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The search for El Dorado by Huey, Lois Miner. The search for El Dorado

What happened to the world's biggest treasure? Early Spanish explorers heard a story about El Dorado. It was a lost city in the Americas, made of gold. The explorers believed it was real--and they believed they could find it! Soon the story became a legend, and the legend changed the world. But the city of El Dorado has not been found ... yet.

Nov 27, 2016
The Navajo code talkers by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. The Navajo code talkers

"Amidst a complicated history of mistreatment by and distrust of the American government, the Navajo people--especially bilingual code talkers--helped the Allies win World War II"--

Nov 26, 2016
The mystery of the Sphinx by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The mystery of the Sphinx

Get closer to solving the mystery of the sphinx with this riveting title. Learn about leading theories, important clues, and study the evidence to develop your on conclusions about the building, purpose, and age of this statue.

Nov 27, 2016
The mystery of the Roanoke colonists by Rea, Amy C., author. The mystery of the Roanoke colonists

"Get closer to solving the mystery of the Roanoke colonists with this riveting title. Learn about leading theories, important clues, and study the evidence to develop your on conclusions about the disappearance of this group of people."--Publisher's website.

Nov 27, 2016
The land of stories - a treasury of classic fairy tales by Colfer, Chris, 1990- author. The land of stories - a treasury of classic fairy tales

An illustrated nursery rhyme and fairy tale collection features the classic tales that Alex and Conner fall into in the Land of Stories series.

Nov 27, 2016
The Hindenburg in flames - how a photograph marked the end of the airship by Burgan, Michael, author. The Hindenburg in flames - how a photograph marked the end of the airship

"Discusses the iconic photograph of the German airship Hindenburg in flames as it attempted to land in New Jersey in May 1937"--

Dec 2, 2016
The hare and the hedgehog by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author. The hare and the hedgehog

When a hedgehog challenges a hare to a race, he must use his wits to win.

Nov 30, 2016
The great big body book by Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author. The great big body book

Our bodies come in all shapes and sizes, and they change throughout our lives, from newborn babies and children through to teenagers, and maybe to mums and dads and grandparents. Find out about growing and learning, big and small, keeping fit, breaks and bruises, the five senses, using our minds, how we are the same and how we are different - and lots more. Our bodies really are amazing!

Dec 2, 2016
The dragon's hoard - stories from the Viking sagas by Don, Lari, author. The dragon's hoard - stories from the Viking sagas

Eleven amazing stories and folk tales from the Vikings, packed with warriors and battles, heroes and heroines, Berserkers, monsters, zombies and magic. It includes stories adapted by the author of a greedy dragon guarding a huge hoard of gold, a girl who becomes a swan to protect her warrior love in battle, and a polar bear brought to the king of Denmark as a gift.

Dec 2, 2016
The colorful story of comics by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. The colorful story of comics

An introduction to the history of comics, graphic novels, and manga cites the roles of cave drawings, Benjamin Franklin's newspaper cartoons, and other influences.

Nov 27, 2016
The cities book - a journey through 86 of the world's greatest cities by The cities book - a journey through 86 of the world's greatest cities

"This book is jam-packed with pictures, facts, and stats about a host of incredible cities-- from Auckland, Beijing, and Copenhagen all the way to Zanzibar Town"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
The causes of World War II by Offord, Alexander, author. The causes of World War II

Dec 2, 2016
The book of heroines - tales of history's gutsiest gals by Drimmer, Stephanie Warren, author. The book of heroines - tales of history's gutsiest gals

Dec 2, 2016
The book of heroes - tales of history's most daring guys by Boyer, Crispin, author. The book of heroes - tales of history's most daring guys

Dec 2, 2016
The barefoot book of children by Strickland, Tessa, author. The barefoot book of children

Despite different clothes and homes and languages, we are all more alike than different.

Nov 27, 2016
The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. by Bodden, Valerie, author. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

"A historical account of Martin Luther King's assassination, including the events leading up to it, the people involved, the conditions of racial tension, and the lingering aftermath"--

Nov 30, 2016
Tanks by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Tanks

"A kindergarten-level introduction to tanks, covering their drivers, weapons, role in battle, and such defining features as their turrets"--

Nov 26, 2016
Tales from the Arabian nights - stories of adventure, magic, love, and betrayal by Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948- author. Tales from the Arabian nights - stories of adventure, magic, love, and betrayal

A collection of tales told by Scheherazade to amuse the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives.

Nov 26, 2016
Super cool tech - technology. invention. innovation. by Super cool tech - technology. invention. innovation.

Explores some of today's most impressive technological innovations and how they are shaping the world.

Nov 27, 2016
Strange trees and the stories behind them by Pourquié, Bernadette, author. Strange trees and the stories behind them

Have you ever heard of the Strangler Tree? The Bubblegum Tree? The Upside-Down Tree? How about trees with horns, bottles, sausages, crowns, and ones that walk or even explode? Crazy, maybe, but true. Find out more about these, and many others, in this colorfully illustrated collection of the most bizarre&#x;but real&#x;trees from around the world, once again reminding us that the art of nature is far stranger than fiction. The perfect book for inquisitive naturalists with imaginations,Strange Tr

Nov 26, 2016

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