Stomp around the African savanna, run around the forests of India, take a mud bath, and more as you learn all about elephants! Adult and child readers can learn together in this new Level 1 co-reader from National Geographic Kids, full of engaging photos and fun facts.
What kinds of interesting critters live amongst the forest trees? Adult and child readers can find out together in this new Level 1 co-reader from National Geographic Kids, full of engaging photos and fun facts.
Explore one of the most recognized scientists in the world with this biography of physicist Albert Einstein. Kids will learn about his life, achievements, and the challenges he faced along the way. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers.
Series: Natumi Takes the LeadThe True Story of an Orphan Elephant Who Finds FamilyHardcoverGerry Ellis9781426325618$21.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Nov 08, 2016
After losing her mother, shy Natumi is rescued by a team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an orphanage for baby elephants. At the shelter, Natumi hides behind keepers' legs to watch the other elephants at the shelter. But soon, she meets several other orphans, and the eight of them play together in the surrounding bush. As the babies become closer and more like a real family, they need a leader, someone they can trust. Can Natumi grow into this role? Join the herd to find out what happens when they travel back into the wild. This sweet ... + Read More
With dazzling images and engaging text, readers learn about the historical and cultural significance of Hanukkah and why it is celebrated around the world. From the lighting of the menorah to the special foods that are shared to the spinning of the dreidels, they'll get insights about this holiday's traditions and the Jewish faith. This book also offers fascinating facts, a recipe, and a Common Core-aligned activities.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
Series: Mars: The Red PlanetRocks, Rovers, Pioneers, and More!PaperbackElizabeth Carney9781426327544$10.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Sep 27, 2016
Budding scientists and kids curious about Earth's next-door neighbor can blast off to the red planet! This highly visual book will cover all kinds of topics, from extreme weather to high-tech rovers to plans for a human colony on Mars. Complete with up-to-date facts about water and all the latest discoveries, Mars: The Red Planet comes at an exciting time for space exploration.
Series: Stuck Inside Creativity BookCutouts, Games, Stencils, StickersPaperbackNational Geographic Kids9781426325526$15.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Oct 11, 2016
If you're stuck inside, bring the whole wide world with you! Fun arrives in this bright, spiral-bound activity book, chock full of crafts, stencils, stickers, pull-outs, trivia, puzzles, cutouts, and games inspired by cultures around the world. It's the perfect gift to encourage creativity and learning and is a fantastic indoor alternative to screen-time.
Series: Dining With DinosaursA Tasty Guide to Mesozoic MunchingHardcoverHannah Bonner9781426323393$22.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Sep 20, 2016
Sure you know T-Rex was the meat-eating king and brontosaurus munched on leaves, but what else was on the dino dining menu during the Mesozoic era? Meet the 'vores: carnivores, piscivores, herbivores, insectivores, "trashivores," "sunivores," and omnivores like us. Readers will be surprised and inspired to learn about dino diets and they'll get to explore how scientists can tell which dinosaurs ate what just from looking at fossils! Journey through artist and author Hannah Bonner's whimsical world to learn how the dinosaurs and their contempora... + Read More
Series: How Things WorkDiscover Secrets and Science Behind Bounce Houses, Hovercraft, Robotics, and Everything in BetweenHardcoverT.J. Resler9781426325557$25.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Oct 25, 2016
Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peek inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams! Read along as National Geographic Kids unplugs, unravels, and reveals how things do what they do. Complete with "Tales from the Lab," true stories, biographies of real scientists and engineers, exciting diagrams and illustrations, accessible explanations, trivia, and fun features, this cool book explains it all!
