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Sound and hearing by Woodford, Chris.

Sound and hearing

Experiments include the speed of sound, waves, traveling sound, the doppler effect, and how to make a string instrument.

Oct 30, 2014
Spic-and-span! - Lillian Gilbreth's wonder kitchen by Kulling, Monica, author.

Spic-and-span! - Lillian Gilbreth's wonder kitchen

Born into a life of privilege in 1878, Lillian Moller Gilbreth put her pampered life aside for one of adventure and challenge. She and her husband, Frank, became efficiency experts by studying the actions of factory workers. They ran their home efficiently, too. When Frank suddenly died, Lillian was left to her own devices to raise their eleven children. Eventually, she was hired by the Brooklyn Borough Gas Company to improve kitchen design, which was only the beginning.

Oct 30, 2014
Sports top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

Sports top tens

Compiles lists of the top ten athletes in various sports from the top ten Olympic gold medalists to the highest scorers in the WNBA.

Oct 30, 2014
Sports top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

Sports top tens

Compiles lists of the top ten athletes in various sports from the top ten Olympic gold medalists to the highest scorers in the WNBA.

Oct 23, 2014
Stand there! she shouted - the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron by Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

Stand there! she shouted - the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron

The story of British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron and her exotic bohemian life.

Oct 24, 2014
Star stuff - Carl Sagan and the mysteries of the cosmos by Sisson, Stéphanie Roth, author.

Star stuff - Carl Sagan and the mysteries of the cosmos

"A biography of Carl Sagan focusing on his childhood and culminating in the Voyager mission and the Golden Record"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 30, 2014
Star Wars in 100 scenes by Fry, Jason, 1969- author.

Star Wars in 100 scenes

Go behind the scenes and relive 100 iconic moments from Star Wars, episode I-VI. Join Luke Skywalker as he battles with the dark side, watch as Anakin Skywalker becomes Darth Vader and fly through space with the Star Wars ships. Relive the most dramatic and iconic moments of the Star Wars movies in this exciting new book Star Wars in 100 Scenes. Rediscover your favourite Star Wars scenes and characters with this comprehensive guide which spans all six Star Wars movies. Star Wars in 100 Scenes re

Oct 30, 2014
Star wars rebels - the visual guide by Bray, Adam, author.

Star wars rebels - the visual guide

Star wars rebels is set five years before Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope when a motley group of rebels affected by the Galactic Empire band together aboard a freighter starship. This is the beginnings of the group that forms the Rebel Alliance. This book shows you the beginning of the epic struggle against the Empire. Meet daring new heroes and sinister villains, discover never-before-seen vehicles, and explore exciting new worlds. Features a foreward by Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni a

Oct 23, 2014
Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations by Rake, Jody Sullivan, author.

Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations

"Explores various extreme mammal adaptations throughout the world, including caracals, mongooses, and bulldog bats"--

Oct 24, 2014
Stars of the World Cup by Illugi Jökulsson.

Stars of the World Cup

"Profiles of 28 of the best-known soccer players competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with photographs and summaries of their strengths and weaknesses"--

Oct 30, 2014
Steven Spielberg by Mara, Wil, author.

Steven Spielberg

Oct 24, 2014
Sweden by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Sweden

Introduces Sweden, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Oct 30, 2014
Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer by Fertig, Dennis, author.

Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Sylvia Earle, and her work to protect oceans and ocean life. It covers Earle's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work."--

Oct 24, 2014
Take away the A by Escoffier, Michaël, 1970-

Take away the A

Describes how taking away a letter of the alphabet can change one word into a different word, including taking away the letter "A" which changes beast into best and taking away the letter "M" which changes farm into far.

Oct 24, 2014
Take shelter - at home around the world by Tate, Nikki, 1962- author.

Take shelter - at home around the world

A roof, a door, some windows, a floor. All houses have them, but not all houses are alike. Some have wings (airplane homes), some have wheels((Romany vardoes), some float; some are made of straw, some of snow and ice. Some are enormous, some are tiny; some are permanent and some are temporary. But all are home. Take Shelter explores the way people live all over the world and beyond--from the Arctic to the Antarctic, from an underground house in Las Vegas to the International Space Station. Every

Oct 30, 2014
Take shelter - at home around the world by Tate, Nikki, 1962- author.

Take shelter - at home around the world

Oct 28, 2014
Tales of the cryptids - mysterious creatures that may or may not exist by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957-

Tales of the cryptids - mysterious creatures that may or may not exist

Cryptozoology is the study of animals that may or may not be real: familiar animals like Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster, and those that are less familiar like the Marozi of Kenya, the Orang-pendek of Sumatra and the Thylacine of Tasmania. Meet these and more in this introduction to cryptozoology.

Oct 30, 2014
Tastes like music - 17 quirks of the brain and body by Birmingham, Maria, author.

Tastes like music - 17 quirks of the brain and body

Oct 30, 2014
Teach me everyday French, vol. 1 by Mahoney, Judy.

Teach me everyday French, vol. 1

Oct 29, 2014
Teach me everyday Spanish, vol. 1 by Mahoney, Judy.

Teach me everyday Spanish, vol. 1

Oct 29, 2014