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How the new seven wonders of the world were built

The Great Wall of China, Petra, The Colosseum, Chich?n Itz? , Machu Picchu, The Taj Mahal, and Christ the Redeemer were selected as the new seven wonders of the world by over 600 million people who participated in a vote between 2000 and 2007. But have you ever wondered how these monumental structures have been built centuries ago without using the modern technologies and heavy machinery that is available today? This book will give you the answers you are looking for.

Ready, set, run!

the amazing New York City Marathon
In this energetic and ever-so-fun nonfiction picture book about the world's most famous race, readers follow runners from all over the world as they stretch, make their playlist, eat a spaghetti dinner, and then pound, pound, pound through the five boroughs of New York City, all the way to the finish line.

Piece by piece

Ernestine's gift for President Roosevelt
"During the Great Depression, Ernestine Guerrero's family didn't have much. The true story of a resourceful Mexican American teen who made a remarkable gift to thank President Roosevelt for the food aid that helped them survive!"--.

Nothing could stop her

the courageous life of Ruth Gruber
"Ruth Gruber, born in to a Jewish American family in 1911, was drawn to adventure and driven to fight injustice throughout her eventful seven-decade career as a journalist"--.

2024 level up

100% unofficial : by gamers, for gamers
Offers information and statistics about all of the hottest games, tips and tricks for gamers, and interviews from gaming's biggest personalities, including game developers and pro gamers.

Famine and dust

Dust Bowl
"The events surrounding the Dust Bowl did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of an Oklahoma farmer, a migrant farm worker, and a government journalist as readers act out scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event"--Provided by publisher.

Questions I am asked about the Holocaust

The author answers questions about her time as a teenager Jew in Auschwitz.

A day in the life of an astronaut, Mars, and the distant stars

"From the creators of A Day in the Life of a Poo, a Gnu, and You comes an encyclopedic glance at all things outer space and makes a hilarious and informative guide for curious young readers. Blast off for a day in the life of space and the people (and animals!) who have explored it. From hilarious comics to secret diaries and detailed diagrams, there are tons of things to discover and fantastic facts to learn.".

Wolves in the wild

"Although a wolf's mournful howl is often associated with a full moon, they don't wait for this lunar phase to make their recognizable vocalization-Wolves howl whenever they want to communicate with other wolves. Young readers will learn more about the key ideas of wolf behavior and adaptations with this intriguing title. The explanatory text is thoughtfully written with early readers in mind and also covers wolf habitats, their ecological importance, and the threats they face from humans"--Provided by publisher.

I love pandas!

Simple text and related pictures introduce pandas to early readers.


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