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Book cover of 1 TINY BUBBLE - THE STORY OF OUR LAST UN
1 TINY BUBBLE - THE STORY OF OUR LAST UN
By: karen krossing | Published: September 2022

"[An] introduction to the idea that every living organism on planet Earth shares the same origin. Imagine: Plant, insect, mammal--we developed from...

"[An] introduction to the idea that every living organism on planet Earth shares the same origin. Imagine: Plant, insect, mammal--we developed from the same basic ingredients. We all evolved from LUCA, which stands for our Last Universal Common Ancestor"--Provided by publisher.

Theme: Big Ideas

  • ISBN
    9781771474450
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    Hardcover Canadian
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 100 MOST AWESOME THINGS ON THE PLANET
100 MOST AWESOME THINGS ON THE PLANET
By: anna claybourne | Published: January 2011

Get ready to be amazed by the most awesome things on Earth! The 100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet highlights the world's most incredible places,...

Get ready to be amazed by the most awesome things on Earth! The 100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet highlights the world's most incredible places, buildings, objects, and events, including both natural and man-made wonders. You'll find mind-boggling mountains, giant waterfalls, extreme weather, and amazing undersea adventures, as well as the world's tallest towers, biggest bridges, most amazing machines, and most mysterious ancient monuments. Each entry has an "Awesomeness Rating," and the book is full of quirky sidebars and full-color photos throughout.

Theme: Reluctant Readers

  • ISBN
    9780545268486
  • Binding
    Paperback
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 100 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT PLANET EARTH
100 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT PLANET EARTH
By: federico mariani | Published: October 2019

What are phantom islands? How did the Black Death cause an ice age? How could graffiti save endangered tortoises? Find the answers to these questions...

What are phantom islands? How did the Black Death cause an ice age? How could graffiti save endangered tortoises? Find the answers to these questions and 97 more in this bold, graphic and exciting book, full of amazing things to know about Planet Earth. Covers a wide range of topics from the expected ¬– including forests, seas, and volcanoes – to the unexpected – singing sand, rainforest caves and rubber ducks. With bold artwork, and clear text in 100 bite-sized topics, perfect for dipping in and out of, and sharing with family and friends. A new addition to the bestselling series – other titles include Space, Science, History and Food. Includes links to websites to discover more about the planet, how it works, and how to help protect it.

  • ISBN
    9781474950626
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 100 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE UNKNOWN
100 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE UNKNOWN
By: jerome martin | Published: June 2023

A colourful information book filled with 100 fascinating and mind-blowing facts. Scientists and historians have discovered a lot about our past, our...

A colourful information book filled with 100 fascinating and mind-blowing facts. Scientists and historians have discovered a lot about our past, our future and how the world works, but SO MUCH remains unknown. What is dark matter? How fast could a T. rex run? How did Mary Queen of Scots keep her dying wishes secret from her enemies? This exciting book explores the edges of human knowledge and the vast world of science just waiting to be uncovered.

  • ISBN
    9781803705286
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 1000 AMAZING WEIRD FACTS
1000 AMAZING WEIRD FACTS
By: dk | Published: October 2023

This book explores our world's oddities. Did you know there's a plant that eats mice? Or that you can dip your toe in a rainbow-colored river? From...

This book explores our world's oddities. Did you know there's a plant that eats mice? Or that you can dip your toe in a rainbow-colored river? From fiery tornadoes flying across the sky to huge sinkholes eating up the earth, each example is illustrated with images and facts that provide the explanations behind the stories.

  • ISBN
    9780744081442
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    Paperback
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 1000 AMAZING WORLD FACTS
1000 AMAZING WORLD FACTS
By: dk | Published: March 2024

If anything in this book doesn't quite ring true, you'd better start believing! This irresistible page-turner will keep your eyes popping and your...

