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  • How Do I Use a Thesaurus?
    The greatest remedy for writer's block--and an effective way to expand one's vocabulary--is the use of the writer's go-to resource: a thesaurus. Thesauri are easier to use than ever before, thanks to numerous online options that complement traditional print editions. Readers will not only discover h..
    R330.00
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  • How Do I Use an Atlas?
    Cell phones and GPS gadgets abound, but there is no substitute for learning the tried and true method of using an atlas. In this concise volume, readers learn how atlases came to exist and how they have evolved over the years. Exercises and fact boxes throughout the book engage readers in hands-on a..
    R330.00
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  • How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?
    A welcome edition for the digital age, this volume teaches young people how to do encyclopedia research in the traditional sense. Readers learn the basics of how to use an encylopedia, how to search for information both offline and online, and how to utilize their findings in school projects. They a..
    R330.00
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  • How Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells Differ
    Despite the vast diversity of living organisms on 31, all 26 falls into only one of two categories: prokaryotes or eukaryotes. Examining the basic parts of a cell, cell types, cell function, and cell reproduction, this concise volume explains what makes certain cells eukaryotic and others prokaryoti..
    R435.00
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  • How Plant and Animal Cells Differ
    It’s usually pretty easy to tell if an organism is an animal or a plant at a single glance. Interestingly enough, plant and animal cells are also easy to tell apart. Readers will learn the organelles—cell parts—that are particular to animal or plant cells. They will be exposed to the wide variety of..
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  • Investigating Atlantis and Other Lost Cities
    For millennia, tales of lost civilizations have captivated humanity, and foremost among them is the legend of Atlantis. In this guide to Atlantis and other lost lands, readers will learn to sort through fact and fiction, learning about the historical origins of lost-city legends, the lessons they te..
    R360.00
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  • Investigating Ghosts and the Spirit World
    Whether or not you believe in them, the scientific investigation of ghosts is big business. Reality television shows that follow ghost hunters at work and the popularity of ghost tours in many U.S. cities prove that we are fascinated by the possibility that the dead may still be with us. This book e..
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  • Investigating the Abominable Snowman and Other Legendary Beasts
    Hear “abominable” and you may well think disgusting, detestable, disagreeable. Hear “snowman” and you think adorable. But put the two words together—Abominable Snowman—and you get a mystery. In this page-turner, students will read about people who claim to have seen the creature—even to have preserv..
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  • Investigating UFOs and Aliens
    Given the vastness of the universe, it is not difficult to imagine the possibility of 26—even intelligent 26—beyond 31. Yet whether any extraterrestrial beings have ever made contact with us and if any evidence of this contact exists, remains widely debated. Evaluating tales of alien encounters and ..
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  • Investigating Witches and Witchcraft
    The Wicked Witch of the West's cackling threat, "I'll get you, my pretty. . ." from the Wizard of Oz might be as memorable and instantly recognizable as a witch's iconic pointy-hatted crone image. This volume delves into the stereotypical image of witches and their newts, caldrons, and headwear and ..
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  • Investigating Zombies and the Living Dead
    For nearly a century, big-screen tales of zombies have fascinated viewers, shambling their way from horror films to action thrillers and comedies. In recent years, there have even been news reports of real zombie-like behavior. But few know the truth behind Haitian folklore’s biggest contribution to..
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  • Leonardo da Vinci
    Young readers may have seen reproductions of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and even some of his inventions, but there was much more to his genius. Leonardo was also a scientist and a sculptor. He loved the outdoors. This biography allows young readers to get to know Leonardo from his youth in the It..
    R330.00
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