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The New York Public Library Amazing Space

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The New York Public Library amazing space Travel to distant galaxies and explore awesome constellations. Discover mysterious planets and catch a comet by the tail. Find the answers to your questions about the wonders of space . . . THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY's best-selling reference books include The New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York Public Library Book of Answers, and The New York Public Library Student's Desk Reference. ANN-JEANETTE CAMPBELL is the coauthor of The New York Public Library Incredible Earth. Also in this series . . . The New York Public Library Incredible Earth

The New York Public Library Incredible Earth

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The New York Public Library Incredible Earth Discover ancient fossils and vast oceans. Explore devastating earthquakes and explosive volcanoes. Find the answers to your questions about our incredible Earth . How was Earth formed? See page 3. When did life begin? See page 30. If you dug a hole to the center of Earth, what would you find? See page 46. What is a volcanic bomb? See page 78. What is the largest active volcano in the world? See page 85. What does an earthquake sound like? See page 103. How much of Earth's surface is covered by water? See page 109. Why is the ocean blue? See page 109. What is the longest river in the world? See page 127. How does thunder roll? See page 161. A Stonesong Press Book

The New York Public Library Amazing Scientists

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The New York Public Library AMAZING scientists Discover the moons of Jupiter with Galileo. Uncover the science of radiation with Madame Curie. Travel forward in time with Einstein. Find out how scientists learned to cure diseases, how they discovered gravity, and how they determined the structure of the atom. Fact-filled and fun, this book's question-and-answer format lets you explore the discoveries of some of the world's greatest scientists. What is the Hippocratic Oath? See page 11. How did archimedes single-handedly hold off the entire Roman army? See page 13. Which famous physician learned about human anatomy in a gladiator ring? See page 19. What is natural selection? See page 36. What was the worst disease of all time? See page 40. Who discovered over 300 uses for peanuts? See page 48. Which founder of chemistry lost his head in the French Revolution? See page 65. What Nobel Prize-winning physicist escaped the Nazis in 1933? See page 109. Also in The New York Public Library Answer Books series: Amazing Explorers Amazing Native American History Amazing Hispanic American History Incredible Earth Amazing Space Amazing Mythology Amazing Women in American History Amazing African American History

The New York Public Library Amazing Mythology

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Search for the origins of fire with Mantis. Witness mighty Zeus as he employs a powerful thunderbolt to overthrow his tyrannical father in ancient Greece. Meet Amaterasu, the Japanese goddess of the sun who shut herself in a cave, leaving the whole world in darkness. Join the Valkyries as they roam through Scandinavian battlefields in search of brave warriors. Find answers to everything you ve ever wanted to know about the intriguing mythologies from around the world . . . How did Isis help Horus become king of all Egypt? See page 15. What was inside Pandora s Box? See page 28. How were the Olympic games started? See page 48. Who was Gilgamesh, and what was the purpose of his quest? See page 7. How did the powerful warrior Rama rescue his bride, Sita? See page 66. How was the silkworm created? See page 74. What is The Dreamtime? See page 84. How did Thor, the Norse god of thunder, regain his magical hammer? See page 99. THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY s bestselling reference books include The New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York Public Library Book of Answers, and The New York Public Library Student s Desk Reference. BRENDAN JANUARY is the author of many nonfiction children s books. Also in this series . . . The New York Public Library Amazing Native American History The New York Public Library Amazing Hispanic American History The New York Public Library Amazing African American History The New York Public Library Amazing Women in American History The New York Public Library Incredible Earth The New York Public Library Amazing Space

La Tierra Increible

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Written in a question-and-answer format and packed with informative lists, sidebars, and illustrations, these reference books explore devastating earthquakes, ancient fossils, vast oceans, huge glaciers, rocks and minerals, seasons, volcanoes, population, wind, the Big Bang Theory, and other fascinating aspects of our remarkable planet.

