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Product Description: Do cats dream? Can they see in the dark? Are a cat’s whiskers feelers? Do they really have nine lives? Patricia Lauber uses a true-or-false format to explore the questions that many cat lovers wonder about and to share fascinating details on feline history, science, legend, language, and mysteries...read more
By Patricia Lauber and Rosalyn Schanzer (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780792234401, titled "The True or False Book of Cats" | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, April 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Discusses the truth behind such beliefs as 'Cats can see in total darkness,' 'Cats have nine lives,' and 'A cat signals its feelings with its tail'

Paperback:

9780792266945 | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, November 1, 2001), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Discusses the truth behind such beliefs as 'Cats can see in total darkness,' 'Cats have nine lives,' and 'A cat signals its feelings with its tail.

Prebinding:

9781439552322 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 18, 2008), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Do cats dream?
9780613934466, titled "True-or-false Book Of Cats" | Turtleback Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $17.15 | About this edition: Do cats dream?

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Product Description: You make your bed in the morning. At times in the past, people really made their beds -- and at night they stuffed straw into a sack, making a bed to lie on. Nightclothes were first worn in the 1500s. Before that, people slept in their day clothes, their underwear, or nothing at all...read more
By Patricia Lauber and John Manders (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781416967385, titled "What You Never Knew About Beds, Bedrooms, & Pajamas" | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, January 29, 2008), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: You make your bed in the morning.

School and Library:

9780689852114 | Simon & Schuster, November 28, 2006, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Presents a history and time line of sleeping habits, sleep attire, and bedrooms from the Stone Age to the present day.

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An account of how and why Mount St. Helens erupted in May 1980 and the destruction it caused, and a discussion of the return of life to that area.

Hardcover:

9780757548192 | Reprint edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, September 16, 2010), cover price $16.10
9780027545005 | Simon & Schuster, May 1, 1986, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: An account of how and why Mount St.

Paperback:

9780689716799 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, March 1, 1993), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Studies the eruption of Mount St.

Reinforced:

9780606029667 | Demco Media, March 1, 1993, cover price $18.04 | About this edition: Studies the eruption of Mount St.

Prebinding:

9781435208773 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Studies the eruption of Mount St.

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Product Description: Stone Age people invented the first knives...and also the first spoons.In the Middle Ages the first books of manners told readers to wipe their greasy fingers on the tablecloth. And in 1669 King Louis XIV ordered that table knives should have rounded ends because there'd been too many stabbings...read more
By Patricia Lauber and John Manders (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781442409378, titled "What You Never Knew About Fingers, Forks, & Chopsticks: What You Never Knew About Fingers, Forks, & Chopsticks" | Simon & Schuster, April 30, 2010, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Stone Age people invented the first knives.
9780689851001 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, July 1, 2002), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Describes changes in eating customs throughout the centuries and the origins of table manners.

School and Library:

9780689804793, titled "What You Never Knew About Fingers, Forks, & Chopsticks" | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1999, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Describes changes in eating customs throughout the centuries and the origins of table manners

Reinforced:

9780606242578, titled "What You Never Knew About Fingers, Forks and Chopsticks" | Demco Media, December 1, 2001, cover price $15.85 | About this edition: Describes changes in eating customs throughout the centuries and the origins of table manners.

Prebinding:

9780613538794 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $15.50 | About this edition: Describes changes in eating customs throughout the centuries and the origins of table manners.

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Written in a simple true-or-false format, an energetic romp through the world of canines traces their history, revealing the original ancestors of all dogs, and showcases forty different types of breeds.
By Patricia Lauber and Rosalyn Schanzer (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060297671 | 1 edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, November 1, 2003), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Written in a simple true-or-false format, an energetic romp through the world of canines traces their history, revealing the original ancestors of all dogs, and showcases forty different types of breeds.

Library:

9780060297688 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, November 1, 2003), cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Written in a simple true-or-false format, an energetic romp through the world of canines traces their history, revealing the original ancestors of all dogs, and showcases forty different types of breeds.

Describes the physiology of the earthworm and the useful services it performs for man

Prebinding:

9780613027915 | Turtleback Books, July 1, 2003, cover price $18.45 | About this edition: Describes the physiology of the earthworm and the useful services it performs for man

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Presents recent archaeological findings about the first people to settle the Americas, how they got here, and from what continent they came, which includes analyses by linguists, geneticists, climatologists, and other scientists. Teacher's Guide available.

Hardcover:

9780792282280 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, March 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Presents recent archaeological findings about the first people to settle the Americas, how they got here, and from what continent they came.

Examines the work of zoo veterinarians focusing on such cases as a tiger with a toothache, a gorilla with a cold, and a tortoise with a broken bone.

