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National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers, 3rd Edition
National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

The latest edition of this award–winning title features all new photographs, maps, and graphics. And now, for the first time ever, the National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers goes interactive! The 3rd edition is full of bright, bold icons that allows kids to go beyond the printed page and experience online the sights, sounds, and movements of the world's people, places, and animals.


$24.95
National Geographic Kids Cookbook
National Geographic Kids Cookbook
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

Join Barton Seaver—master chef and National Geographic Explorer—on a year-round culinary adventure as he explores what it takes to create the ultimate dish. Barton provides mouthwatering recipes, the ins and outs of healthy eating, awesome crafts and activities, and food-focused challenges, proving once and for all that cooking can be a blast. Follow along as he teaches you to plant a kitchen garden, host a dinner party for your friends, and pack the perfect school lunch. Other highlights include ways to play with your food, festive holiday meals, snow day snacks, and family cooking competitions. With fascinating sidebars, profiles on real people, and cool facts, the National Geographic Kids Cookbook will have you ruling the kitchen in no time! 


$19.95
Triumph on Everest: A Photobiography of Sir Edmund Hillary
Triumph on Everest: A Photobiography of Sir Edmund Hillary
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This action-packed book celebrates the extraordinary life of Sir Edmund Hillary, the New Zealand farm boy who in May 1953 became the first person known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest. Roped to a Sherpa named Tenzing Norgay, the iron-willed Hillary crossed deadly icefalls, clawed his way up vertical walls, and persevered through gale-force winds until he finally reached the top of the world. Along with this gripping adventure, readers follow the explorer's route to the South Pole, his quest to find the Abominable Snowman, and his continuing efforts to help the Sherpa people, without whom, Hillary is convinced, he never would have scaled Everest. Young readers will find this book hard to put down!
$17.95
Mystery on Everest: A Photobiography of George Mallory
Mystery on Everest: A Photobiography of George Mallory
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Culture

George Mallory tried to climb Mount Everest three times, dying on his final attempt. Whether he reached the summit before he died—which would have made him the first human known to do so—remains a mystery. But Mallory's larger-than-life personality and spirit of adventure captured the imagination of his generation. With duo-tone photographs, compelling text, and quotes from Mallory, this book paints a vivid picture of the explorer. From Mallory's youthful romping in the Welsh foothills to his incredible perseverance in attacking the world's highest mountain, young readers follow the exploits of this dashing adventurer who possessed equal drive and charm.


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$13.99
Welcome to the World
Welcome to the World
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

This stunning keepsake baby book awes and inspires, reaching parents who appreciate design and elegance and who want to treasure the memories of their baby's first year in living color, connecting the birth of a new child to the beauty of the world he or she is entering. Sweet, tender, and inspirational entries help parents fill out a memory scrapbook for their children that goes far beyond first tooth or first steps, but misses none of those key milestones. This book introduces the new baby to a world full of beauty, promise, and hope, just what every parent wants for their child.


$24.00
Everything Dinosaurs
Everything Dinosaurs
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

In National Geographic Kids Everything Dinosaurs, kids will explore the fascinating world of dinosaurs, meeting prehistoric creatures as tall as housesand as tiny as chickens. Kids become dino experts as they browse the eye-popping illustrations and absorb the authoritative information, made extra fun through a lively and humor-infused presentation.


$12.99
Everything World War I
Everything World War I
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Explore the fascinating history of America's first World War, meet the greatest military leaders and tacticians, and learn about key battles in this compelling new book in the popular Everything series. This book marks the 100th anniversary of WWI and takes a thoughtful, kid-friendly approach to a serious subject.


$12.99
Everything Soccer
Everything Soccer
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Score! Finally, a book that explains everything about soccer—a favorite team sport played by millions of kids around the globe. From patches of dirt to gleaming turf, soccer is a game for all. Meet soccer’s superstars. Learn the rules. Get kitted up, get out on the field, and show off your fancy footwork.


