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The Viking Codex: The Saga of Leif Eriksson
The Viking Codex: The Saga of Leif Eriksson
by Fiona Macdonald
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Sail the wild Atlantic in a longboat with Eric the Red and his son Leif Eriksson. They risked the stormy seas to reach strange new lands, becoming the first Europeans to set foot in North America. Explore their daily lives in this richly illustrated... (read more)

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Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece (Tools of Discovery)
Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece (Tools of Discovery)
by Kris Bordessa
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Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kids Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas created more than two thousand years ago. Through... (read more)

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Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself
Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself
by Lance Kramer
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Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with 25 hands-on projects for readers ages 9 and up. Great Ancient China Projects covers topics from porcelain pottery, paper, gunpowder... (read more)

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The Ancient Chinese (History Opens Windows)
The Ancient Chinese (History Opens Windows)
by Jane Shuter
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-- Paperback versions of some of our most requested primary-level nonfiction make small group work exciting.<BR>-- Big Books are perfect for story time, reading aloud, or shared reading, both in the classroom and in the library media center.<BR... (read more)

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The Story of the World: Activity Book One: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
The Story of the World: Activity Book One: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor
by Susan Wise Bauer
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Don't just read about history'"experience it! Color a picture of a Minoan bull-jumper, make a model of the Nile River, create Roman armor and Celtic jewelry and more. Designed to turn the accompanying book The Story of the World, Volume 1: Ancient... (read more)

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The Story of Clocks and Calendars
The Story of Clocks and Calendars
by Betsy Maestro
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Travel through time with the maestros as they explore the amazing history of timekeeping! Did you know that there is more than one calendar? While the most commonly used calendar was on the year 2000, the Jewish calendar said it was the year 5760, while... (read more)

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Magic Tree House Research Guides #14: Ancient Rome and Pompeii:
Magic Tree House Research Guides #14: Ancient Rome and Pompeii:
by Mary Pope Osborne
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Mesopotamia (Excavating the Past)
Mesopotamia (Excavating the Past)
by Jane Shuter
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Through archeological excavations and artifacts, readers get the real story of life in ancient civilizations including common experiences for children and adults, as well as comparisons between the lives of different societal classes. Each book explores... (read more)

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Troy: Last War of the Heroic Age (Myths and Legends)
Troy: Last War of the Heroic Age (Myths and Legends)
by Si Sheppard
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Si Sheppard graduated this year with a Ph.D. in political science from Johns Hopkins University. He currently teaches American Government at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York. The author lives in Mamaroneck, NY.... (read more)

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Life as a Gladiator: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose Books: An Interactive History Adventure)
Life as a Gladiator: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose Books: An Interactive History Adventure)
by Michael Burgan
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Gladiators, many of them slaves, entertained Roman audiences by fighting with tridents and swords in huge stadiums. Their fights often were to the death. Will you: Fight at the side of Spartacus during a violent gladiator rebellion? Leave your home and... (read more)

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Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors: An Activity Guide
Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors: An Activity Guide
by Marian Broida
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Want to speak Hittite? Hold out a glass and ask for “wa-tar.” This unique activity book for children ages nine and up shows what life was like among the Nubians, Mesopotamians, Hittites, and their neighbors the Egyptians from around 3100 B.C.,... (read more)

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How the Sphinx Got to the Museum
How the Sphinx Got to the Museum
by Jessie Hartland
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Acclaimed author and illustrator, Jessie Hartland, beautifully presents this informative and fascinating history of the Hatshepsut sphinx: from its carving in ancient Egypt to its arrival in the hallowed halls of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum... (read more)

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Pharaohs and Foot Soldiers: One Hundred Ancient Egyptian Jobs You Might Have Desired or Dreaded
Pharaohs and Foot Soldiers: One Hundred Ancient Egyptian Jobs You Might Have Desired or Dreaded
by Kristin Butcher
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Imagine being an interpreter of dreams in ancient Egypt. What was the daily grind like for the ancient Egyptians? Imagine it's your job to carve elaborate tombs out of rock formations (it will take years to do) or man an army outpost in the extreme heat... (read more)

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The Early Human World (World in Ancient Times)
The Early Human World (World in Ancient Times)
by Peter Robertshaw
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A six-million-year-old jaw bone in Ethiopia proves to be a piece of the earliest hominid discovered-so far. Big Mama, who used a tree branch to escape from a zoo in Holland, is found sipping chocolate milk at a local restaurant. Nandy, a 50,000-year-old... (read more)

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Pharaoh's Boat
Pharaoh's Boat
by David Weitzman
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With poetic language and striking illustrations, Weitzman tells the story of how one of the greatest boats of ancient Egypt came to be built—and built again. In the shadow of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the most skilled shipwrights in all of Egypt... (read more)

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Ancient Rome: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: Historical Eras)
Ancient Rome: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: Historical Eras)
by Rachael Hanel
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Since 753 BC, ancient Rome has been the center of the Roman Empire. The powerful civilization has made advances in engineering, art, and architecture. Its citizens, especially the wealthy ones, enjoy many freedoms. Will you: Choose between politics and... (read more)

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The Atlas of Ancient Worlds
The Atlas of Ancient Worlds
by Anne Millard
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An exciting pictorial atlas of past civilizations -- exploring the history of the ancient world from the Sumerians in 3500 BC to the Incas in AD 1500. Where did Alexander the Great fight the war elephants of King Poros? Who were the Assyrians and where... (read more)

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Mayans, Incas, and Aztecs (Primary Source Readers)
Mayans, Incas, and Aztecs (Primary Source Readers)
by Wendy Conklin
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The Mayas, Incas, and Aztecs were three groups of people found living in the ancient Americas. Though they were clearly alike, they were also unique. All three civilizations ended when Spanish explorers moved into the Americas.... (read more)

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Ancient Egypt with CDROM and Charts (DK Eyewitness Books)
Ancient Egypt with CDROM and Charts (DK Eyewitness Books)
by George Hart
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The most trusted name in children's nonfiction now provides a comprehensive look at such subjects as ancient history, animals, people, and the Earth, with a unique integration of words and pictures. Full color. Consumable.... (read more)

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Ancient Egypt: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose Books: An Interactive History Adventure)
Ancient Egypt: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose Books: An Interactive History Adventure)
by Heather Adamson
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"3 story paths, 43 choices, 22 endings"--Cover.... (read more)

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