Small Blue World

Author: Jason Isley

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books

ISBN: 9781782435655

Category: Underwater photography

Page: 112

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Created by world-renowned underwater photographers, this gorgeous book takes an alternative look at mankind's journey by using models of miniature people placed in beautiful and humorous situations undersea. Both clever and thought-provoking, this collection of impressive imagery tackles some of the wider ecological issues facing our oceans. Ultimately, it poses the question: how can humans and nature exist in harmony? Playful, perceptive and visually striking, this impressive and often humorous book uses photography and the power of the imagination to entertain, inspire and offer a different outlook on our lives.

The Big Adventures of Tiny House

Author: Susan Schaefer Bernardo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780971122826

Category: Friendship

Page: 32

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The adventure begins when an old farmhouse gets salvaged and recycled into Tiny, a snug little house with a big heart -- and WHEELS! With the help of Big Truck, Tiny sets off across America to discover if he is still a real home.Tiny makes friends on the road, like Shiny the Airstream, Waverly the houseboat, and Buster the skoolie. He even goes to a jamboree! After thousands of miles, Tiny discovers that home isn't a place...it's a feeling in your heart.The irresistible rhymes and delightfully detailed illustrations in this new classic from the creators of Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs are sure to enchant children - and the book's gentle messages about sustainable living and working together will delight parents and teachers as well.

Little Blue and Little Yellow

Author: Leo Lionni

Publisher: Dragonfly Books

ISBN: 0399555536

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A little blue spot and a little yellow spot are best friends, and when they hug each other they become green.

Frida Kahlo

Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara,Gee Fan Eng

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks

ISBN: 9781847807830

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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In this new series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The second book follows Frida Kahlo, whose desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bedside and produced over 140 works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Frida's life at the back.

Coral Reefs

Author: Sylvia A. Earle

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426304750

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 31

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A brief introduction to coral reefs, including where they are found, how they grow, what lives in them, their importance, and efforts being made to protect and restore them.

Coyote Peterson’s Brave Adventures

Wild Animals in a Wild World

Author: Coyote Peterson

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 1633535789

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

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Be Brave... Stay Wild! Animal Stories for Kids: Coyote Peterson's Brave Adventures: Wild Animals in a Wild World chronicles some of the wildest encounters Coyote Peterson has had over the course of his travels. The stories begin with his first snapping turtle catch as a kid and lead down a trail of incredible moments he and his camera crew have had while filming their Brave Wilderness shows. From a giant alligator that nearly caught Coyote in its bone crushing jaws, to an 800 pound Grizzly Bear that helped him teach the audience what to do and NOT do if you ever encounter one of these enormous predators in the wild, every tale is laced with fast paced action and daring adventure. With the presence of danger often looming for Coyote, each story reminds the reader that animals rule the wild places of this planet, and if we respect them from a safe distance, even the most frightening creatures are more likely to be afraid of us than we should ever be of them. Exciting animal stories for kids of all ages, this collection of short stories aims to give the reader a first-person perspective into some of Coyote’s most harrowing and heartwarming adventures.

Against Tall Odds

Being a David in a Goliath World

Author: Matt Roloff,Tracy Sumner

Publisher: Multnomah Pub

ISBN: 9781576735831

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 182

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Anyone who watched part three in the Star Wars movie trilogy, Return of the Jedi, saw Matt Roloff. His handicap helped land him a part as one of the diminutive, furry Ewoks. In Matt's biography Against Tall Odds, readers view a world of fast-walking giants, where common obstacles for most are mountains for little people, and stares from strangers are the norm. Through perseverance and faith, Matt shows that success comes not by trying to be what you're not, but by being what God has made you.

The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

Author: Dylan Thuras,Rosemary Mosco

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 1523503548

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Created by the team behind the #1 New York Times bestselling Atlas Obscura,The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid is a thrilling expedition to 100 of the most surprising, mysterious, and weird-but-true places on earth. For curious kids, this is the chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime—and see how faraway countries have more in common than you might expect! Hopscotch from country to country in a chain of connecting attractions: Explore Mexico’s glittering cave of crystals, then visit the world’s largest cave in Vietnam. Peer over a 355-foot waterfall in Zambia, then learn how Antarctica’s Blood Falls got their mysterious color. Or see mysterious mummies in Japan and France, then majestic ice caves in both Argentina and Austria. As you climb mountains, zip-line over forests, and dive into oceans, this book is your passport to a world of hidden wonders, illuminated by gorgeous art.

