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Skunks

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This popular series travels the planet to study these and other fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates. Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text
to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior. A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of skunks, the musk-spraying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining the unpleasant scent of skunks.
Sloths (Wild Life LOL!)

Sloths (Wild Life LOL!)

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This adorable animal may spend its entire life in one tree. Some have even been found holding onto branches after they die!
Meet the sensational sloth - the world's slowest mammal.

Wild Life LOL! introduces young readers to some of the most amazing animals on the planet in a surprising and laugh-out-loud-funny way. Each book is brimming with colorful photos, bite-sized text, wacky facts, jokes, and riddles that will entertain every child who picks it up.

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Snakes

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From graceful swans to towering giraffes, and from tree-climbing koalas to powerful tigers, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This series travels the planet to study 12 fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured animal's appearance, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior.
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Snow

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This five-book series is the perfect way to introduce early readers to the science, history, and forms of weather. Clear text and stunning photos are paired within a reader-friendly design to explain the ways that winds, temperatures, and precipitation affect our lives. Each title concludes with an activity for more meteorological exploration.
Star Wars Workbook - Grade 2 Reading!

Star Wars Workbook - Grade 2 Reading!

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The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks.

Twelve titles launch the series--three each for Pre-K through 2nd Grade--and dig deep into core subjects, including numbers, ABCs, phonics, and reading readiness for younger grades, and math, reading, and writing for the older ones. The material, which aligns with national Common Core State Standards, is designed to reinforce essential concepts and lessons taught in schools. Any child, not just fans of Star Wars--but yes, those fans will be especially delighted (as will reluctant learners)--will love the "A" is for Anakin approach to phonics. Kids will practice learning numbers by counting and circling X-wing starfighters and clone troopers. Master place values by sorting groups of Wookiees. There are math problems--Yoda is holding 7 lightsabers. 5 of the lightsabers are blue. The rest are green. How many green lightsabers is he holding? And Language Arts--Circle the correct homophone in this sentence: Luke is a Jedi knight/night.

Featuring favorite characters like Luke Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and other creatures, monsters, Jedi, and Sith, the workbooks are filled with thousands of original illustrations drawing from all six Star Wars movies and the expanded Star Wars universe.

Learn well, you will.

Star Wars Workbook - Preschool ABC Fun!

Star Wars Workbook - Preschool ABC Fun!

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The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks.

Twelve titles launch the series--three each for Pre-K through 2nd Grade--and dig deep into core subjects, including numbers, ABCs, phonics, and reading readiness for younger grades, and math, reading, and writing for the older ones. The material, which aligns with national Common Core State Standards, is designed to reinforce essential concepts and lessons taught in schools. Any child, not just fans of Star Wars--but yes, those fans will be especially delighted (as will reluctant learners)--will love the "A" is for Anakin approach to phonics. Kids will practice learning numbers by counting and circling X-wing starfighters and clone troopers. Master place values by sorting groups of Wookiees. There are math problems--Yoda is holding 7 lightsabers. 5 of the lightsabers are blue. The rest are green. How many green lightsabers is he holding? And Language Arts--Circle the correct homophone in this sentence: Luke is a Jedi knight/night.

Featuring favorite characters like Luke Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and other creatures, monsters, Jedi, and Sith, the workbooks are filled with thousands of original illustrations drawing from all six Star Wars movies and the expanded Star Wars universe.

Learn well, you will.

Star Wars Workbook - Preschool Number Fun!

Star Wars Workbook - Preschool Number Fun!

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The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks.

Twelve titles launch the series--three each for Pre-K through 2nd Grade--and dig deep into core subjects, including numbers, ABCs, phonics, and reading readiness for younger grades, and math, reading, and writing for the older ones. The material, which aligns with national Common Core State Standards, is designed to reinforce essential concepts and lessons taught in schools. Any child, not just fans of Star Wars--but yes, those fans will be especially delighted (as will reluctant learners)--will love the "A" is for Anakin approach to phonics. Kids will practice learning numbers by counting and circling X-wing starfighters and clone troopers. Master place values by sorting groups of Wookiees. There are math problems--Yoda is holding 7 lightsabers. 5 of the lightsabers are blue. The rest are green. How many green lightsabers is he holding? And Language Arts--Circle the correct homophone in this sentence: Luke is a Jedi knight/night.

Featuring favorite characters like Luke Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and other creatures, monsters, Jedi, and Sith, the workbooks are filled with thousands of original illustrations drawing from all six Star Wars movies and the expanded Star Wars universe.

Learn well, you will.

Stegosaurus

Stegosaurus

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From the long-necked Apatosaurus to the fleet-footed Velociraptor, the age of dinosaurs was filled with spectacularly diverse life forms. This new series invites readers on fascinating paleontological expeditions, opening each book with the moment of the prehistoric creature's discovery and concluding with what scientists know about it today. Illustrations and historical photographs give dinosaur enthusiasts a visually complete picture of each animal's appearance and surroundings.
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Stephen Hawking

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Little Guides to Great Lives: Stephen Hawking is a biography of the famous scientist for children that blends an informative and humorous narrative with playful illustrations to immerse children in Hawking's world.