$12.99
National Geographic Readers: Planes
National Geographic Readers: Planes
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How cool is a supersonic jet that can zip, dip, and zoom through the air? Or a helicopter that hovers as still as a hummingbird? In this 32-page beginning reader, a real-life pilot introduces kids to the greatest planes that ever flew. Enticing photographs and fascinating facts ensure that a child's natural curiosity is both inspired and satisfied. Like each book in this successful series, Planes offers a high-excitement topic from a knowledgeable and trusted source.


$3.99
Space Encyclopedia
Space Encyclopedia
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

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
Marching To The Mountaintop
Marching To The Mountaintop
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In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors. Workers sought union protection, higher wages, improved safety, and the integration of their work force. Their work stoppage became a part of the larger civil rights movement and drew an impressive array of national movement leaders to Memphis, including, on more than one occasion, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


$19.95
$12.99
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
Alien Deep
Alien Deep
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Alien Deep outshines the competition by following a recent, specific deepwater exploration that illuminates new knowledge about our oceans. Following alongside a current expedition, Alien Deep enables children to observe the processes involved in marine exploration. As scientists delve into the mysterious depths of the ocean, children will be able to witness the excitement of scientific exploration and discovery through enriching text and stunning photography. By describing a recent exploration, children can read and see the new methods and technology that oceanographers use to conduct research.


$17.95
Weird Sea Creatures
Weird Sea Creatures
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Did you know that the deep-sea anglerfish has a glowing fishing rod attached to its body, or that the barreleye fish has a see-through head? See these wacky creatures and more in this brilliantly illustrated book that explores the strangest creatures under the sea. This level two reader uses easy-to-grasp language that will keep children intrigued and learning on every page.


$3.95
Race Day!
Race Day!
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! The driver zips up her jumpsuit and squeezes through her racecar window. Engines rev. Tires SCREECH and SQUEAL...and they're off! Around and around the cars go VVVRRRROMMMMM! Pit stops! CRASHES! POPPED tires! Race to the finish line...and the checkered flag SNAPS down. Race day roars into life in this breathless book.


$3.99
$1.39
Airborne
Airborne
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They were unconventional geniuses who loves solving mechanical problems but never graduated from high school. Two brothers with brilliant minds, the ability to build what they envisioned, and the determination to tinker and test until they got something right. Packed with intriguing photos of Wilbur and Orville Wright, their family, and their many experiments, this newest photo-biography reveals the personalities and lives of these extraordinary young men who resolved those problems of flight that stumped the experts and built the first airplane that really could fly!
$18.95
Destination: Rocky Mountains
Destination: Rocky Mountains
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From lush foothills to snowcapped summits, kids go on a thrilling climb in the Rocky Mountains, exploring this magnificent ecosystem by raft, by four-wheel drive, and on foot, equipped with an ice ax.


$16.95
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
Ancient Pueblo
Ancient Pueblo
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At prehistoric sites in the "Four Corners" states (Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico) of the American Southwest, archaeologists have searched for years, looking for clues to the history of the Pueblo people. Learn what we know about these cliff dwellers. Study the thousands of rock carvings—petroglyphs—they left behind. Discover how modern scientists use ancient artifacts to learn about the lives of these early Americans.
$17.95
Ancient Inca
Ancient Inca
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The ruins and tombs high in the Andes Mountains of Peru yield valuable clues to the lives of the ancient Incas. In 1995, the Inca Ice Maiden was recovered, one of four human sacrifices found on Ampato. These mummies provide scientists with time capsules—packed with clues to the Inca civilization of the 1400s.


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100 Things to Do Before You Grow Up
100 Things to Do Before You Grow Up
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This is the to-do list for any adventurous kid who is not afraid to get his or her hands dirty! They always say time flies when you're having fun, maybe that's why your prime kid-years seem to sail by in a heartbeat. Are you living it to the fullest? Well, here's an awesome way to find out. In this book you'll find ideas, hints, and tips for things that you can (and should!) do before you're too old to get away with it. Ever snorkeled at a coral beach? Stayed up all night? Well, now's the time! It's also never a bad idea to apologize to a friend, make a new friend of a different race or religion, or start your own business! Complete with expert tips from real life adventurers, weird-but-true facts, and profiles of some of the coolest kid-jobs on the planet, this book is just the start of your amazing, exciting, wonderful life!


