125 Wacky Roadside Attractions

125 Wacky Roadside Attractions Author National Geographic Kids
ISBN-10 9781426324079
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 112
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Going on a road trip? See the silly side of travel as you explore the wackiest landmarks from around the world -- a place where you can walk in real dinosaur tracks, a hotel where you sleep in an igloo, a crazy beard festival, a UFO museum, and so much more. You won't believe our world is full of so many bizarre and wonderful places!

Roadside Attractions Coloring Book

Roadside Attractions Coloring Book Author Steven James Petruccio
ISBN-10 9780486486956
Release 2012-05
Pages 30
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Venture slightly off the beaten path to color 30 quirky sites, including Georgia's giant peanut, the Golden Driller in Oklahoma, Cadillac Ranch in Texas, and other kooky spots.

Roadside Attractions

Roadside Attractions Author Brian Butko
ISBN-10 9780811743617
Release 2007-07-03
Pages 160
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Hit the open road for fun and wackiness as the Butkos visit offbeat attractions from coast to coast--dinosaur parks, miniature golf courses, populuxe motels, vintage amusement arcades, classic diners illuminated in neon, and even the world's largest ball of twine. More than fifty fellow authors and artists offer stories about their favorite attractions or recall memorable trips. Visitor information is included to help plan quick visits or an entire road trip.

Roadside Giants

Roadside Giants Author Brian Butko
ISBN-10 0811732282
Release 2005
Pages 90
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From Lucy, the colossal elephant-shaped building on the Jersey Shore, to the grand donut atop Randy's in Los Angeles, this full-color guide profiles the commercial giants that loom over America's highways. Created to sell products and promote tourism in a big way, they can be found all over the United States. The authors have traveled far and wide to bring readers the world's largest duck in Long Island, an enormous Amish couple in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, and towering Paul Bunyans all over the Midwest. There are buildings shaped like hot dogs, ice cream cones, and baskets, as well as the roadside phenomena known as "Muffler Men," giants who originally advertised mufflers but now have been converted to cowboys, Indians, spacemen, and pirates. Big fun!

101 TV Shows to See Before You Grow Up

101 TV Shows to See Before You Grow Up Author Samantha Chagollan
ISBN-10 9781633224223
Release 2017-04-10
Pages 144
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101 timeless TV shows for kids to discover and for families to watch together, all in one book. Can you watch them all? Television shows are made to entertain! They can make you laugh, teach you lessons, or allow you to escape into another world for an episode or two. 101 TV Shows to See Before You Grow Up is an interactive and comprehensive list of 101 TV shows for families to enjoy together. From popular picks of today to classic shows of decades past, kids will discover a wide selection of "must see" TV shows, appropriate for all ages. Each page focuses on a single TV series with basic information about each show, including the actors, years of production, and rating. There is also a section at the bottom of each page that allows young television buffs to write in their own opinions and observations about the show. From toddler to tween and every age in between, 101 TV Shows to See Before You Grow Up is a fun handbook for TV lovers of all ages.

The Colossus of Roads

The Colossus of Roads Author Karal Ann Marling
ISBN-10 0816636729
Release 2000
Pages 140
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Where can one find the world's largest prairie chicken, a restaurant shaped like a fish, a massive Paul Bunyan, or an enormous ear of corn? Roadside sculpture is a uniquely American phenomenon and these strange and wonderful figures can be found scattered along highways and standing in small-town squares, particularly in the Midwest. These odd and oversized attractions have become destinations for travelers. Whether it serves art, commerce, or local pride, the colossus is always a place in itself, a stopping place where the everyday rules of reality are suspended and the observer can gain insight into the way these communities imagine themselves. Karal Ann Marling visits dozens of these roadside attractions, viewing them analytically, intellectually, and enthusiastically, tracing each one through folklore and literature. Heavily illustrated, this book takes the reader on the road to examine these treasures and all that they represent.

Wisconsin Curiosities

Wisconsin Curiosities Author Michael Feldman
ISBN-10 9781461747253
Release 2009-04-14
Pages 256
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Popular public radio show host Michael Feldman and coauthor Diana Cook introduce Wisconsin's weirdest, wackiest, and most outrageous people, places, and things including a man who owes his life to a foam rubber cheesehead, a worm that plays basketball, and the best place to savor chicken in a hubcap.

The New Roadside America

The New Roadside America Author Doug Kirby
ISBN-10 9780671769314
Release 1992
Pages 287
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Guides travelers through many of America's most unusual roadside tourist attractions

125 Cute Animals

125 Cute Animals Author National Geographic Kids
ISBN-10 1426318871
Release 2015-05-12
Pages 112
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Filled with pictures of the top 125 cutest animals of all time, this book combines heart-melting photos with awww-some animal anecdotes and hundreds of fascinating facts. Simultaneous.

