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Introduces twelve different mythical monsters, including the centaur and the Babylonian scorpion man, the chupacabra and the manti...core, and the Eastern and Western dragon, and discusses who the victor would be in battle. read more
Discusses stuttering, the embarrassment it may cause, and the possibility of self-esteem for those with this condition.
Looks at the tongues of several animals that have adapted to their environments, from the long, sticky tongue of a chameleon, to t...he prehensile tongue of a giraffe. read more
Focuses on the importance of beadwork in the lives of Africa's Ndebele people and includes instructions for making a Ndebele doll.... read more
An introduction to ant society, discussing roles and duties of individual ants, the creation of a nest, the anatomy of an ant, and... the relationship of these insects to humans. read more
Discusses the nature of listening, the problem of dealing with someone who will not listen, and what to do about it.
These gentle giants of the ocean can lead long lives, yet less than one hatchling per one thousand lives to become an adult. Learn... the secrets of this mysterious turtle, which can swim one thousand miles through wide-open seas to unerringly find the beach where it was born. Green sea turtles cry, bask, and stay underwater without taking a breath for hours. These special creatures have become endangered, and will need help to survive in the future. read more
Describes pysanky, the traditional folk craft of decorating Easter eggs as carried on by women in Ukraine, a country on the northe...rn edge of the Black Sea. read more
Africa is a continent of 53 countries and is home to people who make up more than 8 ethnic groups. More than 5, years ago, the cou...ntry of Egypt, located in northern Africa, was one of the world’s greatest civilizations. Africa is the land of the Sahara, the world’s largest desert. It also hosts the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has one of the world’s thickest rain forests. Many important natural resources, from exotic animals to precious minerals such as oils and diamonds, can be found in Africa. read more
"Full-color step-by-step instructions teach children how to fold Christmas- and Hanukkah-themed origami decorations"--
Gods and goddesses from around the world are detailed in this epic volume. Greek, Hindu, and Native American gods are challenged i...n head to head battles. Extensive backgrounds are given on each of the deities, including their powers, weaknesses, and strengths. Each god or goddess may be mythically powerful, but this exciting book will prove who is truly the king or queen of the gods read more
Explains what earthquakes are and describes the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Pakistan in late 2005.
Follows an aluminum can from the time it is collected for recycling, through ninety days of different processing steps, to a new c...an that is ready for use. read more
The national bird of the United States is a familiar sight on government seals, but in the past its appearances in Americas skies ...were dwindling. Luckily, today, the bald eagle is being seen in increasing numbers in the wild. These impressive birds of prey have rebounded after suffering from hunting and DDT pollution during the twentieth century. This informative volume provides heaps of captivating information about how these majestic birds fly, hunt, nest, and raise their young. read more
Describes the deepest layer of the ocean including its floor, water pressure, darkness, temperatures, unique animals and their foo...d, and the work of oceanographers in submersibles. read more
Describes tide pools and the plants and animals that live in them.
Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, diet, behavior, and life cycle of eagles, as well as the dangers that they face.
The World-Famous San Diego Zoo began humbly with a lion named Prince and became one of the most respected venues for research and ...conservation efforts worldwide. Now kids can visit not just the beautiful 1-acre Zoo but also the 1,8-acre Wild Animal Park in the pages of this book. Animal behavior and habitat, playtime, and the many needs and challenges of running the Zoo will come to life for students. read more
South America lies entirely in the Southern Hemisphere. It is home to many natural and man-made wonders, including the Andes, the ...world’s longest mountain range at about 5, miles long; the Amazon, the world’s second longest river at about 4, miles long; and São Paulo, Brazil, the city with 9,785,64 people, the third largest city population in the world. read more
The world’s forests are filled with flora and fauna, but in many places they are threatened by encroaching development. This habit...at loss, along with poaching and climate change, is one of the major factors affecting forest animals. This volume explores these concepts through profiles of animals like the red panda, which is losing its habitat to logging and agriculture. Readers will learn about this threat to the wildlife, as well as ongoing efforts to preserve the land that these animals need to survive. read more
Book by Margaret, Amy
Readers will be hopping with original and creative origami ideas. They will learn to make Easter bunnies, chicks, and springtime f...lowers in a few easy steps. These unique origami models are great for cards or gifts. read more
Asia, the largest continent on Earth, is a land of contrasts. It is creased by several mountain ranges, including the Himalayas, w...hich includes Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. The lowest place can be found in Asia’s Dead Sea. There are 46 countries on the continent, with two—China and India—that are each populated by more than one billion people. It is a continent of political diversity, with countries featuring governments that range from democratic to communist. Most of the world’s major religions have their roots in Asia. read more
Readers will learn how to transform rocks and soil into new and exciting things in this educational book. Easy-to-follow text ties... in fascinating science facts with the fun of making crafts. This is a great addition to any reader’s library. read more
Readers can celebrate the holidays by making crafts the whole family will enjoy. This informative book shows readers how to use th...e traditional Japanese art of folding paper to make fun Christmas and Hanukkah decorations. Step-by-step instructions assure that readers at all levels will remain engaged and walk away with a unique holiday decoration. read more
Provides a simple introduction to the physical features, life cycle, and habits of lions.
Examines the significance of bears in our culture and their appearance in religion, symbolism, stories, and astrology.