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WILD - February/March 2015

WILD - February/March 2015WILD - February/March 2015

The Canadian Wildlife Federation's magazine for kids.  WILD magazine is jam-packed with fun wildlife stories, games and pictures for youngsters ages 5 to 13. It’s a great way to get the children in your life engaged in nature and share your passion for the outdoors.
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Reader's Digest May 2008
Reader's Digest May 2008

Our May issue features the best of America -- big hearts, bright ideas, and real heroes.


- The sneaky health risk in your kitchen.

- From cleaning the house to washing the car, just how many calories do you burn in a day without even trying? Use our calculator to find out.

- Spring is here! Visit our complete guide to getting your yard ready with landscaping-for-less tips, secrets to growing a great lawn, and much more.

- For Harrison Ford, there are bigger heroes than Indiana Jones -- and the greatest adventures are found close to home. 



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Wordcatcher: An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words (Audiobook)

Wordcatcher: An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words (Audiobook)

Who knew that the great country of Canada is named for a mistake? How about "bedswerver", the best Elizabethan insult to hurl at a cheating boyfriend?
By exploring the delightful back stories of the 250 words in Wordcatcher, listeners will be lured by language and entangled in etymologies. Author Phil Cousineau takes us on a tour into the obscure territory of word origins with great erudition and endearing curiosity.
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Great Myths of the Brain
Great Myths of the BrainGreat Myths of the Brain introduces readers to the field of neuroscience by examining popular myths about the human brain. Explores commonly-held myths of the brain through the lens of scientific research, backing up claims with studies and other evidence from the literature Looks at enduring myths such as "Do we only use 10% of our brain?", "Pregnant women lose their mind", "Right-brained people are more creative" and many more. Delves into myths relating to specific brain disorders, including epilepsy, autism, dementia, and others Written engagingly and accessibly for students and lay readers alike, providing a unique introduction to the study of the brain
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Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works
Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching WorksWe’ve all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great?
Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know what, precisely, makes a teacher great. Is it a matter of natural-born charisma? Or does exceptional teaching require something more?
Building a Better Teacher introduces a new generation of educators exploring the intricate science underlying their art.
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The Mammoth Book of How it Happened in Britain

The Mammoth Book of How it Happened in Britain

From Julius Caesar's arrival in 55bc to the dawn of the third millennium, here are 300 accounts of exciting and important moments from first hand sources. Featuring snapshots of wartime, political and social unrest, natural disasters, and great individual achievements, plus vignettes of social life.
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Frommer's Portable Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Frommer's Portable Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Australia′s Great Barrier Reef is the only living structure on Earth visible from the moon; at 348,700 square kilometers (238,899 square miles), it′s bigger than the United Kingdom. It stretches over 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) and is home to some 1,500 kinds of fish, 400 species of corals, 4,000 kinds of clams and snails, and who knows how many sponges, worms, starfish, and sea urchins. In short, the Great Barrier Reef is the Eighth Wonder of the World.
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