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Sharks and other fish by West, David, 1956- author. Sharks and other fish

Fish are unlike any other type of animal. What makes them do the things they do? This unique volume will answer that and other questions curious minds might have about their fishy friends. Eels, sea horses, and lungfish are just a few of the underwater creatures readers will learn about in this original book. A brief introduction summarizing each fish is followed by a simple diagram showing the inside parts of the animal. Each diagram includes labels and captions that help readers understand the

Sep 19, 2018
Simone Manuel - swimming star by Schwartz, Heather E., author. Simone Manuel - swimming star

Simone Manuel is one of the country s best female athletes. Learn about her childhood, the challenges she has overcome, and this swimmer s greatest accomplishments. Get the inside scoop on gold-medal-winning Olympic appearance.

Sep 19, 2018
Simple science projects by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957- author. Simple science projects

"Whether you need inspiration for a class project or just want to have some science-fueled fun, these simple projects will get you started. From disappearing dots to spy glasses, each activity requires common household items and has less than five steps. Let's experiment!." -- Back cover.

Sep 24, 2018
Sing a Song of Seasons - A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year by Waters, Fiona (EDT)/ Preston-Gannon, Frann (ILT) Sing a Song of Seasons - A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year

Sep 22, 2018
Sip, pick, and pack... - how pollinators help plants make seeds by Cheney, Polly W. author. Sip, pick, and pack... - how pollinators help plants make seeds

"... Teaches children about seeds, plants, and a great variety of pollinators in a really fun way. With twenty-two beautiful illustrations, and cleverly rhyming text, it appeals to adults and children, while providing instruction about pollinators' crucial role in food production and some of the challenges that they face. A glossary of terms is listed in the back along with some fun facts about bees and other pollinators. Great for reading to young children and for grades 3-6."--

Sep 22, 2018
Ski soldier - a World War II biography by Borden, Louise. Ski soldier - a World War II biography

Ever since he first strapped on his mother's wooden skis when he was seven, Pete Seibert always loved to ski. At 18, Pete enlisted in the U.S. Army and joined the 10th Mountain Division, soldiers who fought on skis in World War II. In the mountains of Italy, Pete encountered the mental and physical horrors of war. When he was severely wounded and sent home to recover, Pete worried that he might never ski again. But with perseverance and the help of other 10th Mountain ski soldiers, he took to th

Sep 19, 2018
Solar power - capturing the sun's energy by Brearley, Laurie, 1953- author. Solar power - capturing the sun's energy

"This book details the history, current uses, and potential future applications of solar energy."--

Sep 23, 2018
South Carolina by Somervill, Barbara A., author. South Carolina

As one of the original thirteen colonies, South Carolina has long played a major role in the countrys history. Readers will get an up-close look at this southern state, from its beautiful natural landscapes to its bustling cities. They will also meet some of its most incredible people and catch a glimpse of the local wildlife.

Sep 23, 2018
South Dakota by Kittinger, Jo S., author. South Dakota

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Sep 23, 2018
Spiders and other creepy-crawlies by West, David, 1956- author. Spiders and other creepy-crawlies

"Beetles and spiders and bees, oh my. From time to time, everyone has come across at least one of these creepy-crawly creatures, but what goes on inside their little bodies that makes them do the things they do? With the help of this clever book, readers will learn the answers to that and other questions they might have about these interesting animals. Though mostly small, the insides of these creatures' bodies are often quite complex. Simple, labeled diagrams and illustrations paired with acces

Sep 19, 2018
STEM in snowboarding by McKinney, Donna Bowen, author. STEM in snowboarding

This title examines the STEM concepts that make snowboarding so thrilling. From the physics of friction and gravity to the technology of smart helmets, chapters bring STEM concepts to life. The title also features sidebars on STEM in action, a glossary, and further resources.

Sep 19, 2018
Strange creatures by Townsend, John, 1955- Strange creatures

From creatures, unsolved crimes, and strange disappearances, to legends urban and otherwise this book presents the fascinating stories of an often unexplainable world.

Sep 23, 2018
Sweden by Rechner, Amy, author. Sweden

"Engaging images accompany information about Sweden. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

Sep 22, 2018
Tanzania by Heale, Jay, author. Tanzania

Describes the geography, history, wildlife, government, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Tanzania.

Sep 23, 2018
Teaching little fingers to play Disney tunes - piano solos with optional teacher accompaniments by Teaching little fingers to play Disney tunes - piano solos with optional teacher accompaniments

(Willis). Your students will love playing these early elementary level supplements with fantastic optional teacher accompaniments arranged by Glenda Austin. They complement and enhance the original Teaching Little Fingers to Play method, offering important guides and reminders to reinforce musical concepts. Our Teaching Little Fingers series successfully encourages advancement and also provides delightful recital material! 10 songs, including: The Bare Necessities * Can You Feel the Love Tonight

Sep 24, 2018
Teaching little fingers to play more Disney tunes - piano solos with optional teacher accompaniments by Teaching little fingers to play more Disney tunes - piano solos with optional teacher accompaniments

Sep 24, 2018
Tennessee by McDaniel, Melissa, 1964- author. Tennessee

ith abundant caves and mountains to explore, a never-ending stream of live music in cities such as Nashville and Memphis, and countless historic sites, there is no shortage of things to do in Tennessee. Readers will see for themselves why the state is so great as they tour its most impressive locations.

Sep 22, 2018
The American Heritage picture dictionary. by The American Heritage picture dictionary.

"[T]his delightful book introduces beginning readers to the idea of alphabetical order and prepares them for higher-level dictionaries. Its vivid illustrations and simple example sentences help explain the meanings of over 900 of the words children encounter most often in their reading and in daily life." --Amazon.com.

Sep 22, 2018
The beloved world of Sonia Sotomayor by Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954- author. The beloved world of Sonia Sotomayor

"In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States, was a young girl when she dared to dream big. Her dream? To become a lawy

Sep 24, 2018
The big, bold, adventurous life of Lavinia Warren by Raum, Elizabeth, author. The big, bold, adventurous life of Lavinia Warren

"Lavinia Warren never let her height--or the lack of it--prevent her from leading a full and adventurous life. Although she never grew more than three feet tall, she became a beloved teacher, a world traveler, an entertainer and the friend of many powerful figures, including President and Mrs. Lincoln"--

Sep 24, 2018

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