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The Louvre: A 3D Expanding Pocket Guide

(Available September 23, 2014)
The Louvre: A 3D Expanding Pocket Guide
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763675066
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The Louvre: A 3D Expanding Pocket Guide

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $8.99

Foldout keepsakes, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, invite armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite site from afar.

Remember your visit to the Louvre (or build up excitement for a trip to come) with a beautiful five-foot-long cut-paper memento featuring twelve of the Louvre’s most famous masterpieces. Read more >
Venice: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

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Venice: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671860
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Venice: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 20 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $8.99

Foldout keepsakes, each tucked inside an attractive slipcase, invite armchair travelers to visit — or revisit — a favorite site from afar.

Nostalgic for gondolas? Hoping to visit Italy someday? A lovely, cut-paper, accordion-fold novelty illustrated by Sarah McMenemy invites you to tour twelve of Venice’s most famous sites. Read more >
Berlin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Berlin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664725
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Berlin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: May 27, 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.

Explore Berlin’s outstanding landmarks by unfolding this beautiful souvenir of Germany’s capital city. Wend from the historic Brandenburg Gate to the popular Berlin Zoo to the bronze goddess Victoria... Read more >
A Walk in Paris
A Walk in Paris
Written by Salvatore Rubbino, Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763669843
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A Walk in Paris

Written by Salvatore Rubbino
Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $16.99

Salvatore Rubbino takes young readers on another delightful sightseeing walk, this time through the glittering streets of the City of Light.

Vive la France! Join a girl and her grandfather on a walking tour through Paris. Follow them as they climb to the top of Notre Dame formidable! sample tasty... Read more >
The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice
The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice
Written by Marcia Williams
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763665814
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The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice

Written by Marcia Williams


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

With her signature comic-strip style, Marcia Williams takes us behind the scenes of some of ancient Rome’s most famous moments.

Meet Dormeo: gladiator, dormouse, berry-nibbler, and guide to ancient Rome. He’s about to lead a tour — from the temperamental gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus to the wolf-raised Romulus and Remus... Read more >
Rome: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Rome: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Kristyna Litten, Illustrated by Kristyna Litten
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664152
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Rome: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Kristyna Litten
Illustrated by Kristyna Litten


Format: Hardcover, 15 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $8.99

Whether you’re dreaming of visiting Italy’s capital city or wish to remember it forever, here is an exquisite slip-cased memento.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do — but when you’re away, you’re invited to take a vicarious tour with the help of this concertina-style guide. From St. Peter’s Basilica to... Read more >
Wild Boy
Wild Boy
Written by Mary Losure, Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763656690
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Wild Boy
The Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron
Written by Mary Losure
Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $16.99

What happens when society finds a wild boy alone in the woods and tries to civilize him? A true story from the author of The Fairy Ring.

One day in 1798, woodsmen in southern France returned from the forest having captured a naked boy. He had been running wild, digging for food... Read more >
Dublin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Dublin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Illustrated by Nina Cosford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763661533
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Dublin: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Illustrated by Nina Cosford


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $8.99

Explore the sights in Ireland’s capital city with this foldout keepsake tucked into a stylish slipcase.

Traveling to Dublin? Just returned? Wish you could go? Discover a dozen popular spots, from Dublin Castle (now a convention center) to the lofty St. Patrick’s Cathedral, from the handsome brick townhouses of Merrion Square to... Read more >
Meet Christopher Columbus
Meet Christopher Columbus
Written by James T. de Kay, Illustrated by John Edens
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814944
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Meet Christopher Columbus

Written by James T. de Kay
Illustrated by John Edens


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $4.99

Schoolchildren will be fascinated by this clear account of Columbus's voyages and his encounters with storms, Indians, and political intrigue.  A map of the world in Columbus's time and a detailed drawing of the Santa Maria add depth to this exciting, real-life adventure tale.  


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Pop-Up London
Pop-Up London
Written by Jennie Maizels
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763657871
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Pop-Up London

Written by Jennie Maizels


Format: Hardcover, 12 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $19.99

Explore some of London's most famous sites in an engrossing novelty book.

Welcome to the great city of London! Are you ready for your tour? Open this inviting, large-format book and follow the river Thames as it winds through the heart of the celebrated capital. Peer inside Buckingham Palace, spin the London... Read more >
London: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
London: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Sarah McMenemy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763653538
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London: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Sarah McMenemy


Format: Hardcover, 20 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $8.99

An enticing slipcased 3D foldout of London’s most celebrated sites makes the perfect gift or memento for Anglophiles or travelers to London.

