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Who was Jules Verne? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Jules Verne?

"Meet the father of science fiction, Jule Verne. Born in France in 1828, Jules Verne always dreamed of adventure. At age 11, he snuck onboard a ship headed for the Indies only to be discovered by his father and have his dreams dashed. After his father made him swear to only travel "in his imagination," Verne kept his promise for the rest of his life. He began writing adventure stories as a young man and became a popular writer throughout France. Known for mixing scientific discovery and literatu

Jun 29, 2016
Who was Alexander the Great? by Waterfield, Kathryn, author.

Who was Alexander the Great?

"Alexander the Great conquers the New York Times best-selling Who Was...? series! When Alexander was a boy in ancient Macedon, he already had grand ambitions. He complained that his father, the great king of Macedon, wasn't leaving anything for him to conquer! This, of course, was not the case. King Alexander went on to control most of the known world of the time. His victories won him many supporters, but they also earned him enemies. This easy-to-read biography offers a fascinating look at the

Jun 29, 2016
Where is the Amazon? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Where is the Amazon?

Jun 29, 2016
Where is Alcatraz? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Alcatraz?

Jun 29, 2016
When my worries get too big! - a relaxation book for children who live with anxiety by Buron, Kari Dunn, author, illustrator.

When my worries get too big! - a relaxation book for children who live with anxiety

An illustrated children's book with tips on how to recognize and cope with anxiety. Expanded 2nd ed. includes teaching ideas for parents and educators and other professionals.--Publisher.

Jun 29, 2016
What were the Twin Towers? by O'Connor, Jim, author.

What were the Twin Towers?

"Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as the World Trade Center--and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September

Jun 29, 2016
What makes your body work? by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

What makes your body work?

"What Makes Your Body Work? explains the inner workings of some of the body's major organs and systems. Readers can perform fun easy experiments that will help them measure their own lung volume or understand why the brain can decipher ltteers in the wrnog oredr in a wrod. Entertaining illustrations and explanatory diagrams give details that help reveal what really makes the body work."--

Jun 29, 2016
What is the Declaration of Independence? by Harris, Michael C., 1978- author.

What is the Declaration of Independence?

"Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free! On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation--The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that

Jun 29, 2016
Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts. by

Weird but true! Gross - 300 slimy, sticky, and smelly facts.

Jun 29, 2016
Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe. by

Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 3 - real-life stories you have to read to believe.

Jun 29, 2016
Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics. by

Weird but true sports - 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics.

Jun 29, 2016
Volcanic eruptions by Squire, Ann, author.

Volcanic eruptions

Jun 29, 2016
United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events by

United States Encyclopedia - America's People, Places, and Events

Every state in the union is showcased in a spectacular way in this big, beautiful book of the U.S. Awesome to look at, fun to read, and easy to use, it includes an unparalleled amount of information that is both intriguing and useful. Beginning with a lush thematic section covering topics from early America to civil rights, population, and the new millennium, the United States Encyclopedia then delves into vibrant essays on each state and the U.S. territories. Fun facts about people, places, and

Jun 29, 2016
U.S. women's soccer - go for Gold! by Alexander, Heather, 1967-

U.S. women's soccer - go for Gold!

"Ranked number one in the world by FIFA after their 2015 World Cup win, the US Women's national soccer team has a long history of firsts. Get to know the team that was the first women's team to have a ticker-tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes in New York in this exciting book"--Publisher.

Jun 29, 2016
Turkeys strike out and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author.

Turkeys strike out and other fun facts

Jun 29, 2016
Trot, pony! by Evans, Shira, author.

Trot, pony!

Introduces wild ponies, including how they live together, where they can be found, and what they eat.

Jun 29, 2016
Tornadoes by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Tornadoes

"Learn all about tornadoes, from what causes them to what effects they have on humans."--

Jun 29, 2016
Time for kids, almanac 2017 by

Time for kids, almanac 2017

A comprehensive reference includes the latest information on world statistics, famous people, space, history, geography, presidents, sports statistics, and inventions.

Jun 29, 2016
The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook by Ainsworth, Mark, author.

The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook

Teaches kids to cook and think like a chef, with 100 delicious recipes, essential techniques, insider tips, fun facts, and more.

Jun 29, 2016
The Underground Railroad by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

The Underground Railroad

"In the 1800s, the Underground Railroad was a system of secret routes and safe places to hide for Black slaves trying to escape to freedom. This powerful book examines historical evidence, such as slave auction posters, engravings, photographs, and first-person interviews, that either supported slavery or called for its abolition."--

Jun 29, 2016