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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Sonia Nazario
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385743280
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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother
Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $9.99

Adapted for young people, this edition of Enrique’s Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name. It is the true story of Enrique, a teenager from Honduras, who sets out on a journey, braving hardship and peril, to find his mother, who had...

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Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Rio de Janeiro: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Rio de Janeiro: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Trisha Krauss
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763670290
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Rio de Janeiro: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Trisha Krauss


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $8.99

A foldout 3D keepsake, tucked inside a stylish slipcase, invites armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite city from afar.

Celebrate Brazil’s Marvelous City with this foldout tour of Rio de Janeiro. Explore the massive statue of Christ the Redeemer, scenic Sugarloaf Mountain, and the historic Municipal Theater... Read more >
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Sonia Nazario
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385743273
Our Price: $16.99
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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother
Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $16.99

 
“A heartwrenching account. Provides a human face, both beautiful and scarred, for the undocumented. A must read."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred

Adapted for young people, this edition of Enrique’s Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name. It is the true story of Enrique, a teenager...

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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Sonia Nazario
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307983152
Our Price: $9.99
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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother
Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $9.99

 
“A heartwrenching account. Provides a human face, both beautiful and scarred, for the undocumented. A must read."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred

Adapted for young people, this edition of Enrique’s Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name. It is the true story of Enrique, a teenager...

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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Sonia Nazario
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375991042
Our Price: $19.99
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Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation)
The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother
Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 288 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $19.99

 
“A heartwrenching account. Provides a human face, both beautiful and scarred, for the undocumented. A must read."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred

Adapted for young people, this edition of Enrique’s Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name. It is the true story of Enrique, a teenager...

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Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Silk and Venom
Silk and Venom
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Photographed by Christopher G. Knight
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763642228
Our Price: $16.99
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Silk and Venom
Searching for a Dangerous Spider
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Photographed by Christopher G. Knight


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $16.99

Join a researcher on a passionate hunt for poisonous spiders, captured in the engaging prose and stunning photos of a masterful team.

Love them, hate them — spiders are feared and misunderstood by many, but certainly not by biology professor and arachnologist Greta Binford. Eager and willing to share her knowledge, she... Read more >
Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
Written by Jeanette Larson, Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893336
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Hummingbirds

Written by Jeanette Larson
Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $8.95

Hummingbirds are fascinating little creatures that have captured the imagination of people for thousands of years. Since they are only found in the Americas, the myths and legends about this tiny bird originated from the peoples of North and South America. These native cultures wrote stories to offer explanations for the... Read more >
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Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
Written by Jeanette Larson, Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893329
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Hummingbirds

Written by Jeanette Larson
Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

Hummingbirds are fascinating little creatures that have captured the imagination of people for thousands of years. Since they are only found in the Americas, the myths and legends about this tiny bird originated from the peoples of North and South America. These native cultures wrote stories to offer explanations for the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
My Havana
My Havana
Written by Rosemary Wells and Secundino Fernandez, Illustrated by Peter Ferguson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763643058
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My Havana
Memories of a Cuban Boyhood
Written by Rosemary Wells and Secundino Fernandez
Illustrated by Peter Ferguson


Format: Hardcover, 72 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $17.99

A young Cuban immigrant eases his homesickness by re-creating the city of Havana in a poignant tale that will resonate with readers today.

"You’re always drawing in that notebook of yours," Dino’s friend teases. To the small boy, 1950s Havana is alive with color, music, and glamour, and he itches to capture... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Guatemala
National Geographic Countries of the World: Guatemala
Written by Anita Croy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304712
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Guatemala

Written by Anita Croy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $27.90

"Learn about Guatemala’s brutal history of dictatorship and guerilla warfare. Discover the proud Mayan heritage of this beautiful land. Dare to peer into some of the highest and most active volcanoes in Latin America. Explore a land of impenetrable jungles, colorful coral reefs, and spectacular flora and fauna."=

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National Geographic Countries of the World: Peru
National Geographic Countries of the World: Peru
Written by Anita Croy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426305702
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Peru

Written by Anita Croy


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $12.95

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Also available as a hardcover library binding.
History News: The Aztec News
History News: The Aztec News
Written by Philip Steele, Illustrated by Various
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763642006
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History News: The Aztec News

Written by Philip Steele
Illustrated by Various


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $7.99

"These entertaining, deftly organized books will make terrific light-hearted additions to cirriculum units on ancient civilizations." — Publishers Weekly

Stop the presses! What if ancient civilizations had daily newspapers? And they were amusing and compellingly informative? They might just look like this innovative series of historical nonfiction, presented in a unique, kid-friendly... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Brazil
National Geographic Countries of the World: Brazil
Written by Zilah Deckker
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302985
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Brazil

Written by Zilah Deckker


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $27.90

Come south to sunny Brazil, the land of the great Amazon River. Learn of the threats to Brazil’s rain forests, and the consequences for the rest of the world. Visit Brasilia, the futuristic capital city, designed to represent all of Brazil’s peoples. Meet the amazing diversity of race, culture, and religion... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Colombia
National Geographic Countries of the World: Colombia
Written by Anita Croy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302572
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Colombia

Written by Anita Croy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $27.90

Visit a diverse land where lush landscapes hide mysterious lost cities.Learn of the struggle for Colombia’s soul as cocaine cartels, guerrillas, and the forces of law and order battle for dominance. Explore a South American country bordered by five countries and two seas. Experience Colombia’s cultural flavor—a rich brew of Spanish... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Peru
National Geographic Countries of the World: Peru
Written by Anita Croy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300318
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Peru

Written by Anita Croy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $27.90

Let the experts at National Geographic act as your guides to Peru, land of stunning beauty and endless contrast. Look and learn in wonder at the diversity of landscape within this surprising country: barren deserts, green oases, snowcapped peaks, high windswept plateaus, and deep valleys. Encounter the endless array of fauna... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Inca
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Inca
Written by Beth Gruber
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792278733
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Inca
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of the Inca's Past
Written by Beth Gruber


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $27.90

The ruins and tombs high in the Andes Mountains of Peru yield valuable clues to lives of the Ancient Incas.

In 1995, the Inca Ice Maiden is recovered, one of four human sacrifices found on Ampato. These mummies provide scientists with perfectly preserved "time capsules"—packed with clues to Inca civilization during... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Inca
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Inca
Written by Beth Gruber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792278276
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Inca
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of the Inca's Past
Written by Beth Gruber


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $17.95

The ruins and tombs high in the Andes Mountains of Peru yield valuable clues to lives of the Ancient Incas.

In 1995, the Inca Ice Maiden is recovered, one of four human sacrifices found on Ampato. These mummies provide scientists with perfectly preserved "time capsules"—packed with clues to Inca civilization during... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Science Chapters: Amazon Journey
Science Chapters: Amazon Journey
Written by Gare Thompson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792259510
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Science Chapters: Amazon Journey
Cruising the Rain Forest
Written by Gare Thompson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $17.90

Adventure abounds as the reader journeys deep into the rainforest, a setting alive with danger and teeming with exotic wildlife.

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.  Read more >
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