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The Second Original Big Book of Pencil Pastimes: The Best of Word Games, Quizzes and Brain Ticklers
James F. Minter (Editor)
0884863239
March 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Puzzles should be a challenge, but they should also be fun. In this follow-up to the popular Original Big Book of Pencil Pastimes, expert James Minter entices and amuses readers of all tastes and skill levels with a wide range of puzzles. All the familiar favorites are here, along with some that are rare or unusual. There are thematic word games such as "How in the World?," "In Apple-Pie Order," and "Long and Short of It." Logic problems that stretch the mind cover such topics as "It Really Happened One Night" and "The Forty-Two Beers." There are also plenty of quizzes ("For Bette Davis Fans"); threezies; word searches ("The Wild West"); mazes ("Persian Script"); scrambles; cryptograms ("Kicks from a Bottle"); picture quizzes; alfabits; blankies; personality tests; and of course a scintillating selection of crosswords....


Licorice Book & Plush Set
American Girl
1584859709
Feb 2005
Paperback
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Iowa Dingbats: A Super Fun Book of Facts, Games, Stories, Poems, Riddles, Math Quizzes, Activities and More Written in Code for You to Decipher

0793338190


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Book Description
Kids love secret codes and you'll love how much they learn from this fun book. Reproducible activities of secret messages that require translation cover lots of important info about Iowa, including the state motto, history, important towns, people, trivia and lots more. Also includes spy and secret code trivia, stories about famous codes and recipes for invisible ink! Will kids remember facts better if they Translate them instead of simply reading them? Will kids be more responsive to activity-oriented learning? Will the invisible-ink recipe add a whole new dimension to passing notes in class? S.= (that's YES in dingbat code, by the way.) Free teacher's guide gives specific suggestions and instructions on how to get max educational value from this book.


Baseball Bafflers: Quizzes, Trivia, and Other Balllpark Challenges
Fastball Makov (Editor)
1579121675
April 2001
Hardcover
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Book Description
It's the ultimate collection for armchair umpires and baseball fanatics: Fun and perplexing facts, trivia, games, quotes and zany moments from our nation's favorite pastime. The only thing a true baseball fan enjoys as much as cheering on his or her team is swapping stats, facts, trivia and golden moments from the Great American Sport. This thoroughly enjoyable compilation of all-things-baseball includes such fan-talizing topics as Little-known Rules, Trick Plays, Quotes of the Game and Funny Moments. And, perhaps most fun of all, readers can play coach, making such tough calls as these: - Can a runner ever steal first base? - What happens when a catcher fields a ball with his mask? - Can a game continue with eight players on the field? With information and anecdotes, this big little book is sure to hit a homerun...


Chillin' Trix for Cool Chix: Fab Recipes, Crafty Fun, Mystic Magic And Super-Cool Quizzes (Cool Chix)

0823045013


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Book Description
This third addition to the hip Cool Chix series is a one-stop guide to fun! Whether it's a rainy afternoon with a best bud or a slumber party with 20 close friends, this book provides tweens and teens with all they need to turn the blues into a blast. There are pages and pages of creative ideas for mixing up delicious snacks and drinks, telling fortunes, having a spa day, and doing crafty projects with friends. Some of the exciting activities include magical ways to learn about one's crush; body-licious treatments to make for hair, face, and nails; friend collages; unique jewelry; and a whole bunch of quizzes about life, love, and friendship.


What Would You Do : Quizzes about Real-Life Problems
Patti Kelley Criswell
1584858745
June 2004
Paperback
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The American Girls Quiz Book
Jennifer Hirsch
1593690193
Sept 2005
Paperback
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The Pop Quiz Book
Shannon Payette Seip
1584858443
Sept 2005
Paperback
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Quizzing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know, but Didn't Know Where to Look: The Ultimate Trivia Book
Ranjit Thomas
0595005713
July 2000
Paperback
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Book Description

Hundreds of questions on a variety of topics - art, business, discoveries, films, literature, mathematics, music, mythology, sports, war, and lots of others; things you knew, didn't know (and thought you knew but didn't!) You'll never have a dull moment with this extraordinary compendium of fascinating facts, interesting information, and tantalizing trivia.

