World of the Weird
By Tracey Turner
Firefly Books, 2009. 144 pgs. Young Adult Nonfiction
In this book of trivia about the strange and the unexplained, readers find out about weird animal and plant life, weird encounters, weird science, weird minds, the weird human body, and more. These real-life phenomena and mind-boggling scientific adventures range from the mildly interesting to the truly captivating. With excellent illustrations, colorful pages, and oodles of websites to consult after discovering your favorite oddities, this book is an excellent place to discover how weird our world truly is. Recommend this one to science fans, high school boys, and anyone who likes strange trivia.