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Volcano!
Volcano!
Written by Judith Fradin and Dennis Fradin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426308154
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Volcano!
The Icelandic Eruption of 2010 and Other Hot, Smoky, Fierce, and Fiery Mountains
Written by Judith Fradin and Dennis Fradin


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $6.95

True-life accounts from a wide variety of people, including scientists, sightseers, and thrillseekers, add to the compelling readability of this book that gives readers both a historical perspective on the human experience of volcanoes and a scientific perspective on why they occur and what scientists are doing to help people stay out of the... Read more >
The Living Rain Forest
The Living Rain Forest
Written by Paul Kratter, Illustrated by Paul Kratter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893930
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The Living Rain Forest

Written by Paul Kratter
Illustrated 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...

Read more >
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Orangutans Are Ticklish: Fun Facts from an Animal Photographer
Orangutans Are Ticklish: Fun Facts from an Animal Photographer
Written by Jill Davis, Photographed by Steve Grubman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375858864
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Orangutans Are Ticklish: Fun Facts from an Animal Photographer

Written by Jill Davis
Photographed by Steve Grubman


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $16.99

In this knockout book of animal photographs, perfect for the youngest animal lover, you'll discover all sorts of things. Did you know that orangutans are ticklish? Yes, they are—just like you and me. But be careful if you ever see a hippo yawning. It doesn't mean he's sleepy—it means he wants... Read more >
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 >
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