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Animalium

(Available September 9, 2014)
Animalium
Written by Jenny Broom, Illustrated by Katie Scott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763675080
Our Price: $35.00
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Animalium

Written by Jenny Broom
Illustrated by Katie Scott


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $35.00

Welcome to the Museum is a series of books set on the "walls" of the printed page, showcasing the world’s finest collections of objects — from natural history to art. Open 365 days a year and unrestricted by the constraints of physical space, each title in this series is organized into... Read more >
Get the Scoop on Animal Puke!

(Available September 9, 2014)
Get the Scoop on Animal Puke!
Written by Dawn Cusick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781623540456
Our Price: $14.95
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Get the Scoop on Animal Puke!
From Zombie Ants to Vampire Bats, 251 Cool Facts about Vomit, Regurgitation, & More!
Written by Dawn Cusick


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

It sounds like cheap pandering to children’s obsession with the gross and disgusting, but actually it’s a fantastic way to learn a lot of science. Following in the footsteps of the bestselling Get the Scoop on Animal Poop!, animal puke serves many purposes in the natural world: it can scare and... Read more >
Who Needs a Desert?

(Available September 9, 2014)
Who Needs a Desert?
Written by Karen Patkau
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493865
Our Price: $17.99
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Who Needs a Desert?
A Desert Ecosystem
Written by Karen Patkau


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.99

Karen Patkau takes readers on an amazing voyage of discovery to find out

   • How deserts are formed 
   • Where deserts are found 
   • How plants and animals adapt to the severe environment 
   • What wildlife thrives there 
   • Which plants bloom under the blazing sun 
   • How desert plants and animals get energy and food 
   • What happens in the rainy seasons 
   • Why desert land... Read more >
Who Needs a Prairie?

(Available September 9, 2014)
Who Needs a Prairie?
Written by Karen Patkau
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493889
Our Price: $17.99
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Who Needs a Prairie?
A Grassland Ecosystem
Written by Karen Patkau


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.99

Karen Patkau takes readers on an amazing voyage of discovery to find out

   • How wild and rugged prairies become grasslands 
   • Why prairie inhabitants depend on each other and their surroundings 
   • What wildlife and plants thrive in large open spaces 
   • How seasons and weather conditions affect life on the prairies 
   • How fire restores the land 
   • What life is... Read more >
Who Needs a Reef?

(Available September 9, 2014)
Who Needs a Reef?
Written by Karen Patkau
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493902
Our Price: $17.99
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Who Needs a Reef?
A Coral Ecosystem
Written by Karen Patkau


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.99

Karen Patkau takes readers on an amazing voyage of discovery to find out

   • How coral reefs form 
   • Why coral reefs bustle and teem with life 
   • Why there are more kinds of living things on coral reefs than anywhere else in the sea 
   • What the types of hard corals are 
   • Which plants and animals attach themselves to... Read more >
Whose Feet?

Written by Nina Hess
Illustrated by John Kanzler


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2014
Price: $3.99

Mole claws scrape out a new home. A duck uses her webbed feet to flip underwater and search for a snack. Orangutan feet grab on tight as they swing from vine to vine. Who knew that feet could be so special and perform such extraordinary feats! Read more >
Also available as 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: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385382847
Our Price: $4.99
 Quantity: 1 
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 >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
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
 Quantity: 1 
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.
Information Graphics: Human Body

(Available August 26, 2014)
Information Graphics: Human Body
Written by Simon Rogers, Illustrated by Peter Grundy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763671235
Our Price: $17.99
 Quantity: 1 
Information Graphics: Human Body

Written by Simon Rogers
Illustrated by Peter Grundy


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $17.99

The second in a visually stunning series, Information Graphics: Human Body shows just how interesting and humorous scientific information can be. Complex facts about the human body are reinterpreted as stylish infographics that astonish, amuse, and inform. Researched by the Guardian’s Datablog expert and designed by the father of infographics, Peter... Read more >
Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

(Available August 26, 2014)
Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Emily Sutton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763673154
Our Price: $15.99
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Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Emily Sutton


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $15.99

Find out how the smallest things on the planet do some of the biggest jobs in this intriguing introduction to the world of microbes.

