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Symbiosis - how different animals relate by Kalman, Bobbie, author.

Symbiosis - how different animals relate

"This fascinating book, illustrated with colorful photographs, makes the topic of symbiosis easy and fun. It looks at the positive, negative, and neutral effects that result when different kinds of animals interact with each other. Symbiotic relationships highlighted include birds and fish that clean parasites off other animals, bacteria that help keep animals and people healthy, mosquitoes that pass diseases such as malaria, predators that hunt prey, and scavengers that help clean the earth. Ot

Aug 25, 2016
Risseldy, Rosseldy by Feierabend, John Martin.

Risseldy, Rosseldy

An adaptation of the classic nonsense rhyme for young readers.

Aug 25, 2016
Thor by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Thor

"Chances are good that you have seen the name Thor in a comic book. Or maybe you have seen one of the movies that also bear this famous name. Without a doubt the Norse god of thunder has experienced a surge in popularity in recent years. But he is actually much older than either the men who have played him or the people who have drawn him. Norse mythology came from a group of brutal warriors called the Vikings. As they moved from Scandinavia through Europe, the Vikings shared their stories--the

Aug 25, 2016
Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow by Relf, Patricia.

Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow

Miss Frezzle's class plants a garden and travels via the magic school bus inside a flower.

Aug 25, 2016
See how they work & look inside machines by

See how they work & look inside machines

"Get ready to hear your kids say: Wow! Look at that!" as they dive into this huge, fun, look-inside book! From farm equipment, to fire trucks, to ships, to big rigs, to diggers, students--and teachers and parents--will learn countless things about machines in the world around them that they never knew before!"--Back cover.

Aug 25, 2016
Slickety quick - poems about sharks by Brown, Skila, author.

Slickety quick - poems about sharks

From the enormous whale shark to the legendary great white to the enigmatic goblin shark to the small cookie-cutter shark, Slickety Quick is a delightful frenzy of shark mayhem. Mysterious species such as the camouflaged wobbegong and the elusive frilled shark share the waters with better-known blue and nurse sharks, each commemorated in a poem by Skila Brown and illustrated by Bob Kolar. Sneaky shark facts ripple through each spread to further inform the brave and curious young reader intrigued

Aug 25, 2016
Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship by Helberg, Berit, author.

Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship

Shares the true story of how a baby fox and German shepherd became the best of friends, spending their days together wandering the woods, playing with a ball, and exploring a frozen lake.

Aug 25, 2016
Spaceships and rockets by Lock, Deborah, author.

Spaceships and rockets

Read about rockets and spacecraft that have zoomed into space! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Blastoff! Discover the manned and unmanned missions, and find out about space travel planned for the future.

Aug 25, 2016
Spectacular sharks by Bright, Michael.

Spectacular sharks

Aug 25, 2016
Sports by Gutman, Dan.

Sports

A treasury of sports facts includes entries about the NFL touchdown thrown by a quarterback to himself, the only sport ever played on the moon, and the metal that is really used to make Olympic gold medals.

Aug 25, 2016
Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time by Richards, Mary Agnes, author.

Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time

Splat! traces art history through its key turning points and helps to map important art movements from the Renaissance and Impressionism to Surrealism and contemporary art. At the beginning, a spread explores how early peoples represented animals and everyday life. Then brief sections explore the stories of particular artists who helped to make important artistic innovations, including Michelangelo and the High Renaissance; Bruegel and his paintings of everyday peasant life; Manet and the shock

Aug 25, 2016
Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White by Sweet, Melissa

Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White

Aug 25, 2016
Storyworlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas (CRT)

Storyworlds - Nature

Aug 25, 2016
The stone thrower by Richardson, Jael Ealey, 1980- author.

The stone thrower

Describes the childhood of Chuck Ealey, who dreamed of becoming a football quarterback despite the prejudices he faced as an African American.

Aug 25, 2016
S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet

From A to Z, Ireland is presented in poetry, prose, and illustrations. Topics include Blarney Stone, Finn McCool, fairy rings, and shamrocks.

Aug 25, 2016
Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna by Schaefer, Lola M., 1950- author.

Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna

"On the savannah, animals--including leopards, impalas, eagles, hares and hippos--use locomotion to capture prey and escape predators"--

Aug 25, 2016
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

"This title will inform readers about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, others who were involved, like Martin Luther King Jr., the Supreme Court's decision to desegregate public buses, and the national civil rights movement to follow. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Aug 25, 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"--

Aug 25, 2016
There's a hole in the bucket! by Feierabend, John Martin, adapter.

There's a hole in the bucket!

An illustrated text of the children's folk song in which a repair is impossible because it requires the item needing repair.

Aug 25, 2016
What is modernism? by Riggs, Kate, author.

What is modernism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Modern art and is encouraged to identify images and consider different meanings"--

Aug 25, 2016