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1,000 Facts About the White House

Sarah Wassner Flynn · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to the White House! Go behind the scenes to get a 360-degree view of America's most famous president's residence, from how it was built in 1792 and the fire of 1812, to today's state dinners, celebrations, celebrity pets, and more. Discover through 1,000 fun-to-read...
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Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals

Gabrielle Balkan · Phaidon Press
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

It's a book of world records... of bones! Guess whose bones are the longest, shortest, heaviest, spikiest, and more. With touchable skeletons!Ten record-breaking animal bones are introduced through a series of superlatives set up as a guessing game with clues. Readers examine animals'...
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Minecraft: Mobestiary

MOJANG AB. · Del Rey
Pages: 104
Format: Hardcover

With insider gaming info and tips, this is the official, definitive, fully illustrated guide to mobs - and how to outsmart them - in Minecraft. Minecraft: Mobestiary reveals the secrets of every mob in the game. You'll find little-known facts about passive, neutral, hostile, utility,...
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Hockey: Then to WOW!

The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids · Sports Illustrated
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

Hockey: Then to WOW! shows readers how the cool sport has evolved from the early days of its 19th century origins to the game as it is today. Using NHL action photographs, illustrations, stories, and trivia, the book is a journey through time both for hockey fans and those new to the game....
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Fault Lines: Understanding the Power of Earthquakes

Johanna Wagstaffe · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Earthquakes are a terrifying yet fascinating force of nature. Seismologist Johanna Wagstaffe takes you through her own journey of understanding the earth beneath our feet. Along the way you'll learn the science behind what makes the earth rumble and hear from kids around the world who have...
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All Aboard The Discovery Express: Open the Flaps and Solve the Mysteries

EMILY HAWKINS · Wide Eyed Editions
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Welcome on board the Discovery Express! The year is 1937 and a conundrum is afoot: a professor on the verge of a brilliant discovery has disappeared. Can you help to solve the clues on this time-travelling adventure and track down the missing scientist? On your voyage, you'll travel...
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What Was the Ice Age?

NICOLAS DAVID MEDINA · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

A mesmerizing overview of the world as it was when glaciers covered the earth and long-extinct creatures like the woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats battled to survive.Go back 20,000 years ago to a time of much colder global temperatures when glaciers and extensive sheets of ice covered...
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What Are the Ten Commandments?

YONA Z MCDONOUGH · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Learn the story behind the ten laws that have been the guiding light of Judeo-Christian belief.Not just about Moses, whose origin story leaves open questions, this book looks back at the time when the commandments were written, how the belief in one all-powerful God set the Israelites apart...
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Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Trees

Patricia Daniels · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

This fun, photo-filled, and fact-packed guide to trees will make kids stop and look up at the trees towering over them right in their own backyards. From maple to birch, pine to cherry, kids will learn how and where to spot these trees all over the United States. With tons of info and interactivity...
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The Man Who Knew Everything: The Strange Life of Athanasius Kircher

Marilee Peters · Annick Press
Pages: 60
Format: Hardcover

The Man Who Knew Everything is a biography of Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century German Jesuit and scientist. He was one of the modern world's first scientific celebrities -- the Einstein or Stephen Hawking of his time. In 1638, Kircher was lowered into the smoking crater of Mt. Vesuvius...
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