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Siblings, curfews, and how to deal - questions and answers about family life by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Siblings, curfews, and how to deal - questions and answers about family life

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about family life in a question-answer format"--

May 28, 2015
Sharks have six senses by Waters, John F., 1930-2012, author.

Sharks have six senses

Combines engaging facts with colorful mixed-media artwork in an introduction to the world of sharks that challenges popular misconceptions, reveals the shark's powerful sixth sense and describes ongoing conservation efforts. --Publisher's description.

May 28, 2015
Sea dragons by Meister, Cari, author.

Sea dragons

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the physical features of sea dragons, how they hide using camouflage, and how they have babies. Includes picture glossary"--

May 28, 2015
Scratch for kids for dummies by Breen, Derek, author.

Scratch for kids for dummies

Scratch is a fast, fun, and easy way to get started in computer science. Do you want to make cool games, impressive animations, and become an all-around Scratch super star? You've come to the right place! Packed with full-color photos and easy-to-follow instructions, Scratch For Kids For Dummies makes it easy to get started--even if you've never attempted computer programming or coding. Inside, you'll find out how to design and develop your own games, create amazing animations, interact with the

May 28, 2015
Science experiments with sight & sound by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with sight & sound

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles of sight and sound.

May 28, 2015
Science experiments with liquid by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with liquid

Make science simple! This book features easy and fun Science Experiments with Liquid using household items. Young readers can assemble experiments at home from Floating on Liquid Rainbows to Cleaning up Copper. No laboratory needed! Each activity includes easy instructions with how-to photos, and short science explanations. Use fun to introduce math and science to kids. Super simple says it all. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super SandCastle is an imprint of

May 28, 2015
Science experiments with food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with food

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles with food.

May 28, 2015
Saturn - god of sowing of seeds by Temple, Teri. author.

Saturn - god of sowing of seeds

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Saturn, and discusses his abilities as the god of agriculture and other peaceful arts.

May 28, 2015
Sailing the Great Barrier Reef by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Sailing the Great Barrier Reef

Provides a first person account of a sailing and diving trip in the Great Barrier Reef, including preparing for the trip, a description of the animals who live in the reef, and survival tips.

May 21, 2015
Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. by

Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities.

A treasury of offbeat science projects simplifies the scientific method, provides essential safety information, shares tips for turning activities into science-fair entries, and is complemented by whimsical character commentary.

May 28, 2015
Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. by

Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities.

"Launch a marshmallow catapult! Decode invisible ink! Get ready to get your paw dirty tackling feats of chemistry, physics, and engineering with Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. Need a project for school? No problem! Check out the science"--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2015
Ruby Bridges by Ribke, Simone T.

Ruby Bridges

A biography on Ruby Bridges and how she stood up against racism and hatred to help integrate Louisiana's school system.

May 28, 2015
Roses by Murray, Peter, 1952 September 29-

Roses

Examines different types of roses and their cultural use as symbols of love.

May 24, 2015
Rosa Parks by Mara, Wil, author.

Rosa Parks

A brief biography on civil rights activitist Rosa Parks.

May 28, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

May 21, 2015
Rescue and shelter dogs by Summers, Alex.

Rescue and shelter dogs

May 28, 2015
Rescue and Shelter Cats by Summers, Alex

Rescue and Shelter Cats

May 28, 2015
Remember the a la mode - riddles and puns by Keller, Charles.

Remember the a la mode - riddles and puns

A collection of old and new riddles, including "What did the piece of pie say to the man who was about to eat it?"

May 28, 2015
Rebel Wilson - from stand-up laughs to box-office smash by Schwartz, Heather E.

Rebel Wilson - from stand-up laughs to box-office smash

Profiles the life and career of actress/comedian Rebel Wilson.

May 28, 2015
Raindrops roll by Sayre, April Pulley, author, illustrator.

Raindrops roll

"In her latest gorgeously photo-illustrated nonfiction picture book, celebrated author April Pulley Sayre sheds new light on the wonders of rain, from the beauty of a raindrop balanced on a leaf to the amazing, never-ending water cycle that keeps our planet in perfect ecological balance."--

May 28, 2015