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The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia
Written by Smithsonian Institution, Edited by Amy Pastan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588344618
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The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia

Written by Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Amy Pastan


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $12.95

Who was the first person to dine in space? How long was the Wright brothers's first successful flight? What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink? What toy based on an animated film accompanied astronauts on a shuttle mission in 2000? These questions and many more are answered in... Read more >
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Stone Giant
Stone Giant
Written by Jane Sutcliffe, Illustrated by John Shelley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892957
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Stone Giant
Michelangelo's David and How He Came to Be
Written by Jane Sutcliffe
Illustrated by John Shelley


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.95

No one wanted the "giant." The hulking block of marble lay in the work yard, rained on, hacked at, and abandoned—until a young Michelangelo saw his David in it. This is the story of how a neglected, discarded stone became a masterpiece for all time. It is also a story about... Read more >
The Third Chimpanzee for Young People
The Third Chimpanzee for Young People
Written by Jared Diamond, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805227
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The Third Chimpanzee for Young People
On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
Written by Jared Diamond
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $22.95

At some point during the last 100,000 years, humans began exhibiting traits and behavior that distinguished us from other animals, eventually creating language, art, religion, bicycles, spacecraft, and nuclear weapons—all within a heartbeat of evolutionary time. Now, faced with the threat of nuclear weapons and the effects of climate change, it... Read more >
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U is for Underwear
U is for Underwear
Written by Jesse Levison
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781576876909
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U is for Underwear

Written by Jesse Levison


Format: Board, 26 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $9.95

Artist and printmaker Jesse Levison brings style to the alphabet in U is for Underwear. Toddlers will keep turning the pages of this chunky board book featuring simple, vibrant, and graphic illustrations. Imbuing everyday objects with a sense of wonder, the bold artwork makes a perfect introduction to the ABCs for... Read more >
A Volcano Beneath the Snow
A Volcano Beneath the Snow
Written by Albert Marrin
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ISBN: 9780385753401
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
John Brown's War Against Slavery
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $10.99

John Brown is a man of many legacies, from hero, freedom fighter, and martyr, to liar, fanatic, and "the father of American terrorism." Some have said that it was his seizure of the arsenal at Harper's Ferry that rendered the Civil War inevitable.

Deeply religious, Brown believed that God had chosen him... Read more >
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
A Volcano Beneath the Snow
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780307981530
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
John Brown's War Against Slavery
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 256 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $22.99

John Brown is a man of many legacies, from hero, freedom fighter, and martyr, to liar, fanatic, and "the father of American terrorism." Some have said that it was his seizure of the arsenal at Harper's Ferry that rendered the Civil War inevitable.

Deeply religious, Brown believed that God had chosen him... Read more >
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
A Volcano Beneath the Snow
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307981523
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A Volcano Beneath the Snow
John Brown's War Against Slavery
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.99

John Brown is a man of many legacies, from hero, freedom fighter, and martyr, to liar, fanatic, and "the father of American terrorism." Some have said that it was his seizure of the arsenal at Harper's Ferry that rendered the Civil War inevitable.

Deeply religious, Brown believed that God had chosen him... Read more >
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It's My Earth, Too
It's My Earth, Too
Written by Kathleen Krull
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ISBN: 9780385756181
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It's My Earth, Too

Written by Kathleen Krull


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2014
Price: $4.99

It’s never too early to begin learning about the beauty and bounty of Planet Earth. And now with this bright and rhythmic tribute, young children will find out all the ways in which they, too, can help care for our planet. Read more >
The Star Spangled Banner
The Star Spangled Banner
Written by Francis Scott Key
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307559975
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The Star Spangled Banner

Written by Francis Scott Key


Format: eBook, 24 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2014
Price: $3.99

Did you know that the largest sculptures in the world are
the presidents’ heads on Mount Rushmore?

