New Children's Nonfiction Books

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Russia by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Russia

Introduces Russia, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Jan 29, 2015
Sacagawea by Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Sacagawea

"Explore one of the most recognized figures in American history with this biography of Sacagawea. Kids will learn about her crucial role in the Lewis and Clark expedition and her influential legacy. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers" --

Jan 29, 2015
Scorpions by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Scorpions

"This book details the life and habits of scorpions."--

Jan 29, 2015
Sea anemone by Didier, Dominique A., author.

Sea anemone

"Discover facts about sea anemones, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jan 29, 2015
Sea star by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Sea star

"Discover facts about sea stars, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jan 29, 2015
Searching for Bigfoot by Rivkin, Jennifer, author.

Searching for Bigfoot

Explores the characteristics, origins, anecdotal sightings, and appearance in popular culture of bigfoot.

Jan 29, 2015
Searching for el Chupacabra by Rivkin, Jennifer, author.

Searching for el Chupacabra

Provides information about the chupacabra, including where it has been spotted, its origins, and possible explanations.

Jan 29, 2015
Shackleton's journey by Grill, William, author, artist.

Shackleton's journey

Tells the story of the shipwreck of the Endurance in a sea of ice en route to Antarctica, and the survival of all 28 members of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Jan 29, 2015
Sharks - predators of the ocean by Stephens, David, 1945-

Sharks - predators of the ocean

Provides information on sharks, including their unique skeleton, how they hunt for prey, and their habitats.

Jan 29, 2015
Shopping trip math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Shopping trip math

"The kids in this book are all doing some shopping. And all of them need math to plan and complete their purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--

Jan 29, 2015
Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know by Stutt, Ryan, author.

Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know

Offers aspiring skateboarders essential instructions about safety and skill-building, demonstrating through real-time action sequences a range of fundamental techniques for both flatground and vert surfaces.

Jan 29, 2015
Soil by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Soil

"Get ready to get your hands dirty with Soil. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study soil, and how soil relates to the reader's daily life"--

Jan 29, 2015
Space - an amazing fact file and hands-on project book - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures by Graham, Ian, 1953- author.

Space - an amazing fact file and hands-on project book - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures

Provides an introduction to the observation and exploration of space and includes simple projects showing how rockets work, how to make artificial gravity, and how geostationary orbits work.

Jan 29, 2015
Spectacular spots by Stockdale, Susan, author, illustrator.

Spectacular spots

"Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons spots are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while back matter provides more in-depth information on each featured animal."--

Jan 29, 2015
Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist

Chronicles the life and career of the theoretical physicist, from his battle with ALS to his work on black holes.

Jan 29, 2015
Strike it rich! - the story of the California Gold Rush by Hall, Brianna.

Strike it rich! - the story of the California Gold Rush

"Explores the California Gold Rush by examining the causes leading up to it and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the people and places involved"--

Jan 29, 2015
Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse by Holub, Joan, author.

Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse

"During the Trojan War, the Trojans receive the gift of a huge wooden horse from the Greeks. Thinking the gift means that they have won the war, the Trojans celebrate. But what they dont realize is that Greek soldiers are hidden inside the huge horsewaiting to attack!"--Amazon.com.

Jan 29, 2015
Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail by Kravitz, Danny, 1970-

Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail

"Examines the Oregon Trail by discussing how and why it came to be and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the nation and the people who traveled it"--

Jan 29, 2015
Sustainable energy by Parker, Victoria.

Sustainable energy

Jan 29, 2015
Sweep Up the Sun by Frost, Helen/ Lieder, Rick (ILT)

Sweep Up the Sun

Jan 29, 2015