Series: Ultimate OceanpediaThe Most Complete Ocean Reference EverHardcoverChristina Wilsdon9781426325502$32.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Nov 15, 2016
From tsunamis and sea turtles to riptides and reefs, learn all about the creatures, science, and ecology of our oceans, which cover more of the planet than all the continents and are just as important! Travel through all parts of the ocean to learn how it affects of our world, including storms and climate. Amazing facts, photos, illustrations, and diagrams are found throughout this book, along with conservation tips, weird-but-true facts, and a mini ocean atlas. Challenges to the health of our ocean and its creatures are also presented along wi... + Read More
Celebrate Valentine’s Day focuses on historical and cultural aspects of this holiday and the international traditions, food, and celebrations associated with it. This celebration of love includes fun facts; a recipe; a map showing the location of all photographs; a resource list of books, videos, and Web sites; and a note from an expert consultant, aimed at parents and teachers, which deepens our understanding of the holiday’s importance and meaning. The history of the holiday is shrouded in mystery, but we do know that Valentine’s Day wasn’t a... + Read More
Accomplished outdoor explorer Gregg Treinish loves adventure! Whether it's spending two years hiking the remote and perilously high Andes Mountains or coming face to face with wolverines, lynx, and bears, Gregg always knows where the action is. With gripping—and totally true—stories of incredible adventures, extreme excursions, and ultimate survival, this book will have you on the edge of your seat.
Imagine living with a pack of wolves! For National Geographic wildlife documentarians Jim and Jamie Dutcher, that dream came true. Join the Dutchers as they discover what life is like among wolves in the western wilderness. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers will be howling for more.
Series: Tales From the Arabian NightsStories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and BetrayalHardcoverDonna Jo Napoli9781426325403$32.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Oct 25, 2016
Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. The magical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes these timeless tals and ignites children's imaginations.
Series: The Book of HeroesTales of History's Most Daring GuysHardcoverCrispin Boyer9781426325533$19.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Nov 08, 2016
Everybody needs a role model! Discover the true stories of superheroes, rebels, world leaders, action heroes, sports legends, and many more daring dudes, all of whom played their part to make their mark, make a contribution, and make the world a better place. From Abraham Lincoln to Sitting Bull, Stephen Hawking to Galileo, these cool guys had the boldness, bravery, and brains to meet the challenges of their day. With a fun design, engaging text, and high-quality photographs, this is ultimate hero guide and keepsake for 21st century kids.
Series: The Book of HeroinesTales of History's Gutsiest GalsHardcoverStephanie Warren Drimmer9781426325571$19.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Nov 08, 2016
Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gusty gals, and everyday women who changed the world. From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to Malala Yousafzai, these famous women hiked up their pants and petticoats and charged full-speed ahead to prove girls are just as tough as boys...maybe even tougher. Complete with amazing images and a fun design, this is the book that every kid with a goal, hope, or dream will want to own.
Series: Rise of the LionessRestoring a Habitat and its Pride on the Liuwa PlainsHardcoverBradley Hague9781426325328$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Sep 13, 2016
Poaching and war damaged an isolated wilderness in West Zambia, reducing its lion population to just one: Lady, the last lioness. Witness Lady's fight for survival in this evocative narrative on the decline, fall, and rebirth of the Liuwa Plains. Follow Lady as she grapples with a landscape altered by human hands and discover how both Lady and humankind restore balance to the environment. More than a story about one brave lion, The Lioness offers a great introduction to life science by looking at the workings of an ecosystem, the methods of sc... + Read More
Series: Science EncyclopediaAtom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More!HardcoverNational Geographic Kids9781426325427$32.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Oct 11, 2016
Food chemistry, atom crashing, wave power, food chemistry, and robots! These are just a few of the topics covered in this fantastic new science encyclopedia, which presents a comprehensive overview of physical and life sciences from A to Z. Super smart and kid-friendly, it’s packed with full-color photographs, weird but true facts, amazing statistics, do-it-yourself experiments, plus profiles of scientists and National Geographic's explorers who rock the world of science. Keep up with the changes happening all around us with this stellar scienc... + Read More
Series: What in the World: A Closer LookFun-tastic Photo Puzzles for Curious MindsHardcoverNational Geographic Kids9781426325380$21.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Sep 27, 2016
"What in the world?" That's what you'll say when you open this amazing large-format photo book, full of real-life riddles and puzzling pictures. Patterns, colors, shapes, hidden animals, optical illusions, double-take photo comparisons, and much more will give your brain a workout and keep you coming back for more!
