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The causes of World War II by Offord, Alexander, author. The causes of World War II

Dec 2, 2016
The cities book - a journey through 86 of the world's greatest cities by The cities book - a journey through 86 of the world's greatest cities

"This book is jam-packed with pictures, facts, and stats about a host of incredible cities-- from Auckland, Beijing, and Copenhagen all the way to Zanzibar Town"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
The dragon's hoard - stories from the Viking sagas by Don, Lari, author. The dragon's hoard - stories from the Viking sagas

Eleven amazing stories and folk tales from the Vikings, packed with warriors and battles, heroes and heroines, Berserkers, monsters, zombies and magic. It includes stories adapted by the author of a greedy dragon guarding a huge hoard of gold, a girl who becomes a swan to protect her warrior love in battle, and a polar bear brought to the king of Denmark as a gift.

Dec 2, 2016
The great big body book by Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author. The great big body book

Our bodies come in all shapes and sizes, and they change throughout our lives, from newborn babies and children through to teenagers, and maybe to mums and dads and grandparents. Find out about growing and learning, big and small, keeping fit, breaks and bruises, the five senses, using our minds, how we are the same and how we are different - and lots more. Our bodies really are amazing!

Dec 2, 2016
The hare and the hedgehog by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author. The hare and the hedgehog

When a hedgehog challenges a hare to a race, he must use his wits to win.

Nov 30, 2016
The Hindenburg in flames - how a photograph marked the end of the airship by Burgan, Michael, author. The Hindenburg in flames - how a photograph marked the end of the airship

"Discusses the iconic photograph of the German airship Hindenburg in flames as it attempted to land in New Jersey in May 1937"--

Dec 2, 2016
The Navajo code talkers by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. The Navajo code talkers

"Amidst a complicated history of mistreatment by and distrust of the American government, the Navajo people--especially bilingual code talkers--helped the Allies win World War II"--

Dec 4, 2016
The tragic tale of the great auk by Thornhill, Jan, author, illustrator. The tragic tale of the great auk

For hundreds of thousands of years Great Auks thrived in the icy seas of the North Atlantic, bobbing on the waves, diving for fish and struggling up onto rocky shores to mate and hatch their fluffy chicks. But by 1844, not a single one of these magnificent birds was alive. In this stunningly illustrated non-fiction picture book, award-winning author and illustrator Jan Thornhill tells the tragic story of these birds that "weighed as much as a sack of potatoes and stood as tall as a preteen's wa

Dec 5, 2016
The ultimate guide to the dragons by Testa, Maggie, author. The ultimate guide to the dragons

This DreamWorks Dragons guide provides information about ten species of dragons. including Terrible Terror, Seashocker and Bewilderbeast.

Dec 2, 2016
Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking by Cornell, Kari A., author. Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking

"Stephen Hawking studies black holes, gravity, and the universe. He has written books for children and adults. Learn how Hawking's determination and love of math and science have made him a successful and well-known scientist."--

Nov 30, 2016
Toucans by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Toucans

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces toucans to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Nov 30, 2016
Ultimate mapping guide for kids by Miles, Justin, author. Ultimate mapping guide for kids

Provides expert guidance on reading maps and using them to navigate in the outdoors, and shares tips for drawing maps, with explanations of cartographic terminology.

Dec 2, 2016
Ultimate oceanpedia - the most complete ocean reference ever by Wilsdon, Christina, author. Ultimate oceanpedia - the most complete ocean reference ever

"From tsunamis and sea turtles to riptides and reefs, learn all about the creatures, science, and ecology of our oceans, which cover more of the planet than all the continents and are just as important! Travel through all parts of the ocean to learn how it affects our world, including storms and climate. Amazing facts, photos, illustrations, and diagrams are found throughout this book, along with conservation tips, weird-but-true facts, and a mini ocean atlas. Challenges to the health of our oce

Dec 2, 2016
W.E.B. Du Bois by Wittrock, Jeni, author. W.E.B. Du Bois

"Simple text and photographs present the life of W.E.B. Du Bois, a scholar and civil rights activist"--

Dec 2, 2016
Wampanoag by Lajiness, Katie, author. Wampanoag

Dec 2, 2016
Wampanoag by Stanley, Joseph, author. Wampanoag

Introduction the the Wampanoag Indians.

Nov 30, 2016
Weird but true! 8 - 300 outrageous facts. by Weird but true! 8 - 300 outrageous facts.

Offers a collection of true facts about animals, food, science, pop culture, outer space, geography, and weather.

Dec 4, 2016
What was the Great Chicago Fire? by Pascal, Janet B., author. What was the Great Chicago Fire?

Dec 4, 2016
What was the San Francisco Earthquake? by Hoobler, Dorothy, author. What was the San Francisco Earthquake?

"In this addition to the What Was? series, kids will experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in 1906 when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake. One early April morning in 1906, the people of San Francisco were jolted awake by a mammoth earthquake--one that registered 7.8 on the Richter Scale. Not only was there major damage from the quake itself but broken gas lines sparked a fire that ravaged the city for days. More than 500 city blocks were destroyed and over 200,0

Dec 2, 2016
What's it worth? by First, Rachel, author. What's it worth?

Dec 4, 2016

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