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American Civil War Reference Library
American Civil War Reference Library

American Civil War Reference Library

American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.

American Revolution
American Revolution

American Revolution

Provides information on the American war for independence: the battles and leaders, soldiers and heroes, scoundrels and patriots.

American Revolution Reference Library
American Revolution Reference Library

American Revolution Reference Library

This 4-vol. set supplies the in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.

Amphibian
Amphibian

Amphibian

Provides detailed information on the different habitats, life cycles, and natural history of frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the rare caecilians.

Arctic and Antarctic
Arctic and Antarctic

Arctic and Antarctic

Provides an introduction to the polar regions and the plants and animals that survive in such hostile conditions.

Arctic and Antarctic
Arctic and Antarctic

Arctic and Antarctic

Covers all aspects of life in the Arctic and Antarctic. Examines how people live and work in this environment, and introduces animals such as polar bears, penguins, and sea lions.

Arms & Armour
Arms & Armour

Arms & Armour

Presents the history of weapons and armor through the ages. Describes the design, construction and workings of various weapons, and discusses how methods of warfare have changed.

Astronomy
Astronomy

Astronomy

Provides an introduction to astronomy and a glimpse into its history, from the origins of the universe to space exploration.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.

Big Cats
Big Cats

Big Cats

Explores the lives and habitats of big cats such as lions, tigers, pumas, and leopards.

Bird
Bird

Bird

Provides detailed information on birds' habitats, diet, and sizes, as well as other interesting facts about birds.

Birds
Birds

Birds

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of birds from birds of prey to parrots.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States

An alphabetical presentation of brief statistics, maps and pictorial information about each of the fifty United States, as well as U.S. territories and possessions. Coverage includes geography, state history, population, ethnic groups, natural resources, famous natives, and vital statistics. For students in elementary schools.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World

An alphabetical presentation of brief statistics, maps and pictorial information about every country in the world. Coverage includes geography, industry, population, ethnic groups, climate, religion, education, and daily life. Includes a special section of political, topographical, and thematic world maps. For students in elementary schools.

Bugs
Bugs

Bugs

Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.

Butterfly
Butterfly

Butterfly

Provides detailed information on the life cycle of a butterfly.

Castle
Castle

Castle

Describes the castles of the Middle Ages and the lives of the people who lived in them.

Civil War
Civil War

Civil War

Provides information on the American Civil War including the issues that divided the country, the battles that shaped the conflict, and the birth of the reunited states.

Crystal & Gem
Crystal & Gem

Crystal & Gem

Provides information about the formation and practical uses of crystals, semiprecious stones, and precious metals.

Desert
Desert

Desert

Provides an introduction to the harsh world of hot and cold deserts and the people, plants, and animals that live in them.

Desert
Desert

Desert

Explores the Earth's driest regions from the Sahara to the Australian Great Sandy. Investigates how people, animals, and plants cope in this arid environment.

Dinosaur
Dinosaur

Dinosaur

Provides detailed information on the world of dinosaurs. Describes their sizes, how they looked, how they lived, and how they behaved.

Dinosaur
Dinosaur

Dinosaur

Explores the world of dinosaurs from the ferocious Velociraptor to the gentle giant Barosaurus.

Early Humans
Early Humans

Early Humans

Provides detailed information on the world of ancient people and their ways of life.

Earth
Earth

Earth

Provides fun facts about the planet Earth. Examines the earth's position in the solar system and how its surface is constantly being re-shaped by the elements.

Endangered Species, ed. 2
Endangered Species, ed. 2

Endangered Species, ed. 2

Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction.

Explorer
Explorer

Explorer

Provides detailed information on the world of exploration, from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space.

Explorer
Explorer

Explorer

Charts the journeys of intrepid travelers, from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.

Fish
Fish

Fish

Provides detailed information on the world of fish, including how they evolved, how they live, and their habitats.

Flying Machine
Flying Machine

Flying Machine

Provides an introduction to the history of flight and explores the various aircraft in use today.

Forest
Forest

Forest

Introduces characteristics of different kinds of forests found around the world, the plants and animals that populate them, and how they are endangered.