Series: By the Numbers 2.0110.01 Cool Infographics Packed With Stats and FiguresPaperbackNational Geographic Kids9781426325281$10.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Sep 27, 2016
Did you know that for every human being on earth there are 1.4 billion insects? Or that one bat can eat up to 1,000 mosquitos every hour? Discover the amazing world of numbers and the real-world wonders they represent through creative, easy-to-understand infographics. Infographics cover popular subjects from science and technology to nature and wildlife, as well as everyday activities like sports and TV. Colorful illustrated graphs, word clouds, pie charts, maps, photography, comparative images, and more illuminate the math behind statistics, t... + Read More
This fun, photo-filled, and fact-packed guide to reptiles and amphibians will make kids stop and look for all kinds of scaly and slimy creatures right in their own backyards. From turtles to geckos, red cornsnakes to toads, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot these animals all over the United States (and how to keep a safe distance when necessary). With tons of info and interactive prompts, it's the perfect companion for backyards or field trips, camping or vacations. Durable and portable, it's just right for your pocket or backpack!
Series: Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night SkyFind Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Stargazer!PaperbackHoward Schneider9781426325465$16.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Oct 25, 2016
This fun, photo-filled, fact-packed night sky guide will encourage kids to stop and look up to spot stars and planets right from their own backyards. From Mars to meteor showers, Scorpius to satellites, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot these space-dwelling phenomena in the night sky at any time of year. With tons of info and interactivity prompts, it's the perfect companion for backyard or field trips, camping or vacation. Durable and portable, it's just right for your pocket or backpack!
Series: Extreme WildfireSmoke Jumpers, High-Tech Gear, Survival Tactics, and the Extraordinary Science of FirePaperbackMark Thiessen9781426325304$16.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Aug 30, 2016
In one moment, there’s a simple spark, and then roaring flames surge 200 feet into the air, devouring forests. Trees, from root to canopy, are burned to the ground. Airtankers and helicopters hover above, executing an air attack. Brave firefighters, equipped with flame resistant suits, leap from helicopters onto the treetops and descend to the blazing forest floor. In this book, young readers will learn about the ecological impacts of wildfires, the ins and outs of fire science including tactics for prevention and containment, cutting-edge tech... + Read More
Series: Famous Fails!Mighty Mistakes, Mega Mishaps, & How a Mess Can Lead to Success!PaperbackCrispin Boyer9781426325489$16.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Oct 25, 2016
This fun book of quirky failures and famous flops will keep kids laughing while they learn the importance of messing up in order to get it right. Science, architecture, technology, entertainment -- there are epic fails and hilarious goof-ups from every important field. Silly side features help to analyze the failures: "Lesson Learned," "It Could be Worse!," "Losing Combinations," and a "Fail Scale" help readers navigate the different kinds and scopes of the mistakes made. Read to learn what went wrong, what went right, and what kids can learn ... + Read More
What do great white sharks and pygmy hedgehogs have in common? They're both predators! Big and small, the predators in this book have developed some cool, amazing, and sometimes freaky skills to keep them on top of the food chain. Readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about predators in this bold, bright book, packed with photos, facts, and fun.
Scaly, slithery, toothy, or shelled, reptiles have been around for a long time. So it's no wonder these cool, crazy critters have some pretty incredible looks and skills. Readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about reptiles in this bold, bright book, packed with photos, facts, and fun.
Series: Weird but TrueWeird But True! 8300 Outrageous FactsPaperbackNational Geographic Kids9781426325595$8.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Nov 08, 2016
Kids will have a blast exploring the latest book in the wildly popular Weird But True series, full of 300 all new extreme, ridiculous, amazing facts. Topics include science, space, weather, geography, food, pop culture, and just about everything else under the sun, presented with amazing photos and illustrations. This quirky little reference is so much fun, kids will forget they're learning.
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