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Sewers and the Rats That Love Them: The Disgusting Story Behind Where It All Goes (Edge Books: Sanitation Investigation)
Sewers and the Rats That Love Them: The Disgusting Story Behind Where It All Goes (Edge Books: Sanitation Investigation)
by Kelly Regan Barnhill
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Are you ready to go behind the scenes of our amazing sanitation system? From the history of toilets to the mystery of tap water, each book reveals what goes on after the flush and after the trash has been taken out. Youll never look at garbage, toilets... (read more)

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Water and Geothermal Energy (Fueling the Future)
Water and Geothermal Energy (Fueling the Future)
by Elizabeth Raum
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This series asks the question that young people want answered about our energy resources. Each book in the series includes clear explanations of science concepts, discussions of why alternative energy sources are needed, and examples of energy use from... (read more)

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Solar Power (Compact Research: Drugs)
Solar Power (Compact Research: Drugs)
by Peggy J. Parks
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The Obama administration has given high priority to development of alternative energy sources. Many energy experts say that the suns vast potential has barely begun to be tapped, and that solar power is the energy of the future. Through objective... (read more)

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Achoo! (Mysterious You)
Achoo! (Mysterious You)
by Trudee Romanek
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In the fifth "Mysterious You" book, Achoo!, kids probe the secrets of illness and sniff out what germs are, why they sometimes make us sick, how our bodies battle them and how vaccines protect us against them. This unique series explores the mysteries of... (read more)

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Huge Earthmovers (World's Biggest)
Huge Earthmovers (World's Biggest)
by Meish Goldish
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Kids will love learning all about the worlds biggest, most powerful earthmovers! No job is too big or too tough for these extreme machines. Packed with dazzling photos and fascinating information, Huge Earthmovers is guaranteed to delight young readers.... (read more)

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Nuclear Energy (Energy Essentials)
Nuclear Energy (Energy Essentials)
by Nigel Saunders
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Less able readers can explore how energy is used today while learning key content about energy including: how energy can be transformed from one state into another, the conservation of energy, and renewable energy resources. Reports, fascinating facts... (read more)

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Technology (Simply Science)
Technology (Simply Science)
by Gerry Bailey
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Its hard to imagine that not too long ago there were no laptop computers, hybrid cars, or cell phones. New technologies have changed our lives and shaped our world. Learn all about some of important recent inventions, and the new technology we may see in... (read more)

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The Ultimate Weapon: The Race to Develop the Atomic Bomb
The Ultimate Weapon: The Race to Develop the Atomic Bomb
by Edward T Sullivan
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When the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. But the story started long before that fateful day, and here Edward T. Sullivan delves into all that led up to it: the scientific developments of the Manhattan... (read more)

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Changing Materials #1: Changing Shape
Changing Materials #1: Changing Shape
by Chris Oxlade
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This series looks at how materials can be changed in various ways. Each book examines the types of materials we commonly encounter and explores their properties through practical and familiar examples. "Investigation" spreads give readers the chance to... (read more)

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History of Nuclear Power (Nuclear Power)
History of Nuclear Power (Nuclear Power)
by James A. Mahaffey
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The discovery and application of nuclear power is one of the most profound scientific accomplishments of the 20th century, beginning with tentative explorations of the structure of matter, expanding into a rapid succession of unexpected discoveries, and... (read more)

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Biofuels (Compact Research: Drugs)
Biofuels (Compact Research: Drugs)
by Leanne Currie-mcghee
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The Obama administration has given high priority to development of alternative energy sources. Biofuels are increasingly being used as an alternative to fossil fuels and, as a result, global biofuel production tripled from 2000 to 2007. Through objective... (read more)

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Is the World Prepared for a Deadly Influenza Pandemic? (In Controversy)
Is the World Prepared for a Deadly Influenza Pandemic? (In Controversy)
by Scott Barbour
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In response to the recent pandemic of the H1N1 influenza virus, public health experts around the world are assessing national and global readiness for a truly deadly influenza pandemic outbreak. Through objective discussion, numerous direct quotes, and... (read more)

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Building a Bridge (Construction Zone)
Building a Bridge (Construction Zone)
by Joann Early Macken
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Follow a skyscraper as it reaches higher and higher. Watch a tunnel being dug from the earth. From wrecking balls to hard hats, this set covers everything you love about building things and tearing them down.... (read more)

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Pliers (Tools of the Trade)
Pliers (Tools of the Trade)
by Anders Hanson
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This image-filled title defines pliers and its history. The four popular variants of the pliers explored in this title are the lineman's pliers, slip-joint pliers, locking pliers and needle-nose pliers. Straightforward definitions along with labeled... (read more)

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Renewable Energy Research (Inside Science)
Renewable Energy Research (Inside Science)
by Stuart A. Kallen
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Inventors racing to replace fossil fuels in the twenty-first century are embracing green-tech solutions and cutting-edge science. This is driving research in solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and fuel cell technology. This title examines the science... (read more)

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Coal Power (Compact Research: Energy and the Environment)
Coal Power (Compact Research: Energy and the Environment)
by Peggy J. Parks
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People throughout the world rely on coal for generating electricity and for powering factories that make products such as steel, cement, and paper--yet because it is such a dirty fuel, as well as a finite resource, coal is highly controversial. Through... (read more)

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What Happens at a Firehouse? (Where People Work)
What Happens at a Firehouse? (Where People Work)
by Kathleen Pohl
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- Labeled photographs<BR>- Glossary<BR>- Index<BR>- More books to read<BR>- Web... (read more)

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Renewable Fuels (Eye on Energy)
Renewable Fuels (Eye on Energy)
by Jill C Wheeler
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- Full-color Photographs - Diagrams - Glossary... (read more)

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Robozones #01: Robot Brains
Robozones #01: Robot Brains
by David Jefferis
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Describes how robots were developed, how they work, and what functions they can perform, especially with the addition of artificial intelligence.... (read more)

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Wind Power (Energy for Today)
Wind Power (Energy for Today)
by Tea Benduhn
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Key features: - Academic vocabulary introduced with clear, age-appropriate definitions - Correlates to science curriculum standards - Leveled text reviewed by a reading consultant and a science curriculum consultant - Close photo-text match builds... (read more)

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