Kindergarten - Grade 2

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Learning Ladders 1
Learning Ladders 1
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Learning Ladders Set 1 This beloved hardcover learning library features beautiful artwork and photographs to capture the interest and imagination of very young children. Learning Ladders includes two curriculum-based, 10-volume sets centered on early childhood nonfiction topics. Learning Ladders is “highly recommended” by Catholic Library World, which calls the volumes “stunning.” The volumes can be used as read-out-loud for pre-readers or for independent reading by older children. This is a...

Learning Ladders Set 2
Learning Ladders Set 2
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Learning Ladders Book Set 2 Presented by World Book Encyclopedia, this beloved set features beautiful artwork and photographs to capture the interest and imagination of very young children. Learning Ladders includes two curriculum-based, 10-volume sets centered on early childhood nonfiction topics. The Learning Ladders Series is a delightful look at children's favorite topics - each book is filled with the perfect mix of fun, facts, and fiction. Learning Ladders is “highly recommended” by...

The World Book Encyclopedia 2017 encyclopedia, encyclopedia set, encyclopedia collection, education, encyclopedia books
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Ageless Light —Ageless Knowledge This edition’s Spinescape® is a night-sky photo taken of Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountain range on the border between the U.S. states of California and Nevada. The scene shows dawn overtaking night and symbolizes the enlightening impact of knowledge on confusion and ignorance. With this 2017 edition, The World Book Encyclopedia marks the centenary of the publication of its first edition and celebrates 100 years of serving readers everywhere who strive...

J Is for Jazz jazz, abc, alphabet, young learning, early reading
J Is for Jazz
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J Is for Jazz is the elephant’s eyebrows for all readers!"Get a wiggle on" with this fun and informative ABC primer based on the lingo of jazz! From “axe" to "zoot suit," J Is for Jazz will transport you to the Jazz Age through sweeping, bold illustrations by Maria Corte Maidagan and be-bopping, lyrical introductions to key jazz figures, musical terms, and a glossary of jazz slang by author Ann Ingalls. The perfect way to introduce children to a truly American art form, and work of art in its...

Childcraft: How and Why Collection
Childcraft: How and Why Collection
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This children’s classic weaves together illustrations, photographs, activities, and a child-friendly tone to create a comprehensive picture of the world. Colorful photos and bold, playful illustrations add to the fun activities and help young children to learn about arts, plants, the universe, earth, human body, history, and more.Large text is suitable for beginning readers while colorful sidebars and fact boxes break up paragraphs and encourage exploring. Diagrams are used to make sense of...

My First 10 Paintings
My First 10 Paintings
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Introducing 10 of the most famous artworks of all time, this educational resource helps young art scholars discover masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa, Snake Charmer, and Starry Night. Celebrated and world-renowned works of art reveal themselves through cut-out pages that children must keep turning in order to discover the full work of art. Masters such as Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh are just some of the artists featured in this book. Ideal for both the budding artist and...

Bright Connection Kids Special
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My First 10 Paintings Introducing 10 of the most famous artworks of all time, this educational resource helps young art scholars discover masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa, Snake Charmer, and Starry Night. Celebrated and world-renowned works of art reveal themselves through cut-out pages that children must keep turning in order to discover the full work of art. Masters such as Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh are just some of the artists featured in this book. Ideal for both the...

All-American Fighting Forces
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This series reveals little-known history and promotes discussion about our diverse society by highlighting the lives of men and women who acted heroically for their country even as they were discriminated against.

Béisbol! Latino Heroes of Major League Baseball
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Hit a grand slam with this new baseball series. Profiling the very best of todays pro ballplayers who learned the game in Latin America, "Béisbol!" is perfect for all your sports fans.

Brainy Baby® Spanish & English Bundle Pack
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Spanish/English Learning Books, DVD and Cards For KidsThis fun set includes a DVD, board book and flashcards on all things Spanish in one convenient value pack! Includes: 45-minute DVD, 16-page board book and 36-piece flashcard set.Brainy Baby® Spanish & English Board Book(36 pages): Spanish words and phrases using both the Spanish and English words, plus the Spanish pronunciationLarge Format version (10W x 8H)Contains 16 cardboard pages of large, colorful imagesBrainy Baby® Spanish & English...

Childcraft: Heroes and Helpers
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What is a hero? Who is a hero? In Heroes and Helpers, World Book tells your children stories of extraordinary heroes, as well as everyday heroes. Then, this beautifully illustrated volume teaches your children how they too can be heroes and helpers in their everyday lives. Read about soldiers, firefighters, environmental workers, and those who simply lend a helping hand to their neighbors. With this entertaining volume, your family will have fun reading about people who are trying to make the...

