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A collection of games, easy-to-make crafts and projects, and festive menus that make the planning a theme party easy and… fun. Each theme plan includes a list of read-aloud books and movies to make the party complete.
By Michael J Novacek. 1996
A paleontologist's account of a gruelling 1993 field expedition to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia, which resulted in one of… the most extensive dinosaur fossil discoveries in history. Describes the specimens that were found and discusses their meaning and scientific importance. 1996.
By John R Horner, Edwin Dobb. 1997
Companion to Digging Dinosaurs. A paleontologist explores how these creatures evolved, lived, and adapted to the environment. Draws upon extensive… fieldwork to depict the dinosaur's pattern of living and survival methods. Ventures theories on key controversies, such as what caused its extinction. c1997.
By Paul Chambers. 2002
Since its discovery the Archaeopteryx - half bird, half reptile - has caused more trouble than any other scientific icon.… It has been used not just to support dozens of different views on evolution but to start feuds, destroy reputations, further personal ambition and promote nationalism. This book investigates the life and times of Archaeopteryx and also at the chaotic scientific world into which it emerged. 2002.
By Dale A Russell. 1989
By Monique Keiran. 1999
Some 75 million years ago, one dinosaur ended its life. The dinosaur was an Albertosaurus -- distant cousin to the… ferocious, meat-eating predator Tyrannosaurus Rex. But its death was also a beginning -- the start of its transformation into a fossil, which lay undiscovered for millennia until the forces of erosion brought the young dinosaur, once again, to light. Grades 4-7. 1999.
By John Wenzel, André Chevalier. 2009
Le poker est un des jeux les plus passionnants qui soit. Mais il faut maîtriser certaines connaissances et apprendre les… trucs qui feront de vous un bon joueur pour en tirer de la satisfaction. Là entre en scène les pros. Il n'y a rien comme les conseils et les trucs d'un pro du poker pour rehausser votre niveau de jeu. Il n'y a rien comme les connaissances et l'expérience d'un pro pour découvrir le véritable plaisir de jouer au poker. Quel que soit votre niveau de jeu, quelles que soient vos ambitions, vous trouverez dans ce livre des conseils vitaux pour bien jouer, bien miser et bien bluffer comme un pro. -- 4e de couv. Titre uniforme: The only poker book you'll ever need.
Why is the sky blue? Why do stars twinkle? Why do cows moo? The answer to these and many other… fascinating questions are answered in this book. Information is grouped into topics like the supermarket, nighttime, and food and eating. Grades 2-4. 2001.
By Ron Wight. 2002
Think you know it all about hockey? These fan-stumping quizzes will dispel the hockey myths you have believed since you… were a kid, and help you learn about the more unique hockey records that may never be broken, and the most intriguing moments in hockey history. Packed with statistics, Q&A's, fascinating stories, and a unique chapter on women's hockey. 2002.
By Valerie Wyatt. 2000
A learning resource featuring questions and answers about weather, from rain, clouds, and snow to wind and temperatures. Also included… are experiments, a glossary, and cloud and snow charts. Grades 3-6. 2000. (Tactile page not included)
By Jackie French. 2000
A book that addresses the big questions kids often wonder about, such as "How did the universe begin?", and "What… happens when you die?". For each question, different theories and opinions are illustrated, with easy-to-grasp examples and comparisons. Grades 3-6.
By E. Calvin Coish. 1992
By Marg Meikle. 2000
Marg Meikle, also known as the Answer Lady, answers queries she receives from kids about superstitions, customs, clothes, weather and… just plain weird stuff. You'll find the answers to such questions as "Do dogs and cats have belly buttons?" and "How much does your head weigh?" here. Grades 4-7. Sequel to "Funny you should ask". 2000.
By Stephen Brusatte. 2018
Sixty-six million years ago, the Earth's most fearsome and spectacular creatures vanished. Today their extraordinary true story remains one of… our planet's great mysteries. In this stunning narrative spanning more than 200 million years, Steve Brusatte, a young American paleontologist who has emerged as one of the foremost stars of the field--discovering ten new species and leading groundbreaking scientific studies and fieldwork--masterfully tells the complete, surprising, and new history of the dinosaurs, examining their origins, their habitats, their extinction, and their living legacy. 2018.
By World Video Game Hall of Fame. 2018
Inspired by the groundbreaking A History of the World in 100 Objects, this book draws on the unique collections of… The Strong museum in Rochester, New York, to chronicle the evolution of video games, from Pong to first-person shooters, told through the stories of dozens of objects essential to the field's creation and development. Drawing on the World Video Game Hall of Fame's unmatched collection of video game artifacts, this fascinating history offers an expansive look at the development of one of the most popular activities of the modern world: video gaming. 2018.
By Collins. 1991
A guide to the rules and strategies of 100 popular family and children's card games. Methods of play are illustrated… and games featured include "all fives", "auction pitch", "Boston", "bridge", and "briscola" for adults, and "beggar-my-neighbour", "card dominoes", and "cheat" for children. 1991.
By John Evangelist Walsh. 1996
Recounts the infamous scientific fraud known as "Piltdown" and suggests its perpetrator. Tells of the 1913 discovery in England of… a humanoid skull and jawbone, which were purported to represent the "missing link" in the evolution of man from ape. Explains how scientists were deceived for forty years. 1996.
By Joshua Glenn, Elizabeth Foy Larsen. 2012
This is the guide and activity book every modern kid needs, crammed with activities that are not only fun and… doable but also designed to get you engaged with the wider world. Presents hands-on activities like classic science experiments, crafts and upcycling, board game hacking, code-cracking, geocaching, skateboard repair, yarn-bombing, and stop-action movie-making, plus tons of trivia, best-of lists, and forward-thinking ideas made accessible to kids. Explore the world, test your limits, dare to be different, have fun, and get unbored. Grades 5-8 and older readers. 2012.
By Philomena Hurley-Rutherford. 2002
Did you know that Canada has museums dedicated to eyeglasses, games, and potatoes, or that the Queen of Siam lived… in Halifax? Combines hundreds of amazing anecdotes, compelling facts, and oddball stories with historical highlights, mini-biographies, and little-known facts to celebrate Canada's rich, fascinating and just plain strange history. 2002.