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We Are the Weather Makers
We Are the Weather Makers
Written by Tim Flannery, Adapted by Sall M. Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636562
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We Are the Weather Makers
The History of Climate Change
Written by Tim Flannery
Adapted by Sall M. Walker


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $17.99

Every young person who cares about preserving the planet needs to know what’s inside this book — and follow the authors’ call to action.

First published for an adult readership, THE WEATHER MAKERS received critical kudos for its solid science and powerful message. Now this accessible new edition speaks directly to young... Read more >
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White Owl, Barn Owl with Audio, Peggable
White Owl, Barn Owl with Audio, Peggable
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Michael Foreman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763641948
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White Owl, Barn Owl with Audio, Peggable
Read, Listen, & Wonder
Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Michael Foreman


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $9.99

This vibrant new book-and-CD series brings the best of our Read and Wonder nature stories to life.

Each paperback title in the series includes a CD that features:
- an engaging read-aloud with sound effects
- a segment focusing on fascinating facts
- a read-along opportunity guided by prompts

A young girl and her grandfather look... Read more >
The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau
The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau
Written by Dan Yaccarino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375855733
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The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau

Written by Dan Yaccarino


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $16.99

Jacques Cousteau was the world’s ambassador of the oceans. His popular TV series brought whales, otters, and dolphins right into people’s living rooms. Now, in this exciting picturebook biography, Dan Yaccarino introduces young readers to the man behind the snorkel.

From the first moment he got a glimpse of what lived under... Read more >
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Recycle This Book
Recycle This Book
Edited by Dan Gutman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385737210
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Recycle This Book

Edited by Dan Gutman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $6.99

With essays from renowned children’s book authors such as Ann Brashares, Jeanne DuPrau, Caroline B. Cooney, Laurie Halse Anderson, Bruce Coville, Gennifer Choldenko, and over 100 others, each piece is an informative and inspiring call to kids of all ages to understand what’s happening to the environment, and to take action... Read more >
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Recycle this Book
Edited by Dan Gutman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375891762
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Edited by Dan Gutman


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $6.99

With essays from renowned children’s book authors such as Ann Brashares, Jeanne DuPrau, Caroline B. Cooney, Laurie Halse Anderson, Bruce Coville, Gennifer Choldenko, and over 100 others, each piece is an informative and inspiring call to kids of all ages to understand what’s happening to the environment, and to take action... Read more >
White Owl, Barn Owl
White Owl, Barn Owl
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Michael Foreman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763641436
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White Owl, Barn Owl
Read and Wonder
Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Michael Foreman


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $6.99

"Few children now have access to the open woodlands and grasslands
frequented by barn owls, but they can all enjoy the magic of the bird thanks to this lovely introduction." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


A young girl and her grandfather look for a barn owl night after night. Will a distinctive heart-shaped... Read more >
Earth in the Hot Seat
Earth in the Hot Seat
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304347
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Earth in the Hot Seat
Bulletins from a Warming World
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $19.95

Earth in the Hot Seat is a stunning, magazine-like presentation that celebrates the Earth and clearly explains the dangers and challenges of global warning. This beautiful volume is also a showcase for National Geographic Society’s environmental mission programs. Librarians and teachers will appreciate a book that explains the science of this... Read more >
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Earth in the Hot Seat
Earth in the Hot Seat
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304354
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Earth in the Hot Seat
Bulletins from a Warming World
Written by Marfe Ferguson Delano


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $28.90

Earth in the Hot Seat is a stunning, magazine-like presentation that celebrates the Earth and clearly explains the dangers and challenges of global warning. This beautiful volume is also a showcase for National Geographic Society’s environmental mission programs. Librarians and teachers will appreciate a book that explains the science of this... Read more >
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Face to Face With Gorillas
Face to Face With Gorillas
Written by Michael Nichols
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304064
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Face to Face With Gorillas

Written by Michael Nichols


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

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 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 >
Also available as a hardcover.
Many Biomes, One Earth
Many Biomes, One Earth
Written by Sneed B. Collard III
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570916328
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Many Biomes, One Earth

Written by Sneed B. Collard III


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $7.95

Discover earth's natural neighborhoods on a colorful trek through the twelve terrestrial biomes of North and South America. Travel from the icy tundra, where the polar bear makes its home, to the tropical rain forest, the natural home of more than thirty million kinds of insects.

