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  • Hippospotamus

    Jeanne Willis, Tony Ross

    Hardcover (21st Century, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Hippopotamus had a spotamus... on her bottomus!"It's Measles!" said Weasel."It's Hippopox!" said Fox."It's Jungle Fever!" said Beaver.But in the end the spotamus turned out to be something hilariously unexpected!
  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2020


    Hardcover (Century, Oct. 17, 2019)
    THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF WEIRDRipley’s is back! This year’s blockbuster annual contains the scariest, grossest and funniest stories from around the world, including: - The man who lived in a sand castle for twenty years- The cat who was born with twenty-eight toes- The restaurant that served a burger made out of worms . . . and much, much more. Brimming with mind-boggling stories and eye-popping photographs, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2019 is the perfect gift for anyone who is fascinated by the stranger side of life on earth.
  • The Wild Washerwomen

    John Yeoman, Quentin Blake

    Hardcover (21st Century, Sept. 30, 2009)
    Once upon a time there were seven unhappy washerwomen. They had far too much washing to do and the owner of the laundry, Mr. Balthazar Tight, was simply dreadful! See what happens when these feisty washerwomen decide to escape from a very large pile of laundry and go on strike!
  • The Cold War: The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union

    Ted Gottfried, Melanie Reim

    Hardcover (21st Century, April 9, 2003)
    Focuses on Soviet politics in the period between the end of World War II and the collapse of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), known as the Cold War.
  • Cannibal In The Mirror

    Paul Fleishman

    Library Binding (21st Century, March 1, 2000)
    Old anthropological writings are compared to today's world to show the differences and similarities of humans from two totally different periods in time, complete with fullcolor photos and bibliography.
  • Interface: A Techno-Thriller

    Tony Batton

    eBook (21st Century Thrillers, March 9, 2016)
    Tom Faraday - new employee at the famous CERUS Biotech - wakes up after a Friday night party to find it's Monday, and he's lost the entire weekend. And that’s only the start of his problems…25 years ago CERUS crossed boundaries that should not have been crossed. With Tom's help, they're about to try again. And what they have in mind will change everything.
  • Headin' for Better Times: The Arts of the Great Depression

    Duane Damon

    Hardcover (21st Century, Feb. 1, 2002)
    Explores the Depression-era art scene across the United States, including the new "talking pictures," plays, paintings, posters, photographs, and songs.
  • Interface: Technology Will Change Us

    Tony Batton, Daniel Philpott, 21st Century Thrillers

    Audible Audiobook (21st Century Thrillers, July 19, 2016)
    When Tom Faraday joined internationally renowned CERUS Biotech, he thought he'd landed his dream job. A chance to work with their famous CEO, William Bern, perhaps to change the world. But Tom has found himself in an organization in crisis. The company bet the house on a radical neural interface project, only to be blocked by a government with reasons of its own. Now CERUS is running on vapor and the corporate vultures are gathering. Bern isn't one to go down without a fight. He's turned things around before, and he has a plan to do it again. The problem is, 25 years ago CERUS made a similar mistake. And if history is repeating itself, Tom might be the only one who can stop it.
  • Deniers Of The Holocaust

    Ted Gottfried, Stephen Alcorn

    Library Binding (21st Century, Sept. 1, 2001)
    Takes a look at the people, scholars, and Internet-based organizations who deny the existence of the Holocaust in an attempt to revise history while exploring the meaning behind their actions.
  • A Day With Neanderthal Man: Life 70,000 Years Ago

    Fiorenzo Facchini, Alessandro Baldanzi

    Hardcover (21st Century, Aug. 3, 2003)
    Describes an imaginary day in the life of a group of prehistoric people as they obtain food, make tools, explore the world around them, and hold a funeral for a boy who was not careful enough about what he ate.
  • Lost

    James Patterson

    Hardcover (Century, Dec. 26, 2019)
    Detective Tom Moon and his multi-talented team face off against an international crime ring looking to seize control over America's most opulent city, Miami.The city of Miami is Detective Tom Moon's back yard. He's always kept it local, attending University of Miami on a football scholarship, then becoming a good enough cop to earn a street name, "Anti". As the new leader of an FBI task force called "Operation Guardian", it's his mission to combat international crime.Moon's new investigative team discovers that the opportunistic "Blood Brothers" – Russian nationals Roman and Emile Rostoff – have evaded federal and local authorities while building a vast, powerful, and deadly crime syndicate throughout metropolitan Miami.Moon played offense for U of M, but he's on the other side of the field this time. And it's not a trophy that's on the line – it's Tom Moon's life, and the city of Miami's future.
  • Margaret Murie:Wilderness

    Nelson Bryant

    Library Binding (21st Century, Dec. 15, 1997)
    A biography of the conservationist who grew up in the Alaska territory and became a major force behind the preservation of the Alaskan wilderness