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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Crocodile Encounters
and More True Stories of Adventures with Animals
Written by Brady Barr and Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $5.99

The first in a line of adventures within the National Geographic Kids Chapters series, Crocodile Encounters will surely prove to be one of the most exciting. Follow along with National Geographic explorer Brady Barr as he crawls into a muddy hole just barely big enough for his shoulders, and comes face to... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Crocodile Encounters
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Crocodile Encounters
Written by Brady Barr and Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310294
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Crocodile Encounters
and More True Stories of Adventures with Animals
Written by Brady Barr and Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $14.90

The first in a line of adventures within the National Geographic Kids Chapters series, Crocodile Encounters will surely prove to be one of the most exciting. Follow along with National Geographic explorer Brady Barr as he crawls into a muddy hole just barely big enough for his shoulders, and comes face to... Read more >
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The Impossible Rescue
The Impossible Rescue
Written by Martin W. Sandler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763650803
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The Impossible Rescue
The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure
Written by Martin W. Sandler


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $22.99

The dead of an Arctic winter. Whaling ships full of men, stranded in ice. Follow three rescuers in a race against time — and all odds — in this heartpounding true adventure.

In 1897, whaling in the Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast was as dangerous as it was lucrative. And in that... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Ape Escapes!
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Ape Escapes!
Written by Aline Alexander Newman
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426309557
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Ape Escapes!
and More True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly
Written by Aline Alexander Newman


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.90

This is the first in a line of four books within the National Geographic Kids Chapters series that tell the true and hilarious stories of animals that love hijinks. In this book you'll meet three naughty animals, including Fu Manchu, the orangutan escape artist. Fu Manchu lived at the Omaha Zoo... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Ape Escapes!
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Ape Escapes!
Written by Aline Alexander Newman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426309366
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Ape Escapes!
and More True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly
Written by Aline Alexander Newman


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $5.99

This is the first in a line of four books within the National Geographic Kids Chapters series that tell the true and hilarious stories of animals that love hijinks. In this book you'll meet three naughty animals, including Fu Manchu, the orangutan escape artist. Fu Manchu lived at the Omaha Zoo... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Ape Escapes
and More True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly
Written by Aline Alexander Newman


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $5.99

This is the first in a series of 4 books that will tell the true and hilarious stories of animals that love hijinks. In this book you'll meet 3 naughty animals, including Fu Manchu, the orangutan escape artist. Fu Manchu lived at the Omaha Zoo and would routinely break out of... Read more >
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins
Written by Elizabeth Carney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426310317
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins
And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes
Written by Elizabeth Carney


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $5.99

The first in a line of Animal Rescues chapter books, Dog Finds Lost Dolphins is a tale you'll not soon forget. In this charming and awe-inspiring story you'll meet Cloud, the black lab with a nose for rescue. She's the only dog certified to sniff out stranded dolphins. Cloud can sniff out... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins
And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes
Written by Elizabeth Carney


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $5.99

The first in a line of Animal Rescues chapter books, Dog Finds Lost Dolphins will be a tale you'll not soon forget. In this charming and awe-inspiring story you'll meet Cloud, the black lab with a nose for rescue. She's the only dog certified to sniff out stranded dolphins. Cloud can sniff out... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins
Written by Elizabeth Carney
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310324
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins
And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes
Written by Elizabeth Carney


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 112 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.90

The first in a line of Animal Rescues chapter books, Dog Finds Lost Dolphins will be a tale you'll not soon forget. In this charming and awe-inspiring story you'll meet Cloud, the black lab with a nose for rescue. She's the only dog certified to sniff out stranded dolphins. Cloud can... Read more >
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Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map
Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map
Written by Cindy Neuschwander
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570917912
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Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map

Written by Cindy Neuschwander


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $16.95

While riding through the forests of Angleland, cousins Per and Radius realize they are lost and are desperate for a map to guide them home. Soon they come across a mysterious house in the hills. Inside they find a map to a treasure belonging to Xaxon Yellowbearyd, the fiercest Viking warrior... Read more >
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Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map
Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map
Written by Cindy Neuschwander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570917929
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Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map

Written by Cindy Neuschwander


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $7.95

While riding through the forests of Angleland, cousins Per and Radius realize they are lost and are desperate for a map to guide them home. Soon they come across a mysterious house in the hills. Inside they find a map to a treasure belonging to Xaxon Yellowbearyd, the fiercest Viking warrior... Read more >
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How to Survive Anything
How to Survive Anything
Written by Rachel Buchholz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426307744
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How to Survive Anything
Shark Attack, Lightning, Embarrassing Parents, Pop Quizzes, and Other Perilous Situations
Written by Rachel Buchholz


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $12.95

Let's face it. With school pressures, social pressures, parental pressures...the teenage years are tough. Your best friend is with you one day, dating your crush the next. But it could be worse! You could be face-to-face with an angry grizzly, or chest-deep in quicksand. Never fear, National Geographic has the solution!... Read more >
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
Written by Robert B. Haas, Illustrated by Robert Haas
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306938
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I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
My Adventures Photographing Wild Animals from a Helicopter
Written by Robert B. Haas
Illustrated by Robert Haas


