Apollo 13 Totally True Adventures

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780385391276
Size: 20.66 MB
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Could you survive an outer-space disaster? Aspiring astronauts and young explorers will love this out-of-this-world Totally True Adventure. Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise blasted off for the Moon on April 11, 1970. But after a disastrous explosion damaged their spacecraft, the three men had only one goal: to get back home safely. This informational text makes space travel exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. Perfect for readers of the I Survived series and the Who Was series, Totally True Adventures are captivating nonfiction stories with not-to-be-missed bonus content.

The Curse Of King Tut S Mummy Totally True Adventures

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307494683
Size: 18.74 MB
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When the pharoahs of Egypt died, they were mummified and buried in pyramids and tombs with all their riches. But as centuries passed, the tombs were looted and the pharoahs' gold stolen. Then Howard Carter found the greatest Egyptian treasure trove of all—the tomb of King Tut's mummy! But did the amazing treasure come with a deadly curse? From the Trade Paperback edition.

Climbing Everest Totally True Adventures

Author: Gail Herman
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780553509885
Size: 12.25 MB
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Could you climb the world’s highest mountain? Thrill seekers and young explorers will love this inspiring Totally True Adventure. The peak of Mount Everest is the highest place on Earth—and one of the deadliest. Terrible storms stop climbers in their tracks! Avalanches tumble down! Brave adventurers disappear on the snowy slopes. Then Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay decide to climb. They come from different cultures, but their dream is the same. Can teamwork help them make it to the roof of the world? This nonfiction chapter book makes history exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, Common Core connections, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. Perfect for readers of the I Survived series and the Who Was . . . ? series, Totally True Adventures are captivating nonfiction stories with not-to-be-missed bonus content.

Finding The First T Rex Totally True Adventures

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307477873
Size: 11.72 MB
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IN 1902, WILLIAM HORNADAY handed a map to the famous paleontologist Barnum Brown. It was Hornaday’s hand-drawn directions to a remote area of the Montana Badlands, where he believed amazing dinosaur fossils lay buried. Following the map, Brown dug up a jawbone edged with six-inch long teeth, the remains of a monstrous creature no one had ever seen before. But one bone wasn’t enough, and Brown soon found himself in a desperate race to discover the skeleton of the mystery carnivore! From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Titanic Sinks

Author: Thomas Conklin
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
ISBN: 9780679886068
Size: 11.64 MB
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Recounts the story of how the world's biggest, safest ship sank on its first trip.

Babe Ruth And The Baseball Curse

Author: David A. Kelly
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780375856037
Size: 10.94 MB
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After the Red Sox traded their celebrated pitcher, Babe Ruth, to the Yankees, their winning streak ended, rumors of a curse began to spread, and more than eighty years passed before the Red Sox finally won another World Series.

Balto And The Great Race

Author: Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
ISBN: 9780679891987
Size: 18.45 MB
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Recounts how the sled dog Balto saved Nome, Alaska, in 1925 from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering medicine through a raging snowstorm. Simultaneous.