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Science stunts - fun feats of physics by Brown, Jordan, author.

Science stunts - fun feats of physics

Introduces the laws of physics through twenty-five interactive experiments, including instant ice, straw symphony, and lemon liftoff.

Feb 9, 2016
Scratch by Benson, Pete, 1960-


Feb 9, 2016
Searching for the Yeti by Rivkin, Jennifer

Searching for the Yeti

Feb 9, 2016
Sewing by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.


"Try this! Sewing brings you a wealth of creative ideas, as well as advice on techniques and materials. There are clear step-by-step instructions, and some great suggestions on how to take your sewing a stage further."--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 9, 2016
Sewing stories - Harriet Powers' journey from slave to artist by Herkert, Barbara, author.

Sewing stories - Harriet Powers' journey from slave to artist

"Harriet Powers learned to sew and quilt as a young slave girl on a Georgia plantation. She lived through the Civil War and Reconstruction, and eventually owned a cotton farm with her family, all the while relying on her skills with the needle to clothe and feed her children. Later she began making pictorial quilts, using each square to illustrate Bible stories and local legends. She exhibited her quilts at local cotton fairs, and though she never traveled outside of Georgia, her quilts are now

Feb 6, 2016
Sheep by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.


Introduces sheep, and describes their appearance, the sounds they make, what they eat, their climbing ability, and how they pass their time on a farm.

Feb 9, 2016
Silk screening by Luidens, Lyz.

Silk screening

Feb 9, 2016
Singapore by Mara, Wil, author.


Feb 9, 2016
Skyscraper builder by Perish, Patrick, author.

Skyscraper builder

"Engaging images accompany information about skyscraper builders. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Feb 9, 2016
Slinky's guide to caring for your snake by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Slinky's guide to caring for your snake

"In this book, Slinky the Snake reveals how readers should go about choosing a pet snake, what supplies they will need, how to make a new snake feel at home, and how to properly care for a pet snake, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a snake vivarium clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Feb 9, 2016
Snakes by Hansen, Grace, author.


Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of snakes.

Feb 9, 2016
Snow White - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm by Francia, Giada, author.

Snow White - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? When a vain queen learns that her stepdaughter, Snow White, is the fairest in all the kingdom, she becomes enraged. Can Snow White escape her wrath? Thanks to the help of a huntsman, seven dwarves, and a handsome prince, she may just outwit the evil queen.

Feb 9, 2016
Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the snowy owl. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the snowy owl's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird"--

Feb 9, 2016
Snuggle up, ZooBorns! by Bleiman, Andrew, author.

Snuggle up, ZooBorns!

"What do koala bears, panda bears, sea otters, snow leopards, and people have in common? They all love to snuggle!-- Provided by publisher

Feb 4, 2016
South Korea by Rudolph, Jessica.

South Korea

"Busy. Beautiful. Ancient. Welcome to South Korea! Look inside to learn abour the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 9, 2016
Spies of the Civil War - an interactive history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

Spies of the Civil War - an interactive history adventure

"Explores various perspectives on espionage in the Civil War. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Feb 3, 2016
Sports horses by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Sports horses

"This book about sports horse will be a thrill to interested readers. Big, vibrant, color photos, paired with predictable and organized text, will offer readers supportive CCSS text complexity, and answers questions about breeds, specialties, and routines."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 9, 2016
Star Wars origami - 36 amazing paper-folding projects from a galaxy far, far away-- by Alexander, Chris, 1963-, author

Star Wars origami - 36 amazing paper-folding projects from a galaxy far, far away--

Everything you need to create a galaxy of Star Wars characters, ships, droids, weapons, and more.

Feb 9, 2016
Starting a business by Hatton, Fran.

Starting a business

Feb 9, 2016
Stunning motorcycle stunts by Omoth, Tyler.

Stunning motorcycle stunts

"Describes motorcycle stunts, including who accomplished these stunts and, to a certain degree, how"--

Feb 9, 2016