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Code Red

[In The Hindenburg Disaster] Feigenbaum describes the 1937 catastrophe that occurred when the hydrogen-powered airship burst into flames and crashed, killing 36 people. High-quality, historical photographs add drama and perspective. One might argue whether the picture of the partially…

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Ellen Ochoa

This small biography of the first Hispanic woman in outer space provides a glimpse of an heroic role model. A timeline, a glossary, Internet sites, fact boxes, and an index complement the layout of bright photos, including Ochoa playing the flute in outer space.

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Supersized!

Children will want to read all the books in this series once they see how completely engaging each book can be. The books are laid out nicely with pictures and text on every double-page spread. A map highlighting where the animal lives, quick fact boxes on every page, and large beautiful…

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Ellen Ochoa

This small biography of the first Hispanic woman in outer space provides a glimpse of an heroic role model. A timeline, a glossary, Internet sites, fact boxes, and an index complement the layout of bright photos, including Ochoa playing the flute in outer space.

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Horse Power

This series introduces readers to the various jobs horses perform. Accompanied by both black-and-white and color photographs, the easy-to-read two-page sections offer history and discuss how horses are trained and cared for. Reading list. Bib., glos.

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Supersized!

Simple text, stock photos, and maps introduce the habitat, diet, life cycle, physical characteristics, and behavior of the featured animal…the clear comparisons (“A female Queen Alexandra’s birdwing is larger than the book you are reading”) and straightforward text will help readers…

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Smart Animals

Animal intelligence is celebrated through basic facts highlighting the uniqueness of the featured animals as well as anecdotes describing their remarkably “human” behaviors such as communication and empathy…the many color photographs of the animals in nature and interacting with people…

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Code Red

Twelve double-page spreads introduce each disaster, give some background, and describe reactions and changes in public policy in response to the events. While the writing never completely conveys the enormity of these catastrophes, the photographs show some of the drama. A final spread…

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Supersized!

Simple text, stock photos, and maps introduce the habitat, diet, life cycle, physical characteristics, and behavior of the featured animal…the clear comparisons (“A female Queen Alexandra’s birdwing is larger than the book you are reading”) and straightforward text will help readers…

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Hollywood Dogs

Short, easy-to-read chapters introduce various canine stars (e.g., Lassie, Rin-Tin-Tin, Toto) and discuss how these dogs are “discovered,” trained, and cared for during filming…the subject is sure to have appeal. Photos of famous film, TV, and stage dog actors will draw in readers. Reading…

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Hollywood Dogs

Short, easy-to-read chapters introduce various canine stars (e.g., Lassie, Rin-Tin-Tin, Toto) and discuss how these dogs are “discovered,” trained, and cared for during filming…the subject is sure to have appeal. Photos of famous film, TV, and stage dog actors will draw in readers. Reading…

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Horse Power

This series introduces readers to the various jobs horses perform. Accompanied by both black-and-white and color photographs, the easy-to-read two-page sections offer history and discuss how horses are trained and cared for. Reading list. Bib., glos.

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