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MPS172
$17.99  
Hardcover, Lily Williams, 40pages, 9 x 11, ISBN: 9781626724136
A healthy ocean is home to many different kinds of animals. They can be  big, like a whale,  tiny, like a shrimp,  and even scary, like a shark. Even though sharks can be scary, we need them to keep the oceans healthy. Unfortunately, due to overfishing, many shark species are...
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FAR019
$12.95  
Paperback, Barbara Fifer, 48pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 9781560373544
Children ages 8 to 12 will learn about the journeys of emigrants who traveled 2,000 miles across mountains and prairies to start new lives. From 1851 to the mid-1860s, nearly 350,000 Americans traveled west to Oregon Country or California.  Going Along the Emigrant Trails  details their...
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HRW143
$5.59 $6.99  
Paperback, Seymour Simon, 32pages, 10 x 10, ISBN: 9780688158439
Whether they appear as distant specks in an astronomer's telescope or shoot brilliantly across the evening sky, comets, meteors, and asteroids have fascinated sky gazers throughout history. But where do these racing celestial bodies come from, and what can they teach us about our universe? Join...
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RAN486
$4.99  
Paperback, Melissa Stewart, 32pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781426319433
Blast off on a trip to discover the fascinating world of meteors. In this image-packed book, kids will learn all about these objects hurtling through space—and into our atmosphere. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!
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RAN482
$13.56 $16.95  
Hardcover, Julie Danneberg, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.2 x 10.2, ISBN: 9781580895866
The now iconic figure John Muir, while living at the base of Yosemite Falls in California, ventures up the trail from his cabin one night and has a harrowing waterfall adventure. Back matter roots the story in Muir’s life’s work as a conservationist and naturalist.
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MPS170
$6.99  
Paperback, Jackie Gaff, 32pages, 9 x 0.4 x 10.8, ISBN: 9780753473610
Where is the world's highest mountain? and Do mountains move? are some of the tricky questions answered in this new addition to a popular series. With its unique mix of realistic illustration and engaging cartoons, Mountains will amaze, amuse and inspire, while the highly visual format...
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FFB139
$12.95  
Paperback, John Farndon, 120pages, 6.8 x 0.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9781770858688
This is a definitive full color guide for young readers. It includes an introduction to rocks, minerals and gems and how they form, how and where to look for them, how to identify rocks and minerals, and everything there is to know about building a collection. Packed with fun facts and...
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CBP001
$7.16 $8.95  
Paperback, Rita Storey, 32pages, ISBN: 9780778733959
Take to the skies with How to Build Aircraft. Featuring simple step-by-step instructions, handy templates, vibrant photographs, and easily accessible materials, this title shows readers how to build their very own aircraft that can really fly! Projects include a hot-air balloon, roto-copter, a...
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CBP003
$10.95  
Paperback, Lynn Peppas, 48pages, 7.1 x 0.2 x 9.1 inches, ISBN: 9780778725732
This revealing book examines how First Nations and Native Peoples have been displaced in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Through close examination of primary source images, documents, and first-hand accounts, readers will gain an understanding...
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CBP004
$7.96 $9.95  
Paperback, Lisa Dalrymple, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.6 inches, ISBN: 9780778717058
This fascinating book follows the travels of Italian navigator John Cabot along the northeast coast of North America. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries....
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CBP005
$9.95  
Paperback, Rachel Stuckey, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.5 inches, ISBN: 9780778712596
This entertaining book follows the travels of Americans Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, explorers of the American West. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through a voyage of discovery. Topics include what...
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CBP007
$8.95  
Paperback, Cynthia O'Brien, 32pages, 10.5 x 8.3 x 0.2 inches, ISBN: 9780778723486
As settlers came west, they discovered there were already people living on this "new" land. Discover how this mass invasion of settlers impacted the indigenous peoples of the West: their first contacts with explorers such as Lewis and Clark; the gradual encroachment of white settlers on their...
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CBP008
$8.95  
Paperback, Bobbie Kalman, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.1 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778704638
Children's author Bobbie Kalman's new series Native Nations of North America is an ongoing series that looks at the lives of the indigenous peoples of North America before the land was divided into the countries of the United States and Canada. The books focus on geographical areas, language...
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CBP010
$8.95  
Paperback, Kathryn Smithyman, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.6 inches, ISBN: 9780778704751
This fascinating book focuses on the many foods that were first discovered and cultivated by Native Americans. Children will learn about the ingenuity of Native American farming techniques, hunting methods, and cooking styles, and enjoy preparing many Native-inspired dishes that they can prepare...
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CBP011
$7.16 $8.95  
Paperback`, Bobbie Kalman, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.1 x 10.7 inches, ISBN: 9780778735250
This book is for ages 6 to 12 years. How did the plains nations benefit from the buffalo? How did they use other animals to make warm clothing for winter? This illustrated dictionary introduces the way of life of the early Native peoples who lived on the Great Plains. Themes include: homes,...
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CBP012
$9.95  
Paperback, Megan Kopp, 48pages, 7.8 x 0.2 x 9.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778745310
This book allows the reader to explore the rich worldview of Native North American tribes through their myths and legends. Tales originating from various tribes functioned in a number of important ways: they explained the story of creation, described the relationship of humans to the rest of the...
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CBP013
$7.16 $8.95  
Paperback, R a Beales, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778724513
This book is suitable for ages 8-14. In the 1700s, the voyages of British Captain James Cook shed light on what life was really like in the uncharted Pacific. Hired to seek an undiscovered continent known by astronomers and geographers as Terra Australis Incognita, or unknown southern land, Cook...
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CBP014
$8.95  
Paperback, Kathryn Smithyman, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778704706
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CBP015
$8.95  
Paperback, Molly Aloian, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.1 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778704744
Describes the lifestyles and traditions of the nations that lived along the coast of California during the seventeenth century. This work helps children discover how these Native people used the area's many natural resources to construct homes, canoes, rafts, clothing, and other everyday items.
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STL255
$6.95  
Paperback, Neta Lohnes Frazier, 208pages, 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.2, ISBN: 9781402736179
Based on a true story originally written by one of the survivors, Neta Lohnes Frazier’s account of seven children traveling westward still has the power to astonish. In the 1840s, the Sager family set off on the Oregon Trail, a dangerous and adventure-filled journey. Tragedy struck when both the...
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DKP065
$8.79 $10.99  
Hardcover, 56pages, 8 x 0.4 x 10.2, ISBN: 9781465444721
The weird and wonderful weather of our planet is brought to life in  Eye Wonder: Weather . This updated and revised edition is the perfect introduction to the exciting world of weather, from rain, sun, and wind to hurricanes, snow storms, and twisters, and also gives the facts about climate...
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DEP007
$3.95  
Paperback, Nancy Field, 32pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780941042031
Discovering Volcanoes  helps young scientists learn about the volcanic peaks in the Cascade range from California to British Columbia. Children discover geologic and volcanic features and processes. It has been one of the best selling children's books at Mt. St. Helens. Revised with each...
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DEP008
$3.95  
Paperback, Adele Schepige, Nancy Field, 40pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780941042123
Winner of Parents’ Choice Approval Discovering Earthquakes digs into geological processes and concepts through fun activities. Earthquake Safety Cops, a team game, helpschildren unearth ideas for making their communities safe. Discover 16 things to do if caught in a quake. Discovering...
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DEP010
$2.99  
Paperback, 4.25 x 5.75, ISBN: 9780941042222
Set of 40 realistic forest stickers. Use with the book  Ancient Forests  or use with other projects. Our wild stickers are photo and scrapbook safe. Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.
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