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Sounds of the Past: Wild West
By Silver Dolphin Books
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ean: 9781607101987, isbn: 160710198X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
What was it like to live in the Wild West? It was thrilling. It was fascinating. It was often beautiful, and sometimes even dangerous. It was also loud, with people, horses, wagons, and trains competing to be heard above the din. With Sounds of the Past: Wild West, kids can experience the West just as the original pioneers did in all its noisy glory!They’ll meet the pioneers bravely crossing the plains in their covered wagons. They’ll join a Native American tribe as they sing and tell

Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship
By National Geographic
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ean: 9781426202629, isbn: 1426202628,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
The riveting story of the slave ship Whydah,captured by pirates and later sunk in a fierce storm off the coast of Massachusetts, energizes this lavish companion book to a unique exhibition on a five-year U.S. tour. Packed with plunder from more than 50 captured ships, the Whydah was discovered by underwater explorer Barry Clifford in 1984. Now, for the first time, its treasure holds are unlocked for public view. More than 200 items were retrieved from the ocean floor: the telltale ship's bell,

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
By Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780316435178, isbn: 0316435171,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon!Katherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn't have the same rights as others--as wrong as 5+5=12. She knew it was wrong that people thought women could only be teachers or nurses--as wrong as 10-5=3. And she proved everyone wrong by zooming ahead of her classmates, starting college at fifteen, and

Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon
By Houghton Mifflin Company
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mpn: 9780618507573, ean: 9780618507573, isbn: 0618507574,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Here is a rare perspective on a story we only thought we knew. For Apollo 11, the first moon landing, is a story that belongs to many, not just the few and famous. It belongs to the seamstress who put together twenty-two layers of fabric for each space suit. To the engineers who created a special heat shield to protect the capsule during its fiery reentry. It belongs to the flight directors, camera designers, software experts, suit testers, telescope crew, aerospace technicians, photo

Birchbark Brigade: A Fur Trade History
By Boyds Mills Press
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mpn: FBA-|322455, ean: 9781590784266, isbn: 159078426X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
A history of the North American fur trade, based on primary sources. The North American fur trade, set in motion by the discovery of the New World in the fifteenth century, was this continent's biggest business for over three hundred years. Furs harvested by Ojibwa natives in the north woods ended up on the sleeves and hems of French princesses and Chinese emperors. Felt hats on the heads of every European businessman began as beaver pelts carried in birchbark canoes to trading posts dotting

Accidents May Happen (50 Inventions Discovered by Mistake)
By Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780385321624, isbn: 0385321627,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
From Wheaties to telephones, microwave ovens to yo-yos, here are the inspiring and often funny stories of 50 mistakes and misunderstandings that helped bring about life as we know it. With hilarious cartoons and wacky facts, this fascinating compendium illustrates the adage ''If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.''From the Trade Paperback edition..

I am Sacagawea (Ordinary People Change the World)
By Dial Books
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ean: 9780525428534, isbn: 0525428534,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Sacagawea, the only Native American included in Lewis and Clark’s historic expedition, joins the inspiring list of heroes whose stories are told in this New York Times Bestselling biography series.   Sacagawea was the only girl, and the only Native American, to join Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery, which explored the United States from the Mississippi River all the way to the Pacific Ocean in the early 1800s. As a translator, she helped the team communicate with members of the

A Picture Book of Daniel Boone (Picture Book Biographies)
By Brand: Holiday House
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780823427482, isbn: 082342748X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Daniel Boone was born an adventurer. Before the United States had freed itself from Britain's rule, Boone was blazing trails westward across America. He helped establish Boonesborough, Kentucky, one of the first American settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains. Boone died in 1820, but already tales of his adventures were being told across the United States. Daniel Boone's spirit shines in the latest addition to this best-selling series.Used Book in Good Condition.

Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration With 22 Projects (Build It Yourself)
By Nomad Press
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mpn: FBA-|305990, ean: 9781936313433, isbn: 193631343X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery. Readers ages 9–12 can delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hernán Cortés, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22 hands-on activities to help them learn about these legendary explorers and their voyages. Discover how the

What Was The Lewis And Clark Expedition? (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
By Turtleback
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780606361859, isbn: 0606361855,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the ''''Corp of Discovery'''' left St. Louis, Missouri, on May 21, 1804, their mission was to explore the vast, unknown territory acquired a year earlier in the Louisiana Purchase. The travelers hoped to find a waterway that crossed the western half of the United States. They didn't. However, young readers will love this true-life adventure tale of the two-year journey that finally brought the explorers to the

