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Kids Books About Exploring

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

Linking to a popular feature in the super successful National Geographic Little Kids magazine, this book brings the browsable fun of the bestselling National Geographic Kids Almanac, to a new audience: preschoolers! Using an interactive question-and-answer format and content grounded in a child's immediate world, the Big Book of Why delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts, and more. What makes a car go? How does mushy dough become a crispy cookie? What does the doctor see in my throat? An essential parent reference, The Big Book of Why invites children to ask big questions, think big thoughts, and get answers that are accurate, engaging, level-appropriate, and based on sound educational findings. It helps prepare preschoolers for school in an interactive way—the very best way to foster learning at this age, according to research. Highly photographic and playful, this big book is an adventure in exploration.


$14.95
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
Ancient Pueblo
Ancient Pueblo
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History
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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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

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.


$17.95
100 Things to Do Before You Grow Up
100 Things to Do Before You Grow Up
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

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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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

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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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

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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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

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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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Biography

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.


$3.99
Ancient Iraq
Ancient Iraq
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

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


$17.95
$8.99
That's Sneaky
That's Sneaky
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

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
100 Things to Make You Happy
100 Things to Make You Happy
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

This cheerful and inspirational book will make kids go "WOW!" and "Awwww" in equal measure. It's packed with adorable animal facts, heartwarming nuggets from history, snippets of cool new science, amazing photography, inspirational advice from Nat Geo explorers, and fascinating weird-but-true facts. Sprinkled throughout are expert tips, jokes, quotes, and exercises to boost kids' dose of daily joy and get them actively involved in their own well-being.


$9.99
National Geographic Readers: Coral Reefs
National Geographic Readers: Coral Reefs
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

In this Level 2 reader, young readers explore the amazing underwater world of coral reefs. Beautiful photos and carefully leveled text make this book perfect for reading aloud and for independent reading.


$3.99
National Geographic Readers: Cleopatra
National Geographic Readers: Cleopatra
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

Explore one of the most recognized people in history with the biography of Cleopatra. Kids will learn about her life, achievements, legacy, and why she continues to fascinate generations of readers.


$3.99
Airborne - Hardcover
Airborne - Hardcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Biography

This is the inspiring photobiography of Wilbur and Orville Wright, whose determination and curiosity led them to create the first working airplane. The newest edition adds Common Core-aligned critical thinking activities for even further learning in the classroom or at home.


$7.99
How to Survive Anything
How to Survive Anything
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

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
Angry Birds Playground: Animals
Angry Birds Playground: Animals
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Help! The Angry Birds have lost their precious eggs—and they need YOU to find them. With the eggs scattered across the globe, you'll have to search the grasslands of Africa, the roaring seven seas, dense rainforests, Australian outback, and chilling polar arctic. How, do you ask, will I do it?


$14.95
Swifter, Higher, Stronger - Updated Edition
Swifter, Higher, Stronger - Updated Edition
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

A dramatic and fascinating jaunt through the Summer Olympics. Absorbing narrative and vivid photographs tell stories of tragedy, triumph, scandal, and of course, action from over a century of the modern games!


$18.95
Temple Run
Temple Run
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

Get ready to run for your life! This epic story is based on the hit mobile app Temple Run.


$12.99
What in the World: Look Again
What in the World: Look Again
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

"What in the world?" That's what you'll say when you open this amazing large-format photo book, full of real-life puzzling pictures. Patterns, colors, shapes, hidden animals, optical illusions, double-take photo comparisons, and much more will give your brain a workout and keep you coming back for more!


$16.99
Boredom-Busting Fun Stuff
Boredom-Busting Fun Stuff
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Sports, Adventure and Exploration

With this super huge, super fun, write-in activity book, kids will never be bored again! We've compiled our funniest jokes, most mind-boggling and outrageous puzzles, mazes, games, and quizzes into one giant entertaining volume. Full of eye-catching photographs and hours of learning adventures, they'll be laughing and exploring for hours.


$14.99