Young readers will meet their favorite big cats, like tigers and lions, as well as smaller ferocious felines such as lynx and snow leopards. Children will learn about each creature in simple, age-appropriate language paired with colorful photos. Look and Learn introduces children to the subject on one page and then shows it in real-life context on the next.
Young readers will be introduced to the concept of the changing weather through the view from their very own window. Children will learn about rain, clouds, sunshine, and more in simple, age-appropriate language paired with colorful photos. Look and Learn introduces children to the subject on one page and then shows it in real-life context on the next.
Series: Explore My WorldExplore My World: DucklingsPaperbackMarfe Ferguson Delano9781426327155$6.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Mar 07, 2017
In this charming picture book chock-full of adorable photos, curious little kids will learn all about ducks as we follow the challenges and victories a wood duck duckling faces as it goes from egg to chick. These engaging Explore My World picture books on subjects kids care about combine simple stories with unforgettable photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing for parents and kids to curl up with and read aloud.
Series: Explore My WorldExplore My World: Honey BeesPaperbackJill Esbaum9781426327131$6.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Mar 07, 2017
In this charming picture book, curious little kids will learn all about the bustling world of honeybees and the important role they play in our delicate ecosystem. These engaging Explore My World picture books on subjects kids care about combine simple stories with unforgettable photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing for parents and kids to curl up with and read aloud.
How does a rainbow form? What causes it to snow? What makes the wind blow? This adorable reference book introduces young children to every aspect of weather and answers the questions curious kids want to know! Always an important topic for young kids, they'll learn how all the various types of weather systems work, from droughts and deserts to snowflakes and blizzards. Stories are accompanied by 100 colorful photos that capture the awe and wonder of our natural world. This charming book is sure to capture kids' imaginations and become a favorit... + Read More
Series: You Can Be a Paleontologist!Discovering Dinosaurs with Dr. ScottHardcoverScott D. Sampson9781426327285$22.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Apr 04, 2017
Ever wondered how to find a dinosaur? Paleontologist Dr. Scott Sampson, host of Dinosaur Train on PBS Kids, tells kids how! How do paleontologists find dinosaur bones? How do they know what dinosaurs ate or looked like? And what is paleontology, anyway? Dr. Scott tackles all these questions and more while inspiring kids to go out and make the next big dino discovery!
Kids will do a lot more than point at places on a map when they pick up this awesome world atlas! It provides a hands-on way for kids to learn about the world through maps, fun facts, activities, and more than 2,000 stickers. From landmarks, to animals, to flags, there’s no better way to discover important information about the world than sticker by sticker.Story Locale: WorldSeries Overview: A series of sticker and activity books for ages 3 and up. These fun-filled books feature bright colors, fantastic pictures, lively text, and interactive c... + Read More
Travel to ancient Egypt to learn all about its amazing pyramids in this new National Geographic Kids Reader. The Level 1 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for beginning readers about these amazing wonders of the world and their importance today.
Kids will learn all about the exciting lives of wild cats – including tigers, leopards, lynx, cheetahs, mountain lions, and more – in this new National Geographic Kids Reader. The level 1 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for beginning readers.
Discover the world of one of America's most celebrated abolitionists, writers, and orators in this inspirational biography of Frederick Douglass. Kids will learn about his life, achievements, and the challenges he faced along the way. The Level 2 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers.
Readers will be inspired by the amazing story of Helen Keller in this informative biography. They will learn all about her life, her achievements, and the challenges she faced along the way. The Level 2 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers.
Learn all about the world's most amazing skyscrapers – from the first, to the tallest, to how they're built, and everything in between – in this new National Geographic Kids Reader. The Level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for fluent readers.
The most celebrated holiday in the Jewish year, Passover commemorates the Exodus of Hebrew slaves from Egypt to freedom over 3,500 years ago. This colorful book explores the many forms that this weeklong celebration takes worldwide. Deborah Heiligman's rich text details the long lavish meals called seders, at which Exodus is recalled in ritual, prayer, song, and story. The historical significance of the food at these Passover feasts is also explained, and delicious recipes encourage readers to experience the full flavors of this internati... + 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
Brace yourself for some serious (seriously fun) ickiness! This delightfully disgusting book is a tribute to all kinds of everyday nastiness! Discover yucky jokes, laugh-out-loud lists, kooky knock-knocks, funny puns, strange tongue twisters, and more to share with friends and family. Funny profiles of super-gross animals and weird-but-true science show that grossness is also downright fascinating.
Based on the hit feature in National Geographic Kids magazine, Amazing Animals, we bring you three heartwarming tales of animals with incredible talents, including the stories of Norman the bike-riding dog and Eddie the otter who shoots hoops! Written in fun and lively prose that empowers readers to devour the book page-by-page, these action-packed stories will leave readers thirsty for more.
