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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 19, 2015
Scratch for Kids for Dummies by Breen, Derek

Scratch for Kids for Dummies

Apr 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2015
Sharon Creech by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Sharon Creech

Apr 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2015
Slimy science and awesome experiments - amazing tests and tricks! by Martineau, Susan.

Slimy science and awesome experiments - amazing tests and tricks!

Contains step-by-step instructions for performing simple experiments using everyday, household objects which test the senses of smell, sight, touch, and taste.

Apr 19, 2015
Smash! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with simple machines by Weakland, Mark, author.

Smash! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with simple machines

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with simple machines"--Provided by publisher."--

Apr 19, 2015
Snakes by Firth, Rachel.

Snakes

This book introduces snakes, such as boas and pythons, cobras, vipers and adders, and rattlers, and describes how they move, hunt, eat, and mate. Details of Web sites for further study of snakes are included.

Apr 19, 2015
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo by Torres, John Albert.

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo

"International soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has already played for two of the sport's biggest teams, Manchester United and Real Madrid. This sports biography will examine everything from Ronaldo's childhood and early difficulties to becoming one of the best soccer players in the world!"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 19, 2015
Somalia by Owings, Lisa, author.

Somalia

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Somalia"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 19, 2015
South Korea by DuBois, Jill, 1952-

South Korea

Provides information about South Korea, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Apr 15, 2015
Space exploration - science, technology, and engineering by Mara, Wil, author.

Space exploration - science, technology, and engineering

Apr 15, 2015
SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk by Doeden, Matt.

SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk

Describes Musk's work with a range of advanced technology companies, including PayPal, the space exploration company SpaceX, and the electric car company Tesla Motors, and discusses his plans for the future.

Apr 19, 2015
Speedboats by Riggs, Kate, author.

Speedboats

"A kindergarten-level introduction to speedboats, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their v-shape"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 19, 2015