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Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.

Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world

"Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use their noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to . . . whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love."--

Jul 13, 2014
Soccer's superstars - the best of the best by Bishop, Amanda.

Soccer's superstars - the best of the best

Jul 13, 2014
Spiders by Llewellyn, Claire, author.

Spiders

Explains many facts about spiders, including their physical characteristics, how they catch and kill their prey, how they spin webs, and how they produce their young.

Jul 13, 2014
Spring by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Spring

Learn about spring, when it is, the weather, and things people do in the spring.

Jul 13, 2014
Squirrel by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Squirrel

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines squirrels and discusses where city squirrels live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key squirrel behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Jul 11, 2014
Stems and trunks by Waldron, Melanie, author.

Stems and trunks

"Stems carry out vital jobs for all flowering plants, they hold plants up and carry water and food around each plant. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of stems, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do these jobs. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain the huge variation between stems from blades of grass to tree trunks, how stems work, what happens inside a stem, how stems form, why ben

Jul 11, 2014
Stingrays by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Stingrays

"Some stingrays are small, and some have wingspans of over 20 feet. Some are gentle, passive hunters while others electrocute their prey to death. Those fascinated with the sea will be enthralled with the engaging facts and beautiful underwater photography found within this volume that captures the wonder of these elegant and deadly creatures."--

Jul 13, 2014
Student atlas world. by Dorling Kindersley Limited (COR)

Student atlas world.

Maps, illustrations, and text describe various aspects of countries of the world, including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues, and climate.

Jul 7, 2014
Student atlas, world [2013] by

Student atlas, world [2013]

Maps, illustrations, and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues, and climate.

Jul 13, 2014
Summer by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Summer

Learn about summer, when it is, the weather, and things people do in the summer.

Jul 13, 2014
Summiting Everest - how a photograph celebrates teamwork at the top of the world by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Summiting Everest - how a photograph celebrates teamwork at the top of the world

The summit of Mount Everest-the highest place on Earth. Could it be conquered? Could a climber literally stand on top of the world? No one had ever reached the summit and returned alive. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay wanted to be the first. Not far from the top, before their final hours of climbing, team photographer Alfred Gregory snapped a picture of Hillary and Norgay, with the imposing Himalayas spread out behind them. It was the highest photograph anyone in human history had ever taken.

Jul 11, 2014
Sun, moon, and stars by Wilson, Hannah, author.

Sun, moon, and stars

A basic introduction to astronomy introduces readers to the sky above them and describes the characteristics of the moon, the sun, and the stars.

Jul 13, 2014
Super simple ice projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple ice projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

"Kids will use ice to create a colorful garland, a lovely lantern, ornaments and more."--

Jul 11, 2014
Super simple leaf projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple leaf projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

"Learn how to preserve leaves and use them to make leaf imprint coasters, place mats, note cards and more."--

Jul 13, 2014
Super simple pinecone projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple pinecone projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

Young readers learn to make a variety of objects using pinecones.

Jul 13, 2014
Super simple pressed flower projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple pressed flower projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

Jul 11, 2014
Super simple seashell projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple seashell projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

Jul 11, 2014
Super simple twig projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple twig projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

"Kids will make a basket, a vase, a picture frame, and more."--

Jul 11, 2014
Surviving accidents and crashes by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Surviving accidents and crashes

Jul 13, 2014
Surviving accidents and crashes by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Surviving accidents and crashes

Provides survival tips for emergency situations, discusses different types of crashes and accidents, and shares the stories of survivors.

Jul 7, 2014