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Amazing places / Weird Trivia and Unbelievable Facts to Test Your Knowledge About the Most Extreme Places on Earth! by Probst, Jeff, 1962- author.

Amazing places / Weird Trivia and Unbelievable Facts to Test Your Knowledge About the Most Extreme Places on Earth!

Shares fact-filled trivia about the world's most extreme locations, from the driest desert to the deepest ocean trench.

Aug 4, 2015
An insider's guide to paintball by Power, Bob, 1959-

An insider's guide to paintball

An introduction to paintball provides information on its history, equipment and clothing, the playing field, rules, variant forms of the game, strategies, and how to get started in the sport.

Aug 4, 2015
Animal records - the biggest, fastest, grossest, tiniest, slowest, and smelliest creatures on the planet by Furgang, Kathy, author.

Animal records - the biggest, fastest, grossest, tiniest, slowest, and smelliest creatures on the planet

Offers thousands of animal facts and records that identify animals in such categories as fastest, oldest, and biggest, as well as smelliest, loudest, and deadliest.

Aug 4, 2015
Animal testing - lifesaving research vs. animal welfare by Sepahban, Lois.

Animal testing - lifesaving research vs. animal welfare

Examines both sides of the issue of animal experimentation, discussing the practice's historical benefits to science and the ethical concerns of animal cruelty.

Aug 4, 2015
Anne Frank and the remembering tree by Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, author.

Anne Frank and the remembering tree

Aug 4, 2015
Apollo 13 - how three brave astronauts survived a space disaster by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.

Apollo 13 - how three brave astronauts survived a space disaster

Aug 4, 2015
At battle in the revolutionary war - an interactive battlefield adventure by Raum, Elizabeth.

At battle in the revolutionary war - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the Revolutionary War from the perspectives of colonists, British soldiers, militia soldiers, and foreigners"--

Aug 4, 2015
At battle in World War I - an interactive battlefield adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

At battle in World War I - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores World War I through the eyes of sailors, pilots, and infantry soldiers on the frontline"--

Aug 4, 2015
Baby gorillas by Leaf, Christina, author.

Baby gorillas

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

Aug 4, 2015
Backyard hunter - the praying mantis by Lavies, Bianca.

Backyard hunter - the praying mantis

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of this insect that eats other insects alive.

Aug 4, 2015
Bark scorpion by Goldish, Meish.

Bark scorpion

"Young readers will learn all about the desert environment where the bark scorpion lives, as well as its physical characteristics, what it eats, and how it survives in its hot, dry home."--

Aug 4, 2015
Beastly verse by

Beastly verse

"This is an anthology of 16 animal poems for children, illustrated by the graphic artist JooHee Yoon. The authors range from Lewis Carroll to D. H. Lawrence to Anonymous"--

Aug 4, 2015
Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth by Woollett, Laura A.

Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth

Draws upon primary source documents and survivor interviews to recount the story of one of the worst disasters in American history, the 1944 Hartford circus fire, which claimed the lives of over one hundred people.

Jul 30, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of dinosaurs by Hanson, Anders, 1980-

Biggest, baddest book of dinosaurs

Uncover the most dangerous and fascinating dinosaurs. Learn about the biggest, fastest, and most deadly dinos. Discover their amazing relatives in the sky and the sea.

Aug 4, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of sea creatures by Schoeller, Jen, author.

Biggest, baddest book of sea creatures

Aug 4, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of space by Schoeller, Jen.

Biggest, baddest book of space

Provides information on outer space, including the planets in the black holes, the Milky Way, and the planets in the solar system.

Aug 4, 2015
Boy, were we wrong about the weather! by Kudlinski, Kathleen V., author.

Boy, were we wrong about the weather!

"Examines what is known about weather--storms, predictions, climate, and other characteristics--and how different the facts are from what scientists, from ancient Sumerians to the recent past, believed to be true."--

Aug 4, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

Provides information and advice on being responsible, including doing homework, remembering commitments, and not littering.

Jul 29, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

What should you do if you accidentally break a vase? Should you tell an adult or pretend it wasn't you? Or what should you do if you see your friend throw a piece of trash on the ground? It's not always fun or easy to do the right thing. But when you take responsibility, you earn respect from others. This book offers examples of situations you might face at home or at school. It shows how you can make good decisions in each case. See how responsibility can go a long way!

Aug 4, 2015
Cells by Duke, Shirley Smith.

Cells

Offers an introduction to cells and their study, looking at their discovery, what they contain, the different kinds of cells, and how they function.

Aug 4, 2015