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $17.95

Climb aboard a helicopter with National Geographic photographer Robert Haas and journey all over the world in search of wild animals and exotic places. Cruise over the savanna grasslands of Africa and watch from above as lions hunt buffalos, one of the few "fair fights" in the African wilderness. Enjoy the... Read more >
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I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
Written by Robert B. Haas, Illustrated by Robert B. Haas
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306945
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I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
My Adventures Photographing Wild Animals from a Helicopter
Written by Robert B. Haas
Illustrated by Robert B. Haas


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $27.90

Climb aboard a helicopter with National Geographic photographer Robert Haas and journey all over the world in search of wild animals and exotic places. Cruise over the savanna grasslands of Africa and watch from above as lions hunt buffalos, one of the few "fair fights" in the African wilderness. Enjoy the... Read more >
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Face to Face with Butterflies
Face to Face with Butterflies
Written by Darlyne Murawski
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306198
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Face to Face with Butterflies

Written by Darlyne Murawski


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $25.90

You’re keeping soooo still. You’re trying not to even breathe too loudly. You don’t want to disturb the most wonderful, delicate-looking creature you’ve ever seen. Insect expert Darlyne Murawski leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies: learn how they are magically transformed from squirmy caterpillars; discover how each species... Read more >
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Face to Face with Butterflies
Face to Face with Butterflies
Written by Darlyne Murawski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306181
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Face to Face with Butterflies

Written by Darlyne Murawski


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $16.95

You’re keeping soooo still. You’re trying not to even breathe too loudly. You don’t want to disturb the most wonderful, delicate-looking creature you’ve ever seen. Insect expert Darlyne Murawski leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies: learn how they are magically transformed from squirmy caterpillars; discover how each species... Read more >
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Face to Face with Manatees
Face to Face with Manatees
Written by Brian Skerry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306167
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Face to Face with Manatees

Written by Brian Skerry


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $16.95

You’re deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature’s gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He’s playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he’s happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from... Read more >
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Face to Face with Manatees
Face to Face with Manatees
Written by Brian Skerry
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306174
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Face to Face with Manatees

Written by Brian Skerry


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $25.90

You’re deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature’s gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He’s playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he’s happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from... Read more >
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Herbert: The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog
Herbert: The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog
Written by Robyn Belton, Illustrated by Robyn Belton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763647414
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Herbert: The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog

Written by Robyn Belton
Illustrated by Robyn Belton


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $15.99

A boy never gives up hope when his little dog vanishes at sea in this suspenseful and heartwarming true-life adventure.

Herbert was a small dog who lived by the sea. Everybody loved him, but the person who loved him best of all was Tim. One fine day, Herbert sets off on a... Read more >
Face to Face with Frogs
Face to Face with Frogs
Written by Mark Moffett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426306266
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Face to Face with Frogs

Written by Mark Moffett


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $6.95

You’re two inches away from a poison dart frog. You’re lying on the rain forest floor as she hops toward you, utterly fearless. This deadly terribilis frog has nothing to fear; your fear is that any accidental contact with your skin could mean death!

Let Mark Moffett give you the expert view... Read more >
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Face to Face with Lions
Face to Face with Lions
Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426306273
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Face to Face with Lions

Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $6.95

You look straight ahead. You try to breathe normally. You can smell the scent of the huge cat that is staring back. You are a cameraman. He is the King of Beasts. Your only thought is "I hope he has eaten today."

Let National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert bring you... Read more >
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A Thousand Years of Pirates
A Thousand Years of Pirates
Written by William Gilkerson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490826
Our Price: $17.99
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A Thousand Years of Pirates

Written by William Gilkerson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 18, 2010
Price: $17.99

For as long as they’ve existed, pirates have conjured up visions of high-seas adventure and skullduggery, sea chases and bloody battles, dangerous coastal lairs and buried treasure. Rightly so, for ever since ships have carried valuable cargo, pirates have enraged monarchs and struck terror into the hearts of honest seamen with... Read more >
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A Thousand Years of Pirates
A Thousand Years of Pirates
Written by William Gilkerson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769245
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A Thousand Years of Pirates

Written by William Gilkerson


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2009
Price: $32.95

For as long as they’ve existed, pirates have conjured up visions of high-seas adventure and skullduggery, sea chases and bloody battles, dangerous coastal lairs and buried treasure. Rightly so, for ever since ships have carried valuable cargo, pirates have enraged monarchs and struck terror into the hearts of honest seamen with... Read more >
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Balto and the Great Race
Balto and the Great Race
Written by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554505
Our Price: $3.99
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Balto and the Great Race

Written by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2009
Price: $3.99

Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish—and the closest supply is 650 miles away! The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled, but can the dogs deliver it... Read more >
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Face to Face with Leopards
Face to Face with Leopards
Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306365
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Face to Face with Leopards

Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.95

You’re crouched in the African brush, camera at the ready. You’re waiting on one of nature’s loners. It’s dark. It’s scary. Then silently, he appears; the ever-elusive leopard. You have seconds to capture on film this wonder of the wild, with its exotic spotted fur, so prized by hunters. National Geographic... Read more >
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