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Face to Face With Gorillas
Face to Face With Gorillas
Written by Michael Nichols
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304071
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Face to Face With Gorillas

Written by Michael Nichols


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $25.90

Deep in the jungle—you’re suddenly face to face with the great gorilla. It’s clear that even here, you are sharing a moment with one of man’s closest relatives. He’s staring at you with those eyes that look so...human. Experiences like this have made National Geographic photographer Nick Nichols a fierce advocate... Read more >
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Face to Face With Sharks
Face to Face With Sharks
Written by David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304040
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Face to Face With Sharks

Written by David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $16.95

It is man’s greatest fear—being eaten alive. And diving down here in the depths, the streamlined shark holds every advantage. How close do you want to get?

Acclaimed underwater photographer David Doubilet takes you deep into their dangerous realm. Yet he points out that it is we who are the killers! Our... Read more >
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Face to Face With Sharks
Face to Face With Sharks
Written by David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304057
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Face to Face With Sharks

Written by David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $25.90

It is man’s greatest fear—being eaten alive. And diving down here in the depths, the streamlined shark holds every advantage. How close do you want to get?

Acclaimed underwater photographer David Doubilet takes you deep into their dangerous realm. Yet he points out that it is we who are the killers! Our... Read more >
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Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith
Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith
Written by Deborah Heiligman, Read by Rosalyn Landor
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739380482
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Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith

Written by Deborah Heiligman
Read by Rosalyn Landor


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $17.50

Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species, his revolutionary tract on evolution and the fundamental ideas involved, in 1859. Nearly 150 years later, the theory of evolution continues to create tension between the scientific and religious communities. Challenges about teaching the theory of evolution in schools occur annually all over the country. This same debate... Read more >
Face to Face With Cheetahs
Face to Face With Cheetahs
Written by Chris Johns and Elizabeth Carney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303234
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Face to Face With Cheetahs

Written by Chris Johns and Elizabeth Carney


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $16.95

Chris Johns, Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic magazine, brings you face to face with a family of cheetahs. The story begins in Okavango Delta in Botswana—as the cheetah mother hunts her prey and the photographer tracks the elusive cat. After watching the family for four months, he is rewarded when a cheetah... Read more >
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Face to Face With Cheetahs
Face to Face With Cheetahs
Written by Chris Johns and Elizabeth Carney
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303241
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Face to Face With Cheetahs

Written by Chris Johns and Elizabeth Carney


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $25.90

Chris Johns, Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic magazine, brings you face to face with a family of cheetahs. The story begins in Okavango Delta in Botswana—as the cheetah mother hunts her prey and the photographer tracks the elusive cat. After watching the family for four months, he is rewarded when a cheetah... Read more >
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Face to Face With Elephants
Face to Face With Elephants
Written by Dereck Joubert, Photographed by Beverly Joubert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303258
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Face to Face With Elephants

Written by Dereck Joubert
Photographed by Beverly Joubert


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $16.95

You’re in the Land Rover, observing elephants from a safe, respectful distance. It’s a hot, hot day in the African bush, and the windows are down. But what’s this? Suddenly, you’ve got company! An elephant trunk is nosing around in your luggage for some water. Nothing new to Beverly and Dereck... Read more >
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Face to Face With Elephants
Face to Face With Elephants
Written by Dereck Joubert, Photographed by Beverly Joubert
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303265
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Face to Face With Elephants

Written by Dereck Joubert
Photographed by Beverly Joubert


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $25.90

You’re in the Land Rover, observing elephants from a safe, respectful distance. It’s a hot, hot day in the African bush, and the windows are down. But what’s this? Suddenly, you’ve got company! An elephant trunk is nosing around in your luggage for some water. Nothing new to Beverly and Dereck... Read more >
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Genius
Genius
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302947
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Genius
A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $7.95

On the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the special theory of relativity, this National Geographic photobiography chronicles the life of one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. Through compelling text and stirring archival photographs, the author recounts Einstein's life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial... Read more >
The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin
The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin
Written by Cheryl Harness
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302978
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The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin

Written by Cheryl Harness


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $7.95

No one could have thought up a more amazing character than the living, breathing Benjamin Franklin. He was everything from a "soapmaker, candle dipper, and printer" to a "postmaster, political activist, community reformer, revolutionary, statesman, international diplomat, and first great citizen of a nation which he, as much or more than... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Galileo
World History Biographies: Galileo
Written by Philip Steele
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302954
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World History Biographies: Galileo
The Genius Who Charted the Universe
Written by Philip Steele


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $7.99

Galileo made the first effective use of the refracting telescope to discover important new facts about astronomy. His observations led him to support Copernicus's claim that Earth and the other planets circled the sun. This conflicted with the teachings of the Catholic Church, and brought Galileo before the judges of the... Read more >
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Face to Face With Whales
Face to Face With Whales
Written by Flip Nicklin and Linda Nicklin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426302442
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Face to Face With Whales

