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National Geographic Kids: Everything Battles
National Geographic Kids: Everything Battles
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NG Kids: Everything Battles captures all of the action and valor of the battlefield, as well as the trappings that go with it. Kids will browse eye-popping photographs and illustrations as they peruse fascinating facts and information about armor, weapon, uniforms, technology, military jets, battleships, military technology, top secret intellgence, and more. Topics include five ultimate battles, the greatest commanders of all time, and an entirely interactive chapter, in which kids will deciper a secret code, develop their own battlefield strategy, and more. Throughout this dynamic book, layers of authoritative information and fun sidebars and facts make historic events accessible and fascinating for young readers.


$12.95
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Medieval Adventure
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Medieval Adventure
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On a family trip to the Reniassance Fair, you meet a wizard who send you back to the Middle Ages! 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 dinosaurs from the past, and invites you to enter their world imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.


$4.99
Remember World War II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories
Remember World War II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories
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In this important volume, Dorinda Makanaonalani Nicholson commemorates the youngest survivors of World War II. Through a combination of compelling narrative, first-person accounts, archival images, detailed maps, and a timeline of key events, the book paints a vivid and unforgettable portrait of war life through the eyes of children. This captivating, unique chronicle will leave indelible memories in the minds of children and offer valuable insights into all sides of the war.


$17.95
$8.99
Everything Ancient Egypt
Everything Ancient Egypt
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The ancient Egyptians thought big and built bigger, leaving behind monuments and messages that have endured for five millennia despite tomb robbers and the ravages of time. Pyramids and mummies tell us about their deaths, but new technologies are peeling the wraps off their mysterious lives. In Everything Ancient Egypt kids will discover all they want to know about the mysteries of ancient Egypt and learn new weird, wacky, and fascinating facts as well. Sections in the book include Rise of the Pharaohs, Death and the Afterlife, Life in Ancient Egypt, and Fun With Ancient Egypt (a section that provides readers with exciting hands-on learning!). Stunning photos and an interactive glossary round out this exciting and engaging new series addition.


$12.95
The Dinosaur Museum
The Dinosaur Museum
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Young, eager paleontologists wanted. Apply within. We need your expertise, so step inside The Dinosaur Museum, the book where kids get to act like paleontologists. Kids get a behind-the-scenes, interactive peek at a natural history museum in a room-by-room tour of the most fun-packed museum you can imagine.


$19.95
$7.99
National Geographic Readers: Titanic
National Geographic Readers: Titanic
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Get kids reading with cool information about the subjects that interest them the most. National Geographic Readers are high-interest, exciting, and easy to read. The latest in the series, Titanic is no exception. Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the Olympic-class passenger liner's ill-fated journey, this title is replete with brilliant photographs and exclusive in-depth coverage including Bob Ballard's 1985 discovery. Brought to you only as National Geographic can, the industrial feat of the powerful ship, the tragedy of the wreckage, and the fascinating stories of survival bring the historical significance of the Titanic to a new audience in this level 3 reader.


$3.99
The Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman
The Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman
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When she was a young girl, Narcissa loved nothing better than to read heroic tales about brave men and women risking their lives to bring Christian ideas to ''barbarians'' in far-off places. In 1831, her dream of doing the same was about to come true. That's when some Indians arrived in St. Louis, Missouri, looking for the ''White Man's Book of Heaven.'' Their quest was the answer to Narcissa's prayers: She would bring salvation to ''those wandering sons of our native forests.''


$16.95
Everything Dinosaurs
Everything Dinosaurs
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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
Remember Little Bighorn
Remember Little Bighorn
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InRemember Little Bighorn author Paul Robert Walker draws on scores of eyewitness accounts of the Battle of the Little Bighorn from Indians, soldiers, and scouts, measuring their testimony against the archaeological evidence to separate fact from fiction. From this wide kaleidoscope of testimony, the author focuses his narrative into an objective and balanced account of one of the most contentious chapters of American history.


