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National Geographic Kids Weird but True! 6: 300 Outrageous Facts
National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Children's Books, 2014

This latest edition to the Weird But True series offers children 300 more of the wacky facts, illustrations, and photographs they love! This casual reference book is full of wild and entertaining, brain-bending facts accompanied by vibrant photography and illustrations. Kids will have a blast exploring this new book and will forget they are learning!
  
  











  



  
Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Who’s Lived ...
Matthew Berry

Riverhead Trade, 2014

Includes new chapters with small, easy-to-understand words. Bestselling words! Fantasy football, fantasy baseball, fantasy basketball, even fantasy sumo wrestling: the world of fantasy sports is huge, and still growing. Today, more than 35 million people in the United States and Canada spend hours upon hours each week on their fantasy sports teams. And as the Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst for ESPN, Matthew Berry is on the front lines of ...
  
  











  



  
Weird but True Collector's Set (Boxed Set): 900 Outrageous Facts
National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Children's Books, 2012

At last, all those weird but true facts that kids love so much are collected in this fun-tastic set of three compact, easy to handle and fun to browse books. Wacky facts, fascinating information, and lively art combine to make these books irresistible brain candy for young readers. Kids will have so much fun that they won't even realize they're learning! Did you know that peanut butter can be converted into a diamond, that a sneeze travels 100 ...
  
  











  



  
Outrageous Openness: Letting the Divine Take the Lead
Tosha Silver

Atria Books, 2014

A collection of spiritual lessons, anecdotes, and thoughts on the Divine’s intervention in our lives, this brilliantly written and wonderfully entertaining book teaches us how to live purposefully and in line with the Force of Love. “What if the Divine is constantly igniting roadside flares to get our attention? What if there actually is a Supreme Organizing Principle with an unbridled sense of humor? And what if we each have this ardent ...
  
  











  



  
Weird But True: 300 Outrageous Facts
National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Children's Books, 2009

At last, all those weird but true facts that readers of National Geographic Kids love so much are collected into a fun-filled book that you’ll come back to again and again! Weird But True is based on the hugely popular magazine page of quirky, fun facts that many readers of National Geographic Kids magazine turn to first. Why? Well did you know that... Peanut butter can be converted into a diamond? The world’s oldest pet goldfish ...
  
  











  



  
The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters
Gregory Zuckerman

Portfolio Trade, 2014

“A lively, exciting, and definitely thought-provoking book.” — Booklist Things looked grim for American energy in 2006, but a handful of wildcatters were determined to tap massive deposits of oil and gas that giants like Exxon and Chevron had ignored. They risked everything on a new process called fracking. Within a few years, they solved America’s dependence on imported energy, triggered a global environmental ...
  
  











  



  
Weird but True! 5: 300 Outrageous Facts
National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Children's Books, 2013

Presenting all-new, brain-bending facts and eye-popping illustrations on science, animals, food, space, pop culture, geography and everything else imaginable. Did you know lemons can power light bulbs, or that some goats and climb trees? - In this title are 300 more outrageous and unbelievable facts like these in fifth installment of the Weird But True series, Weird But True! 5.
  
  











  



  
Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy (Commonwealth Fund Book Program)
Kip S. Thorne

W. W. Norton & Company, 1995

Ever since Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity burst upon the world in 1915 some of the most brilliant minds of our century have sought to decipher the mysteries bequeathed by that theory, a legacy so unthinkable in some respects that even Einstein himself rejected them. Which of these bizarre phenomena, if any, can really exist in our universe? Black holes, down which anything can fall but from which nothing can return; wormholes, ...
  
  











  



  
TIME For Kids BIG Book of Why CRAZY, COOL & OUTRAGEOUS
Editors of TIME For Kids Magazine

Time For Kids, 2013

TIME For Kids The NEW BIG Book of Why Crazy, Cool & Outrageous answers the questions that kids commonly ask and adults can rarely answer. Why are our eyes different colors? Why do we put candles on a birthday cake? Why do we high five our friends? Why do elephants have big ears? Packed with hundreds of new brain busting questions with easy to understand answers that made the first Big Book of Why a best seller. The book is divided by subject ...
  
  











  



  
Limonov: The Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in ...
Emmanuel Carrère

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014

A thrilling page-turner that also happens to be the biography of one of Russia’s most controversial figures This is how Emmanuel Carrère, the magnetic journalist, novelist, filmmaker, and chameleon, describes his subject: “Limonov is not a fictional character. There. I know him. He has been a young punk in Ukraine, the idol of the Soviet underground; a bum, then a multimillionaire’s butler in Manhattan; a fashionable writer in Paris; a ...
  
