Wonders of the World

Wonders of the World How were the pyramids in Egypt built? What was the Colossus of Rhodes? This book introduces readers...

Wonders of the World

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How were the pyramids in Egypt built? What was the Colossus of Rhodes? This book introduces readers to the wonders of the world, both natural and those created by human beings. Learn about such spectacular natural features the Grand Canyon in the United States and Victoria Falls in southern Africa. In Wonders of the World, kids can also find information about such notable structures the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the mysterious stone statues on Easter Island, and the Great Wall of China.

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Inventions and Discoveries What were the first words spoken over a telephone? Who were the first people to use magnetic...

Inventions and Discoveries

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    What were the first words spoken over a telephone? Who were the first people to use magnetic compasses for navigation? Trace the history and development of objects and ideas that have changed how we live, from the discovery of fire to the development of the Internet. With Inventions and Discoveries, kids will learn about the milestones in such areas as communication, transportation, and astronomy.

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    Space Exploration What lies far beyond Earth’s boundaries? What gives Mars its reddish color? This book provides kids...

    Space Exploration

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      What lies far beyond Earth’s boundaries? What gives Mars its reddish color? This book provides kids with the answers to these and other questions as it tours the history of human space exploration, from the earliest imaginings of space travel to recent missions that may reach beyond the solar system. Space Exploration provides information about the first people in space, space stations, the space shuttle, and missions to the moon, planets, and other bodies in the solar system.

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      Land-Sailing Venus Rover Venus may be called Earth’s “twin,” but conditions on Venus are far from welcoming for us...

      Land-Sailing Venus Rover

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      Venus may be called Earth’s “twin,” but conditions on Venus are far from welcoming for us Earthlings. Thick clouds, acid rain, and searing temperatures have kept space probes from visiting this hostile planet. But kids can read that all hope is not lost in Land-Sailing Venus Rover. Here, kids can read about scientist and science-fiction writer Geoffrey Landis as he plans to sail a spacecraft across the surface of Venus. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program,...

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      Endangered Animals of Asia Learn where Snow leopards, Komodo dragons, and more live, what threatens their existence, and what...

      Endangered Animals of Asia

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      Learn where Snow leopards, Komodo dragons, and more live, what threatens their existence, and what is being done to save them. Detailed maps provide visual learners with a reference for each animal’s range.

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      Endangered Animals of South America Learn where Chinchillas, golden poison frogs, and more live, what threatens their existence, and...

      Endangered Animals of South America

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      Learn where Chinchillas, golden poison frogs, and more live, what threatens their existence, and what is being done to save them. Detailed maps provide visual learners with a reference for each animal’s range.

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      Fish What is the largest fish of all? Why must sharks and rays constantly move? Fish introduces readers...

      Fish

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      What is the largest fish of all? Why must sharks and rays constantly move? Fish introduces readers to fish and their physical characteristics. Students learn about life cycle, behaviors, and adaptations of fishes to various underwater habitats. The volume’s special features include maps, diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index.

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      Rivers, Lakes, and Wetlands Amazing creatures chase prey or munch aquatic vegetation in freshwater habitats around the world....

      Rivers, Lakes, and Wetlands

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      Amazing creatures chase prey or munch aquatic vegetation in freshwater habitats around the world. Full of maps, fun facts, photos, and illustrations, Rivers, Lakes, and Wetlands takes readers on a boat tour of wildlife in our planet’s lakes, rivers, streams, marshes, and coastal waters. The volume’s special features include a glossary, a climate zone map, photographs, and an index.

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      Icy Worlds What animals live in the Arctic and Antarctica? What people live in the Arctic? Explore Earth’s...

      Icy Worlds

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      What animals live in the Arctic and Antarctica? What people live in the Arctic? Explore Earth’s coldest regions and the variety of ice formations that define these places. Icy Worlds examines the climate, landscape, and animal life of Earth’s polar regions to help kids discover what these places can teach us about our planet, its past, and its future.

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      Endangered Animals of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands Learn where Tasmanian devils, Booroolong frogs, and more live, what threatens their existence, and...

      Endangered Animals of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands

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      Learn where Tasmanian devils, Booroolong frogs, and more live, what threatens their existence, and what is being done to save them. Detailed maps provide visual learners with a reference for each animal’s range.

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      Birds Which birds are taller than human beings? Which birds cannot fly? Birds gives readers an...

      Birds

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      Which birds are taller than human beings? Which birds cannot fly? Birds gives readers an introduction to birds and their physical characteristics. Students also learn about birds’ life cycle, behaviors, and adaptations to various habitats. The volume’s special features include maps, diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index.

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      Go for Broke Regiment Paperback Younger readers can discover the little known history of the Japanese American soldiers who served...

      Go for Broke Regiment Paperback

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        Younger readers can discover the little known history of the Japanese American soldiers who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, known as the Go For Broke Regiment, through photos, infographics, timelines, charts and easy-to-read text. As they follow along, readers will learn about the lives of many Japanese men and women who acted heroically for their country even as they faced hardship and discrimination.