Why were women not permitted to watch the ancient Olympics? How did the misconception that spinach contains a lot of iron arise? Why did the founders of Hewlett-Packard price their first product at $54.40? Which mathematical concept owes its origin to soldiers dying of mule kicks in the Prussian army? Why do people say ''Cheers'' before drinking? What is keraunothnetophobia? Whose screen-test result read: "Cute as a fox"?

If you're even remotely interested...



Ilumina Gold: Parents & Teachers Edition, The Bible And Encyclopedia With Quizzes And Lessons For Kids (Live the Bible)
Saba Nelson, et al
0842386173
ROM - January 3, 2005
CD-ROM
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Book Description
iLumina Parents and Teachers Edition is the first kids' software program designed in an interactive visual learning format to help make Bible learning both fun and memorable. iLumina Parents and Teachers Edition contains The Book of Life, 22 volumes of Bible-based content in a searchable encyclopedia module including over 1,000 relevant photos. Also included are lessons written by Dr. V. Gilbert Beers focusing on the life of Christ. This custom iLumina product is a must for any family, classroom, or homeschool setting.


Getting to Know the Real You: 50 Fun Quizzes Just for Girls
Harriet S. Mosatche Ph.D.
0761529543
July 2002
Paperback
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Review
"Harriet and Liz know their stuff, and Liz (a teen herself) makes sure every quiz is honest, fun, and often funny."
Joe Kelly, executive director, Dads and Daughters, and author of Dads and Daughters

"An empowering and engaging book. The quizzes and tips give girls tools they can use as they navigate those exciting, but sometimes tough, preteen and early teen years."
Marty Evans, national executive director, Girl Scouts of the USA

"Fun and insightful. Girls will love these thought-provoking quizzes."
Karen Bokram, founding editor, Girls' Life magazine

"Unlike most 'quizzes' for girls, the focus of this book is on getting to know and like yourself—just what girls need!"
Nancy...


Match Wits with Mensa
Marvin Grosswirth
0738202509
Jan 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
Match wits with the 70,000 certified geniuses of Mensa, the high-IQ society! Puzzle fans have bought more than 650,000 copies of the Mensa Genius Quiz series-the only books that let readers "match wits with Mensa," comparing how well they do against members of the famous high-IQ society. Here, in a giant omnibus edition, are four best-selling titles: The Mensa Genius Quiz Books 1 & 2, The Mensa Genius Quiz-A-Day Book, and The Mensa Genius ABC Book. Here are more than 800 fun mindbenders to exercise every part of your brain-word games, trivia, logic riddles, number challenges, visual puzzles-plus tips on how to improve your thinking skills. All the puzzles have been tested by members of American Mensa, Ltd., and include the percentage of Mensa testers who could solve each one, so that you can score yourself against...


Crocheting for Dummies
Karen Manthey, Susan Brittain
076454151X
July 30, 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
From novices to artists, there are an estimated 30 million crocheters in the United States alone. In this era of demanding schedules, people of all ages are picking up hooks and yarn and taking immense satisfaction out of the soothing act of creating something with their own hands. Every new person who learns to crochet keeps the art alive—and this easy-to-understand book shows you how!

Whether you’re a first-time crocheter or looking to expand your skills, this plain-English book gives you hands-on experience, helping you do everything from choose the right tools to create basic stitches to finish off your work. Crocheting For Dummies features easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations that show you step by step how to: Read crochet patterns Select threads and...



Dungeon Master For Dummies (For Dummies (Sports & Hobbies))
Bill Slavicsek, Rich Baker
0471783307
April 24, 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Whether you’ve been a Dungeon Master (DM) before and want to fine-tune your skills or want to get ready and take the plunge, this is the book for you. It gives you the basics on running a great game, info for more advanced dungeon mastering, guidelines for creating adventures, and tips for building a campaign. It shows you how to: Handle all the expressions of DMing: moderator, narrator, a cast of thousands (the nonplayer characters or NPCs), player, social director, and creator Use published adventures and existing campaign worlds or create adventures and campaign worlds of your own Conjure up exciting combat encounters Handle the three types of encounters: challenge, roleplaying, and combat Create your own adventure: The Dungeon Adventure, The Wilderness Adventure. The Event-Based adventure...


