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Hidden New Jersey
Hidden New Jersey
Written by Linda J. Barth, Illustrated by Hazel Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781934133231
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Hidden New Jersey

Written by Linda J. Barth
Illustrated by Hazel Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $17.95

Explore the great state of New Jersey, from the capital of Trenton to the Crossroads, from the Pine Barrens to the Watchungs, from the Lower Delaware to the popular shore. New Jersey has it all—history, culture, nature, industry, and fun! Children and their families will love learning about the amazing past... Read more >
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Hidden New Jersey
Hidden New Jersey
Written by Linda J. Barth, Illustrated by Hazel Mitchell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781934133408
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Hidden New Jersey

Written by Linda J. Barth
Illustrated by Hazel Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $8.95

Explore the great state of New Jersey, from the capital of Trenton to the Crossroads, from the Pine Barrens to the Watchungs, from the Lower Delaware to the popular shore. New Jersey has it all—history, culture, nature, industry, and fun! Children and their families will love learning about the amazing past... Read more >
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The Witchcraft of Salem Village
The Witchcraft of Salem Village
Written by Shirley Jackson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307779885
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The Witchcraft of Salem Village

Written by Shirley Jackson


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $5.99

Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba.  When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused... Read more >
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Calico Dorsey
Calico Dorsey
Written by Susan Lendroth, Illustrated by Adam Gustavson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582463186
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Calico Dorsey

Written by Susan Lendroth
Illustrated by Adam Gustavson


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $16.99

Neither rain, nor snow, nor gloom of night kept this poch from his appointed rounds!

Back in the 1880s, when the Old West boomed with the rush for gold and silver, the miners of Calico, California, needed a mail carrier they could count on.  And they found him in a Border...

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Our Texas
Our Texas
Written by Jackie Mims Hopkins, Illustrated by Craig J. Spearing
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570917264
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Our Texas

Written by Jackie Mims Hopkins
Illustrated by Craig J. Spearing


Format: Trade Paperback, 44 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $8.95

Take a tour of the Lone Star State.

From King Ranch to the Alamo on through the capital city of Austin, explore historical sites, learn about the people who helped Texas develop, and discover the natural beauty of this dynamic state.

Revised and re-illustrated, OUR TEXAS (originally TUMBLEWEED TOM ON THE TEXAS TRAIL)... Read more >
Mule Train Mail
Mule Train Mail
Written by Craig Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580891882
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Mule Train Mail

Written by Craig Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 36 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $7.95

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."

While working on this book, Craig Brown traveled to the Grand Canyon to observe the only mule train delivery route in the United States. MULE TRAIN MAIL introduces readers to Anthony... Read more >
Secret Subway
Secret Subway
Written by Martin W. Sandler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304620
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Secret Subway
The Fascinating Tale of an Amazing Feat of Engineering
Written by Martin W. Sandler


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $17.95

This is the incredible story of the visionary engineer who built New York City’s first subway. The Secret Subway is the gripping tale of a man whose vision was years ahead of his time; a man whose dream was crushed by the greed and political jockeying for power that characterized the... Read more >
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Secret Subway
Secret Subway
Written by Martin W. Sandler
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304637
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Secret Subway
The Fascinating Tale of an Amazing Feat of Engineering
Written by Martin W. Sandler


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 96 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $26.90

This is the incredible story of the visionary engineer who built New York City’s first subway. The Secret Subway is the gripping tale of a man whose vision was years ahead of his time; a man whose dream was crushed by the greed and political jockeying for power that characterized the... Read more >
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Nuestra California
Nuestra California
Written by Pam Munoz Ryan, Illustrated by Rafael Lopez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892261
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Nuestra California

Written by Pam Munoz Ryan
Illustrated by Rafael Lopez


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $17.95

Spanish language edition. Re-illustrated and re-designed, OUR CALIFORNIA (previously CALIFORNIA, HERE WE COME!) is a lively tour of award-winning author Pam Muñoz Ryan's home state. Spirited poems celebrate California's major cities and regions. Backmatter includes state symbols and additional information about each place.