Stephen Hawking was one of the world's most renowned scientists and cosmologists. His ground-breaking research into black holes and the Big Bang has helped to explain the beginnings of our universe and his book A Brief History of Time has sold over 10 million copies. Diagnosed with a form of motor neurone disease when he was a young man, Stephen was inspired to achieve his goals as fast as possible. Through incredible determination and skill, he became a legendary scientist, a best-selling author, and the man that changed the way we think about the universe.

Stephen Hawking is part of the small format, collectible Little Guides to Great Lives series for children aged 7 and above. The back of the book features colorful illustrations, a timeline of Hawking's life and a glossary filled with scientific terms for further learning and education.

A perfect gift for fans of the Little People, Big Dreams books.

Praise for Little Guides to Great Lives:

"If you're looking to inspire your children to aim high and think big, the Little Guides to Great Lives series is the perfect place to start. The stories that the books convey tell kids that there is no limit to what they can aim for. These biographies will pique the interest of any young child who is already dreaming of their future." - GeekDad

"Featuring timelines, glossaries, approachable text and striking illustrations, the biographies bring these important individuals to brilliant life." - Shelf Awareness

Other books in the Little Guides to Great Lives series:
Amelia Earhart
Anne Frank
Charles Darwin
Ferdinand Magellan
Frida Kahlo
Leonardo Da Vinci
Maya Angelou
Nelson Mandela

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

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Meet world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking and learn about his life and work in this engagingly illustrated biography.

Known for both his bestselling books and his work on black holes, physicist Stephen Hawking beat the odds and lived with ALS--a form of motor neuron disease--for longer than doctors ever expected. This engrossing biography shows why Hawking is such an inspiring example of someone who pursued his dreams in spite of his disability. Born into a family of thinkers who loved reading books at the dinner table, Hawking got his love of science and math from his father. Follow his path to fame as he formulates his groundbreaking theory, works on expanding our ideas about the universe and its creation, and becomes a "rock-star scientist" who appeared in TV shows and films. Appealing illustrations, information on his breakthroughs and successes, and an index of major events reveal how Hawking left his mark on humanity. A timeline and simple quiz help kids test their understanding and knowledge.

Stink Bugs, Stick Insects, and Stag Beetles : And 18 More of the Strangest Insects on Earth (used)

Stink Bugs, Stick Insects, and Stag Beetles : And 18 More of the Strangest Insects on Earth (used)

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Why does a Madagascan giant hissing cockroach hiss?
How do bombardier beetles spray chemicals that are the temperatureof boiling water?
Why do leaf-cutter ants carry bits of green leaves over theirheads?

Nothing is more exciting than getting an up-close look at theamazing lives of unusual insects. In this wonderfully detailedguide, written by the author of the kids' perennial favorites PetBugs and More Pet Bugs, you can find the answers to everything youever wanted to know about the behavior of the weirdest bugs on ourplanet. From burying beetles and back swimmers to robber flies andMadagascan giant hissing cockroaches, Stinkbugs, Stick Insects, andStag Beetles digs deep into the creepy, crawly world of thesestrange and tiny creatures. You'll learn what each bug looks like, where to find it, and how its odd habits help it to survive. Withlots of illustrations and observing activities, Stinkbugs, StickInsects, and Stag Beetles will show you just how incredible thestrangest bugs in the world can be.

Streams and Ponds (eyelike)

Streams and Ponds (eyelike)

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Did you know that water scorpions use a snorkel to breathe, that the eyes of the damselfly can swivel in every direction, or that moorhen chicks leave the nest as soon as they hatch? Ponds and streams have complex ecosystems full of amazing birds, strange insects, and colorful crustaceans, fish, and other creatures. Draw a snail's shell, color in the frogs, and perch a bird in her nest.

The Boys' Book of Insects

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The Finest Hours

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The story behind the major motion picture from Disney--starring Chris Pine, Eric Bana, and Casey Affleck--written by a recognized master of the genre--"a blockbuster account of tragedy at sea" (The Providence Journal).

It's the winter of 1952 and a ferocious Nor'easter is pounding New England with howling winds and seventy-foot seas. Two oil tankers get caught in the violent storm off Cape Cod, its fury splitting the massive ships in two. Back on shore are four young Coast Guardsmen who are given a suicide mission. They must save the lives of the seamen left stranded in the killer storm, and they have to do it in a tiny lifeboat. The crew is led by Bernie Webber, who has to rely on prayer and the courage of his three crewmembers to pull off the impossible. As Webber and his crew sail into the teeth of the storm, each man comes to the realization that he may not come back alive. They've lost all navigation and have no idea where the stranded seaman are, and have no idea how to get back home. Whether by sheer luck or divine intervention, the crew stumbles upon the wounded ship in the darkness. More than thirty men appear at the railings of the SS Pendleton, all hoping to be saved. Once again, Webber and his crew face a daunting challenge. How can they rescue all these men with their tiny lifeboat?

Dripping with suspense and high-stakes human drama, The Finest Hours has incredible and astonishing true-to-life heroism and action-packed rescue scenes. This "marvelous and terrifying yarn" (Los Angeles Times) "deserves a place as a classic of survival at sea" (The Boston Globe).

