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Zombies - the truth behind history's terrifying flesh-eaters by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Zombies - the truth behind history's terrifying flesh-eaters

"Describes ancient history, medieval lore, and modern portrayals of zombies in today's popular culture"--

Jul 30, 2016
Zimbabwe by Baughan, Michael Gray, 1973-

Zimbabwe

Introduces Zimbabwe, describing its history, politics, religion, economy, culture, and most important cities.

Jul 30, 2016
Your guide to the periodic table by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

Your guide to the periodic table

"Your Guide to the Periodic Table is an easy-to-follow introduction to the elements that make up the periodic table of elements. Each element is linked to a science story or fascinating fact, from what makes sulfur smelly to what makes hydrogen explode, and everything in between. Packed with illustrations and explanatory diagrams, prepare to be amazed by the most wacky and informative look at the periodic table ever!--

Jul 30, 2016
Your guide to life on Earth by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

Your guide to life on Earth

"What exactly is a living thing? What is it made of? Your Guide to Life on Earth starts with the very basics of life and provides bite-sized chunks of information to explain in an easy-to-understand way the science behind the mystery of life on Earth. Fantastic illustrations highlight the amazing facts of life as we know it, from bacteria to blue whales, from slime molds to sequoias, and everything in between."--

Jul 30, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without vegetables by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without vegetables

Jul 30, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without sleep! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without sleep!

"Describes what life would be like without sleep."--

Jul 30, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without poop! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without poop!

"Describes what life would be like without poop."--

Jul 30, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without pain by Macdonald, Fiona, author.

You wouldn't want to live without pain

"Describes what life would be like without pain."--

Jul 30, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without gravity! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without gravity!

Explains the principles of gravity, discussing the effect that gravity has on the Earth and on the human body and the consequences when gravity is either increased or decreased.

Jul 30, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without dirt by Graham, Ian, 1953-

You wouldn't want to live without dirt

Jul 30, 2016
Writing and staging funny plays by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Writing and staging funny plays

Tips on writing and performing plays.

Jul 30, 2016
William Shakespeare by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author.

William Shakespeare

Presents the life and career of the famous bard, covering his plays and lasting legacy.

Jul 30, 2016
Wild baby animals by Lock, Deborah, author.

Wild baby animals

Skip, splash, sniff and cuddle with the cutest animals in the rough with Wild Baby Animals. Venture out into the world of monkeys, squirrels, bears, foxes and more and as they play, learn, and explore in their natural habitats.

Jul 30, 2016
Wild animals of the north by Braun, Dieter, (illustrator) author, illustrator.

Wild animals of the north

Jul 30, 2016
Why is seawater salty? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why is seawater salty?

"So what makes seawater taste salty? Readers will discover how tiny particles of salt from rocks on land are carried into Earth's oceans by rivers, and washed into the sea by ocean waves."--

Jul 30, 2016
Why do most plants need soil? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why do most plants need soil?

"In this book readers will learn why plants need soil."--

Jul 30, 2016
What's soil made of? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

What's soil made of?

"In this book, readers learn what makes up soil."--

Jul 30, 2016
What is romanticism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is romanticism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Romantic art and is encouraged to identify feelings and consider dreamlike subjects"--

Jul 30, 2016
What is realism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is realism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Realist art and is encouraged to identify actions and consider everyday events"--

Jul 30, 2016
What is Realism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Realism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Realist art and is encouraged to identify actions and consider everyday events"--

Jul 26, 2016