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Roy Apps, Author ; Kevin Hopgood, Author | London; New York; Camberra : Franklin Watts | Crime files series | 2007This title describes the plan by an armed gang to abduct and ransom children from a school in Faraday, Australia. This title is part of the Crime Files series which is a series of carefully crafted, true stories. Each illustrated story is told i[...]Each volume in the five-book series examines the story of scientific discovery in a series of timelines and each chapter examines either a particular aspect of science, or the life and work of an important scientist of the time. Parallels with o[...]"When a child is snatched, the Baker Street irregulars are quickly on the trail of the kidnap gang. They are soon caught up in a hunt for buried war-time treasure - but who is behind all these events? The Irregulars put a plan into action that e[...]The Baker Street Irregulars move into 221B Baker Street when Sherlock Holmes goes missing, and agree to help Eliza Mayhew find her grandfather, the Lord Mayor of London. On their first case, the Irregulars quickly learn that they must match wits[...]; Grades 5-10 ; Science -- History -- Juvenile literature ; Discoveries in science -- History ; Sciences ; Technology ; Technology -- HistoryIn the first half of the 20th century, science transformed the lives of everyone. New forms of transportation shrank the world. Mass communication brought people closer together. Scientists explored the potential of particles so small that no on[...]Nancy Robinson Masters | London; New York; Camberra : Franklin Watts | Inventions that shaped the world | 2004his volume of the "Inventions That Shaped the World" series explores the quest for flight with emphasis on the work of the Wright brothers and the innovations that have transformed their tiny airplane into a mode of transportation that has chang[...]The year is 2020 AD. An alien race called the Creetons attacked Earth and won. Now all humans live in cages. Jed and Tia want to escape from the Creetons. They must find a way to beat the aliens and their robots, and free the human race. -- Back[...]Show-cases a variety of plants and animals, detailing what makes each class distinctive and different. This work explains how life is shaped by the challenge for survival - finding food, staying safe and starting the next generation - in the var[...]Charlie Samuels, Author | London; New York; Camberra : Franklin Watts | Technology in the ancient world | 2015; Grades 3-8 ; Egypt, Ancient -- Civilization ; Architecture - Egypt, Ancient ; Egypt, Ancient -- Social life and customsThe ancient Egyptians built some of the world's most amazing monuments: the pyramids. They were also some of the earliest astronomers and devised a calendar to help them plan when to plant and harvest crops.Explores the history of guide dogs, service animals, and assistance dogs, and discusses the process of training them to help people who have physical disabilitiesIntroduces basic scientific principles from daily experience -- Worldcat"The Arab-Israeli Conflict" provides a comprehensive overview of the enduring struggle for land, power, and cultural and religious survival in the Middle East. This book explores the historical events that led to the conflict, delving into the c[...]Explores the people and events involved in sports competitions for people with disabilities and discusses people with disabilities who play professional sports.; Grades 8-10 ; Grades 3-6 ; Australia -- Social conditions ; Australia -- Geography ; Australia -- Economic conditionsAustralia offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag.Explores the traditional art of basket making in cultures around the world, and provides step-by-step instructions for making similar objects.