It's All About Me: Personality Quizzes for You and Your Friends
Karen Phillips
1570542252
March 2006
Other Format
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The Quiz Book
Laura Allen
1562477501
Sept 1999
Paperback
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Book Description
Girls can discover more about themselves and their relationships with others using this fun collection of quizzes and other paper-and-pencil activities, such as handwriting analysis and the good-friend challenge poll.


Mensa Genius Quiz a Day Book
Abbie F. Salny
0201135493
September 1989
Paperback
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Create Your Own Photo Blog
Catherine Jamieson
0471767743
April 3, 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Photos exist to be shared

Whether you seek to showcase a professional portfolio or just want your family across the continent to see the pictures from the reunion, you can do it with a photo blog. Catherine Jamieson, whose award-winning blog, Utata, has a legion of fans, gives you all the tools you need in this richly illustrated, full-color guide. She translates Web lingo, walks you through setting up your blog, and provides professional tips on composing, shooting, and editing your photos. Jamieson even helps jumpstart your creativity with 100 photo ideas to get you shooting.

Catherine gets you started blogging in Movable Type

Covers the tools you need to get up and running
* Understand your style and decide on the purpose of your photo blog
* Evaluate Web...


The Big Book of Personality Tests
Salvatore V. Didato
1579122817
Apr 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
This fascinating collection of 100 fun-to-take and easy-to-score personality quizzes-devised by an expert psychologist-provides unparalleled insight into what makes us tick and why. Are You a Romantic? What's Your Emotional IQ? Body Language: Can You Read It? Who's the Boss,Your Work or You? Are You a Risk-Taker? How Honest Are You, Really? Dr. Salvatore V. Didato has spent his career helping people unravel the answers to these and similar questions. Now he's channeled his years of experience into an enlightening collection of simple tests designed to get to the real truth about ourselves. By asking all the right questions, Didato helps us arrive at the sometimes astounding answers to who we are, how we got that way, and what, if anything, we can or should do to change. Each quiz addresses a distinct aspect of the...


W.i.t.c.h. Secrets: Fun Ideas, Cool Advice, Quizzes ... and More!
Volo Staff
0786809752
October 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
What do you do if your friend tells you something that you are dying to tell someone else? Or what if you like a boy but don't know if he likes you? Life is full of secrets and in Secrets, the Guardians of the Veil give helpful advice and share stories on how to keep secrets.


Sewing for Dummies
Janice Saunders Maresh
0764568477
August 11, 2004
Paperback
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Ideal Home, February 2003
&covers everything you need to know in an easy-to-follow format&

Book Description
Do you love to sew—or want to learn how? Then this book will have you in stitches in no time. There’s nothing like the feeling of completing a project using beautiful fabrics and great timesaving tools and then sharing it with your family and friends. Plus, learning to sew will save you money too! Before long, you’ll be stitching your own hems, repairing split seams, sewing on buttons, and much, much more.

Sewing For Dummies is a book for both absolute beginners and experienced sewers. If you’re a stone-cold beginner, you’ll find everything you need to know to sew beginning-level projects—and the book doesn’t assume that...



The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Book
Entertainment Weekly
1416510575
Sept 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Do you know what's eating Gilbert Grape?Can you guess who's coming to dinner?Are you feeling lucky, punk?If so, step right up and test your pop culture mettle inThe Great American Pop Culture Quiz BookEvery year since its inception, the annual "Great American Pop Culture Quiz" issue of Entertainment Weekly has been a runaway reader favorite. Now, challenging you like never before, America's leading reporters of entertainment news present hundreds of new trivia questions to help determine whether you've got a steel-trap mind or a brain like a sieve.Do you know your Eliza Doolittle from your Doctor Doolittle, your Saturday Night Fever from your Saturday Night Live, your Breakfast at Tiffany's from your Breakfast Club? Can you distinguish the Chantels from the Chiffons, Barry Manilow from Barry White, Meathead from...


Cosmopolitan Bedside Quiz Book: 27 Great Sex & Relationship Quizzes
John Searles
1588161854
August 2002
Paperback
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The Quiz Book 3
Brette McWhorter Sember
1584857463
Sept 2003
Paperback
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How to Solve Sudoku : A Step-by-Step Guide (52 Brilliant Ideas)
Robin Wilson
1904902626
June 30, 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Sudoku’s spreading faster than you can count to nine. But these seriously addictive, completely captivating puzzles can get fans a little gridlocked from time to time.  They’ll be able to get back in the game with the help of mathematician and bestselling author Robin Wilson—himself a sudoku aficionado. He’s got the solution to unraveling these conundrums, with 52 tried and tested tips and tactics.  How to Solve Sudoku takes you through them, one by one, with plenty of examples and practice grids so that you can hone your skills before you move on to the next fiendish brainteaser.


