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Langley, Andrew

Summary: An illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, royalty, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 1988

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 940.1 LAN

Challoner, Jack

Summary: Describes dangerous and destructive weather conditions around the world, such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning, hail, and drought with photographs, historical background, and legends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 551.55 Chall

Cotterell, Arthur.

Summary: Illustrations and text explore the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 931 COT

Walker, Richard

Summary: An illustrated guide to the human body, providing information about anatomy, body systems, reproduction, aging, nutrition, genetics, and other related topics. Includes a CD-ROM with clip art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 612 Wal

Summary: See how different types of weather form and the effect that climate has on our world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV EYE

Tubb, Jonathan N

Summary: Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 220.9 TUB

Walker, Richard

Summary: Describes the parts and systems of the human body and discusses how they work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 612 WAL

Fortey, Jacqueline.

Summary: Full-color illustrations and photographs introduce readers to the great scientists and their discoveries from ancient history to modern times. Includes clip-art CD-ROM and wall chart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 509.2 Fortey 2007

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.2 Wines 2004

Ayo, Yvonne.

Summary: Discover the traditional lifestyles, beliefs, skills, and crafts of the peoples of this ancient continent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 960 AYO

Bender, Lionel.

Summary: Photographs and text explore such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 609 BEN

Bernard, Bruce.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759.9492 VAN

Burnie, David.

Summary: A photo essay on the world of birds examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1988

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598 BUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598 BUR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 598 BUR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598 BUR

Burnie, David.

Summary: A photo essay on the world of birds examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598 BUR

Carter, David J. (David James)

Summary: A field guide to butterflies and moths around the world, each depicted by a full-color photograph with a caption that describes key features and points of differentiation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 595.78 CAR

Chapman, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 787.872 Chapman

Clutton-Brock, Juliet.

Summary: Text and photographs highlight the evolutionary history of dogs, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, and offer guidance on dog care and training.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 CLU

Cole, Alison.

Summary: Text and accompanying photographs discuss the development of perspective theory and practice from the Renaissance to the cubists and beyond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley, in association with National Gallery Publications, London 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 701.82 COL

Cole, Alison.

Summary: Text and photographs interweave biography and social history to provide an understanding of the historical setting of the Renaissance artists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709.024 COL

Defoe, Daniel

Summary: During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DEF

Dubowski, Cathy East.

Summary: Describes the nearly disastrous encounter of a spear-fisherman with a shark off the coast of Australia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: 597.3 DUB

Dussling, Jennifer.

Summary: Describes the hunting activities of various bugs, including the praying mantis, wood ant, and dragonfly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: 595. DUS

Halley, Ned.

Summary: Covers the different aspects of farming through the ages including the equipment, domestic animals, crops, and the future of farming.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 630 Halley

Harris, Moira C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 798.23 HAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 798.232 Harris