The Primal Alliance, Earth and Ocean

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The Secret Galaxy

The Secret Galaxy

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  • Inspired by Tilbury House's award-winning, Kirkus-starred book The Secret Pool (2013).
  • A lyrical narrative voice (the voice of the Milky Way galaxy itself) is augmented by sidebars filled with amazing facts and insights about our galaxy, and by extension, our universe.
  • Features Mike Taylor's extraordinary night sky photography and breathtaking NASA images of the births and deaths of stars and galaxies.
  • Combines a read-aloud bedtime story with accessible, scientifically accurate sidebar features.
  • The perfect book for a budding stargazer or astronomer.
  • The Tilbury House Nature Book series brings the natural world to life for young readers. Each book aims for the highest standards of scientific accuracy and storytelling magic.

    The Word Collector

    The Word Collector

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    From the beloved bestselling creator of The Dot and our own Happy Dreamer comes an inspiring story about the transformative and profound power of words.

    A New York Times BestsellerNamed an Outstanding Literary Work for Children by the NAACPSome people collect stamps. Some people collect coins. Some people collect art. And Jerome? Jerome collected words . . . In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H. Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him -- short and sweet words, two-syllable treats, and multisyllable words that sound like little songs. Words that connect, transform, and empower.From the creator of The Dot, I Am Human, and Happy Dreamer comes a celebration of finding your own words -- and the impact you can have when you share them with the world.

    The World of Fossils

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    These Rocks Count!

    These Rocks Count!

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    Mr. Tate's class is about to learn there's more to rocks than being dirty lumps on the ground. On this field trip they're visiting the rocky ridge mountains to learn about rocks. At first the children think rocks will be boring, but they soon learn that rocks are all around us in ways we might not expect--such as glass and toothpaste!

    This I Do Believe

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    This Tree Counts!

    This Tree Counts!

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    If you listen closely, the lone tree behind Oak Lane School has a story to tell. It starts with one owl, two spiders, and goes all the way up to ten earthworms using the tree as their home! So what does this tree need? Learn about the importance of trees and count from one to ten in this tale about going green.

    Thunderstorms

    Thunderstorms

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    This five-book series is the perfect way to introduce early readers to the science, history, and forms of weather. Clear text and stunning photos are paired within a reader-friendly design to explain the ways that winds, temperatures, and precipitation affect our lives. Each title concludes with an activity for more meteorological exploration.

    Tiger's Claw (Used)

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    Timber and Men, the Weyerhaeuser Story

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    Tornadoes

    Tornadoes

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    This five-book series is the perfect way to introduce early readers to the science, history, and forms of weather. Clear text and stunning photos are paired within a reader-friendly design to explain the ways that winds, temperatures, and precipitation affect our lives. Each title concludes with an activity for more meteorological exploration.
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    Tortoises

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    A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of tortoises, the slow moving shelled reptiles. Also included is a retelling of Aesop's famous fable about the tortoise and the hare. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior.
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    Traces of Time (USED)

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    Nature tells stories that unfold over time, and the evidence is all around us--in the shape of a rugged coastline, in the growth of a tree's rings, in the beautiful banded strata of an ice cave. The latest book from The Exploratorium, San Francisco's acclaimed hands-on science museum, combines William Neill's award-winning photography with accessible scientific observation to illuminate an ever-changing world. Examining nature in segments of time ranging from a fraction of a second to millions of years, from the bloom of a plant to the carving of a canyon, Traces of Time reveals how to measure the forces of nature and the ways they affect our planet. A powerful portrait of the natural beauty of our world, this gorgeous blending of art, science, and photography offers a new perspective to anyone who has ever gazed at the world in wonder.
    Tree Finder

    Tree Finder

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    Easily Identify the Trees You Find!

    This essential guide by celebrated ecologist May Theilgaard Watts helps readers identify native (and some widely introduced) trees of the United States and Canada, east of the Rocky Mountains. With this handy, easy-to-use guide, you'll be able to identify all sorts of trees in no time.

    Features include:

  • A dichotomous key, leading the user through a series of simple questions about the shape or appearance of different parts of a tree
  • Includes 161 species
  • Illustrated with line drawings
  • Small (6- by 4-inch) format that fits in a pocket or pack to take along on a hike
  • Triceratops

    Triceratops

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    From the long-necked Apatosaurus to the fleet-footed Velociraptor, the age of dinosaurs was filled with spectacularly diverse life forms. This new series invites readers on fascinating paleontological expeditions, opening each book with the moment of the prehistoric creature's discovery and concluding with what scientists know about it today. Illustrations and historical photographs give dinosaur enthusiasts a visually complete picture of each animal's appearance and surroundings.

