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The $25,000 Flight

(Available August 26, 2014)
The $25,000 Flight
Written by Lori Haskins Houran, Illustrated by Wesley Lowe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385382847
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The $25,000 Flight

Written by Lori Haskins Houran
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $4.99

The most exciting adventures are the ones that really happened! This brand-new Totally True Adventures book follow America’s first superstar pilot, Charles Lindbergh.
 
In the 1920s, flying was brand new—and very dangerous.
A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams... Read more >
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The $25,000 Flight

Written by Lori Haskins Houran
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $4.99

The most exciting adventures are the ones that really happened! This brand-new Totally True Adventures book follow America’s first superstar pilot, Charles Lindbergh.
 
In the 1920s, flying was brand new—and very dangerous.
A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
The $25,000 Flight

(Available August 26, 2014)
The $25,000 Flight
Written by Lori Haskins Houran, Illustrated by Wesley Lowe
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385382854
Our Price: $12.99
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The $25,000 Flight

Written by Lori Haskins Houran
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

The most exciting adventures are the ones that really happened! This brand-new Totally True Adventures book follow America’s first superstar pilot, Charles Lindbergh.
 
In the 1920s, flying was brand new—and very dangerous.
A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Spic-and-Span!

(Available August 5, 2014)
Spic-and-Span!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493803
Our Price: $17.99
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Spic-and-Span!
Lillian Gilbreth's Wonder Kitchen
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.99

Born into a life of privilege in 1878, Lillian Moller Gilbreth put her pampered life aside for one of adventure and challenge. She and her husband, Frank, became efficiency experts by studying the actions of factory workers. They ran their home efficiently, too. When Frank suddenly died, Lillian was left to... Read more >
Going Up!
Going Up!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495166
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Going Up!
Elisha Otis's Trip to the Top
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $7.99

 In 1818, seven-year-old Elisha was fascinated by farm machinery. As a young man, he tried a variety of ways to make a living, but nothing fired his imagination more than the job he found in a bed-frame factory. Soon he invented a machine that made frames four times faster than ever...

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Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385743198
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Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $8.99

Tracy Kidder's critically acclaimed adult nonfiction work, Mountains Beyond Mountains has been adapted for young people by Michael French. In this young adult edition, readers are introduced to Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard-educated doctor with a self-proclaimed mission to transform healthcare on a global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some...

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National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison
National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison
Written by Barbara Kramer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426314766
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National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison

Written by Barbara Kramer


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $3.99

Learn all about Thomas Edison, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the inventors of tomorrow! Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison
National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison
Written by Barbara Kramer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426314773
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National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison

Written by Barbara Kramer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $13.90

Learn all about Thomas Edison, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the inventors of tomorrow! Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
One Beetle Too Many: Candlewick Biographies
One Beetle Too Many: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Illustrated by Matthew Trueman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763668426
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One Beetle Too Many: Candlewick Biographies
The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by Matthew Trueman


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

A lively text and captivating images tell the story of the ever-curious boy who grew up to make one of the most significant discoveries of our time.

From the time Charles Darwin was a boy, he was happiest when he was out alone collecting specimens (especially beetles). And despite his father's efforts... Read more >
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One Beetle Too Many: Candlewick Biographies
One Beetle Too Many: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Illustrated by Matthew Trueman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763668433
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One Beetle Too Many: Candlewick Biographies
The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by Matthew Trueman


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $4.99

A lively text and captivating images tell the story of the ever-curious boy who grew up to make one of the most significant discoveries of our time.

From the time Charles Darwin was a boy, he was happiest when he was out alone collecting specimens (especially beetles). And despite his father's efforts... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Boy Who Invented TV
The Boy Who Invented TV
Written by Kathleen Krull, Illustrated by Greg Couch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385755573
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The Boy Who Invented TV
The Story of Philo Farnsworth
Written by Kathleen Krull
Illustrated by Greg Couch


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $7.99

An inspiring true story of a boy genius.

Plowing a potato field in 1920, a 14-year-old farm boy from Idaho saw in the parallel rows of overturned earth a way to “make pictures fly through the air.” This boy was not a magician; he was a scientific genius and just eight years... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
What Color Is My World?
What Color Is My World?
Written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld, Illustrated by Ben Boos and A.G. Ford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763664428
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What Color Is My World?
The Lost History of African-American Inventors
Written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
Illustrated by Ben Boos and A.G. Ford


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $5.99

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA's alltime leading scorer, champions a lineup
of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book.


Did you know that James West invented the microphone in your cell phone? That Fred Jones invented the refrigerated truck that makes supermarkets possible? Or that Dr. Percy Julian synthesized cortisone... Read more >
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Making Contact!
Making Contact!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Richard Rudnicki
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493780
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Making Contact!
Marconi Goes Wireless
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Richard Rudnicki


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $17.95

  The fifth book in Tundra's Great Idea Series, Making Contact! tells the story of Guglielmo Marconi, who became the father of wireless communication.

