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The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair
Written by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570917141
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The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair

Written by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $15.95

National bestseller reworked for middle-graders.

At the time of Ludwig van Beethoven’s death, it was a common practice to take a lock of hair from the deceased as a remembrance, a sacred remnant of the person who meant so much when alive. One such lock of Beethoven’s hair survived through the years... Read more >
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What Darwin Saw
What Darwin Saw
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303968
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What Darwin Saw
The Journey That Changed the World
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer


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

In 1831 a 22-year-old naturalist named Charles Darwin stepped aboard the HMS Beagle as a traveling companion of an equally youthful sea captain called Robert FitzRoy. The Beagle’s round-the-world surveying journey lasted five long years on the high seas. The young Darwin noticed everything, and proved himself an avid and detailed... Read more >
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What Darwin Saw
What Darwin Saw
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303975
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What Darwin Saw
The Journey That Changed the World
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $26.90

In 1831 a 22-year-old naturalist named Charles Darwin stepped aboard the HMS Beagle as a traveling companion of an equally youthful sea captain called Robert FitzRoy. The Beagle’s round-the-world surveying journey lasted five long years on the high seas. The young Darwin noticed everything, and proved himself an avid and detailed... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Genetics
National Geographic Investigates: Genetics
Written by Kathleen Simpson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303272
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National Geographic Investigates: Genetics
From DNA to Designer Dogs
Written by Kathleen Simpson


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

Ever since scientists first cloned Dolly, genetics has been a hot-button topic in the media and the political world. Genetics brings readers the inside story, and looks objectively at this fascinating modern science. From the Human Genome Project to stem cell research to the National Geographic’s own Genographic Project, scientists are... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Genetics
National Geographic Investigates: Genetics
Written by Kathleen Simpson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303616
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National Geographic Investigates: Genetics
From DNA to Designer Dogs
Written by Kathleen Simpson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $17.95

Ever since scientists first cloned Dolly, genetics has been a hot-button topic in the media and the political world. Genetics brings readers the inside story, and looks objectively at this fascinating modern science. From the Human Genome Project to stem cell research to the National Geographic’s own Genographic Project, scientists are... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Oscar and the Frog
Oscar and the Frog
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763640309
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Oscar and the Frog
A Book About Growing
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $6.99

A first science book that introduce young readers to core science concepts through fresh, graphic illustrations, engaging stories, and supplemental activity suggestions.

Oscar is a curious kitten, and at the pond he is full of questions about growing things. Luckily, Frog can help with the answers — after all, he’s gone through... Read more >
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #18: Penguins and Antarctica
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #18: Penguins and Antarctica
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375846649
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #18: Penguins and Antarctica
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #40: Eve of the Emperor Penguin
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #40: Eve of the Emperor Penguin, they had lots of questions. What do penguins eat? Why do they huddle together in groups? Who won the race to the South Pole? What happens... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Animals on the Edge
National Geographic Investigates: Animals on the Edge
Written by Sandra Pobst
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303586
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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, 64 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $17.95

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 >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
National Geographic Investigates: Medical Mysteries
National Geographic Investigates: Medical Mysteries
Written by Scott Auden
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303562
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National Geographic Investigates: Medical Mysteries
Science Researches Conditions From Bizarre to Deadly
Written by Scott Auden


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $17.95

Medical Mysteries gives readers the inside story of the medical profession’s weirdest mysteries, and provides the scientific opinions of the experts. The narrative examines cases that have baffled the scientific community. These mysteries will satisfy every kid’s natural delight in all things gross and grizzly; the vividly descriptive text, cool photographs... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Medical Mysteries
National Geographic Investigates: Medical Mysteries
Written by Scott Auden
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302619
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National Geographic Investigates: Medical Mysteries
Science Researches Conditions From Bizarre to Deadly
Written by Scott Auden


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

Medical Mysteries gives readers the inside story of the medical profession’s weirdest mysteries, and provides the scientific opinions of the experts. The narrative examines cases that have baffled the scientific community. These mysteries will satisfy every kid’s natural delight in all things gross and grizzly; the vividly descriptive text, cool photographs... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Outbreak
National Geographic Investigates: Outbreak
Written by Charles Piddock
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303579
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National Geographic Investigates: Outbreak
Science Seeks Safeguards for Global Health
Written by Charles Piddock


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $17.95

Outbreaks provides a fascinating introduction to the fight against infectious diseases, including scientists who discovered various viruses and bacteria. The text outlines how we have learned to fight nature’s harmful strains and to use others to our advantage; it also provides the latest findings on bird flu and SARS, Ebola and... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Outbreak
National Geographic Investigates: Outbreak
Written by Charles Piddock
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302633
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National Geographic Investigates: Outbreak
Science Seeks Safeguards for Global Health
Written by Charles Piddock


