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American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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 Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

American Revolution, ed. , v.
American Revolution, ed. , v.

American Revolution, ed. , v.

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

Amphibian, ed. , v.
Amphibian, ed. , v.

Amphibian, ed. , v.

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

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.
Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

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

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.
Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Arms & Armour, ed. , v.

Arms & Armour, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Astronomy, ed. , v.

Astronomy, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Big Cats, ed. , v.

Big Cats, ed. , v.

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

Bird, ed. , v.
Bird, ed. , v.

Bird, ed. , v.

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

Birds, ed. , v.
Birds, ed. , v.

Birds, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Bugs, ed. , v.

Bugs, ed. , v.

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

Butterfly, ed. , v.
Butterfly, ed. , v.

Butterfly, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the life cycle of a butterfly.

Castle, ed. , v.
Castle, ed. , v.

Castle, ed. , v.

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

Civil War, ed. , v.
Civil War, ed. , v.

Civil War, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Crystal & Gem, ed. , v.

Crystal & Gem, ed. , v.

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

Desert, ed. , v.
Desert, ed. , v.

Desert, ed. , v.

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

Desert, ed. , v.
Desert, ed. , v.

Desert, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

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

Dinosaur, ed. , v.
Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

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

Early Humans, ed. , v.
Early Humans, ed. , v.

Early Humans, ed. , v.

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

Earth, ed. , v.
Earth, ed. , v.

Earth, ed. , v.

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

Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.

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, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

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

Explorer, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

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

Fish, ed. , v.
Fish, ed. , v.

Fish, ed. , v.

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

Flying Machine, ed. , v.
Flying Machine, ed. , v.

Flying Machine, ed. , v.

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

Forest, ed. , v.
Forest, ed. , v.

Forest, ed. , v.

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

Fossil, ed. , v.
Fossil, ed. , v.

Fossil, ed. , v.

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

Future, ed. , v.
Future, ed. , v.

Future, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Horse, ed. , v.

Horse, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Human Body, ed. , v.

Human Body, ed. , v.

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

Human Body, ed. , v.
Human Body, ed. , v.

Human Body, ed. , v.

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

Hurricane, ed. , v.
Hurricane, ed. , v.

Hurricane, ed. , v.

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

Insect, ed. , v.
Insect, ed. , v.

Insect, ed. , v.

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

Invention, ed. , v.
Invention, ed. , v.

Invention, ed. , v.

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

Jungle, ed. , v.
Jungle, ed. , v.

Jungle, ed. , v.

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

Knight, ed. , v.
Knight, ed. , v.

Knight, ed. , v.

Provides information on the world and lives of knights.

Mammal, ed. , v.
Mammal, ed. , v.

Mammal, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Mammals, ed. , v.

Mammals, ed. , v.

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

Milestone Documents in American History, ed. , v.
Milestone Documents in American History, ed. , v.

Milestone Documents in American History, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Mythology, ed. , v.

Mythology, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
North American Indian, ed. , v.

North American Indian, ed. , v.

Provides information on the civilizations of North American Indians.

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

Novels for Students, ed. , 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, ed. , v.
Ocean, ed. , v.

Ocean, ed. , v.

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

Ocean, ed. , v.
Ocean, ed. , v.

Ocean, ed. , v.

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

Olympic Games, ed. , v.
Olympic Games, ed. , v.

Olympic Games, ed. , v.

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

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.
Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Pirate, ed. , v.

Pirate, ed. , v.

Provides information on the world and lives of pirates.

Plant, ed. , v.
Plant, ed. , v.

Plant, ed. , v.

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

Pond & River, ed. , v.
Pond & River, ed. , v.

Pond & River, ed. , v.

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

Rain Forest, ed. , v.
Rain Forest, ed. , v.

Rain Forest, ed. , v.

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

Reptile, ed. , v.
Reptile, ed. , v.

Reptile, ed. , v.

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

Reptiles, ed. , v.
Reptiles, ed. , v.

Reptiles, ed. , v.

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

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.
Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Rock & Mineral, ed. , v.

Rock & Mineral, ed. , v.

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

Seashore, ed. , v.
Seashore, ed. , v.

Seashore, ed. , v.

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

Shark, ed. , v.
Shark, ed. , v.

Shark, ed. , v.

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

Shipwreck, ed. , v.
Shipwreck, ed. , v.

Shipwreck, ed. , v.

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

Skeleton, ed. , v.
Skeleton, ed. , v.

Skeleton, ed. , v.

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

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

Something About the Author, ed. , 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 Exploration, ed. , v.
Space Exploration, ed. , v.