$17.95
$8.99
The Making of America, Revised Edition
The Making of America, Revised Edition
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Trace 500 years of American history in this fascinating family reference—now updated to include the most significant developments of our time. You’ll pore over landmark events, intriguing facts, and compelling biographies. Period art and photography bring past events to life. Maps detail the course of wars, migration, and expansion. Illustrated time lines present history at a glance.


$29.95
Elizabeth I - Hardcover
Elizabeth I - Hardcover
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No one thought that Elizabeth would live to become Queen of England. Her father, Henry VIII, beheaded her mother, Anne Boleyn, for treason in 1536. He then disowned his daughter, declaring her illegitimate. But in 1544, Parliament reestablished her in the line of succession after her half brother and her half sister. Endowed with immense personal courage and a keen awareness of her responsibility as a ruler, Elizabeth commanded throughout her reign the unwavering respect and allegiance of her subjects.


$17.95
$11.99
1862: Fredericksburg
1862: Fredericksburg
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Through National Geographic’s heart-stopping you-are-there reenactment photography and in-depth research and reporting, readers will be transported back to this key episode in our nation’s history. Considered Lee’s “most one-sided victory of the war,” Fredericksburg was a significant turning point in the Civil War. 1862 takes a new look at the battle and provides readers with a unique perspective on what the war meant to non combatants and particularly to blacks on the cusp of freedom. This extraordinary coverage is made possible by newly discovered primary sources, including a never-before-known slave diary. From death, injury, and despair to victory and the trials of post-war life, the 1862 battle of Fredericksburg changed a town and a nation forever.


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$11.99
Everything Castles
Everything Castles
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Young readers will be spellbound by this story of fierce battles, dark dungeons, secret passageways, and medieval characters, made all the more vivid by true tales from experts in the field. Fun facts and photos, including reenactment shots, illuminate the lives of the inhabitants and the fascinating histories of castles.


$12.95
Superman Versus The Ku Klux Klan
Superman Versus The Ku Klux Klan
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This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made him a major media force. It is the story Ku Klux Klan's development from a club to a huge money-making machine powered by fear and hate and of the folklorist who—along with many other activists—took on the Klan by wielding the power of words. Above all, it tells the story of Superman himself—a modern mythical hero and an embodiment of the cultural reality of his times—from the Great Depression to the present.


$16.95
$11.86
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
1,001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization
1,001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization
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We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and Romans had discovered and spent the next one thousand years adding new developments and ideas. Inventors created marvels like the elephant water clock, explorers drew detailed maps of the world, women made scientific breakthroughs and founded universities, architects built huge domes larger than anywhere else on earth, astronomers mapped the stars, and so much more! This is the companion book to the “1001 Inventions” exhibit from the Foundation for Science, Technology, and Civilization. Each page is packed with information on this little-known history, and shows how it still applies to our world today.


$14.95
George Washington's Rules to Live By
George Washington's Rules to Live By
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This innovative gift book allows kids to peek into the mind of George Washington and the more than 100 lessons by which he lived his life. Modern translations and hilarious caricature illustrations provide a lighthearted and fun way to learn about history and good manners at the same time. Featuring the Rules of Civility that George Washington learned when he was a child, this book focuses on 50 of George's maxims, ranging from table manners to polite conversation to being a good citizen. Because the Rules of Civility are centuries old, this book also includes "translations" of the rules into contemporary and witty, kid-friendly explanations that any young reader can relate to. Paired with laugh-out-loud illustrations, this book is a sure-fire guide to excellent etiquette.


$14.99
What's the Deal? Jefferson, Napoleon, and the Louisiana Purchase
What's the Deal? Jefferson, Napoleon, and the Louisiana Purchase
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This entertaining saga brings a legendary land deal to life. Over 60 reproductions of art from the period, a cast of characters, maps, a timeline, endnotes, a bibliography, and index give young readers all the resources they need to understand the period in which the Purchase took place.
$18.95
$9.95
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor of Aquitaine
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In medieval times, Eleanor of Aquitaine broke the mold for women, living life on her own terms, ultimately becoming queen of France and England.


