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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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2016
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 29, 2016
Skateboarding street style by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Skateboarding street style

"Engaging images accompany information about skateboarding street style. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 29, 2016
Skateboarding by Fitzpatrick, Jim, author.

Skateboarding

"You want intense? How about rocketing into the air off a vert ramp and sticking the landing in front of a cheering crowd? Skateboarding has evolved from a fun hobby for kids to an international sporting spectacle. Find out how it made that journey, meet the world's top skaters, and learn the key tricks and moves." --cover.

Jul 29, 2016
Sing with me! by

Sing with me!

Thirteen favorite nursery songs are brought to life.

Jul 29, 2016
Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know by Rissman, Rebecca.

Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know

"Provides basic information about cheerleading"--

Jul 29, 2016
Sharks and other deadly ocean creatures - visual encyclopedia by Harvey, Derek, author.

Sharks and other deadly ocean creatures - visual encyclopedia

Profiles more than two hundred sharks and fierce fish that call the ocean home, sharing details on the ocean habitats, body sizes, and tails of marine animals that range from barracudas to great whites.

Jul 29, 2016
Shapes by Star, Fleur, 1974- author.

Shapes

Uses print and braille to teach young readers about shapes.

Jul 29, 2016
Shadows by Coan, Sharon, author.

Shadows

"Have you seen your shadow today? It follows you around. Shadows can change shapes and sizes. What else has a shadow?"--

Jul 29, 2016
Seven and a half tons of steel by Nolan, Janet.

Seven and a half tons of steel

Jul 29, 2016
See How They Work & Look Inside Machines - Farm Equipment, Fire Trucks, Ships, Big Rigs, Diggers by Paiva, Johannah Gilman (EDT)

See How They Work & Look Inside Machines - Farm Equipment, Fire Trucks, Ships, Big Rigs, Diggers

Jul 29, 2016
See how they work & look inside diggers by

See how they work & look inside diggers

Presents some of the different types of vehicles that are designed for moving the earth, knocking down buildings, building roads and tunnels, mining, and other purposes, and describes their parts and how they are used.

Jul 29, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

"This title introduces readers to the job of search and rescue. A short history of the profession is included, and various search and rescue jobs are examined such as air-sea, mountain, cave, flood, urban, wilderness, and canine. Education and training needed to become a search and rescue team member is covered, such as programs at the National Association for Search and Rescue and Community Emergency Response Team programs. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Align

Jul 28, 2016
Sea turtles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Sea turtles

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea turtles, the migrating shelled reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how sea turtles cause monsoons"--

Jul 29, 2016
Sea otters by

Sea otters

Introduces sea otters to young readers, describing their physical characteristics, diet, and behaviors.

Jul 29, 2016