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100 Inventions that Made History

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

African Adventure

A traveler tells the story of his safari in Kenya, the people he met, the stories he heard, and the wildlife he experienced.

Amphibian, Rev. ed.

Examines the natural history of these creatures from frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders to the rare caecilians.

Ancient China, Rev. ed.

Covers the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor.

Ancient Civilizations

Introduces young readers to some of the most fascinating ancient civilizations in the world's history and the legacies they left behind, from the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans.

The Animal Book

This guide to life on our planet is packed full of information about creatures big and small, It’s structured according to scientific classification, with straightforward explanations of more than 1,500 specimens.

Animal Life

Presents a comprehensive look at all groups of the animal kingdom, examining such aspects of their behavior as hunting and feeding, defense, sex and reproduction, birth and development, communication, and intelligence.

Animal

This guide takes a look at different animals and the special things about them.

Animals Alive

Explains biodiversity, discusses the role animals play in ecosystems, describes the threats affecting the lives of animals, and profiles various animals, including jaguars, black rhinoceros, and bluefin tuna.

Animals and me

Examines a specific area of the human body, such as our eyes, our nose, our skin, and explains what it's for, and then compares it with the body parts of other animals.

Animals Up Close

Features close-up images of animals from insects to reptiles to mammals to birds, revealing the colors, textures, and structures of each animal.

Animals

Introduces toddlers to different kinds of animals.

Arctic & Antarctic, Rev. ed.

Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.

Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.

Examines the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.

Artists Around the World

Examines a variety of famous artists, from ballerinas, puppeteers, painters, poets, and sculptors, with accompanying illustrations and photographs to supplement the content.

The Arts

Contains articles that explore different formats of art, from visual to performing, as well as brief biographies of influential artists from the past and present.

Ask a Bug

Presents in question-and-answer format information and trivia about insects, including if all bees make honey, why spiders don't stick to their webs, and the best insect disguises.

Ask a Dinosaur

Presents, in question-and-answer format, information and trivia about dinosaurs, including which dinosaurs were the deadliest, how well dinosaurs could swim, and if they can be brought back to life.

Ask Me Everything

Provides lists and quips, stats and quotes, to keep readers of all ages asking questions for hours.

Astronaut

Describes the various steps necessary for an astronaut to prepare for a flight into space and follows astronaut Linda Gardner as she trains for her space shuttle mission.

Astronomy

Features the discoveries and research that have transformed our understanding of the planets and stars of the universe.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds

Provides facts about Egyptian pharaohs, Japanese dynasties, Peruvian people, and other ancient civilizations.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

Covers the mysterious world of these ancient people, including their beliefs, rituals, and civilizations.

Baby Animals

Introduces toddlers to different kinds of baby animals.

Barack Obama

Presents the life of Barack Obama, including his childhood in the United States and abroad, careers as a community organizer and lawyer, and his election as the forty-fourth president in 2009.

Baseball, Rev. ed.

Covers the history, techniques, and interesting facts of baseball.

Battle at the Castle

Introduces the high adventure of medieval England through the letters of a knight's squire who participates in an exciting tournament before witnessing the preparations and battle engagements of a castle under siege.

Big Cats

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

Big Questions

From personal questions about thoughts and dreams to the wider questions of life and the universe, this book asks the big questions that really make you think about yourself and your place in the world.

Big Trucks

From dump trucks to stunt-defying monster trucks, this book introduces young children to the world of trucks.

Bird, Rev. ed.

Covers the world of birds, examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching.

Birds

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

Boat

Provides a guide to the origins, principles, and historical study of boats.

Buddhism

Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion.

Bugs

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

Bugs

This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.

Building

Covers the components and construction materials of a building, and discusses staircases, fireplaces, doors, windows, and ornament.

Bunny

Follows the growth and development of a bunny from birth to six weeks old.

Butterfly & Moth

Explores the behavior and life cycles of butterflies and moths, examining mating rituals, camouflage, habitat, and growth from pupa to larva to adult.

Cat, Rev. ed.

Covers the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.

Children's Book of Art

Covers important art movements from the Renaissance to Rococo as well as the great artists from these eras.

Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

Covers entries ranging from Abolitionist Movement to Zoos.

Children's World Atlas, Rev. ed.

Provides facts, maps, satellite images, and local stories, taking the reader on the ultimate round the world journey from Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival time in Venice.

Christianity, Rev. ed.

Covers the faith of Christianity from its origins to its role in the 21st century.

Christopher Columbus

Explores the time in which Columbus lived, his voyages and discovery of the New World, and the Spanish settlements that resulted from them.

