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On May 31, 1911, thousands of excited people crammed into a shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland. They were there to watch the empty hull of RMS Titanic enter the water for the very first time. Proud workers hugged their children as they pointed at the massive ship they had helped build. In just 62 seconds, the giant ocean liner was floating for the very first time. It was the largest human-made object the world had ever seen! Creating the Ship of Dreams tells the compelling story of how the largest and most luxurious ship in the world was built and the workers who risked their lives in the process. The fascinating content and large-format color images, maps, and fact boxes bring the Titanic’s tragic story to life. Creating the Ship of Dreams is part of Bearport’s Titanica series.
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Cauldrons, broomsticks, spells, and black cats are some of the things that witches bring to mind. Yet, tales about witches are more than just spooky legends. Throughout history, people who looked or acted strangely have been accused of being witches and conjuring evil. The consequence of being found guilty of practicing witchcraft was often a terrible death! Among the 11 creepy witches’ haunts in this book, children will discover a castle haunted by a woman suspected of being a witch, a cave lived in by a odd-looking woman who could predict the future, and a tower where people gather on Halloween to summon the devil. The spooky photographs and chilling nonfiction text will keep children turning the pages to discover even more spellbinding stories.
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Welcome to Paris: The City of Lights! Explore the Eiffel Tower, the Catacombs, and other iconic places around the city. Plus, learn fascinating factoids. You’ll quickly see why millions of tourists visit this amazing city each year. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The playful text, colorful design, and captivating photos and map are sure to entice and excite beginning readers.
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Known for their haunting howls, coyotes live throughout North America. These bushy-tailed canines look like wolves, but they are much smaller. Mother coyotes raise their tiny pups in hidden dens. Not long after birth, the pups yip, yap, howl, and bark to communicate with their mom and other adults in the pack. They also pounce on bugs, play, and pretend to fight to sharpen their hunting skills. In this coming-of-age introduction to coyotes, readers will see how these pups learn how to howl and hunt. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.