  











  



  
Outrageous Fortune: Growing Up at Leeds Castle
Anthony Russell

St. Martin's Press, 2013

In his stunning memoir, Anthony Russell takes us inside his childhood growing up at Leeds Castle, with luxury and opulence few can imagine, and how he found his way in a changing society. “I was lucky with lineage. Money, and lots of it, appeared to grow on trees, especially those which adorned the Leeds Castle parkland. Ancestors with glowing titles and extraordinary accomplishments filled the history books, but there would be ...
  
  











  



  
Weird but True! Collector's Set 2 (Boxed Set): 900 Outrageous Facts
National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Children's Books, 2014
  
  











  



  
Weird but True! 2: 300 Outrageous Facts
National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Children's Books, 2010

Did you know that a great white shark can weigh as much as 15 gorillas? That meteorites the size of basketballs land on Earth about once a month? Kids will devour more than 300 wacky facts in Weird but True! 2 —the second installment in a lively new spin-off series from the award-winning National Geographic Kids magazine. National Geographic Kids is the nation’s largest magazine for children, with more than 1.3 million subscribers and 5 ...
  
  











  



  
The Outrageous Crossword Puzzle and Word Game Book for Kids
Helene Hovanec

St. Martin's Griffin, 2002

Riddle Me This! Can you name four things you eat with a spoon? The largest state in the USA? The sound made by a lion? If so, this brand-new collection of word searches, fill-in-the-blanks, crossword puzzles, and word scrambles is just for you! Full of riddles and jokes, these puzzles are not only fun, but funny, too. A special introduction by Will Shortz, the crossword editor of The New York Times , points out just how fun these games can ...
  
  











  



  
Weird but True! 4: 300 Outrageous Facts
National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Children's Books, 2012

Did you know that lemons can power lightbulbs, or that some goats climb trees? You'll find 300 more wacky facts like these in  Weird but True 4 !--the latest addition to the blockbuster  National Geographic Kids Weird but True  series. This fourth installment in the successful  Weird but True  series has all-new facts and illustrations, creative type treatments, and more cool photos. Brain-bending facts cover a broad range of topics, ...
  
  











  



  
Ye Olde Weird but True: 300 Outrageous Facts from History
Cheryl Harness

National Geographic Children's Books, 2013

Nothing attracts young readers like the weird but true...especially when the weird truth is hundreds of years old.  Ye Olde Weird But True , the newest addition to the blockbuster  Weird But True  series, is packed with 300 wacky facts for history lovers ages 6 and up. In this latest addition to this phenomenal series, readers will have more zany fun, this time from the pages of history!  Ye Olde Weird But True  delivers 100 percent new ...
  
  











  



  
House of Outrageous Fortune: Fifteen Central Park West, the World's Most Powerful Address
Michael Gross

Atria Books, 2014

In real estate–obsessed New York, no new building has captured the city’s imagination—or as many of its richest residents—as Fifteen Central Park West. In House of Outrageous Fortune , America’s foremost chronicler of the upper crust, journalist and bestselling author Michael Gross, turns his gimlet eye on the new-money wonderland that’s sprung up on the southwest rim of Central Park. Mixing an absorbing business epic with ...
  
  











  



  
Cats in Hats 2015 Wall Calendar
Sellers Publishing Inc

Sellers Publishing Inc, 2014

As one of our longest running titles, it's clear that fans find this calendar purr-fectly charming! This collection of sweet kitties wearing their finest hats and cutest expressions is irresistible. The only thing nicer than one darling feline in an adorable hat is a whole calendar filled with them!
  
  











  



  
Weird but True! 3: 300 Outrageous Facts
National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Children's Books, 2011

Did you know that a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away? That an astronaut's heartbeat slows down in space? That about $50 billion of Monopoly money is printed each year? Three hundred wacky facts pop from the colorful, compact pages of Weird but True! 3, an irresistible trove of facts and fun, based on the top-scoring feature in the country's premier children's magazine— National Geographic Kids. Brain-bending information ...
  
  











  



  
Edgy Conversations: How Ordinary People Can Achieve Outrageous Success
Dan Waldschmidt

Next Century Publishing, 2014

"Everything you think you know about success is wrong! Set Goals. Work Hard. Be Persistent. That's the typical success advice you can probably repeat in your sleep. The type of advice that doesn't seem to work for you -- or anyone you know, for that matter."   You work your butt off, but at the end of the day, you're no closer to success than you were yesterday. The ugly truth is that it's not what you're doing that is holding you back.  ...
  
  











  








   



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