Moonbird
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"Moonbird" is the nickname scientists gave a small shorebird tagged with the number B95 because, during the course of his years of migrating from the bottom of the world to the Arctic, he traveled the distance to the moon - and half way back! Read about the adventures of this amazing avian.
Titanix
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The author weaves together the voices of children, passengers in all classes, the captain, and crew members to provide a unique account of the tragedy. What makes this chronicle of events unique is the direct quotes from survivors which are seamlessly inserted throughout and successfully handled by talented voice actors Mark Bramhall, Peter Altschuler, and others. There is lots of interesting background information you won't find anywhere else.
Rocketship Run
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There isn't an album by the Laurie Berkner Band I would not recommend. Her songs don't talk down to kids. With lively vocals and musical styles ranging from samba to country, this is joyful music you can dance to.
Eruption!
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What if you lived in the shadow of a volcano? Learn about how volcanologists Andy Lockhart, John Pallister, and their team work to save the lives of billions of people living under the threat of volcanic eruptions. This book features great photography.
Trapped
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This book, for a third to fourth grade reading level or above, gives a great account of the rescue of Chilean miners from 2000 feet below the ground. Great pictures, too!
Krakatoa
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When the volcano-island of Krakatoa was annihilated in 1883, the event changed the world. The disaster killed tens of thousands of people, and it affected both the physical and political climate of the globe. This book is read by the author.
Wings of Life
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This DVD offers a fascinating look into the world of pollinators - birds, bees, bats, and butterflies. The photography is stunning!