BOOKS
Nonfiction
Sometimes fact is more fun than fiction. Pick up one of these books for an entertaining read, and learn about something you never knew before.
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FDR's Alphabet Soup: New Deal America 1932-1939
Written by Tonya Bolden
January 2010 | $19.99

FDR’S New Deal, which followed the 1929 stock market crash, was a hugely influential moment in the history of the United States, encompassing everything from the arts to finance, labor to legislation, and some think it helped bring the country out of the Great Depression. Here, Tonya Bolden, writing in her...

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Dinosaurs
Written by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr., Illustrated by Luis V. Rey
October 2007 | $38.99

WRITTEN BY A PROFESSIONAL paleontologist for young readers, this award-winning guide to the complete Dinosauria is packed with enough detail and insider information to satisfy even adult dinophiles! The text includes brief entries on all 800+ "named" species of Mesozoic dinosaurs, as well as chapters on the history of dinosaur discoveries...

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Guts
Written by Gary Paulsen
November 2002 | $6.99

Guess what -- Gary Paulsen was being kind to Brian. In Guts, Gary tells the real stories behind the Brian books, the stories of the adventures that inspired him to write Brian Robeson's story: working as an emergency volunteer; the death that inspired the pilot's death in Hatchet; plane crashes he...

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The Guy Book
Written by Mavis Jukes
January 2002 | $12.95

Mavis Jukes is the queen of girl talk, but this time she’s set her sights on the guys. Told in the author’s usual straightforward, funny, favorite-aunt style, The Guy Book delivers sound information and useful advice for boys preparing to go through, or in the midst of, puberty. Boys will find...

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