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Maggie the One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon

Maggie the One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon

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The True Story of a Peregrine Falcon's Rehabilitation Maggie has just learned to fly when she crashes into the side of a building. She falls to the ground, alone and injured. Who will help her? As told with real photographs, this true story explains how wildlife hospitals rescue and treat injured animals. Their goal is to release the animals back into the wild. Sometimes, this isn't possible--but there can still be a happy ending. Maggie's story, a Mom's Choice Awards Gold Recipient, is just such a success! Award-winning author Christie Gove-Berg began writing the Wildlife Rescue Stories after her mom and dad found an injured eaglet on their land. The Wildlife Center of Virginia helped in Maggie's rescue and rehabilitation, and they assisted in ensuring this book's accuracy. Part of the proceeds from the sale of Maggie the One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon will benefit the Wildlife Center. Publisher: Adventure Publications. Hardcover with dust jacket, 32 pages. Measures 10.25" x 8.25" x 0.3". Weighs 12.9 oz.
Map Making Kit You Can Learn

Map Making Kit

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Cartography is the art and science of map making. Some of the earliest preserved maps were found on stone tablets dating back some 4300 years ago in Babylon. Through the ages, maps have been the best way for explorers to document where they have been so they can find their way in the future. This basic kit contains everything you need to draw your own map of any location, inside or outdoors. Includes two pieces of paper to draw on, a pencil, a compass, a cotton bag to hold materials, a piece of jute to tie rolled map closed, a small ruler card, and easy to follow instructions. Packaged kit measures 8.5 x 11.5". Weighs 1.8 oz.
Meet Abraham Lincoln

Meet Abraham Lincoln

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Authentic but seldom recounted stories are included in this heartwarming biography of America's 16th president. Color illustrations catch the spirit of Lincoln and his era. Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers. Paperback, 68 pages. Measures 5.2" x 7.6" x 0.2". Weighs 2.1 oz.
Meet George Washington

Meet George Washington

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George Washington grew up in the English colony of Virginia. He was tall and strong, fair in judgment, and respected by his friends as a good leader. As he grew older, George saw how England took advantage of the American colonies--and he didn't like it. When the colonies declared their independence, George was chosen to lead their army as its general. And when the colonies won their freedom, George was elected to lead the new nation as its first president. Publisher: Random House Books for Young Reader. Paperback, 66 pages. Measures 5.2" x 7.6" x 0.2". Weighs 2.2 oz.
Meet Thomas Jefferson

Meet Thomas Jefferson

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When Thomas Jefferson was young, Virginia was still a colony of England. Jefferson thought that many English laws and taxes were unfair, so he studied hard to become a lawyer and help make better laws. Soon he and others came to believe that the colonies should become a new country, and Jefferson was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence. As the third president of the United States, he focused on exploring the country and making it grow. His fairness and love of learning made him one of the most beloved presidents of all time. Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers. Paperback, 66 pages. Measures 5.2" x 7.6" x 0.2". Weighs 2.2 oz.
Meet Us at the National Parks

Meet Us at the National Parks

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This colorful story portrays some of the fun activities waiting for visitors at the U.S. national parks, monuments, lakeshores, etc. Kids can reference the back cover to see which park is nearest to them and map out their next national park adventure. Features over 120 sites! Author: Andrew F. Johnson. Publisher: Haywood Studios. Published in 2011. Hardcover, 32 pages. Measures 11" x 9.25" x 0.25". Weighs 15.1 oz.
Meet Us On the Trail

Meet Us On the Trail

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Follow Ranger Land while she explores tracks, scats and various animal signs in this story. Features animals from North America. Author: Andrew F. Johnson. Publisher: Haywood Studios. Published in 2017. Hardcover, 32 pages. Measures 11.25" x 9.25" x 0.25". Weighs 14.6 oz.
Meet Us Under the Night Sky

Meet Us Under the Night Sky

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Written by Andrew F. Johnson. Illustrated by Jennifer Johnson Haywood. Explore the night sky with Ranger Land. This colorfully illustrated story features galaxies, constellations, planets and other space objects. Publisher: Haywood Studios. Published in 2017. Hardcover, 32 pages. Measures 11.25" x 9.25" x 0.25". Weighs 14.7 oz. 
Mr. Lincoln's Drummer

Mr. Lincoln's Drummer

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Willie might be too young to be a fighter, but he's brave enough to be a drummer. Ten-year-old Willie Johnston is too young to be a soldier in Mr. Lincoln's army. So he joins as a drummer boy, instead. Part of Willie's job is rousing the troops in the morning with his drum--the other part is being the last to retreat in battles. In this true story, Willie shows he's brave enough to keep beating his drum, but will he be lucky enough to survive the war? "Scrupulously researched and overflowing with evocative detail . . . Willie's tale is authentic and engaging."--Kirkus Reviews Publisher: Puffin Books. Paperback, 131 pages. Measures 5" x 7.75" x 0.4". Weighs 3.9 oz.
Mushroom Rain

Mushroom Rain

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What can smell like bubble gum, glow neon green at night, be poisonous and yet still eaten by humans, and even help create rain? The answer is mushrooms! From their hidden networks underground to the fruiting body above, mushrooms can do incredible things. But don't call them plants--mushrooms are fungi. They're more closely related to animals like you! Through lyrical text and colorful, detailed artwork, the wonderful, mysterious, and sometimes bizarre world of mushrooms is explored. Back matter includes a glossary, additional mushroom facts, and a science activity. Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press. Hardcover, 32 pages. Measures 9.25" x 11.25" x 0.4". Weighs 15.3 oz.