Hardcover:

9780792234418, titled "The Tiger Has a Toothache: Helping Animals at the Zoo" | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Examines the work of zoo veterinarians focusing on such cases as a tiger with a toothache, a gorilla with a cold, and a tortoise with a broken bone

Paperback:

9780792282341, titled "The Tiger Has a Toothache: Helping Animals at the Zoo" | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 1, 2002), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Examines the work of zoo veterinarians focusing on such cases as a tiger with a toothache, a gorilla with a cold, and a tortoise with a broken bone.

Reinforced:

9780606254892 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: Examines the work of zoo veterinarians focusing on such cases as a tiger with a toothache, a gorilla with a cold, and a tortoise with a broken bone.

Prebinding:

9780613626545 | Turtleback Books, July 1, 2003, cover price $18.45 | About this edition: Examines the work of zoo veterinarians focusing on such cases as a tiger with a toothache, a gorilla with a cold, and a tortoise with a broken bone.

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All the students purrform purrfectly at the Acatemy, except for kitten Dudley, who is far too young to learn about places such as Kitty Hawk and Connecticat or renowned felines such as Pounce de Le=n and Pleocatra. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780688172992 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, August 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Describes life at a school for cats, where the students learn to be 'purrfect.

Paperback:

9780380733088 | 1 reprint edition (Trophy Pr, October 1, 2001), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Describes life at a school for cats, where the students learn to be 'purrfect.

Library:

9780060292096 | Harpercollins, August 1, 2000, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Describes life at a school for cats, where the students learn to be 'purrfect.

Prebinding:

9780613495912 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $13.10 | About this edition: Describes life at a school for cats, where the students learn to be 'purrfect.

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From the creators of What You Never Knew About Fingers, Forks, & Chopsticks, an informative tale tells how the modern bathroom came to be through lively text and bold illustrations.
By Patricia Lauber and John Manders (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689824203 | Simon & Schuster, May 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Describes people's feelings about bathing and methods of keeping clean throughout history, from the Stone Age to modern times.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Tells how hurricanes form, how scientists study them, and how they have affected the United States throughout this century.

Prebinding:

9780606366533 | Turtleback Books, September 15, 2000, cover price $25.30 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Facts replace common myths in this in-depth question-and-answer book about horses and their diverse talents.
By Patricia Lauber and Rosalyn Schanzer (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688169190 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, April 1, 2000, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Through a true-or-false format, presents statements about the history, uses, and behavior of horses and discusses them.

Library:

9780688169206 | Harpercollins, April 1, 2000, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: Through a true-or-false format, presents statements about the history, uses, and behavior of horses and discusses them.

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Studies the eruption of Mount St. Helens, its impact on scientific knowledge, and the gradual return of life to its barren slopes

Prebinding:

9780785705383 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: Studies the eruption of Mount St.

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Prebinding:

9780785701279 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.35

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Explains how life is sustained on Earth through the presence of water, food, and oxygen, and how the planet is different from a spacecraft because it can rejuvenate its supply of these critical resources

Hardcover:

9780060244071 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 1996, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Explains how life is sustained on Earth through the presence of water, food, and oxygen, and how the planet is different from a spacecraft because it can rejuvenate its supply of these critical resources

Library:

9780060244088 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1996, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Explains how life is sustained on Earth through the presence of water, food, and oxygen, and how the planet is different from a spacecraft because it can rejuvenate its supply of these critical resources

Prebinding:

9780785792796 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Explains how life is sustained on Earth through the presence of water, food, and oxygen, and how the planet is different from a spacecraft because it can rejuvenate its supply of these critical resources

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Refutes common myths and misconceptions about the octopus, describing the animal's behavior, habitat, anatomy, reproductive cycle, unique talents, and surprising intelligence

Hardcover:

9780690048018 | Ty Crowell Co, September 1, 1990, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An introduction to one of the curiosities of the sea--the multi-tentacled, highly intelligent octopus.

Paperback:

9780780762183 | Perfection Learning Prebound, September 1, 1996, cover price $11.19 | About this edition: An introduction to one of the curiosities of the sea--the multi-tentacled, highly intelligent octopus.
9780064451574 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, February 1, 1996, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: An introduction to one of the curiosities of the sea--the multi-tentacled, highly intelligent octopus.

Library:

9780690048032 | Ty Crowell Co, September 1, 1990, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: An introduction to one of the curiosities of the sea--the multi-tentacled, highly intelligent octopus.

Prebinding:

9780785775621 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An introduction to one of the curiosities of the sea--the multi-tentacled, highly intelligent octopus.

