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Slinky's guide to caring for your snake by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Slinky's guide to caring for your snake

"In this book, Slinky the Snake reveals how readers should go about choosing a pet snake, what supplies they will need, how to make a new snake feel at home, and how to properly care for a pet snake, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a snake vivarium clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Feb 6, 2016
Snakes by Hansen, Grace, author.

Snakes

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of snakes.

Feb 6, 2016
Snow White - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm by Francia, Giada, author.

Snow White - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? When a vain queen learns that her stepdaughter, Snow White, is the fairest in all the kingdom, she becomes enraged. Can Snow White escape her wrath? Thanks to the help of a huntsman, seven dwarves, and a handsome prince, she may just outwit the evil queen.

Feb 6, 2016
Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the snowy owl. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the snowy owl's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird"--

Feb 6, 2016
Snuggle up, ZooBorns! by Bleiman, Andrew, author.

Snuggle up, ZooBorns!

"What do koala bears, panda bears, sea otters, snow leopards, and people have in common? They all love to snuggle!-- Provided by publisher

Feb 4, 2016
South Korea by Rudolph, Jessica.

South Korea

"Busy. Beautiful. Ancient. Welcome to South Korea! Look inside to learn abour the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 6, 2016
Spies of the Civil War - an interactive history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

Spies of the Civil War - an interactive history adventure

"Explores various perspectives on espionage in the Civil War. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Feb 3, 2016
Sports horses by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Sports horses

"This book about sports horse will be a thrill to interested readers. Big, vibrant, color photos, paired with predictable and organized text, will offer readers supportive CCSS text complexity, and answers questions about breeds, specialties, and routines."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 6, 2016
Star Wars origami - 36 amazing paper-folding projects from a galaxy far, far away-- by Alexander, Chris, 1963-, author

Star Wars origami - 36 amazing paper-folding projects from a galaxy far, far away--

Everything you need to create a galaxy of Star Wars characters, ships, droids, weapons, and more.

Feb 6, 2016
Starting a business by Hatton, Fran.

Starting a business

Feb 6, 2016
Stunning motorcycle stunts by Omoth, Tyler.

Stunning motorcycle stunts

"Describes motorcycle stunts, including who accomplished these stunts and, to a certain degree, how"--

Feb 6, 2016
Surviving sharks and other dangerous creatures by Zullo, Allan, author.

Surviving sharks and other dangerous creatures

Ten true stories of real-life survivors of attacks by some of the animal kingdom's scariest predators!

Feb 6, 2016
Swashbuckling scoundrels - pirates in fact and fiction by Kaplan, Arie.

Swashbuckling scoundrels - pirates in fact and fiction

"You might be a fan of Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. But did you know that real-life pirates were even more daring and charismatic? For example, Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, reportedly kept a lit fuse under his hat, creating a frightening haze of smoke around his head. William Fly, convicted of piracy in 1726, had to show his executioner how to tie the noose that went around his neck at the gallows. Pirates are outlaws who commit crimes at sea. Throughout hist

Feb 6, 2016
Switzerland by Levy, Patricia, 1951-

Switzerland

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Switzerland.

Feb 6, 2016
Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Herbert Leupin's bold, colorful illustrations bring new life to these 9 favorite Grimm's fairy tales.

Feb 6, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology by Ventura, Marne, author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology

Highlights twelve influential food technology breakthroughs, including freeze-drying, cooking with fire, and pasteurization.

Jan 31, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology by Ventura, Marne, author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology

This book features 12 of the most influential food technology breakthroughs covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live.

Feb 6, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology by Eboch, M. M.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology

Highlights twelve advances in transportation, including the airplane, automobile, and space shuttle.

Jan 31, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology by Eboch, M. M., author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology

Feb 6, 2016
The 12 most amazing American cities by Rowell, Rebecca, author.

The 12 most amazing American cities

Includes facts on New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Nashville, Miami, Seattle, Albuquerque, Minneapolis, Honolulu, Philadelphia, and Denver.

Feb 6, 2016