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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 23, 2016
Sleeping Beauty by Sage, Alison, author.

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 19, 2016
Slow, slow sloths by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Slow, slow sloths

Jul 18, 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 23, 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 23, 2016
So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State by

So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State

Jul 16, 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 23, 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 23, 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 20, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

Offers a basic introduction to astronomy, looking at stars, constellations, star maps, famous astronomers, telescopes, meteors, and comets.

Jul 21, 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 23, 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 marvelat the Milky Way."--

Jul 21, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2016