Featuring bright, bold pictures illustrating national pastimes, monuments, and moments in history, this patriotic Pictureback is a great way to introduce kids to our National Anthem. Lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner” are on each... Read more >
Submarines
Submarines
Written by Sydelle Kramer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307560285
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Submarines

Written by Sydelle Kramer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2014
Price: $3.99

Young readers are in for the most exciting trip of their lives as they venture into a nuclear submarine! While touring the vessel from bow to stern, they learn about the history and mechanics of subs, their military and scientific uses, and the incredible discomfort–and danger–of life onboard. Illustrated with photographs... Read more >
The True Story of Stellina
The True Story of Stellina
Written by Matteo Pericoli
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ISBN: 9780307983206
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The True Story of Stellina

Written by Matteo Pericoli


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2014
Price: $9.99

Stellina was a bird: “CHEEP.” A very little bird: “Cheep! cheep!”So begins critically acclaimed author Matteo Pericoli’s all-true story of how he and his wife, Holly, came to rescue and raise a little finch, Stellina, in the middle of New York City. When no zoo would take the abandoned bird, fallen... Read more >
Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do
Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do
Written by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook, Illustrated by Andy Robert Davies
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892520
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Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do

Written by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook
Illustrated by Andy Robert Davies


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $7.95

Through lively, accessible verse, readers identify recognizable careers that are fundamental to most communities. Look on and below seven clotheslines and spot colorful items, including the mail carrier’s uniform, the artist’s brushes, and the chef’s apron. Then turn the page to learn which professionals wear and use the special gear in... Read more >
Endangered Animals: A 3D Pocket Guide
Endangered Animals: A 3D Pocket Guide
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah Young
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763669850
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Endangered Animals: A 3D Pocket Guide

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah Young


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $8.99

Discover twelve endangered species in this fascinating, fold-out pocket guide in a handy case. Pop-ups, too!

Humans are increasing the rate of extinction by up to 10,000 times — and here is a compelling look at some of the most endangered animals. What if the world had no more giant pandas?... Read more >
Fractions in Disguise
Fractions in Disguise
Written by Edward Einhorn, Illustrated by David Clark
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570917738
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Fractions in Disguise
A Math Adventure
Written by Edward Einhorn
Illustrated by David Clark


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.95

When a valuable fraction goes missing, George Cornelius Factor (a.k.a. GCF) vows to track it down. Knowing that the villainous Dr. Brok likes to disguise his ill-begotten fractions, GCF invents a Reducer—a tool that strips away the disguise, reducing the fraction and revealing its true form. Equal parts of action and... Read more >
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Fractions in Disguise
Fractions in Disguise
Written by Edward Einhorn, Illustrated by David Clark
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ISBN: 9781570917745
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Fractions in Disguise
A Math Adventure
Written by Edward Einhorn
Illustrated by David Clark


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $7.95

When a valuable fraction goes missing, George Cornelius Factor (a.k.a. GCF) vows to track it down. Knowing that the villainous Dr. Brok likes to disguise his ill-begotten fractions, GCF invents a Reducer—a tool that strips away the disguise, reducing the fraction and revealing its true form. Equal parts of action and... Read more >
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Grizzly Bears of Alaska
Grizzly Bears of Alaska
Written by Debbie S. Miller, Photographed by Patrick J. Endres
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570619328
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Grizzly Bears of Alaska
Explore the Wild World of Bears
Written by Debbie S. Miller
Photographed by Patrick J. Endres


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $10.99

With the Earth Day 2014 release of Disneynature’s Bears, kids everywhere will be falling in love with bears! This nonfiction children’s picture book about Alaska’s grizzly bears describes bears, cubs, habitat, hibernation, diet, and how far they will roam. The pages are full of amazing images by acclaimed wildlife photographer Patrick... Read more >
In the Sea
In the Sea
Written by David Elliott, Illustrated by Holly Meade
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763670504
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In the Sea

Written by David Elliott
Illustrated by Holly Meade


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $6.99

A New York Times best-selling author and a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator explore life in the ocean with clever poems and bold, expressive woodcuts.

