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Katniss the Cattail: An Unauthorized Guide to Names and Symbols in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Literary Criticism & Collections
Who was Cinna? What do the hawthorn and primrose symbolize? Or President Snow’s roses and Peeta’s bread? What about Katniss’s last name? Bringing details from myths, herbal guides, military histories, and the classics, English professor and award-winning pop culture author Valerie Estelle Frankel sheds light on the deeper meanings behind Panem’s heroes and villains in this hottest of YA trilogies.
The Boy Who Loved Ants: Edward O.Wilson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
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As a boy, famed scientist Edward O. Wilson spent happy days outdoors, hunting for fish, snakes, and bugs. Drawing from Wilson’s autobiography Naturalist, author Sara van Dyck shows how the shy boy who loved ants became a world leader in nature conservation. Written for ages 7 and up, the book includes easy activities for children to explore life in their own backyard. Color photographs.