    True Dog Stories (Used)

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    Velociraptor

    Velociraptor

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    The terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex. The tanklike Triceratops. Although they vanished from Earth millions of years ago, these and other extinct creatures remain endlessly fascinating. When Dinosaurs Lived takes young readers back in time for a fundamental introduction to six ancient reptiles and the world they ruled. Each title features dynamic illustrations of the featured beast and its prehistoric surroundings, set alongside simple text that touches upon the creature's growth, features, and likely behavior.
    Voyages of Discovery : Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration (Used)

    Voyages of Discovery : Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration (Used)

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    This strikingly beautiful retrospective of significant and remarkable discoveries in the past three centuries of natural science exploration is illustrated throughout with artwork hand picked from the archives of the Natural History Museum of London. 320 full-color illustrations.
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    Weather: An Illustrated History

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    "Beautifully illustrated . . . Think of this book like dining on tapas, boasting savory flavors, some unexpected, that constitute a satisfying whole." --Washington Post

    Andrew Revkin, strategic adviser for environmental and science journalism at the National Geographic Society and former senior climate reporter at ProPublica, presents an intriguing illustrated history of humanity's evolving relationship with Earth's dynamic climate system and the wondrous weather it generates.

    Colorful and captivating, Weather An Illustrated History hopscotches through 100 meteorological milestones and insights, from prehistory to today's headlines and tomorrow's forecasts. Bite-sized narratives, accompanied by exciting illustrations, touch on such varied topics as Earth's first atmosphere, the physics of rainbows, the deadliest hailstorm, Groundhog Day, the invention of air conditioning, London's Great Smog, the Year Without Summer, our increasingly strong hurricanes, and the Paris Agreement on climate change. Written by a prominent and award-winning environmental author and journalist, this is a groundbreaking illustrated book that traces the evolution of weather forecasting and climate science.

    Weird & Wonderful Wildlife

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    Well-Dressed Ape : A Natural History of Myself

    Well-Dressed Ape : A Natural History of Myself

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    The well-dressed ape, aka""Homo sapiens, is a strange mammal. It mates remarkably often, and with unprecedented affection. With similar enthusiasm, it will eat to the point of undermining its own health-behavior unthinkable in wild animals. The human marks its territory with doors, fences, and plastic flamingos, yet if it's too isolated it becomes depressed. It thinks of itself as complex, intelligent, and in every way superior to other animals-but is it, really?
    With wit, humility, and penetrating insight, science journalist Hannah Holmes casts the inquisitive eye of a trained researcher and reporter on . . . herself. And not just herself, but on our whole species-what Shakespeare called "the paragon of animals." In this surprising, humorous, and edifying book, Holmes explores how the human animal-the eponymous well-dressed ape-fits into the natural world, even as we humans change that world in both constructive and destructive ways.
    Comparing and contrasting the biology and behavior of humans with that of other creatures, Holmes demonstrates our position as an animal among other animals, a product of-and subject to-the same evolutionary processes. And not only are we animals-we are, in some important ways (such as our senses of smell and of vision), pitiably inferior ones. That such an animal came to exist at all is unlikely. That we have survived and prospered is extraordinary.
    At the same time, Holmes reveals the ways in which Homo sapiens stands apart from other mammals and, indeed, all other animals. Despite the vast common ground we share with our fellow creatures, there are significant areas in which we are unique. No other animal, as far as we know, shares the human capacity for self-reflective thought or our talent for changing ourselves or our environment in response to natural challenges and opportunities. One result of these extraordinary characteristics is the spread of our species across the entire planet; another, unfortunately, is global warming.
    Deftly mixing personal stories and observations with the latest scientific theories and research results, Hannah Holmes has fashioned an engaging and informative field guide to that oddest and yet most fascinating of primates: ourselves.
    Whale vs. Giant Squid (Who Would Win?)

    Whale vs. Giant Squid (Who Would Win?)

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    This nonfiction Reader compares and contrasts two fearsome sea creatures. Kids learn about a whale and a giant squid's anatomy, behavior, and more. Book is packed with photos, charts, illustrations, and amazing facts.

    Whales and Dolphins : Nature's Wild

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    Where Is That Fly?

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    Some plants have special features that catch insects. Such plants are called "carnivorous plants." Learn about these special plants in this eye-catching book.

    Who Was Anne Frank?

    Who Was Anne Frank?

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    In her amazing diary, Anne Frank revealed the challenges and dreams common for any young girl. But Hitler brought her childhood to an end and forced her and her family into hiding. Who Was Anne Frank? looks closely at Anne's life before the secret annex, what life was like in hiding, and the legacy of her diary. Black-and-white illustrations including maps and diagrams provide historical and visual reference in an easy-to-read biography written in a way that is appropriate and accessible for younger readers.
    Who Was Annie Oakley?

    Who Was Annie Oakley?

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    You want girl power? Meet Annie Oakley! Born in 1860, she became one of the best-loved and most famous women of her generation. She amazed audiences all over the world with her sharpshooting, horse-riding, action-packed performances. In an age when most women stayed home, she traveled the world and forged a new image for American women.
    Who Was Jim Henson?

    Who Was Jim Henson?

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    Jim Henson broke into television with a five-minute puppetry segment when he was only a freshman in college. He created puppets like none ever seen before, with expressive fabric faces and rod-controlled arms. His Muppets became world-renowned celebrities and formed the backbone of a media empire. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this easy-to-read biography will be published twenty years after Henson's untimely death.
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    Who Was Lewis Carroll?

