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Lewis and Clark (In Their Own Words)
By Scholastic Reference
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ean: 9780439147491, isbn: 0439147492,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Drawing from their own journals, this story offers a first-hand account of what life was like when the New World was new, as they went forth on their great expedition to the west. Simultaneous..

What Really Happened in Colonial Times: A Collection of Historical Biographies
By Knowledge Quest, Inc.
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ean: 9781932786606, isbn: 1932786600,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
This collection of historical biographies geared toward 8-14 year olds presents the lives of ordinary people who accomplished extraordinary deeds during the Colonial time period. Illustrated with stunning portraits, this inspiring compilation of stories describes with historical accuracy and age-appropriate content the quality character and unbending determination of Pocahontas, Lady Alicia Lisle, James Cook, Rachel Walker Revere, Lord Admiral Nelson, Catherine Ferguson, Lucretia Mott and

Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot (Scientists in the Field Series)
By Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
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mpn: 9780618494170, ean: 9780618494170, isbn: 0618494170,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last ninety-one kakapo parrots on earth. These trusting, flightless, and beautiful birds—the largest and most unusual parrots on earth—have suffered devastating population loss.Now, on an island refuge with the last of the species, New Zealand’s National Kakapo Recovery Team is working to restore the kakapo population. With the help of fourteen humans who share a single hut and a passion for saving these odd

Who Was First?: Discovering the Americas (Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards))
By Clarion Books
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mpn: FBA-|300075, ean: 9780618663910, isbn: 0618663916,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
Many generations of American schoolchildren were taught that Columbus discovered America, and a holiday reminds us every October. But historical investigation in recent years has shown us otherwise. There is evidence that adventurers, explorers, traders, and nomads from various parts of the globe set foot on American soil long before 1492. And expeditions that landed in the Americas reported people already living there—indicating that America had been “discovered” before. Russell Freedman

The Diary of John Wesley Powell: Conquering the Grand Canyon (In My Own Words)
By Brand: Cavendish Square Publishing
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ean: 9780761410133, isbn: 0761410139,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Presents the diary of the Civil War veteran who led an expedition down the Colorado River to explore the depths of the Grand Canyon.Used Book in Good Condition.

Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 (Richard Jackson Books (Atheneum Hardcover))
By Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
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mpn: 9781416950462, ean: 9781416950462, isbn: 141695046X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Brian Floca explores Apollo 11’s famed moon landing with this beautifully illustrated picture book!Simply told, grandly shown, here is the flight of Apollo 11. Here for a new generation of readers and explorers are the steady astronauts, clicking themselves into gloves and helmets, strapping themselves into sideways seats. Here are their great machines in all their detail and monumentality, the ROAR of rockets, and the silence of the Moon. Here is a story of adventure and discovery—a story

Gutsy Girls: Strong Christian Women Who Impacted the World: Book Four: Jennifer Wiseman (Volume 4)
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781973976820, isbn: 197397682X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Girls need heroes. Why not introduce them to women who are smart, bold, courageous, and who love Jesus? -Amy L. Sullivan Book Four in the Gutsy Girls: Strong Christian Women Who Impacted the World series introduces readers to real-life astronomer and leader in science, Dr. Jennifer Wiseman. Dr. Wiseman studies stars and interstellar clouds using radio, infrared, and optical telescopes, and she has worked with several major astronomy observatories. This true story tells what happens when a

The Impossible Voyage of Kon-Tiki
By Charlesbridge
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781580896207, isbn: 1580896200,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Combining history with culture, the ocean with exploration, and risk with triumph—this rich offering is the only picture book account of Thor Heyerdahl's world-famous Kon-Tiki expedition, during which he sailed a raft 5,000 miles from the coast of South America to the islands of the South Pacific.Author Deborah Kogan Ray clearly and succinctly sets up how Norwegian anthropologist Heyerdahl became convinced that ancient Peruvians arrived in the South Pacific via raft, why he wanted to

The Lewis & Clark Expedition: Join the Corps of Discovery to Explore Uncharted Territory (Kaleidoscope Kids Book)
By Williamson Publishing Company
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mpn: FBA-|287843, ean: 9781885593733, isbn: 1885593732,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
Describes the expedition led by Lewis and Clark to explore the unknown western regions of America at the beginning of the nineteenth century.Used Book in Good Condition.

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs
By Harper Collins
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mpn: 9780694002696, ean: 9780694002696, isbn: 0694002690,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
For the dinosaur-obsessed kid in your life!With bright, clear illustrations and accompanying straightforward text, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs captures the thrill that children experience as they learn about these prehistoric creatures.With a masterful use of color, shape, and composition, Byron Barton brings to life a unique and endearing vision of what the world may have looked like once upon a time when these beasts still roamed the earth.A bright and fun introduction to dinosaurs that works for

Eric The Red: The Viking Adventurer (What's Their Story?)
By Oxford University Press
SKU: #019521431520110926
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sku: 019521431520110926, ean: 9780195214314, isbn: 0195214315,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Eric the Red was wild and hot-headed, even for a Viking. His quick temper was always getting him into trouble. But he learned quickly how to lead, and in time became a great warrior and a fearless adventurer. He discovered a new land--Greenland--and founded a new nation..

