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Who was Charlie Chaplin? by Demuth, Patricia, author. Who was Charlie Chaplin?

"Charlie Chaplin sang on a London stage for the first time at the age of five. Performing proved to be his salvation, providing a way out of a life of hardship and poverty. Success came early and made Chaplin one of the best loved people in the United States until the McCarthy witch hunts drove Chaplin from his adopted country. This is a moving portrait of a multi-talented man -- actor, director, writer, even music composer -- and the complicated times he lived in." --

Jan 19, 2017
Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art by Hodge, Susie, 1960-, author. Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art

Artists ask questions when they make art and viewers ask questions when they look at art. This gently provocative book provides an engaging way for young people to start asking and answering questions for themselves. Why is art full of naked people? is structured around 22 questions, each one tackled over two spreads. The opening spread explores the question and answer, inviting the reader to study a full-bleed image of an important artwork. The second spread shows a selection of work on the the

Jan 19, 2017
Wood duck by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Wood duck

Jan 13, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without money! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- You wouldn't want to live without money!

Traces the history of money and moneylending, looks at some of the items that have been used as currency over time, and explains how today's banking industry came into being.

Jan 13, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without money! by Woolf, Alex, 1964-, author. You wouldn't want to live without money!

Money allows people to exchange goods and services. How would you buy things without money? A simple timeline provides an easily understood history of money.

Jan 19, 2017
Your bones by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your bones

Presents a introduction to the body's skeletal system, describing how bones fit together to support the body and give it shape, discussing bone structure and function, and offering suggestions for maintaining bone health.

Jan 13, 2017
Your brain by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your brain

Describes the functions of the human brain and central nervous system, identifies the different parts of the brain, and describes its importance in controlling the body.

Jan 13, 2017
Your heart by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your heart

Presents an introduction to the human heart, discussing its structure, function, and importance, and offering information on maintaining heart health.

Jan 13, 2017
Your lungs by Fittleworth, George, author. Your lungs

Presents an introduction to the lungs and the respiratory system, offering information on lung structure, function, and maintaining lung health.

Jan 13, 2017
Your muscles by Fittleworth, George, author. Your muscles

Explains how the muscles in the human body work, including skeletal muscle, tendons, and smooth muscles, and offers information on exercise, injuries, and maintaining healthy muscles.

Jan 13, 2017
Your stomach by Fittleworth, George, author. Your stomach

Describes the stomach and the digestive system and explains how the human body processes food to get nutrients.

Jan 13, 2017

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