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Encyclopedia Brown, Super Sleuth (Encyclopedia Brown Series #25)

by Donald J. Sobol

With a knack for trivia, Encyclopedia solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad is also the chief of police, and every night Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he solves ten new and even more confounding mysteries, including a case of a stolen watch, disappearing money, a headless ghost, and more. And with the clues given in each case, you can solve these mysteries too! Interactive and chock-full of interesting bits of information, it's classic Encyclopedia Brown! "I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Case (#10)

by Donald J. Sobol

Who would believe that the mastermind behind Idaville's spotless police record is a fifth grader? Whenever Mr. Brown, who is the chief of police, comes up against a case that no one on the force can solve, he knows what to do. He goes home and eats dinner. Usually, his son, Encyclopedia Brown, solves the case before the main course is served. Sometimes, however, it takes until dessert.

Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Case (Encyclopedia Brown Series #10)

by Donald J. Sobol

As Idaville's ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun--it's classic Encyclopedia Brown! "I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown Tracks Them Down

by Donald J. Sobol

Leroy Brown is back in the next six books in the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville's ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun-it's classic Encyclopedia Brown!

Encyclopedia Brown Tracks Them Down (#8)

by Donald J. Sobol

Leroy Brown, better known to all as Encyclopedia, is the ten-year-old son of the police chief of Idaville. Whenever Mr. Brown has a particularly difficult case, he brings it home for his son to deal with. A missing ambassador to Latin America, the case of Smelly Nellie and the ambergris, a client who wants to pay with an 1861 Confederate silver half-dollar (worth about $5000) - these and seven more puzzling cases keep Encyclopedia Brown busy.

Encyclopedia Brown's Book of Strange but True Crimes

by Donald J. Sobol Rose Sobol

Encyclopedia Brown's scrapbook with over 200 unbelievable but true stories.

Encyclopedia Brown's Book of the Wacky Outdoors

by Donald J. Sobol

A collection of humorous anecdotes, most of which are true, about outdoor life, with an emphasis on fishing and hunting.

Encyclopedia Brown's Book of Wacky Animals

by Donald J. Sobol

A collection of anecdotes chronicling some unusual events and activities involving a variety of wild and domestic animals.

Encyclopedia Brown's Book of Wacky Cars

by Donald J. Sobol

True, wacky stories about cars--famous cars, unusual cars, vintage cars, impractical cars, and others.

Encyclopedia Brown's Book of Wacky Spies

by Donald J. Sobol

Encyclopedia Brown describes numerous spies that lived in many different areas and historical time periods.

Encyclopedia Brown's Book of Wacky Sports

by Donald J. Sobol

A spin-off from the popular series, this is actually a book about wacky "happenings" in sports, covering a wide range of high school, college, & pro sports.

Encyclopedia Brown's Second Record Book Of Weird And Wonderful Facts

by Donald J. Sobol

Sobol's second record book is a collection of many facts about a vast array of topics. Written in a manner easily accessible to children and young teenagers.

Encyclopedia Horrifica: The Terrifying Truth! About Vampires, Ghosts, Monsters, and More

by Joshua Gee

This compendium features the true stories behind real-life nightmares, vampires, aliens, werewolves, ghosts, and more! With exclusive horrific content such as original interviews, obscure photographic evidence, and chilling eyewitness accounts, here is proof that truth is not just stranger than fiction...it's also scarier!

Encyclopedia of 5,000 Spells

by Judika Illes

Enter the World of Folklore, Myth, and Magic Discover binding spells and banishing spells, spells for love, luck, wealth, power, spiritual protection, physical healing, and enhanced fertility drawn from Earth's every corner and spanning 5,000 years of magical history.

Encyclopedia of Abortion in the United States

by Louis J. Palmer

Entries are included for each state, giving that state's legal history regarding abortion, with separate sections before and after Roe v. Wade. Each state entry includes tables and charts of abortion statistics by age, race, and marital status from 2000 through 2004, and also includes the full content of the state's codes. The entries have been updated in this edition to reflect changes in state and federal laws. Other entries describe medical conditions, pro-choice and pro-life organizations, and the voting record on abortion of each Supreme Court justice. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Encyclopedia of Algorithms

by Ming-Yang Kao

One of Springer's renowned Major Reference Works, this awesome achievement provides a comprehensive set of solutions to important algorithmic problems for students and researchers interested in quickly locating useful information. This first edition of the reference focuses on high-impact solutions from the most recent decade, while later editions will widen the scope of the work. All entries have been written by experts, while links to Internet sites that outline their research work are provided. The entries have all been peer-reviewed. This defining reference is published both in print and on line.

