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Maps
Maps
by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
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I am obsessed with this book; I have spent hours poring over all of the maps. The authors include all sorts of information on various countries from around the world: historical events and people, landmarks, traditional food and dress, wildlife, and more... (read more)

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Children Just Like Me: In Association with United Nations Children's Fund
Children Just Like Me: In Association with United Nations Children's Fund
by Barnabas Kindersley and Anabel Kindersley
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A photographer and a teacher traveled the world meeting and talking to children for two years. Readers will enjoy learning about the dreams, beliefs, hopes, fears, and day-to-day lives of other children. Over 500 color photos.... (read more)

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Walk This World
Walk This World
by Lotta (ilt) Nieminen
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Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents New York: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (Lonely Planet Not for Parents New York)
Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents New York: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (Lonely Planet Not for Parents New York)
by Klay Lamprell
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Introducing Lonely Planet's brand new Not for Parents series! This is not a guidebook. And it's definitely 'not-for-parents'. It is the real inside story about one of the world's most famous cities -- New York. In this book you'll hear fascinating tales... (read more)

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A Thirst for Home: A Story of Water Across the World
A Thirst for Home: A Story of Water Across the World
by Christine Ieronimo
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Alemitu lives with her mother in a poor village in Ethiopia, where she must walk miles for water and hunger roars in her belly. Even though life is difficult, she dreams of someday knowing more about the world. When her mother has no choice but to leave... (read more)

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This Is Paris
This Is Paris
by Miroslav Sasek
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All the latest titles from M. Sasek's beloved and nostalgic children's travel series, now in one convenient ISBN. These facsimile editions of M. Sasek's beloved classic books from the 1960s are still timely and current in every way.  The brilliant... (read more)

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Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead
by Tony Johnston
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Above a small town in Mexico, the sun rises like a great marigold, and one family begins preparations for an annual celebration, El día de los muertos, the Day of the Dead. Soon they will go out into the night, join their neighbors, and walk to... (read more)

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Everybody Cooks Rice (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
Everybody Cooks Rice (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
by Norah Dooley
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On her way to find her little brother for dinner, Carrie samples each family's dinner in her neighborhood. By the time she tracks down her brother, Carrie has discovered a world of rice dishes in her own backyard.... (read more)

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Festivals Together: A Guide to Multi-Cultural Celebration
Festivals Together: A Guide to Multi-Cultural Celebration
by Sue Fitzjohn
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Festivals Together seeks to enrich and widen our celebration experience and to reflect the "global village" nature of modern society. It is a resource guide for observing special days according to traditions based on many cultures, including Buddhist... (read more)

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Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents London: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (Lonely Planet Not for Parents London)
Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents London: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (Lonely Planet Not for Parents London)
by Klay Lamprell
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Introducing Lonely Planet's brand new Not for Parents series! This is not a guidebook. And it is definitely 'not-for-parents'. It is the real, inside story about one of the world's most famous cities -- London. In this book you'll hear fascinating tales... (read more)

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My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me
My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me
by Maya Angelou
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An acclaimed picture book from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominee Maya Angelou is now back in print in a gorgeous paperback edition. America's favorite poet joins a well-known photojournalist to tell the story of an eight-year-old Ndebele... (read more)

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Discoveries: North Pole, South Pole (Discoveries)
Discoveries: North Pole, South Pole (Discoveries)
by Bertrand Imbert
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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This Is Ireland
This Is Ireland
by M Sasek
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Originally published in the 1960s, this title in Sasek's beloved travel series for children is reproduced in this facsimile edition, which offers a colorful, spirited, and unique tour of Ireland via the deft paintbrush strokes and witty voice of a master... (read more)

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National Geographic Angry Birds Seasons: A Festive Flight Into the World's Happiest Holidays and Celebrations
National Geographic Angry Birds Seasons: A Festive Flight Into the World's Happiest Holidays and Celebrations
by Amy Briggs
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The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark
The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark
by Carmen Agra Deedy
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Deedy retells the story of King Christian X and the Danish resistance to the Nazis during World War II. Full-color illustrations.... (read more)

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This Is London
This Is London
by Miroslav Sasek
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With the same wit and perception that distinguished his charming books on Paris, New York, and San Francisco, M Sasek presents stylish, elegant London in This is London, first published in 1959 and now updated for the 21st century.  Here this... (read more)

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My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World
My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World
by Margriet Ruurs
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Do you get books from a public library in your town or even in your school library? In many remote areas of the world, there are no library buildings. In many countries, books are delivered in unusual way: by bus, boat, elephant, donkey, train, even... (read more)

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Chocolate: Riches from the Rainforest
Chocolate: Riches from the Rainforest
by Robert Burleigh
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Accompanies a four-year touring exhibition.<P>Discover the story of chocolate from rainforest to candy store.... (read more)

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Hands of the Maya
Hands of the Maya
by Rachel Crandell
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Witness loving, working hands in action in this vivid portrait of life in a Maya village. "Grandmother Apolonia has gone to market for the day to weave and sell her baskets." Experience a day in the life of a Maya village. The wisdom of the phrase "Many... (read more)

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Vacation
Vacation
by Pierre Yves Njeng
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School is out. Now it's time for Nweb's vacation. He should be excited, but instead he's worried. This year Nweb's family has decided to leave the city and vacation in the village of his grandparents. Nweb has never been to the village. He doesn't know... (read more)

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