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Oh, the Places I've Been! Journal

(Available March 24, 2015)
Oh, the Places I've Been! Journal
Written by Dr. Seuss
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780553521894
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Oh, the Places I've Been! Journal

Written by Dr. Seuss


Format: Non-traditional book, 160 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $12.99

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Always Inventing

(Available March 10, 2015)
Always Inventing
Written by Tom L. Matthews
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426322174
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Always Inventing
A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell
Written by Tom L. Matthews


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $7.99

Now in paperback—National Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. This fascinating profile, named a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, uses direct quotes to give readers a vivid insight into the life of a prolific inventor, driven to succeed.

With a foreword by Gilbert... Read more >
Always Inventing

(Available March 10, 2015)
Always Inventing
Written by Tom L. Matthews
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426322310
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Always Inventing
A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell
Written by Tom L. Matthews


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.99

Now in paperback—National Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. This fascinating profile, named a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, uses direct quotes to give readers a vivid insight into the life of a prolific inventor, driven to succeed.

With a foreword by Gilbert... Read more >
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Bull's Eye

(Available March 10, 2015)
Bull's Eye
Written by Sue Macy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426322181
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Bull's Eye
A Photobiography of Annie Oakley
Written by Sue Macy


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $7.99

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Bull's Eye

(Available March 10, 2015)
Bull's Eye
Written by Sue Macy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426322327
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Bull's Eye
A Photobiography of Annie Oakley
Written by Sue Macy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.99

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Genius

(Available March 10, 2015)
Genius
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426322198
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Genius
A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $7.99

On the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the special theory of relativity, this National Geographic photobiography chronicles the life of one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. Through compelling text and stirring archival photographs, the author recounts Einstein's life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial... Read more >
Genius

(Available March 10, 2015)
Genius
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426322358
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Genius
A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.99

On the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the special theory of relativity, this National Geographic photobiography chronicles the life of one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. Through compelling text and stirring archival photographs, the author recounts Einstein's life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial... Read more >
Inventing the Future

(Available March 10, 2015)
Inventing the Future
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426322204
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Inventing the Future
A Photobiography of Thomas Alva Edison
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $7.99

This paperback addition to our Photobiography series, Inventing the Future,documents the life of Thomas Edison. This prolific American is recognized as one of history's greatest inventors. His 1,093 patented inventions include the light bulb, the phonograph, and the microphone.

Young readers learn why Edison believed that "genius is one per cent... Read more >
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Inventing the Future

(Available March 10, 2015)
Inventing the Future
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426322334
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Inventing the Future
A Photobiography of Thomas Alva Edison
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.99

This paperback addition to our Photobiography series, Inventing the Future,documents the life of Thomas Edison. This prolific American is recognized as one of history's greatest inventors. His 1,093 patented inventions include the light bulb, the phonograph, and the microphone.

Young readers learn why Edison believed that "genius is one per cent... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback and a trade paperback.
John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall

(Available March 10, 2015)
John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall
Written by Julie Danneberg, Illustrated by Jamie Hogan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580895866
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John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall

Written by Julie Danneberg
Illustrated by Jamie Hogan


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.95

The now iconic figure John Muir, while living at the base of Yosemite Falls in California, ventures up the trail from his cabin one night and has a harrowing waterfall adventure. Back matter roots the story in Muir’s life’s work as a conservationist and naturalist. Read more >
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who

(Available March 10, 2015)
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who
Written by Jill Esbaum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426319174
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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who

Written by Jill Esbaum


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $14.99

Introduce young readers to some of the world's most interesting and important people in this bold and lively first biography book. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring profiles of each person, along with fascinating facts about about their accomplishments and contributions. This book inspires kids about... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who

(Available March 10, 2015)
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who
Written by Jill Esbaum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426319181
Our Price: $23.90
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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who

Written by Jill Esbaum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $23.90

Introduce young readers to some of the world's most interesting and important people in this bold and lively first biography book. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring profiles of each person, along with fascinating facts about about their accomplishments and contributions. This book inspires kids about... Read more >
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Brown Girl Dreaming
Brown Girl Dreaming
Written by Jacqueline Woodson, Read by Jacqueline Woodson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781101926413
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Brown Girl Dreaming

Written by Jacqueline Woodson
Read by Jacqueline Woodson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $30.00

Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.
 
Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s... Read more >
Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson
Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson
Written by CAP Saucier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781633880146
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Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson
A Space Science Journey
Written by CAP Saucier


Format: Trade Paperback, 177 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $14.99

This introduction to space science for children uses the story of Neil deGrasse Tyson's life and career to frame the journey.