If anything in this book doesn't quite ring true, you'd better start believing! This irresistible page-turner will keep your eyes popping and your jaw dropping from start to finish. Did you know that the Moon is the same size as Australia? And Earth could fit inside Jupiter more than 1,000 times? Can you believe the Eiffel Tower would fit inside a Sahara sand dune? Or the blue whale's heart is as big as a car and the colossal squid has eyes the size of beach balls? Not to mention in the next hour, another 8,000 people will inhabit our planet! All this and much, much more is at your fingertips in 1,000 Amazing World Facts. Wow your friends and amaze your family with hundreds of new facts in this fun-filled, picture-packed book. From the tiniest microchip to our unimaginably enormous Universe, no subject is left unexplored for this groundbreaking reference title. Astounding images, inspiring visual comparisons, and informative graphics combine in one unforgettable learning experience. Now settle down and start reading... you won't believe your eyes!

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    9780744092868
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    Paperback
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 1000 WORDS - NATURE
1000 WORDS - NATURE
By: jules pottle | Published: March 2022

This picture book helps children build up a vocabulary of 1000 nature words about the environment, wildlife, and our impact on the planet. It...

This picture book helps children build up a vocabulary of 1000 nature words about the environment, wildlife, and our impact on the planet. It introduces key concepts about Earth science and zoology, while broadening children's vocabulary and strengthening their early reading skills. Every picture-packed page is full of things such as the parts of a plant, how animals communicate, habitats and what we can do to help protect nature. 1000 Words: Nature clearly labels each picture, which encourages picture-and-word association and helps early reading. Each topic features questions that ask children to find things on the page or that stimulate thinking, talking, and reading comprehension skills. The words have been chosen with the help of a leading educational consultant, and include lots of useful nouns, plus some interesting adjectives and common verbs related to animals and the planet. This fun and educational picture word book is a must-have first reference title for parents and guardians who are keen to develop their child's language, science, and literacy skills.

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    9780744049954
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 1000 WORDS - SCIENCE
1000 WORDS - SCIENCE
By: dk | Published: January 2021

This picture word book of 1000 first science words is the perfect STEM book for helping children learn. This book introduces key scientific...

This picture word book of 1000 first science words is the perfect STEM book for helping children learn. This book introduces key scientific concepts while broadening children's vocabulary and strengthening their early reading and writing skills. Every picture-packed page is full of things such as sounds, light, senses, and machines, with words for each image.

  • ISBN
    9780744026528
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 18 MILES
18 MILES
By: christopher dewdney | Published: October 2018

Where does weather come from? Prize-winning author Christopher Dewdney crafts an answer that is at once poetic and scientific in this reflection on...

Where does weather come from? Prize-winning author Christopher Dewdney crafts an answer that is at once poetic and scientific in this reflection on the thin band of atmosphere that keeps humanity breathing.

  • ISBN
    9781770413467
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    Paperback
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 2 TRUTHS & A LIE - FORCES OF NATURE
2 TRUTHS & A LIE - FORCES OF NATURE
By: ammi-joan paquette | Published: March 2021

Crazy-but-true stories about the natural world make this acclaimed nonfiction series perfect for fans of curiosities and wonders--and anyone looking...

Crazy-but-true stories about the natural world make this acclaimed nonfiction series perfect for fans of curiosities and wonders--and anyone looking to explore ways to separate fact from fiction. This nonfiction chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 7 to 9 who are reading independently. It' Did you know that too many fidget spinners spinning in the same direction could have an adverse effect on Earth's gravitational field? Or that the remains of a deceased loved one can be turned into a diamond? Or that the loudest known sound in history was made by a volcanic eruption in 1883, with the echoing blast circling the planet more than three times? Welcome to Two Truths and a Lie: Forces of Nature! You've heard of the game: Every story in this book is strange and astounding, but one out of every three is an outright lie. Picking out the fakes isn't as easy as you think, however. Some false stories are based on truth, and some of the true stories are just plain unbelievable! Don't be fooled by the photos that accompany each story--it's going to take all your smarts and some clever research to ferret out the truth. From a man who gave himself an appendectomy to radio signals from other planets to eagles that have been trained to take out spy drones, the stories in this third installment in the Two Truths and a Lie series will amaze you! Just don't believe everything you read. . . .

