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Ossuaries and charnel houses by Roza, Greg, author.

Ossuaries and charnel houses

"Have you ever heard of people saving the bones of their ancestors? That's what happens in ossuaries and charnel houses. You might be wondering why people would do this, and there are several fascinating reasons you need to read to believe. Inside this creepy volume, readers will find amazing photographs of charnel houses and ossuaries, including the dark passages of the Paris catacombs and the ornately decorated Sedlec Ossuary. Photographs are paired with engaging passages, sidebars, and fact f

Jan 29, 2015
Octopuses! - Strange and Wonderful by Pringle, Laurence/ Henderson, Meryl (ILT)

Octopuses! - Strange and Wonderful

Jan 29, 2015
Ocean animals by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Ocean animals

Provides step-by-step instructions for creating origami models of six different animals, and describes how these animals live in ocean habitats.

Jan 29, 2015
Norway by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Norway

Photographs and text provide information about the country of Norway .

Jan 29, 2015
My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure by McGehee, Claudia, 1963-

My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure

"Recounts the 1918-1919 winter spent on Alaska's Fox Island from the point of view of 9-year-old Rocky, son of the painter Rockwell Kent II"--

Jan 29, 2015
My name is Truth - the life of Sojourner Truth by Turner, Ann Warren, author.

My name is Truth - the life of Sojourner Truth

Presents an introduction to the abolitionist and women's rights activist, narrating her rise from former slave to preacher and orator a century before the Civil Rights Movement.

Jan 29, 2015
Mudskippers and other extreme fish adaptations by Rake, Jody Sullivan, author.

Mudskippers and other extreme fish adaptations

"Explores various extreme fish adaptations throughout the world, including wrasses, anglerfish, and grunions"--

Jan 29, 2015
Mount Rushmore - memorial to our greatest presidents by Hahn, Laura

Mount Rushmore - memorial to our greatest presidents

Discusses the history and sculpting of the images on South Dakota's Mount Rushmore, and provides facts about the four presidents represented there: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.

Jan 29, 2015
Monsters of the deep by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Monsters of the deep

Jan 29, 2015
Modeling clay creations by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author, illustrator.

Modeling clay creations

"Complete fun craft projects using modeling clay"--

Jan 29, 2015
Migration - animals on the move by Einspruch, Andrew, author.

Migration - animals on the move

Discusses the migration patterns of different animals, including whales, elephants, and sea turtles.

Jan 29, 2015
Meteors by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Meteors

Describes what are meteorites, and where do they come from?

Jan 29, 2015
Meet the Vikings by Woolf, Alex

Meet the Vikings

Jan 29, 2015
Meet the Medievals by Miles, Liz

Meet the Medievals

Jan 29, 2015
Meet the Marvel super heroes by Peterson, Scott, 1968-

Meet the Marvel super heroes

An A-to-Z guide to more than one hundred heroes of the Marvel Universe features profiles of characters from Ant-Man to Wolverine that list origin stories, super-powers, and secret identities, in a young fan's guide that features a reversible jacket that can be displayed as a poster.

Jan 29, 2015
Meet the incredible Romans / More Than Just Gladiators by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

Meet the incredible Romans / More Than Just Gladiators

Presents an introduction to the ancient Romans and their civilization, and includes facts about the city of Rome, emperors, gladiators, chariot racing, the army, housing, everyday life, baths, the Roman gods, and food.

Jan 29, 2015
Meet the Ancient Romans by Woolf, Alex

Meet the Ancient Romans

Jan 29, 2015
Meet the Ancient Greeks by Miles, Liz

Meet the Ancient Greeks

Jan 29, 2015
Meet the ancient Egyptians / Niles and Niles of Fun by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

Meet the ancient Egyptians / Niles and Niles of Fun

Presents an introduction to ancient Egypt and its civilization, and includes facts about pharoahs, the army, mummies, pyramids, the Egyptian gods, housing, everyday life, the Nile, and common occupations.

Jan 29, 2015
Meditation Is an Open Sky - Mindfulness for Kids by Stewart, Whitney/ Rippin, Sally (ILT)

Meditation Is an Open Sky - Mindfulness for Kids

Jan 29, 2015