No Way Way Are You My Dinner

Author: Tracey West
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399540563
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Are You My Dinner? Sure, everybody knows worms eat dirt . . . but did you know that scorpions are on the menu for meerkats? Or that there’s a vampire finch (three guesses what it eats!)? Or that some people eat stinkbugs? No way . . . way! Kids will gobble up this super-cool fact book inspired by the wide-ranging collections of the Smithsonian. It’s a full menu of lively text, fantastic photos, fun illustrations, and snappy design that all about who’s eating what, where food came from, and how we started eating it in the first place.

No Way Way Usa

Author: Tracey West
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1524785490
Size: 74.92 MB
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This land is your land . . . check it out! It's a big country—with all kinds of wonderful, weird, and wild facts, faces, and places to discover in each and every state. U.S.A.! U.S.A.! This fun, funky fact book is as packed full of stuff as the Smithsonian. It's a must-have for readers of the No Way . . . Way series: Road Trip, Are You My Dinner? and Stinky, Sticky, Sneaky Stuff.

No Way Way Stinky Sticky Sneaky Stuff

Author: Tracey West
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0451533224
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A must-have for readers of Smithsonian's No Way . . .Way! Road Trip and No Way . . .Way! Are You My Dinner? A stinky plant that smells like a corpse? A forklift suspended by sticky glue? Sneaky robbers dressed as cops? No way! But way! It's all true and all fun to read about in this snappy book of cool facts and photos from across the Smithsonian's vast collections.

No Way Way

Author: Tracey West
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0448486903
Size: 19.66 MB
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"Bubble gum, gecko hairs, sweaty feet, corpse plants, spies, camouflage- No way . . . way! We're talking stinky, sticky, or sneaky! Find out more in this fun, funky fact-filled book series that's as packed full of stuff as the Smithsonian!"

Smithsonian Stories

Author: Wilton S. Dillon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351490745
Size: 44.16 MB
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Why is the Smithsonian more than the "Nation's Attic?" Or more than a museum complex? As Wilton S. Dillon shows, the Smithsonian came to be the institution we know today under the twenty-year leadership of "Sun King" S. Dillon Ripley.Ripley aspired to reinvent the Smithsonian as a great university?with museums. Although little understood by the public at large, it began as a basic research center. The Smithsonian remains a key contributor to the world of higher learning and functions diplomatically as the ministry of culture for the United States. Dillon provides backstage insights into Ripley's quest for the wholeness of knowledge. He describes how he inspired its role as a "theater of ideas as well as artifacts." Under his tutelage, the National Mall became a playground for world intelligentsia, an "intellectual free trade zone" in the shadow of the nation's political capital.Dillon reminds us that interdisciplinary, international Smithsonian symposia foreshadowed twenty-first-century issues and trends. His descriptions of the educational rewards of balancing tradition with the avant-garde are inspiring. As Dillon reminds us, Ripley's twenty-year reign may well have helped spark the waning embers of the Enlightenment.

Smithsonian Institution

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on House Administration. Subcommittee on Library and Memorials
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Hail To The Chief

Author: Tracey West
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399541462
Size: 59.92 MB
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Includes pull-out sheets of stickers and oval office model.