The Encyclopedia of American Radio: An A-Z Guide to Radio from Jack Benny to Howard Stern

by Ron Lackmann

Radio shows, personalities, chronology of radio events in the US and Canada, sponsors, vintage radio clubs, stations that feature vintage radio, logs of dramatic anthology shows

The Encyclopedia of American Religious History (Volume I, A-L)

by Edward L. Queen Stephen R. Prothero Gardiner H. Shattuck

Queen (ethics and servant leadership, Emory U.), Stephen Prothero (religion, Boston U.) and Gardiner Shattuck (history of Christianity, Andover Newton Theological School of Massachusetts) lead a team of scholars in updating the broad reference from its 1996 and 2001 editions. It has expanded to three volumes to encompass the growing importance of information about religion in US politics, society, and culture since earlier editions, and a short history of religion in America has been added. The articles range from short paragraphs to several pages in length, are signed, and provide mostly secondary bibliographies that include World Wide Web sites. The cross-referencing is extensive. Among the topics are African-American religion, William Jennings Bryan, John Paul II, primitivism, Tecumseh, and World's Parliament of Religion. The three volumes are paged and indexed together. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare

by Marc Bekoff

Bekoff (U. of Colorado, Boulder) presents an updated reference for students, researchers, and general readers covering the full scope of animal rights and animal welfare from a global, interdisciplinary perspective. Thoroughly revised to reflect developments since publication of the first edition 11 years ago, the text has been expanded from a one- to two-volume publication. It contains 207 entries, by 150 international experts, covering an array of topics, from dog fighting to endangered species in zoos, animals as disease carriers, conservation ethics, and veganism. The second edition features a number of entries on various cultural and religious views of animals, and the latest research on animal cognition and sentience. Each entry offers a brief summarization of the issue and includes a list of publications for further reading. The text also includes a new foreword by Jane Goodall, a chronology of historical events, and a list of print and online resources. Annotation c2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

An Encyclopedia of Animals

by Elizabeth Massie

With so many animals in the world, how can we tell the difference between them? One way is to group together animals that have things in common. You will notice that all of the animals in this book have a backbone. You have a backbone, too. It is the bone that runs down your back.

An Encyclopedia of Animals

by Elizabeth Massie

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Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today, Volume 1

by Edith W. Chen Grace J. Yoo

Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today is the first major reference work focused on the full expanse of contemporary Asian American experiences in the United States. Drawing on over two decades of research, it takes an unprecedented look at the major issues confronting the Asian American community as a whole, and the specific ethnic identities within that community--from established groups such as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Americans to newer groups such as Cambodian and Hmong Americans.Across two volumes, Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today offers 110 entries on the current state of affairs, controversies, successes, and outlooks for future for Asian Americans. The set is divided into 11 thematic sections including diversity and demographics; education; health; identity; immigrants, refugees, and citizenship; law; media; politics; war; work and economy; youth, family, and the aged. Contributors include leading experts in the fields of Asian American studies, education, public health, political science, law, economics, and psychology.

Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today, Volume 2

by Edith W. Chen Grace J. Yoo

Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today is the first major reference work focused on the full expanse of contemporary Asian American experiences in the United States. Drawing on over two decades of research, it takes an unprecedented look at the major issues confronting the Asian American community as a whole, and the specific ethnic identities within that community--from established groups such as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Americans to newer groups such as Cambodian and Hmong Americans.Across two volumes, Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today offers 110 entries on the current state of affairs, controversies, successes, and outlooks for future for Asian Americans. The set is divided into 11 thematic sections including diversity and demographics; education; health; identity; immigrants, refugees, and citizenship; law; media; politics; war; work and economy; youth, family, and the aged. Contributors include leading experts in the fields of Asian American studies, education, public health, political science, law, economics, and psychology.

Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature

by Seiwoong Oh

This encyclopedia, meant for high school and college students, contains 337 entries on Asian-American writers and their major literary works, with an emphasis on fiction, poetry, and drama. Oh (English, Rider U.) includes some Canadian authors such as Joy Kogawa for their importance to the literary canon. Writers and works were chosen to meet the criteria teachers use when selecting them: aesthetic value, historical significance, teachability, and commercial availability. These include Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, Henry Hwang, Ha Jin, Chang-rae Lee, Khaled Hosseini, writers of detective fiction such as Leonard Chang, and young adult authors such as Linda Sue Park. Entries, which were written by specialists based in the US, Asia, and Europe, consist of information about each author, synopses, and critical analyses. Some memoirs, screenwriting, nonfiction, and experimental writings have been included. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Encyclopedia of Assassinations

by Carl Sifakis

Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the most comprehensive handbook on over 400 assassinations, attempts, and plots against political figures. The narrative entries detail history's most turbulent moments, including the date, location, and full description of each incident, as well as biographical information about the victim and assassin and the circumstances surrounding each historical event. Here are: Jesse James: Outlaw killed by Bob Ford in 1882 Ian Gow: Conservative member of the British Parliament killed by a car bomb in 1990 Franz Ferdinand: Archduke and heir to the Austrian throne killed by Gavrilo Princip in 1914 John F. Kennedy: American president killed by Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963 Rajiv Gandhi: Prime Minister of India killed by an unidentified bomber in 1991 Ernesto "Che" Guevara: Revolutionary killed by Bolivian forces in 1967 Abraham Lincoln: American president killed by John Wilkes Booth in 1865 And hundreds more!This encyclopedia's illustrations, bibliography, appendix grouping the assassinations by country, and further readings turn it into an essential reference for history teachers, students, crime buffs, and those who are curious about "the most notorious acts of their kind."

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