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Beagle Patrol by Beagles are dogs with an extremely powerful sense of smell. They often work at airports to find illegal or unsafe items. Before they can do the job, they must go through training. What does it take to be on the Beagle Patrol?
Call Number: 363.2 B359 2009 (Level 6 red)
Bird Girl by Mary Lou Robertson is a young girl in Florida who has an interesting hobby; she watches birds. In fact, she loves birds so much, that at age 13, she has written a children's book about them. Why does she love birds?
Call Number: 598 B532 2009 (Level 6 red)
Chuckwagon Racing by Every year, over 500 cowboys and cowgirls gather in western Canada. They want to test their rodeo skills at the famous Calgary Stampede. This year, two cowboys intend to win one of the most exciting and dangerous events: chuckwagon racing! Which cowboy will win? Will he do it safely?
Call Number: 798.4 C47 2009 (Level 6 red)
Confucianism in China by Confucius is a well-known person in Chinese history. He had many followers who believed in what he taught and who spread his ideas throughout the country. Confucius continues to influence many parts of Chinese life.
Call Number: 181.112 C76 2009 (Level 6 red)
Giant Cave Crocs! by Most crocodiles live above ground, but an unusual group of crocodiles in Africa may live under the ground--in caves! A team of scientists is going to Madagascar to learn more about these crocodiles.
Call Number: 597.98 G348 2009 (Level 6 red)
The Life of a Geisha by In Japan, a young woman named Umechika dreams of becoming a geisha and has left home to follow her dream. This mysterious Japanese profession requires years of difficult training.
Call Number: 952 L626 2009 (Level 6 red)
Monkey Party by Describes the importance of monkeys in Thailand and includes questions, definitions, and a vocabulary list.
Call Number: 428.6 M749 2009 (Level 4 yellow)
Mysterious crop circles by Several strange signs called 'crop circles' have been discovered in the fields of southern England. These mysterious circles are puzzling to everyone, even scientists. There are several theories about who-or what- made them. Could it be humans who did it? Or could it be something else?
Call Number: 630 M999 2009 (Level 6 red)
Opal town by People from around the world travel to Coober Pedy, Australia, with hopes of getting rich. This town is full of valuable stones called opals. Some opals are worth millions, but they are extremely hard to find. What influences the value of an opal? What does it take to find them?
Call Number: 553.873 Op1 2009 (Level 6 red)
Para-Life Rescue by In Brazil, one man has discovered a new way of saving, or rescuing people from drowning in the ocean. This new rescue method involves a person using a motor-powered aircraft to work with lifeguards on the beach.
Call Number: 363.3481 P2126 2009 (Level 6 red)
Tornado Chase by Tornadoes are large storms that can cause huge amounts of damage and destruction. Most people run from tornadoes, but some researchers chase them! They want to study the storms to develop better methods for predicting them.
Call Number: 551.553 T6326 2009 (Level 6 red)
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