Fast facts, incredible info, and tantalizing trivia about the heroes and villains of the whole DC Comics Universe.
How well do you know our favorite furry companion? Did they really descend from wolves? What's the difference between a Chihuahua and a Saint Bernard? And just how smart are they? Join one friendly mutt on a journey to discover the secret origin of dogs, how genetics and evolution shape species, and where in the world his favorite ball bounced off to.
Almost 14.5 billion years ago, it all started with a BIG BANG and what began as a cloud of gas, dust, and rock eventually took shape and bloomed into a molten sphere. Battered by asteroid collisions, ice ages, and shifting tectonic plates, our fledgling planet finally pushed forth continents. But if you think the earth has calmed down since then—think again!$12.99ISBN: 9781626724082Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: First Second - February 28th, 2017
Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.$17.95ISBN: 9781771381260Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Kids Can Press - September 2015
Michel Chikwanine was five years old when he was abducted from his school-yard soccer game in the Democratic Republic of Congo and forced to become a soldier for a brutal rebel militia. Against the odds, Michel managed to escape and find his way back to his family, but he was never the same again.$38.00ISBN: 9781419728204Availability: BackorderedPublished: Harry N. Abrams - October 10th, 2017$12.99ISBN: 9781943145157Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Toon Books - April 4th, 2017
Some fish breathe air and some fish fly, but the most wonderful fish of all turns out to be the one you've got at home. In another offering of the beloved Giggle and Learn series, Kevin McCloskey blends science, art, and comedy to reveal the true story behind the common goldfish.$12.99ISBN: 9781368027106Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Disney-Hyperion - September 25th, 2018"I am convinced, both by faith and experience, that to maintain one's self on this earth is not a hardship, but a pastime, if we will live simply and wisely." So said Henry David Thoreau in 1845 when he began his famous experiment of living by Walden Pond.$12.99ISBN: 9781368027076Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Disney-Hyperion - September 25th, 2018Helen Keller lost her ability to see and hear before she turned two years old.$15.99ISBN: 9781419731365Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harry N. Abrams - August 14th, 2018$9.99ISBN: 9780062394057Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - February 6th, 2018
Where the history is real and the jokes are fake! “A delightful, educational spin on history—and plenty of jokes,” said School Library Journal. “Sheer joy,” praised Booklist in a starred review.$12.95ISBN: 9781935179931Availability: BackorderedPublished: Toon Books - April 19th, 2016
Did you know a pigeon can fly faster than a car and farther than a small airplane? Or that they have something unusual in common with penguins, flamingos, and even the dodo? With his trademark mix of humor, well-researched facts, and artistry, Kevin McCloskey delivers the straight poop on these humble creatures, which turn out to be...coo, coo, COOL