For Zeb Hogan, bigger is better – especially when it comes to fish. From sawfish to alligator gars to giant stingrays, Zeb's on a mission to save the world's freshwater giants. In this cool Chapter book, you'll join Zeb on amazing – and TRUE – adventures with supersize swimmers.
Series: Solve This!Wild and Wacky Challenges for the Genius Engineer in YouPaperbackJoan Marie Galat9781426327322$22.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Mar 13, 2018
From the first wheel to the International Space Station, the miracles of engineering are all around us. Think cars, bridges, skyscrapers, and yes – even bubble wrap! Engineers dream up new ideas and bring them to life while figuring out creative solutions to problems they encounter along the way. But how do they do it? Find out in Solve This! In this fun book, kids are confronted with wacky scenarios like this one: You’re playing with your little sister when a vulture swoops down and grabs her favorite teddy bear. Mid-flight, the vulture real... + Read More
Series: Abe vs. JeffThe Civil War as Seen From Both SidesHardcoverRosalyn Schanzer9781426326615$23.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Apr 04, 2017
The Civil War is skillfully deconstructed in this wonderfully visual book by award-winning author/illustrator Rosalyn Schanzer. Abe vs. Jeff is an epic face-off between Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis that examines the roots of the conflict that nearly tore our young nation apart. Abraham Lincoln, the president who steered the country through a military, moral, and constitutional crisis, sits opposite Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, champion of the slaveholding status quo and the traditional values of southern farming soci... + Read More
Series: Animal ArkCelebrating our Wild World in Poetry and PicturesHardcoverKwame Alexander9781426327674$21.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Feb 14, 2017
A howling wolf, a stalking tiger, a playful panda, a dancing bird – pairing the stunning photography of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore with the delicate poetry of Newbery award-winning author Kwame Alexander, this lush picture book celebrates the beauty, diversity, and fragility of the animal world. Featuring more than 40 unique animal portraits, the pages invite kids to explore each creature's markings, textures, and attributes in stunning detail, while calling on all of us to help protect each and every one. Three picture-pack... + Read More
Series: Benjamin Franklin's Wise WordsHow to Work Smart, Play Well, and Make Real FriendsHardcoverBenjamin Franklin9781426326998$22.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Jan 24, 2017
Discover history through the eyes of one of the smartest, funniest, and coolest figures from America's past. This book presents 50 of Benjamin Franklin's famous "wise words" from Poor Richard's Almanack, his personal letters, and other writings, with sage advice on everything from good citizenship and manners to friendship and being happy. Sayings are paired with hilarious illustrations and witty translations for modern audiences. It's a great go-to for inspirational and innovative ways to practice mindfulness, industriousness, and self-improvement.
Series: Shackles From the DeepTracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich LegacyHardcoverMichael Cottman9781426326639$23.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 10Jan 03, 2017
A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle of an amazing journey that stretches across three continents, from foundries and tombs in England, to slave ports on the shores of West Africa, to present-day Caribbean plantations. This is more than just the story of one ship – it's the untold story of millions of people taken as captives to the New World. Told from the author's perspecti... + Read More
Who says adults can't have fun? This book explores 100 of the coolest, wackiest, and most amazing jobs and careers out there, from astronaut to zookeeper, ice cream taster to game maker. Jam-packed with inspiration, hands-on projects, advice from National Geographic explorers, interviews with experts, weird-but-true facts, and more, this new book in the popular "100 Things" series is a great way to get kids thinking creatively about career paths and excited about their futures!
Series: 125 Pet RescuesFrom Pound to Palace: Homeless Pets Made HappyPaperbackNational Geographic Kids9781426327360$16.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Apr 25, 2017
This is a collection of hilarious and heartwarming stories of dogs, cats, and all types of pets given a second chance, and the human animal lovers who rescued them. From the dog who saved her owner from a fire, to the cat that plays the piano, to the cow that thinks it’s a dog, discover incredible stories of animals in need who went on to become beloved pets. These uplifting tales are paired with amazing photos and loads of animal facts. Kids learn all about how to be kind to our animals friends and the importance of being a responsible p... + Read More
Series: Awesome 8 ExtremePaperbackNational Geographic Kids9781426327384$16.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Apr 18, 2017
Want to know the who/what/where of the coolest things on the planet? Check out the Top 8 lists in the latest Awesome 8! This lively book features 50 different topics with dazzling photo, such as the 8 most awesome Monster Fish, Dressed Up Dogs, Supersize Sculptures, Rad Replicas, Coolest Pools, Serious Stadium Snacks, Thrilling Theaters, Dazzling but Deadly, Hair Through History, Volcanoes We Lava, and so much more. It’s so graphically stupendous, you truly have to see it to believe it!Series Overview: Awesome 8 is the second title in the serie... + Read More
Series: Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: InsectsFind Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Insect Inspector!PaperbackLibby Romero9781426327407$16.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Apr 25, 2017
This fun, photo-filled, and fact-packed guide to insects will make kids stop and look for all kinds of these crawling and flying creatures right in their own backyards. From bees to beetles, walking sticks to inchworms, 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 backyard biology, field trip forrays, or camping campaigns. Durable and portable, it’s just right for your pocket or bac... + Read More
Series: This Book Stinks!Gross Garbage, Rotten Rubbish, and the Science of TrashPaperbackSarah Wassner Flynn9781426327308$19.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Mar 28, 2017
Get up close and personal with a wonderful world of waste. From composting and recycling, to landfills and dumps, to how creative people are finding new ways to reuse rubbish. It’s fun to talk trash when it’s jam-packed with infographics, thematic spreads, wow-worthy photos, sidebars, serious stats, and fabulous facts. Also included are quizzes and activities to inspire kids to take action, be proactive, and rethink the things we throw away.
