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Product Description: Featuring six stained glass windows from around the world, this book explores stories told through the art form, from Greek myth in Patrick Reyhtiens' Hercules and the Boar to biblical tale in The Adoration of the Magi. Each stained glass window is looked at in detail, and a more general introduction to the medium provides historical context...read more

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9780750294508 | Wayland, September 6, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Featuring six stained glass windows from around the world, this book explores stories told through the art form, from Greek myth in Patrick Reyhtiens' Hercules and the Boar to biblical tale in The Adoration of the Magi.

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9781404244399 | Powerkids Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Describes what stained glass windows are and how they are made, presents important details from six windows and discusses the stories behind them, and provides instructions for creating three projects related to stained glass.

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Product Description: Every day, robots become a bigger part of our lives. From the robots vacuuming our homes to self-scanning machines at the supermarket, robots do jobs faster than humans and often with fewer mistakes. This book takes a look at the amazing developments in robotic technology, from the early days of robots to the varied landscape of robotics we see today...read more

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9781482451603 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Every day, robots become a bigger part of our lives.

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Product Description: Maglev trains sound like the stuff of science fiction, but its yet another scientific marvel that engineers have made a reality. These superfast trains float above their rails, darting from place to place at remarkable speeds. This book explores how maglev trains work, the science behind the magnets at work, and the history of maglev technology...read more

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9781482451597 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Maglev trains sound like the stuff of science fiction, but its yet another scientific marvel that engineers have made a reality.

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Product Description: Adaptation and Survival introduces the key concept of adaptation through fun, engaging and detailed descriptions of great white sharks' camouflage, giraffes' extremely long tongue and lots more. Brightly coloured, up-close photographs of these amazing creatures will engage readers as they learn all about how animals have come to survive in the wild...read more

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9781474715720 | Gardners Books, April 7, 2016, cover price $19.60 | also contains Adaptation and Survival | About this edition: Adaptation and Survival introduces the key concept of adaptation through fun, engaging and detailed descriptions of great white sharks' camouflage, giraffes' extremely long tongue and lots more.

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9781433987007 | Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, January 1, 2013, cover price $10.50 | About this edition: Describes how living things adapt and change in order to survive, discussing adaptation to different habitats, how the organisms in a habitat adapt to interact with each other, and adapting to changing environments.
9781615323487 | 1 edition (Rosen Central, January 15, 2010), cover price $11.75 | About this edition: The world can be a treacherous place and only the fittest animalsthat have evolved methods of adapting to their environmentwill survive.

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9781615323432 | 1 edition (Rosen Pub Group, February 15, 2010), cover price $30.25 | About this edition: The world can be a treacherous place and only the fittest animalsthat have evolved methods of adapting to their environmentwill survive.

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Product Description: Rivers and Lakes

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9780750297592 | Gardners Books, February 25, 2016, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Rivers and Lakes

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9780750297554 | Gardners Books, February 25, 2016, cover price $20.95

Product Description: Our planet is home to diverse animals that have adapted to living in habitats around the world. This series offers an in-depth look at Earth’s major biomes, including mountains, oceans, wetlands, deserts, rivers and lakes, and coral reefs...read more

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9781508148395 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, January 15, 2016), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Our planet is home to diverse animals that have adapted to living in habitats around the world.

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9781508147084 | Powerkids Pr, January 15, 2016, cover price $157.50 | About this edition: Our planet is home to diverse animals that have adapted to living in habitats around the world.

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Product Description: Each book in this series looks at key concepts surrounding the topic of light: where light comes from, how it travels, how it reflects, how shadows are created, and how darkness is the absence of light. Packed with interesting, easy-to-understand examples, as well as a variety of hands-on experiments, Exploring Light is a fun way to discover the science of light...read more

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9781406299120 | Gardners Books, October 8, 2015, cover price $82.25 | About this edition: Each book in this series looks at key concepts surrounding the topic of light: where light comes from, how it travels, how it reflects, how shadows are created, and how darkness is the absence of light.