From a posh department store to a palace, from a bustling city square to a hushed cathedral, from Shakespeare’s historic Globe Theatre to the exciting London Eye, this delightful pull-out... Read more >
A Walk in London
A Walk in London
Written by Salvatore Rubbino, Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763652722
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A Walk in London

Written by Salvatore Rubbino
Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $16.99

A child’s-eye view of London’s top attractions blends lively artwork with fascinating facts, and features a sweeping gatefold of the city skyline.

London is calling! Come along on a mother-daughter day trip as they wend their way past the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, through Trafalgar Square, and on to... Read more >
Candy Bomber
Candy Bomber
Written by Michael O. Tunnell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893374
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Candy Bomber

Written by Michael O. Tunnell


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $9.95

After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute.

Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of... Read more >
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Candy Bomber
Candy Bomber
Written by Michael O. Tunnell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893367
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Candy Bomber

Written by Michael O. Tunnell


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $18.95

After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute.

Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of... Read more >
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Candy Bomber

Written by Michael O. Tunnell


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $8.99

After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute.

Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of... Read more >
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Spain
National Geographic Countries of the World: Spain
Written by Catherine Barker
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306334
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Spain

Written by Catherine Barker


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $27.90

Welcome to sunny Spain, where rugged coasts lead inland to wild sierra. Discover the proud regional peoples that populate this land of diverse heritages. Visit Madrid, where the works of Spain’s artists grace a wealth of museums. Step into Spain’s storied past, via Roman aqueducts, Gothic cathedrals, and Moorish castles.

National Geographic... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Greece
National Geographic Countries of the World: Greece
Written by Jen Green
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304705
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Greece

Written by Jen Green


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

Welcome to Greece, birthplace of democracy and drama. Discover the land of a thousand islands in the bright Aegean sunshine. See smoggy Athens and learn why this historic city suffers such pollution. Find out why the belly button of the cosmos is located at Delphi. Dive deep into the mystery of... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Italy
National Geographic Countries of the World: Italy
Written by Robert Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426305672
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Italy

Written by Robert Anderson


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

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Tapestry of Hope
Tapestry of Hope
Compiled by Lillian Boraks-Nemetz and Irene N.Watts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490840
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Tapestry of Hope
Holocaust Writing for Young People
Compiled by Lillian Boraks-Nemetz and Irene N.Watts


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2009
Price: $10.99

Winner of the Honor Book award in the 2003 Society of School Librarians International Awards program

Selected as a finalist for the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize

Selected by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association as one of the PSLA YA Top Forty Nonfiction Titles 2003


Tapestry of Hope is an extraordinary anthology of... Read more >
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History News: The Greek News
History News: The Greek News
Written by Anton Powell and Philip Steele, Illustrated by Various
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763641979
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History News: The Greek News

Written by Anton Powell and 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 >
History News: The Roman News
History News: The Roman News
Written by Andrew Langley, Illustrated by Various
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763641993
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History News: The Roman News

Written by Andrew Langley
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: Portugal
National Geographic Countries of the World: Portugal
Written by Zilah Deckker
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303906
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Portugal

Written by Zilah Deckker


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $27.90

Wander the charmed streets of Lisbon, once the heart of a powerful empire. Hear the haunting strains of fado, the music that tugs on nostalgia’s heartstrings. Discover the land of explorers who once conquered the world. Revel in traditional folk festivals; enjoy bountiful markets offering fish, fruit, and flowers. Meet the... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Sweden
National Geographic Countries of the World: Sweden
Written by Charles Phillips
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303890
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Sweden

Written by Charles Phillips


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $27.90

Step inside Sweden, land of contradictions. Discover the secrets of one of the world’s most equitable economies. Meet King Carl XVI Gustaf, Sweden’s head of state. Meet the rugged Nordic race who inhabit this land of ice, snow, and midnight sun. Let Sweden’s starkly beautiful lake and forest landscapes fill you... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Ireland
National Geographic Countries of the World: Ireland
Written by Anna McQuinn
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302992
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Ireland

Written by Anna McQuinn


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

Visit Ireland, ancient land of "a hundred thousand welcomes." Learn of the mythic history of this island on the western outskirts of Europe. Share in the many stories, myths, and songs that Ireland has given the world. What is the "Celtic Tiger" and why is it roaring so loudly? Travel west... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Russia
National Geographic Countries of the World: Russia
Written by Henry Russell
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302596
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Russia

Written by Henry Russell


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

Visit Russia, the world’s largest country, spanning two continents.Review a vast national history, from the Tsars to the Soviet Union to today’s Russian Federation.Explore a richly diverse topography—coniferous forests, semideserts, steppes, tundra—with an array of climates to match. Meet the Russians, Tatars, Ukrainians, Bashkir, Chuvash, Chechens, and Armenians that comprise Russia’s... Read more >
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