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How Do Formula One Race Cars Work?

Buffy Silverman · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Formula One race cars are fast and sleek. They zoom around the racetrack. But how do these cars go so fast? And how do drivers stay safe? This title offers an exciting look at Formula One race cars, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they take the corners...
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Pennsylvania

Karen Kellaher · Childrens Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Pennsylvania is one of Americas oldest statesand also one of the most interesting. With its natural beauty, diverse population, and rich culture and history, it has a lot to offer. Readers will travel the state and find out what makes it so great, from
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Totally Amazing Facts About Geography

Cari Meister · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Did you know that Antarctica is really a desert? Ever wondered what the world's most crowded city is? Curious to learn where you can swim in lakes as pink as strawberry milkshakes? Discover these and over 100 other outrageous and surprising facts about places all around the world. Fun geography...
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Surviving the Le Mans Auto Marathon: An Interactive Extreme Sports Adventure

BLAKE HOENA · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

The Le Mans auto race in France is a true test of endurance, and as you sit behind the wheel of a high-powered racecar, you're in control. The decisions you make may take you across the finish line as a champion--or send you careening off course. Will you find a way to win--or even...
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Nevada

Josh Gregory · Childrens Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

In Nevada, the seventh-largest state in the country, the vast majority of the population is concentrated in just a few areas. Huge parts of the state are largely uninhabited. Readers will take a tour of the state, from the bright lights and bustling activity of the Las Vegas strip to the dry,...
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Being Your Best at Football

Nelson Yomtov · Children's Press An Imprint of Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

The hard-hitting excitement and careful strategy behind American football has helped make it one of the most popular sports in the world. Readers will learn what kind of gear they need to play, how the playing field is laid out, and what roles each position on a team plays. They will also...
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Sports Jokes

HUGH MOORE · BIG BUDDY Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

What is served but never eaten? A tennis ball Young comedians will build vocabulary and learn fun homophone word play sharing Sports Jokes with family and friends. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division...
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The Ghostfaces

John Flanagan · Philomel Books
Pages: 383
Format: Print book

From John Flanagan, author of the worldwide bestselling Ranger's Apprentice, comes a brand-new chapter in the adventures of young Skandians who form a different kind of family--a brotherband.When the Brotherband crew are caught in a massive storm at sea, they're blown far off course and wash...
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The Voyage to Magical North

Claire Fayers · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Brine Seaborne is a girl with a past--if only she could remember what it is. Found alone in a rowboat as a child, clutching a shard of the rare starshell needed for spell-casting, she's spent the past years keeping house for an irritable magician and his obnoxious apprentice,...
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My little pony, friendship is magic. Vol. 7

Heather Nuhfer; Amy Mebberson; Heather Breckel; Neil Uyetake · Spotlight
Format:  Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Reinforced library bound edition

The new Nightmare Moon has revealed herself and captured the stunned ponies. With time running short for Equestria before a full-scale invasion, the only hope lies with Spike?! And what role will Princess Luna play?
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Phantom Flames

Rich Wallace · Magic Wagon
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Stu and Dan hike into the forest to camp overnight. They get caught in the rain and decide to spend the night in an unlocked hunting cabin. They smell smoke late at night and escape the cabin as it bursts into flames. The next morning, they return to the cabin to see if Stu's shoes...
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Mount Rainier

Joanne Mattern · Childrens Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

An active volcano that towers 14,410 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier is one of the most distinctive sights of the Pacific Northwest. Readers will explore the incredible national park that is centered around the enormous volcano, learning about the loc
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Cynthia Moss and the elephants of Amboseli

Toni Buzzeo · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A science and nature biography of Cynthia Moss, the elephant expert, by the author of Caldecott Honor book One Cool FriendCynthia Moss was never afraid of BIG things. As a kid, she loved to ride through the countryside on her tall horse. She loved to visit faraway places. And she especially...
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