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Hidden New Jersey
Hidden New Jersey
Written by Linda J. Barth, Illustrated by Hazel Mitchell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781934133408
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Hidden New Jersey

Written by Linda J. Barth
Illustrated by Hazel Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $8.95

Explore the great state of New Jersey, from the capital of Trenton to the Crossroads, from the Pine Barrens to the Watchungs, from the Lower Delaware to the popular shore. New Jersey has it all—history, culture, nature, industry, and fun! Children and their families will love learning about the amazing past... Read more >
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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate
Written by Richard Bowers


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $16.95

This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made... Read more >
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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Written by Richard Bowers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426309151
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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate
Written by Richard Bowers


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $16.95

This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
Written by Richard Bowers
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426309168
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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan
The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate
Written by Richard Bowers


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $25.90

This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made... Read more >
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Meet Thomas Jefferson
Meet Thomas Jefferson
Written by Marvin Barrett, Illustrated by Pat Fogarty
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786968
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Meet Thomas Jefferson

Written by Marvin Barrett
Illustrated by Pat Fogarty


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $4.99

When Thomas Jefferson was young, Virginia was still a colony of England. Jefferson thought that many English laws and taxes were unfair, so he studied hard to become a lawyer and help make better laws. Soon he and others came to believe that the colonies should become a new country, and... Read more >
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Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
Written by Jeanette Larson, Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893329
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Hummingbirds

Written by Jeanette Larson
Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

Hummingbirds are fascinating little creatures that have captured the imagination of people for thousands of years. Since they are only found in the Americas, the myths and legends about this tiny bird originated from the peoples of North and South America. These native cultures wrote stories to offer explanations for the... Read more >
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Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
Written by Jeanette Larson, Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893336
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Hummingbirds

Written by Jeanette Larson
Illustrated by Adrienne Yorinks


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $8.95

Hummingbirds are fascinating little creatures that have captured the imagination of people for thousands of years. Since they are only found in the Americas, the myths and legends about this tiny bird originated from the peoples of North and South America. These native cultures wrote stories to offer explanations for the... Read more >
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The Making of America Revised Edition
The Making of America Revised Edition
Written by Robert D. Johnston, Foreword by Douglas Brinkley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306631
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The Making of America Revised Edition
The History of the United States from 1492 to the Present
Written by Robert D. Johnston
Foreword by Douglas Brinkley


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $29.95

Trace 500 years of American history in this fascinating family reference—now updated to include the most significant developments of our time. You’ll pore over landmark events, intriguing facts, and compelling biographies. Period art and photography bring past events to life. Maps detail the course of wars, migration, and expansion. Illustrated time... Read more >
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The Making of America Revised Edition
The Making of America Revised Edition
Written by Robert D. Johnston, Foreword by Douglas Brinkley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306655
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The Making of America Revised Edition
The History of the United States from 1492 to the Present
Written by Robert D. Johnston
Foreword by Douglas Brinkley


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $38.90

Trace 500 years of American history in this fascinating family reference—now updated to include the most significant developments of our time. You’ll pore over landmark events, intriguing facts, and compelling biographies. Period art and photography bring past events to life. Maps detail the course of wars, migration, and expansion. Illustrated time... Read more >
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Our White House
Our White House
Written by N.C.B.L.A. and Various, Illustrated by Various, Introduction by David McCullough
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763646097
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Our White House
Looking In, Looking Out
Written by N.C.B.L.A. and Various
Illustrated by Various
Introduction by David McCullough


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $14.99

“A blue-ribbon choice for family sharing”
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Praise for
Our White House
An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book
An International Reading Association Teachers’ Choice
A National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade
Book for Young People
A National Endowment for the Humanities We the People
Bookshelf Selection
 “Explore the nooks and crannies of American history... Read more >
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American Babies
American Babies
Written by The Global Fund for Children
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781580892803
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American Babies

Written by The Global Fund for Children


Format: Board, 16 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $6.95

Seventeen adorable photographs of babies from across the United States showcase the diversity of our country and the universal joy of play and discovery. From the creators of GLOBAL BABIES. No matter where they live, babies are nurtured by love and raised in hope. Read more >
Kindergarten Day USA and China
Kindergarten Day USA and China
Written by Trish Marx and Ellen B. Senisi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892209
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Kindergarten Day USA and China

Written by Trish Marx and Ellen B. Senisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $7.95

Experience a day in kindergarten in the USA and China.

Readers spend a school day with two kindergarten classes in this flip-me-over book. First visit a class from Schenectady, New York, and then meet a class from Beijing, China, as children learn and play with their teachers and classmates. Clocks throughout the... Read more >
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Kindergarten Day USA and China
Kindergarten Day USA and China
Written by Trish Marx
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892193
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Kindergarten Day USA and China

Written by Trish Marx


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $16.95

Experience a day in kindergarten in the USA and China.

