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Anxiety and Fear in Daily Life

Hilary W Poole · Mason Crest
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

It's unavoidable: life is uncertain. None of us knows exactly what the future will bring. Learning to live with that uncertaintyto manage our fears rather than letting them manage usis a vital skill that everyone must learn. This book explores why we feel anxiety and at how (believe...
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Paris Catacombs

Denny Von Finn · Bellwether Media, Inc.,
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Long ago, the cemeteries of Paris were overflowing with dead bodies. The solution? Dig up the bones and move them to quarries beneath the city. Now the dark tunnels are artfully lined with bones and skulls, but visitors notice more than the dcor. Find out how resentful ghosts make their...
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Bonita

Ellen Miles · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Lizzie is shocked to see that Aunt Amanda has returned home from her vacation to Puerto Rico with an injured puppy. Bonita is a street...
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The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 4: Flashpoint - Library Edition

Gordon Korman · Scholastic
Pages: 222
Format: Library Binding

FINAL HOURS. Tick tock. Fifteen-year-old Amy Cahill has only a few days to live. There's a poison coursing through her, and her only chance is to collect ingredients for an antidote. Too bad the antidote's ingredients are scattered around the world. And too bad that survival is by far Amy's...
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From Hot Lava to a Spy Rocket: A Journey Through Transportation

TOM JACKSON · QED PUB INC
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Follow The Link takes the reader on a journey through a network of knowledge. The route they take highlights how the inspiration behind new ideas is often surprising, always unpredictable and sometimes rather bizarre.Step inside the network of time to see how lightning led to communication...
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Firefly Hollow

Alison McGhee · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

Firefly. Cricket. Vole. Peter. Can four creatures from four very different Nations help one another find their ways in the world that can feel oh-so-big? Delve into this lush, unforgettable tale in the tradition of Charlotte's Web and The Rats of NIMH, from the author of the New York Times...
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Magic Tree House #40: Eve of the Emperor Penguin

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House
Pages: 109
Format: Print book

JACK AND ANNIE continue their quest for the secrets of happiness - secrets they need to save Merlin. This time, the Magic Tree House takes them to the one continent they haven't visited before: Antarctica! What can they hope to learn about happiness in such a barren place? Only the penguins...
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Afghanistan

Ruth Bjorklund · Children's Press

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Tunnels

Robyn Hardyman · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

In this informative book, readers dig into the history of tunnels and expand their cultural awareness as they explore famous tunnels across the globe. Theyll also discover other technologies that play a role in tunnels, such as the invention of dynamite and ancient aqueducts! Record-breaking...
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National Geographic Kids Everything Rocks and Minerals: Dazzling gems of photos and info that will rock your world

Steve Tomecek · National Geographic Children's Books; Brdbk edition
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

Targeted to rock-crazy kids, this bold book is more energetic, more visually exciting, and more fun than anything else on the market—and with more information, too! Youngsters become geology experts as they browse eye-popping photos and absorb layers of information made extra fun through...
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The Skeleton Tree

Iain Lawrence · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 288
Format: Library Binding

Award-winning author Iain Lawrence presents this modern-day adventure and classic in the making, in the vein of The Call of the Wild, Hatchet, and The Cay. Less than forty-eight hours after twelve-year-old Chris sets off on a sailing trip down the Alaskan coast with his uncle, their boat...
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Space Stations

Steve Parker · Smart Apple Media
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Space stations, including Skylab, Mir and the ISS are a vital outposts of scientific endeavour. Although only the ISS remains in orbit, the story of man's quest to live and conduct experiments in space is a tale of adventure, tragedy and genius. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys,...
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The Menagerie #2: Dragon on Trial

Tui T. Sutherland · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Wings of Fire series, Tui T. Sutherland, and her sister, Kari Sutherland, comes the second exciting adventure in the Menagerie trilogy! Combining the magic of Brandon Mulls Fablehaven series and the charm and humor of Carl Hiaasen, The Menagerie...
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MARVEL's Avengers: Infinity War: The Heroes' Journey

MARVEL. · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A threat has emerged from the cosmos: Thanos. A ruthless warlord who plans to collect all six Infinity Stones. Joined by his formidable allies, he will be near-unstoppable at achieving his goal. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange and Spider-Man must join forces and fight...
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