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Kids Books About Culture

 

One World, One Day
One World, One Day
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Through exquisite storytelling and moving photographs, this book conveys a simple yet profound concept: we are one global family.


$17.95
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Opposites!
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Opposites!
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In these 24-page board books, young children will learn important skills such as naming, sorting, rhyming, counting, matching, and finding through fun, interactive games and activities. These popular games featured in National Geographic Little Kids magazine use beautiful National Geographic photography to demonstrate early concepts.


$6.95
Children's Songs from Afghanistan
Children's Songs from Afghanistan
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Editor Louise Pascale has recreated the collection of Afghan children's songs she compiled while teaching in Kabul in the 1960s. A few years ago, upon discovering she still had her copy, she vowed to return the songs to Afghan children.


$17.95
$8.99
National Geographic Kids: Everything Money
National Geographic Kids: Everything Money
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All you need to know about money can be found in the pages of this colorful, energetic, and accessible book. Kids will also learn about money around the world from a National Geographic expert, featured in "Explorer's Corners" throughout the book. Packed with fun facts and amazing photographs, this book gives kids an in-depth look at this facinating and important topic.


$12.95
National Geographic Readers: Trucks!
National Geographic Readers: Trucks!
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Who can resist trucks? They're loud, complicated, and have wheels twice as tall as your dad! Trucks! has many cool images of the trucks we know and love. There are also curiosities like the $3 million mining truck that's "like driving a house."


$3.99
My Weird But True Fact-a-Day Fun Journal
My Weird But True Fact-a-Day Fun Journal
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Life's weird sometimes! Here's a chance for Weird But True fans to keep their own personal diary about the weird and wacky world around them. For inspiration, there's a Weird But True fact a day, plus a daily place for kids to report on all the WBT stuff they observe and experience on their own 24/7. It's a year's worth of fun to enjoy, record, and remember.


$12.99
National Geographic Little Kids Look And Learn: Colors
National Geographic Little Kids Look And Learn: Colors
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In these 24-page board books, young children will learn important skills such as naming, sorting, counting, matching, as well as basics such as colors, letters, and numbers, through fun, interactive games and activities in these photographically illustrated titles. In this book, children will learn colors by grouping colors in isolation, and then in context.


$6.99
Just Joking 4
Just Joking 4
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The fourth book in this successful series delivers 300 new laugh-out-loud knock-knocks, question-and-answer jokes, tongue twisters, and more! Just Joking 4 is packed with 300 more of the silly jokes that kids love, paired with photos of laughing animals and funny people. Featuring National Geographic Kids' signature square trim size and candy-colored palette, this hilarious party-starter is perfect for tossing into a backpack to share with friends at school or camp.


$7.95
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
Are You
Are You "Normal"? 2
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With the same fun and funny format as its predecessor, Are You "Normal"? 2 has even more questions about your mind and body that will have you rating brother, best friend, and even pet hamster on a weird-o-meter scale. Have you ever been grounded? Normal. Is your second toe longer than your big toe? Totally normal. Love school lunches? Downright weird.


$12.95
A Cool Drink of Water - Hardcover
A Cool Drink of Water - Hardcover
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An Italian boy sips from a fountain in the town square. A hiker takes a refreshing drink from a mountain stream. Black-robed women in India stride gracefully through a field with brass water jugs balanced on their heads. Whether they squeeze it out of a burlap bag, haul it home from a communal tap, or get it out of their kitchen faucet, people all around the world are unified by their common need for water. Barbara Kerley brings home this point simply and eloquently in this beautiful picture book that combines striking National Geographic photographs with a poetic text to show how people in various cultures use and conserve this vital resource.


$25.95
Cherry Blossoms Say Spring
Cherry Blossoms Say Spring
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In the style of the Picture the Seasons books, Cherry Blossoms Say Spring looks at the life cycle of a cherry tree, the history behind the gift of the Japanese cherry trees to our nation's capital, and the association of cherry trees and spring. Vibrant scenes from the Cherry Blossom Festival and the flood of visitors to the Tidal Basin are balanced with shots of the natural beauty of these trees. Nothing captures spring quite so iconically as cherry trees in Washington, D.C., and this portrait of them evokes the awe countless Washington, D.C., visitors and residents have experienced over so many years.


$5.95
$3.99
Toot & Puddle: Get with the Beat
Toot & Puddle: Get with the Beat
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Toot is off to the Congo on an African adventure. "Be sure to listen to the music of the jungle!" Puddle reminds Toot as he takes off, but Toot isn't so sure he's good at listening to the music.


$3.99
$2.79
National Geographic Readers: Halloween
National Geographic Readers: Halloween
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From visiting the pumpkin patch, to bobbing for apples, to picking out a favorite costume, Halloween is a magical time for young children. The fun and festivities are captured in this book, with full-color illustrations and simple easy-to-grasp text. In the spirit of this beloved holiday, this level one reader is sure to captivate and fascinate children.


$3.95
Weird But True: Stupid Criminals
Weird But True: Stupid Criminals
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Did you hear the one about the crook who broke into a vending machine and then left a trail of cheese curls all the way to his hideout? Or the burglar who left his wallet in an apartment he robbed, and actually went back to get it? Or how about the runaway criminal who got stuck in a drainpipe? Based on the successful "Stupid Criminals Busted!" column in National Geographic Kids magazine, this book is the newest extension of the blockbuster National Geographic Kids Weird But True franchise. This collection of chuckle-worthy stories about stupid criminals and the ridiculous ways they gave themselves away is illustrated with wacky collage art, and sprinkled with more than 150 weird-but-true facts about crime, including: funny laws; hilarious costumes criminals have worn while robbing banks; animal crimes and midemeanors; strange food crimes; great escapes; and more...