The New York Public Library Amazing U S Geography

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The New York Public Library AMAZING U.S. Geography Follow a chinook over the Rocky Mountains. Trace the course of theMississippi River from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. Discoverwhere gold is mined and fish are farmed in the United States.Explore our fascinating nation from Alabama to Wyoming, and findanswers to all your questions about U.S. geography... Where is the highest waterfall in the United States? See page 33. What is a sand sea? See page 40. Why does California have so many earthquakes? See page 41. Why are people from new England called Yankees? See page 69. How many U.S. presidents were born in Ohio? See page 89. Where did the Santa Fe Trail begin? See page 96. How large is mammoth Cave in Kentucky? See page 108. How hot are the Hot Springs in Arkansas? See page 116. Also in The New York Public Library Answer Books series: Incredible Earth Amazing Space Amazing African American History Amazing Hispanic American History Amazing Women in American History Amazing Mythology Amazing Explorers Amazing Scientists

The New York Public Library Amazing Space

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Janice VanCleave s Great Science Project Ideas from Real Kids

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There's plenty for you to choose from in this collection of forty terrific science project ideas from real kids, chosen by well-known children's science writer Janice VanCleave. Developing your own science project requires planning, research, and lots of hard work. This book saves you time and effort by showing you how to develop your project from start to finish and offering useful design and presentation techniques. Projects are in an easy-to-follow format, use easy-to-find materials, and include dozens illustrations and diagrams that show you what kinds of charts and graphs to include in your science project and how to set up your project display. You’ll also find clear scientific explanations, tips for developing your own unique science project, and 100 additional ideas for science projects in all science categories.

The New York Public Library Amazing Native American History

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Discover how a game of lacrosse led to a victory for the Ojibwatribe against the British, find out why the Menominees are calledthe wild rice people, and meet some of the great heroes of NativeAmerica, from Sequoyah and Sitting Bull to Pocahontas. Enjoy theholidays, foods, dances, and stories of these diverse peoples andfind the answers to all your questions about Native Americanhistory.... Why did the Mound Builders build mounds? See page 14. What was the Trail of Tears? See page 59. Why didn't Montezuma attack Cortes' men? See page 27. Who were the Navajo Code Talkers? See page 94. What was the Alcatraz takeover? See page 107. What was the Iroquois confederacy? See page 33. Did all Inuit live in igloos? See page 131. What were the Mayans' greatest scientific achievements? See page21.

The New York Public Library Amazing Hispanic American History

Author : George Ochoa
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Consists of questions and answers about Latinos, revealing the common history which unites them while also showing how they differ depending upon their country of origin.

Janice VanCleave s Help My Science Project Is Due Tomorrow Easy Experiments You Can Do Overnight

Author : Janice VanCleave
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Caught in the Last-Minute Science Project Scramble? Looking for Fun, Interesting Project Ideas? You're in luck! With Janice VanCleave's Help! My Science Project IsDue Tomorrow! you can choose from a wide variety of ideas drawingfrom all the scientific disciplines. Just pick any topic you'reinterested in-stars, telescopes, cells, spiders, chemical change,solutions, the water cycle, energy, and many more-read thebackground information, gather a few simple materials, and startexperimenting! Each chapter presents a simple scientific investigation thatincludes step-by-step instructions, a description of the desiredresult, and ideas on how to expand on the topic to make it yourvery own science project. And, as with all of Janice VanCleave'sexperiment books, the materials are safe, inexpensive, and easilyfound around the house. You'll not only find this book useful forany science project assignments all year round but a great resourcefor developing long-term science fair projects.

The New York Public Library Amazing African American History

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Presents questions and answers relating to important periods in African American history including the Revolution, Civil War, Reconstruction, Migration, and the Civil Rights Movement.

How why Stories

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A collection of twenty-five traditional stories explaining why an animal or plant or natural object looks or acts the way it does. Following each story are storytelling tips and short modern, scientific explanations for the subject of the story.

Best Books for Children

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Offers reviews and recommendations of over 25,000 titles for children, and includes brief annotations, bibliographic data, and review citations.

Annual Reports for the Years Ended June 30 and June 30

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Best Books for Children Preschool Through Grade 6

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Library Journal

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Junior High School Library Catalog

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School Library Journal

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Earth

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Although the center of Earth has a temperature of about 9,000 degrees Fahrenheit, the surface of Earth provides the ideal temperature, pressure, and atmosphere for life to survive. Michael D. Cole covers everything from Earth's mineral composition to changes in its weather patterns. He also recounts the remarkable story of how Earth and its living things came into existence.