow leopards by Gish, Melissa, author.

Snow leopards

"A look at snow leopards, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their retractable claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their ability to survive changing climates in the world today"--

Jul 29, 2016
Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect by Straus, Susan Farber.

Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect

"The narration follows a child who has experienced neglect and deals with associated feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. It helps kids prepare for a change in their family and meeting with a therapist"--

Jul 29, 2016
South America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

South America

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to South America. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 29, 2016
South American cloud forest by Franchino, Vicky, author.

South American cloud forest

"Explore the cloud forests of South America and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives."--

Jul 29, 2016
Spending money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Spending money

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces spending money to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jul 29, 2016
Spiders and other deadly animals by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Spiders and other deadly animals

Learn about the animals that can kill us through life-threatening true stories! Filled with amazing photography and clear text, "Spiders and Other Deadly Animals" is a fascinating look at the world's scariest animals.

Jul 29, 2016
Spinning wind and water - hurricanes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Spinning wind and water - hurricanes

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore hurricanes, learning how they are formed and how they are named"--

Jul 29, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

Stargazing explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about Earth's most famous astronomers, find out the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, explore the constellations in the night sky and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book will keep them learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Jul 29, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way."--

Jul 29, 2016
Super gear - nanotechnology and sports team up by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Super gear - nanotechnology and sports team up

Provides a look at sports and nanotechnology, and discusses how this science, which manipulates objects at the atomic level, is being used to create high-tech swimsuits, tennis rackets, golf clubs, running shoes, and other sporting equipment.

Jul 29, 2016
Super powers in nature by Larson, Kirsten W., author.

Super powers in nature

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes animals with amazing speed, strength, and senses. Explains how these adaptations benefit them as defenses against predators or as ways to find and capture prey"--

Jul 29, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jul 28, 2016
Surviving middle school - navigating the halls, riding the social roller coaster, and unmasking the real you by Reynolds, Luke, 1980- author.

Surviving middle school - navigating the halls, riding the social roller coaster, and unmasking the real you

Introduces Luke Reynolds, who has the insider facts on the most proficient method to make companions, deal with bullies, and have a magnificent time in the middle school.

Jul 29, 2016
Tanks at war by Peppas, Lynn, author.

Tanks at war

Jul 29, 2016
The 101 coolest simple science experiments / Awesome Things to Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults by Miller, Rachel/ Homer, Holly/ Harrington, Jamie

The 101 coolest simple science experiments / Awesome Things to Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults

Provides instructions for simple experiments, both indoors and outdoors, using readily available materials, that demonstate scientific facts about the natural world, the human body, and the basic laws of physics.

Jul 29, 2016
The alligator's smile and other poems by Yolen, Jane, author.

The alligator's smile and other poems

A collection of poems on alligators explores how they hunt, keep warm, and care for their young.

Jul 29, 2016
The golden age of pirates - an interactive history adventure by Temple, Bob.

The golden age of pirates - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the people and events of the Golden Age of Piracy. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a pirate, a navy sailor, and a merchant ship crewmember"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 29, 2016