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Roadrunner by Macgregor, Eloise, author.

Roadrunner

"In this book, readers learn about the life and habits of roadrunners"--

Aug 27, 2015
Robotics engineer by Mara, Wil, author.

Robotics engineer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a robotics engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) movement. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Aug 28, 2015
Robotics engineer by Mara, Wil, author.

Robotics engineer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a robotics engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) movement. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Aug 26, 2015
Rocket science by Lock, Deborah, author.

Rocket science

Looks at the science behind rockets and rocketry, with experiments to try at home that demonstrate the principles involved.

Aug 28, 2015
Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes

Aug 28, 2015
Sail Away by Hughes, Langston/ Bryan, Ashley (ILT)

Sail Away

Aug 27, 2015
Sand swimmers - the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness by Oliver, Narelle, 1960- author.

Sand swimmers - the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness

Shares astounding tales of adaptation and survival in Australia's desert wilderness, tracing the discoveries made by explorer Charles Sturt, the wisdom of the indigenous cultures, and the behaviors of regional animals.

Aug 25, 2015
Sand swimmers - the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness by Oliver, Narelle, 1960- author.

Sand swimmers - the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness

In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine that anything can exist in such a harsh place. But the Dead Heart has a secret: it holds amazing stories of adaptation and survival. Follow in the footsteps of early explorers such a Charles Sturt and learn what the indigenous people of Australia have long known: not all is quite as it seems.

Aug 28, 2015
Savvy saving by Spath, Carolyn E. W.

Savvy saving

Explains the concept and importance of saving and suggests ways to help children save.

Aug 28, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind ghosts by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind ghosts

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about ghosts"--

Aug 28, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about sea monsters"--

Aug 28, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves by Weakland, Mark, author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about werewolves"--

Aug 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind zombies by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind zombies

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about zombies"--

Aug 27, 2015
Sea slime - it's eeuwy, gooey and under the sea by Prager, Ellen J, author.

Sea slime - it's eeuwy, gooey and under the sea

"Snails and sea slugs use Sea Slime. But, did you know that coral and clownfish need slime too? Marine scientist Ellen Prager takes us deep into the sea to introduce us to fascinating and bizarre animals that use slime to capture their food, protect themselves from harm, or even move from place to place in their underwater environment"--

Aug 26, 2015
Sea slime - it's eeuwy, gooey and under the sea by Prager, Ellen J., author.

Sea slime - it's eeuwy, gooey and under the sea

"Snails and sea slugs use Sea Slime. But, did you know that coral and clownfish need slime too? Marine scientist Ellen Prager takes us deep into the sea to introduce us to fascinating and bizarre animals that use slime to capture their food, protect themselves from harm, or even move from place to place in their underwater environment"--

Aug 28, 2015
Secrets of the cave by Lock, Deborah, author.

Secrets of the cave

"Step back nearly 20,000 years to the days of the early humans of Lascaux, France. Enter the caves and unravel the secrets discovered through the amazing artwork and artifacts found. Sense the danger of the hunt and the drama of the shaman rituals." --

Aug 28, 2015
Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Bass, Hester, 1956-

Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama

"Discover how the black and white citizens of one Alabama city chose peace over violence in the struggle to end segregation"--

Aug 27, 2015
Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Bass, Hester, 1956- author.

Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama

Mention the Civil Rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show children how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfair

Aug 28, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975- author.

Seeing is believing

Aug 28, 2015
Sex is a funny word by Silverberg, Cory, author.

Sex is a funny word

"A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identies, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or "the birds and the bees," Sex Is a Funny Word opens up conversations between young people and their caregivers in a way that allows adults to convey their values and beliefs while providing information ab

Aug 28, 2015