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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
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This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into universe.


$14.95
Xtreme Illusions
Xtreme Illusions
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Seeing is believing. But what if you simply can't believe your eyes? Dive into another dimension and experience the eye-boggling and brain-twisting extremes of these awesome optical illusions. This mind-bending collection of visual puzzles will amaze your friends, mystify your family and even blow your own mind!


$16.95
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
Animals on the Edge
Animals on the Edge
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Animals on the Edge aligns young readers with scientists, conservationists, and educators who are committed to the preservation of animals around the world. The informed and educational narrative examines numerous threats to animals in the wild, raising awareness of each species, and detailing the extent and urgency of the problem. The book also encourages young animal lovers to take an active role in the preservation of creatures great and small.


$17.95
National Geographic Readers: Rocks and Minerals
National Geographic Readers: Rocks and Minerals
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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
13 Planets
13 Planets
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First, Pluto left. Then it came back, along with Ceres and Eris…and now Haumea and MakeMake, too! The recent actions of the International Astronomical Union have put every solar system book out of date. In response, National Geographic joins forces with David Aguilar of the Harvard Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory to revise our 2008 book—and to update young readers on the high-interest topic of space. Using simple text and spectacular photorealistic computer art by the author, this book profiles all 13 planets in their newly created categories—plus the sun, the Oort Cloud, comets, and other worlds being discovered. Back-of-the-book activities offer hands-on fun for budding astronomers.


$16.95
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Space Adventure
National Geographic Kids Funny Fill-in: My Space Adventure
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Hop on board your brand-new spaceship. You've been selected by world leaders to explore strange new worlds, meet new alien beings, and even taste some of their food. 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 photography from National Geographic Kids, and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces you to alien beings from across the universe, and invites you to enter their worlds imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.


$4.99
$2.99
National Geographic Readers: Planets
National Geographic Readers: Planets
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This brilliantly illustrated book taps into children's natural curiosity about the vast world of space. This level two reader, written in simple language that is easy for young readers to understand, introduces children to our solar system, including all of the planets and dwarf planets, and lots of fascinating fun facts. This reader helps cultivate the explorers of tomorrow!


$3.95
Tornado!
Tornado!
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Through riveting narrative and eyewitness stories, young readers learn what it's really like to be caught in a monster tornado. Captivating first-person accounts and news reports detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States. And thrill-seekers' reports add to the drama and suspense. Historical perspectives on the human experience of tornadoes and scientific perspectives on why twisters happen and how to keep people safe add to the intrigue of this fascinating topic. Ample back matter will help students find sources to write well-informed and compelling reports.


$16.95
Weird But True! 5
Weird But True! 5
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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
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
National Geographic Kids Look And Learn: Things That Go
National Geographic Kids Look And Learn: Things That Go
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The interactive Look and Learn series is a multilayered, skill-building approach that introduces concepts with context reinforcement so learning sticks. These eye-catching books make early learning fun! Filled with colorful photographs inspired by National Geographic Little Kids magazine, curious children are introduced to vehicles on the move—trains, planes, and trucks.


$6.99
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
National Geographic Readers: Volcanoes
National Geographic Readers: Volcanoes
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Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up through cracks in the Earth's crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years.


$3.99
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
National Geographic Kids Super Space Sticker Activity Book
National Geographic Kids Super Space Sticker Activity Book
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An exciting interactive title chock-full of stars, planets, aliens, and everything out of this world brings National Geographic Kids signature content to a sticker and activity book format. For kids who love our universe, this book features the coolest science kids can't get enough of: our planet Earth, cool asteroids, fun aliens, comets, and so much more. Packed with mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing activities, and more, kids are sure to love these pages loaded with fun.


$6.99
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
Earthquake - Softcover
Earthquake - Softcover
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What causes earthquakes? Where do they happen most? What should you do if you feel the earth shake? Just follow the friendly crow–in–the–know for all the answers!


$6.95
Every Planet Has a Place - Softcover
Every Planet Has a Place - Softcover
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Look up! Discover that Every Planet Has a Place. The Earth is just one of many planets in our solar system. Why is this the perfect place for us to live? Which are the "gas planets?" And why have we changed what we think of Pluto? Then Zigzag into other questions: what does Earth look like from space? Will I ever live on Mars? What experiment can I do to swing a planet into orbit?


$5.95
Our Country's Presidents, 4th Edition
Our Country's Presidents, 4th Edition
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Forty-four men have taken up the responsibilities of the presidency as the nation has grown from its colonial infancy into a modern superpower. They've faithfully executed the duties of the president—waged war, signed treaties, addressed Congress, and established government offices. But their impact goes far beyond the bounds of their job description. Each president has left his mark on the history of the United States and on the lives of the American people.


$19.95
Every Planet Has A Place - Hardcover
Every Planet Has A Place - Hardcover
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Look up! Discover that Every Planet Has a Place. The Earth is just one of many planets in our solar system. Why is this the perfect place for us to live? Which are the "gas planets?" And why have we changed what we think of Pluto?


$14.95
$7.99
Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
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Finally, it's here—the farthest reaches of our universe captured in atlas form for young readers. Planets, Stars, and Galaxies is the space book that pushes the boundaries of man's ultimate frontier.


$24.95
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
SuperStars
SuperStars
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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
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
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
Are You
Are You "Normal"?
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Can you rub your belly and pat your head? Do you like pepperoni on your pizza? Are you normal? In the spirit of National Geographic Kids popular Weird But True series, author Mark Shulman has pulled out all the stops breaking down the facts on our silliest secrets. Did you know about twenty percent of 10-year-old kids probably still suck their thumbs and about two thirds can roll their tongues? This engaging book, full of colorful and witty illustrations, delivers a light-hearted approach to our most silly and sensitive traits. Perfect for tweens grappling with the transition into their teenage years, this book celebrates individuality and is a great reminder that “normal” is relative!


$12.95
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
Forces of Nature
Forces of Nature
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Spectacular images, detailed diagrams, and fact-filled narrative combine to bring readers up close and personal with some of Earth's most dynamic forces. Through interviews with scientists in the field, author Catherine O'Neill Grace reveals how volcanoes, earthquakes, and tornados occur and what's being done to predict when they will strike so lives can be saved.
$17.95