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The science of a plane crash by Surges, Carol S. author.

The science of a plane crash

Discusses the science behind plane crashes, presents information on the worst plane crashes in history, explains how airplanes fail, and shows how scientists and engineers are designing safer airplanes.

Oct 21, 2014
The science of a plane crash by Surges, Carol S., author.

The science of a plane crash

Discusses the science behind plane crashes, presents information on the worst plane crashes in history, explains how airplanes fail, and shows how scientists and engineers are designing safer airplanes.

Oct 24, 2014
The true cost of fashion by Spilsbury, Louise.

The true cost of fashion

Examines conditions around the world in the clothing industry, looking at the low pay and hazardous condition of the less economically developed nations who make clothing and discussing how shoppers in industrial nations can make more responsible choices.

Oct 20, 2014
The true cost of fashion by Spilsbury, Louise.

The true cost of fashion

Oct 24, 2014
The true cost of food by Dicker, Katie.

The true cost of food

Describes the food supply chain, fair trade, and the effect of eating habits on health; examines the environmental impacts that food purchases have on the planet; and discusses how shoppers in industrial nations can make responsible choices.

Oct 20, 2014
The true cost of food by Dicker, Katie.

The true cost of food

Readers find out about the food supply chain, fair trade, and how our eating habits affect our health.

Oct 24, 2014
The true cost of technology by Colson, Mary.

The true cost of technology

Examines the technology products supply chain, workers' rights, and the effect of electronics on health; describes the environmental impacts that technology purchases have on the planet; and discusses how shoppers in industrial nations can make responsible choices.

Oct 23, 2014
The true cost of technology by Colson, Mary.

The true cost of technology

What happens to your old phone or computer when you need an upgrade? What rights does the worker who built your phone have? This thought-provoking title helps readers discover the answers to these questions and many more.

Oct 24, 2014
The true cost of toys by Colson, Mary.

The true cost of toys

Find out how companies cope with demand at peak times, what controls are in place to ensure toys are safe, and what the working conditions of factory workers are like around the world. Discover what environmental impacts your toy purchases have on the planet, too.

Oct 24, 2014
The true cost of toys by Colson, Mary.

The true cost of toys

Describes the toy supply chain, fair trade, and workers' rights; examines the environmental impacts that toy purchases have on the planet; and discusses how shoppers in industrial nations can make responsible choices.

Oct 20, 2014
The twelve days of Christmas by Pham, LeUyen.

The twelve days of Christmas

A newly illustrated version of the traditional song.

Oct 21, 2014
The U.S. Army in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Army in World War II

Oct 24, 2014
The ultimate guide to pro hockey teams 2015 by Frederick, Shane.

The ultimate guide to pro hockey teams 2015

He shoots, he scores! Since 1917, professional hockey has been a hit in the United States and Canada. Learn about each pro hockey team including its history, greatest coaches, players and facts.

Oct 24, 2014
The United Nations by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

The United Nations

Oct 24, 2014
The United Nations by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

The United Nations

Looks at how the United Nations tries to promote peace throughout the world.

Oct 21, 2014
The Weapons of World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The Weapons of World War II

Introduces weaponry used in World War II, describing how fighter pilots worked, weapons used by soldiers on land, and how vessels at sea fought one another.

Oct 24, 2014
The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme

A witch named Belinda shares a rhyme in which she counts to twenty using the things around her.

Oct 21, 2014
The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme

Oct 24, 2014
Thomas Jefferson - president & philosopher by Meacham, Jon.

Thomas Jefferson - president & philosopher

"In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers"--

Oct 24, 2014
Time for kids X why Z animals by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Time for kids X why Z animals

Answers commonly asked questions about animals, from why zebras have stripes to why sharks have so many teeth.

Oct 20, 2014