All around the world — in the sea, in the soil, in the air, and in your body — there are living things so tiny that millions could... Read more >
It's So Amazing!
It's So Amazing!
Written by Robie H. Harris, Illustrated by Michael Emberley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763668730
Our Price: $22.99
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It's So Amazing!
A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families
Written by Robie H. Harris
Illustrated by Michael Emberley


Format: Hardcover, 88 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2014
Price: $22.99

"An outstanding book. . . . Meets the needs of those in-between or curious kids who are not ready, developmentally or emotionally, for It’s Perfectly Normal." —Booklist (starred review)

How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
It's So Amazing!
It's So Amazing!
Written by Robie H. Harris, Illustrated by Michael Emberley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763668747
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
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It's So Amazing!
A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families
Written by Robie H. Harris
Illustrated by Michael Emberley


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2014
Price: $12.99

“An outstanding book. . . . Meets the needs of those in-between or curious kids who are not ready, developmentally or emotionally, for It’s Perfectly Normal.” —Booklist (starred review)
 
How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Eat Your Science Homework
Eat Your Science Homework
Written by Ann McCallum, Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570912986
Our Price: $16.95
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Eat Your Science Homework
Recipes for Inquiring Minds
Written by Ann McCallum
Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Hungry readers discover delicious and distinct recipes in this witty companion to Eat Your Math Homework. A main text explains upper-elementary science concepts, including subatomic particles, acids and bases, black holes, and more. Alongside simple recipes, side-bars encourage readers to also experiment and explore outside of the kitchen. A review, glossary... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Eat Your Science Homework
Eat Your Science Homework
Written by Ann McCallum, Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570912993
Our Price: $7.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Eat Your Science Homework
Recipes for Inquiring Minds
Written by Ann McCallum
Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $7.95

Hungry readers discover delicious and distinct recipes in this witty companion to Eat Your Math Homework. A main text explains upper-elementary science concepts, including subatomic particles, acids and bases, black holes, and more. Alongside simple recipes, side-bars encourage readers to also experiment and explore outside of the kitchen. A review, glossary... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671143
Our Price: $14.99
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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback and a trade paperback.
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763671150
Our Price: $4.99
 Quantity: 1 
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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $4.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Slug
The Slug
Written by Elise Gravel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770496552
Our Price: $10.99
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The Slug

Written by Elise Gravel


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $10.99

One in a series of humorous books about disgusting creatures, The Slug is a look at the land slug. It covers such topics as the slug's two pairs of tentacles, one pair for seeing, one pair for smelling (it can see you're a kid and smell like broccoli), its breathing hole... Read more >
Try This!
Try This!
Written by Karen Romano Young, Photographed by Matthew Rakola
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426317118
Our Price: $16.99
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Try This!
50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You
Written by Karen Romano Young
Photographed by Matthew Rakola


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.99

Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Try This!
Try This!
Written by Karen Romano Young, Photographed by Matthew Rakola
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426317125
Our Price: $25.90
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Try This!
50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You
Written by Karen Romano Young
Photographed by Matthew Rakola


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.90

Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
National Geographic Readers: Water
National Geographic Readers: Water
Written by Melissa Stewart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426314742
Our Price: $3.99
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National Geographic Readers: Water

Written by Melissa Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $3.99

Water is all around us; we drink it every day. In this level 3 reader, kids will learn about the water cycle, discovering how rain and snow flow into our lakes, rivers, and oceans, and later evaporate into the sky again. Vivid photography and accessible text make this book an ideal... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Readers: Water
National Geographic Readers: Water
Written by Melissa Stewart
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426314759
Our Price: $13.90
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National Geographic Readers: Water

Written by Melissa Stewart


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $13.90

Water is all around us; we drink it every day. In this level 3 reader, kids will learn about the water cycle, discovering how rain and snow flow into our lakes, rivers, and oceans, and later evaporate into the sky again. Vivid photography and accessible text make this book an ideal... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
National Geographic Kids Weird but True!: Ripped from the Headlines
National Geographic Kids Weird but True!: Ripped from the Headlines
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426315145
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National Geographic Kids Weird but True!: Ripped from the Headlines
Real-life Stories You Have to Read to Believe
Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $12.99

This just in! The most bizarre and surprising news stories you've ever read, and they're all true!

Glow-in-the-dark piglets, soccer-playing parrots, cicada-flavored ice cream, fashion-forward slugs!
Get ready to be amazed by weird and wacky headlines from across the globe! Weird But True! Ripped From the Headlines has all the things you’d expect from a regular news publication—world news, sports... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Kids Weird but True!: Ripped from the Headlines
National Geographic Kids Weird but True!: Ripped from the Headlines
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426315152
Our Price: $21.90
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National Geographic Kids Weird but True!: Ripped from the Headlines
Real-life Stories You Have to Read to Believe
Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 176 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $21.90

Have you ever heard about about Boston's Great Molasses flood of 1919, in which 21 people drowned in molasses?  Or the armless archer who used his feet to set a world record? These are just a few of the bizarre stories from history and today that you'll find in this exciting... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas
Written by Lynne Cox, Illustrated by Brian Floca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375987694
Our Price: $10.99
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Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

Written by Lynne Cox
Illustrated by Brian Floca


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $10.99

World-renowned swimmer and bestselling author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Floca team up to bring us this inspiring story of an elephant seal who knew exactly where she belonged.

Here is the incredible story of Elizabeth, a real-life elephant seal who made her home in the Avon River in... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
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