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9780517613009, titled "Riflesmithing" | Random House Value Pub, February 1, 1987, cover price $1.99 | also contains Riflesmithing

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Product Description: Heat and pressure are constantly at work below Earth’s surface, but sometimes, their amazing effects can be seen aboveground. These powerful forces shape metamorphic rocks, one of the three kinds of rock that cover our planet’s surface...read more

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9780521235341, titled "Giuseppe Verdi, Falstaff" | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1984, cover price $49.95 | also contains Giuseppe Verdi, Falstaff | About this edition: Summarizes what is known about the composition of Verdi's last opera, includes a synopsis of the work, and analyzes the score and lyrics
9780521212700, titled "Anglo-Saxon England" | Cambridge Univ Pr/Journal Dept, January 1, 1977, cover price $59.95 | also contains Anglo-Saxon England | About this edition: Manuscripts are the form of evidence most studied in this volume: the likely seventh- and eighth-century English ownership of a fifth-century copy of a Hieronymian commentary is meticulously reconstructed; an edition and full discussion of the eighth-century Anglian collection of royal genealogies and regnal lists advance our understanding of this difficult material; and it is shown that most of the drawings in the Junius codex of Old English poetry probably derived from an illustrated copy of an Old Saxon poem on Genesis which came to this country in the middle of the ninth century.

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9781499408256 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Explains how metamorphic rocks form, what their physical properties are, and what information they reveal about the Earth's past.

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9781499408232 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: Heat and pressure are constantly at work below Earth’s surface, but sometimes, their amazing effects can be seen aboveground.

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Product Description: Most people don't think about the soil under their feet, but basic dirt can reveal a lot about Earth’s past. Soil is formed from tiny grains of rock that existed many years ago. It can also form in the wake of landslides, volcanoes, and everyday weathering...read more

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9781499408133 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $10.00 | also contains Soil | About this edition: Describes how rocks become soil, the importance of soil in the environment, and the physical characteristics of different kinds of soils.

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9781499408119 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $26.25 | also contains Soil | About this edition: Most people don't think about the soil under their feet, but basic dirt can reveal a lot about Earth’s past.

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Product Description: Its hard to imagine the fiery orange lava that explodes from volcanoes as a hardened, black mass of rock, but that process is what forms igneous rocksone of the three kinds of rock that make up Earths surface. This important Earth science concept is explored in the text, which also covers the different kinds of igneous rocks, how to use their physical properties to identify them, and what clues they offer about Earths past...read more

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9780521233262, titled "Labor Supply" | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1983, cover price $109.99 | also contains Labor Supply | About this edition: Labor Supply is a survey of and critical guide to recent theoretical and empirical work on labor supply models, both static and dynamic.
9780521212687, titled "The Battle Against Bacteria: A Fresh Look : A History of Man's Fight Against Bacterial Disease With Special Reference to the Development of Antibacte" | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1976), cover price $42.95 | also contains The Battle Against Bacteria: A Fresh Look : A History of Man''s Fight Against Bacterial Disease With Special Reference to the Development of Antibacte

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9781499408294 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: It’s hard to imagine the fiery orange lava that explodes from volcanoes as a hardened, black mass of rock, but that process is what forms igneous rocks—one of the three kinds of rock that make up Earth’s surface.

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9781499408270 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: Its hard to imagine the fiery orange lava that explodes from volcanoes as a hardened, black mass of rock, but that process is what forms igneous rocksone of the three kinds of rock that make up Earths surface.

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9780517613313, titled "Chronology of Culture: A Chronology of Literature, Dramatic Arts, Music, Architecture, Three-Dimensional Art, and Visual Arts from 3000 B.C. to the P" | Random House Value Pub, December 1, 1983, cover price $2.99 | also contains Chronology of Culture: A Chronology of Literature, Dramatic Arts, Music, Architecture, Three-Dimensional Art, and Visual Arts from 3000 B.C. to the P

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Product Description: Minerals are the building blocks of rocks. Formed without any human assistance, these natural substances are used in almost everything people use on a daily basis. Readers will learn how minerals shape our lives and how theyve shaped Earths past and present, as well as how theyll shape Earths future...read more

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9780521235471, titled "Ireland in Early Mediaeval Europe: Studies in Memory of Kathleen Hughes" | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1981, cover price $110.00 | also contains Ireland in Early Mediaeval Europe: Studies in Memory of Kathleen Hughes, Minerals | About this edition: This 1982 collection of essays examines Ireland's relations with the rest of western Europe between AD 400 and 1200.

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9781499408218 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $10.00 | also contains Minerals | About this edition: Minerals are the building blocks of rocks.

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9781499408195 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $26.25 | also contains Minerals | About this edition: Minerals are the building blocks of rocks.
9781432946838 | Heinemann/Raintree, January 1, 2011, cover price $32.65 | About this edition: Minerals looks at how different minerals form, are eroded, and are used in society around the world.

