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Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice

"In this book, Squeak the Mouse reveals how readers should go about choosing pet rats or mice, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet rat or mouse feel at home, and how to properly care for pet rats or mice, including feeding, exercising, and keeping cages 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"--

Aug 27, 2015
Spooky & spookier - four American ghost stories by Houran, Lori Haskins.

Spooky & spookier - four American ghost stories

"Recounts four fact-based tales of hauntings, including a ghost horse on the coast of Massachusetts, a haunted painting at a Virginian plantation, a skeleton in Colorado, and a ghostly sea captain in California"--

Sep 2, 2015
Somewhere there is still a sun by Gruenbaum, Michael, author.

Somewhere there is still a sun

When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.

Sep 2, 2015
Snowshoe hare by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Snowshoe hare

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of snowshoe hares"--

Sep 2, 2015
Smart spending by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

Smart spending

Sep 2, 2015
Smallpox by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955-

Smallpox

Sep 2, 2015
Sloths by Gregory, Josh, author.

Sloths

"This book details the life and habits of sloths"--

Sep 2, 2015
Skunks smell bad by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Skunks smell bad

"Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Skunks Smell Bad offers answers to their most compelling questions about when skunks attack. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Sep 2, 2015
Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle by Neuschwander, Cindy, author.

Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle

"When Steward Edmund Rounds and Sir Cumference notice that there are strangers camped nearby, Rounds II decides to investigate despite being involved with the task of learning how to make accurate counts of the castle's stores of food, supplies, and weaponry. When he reports back that an enemy is lying in wait, everyone moves quickly to defend the castle. But wait! Will Rounds II be able to figure out how many bows and arrows they have to create an appropriate battle plan? Using rounding techniq

Sep 2, 2015
Similes and metaphors by Murray, Kara, author.

Similes and metaphors

Sep 2, 2015
Sidewinder by Macgregor, Eloise.

Sidewinder

Introduction to the sidewinder.

Sep 2, 2015
Sidewinder by Macgregor, Eloise.

Sidewinder

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

Aug 27, 2015
Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals

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

Sep 2, 2015
Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals

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

Aug 27, 2015
Siberian husky by Johnson, Jinny.

Siberian husky

"Describes the characteristics of the Siberian Husky and how to care for it"--

Sep 2, 2015
Shark wars by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Shark wars

Would a giant squid stand a chance against a whopping whale? Which is the deadliest shark in the world? Take a dive into the depths of the sea and uncovers the terrifying wars taking place beneath the surface of the water, with amazing CGI artwork accompanied by battle statistics, fearsome facts and much more.

Aug 28, 2015
Shakespeare's spy by Blackwood, Gary L.

Shakespeare's spy

The winter of 1602 brings many changes for Widge, a young apprentice at London's Globe Theatre, as he becomes infatuated with Shakespeare's daughter Judith, attempts to write a play, learns more about his past, endangers himself to help a friend, acquires a new identity, and finds a new purpose in life.

Sep 2, 2015
Sex is a funny word by Silverberg, Cory, author.

Sex is a funny word

"A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identies, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or "the birds and the bees," Sex Is a Funny Word opens up conversations between young people and their caregivers in a way that allows adults to convey their values and beliefs while providing information ab

Sep 2, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975- author.

Seeing is believing

Aug 29, 2015
Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Bass, Hester, 1956- author.

Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama

Mention the Civil Rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show children how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfair

Sep 2, 2015