Inside the Worlds of Star Wars, Episode II - Attack of the by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

Construction at the shut dating among DK and Lucasfilm, our inventive workforce has produce a beautiful accompaniment to the newest installment of the big name Wars saga. contained in the international of big name Wars: assault of the Clones indicates Coruscant and Kamino, new planets within the megastar Wars universe, in addition to Episode 1 favorites Naboo and Tatooine all noticeable in astounding element. advanced cross-section illustrations and insightful textual content in regards to the towns, cultures, humans, and politics of those planets take readers to a brand new and alluring point of insider wisdom. contained in the global of big name Wars: assault of the Clones is an authoritative reference and a unprecedented visible event.

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Missy Elliott (Hip-Hop Stars) by Tracy Brown Collins

By Tracy Brown Collins

Missy Elliott consistently knew what she desired to be: a celebrity. A prolific songwriter and manufacturer on most sensible of being a multiplatinum recording artist, Missy Elliott's contributions to hip-hop tradition are numerous. This publication chronicles Missy Elliott's lifestyles from her early struggles to her nice triumphs as the most acclaimed abilities in hip-hop.

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Echo by Francesca Lia Block

By Francesca Lia Block

Probably i'd turn into a mermaid....I may reside within the swirling blue-green currents, doing unique underwater dances for the fish, kissed by means of sea anemones, caressed via seaweed shawls. i might have a dolphin as a pal. He could have merry eyes and the thick sleeked flesh of a god. My fingernails will be tiny shells and my pores and skin will be like jade with gentle shining via it. i might by no means need to get back up...Echo is stuck on the crossroads of a actual international packed with desire and depression and the world of the supernatural, the place younger males have wings and skeletons converse. at the means, she is graced by way of angels and fairies and haunted via ghosts, psychopomps, and vampires. yet as Echo falls below the spell of demons who threaten to smash her, she needs to eventually glance inside to discover the power to outlive. via transferring issues of view, Francesca Lia Block weaves natural magic into this deftly built story -- a unique advised within the type of associated tales. One girl's existence emerges from a tapestry of voices, lives, and loves -- misplaced and located -- that convey her eventually to herself, positive, ever-changing.

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Carlos Santana (Great Hispanic Heritage) by Louise Chipley Slavicek

By Louise Chipley Slavicek

Those riveting personalities each one accomplished excellence, yet even more than their person accomplishments is the confident Hispanic snapshot they jointly symbolize to the realm. pictures, illustrations, and energetic textual content inform the tales ot those interesting ancient figures. together with his targeted mix of blues, rock, and Afro-Cuban rhythms, Santana has saved himsslf obvious at the renowned song scene for greater than 30 years.

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Steam!: Taming the River Monster (Setting the Stage for by Wim Coleman, Pat Perrin, Sue Todd

By Wim Coleman, Pat Perrin, Sue Todd

In 1807 on the age of thirteen, Brenton Dixon lived in Albany, long island, and anticipated to develop into a blacksmith's apprentice. Then at some point he and his neighbors observed anything unusual out at the Hudson River, drawing close from downstream. Many have been yes that it was once a fire-breathing monster and the sight created havoc on shore and at the water. It was once Robert Fulton's pioneering steamboat the Clermont, making its maiden voyage from long island urban to Albany.

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