Written by Flip Nicklin and Linda Nicklin


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $16.95

You slip over the side of your boat, descending deep into the dark realm of the Earth’s largest creature. Then the whale starts to sing, just feet away from you. You record the sounds, hoping one day to understand their language. Their music is a rare glimpse of this majestic mammal’s... Read more >
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Face to Face With Whales
Face to Face With Whales
Written by Flip Nicklin and Linda Nicklin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302459
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Face to Face With Whales

Written by Flip Nicklin and Linda Nicklin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $25.90

You slip over the side of your boat, descending deep into the dark realm of the Earth’s largest creature. Then the whale starts to sing, just feet away from you. You record the sounds, hoping one day to understand their language. Their music is a rare glimpse of this majestic mammal’s... Read more >
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Face to Face With Wolves
Face to Face With Wolves
Written by Jim Brandenburg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426302428
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Face to Face With Wolves

Written by Jim Brandenburg


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $16.95

The Arctic wolf inches towards you. Like you, he is torn between fear and curiosity. His instinct leads him towards the scent of your leather boots. Your instinct is to reach out to this curious white canine. Suddenly, he snarls, and you’re face to face with a wild animal. For years... Read more >
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Face to Face With Wolves
Face to Face With Wolves
Written by Jim Brandenburg
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302435
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Face to Face With Wolves

Written by Jim Brandenburg


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $25.90

The Arctic wolf inches towards you. Like you, he is torn between fear and curiosity. His instinct leads him towards the scent of your leather boots. Your instinct is to reach out to this curious white canine. Suddenly, he snarls, and you’re face to face with a wild animal. For years... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Marie Curie
World History Biographies: Marie Curie
Written by Philip Steele
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302497
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World History Biographies: Marie Curie
The Woman Who Changed the Course of Science
Written by Philip Steele


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $7.99

"This short book is written in a clear, readable style, detailing the events of Marie’s life that will be of interest to teen readers... It will be an excellent and accessible resource for libraries. Readers will find the prose engaging and Marie’s story interesting and inspiring." —VOYA

National Geographic supports K-12 educators... Read more >
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History Chapters: Alexander Graham Bell Invents
History Chapters: Alexander Graham Bell Invents
Written by Anita Garmon
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301896
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History Chapters: Alexander Graham Bell Invents

Written by Anita Garmon


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.90

Alexander Graham Bell led an amazing life, before and after he invented the telephone. Look into the inquisitive mind of the young inventor as a child; learn what sparked his curiosity; and discover how his mother’s deafness inspired his lifelong interest in communication. Discover the rich contribution this pioneering scientist and... Read more >
History Chapters: The Wright Brothers Fly
History Chapters: The Wright Brothers Fly
Written by Robyn O'Sullivan
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301889
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History Chapters: The Wright Brothers Fly

Written by Robyn O'Sullivan


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.90

On a windswept beach in North Carolina in 1903, American aviation finally took wing. The Wright Brothers Fly tells the soaring tale of how Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved the first controlled human flight in history. What was their inspiration? What was the drive behind their childhood dream? What were the... Read more >
World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
Written by Philip Steele
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301148
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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
The Scientist Who Changed Everything
Written by Philip Steele


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $17.95

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 >
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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
Written by Philip Steele
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301155
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World History Biographies: Isaac Newton
The Scientist Who Changed Everything
Written by Philip Steele


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $27.90

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 >
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Always Inventing
Always Inventing
Written by Tom L. Matthews
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780792259329
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Always Inventing
A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell
Written by Tom L. Matthews


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $7.95

Now in paperback—National Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. This fascinating profile, named a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, uses direct quotes to give readers a vivid insight into the life of a prolific inventor, driven to succeed.

With a foreword by Gilbert... Read more >
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Inventing the Future
Inventing the Future
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780792259343
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Inventing the Future
A Photobiography of Thomas Alva Edison
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $7.95

This paperback addition to our Photobiography series, Inventing the Future,documents the life of Thomas Edison. This prolific American is recognized as one of history's greatest inventors. His 1,093 patented inventions include the light bulb, the phonograph, and the microphone.

Young readers learn why Edison believed that "genius is one per cent... Read more >
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Genius
Genius
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792295440
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Genius
A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $17.95

On the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the special theory of relativity, this National Geographic photobiography chronicles the life of one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. Through compelling text and stirring archival photographs, the author recounts Einstein's life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial... Read more >
Genius
Genius
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792295457
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Genius
A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $27.90

On the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the special theory of relativity, this National Geographic photobiography chronicles the life of one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. Through compelling text and stirring archival photographs, the author recounts Einstein's life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial... Read more >
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