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    Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum!

    Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired to write his best known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by one of the Dean's daughters, Alice Liddell. The books were hugely successful and brought Carroll wide acclaim, especially for the nonsense poems "Jabberwocky" and The Hunting of the Snark.

    Children and adults continue to be delighted by the fantasy of the Alice stories, which have been the basis of plays and movies since their publication in Victorian England during the 1860s and 1870s.

    Who Would Win? Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Velociraptor

    Who Would Win? Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Velociraptor

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    What would happen if a T-rex and a Velociraptor met and had a fight? Who do you think would win?
    Who Would Win?: Polar Bear vs. Grizzly Bear

    Who Would Win?: Polar Bear vs. Grizzly Bear

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    This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts two ferocious bear species. Kids learn about the bears' anatomies, behaviors, and more. This book is packed with photos, charts, illustrations, and amazing facts.
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    Wild Things, Wild Places : Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth

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    In Wild Things, Wild Places actress, author, and conservationist Jane Alexander offers a moving first-hand assessment of what is being done to help the planet's most at risk animals. In short reflections on her travels to some of the most remote and forbidding areas, she describes the ways in which human incursions into the natural world are destroying wildlife around the globe. With a clear eye and a keen grasp of the issues, Alexander highlights the remarkable work being done in the fields of science and conservation, and introduces readers to the field biologists, zoologists, environmentalists, and conservationists--the "prophets in the wilderness"--who have committed themselves to this essential effort. Inspiring and enlightening, Wild Things, Wild Places is a deeply personal look at the changing face of wildlife on planet Earth.

    World Wildlife, Rand McNally Atlas of

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    Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells : The Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist

    Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells : The Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist

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    Journalist Ida B. Wells faces the greatest challenge of her life as a tireless crusader for justice and civil rights.
    In 1863, when Ida B. Wells was not yet two years old, the Emancipation Proclamation freed her from the bond of slavery. Blessed with a strong will, an eager mind, and a deep belief in America's promise of "freedom and justice for all," young Ida held her family together, defied society's conventions, and used her position as a journalist to speak against injustice. But Ida's greatest challenge arose after one of her friends was lynched. How could one headstrong young woman help free America from the looming "shadow of lawlessness"?
    Author Philip Dray tells the inspirational story of Ida B. Wells and her lifelong commitment to end injustice. Award-winning illustrator Stephen Alcorn's remarkable illustrations recreate the tensions that threatened to upend a nation while paying tribute to a courageous American hero.
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    Zebras

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    A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of zebras, the striped African horses. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how zebras came to have striped fur. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior.

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    Brain Quest Workbook Kindergarten

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    The ultimate kindergarten workbook, with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises, and games in every subject! From Brain Quest, America's #1 educational bestseller with over 45 million books sold.

    It's fun to be smart! Loved by kids, teacher approved, and parent trusted, Brain Quest Kindergarten Workbookreviews and reinforces what kids are learning in the classroom in an instantly engaging, entertaining way. Each page is jam packed with hands-on activities and games covering ABCs, phonics, spelling and vocabulary, time and money, science, and much, much more--with friendly illustrations throughout.

     

    Aligned with Common Core State Standards and expertly vetted by award-winning teachers, this workbook is designed to appeal to kids' natural curiosity, with interactive layouts and easy-to-follow explanations that take the intimidation out of learning. Plus, it's written to help parents follow along and explain key concepts for homework help! With colorful stickers, a fold-out poster, award certificate, and Brain Quest Mini Decks in the back.

    Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

    Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

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    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR

    The New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the lives of extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world.

    This must-have volume brings readers on an empowering journey, introducing them to the real-life adventures of trailblazing women from Elizabeth I to Malala Yousafzai. The unique narrative style of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls transforms each biography into a fairytale, filling readers with wonder and a burning curiosity to know more about each hero. Each woman's story is also accompanied by a full-page, full-color portrait that captures her rebel spirit.

    This hardcover edition, with an extra-smooth matte scuff-free lamination, 100lbs paper, a satin ribbon bookmark, and extraordinary print quality, is the perfect gift for any young reader, and begs to be read again and again.

    RISE!: FROM CAGED BIRD TO POET OF THE PEOPLE

    RISE!: FROM CAGED BIRD TO POET OF THE PEOPLE

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    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, this beautiful biography of Maya Angelou describes how she rose above a childhood of trauma and emotional pain to become one of the most inspiring voices of our lifetime.

    Writer, activist, trolley car conductor, dancer, mother, and humanitarian--Maya Angelou's life was marked by transformation and perseverance. In this comprehensive picture-book biography geared towards older readers, Bethany Hegedus lyrically traces Maya's life from her early days in Stamps, Arkansas, through her work as a freedom fighter to her triumphant rise as a poet of the people. A foreword by Dr. Angelou's grandson Colin Johnson, describes how a love of literature and poetry helped young Maya overcome childhood trauma and turn adversity into triumph. Coupled with Tonya Engel's metaphorical and emotive illustrations, this biography beautifully conveys the heartaches and successes of this truly phenomenal woman, and in a powerful tribute to the written word.

