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Where is Niagara Falls? —Stine, Megan.

Introduces Niagara Falls and describes its geologic history, details the daredevils who have attempted to go over the falls, and explains how the power of the waterfalls is harnessed to generate hydoelectricity.

Who were the Wright Brothers? —Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

An introduction to the lives and accomplishments of brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright.

Where is the Bermuda Triangle? —Stine, Megan, author.

"Who doesn't love a great mystery? This book presents the eerie accidents and unexplained disappearances that have occurred in the region known as the Bermuda Triangle. Even before it was named, the Bermuda Triangle--rou...

Who was Isaac Newton? —Pascal, Janet B., author.

Highlights the life and career of the genius physicist, discussing his childhood years, his time at Cambridge, and his landmark book, known as the "Principia."

Where is Area 51? —Manzanero, Paula, 1962- author.

Describes the isolated Nevada air base known as Area 51, covering its use for testing top-secret aircraft, and discusses speculation about a connection to unidentified flying objects.

Who was Milton Bradley? —Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

"Meet the man behind the board games: Milton Bradley. Born in Maine in 1836, Milton Bradley moved with his family to the working-class city of Lowell, Massachusetts, at age 11. His early life consisted of several highs ...

Where is Hollywood? —Anastasio, Dina, author.

"Who HQ rolls out the red carpet for Where Is Hollywood?--the film capital of the world. Developed in the 1880s by Midwesterners looking for a sunny winter getaway, Hollywood was a small housing development outside still...

Who was Julius Caesar? —Medina, Nico, 1982-

Looks at the life and accomplishments of the ancient Roman general and leader.

What was the bombing of Hiroshima? —Brallier, Jess M., author.

"By August 1945, World War II was over in Europe, but the fighting continued between American forces and the Japanese, who were losing but determined to fight till the bitter end. And so it fell to a new president--Harry...

Who was Edgar Allan Poe? —Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Filled with broken hearts and black ravens, Edgar Allan Poe's ghastly tales have delighted readers for centuries. Born in Boston in 1809, Poe was orphaned at age two. He was soon adopted by a Virginia family who worked a...

What was the Great Chicago Fire? —Pascal, Janet B., author.

"Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series. On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. ...

What was the Vietnam War? —O'Connor, Jim, author.

"Learn how the United States ended up fighting for twenty years in a remote country on the other side of the world. The Vietnam War was as much a part of the tumultuous Sixties as Flower Power and the Civil Rights Moveme...

Who was Robert Ripley? —Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

"Enter a world of shrunken heads, mystic holy men, shriveled aliens, and bizarre relics in the delightfully odd tale of Robert Ripley. Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports cartoonist. He went on to chr...

Where is the Eiffel Tower? —Anastasio, Dina, author.

"Readers will learn about the Eiffel Tower, the beloved and iconic symbol of Paris, France, and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Set up for the World's Fair in 1889, the Eiffel Tower greets millions ...

Who was Laura Ingalls Wilder? —Demuth, Patricia, author.

"Born in 1867 in the "Big Woods" in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventure of living on the frontier. It wasn't until after she was sixty that Laura Ingalls Wilder started chronicling those time...

What unites us the graphic novel : reflections on patriotism —Rather, Dan, author.
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In this graphic novel adaptation of his bestselling collection of essays, legendary news anchor Dan Rather provides a voice of reason and explores what it means to be a true patriot. Brought to life in stunning color by...

Where is Niagara Falls? —Stine, Megan, author.

People from all over the world come to explore Niagara: among them the daredevils determined to tumble down or walk across the falls on tightrope. Learn about the hare-brained stunts and how the falls were formed and how...

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