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National Geographic Bee Ultimate Fact Book: Countries A to Z
National Geographic Bee Ultimate Fact Book: Countries A to Z
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

In this easy-to-use book, kids will find all the facts they need to know to be a geography expert. Created by a National Geographic Bee winner, this is the perfect tool for kids to use to help them prepare for a competition, study for a test, or fill their hunger for learning facts and figures about the countries of the world. This book is also the perfect companion to the National Geographic Bee Official Study Guide. The National Geographic Ultimate Fact Book provides the building blocks to geographic knowledge and will change the way kids look at the world.


$12.95
National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World, Third Edition
National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World, Third Edition
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Category: Books/Atlases and Reference

The complex political, cultural, and environmental issues that we face daily, make it increasingly important for us to have a clear vision of the world in which we live. With more than 300 updated, authoritative maps, charts, graphs, tables, and country flags, the Concise Atlas of the World, Third Edition offers a succinct, easy-to-use, and yet comprehensive view of our world, today.


$26.95
France, 3rd Edition
France, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

Beginning in Paris and delving into the farthest reaches of the provinces, National Geographic Traveler: France guides you to the country's best sights, and lesser known ones as well. Veteran travel writer Rosemary Bailey provides the ins and outs of oldtime favorites, including the Loire Valley, Mont Saint-Michel, and Normandy's battlefields, but she also makes sure you won't miss picturesque Saint-Cirq-Lapopie tucked away in the Dordogne Valley, the charming, vine-striped Var region of Provence, and tiny Mirepoix in the Pyrennes, celebrated for the beautiful half-timbered arcading of its main square, to name a few. Among the many special features of the travel guide are mapped walking and driving tours, including a walk in Paris's Latin Quarter, a drive along the magnificent Gorges du Tarn, and a drive along the enchanting Indre River; and two-page write-ups that take an in-depth look at cafe life, while other write-ups explore monasteries and Breton customs.


$27.95
Costa Rica, 4th Edition
Costa Rica, 4th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Latin America

Award-winning author and Costa Rica expert Christopher Baker guides you through this incredibly varied and alluring country, one of Central America's premier ecotourist destinations. Illustrated with 120 vivid photographs and 20 full-color maps, the book starts with a detailed introduction to the country's history and culture, including a section on its unique flora and fauna. You are then guided through each of the country's regions: the capital city of San Jose, the lush Central Highlands, Guanacaste and its volcanoes, sea-fringed Nicoya, the Central Pacific, Zona Sur, the South Central and its cloud forests, the Northern Lowlands, and the Caribbean.


$22.95
Vietnam, 3rd Edition
Vietnam, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Asia

In this completely updated and revised guide to Vietnam, James Sullivan's enthusiasm for his adopted country is clear in his coverage of all of its major sites, along with some lesser known surprises as well. The book begins in the ancient capital of Hanoi and explores surrounding areas like fabled Ha Long Bay and hilltribe villages tucked away in the jungle-covered mountains, North-Central Vietnam and its tunnels related to the Vietnam War, the ancient cities of Hue and Hoi An, the Southern Central Highlands featuring wildlife-filled Cat Tien National Park, bustling Ho Chi Minh City, and the vast Mekong Delta. Several features delve deeper into Vietnam's history and culture, including discussions on the hilltribes and the life of the boatpeople in the Mekong Delta. Self-guided walks and drives take you through Hanoi's picturesque Old Quarter and along the cliffside beauty between Hue and Danang. You'll find lists of not-to-be-missed sites and experiential sidebars that guide you through getting to know Vietnam more intimately, including where to see water puppets, train trips to Trai Mat, and the new "in" beaches to visit. A hefty Travelwise section offers hand-picked hotels and restaurants.


$22.95
Panama, 3rd Edition
Panama, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Latin America

A small-scale country on the surface, Panama is a Central American giant and gem just awakening to its vast potential. Esteemed travel writer Christopher Baker takes the reader on a journey to this fascinating place in this fully updated edition of National Geographic Traveler: Panama. Beginning in the cosmopolitan, steamy capital of Panama City, you move on to the Canal Zone and the central Caribbean, with world-class birding and rafting; Kuna Yala, administrated anonymously by indigenous Kuna people; the Darien, a biological Eden; and Central Panama, blessed with fine beaches, mountains, pre-Columbian sites, and important colonial architecture. Among the guide's special features are mapped walking and driving tours, including a walk around Panama City's Casco Antiguo and a drive across the Continental Divide, and special two-page entries on topics such as the Panama Canal and parrots and macaws.


$22.95
France, 4th Edition
France, 4th Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

Beginning in Paris and delving into the farthest reaches of the provinces, the completely revised and updated National Geographic Traveler: France guides you through the country's best sights, and lesser known ones as well. Veteran travel writer Rosemary Bailey provides the ins and outs of old-time favorites, including the Loire Valley and Normandy's battlefields, but also makes sure you won't miss picturesque Saint-Cirq-Lapopie tucked away in the Dordogne Valley or tiny Mirepoix in the Pyrenees. Among the guide's many special features are mapped walking and driving tours—including a walk in Paris's Latin Quarter and a drive along the enchanting Indre River—and special two-page entries on topics such as café life, monasteries, and Breton customs.


$27.95
Afghanistan to Zimbabwe
Afghanistan to Zimbabwe
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

Bee participants, hopefuls, and anyone else interested in geography will find a wealth of essential facts about each of the world's 192 independent countries. Each features a National Geographic–prepared country map listing major cities, rivers, mountains, and other features, as well as the names of bordering countries.


$12.95
Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Follow along with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they fly around the world discovering continents, countries, and cultures. Kids will be hooked on a wacky search for the Angry Birds' eggs as they seek out clues that lead them to amazing discoveries. Readers analyze and observe the world from a global perspective as they build basic skills. Packed with learning exercises and fun activities, Angry Birds Playground: Atlas will transform kids into explorers and leave them wanting more adventure.


$14.95