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Ripped from the headlines : real-life stories you have to read to believe.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2014]
Series: National Geographic kids.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781426315152 1426315155 9781426315145 1426315147
OCLC Number: 890971783
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.
Contents: Wacky world headlines --
Wild animals --
Incredible inventions --
Freaky food --
Strange science --
Way-out travel --
Weird world of sports --
Culture shock.
Series Title: National Geographic kids.

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This just in! The most bizarre and surprising news stories you've ever read, and they're all true! Glow-in-the-dark piglets, soccer-playing parrots, cicada-flavoured ice cream, fashion-forward slugs!  Read more...

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