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Schomburg - the man who built a library by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author. Schomburg - the man who built a library

Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.

Sep 26, 2017
See what we eat! - a first book of healthy eating by Ritchie, Scot, author, illustrator. See what we eat! - a first book of healthy eating

"The book opens with Nick, Yulee, Pedro, Sally and Martin -- the five friends from Follow That Map! (2009), Look at That Building! (2011) and Look Where We Live! (2015) - about set off for Yulee's Aunt Sara's farm for some apple-picking. Their plan is to pick some apples to use in a dessert they will take to their neighborhood's potluck celebrating the fall harvest. While on their agricultural adventure, they discover how food is grown and produced before it ends up in their kitchens and on thei

Sep 25, 2017
Self-portrait with seven fingers - the life of Marc Chagall in verse by Lewis, J. Patrick. Self-portrait with seven fingers - the life of Marc Chagall in verse

Poems and illustrations show fourteen of the well-known Russian-born painter's works.

Sep 25, 2017
Serena Williams by Peters, Stephanie True, 1965- author. Serena Williams

"Discover the amazing achievements of sports legend Serena Williams--on and off the tennis court--in this exciting new biography. Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won twenty-two Grand Slam singles titles, and won four Olympic gold medals. She is a powerful player and a fierce competitor. Learn more about the record-breaking athlete in this comprehensive and action-packed biography, complete with stats and photographs"--

Sep 25, 2017
Sergeant Reckless - the true story of the little horse who became a hero by McCormick, Patricia, 1956- author. Sergeant Reckless - the true story of the little horse who became a hero

Relates the true story of a brave little mare who carried artillery shells into battle numerous times with the U.S. Marines she supported throughout the Korean War.

Sep 22, 2017
Seven ways to trick a troll by Lunge-Larsen, Lise, author. Seven ways to trick a troll

A collection of seven Norwegian folktales from various historical and international sources, all featuring trolls and showing how even small children can trick them. Includes an introduction explaining what trolls are and how they came to be.

Sep 25, 2017
Shaken - fighting to stand strong no matter what comes your way by Tebow, Tim, 1987- author. Shaken - fighting to stand strong no matter what comes your way

Presents information about the author's strong faith, how it allowed him to experience the ups and downs without letting them define him, and advises reader on how they can achieve this type of resilience.

Sep 26, 2017
Shoe dog - a memoir by the creator of Nike by Knight, Philip H., 1938- author. Shoe dog - a memoir by the creator of Nike

"In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight "offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh" (Booklist, starred review), opening up about how he went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of a brand and company that changed everything. You must forget your limits. It was only when Nike founder Phil Knight got cut from the baseball team as a high school freshman that his

Sep 26, 2017
Shopkins - ultimate collector's guide. Vol. 3 by Simon, Jenne, author. Shopkins - ultimate collector's guide. Vol. 3

The ultimate collector's guide is packed with fun facts about all your favorite characters! Learn about Shopkins from every corner of Shopville, from the Party Food & Sweet Treats to Petkins--and even Sports & Entertainment, a brand-new category!

Sep 25, 2017
Shopkins, once you shop ... you can't stop! - the updated ultimate collector's guide by Simon, Jenne, author. Shopkins, once you shop ... you can't stop! - the updated ultimate collector's guide

Offers a guide to the Shopkin characters from seasons one through four, including rare and limited editions, with fun facts about each.

Sep 25, 2017
Silent days, silent dreams by Say, Allen, author. Silent days, silent dreams

A fictional biography of James Castle, a deaf, autistic artist whose drawings hang in major museums throughout the world.

Sep 21, 2017
Sinking the Sultana - A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home by Walker, Sally M. Sinking the Sultana - A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home

Sep 25, 2017
Smithsonian children's illustrated animal atlas by Ambrose, Jamie (Author of nature books for children), author. Smithsonian children's illustrated animal atlas

An around-the-globe tour of animal habitats and locations provides information about more than six hundred creatures, from whales to termites.--

Sep 25, 2017
Snakes by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Snakes

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet snake. Includes photo glossary and index."--

Sep 20, 2017
Speaking our truths - a journey of reconciliation by Gray Smith, Monique, 1968- author. Speaking our truths - a journey of reconciliation

Canada's relationship with its Indigenous people has suffered as a result of both the residential school system and the lack of understanding of the historical and current impact of those schools. Healing and repairing that relationship requires education, awareness and increased understanding of the legacy and the impacts still being felt by Survivors and their families. Guided by acclaimed Indigenous author Monique Gray Smith, readers will learn about the lives of Survivors and listen to allie

Sep 22, 2017
Sphynx cats by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Sphynx cats

"A photo-illustrated book for early readers about the unique hairless Sphynx cats. Describes the Sphynx's unique features, how they were bred to be hairless, their social behaviors, and how they act as pets"--

Sep 25, 2017
Spiders! - Strange and Wonderful by Pringle, Laurence/ Henderson, Meryl (ILT) Spiders! - Strange and Wonderful

Sep 21, 2017
Stars of all time by Illugi Jökulsson, author. Stars of all time

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2017
Starting with character - activities for infants, toddlers, and twos by Waggoner, Cathy. Starting with character - activities for infants, toddlers, and twos

"Starting with Character focuses on character development in infants, toddlers, and twos. This guide provides everything needed for preparing the environment, creating routines, and evaluating individual learning styles to facilitate the development of key character traits in children: caring, honesty, integrity, respect, responsibility, and self-discipline"--

Sep 21, 2017
STEAM guides in app development by Kirk, Ruth M., author. STEAM guides in app development

This books looks at the development of apps and the ways each STEAM field is involved in the process.

Sep 25, 2017

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