Jeopardy!

0740705733
July 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
Jeopardy! has become a cultural icon of the 20th century. Its popularity transcends all media - from TV to board games to video games to Jeopardy! Online. An now, for the first time, Jeopardy! answers and questions are presented in a quiz-book format for fans to enjoy anywhere. Each book contains 700 entries, composed of Jeopardy, Double Jeopardy, and Final Jeopardy clues.


1,410 Quintessential Quizzes
Minnie Hickman
1578661137
August 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
Test your knowledge, challenge your memory, and entertain your senses with more than 1,400 supremely enjoyable quizzes. The categories range from sex to Shakespeare, sports to movies, food to money, and every one is filled with intriguing questions. Which rock group went the longest without a change in members? Which President gave the longest inaugural address—and as a result served the shortest term in office? What was God’s first command? Each quiz provides an amazing amount of information—and a barrel of fun.

Answers:

1. The Who
2. William Henry Harrison
3. Let There Be Light


GURPS For Dummies (For Dummies (Sports & Hobbies))
Stuart J. Stuple, et al
0471783293
March 21, 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
This is it—the key that unlocks the riches of GURPS (Generic Universal Role Playing System) and gives you a wealth of information on how to create your character and fine-tune your play. Produced in partnership with Steve Jackson Games, the game's creator, GURPS For Dummies is the ideal companion to GURPS Basic Set, 4th Edition that explains the rules. It gives you insight into the choices you’ll make in everything from creating a fun, dynamic character using the allotted number of points, to playing in an adventure, to becoming a GM. Whether you want to be an Amazon princess or a stalwart warrior, an old-fashioned swashbuckler or a modern investigator, a tough cop or a cat burglar, a sorcerer casting spells or a cosmic ranger, fighting lawlessness in the asteroids, this guide will help you: ...


The Pocket Book of Frame Games : Hundreds of Mind-Bending Word Puzzles from the King of Brain Teasers!
Terry Stickels
1592331955
April 6, 2006
Paperback
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About the Author
Terry Stickels is well known for his three internationally syndicated puzzle columns, including a weekly column in USA Weekend. He writes "Stickelers," a puzzle column syndicated daily by King Features, appearing in some of the largest newspapers in the United States such as the New York Daily News, the Chicago-Sun Times, and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, to name a few. In Canada, Stickels is widely syndicated by the Metro News newspapers consortium. He is also the author of three successful books written for the high I.Q. society Mensa, of which he is a member.


Xbox 360¿For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Brian Johnson, Duncan Mackenzie
0471771805
January 31, 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Microsoft's Xbox now accounts for 37 percent of the game console market, and the new Xbox 360 is due out for the 2005 holiday season, months before Sony's PlayStation 3. When gamers take the new Xbox home, however, they'll soon discover that it's more than a just a game machine-it's a full-fledged home media hub with more power than most PCs. This friendly guide shows how to maximize both gaming and non-gaming features of this amazing machine. Topics covered include hooking up Xbox 360, taking advantage of HDTV and Dolby capabilities, using built-in digital video recording and wireless functions, storing media files, playing music, and displaying photos Shows how to have even more fun by taking an Xbox online for massively multiplayer gaming, instant messaging, and more Discusses the social potential...


Street Magic : Great Tricks and Close-up Secrets Revealed
Paul Zenon
1844425320
August 1, 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Street Magic is a fascinating how-to magic book that teaches the real secrets of close-up, under-your-nose magic as seen on TV. Magic is one of the longest surviving forms of entertainment and is as popular today as ever, having undergone a huge renaissance recently. This book contains the best tricks and illusions as popularized by today's greatest magicians. It is an accessible book, free of buzzwords and fully photo-illustrated, featuring tricks using everyday objects, designed for those who want the lowdown as quickly and easily as possible, but without skimping on all-important detail. The chapters and tricks are arranged so that the reader can comfortably progress from one to the other in skill and performance level.

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