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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into universe.


$14.95
Home on the Moon: Living on a Space Frontier
Home on the Moon: Living on a Space Frontier
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Imagine living on the moon. What would you eat? Where and how would you make your home? Written by a former NASA mission controller with firsthand knowledge of the space program, this intriguing book combines a vivid description of humankind's race to the moon with a detailed vision of the moon as our next frontier. Dyson packs lots of moon science into this futuristic vision, presenting kids with key facts in many fields—from geology to engineering to astronautics. Actual images of the moon from NASA's extensive files are paired throughout with imaginative yet accurate artistic renditions of how a moon colony might look. And four fun, hands-on activities make even the most difficult concepts easy for kids to grasp.
$18.95
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Match
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Match
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With beautiful photographs of natural settings, kids will pour over every page without even realizing they’re learning! National Geographic Little Kids Look & Learn: Match! is the second title in this interactive board book series. Based on early learning concepts of similarity recognition, kids will enjoy examining every photo and searching for its match. Bonus questions on each spread go beyond matching concepts, making this book an exciting and interactive experience. Match! features a variety of images and will keep kids fascinated, making it the ideal book to share and explore with parents.


$6.99
Space Encyclopedia
Space Encyclopedia
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Presenting the latest exciting findings on space exploration and research and cutting-edge, spectacular views of the universe that technology is bringing back to Earth, all in one ultimate reference book. Authored by David A. Aguilar of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the National Geographic Space Encyclopedia is ideal for the family bookshelf, providing both accessible information for school reports and compelling reading on the mysteries beyond our world.


$24.95
National Geographic Angry Birds Space
National Geographic Angry Birds Space
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

It's one small step for birds, one giant leap for birdkind...


$13.95
National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: All About Me
National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: All About Me
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Filled with gorgeous photographs inspired by National Geographic Little Kids magazine, curious children are introduced to physical diversity and cultural differences within families around the world.


$6.99
National Geographic Kids Super Space Sticker Activity Book
National Geographic Kids Super Space Sticker Activity Book
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An exciting interactive title chock-full of stars, planets, aliens, and everything out of this world brings National Geographic Kids signature content to a sticker and activity book format. For kids who love our universe, this book features the coolest science kids can't get enough of: our planet Earth, cool asteroids, fun aliens, comets, and so much more. Packed with mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing activities, and more, kids are sure to love these pages loaded with fun.


$6.99
Human Footprint Book
Human Footprint Book
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What is your human footprint? Well, it's 13,056 pints of milk, 28,433 showers, 12,888 oranges, 14,518 candy bars, and $52,972 worth of clothes, all in one lifetime. Makes you want to step more lightly on the planet! This book doesn't preach or judge, but simply shows kids—in an exciting, visual way—how humans interact with the environment and how we can lessen our impact. Astonishing photography captures the full picture of consumption, documenting all the diapers you wore as a baby, the bread you'll eat in a lifetime, and the cans you'll recycle, based on national averages. Human Footprint is colorful and fun—yet also manages to be a powerful tool for kids to visualize the dimensions of consumption.


$6.95
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Count
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Count
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Kids never get tired of counting and neither does National Geographic Little Kids. Introducing National Geographic Little Kids Look & Learn: Count! This first installment in the Look & Learn series will keep kids engaged for hours. Using gorgeous animal photography, children will learn number recognition through observational learning in isolation and in context—an important early learning concept. Each animal appears isolated on the page and associated with a number, and on the following page, the same number of animals appear in their natural environment. Parents will love watching their kids grow and learn with this fun new companion that is the perfect size for little hands to take everywhere.


$6.99
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Space Adventure
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Space Adventure
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Hop on board your brand-new spaceship. You've been selected by world leaders to explore strange new worlds, meet new alien beings, and even taste some of their food. What happens next is up to you! Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring...you! Combining photography from National Geographic Kids, and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to alien beings from across the universe, and invites you to enter their worlds imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.


$4.99
$2.99
National Geographic Kids Look And Learn: Things That Go
National Geographic Kids Look And Learn: Things That Go
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The interactive Look and Learn series is a multilayered, skill-building approach that introduces concepts with context reinforcement so learning sticks. These eye-catching books make early learning fun! Filled with colorful photographs inspired by National Geographic Little Kids magazine, curious children are introduced to vehicles on the move—trains, planes, and trucks.


$6.99
Moon - Hardcover
Moon - Hardcover
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Have you heard that the Moon is made of green cheese? Or that the appearance of the full moon can turn you into a wolf? And how about that Man on the Moon? If you believe any of these old Moon myths, then you need to get your facts straight—straight from a Moonstruck cat and his firefly pal, that is.


$16.95
Sun
Sun
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How hot is the sun? What is it made of? How long would it take to get there? This fun- and fact-filled picture book answers these questions and many more. Follow the lead of two kids and a purple cat, who introduce astronomy in a child-friendly way.


$6.95
$2.99
SuperStars
SuperStars
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Everyone knows that those bright, white dots in the night sky are stars; but how many of us really know what stars are, how they are born, how their lives affect ours, and how they die. SuperStars! is a book to expand the knowledge and fire the imaginations of stargazers everywhere. Expert David Aguilar guides young readers through a galaxy of stars, including the biggest, wariest, and most explosive, not to mention star daycares and "diamonds in the sky". SuperStars! is a title that will intrigue kids and bring all those mesmerizing little dots of light in the night sky to life.


