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Kids Books on Science

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2016 - Hardcover
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2016 - Hardcover
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This New York Times bestseller is packed with incredible photos, tons of fun facts, crafts, activities, and fascinating articles about animals, science, nature, technology, and more. New features include a special section on animal friends; an updated "Fun and Games" chapter filled with all-new games, jokes, and comics; a new "Dino Myths Busted" feature; all new weird-but-true facts, crafts, and activities; a new special "15 Facts" feature in every chapter; updated reference material, and much more! And, this is the only kids' almanac with mobile media features that allow kids to access National Geographic videos, photo galleries, and games.


$21.99
National Geographic Kids Everything Space
National Geographic Kids Everything Space
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

Get ready to blast off into space to explore planets, stars, and beyond! This fun book will pull you in like gravity, full of fun facts, reports from explorers, maps and infographics, and more than 100 pictures.


$12.99
National Geographic Readers: Sharks!
National Geographic Readers: Sharks!
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

He's quick. He's silent. He has five rows of deadly teeth.


$3.99
Extreme Weather - Hardcover
Extreme Weather - Hardcover
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Huge hurricanes, devastating droughts, ferocious blizzards. What's going on? Scientists around the globe are focusing on extremes of weather, both past and present. Join the weather scientists who are using modern technology, including satellites and supercomputers, predict the climate changes that may be on the horizon.


$17.95
National Geographic Readers: Rocks and Minerals
National Geographic Readers: Rocks and Minerals
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

From dazzling gemstones to sparkling crystals to molten lava, this brilliantly illustrated book introduces children to the exciting world of rocks and minerals, including both the building blocks and the bling. This level two reader, written in easy-to-grasp text, will help cultivate the geologists of tomorrow!


$3.95
The Bones You Own
The Bones You Own
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Why does a baby have about 350 bones, while her mom has just over 200? Why are our bones hidden—not like a skeleton's? Kids will learn answers to these questions and more in this engrossing book.


$16.95
What's In The Egg?
What's In The Egg?
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How come some birds' eggs are huge and others' are tiny? How do chicks come out of them? Imagine if humans were born from eggs! WOW! This book answers those questions and more.


$16.95
Weird But True! 5
Weird But True! 5
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

Presenting all-new, brain-bending facts and eye-popping illustrations on science, animals, food, space, pop culture, geography and everything else imaginable. Did you know lemons can power light bulbs, or that some goats and climb trees? Find 300 more outrageous and unbelievable facts like these in fifth installment of the Weird But True! series.


$7.95
Rocks and Minerals
Rocks and Minerals
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Kids will gravitate to Steve Tomecek's humorously illustrated guide, which surveys the earth's astounding variety of rocks and minerals and the fascinating ways people have transformed them into usable materials. From talcum powder to silver jewelry, it all comes from inside this great big rock we live on. A high-interest topic for youngsters as well as an important segment of the elementary science curriculum, this book is in a kid-pleasing format and includes a bonus activity.


$16.95
National Geographic Readers: Mummies
National Geographic Readers: Mummies
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

Why were mummies mummified? These mysterious corpses provide a fascinating window on the past of cultures worldwide. This colorful book has plenty of ghoulish intrigue to keep young readers reading. They'll learn about the science behind the myths through a compelling combination of fun, facts, jokes and captivating photography.


$3.99
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
National Geographic Angry Birds Star Wars
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

The official companion to the hit game Angry Birds Star Wars, this fun-filled book investigates the wonder of science as readers follow the Angry Birds on their galactic Star Wars adventure. Explore the unknown with the Angry Birds and watch as they uncover the true stories, inventions, and unbelievable science behind the science fiction. Discover how art imitates life by exploring the discovery of Kepler 16b, a real Tatooine planet. Understand how a hovercraft works and how it resembles the land speeder. Find out how close we are to creating a real-life lightsaber. Learn about your favorite Angry Birds characters and join them on their galactic mission!


$13.95
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
An Invisible Force
An Invisible Force
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Follow the quest to understand the laws of motion and gravity—to formulate the ups and downs of physics and solve the mysteries of the strange forces that propel all objects on Earth.

An Invisible Force traces the historical and scientific path to man's understanding of motion and gravity. From stargazing astronomers to a look at accelerating future developments, young readers are drawn into an age-old science quest.


$17.95
Moon - Softcover
Moon - Softcover
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Have you heard that the Moon is made of green cheese? Or that a 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.


$6.95
Outbreaks
Outbreaks
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In this fascinating introduction to the fight against infectious diseases, kids will meet the scientists who've discovered various viruses and bacteria. They'll learn how scientists fight nature's harmful strains and use others to help us. They'll also read about the latest findings on bird flu, Ebola, AIDS and highly resistant strains of tuberculosis.


