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Schomburg - The Man Who Built a Library by Weatherford, Carole Boston/ Velasquez, Eric (ILT) Schomburg - The Man Who Built a Library

Jul 20, 2017
Sea stars by Laughlin, Kara L., author. Sea stars

A simple look at the physical characteristics, behaviors, and life cycle of sea stars. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact filled callouts and detailed photographs.

Jul 22, 2017
Seagrass dreams - a counting book by Hanes, Kathleen M., author. Seagrass dreams - a counting book

Describes the seagrass meadows that exist in the oceans and the variety of animals that live there, in a book that encourage readers to count the animals as they are introduced.

Jul 22, 2017
Secret agents! sharks! ghost armies! - World War II by Calkhoven, Laurie, author. Secret agents! sharks! ghost armies! - World War II

Describes some of the creative and subversive tactics the United States used to win World War II, including hiring Virginia Hall, the Allied Forces' most dangerous spy.

Jul 22, 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 topick 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 their

Jul 20, 2017
Serena Williams / Legends in Sports by Peters, Stephanie True, 1965- author. Serena Williams / Legends in Sports

"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"--

Jul 22, 2017
Sergeant Reckless - The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by McCormick, Patricia/ Bruno, Iacopo (ILT) Sergeant Reckless - The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero

Jul 22, 2017
Shaken - discovering your true identity in the midst of life's storms by Tebow, Tim, 1987- author. Shaken - discovering your true identity in the midst of life's storms

Jul 20, 2017
Shark lady - the true story of how Eugenie Clark became the ocean's most fearless scientist by Keating, Jess, author. Shark lady - the true story of how Eugenie Clark became the ocean's most fearless scientist

At 9 years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but Eugenie knew better and set out to prove it. Despite many obstacles in her path, Eugenie was able to study the creatures she loved so much. From her many discoveries to the shark-related myths she dispelled, Eugenie's wide scientific contributions led to the well-earned nickname "Shark Lady"--

Jul 22, 2017
Sharkpedia by Ellwood, Nancy, author. Sharkpedia

Through hundreds of photographs, diagrams, maps, and illustrations, readers will learn where sharks lurk, what they eat, and why they do what they do, as well as hear from scientists and shark-attack survivors.

Jul 22, 2017
Shell, beak, tusk - shared traits and the wonders of adaptation by Heos, Bridget, author. Shell, beak, tusk - shared traits and the wonders of adaptation

Introduces how evolution provides common traits for different animals, and the unique ways in which each uses them, from the shelled snail and turtle to the billed duck and platypus.

Jul 20, 2017
Shoe Dog - Young Readers Edition by Knight, Phil Shoe Dog - Young Readers Edition

Jul 20, 2017
Sing, don't cry by Dominguez, Angela. Sing, don't cry

Jul 22, 2017
Single-parent families by Poole, Hilary W, author. Single-parent families

Examines single-parent families, covering the reasons parents are single, how they survive economically, and the unique challenges they face.

Jul 21, 2017
Skunk by Matzke, Ann H, author. Skunk

Explains why skunks are good pets, including how to care for skunks, what they eat, and their size.

Jul 22, 2017
Snakes! by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. Snakes!

Introduces snakes from around the world, from massive anacondas and pythons to fierce vipers and cobras.

Jul 22, 2017
So, you want to work with animals? - discover fantastic ways to work with animals, from veterinary science to aquatic biology by Bedell, J. M. (Jane M.), author. So, you want to work with animals? - discover fantastic ways to work with animals, from veterinary science to aquatic biology

"In the tenth installment of the BE WHAT YOU WANT series, So, You Want to Work With Animals? introduces readers to the diverse fields that work hands-on with animals of all shapes, sizes, and species. From what classes to take in school to exploring whatthese jobs are really like--the fun stuff, the hard stuff, and even the gross stuff, this book reveals the steps it takes to pursue a childhood dream. Whether animals are big or small, domestic or wild, there are many careers that provide rewardi

Jul 22, 2017
Someone I love died by Tangvald, Christine Harder, 1941- Someone I love died

"When children lose a loved one, they might feel sad, angry, or confused. But death can be hard to talk about. This very special book is just for kids and contains words to help them understand their loss, answers to their questions about Heaven, and illustrations to guide them through this difficult time. interactive pages encourage children to draw how they fell and allow them to process their grief in a tangible way."--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 17, 2017
Sort it! by Higgins, Nadia, author. Sort it!

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early fluent readers to the practice of sorting and encourage them to try it themselves. Includes infographics, activity, glossary, and index."--

Jul 21, 2017
Space by Prinja, Raman, 1961- Space

Jul 22, 2017

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