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Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world

Hardcover:

9780590416153 | Scholastic, June 1, 1988, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world

Paperback:

9780590411592 | Reissue edition (Scholastic Paperbacks, December 1, 1989), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world

Prebinding:

9780833549723 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.75 | About this edition: Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world

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This companion to News About Dinosaurs from the Newbery-award-winning author takes readers back seventy-five-million years for a tour of the dinosaur's world in what is present-day Montana. Reprint. AB. K. SLJ.

Hardcover:

9780027545210 | Simon & Schuster, April 1, 1991, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offers up-to-date scientific information on the giant reptiles, fish, and other creatures who lived together in a land that is now Montana

Paperback:

9780689826863 | Aladdin Paperbacks, June 1, 1999, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Offers up-to-date scientific information on the giant reptiles, fish, and other creatures who lived together in a land that is now Montana

Prebinding:

9780613183192 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 1999, cover price $16.45 | About this edition: Offers up-to-date scientific information on the giant reptiles, fish, and other creatures who lived together in a land that is now Montana

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A lavishly illustrated introduction to the life of the Ice Age hunters and gatherers links them to modern humans while examining aspects of their lives, as told through images of cave paintings and more. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780792270959 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, March 1, 1998, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Describes the 1994 discovery made in Chauvet, France, of a cave with Stone Age rock paintings, and discusses the significance of cave art to people living in prehistoric as well as modern times

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Product Description: Describes the characteristics and behavior of different kinds of whales and discusses why they are threatened by extinction.

Hardcover:

9780805017175 | Henry Holt & Co, November 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Describes the characteristics and behavior of different kinds of whales and discusses why they are threatened by extinction

Paperback:

9780590108591 | Scholastic Educational, January 1, 1998, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Describes the characteristics and behavior of different kinds of whales and discusses why they are threatened by extinction.
9780805028942 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, October 1, 1993), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Describes the characteristics and behavior of different kinds of whales and discusses why they are threatened by extinction

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Blending image-filled prose with straightforward historical facts and events, such as the 100,000 streams and rivers that drain into the great river like an enormous spider web, and encompassing thirty-one states and two Canadian provinces, this book examines the undeniable force of the Mississippi.

Hardcover:

9780792241416 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 1, 1996, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Describes the severe flooding of the Mississippi River in 1993, the effects on people near the river, and the aftermath

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Tells how hurricanes form, how scientists study them, and how they have affected the United States throughout this century

Paperback:

9780618062577 | Houghton Mifflin School, September 15, 2000, cover price $13.65

School and Library:

9780590474061 | Scholastic, September 1, 1996, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Tells how hurricanes form, how scientists study them, and how they have affected the United States throughout this century

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Tells how hurricanes form, how scientists study them, and how they have affected the United States throughout this century

Paperback:

9780590474078, titled "Hurricanes: Earth's Biggest Storms" | Scholastic Paperbacks, September 1, 1996, cover price $10.01 | About this edition: Tells how hurricanes form, how scientists study them, and how they have affected the United States throughout this century

The door of discovery is opened to explain how dinosaurs first came to exist by way of their amphibian relatives, as well as how they were able to adjust and develop into a wide variety of species during massive global changes over millions of years.
By Douglas Henderson (illustrator) and Patricia Lauber

Hardcover:

9780027545050 | Macmillan Pub Co, February 1, 1995, cover price $18.00 | also contains Albert Pinkham Ryder: Painter of Dreams | About this edition: Explains how dinosaurs first came to exist by way of their amphibian relatives, as well as how they were able to adjust and develop into a wide variety of species during massive global changes over millions of years
9780027545050 | Macmillan Pub Co, February 1, 1995, cover price $18.00 | also contains Albert Pinkham Ryder: Painter of Dreams | About this edition: Explains how dinosaurs first came to exist by way of their amphibian relatives, as well as how they were able to adjust and develop into a wide variety of species during massive global changes over millions of years

School and Library:

9780689805318 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1996, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Explains how dinosaurs first came to exist by way of their amphibian relatives, as well as how they were able to adjust and develop into a wide variety of species during massive global changes over millions of years

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A fun, fact-filled book explains how life is sustained on Earth through the presence of water, food, and oxygen, and how the planet is different from a spacecraft because it can rejuvenate its supply of these critical resources. Simultaneous.
By Holly Keller (illustrator) and Patricia Lauber

Paperback:

9780064451598, titled "You're Aboard Spaceship Earth" | Harpercollins Childrens Books, May 1, 1996, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Explains how life is sustained on Earth through the presence of water, food, and oxygen, and how the planet is different from a spacecraft because it can rejuvenate its supply of these critical resources

Reinforced:

9780606100991, titled "You're Aboard Spaceship Earth" | Demco Media, May 1, 1996, cover price $13.60 | About this edition: Explains how life is sustained on Earth through the presence of water, food, and oxygen, and how the planet is different from a spacecraft because it can rejuvenate its supply of these critical resources

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