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

Outbreaks provides a fascinating introduction to the fight against infectious diseases, including scientists who discovered various viruses and bacteria. The text outlines how we have learned to fight nature’s harmful strains and to use others to our advantage; it also provides the latest findings on bird flu and SARS, Ebola and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Look at You!
Look at You!
Written by Kathy Henderson, Illustrated by Paul Howard
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780763639198
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Look at You!
A Baby Body Book
Written by Kathy Henderson
Illustrated by Paul Howard


Format: Board, 32 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $6.99

"An old-fashioned picture book, yet one that is totally interactive." —- BOOKLIST (starred review)

From learning to crawl to clapping their hands, babies are always doing something new. Kathy Henderson’s lively poems will grab young children’s attention, while Paul Howard’s illustrations aptly capture babies’ and toddlers’ delight at exploring all the things... Read more >
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Alien Invaders
Alien Invaders
Written by Jane Drake and Ann Love, Illustrated by Mark Thurman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887767982
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Alien Invaders
Species That Threaten Our World
Written by Jane Drake and Ann Love
Illustrated by Mark Thurman


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $19.95

From killer toads, feral felines, and brown tree snakes to multiple invaders in Lake Victoria and the Great Lakes, Alien Invaders focuses on wave after wave of invaders that affect our ecosystems and the side-effects of climate change and modern global travel on our world today. Environmentalists and coauthors Jane Drake... Read more >
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The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts
The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts
Written by Allan Wolf, Illustrated by Greg Clarke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763638061
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The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts

Written by Allan Wolf
Illustrated by Greg Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $9.99

"Makes a terrific and enriching addition to any life-science course and a charming gateway into deeper discussions of the body." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Have you ever wondered what some of your body parts do? How many times a year your heart beats? How big your small intestines are? Which of your... Read more >
Science Quest: Double Helix
Science Quest: Double Helix
Written by Glen Phelan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792255413
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Science Quest: Double Helix
The Quest to Uncover the Structure of DNA
Written by Glen Phelan


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $17.95

Trace the quest to solve the scientific riddle of how human traits are passed down from one generation to the next in this new book from National Geographic.

The story begins in 1856, when the scientist and monk Gregor Mendel begins experiments on pea plants, not knowing that he was about... Read more >
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Science Quest: Double Helix
Science Quest: Double Helix
Written by Glen Phelan
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792255420
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Science Quest: Double Helix
The Quest to Uncover the Structure of DNA
Written by Glen Phelan


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $25.90

Trace the quest to solve the scientific riddle of how human traits are passed down from one generation to the next in this new book from National Geographic.

The story begins in 1856, when the scientist and monk Gregor Mendel begins experiments on pea plants, not knowing that he was about... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Science Quest: Killing Germs, Saving Lives
Science Quest: Killing Germs, Saving Lives
Written by Glen Phelan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792255376
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Science Quest: Killing Germs, Saving Lives
The Quest for the First Vaccines
Written by Glen Phelan


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $17.95

The challenge for young readers: follow the scientific quest to finding the world's first vaccines—and move towards a future of saving lives worldwide.

Thanks to modern vaccines, many diseases, such as smallpox, cholera, and polio, have been virtually eradicated. Before the discovery of vaccines, however, epidemics killed thousands of people... Read more >
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Science Quest: Killing Germs, Saving Lives
Science Quest: Killing Germs, Saving Lives
Written by Glen Phelan
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792255383
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Science Quest: Killing Germs, Saving Lives
The Quest for the First Vaccines
Written by Glen Phelan


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $25.90

The challenge for young readers: follow the scientific quest to finding the world's first vaccines—and move towards a future of saving lives worldwide.

Thanks to modern vaccines, many diseases, such as smallpox, cholera, and polio, have been virtually eradicated. Before the discovery of vaccines, however, epidemics killed thousands of people... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Quest to Digest
The Quest to Digest
Written by Mary Corcoran, Illustrated by Jef Czekaj
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570916656
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The Quest to Digest

Written by Mary Corcoran
Illustrated by Jef Czekaj


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2006
Price: $7.95

Humorous text and illustrations follow an apple's journey through the human digestive system. Discover why mucus is so important to your body and how food particles are absorbed by the small intestine and turned into energy. Readers also learn why we burp, vomit, and pass gas. Read more >
A Platypus, Probably
A Platypus, Probably
Written by Sneed B. Collard III, Illustrated by Andrew Plant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570915840
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A Platypus, Probably

Written by Sneed B. Collard III
Illustrated by Andrew Plant


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2005
Price: $7.95

What has a bill like a duck's and the body of a beaver? A platypus, probably. Engaging text follows a female platypus through her life, while sidebars offer in-depth information about this unique monotreme and her environment. Vivid, accurate illustrations capture the wonder of this amazing creature. Read more >
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