$17.95
This or That?
This or That?
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Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosions, and food chemistry and are based on materials easily found at home. Bonus projects throughout encourage curious kids to dig deeper and experiment on their own.


$12.99
Try This!
Try This!
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Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosions, and food chemistry and are based on materials easily found at home. Bonus projects throughout encourage curious kids to dig deeper and experiment on their own.


$16.99
National Geographic Readers: Mars
National Geographic Readers: Mars
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Discover the fascinating world of Mars in this colorful book packed with amazing imagery. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the newest information on Mars, the Mars Rover, and our ongoing exploration of the Red Planet. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!


$3.99
National Geographic Readers: Planet Earth Collection
National Geographic Readers: Planet Earth Collection
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfied and inspired. This four-volume set includes the titles Rocks and Minerals, Volcanoes, Weather and Storms.


$7.99
Ultimate Bodypedia
Ultimate Bodypedia
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This fun, smart guide to the human body answers kids' questions and engages them with amazing facts, photos, illustrations, and diagrams. The kid-friendly journey travels through the body and all its systems, and is sprinkled throughout with plenty of health tips, top 10 lists, simple experiments, and weird-but-true wacky details. Young readers will learn about age-appropriate medical history and body basics, from cells and DNA to growth and aging.


$24.99
Extreme Weather - Softcover
Extreme Weather - Softcover
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Record heat. Record storms. Record drought, snow, rain, and ocean levels. What's going on? In a world of crazy weather exacerbated by climate change, knowing about tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, derachos, blizzards, and storms is more important than ever. This book, based on cutting-edge science and first-hand accounts, helps kids learn about what's going on and what to do about it.


$12.99
National Geographic Readers: Things That Go Collection
National Geographic Readers: Things That Go Collection
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Fast, fun, and on the move! Little kids love learning about all of the machines that get us from point A to point B. Cars, trucks, trains, and planes are often the first modes of transportation they learn to recognize. Learning about all of the coolest, fastest vehicles is sure to entertain fact-hungry kids for hours! Enough fascinating information is accompanied by interesting photographs to ensure that kids' curiosity is both satisfied AND inspired.


$7.99
National Geographic Readers: Robots
National Geographic Readers: Robots
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Discover the coolest robots of today and tomorrow in this colorful, photo-packed book. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the science behind these amazing machines. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists of tomorrow!


$3.99
125 Cool Inventions
125 Cool Inventions
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The future is now! Super smart toilets, sweet dream machines, bread buttering toasters, and flying hotels—this fun and informative book gives curious kids the inside scoop on 125 amazing real inventions. It's sure to get gadget gurus, techies, and computer geeks thinking about the world of infinite possibilities. If there was an invention that could knock your socks off, you'd find it here!


$12.99
Myths Busted! 3
Myths Busted! 3
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This is the book that will put to rest even more rumors, misconceptions, superstitions, and flat out lies that you hear every day—also known as the book your mom never wanted you to see. Think boys are better at math? Don't bet on it. Think an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Better buy some oranges too. Think you evolved from a chimp? You might want to check your sources on that. Be in the know on all kinds of amazing subjects!


$7.99
This or That? 3
This or That? 3
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Welcome to This or That?, a clever book of choices where every answer brings you one step closer to discovering your hidden self. Want to find out your ideal career? The country that best suits your idea of the good life? The species of your inner animal?  It's all here and more in this silly and simple quiz book that's so revealing you'll want to share the results with your parents, friends, and yes, maybe even your brother and sister. So don't wait to discover the true you—let us do it for you!


$12.99
Always Inventing - Softcover Edition
Always Inventing - Softcover Edition
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Now in paperback—National Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. This fascinating profile, named a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, uses direct quotes to give readers a vivid insight into the life of a prolific inventor, driven to succeed.


$7.99
Xtreme Illusions 2
Xtreme Illusions 2
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Watch out! This book will scramble your eyeballs and boggle your brain with Perplexing Puzzles, Impossible Illusions, Loopy Lines, and more dizzying delights! Sound like fun? Explore the mysteries that lie right inside our own minds (including the key scientific concepts of perspective and perception) and share the magic with your friends and family.


$16.99
100 Things to Make You Happy
100 Things to Make You Happy
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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
Mastermind
Mastermind
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In this fun and interactive book of puzzles and brain facts, kids learn about what type of thinker they are, the geniuses that share their type of intellect, and are given the chance to exercise different parts of the brain with hilarious and mindblowing games! Readers will follow zany narrator and superbraniac Ima Genius and her talking dog Atom through each engaging section, with short and snappy explanations of why your brain does what it does, and how that affects vision, hearing, touch, smell, taste, spatial reasoning, language, memory, and problem solving. Each chapter is filled not only with fun and games, but also famous historical cases, crazy quizzes, and exciting experiments as well as Genius Jargon—a glossary for advanced brain-related vocabulary.


$9.99