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South Carolina by Somervill, Barbara A.

South Carolina

Aug 29, 2014
South Dakota by Bjorklund, Ruth.

South Dakota

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of South Dakota"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 29, 2014
South Dakota by Burgan, Michael.

South Dakota

Aug 29, 2014
Sports jokes! by Dahl, Michael.

Sports jokes!

Presents a collection of sports themed jokes.

Aug 29, 2014
States and capitals by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

States and capitals

A comprehensive guide to the fifty U.S. states includes fun facts about each state, including their mottos, state birds, flags, and state flowers.

Aug 29, 2014
Stranded on an island - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Stranded on an island - can science save your life?

"After a freak wave maroons Joe on a deserted island, he investigates the food chain of the island's ecosystem. He learns to gather food and build shelter, copying other living things and using whatever materials he can find on the island."--

Aug 29, 2014
Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job

"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors...and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs."--

Aug 23, 2014
Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job

"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors...and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs."--

Aug 29, 2014
Swept away by the storm by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Swept away by the storm

"Adrift in heavy seas after a hurricane, Joe finds his boat pulled by strong currents and winds. He follows a flock of birds and discovers other sea creatures moving in the same direction toward some rocks. Can Joe's science skills help him to survive?"--

Aug 29, 2014
Tangled in the rainforest by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Tangled in the rainforest

"Alone in the rainforest, Joe is suddenly caught in a tropical storm. He uses his science skills to observe the habitat around him to build shelter, find food, and search for help."--

Aug 29, 2014
Tastes Like Music - 17 Quirks of the Brain and Body by Birmingham, Maria/ Melnychuk, Monika (ILT)

Tastes Like Music - 17 Quirks of the Brain and Body

Aug 23, 2014
Tennessee by Petreycik, Rick.

Tennessee

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Tennessee -- Provided by publisher.

Aug 29, 2014
Tennessee by Somervill, Barbara A.

Tennessee

Aug 29, 2014
Thailand by Friedman, Mel, 1946-

Thailand

Aug 29, 2014
Thank you, God by Wigger, J. Bradley, author.

Thank you, God

Offers readers of all ages and backgrounds the perfect chance to reflect on all the things that they have to be grateful for. It is a celebration of family and friends, of homes and food to share, and of the wonder of creation from the first light of day to the calm, peaceful night.

Aug 29, 2014
The attack on Fort Sumter by Samuels, Charlie.

The attack on Fort Sumter

"The Confederate attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 marked the beginning of the American Civil War. Federal troops eventually surrendered after 36 hours of open fire. The controversial election of Abraham Lincoln, the contentious issue of slavery, and the South's demand for states' rights all factored into this momentous event. This book, an excellent Civil War resource, also delves into other key moments of the war that followed. A detailed timeline, historical paintings, and actual Civil War photog

Aug 28, 2014
The attack on Pearl Harbor by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The attack on Pearl Harbor

Examines the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in December of 1941, the event that impelled the United States into World War II.

Aug 28, 2014
The battles of Lexington and Concord by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The battles of Lexington and Concord

"The Battles of Lexington and Concord are often glossed over in history books as the beginning of the American Revolution in April 1777. However, how they fit in with the events before and after the war are well worth reading about. This book provides a detailed look at these famous battles, including the mysterious first shot of the war, also called 'the shot heard r ound the world.' Beautiful portraits of the events, interesting sidebars offering more information, and a timeline of the entire

Aug 28, 2014
The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.

The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature

Introduces the seasons, weather, animals, plants, the earth, machines, matter, energy, and related topics.

Aug 29, 2014
The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery by Markle, Sandra, author.

The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery

"This informative title sheds light on a mystery of nature: how little brown bats, nature's insect eaters, are mysteriously dying in their caves during hibernation. Each chapter takes readers into the problems that plague this endangered member of our ecosystem, describing how teams of scientists examined how "white-nose syndrome," caused by a fungus called Pd, is infecting the brown bat population. Scientists have searched different caves and mines in the eastern United States and discovered th

Aug 29, 2014