    Summer Brain Quest : Between Grades Pre-K & K

    Summer Brain Quest : Between Grades Pre-K & K

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    Stop summer slide! Stay summer smart! For kids who just finished Pre-K, this Common Core-aligned workbook will get you back-to-school ready for kindergarten, with hundreds of fun activities, exercises, and games.

    Learn all summer long with this personalized, interactive quest! Begin with a map that guides you through a workbook jam-packed with activities based on ABCs, phonics, vocabulary, counting, shapes, patterns, map skills, seasons, and more, with fun illustrations throughout.

    Once you complete an activity, get your stickers and track your progress on the map! Loved by kids, teacher-approved, and parent-trusted, this Summer Brain Quest Workbook also includes bonus challenges and stickers, outside activities, summer reading list, Brain Quest mini deck, and more.

    Also available: Brain Quest Workbooks (Pre-school through 6th Grade) and Brain Quest Decks (Pre-K through 6th-7th Grades).

    Age 5-7

    Star Wars Workbook - Grade 1 Writing!

    Star Wars Workbook - Grade 1 Writing!

    $8.95
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    The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks.

    Twelve titles launch the series--three each for Pre-K through 2nd Grade--and dig deep into core subjects, including numbers, ABCs, phonics, and reading readiness for younger grades, and math, reading, and writing for the older ones. The material, which aligns with national Common Core State Standards, is designed to reinforce essential concepts and lessons taught in schools. Any child, not just fans of Star Wars--but yes, those fans will be especially delighted (as will reluctant learners)--will love the "A" is for Anakin approach to phonics. Kids will practice learning numbers by counting and circling X-wing starfighters and clone troopers. Master place values by sorting groups of Wookiees. There are math problems--Yoda is holding 7 lightsabers. 5 of the lightsabers are blue. The rest are green. How many green lightsabers is he holding? And Language Arts--Circle the correct homophone in this sentence: Luke is a Jedi knight/night.

    Featuring favorite characters like Luke Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and other creatures, monsters, Jedi, and Sith, the workbooks are filled with thousands of original illustrations drawing from all six Star Wars movies and the expanded Star Wars universe.

    Learn well, you will.

    Star Wars Workbook - Kindergarten Math!

    Star Wars Workbook - Kindergarten Math!

    $8.95
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    The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks.

    Twelve titles launch the series--three each for Pre-K through 2nd Grade--and dig deep into core subjects, including numbers, ABCs, phonics, and reading readiness for younger grades, and math, reading, and writing for the older ones. The material, which aligns with national Common Core State Standards, is designed to reinforce essential concepts and lessons taught in schools. Any child, not just fans of Star Wars--but yes, those fans will be especially delighted (as will reluctant learners)--will love the "A" is for Anakin approach to phonics. Kids will practice learning numbers by counting and circling X-wing starfighters and clone troopers. Master place values by sorting groups of Wookiees. There are math problems--Yoda is holding 7 lightsabers. 5 of the lightsabers are blue. The rest are green. How many green lightsabers is he holding? And Language Arts--Circle the correct homophone in this sentence: Luke is a Jedi knight/night.

    Featuring favorite characters like Luke Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and other creatures, monsters, Jedi, and Sith, the workbooks are filled with thousands of original illustrations drawing from all six Star Wars movies and the expanded Star Wars universe.

    Learn well, you will.


    Star Wars Workbook - Kindergarten Phonics!

    Star Wars Workbook - Kindergarten Phonics!

    $8.95
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    The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks.

    Twelve titles launch the series--three each for Pre-K through 2nd Grade--and dig deep into core subjects, including numbers, ABCs, phonics, and reading readiness for younger grades, and math, reading, and writing for the older ones. The material, which aligns with national Common Core State Standards, is designed to reinforce essential concepts and lessons taught in schools. Any child, not just fans of Star Wars--but yes, those fans will be especially delighted (as will reluctant learners)--will love the "A" is for Anakin approach to phonics. Kids will practice learning numbers by counting and circling X-wing starfighters and clone troopers. Master place values by sorting groups of Wookiees. There are math problems--Yoda is holding 7 lightsabers. 5 of the lightsabers are blue. The rest are green. How many green lightsabers is he holding? And Language Arts--Circle the correct homophone in this sentence: Luke is a Jedi knight/night.

    Featuring favorite characters like Luke Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and other creatures, monsters, Jedi, and Sith, the workbooks are filled with thousands of original illustrations drawing from all six Star Wars movies and the expanded Star Wars universe.

    Learn well, you will.

    The Big Book of Blooms

    The Big Book of Blooms

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    In The Big Book of Blooms, the next installment in the wildly successful Big Book series, Yuval Zommer's charming illustrations bring to life some of the most colorful, flamboyant, and unusual flowers from across the globe.

    In the opening pages, readers will learn all about botany, including how to recognize different types of flowers. Subsequent pages illustrate the various habitats that are home to flora such as pitcher plants, the giant water lily, and the weirdly wonderful corpse flower. Readers will discover which flowers are endangered and why some blooms are fragrant or colorful, not to mention grisly details about carnivorous and poisonous flowers.