Series: Ultimate Explorer GuideExplore, Discover, and Create Your Own Adventures With Real National Geographic Explorers as Your Guides!PaperbackNancy Honovich9781426327094$19.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Mar 14, 2017
National Geographic has inspired generations of explorers. Now it's your turn! Learn what it takes to be a real-life explorer in this fun and action-packed guide to discovering the world around us. Unearth ancient mummies and lost treasures, encounter wild animals and learn how to protect their habitats, and shoot for the stars with the latest technologies in space travel. Amazing stories, fantastic photos, and hands-on-activities inspire curious kids to start discovering on land, air, and sea. Profiles feature National Geographic explorers of ... + Read More
Series: Weird But True Human Body300 Outrageous Facts about Your Awesome AnatomyPaperbackNational Geographic Kids9781426327261$10.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Mar 28, 2017
Get ready to have your mind blown with some hair-raising, eye-popping facts! This latest addition to the crazy popular Weird but True series is all about YOU! It’s an exciting internal journey through your own wacky, weird, sometimes gross, but always fascinating human body. Did you know that your stomach is shaped like the letter J? Or that if you lined up all your blood vessels they’d circle the Earth twice? Or that your body gives off a light you can’t see? From your head to your toes, you’ll be surprised and amazed by what you discover.Seri... + Read More
Series: Cat TalesTrue Stories of Kindness and Companionship With KittiesHardcoverAline Alexander Newman9781426327346$16.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Apr 11, 2017
We humans love our cats and these surprising true stories will prove our cats love us back! This collection of tales of playfulness, friendship, heroism, and inspiration is sure to touch the soul, tickle the funny bone, and inspire animal lovers everywhere to be the best kitty caretakers and companions they can be. There’s Bambi, whose owners taught her to respond to commands in American Sign Language; Millie, who loves exploring the outdoors and goes rock climbing with her owner; Leo, a rescued lion who changed the life of one South African fa... + Read More
Series: Motor GirlsHow Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly Into the Twentieth CenturyHardcoverSue Macy9781426326974$24.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 10Feb 07, 2017
Come along for a joy ride in this enthralling tribute to the daring women – Motor Girls, as they were called at the turn of the century – who got behind the wheel of the first cars and paved the way for change. The automobile has always symbolized freedom, and in this book we meet the first generation of female motorists who drove cars for fun, profit, and to make a statement about the evolving role of women. From the advent of the auto in the 1890s to the 1920s when the breaking down of barriers for women was in full swing, readers will be del... + Read More
Series: Our Country's PresidentsA Complete Encyclopedia of the U.S. PresidencyHardcoverAnn Bausum9781426326851$32.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 10Jan 10, 2017
National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2016 president-elect is also included. Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to writing a presidential letter. Full-page portraits, fam... + Read More
Series: Wheels of ChangeHow Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)PaperbackSue Macy9781426328558$12.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 10Feb 07, 2017
Take a lively look at women's history from aboard a bicycle, which granted females the freedom of mobility and helped empower women's liberation. Through vintage photographs, advertisements, cartoons, and songs, Wheels of Change transports young readers to bygone eras to see how women used the bicycle to improve their lives. Witty in tone and scrapbook-like in presentation, the book deftly covers early (and comical) objections, influence on fashion, and impact on social change inspired by the bicycle, which, according to Susan B. Anthony, "has ... + Read More
Series: The March Against FearThe Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black PowerHardcoverAnn Bausum9781426326653$24.99YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Age (years) from 12Jan 03, 2017
James Meredith's 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man's peaceful protest for voter registration and became one of the South's most important demonstrations of the civil rights movement. It brought together leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Stokely Carmichael, who formed an unlikely alliance that resulted in the Black Power movement, which ushered in a new era in the fight for equality. The retelling of Meredith's story opens on the day of his assassination attempt and goes back in time to recount the moments leading up to that eve... + Read More
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