Readers spend a school day with two kindergarten classes in this flip-me-over book. First visit a class from Schenectady, New York, and then meet a class from Beijing, China, as children learn and play with their teachers and classmates. Clocks throughout the... Read more >
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Walden Then & Now
Walden Then & Now
Written by Michael McCurdy, Illustrated by Michael McCurdy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892537
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Walden Then & Now

Written by Michael McCurdy
Illustrated by Michael McCurdy


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $16.95

"I hear a song sparrow singing from the bushes on the shore."
--Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Henry David Thoreau was an author and naturalist whose book WALDEN still inspires readers today. In it Thoreau documented his experience living in a cabin on Walden Pond, reflecting on the beauty of nature and Mother Earth... Read more >
Summer's Bloodiest Days
Summer's Bloodiest Days
Written by Jennifer Weber, Foreword by James M. McPherson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426307065
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Summer's Bloodiest Days
The Battle of Gettysburg as Told from All Sides
Written by Jennifer Weber
Foreword by James M. McPherson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $17.95

Timed for the Civil War anniversary in 2011, this book powerfully illustrates a true turning point in American history. Gettysburg expert Jennifer Weber tells the story of the momentous battle through the voices of those who were there, a unique approach that makes this title stand out from all others.
Gripping eyewitness... Read more >
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Summer's Bloodiest Days
Summer's Bloodiest Days
Written by Jennifer Weber, Foreword by James M. McPherson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426307072
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Summer's Bloodiest Days
The Battle of Gettysburg as Told from All Sides
Written by Jennifer Weber
Foreword by James M. McPherson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $27.90

Timed for the Civil War anniversary in 2011, this book powerfully illustrates a true turning point in American history. Gettysburg expert Jennifer Weber tells the story of the momentous battle through the voices of those who were there, a unique approach that makes this title stand out from all others.
Gripping eyewitness... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Our Texas
Our Texas
Written by Jackie Mims Hopkins, Illustrated by Craig J. Spearing
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570917264
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Our Texas

Written by Jackie Mims Hopkins
Illustrated by Craig J. Spearing


Format: Trade Paperback, 44 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $8.95

Take a tour of the Lone Star State.

From King Ranch to the Alamo on through the capital city of Austin, explore historical sites, learn about the people who helped Texas develop, and discover the natural beauty of this dynamic state.

Revised and re-illustrated, OUR TEXAS (originally TUMBLEWEED TOM ON THE TEXAS TRAIL)... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: United States
National Geographic Countries of the World: United States
Written by Elden Croy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306327
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National Geographic Countries of the World: United States

Written by Elden Croy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $27.90

Welcome to the Land of the Free, Home of the Brave. Discover a land of stunning geographical contrast, from sea to shining sea. Visit the capital and home of U.S. government, Washington D.C., then travel north to the first capital, Philadelphia, where the constitution was signed. Find out why America has... Read more >
1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg
1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg
Written by Karen Kostyal and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Photographed by Lori Epstein Renda
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305184
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1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg

Written by Karen Kostyal and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Photographed by Lori Epstein Renda


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $27.90

Find yourself transported to Williamsburg in the days of the Revolution! See the city at war through the eyes of everyday citizens for an exciting new perspective on the historic year of 1776. The latest in the popular "New Look" line of history titles, K.M. Kostyal’s 1776: A New Look at... Read more >
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1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg
1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg
Written by Karen Kostyal and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Photographed by Lori Epstein Renda
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305177
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1776: A New Look at Revolutionary Williamsburg

Written by Karen Kostyal and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Photographed by Lori Epstein Renda


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $17.95

Find yourself transported to Williamsburg in the days of the Revolution! See the city at war through the eyes of everyday citizens for an exciting new perspective on the historic year of 1776. The latest in the popular "New Look" line of history titles, K.M. Kostyal’s 1776: A New Look at... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305122
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National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas

Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $18.95

In the brand new Beginner’s United States Atlas National Geographic’s world-renowned cartographers, working with education consultants and geographers, have created a state-of-the-art United States atlas for children ages 6 to 10.

This beautiful book is an engaging experience with fact-filled essays and spectacular photographs that will catch the curiosity of young readers... Read more >
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National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305580
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National Geographic Beginner's United States Atlas

Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $27.90

In the brand new Beginner’s United States Atlas National Geographic’s world-renowned cartographers, working with education consultants and geographers, have created a state-of-the-art United States atlas for children ages 6 to 10.

This beautiful book is an engaging experience with fact-filled essays and spectacular photographs that will catch the curiosity of young readers... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Mule Train Mail
Mule Train Mail
Written by Craig Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580891882
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Mule Train Mail

Written by Craig Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 36 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $7.95

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."

While working on this book, Craig Brown traveled to the Grand Canyon to observe the only mule train delivery route in the United States. MULE TRAIN MAIL introduces readers to Anthony... Read more >
A Walk in New York
A Walk in New York
Written by Salvatore Rubbino, Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763638559
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A Walk in New York

Written by Salvatore Rubbino
Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $16.99

New York City — the perfect place for a boy and his dad to spend the day! Follow them on their walk around Manhattan, from Grand Central Terminal to the top of the Empire State Building, from Greenwich Village to the Statue of Liberty, learning lots of facts and trivia along... Read more >
Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War
Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War
Written by Thomas B. Allen and Roger Macbride Allen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303791
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Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War

Written by Thomas B. Allen and Roger Macbride Allen


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $18.95

Thomas B. Allen’s expertise in military history and strategy is combined with Roger MacBride Allen’s knowledge of technology to reveal a lesser-known yet fascinating side of the 16th president of the United States. Their authoritative narrative reveals Lincoln as our nation’s first hands-on Commander-in-Chief, whose appreciation for the power of technology... Read more >
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