Call of the Klondike: A True Gold Rush Adventure
By Brand: Calkins Creek
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781590788233, isbn: 1590788230,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
As thousands head north in search of gold, Marshall Bond and Stanley Pearce join them, booking passage on a steamship bound for the Klondike goldfields. The journey is life threatening, but the two friends make it to Dawson City, in Canada, build a cabin, and meet Jack London—all the while searching for the ultimate reward: gold! A riveting, true, action-packed adventure, with their telegrams, diaries, and letters, as well as newspaper articles and photographs. An author's note, timeline,

Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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mpn: black & white photography & illustration, ean: 9780374319755, isbn: 0374319758,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Apsley George Benet Cherry-Garrard has always dreamt of becoming an explorer. So in the spring of 1910, when Captain Robert Falcon Scott offers young “Cherry” the position of Assistant Zoologist aboard the Terra Nova, Cherry considers himself the luckiest man alive. Cherry’s luck, however, will soon change. Far off in the icy unknown of Antarctica, where temperatures plummet below –77°F, exploration is synonymous with a struggle for life. Frostbite, scurvy, hidden ice chasms, and packs

The Mayflower
By Holiday House
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ean: 9780823429431, isbn: 0823429431,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
The three-thousand-mile trip was crowded and dangerous, and there was trouble when the passengers settled in Plymouth for a bitter, cold winter. However, their determination was ultimately rewarded; the Pilgrims adjusted to the New England climate thanks to help from local Native Americans and soon celebrated their first harvest in the New World. .

National Geographic Kids Weird But True!: Ripped from the Headlines: Real-life Stories You Have to Read to Believe
By National Geographic Society
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ean: 9781426315145, isbn: 1426315147,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
This just in! The most bizarre and surprising news stories you've ever read, and they're all true!Glow-in-the-dark piglets, soccer-playing parrots, cicada-flavored ice cream, fashion-forward slugs!Get ready to be amazed by weird and wacky headlines from across the globe! Weird But True! Ripped From the Headlines has all the things you’d expect from a regular news publication—world news, sports and science sections, entertainment stories, and more—but with a brand-new twist: These

The Silk Roads: An Illustrated New History of the World
By Bloomsbury Children's Books
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ean: 9781547600212, isbn: 1547600217,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world. Peter Frankopan explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology in this extraordinary book about how the east married the west with a remarkable voyage at its heart – the journey along the Silk Roads.From ancient world laws laid down by King Hammurabi and the mighty Persian empire, to terrifying huns, the rise of Europe, two world wars and politics today, The

Amerigo Vespucci: Italian Explorer of the Americas (Library of Explorers and Exploration)
By Brand: Rosen Publishing Group
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ean: 9780823936151, isbn: 0823936155,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
A biography of the Italian-born explorer who was the first person to realize North America was a separate continent.Used Book in Good Condition.

Simple History: The Space Race
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781495347122, isbn: 1495347125,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Discover a competition of epic proportions between the United States and the USSR during the Space Race. Find out who was the first to win, from reaching outer space to landing a man on the moon. History will come alive before your very eyes. Illustrated in the popular minimalist style of today, young reader's imaginations will come to life. Simple history gives you the facts in a simple uncomplicated and eye catching way. Simple history is part of an ongoing series, what will be the next

The World Made New: Why the Age of Exploration Happened and How It Changed the World (National Geographic Timelines)
By National Geographic Children's Books
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mpn: FBA-|292215, ean: 9780792264545, isbn: 0792264541,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
National Geographic has always given readers the bigger picture of our world. Now The World Made New shows children the bigger context of American history. Written by award-winning children's author Marc Aronson and John W. Glenn, this innovative title will lead children through the causes and consequences of the defining age of exploration. Its unique approach will provide children with new ways of thinking about and learning from history, and instill a lasting sense of our country's past.The

The Cruise of the Arctic Star
By Beautiful Feet Books
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ean: 9781893103252, isbn: 1893103250,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
In The Cruise of the Arctic Star, Scott O'Dell takes a voyage up the length of the California coast in his cedar-hulled offshore cruiser named Arctic Star. With his wife Elizabeth along as skilled navigator and cook, a friend Del as cohort and deckhand, and an unpredictable hired hand named Rodney Lambert, the crew journeys up the coast and experiences first hand the delights and drama of life at sea along this beautiful shoreline. Along the way, the author relates the colorful narratives of

Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids: With 21 Activities (For Kids series)
By Brand: Chicago Review Press
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ean: 9781613746745, isbn: 1613746741,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
An NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People Christopher Columbus is one of the most famous people in world history, yet few know the full story of the amazing, resourceful, and tragic Italian explorer. Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids portrays the “Admiral of the Ocean Seas” neither as hero nor heel but as a flawed and complex man whose significance is undeniably monumental. Kids will gain a fuller picture of the seafarer’s life, his impact, and the

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