Kindergarten - Grade 2

Bring the past to life for your child with World Book’s best selling history books! Our selection of World History books, American History books, and Mythology books provide learners with a powerful and engaging way to comprehend and connect with distant time periods.


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
The World Book Encyclopedia 2017
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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...

A Christmas Train Across Canada
A Christmas Train Across Canada
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A Christmas Train Across Canada, will take you for a ride on Canada’s transcontinental railroad. Canada is home to breathtaking natural beauty and world-renowned cities. It is especially lovely at Christmastime with its winter scenery of snowy pines, clear, cold lakes, the majestic Canadian Rockies, and festively decorated towns. We begin our tour in Vancouver. Your guide will entertain you with stories about the British influence evident in some of the popular traditions of this region, such...

A Dream Takes Flight
A Dream Takes Flight
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An introduction to the history of flight, including information about the invention and development of balloons, parachutes, airships, gliders, helicopters, airplanes, missiles, rockets, and spaceships. Features include stories, activities, and a list of additional resources

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.

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

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

Christmas in France
Christmas in France
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Christmas in France Learn how Christmas is Celebrated in France! World Book’s Christmas in France is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in the nation of France. Enthralling 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 France begins by showing readers the ways that the French people prepare for the holiday in their homes and in their...

Christmas in Greece
Christmas in Greece
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Learn about Christmas Traditions and Customs in Greece World Book’s Christmas in Greece is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Greece. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Greek holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. Greek Traditions Come Alive at Christmas The week before Christmas in Greece are a time of anticipation and intense preparation. In other countries, the approach of...

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

Christmas in Italy
Christmas in Italy
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Christmas in Italy Christmas Traditions and Customs in Italy World Book’s Christmas in Italy is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Italy. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Italian holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. How is Christmas celebrated in Italy? Italy is a land of diverse regions; Christmas customs are just as varied as the weather. Christmas in Italy today is still...

Christmas in Mexico
Christmas in Mexico
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Christmas in Mexico Christmas Traditions and Customs in Mexico World Book’s Christmas in Mexico is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Mexico. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Mexican holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. When is Christmas in Mexico? How is Christmas celebrated in Mexico? Christmas in Mexico begins with the ways that people prepare for the holiday in their...

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

Christmas in Russia
Christmas in Russia
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Christmas in Russia Learn about Christmas Traditions and Customs in Russia World Book’s Christmas in Russia is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Russia. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Russian holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. Christmas in Russia begins with the history of the country and explains how political changes have affected the way its people have celebrated...

Christmas in Spain
Christmas in Spain
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Learn about Christmas Traditions and Customs in Spain! World Book’s Christmas in Spain is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Spain. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Spanish holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. How is Christmas celebrated in Spain? Spain is a country of great regional differences. Because climate and even language may differ from one area of the country to...

Christmas in Spain and Its Capital, Madrid
Christmas in Spain and Its Capital, Madrid
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Learn about Christmas Traditions and Customs in Spain and Madrid World Book’s Christmas in Spain and Its Capital, Madrid is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Spain. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Spanish holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. How is Christmas celebrated in Spain? Spain is a country of great regional differences. Because climate and even language may differ...

Christmas in the Philippines
Christmas in the Philippines
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Learn about the Christmas Traditions and Customs of the PhilippinesWorld Book’s Christmas in the Philippines is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in the Philippines. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Filipino holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times.How is Christmas celebrated in the Philippines?The Philippines includes more than 7,000 islands and covers an area of about 116,000...

Christmas in the World Special Collection
Christmas in the World Special Collection
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Learn how Christmas is celebrated throughout the World with this special Christmas package that includes: Christmas in France Christmas in Italy Christmas in the United Kingtom Christmas in 1700's and 1800's

Christmas in Todays Germany
Christmas in Today's Germany
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Christmas in Today's Germany Learn About Christmas Traditions and Celebrations in Today's Germany World Book’s Christmas in Today’s Germany is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Germany. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite German holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. Germany- The land where many Christmas customs began What is Christmas in Germany? How does Germany celebrate...

Christmas
Christmas in United Kingdom
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Your family will love to discover the unique holiday traditions of the United Kingdom! About the Christmas Around the World Series:Christmas in United Kingdom is a part of World Book’s Christmas Around the World series, some of the best Christmas books published today. Each volume includes detailed recipes for traditional Christmas foods, illustrated instructions for traditional national crafts, and words and music to beloved carols. The text is suitable for all grade levels. ...

