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Hands-On History! Incas: Step into the spectacular world of ancient South America, with 340 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects

Philip Steele · Armadillo
Format: Print book

Journey back to a time before Europeans arrived in search of gold and land, and explore the Inca way of life high in the Andes mountains. Fascinating facts and informative pictures aid understanding, and step-by-step projects help bring the past to life -
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Korean War

Shannon Baker Moore · ABDO
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Explores the causes and events leading to the Korean War, discussing major battles and key figures of the war and the technology and weapons used during the war.
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U.S. Navy by the Numbers

Amie Jane Leavitt · Edge Books
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Did you know that an aircraft carrier is as long as a 75 story building is tall? That a Navy Seal can swim 500 yards in 8 minutes? Or that a submarine offers only 15 square feet of living space for each member of its crew? Discover these and more amazing high impact stats and numbers that...
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The Enchantress

Michael Scott · Delacorte Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Read the sixth book in the New York Times bestselling The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, perfect for fans of The Maze Runner and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.The two that are one must become the one that is all. One to save the world, one to destroy it. San Francisco:...
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Dark Triumph

Robin LaFevers · HMH Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller Spring 2013 Kids Indie Next List Sybellas duty as Deaths assassin in 15th-century France forces her return home to the personal hell that she had finally escaped. Love and romance, history and magic, vengeance and salvation converge in this thrilling...
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World War II

Susan E. Hamen · Abdo Publishing Company
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Book by Hamen, Susan E.
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The Children of the King

Sonya Hartnett · Candlewick Press
Pages: 266
Format: Hardcover

Internationally acclaimed author Sonya Hartnett tells a hauntingly beautiful story set during World War II. Cecily and Jeremy have been sent to live with their uncle Peregrine in the English countryside, safe from the war, along with a young refugee named May. But when Cecily and May find...
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A World War II Timeline

Elizabeth Raum · Capstone Press
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

World War II begins in an economic depression and grows into a fight about tyrants and dictators. In the end, it is the deadliest, most destructive war in history. Explore the events of World War II and witness the struggle between power and peace.
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When Friendship Followed Me Home

Paul Griffin · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 247
Format: Print book

A boy's chance encounter with a scruffy dog leads to an unforgettable friendship in this deeply moving story about life, loss, and the meaning of family Ben Coffin has never been one for making friends. As a former foster kid, he knows people can up and leave without so much as a goodbye....
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A School for Brides: A Story of Maidens, Mystery, and Matrimony

Patrice Kindl · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The Winthrop Hopkins Female Academy of Lesser Hoo, Yorkshire, has one goal: to train its students in the feminine arts with an eye toward getting them married off. This year, there are five girls of marriageable age. There's only one problem: the school is in the middle of nowhere,...
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Rocket Girl Volume 1: Times Squared

Brandon Montclare · Image Comics
Format: Comics

With a complex, engaging story and beautiful artwork, this superb throwback series is the perfect fit for teen fans of superhero comics, particularly girls eager for a realistic-looking hero. -- Booklist Starred A teenage cop from a high-tech future is sent back in time to 1986 New York...
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Heartless

Marissa Meyer · Feiwel and Friends
Pages: 453
Format: Print book

Long before she was the terror of Wonderland -- the infamous Queen of Hearts -- she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love. Long before she was the terror of Wonderland, she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love. Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland, and a favorite...
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A Whole New World: A Twisted Tale

Liz Braswell · Disney Press, 2015.
Pages: 376
Format: Print book

What if Aladdin had never found the lamp? This first book in the A Twisted Tale line will explore a dark and daring version of Disney's Aladdin.
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Empire of Night

Kelley Armstrong · Harper
Pages: 424
Format: Print book

The heart-stopping sequel to the New York Times bestselling Sea of Shadows, which Kirkus Reviews called "a standout." Blending fantasy, romance, danger, and action, Kelley Armstrong sends readers on a thrilling journey through an unforgettable world, perfect for fans of Graceling...
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The Autism Playbook for Teens: Imagination-Based Mindfulness Activities to Calm Yourself, Build Independence, and Connect with Others

Irene McHenry PhD · Instant Help
Format: Paperback

"When I was a teen, many of the exercises and activities in this book would have helped me calm down. ... This book is a real, practical, and positive guide for reducing stress." - Temple Grandin, author of Thinking in Pictures Teens with autism have the potential to be excellent...
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