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Kids enjoy magazines for the same reason we do: It's something new that doesn't require the commitment of a longer book, a little treat that arrives in the mailbox now and then. And there is a wealth of options out there, from the mundane to the unusual. >More
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Forget textbooks, worksheets and lectures. Try hissing Madagascar cockroaches in the classroom, a chance to create your very own biological microcosm, and the UW's nifty, open-to-the-public Physics Museum ' a deliciously geeky pantheon of gyroscopes, pendulums, motors and magnets, all set up for hands-on interaction. A physics museum in Madison! Who knew? >More
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 Here Be Monsters: Volume 1 of the Ratbridge Chronicles

This book takes readers to a very odd new world. It's inhabited not only by talking rats and flying contraptions (not terribly unusual in the world of fiction), but also by 'boxtrolls' (curious, tinkering tiny men who wear cardboard boxes as clothing) and 'cabbageheads' (even more curious little folk who love cabbages so much that they tie them onto their heads). >More
 Absolutely, Positively Not

High-schooler Steven has several goals in his young life. He wants to get his driver's license. He wants to keep his dark secret safe '-that is, that he enjoys square dancing. And he wants to prove beyond a doubt that he is absolutely, positively NOT gay. >More
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