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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
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Rain Forest Adventure
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Rain Forest Adventure
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As you gaze up toward the rain forest treetops, you see a…polka-dotted parrot?! That's right, if you're exploring the National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in way. Sort the fact from the fiction in this fun and informative adventure. Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring…YOU! Combining National Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to the sights, sounds, and animals of the rain forest, and invites you to enter a new world imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.


$4.99
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Amusement Park Adventure
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Amusement Park Adventure
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It's a bright sunny day at the amusement park, and you can't wait to ride some rides! This isn't just any old outing, though. You'll never guess what—or who—you encounter. Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring…YOU! Combining National Geographic Kids’ photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book takes you on a fun-filled adventure through the amusement park and invites you to imaginatively enter a new world by writing your own wild and wacky story.


$4.99
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Far-Out Adventures
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Far-Out Adventures
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Which adventure will you choose first? Hop aboard your own space ship and explore strange new worlds full of incredible alien beings! Trek the wild plains of Africa and mingle with meerkats, cuddle with lions, and party with hippos! Travel and save the world from a master criminal as a Super Secret Spy! Filled with excitement and hilarity, these compositional challenges let 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 places YOU in the action. With story-related trading cards included, the adventure never ends.


$10.99
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Amazing Earth Adventures
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Amazing Earth Adventures
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Which adventure will you choose first? Explore a cave that leads to the center of the Earth! Board a submarine bound for the deep blue! Photograph wild and rare animals around the world! Filled with excitement and hilarity, these compositional challenges let 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 explores the entire the planet, and places YOU in the action. With story-related trading cards included, the adventure never ends.


$10.99
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Wild West Adventure
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Wild West Adventure
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You gaze over the dusty trail. It's quiet. Too quiet. All of a sudden, you see bandits below you! The chase is on. Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring…YOU! Combining National Geographic Kids’ photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book takes you on an adventure through the wild west and invites you to enter a new world imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.


$4.99
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Ancient Egypt Adventure
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Ancient Egypt Adventure
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An ancient Egyptian goddess has transported you back to ancient Egypt! 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 National Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to this amazing ancient civilization, and invites you to enter a new world imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.


$4.99
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Safari Adventure
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Safari Adventure
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You're on an awesome safari adventure in Africa! 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 National Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to animals and people from all over the grasslands, and invites you to enter a new world imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.


$4.99
National Geographic Kids Brain Games
National Geographic Kids Brain Games
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Time to exercise your noggin and have a blast doing it! Brain Games is a super fun, super educational compliation of challenges, myths, fun facts, science and games based on the hit National Geographic Channel's TV show of the same name! Kids will spend hours puzzling, laughing, sharing, and learning with this mindboggling book of brain power.


$12.99
SuperStars
SuperStars
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

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
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
Everything Dolphins
Everything Dolphins
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Dolphins are fascinating creatures of the sea! They're designed to be intelligent, inquisitive, and compassionate. Their slender bodies and pointed noses combined with the ability to swim gracefully and communicate effectively make these mammals one of the most loved animals in the natural world. Everything Dolphins explores the world of these extraordinary creatures to help kids learn all about the characteristics that define dolphins, their daily lives, different species, conservation efforts, and much more. This book is also packed with fun facts and amazing photographs; features Expert's Corners that provide exciting, real-life experiences with dolphins from National Geographic explorers Flip and Linda Nicklin; and cool interactive activities that add to the excitement and enchantment of these amazing animals. Page-by-page kids get an in-depth look at these curious and captivating creatures.


$12.95
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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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.


$17.95
$13.99
Welcome to the World
Welcome to the World
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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
Welcome to Mars
Welcome to Mars
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Space is still the final frontier and Mars continues to make news and attract generations of young people. In this fascinating book, hero-astronaut Buzz Aldrin challenges curious kids to think about Mars as not just a faraway red planet but as a possible future home for Earthlings!


$18.99
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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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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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