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Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.

Garden Friends takes a look at the creatures living in your own backyard, including butterflies and other insects.

With a lively rhyming text and vibrant paper collage illustrations, author-artist Barner shakes the dust off the bones found in museums to bring dinosaurs back to life. Full-color illustrations.

The daughter of a prominent Chicago judge and his socialite wife, inner-city art teacher Mia Dennett is taken hostage by her one-night stand, Colin Thatcher, who, instead of delivering her to his employers, hides her in a secluded cabin in rural Minnesota to keep her safe from harm.

Introduces young readers to some of the most fascinating ancient civilizations in the world's history and the legacies they left behind, from the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans.

Demonstrates how the asphalt drum compactor, paver, motor grader, and other Caterpillar machines work together to build and repair roads.

Turn the pages of the little book nestled inside the bigger one to match the baby animals to their parents, and learn some early concepts along the way.

Ultima, a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic, comes to Antonio Marez's New Mexico family when he is six years old, and she helps him discover himself in the magical secrets of the pagan past.

Provides an introduction to various animal species that are threatened with extinction, including polar bears, sea turtles, river dolphins, jaguars, gibbons, and others; and discusses ways to help them survive.

Butterflies are as light as a feather and as old as the dinosaurs. Wherever dinosaurs roamed, butterflies were not far behind. Long after the dinosaurs disappeared, butterflies are still bringing joy and beauty to our world.

Newly arrived in 1892 New England, Abigail Rook becomes assistant to R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with the ability to see supernatural beings, and she helps him delve into a case of serial murder which, Jackaby is convinced, is due to a nonhuman creature.

Use the pages of the little book inside the larger one to match the baby animals in the ocean to their parents.

A nonsense rhyme introduces children to familiar bugs. Includes a fun facts sections.

When a serial killer previously responsible for a string of kidnappings and murders in Canada resurfaces in the United States, Tempe Brennan is called in to pursue a deadly predator who narrowly evaded capture by Brennan once before.

Demonstrates how various insects blend into their surroundings through camouflage, including walking leaves, cicadas, and treehoppers.

In this picture book a string of birds on a telephone wire plays a game of telephone, with the usual mixed up results.

Explores the extreme parts of the planet, from the driest desert and the snowiest mountains to the deepest depths of the ocean and the highest waterfalls.

Discusses the historical origins, teachings, practices, persecution, spread, and challenges of Judaism and explores the history, faith, and traditions of Jews.

At the end of August 2005, ten-year-old Armani is looking forward to her birthday party in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, where she and her extended family live, but Hurricane Katrina is on the way, bringing destruction and tragedy in its wake.

A skill-building adaptation of the iconic notable's life features archival photographs, is designed for accessibility to first-time independent readers and traces Keller's early days as a disabled child through her triumphant academic achievements.

Candice is a twelve-year-old optimist, with a literal mind, the very best of intentions, and an unwavering determination to fix all the problems of her family, friends, pets, and everyone in her life.

"It's been 21 days since the hundred landed on Earth. They're the only humans to set foot on the planet in centuries...or so they thought. Facing an unknown enemy, the hundred struggle to survive the only way they can--together, as secrets are revealed, beliefs are challenged, and relationships are tested"-- Provided by publisher.

Use the pages of the little book inside the larger one to match the baby animals in the garden to their parents.

Follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as Bala Murghab as they tried to break the Taliban's grip on the valley.

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