Fossil
Fossil

Fossil

Provides information on what fossils are, how they were formed, and how they lived millions of years ago.

Future
Future

Future

Illustrates the visions of the future of scientists, artists and inventors through the ages. Presents a view of a world we are yet to know, in the twenty-first century and beyond.

Horse
Horse

Horse

Provides detailed information on the world of horses and ponies. Describes their natural history, their role in civilization, and many other interesting facts.

Human Body
Human Body

Human Body

Provides detailed information on the human body's structure, function, and disorders.

Human Body
Human Body

Human Body

Examines the human body from head to toe, exploring nerves, muscles, blood and bones.

Hurricane
Hurricane

Hurricane

Provides an introduction to hurricanes, including details of their destructive forces and their historical background.

Insect
Insect

Insect

Provides detailed information on the world of insects. Describes the variety and complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles and behavior.

Invention
Invention

Invention

Provides an introduction to a variety of inventions, both ancient and modern, that have changed the world.

Jungle
Jungle

Jungle

Provides an introduction to the plants, animals and insects of the world's jungles.

Knight
Knight

Knight

Provides information on the world and lives of knights.

Mammal
Mammal

Mammal

Discover why a wallaby has a pouch. Find out how to recognize animal footprints. See how newborn mice develop. Be an eyewitness to the lives of your remarkable relatives, the mammals--from hedgehogs and bats to elephants and bushbabies.

Mammals
Mammals

Mammals

Presents an overview of mammals, including their history, various kinds, physical characteristics, behavior, and endangered and extinct species.

Milestone Documents in American History
Milestone Documents in American History

Milestone Documents in American History

Contains primary source documents from the Revolutionary era to the twenty-first century. Each entry offers the full text of the document as well as an analytical essay that places the document in its historical context.

Mythology
Mythology

Mythology

Provides an introduction to the world of mythology. Discusses the stories told by different cultures to explain the mysteries of the world.

North American Indian
North American Indian

North American Indian

Provides information on the civilizations of North American Indians.

Novels for Students, v. 17
Novels for Students, v. 17

Novels for Students, v. 17

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Ocean
Ocean

Ocean

Provides an introduction to the natural history, geology, and exploration of the world's vast oceans.

Ocean
Ocean

Ocean

Explores the lives and habitats of sea creatures on the ocean floor from dolphins and sharks to jellyfish.

Olympic Games
Olympic Games

Olympic Games

Presents the history of the Olympic games from ancient Greece to the present.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes
Our Living World: Earth's Biomes

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes

Multi-volume set takes an in-depth look at various ecosystems. Original, detailed maps and vibrant pictures inform readers about various biomes, the myriad plants and animals that live within each, and the role that humans must play to protect earth's fragile environment. Interesting facts, recommended learning materials, and glossary words are interspersed throughout the volumes. Aimed at grades 4-8.

Pirate
Pirate

Pirate

Provides information on the world and lives of pirates.

Plant
Plant

Plant

Provides an introduction to the world of plants, including the natural history of plant anatomy and growth.

Pond & River
Pond & River

Pond & River

Provides an introduction to the plant and animal life that thrives in freshwater habitats.

Rain Forest
Rain Forest

Rain Forest

Explores the world of the rainforest and the many jungle creatures that live there.

Reptile
Reptile

Reptile

Provides detailed information on the world of reptiles, including their natural history, habits, and lifestyles.

Reptiles
Reptiles

Reptiles

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of reptiles including crocodiles, snakes and lizards.

Rivers and Lakes
Rivers and Lakes

Rivers and Lakes

Describes how rivers flow to the sea and the characteristics of rivers and lakes, including the animal life found within and near them.

Rock & Mineral
Rock & Mineral

Rock & Mineral

Examines the beauty and importance of minerals, metals, crystals, fossils, and gemstones and provides insight into the evolution and composition of the Earth.

Seashore
Seashore

Seashore

Provides an introduction to the seashore and the creatures that live there.

