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Volcanoes!

By: Eric Arnold
illustrated by: Doug Knutson with photographs

A volcano could be called a sleeping mountain--that is, until it wakes up! What is it like to witness the eruption of one of nature's majestic time bombs? Young readers can learn what makes volcanoes "tick,"...

Tut's Mummy

By: Judy Donnelly

Illus. in full color with black-and-white & full-color photos. "Beginning with the death of Tutankhamen, the book moves forward to archaeologist Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb. Information about...

The Trail of Tears

By: Joseph Bruchac
illustrated by: Diana Magnuson

In 1838, settlers moving west forced the great Cherokee Nation, and their chief John Ross, to leave their home land and travel 1,200 miles to Oklahoma. An epic story of friendship, war, hope, and betrayal....


The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs

By: Dr. Robert T. Bakker
illustrated by: Luis V. Rey

Renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker and award-winning paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this oversized picture book about the evolution of dinosaurs. From the conquest of land by dino ancestor...

To the Top!

By: Climbing the World's Highest Mountain

Illus. in full color. Here is the gripping story of Hillary and Norgay's perilous ascent of Mount Everest as they battled snow and ice slides, whipping winds, and the grim knowledge that 19 others had...

Robots, Robots Everywhere

By: Sue Fliess
illustrated by: Bob Staake

On the ground and in the air,/Robots, robots everywhere!Up in space, beneath the seas,/Robots make discoveries . . .So begins this rollicking Little Golden Book featuring robots of all kinds, from ones...


Whales: The Gentle Giants

By: Joyce Milton

Illus. in full color. "Milton understands what kids like about whales, and packs a considerable amount of information into the book. This easy-reader leaps with appeal."--Bulletin, Center for Children's...

King Cecil the Sea Horse (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)

By: Tish Rabe
illustrated by: Christopher Moroney

When Sally and Nick need to learn about babysitting, the Cat in the Hat takes them to meet an expert: King Cecil the Seahorse! That's because when it comes to having babies, seahorses give birth in a very...

We Love Baseball!

By: Peggy Harrison

It’s springtime, and everyone’s at the ballpark! Join a team of exuberant seven-year-olds on and off the field as they get their uniforms; practice throwing, catching, and batting; learn...