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Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure - a journey through physics by Walliman, Dominic, Dr., author.

Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure - a journey through physics

Physics is a very important part of our everyday lives! Just go for a walk through the park you will see for yourself. From the wind that rustles the trees, to the sun that keeps us warm, to the car that drives us around and the food that gives us energy to play, physics is all around us, all the time!

Jul 1, 2016
Pyramids of Egypt by Duke, Shirley

Pyramids of Egypt

Jul 1, 2016
Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts by Cain, Susan, author.

Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts

"A discussion of the power of introverts for kids and teens with a focus on school, family life, and friendship"--

Jul 1, 2016
Raccoons after dark by O'Shaughnessy, Ruth, author.

Raccoons after dark

"Discusses raccoons, their behavior, and their environment"--

Jul 1, 2016
Rainbow by Bauer, Marion Dane, author.

Rainbow

"What is that colorful arc in the sky? It is a rainbow. Rainbows are always pretty to look at, but where do they come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of rainbows ..."--

Jul 1, 2016
Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail

Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore hail, learning about when and how hail forms.--

Jul 1, 2016
Ramadan is... by Apple, Emma, author, illustrator.

Ramadan is...

Ramadan Is... follows Owl & Cat, and their family and friends as they celebrate the 30 days of the Islamic month of fasting. They learn that Ramadan is about patience, prayer, kindness and many wonderful traditions!

Jul 1, 2016
Rat by Kenney, Karen, author.

Rat

Introduces rats as pets, discussing how to care for one, their physical characteristics, and how to handle them.

Jul 1, 2016
Real or fake? - far-out fibs, fishy facts, and phony photos to test for the truth by Krieger, Emily, author.

Real or fake? - far-out fibs, fishy facts, and phony photos to test for the truth

Offers suspicious stories, fishy facts, and dubious lists, encouraging readers to determine which facts are true and which are false.

Jul 1, 2016
Really Rotten Truth About Composting by Mangor, Jodie

Really Rotten Truth About Composting

Jul 1, 2016
Robots by Tuchman, Gail, author.

Robots

Introduces the numerous kinds of robots that exist today, describing how they work and the jobs they perform, while revealing the potential functions of robots of the future.

Jul 1, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Introduces the extreme sport of roller derby, discussing its history, rules, equipment and clothing, safety precautions, and team camaraderie.

Jul 1, 2016
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice by Roland, James, author.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice

Profiles the life and work of the Supreme Court judge, from her childhood in New York to her role as a pop culture icon.

Jul 1, 2016
Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11 by Gassman, Julie, author.

Saved by the boats - the heroic sea evacuation of September 11

"Presents the heroic sea evacuation of September 11, 2001 with narrative text and vivid illustrations"--

Jul 1, 2016
School rules! - tips, tricks, shortcuts, and secrets to make you a super student by Henke, Emma MacLaren, author.

School rules! - tips, tricks, shortcuts, and secrets to make you a super student

Offers guidance for students to help them do well in school, with tips, tricks, and advice on such topics as organization, studying, paying attention, taking tests, doing projects, and solving problems.

Jul 1, 2016
School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master by Henke, Emma MacLaren, author.

School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master

Offers advice, tips, and practice to help girls improve in their math skills, as well as guidance on doing homework and taking tests.

Jul 1, 2016
Sea turtles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Sea turtles

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea turtles, the migrating shelled reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how sea turtles cause monsoons"--

Jul 1, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

Shares information about search and rescue operations, including its history, the necessary training, and facts about search and rescue workers.

Jun 26, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

"This title introduces readers to the job of search and rescue. A short history of the profession is included, and various search and rescue jobs are examined such as air-sea, mountain, cave, flood, urban, wilderness, and canine. Education and training needed to become a search and rescue team member is covered, such as programs at the National Association for Search and Rescue and Community Emergency Response Team programs. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Align

Jul 1, 2016
Seeing by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Seeing

"This photo-illustrated book for young readers describes how seeing works and what we learn about our surroundings through our sense of sight"--

Jul 1, 2016