Big Foot and Little Foot (Book #1)

Author: Ellen Potter,Felicita Sala

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1683352432

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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Hugo is a young Sasquatch who longs for adventure. Boone is young boy who longs to see a Sasquatch. When their worlds collide, they become the unlikeliest pair of best friends. At the Academy for Curious Squidges, Hugo learns all manner of Sneaking—after all, the most important part of being a Sasquatch is staying hidden from humans. But Hugo dreams of roaming free in the Big Wide World rather than staying cooped up in caves. When he has an unexpected run-in with a young human boy, Hugo seizes the opportunity for a grand adventure. Soon, the two team up to search high and low for mythical beasts, like Ogopogos and Snoot-Nosed Gints. Through discovering these new creatures, together, Big Foot and Little Foot explore the ins and outs of each other’s very different worlds but learn that, deep down, maybe they’re not so different after all.

The Borrowers

Author: Mary Norton,Beth Krush,Joe Krush

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152047375

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 180

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Miniature people who live in an old country house by borrowing things from the humans are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock.

The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare

Author: Sam McBratney,Anita Jeram

Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

ISBN: 9780763658960

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 72

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The beloved nutbrown hares from the best-selling Guess How Much I Love You series return in a collection of four intricately illustrated short stories.

Little Lucy Big Race

Author: Matt Roloff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692906606

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Lucy, a small dog, is determined to win the Big Dog Race. She receives encouragement from her big dog friend, Sully.

The Bucket List

1000 Adventures Big & Small

Author: Kath Stathers

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0789332698

Category: Adventure travel

Page: 496

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This guide to features an eclectic range of ideas such as self-improvement, sports-related endeavors, natural wonders, cultural experiences, culinary delights, and more.

Do Big Small Things

Author: Bruce Poon Tip

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 1443450561

Category: Self-Help

Page: 216

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Everything you put out there comes back to you. So: Are you ready to throw yourself into the world with everything you’ve got? Embark on a wondrous, eclectic journey with this rough-and-tumble field journal, packed with inspiration and activities from around the globe. Page by page, you’ll be challenged to write, rip, make and share as you escape your comfort zone and pay it forward. Wherever you are—in your living room or in Nepal—the result is a vibrant record of your adventures, a deeply personal gallery of shared surprises, hidden treasures, sudden epiphanies, meaningful connections and lasting changes. Your guide on this journey is Bruce Poon Tip, the founder of international adventure travel company G Adventures and author of the international bestseller Looptail, an Inc. Top Ten Business Book of 2013. Full of simple, playful prompts and eye-opening visuals, and brimming with worldly wisdom, healthy irreverence and a sense of boundless possibility, this is a trip that just might change your life.

Blue Hope

Exploring and Caring for Earth's Magnificent Ocean

Author: Sylvia A. Earle

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213956

Category: Nature

Page: 222

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A lyrical tribute to the beauty and essential environmental roles of the ocean combines expert and celebrity insights with lavish photography of beaches, coral reefs and underwater life, in a collection of seven impassioned essays on the importance of ocean conservation.

Journey

Author: Aaron Becker

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763660531

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Using a red marker, a young girl draws a door on her bedroom wall and through it enters another world where she experiences many adventures, including being captured by an evil emperor.

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Wayfarers 1

Author: Becky Chambers

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN: 1473619777

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEY'S WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 'A quietly profound, humane tour de force' Guardian The beloved debut novel that will restore your faith in humanity #SmallAngryPlanet When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn't expecting much. The ship, which has seen better days, offers her everything she could possibly want: a small, quiet spot to call home for a while, adventure in far-off corners of the galaxy, and distance from her troubled past. But Rosemary gets more than she bargained for with the Wayfarer. The crew is a mishmash of species and personalities, from Sissix, the friendly reptillian pilot, to Kizzy and Jenks, the constantly sparring engineers who keep the ship running. Life on board is chaotic, but more or less peaceful - exactly what Rosemary wants. Until the crew are offered the job of a lifetime: the chance to build a hyperspace tunnel to a distant planet. They'll earn enough money to live comfortably for years... if they survive the long trip through war-torn interstellar space without endangering any of the fragile alliances that keep the galaxy peaceful. But Rosemary isn't the only person on board with secrets to hide, and the crew will soon discover that space may be vast, but spaceships are very small indeed. PRAISE FOR THE WAYFARERS 'Never less than deeply involving' DAILY MAIL 'Explores the quieter side of sci-fi while still wowing us with daring leaps of imagination' iBOOKS 'So much fun to read' HEAT 'Chambers is simply an exceptional talent, quietly and beautifully redefining the space opera' TOR.COM 'The most fun that I've had with a novel in a long, long time' iO9

The Education of Little Tree

Author: Forrest Carter,Rennard Strickland

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0826328091

Category: Fiction

Page: 216

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Recounts the childhood remembrances of an orphaned Native American boy living with his Cherokee grandparents in a mountain log cabin in eastern Tennessee during the 1930s.