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Caterpillar Caterpillar with Audio, Peggable
Caterpillar Caterpillar with Audio, Peggable
Written by Vivian French, Illustrated by Charlotte Voake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763641917
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Caterpillar Caterpillar with Audio, Peggable
Read, Listen, & Wonder
Written by Vivian French
Illustrated by Charlotte Voake


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $9.99

"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 >
Also available as a hardcover.
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892094
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The Circulatory Story

Written by Mary Corcoran


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
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 >
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

Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! 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... 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

Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! 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... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Wonders of Nature
Wonders of Nature
Written by Jane Werner Watson, Illustrated by Eloise Wilkin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375854866
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Wonders of Nature

Written by Jane Werner Watson
Illustrated by Eloise Wilkin


Format: Hardcover, 24 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $3.99

“Isn't it a wonder that out in the pond, smooth wiggly tadpoles lose their tails and grow legs, and turn into frogs? And that fuzzy caterpillars weave silken cocoons around themselves and go to sleep, then wake up as pretty moths or butterflies?”

It’s a rare nonfiction book that’s also a simple... Read more >
A Really Short History of Nearly Everything
A Really Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385738101
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A Really Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $19.99

Enter the world of science as Bill Bryson unmasks the mysteries of the universe.

Did you know that:

• Every atom in your body has almost certainly passed through several stars and been part of millions of organisms on its way to being you?

• If you are an average-sized kid, you have enough... Read more >
Q Is for Quark
Q Is for Quark
Written by David M. Schwartz, Illustrated by Kim Doner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781582463032
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Q Is for Quark
A Science Alphabet Book
Written by David M. Schwartz
Illustrated by Kim Doner


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $9.99

A is for Atom, B is for Black Hole, C is for Clone-hang on to your test tubes, we'¬?re covering a lot of ground here! But both the science-curious and the science-phobic are in for a treat as the author of one of the wittiest math books around takes on a... 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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Oscar and the Bat
Oscar and the Bat
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763645137
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Oscar and the Bat
A Book About Sound
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $6.99

Start with Science books introduce kids to core science concepts through engaging stories, fresh illustrations, and supplemental activities.

When Oscar hears a blackbird singing in the meadow, Bat swoops in to talk to him about sound. A sudden thunderstorm and a visiting cow give Oscar lots of opportunities to learn about sounds... Read more >
Oscar and the Bird
Oscar and the Bird
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763640323
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Oscar and the Bird
A Book About Electricity
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $14.99

Two new Start with Science books introduce kids to core science concepts through engaging stories, fresh illustrations, and supplemental activities.

When Oscar the kitten finds a tractor in a field and accidentally turns on the windshield wipers, he is full of questions about electricity. Luckily, Bird knows the answers! With the help... Read more >
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Oscar and the Cricket
Oscar and the Cricket
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763645120
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Oscar and the Cricket
A Book About Moving and Rolling
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $6.99

Start with Science books introduce kids to core science concepts through engaging stories, fresh illustrations, and supplemental activities.

One day Oscar sees a ball in the grass. "Try pushing it!" says Cricket. Oscar learns that the ball rolls slowly in grass and faster on a path, until it bounces off a tree... Read more >
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Oscar and the Snail
Oscar and the Snail
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763640392
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Oscar and the Snail
A Book About Things That We Use
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $14.99

Two new Start with Science books introduce kids to core science concepts through engaging stories, fresh illustrations, and supplemental activities.

One day Oscar comes across a nest made of twigs and leaves, perfect for sheltering eggs. It makes him wonder about all the things we use — like glass, paper, plastic, and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Science Fair Winners: Bug Science
Science Fair Winners: Bug Science
Written by Karen Romano Young, Illustrated by David Goldin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426305191
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Science Fair Winners: Bug Science

Written by Karen Romano Young
Illustrated by David Goldin


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $12.95

It might be creepy, but entomology is one cool branch of science for kids! Bug Science is a funny, educational book filled with cool workshops that are ideal for science fairs. Sometimes it’s all about the bugs, like an experiment to reroute ants. Sometimes it’s about how we interact with bugs... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Science Fair Winners: Bug Science
Science Fair Winners: Bug Science
Written by Karen Romano Young, Illustrated by David Goldin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305207
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Science Fair Winners: Bug Science

Written by Karen Romano Young
Illustrated by David Goldin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 80 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $24.90

It might be creepy, but entomology is one cool branch of science for kids! Bug Science is a funny, educational book filled with cool workshops that are ideal for science fairs. Sometimes it’s all about the bugs, like an experiment to reroute ants. Sometimes it’s about how we interact with bugs... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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