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Summary: Presents surprising facts about the world, including the size of the largest giant squid, how far a person walks in a lifetime, and what is the hottest chili pepper.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J031.02 IT

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: A latest collection of nose-wrinkling facts, presented by Judy Moody's encyclopedia-reading little brother, features more stomach-churning scientific trivia that is cross-referenced with related Stink and Judy Moody titles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2012

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Meister, Cari

Summary: Contains world records about dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, HarperCollins Childrens Books 2016

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Summary: The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALF

Summary: "This myth-busting visual encyclopedia will amaze kids with 13 things they need to know about every topic they love and one "half fact" that dispels a common misconception or half-truth. Extraordinary images and irresistible fact snippets on each topic spread--from space to gemstones to the food we eat--make learning fun, but it's the "13 1/2" fact that kids will be most eager to know. Does...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 500 THI

Summary: What happens when you burp in space? Can you comb a hairy doughnut? Is the platypus even a real animal? Join us for a mind-boggling look at the record-breaking world around us. From the science of slam dunks and the smelliest substances to over-engineered inventions and the physics of cats, you'll find page after page of amazing--and downright unbelievable--facts. Plus: do try this at home....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Guinness World Records Limited 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J507 GWR

Summary: The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Guinness World Records Limited 2017

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Summary: A treasury of bizarre-but-true stories from history includes accounts of such uncanny events as the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 in Boston and the world record set by an armless archer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2014

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Paquette, Ammi-Joan

Summary: "Assorted unbelievable stories about people, places and events--most of which are true, some of which are not"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 030 PAQ

Summary: "Did you know that the first stop signs were black and white? Or that a litter of kittens is called a kindle? There's a lot to know and we bet you'll have fun learning these fun, far-out facts in the next super series from National Geographic Kids! Based on a favorite department in Nat Geo Kids magazine, this book is chock-full of fascinating facts, silly stats, and catchy little knowledge...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

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Fields, Jan

Summary: The Discover Cryptids film crew travel to South Carolina to investigate reports of a Swamp lizard man, which they are convinced is a hoax, just like all the other monsters--but Gabe is not so sure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC FIE

Lemke, Donald B.

Summary: "All about the incredible people who push themselves to their physical limits. Whether it's swallowing the most swords, pulling a 200-ton plane, or balancing on four fingers for the longest time, these Guinness World Record holders show what we can achieve with a little courage and a lot of hard work.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J031.02 LEM

Fields, Jan

Summary: The Discover Cryptids filming crew heads to Canada to investigate the Turtle Lake monster which is apparently sinking boats--but when the lake front diner burns down, they begin to think that this monster may be a lot more human than cryptid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC FIE

Morse, Jenifer Corr.

Summary: Quizes readers with more than 350 multiple-choice questions on the subjects of food, sports, animals, entertainment, human body, statistics, science, world, and toys. Includes answers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Reference 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 032.02 Morse 2008

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: "Readers will examine the history of ESP, mind reading, remote viewing, future seers and more before deciding for themselves!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 133.8 SPA

Sceurman, Mark

Summary: Weird Civil War delves into the peculiar history and ghastly legacy of the bloodiest period in American history, featuring the era's most gripping tragic tales, fascinating facts, spooky scenarios, and eccentric characters. This brand-new volume—which compiles the most compelling Civil War stories from the bestselling Weird series—will excite precocious history students, Civil War buffs, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 973.7 SCE

Summary: Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: A collection of videos exploring mysteries, controversial knowledge, legends, missing people, and historical events, speculating on causes or consequences, ranging from Abominable snowmen to witch doctors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VEI, Visual Entertainment Incorporated 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IN

Summary: Features bizarre facts, photographs, crazy stories, and amazing records, interviews and fun features that will make readers fascinated by how unbelievable the truth can be about a good idea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ripley Publishing [i.e. Mason Crest Publishers] 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 031.02 RIP

Archibald, Elizabeth

Summary: "Chock-full of incredible advice that's stood the test of time and based on the popular blog, ASK THE PAST is the tongue-in-cheek compilation of hilarious and fascinating answers to everyone's questions, drawn from real antique sourcebooks by a Yale University-trained historian and bibliophile"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 030 ARC

Tibballs, Geoff

Summary: Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® Unlock the Weird! 2017 is bursting with 100% ALL NEW facts, features, and photos from around the world—all verified to be 100% TRUE! From weird feats to bizarre food, strange animals, and more, this brand-new collection of Ripley’s stories and photos includes exclusive features not found anywhere else. Filled with thousands of unbelievably strange oddities to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ripley Publishing, a Jim Pattison Company 2016

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Summary: A collection of videos exploring mysteries, controversial knowledge, legends, missing people, and historical events, speculating on causes or consequences, ranging from Abominable snowmen to witch doctors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VEI, Visual Entertainment Incorporated 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IN

Bord, Janet

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blandford 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 001.94 BOR

Summary: " ... Features tons of tidbits on toys and games, mysteries of history, robots and reptiles, sports and spies, wacky words, and so much more!"--Title page verso.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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