Christmas in Paris and the Provinces
Christmas in Paris and the Provinces
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Christmas in Paris and the Provinces Learn Christmas Traditions in Paris and France World Book’s Christmas in Paris and the Provinces is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in France. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite French holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. Christmas in Paris begins with the ways that people prepare for the holiday in their homes and in their cities. The...

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Discovery Encyclopedia
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You’re seven years old. You’re walking through the woods near your house. The forest is so green. You can smell earth. You hear birds in the trees overhead. You come upon a tree that fell during a storm the other night. You look up in the top of the fallen branches. You discover a monarch butterfly, majestic, dark orange, lord of all he surveys. Now you’re nine. You’re at the beach. It’s low tide, and you are walking around tide pools. You see periwinkles, and sand dollars, and barnacles. You...

Discovery Science Encyclopedia
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For a fresh look at today’s elementary and middle-school science topics, this nine volume series delivers with more than 3,000 articles across more than 2,300 pages, and hundreds of photographs, illustrations, maps, and diagrams.Arranged into such pertinent topics as Animals, Earth, Human Beings, Matter & Energy, Plants, Space, and Technology, the titles can easily be shelved as a set or individually. Organization within the individual titles is alphabetical.This series meets the Common Core...

Early Peoples: Australian Aborigines
Early Peoples: Australian Aborigines
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Early Peoples: Australian Aborigines Who are the Australian Aborigines People? Australian Aborigines people are the first people of Australia. The ancestors of today's Aborigines people arrived in Australia at least 50,000 years ago. The word "aborigines" comes from the Latin phrase "ab origine", meaning "from the beginning". Australia's Aborigines live on mainland Australia and the nearby islands, including Tasmania. This book Australian Aborigines, is a part of World Book's Early Peoples...

Early Peoples: Indians of the Southwest
Early Peoples: Indians of the Southwest
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Early Peoples: Indians of the Southwest Who Were the Ancient Indians of Southwest America? The Southwest region of the United States is a harsh environment. The ancient Indians who lived in Southwest America had to learn how to make the most of the few natural resources that were available to them. Southwest Indians had complex and sophisticated cultures and history. Scientists believe that Indian people have lived in the southwestern part of what is now the United States for more than 13,000...

Early Peoples: Peoples of the Arctic and Subarctic
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Peoples of the Arctic and SubarcticWho were the Peoples of the Arctic and Subarctic? The Arctic and subarctic regions are the northernmost part of North America. Despite this, people have lived in these areas for thousands of years. The peoples of the Arctic and Subarctic originally came from Asia, migrating over many thousands years. Indians of the Subarctic were the first people to live in North America. It is clear that the peoples of the Arctic and Subarctic were, and are, among the...

Early Peoples: The Aztec
Early Peoples: The Aztec
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Early Peoples: The Aztec Who were the Aztec? The Aztec were an American Indian people who lived in Mesoamerica more than 500 years ago. The word Aztec came from the name Aztlan. Today, the word Aztec refers to the American Indians in central Mexico who have similar languages and beliefs. Aztec people lived in an area centered on the valley of Mexico, which is a huge, oval region surrounded by mountains and volcanoes. The Aztec had one of the most advanced civilizations in the Americas. "Early...

Early Peoples: The Maori
Early Peoples: The Maori
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Early Peoples: The Maori Maori People in History and Today Maori are referred to as the original settlers of New Zealand. It is believed that Maori people first arrived in New Zealand around A.D. 1200. They migrated from islands in what is now central Polynesia. The Polynesians of New Zealand adopted the name Maori in the early 1800's because Maori called themselves tangata maori. Maori shared many religious beliefs and social customs with other Polynesian peoples. The Maori by World Book...

Early Peoples: The Polynesians
Early Peoples: The Polynesians
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Early Peoples: The Polynesians Who were the Polynesians? The Polynesians are a group of peoples who settled - and still live on- islands in the central Pacific Ocean. The Hawaiians, Samoans, Tahitians, and Tongans, as well as the Maori of New Zealand, are the largest groups of Polynesian peoples. The Polynesians shared similar religious beliefs, social customs, and languages. Polynesians today face many challenges. Their languages and customs are threatened, and the climate change may take...

Early World of Learning Annual Subscription
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New! Completely Redesigned and Updated!Produced with advice from experts in early childhood development and education, Early World of Learning is the leading online resource for young children. It includes four beautiful, interactive learning sites designed for young learners: Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more Welcome to Reading is centered around 48...

