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This Book Isn’t Safe

This Book Isn’t Safe
by Colin Furze (Author)

Booktalk: Colin Furze, five-time Guinness World Record Holder and YouTube’s undisputed king of crazy inventions, instructs fans and curious young inventors on how to build ten brand new wacky inventions at home with an affordable tool kit.

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Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters

Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters
by Michael Mahin (Author) and‎ Evan Turk (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Muddy Waters was never good at doing what he was told. When Grandma Della said the blues wouldn’t put food on the table, Muddy didn’t listen. And when record producers told him no one wanted to listen to a country boy playing country blues, Muddy ignored them as well. This tenacious streak carried Muddy from the hardscrabble fields of Mississippi to the smoky juke joints of Chicago and finally to a recording studio where a landmark record was made.

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Dreams and What They Mean

Dreams and What They Mean: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes
by Elsie Olson (Author)

Booktalk: Do you remember your dreams? In your lifetime, you’ll have as many as 100,000 dreams! Could they be trying to tell you something? Some people believe dreams can reveal a lot about your personality, your relationships, or even your future. Trying to interpret dreams can be a lot of fun. Explore the world of sleep and dreams with fun quizzes and fascinating facts!

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Long-Armed Ludy and the First Women’s Olympics

Long-Armed Ludy and the First Women’s Olympics
by Jean L. S. Patrick (Author) and Adam Gustavson (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Lucile “Ludy” Godbold was six feet tall and skinnier than a Carolina pine and an exceptional athlete. In her final year on the track team at Winthrop College in South Carolina, Ludy tried the shot put and she made that iron ball sail with her long, skinny arms. But when Ludy qualified for the first Women’s Olympics in 1922, Ludy had no money to go.

Thanks to the help of her college and classmates, Ludy traveled to Paris and won the gold medal with more than a foot to spare. Hooray for Ludy!

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