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PoPo's lucky Chinese New Year by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. PoPo's lucky Chinese New Year

A Chinese-American girl learns how to properly celebrate Chinese New Year when her grandmother from China visits and shows her what to do and what not to do.

Apr 17, 2017
Princess Sophie and the six swans - a tale from the Brothers Grimm by Jacobs, Kim, 1955- author, illustrator. Princess Sophie and the six swans - a tale from the Brothers Grimm

A king's daughter undertakes a difficult task to rescue her six brothers from the enchantment imposed on them by their wicked stepmother.

Apr 17, 2017
Puppies by Barnes, Julia, author. Puppies

Discusses choosing and caring for pet puppies, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 19, 2017
Rabbits by McBride, Anne, author. Rabbits

Discusses choosing and caring for pet rabbits, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 19, 2017
Remarkable plants by Probst, Jeff, 1962- author. Remarkable plants

"Challenge yourself to discover the world's most remarkable plants! From the biggest trees to the deadliest fungus and everything in between, find out all the fascinating facts about the plants that surround us with the Emmy Award-winning host of Survivor and New York Times bestselling author, Jeff Probst! Features quizzes, trivia, facts, and incredible stories that will shock and amaze!"--

Apr 17, 2017
Rhino in the house - the true story of saving Samia by Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator. Rhino in the house - the true story of saving Samia

"This is a nonfiction picture book for young children. It tells the true story of Anna Merz, a wildlife protector in Africa, and Samia, a black rhinoceros she saved after it was abandoned by its mother."--

Apr 17, 2017
Rhinos by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Rhinos

"Find out why rhinoceroses are in danger of dying out, what effect these animals have on the environment, and what people are doing to save them from extinction."--

Apr 21, 2017
Robins by Riggs, Kate, author. Robins

"A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of robins, including how fledglings develop, their varied diet, threats from predators, and the treetop habitats of these backyard animals"--

Apr 17, 2017
Rocks, minerals & gems by Callery, Sean, author. Rocks, minerals & gems

This book contains a collection of colorful examples of rocks, minerals, and gems, all clearly identified with color photographs. It includes unusual facts and essential data panels that give geological information and uses.

Apr 19, 2017
Sea stars by Pettiford, Rebecca. Sea stars

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to sea stars. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Apr 17, 2017
Seafood by Squire, Ann, author. Seafood

"This book explains how seafood is raised, harvested, and processed. It also explores the pros and cons of fish farming and fishing in the wild"--

Apr 17, 2017
Seeds by Hansen, Grace, author. Seeds

"A complicated topic is made easier with this title introducing seeds and explaining their anatomy and how they grow into plants. Labeled diagrams and photographs and a glossary will make learning about seeds even simpler!"--

Apr 19, 2017
Simone Biles by Fishman, Jon M., author. Simone Biles

Simone Biles joined the US women's gymnastics team to compete at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016. Along with her teammates, she sailed through her events to claim the gold medal in the team competition for the United States. She also took home three golds and a bronze in the individual events in which she competed. Though Biles follows an intense training routine, her schedule doesn't stop her from having fun. Learn all about her rise to the top in gymnastics, how she

Apr 19, 2017
Simone Biles by Scheff, Matt, author. Simone Biles

"This title introduces readers to Simone Biles, providing exciting details about her life and going deep inside the key moments of her gymnastics career."--

Apr 19, 2017
Sioux code talkers of World War II by Page, Andrea M., author. Sioux code talkers of World War II

"The author's great-uncle John Bear King was a Sioux Indian in the First Cavalry in the Second World War. Her book follows seven Sioux who put aside a long history of prejudice against their people and joined the fight against Japan, using their native language as a secret code for the Americans. The Sioux and other tribal code-talking groups have historically taken a backseat to the Navajo Code Talkers, until a presidential act of recognition was signed in 2008."--Provided by publisher.

Apr 19, 2017
Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire - a math adventure by Neuschwander, Cindy, author. Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire - a math adventure

Sir Cumference and Lady Di discover "Fracton numbers" while purchasing cloth and cheese at the Fracton Faire. While twofourths may seem like the same as one-half, in truth it denotes two parts of one-half, or two quarters of the whole. But the real mystery is the fact that items at the fair keep disappearing, and Sir C, Lady Di, and the Earl of Fracton must set a numeric trap for the thief, teaching an important lesson along the way about the comparative size of fractions. Puns--both literal and

Apr 17, 2017
Sitting Bull by LaPlante, Walter. Sitting Bull

"Sitting Bull is best known for his part in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. He continually resisted the US government's mandate that all Native Americans must move to reservations they set up. Sitting Bull became an important leader to his people, the Lakota, and a symbol to others who wished to resist the US laws as well. With an emphasis on the Native American experience, this volume introduces readers to Sitting Bull and his cause. Important events are enhanced by historical images and coll

Apr 20, 2017
Snail-snaily-snails by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author. Snail-snaily-snails

Introduces the world of snails, sharing key characteristics while explaining how they are regarded as both a pest and a delicacy.

Apr 17, 2017
South Dakota - the Mount Rushmore State by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. South Dakota - the Mount Rushmore State

Presents the history, geography, climate, plants and animals, cities, transportation, natural resources, industry, sports, entertainment, and people of South Dakota, as well as general facts about the state.

Apr 19, 2017
Star Wars - the visual encyclopedia by Barr, Patricia, author. Star Wars - the visual encyclopedia

Presents an illustrated guide to everything Star Wars that incorporates curated photography for hundreds of topics ranging from fashions and food to vehicles and characters.

Apr 19, 2017