Ecology and Living Green Bundle
Ecology and Living Green Bundle
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Two Great Kids' Learning Book Sets to Teach Your Children About the Environment!For a limited time only, get World Book's Ecology, and Living Green together!World Book Ecology: World Book's ecology set takes your family through cities, coastlines, oceans, polar lands, and beyond to learn about the specific ecological traits of different parts of the world, as well as the different environmental issues that these places face.Living Green: Learn all about environmental issues and green living...

Football%27s All-Time Greats
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From the era of leather helmets to today's finely tuned superstars, this series takes a route through history... and is sure to be a winner for readers.

Gearhead Garage
Gearhead Garage
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Rev up those reading engines! "Gearhead Garage" explores the evolution, design, and technology of the most earth-shaking cars and motorcycles. With dynamic photos, diagrams, charts, and infographics galore, this series will have reluctant readers racing for more.

Rank It!
Rank It!
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Compare-and-contrast lessons have never been this fun! Each book in the "Rank it!" series highlights 11 of the books most popular people and topics.

Strange... But True?
Strange... But True?
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Grab readers attention with these dramatically presented high-appeal topics!

Women Who Rock
Women Who Rock
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Powerful role models come from all walks of life. And these titles highlight some of the best female role models around.

World Book Encyclopedia 2013
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Though many among us are in the thrall of the latest whiz-bang electronic information-retrieval technology, a “technology gap” can limit our access to reliable, understandable information in many places in this country and elsewhere in the world. Our annual edition helps to bridge that gap. The 2013 Edition of World Book Encyclopedia - Giving Wings to Knowledge - represents the power of curiosity and the beauty of knowledge through the image of a dazzling macaw soaring through a tropical rain...

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World Book Encyclopedia 2014
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Originally published in 1917, the World Book Encyclopedia is the best selling print encyclopedia set in the world. The World Book Encyclopedia 2014 presents information in an accessible, usable format that promotes learning. World Book Encyclopedia 2014 is designed to meet the reference needs of students from elementary school through high school and beyond. This informational text can be used by college students for review and reinforcement and also serves as a great family reference source....

World Book Encyclopedia 2015
World Book Encyclopedia 2015
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The Lure of Learning - World Book Encyclopedia 2015! Through the striking image of bees seeking nourishment from a flower, the SPINESCAPE® design for the World Book Encyclopedia 2015 edition—The Lure of Learning—represents the human desire for knowledge. Bees depend on flowers to provide them with sustenance. So, too, do readers depend on the World Book Encyclopedia to provide them with accurate and authoritative information needed to develop a better understanding of their world. Your family...

World Book Encyclopedia 2016 encyclopedia, reference book, elementary education
World Book Encyclopedia 2016
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Bright Through LearningThe pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion) featured in the Spinescape® thrives in the sheltering but also stinging environment of an anemone's tentacles. Our world sometimes can leave us fearing that we are surrounded by dangers, and learning is an important tool we use to understand and live in our world. Among the meanings of the word bright are smart, clever, and quick- all helpful characteristics in our challenging world. This 2016 edition of The World Book...

World Book Kids Online Subscription
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NEW! COMPLETELY REDESIGNED AND UPDATED! World Book Kids is the premier reference website developed especially for young students. It features an intuitive user interface, thousands of easy-to-read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities.

World Book Online 1 Year Subscription World Book Online includes five great online encyclopedia sites for kids at multiple research levels. Give your kids the best facts they can get!
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World Book Online—One Subscription for the Entire Family! Fast Facts You Can Trust When you need fast, reliable information for homework, reports, or just a lingering question, World Book Online is the place to go. Using the same expert information found in The World Book Encyclopedia, these easy-to-navigate websites feature: Seven complete databases for multiple research levels A colorful, approachable look and feel with articles written at your student's level A consistent cross-platform...

World Book Discover Annual Subscription
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World Book Discover offers compelling resources specifically developed for students reading below grade level due to language or learning difficulties. The rich collection includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, research tools, and interactive videos.

Food Encyclopedia
Food Encyclopedia
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Food Encyclopedia Book & Dictionary, History of Foods and CookingCooking and food can be a wondrous adventure, especially with a thorough understanding of the history and origins of food, a grasp of the cultures and environments involved, and an appreciation for those who have played key roles in its development over the years. The Food Encyclopedia is a beautiful hardcover book containing 8,000 entries, with cross-references on foods, wines, beverages, cooking methods and techniques, and...