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  • Item #: 067099
    ISBN: 9781426320446
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      An atlas is a great book for looking for information, but an interactive atlas is even better! This atlas from National Geographic Kids has a lot of kid-appeal with its scrapbook-style layout, lists of places you should visit in each region, and games and activities. Divided by continent, children will learn about landforms, weather, forests, deserts, indigenous animals and plants, and a few adventures to be explored on that continent. The atlas beings with an explanation of how to use an atlas and read maps so you can get the most from this fun resource. The back of the book includes games, a glossary, and a list of plant and animal species and where you might find them. Have some fun as you learn about this big world in which we live! 160 pgs, pb. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 066767
    ISBN: 9780545650939
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    Level B -Frogs, Baby Animals, Mammals, Snow, Seasons, and much more

  • Item #: 066766
    ISBN: 9780545650922
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    Level A -Penguins, Bats, Whales, Leaves, Apples, Pumpkins, and much more

  • Item #: 046745
    ISBN: 9781426302978
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    Ben Franklin's life was packed with adventures, curiosity, and hard work, as shown in this informative storybook that is great for both young and old. Each page features detailed, full-color illustrations and watercolors of various scenes featuring Franklin and his many accomplishments. His personal life, scientific developments and inventions, and political achievements are all touched on through paragraphs of conversationally-toned text and inspiring or meaningful quotes and captions. The back of the book includes a useful timeline that shows important events in Franklin's life as well as other important dates so students can see what else was happening during his time. By Cheryl Harness, 48 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 023790
    ISBN: 9780792267263
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    A beautiful, energetic picture book that not only tells the tale of Lewis & Clark's historical expedition, but does so in their own words, to boot. The highlights from the trip are captured, accompanied by text boxes containing edited, but accurate descriptions taken from Lewis and Clark's journals, and lively, energetic illustrations of the other Corps of Discovery members, Native Americans, animals, and plants they met up with, exciting events, their camps, and forts. After the ecstatic team finally beholds the Pacific at the end of the tale, facts about the journey back home, and some of their amazing accomplishments are featured. An informational and highly entertaining version of the Lewis and Clark expedition. - Jess

  • Item #: 018108
    ISBN: 9781628630060
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    Following the same great format as Trail Guide to World Geography (see description), this book focuses on U.S. Geography. This trail guide includes 5-minute daily drills, mapping, building a geography notebook--or using the optional student notebook--and a wide variety of additional projects. The literature unit in this book focuses on the Lewis and Clark expedition, using the book The Captain's Dog, by Roland Smith. Heavily used resources include the Uncle Josh's Outline Map Book or maps available on the Student Notebook CD. Other resources are also recommended to help enhance the study; these are listed below for your convenience. In this edition, all students use the Desk Atlas of the United States. A Geographical Terms Chart is recommended with these and all Trail Guide studies. We do not offer the chart that is recommended; however, it is available through Geography Matters. This Trail Guide was revised and updated in 2015 and includes a new QuickStart Section and new assignments throughout. Please note: students must use 2ed of Student Notebook with this edition. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 047020
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  • Item #: 047019
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  • Item #: 046822
    ISBN: 9781426326998
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  • Item #: 046403
    ISBN: 9781426314681
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  • Item #: 028741
    ISBN: 9780792236955
    Retail: $35.00
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    If anyone can show us the history of the world, it is National Geographic. From the earliest times through 2005, the history of the world is described, outlined, and shown in full color. The book begins with a discussion of "prehistory" as an alternative to creation a section that spends about 30 pages guessing and assuming an alternative theory of early history. Actual recorded history is divided into 7 time periods: First Empires (ca. 7000 B.C.-200A.D), Ancient World (2500 B.C.-900 A.D.), Middle Ages (5th-15th Century), Early Modern Period (16th-18th Century), Modern Era (1789-1914), World Wars and Interwar Period (1914-1945), and the Contemporary World (1945-2005). Each of these sections is packed with information-rich text, photos, paintings, illustrations, maps, and short bios. There are two types of timelines in the book: a running timeline along the bottom of each page, which details the date of events and important people through history, and 4 fold-out timelines one of the Roman Empire, one for the Reformation, one chronicling the French Revolution, and one covering WWII. Point to note: there are photos and paintings that show nudity and dead bodies. 636 pgs, hc.

  • Item #: 027938
    ISBN: 9781440550362
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      Weather impacts us. Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Thunderstorms, and even snowstorms have an impact on our day to day life. Children are naturally curious about the world around them and this Everything Kids’ book provides well-explained information, a variety of “Try This” activities and fun puzzle activities to teach everything they need to know about weather. A sampling of activities includes creating your own Northern Lights, making a homemade barometer and your own cold air mass. A wonderful reinforcement for your earth science curricula or to create a unit study with a few additional resources! Brief mentions of evolution and global warming. Answers to puzzle activities are in the back of the book. 144 pgs, SC.~ Deanne

