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Science Fair Winners: Junkyard Science
Science Fair Winners: Junkyard Science
Written by Karen Romano Young, Illustrated by David Goldin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306907
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Science Fair Winners: Junkyard Science

Written by Karen Romano Young
Illustrated by David Goldin


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $24.90

Pull on your gloves and experience the science of trashology! It’s all about the stuff that’s thrown away: analyzing the waste produced by your school’s cafeteria, understanding the decomposition rates of garbage bags, comparing the cost effectiveness of one-use batteries versus rechargeables. This book is peppered with enlightening extras and humorous... Read more >
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The Living Rain Forest
The Living Rain Forest
Written by Paul Kratter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893930
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The Living Rain Forest

Written by Paul Kratter


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $7.95

From the anteater to the zorro...

The rain forest is teeming with life--hundreds of mammals, birds, amphibians, and fish, and millions of species of insects. Readers of all ages can discover this mysterious and beautiful habitat--and why it is worth saving--in this exquisitely illustrated alphabet book. Newly redesigned and reformatted. Read more >
Honey Bees
Honey Bees
Written by Stephen Buchmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385737708
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Honey Bees
Letters from the Hive
Written by Stephen Buchmann


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $16.99

In Honey Bees: Letters From the Hive, bee expert Stephen Buchmann takes readers on an incredible tour. Enter a beehive--one part nursery, one part honey factory, one part queen bee sanctum--then fly through backyard gardens, open fields, and deserts where wildflowers bloom. It's fascinating--and delicious!

Hailed for their hard work and harmonious...

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Honey Bees
Honey Bees
Written by Stephen Buchmann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375895579
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Honey Bees
Letters from the Hive
Written by Stephen Buchmann


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $7.99

In Honey Bees: Letters From the Hive, bee expert Stephen Buchmann takes readers on an incredible tour. Enter a beehive--one part nursery, one part honey factory, one part queen bee sanctum--then fly through backyard gardens, open fields, and deserts where wildflowers bloom. It's fascinating--and delicious!

Hailed for their hard work and harmonious...

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We Are the Weather Makers
We Are the Weather Makers
Written by Tim Flannery, Adapted by Sally M. Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763646561
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We Are the Weather Makers
The History of Climate Change
Written by Tim Flannery
Adapted by Sally M. Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $9.99

Now in paperback! 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 got kudos for its solid science and powerful message. Now this accessible edition speaks directly to young adults... Read more >
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Here Comes the Garbage Barge!
Here Comes the Garbage Barge!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Red Nose Studio
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375852183
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Here Comes the Garbage Barge!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Red Nose Studio


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $17.99

This New York Times Best Illustrated Book is a mostly true and completely stinky story that is sure to make you say, “Pee-yew!” Teaching environmental awareness has become a national priority, and this hilarious book (subtly) drives home the message that we can’t produce unlimited trash without consequences.

Before everyone recycled ... Read more >
Nest, Nook & Cranny
Nest, Nook & Cranny
Written by Susan Blackaby
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893503
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Nest, Nook & Cranny

Written by Susan Blackaby


Format: Hardcover, 60 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $15.95

What's your habitat?

From tongue-in-cheek sonnets to lyrical free verse, this collection of poems explores the many kinds of home animals make for themselves. Readers experience different habitats--desert, grasslands, shoreline, wetland, and woodland--and the animals that call them home.

Jamie Hogan's expressive line art complements this clever anthology. Back matter provides more information... Read more >
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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Jump Into Science: Coral Reefs
Jump Into Science: Coral Reefs
Written by Sylvia Earle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304750
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Jump Into Science: Coral Reefs

Written by Sylvia Earle


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $7.95

Earle takes children on an undersea journey to explore an amazing "underwater city." She explains the formation of coral reefs and provides information about the conditions needed for survival. In addition, the author introduces other animals that live in and near the reef and stresses the importance of protecting corals from... Read more >
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 >
Recycle this Book
Recycle this Book
Edited by Dan Gutman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375891762
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Recycle this Book

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 >
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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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 >
National Geographic Investigates: Not a Drop to Drink
National Geographic Investigates: Not a Drop to Drink
Written by Michael Burgan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303609
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National Geographic Investigates: Not a Drop to Drink
Water for a Thirsty World
Written by Michael Burgan


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

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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National Geographic Investigates: Extreme Weather
National Geographic Investigates: Extreme Weather
Written by Kathleen Simpson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303593
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National Geographic Investigates: Extreme Weather
Science Tackles Global Warming and Climate Change
Written by Kathleen Simpson


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

Huge hurricanes, devastating droughts, ferocious blizzards. What’s going on? Scientists around the globe are focusing on extremes of weather, both past and present. Join the weather scientists who are using modern technology, including satellites and supercomputers, to produce a weather forecast for Earth’s future. Extreme Weather gives readers the expert’s views... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Extreme Weather
National Geographic Investigates: Extreme Weather
Written by Kathleen Simpson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302817
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National Geographic Investigates: Extreme Weather
Science Tackles Global Warming and Climate Change
Written by Kathleen Simpson


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

Huge hurricanes, devastating droughts, ferocious blizzards. What’s going on? Scientists around the globe are focusing on extremes of weather, both past and present. Join the weather scientists who are using modern technology, including satellites and supercomputers, to produce a weather forecast for Earth’s future. Extreme Weather gives readers the expert’s views... Read more >
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The Turtle and the Universe
The Turtle and the Universe
Written by Stephen Whitt, Illustrated by Stephanie Hernandez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591026266
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The Turtle and the Universe

Written by Stephen Whitt
Illustrated by Stephanie Hernandez


Format: Trade Paperback, 86 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2008
Price: $14.99

In this engaging story of one of nature’s most fascinating creatures, science educator Stephen Whitt follows a mother sea turtle on the most difficult and dangerous journey of her life, the journey home to lay her eggs. Along the way he shows young readers how the events of the universe, many... Read more >
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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One Night in the Coral Sea
One Night in the Coral Sea
Written by Sneed B. Collard III
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570913907
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One Night in the Coral Sea

Written by Sneed B. Collard III


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

In 1980, scientists discovered that hundreds of corals on the Great Barrier Reef participate in a mass spawning event. Science author Sneed B. Collard III explains coral reefs, the coral larvae's perilous journey through the sea to their home on the reef, and the animals that depend on this ecosystem for... Read more >
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