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All thirteen : the incredible cave rescue of the Thai boys' soccer team / Soontornvat, Christina
All 13 :
On June 23, 2018, twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach enter a cave in northern Thailand seeking an afternoon s adventure. But when they turn to leave, rising floodwaters block their path out. The boys are trapped! Before long, news of the missing team spreads, launching a seventeen-day rescue operation involving thousands of rescuers from around the globe. As the world sits vigil, people begin to wonder: how long can a group of ordinary kids survive in complete darkness, with no food or clean water? Luckily, the Wild Boars are a very extraordinary "ordinary" group. Combining firsthand interviews of rescue workers with in-depth science and details of the region s culture and religion, author Christina Soontornvat who was visiting family in Northern Thailand when the Wild Boars went missing masterfully shows how both the complex engineering operation above ground and the mental struggles of the thirteen young people below proved critical in the life-or-death mission. Meticulously researched and generously illustrated with photographs, this page-turner includes an author s note describing her experience meeting the team, detailed source notes, and a bibliography to fully immerse readers in the most ambitious cave rescue in history.

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Anatomicum / Paxton, Jennifer Z.

Human anatomy
Human body

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Clever Hans : the true story of the counting, adding, and time-telling horse / Kokias, Kerri

"Clever Hans was a horse who could answer questions about math, music, clocks and more, and studying how he did it led to the development of the double-blind study"--Provided by publisher.

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Curious comparisons : a life-size look at the world around you / Chouela, Guido.

Are you curious about numbers, size, and how something small stacks up against something big? Accompanied by fascinating facts and figures, the life-size photographs in this book answer "What if?" and "How many?" for all kinds of creatures and objects. If you unravel all the thread from a T-shirt, how many times will that thread wrap around a city block? How many flowers does a hive of bees have to visit to collect enough pollen to make a pound of honey? The answers might surprise you!

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Flight : riveting reads for curious kids / Allaby, Michael

"Jet into the world of flight and discover its history, from the first hot-air balloons and gliders to today's supersonic spy planes, helicopters, and space vehicles. Telling the stories of the pioneers of aviation, such as Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart, Flight is also packed with fun facts. For example, did you know that early airplanes landed on wheels that were borrowed from cars and motorcycles?"--Publisher's website.

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Gladiators : riveting reads for curious kids / Chrisp, Peter

"Discover the deadliest fighters of the Roman Empire in this fascinating guide to the gladiators of Rome's Colosseum. Learn about the female gladiators who battled each other for the crowd and the weapons and armor that were allowed inside the arena. Gladiator also reveals the everyday lives of the citizens of Rome, as well as the disciplined legionnaires of the Roman army. "--Publisher's website.

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Llamas and the Andes / Boyce, Natalie Pope

Andes -- History.
Incas
Llamas
Animals -- Andes.

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Mummies : riveting reads for curious kids / Malam, John

"Read all about the magnificent mummies of ancient Egypt! Discover how and why mummies were made in this fascinating black-and-white chapter book about ancient Egypt. Explore pyramids, temples, and tombs, and find out the secrets of the art of embalming. You'll learn all about the ancient Egyptians themselves as well: their everyday lives, their belief in the gods, and their powerful pharaohs"--Provided by publisher.


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Pokémon visual companion / Whitehill, Simcha

Pokémon (Fictitious characters)
Pokémon (Game)
Video games