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Science experiments with liquid by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with liquid

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles of liquids.

May 5, 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 6, 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 5, 2015
School days around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author.

School days around the world

""What is a school? Is it a building with classrooms? Or can it be any place where children learn?" The fascinating stories that follow will expand how young readers think of school, as they learn about the experiences of real children in thirteen different countries around the world"--Publisher.

Apr 30, 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 6, 2015
Sally Ride by Anderson, AnnMarie, author.

Sally Ride

"Sally Ride was the first American female astronaut to go to space. She worked on a space shuttle for two different missions. But Sally Ride did more than just travel to space. She also was a teacher, an author, and a scientist. Learn more about her amazing life in this new level 3 biography!,"--page [4] of cover.

May 6, 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 6, 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 6, 2015
Roses by Murray, Peter, 1952 September 29-

Roses

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

May 6, 2015
Roanoke Island - the town that vanished by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Roanoke Island - the town that vanished

Apr 30, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

May 6, 2015
Remarkable feats by

Remarkable feats

"Open up your eyes to these extraordinary exploits. Look out for the surfer who rode a 90-foot wave, the grandmother who is also a bodybuilder, and the incredible Lizardman!"--back cover.

May 6, 2015
Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War by Wittman, Susan S.

Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War

"Discusses the Reconstruction period (1865-1877) after the American Civil War, including the rebuilding of the South and the establishment of laws protecting the rights of African-Americans"--

May 6, 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 6, 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

Chronicles the life and career of the young comedian and actress known for her roles in "Bridesmaids" and "Pitch Perfect."

May 5, 2015
Raspberry Pi for Kids for Dummies by Wentk, Richard/ Cook, Mike

Raspberry Pi for Kids for Dummies

May 6, 2015
Rad American women A-Z by Schatz, Kate.

Rad American women A-Z

"Profiled are 26 American women from the 18th through 21st centuries, who have made-or are still making--history as artists, writers, teachers, lawyers, or athletes. The women come from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds and many had to overcome extreme hardships. One woman represents each alphabetical letter beginning with Angela Davis, an activist, teacher, and writer, and concludes with Zora Neale Hurston, an anthropologist and writer."--Publisher.

May 6, 2015
R.E.A.D. dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

R.E.A.D. dogs

"In this book, readers will learn about dogs in the R.E.A.D. program."--

Apr 30, 2015
Pyramids of Giza by Matthews, Sheelagh.

Pyramids of Giza

Provides an overview of the Pyramids of Giza, discussing topics such as its history, chief architect, structural aspects, and construction techniques and materials, and offers information about careers in architecture and construction.

May 6, 2015
Prehistoric mammals by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author.

Prehistoric mammals

"From woolly mammoths to saber-toothed cats, prehistoric mammals once roamed Earth. With beautiful and engaging illustrations, authentic photos, and accessible text, kids will learn all about these mighty mammals in this Level 2 reader" --

May 6, 2015