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9780517612996, titled "Law Enforcement Handgun Digest" | 3 edition (Random House Value Pub, February 1, 1980), cover price $1.99 | also contains Law Enforcement Handgun Digest

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Product Description: Sedimentary rock covers almost 75% of Earths surface, but as is weathers away it reveals clues about Earths past that help us understand our world. This text takes readers inside the layers of sedimentary rock that have covered our planet for millions of years...read more

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9781499408171 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Sedimentary rock covers almost 75% of Earths surface, but as is weathers away it reveals clues about Earths past that help us understand our world.

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9781499408157 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2015, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: Sedimentary rock covers almost 75% of Earths surface, but as is weathers away it reveals clues about Earths past that help us understand our world.

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Product Description: In 2000, the FDA approved the Da Vinci surgical robotic system. The Da Vinci is a robot controlled by a surgeon used to do delicate and technical surgeries, and it represents a whole segment of robots used to aid doctors, pharmacists, and others in the medical field...read more

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9781482430103 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2015, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: In 2000, the FDA approved the Da Vinci surgical robotic system.

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Product Description: Discover the most amazing aircraft designs since 1900. From the Wright brothers' Flyer to supersonic jets, this book charts the story of design that led to some amazing machines. We look at the needs that prompted their design, the designers responsible for breaking boundaries and the technology that made them possible...read more

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9781484626214 | Heinemann Infosearch, August 1, 2015, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Discover the most amazing aircraft designs since 1900.

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9781484626160 | Heinemann Infosearch, August 1, 2015, cover price $32.65 | About this edition: Discover the most amazing aircraft designs since 1900.

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Product Description: This is a vibrant and engaging book for aspiring young musicians who want to learn the ins and outs of being in a band in the digital age. This book looks at the art of performance, covering composing, rehearsing and performing live.

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9781406282542 | Gardners Books, July 2, 2015, cover price $14.80 | About this edition: This is a vibrant and engaging book for aspiring young musicians who want to learn the ins and outs of being in a band in the digital age.
9781410967299 | Raintree, August 1, 2014, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: This is a vibrant and engaging  book for aspiring young musicians who want to learn the ins and outs of being in a band in the digital age.

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9781410967244 | Raintree, July 1, 2014, cover price $32.65 | About this edition: This is a vibrant and engaging  book for aspiring young musicians who want to learn the ins and outs of being in a band in the digital age.

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Product Description: This Feel the Force series shows how forces and motion work in the world around us, in a set of high-interest situations. Each book includes three simple activities or investigations for readers to try. Overlays over large photos, plus diagrams, show how forces are acting in a given situation...read more

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9781406296501 | Gardners Books, July 2, 2015, cover price $88.60 | About this edition: This Feel the Force series shows how forces and motion work in the world around us, in a set of high-interest situations.

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Product Description: How does a rollercoaster work? Why don't I fly off a scrambler or octopus ride? How do bumper cars work? Covering lots of different rides, including traditional, more tame rides such as rollercoasters, helter-skelters and bumper cars, to more white-knuckle screamers such as scramblers, loop-the-loops, gondolas and corkscrews, Race that Bike! takes a fun look at forces in an amusement park...read more

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9781406296471 | Gardners Books, July 2, 2015, cover price $23.05 | About this edition: How does a rollercoaster work?

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Product Description: This concise, four-book series about sound covers how sounds are made, how we hear sounds, and how and why sounds vary in pitch, frequency and volume. Every book is packed with interesting, easy-to-understand examples and loads of hands-on, fun experiments with sound.

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9781406274561 | Gardners Books, May 7, 2015, cover price $51.25 | About this edition: This concise, four-book series about sound covers how sounds are made, how we hear sounds, and how and why sounds vary in pitch, frequency and volume.

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Product Description: This series introduces children to the five oceans of the world. Children are encouraged to use geographical skills to locate information by reading maps and interpreting simple keys. This series complements the Introducing Continents series.

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9781406287554 | Gardners Books, April 9, 2015, cover price $102.80 | About this edition: This series introduces children to the five oceans of the world.

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Product Description: Different animals live together in different ways. This series looks at how some animals, such as ants and dolphins, form groups. The books explore how the animals work together to find food and raise young.

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9781474716697 | Gardners Books, March 10, 2015, cover price $88.60 | About this edition: Different animals live together in different ways.

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