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Fire! By Joy Masoff.

Presents the work done by fire fighters, including the equipment they use, the fires they fight, the rescues and investigations they perform, and the history and future of fire fighting. Form GoogleBooks.

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Nat Geo Amazing! 100 People, Places, and Things by Melina Gerosa Bellows.

The thrilling images, incredible stories, and utting dge design of this book will have you doing doubletakes at some of the most fascinating and fun information in the world, including: amazing animals, interesting people, weird but true facts, natural wonders and more!

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Houdini by Kathleen Krull.

He made himself a living legend and became the most famous name in magic. Bur Harry Houdini, like his acts, was fascinating and mysterious. Even as a child, crowds gathered to watch him perform tricks no one else could do. He mastered every form of magic –card tricks, juggling, illusions- and traveled the world over to make a name for himself. But true stardom came when he focused his act around daring, heart-stopping escapes.

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Diving by Tony Norman.

There is nothing to beat the thrill of entering an underwater world and becoming a part of it.

Discover what equipment divers use, the training they have, and the heroes that inspire them.

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Planet Watch by Martyn Bramwell et al.

A comprehensive look at life on Earth, and shows how we can help make sure our environment is preserved for generation to come.

See how climate change affects the world around us and find what might happen in the future to the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the land we live on.

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Extreme Aircraft.

Check out cool Smithsonian websites and exhibits throughout the book. Meet a Smithsonian specialist.

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Crime Scene Investigation by Lorraine Jean Hopping.

There has been a murder. A victim lies dead. The police seal off the crime scene an call in the forensics experts. This book takes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of forensics: from the crime scene to the crime laboratory.

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Mummies by Christopher Sloan.

You won´t be able to tear your eyes away from the parade of mummies on these pages – many with skin, bone, hair, clothing, jewelry, and even tattoos intact. Dig into their worlds and discover their secrets.

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Million Dollar Art Theft; The Van Gogh Museum Robbery by Amanda Howard.

Early in the morning of 7th December 2002, two men broke into the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. They escaped with two painting worth 17 millions of pounds. See how the evidence in this case was used to convict two criminals.

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Pyramids by John Malam.

Uncover the secrets of the pyramids and find out how and why they were built.

The history behind these magnificent structures is explored in detail through one hundred facts, fantastic images, and fun cartoons.  Learn about pyramids around the world, explore their hidden passages and chambers, and discover the treasures buried within them.

faf Fascinating Animal Facts.

Fun facts in a lively and exciting format teach children all about animals and how they behave, including hunting, communication, migration, habitat and much more.

Over 1200 stunning pictures by top wildlife photographers, including close-ups and habitats shots.

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The Amazing World of Castles by Barbara Taylor.

Discover what lies behind the massive stones of a castle wall, beyond the iron gates and over the deep, dark moat. Enter a world of romance and adventure, of hardship and battle, and fight your way in between a hail in arrows to discover the world inside a castle under siege. Meet the sweating in his forge, and the young squire learning to joust and fight.  Find out about the armour and weapons of Europe´s crusading knights and take a glimpse at the fearless Samurai warriors of Japan.

 

British Kings & Queens.

Take a journey through time and explore Britain´s heritage. Using the monarch as the thread, this book brings to life all of the key events from Britain´s past.

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The World´s Most Amazing Castles by Ann Weil.

Which castle was built into the side of a cliff?

Where is Himeji Castle, and why people think it is haunted?

Was Castle Frankenstein the setting for Mary Shelley´s famous novel?

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Henry Ford by Mike Venezia.

Biography of this famous inventor.

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Spiders by Barbara Taylor.

Explore the secret world of the arachnids with pictures and fascinating facts.

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Bettles and Bugs by Dr. Jen Green.

Exciting and accessible facts on the key aspects of beetle and bug life and behavior. Over 200 stunning color images by top wildlife photographers, plus superb illustrations revealing the complex inner workings of a bug´s body.

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Megastructures by Ian Graham.

Take an in-depth look at the world´s mightiest structures… why they were designed, how they were built, how people use them. From the world´s first mile-high building to the deepest tunnel under the ocean, discover the incredible world of megastructures.

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Life in Ancient Greece by John Guy.

A comprehensive, informative and highly readable introduction to the world of the ancient Greeks.

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Military Survival by Nick Hunter.

How are soldiers able to keep calm and fight back when under heavy fire? What does it take to be selected to join a Special Forces unit? How do soldiers stay alive behind enemy lines? In this book you´ll read abut people who have some of the most dangerous jobs in the world, and the special training and equipment they receive in order to survive the most perilous situations!

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Fearsome Animals by Mark Shulman.

You haven´t felt fear until you´ve encountered fearsome animals. Once this book gets its claws into you, it won´t let you go, You´ll be dragged through pages after page of deadly, terrifying beasts. The largest one will crush you, the smallest ones will poison you, and the rest will leave you breathless.

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A Black Hole is Not a Hole by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano.

 Aspiring astronomers can learn what black holes are, what causes them, how scientists first discovered them and more, in an informative science book that includes space paintings, real telescopic images, funny doodles and speech bubbles. From Goodreads.

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War in Afghanistan and Iraq by Janet and Gerry Souter.

Find out why troops re fighting a war thousands of miles form home, what the many jobs of the military forces are and what life in military camp us rally like. Also read about the experiences of conflict in the words of the Afghan and Iraqi children and the relatives of soldiers back home.

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