Bold paintings by illustrator Rafael López capture the spirit... Read more >
Our California
Our California
Written by Pam Munoz Ryan, Illustrated by Rafael Lopez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580891165
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Our California

Written by Pam Munoz Ryan
Illustrated by Rafael Lopez


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $18.95

Re-illustrated and re-designed, OUR CALIFORNIA (previously CALIFORNIA, HERE WE COME!) is a lively tour of award-winning author Pam Muñoz Ryan's home state. Spirited poems celebrate California's major cities and regions. Backmatter includes state symbols and additional information about each place.

Bold paintings by illustrator Rafael López capture the spirit of the land... Read more >
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Our California
Our California
Written by Pam Munoz Ryan, Illustrated by Rafael Lopez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580891172
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Our California

Written by Pam Munoz Ryan
Illustrated by Rafael Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $9.95

Re-illustrated and re-designed, OUR CALIFORNIA (previously CALIFORNIA, HERE WE COME!) is a lively tour of award-winning author Pam Muñoz Ryan's home state. Spirited poems celebrate California's major cities and regions. Backmatter includes state symbols and additional information about each place.

Bold paintings by illustrator Rafael López capture the spirit of the land... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Voices from Colonial America: Maryland 1634-1776
Voices from Colonial America: Maryland 1634-1776
Written by Robin Doak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301438
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Voices from Colonial America: Maryland 1634-1776

Written by Robin Doak


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2007
Price: $21.95

First-person accounts, archival illustrations, and historic maps reveal Maryland's rich history. Discover how the colony was founded by Catholics yet largely settled by Protestants; how it was uniquely ruled by a single proprietor; why a ton of tea was burned in Annapolis; how tobacco and wheat were often used as money... Read more >
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Voices from Colonial America: Maryland 1634-1776
Voices from Colonial America: Maryland 1634-1776
Written by Robin Doak
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301445
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Voices from Colonial America: Maryland 1634-1776

Written by Robin Doak


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2007
Price: $32.90

First-person accounts, archival illustrations, and historic maps reveal Maryland's rich history. Discover how the colony was founded by Catholics yet largely settled by Protestants; how it was uniquely ruled by a single proprietor; why a ton of tea was burned in Annapolis; how tobacco and wheat were often used as money... Read more >
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Voices from Colonial America: New France 1534-1763
Voices from Colonial America: New France 1534-1763
Written by Richard Worth
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301476
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Voices from Colonial America: New France 1534-1763

Written by Richard Worth


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2007
Price: $21.95

Readers will meet Samuel de Champlain, the "Father of New France," and travel the waterways with the coureurs de bois, French traders who lived like Indians. Then watch as attempts to grow the colony fail and wars with the British and Iroquois bring about the fall of New France.

National Geographic supports... Read more >
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Voices from Colonial America: New France 1534-1763
Voices from Colonial America: New France 1534-1763
Written by Richard Worth
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301483
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Voices from Colonial America: New France 1534-1763

Written by Richard Worth


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2007
Price: $32.90

Readers will meet Samuel de Champlain, the "Father of New France," and travel the waterways with the coureurs de bois, French traders who lived like Indians. Then watch as attempts to grow the colony fail and wars with the British and Iroquois bring about the fall of New France.

National Geographic supports... Read more >
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New York The Empire State
New York The Empire State
Written by Margery Facklam and Peggy Thomas, Illustrated by Jon Messer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570916618
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New York The Empire State

Written by Margery Facklam and Peggy Thomas
Illustrated by Jon Messer


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $7.95

Mother and daughter co-authors, Margery Facklam and Peggy Thomas, explore their home state region by region, offering historical accounts, natural history facts, and sightseeing suggestions. Detailed illustrations capture the diversity and beauty of this grand state. Read more >
Voices from Colonial America: New Hampshire 1603-1776
Voices from Colonial America: New Hampshire 1603-1776
Written by Scott Auden
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300349
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Voices from Colonial America: New Hampshire 1603-1776