National Geographic Kids Ultimate U S Road Trip Atlas

National Geographic Kids Ultimate U S  Road Trip Atlas Author Crispin Boyer
ISBN-10 9781426309335
Release 2012-03-13
Pages 128
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Presents fun and interesting facts about different areas of the fifty states, and includes smartphone and GPS activities for road trips, tourist-related picture puzzles, and places to visit in each state.

Camp Dork

Camp Dork Author Beth Vrabel
ISBN-10 9781634506205
Release 2016-05-03
Pages 240
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Lucy and her pack are back, in this sequel to Beth Vrabel’s heartwarming and humorous debut, Pack of Dorks. Sheldon convinces Lucy, Sam, April, and Amanda to join him at a weeklong sleep-away summer camp—Camp Paleo: Live Like a Caveman. Like cavemen, they’re going to have to make do without air conditioning or a heated pool. They’ll learn archery and dig for fossils. And Grandma’s coming too; she’s taking a job as lunch lady for the camp next door. At the last minute, Sam backs out to go to a gymnastics training camp instead. Lucy wonders why she misses him so much—it’s not like he’s her boyfriend or anything. Why does the word “boyfriend” make her blush, even when she’s only thinking it? She needs a distraction. Enter Mr. Bosserman, the grouchy camp leader who won’t budge on the caveman aspect of the camp. The old man needs some softening up, and Lucy knows just the person for the job: Grandma. One successful match made, Lucy starts to see potential lovebirds everywhere. And setting up couples keeps her from facing the question tickling the back of her mind: Is she in love with Sam? But when the wrong campers fall for each other, the pack falls apart, all under the watchful eye of a super secret blogger who’s been writing about the camp’s activities Gossip Girl–style. Even worse? A thief is targeting everyone but Lucy, setting her up to look guilty. Soon Lucy again finds herself alone, left to fix the messes she’s made and face her own feelings. If she fails, the pack may be splintered for good. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Seattle s Mayflower Park Hotel

Seattle s Mayflower Park Hotel Author Trish Festin, Audrey McCombs, Craig Packer and Stevie Festin
ISBN-10 9781467131346
Release 2014-04-28
Pages 127
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The Mayflower Park Hotel started life as the Bergonian Hotel on July 16, 1927. One of Seattle's first uptown hotels, it was designed by architect B. Dudley Stuart and built by Stephen Berg at a cost of $750,000. In the midst of the Great Depression, the hotel was sold and renamed Hotel Mayflower. In 1948, Washington State legalized cocktail lounges, and the Hotel Mayflower became Seattle's first hotel to open one. In the ensuing decades, Seattle prospered, and it hosted the 1962 World's Fair with its symbolic Space Needle. By the 1970s, Seattle was in a deep recession, and the hotel had become sadly neglected. In 1974, Birney and Marie Dempcy formed a limited partnership to purchase the hotel and renamed it the Mayflower Park Hotel. Restoration started immediately, and after 40 years, the Dempcys remain dedicated to the tradition of making the Mayflower Park Hotel "Quite Simply, One of a Kind."

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 Author Ray Bradbury
ISBN-10 0871293102
Release 1967
Pages 158
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Montag is a fireman who is employed to burn books and set fire to any house where books are found. He succumbs to the temptation to read but when he is discovered a nightmare hunt begins.

Totally Wacky Roadside Attractions

Totally Wacky Roadside Attractions Author Pamela Chanko
ISBN-10 0531228983
Release 2017-02-01
Pages 32
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Young learners will love reading about the cool and crazy roadside attractions that can be found across America. Theyll visit a giant peanut, a museum shaped like an elephant, and more all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Roadside Picnic

Roadside Picnic Author Arkady Strugatsky
ISBN-10 9781365400858
Release 2016-09-16
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Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those strange misfits who are compelled by some unknown force to venture illegally into the Zone and, in spite of the extreme danger, collect the mysterious artefacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the Zone and the thriving black market in the alien products. Even the nature of his daughter has been determined by the Zone. And it is for her that Red makes his last, tragic foray into the hazardous and hostile depths.

Evil Spy School

Evil Spy School Author Stuart Gibbs
ISBN-10 9781442494893
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 336
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Recruited into an evil spy organization after being expelled from the CIA's spy school, 12-year-old Ben works as an unofficial undercover agent while mastering bad-guy techniques and investigating clues about an imminent plot. Simultaneous eBook.

125 Cool Inventions

125 Cool Inventions Author National Geographic Kids
ISBN-10 1426318855
Release 2015-05-12
Pages 112
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This fun-filled and informative book gives curious kids the inside scoop on 125 amazing real inventions, including super smart toilets, sweet dream machines, bread buttering toasters and flying hotels. Simultaneous.