Over and Under the Snow
Over and Under the
Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow lies a secret world of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals making their winter home under the snow. This beloved nonfiction picture book exploring the subnivean zone reveals the tunnels and caves formed beneath the snow but over the ground, where many kinds of animals live through the winter, safe and warm, awake and busy, but hidden beneath the snow.
- Brand: Chronicle Books
- ASIN: 1452136467
Over and Under the Pond
Over and Under the
In this gorgeous companion to the acclaimed Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal bring to life a secret underwater world. In this book, readers will discover the plants and animals that make up the rich, interconnected ecosystem of a mountain pond. Over the pond, the water is a mirror, reflecting the sky. But under the pond is a hidden world of minnows darting, beavers diving, tadpoles growing. These and many other secrets are waiting to be discovered...over and under the pond.
- Brand: CHRONICLE
- ASIN: 1452145423
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
Up in the Garden and Down in the
A companion to the new Over and Under the Pond and the beloved Over and Under the Snow, this sweet exploration of the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year "could not be more lovely," according to the Washington Post. Up in the garden, the world is full of green—leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt there is a busy world of earthworms digging, snakes hunting, skunks burrowing, and all the other animals that make a garden their home. In this exuberant and lyrical book, discover the wonders that lie hidden between stalks, under the shade of leaves...and down in the dirt.
- Brand: CHRONICLE
- ASIN: 1452161364
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Rodrick Rules
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Rodrick
Whatever you do, don’t ask Greg Heffley how he spent his summer vacation, because he definitely doesn’t want to talk about it.As Greg enters the new school year, he’s eager to put the past three months behind him . . . and one event in particular. Unfortunately for Greg, his older brother, Rodrick, knows all about the incident Greg wants to keep under wraps. But secrets have a way of getting out . . . especially when a diary is involved.Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules chronicles Greg’s attempts to navigate the hazards of middle school, impress the girls, steer clear of the school talent show, and most important, keep his secret safe. The highly anticipated sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling book!
- Brand: Hachette Book
- ASIN: 0810994739
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double Down
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double
The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his “creative side.” As if that’s not scary enough, Halloween’s just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie . . . and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg’s troubles?
- ASIN: 1419723448
- UPC: 642688059248
Dog Days (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 4)
Dog Days (Diary of a Wimpy Kid,
It’s summer vacation, the weather’s great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where’s Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games with the shades drawn. Greg, a self-confessed “indoor person,” is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and no rules. But Greg’s mom has a different vision for an ideal summer . . . one packed with outdoor activities and “family togetherness.” Whose vision will win out? Or will a new addition to the Heffley family change everything?
- Brand: Amulet Books
- ASIN: 0810983915
Home of the Brave
Home of the
A man I helped to settle heretaught me a saying from Africa.I'll bet you would like it:A cow is God with a wet nose.Kek comes from Africa where he lived with his mother, father, and brother. But only he and his mother have survived. Now she's missing, and Kek has been sent to a new home. In America, he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter―cold and unkind. But slowly he makes friends: a girl in foster care, an old woman with a rundown farm, and a sweet, sad cow that reminds Kek of home. As he waits for word of his mother's fate, Kek weathers the tough Minnesota winter by finding warmth in his new friendships, strength in his memories, and belief in his new country.
- Brand: Square Fish
- ASIN: 0312535635
The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 5)
The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid,
Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it’s cracked up to be? Greg suddenly finds himself dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older—all without his best friend, Rowley, at his side. Can Greg make it through on his own? Or will he have to face the “ugly truth”?
- Brand: Harry N Abrams
- ASIN: 0810984911
Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident (Historical Nonfiction Bestseller, True Story Book of Survival)
Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the
A New York Times and Wall Street Journal Nonfiction Bestseller! — What happened that night on Dead Mountain?The mystery of Dead Mountain: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the mountain climbing incident—unexplained violent injuries, signs that they cut open and fled the tent without proper clothing or shoes, a strange final photograph taken by one of the hikers, and elevated levels of radiation found on some of their clothes—have led to decades of speculation over the true stories and what really happened.As gripping and bizarre as Hunt for the Skin Walker: This New York Times bestseller, Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident, is a gripping work of literary nonfiction that delves into the untold story of Dead Mountain through unprecedented access to the hikers' own journals and photographs, rarely seen government records, dozens of interviews, and the author's retracing of the hikers' fateful journey in the Russian winter.You'll love this real-life tale: Dead Mountain is a fascinating portrait of young adventurers in the Soviet era, and a skillful interweaving of the hikers' narrative, the investigators' efforts, and the aut...
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- Brand: Chronicle
- ASIN: 1452140030
Houseables Temporary Fencing, Mesh Snow Fence, Plastic, Safety Garden Netting, Single, Green, 4 x 100' Feet, Above Ground Barrier, for Deer, Kids, Swimming Pool, Silt, Lawn, Rabbits, Poultry, Dogs
Houseables Temporary Fencing, Mesh Snow Fence, Plastic, Safety
Mesh Safety Netting Roll Measuring 4' High and 100' Long Lightweight UV-protected mesh safety netting comes to your rescue when you're in need of instant skirting around gardens, seeded lawns, newly laid concrete sidewalks, or freshly painted low surfaces. Easy to install with T-Posts or stakes made from wood or bamboo set four feet apart for heightened stability. This will prevent sagging or collapsing caused from wind stress, animal gnawing, or snow buildup (doubling up on the thickness of netting is recommended for those who live in rural areas prone to frigid weather conditions). Once it's set up, you will have a vibrant visual barrier with maximum visibility that is just as easy to remove, roll up, and stow away in the garage or garden shed for future use. Keeps wanted things in, keeps unwanted things out Our mesh visual barrier netting helps prevent small pets from wandering off or accessing areas of your lawn or garden that are off limits. Great for establishing a secondary fence for landscaping purposes, protecting flowerbeds and gardens from being trampled on. Or, put it up to keep toddlers away from your pool and other unsavory areas of your yard. Its multifunctional enough for crowd control use at sporting events, concerts, festivals, carnivals, and other social gather...
- Color: Green
- Brand: Houseables
- ASIN: B01N4AMZ8Y
- UPC: 642709232292
In the bleak winter of 19 0, Nazi troops parachuted into Peter Lundstrom's tiny Norwegian village and held it captive. Nobody thought the Nazis could be defeated—until Uncle Victor told Peter how the children could fool the enemy. It was a dangerous plan. They had to slip past Nazi guards with nine million dollars in gold hidden on their sleds. It meant risking their country's treasure—and their lives. This classic story of how a group of children outwitted the Nazis and sent the treasure to America has captivated generations of readers.
- Brand: Puffin
- ASIN: 0142402249