Shark
Shark

Shark

Provides detailed information on the world of sharks. Describes the natural history, behavior, and habits of sharks and their relatives.

Shipwreck
Shipwreck

Shipwreck

Provides an introduction to the world's most significant shipwrecks and their lost cargoes and treasures.

Skeleton
Skeleton

Skeleton

Provides detailed information on human and animal skeletons, including their evolution, structure, and function.

Something About the Author, v. 178
Something About the Author, v. 178

Something About the Author, v. 178

Provides illustrated biographical articles on authors and illustrators of works for children and young adults, ranging from established award winners to less prominent authors and illustrators whose works are just coming to be recognized, from past centuries through today. Covers such genres as picture books, humor, folk and fairy tales, mystery and adventure, science fiction and fantasy, historical fiction, poetry and nonsense verse, drama, biography, and nonfiction.

Space
Space

Space

Explores outer space and investigates the wonders of the universe from Saturn's rings to life in space stations.

Space Exploration
Space Exploration

Space Exploration

Provides information on the history of space exploration and the daily life of astronauts.

Titanic
Titanic

Titanic

Provides an introduction to the Titanic, from its maiden voyage to its wreck on the ocean floor.

Tree
Tree

Tree

Provides an introduction to the world of trees, from tiny saplings to forest giants.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History
UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History

Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture.

Viking
Viking

Viking

Provides information on the world and lives of Vikings.

Viking
Viking

Viking

Explores the world of Vikings including epic voyages, daily life, longboats and special festivals.

Volcano
Volcano

Volcano

Provides information on the inner workings of volcanoes and famous volcanic eruptions.

Volcano
Volcano

Volcano

Explores the danger and wonder of volcanoes from fiery mountains under the sea to spectacular explosions.

Weather
Weather

Weather

Provides an introduction to the power and beauty of the weather.

Weather
Weather

Weather

Explores many aspects of weather and how it affects people's lives.

Whale
Whale

Whale

Provides detailed information on the world of whales. Describes how they live, how they behave, how they look, and many other interesting facts.

Whales & Dolphins
Whales & Dolphins

Whales & Dolphins

A brief introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of various marine mammals, particularly whales and dolphins.

World War I
World War I

World War I

Provides an introduction to World War I including the events that led to its outbreak, the leaders, the people who fought, and the battles that shaped the conflict.

World War II
World War II

World War II

Provides an introduction to World War II including the events that led to its outbreak, the leaders, the people who fought, and the battles that shaped the conflict.

History

American Civil War Reference Library
American Civil War Reference Library

American Civil War Reference Library

American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. Material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.

American Revolution
American Revolution

American Revolution

Provides information on the American war for independence: the battles and leaders, soldiers and heroes, scoundrels and patriots.

American Revolution Reference Library
American Revolution Reference Library

American Revolution Reference Library

This 4-vol. set supplies the in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.

Arms & Armour
Arms & Armour

Arms & Armour

Presents the history of weapons and armor through the ages. Describes the design, construction and workings of various weapons, and discusses how methods of warfare have changed.

Castle
Castle

Castle

Describes the castles of the Middle Ages and the lives of the people who lived in them.

Civil War
Civil War

Civil War

Provides information on the American Civil War including the issues that divided the country, the battles that shaped the conflict, and the birth of the reunited states.

Early Humans
Early Humans

Early Humans

Provides detailed information on the world of ancient people and their ways of life.

Explorer
Explorer

Explorer

Provides detailed information on the world of exploration, from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space.

Explorer
Explorer

Explorer

Charts the journeys of intrepid travelers, from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.

Knight
Knight

Knight

Provides information on the world and lives of knights.

Milestone Documents in American History
Milestone Documents in American History

Milestone Documents in American History

Contains primary source documents from the Revolutionary era to the twenty-first century. Each entry offers the full text of the document as well as an analytical essay that places the document in its historical context.

Olympic Games
Olympic Games

Olympic Games

Presents the history of the Olympic games from ancient Greece to the present.

Pirate
Pirate

Pirate

Provides information on the world and lives of pirates.

