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Scratch for kids for dummies by Breen, Derek, author.

Scratch for kids for dummies

Scratch is a fast, fun, and easy way to get started in computer science. Do you want to make cool games, impressive animations, and become an all-around Scratch super star? You've come to the right place! Packed with full-color photos and easy-to-follow instructions, Scratch For Kids For Dummies makes it easy to get started--even if you've never attempted computer programming or coding. Inside, you'll find out how to design and develop your own games, create amazing animations, interact with the

May 27, 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"--

May 27, 2015
Sharks have six senses by Waters, John F., 1930-2012, author.

Sharks have six senses

Combines engaging facts with colorful mixed-media artwork in an introduction to the world of sharks that challenges popular misconceptions, reveals the shark's powerful sixth sense and describes ongoing conservation efforts. --Publisher's description.

May 27, 2015
Siblings, curfews, and how to deal - questions and answers about family life by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Siblings, curfews, and how to deal - questions and answers about family life

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about family life in a question-answer format"--

May 27, 2015
Skateboarding skills - [everything a new rider needs to know] by Stutt, Ryan, author.

Skateboarding skills - [everything a new rider needs to know]

From selecting the right board, to learning which way to stand, to landing a kick flip, Skateboarding Skills provides critical instruction for young riders of all experience levels. New riders will learn essential skills to advance their riding ability while experienced riders will learn new tricks to add to their repertoire. Ryan Stutt shows riders the fundamental techniques that will lead them to success as they practice skateboarding's most important and widely used flips, grinds and slides.

May 27, 2015
Skylanders universe. Book of elements - air & earth by Hutchison, Barry, author.

Skylanders universe. Book of elements - air & earth

Fans can continue their exploration into the world of Skylanders with this fourth title in the Book of Elements series: Air & Earth. These 80-page handbooks focus on all the elemental Skylander tribes and their unique and mystical characters.

May 27, 2015
Skylanders universe. Book of elements - fire & water by

Skylanders universe. Book of elements - fire & water

The legendary video game character Spyro the Dragon--star of the Skylanders universe--is featured in a handbook that focuses on the fire and water elemental Skylander tribes and their unique and mystical characters.

May 27, 2015
Skylanders universe. Book of elements - life and undead by

Skylanders universe. Book of elements - life and undead

FILMS, CINEMA. Fans can continue their exploration into the world of Skylanders with this third title in the Book of Elements series: "Life and Undead." These 80-page handbooks focus on all the elemental Skylander tribes and their unique and mystical characters. Ages 7+

May 27, 2015
Skylanders. Giants - Master Eon's official guide. by

Skylanders. Giants - Master Eon's official guide.

May 27, 2015
Sleep, bear! by Alinsky, Shelby, author.

Sleep, bear!

"Follow a bear cub and its family as they prepare to hibernate for the winter. Through engaging text features, such as the vocabulary tree and the wrap-up activity, kids will be introduced to vocabulary in concept groups--helping them make connections between words and expanding their understanding of the world" --

May 27, 2015
Slither, snake! by Alinsky, Shelby, author.

Slither, snake!

"Meet different kinds of snakes! Find out where they live and what they do. Through engaging text features, such as the vocabulary tree and the wrap-up activity, kids will be introduced to vocabulary in concept groups--helping them make connections between words and expanding their understanding of the world" --

May 27, 2015
South Korea by DuBois, Jill, 1952-

South Korea

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of South Korea.

May 21, 2015
SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk by Doeden, Matt.

SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk

An introduction to the life and achievements of the founder of Tesla Motors describes his early achievements in computer programming, his creation of a tech empire, his electric cars designs and his ambition to create an alternative transportation system. --Publisher's description.

May 21, 2015
Spain by Kohen, Elizabeth, 1960-

Spain

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Spain"--Provided by publisher.

May 27, 2015
Spin with the spiders by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Spin with the spiders

Bugs are part of your life every day. You see them flying, crawling, and creeping inside and outside. But have you thought about the bug's world? Explore each creature's body parts, environment, feeding habits, and life cycle to see how it survives in the wild.

May 27, 2015
Strong girl - yoga for building strength by Rissman, Rebecca.

Strong girl - yoga for building strength

"Presents yoga poses designed to promote strength"--

May 27, 2015
Sweden by Gofen, Ethel, 1937-

Sweden

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Sweden.

May 21, 2015
Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about growing up in a question-answer format"--

May 27, 2015
Tell Me about the Presidents- Lessons for Today's Kids from America's Leaders by Henry, Mike

Tell Me about the Presidents- Lessons for Today's Kids from America's Leaders

May 27, 2015
Texas - the Lone Star State by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943- author.

Texas - the Lone Star State

"Learn about the geography, the history, the people, the government, and the business of the state of Texas."--Provided by publisher.

May 21, 2015