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    9780062418845
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    Paperback
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 2 TRUTHS & A LIE - IT'S ALIVE
2 TRUTHS & A LIE - IT'S ALIVE
By: ammi-joan paquette | Published: May 2018

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    9780062418814
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 5000 AWESOME FACTS ABOUT EVERYTHING
5000 AWESOME FACTS ABOUT EVERYTHING
By: nationalgeographic | Published: August 2012

"Filled with photographs, this beautifully designed book is organized into two-page spreads that each focus on a different topic, making it...

"Filled with photographs, this beautifully designed book is organized into two-page spreads that each focus on a different topic, making it easy and fun to read." --Redding.com Presenting the next must-have, fun-filled gift book from the team that created Ultimate Weird But True, 5,000 Cool Facts About Everything treats kids to brain candy and eye candy all rolled into one treasure trove of high-interest fascinating facts. Lively and information-packed, this book is literally busting its covers with fascinating, fun-tastic facts on super, sensational topics that kids love. Who knew that there were so many sweet things to learn about chocolate or that a dozen delicious details about peanut butter would show up on a page with a few splotches of jelly to whet our appetites? Keep turning and a terrifyingly toothy shark tells you all about himself, while other spreads lay out tons of tips on toys and games, mysteries of history, robots and reptiles, sports and spies, wacky words, and so much more! A visual feast of colorful photographs surrounded by swirling, tipping, expanding, and climbing bits of information in a high-energy design, this book will satisfy both the casual browser and the truly fact obsessed.

Theme: Reluctant Readers

  • ISBN
    9781426310492
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 513 WEIRD FACTS THAT EVERY KID SHOULD KN
513 WEIRD FACTS THAT EVERY KID SHOULD KN
By: luke seguin-magee | Published: October 2023

A great way to expand kids' minds with no school work involved. Full of interesting information kids will be bursting to share with their friends....

A great way to expand kids' minds with no school work involved. Full of interesting information kids will be bursting to share with their friends. Weird facts are fuel for the imagination and a sure way to spark kids' natural curiosity.

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    9781398827615
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    Paperback
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    Science - General
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Book cover of 81 MIND-BLOWING BIOLOGY FACTS EVERY KID SHOULD KNOW
81 MIND-BLOWING BIOLOGY FACTS EVERY KID SHOULD KNOW
By: anne rooney | Published: April 2024

From the amazing science of trees to unbelievable makeup of the human body, these jaw-dropping facts allow readers to rediscover subjects such as...

From the amazing science of trees to unbelievable makeup of the human body, these jaw-dropping facts allow readers to rediscover subjects such as ecology, evolution, and animal behavior in an entirely new light. Each new concept is kicked off with a surprising fact - and then we take you behind the scenes to discover the science secrets behind that particular phenomenon.

Theme: STEM

  • ISBN
    9781398831193
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    Paperback
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    Science - General
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Book cover of ABDUCTED
ABDUCTED
By: diane webber | Published: September 2020

Can the kidnapper be caught? Charles Lindbergh was a very famous public figure whose son was kidnapped from his crib. Much of the investigation was...

Can the kidnapper be caught? Charles Lindbergh was a very famous public figure whose son was kidnapped from his crib. Much of the investigation was based on a series of ransom notes which ultimately led to the conviction of a suspect.High-interest topics, real stories, engaging design, and astonishing photos are the building blocks of the XBooks, a new series of books designed to engage and motivate reluctant and enthusiastic readers alike. How can DNA help a convicted person prove their innocence? How did a burglar steal from a store without leaving any fingerprints? Why was the tiny town in Hardin, Missouri, awash with skeletons after a huge flood? With topics based in science, these action-packed books will help students unlock the power and pleasure of reading... and always ask for more!

Theme: Forensics

  • ISBN
    9780531131695
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    Hardcover
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    Science - General
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