Space Exploration, ed. , v.

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

Space, ed. , v.
Space, ed. , v.

Space, ed. , v.

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

Titanic, ed. , v.
Titanic, ed. , v.

Titanic, ed. , v.

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

Tree, ed. , v.
Tree, ed. , v.

Tree, ed. , v.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Viking, ed. , v.

Viking, ed. , v.

Provides information on the world and lives of Vikings.

Viking, ed. , v.
Viking, ed. , v.

Viking, ed. , v.

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

Volcano, ed. , v.
Volcano, ed. , v.

Volcano, ed. , v.

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

Volcano, ed. , v.
Volcano, ed. , v.

Volcano, ed. , v.

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

Weather, ed. , v.
Weather, ed. , v.

Weather, ed. , v.

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

Weather, ed. , v.
Weather, ed. , v.

Weather, ed. , v.

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

Whale, ed. , v.
Whale, ed. , v.

Whale, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

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

World War I, ed. , v.
World War I, ed. , v.

World War I, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
World War II, ed. , v.

World War II, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Civil War Reference Library, ed. , v.

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 Reference Library, ed. , v.
American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

American Revolution Reference Library, ed. , v.

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

American Revolution, ed. , v.
American Revolution, ed. , v.

American Revolution, ed. , v.

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

Arms & Armour, ed. , v.
Arms & Armour, ed. , v.

Arms & Armour, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Castle, ed. , v.

Castle, ed. , v.

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

Civil War, ed. , v.
Civil War, ed. , v.

Civil War, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Early Humans, ed. , v.

Early Humans, ed. , v.

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

Explorer, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

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

Explorer, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

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

Knight, ed. , v.
Knight, ed. , v.

Knight, ed. , v.

Provides information on the world and lives of knights.

Milestone Documents in American History, ed. , v.
Milestone Documents in American History, ed. , v.

Milestone Documents in American History, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Olympic Games, ed. , v.

Olympic Games, ed. , v.

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

Pirate, ed. , v.
Pirate, ed. , v.

Pirate, ed. , v.

Provides information on the world and lives of pirates.

Shipwreck, ed. , v.
Shipwreck, ed. , v.

Shipwreck, ed. , v.

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

Titanic, ed. , v.
Titanic, ed. , v.

Titanic, ed. , v.

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

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Viking, ed. , v.

Viking, ed. , v.

Provides information on the world and lives of Vikings.

Viking, ed. , v.
Viking, ed. , v.

Viking, ed. , v.

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

World War I, ed. , v.
World War I, ed. , v.

World War I, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
World War II, ed. , v.

World War II, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Amphibian, ed. , v.

Amphibian, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Big Cats, ed. , v.

Big Cats, ed. , v.

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

Bird, ed. , v.
Bird, ed. , v.

Bird, ed. , v.

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

Birds, ed. , v.
Birds, ed. , v.

Birds, ed. , v.

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

Bugs, ed. , v.
Bugs, ed. , v.

Bugs, ed. , v.

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

Butterfly, ed. , v.
Butterfly, ed. , v.

Butterfly, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on the life cycle of a butterfly.

Desert, ed. , v.
Desert, ed. , v.

Desert, ed. , v.

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

Desert, ed. , v.
Desert, ed. , v.

Desert, ed. , v.

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

Endangered Species, ed. 2, v.

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, ed. , v.
Fish, ed. , v.

Fish, ed. , v.

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

Horse, ed. , v.
Horse, ed. , v.

Horse, ed. , v.

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

Hurricane, ed. , v.
Hurricane, ed. , v.

Hurricane, ed. , v.

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

Insect, ed. , v.
Insect, ed. , v.

Insect, ed. , v.

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

Jungle, ed. , v.
Jungle, ed. , v.

Jungle, ed. , v.

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

Mammal, ed. , v.
Mammal, ed. , v.

Mammal, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Mammals, ed. , v.

Mammals, ed. , v.

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

Ocean, ed. , v.
Ocean, ed. , v.

Ocean, ed. , v.

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

Ocean, ed. , v.
Ocean, ed. , v.

Ocean, ed. , v.

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

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.
Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Pond & River, ed. , v.

Pond & River, ed. , v.

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

Rain Forest, ed. , v.
Rain Forest, ed. , v.

Rain Forest, ed. , v.

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

Reptile, ed. , v.
Reptile, ed. , v.

Reptile, ed. , v.

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

Reptiles, ed. , v.
Reptiles, ed. , v.

Reptiles, ed. , v.

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

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.
Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

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

Seashore, ed. , v.
Seashore, ed. , v.