$9.99
What in the World?
What in the World?
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Move over I Spy! National Geographic Kids What in the World? is a photographic game book the way that only National Geographic can do it. This book turns cool photos into fun-filled visual games. Fun facts and nuggets of information are sprinkled throughout, so kids learn while they're having fun. Games include: What's wrong with this picture?, hidden pictures, find the camouflaged animal in the scene, and many others. What in the World? will have a place on the family bookshelf for years to come.


$16.99
National Geographic Readers: Manatees
National Geographic Readers: Manatees
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In this level 2 reader, young readers will explore the underwater world of lovable manatees. Follow these gentle giants, sometimes called sea cows, through their marshy habitats, learn how manatees raise their young, and discover the threats to their environment. Beautiful photos and carefully leveled text make this book perfect for reading aloud our for independent reading.


$3.99
National Geographic Readers: Sea Otters
National Geographic Readers: Sea Otters
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In this level 1 reader, young readers will explore the fun-filled world of lovable otters. Follow these playful critters through their aquatic habitats, learn how otters raise their young, and discover their curious and social natures. Beautiful photos and carefully leveled text make this book perfect for reading aloud or for independent reading.


$3.99
National Geographic Readers: Owls
National Geographic Readers: Owls
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In this level 1 reader, young readers will explore the feathery world of adorable owls. Follow these curious-looking creatures through their wooded habitats, learn how owls raise their young, hunt, and protect themselves. Beautiful photos and carefully leveled text make this book perfect for reading aloud or for independent reading.


$3.99
National Geographic Readers: Jump Pup!
National Geographic Readers: Jump Pup!
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Come along as little puppy goes out exploring in the world. Along the way he meets new friends, big and small, and sees amazing sights, but can't wait to get back home to mom. Told in simple yet lively text full of recognizable sight words and using picture icons to aid reading, National Geographic Pre-readers will enchant kids just beginning their journey with books.


$3.99
National Geographic Readers: Sacagawea
National Geographic Readers: Sacagawea
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Explore one of the most recognized figures in American history with this biography of Sacagawea. Kids will learn about her crucial role in the Lewis and Clark expedition and her influential legacy. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers.


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Ancient Iraq
Ancient Iraq
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Archaeology gives us a window into the wondrous world of ancient Iraq, in the region once known as Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization.


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$8.99
That's Sneaky
That's Sneaky
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Do you think spies are stupendous? Ninjas are neat? Mysteries are more than meet the private eye? Then you'll love That's Sneaky, the most surprising and suspenseful information that we’re legally permitted to print. Jam-packed into this top secret title is the most classified and downright dangerous information you’ll ever get your amateur detective hands on. Want to escape one of history’s most heinous prisons? Consult chapter 7. Dare to dodge ocean predators by slipping into a sharkproof suit? Check out chapter 1. Prefer to gear up with spy gadgets? Flip to chapter 5. With stealthy Agent ’Stache as your partner, you’ll face elements of surprise and masters of disguise. Embrace the adventure and listen well — you never know when this book may self-destruct!


$12.99
How to Survive Anything
How to Survive Anything
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Let's face it. With school pressures, social pressures, parental pressures, the teenage years are tough. Your best friend is with you one day, dating your crush the next. But it could be worse! You could be face-to-face with an angry grizzly, or chest-deep in quicksand. Never fear, National Geographic has the solution! In this hilariously informative take on surviving the trials of middle school and the jungles of South America, we combine our expertise on nature and adventure with the fun-and-learning approach of our Nat Geo style—and voila, the perfect advice to conquer any obstacle, whether it threatens life or social status or both. Edgy, young, authoritative, and amusingly illustrated, this title will grab the attention of young teens.


$12.95