$17.95
Created Equal: Womens' Right to Vote, 1830-1865
Created Equal: Womens' Right to Vote, 1830-1865
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Through period photos, drawings, and gripping narrative, this book chronicles the tumultuous 80-year history of the women's suffrage movement in America.


$12.95
How to Be a Roman Soldier - Hardcover
How to Be a Roman Soldier - Hardcover
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Kids are invited to become a soldier for the Roman Empire at the height of its power! Will they have what it takes? This exciting new book, with its beautifully detailed drawings and compelling text, details all aspects of a Roman soldier's life. Readers will learn that Roman soldiers performed as a team, lived together, and earned handsome salaries. They traveled far, fought hard and, when time allowed, they took in exciting forms of recreation such as chariot races and gladiator fights. A unique section at the end of the book tests readers' grasp of the material by having them ''interview'' for the position of Roman soldier.


$14.95
$10.99
Joan of Arc - Hardcover
Joan of Arc - Hardcover
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Around 1412, a baby girl was born in the village of Domremy who would change France forever. A farmer's daughter, she seemed destined for an unremarkable life. But as the dramatic narrative of this World History Biography reveals, Joan's life was anything but ordinary.


$17.95
Nelson Mandela - Softcover
Nelson Mandela - Softcover
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Nelson Mandela comes to life for readers in this portrait of a diplomatic man whose unwavering commitment to freedom and unity gained him both the Nobel Peace Prize and Time's Man of the Year honor in 1993.


$6.95
How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete - Softcover
How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete - Softcover
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Athletes Needed—apply at your local gymnasium. Do you have what it takes to represent Athens at the great games at Olympia? Find out in this fun book that tells you how young people in ancient Greece trained to be athletes.


$5.95
Denied, Detained, Deported
Denied, Detained, Deported
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The history of immigration in America comes alive! Engaging patriotic stories of hope that shape most immigration books are supplemented here by the lesser-known stories of those denied, detained, and deported.


$21.95
Voices of Ancient Egypt - Softcover
Voices of Ancient Egypt - Softcover
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This richly illustrated collection of poems gives readers a dynamic sense of everyday life in ancient Egypt. Each poem is the voice of a particular worker, explaining his or her job and its importance— from scribes to farmers and herders, embalmers to bird catchers and pyramid builders.


$6.95
How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete - Hardcover
How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete - Hardcover
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Athletes needed—apply at your local gymnasium. Do you have what it takes to represent Athens at the great games at Olympia? The ancient Greeks believed in training the mind and body together, so once you start your training you'll study grammar, music, citizenship, and philosophy. At the same time, you'll be expected to develop all of your athletic skills: boxing, running, wrestling, the long jump, and the pentathlon. Once every four years the great games at Olympia take place. If you're good enough, you'll join athletes from all over the Greek world for a month of special training. Athletes must work hard—there is no second or third place.


$14.95
Alive in the Killing Fields
Alive in the Killing Fields
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Nawuth Keat, a man who survived the horrors of war-torn Cambodia, has broken a long silence in the hope that telling the truth about what happened to his people and his country will spare future generations from similar tragedy.


$15.95
5,000 Miles to Freedom
5,000 Miles to Freedom
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What would it take for slaves to escape from slavery in the Deep South, 1,000 miles from freedom? For most slaves the thought of escape was unimaginable. But fear did not stop Ellen and William Craft from chasing freedom. An inspiring and riveting story of two amazing people stopping at nothing to fight for freedom and racial equality, this thrilling true tale chronicles the Crafts' lives from their flight from Georgia slavery to their rise to world-wide fame as heroes of the Abolitionist movement.


$19.95