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National Geographic Countries of the World: South Korea
National Geographic Countries of the World: South Korea
Written by Tom Jackson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301254
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National Geographic Countries of the World: South Korea

Written by Tom Jackson


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

Discover one of the world's political hotspots. Learn about South Korea's amazing economic history. See the effects of Typhoon Maemi. Meet Kim Dae-Jung, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
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World History Biographies: Gandhi
World History Biographies: Gandhi
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301322
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World History Biographies: Gandhi
The Young Protester Who Founded a Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $7.99

A shy, serious boy, Mahatma Gandhi would later lead India to nationhood and change the course of history. After studying law in London, he championed Indian rights in South Africa for two decades. He returned to India in 1914, leading a campaign of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience against British rule... Read more >
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How to Be a Samurai Warrior
How to Be a Samurai Warrior
Written by Fiona MacDonald
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301353
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How to Be a Samurai Warrior

Written by Fiona MacDonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $5.95

Can you handle a horse? Are you skillful with a bow? Are you brave in the face of danger? Will you wear this smelly, lice-infested armor with dignity? Have you truly earned the respect and honor shown to the samurai? Are you of honorable lineage? Will you show absolute loyalty to... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
Written by Anita Dalal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300707
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of India's Past
Written by Anita Dalal


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $17.95

The culture of ancient India is revealed through archaeology, our modern-day portal to the past. Through dramatic photography and lively narrative, take a passage to Indian antiquity. Visit Mohenjo-Daro or the "mound of the dead," a city built between 4 and 5 thousand years ago. Read how excavations there, begun in... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
Written by Anita Dalal
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300714
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India
Archaelogy Unlocks the Secrets of India's Past
Written by Anita Dalal


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $27.90

The culture of ancient India is revealed through archaeology, our modern-day portal to the past. Through dramatic photography and lively narrative, take a passage to Indian antiquity. Visit Mohenjo-Daro or the "mound of the dead," a city built between 4 and 5 thousand years ago. Read how excavations there, begun in... Read more >
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Iraq
National Geographic Countries of the World: Iraq
Written by Charlie Samuels
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300615
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Iraq

Written by Charlie Samuels


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $27.90

All American students need to know about the land known historically as Mesopotamia, or the "Cradle of Civilization."

Mesopotamia's Sumerian, Babylonian, and Assyrian civilizations produced much of the world's earliest writing, science, mathematics, legal systems and philosophy. The Republic of Iraq was established in 1919 and granted independence in 1932. Iraq's... Read more >
World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
Written by Flora Geyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300622
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World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
The Rebel Who Led a Revolution
Written by Flora Geyer


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $17.95

Born in Southern China in 1893, this farmer's son would rule the world's most populous country. The young Mao Zedong grew up in a world desperate to break with the ancient rules of the Qing dynasty. Mao challenged convention early in life, and was expelled from school. He joined China's new... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
Written by Flora Geyer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300639
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World History Biographies: Mao Zedong
The Rebel Who Led a Revolution
Written by Flora Geyer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $27.90

Born in Southern China in 1893, this farmer's son would rule the world's most populous country. The young Mao Zedong grew up in a world desperate to break with the ancient rules of the Qing dynasty. Mao challenged convention early in life, and was expelled from school. He joined China's new... Read more >
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Japan
National Geographic Countries of the World: Japan
Written by Charles Phillips
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300295
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Japan

Written by Charles Phillips


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $27.90

National Geographic requests the pleasure of your company on a journey to the faraway island nation of "Nippon." Japan's name means "origin of the sun" (often translated as Land of the Rising Sun)—a term born of Japan's location to the east of the ancient empires of China. Take a trip through... Read more >
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Once Upon a Full Moon
Once Upon a Full Moon
Written by Elizabeth Quan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887768132
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Once Upon a Full Moon

Written by Elizabeth Quan


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $19.95

Elizabeth Quan’s father had made a success in the New World, but he longed for his home in China. So in the early 1920’s, he and his family set out on an arduous trip to the far side of the world. By train, ship, ferry, cart, and on foot, Elizabeth, her... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: China
National Geographic Countries of the World: China
Written by Jen Green
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792261803
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National Geographic Countries of the World: China

Written by Jen Green


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2006
Price: $27.90

National Geographic invites you to journey through China in a vibrant book that profiles the country's extensive geography, its storied history, and its rich culture. You'll also examine the growing role modern China plays in today's global economy.

Travel with the experts deep into this land of diverse people and see... Read more >
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The Birdman
The Birdman
Written by Veronika Martenova Charles, Illustrated by Annouchka Gravel Galouchko and Stephan Daigle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887767401
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The Birdman

Written by Veronika Martenova Charles
Illustrated by Annouchka Gravel Galouchko and Stephan Daigle


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $17.95

Noor Nobi is a broken man, wandering the streets of Calcutta with no reason to live. His three children, snatched from him in a cruel accident, were everything he worked for and loved. But one day, he enters a crowded market and sees a bird, caged and frightened and sick. With... Read more >
Going to School in India
Going to School in India
Written by Lisa Heydlauff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570916663
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Going to School in India

Written by Lisa Heydlauff


Format: Hardcover, 98 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $24.95

Do you cross a rope bridge to get to school? Does your school meet in the middle of the desert? Does your school bus double as a classroom? If you lived in India, you might answer "yes!" In this inspiring book, meet students who overcome these and other challenges -- all... Read more >
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