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Seagull by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Seagull

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines seagulls and discusses where city seagulls live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key seagull behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Aug 1, 2014
Searching the sky by Orr, Tamra, author.

Searching the sky

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how meteorites are identified."--

Aug 1, 2014
Seeds and fruit by Waldron, Melanie. author.

Seeds and fruit

"Seeds and fruits carry out vital jobs for all flowering plants. New plants are created from seeds and fruits help to protect and spread those seeds. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of seeds and fruit, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do these jobs. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain the huge variation in seeds and fruits, what seeds and fruit are for, the parts of a flowering

Aug 1, 2014
Sequoia by Johnston, Tony/ Minor, Wendell (ILT)

Sequoia

Aug 1, 2014
Shape-shifting animals by Lunis, Natalie.

Shape-shifting animals

Meet 8 amazing shape-shifting animals that use their abilities to scare off, escape from, or appear less tasty to their enemies. Eye-popping photographs and clear, simple text bring these one-of-a-kind creatures to life.

Aug 1, 2014
Shetland ponies by Dell, Pamela, author.

Shetland ponies

This book gives a physical description of Shetland ponies and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Aug 1, 2014
Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds by Spilsbury, Louise.

Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds

Aug 1, 2014
Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up! by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Simple bike maintenance - time for a tune-up!

"Full-color photos and simple text provide an overview of basic bicycle maintenance"--

Aug 1, 2014
Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music by Gerhard, Ana.

Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music

"The words of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others are introducted to children thorugh the magical beings from legends and clasic tales--including gnomes, fairies, witches, goblins, elves, and wizards--that inspired the composers."--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 1, 2014
Sitting Bull in His Own Words by Mcdonnell, Julia

Sitting Bull in His Own Words

Aug 1, 2014
Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World by Godkin, Celia

Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World

Aug 1, 2014
Skydiving dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

Skydiving dogs

"In this book, young readers will learn about the special dogs that assist the U.S. Military by serving as skydiving companions."--

Aug 1, 2014
Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide. by

Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide.

Provides character profiles and strategies for mastering the Skylanders game.

Aug 1, 2014
Skylanders universe chronicles by Bynghall, Steve, author.

Skylanders universe chronicles

Step into the Skylanders universe and discover the epic tales of the Skylanders. Want to find out more about the Arkeyan Conquertron or how trolls fight? Skylanders Universe: The Skylanders Chronicles is the ultimate guide to Skylands, covering all three Skylanders games in unparalleled detail and telling you everything you ever wanted to know about the Skylanders universe. You'll meet the Skylanders' allies and enemies, discover ancient mysteries and learn amazing facts about your favourite her

Aug 1, 2014
Slon Khorton vysizhivaet iaitso by Dr. Seuss

Slon Khorton vysizhivaet iaitso

Aug 1, 2014
Sloths by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Sloths

Aug 1, 2014
Snezhnaya Koroleva by Andersen, Hans Christian

Snezhnaya Koroleva

Aug 1, 2014
Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.

Sniffer dogs - how dogs (and their noses) save the world

"Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use their noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to . . . whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love."--

Aug 1, 2014
So, you want to work in fashion? - how to break into the world of fashion and design by Wooster, Patricia.

So, you want to work in fashion? - how to break into the world of fashion and design

Aug 1, 2014
Soccer's superstars - the best of the best by Bishop, Amanda.

Soccer's superstars - the best of the best

Aug 1, 2014