The briny deep is home to an enormous variety of fascinating creatures, from the dainty sea horse to the fearsome shark, from the spiny sea urchin to the majestic... Read more >
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Into the Unknown
Into the Unknown
Written by Stewart Ross, Illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763669928
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Into the Unknown
How Great Explorers Found Their Way by Land, Sea, and Air
Written by Stewart Ross
Illustrated by Stephen Biesty


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $9.99

Ready to relive some of the most daring voyages of all time? Unfold these spectacular cross sections and explore fourteen historic journeys.

Open this dynamic book and discover how the greatest explorers in history — from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong — plunged into the unknown and boldly pieced together the picture... Read more >
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John Muir: Candlewick Biographies
John Muir: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Illustrated by Stan Fellows
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664701
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John Muir: Candlewick Biographies
America's First Environmentalist
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by Stan Fellows


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.99

Quoting from John Muir's diaries, Kathryn Lasky tells the inspiring tale of one of America's most dedicated environmentalists, aided by Stan Fellows's evocative, dramatic acrylic paintings.

From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born in... Read more >
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John Muir: Candlewick Biographies
John Muir: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Illustrated by Stan Fellows
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763662141
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John Muir: Candlewick Biographies
America's First Environmentalist
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by Stan Fellows


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $4.99

Quoting from John Muir's diaries, Kathryn Lasky tells the inspiring tale of one of America's most dedicated environmentalists, aided by Stan Fellows's evocative, dramatic acrylic paintings.

From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born in... Read more >
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Ocean Creatures: A 3D Pocket Guide
Ocean Creatures: A 3D Pocket Guide
Written by Candlewick Press, Illustrated by Sarah Young
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763668020
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Ocean Creatures: A 3D Pocket Guide

Written by Candlewick Press
Illustrated by Sarah Young


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $8.99

Learn about life under the sea in this fascinating, fold-out pocket guide in a handy case. Pop-ups, too!

Which fearsome ocean creature has razor-sharp teeth and can smell a drop of blood a mile away? What comical-looking fish inflates to twice its size to stave off predators — and is covered... Read more >
Portland ABC
Portland ABC
Illustrated by John Skewes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570619205
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Portland ABC

Illustrated by John Skewes


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

This modern, colorful alphabet book comes on the heels of the regional best-selling Larry Gets Lost in Portland. Larry and his friend Pete see Portland from A (Art Museum) to Z (Portland Zoo), and everything in between. H is for Hawthorne Bridge, P is for Powell’s Books, and W is for... Read more >
1 to 20, Animals Aplenty
1 to 20, Animals Aplenty
Written by Katie Viggers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876800
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1 to 20, Animals Aplenty

Written by Katie Viggers


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

The new book from Katie Viggers, author of Almost an Animal Alphabet, teaches kids to count from 1 to 20 as they meet a menagerie of amusing creatures.

At once fun to read and educational, 1 to 20, Animals Aplenty shows each number both numerically and as a quantity, which is... Read more >
Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle
Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle
Written by Cheryl Bardoe, Illustrated by Alan Marks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580895545
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Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

Written by Cheryl Bardoe
Illustrated by Alan Marks


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $16.95

Simple science text and dramatic illustrations give a close-up view of the fascinating world of the dung beetle. When an animal lightens its load, dung beetles race to the scene. They battle over, devour, hoard, and lay their eggs in the precious poop. Dung is food, drink, and fuel for new... Read more >
Boundaries
Boundaries
Written by Sally M. Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763656126
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Boundaries
How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation
Written by Sally M. Walker


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $24.99

The Mason-Dixon Line’s history, replete with property disputes, persecution, and ideological conflicts, traverses our country’s history from its founding to today.

We live in a world of boundaries — geographic, scientific, cultural, and religious. One of America’s most enduring boundaries is the Mason-Dixon Line, most associated with the divide between the... Read more >
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