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Books in Culture in Action series

  • Caves

    Stephen Kramer, Kenrick L. Day

    Paperback (First Avenue Editions ™, Jan. 1, 1995)
    Bit by bit, over thousands or even millions of years, water carves and shapes rock into designs only nature could create. Deep in limestone or under a few feet of hardened lava, on an ocean coast or a sandstone cliff, a cave is a mysterious and fascinating place.
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  • Playing the Spoons and other Curious Instruments

    Liz Miles

    Library Binding (Raintree, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This book discusses unique musical instruments from around the world.
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  • Contortionists and Cannons: An Acrobatic Look at the Circus

    Marc Tyler Nobleman

    Library Binding (Raintree, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This book discusses the world of circus performance and its history.
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  • Song and Dance: A Journey Through Musical Theater

    Elizabeth Raum

    Library Binding (Raintree, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This book explores the world of musicals and musical theater.
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  • Art That Moves: Animation Around the World

    John Bliss

    Library Binding (Raintree, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This book discusses various forms of animation around the world.
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  • Art for All: What Is Public Art?

    Laura Hensley

    Library Binding (Raintree, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This book discusses what public art is and works of public art around the world.
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  • Movie Special Effects

    Liz Miles

    Hardcover (Heinemann/Raintree, March 15, 2009)
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  • Preening, Painting, and Piercing: Body Art

    John Bliss

    Library Binding (Raintree, Sept. 1, 2010)
    The title discusses various forms of body art.
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  • Neil Gaiman: Rock Star Writer

    Charlotte Guillain

    Library Binding (Raintree, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This book discusses the life and works of author Neil Gaiman.
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  • Punk: Music, Fashion, Attitude!

    Charlotte Guillain

    Library Binding (Raintree, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This book discusses the rise of punk as musical genre and as a culture and how it's changed to become what it is today.
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  • Destroy After Reading: The World of Secret Codes

    Mary Colson

    Library Binding (Raintree, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This book discusses secret codes and how they have been used around the world throughout history.
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  • Lightning

    Stephen Kramer, Warren Faidley

    Paperback (First Avenue Editions TM, Jan. 1, 1992)
    One hundred bolts of lightning strike the earth every second. Each bolt has two or more electrical flashes moving quicker than the eye can see. In Lightning, find out about the powerful forces inside a thundercloud, how lightning forms, and what happens when it strikes. You'll see amazing close-up photographs of lightning, and you'll learn some handy safety tips for the next time a storm comes up. Science writer Stephen Kramer and award-winning photographer Warren Faidley present an engaging text and dramatic photographs for a fascinating look at the natural phenomenon of lightning.
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