    This title pairs picture-book charm and concise, informative text to create a beautiful book for children to return to. Zommer's quirky illustrations appeal to young readers, who will relish these fun and amazing facts about the world's most exciting plants.

    The Magic School Bus Inside A Beehive

    The Magic School Bus Inside A Beehive

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    To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back!
    When the Magic School Bus turns into a beehive, Ms. Frizzle's class learns firsthand about how workers, drones, and the queen bees live together. Readers will be abuzz with knowledge as they discover how honeybees find food; make a comb, honey, and beeswax; and care for their young, all from the bee's perspective.

    Don't miss the all-new Magic School Bus: Rides Again book series and the animated show streaming on Netflix now!

    Wolves

    Wolves

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    From fleet-footed cheetahs to howling wolves, and from playful dolphins to earth-shaking elephants, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured animal's appearance, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that helps explain a defining feature or behavior.

    Age 6-8

    Brain Quest Workbook Grade 1

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    The ultimate 1st-grade workbook, with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises, and games in every subject! From Brain Quest, America's #1 educational bestseller with over 45 million books sold.

     

    It's fun to be smart! Loved by kids, teacher approved, and parent trusted, Brain Quest Grade 1 Workbook reviews and reinforces what kids are learning in the classroom, in an instantly engaging, entertaining way. Each page is jam packed with hands-on activities and games covering phonics, spelling, vocabulary, addition, subtraction, skip counting, time, money, maps, science, and much, much more--with friendly illustrations throughout.

     

    Aligned with Common Core State Standards and expertly vetted by award-winning teachers, this workbook is designed to appeal to kids' natural curiosity, with interactive layouts and easy-to-follow explanations that take the intimidation out of learning. Plus, it's written to help parents follow along and explain key concepts for homework help! With colorful stickers, a fold-out poster, award certificate, and Brain Quest Mini Decks in the back.

    Elephants

    Elephants

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    From fleet-footed cheetahs to howling wolves, and from playful dolphins to earth-shaking elephants, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured animal's appearance, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that helps explain a defining feature or behavior.
    Star Wars Workbook - Grade 2 Math!

    Star Wars Workbook - Grade 2 Math!

    $8.95
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    The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks.

    Twelve titles launch the series--three each for Pre-K through 2nd Grade--and dig deep into core subjects, including numbers, ABCs, phonics, and reading readiness for younger grades, and math, reading, and writing for the older ones. The material, which aligns with national Common Core State Standards, is designed to reinforce essential concepts and lessons taught in schools. Any child, not just fans of Star Wars--but yes, those fans will be especially delighted (as will reluctant learners)--will love the "A" is for Anakin approach to phonics. Kids will practice learning numbers by counting and circling X-wing starfighters and clone troopers. Master place values by sorting groups of Wookiees. There are math problems--Yoda is holding 7 lightsabers. 5 of the lightsabers are blue. The rest are green. How many green lightsabers is he holding? And Language Arts--Circle the correct homophone in this sentence: Luke is a Jedi knight/night.

    Featuring favorite characters like Luke Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and other creatures, monsters, Jedi, and Sith, the workbooks are filled with thousands of original illustrations drawing from all six Star Wars movies and the expanded Star Wars universe.

    Learn well, you will.

    Star Wars Workbook - Grade 2 Writing!

    Star Wars Workbook - Grade 2 Writing!

    $8.95
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    The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks.

    Twelve titles launch the series--three each for Pre-K through 2nd Grade--and dig deep into core subjects, including numbers, ABCs, phonics, and reading readiness for younger grades, and math, reading, and writing for the older ones. The material, which aligns with national Common Core State Standards, is designed to reinforce essential concepts and lessons taught in schools. Any child, not just fans of Star Wars--but yes, those fans will be especially delighted (as will reluctant learners)--will love the "A" is for Anakin approach to phonics. Kids will practice learning numbers by counting and circling X-wing starfighters and clone troopers. Master place values by sorting groups of Wookiees. There are math problems--Yoda is holding 7 lightsabers. 5 of the lightsabers are blue. The rest are green. How many green lightsabers is he holding? And Language Arts--Circle the correct homophone in this sentence: Luke is a Jedi knight/night.

    Featuring favorite characters like Luke Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and other creatures, monsters, Jedi, and Sith, the workbooks are filled with thousands of original illustrations drawing from all six Star Wars movies and the expanded Star Wars universe.

    Learn well, you will.

    Age 8-12

    A Kid's Guide to Cats

    A Kid's Guide to Cats

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    This fun and practical cat care book written just for kids will guide young cat lovers in how to provide a safe, healthy environment, deliver daily care, and ensure positive interactions and rewarding, long-term relationships with feline friends.

    Pet expert Arden Moore helps kids understand how cats think and what they need to be happy and healthy, whether socializing a spunky new kitten or welcoming an adult cat into a household. Along with essentials on topics such as how to read a cat's body language and proper litter box protocol, fun and fascinating features cover the history of cat-human relationships, why and how cats purr, "ask the vet" Q&As, trivia, DIY cat toys, and even tips for training a cat to come when called (yes, you can!).

