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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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Navigators: Pirates (Navigators)
Navigators: Pirates (Navigators)
by Peter Chrisp
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Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular new series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and quotes. Panels throughout offer focused information on... (read more)

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The Third Chimpanzee for Young People: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
The Third Chimpanzee for Young People: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
by Jared Diamond
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At some point during the last 100,000 years, humans began exhibiting traits and behavior that distinguished us from other animals, eventually creating language, art, religion, bicycles, spacecraft, and nuclear weapons--all within a heartbeat of... (read more)

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Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa
Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa
by Jeanette Winter
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As a young girl growing up in Kenya, Wangari was surrounded by trees. But years later when she returns home, she is shocked to see whole forests being cut down, and she knows that soon all the trees will be destroyed. So Wangari decides to do something... (read more)

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All The Colors We Are/Todos los Colores de Nuestra Piel: The Story Of How We Get Our Skin Color/La Historia de Por Que Tenemos Diferentes Colores de P
All The Colors We Are/Todos los Colores de Nuestra Piel: The Story Of How We Get Our Skin Color/La Historia de Por Que Tenemos Diferentes Colores de P
by Katie Kissinger
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The essential resource for 20 years! Celebrate the essence of one way we are all special and different from one another—our skin color! This bilingual (English/Spanish) book offers children a simple, scientifically accurate explanation about how our... (read more)

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The Peace Book
The Peace Book
by Todd Parr
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"Originally published in hardcover September 2004 by Little, Brown and Company"--T.p. verso.... (read more)

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Warriors Don't Cry: The Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
Warriors Don't Cry: The Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
by Melba Patillo Beals
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Originally published more than a decade ago, this searing account of the 1957 integration of Central High School in Little Rock--an ALA Nonfiction Book of the Year--is written by one of the black teenagers chosen to become warriors on the front lines of... (read more)

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1001 Inventions & Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization (National Geographic Kids)
1001 Inventions & Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization (National Geographic Kids)
by National Geographic Society (u. S.)
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We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim... (read more)

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Horse Indian Wolf: The Hidden Pictures of Judy Larson
Horse Indian Wolf: The Hidden Pictures of Judy Larson
by Judy Larson
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Can you find the camouflaged images in artist Judy Larson’s paintings? Each painting has a hidden image, and the accompanying text will give you clues. Often the concealed image is of a companion—animal or Indian—and sometimes it is the spirit of... (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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Dear Miss Breed (06 Edition)
Dear Miss Breed (06 Edition)
by Oppenheim
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True stories of the Japanese-American incarceration during World War II are told. This book shares the correspondence between Clara Breed, a San Diego librarian, and dozens of Japanese-American children sent to internment camps after Pearl Harbor. Photos.... (read more)

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Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
by Ernest Drake
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I originally picked up this beautiful book, published by Candlewick Press, just to look at it, thinking I might buy one at a later time. But I soon realized that I needed to have a copy in my possession immediately! Laden with attractive illustrations... (read more)

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Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
by Kathleen Krull
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Cesar Chavez is known as one of America's greatest civil rights leaders. When he led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through California, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers. But Cesar wasn't always a leader. As... (read more)

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G is for Grand Canyon: An Arizona Alphabet (Sleeping Bear Press Alphabet Books)
G is for Grand Canyon: An Arizona Alphabet (Sleeping Bear Press Alphabet Books)
by Barbara Gowan
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Yes, the magnificent Grand Canyon sprawls across northwestern Arizona. Many of us have been there and many of us will visit it soon, but how much do we know about the rest of this southwestern state? Author Barbara Gowan and illustrator Katherine Larson... (read more)

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Popol Vuh: a Sacred Book of the Maya (09 Edition)
Popol Vuh: a Sacred Book of the Maya (09 Edition)
by Victor Montejo
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The Mayans have long fascinated modern readers with their complex written language, sophisticated mathematics, and advanced astronomy. In Guatemala in 1558, a young Mayan Kiche man transcribed what he called a sacred book that “we can no longer see.&... (read more)

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A Medieval Feast
A Medieval Feast
by Aliki
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Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
by Michelle Markel
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From acclaimed author Michelle Markel and Caldecott Honor artist Melissa Sweet comes this true story of Clara Lemlich, a young Ukrainian immigrant who led the largest strike of women workers in U.S. history. This picture book biography includes a... (read more)

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The Ancient Maya (True Books: Ancient Civilizations)
The Ancient Maya (True Books: Ancient Civilizations)
by Jackie Maloy
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- Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension - Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative - New center-spread sidebar feature presenting material in a fun, creative way - Excellent age-appropriate introduction to curriculum... (read more)

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Voices from the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories
Voices from the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories
by S Beth Atkin
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Now in paperback, this critically acclaimed book features photographs, poems, and interviews with nine children who reveal the hardships and hopes of today's Mexican-American migrant farm workers and their families.... (read more)

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Greek Mythology (Ken Jennings Junior Genius Guides)
Greek Mythology (Ken Jennings Junior Genius Guides)
by Ken Jennings
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Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from andlt;Iandgt;Jeopardy! andlt;/Iandgt;champ and andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestselling author Ken Jennings.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;With... (read more)

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