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Awesome Feats (Ripley's Believe It Or Not!: Disbelief and Shock!)
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CURIOUS JNF AWE

Looks at unusual facts about extreme human feats, including intricate pranks, strange custom vehicles, and unusual physical acts.


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Animal Grossology: The Science of Creatures Gross and Disgusting
Sylvia Branzei

ANIMALS JNF BRA

Learn about slimy creatures, vomit-munchers, bloodsuckers, and unforgettable animal poops. It’s an icky concoction of information, but it contains a heaping helping of real and memorable scientific facts.


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America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell (Actual Times)
Don Brown

HISTORY US 20TH JNF BRO

The events of September 11, 2001 changed the world forever. In the fourth installment of the Actual Times series, Don Brown narrates the events of the day in a way that is both accessible and understandable for young readers.


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A Black Hole Is Not a Hole
Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano

SCIENCE SPACE JNF DEC

If a black hole is not a hole, then what is it? Find out what black holes are, what causes them, and how scientists first discovered them. Learn how astronomers find black holes, get to know our nearest black-hole neighbor, and take a journey that will literally s-t-r-e-t-c-h the mind.


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Who Was Babe Ruth?
Joan Holub,Ted Hammond

BIOGRAPHY JNF RUTH

Babe Ruth came from a poor Baltimore family and, as a kid, he was a handful. It was at a reform school that Babe discovered his talent for baseball, and by the age of nineteen, he was on his way to becoming a sports legend.


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Animal
DK

ANIMALS JNF JAC

The books that show you what others only tell you. DK Eyewitness Animal is a brand new topic for this bestselling reference series. Amazing photographs give your child a unique “eyewitness” view of the homes and characteristics of bugs, birds and other living creatures. From primates and mammals, to birds and amphibians, there is a whole world of animals waiting to be discovered.


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The Beetle Book
Steve Jenkins

ANIMALS BUGS JNF JEN

Beetles squeak and beetles glow. Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water.
With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities—what’s not
to like about beetles?


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Zombie Makers: True Stories of Nature's Undead (Exceptional Science Titles for Intermediate Grades) (Junior Library Guild Selection (Millbrook Press))
Rebecca L. Johnson

ANIMALS JNF JOH

Are zombies real? Scientists know this for sure: dead people do not come back to live and start walking around, looking for trouble. But there are things that can take over the bodies and brains of innocent creatures, turning them into senseless slaves. Meet nature’s zombie makers—including a fly-enslaving fungus, a suicide worm, and a cockroach-taming wasp—and their victims.


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The LEGO Ideas Book
Daniel Lipkowitz

GAMES LEGO JNF LIP

Features all-new LEGO® building projects, tips to supplement and enhance your LEGO creations, inspirational builds, and expert advice from LEGO Master Builders.


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Castle: How It Works
David Macaulay,Sheila Keenan

HISTORY MEDIEVAL JNF MAC

Take a tour of a medieval castle. Every part of the castle has a function. Walls keep the enemy out. Towers protect the lord and the soldiers. From the moat and portcullis to the great hall and dungeon, see how a castle works as an enemy army tries to storm the walls.


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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Ninja Warrior!: A Secret Job That's Your Destiny
John Malam

HISTORY ASIA JNF MAL

In the mid-16th century, rival warlords are fighting for control of Japan. They need the services of the “shadow warriors”—young men and women who have been trained in the techniques of stealth warfare. A ninja must know how to move without being seen. Do you have the discipline to become one of them?


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Oh, Yuck! The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty
Joy Masoff

CURIOUS JNF MAS

An alphabetical collection of articles about disgusting things, from acne, ants, and bacteria to worms, x-periments, and zits.


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The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity (Scientists in the Field Series)
Elizabeth Rusch

SCIENCE SPACE J RUS

The story of the two robot vehicles, Spirit and Opportunity, that were sent to explore Mars, lasting far past their projected lives of 3 months and sending back invaluable images of the environmentally hostile planet.


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The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure
Martin W. Sandler

HISTORY US 19TH JNF SAN

1897 : To save hundreds of whalers trapped by ice floes, three men attempted the impossible—trekking 1,500 miles through the Alaskan wilderness, in winter. Author Martin W. Sandler takes us on every step of their riveting journey, facing blizzards, killing cold, injured sled dogs, and setbacks to test the strongest of wills.


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Every Thing On It
Shel Silverstein

POETRY JNF SIL

The second original book to be published since Silverstein’s passing in 1999, this poetry collection includes more than one hundred and thirty never-before-seen poems and drawings completed by the cherished American artist and selected by his family from his archives.


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The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau
Dan Yaccarino

BIOGRAPHY JNF COUSTEAU

Jacques Cousteau was the world’s ambassador of the oceans. His popular TV series brought whales, otters, and dolphins right into people’s living rooms. Now, in this exciting picturebook biography, Dan Yaccarino introduces young readers to the man behind the snorkel.


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