$7.95
That's Creepy
That's Creepy
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In a world where werewolves rule and vampires are just the boy or girl next door, kids love anything that will scare the pants off them. But how do you separate fact from fiction? Do haunted houses, spooky ghosts, and UFOs have a place in history, or is it all just a bunch of hooey? Crawling with spine-tingly facts, eerie anecdotes, and fun information, this book is all about everything creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky. It's a perfect book for the bathroom library or to read by flashlight under the covers. Just don't tell kids how much real science and history they're actually learning!


$12.95
Halloween Book of Fun!
Halloween Book of Fun!
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National Geographic Kids gets a spooky twist, just for Halloween. The National Geographic Kids Halloween Book of Fun! will keep kids and families entertained for the entire fall season. Packed with 80 colorful pages of Halloween-themed mazes, hidden picture games, pumpkin carving crafts, Halloween recipes, and more, this exciting activity book for kids ages 6 to 12 will feature the bold illustration style and amazing photography that they have come to love in National Geographic Kids magazine, the nation’s top-selling consumer magazine for children. Kids will have a blast navigating through a spooky pumpkin patch maze, hunting for hidden pictures in a haunted house, or trying out new costume creations and pumpkin carving ideas—every page delights with spooktacular fun! This hands-on book is sure to be a thrill at home and is the perfect Halloween gift for young ghost and goblin friends.


$6.99
Counting Coup
Counting Coup
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National Geographic presents the amazing life story of Joseph Medicine Crow, the man who begins life as Winter Man. Trained as a warrior by his grandfather, Yellowtail, he bathes in icy rivers and endures the ceremony of ''counting coup''—facing fierce combat with an enemy Sioux boy.


$15.95
Celebrate Diwali - Softcover
Celebrate Diwali - Softcover
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Let National Geographic be your trusted guide to the Indian holiday of Diwali. Learn how Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate Diwali, marking the triumph of good over evil, and of light over darkness. It's a time of great joy, celebrated with fireworks, sweets, and gifts.


$6.95
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 2
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 2
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Q: What sound to porcupines make when they kiss?
A: Ouch!


$7.95
Celebrate Halloween - Hardcover
Celebrate Halloween - Hardcover
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Trick or treat? Celebrate Halloween is a real treat. Vivid images and Deborah Heiligman's lively, inviting text illuminate the spookiest night of the year. The book spirits readers on a front-seat tour of Halloween celebrations around the globe as it explores the rich history of this holiday, the creepy creatures associated with it, and the origins of such customs as carving jack-o'-lanterns and trick-or-treating. Halloween folklore, food, games, costumes, and traditions all combine in a most bewitching brew.


$15.95
$9.95
Why'd They Wear That?
Why'd They Wear That?
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Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts! In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day. From spats and togas to hoop skirts and hair shirts, Why'd They Wear That? is an illuminating way to look at the social, economic, political, and moral climates throughout history.


$19.99
Christmas in Williamsburg
Christmas in Williamsburg
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Bring the warm glow of Christmas past into your home with nostalgic Williamsburg flavor. The perfect holiday gift, this gorgeously illustrated, handsomely designed book will become a family keepsake and a seasonal celebration of our nation’s past. Packed with traditions, crafts, recipes, and customs that span three hundred years of American Christmases, this volume traces the rise of the holiday from colonial times to the present. Exclusive reenactment photograps and beautifully illustrated history bring traditions of yesteryear such as make-a-wish holiday tree tags, handcrafted hot chocolate, Victorian style paper chains, and handcrafted clove orange pomanders straight to your family’s living room for a more meaningful family holiday season.


$17.95
Myths Busted!
Myths Busted!
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Did you know fortune cookies aren't even found in China? Or that alligators don't actually live in the sewers of New York City? Want to prove it to your friends? This book gives kids the tools to break and bust wild and wacky myths from around the world. These myths reveal a broad range of historical and scientific truths that keep kids learning while interacting with their favorite fictional "facts."


$7.95
Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
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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
The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
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This rich and nostalgic book of wonders is a collection of art, literature, and activities custom-made for the family bookshelf. It is broken into five sections that illuminate a child's world and interests—Magic and Make-Believe, Outdoor Exploring, Crafts and Construction, Yummy for the Tummy, and Bedtime, Bathtime, and Dreamtime. Children and parents will share together as they read poetry selections and nursery rhymes at bedtime, pull out the book on a rainy day for instantly accessible activities, or simply browse and savor the lovely art at any time. Childhood Wonders is a unique and lasting gift for kids, families, and new parents and grandparents.


$19.95
$13.96
National Geographic Kids: Just Joking 3
National Geographic Kids: Just Joking 3
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Q: What sound to porcupines make when they kiss?
A: Ouch!


$7.95
Muckrakers
Muckrakers
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Hold the presses for the sensational story of investigative journalism in America. At the turn of the 20th century, news reporters and monthly magazines collaborated to create a new kind of journalism—in-depth, serialized exposés of corporate, labor, and political corruption. Many of these stories became instant bestsellers such as The Jungle, Upton Sinclair's classic account of corruption in the meat-packing industry.


$21.95