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Daniel Boone - Woodsman of Kentucky

by Zronik
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: historical, exploration & discovery

A true American woodsman, Daniel Boone is remembered for his exploration of Kentucky and the establishment in 1775 of the “Boonesborough” settlement. This exciting book describes his legendary exploits as a trapper and soldier, his meetings with the Shawnee and Cherokee, and his lasting legacy in helping to build the 'Wilderness Road' — one o …

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Extreme Wakeboarding

by Kalman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 14
  • Grade: 3
tagged: water sports, fitness & exercise

Extreme Wakeboarding dives into this spectacular water sport which combines elements of skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding. The sport's explosive popularity lies in the thrill of watching talented pros fly behind speedboats and use waves to perform challenging tricks in the same way skateboarders use the concrete walls of the halfpipe. Fascin …

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Extreme Skydiving

by Kalman & Crossingham
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 14
  • Grade: 3
tagged: adventure & adventurers, miscellaneous

Not so long ago, a surfboard in the sky was the stuff of comic book fantasy. Today, extreme athletes surf the air with ease. Extreme Sky Sports features such high-velocity sports as sky surfing and skydiving. Kids will get their hair blown back by brilliant aerial photos of sky surfers and divers in action, as clear concise text explores • the hi …

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Extreme Mountain Biking

by MacAulay & Kalman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 14
  • Grade: 3
tagged: cycling, fitness & exercise

Extreme mountain bikers take to the mountains to satisfy their need for speed and extreme heights. From racing downhill on the steepest mountain slopes to performing tricks on obstacles such as fallen logs, these athletes have found creative ways to involve nature in their sport like no other extreme athletes. Extreme Mountain Biking provides kids …

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Endangered Manatees

by Kalman & Dyer
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, mammals, marine life

There are only three species of manatees on Earth, and all three species are at risk. Fast-moving boats, water pollution, and cold weather pose a constant threat to these gentle marine mammals. Beautiful images of these appealing animals help young readers learn about manatee bodies and behaviors, their habitats around the world, and what's being d …

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Endangered Frogs

by Aloian & Kalman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, reptiles & amphibians

Frogs live both in water and on land and require not one, but two, safe and healthy habitats in which to live and find food. It's no wonder then that some frogs are in danger. This important book explains how sensitive frogs are to changes in their environments and why people need to protect them. Children will be fascinated to learn where frogs li …

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