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World War II heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

World War II heroes

Read the true stories of a few of World War II's heroes and see how they used courage and determination to save their troops and others.

Sep 3, 2015
Witches and Wicca by Alexander, Audrey.

Witches and Wicca

Witches and Wicca provides historical information about the practice of witchcraft, from ancient times until the present day. It examines the practices of witches both ancient and modern, and discusses how societies and Christian religious leaders came to fear witches and attempted to eradicate the practice of witchcraft. From ancient amulets to current-day covens, Witches and Wicca provides information about the secrets of modern-day magic.

Sep 3, 2015
Witches and Wicca by Alexander, Audrey.

Witches and Wicca

Aug 28, 2015
Wilderness rescue pilot by Perish, Patrick, author.

Wilderness rescue pilot

"Engaging images accompany information about wilderness rescue pilots. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 3, 2015
Wild adventures by Manning, Mick, author.

Wild adventures

Develop self-sufficiency skills and explore nature with the activities in this book. Topics covered include: tracking skills; wildlife spotting; foraging for wild food and cooking outdoors; how to light a fire safely (with adult supervision); stargazing, including star maps; outdoor games; nature chase; how to mimic birdsong; how to make whistles and peashooters from elder stems; and much more!

Sep 3, 2015
Who were the Brothers Grimm? by Reed, Avery, author.

Who were the Brothers Grimm?

Details the life and times of the nineteenth-century German brothers who penned many famous fairy tales.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Woodrow Wilson? by Frith, Margaret, author.

Who was Woodrow Wilson?

First he was known as Tommy, then Woodrow, and eventually, Mr. President. Born on December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was a born leader. He was the president of Princeton University, served as governor of New Jersey after that, and was then elected president of the United States. But not everything was so easy for Wilson. He was ahead of his time in wanting a League of Nations after World War I to help prevent another war like it, but his hopes were dashed when the Un

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Steve Irwin? by Anastasio, Dina, author.

Who was Steve Irwin?

Describes the life and career of Steve Irwin, famously known as the Crocodile Hunter, from his childhood and early love of animals to his rise in popularity as a film and television star and naturalist.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Mother Teresa? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Mother Teresa?

Presents the life of an Albanian girl, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became known as Mother Teresa and spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was King Tut? by Edwards, Roberta.

Who was King Tut?

Explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of the tomb's discovery, as well as myths and stories of mummy curses.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was King Tut? by Edwards, Roberta.

Who was King Tut?

Highlights the life of the boy pharaoh, describes the process by which his body and his tomb were prepared for the afterlife, and describes the search and excavation of his tomb in 1922.

Sep 1, 2015
Who was J.R.R. Tolkien? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was J.R.R. Tolkien?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the author best known for his "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Edgar Allan Poe? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Edgar Allan Poe?

Chronicles the life and work of the famous nineteenth-century American author whose poetry is known for its lonely and macabre themes, songlike rhythms, and sense of longing.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Ben Franklin? by Fradin, Dennis B.

Who was Ben Franklin?

A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

Sep 3, 2015
Who was Beatrix Potter? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who was Beatrix Potter?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the author best known for her Peter Rabbit stories.

Sep 3, 2015
Who is Richard Branson? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who is Richard Branson?

Details the life and career of the trend-setting, thrill-seeking businessman famous for founding the Virgin Group.

Sep 3, 2015
Who is Malala Yousafzai? by Brown, Dinah, author.

Who is Malala Yousafzai?

Chronicles the life of the young Pakistani student who advocates for women's rights and education, survived an assassination attempt, and in 2014 became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize-winner in history.

Sep 3, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.

Aug 29, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Mount Everest?

Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

Aug 29, 2015
When the earth shakes - earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis by Winchester, Simon, author.

When the earth shakes - earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis

"'New York Times' bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchester who's been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and even charred the soles of his boots climbing a volcano looks at the science, technology, and societal impact of these inter-connected natural phenomena"--

Sep 3, 2015