$16.95
Are You
Are You "Normal"?
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Can you rub your belly and pat your head? Do you like pepperoni on your pizza? Are you normal? In the spirit of National Geographic Kids popular Weird But True series, author Mark Shulman has pulled out all the stops breaking down the facts on our silliest secrets. Did you know about twenty percent of 10-year-old kids probably still suck their thumbs and about two thirds can roll their tongues? This engaging book, full of colorful and witty illustrations, delivers a light-hearted approach to our most silly and sensitive traits. Perfect for tweens grappling with the transition into their teenage years, this book celebrates individuality and is a great reminder that “normal” is relative!


$12.95
Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
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Finally, it's here—the farthest reaches of our universe captured in atlas form for young readers. Planets, Stars, and Galaxies is the space book that pushes the boundaries of man's ultimate frontier.


$24.95
National Geographic Readers: Volcanoes
National Geographic Readers: Volcanoes
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Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up through cracks in the Earth's crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years.


$3.99
Our Country's Presidents, 4th Edition
Our Country's Presidents, 4th Edition
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Forty-four men have taken up the responsibilities of the presidency as the nation has grown from its colonial infancy into a modern superpower. They've faithfully executed the duties of the president—waged war, signed treaties, addressed Congress, and established government offices. But their impact goes far beyond the bounds of their job description. Each president has left his mark on the history of the United States and on the lives of the American people.


$19.95
National Geographic Readers: Rocks and Minerals
National Geographic Readers: Rocks and Minerals
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From dazzling gemstones to sparkling crystals to molten lava, this brilliantly illustrated book introduces children to the exciting world of rocks and minerals, including both the building blocks and the bling. This level two reader, written in easy-to-grasp text, will help cultivate the geologists of tomorrow!


$3.95
The Bones You Own
The Bones You Own
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Why does a baby have about 350 bones, while her mom has just over 200? Why are our bones hidden—not like a skeleton's? Kids will learn answers to these questions and more in this engrossing book.


$16.95
Weird But True! 5
Weird But True! 5
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Presenting all-new, brain-bending facts and eye-popping illustrations on science, animals, food, space, pop culture, geography and everything else imaginable. Did you know lemons can power light bulbs, or that some goats and climb trees? Find 300 more outrageous and unbelievable facts like these in fifth installment of the Weird But True! series.


$7.95
Moon - Softcover
Moon - Softcover
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Have you heard that the Moon is made of green cheese? Or that a full moon can turn you into a wolf? And how about that Man on the Moon? If you believe any of these old Moon myths, then you need to get your facts straight—straight from a Moonstruck cat and his firefly pal, that is.


$6.95
This or That?
This or That?
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Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosions, and food chemistry and are based on materials easily found at home. Bonus projects throughout encourage curious kids to dig deeper and experiment on their own.


$12.99
Try This!
Try This!
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Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosions, and food chemistry and are based on materials easily found at home. Bonus projects throughout encourage curious kids to dig deeper and experiment on their own.


$16.99
National Geographic Readers: Mars
National Geographic Readers: Mars
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Discover the fascinating world of Mars in this colorful book packed with amazing imagery. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the newest information on Mars, the Mars Rover, and our ongoing exploration of the Red Planet. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!


$3.99
Stars
Stars
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Where do stars go in the daytime? How far away are they? What stories can they tell us? Marvel at the mythic stories of the constellations and try finding your own patterns in the sky. Think beyond our sun and wonder what other planets might be circling other stars and what, or who, might be on them. Open the book and blast off to the stars.


$6.95
Every Planet Has a Place - Softcover
Every Planet Has a Place - Softcover
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Look up! Discover that Every Planet Has a Place. The Earth is just one of many planets in our solar system. Why is this the perfect place for us to live? Which are the "gas planets?" And why have we changed what we think of Pluto? Then Zigzag into other questions: what does Earth look like from space? Will I ever live on Mars? What experiment can I do to swing a planet into orbit?


$5.95
13 Planets
13 Planets
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First, Pluto left. Then it came back, along with Ceres and Eris…and now Haumea and MakeMake, too! The recent actions of the International Astronomical Union have put every solar system book out of date. In response, National Geographic joins forces with David Aguilar of the Harvard Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory to revise our 2008 book—and to update young readers on the high-interest topic of space. Using simple text and spectacular photorealistic computer art by the author, this book profiles all 13 planets in their newly created categories—plus the sun, the Oort Cloud, comets, and other worlds being discovered. Back-of-the-book activities offer hands-on fun for budding astronomers.


$16.95
Tornado!
Tornado!
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Through riveting narrative and eyewitness stories, young readers learn what it's really like to be caught in a monster tornado. Captivating first-person accounts and news reports detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States. And thrill-seekers' reports add to the drama and suspense. Historical perspectives on the human experience of tornadoes and scientific perspectives on why twisters happen and how to keep people safe add to the intrigue of this fascinating topic. Ample back matter will help students find sources to write well-informed and compelling reports.


$16.95
Volcano - Softcover
Volcano - Softcover
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The Jump into Science series offers engaging picture books on introductory science topics that will captivate and engage 4- to 8-year olds. Each book includes a do-it-yourself experiment with easy-to-follow, illustrated steps and combines important scientific information with colorful, kid-friendly illustrations. Reviewed by early childhood experts for age-appropriate vocabulary, concepts, and relevance to K–2 science curriculum standards including Science as Inquiry, Life Science, Earth & Space Science, and Science in Personal & Social Perspectives.


$6.95