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Battleship Island: The Deserted Island

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034232

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Hashima, Japan’s sea walls give it the appearance of a ship lost at sea. This look is the reason for the Battleship Island nickname. In this title, reluctant readers will also see Battleship Island as a time capsule. Pieces from the past will point to the deserted island’s coal-mining boom time.

Poseidon: God of the Sea and Earthquakes

Teri Temple (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733300

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Introduces the Greek god Poseidon and explains his importance; features well-known Greek myths about this god; and includes map of ancient Greece and family tree of the Greek gods.

Under the Sea

Kyla Steinkraus (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919096

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Pirates are ready to loot Atlantis. Paisley and Ben build a submarine to travel to the hidden city to save it.

Grand Canyon

Sara Louise Kras (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993680

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This book discusses the early people, creatures, and plants of the Grand Canyon.

Erased by a Tornado!

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781936088546

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On February 5, 2008, a powerful tornado ripped through Jackson, Tennessee, leveling everything in its path. Dangerous and unpredictable, tornadoes are monster storms that can strike without warning. With little time to find shelter, how would residents of Jackson survive the storm? Eyewitness accounts and incredible photos bring to life the experiences of ordinary people who faced catastrophic danger---and lived to tell their stories. Kids will discover the causes and characteristics of tornadoes and learn about scientific advances in storm prediction. Safety tips show young readers what to do in case a tornado hits.

Delicious Desserts

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427198044

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It's hard to believe that the delicious desserts shown in this book are nutritious as well! Kids will look at "sweets" in a whole new way once they taste these amazing desserts, which include the following: chocolate-dipped fruit, tofu berry cheesecake, caramel oranges, stuffed pears with chocolate sauce, fruit-and-cream parfaits, jumpin' juice jello, baked fruit compote, cookie sandwiches, trifle, puddings, and more. The whole family will love these recipes, which are high in taste and nutrients, low in fat and sugar, and contain no sweeteners or artificial ingredients.

Taekwondo in Action

Bobbie Kalman, Kelley Mac Aulay (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197757

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Taekwondo is one of the most popular martial arts in the world. Taekwondo in Action provides an in-depth look at how to perform the high-flying moves of this sport. Colorful images and informative text teach kids about: the history of Taekwondo basic positions, such as ready stance and horseback-riding stance how to throw punches and perform kicks the skills and techniques required to perform combinations the two main styles of sparring

Africanized Honey Bee

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793460

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Honeybees are known for their familiar buzzing and honey production. Learn how an experiment meant to increase honey production created aggressive Africanized honeybees that have taken over territory and caused big problems for beekeepers, farmers, and anyone unlucky enough to disturb them.

Mercury

Ariel Kazunas (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800969

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Find out about the closest planet to the Sun and learn why its years are so short.

The Gobi Desert

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427190994

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This intriguing book describes the geological makeup and history of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia and China. Temperatures can get very cold and frost and snow are not unusual. Readers will learn about the variety of habitats in this vast desert system that support many different kinds of plants and animals such as camels, snow leopards, and bears. The Gobi Desert is also where the first dinosaur egg fossils were found. Special sections describe the desert's natural resources, such as copper and gold, and the unique problems facing this region such as the desert's alarming rate of desertification.

Hammerhead Sharks

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314469

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This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about hammerhead sharks, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.

Towering Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd And Joelle Dreidemy Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711396

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Introduction to structures and buildings.

Early America: Thomas Jefferson

Jill K. Mulhall

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743987479

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Thomas Jefferson was a gifted writer whose words helped form the country. Although at one time he wanted to be a great speaker, he found comfort and ease in writing. Not only was he a great writer, but also an architect, inventor, surveyor, scientist, and a brilliant politician. He wanted to make life better for all people.