    Information-packed and filled with photography and colorful illustrations that infuse each page with feline energy, A Kid's Guide to Cats equips kids with everything they need to know to be great cat caretakers and companions.

    A Kid's Guide to Dogs

    A Kid's Guide to Dogs

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    This fun and informative book gives young dog lovers the canine know-how they need to make having a dog a positive experience for all -- pup, kids, and parents alike!

    A Kid's Guide to Dogs delivers the basics of caring for and training a dog to develop good canine habits with humor and creativity. In addition to learning about dog health and preparing for the arrival of a new dog at home, kids will discover fascinating tips on decoding a dog's body language and how to teach a dog simple tricks. Full of colorful photos and illustrations, the book features easy crafts for making a dog bed, a doggy piñata, and toys; and offers dozens of ideas for getting both kids and dogs active, with indoor and outdoor games, hiking, swimming, and even a dog party with special treats kids can make themselves.

    Animal behavior consultant Arden Moore brings her expertise and years of sharing her pet knowledge with audiences on radio, television, and in live talks and award-winning books to this kid-geared guide. Whether the dog is new to the household or a long-time family member, this is the perfect resource for getting kids to take more responsibility for -- and have more fun with -- their canine companion.

    Book of Flight

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    A stunning world-records book of animal flight, by the author-and-illustrator team behind the bestselling Book of Bones!

    Meet ten fascinating flyers through a series of superlatives - and guess who's who while learning about airborne animals. From the fastest (white-throated needletail) to the most acrobatic (flying fox bat), and from the best glider (colugo) to the best backward flyer (hummingbird), each master of flight is cleverly depicted in a blueprint-inspired diagram, accompanied by playful, informative text. The stunning page-turn reveal features a full-color illustration and an explanation of what makes each animal's way of flying so special.

    Ages 5-8

    Brain Quest Grade 3 : 1,000 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind

    Brain Quest Grade 3 : 1,000 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind

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    It's fun to be smart with Brain Quest card decks, packed with curriculum-based questions.

    Loved by kids and teacher approved, and featuring hundreds of curriculum-based exercises and games, Brain Quest card decks reinforce classroom learning with a fun, fast-paced game.

    Brain Quest 3rd Grade helps kids aged 8-9 to learn in a smart, entertaining, and engaging way.

    In a set of two fan-decks, Brain Quest 3rd Grade focuses on math, science, English language arts, social studies, and more.

    Featuring:

  • Two full-color Q&A decks in a reusable flip-top storage box
  • 1000 questions and answers

  • Also available: Brain Quest Workbooks (Pre-school through 6th Grade) and Summer Workbooks (Pre-K through 4th-5th Grades).

    Brain Quest decks are:

  • Aligned with common core state standards
  • Vetted by award-winning teachers
  • Great to play with a friend or on your own - and great for travel
  • Named a Dr. Toy Best Classic Toy

  • Brain Quest Grade 4 : 1,500 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind: Ages 9-10

    Brain Quest Grade 4 : 1,500 Questions and Answers to Challenge the Mind: Ages 9-10

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    Brain Quest Workbook: Grade 3

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    The ultimate 3rd-grade workbook, with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises, and games in every subject!

    It's fun to be smart! Loved by kids, teacher approved, and parent trusted, Brain Quest Grade 3 Workbook reviews and reinforces what kids are learning in the classroom in an instantly engaging, entertaining way. Each page is jam packed with hands-on activities and games covering spelling and vocabulary, reading comprehension, parts of speech, odds and evens, multiplication tables, and much, much more--with friendly illustrations throughout.

    Aligned with Common Core State Standards and expertly vetted by award-winning teachers, this workbook is designed to appeal to kids' natural curiosity, with interactive layouts and easy-to-follow explanations that take the intimidation out of learning. Plus, it's written to help parents follow along and explain key concepts for homework help! With colorful stickers, a fold-out poster, award certificate, and Brain Quest Mini Decks in the back

    Also available: Summer Brain Quest Workbooks (Pre-K & K through Grades 5 & 6) and Brain Quest Decks (Pre-K through Grade 7).

    Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women

    Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women

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    From the New York Times best-selling authors of Rad Women Worldwide and Rad American Women A-Z, a bold and brave collection of stories and art about inspiring and accomplished girls who have made positive impacts on the world before the age of 20.

    You might know the stories of Malala Yousafzai, Anne Frank, Jazz Jennings, and Joan of Arc. But have you heard about Yusra Mardini, a Syrian refugee who swam a sinking boat to shore, saved twenty lives, then went on to compete as an Olympic swimmer? Or Trisha Prabhu, who invented an anti-cyberbullying app at age 13? Or Barbara Rose Johns, whose high school protest helped spark the civil rights movement?

    In Rad Girls Can, you'll learn about a diverse group of young women who are living rad lives, whether excelling in male-dominated sports like boxing, rock climbing, or skateboarding; speaking out against injustice and discrimination; expressing themselves through dance, writing, and music; or advocating for girls around the world. Each profile is paired with the dynamic paper-cut art that made the authors' first two books New York Times best sellers. Featuring both contemporary and historical figures, Rad Girls Can offers hope, inspiration, and motivation to readers of all ages and genders.