Seashore, ed. , v.

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

Shark, ed. , v.
Shark, ed. , v.

Shark, ed. , v.

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

Volcano, ed. , v.
Volcano, ed. , v.

Volcano, ed. , v.

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

Volcano, ed. , v.
Volcano, ed. , v.

Volcano, ed. , v.

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

Weather, ed. , v.
Weather, ed. , v.

Weather, ed. , v.

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

Weather, ed. , v.
Weather, ed. , v.

Weather, ed. , v.

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

Whale, ed. , v.
Whale, ed. , v.

Whale, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

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

Science

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.
Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

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

Astronomy, ed. , v.
Astronomy, ed. , v.

Astronomy, ed. , v.

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

Big Cats, ed. , v.
Big Cats, ed. , v.

Big Cats, ed. , v.

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

Birds, ed. , v.
Birds, ed. , v.

Birds, ed. , v.

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

Bugs, ed. , v.
Bugs, ed. , v.

Bugs, ed. , v.

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

Crystal & Gem, ed. , v.
Crystal & Gem, ed. , v.

Crystal & Gem, ed. , v.

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

Desert, ed. , v.
Desert, ed. , v.

Desert, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

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

Dinosaur, ed. , v.
Dinosaur, ed. , v.

Dinosaur, ed. , v.

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

Earth, ed. , v.
Earth, ed. , v.

Earth, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Fish, ed. , v.

Fish, ed. , v.

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

Forest, ed. , v.
Forest, ed. , v.

Forest, ed. , v.

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

Fossil, ed. , v.
Fossil, ed. , v.

Fossil, ed. , v.

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

Future, ed. , v.
Future, ed. , v.

Future, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Horse, ed. , v.

Horse, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Human Body, ed. , v.

Human Body, ed. , v.

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

Human Body, ed. , v.
Human Body, ed. , v.

Human Body, ed. , v.

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

Hurricane, ed. , v.
Hurricane, ed. , v.

Hurricane, ed. , v.

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

Mammal, ed. , v.
Mammal, ed. , v.

Mammal, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Ocean, ed. , v.

Ocean, ed. , v.

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

Ocean, ed. , v.
Ocean, ed. , v.

Ocean, ed. , v.

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

Plant, ed. , v.
Plant, ed. , v.

Plant, ed. , v.

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

Pond & River, ed. , v.
Pond & River, ed. , v.

Pond & River, ed. , v.

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

Rain Forest, ed. , v.
Rain Forest, ed. , v.

Rain Forest, ed. , v.

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

Reptile, ed. , v.
Reptile, ed. , v.

Reptile, ed. , v.

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

Reptiles, ed. , v.
Reptiles, ed. , v.

Reptiles, ed. , v.

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

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.
Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

Rivers and Lakes, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Rock & Mineral, ed. , v.

Rock & Mineral, ed. , v.

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

Seashore, ed. , v.
Seashore, ed. , v.

Seashore, ed. , v.

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

Shark, ed. , v.
Shark, ed. , v.

Shark, ed. , v.

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

Skeleton, ed. , v.
Skeleton, ed. , v.

Skeleton, ed. , v.

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

Space, ed. , v.
Space, ed. , v.

Space, ed. , v.

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

Tree, ed. , v.
Tree, ed. , v.

Tree, ed. , v.

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

Volcano, ed. , v.
Volcano, ed. , v.

Volcano, ed. , v.

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

Volcano, ed. , v.
Volcano, ed. , v.

Volcano, ed. , v.

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

Whale, ed. , v.
Whale, ed. , v.

Whale, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

Whales & Dolphins, ed. , v.

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

Social Science

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.
Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

Arctic and Antarctic, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

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

Explorer, ed. , v.
Explorer, ed. , v.

Explorer, ed. , v.

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, ed. , v.
Castle, ed. , v.

Castle, ed. , v.

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

Flying Machine, ed. , v.
Flying Machine, ed. , v.

Flying Machine, ed. , v.

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

Invention, ed. , v.
Invention, ed. , v.

Invention, ed. , v.

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

Space Exploration, ed. , v.
Space Exploration, ed. , v.

Space Exploration, ed. , v.

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

Literature

Mythology, ed. , v.
Mythology, ed. , v.

Mythology, ed. , v.

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

Novels for Students, ed. , 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, ed. , v. 178
Something About the Author, ed. , v. 178

Something About the Author, ed. , 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, ed. , v.
North American Indian, ed. , v.

North American Indian, ed. , v.

Provides information on the civilizations of North American Indians.