Now And Ben: The Modern Inventions Of Benjamin Franklin (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
By Brand: Turtleback Books
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780606151450, isbn: 0606151451,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. From bifocals and daylight savings time to post offices and lightning rods, the incredible inventions and ingenuity of Benjamin Franklin are presented in this informative celebration of one of the nation's most beloved figures.Used Book in Good Condition.

Trailblazers: Poems of Exploration
By Greenwillow Books
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
Vast seas. Infinite outer space. Endless prairies. Cloud-skimming peaks. The wide, open world. Intrepid explorers cannot ignore the call to adventure, and glory, and knowledge, and freedom. The call to explore. From the Vikings to Lewis and Clark to Sally Ride, discover the spirit of exploration in sixty-two fascinating, vibrant, moving poems.

The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot July 25, 1909
By Puffin
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mpn: FBA-|300197, ean: 9780670342594, isbn: 0670342599,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
Winner of the Caldecott Medal, this stunningly illustrated book depicts Louis Bleriot's historic first cross-Channel flight..

One Day a Dot: The Story of You, The Universe, and Everything
By First Second
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ean: 9781626722446, isbn: 1626722447,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
One Day a Dot explores the age-old question: Where did we come from? Where did everything come from?Starting with one tiny dot and continuing through the Big Bang to the rise of human societies, the story of our universe is told in simple and vivid terms. But the biggest question of all cannot be answered: Where did that one dot come from?One Day a Dot is a beautiful and vibrant picture book that uses the visual motif of circles as to guide young readers through the stages of life on Earth..

Guts & Glory: The Vikings
By Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780316320566, isbn: 0316320560,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
History comes alive for kids like no textbook can in this epic account of the time of the Vikings that's perfect for history buffs and reluctant readers! Contains awesome illustrations!From battle-axe-wielding tribes plundering the greatest cities of Europe to powerful kings and queens ruling their dominions with iron fists, the Vikings were some of the most feared and fearless figures in European history. Find the bravest heroes, the most menacing villains, and unbelievably awesome facts and

The Space Race: How the Cold War Put Humans on the Moon (Inquire & Investigate)
By Nomad Press
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ean: 9781619306615, isbn: 1619306611,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
On July 20th, 1969, Neil Armstrong landed gently on the lunar surface and became the first person to set foot on another world. People around the world stopped what they were doing to crowd around television sets and radios to witness one of the greatest achievements in human history--a man walking on the moon. How did we get there? Why haven't we gone back? In The Space Race: How the Cold War Put Humans on the Moon, kids ages 12 to 15 explore the race to the moon against the chilling backdrop

DK findout! Vikings
By DK Children
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ean: 9781465471208, isbn: 1465471200,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Meet Viking warriors and explorers in this children's book full of photographs and illustrations, fascinating facts, and engaging challenges--from the creators of DKfindout.com, DK's free online resource for kids.Did you know that Vikings were skilled artists and makers? Or that Icelandic Vikings ate whale meat, seals, puffins, and ponies? Find out why!Perfect for young readers who want a highly visual history book to increase their medieval know-how, DK findout! Vikings is sure to inspire the

A New Trip Around the World, Grades K - 5: Activities Across the Curriculum for Cuba, the United Kingdom, Afghanistan, Chile, Iraq, Puerto Rico, Ghana, Morocco, Norway, Guatemala, Spain, and Peru
By Carson-Dellosa Publishing
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mpn: 104263, ean: 9781604180343, isbn: 160418034X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Take students in grades K–5 on a field trip without leaving the classroom using A New Trip Around the World. This 128-page book explores life in and geographical information and fun facts about Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Cuba, Peru, Chile, Spain, the United Kingdom, Norway, Iraq, Afghanistan, Ghana, and Morocco! The book enables students to discover the world through art projects, recipes, flags, maps, and language studies. This amazing classroom supplement supports NCSS and National Geography

Marco Polo: History's Great Adventurer (Historical Notebooks)
By Templar
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mpn: FBA-|320006, ean: 9780763652869, isbn: 0763652865,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Immerse yourself in this interactive introduction to one of the greatest explorers ever known.Travel along the Silk Road to medieval China with Marco Polo as your guide. Meet the warlord Kublai Khan and sail through pirate-infested seas in search of riches beyond measure. Including booklets, foldouts, and maps, as well as excerpts from The Travels of Marco Polo, this beautifully illustrated volume illuminates the adventures of history’s greatest storyteller.Used Book in Good Condition.

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