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Calling All Curious Kids! (Kids)

Are you a curious kid? Do you enjoy learning fun facts? Explore this list of books to learn some new interesting facts.

Be Curious by Joy Cho

"Are you curious? There's so much to ask in this colorful, fanciful storybook full of joy, exploration, and wonder."--Page [4] cover

A curious menagerie by Carin Berger

"Introduces readers to sixty unusual and engaging collective nouns ranging from a flamboyance of flamingos to a mischief of mice. Includes a note about the origin of the collective nouns featured in the book"--

Curious about fossils by Kate Waters

Aren't you curious about what Earth was like long ago? What creatures lived before us? What happened to the dinosaurs? Curious about Fossils explains why and where fossils form and looks at the colorful lives and important discoveries of some of the great early fossil hunters and collectors. Then the adventure continues into modern times, where scientists on fossil hunts in places like North Dakota's Hell Creek Formation use computers and other technology to dig up the fossilized bones, teeth, and even poop that provide clues to the past

The curious book of lists by Tracey Turner

A collection of lists offers facts about animals, ferris wheels, phobias, constellations, and mythical beasts.

What would happen? : Serious Answers to Silly Questions by Crispin Boyer

1,000 facts about insects by Nancy Honovich

"Information about insects formatted for children."--

Curious Jane : science + design + engineering for inquisitive girls

Provides imaginative projects for girls who love to tinker and create, including such creations as washi tape frames, mini catapults, invisible ink, and watercolor pillows.

Solve this : forensics : super science and curious capers for the daring detective in you by Kate Messner

"Science experiments for children that help them learn to solve problems"--

Two truths and a lie : it's alive! by Ammi-Joan Paquette

Blends strange but true facts about the natural world with a handful of fictional accounts, challenging readers to discover which two out of every three stories are true.

National Geographic kids everything sports : all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump! by Eric Zweig

Why, Fly Guy? : a big question & answer book by Tedd Arnold

"Come along with Fly Guy as he asks (and answers!) over 100 "why?" questions! Why do I have to brush my teeth? Why do cats climb trees if they can't get down? Why do elephants have trunks? And more! There are also science projects and fun activities -- sokids can use what they've learned in a hands-on way! With engaging full-color photographs on every page, content appropriate for a young audience, humorous artwork, and colorful comic strips starring their favorite character Fly Guy, this book is perfectfor kids in Pre-K and Kindergarten!"--

History's mysteries : freaky phenomena : curious clues, cold cases and puzzles from the past by Kitson Jazynka

Examines some of history's most head-scratching mysteries, including Big Foot, the lost city of Paititi, and the shroud of Turin.

Book of bones : 10 record-breaking animals by Gabrielle Balkan

Young readers are shown a skeleton with a notable bone, from biggest in the animal kingdom to thinnest, and are asked to guess what animal it belongs to, with the answer revealed on the following page.

Ostriches : the superpower field guide by Rachel Poliquin

Describes some of the unique traits of ostriches, including their telescopic vision, their breakneck speed, and their hydro-hoarding heat shield.

Eels : the superpower field guide by Rachel Poliquin

Meet Olenka, an ordinary eel. Did I hear you say, “But aren’t eels just long slippery slimy fishy-things that . . . hmm . . . . Is there anything else to know about eels?” You bet your buttons there is! Sit back and hold on tight, because Olenka is going to amaze you with superpowers such as double invisibility and shape-shifting, and the super secret Lair of the Abyss (that means a top-secret deep-sea hideout). In fact, Olenka's life is so impossibly extraordinary, it has baffled the smartest scientists in the world for thousands of years

The coolest stuff on Earth : a closer look at the weird, wild, and wonderful by Brenda Scott Royce

A fact-packed National Geographic Kids compilation of some of the world's most remarkable phenomena and epic extremes shares the engaging stories and science behind such subjects as whistling sand dunes, the symbolism on the U.S. dollar bill and the canine ability to shake off water.

Bet you didn't know! 2 : outrageous, awesome, out-of-this-world facts

Presents a collection of mind-boggling facts on topics ranging from animals and the natural world to history and cultural practices

Two truths and a lie : forces of nature by Ammi-Joan Paquette

A collection of stories, each containing two truths and a lie, asks readers to identify the truth from the falsehoods.

20 fun facts about auto racing by Ryan Nagelhout

Weird but true sports : 300 wacky facts about awesome athletics

Everything has its weird side-- even sports! Add wacky stats, facts, and stories to your arsenal of spots trivia with this new addition to the very popular Weird but True series! With the Olympics on the way, discover tons more zany fun, focused totally on the subject of sports!

Everything robotics : all the robotic photos, facts, and fun! by Jennifer Swanson

They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics
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