Catch the thrill of the cosmos and space science through the life of Neil deGrasse Tyson—the popular astrophysicist, science communicator, and host of FOX-TV’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. In language neither too... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson
A Space Science Journey
Written by CAP Saucier


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $9.99

This introduction to space science for children uses the story of Neil deGrasse Tyson's life and career to frame the journey.

Catch the thrill of the cosmos and space science through the life of Neil deGrasse Tyson—the popular astrophysicist, science communicator, and host of FOX-TV’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. In language neither too... Read more >
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My Wilderness
My Wilderness
Written by Claudia McGehee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570619502
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My Wilderness
An Alaskan Adventure
Written by Claudia McGehee


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $16.99

McGehee’s lyrical nonfiction story recounts the 1918–1919 winter spent on Alaska’s Fox Island from the point of view of nine-year-old Rocky, son of the painter Rockwell Kent. Vivid scratchboard-style
illustrations echo the rugged subject matter with enchantment as Rocky explores the wilderness and becomes accustomed to island life. Including a Common Core... Read more >
Bird & Diz
Bird & Diz
Written by Gary Golio, Illustrated by Ed Young
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763666606
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Bird & Diz

Written by Gary Golio
Illustrated by Ed Young


Format: Hardcover, 26 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2015
Price: $19.99

An award-winning author and a Caldecott Medalist improvise a playful tribute to the creators of bebop—Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.

When sax player Charlie "Bird" Parker and trumpeter John "Dizzy" Gillespie make music together, they toss notes back and forth like a game of tag and chase each other with sounds. As... Read more >
The Great Houdini
The Great Houdini
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Anne Reas
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553536713
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The Great Houdini
World Famous Magician & Escape Artist
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Anne Reas


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2015
Price: $3.99

Harry Houdini was a great escape artist, but perhaps his greatest trick was becoming the famous magician that we have come to know. As a child, Houdini worked hard--and even quit school--to help support his family. But his dream always was to become a great magician and performer. He practiced day... Read more >
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In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer
In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer
Written by Irene Gut Opdyke, Read by Hope Davis, As told to Jennifer Armstrong
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780147520449
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In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer

Written by Irene Gut Opdyke
Read by Hope Davis
As told to Jennifer Armstrong


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $23.00

IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.

“No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is so powerful.”—School Library... Read more >
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Growing Up Pedro
Growing Up Pedro
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763668242
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Growing Up Pedro
How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues
Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $16.99

The love between brothers is key to Matt Tavares’s tale of Dominican pitcher Pedro Martínez, from his days of throwing rocks at mangoes to his years as a major-league star.

Before Pedro Martínez pitched the Red Sox to a World Series championship, before he was named to the All-Star team eight times... Read more >
Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies
Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763676537
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Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $14.99

Matt Tavares hits one out of the park with this powerful tale of a kid from the segregated south who would become baseball’s home-run king.

Before he was Hammerin’ Hank, Henry Aaron was a young boy grow ing up in Mobile, Alabama, with what seemed like a foolhardy dream: to be a... Read more >
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Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies
Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763676544
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Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $4.99

Matt Tavares hits one out of the park with this powerful tale of a kid from the segregated south who would become baseball’s home-run king.

Before he was Hammerin’ Hank, Henry Aaron was a young boy grow ing up in Mobile, Alabama, with what seemed like a foolhardy dream: to be a... Read more >
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Music Was IT
Music Was IT
Written by Susan Goldman Rubin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893459
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Music Was IT
Young Leonard Bernstein
Written by Susan Goldman Rubin


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $12.95

Beginning with Lenny’s childhood in Boston and ending with his triumphant conducting debut at Carnegie Hall with the New York Philharmonic when he was just twenty-five, Music Was IT draws readers into the energetic, passionate, challenging, music-filled life of young Leonard Bernstein. Archival photographs, mostly from the Leonard Bernstein Collection at... Read more >
There Goes Ted Williams: Candlewick Biographies
There Goes Ted Williams: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763676551
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There Goes Ted Williams: Candlewick Biographies
The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived
Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $14.99

A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre — just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

Ted Williams lived a life of dedication and passion. He was an ordinary kid who wanted one thing: to hit a baseball better than anyone else. So he practiced his... Read more >
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There Goes Ted Williams: Candlewick Biographies
There Goes Ted Williams: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763676568
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There Goes Ted Williams: Candlewick Biographies
The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived
Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $4.99

A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre — just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

Ted Williams lived a life of dedication and passion. He was an ordinary kid who wanted one thing: to hit a baseball better than anyone else. So he practiced his... Read more >
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