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G Is For Golden Boy: A Manitoba Alphabet: A Manitoba Alphabet

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Where can one find a town nicknamed the "Polar Bear Capital of the World"? Or see more than 3,000 beluga whales? Or stand along a lakeshore and hear the sound of the Great Kitchie Manitou beating a huge drum? Visit the province of Manitoba in G is for Golden Boy:…
Accidental Discoveries: From Laughing Gas to Dynamite
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|July 26, 2016

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Life or Death: Surviving the Impossible

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More than 30 riveting - and true! - survival stories from Larry Verstraete, the master of adventure non-fiction. A slave in mid-1800s North Carolina squeezes into a 2' x 3' box and has friends mail him to Philadelphia . . . and freedom. A doctor injects 8000…
S Is For Scientists: A Discovery Alphabet: A Discovery Alphabet

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From A to Z, the faces and facts behind famous scientific (and sometimes unplanned) discoveries are explored.
Surviving The Hindenburg
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|February 2, 2012

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On May 6, 1937, the giant German airship the Hindenburg was destroyed by fire as it attempted to land at Lakehurst Naval Base in New Jersey. Of the 93 people on board, a remarkable 62 survived, including Werner Franz, the ship's 14-year-old cabin boy. In…
Case Files: 40 Murders and Mysteries Solved by Science

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A fascinating look at how scientists solve today's mysteries and centuries-old "cold cases." Savvy investigative work and scientific knowledge combine to answer perplexing questions and to uncover long-unknown truths. Using a trail of evidence - clues, careful…
At the Edge: Daring Acts in Desperate Times
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|October 1, 2009

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Over twenty true-life stories about life-threatening situations and the wrenching choices made by the people facing them. In this compelling book, readers are presented with true accounts of desperate situations, and the split-second decisions that people were…
Lost Treasures: 25 True Stories of Discovery
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|April 1, 2006

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True stories of people who found sunken Spanish ships...a seven-million dollar painting...the largest T-Rex bones ever discovered...and more! Who hasn't dreamed of searching for something valuable or rare that has been lost, abandoned, forgotten or simply…
'dinosaurs' Of The Deep: Discover Prehistoric Marine Life
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|June 30, 2016

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Driving across the North American Heartland, surrounded by prairie, it is almost impossible to imagine that once this was once a huge inland sea. The Western Interior Seaway, which split the entire continent of North America in half, once teemed with predatory…
Missing In Paradise
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|December 15, 2014

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Four months after Gramp's mysterious death, Nate helps out at Gram's garage sale. An eerie feeling, as if Gramps were reaching beyond the grave to send Nate a message, leads Nate to a box full of clues. A missing plane. A secret to keep. A map…
Missing in Paradise
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|November 1, 2014

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Four months after Gramp's mysterious death, Nate helps out at Gram's garage sale. An eerie feeling, as if Gramps were reaching beyond the grave to send Nate a message, leads Nate to a box full of clues. A missing plane. A secret to keep. A map highlighting the…
G is for Golden Boy: A Manitoba Alphabet
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|September 15, 2017

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Where can one find a town nicknamed the "Polar Bear Capital of the World"? Or see more than 3,000 beluga whales? Or stand along a lakeshore and hear the sound of the Great Kitchie Manitou beating a huge drum? Visit the province of Manitoba in G is for Golden Boy:…