Written by Scott Auden


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $21.95

You might know that New Hampshire's proud motto is "Live Free or Die." But did you know that it was a quest for sassafras and a shortcut to Asia that brought the first Europeans to this part of America in 1603? Or that John Smith of the Virginia Colony officially claimed... Read more >
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Voices from Colonial America: New Hampshire 1603-1776
Voices from Colonial America: New Hampshire 1603-1776
Written by Scott Auden
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300356
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Voices from Colonial America: New Hampshire 1603-1776

Written by Scott Auden


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $32.90

You might know that New Hampshire's proud motto is "Live Free or Die." But did you know that it was a quest for sassafras and a shortcut to Asia that brought the first Europeans to this part of America in 1603? Or that John Smith of the Virginia Colony officially claimed... Read more >
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Voices from Colonial America: North Carolina 1524-1776
Voices from Colonial America: North Carolina 1524-1776
Written by Matthew C Cannavale
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300325
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Voices from Colonial America: North Carolina 1524-1776

Written by Matthew C Cannavale


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $21.95

A Spanish conquistador hunts for gold. Colonists vanish from the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Pirates lurk among the many islands and inlets along the coast. Colonists and Native Americans battle fiercely in the Tuscarora War. The early history of North Carolina reads like the ultimate adventure novel, and the story accelerates... Read more >
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Voices from Colonial America: North Carolina 1524-1776
Voices from Colonial America: North Carolina 1524-1776
Written by Matthew C Cannavale
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300332
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Voices from Colonial America: North Carolina 1524-1776

Written by Matthew C Cannavale


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $32.90

A Spanish conquistador hunts for gold. Colonists vanish from the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Pirates lurk among the many islands and inlets along the coast. Colonists and Native Americans battle fiercely in the Tuscarora War. The early history of North Carolina reads like the ultimate adventure novel, and the story accelerates... Read more >
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1607
1607
Written by Karen Lange
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300127
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1607
A New Look at Jamestown
Written by Karen Lange


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $17.95

1607: A New Look at Jamestown is the last word on America's first colony. With expert appraisal of new archaeological evidence, this National Geographic title stands alone for timely authority and visual appeal.

Karen Lange's gripping narrative incorporates analysis of the latest discoveries from the Jamestown site. The text has... Read more >
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1607
1607
Written by Karen Lange
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300134
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1607
A New Look at Jamestown
Written by Karen Lange


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $27.90

1607: A New Look at Jamestown is the last word on America's first colony. With expert appraisal of new archaeological evidence, this National Geographic title stands alone for timely authority and visual appeal.

Karen Lange's gripping narrative incorporates analysis of the latest discoveries from the Jamestown site. The text has been researched... Read more >
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Alaska
Alaska
Written by Shelley Gill, Photographed by Patrick J. Endres
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780881062939
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Alaska

Written by Shelley Gill
Photographed by Patrick J. Endres


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $7.95

Blending poetry and humor, Alaskan author and adventurer Shelley Gill explores the 49th state's history, culture, wildlife, and geography. Explosive volcanoes, extreme climates, massive mountains, shimmering Northern Lights, and dog-mushing races are just some of the sights captured in crisp photographs. Read more >
Hidden Michigan
Hidden Michigan
Written by Anne Margaret Lewis and Janis Campbell, Illustrated by Wendy Popko
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781934133019
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Hidden Michigan

Written by Anne Margaret Lewis and Janis Campbell
Illustrated by Wendy Popko


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2006
Price: $12.95

You’ve never discovered Michigan quite like this! Explore Michigan page by page in this incredibly creative hide and seek book. HIDDEN MICHIGAN covers every part of the great state of Michigan and has hidden objects throughout it. This is without a doubt the most creative, artistic and fun children's book ever... Read more >
Hawai'i
Hawai'i
Written by Shelley Gill, Illustrated by Scott Goto
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780881062960
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Hawai'i

Written by Shelley Gill
Illustrated by Scott Goto


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2006
Price: $16.95

Join Patrick and his father as they tour the Aloha State. They kayak around the Big Island, drive to Haleakala Crater, visit the paniolos on Parker Ranch, and so much more. Learn historical, natural science, and cultural information as well as some Hawaiian words and fun facts. Read more >
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