     As a boy, Marconi loved science and invention. Born in 1874 in Bologna, Italy, to a wealthy family, Marconi grew up surrounded by books in his father's library... Read more >
Electrical Wizard
Electrical Wizard
Written by Elizabeth Rusch, Illustrated by Oliver Dominguez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763658557
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Electrical Wizard
How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World
Written by Elizabeth Rusch
Illustrated by Oliver Dominguez


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.99

Move over, Thomas Edison! Nikola Tesla takes the spotlight in a biography of the man who pioneered modern electrical engineering — and changed the course of history.

When a Serbian boy named Nikola Tesla was three, he stroked his cat and was enchanted by the electrical sparks. By the time he was... Read more >
All Aboard!
All Aboard!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495142
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All Aboard!
Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Bill Slavin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $7.95

In the second of Tundra's Great Idea Series, biographies for children who are just starting to read, Monica Kulling presents the life of an extraordinary man. There were few opportunities for the son of slaves, but Elijah McCoy's dreams led him to study mechanical engineering in Scotland. He learned everything there...

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In the Bag!
In the Bag!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by David Parkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495159
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In the Bag!
Margaret Knight Wraps It Up
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by David Parkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $7.95

Tundra's Great Idea Series are early-reader biographies. The third book in the series introduces the fascinating Margaret Knight. Known as Mattie, she was different from most American girls living in 1850. She loved to make things with wood and made the best kites and sleds in town. Her father died when...

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It's a Snap!
It's a Snap!
Written by Monica Kulling, Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495135
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It's a Snap!
George Eastman's First Photograph
Written by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Bill Slavin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $7.95

George Eastman had a new hobby: photography. The year was 1877, and photography was not as easy as you might think. It cost a lot and the equipment was bulky, but George was about to change all that. What he lacked in formal education, George more than made up for in...

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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
Written by Philip Steele
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426314506
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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
The Scientist Who Changed Everything
Written by Philip Steele


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $7.99

Born in England in 1643, Isaac Newton grew up in the age when Renaissance thinkers were challenging accepted ideas throughout Europe. Fascinated by all earthly science, Newton developed laws of motion and universal gravitation which also furthered our understanding of the movement of celestial bodies. This vibrant biography profiles the famed... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares
Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares
Written by Frank Murphy, Illustrated by Richard Walz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385374613
Our Price: $3.99
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Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares

Written by Frank Murphy
Illustrated by Richard Walz


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $3.99

A funny, entertaining introduction to Ben Franklin and his many inventions, including the story of how he created the "magic square." A magic square is a box of nine numbers arranged so that any line of three numbers adds up to the same number, including on the diagonal! Teachers and kids... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French, Read by Lincoln Hoppe
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804121675
Our Price: $35.00
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Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French
Read by Lincoln Hoppe


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $35.00

Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, and Home Town. He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the “master of the non-fiction narrative.” This powerful and inspiring new book shows how one... Read more >
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French, Read by Lincoln Hoppe
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804121682
Our Price: $20.00

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Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French
Read by Lincoln Hoppe


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $20.00

Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, and Home Town. He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the “master of the non-fiction narrative.” This powerful and inspiring new book shows how one... Read more >
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307980885
Our Price: $8.99
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Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $8.99

Tracy Kidder's critically acclaimed adult nonfiction work, Mountains Beyond Mountains has been adapted for young people by Michael French. In this young adult edition, readers are introduced to Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard-educated doctor with a self-proclaimed mission to transform healthcare on a global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some...

Read more >
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375990991
Our Price: $19.99
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Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 288 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $19.99

Tracy Kidder's critically acclaimed adult nonfiction work, Mountains Beyond Mountains has been adapted for young people by Michael French. In this young adult edition, readers are introduced to Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard-educated doctor with a self-proclaimed mission to transform healthcare on a global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some...

Read more >
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385743181
Our Price: $16.99
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Mountains Beyond Mountains (Adapted for Young People)
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Written by Tracy Kidder and Michael French


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.99

Tracy Kidder's critically acclaimed adult nonfiction work, Mountains Beyond Mountains has been adapted for young people by Michael French. In this young adult edition, readers are introduced to Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard-educated doctor with a self-proclaimed mission to transform healthcare on a global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some...

Read more >
Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
Written by Stephanie Spinner, Illustrated by Meilo So
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375868467
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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
A True Story
Written by Stephanie Spinner
Illustrated by Meilo So


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $17.99

In 1977, graduate student Irene Pepperberg walked into a pet store and bought a year-old African grey parrot. Because she was going to study him, she decided to call him Alex--short for Avian Learning EXperiment. At that time, most scientists thought that the bigger the brain, the smarter the creature; they... Read more >
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