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Zigzag: Every Planet Has a Place
Zigzag: Every Planet Has a Place
Written by Becky Baines
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426306624
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Zigzag: Every Planet Has a Place

Written by Becky Baines


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $5.95

Look up! Discover that Every Planet Has a Place. The Earth is just one of many planets in our solar system. Why is this the perfect place for us to live? Which are the "gas planets?" And why have we changed what we think of Pluto? Then Zigzag into other questions... Read more >
Face to Face with Butterflies
Face to Face with Butterflies
Written by Darlyne Murawski
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306198
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Face to Face with Butterflies

Written by Darlyne Murawski


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $25.90

You’re keeping soooo still. You’re trying not to even breathe too loudly. You don’t want to disturb the most wonderful, delicate-looking creature you’ve ever seen. Insect expert Darlyne Murawski leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies: learn how they are magically transformed from squirmy caterpillars; discover how each species... Read more >
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Face to Face with Butterflies
Face to Face with Butterflies
Written by Darlyne Murawski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306181
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Face to Face with Butterflies

Written by Darlyne Murawski


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $16.95

You’re keeping soooo still. You’re trying not to even breathe too loudly. You don’t want to disturb the most wonderful, delicate-looking creature you’ve ever seen. Insect expert Darlyne Murawski leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies: learn how they are magically transformed from squirmy caterpillars; discover how each species... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Face to Face with Manatees
Face to Face with Manatees
Written by Brian Skerry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306167
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Face to Face with Manatees

Written by Brian Skerry


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $16.95

You’re deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature’s gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He’s playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he’s happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from... Read more >
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Face to Face with Manatees
Face to Face with Manatees
Written by Brian Skerry
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306174
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Face to Face with Manatees

Written by Brian Skerry


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $25.90

You’re deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature’s gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He’s playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he’s happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from... Read more >
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Tracks of a Panda
Tracks of a Panda
Written by Nick Dowson, Illustrated by Yu Rong
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763647377
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Tracks of a Panda
Read & Wonder
Written by Nick Dowson
Illustrated by Yu Rong


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $6.99

A giant panda and her baby set off on a search for a safe, sustaining home in this informative tale about an enchanting creature.

High on a mist-wrapped mountain, a mother panda cradles her newborn, pink and impossibly small. The bamboo patch they need for food is dying, and as soon as... Read more >
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Talking Tails
Talking Tails
Written by Ann Love and Jane Drake, Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887768842
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Talking Tails
The Incredible Connection Between People and Their Pets
Written by Ann Love and Jane Drake
Illustrated by Bill Slavin


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $22.95

Pets and their owners appear together in a book as heartwarming as it is informative.

From our earliest beginnings, we have shared our lives with animals. Jane Drake and Ann Love explore the ties that humans and their pets have formed. With fun and fascinating facts, they address Dog People and Cat...

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This Is Rocket Science
This Is Rocket Science
Written by Gloria Skurzynski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305979
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This Is Rocket Science
True Stories of the Risk-taking Scientists who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond Earth
Written by Gloria Skurzynski


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $18.95

..three, two, one... we have liftoff! From the award-winning author of Are We Alone? comes a title to propel young imaginations far into space. This Is Rocket Science explores the past, present, and future of space travel.

The compelling text—vetted by NASA scientists—is a combination of history, science, human drama, and future... Read more >
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This Is Rocket Science
This Is Rocket Science
Written by Gloria Skurzynski
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305986
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This Is Rocket Science
True Stories of the Risk-taking Scientists who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond Earth
Written by Gloria Skurzynski


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 80 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $28.90

..three, two, one... we have liftoff! From the award-winning author of Are We Alone? comes a title to propel young imaginations far into space. This Is Rocket Science explores the past, present, and future of space travel.

The compelling text—vetted by NASA scientists—is a combination of history, science, human drama, and future... Read more >
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This Is Rocket Science
True Stories of the Risk-taking Scientists who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond
Written by Gloria Skurzynski


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $18.95

..three, two, one... we have liftoff! From the award-winning author of Are We Alone? comes a title to propel young imaginations far into space. This Is Rocket Science explores the past, present, and future of space travel.

The compelling text—vetted by NASA scientists—is a combination of history, science, human drama, and future... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Caterpillar Caterpillar with Audio
Caterpillar Caterpillar with Audio
Written by Vivian French, Illustrated by Charlotte Voake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763640026
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Caterpillar Caterpillar with Audio
Read, Listen & Wonder
Written by Vivian French
Illustrated by Charlotte Voake


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $8.99

"The text does an excellent job of describing the metamorphosis of a swallowtail butterfly, and the closeup, vibrant drawings of each developmental stage are outstanding." — School Library Journal

Watch with a girl and her grandfather as a caterpillar hatches, sheds its skin, grows bigger and bigger, and emerges from its pupa... Read more >
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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How the World Works
How the World Works
Written by Christian Dorian, Illustrated by Beverley Young
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763648015
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How the World Works
A Hands-On Guide to Our Amazing Planet
Written by Christian Dorian
Illustrated by Beverley Young


Format: Hardcover, 18 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $17.99

How do the ocean currents move? What is a carbon footprint? Why does it rain? Readers are invited on a novelty-packed journey of discovery to find out how the earth works.

