Apollo 13 Totally True Adventures

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780385391276
Size: 12.17 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.

Climbing Everest Totally True Adventures

Author: Gail Herman
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780553509885
Size: 14.27 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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: 17.47 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

George Washington S Spies Totally True Adventures

Author: Claudia Friddell
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780399550799
Size: 19.45 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Think you know everything about Washington? Think again. During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington (AKA “Agent 711”) was the leader of a ring of spies! The group—called the Culper Ring—used secret names, codes, invisible ink, and more to spy on the British and pass along information. Nobody knew about it at the time (and few do so today), but those sneaky heroes risked their lives to help win the American Revolution! Illustrated throughout in black and white, with an appendix that includes photographs, bonus content, and links to primary source materials, this Totally True Adventures series book is ideal for supporting the Common Core State Standards and today's renewed interest in nonfiction. It’s a thrilling read—made even better because it really happened!

The Curse Of King Tut S Mummy Totally True Adventures

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307494683
Size: 17.38 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

The Titanic Sinks Totally True Adventures

Author: Thomas Conklin
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307560667
Size: 16.34 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Here is the exciting true story about the "unsinkable" Titanic! Dramatic accounts, white-knuckle suspense, and fast-paced action of how the world's biggest, safest ship sank on its maiden voyage. Includes black-and-white photos and full-color underwater photos of the wreck. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Search For El Dorado Totally True Adventures

Author: Lois Miner Huey
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780553536164
Size: 15.94 MB
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Was the City of Gold a real place? Treasure seekers and mystery readers alike will love this action-packed Totally True Adventure. Towers of gold! Glittering streets! Jewels, coins, and more! Early Spanish explorers heard a story about El Dorado. It was a lost city in the Americas made of gold. The explorers believed it was real—and they believed they could find it! Soon the story became a legend, and the legend changed the world. But the city of El Dorado has not been found . . . yet. 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.