Shipwreck
Shipwreck

Shipwreck

Provides an introduction to the world's most significant shipwrecks and their lost cargoes and treasures.

Titanic
Titanic

Titanic

Provides an introduction to the Titanic, from its maiden voyage to its wreck on the ocean floor.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History
UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History

Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture.

Viking
Viking

Viking

Provides information on the world and lives of Vikings.

Viking
Viking

Viking

Explores the world of Vikings including epic voyages, daily life, longboats and special festivals.

World War I
World War I

World War I

Provides an introduction to World War I including the events that led to its outbreak, the leaders, the people who fought, and the battles that shaped the conflict.

World War II
World War II

World War II

Provides an introduction to World War II including the events that led to its outbreak, the leaders, the people who fought, and the battles that shaped the conflict.

Environment

Amphibian
Amphibian

Amphibian

Provides detailed information on the different habitats, life cycles, and natural history of frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the rare caecilians.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.

Big Cats
Big Cats

Big Cats

Explores the lives and habitats of big cats such as lions, tigers, pumas, and leopards.

Bird
Bird

Bird

Provides detailed information on birds' habitats, diet, and sizes, as well as other interesting facts about birds.

Birds
Birds

Birds

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of birds from birds of prey to parrots.

Bugs
Bugs

Bugs

Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.

Butterfly
Butterfly

Butterfly

Provides detailed information on the life cycle of a butterfly.

Desert
Desert

Desert

Provides an introduction to the harsh world of hot and cold deserts and the people, plants, and animals that live in them.

Desert
Desert

Desert

Explores the Earth's driest regions from the Sahara to the Australian Great Sandy. Investigates how people, animals, and plants cope in this arid environment.

Endangered Species, ed. 2
Endangered Species, ed. 2

Endangered Species, ed. 2

Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction.

Fish
Fish

Fish

Provides detailed information on the world of fish, including how they evolved, how they live, and their habitats.

Horse
Horse

Horse

Provides detailed information on the world of horses and ponies. Describes their natural history, their role in civilization, and many other interesting facts.

Hurricane
Hurricane

Hurricane

Provides an introduction to hurricanes, including details of their destructive forces and their historical background.

Insect
Insect

Insect

Provides detailed information on the world of insects. Describes the variety and complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles and behavior.

Jungle
Jungle

Jungle

Provides an introduction to the plants, animals and insects of the world's jungles.

Mammal
Mammal

Mammal

Discover why a wallaby has a pouch. Find out how to recognize animal footprints. See how newborn mice develop. Be an eyewitness to the lives of your remarkable relatives, the mammals--from hedgehogs and bats to elephants and bushbabies.

Mammals
Mammals

Mammals

Presents an overview of mammals, including their history, various kinds, physical characteristics, behavior, and endangered and extinct species.

Ocean
Ocean

Ocean

Provides an introduction to the natural history, geology, and exploration of the world's vast oceans.

Ocean
Ocean

Ocean

Explores the lives and habitats of sea creatures on the ocean floor from dolphins and sharks to jellyfish.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes
Our Living World: Earth's Biomes

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes

Multi-volume set takes an in-depth look at various ecosystems. Original, detailed maps and vibrant pictures inform readers about various biomes, the myriad plants and animals that live within each, and the role that humans must play to protect earth's fragile environment. Interesting facts, recommended learning materials, and glossary words are interspersed throughout the volumes. Aimed at grades 4-8.

Pond & River
Pond & River

Pond & River

Provides an introduction to the plant and animal life that thrives in freshwater habitats.

Rain Forest
Rain Forest

Rain Forest

Explores the world of the rainforest and the many jungle creatures that live there.

Reptile
Reptile

Reptile

Provides detailed information on the world of reptiles, including their natural history, habits, and lifestyles.

Reptiles
Reptiles

Reptiles

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of reptiles including crocodiles, snakes and lizards.

Rivers and Lakes
Rivers and Lakes

Rivers and Lakes

Describes how rivers flow to the sea and the characteristics of rivers and lakes, including the animal life found within and near them.

Seashore
Seashore

Seashore

Provides an introduction to the seashore and the creatures that live there.

