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Death by Blundering Bodies

Mignonne Gunasekara (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911700

Welcome to the disaster zone where blundering bodies lead to the downfall of all who enter. Catch up with the famous philosopher who was killed by laughing, the Austrian mayor who experienced death by beard, and the polite astronomer who crossed his legs for just a little too long. What else might you expect from disastrous deaths?

Death by Frightful Food

Mignonne Gunasekara (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911717

Welcome to the disaster zone where frightful foods are killer. Discover the Swedish king who killed himself by stuffing his gut, the famous philosopher who was taken down by apricots, and how the love for beans killed in ancient Greece. There's so much to explore when it comes to disastrous deaths.

Ancient China

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911106

Did you know the umbrella and toilet paper were both invented in China? Or that many ancient emperors believed they were descended from dragons? How about that kites were first used as warning signals in ancient China? Walk along miles and miles of the Great Wall, take a peek into terrific tombs, and stroll through some of the most amazing palaces ever built as you discover extreme facts about ancient China in this fun and kooky book.

Ancient Egypt

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911090

Did you know ancient Egyptians would shave their eyebrows in mourning if their cats died? Or that the first pharaoh may have been killed by a trampling hippo? You may know that a mummy's brain was removed through its nose before the body was wrapped up. But did you know that the ancient Egyptians threw the brain away and kept the heart as the center of intelligence instead? Discover extreme facts about ancient Egypt in this fun and kooky book.

Ancient Greece

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911076

How would you like to use a public toilet every time you had to go? Or compete in an Olympic wrestling event where the only rules were no biting or gauging? Well, that was life in ancient Greece! And if you think we're far removed from that life, you may be surprised to learn that a lot in our modern world was inspired by our ancient friends (from alarm clocks and odometers to democracy and art!). Discover extreme facts about ancient Greece in this fun and kooky book.

Ancient Rome

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911083

Did you know that the Ancient Romans ate while lying down? Or that they spread a sauce made of fish guts over their food? What about that gladiator sweat was sold as a beauty product in Ancient Rome? Travel along roads that are still around today (ones that were made by Romans over 2,000 years ago) or take a peek at the Declaration of Independence and you'll see the civilization's lasting influence today. Discover extreme facts about ancient Rome in this fun and kooky book.

Holocaust

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780098

"They took my clothes. They shaved my head. I was given a prisoner number. I was no longer a human!"

Titanic

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780128

"The ship is sinking. I don't want to die in the icy sea. When will help come? Who will save us?"

Samurai

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780357

"We face each other on the battlefield. Two proud samurai. Revenge burns in my heart. Here is where it ends."

A Dream of America

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780401

"Life was hard in my village in Poland. So I came to America. I have little money, and I don't speak English. Will my dream of a better life come true?”

Little Rock Nine

John Perritano (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783822

Nine high school students in Little Rock, Arkansas were at the heart of the battle to integrate schools in the late 1950s. Many places in the south were slow to change, but things got especially heated in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Arianne McHugh (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982128

Only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world the pyramids of Giza remain relatively intact, but through ancient texts and legends, the other six wonders come to life.

Cash and Jewel Heists

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207353

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Heists eShort is a single chapter from the full Heists title, packaged as a mini eBook. Heists eShorts include Bank Heists, Art Heists, Heists and Hostages, and Cash and Jewel Heists.

Ancient Aliens

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207124

Each Origins: Urban Legends: Close Encounters eShort is a single chapter from the full Close Encounters title, packaged as a mini eBook. Close Encounters eShorts include Ancient Aliens, Abductions, Crop Circles, and UFOs.

The Texas Rangers

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207230

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Law Enforcement eShort is a single chapter from the full Law Enforcement title, packaged as a mini eBook. Law Enforcement eShorts include Beat Cops, The Texas Rangers, The Secret Service, and Federal Marshals.

The Secret Service

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207247

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Law Enforcement eShort is a single chapter from the full Law Enforcement title, packaged as a mini eBook. Law Enforcement eShorts include Beat Cops, The Texas Rangers, The Secret Service, and Federal Marshals.

Federal Marshals

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207254

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Law Enforcement eShort is a single chapter from the full Law Enforcement title, packaged as a mini eBook. Law Enforcement eShorts include Beat Cops, The Texas Rangers, The Secret Service, and Federal Marshals.

Organized Crime

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207261

Crime organizations exist in most countries around the world. In Whodunnit: Organized Crime, part of Full Tilt’s Origins series, readers will explore the beginnings of Russia’s Red Mafia, the Triads of China, the Yakuza of Japan, and the Italian Mob.

The Red Mafia

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207278

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Organized Crime eShort is a single chapter from the full Organized Crime title, packaged as a mini eBook. Organized Crime eShorts include The Red Mafia, Triads, The Japanese Yakuza, and The Italian Mafia.

Triads

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207285

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Organized Crime eShort is a single chapter from the full Organized Crime title, packaged as a mini eBook. Organized Crime eShorts include The Red Mafia, Triads, The Japanese Yakuza, and The Italian Mafia.

The Japanese Yakuza

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207292

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Organized Crime eShort is a single chapter from the full Organized Crime title, packaged as a mini eBook. Organized Crime eShorts include The Red Mafia, Triads, The Japanese Yakuza, and The Italian Mafia.

The Italian Mafia

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207308

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Organized Crime eShort is a single chapter from the full Organized Crime title, packaged as a mini eBook. Organized Crime eShorts include The Red Mafia, Triads, The Japanese Yakuza, and The Italian Mafia.

Heists

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207315

One of the most interesting things about crime-fighting is studying the crime itself. In Whodunnit: Heists, part of Full Tilt’s Origins series, students will examine high-stakes theft through the history of heists involving cash, banks, art, and hostages.

Bank Heists

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207322

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Heists eShort is a single chapter from the full Heists title, packaged as a mini eBook. Heists eShorts include Bank Heists, Art Heists, Heists and Hostages, and Cash and Jewel Heists.

Art Heists

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207339

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Heists eShort is a single chapter from the full Heists title, packaged as a mini eBook. Heists eShorts include Bank Heists, Art Heists, Heists and Hostages, and Cash and Jewel Heists.