Ye Olde Weird But True

Author: Cheryl Harness
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426313820
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A newest addition to the series that includes Weird but True: Stupid Criminals shares hundreds of wacky facts for young history buffs. Simultaneous.

300 Slimy Sticky and Smelly Facts

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426323355
Release Date: 2016
Genre: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Get ready to be grossed out -- in a good way! This latest addition to the crazy popular Weird but True series is slimy and sticky and jam-packed with more icky, zany fun! Step up to the plate and try not to lose your lunch, with 300 all-new, amazing facts plus photos that kids just can't get enough of.

Ultimate Weird But True

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426308956
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents facts, brief stories, and photos on topics including extreme hotels, freaky foods, and crazy art, showing that fact can be as weird as fiction.

Strange But True

Author: Corrine Kenner
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 1567182984
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Our world is filled with mystery, magic, and the bizarre, making the expression "truth is stranger than fiction" a phrase that everyone knows. In Strange But True, Corrine Kenner and Craig Miller have selected some of the most amazing true stories from the pages of FATE magazine, and presented them in a way that will startle, thrill, and fill you with a sense of wonder about the universe. When ordinary people experience the extraordinary, it changes them forever. The reports in Strange But True (over 130 of them) document some of these amazing, life-altering events. You'll get every vivid, uncanny detail from actual witnesses about their eerie encounters with the unknown such as: ·Psychic warnings ·Ghosts, apparitions, and other mysterious creatures of the spirit realm ·Miraculous healings and remarkable recoveries ·Incredible coincidences (or are they bursts of synchronicity?) ·Dreams that foretold the future ·Alien encounters ·Terrifying creatures ·UFO contacts ·Cases of reincarnation and visits from the dead ·Guardian angels ·Time travel ·Astounding oracles and weird fortunetellers ·Out-of-body experiences Each one of the stories in Strange But True is sworn to be a factual event, but each one also goes deeper than the physical shock and surprise of the bizarre. The events in Strange But True changed people's lives. Reading about them may help you find a new direction, a new path, and maybe even new hope for your life, too. Whether you're a true believer, a doubting debunker, or are somewhere in between, Strange But True will definitely delight and amaze you with the nature of the human spirit and the vast potential of experience we all can have. Strange But True is must reading for everyone.

The Book of Heroes

Author: Crispin Boyer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426325533
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Animals

Shares facts and anecdotes about men who are heroes and role models, from Abraham Lincoln and Robert Gould Shaw to Jesse Owens and Neil Armstrong.

Christmas

Author: National Geographic Kids
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426328893
Release Date: 2017
Genre: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Presents unusual facts about the holiday, including how upside-down Christmas trees can be purchased, how Sweden erects a giant straw goat for the occasion, and how mystery elves have been spotted in Michigan handing out money to strangers.