Shark
Shark

Shark

Provides detailed information on the world of sharks. Describes the natural history, behavior, and habits of sharks and their relatives.

Volcano
Volcano

Volcano

Provides information on the inner workings of volcanoes and famous volcanic eruptions.

Volcano
Volcano

Volcano

Explores the danger and wonder of volcanoes from fiery mountains under the sea to spectacular explosions.

Weather
Weather

Weather

Provides an introduction to the power and beauty of the weather.

Weather
Weather

Weather

Explores many aspects of weather and how it affects people's lives.

Whale
Whale

Whale

Provides detailed information on the world of whales. Describes how they live, how they behave, how they look, and many other interesting facts.

Whales & Dolphins
Whales & Dolphins

Whales & Dolphins

A brief introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of various marine mammals, particularly whales and dolphins.

Science

Arctic and Antarctic
Arctic and Antarctic

Arctic and Antarctic

Provides an introduction to the polar regions and the plants and animals that survive in such hostile conditions.

Astronomy
Astronomy

Astronomy

Provides an introduction to astronomy and a glimpse into its history, from the origins of the universe to space exploration.

Big Cats
Big Cats

Big Cats

Explores the lives and habitats of big cats such as lions, tigers, pumas, and leopards.

Birds
Birds

Birds

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of birds from birds of prey to parrots.

Bugs
Bugs

Bugs

Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.

Crystal & Gem
Crystal & Gem

Crystal & Gem

Provides information about the formation and practical uses of crystals, semiprecious stones, and precious metals.

Desert
Desert

Desert

Explores the Earth's driest regions from the Sahara to the Australian Great Sandy. Investigates how people, animals, and plants cope in this arid environment.

Dinosaur
Dinosaur

Dinosaur

Provides detailed information on the world of dinosaurs. Describes their sizes, how they looked, how they lived, and how they behaved.

Dinosaur
Dinosaur

Dinosaur

Explores the world of dinosaurs from the ferocious Velociraptor to the gentle giant Barosaurus.

Earth
Earth

Earth

Provides fun facts about the planet Earth. Examines the earth's position in the solar system and how its surface is constantly being re-shaped by the elements.

Fish
Fish

Fish

Provides detailed information on the world of fish, including how they evolved, how they live, and their habitats.

Forest
Forest

Forest

Introduces characteristics of different kinds of forests found around the world, the plants and animals that populate them, and how they are endangered.

Fossil
Fossil

Fossil

Provides information on what fossils are, how they were formed, and how they lived millions of years ago.

Future
Future

Future

Illustrates the visions of the future of scientists, artists and inventors through the ages. Presents a view of a world we are yet to know, in the twenty-first century and beyond.

Horse
Horse

Horse

Provides detailed information on the world of horses and ponies. Describes their natural history, their role in civilization, and many other interesting facts.

Human Body
Human Body

Human Body

Provides detailed information on the human body's structure, function, and disorders.

Human Body
Human Body

Human Body

Examines the human body from head to toe, exploring nerves, muscles, blood and bones.

Hurricane
Hurricane

Hurricane

Provides an introduction to hurricanes, including details of their destructive forces and their historical background.

Mammal
Mammal

Mammal

Discover why a wallaby has a pouch. Find out how to recognize animal footprints. See how newborn mice develop. Be an eyewitness to the lives of your remarkable relatives, the mammals--from hedgehogs and bats to elephants and bushbabies.

Ocean
Ocean

Ocean

Provides an introduction to the natural history, geology, and exploration of the world's vast oceans.

Ocean
Ocean

Ocean

Explores the lives and habitats of sea creatures on the ocean floor from dolphins and sharks to jellyfish.

Plant
Plant

Plant

Provides an introduction to the world of plants, including the natural history of plant anatomy and growth.

Pond & River
Pond & River

Pond & River

Provides an introduction to the plant and animal life that thrives in freshwater habitats.

Rain Forest
Rain Forest

Rain Forest

Explores the world of the rainforest and the many jungle creatures that live there.

