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In Lingít (Tlingit), the words for colors come from comparisons to animals, plants, and natural objects found in Southeast Alaska. Learn some of the ways to say the names of colors in Lingít!

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Alpha, Bravo, Charlie : the complete book of nautical codes

This graphically stunning visual reference is an introduction to maritime communication through nautical flags, along with morse code, the phonetic alphabet, and semaphore signaling.

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Amazing (Mostly) Edible Science

Teaching your kids science just got better–and tastier! With awe-inspiring and accessible recipes and projects, uniting science and cooking has never been easier. Learn and appreciate projects such as exploding volcano cakes, glow-in-the-dark Jell-O, bouncy eggs, slime, molten chocolate cupcakes, disappearing peppermint pillows, and amber maple syrup crystals!


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Sew Electric : a collection of DIY projects that combine fabric, electronics, and programming

A set of hands-on LilyPad Arduino tutorials that bring together craft, electronics, and programming. The book walks you through the process of designing and making a series of quirky customizable projects.

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President Squid

Squid knows all about being president. It means living in a big house, doing all the talking–oh, and having a tie is crucial. He’s all set! In the next election, make a more informed choice. Vote for President Squid!

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