From mountains to prairies, rich, exquisite... 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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National Geographic Investigates: Not a Drop to Drink
National Geographic Investigates: Not a Drop to Drink
Written by Michael Burgan
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302671
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National Geographic Investigates: Not a Drop to Drink
Water for a Thirsty World
Written by Michael Burgan


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $27.90

Water is one of Earth’s hot environmental topics. The scarcity of clean drinking water will have dramatic consequences for humanity in the 21st century: water disputes could spark regional conflict, while increased desertification and drought could affect world food supplies and the future of farming. Not a Drop to Drink conveys... Read more >
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Witness to Disaster: Droughts
Witness to Disaster: Droughts
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303395
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Witness to Disaster: Droughts

Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $16.95

You're a farmer in 1930s Oklahoma and you never thought you’d see this day. Your fields have literally turned to dust. This Depression the radio folks were talking about just reached the heartland.

The epic disaster of the Dust Bowl brings home the cruel consequences of drought. The calamity that struck Depression-era... Read more >
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Witness to Disaster: Droughts
Witness to Disaster: Droughts
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303401
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Witness to Disaster: Droughts

Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $26.90

You're a farmer in 1930s Oklahoma and you never thought you’d see this day. Your fields have literally turned to dust. This Depression the radio folks were talking about just reached the heartland.

The epic disaster of the Dust Bowl brings home the cruel consequences of drought. The calamity that struck Depression-era... Read more >
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True Green Kids
True Green Kids
Written by Kim Mckay and Jenny Bonnin, Foreword by David de Rothschild
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304422
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True Green Kids
100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet
Written by Kim Mckay and Jenny Bonnin
Foreword by David de Rothschild


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $15.95

True Green Kids is the one book every home should have for the next generation. This vital children’s title is an innovative collection of fun and practical ways to help kids become agents for environmental change in their world.

With fresh, new strategies and a bright, friendly design, True Green Kids invites... Read more >
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True Green Kids
True Green Kids
Written by Kim Mckay and Jenny Bonnin, Foreword by David de Rothschild
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304439
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True Green Kids
100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet
Written by Kim Mckay and Jenny Bonnin
Foreword by David de Rothschild


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 144 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $27.90

True Green Kids is the one book every home should have for the next generation. This vital children’s title is an innovative collection of fun and practical ways to help kids become agents for environmental change in their world.

With fresh, new strategies and a bright, friendly design, True Green Kids invites... Read more >
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10 Things I Can Do to Help My World
10 Things I Can Do to Help My World
Written by Melanie Walsh, Illustrated by Melanie Walsh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763641443
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10 Things I Can Do to Help My World

Written by Melanie Walsh
Illustrated by Melanie Walsh


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2008
Price: $16.99

Even young children are eager to help the environment — and here is a bright, inviting novelty book that offers simple ways to make a difference.

Do you remember to turn off the tap while you brush your teeth? How about using both sides of the paper when writing and drawing? Or... Read more >
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John Muir
John Muir
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Illustrated by Stan Fellows
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763638849
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John Muir
America's First Environmentalist
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by Stan Fellows


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $8.99

Quoting from John Muir’s diaries, Kathryn Lasky tells the inspiring tale of one of America’s most dedicated environmentalists, aided by Stan Fellows’s evocative, dramatic acrylic paintings.

From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born in... Read more >
National Geographic Investigates: Animals on the Edge
National Geographic Investigates: Animals on the Edge
Written by Sandra Pobst
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302657
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National Geographic Investigates: Animals on the Edge
Science Races to Save Species Threatened With Extinction
Written by Sandra Pobst


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

Animals on the Edge aligns young readers with scientists, conservationists, and educators who are committed to the preservation of animals around the world.

The informed and educational narrative examines numerous threats to animals in the wild, raising awareness of each species, and detailing the extent and urgency of the problem. The... Read more >
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