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Sacramento Kings by Wyner, Zach, author.

Sacramento Kings

Apr 23, 2015
Sailing the Great Barrier Reef by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Sailing the Great Barrier Reef

Provides a first person account of a sailing and diving trip in the Great Barrier Reef, including preparing for the trip, a description of the animals who live in the reef, and survival tips.

Apr 25, 2015
Sally Ride by Anderson, AnnMarie, author.

Sally Ride

"Sally Ride was the first American female astronaut to go to space. She worked on a space shuttle for two different missions. But Sally Ride did more than just travel to space. She also was a teacher, an author, and a scientist. Learn more about her amazing life in this new level 3 biography!,"--page [4] of cover.

Apr 25, 2015
Saturn - god of sowing of seeds by Temple, Teri, author.

Saturn - god of sowing of seeds

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Saturn, and discusses his abilities as the god of agriculture and other peaceful arts.

Apr 25, 2015
School days around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author.

School days around the world

""What is a school? Is it a building with classrooms? Or can it be any place where children learn?" The fascinating stories that follow will expand how young readers think of school, as they learn about the experiences of real children in thirteen different countries around the world"--Publisher.

Apr 25, 2015
Science experiments with food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with food

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles with food.

Apr 25, 2015
Science experiments with liquid by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with liquid

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles of liquids.

Apr 25, 2015
Science experiments with sight & sound by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with sight & sound

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles of sight and sound.

Apr 25, 2015
Scooby-Doo's Laugh-out-loud jokes! by Dahl, Michael, author.

Scooby-Doo's Laugh-out-loud jokes!

Apr 25, 2015
Scratch for Kids for Dummies by Breen, Derek

Scratch for Kids for Dummies

Apr 25, 2015
Sea bones by Barner, Bob, author.

Sea bones

"Did you know that Jellies (not Jelly Fish--because they aren't actually fish) have no bones and no brains? Or that the largest animal on Earth is the blue whale? Join author-illustrator Bob Barner as he makes waves with this lush picture book about the sea featuring his signature rhyming text and colorful illustrations. Filled with incredible fishy facts about vertebrates, invertebrates, endoskeletons, and exoskeletons, and an underwater informational chart, Sea Bones will make young readers wa

Apr 25, 2015
Sea dragons by Meister, Cari, author.

Sea dragons

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the physical features of sea dragons, how they hide using camouflage, and how they have babies. Includes picture glossary"--

Apr 25, 2015
Secrets of Machu Picchu - lost city of the Incas by Garbe, Suzanne.

Secrets of Machu Picchu - lost city of the Incas

"Describes the archeological wonder of Machu Picchu, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Apr 25, 2015
Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo by Fay, Gail.

Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo

"Describes the archeological wonder of Mesa Verde, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Apr 23, 2015
Secrets of the terracotta army - tomb of an ancient Chinese emperor by Capek, Michael.

Secrets of the terracotta army - tomb of an ancient Chinese emperor

"Describes the archeological wonders of the Terracotta Army, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Apr 25, 2015
Shadow Catcher - how Edward S. Curtis documented American Indian dignity and beauty by Burgan, Michael.

Shadow Catcher - how Edward S. Curtis documented American Indian dignity and beauty

"Chronicles the life of Edward S. Curtis and his 20-volume life's work, The North American Indian"--

Apr 24, 2015
Shakespeare by Chrisp, Peter, author.

Shakespeare

Explore the life of history's most famous playwright--from his Elizabethan world to the stories that inspired him

Apr 23, 2015
Sharon Creech by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Sharon Creech

Apr 23, 2015
Simple machines - wheels, levers, and pulleys by Adler, David A., author.

Simple machines - wheels, levers, and pulleys

Kids use simple machines every day without realizing it. Teeth are wedges and so are knives, forks, and thumbtacks. Many toys such as slides, which are inclined planes, and seesaws, which are levers, are also simple machines. Two appealing kids and their comical cat introduce levers, wheels, pulleys, inclined planes, and more, and explain how they work. This lively introduction to physics will get kids excited about how simple machines simplify our lives.

Apr 23, 2015
Skylanders universe - the complete collection by Scott, Cavan, author.

Skylanders universe - the complete collection

"The all-new Skylanders Universe The Complete Collection includes heroes from all the popular video games, including the new Skylanders Trap Team. This complete collection includes character origins, battle cries, and personality traits for hundreds of Skylanders"--Back cover.

Apr 23, 2015