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Author Aronson, Marc.

Title For boys only : the biggest, baddest book ever / Marc Aronson and HP Newquist ; illustrated by Headcase Design.

Imprint New York : Feiwel and Friends, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 031.02 ARO    DUE 03-06-24
Edition 1st ed.
Description 157 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents Reader! Before you start this book, stop right here! -- Supercars -- History's weirdest disasters -- Monsters and dinosaurs -- How to: fight a shark -- Odds are ... -- Sports puzzlers -- Mark your calendar! -- What do you eat? -- Bone pretzel -- Pizza stats -- Dates to know: snacks in America -- How to: land a plane in an emergency -- Fun math tricks -- Oobleck -- Most venomous snakes -- Most dangerous snakes -- Explorers and adventurers -- Ultimate Frisbee -- Fear factor: America's scariest amusement park rides -- Dates to know: attractions and amusement parks in America -- Nature's deadliest poisons -- Brain teaser: the missing money -- Great mysteries: what they left behind -- Weapons that changed history -- Fake blood -- Card trick 1: "the flipped card" -- How to: escape from being tied up -- Spies -- Detective stuff -- How to: collect fingerprints -- Dental evidence -- Chromatography -- Blood testing -- DNA testing -- How to: get out of quicksand -- What are you really worth? -- Word games -- Codes: there is danger may come very soon -- Card trick 2: "the math genius trick" -- Presidents -- How does it work? Satellites -- Brain teaser: the four triangles -- Liquid rainbows -- Secret for drawing in 3D -- How to: win at rock, paper, scissors -- Top eleven greatest moments in sports history -- Athletes who changed the world, literally -- Amazing comeback, upset, refuse to lose -- Best individual performance -- Dates to know: sports in America -- Treasure: buried and otherwise -- Wonders of the world -- The two most horrifying, hideous, and disgusting creatures in the world -- The great game of 21 --- Fantasy wars : who would win? Vikings vs. pirates -- Crushing conquerors -- Fantasy wars: who would win? Aztec vs. Inca -- How 3,000 men beat 50,000, and other great battle stories -- How does it work? Cell phones -- Computer byte sizes -- So you want to be a rock star -- The only four sports dynasties worth mentioning, and why no one will ever top them -- Major league brothers -- Largest sports facilities in the United States -- The most successful movies ever shown in America -- How to: create a blockbuster movie -- Dates to know: media in America -- Earth's extremes -- Moon man facts -- Road to the red planet -- Space distances -- Cool things to expect in your lifetime -- Great mysteries: fake -- Video games -- Do not trade or throw out! -- BIllions -- Rich -- Great mysteries: spooky -- World's greatest daredevils -- Speed records -- Speeds ... in miles per hour -- Dates to know: transportation in America -- How does it work? MP3 player & iPod -- Monster hunting -- Things to remember your whole life -- U.S. States and capitals -- People, people everywhere... -- Baseball's best -- All-American -- Predators, kings of the hill -- Kings of ancient hills -- How to: fight off an alligator -- Diseases you definitely don't want to get -- The biggest man-made things on planet Earth -- Things you didn't know (but probably should) -- The simple coin vanish.
Subject Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature.
Boys -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Boys -- Recreation -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Newquist, H. P. (Harvey P.)
ISBN 9780312377069

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