Christmas in Washington D.C.
Christmas in Washington D.C.
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Learn about Christmas Traditions and Customs in Washington D.C. World Book’s Christmas in Washington D.C. is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Washington, D.C. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite American holiday in a way that is unique to the nation’s capital. Christmas in Washington is unique; Washingtonians would agree Christmas in their city is shared with the nation and the world. There is a national Christmas tree;...

Christmas on the Emerald Isle
Christmas on the Emerald Isle
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Christmas on the Emerald Isle Learn Irish Christmas Traditions and Customs on the Emerald Isle World Book’s Christmas on the Emerald Isle is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Ireland. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Irish holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. Christmas in Ireland is a joyful time, and yet many of the traditions and customs associated with the holiday are...

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...

Feliz Navidad
Feliz Navidad
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¡Feliz Navidad! Celebrating a Mexican Christmas invites readers into the celebrations and traditions of the Christmas season in Mexico and the southwestern United States.Be World Book's guest for a tour of the rich history of Mexico. Learn about where and how Mexican traditions began and celebrations originated. This 80-page book features beautiful photographs, crafts, decorating ideas, and mouth-watering recipes to help you celebrate your own Christmas in Mexico, wherever you are. See how...

Skill Practice Grade 1
Skill Practice Grade 1
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This book is filled with worksheets and activity pages to reinforce curriculum subjects. Students strengthen basic skills while having fun. Skills Practice books were developed by a team of experienced educators. Skills Practice includes carefully researched skill sequences; age-appropriate, high-interest exercises; and skill tests for practice assessment.

Skill Practice Grade 2
Skill Practice Grade 2
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This book is filled with worksheets and activity pages to reinforce curriculum subjects. Students strengthen basic skills while having fun. Skills Practice books were developed by a team of experienced educators. Skills Practice includes carefully researched skill sequences; age-appropriate, high-interest exercises; and skill tests for practice assessment.

Treasury of Christmas Stories
Treasury of Christmas Stories
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Treasury of Christmas Stories Great Book of Christmas Stories for Children From Biblical stories and Charles Dickens’s classic “A Christmas Carol” to whimsical tales of Santa and his elves, this beautifully illustrated book is a must-have for the holidays. Whether you’re reading aloud to the little ones or letting an older child take charge, this soon-to-be Christmas classic is sure to get you into the holiday spirit! ...

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...

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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...

Year Book 2011
Year Book 2011
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The World Book Year Book 2011 is a 496-page record of the year 2010, covering current events and national and international news. Lavishly illustrated, the Year Book includes more than 400 articles that update such topics as economics, politics, international affairs, medicine and health care, the arts, sports, fashion, and important or interesting trends of the day. Facts in Brief tables covering the countries of the world record current populations, national leaders, monetary units (and the...

Year Book 2012
Year Book 2012
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The World Book Year Book 2012 is a 512-page record of the year, covering current events and national and international news. Lavishly illustrated, the Year Book 2012 includes more than 400 articles that update such topics as economics, politics, international affairs, medicine and health care, the arts, sports, fashion, and important or interesting trends of the day in 2011. Facts in Brief tables covering the countries of the world record current populations, national leaders, monetary units...

Year Book 2013
Year Book 2013
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YEAR BOOK 2013 - Review Major Events & News in 2012 Highlights the most notable issues of 2012 The Update section contains more than 250 important articles arranged in alphabetical order to help your family easily understand the significant events of 2012. Your 2013 Year Book is filled with topics covering influential people and events, such former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s primary campaign for the Republican nomination for president of the United States.You will read about how the...

Year Book 2015
Year Book 2015
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YEAR BOOK 2015Highlights the most notable developments of 2014The Update section contains more than 250 important articles, arranged in alphabetical order, to help your family easily understand the significant events of 2014. Your 2015 Year Book is filled with topics covering influential people and major events, such as the tragic fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down in July 2014. You will read about how Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by the group called Boko Haram on...

Year Book 2016
Year Book 2016
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YEAR BOOK 2016480 pages of absorbing information.Over 450 full-color photos, maps, and tables.Over 250 new articles, covering the most significant events of 2015.80 pages of new or completely revised information reprinted from The 2016 World Book Encyclopedia. Recall the extraordinary events and prominent people of 2015 The perfect resource for school reports Your children will use the 2016 Year Book over and over to complete homework and school projects. That’s because it provides current,...

Christmas
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World Book’s Christmas in the 1700’s and 1800’s is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Colonial and Early America. The text and illustrations combine to show how the traditions of many cultures were blended to create the American holiday we cherish today. Christmas in the 1700’s and 1800’s begins with a description of the first settlers to arrive in what is now the United States and their religious beliefs. The book introduces the Pilgrims and the Puritans, the...

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...