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Sacajawea of the Shoshone

Written by Natasha Yim and illustrated by Albert Nguyen

One minute she was picking berries and the next her tribe was under attack. Running for her life, Sacajawea was scooped up and taken far away from her village and family—and into history. From her mountain home to the banks of the Missouri River, over the majestic Rockies to the pounding waves of the Pacific, Sacajawea would travel farther than any American woman of her time. Richly illustrated and smartly narrated, this book brings to life the story of the real and remarkable Shoshone princess who helped Captains Lewis and Clark navigate their way across the American West.

Salamatu and Kandoni Go Missing

Written by Steve Brace and illustrated by Annie Kubler

Salamatu's goat follows her to school, leading to a series of misadventures. Provides an insight into life in Ghana and allows comparisons to our own country. Published in conjunction with Action Aid.

Sally in the Sand

Written and illustrated by Stephen Huneck

Adapted from the classic picture book Sally Goes to the Beach and featuring the late author's signature woodcut prints, the story of intrepid black Labrador Sally follows her seashore adventures with new friends, new scents and new games.

Sam & Dave Dig a Hole

Written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by Jon Klassen

Sam and Dave are on a mission. A mission to find something spectacular. So they dig a hole. And they keep digging. And they find . . . nothing. Yet the day turns out to be pretty spectacular after all. Attentive readers will be rewarded with a rare treasure in this witty story of looking for the extraordinary — and finding it in a manner you’d never expect.

Sam & Eva

Written and illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Sam does not want Eva to add to his drawing, but when the scene comes to life and gets out of control, she helps him escape.

Sam and Jump

Written and illustrated by Jennifer K Mann

Sam and his stuffed bunny, Jump, are best friends, and they do everything together. One day, on a trip to the beach, Sam meets Thomas. Sam and Thomas play together all day and promise to do the same the next day. But when Sam gets home he realizes Jump is still at the beach! It’s too late and too dark to go find him, and Sam worries all night. What if Jump is nowhere to be found? Can Sam brave the world without his best friend? Little ones with their own cherished toys will be drawn to this reassuring story about losing something dear only to gain something even better.

Sammy's Great Escape

Written and illustrated by Marty Kelley

Molly Mac's dream of becoming a famous animal trainer may come true! But only if her parents let her watch the class hamster for the weekend. When Molly finally brings the hamster home, he disappears! Will Molly and her best friend, Kayley, find the hamster? Or will Molly's dream be ruined?

Sam's Hamburger

Written and illustrated by David Pelham

Bite into the sequel to the best-selling Sam's Sandwich! Who's stealing Sam's sister's hamburgers? It's time for Sam and his sister to turn sleuth and catch the neighborhood burger thief. In a cheerfully gross companion to Sam's Sandwich, kids who dare will be prompted to fill in the blanks that are hinted at by the rhyming text -- then lift each flap to confirm just what squirming surprise the siblings have cooked up. Ewww! Readers will be so glad not to be eating this monstrosity! But then again, who is?

Samson in the Snow

Written and illustrated by Philip C. Stead

One sunny day Samson, a large and friendly woolly mammoth, encounters a little red bird who is looking for yellow flowers for her mouse friend (whose favorite color is yellow). As she flies off with the flowers, Samson wonders what it must be like to have a friend. He wonders this for so long, in fact, that he falls asleep and wakes up to a world covered in snow. In the midst of a blizzard, Samson finds and shelters the little red bird and flower-loving mouse in a tender tale of kindness and unexpected friendship.

Samson in the Snow

One sunny day Samson, a large and friendly woolly mammoth, encounters a little red bird who is looking for yellow flowers for her mouse friend (whose favorite color is yellow). As she flies off with the flowers, Samson wonders what it must be like to have a friend. He wonders this for so long, in fact, that he falls asleep and wakes up to a world covered in snow. In the midst of a blizzard, Samson finds and shelters the little red bird and flower-loving mouse in a tender tale of kindness and unexpected friendship.

Sam the Man & the Dragon Van Plan

Written by Frances O’Roark Dowell and illustrated by Amy June Bates

Sam the Man is back with not one, but TWO plans in this third hilarious chapter book in the Sam the Man series from Frances O’Roark Dowell. Sam Graham is a dragon fan and a big truck man. Monster trucks to be specific. And when the family minivan needs replacing, Sam has the perfect plan: get a family monster truck instead! But convincing Mom that a monster truck is the way to go may prove to be a little too difficult, even for Sam. So he comes up with another plan: Turn the minivan into a monster minivan with a super-cool dragon painted on it! First, though, Sam has to convince his family why a monster minivan is the best choice—oh, and learn how to paint a dragon…

Sam the Man & the Rutabaga Plan

Written by Frances O’Roark Dowell and illustrated by Amy June Bates

Sam the Man has a new school project. He’s got to “babysit” the—eep!—worst vegetable ever this second hilarious chapter book in a new series from Frances O’Roark Dowell. Sam the Man is back, and he needs a NEW plan. Sam has already solved a chicken problem, but this time, he’s having rutabaga issues. Rutabaga? Yes, Rutabaga. You see, Sam thought he was quite clever, missing school while his classmates were picking out their vegetable for a two-week science project. But, instead of being able to skip the project, he gets stuck with the vegetable that no one else wanted: the rutabaga! What even is this thing? It’s dirty and kinda purple, and it does not look like something Sam would ever eat. Sam the Man is not a vegetable man to begin with, and he doesn’t think he’ll ever be a rutabaga man. But after drawing a little face on it, he starts to grow fond of the curious veg. Then it dawns on him that vegetables don’t last forever…so he changes his plan: he has to keep this rutabaga happy—and rot-free—for as long as he can. To do that, he’ll have to make the best dirt possible. All he needs is a little help from nature, and, of course, his chickens!