  • Item #: 027677
    ISBN: 9781426324246
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  • Item #: 027640
    ISBN: 9781426327933
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    Keep track of your schedule while also learning wacky facts and trivia! This planner has dates listed but does not recognize the day of week, meaning you can use it during any given school year. Starting on August 1st, each page includes two dates, a place to circle the day of the week, and four lines under each date for writing down assignments. At the bottom of each page is a fun fact, activity, or place to set goals. Other helpful aspects of this planner include a contact info section, a place to record your school schedule, and a homework help section with maps, charts, and writing and speaking tips. Planner measures 7.75” x 9.5”. ~ Emily G

  • Item #: 022398
    ISBN: 9781426310850
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  • Item #: 018149
    ISBN: 9781426302961
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    This national Geographic book by Nick McCarty tells all about Marco Polo, the most famous traveler of medieval times. Learn about his boyhood, his earliest lessons, his first expedition at the age of 15, and his journeys to Venice, the Middle East, the Gobi desert, Khanbaliq, and more. Accompanying the easy-to-read text are full-color illustrations and reproductions of art, buildings, and more that feature Marco Polo and his time period. A timeline on the bottom of the pages highlights his life and achievements and puts them in the broader context of world history. Maps, along with these illustrations, bring medieval journeys to life and show how exciting his life was. 64 pages, hardcover. ~Rachel
  • Item #: 016164
    ISBN: 9781426317385
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  • Item #: 016163
    ISBN: 9781426311000
    Retail: $12.95
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    Get a good grasp on all things combat: swords, bows and plate mail, trench knives, rifles and Kevlar. Everything Battles lives up to its title. Learn about military campaigns, strategies, customs, technological advances, and what parameters define a victory, stalemate or defeat. Presented in full color, high quality images of knights, soldiers, pilots, generals, artillery, vehicles from all eras and loaded cover to cover with stats, facts and trivia, this is a must purchase for anyone who wants to know everything about battles. By John Perritano & James Spears, with National Geographic Explorer Mark Bauman. 64 pgs, pb. ~ Nick

  • Item #: 009190
    ISBN: 9781426301735
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  • Item #: 008050
    ISBN: 9781426300424
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    This unique book tells the story of the American Revolution from both the British and American side, specifically focusing on George Washington and King George III. The book shares how similar the two men were and how events escalated to cause the war. It changes between sharing historical events from the British point of view to sharing them from the colonist point of view. Captivating text shares about how the different governments worked, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, fighting strategies of both sides, the Declaration of Independence, different battles, the founding of America, and what happened to both Georges after the war. While highlighting the important parts of the war, the book shows what drove each George to make the decisions he did. Full-color, detailed paintings illustrate each page, exemplifying the story and drawing readers in. The illustrations include characters with speech balloons sharing quotes from real people of the time period. This book tells the basic causes, events, and ending of the Revolutionary War while showing that there are two sides to every story. A fascinating, innovative look at a war from long ago and two men deeply involved in it. 60 pgs, pb, by Rosalyn Schanzer. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 006309
    ISBN: 9781426307683
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    Rocks and Minerals are a favorite science topic in many households. This book from National Geographic Kids is full of interesting information about rocks and minerals. It contains plenty of photos, information, and fun trivia. This isn't just for reference; there are some cool geology activities, too. You will learn the differences between rocks and minerals, their uses, their formation, how they break down, and have some fun growing minerals and making your own fossils. There are interactive pages where you are to match gemstones in their natural state with finished gems and locate items made of stone that you might encounter on a daily basis. You will learn interesting trivia like how many stone blocks were used to build the Great Pyramid, which stone floats, or at what temperature diamonds vaporize. The photographer is Carsten Peter who is an "extreme photographer." You will see photos of caves and caverns, lava flows in Tanzania and Hawaii, Arches National Park in Utah, Stonehenge in England, glowing Mt. Etna in Sicily, giant crystals in Cave of Crystals in Mexico (my favorite), and more. These pictures will pique your curiosity and give you a yearning to see these places in person. (I know this book is for kids, but I have really enjoyed working through the interactive glossary at the back of the book, matching pictures, reading the information, and staring at the gorgeous photos.) Don't be surprised if the grown-ups sneak a peek at this book, too! ~ Donna

  • Item #: 004484
    ISBN: 9781426301322
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  • Item #: WWWGPK
    Retail: $83.00
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    This package contains #004295, Student and Teacher set, and #009426, Student Activity Workbook.

  • Item #: WPHECI
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  • Item #: MP1SSE
    Retail: $378.37
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    This package contains the same books as Memoria Press' First Grade Supplemental Science and Enrichment Complete set with one exception: we have substituted Penguins! National Geographic Reader Level 2 in place of Penguins Are Cool – American Museum of Natural History reader, which is out of print. Please see below for complete set contents.

     

  • Item #: MP1SSC
    Retail: $250.00
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    This package contains the same books as Memoria Press' First Grade Continuing Supplemental Science & Enrichment set with one exception: theirs includes Penguins Are Cool American Museum of Natural History Reader which is out of print, so we have substituted Penguins! National Geographic Reader Level 2. Complete package contents listed below.

     

  • Item #: 074331
    ISBN: 9781426327780
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  • Item #: 073918
    ISBN: 9781426327698
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  • Item #: 073917
    ISBN: 9781426330124
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  • Item #: 073559
    ISBN: 9781426332036
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