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Rocket Man: The Mercury Adventure of John Glenn
Kids Nonfiction 152 0
On February 20, 1962, as millions of Americans waited anxiously, astronaut John Glenn blasted off in his rocket ship, Friendship 7, and became the first American to orbit the Earth. Although the risks of such a mission for Friendship 7 were well known, no one including Glenn knew...
 
4.3
 
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Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon
Kids Nonfiction 170 0
Powerful free verse and stunning illustrations tell the true story of the American effort to land the first man on the Moon. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would try to land a man on the Moon by the end of the decade....
 
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Abraham Lincoln's Dueling Words
Kids Nonfiction 494 0
As a young lawyer, Abraham Lincoln was known for his sense of humor. But in 1842, he did something so rascally--so downright mean--he was challenged to a duel. Lincoln needed his wit and a healthy dose of humility to save his life and his career. He didn't know it at...
 
4.0
 
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A Place for Fish
Kids Nonfiction 417 0
Fish make our world a better place. But sometimes people do things that make it hard for them to live and grow. In simple yet informative language, A PLACE FOR FISH introduces young readers to ways human action or inaction can affect fish...
 
4.0
 
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About Marine Mammals: A guide for Children
Kids Nonfiction 1134 0
In this simple and enlightening book, former teacher Cathryn Sill explains to children what marine mammals are, what they do, and how they live. Accompanied by beautifully detailed illustrations from noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, About Marine Mammals tells children what is essential for understanding and appreciating these fascinating creatures....
 
4.7
 
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About Birds: A Guide for Children
Kids Nonfiction 1708 0
This kid-friendly book offers a first thoughtful glimpse into the world of birds: from eggs to nests, from song to flight. In this delightful book, teacher and birder Cathryn Sill explains to children what birds are, what they do, and how they live. Accompanied by beautifully detailed illustrations from noted...
 
5.0
 
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Forests (About Habitats)
Kids Nonfiction 1514 0
Award-winning author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer young readers a first glimpse into forest habitats. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this guide teaches children what forests are and what kinds of animals and plants live in them. A glossary and afterword provide readers with further...
 
5.0
 
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Beneath the Sun
Kids Nonfiction 1365 0
When the sun is shining brightly, people put on sunscreen or scurry inside to cool off. But how do wild animals react to the sizzling heat? Journey from your neighborhood to a field where an earthworm loops its long body into a ball underground, to a desert where a jackrabbit...
 
4.3
 
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Stripes of All Types
Kids Nonfiction 2664 0
In Stripes of All Types, author and illustrator Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons stripes are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while a glossary at the back provides more...
 
5.0
 
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A Place for Turtles
Kids Nonfiction 1833 0
In simple yet informative language, A Place for Turtles introduces young readers to the ways human action or inaction can affect turtle populations and opens kids minds to a wide range of environmental issues. Describing various examples, the text provides an intriguing look at turtles, at...
 
4.7 (2)
 
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Oceans (About Habitats)
Kids Nonfiction 1793 0
Award-winning author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer young readers a first glimpse into ocean habitats. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this guide teaches children what oceans are and what kinds of animals and plants live there. A glossary and afterword provide readers with further fascinating...
 
4.5 (2)
 
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