Answering a multitude of questions about how our world works, this fun, engaging book introduces the earth’s important cycles and offers... Read more >
Insect Detective
Insect Detective
Written by Steve Voake, Illustrated by Charlotte Voake
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763644475
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Insect Detective

Written by Steve Voake
Illustrated by Charlotte Voake


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $16.99

Young readers will definitely catch the bug when they see this enticing, fact-filled invitation to explore the world of insects.

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Right now, all around us, thousands of insects are doing strange and wonderful things: wasps are building nests, ants are collecting food, and dragonflies are readying for the... Read more >
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Super Stars
Super Stars
Written by David Aguilar
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306020
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Super Stars
The Biggest, Hottest, Brightest, and Most Explosive Stars in the Milky Way
Written by David Aguilar


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $25.90

Everyone knows that those bright, white dots in the night sky are stars; but how many of us really know what stars are, how they are born, how their lives affect ours, and how they die. SuperStars! is a book to expand the knowledge and fire the imaginations of stargazers everywhere... Read more >
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Super Stars
Super Stars
Written by David Aguilar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306013
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Super Stars
The Biggest, Hottest, Brightest, and Most Explosive Stars in the Milky Way
Written by David Aguilar


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $16.95

Everyone knows that those bright, white dots in the night sky are stars; but how many of us really know what stars are, how they are born, how their lives affect ours, and how they die. SuperStars! is a book to expand the knowledge and fire the imaginations of stargazers everywhere... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Animal Colors
Animal Colors
Written by Beth Fielding
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780983201489
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Animal Colors

Written by Beth Fielding


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2010
Price: $8.95

Discover the world of animals in a kaleidoscope of vibrant color! Enjoy animals from every color of the rainbow, then expand the concept with animals in amazing color combinations such as yellow and orange, orange and red, red and blue, blue and green, and more. ANIMAL COLORS is the first in... Read more >
Also available as a board book and a hardcover.
Animal Colors
Animal Colors
Written by Beth Fielding
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780979745560
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Animal Colors

Written by Beth Fielding


Format: Board, 24 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2010
Price: $7.99

Discover the world of animals in a kaleidoscope of vibrant color! Enjoy animals from every color of the rainbow, then expand the concept with animals in amazing color combinations such as yellow and orange, orange and red, red and blue, blue and green, and more. ANIMAL COLORS is the first in... Read more >
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Eats
Eats
Written by Marthe Jocelyn, Illustrated by Tom Slaughter
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780887769887
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Eats

Written by Marthe Jocelyn
Illustrated by Tom Slaughter


Format: Board, 16 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $7.95

With a fresh cast of animal characters — and what they eat — the creative team of Marthe Jocelyn and Tom Slaughter has produced another work in their award-winning series for very young book and art lovers.

Marthe Jocelyn’s simple concept of matching creatures — familiar and unusual — with their... 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 >
Our Farm
Our Farm
Written by Maya Gottfried, Illustrated by Robert Rahway Zakanitch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375861185
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Our Farm
By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary
Written by Maya Gottfried
Illustrated by Robert Rahway Zakanitch


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

Maya the cow, J.D. the piglet, Hilda the sheep, and a dozen more animals all speak directly to the reader, showing off their unique personalities in this wonderful collection of poems. Master watercolorist Robert Rahway Zakanitch provides a portrait that perfectly captures the essence of each creature. Together the poems and... Read more >
The Circulatory Story
The Circulatory Story
Written by Mary Corcoran, Illustrated by Jef Czekaj
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892094
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The Circulatory Story

Written by Mary Corcoran
Illustrated by Jef Czekaj


Format: Trade Paperback, 44 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $7.95

Simple, humorous text and comic illustrations explain the basics of the circulatory system--the systemic, pulmonary, and coronary circuits. Readers follow a red blood cell on its journey through the body, and in the process learn how the body combats disease, performs gas exchanges, and fights plaque. Read more >
Nest, Nook & Cranny
Nest, Nook & Cranny
Written by Susan Blackaby, Illustrated by Jamie Hogan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893503
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Nest, Nook & Cranny

Written by Susan Blackaby
Illustrated by Jamie Hogan


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 >
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375860096
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter, they had lots of questions. What are leprechauns? How do we know many of the old Irish stories? How do fairies spend their time? Who speaks the Irish language?... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375960093
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $12.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter, they had lots of questions. What are leprechauns? How do we know many of the old Irish stories? How do fairies spend their time? Who speaks the Irish language?... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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