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Frightlopedia - an encyclopedia of everything scary, creepy, and spine-chilling, from arachnids to zombies by Winterbottom, Julie, author. Frightlopedia - an encyclopedia of everything scary, creepy, and spine-chilling, from arachnids to zombies

"Discover Borneo's Gomantong Cave, where literally millions of bats, cockroaches, spiders, and rats coexist--in pitch darkness. Learn about mythical creatures like the Mongolian Death Worm--and scarily real ones like killer bees, which were accidentally created by scientists in the 1950s. Visit New Orleans's Beauregard-Keyes house, where Civil War soldiers are said to still clash in the front hall. Plus ghost stories from around the world, a cross-cultural study of vampires, and how to transform

Sep 24, 2016
Harvesting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Harvesting

Sep 24, 2016
The plot to kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer - pastor, spy, unlikely hero by McCormick, Patricia, 1956- author. The plot to kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer - pastor, spy, unlikely hero

Sep 24, 2016
How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Bolden, Tonya, author. How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening. And the history of NMAAHC--the last museum to be built on the National Mall--is the history of America. The campaign to set up a museum honoring black citizens is nearly 100 years old; building the museum itelf and assembling its incredibly far-reaching collections is a modern story that involves all kinds

Sep 24, 2016
Poland by Goldish, Meish, author. Poland

Sep 24, 2016
Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author. Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote

"The story of suffragette Alice Paul and her campaign to win women the right to vote"--

Sep 24, 2016
Women's suffrage by Peppas, Lynn. Women's suffrage

Sep 24, 2016
Creation by Rylant, Cynthia, illustrator. Creation

"The King James Bible creation story illustrated in a folk-art style"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 24, 2016
The dreaded ogress of the tundra by Christopher, Neil, 1972- author. The dreaded ogress of the tundra

"This revised, expanded edition, originally published as Stories of the Amautalik, shares two spine-tingling tales of the dreaded ogress of the tundra, a creature that carries away unsuspecting children on her back! New illustrations in this edition ring the amautalik to life in even greater, creepier detail than the original. Revised text and additional content make this new edition a must-buy for young readers who are intrigued with the dark and dreaded beings of Inuit mythology!"--

Sep 24, 2016
Kiteboarding by Cassriel, Betsy, author. Kiteboarding

"You want intense? How about zipping across the ocean faster than a freight train? Kiteboarders ride both the wind and the waves, battling the elements with strength and skill. Meet the world's best kiteboarders, learn how this awesome sport got started, and discover the best kiteboarding beaches." --cover.

Sep 24, 2016
A year full of stories - 52 folktales and legends from around the world by McAllister, Angela. A year full of stories - 52 folktales and legends from around the world

Celebrate your year from New Year's Day to Christmas Eve with this treasury of 52 best-loved stories from around the world. This rich resource brings together folktales from home and legends and myths from distand lands to commemorate the changing seasons, cultural events, and international festivals throughout the year. Stories include: Father Frost, The Magic Porridge Pot, The Frog Prince, The Runaway Pancake, The Pot of Gold, The Gifts of the North Wind, and East of the Sun, West of the Moon.

Sep 24, 2016
What happened to daddy's body? - explaining what happens after death in words very young children can understand by Barber, Elke, author. What happened to daddy's body? - explaining what happens after death in words very young children can understand

Sep 24, 2016
Vietnam by Yasuda, Anita, author. Vietnam

Introduces Vietnam, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 24, 2016
Your money by Bailey, Gerry, 1945- Your money

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the economic factors that affect an individual's wealth, such as earning, saving, spending, and sharing money. Discusses ways to manage finances by creating income, budgeting, and saving. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--

Sep 24, 2016