Reptile
Reptile

Reptile

Provides detailed information on the world of reptiles, including their natural history, habits, and lifestyles.

Reptiles
Reptiles

Reptiles

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of reptiles including crocodiles, snakes and lizards.

Rivers and Lakes
Rivers and Lakes

Rivers and Lakes

Describes how rivers flow to the sea and the characteristics of rivers and lakes, including the animal life found within and near them.

Rock & Mineral
Rock & Mineral

Rock & Mineral

Examines the beauty and importance of minerals, metals, crystals, fossils, and gemstones and provides insight into the evolution and composition of the Earth.

Seashore
Seashore

Seashore

Provides an introduction to the seashore and the creatures that live there.

Shark
Shark

Shark

Provides detailed information on the world of sharks. Describes the natural history, behavior, and habits of sharks and their relatives.

Skeleton
Skeleton

Skeleton

Provides detailed information on human and animal skeletons, including their evolution, structure, and function.

Space
Space

Space

Explores outer space and investigates the wonders of the universe from Saturn's rings to life in space stations.

Tree
Tree

Tree

Provides an introduction to the world of trees, from tiny saplings to forest giants.

Volcano
Volcano

Volcano

Provides information on the inner workings of volcanoes and famous volcanic eruptions.

Volcano
Volcano

Volcano

Explores the danger and wonder of volcanoes from fiery mountains under the sea to spectacular explosions.

Whale
Whale

Whale

Provides detailed information on the world of whales. Describes how they live, how they behave, how they look, and many other interesting facts.

Whales & Dolphins
Whales & Dolphins

Whales & Dolphins

A brief introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of various marine mammals, particularly whales and dolphins.

Social Science

Arctic and Antarctic
Arctic and Antarctic

Arctic and Antarctic

Covers all aspects of life in the Arctic and Antarctic. Examines how people live and work in this environment, and introduces animals such as polar bears, penguins, and sea lions.

Nation and World

Arctic and Antarctic
Arctic and Antarctic

Arctic and Antarctic

Covers all aspects of life in the Arctic and Antarctic. Examines how people live and work in this environment, and introduces animals such as polar bears, penguins, and sea lions.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States

An alphabetical presentation of brief statistics, maps and pictorial information about each of the fifty United States, as well as U.S. territories and possessions. Coverage includes geography, state history, population, ethnic groups, natural resources, famous natives, and vital statistics. For students in elementary schools.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World

An alphabetical presentation of brief statistics, maps and pictorial information about every country in the world. Coverage includes geography, industry, population, ethnic groups, climate, religion, education, and daily life. Includes a special section of political, topographical, and thematic world maps. For students in elementary schools.

Explorer
Explorer

Explorer

Provides detailed information on the world of exploration, from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space.

Explorer
Explorer

Explorer

Charts the journeys of intrepid travelers, from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.

Technology

Castle
Castle

Castle

Describes the castles of the Middle Ages and the lives of the people who lived in them.

Flying Machine
Flying Machine

Flying Machine

Provides an introduction to the history of flight and explores the various aircraft in use today.

Invention
Invention

Invention

Provides an introduction to a variety of inventions, both ancient and modern, that have changed the world.

Space Exploration
Space Exploration

Space Exploration

Provides information on the history of space exploration and the daily life of astronauts.

Literature

Mythology
Mythology

Mythology

Provides an introduction to the world of mythology. Discusses the stories told by different cultures to explain the mysteries of the world.

Novels for Students, v. 17
Novels for Students, v. 17

Novels for Students, v. 17

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Something About the Author, v. 178
Something About the Author, v. 178

Something About the Author, v. 178

Provides illustrated biographical articles on authors and illustrators of works for children and young adults, ranging from established award winners to less prominent authors and illustrators whose works are just coming to be recognized, from past centuries through today. Covers such genres as picture books, humor, folk and fairy tales, mystery and adventure, science fiction and fantasy, historical fiction, poetry and nonsense verse, drama, biography, and nonfiction.

Multicultural Studies

North American Indian
North American Indian

North American Indian

Provides information on the civilizations of North American Indians.

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