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Slinky innovators - the James family by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Slinky innovators - the James family

Chronicles the lives and careers of the creators of the Slinky.

Sep 24, 2016
Sloth bears by Gagne, Tammy, author. Sloth bears

"Presents information about sloth bears, their habitats in the grasslands of India, and their unusual way of eating."--

Sep 24, 2016
Sloths by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Sloths

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

Sep 24, 2016
Sloths by Gish, Melissa, author. Sloths

"A look at sloths, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their growing popularity in the world today"--

Sep 24, 2016
Smart online communication - protecting your digital footprint by Lindeen, Mary, author. Smart online communication - protecting your digital footprint

"Smart Online Communication: Protecting Your Digital Footprint, from the trusted Searchlight Books brand, will teach readers about passwords and protecting their personal information online."--

Sep 24, 2016
Sound engineer by Mara, Wil, author. Sound engineer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a sound engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Sep 24, 2016
Sound waves and communication by Winterberg, Jenna, author. Sound waves and communication

"Beep, beep, beep! Whirrrr. From loud and annoying to peaceful and relaxing, sounds are an ever-present part of life. Sound not only helps us send messages to one another, but also tells us about our world."--

Sep 24, 2016
Southern Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise. Southern Ocean

What's at the bottom of the Southern Ocean? Which rare animals are found in the Ross Sea? What do people use krill for?

Sep 24, 2016
Space travel by DeYoe, Aaron, author. Space travel

Sep 24, 2016
Spirit-raising cheers and chants by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. Spirit-raising cheers and chants

Sep 24, 2016
Starting your own business by Minden, Cecilia, author. Starting your own business

The focus of Real World Math: Personal Finance is the intersection between personal financial literacy and age-appropriate math skills.

Sep 24, 2016
State troopers ; Consultant- Captain David R. Bursten, Chief Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Indianpolis, Indiana by Goldish, Meish, author. State troopers ; Consultant- Captain David R. Bursten, Chief Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Indianpolis, Indiana

Explains the duties of state troopers, provides an overview of the equipment they use, and shares real-life examples of their heroism and service to the community.

Sep 24, 2016
Stegosaurus by Raatma, Lucia. Stegosaurus

Young readers learn about the stegosaurus, how it looked and how it lived.

Sep 24, 2016
Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness by Bowman, Donna Janell, author. Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness

"A picture book biography of Dr. William Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian who taught his horse, Jim, to read and write and who together with Jim became one of the most famous traveling performance acts around the turn of the twentieth century. Includes afterword and author's sources"--

Sep 24, 2016
StoryWorlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas, author, illustrator. StoryWorlds - Nature

"Explore the beauty and wonder of nature in this wordless picture book-and let your imagination bring everything to life! Stunning artwork captures the lives of a variety of animals and bugs in their natural surroundings and the changes that occur as they endure the passage of time, from birth to adulthood, winter to autumn, and more."--Amazon.com.

Sep 24, 2016
Surprise the enemy - make your own traps and triggers by Ives, Rob, author. Surprise the enemy - make your own traps and triggers

Provides instruction for creating traps and triggers using common household items, inspired by real-life devices.

Sep 24, 2016
Switzerland by Rogers Seavey, Lura, author. Switzerland

Sep 24, 2016
T is for Taj Mahal - an India alphabet by Bajaj, Varsha. T is for Taj Mahal - an India alphabet

Presents the natural resources, history, and culture of India, using the letters of the alphabet.

Sep 24, 2016
The Bermuda Triangle by Richard, Orlin. The Bermuda Triangle

Sep 24, 2016
The boys' war - Confederate and Union soldiers talk about the Civil War by Murphy, Jim, 1947-, author. The boys' war - Confederate and Union soldiers talk about the Civil War

Includes diary entries, personal letters, and archival photographs to describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.

Sep 24, 2016