City

Introduces the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities and how they grow and function, including suburbs, shanty towns, and high-rise business districts.

Clara Barton

Describes the life and accomplishments of Clara Barton, a teacher who organized efforts to bring nursing care to wounded soldiers during the Civil War and who went on to become the founder of the American Red Cross.

Clash of the Gladiators

Join in the adventures of Seth and Abrinet as they travel back in time to ancient Rome when gladiators entertained the crowd.

Climate Change

Examines the impact of global warming on the planet, and what can be done to combat climate change.

Commanders

From Alexander the Great's conquest of the known world to the generals leading today's campaigns in Afghanistan, this handbook casts new light on the leaders who are forging history on the battlefield.

The Complete Cat Breed Book

This guide combines practical advice on cat handling, grooming, nutrition, exercise, and health to help current and prospective cat owners discover the best cat breed for their lifestyle. Including charts and a photographed catalog of more than fifty cat breeds, each profile outlines the breed's history, appearance, and temperament, as well as coat color variations and breed-specific facts.

Computer

Presents an illustrated look at computers, describing how they were invented, how they work, the different types, how they are used in everyday life, and how they affect the future.

Concise World Atlas, ed. 6

From the defining boundaries of the Balkan states to the icy terrain of Antarctica, this atlas shares more than 400 maps created with the latest digital mapping techniques to bring you Earth in more detail than ever before.

The Conquest of the Ocean

From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, this book explore the lives of maritime adventurers, including Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook, and Vitus Bering.

Cook It

Young readers will discover instructions for mastering basic techniques - boiling pasta, making pizza, cooking an egg, or baking bread - each leading to a host of over 100 delicious recipes.

Cowboy, Rev. ed.

Traces the history and lore of cowboys from around the world.

Crafty Creatures

Introduces basic knitting, sewing, and embroidery techniques and presents step-by-step instructions for a variety of projects, including pocket pals, mobile owls, and doodlephants.

Crystal and Gem, Rev. ed.

Examines crystals and gems in various shapes, sizes and colors. Also explores how crystals are used in everything from industrial tools and electronics to items in the household.

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed.

Explores the life and times of the great painter, scientist, philosopher, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci.

Dance, Rev. ed.

Explores the world of dance from ballet and modern dance to various styles of dance performed all over the world.

Danger!

A collection of facts and statistics about dangerous and/or nasty things in nature, on the Earth, in space, the human body, science, places, sports, culture, and the past.

Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A

Examines facts about dinosaurs including why some plant-eating dinosaurs grew so large, how dinosaurs used teeth, claws, spikes, and tail clubs in their fight for survival, and why the dinosaurs died out and what happened afterwards.

Deadly Dinosaurs

It's after hours at the museum, but something is stirring. A roar echoes through the corridors - the dinosaurs are alive! Meet a colorful cast of dinosaurs large and small and see what they get up to when no one is watching.

Desert

Examines the forces that form deserts and discusses the animals and people that inhabit them.

Dinosaur Detectives

Describes the achievements of the scientists who have discovered and interpreted the fossils of the dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Dinners

Covers the eating habits of dinosaurs.

Dinosaur

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

Dinosaur's Day

Covers the day a gentle Triceratops has when he forgets to stay with the herd and has to use his sharp horns to fight a Tyrannosaurus.

Dinosaurs Eye to Eye

Find out where dinosaurs lived, and explore their habitats. Take a too-close-for-comfort look at bone-crushing jaws and muscle-ripping claws. Includes notes about how we mammals evolved from dinosaurs. Tells the reader about new evidence that dinosaurs were warm blooded and evolved to have feathers.

Dinosaurs

Features brightly colored pictures and simple text to introduce toddlers to different kinds of dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs

Presents an illustrated look at dinosaurs, as well as prehistoric life forms that preceded them, life forms that arose after their demise, and the fossils that allow us to know about them.

DK Guide to Dinosaurs

Depicts how dinosaurs lived and died, covering such topics as habitats, size, hunting techniques, self-defense, courtship, and family life.

DK Guide to Mammals

Explores the world of mammals--their habitats, behavior, anatomy, intelligence, and more.

DK Guide to Savage Earth

Depicts the powerful natural forces that shape the Earth including glaciers, volcanos, earthquakes and tsunamis.

DK Guide to the Human Body

Provides a guide to the skeleton, organs and senses. Explains the processes of the human body in detail.

DK Guide to Weather

Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting.

DK Illustrated Family Bible

Retells the best-loved stories from both the Old and the New Testaments, meant to capture the imaginations of young readers or listeners via illustrations, paintings, photographs, maps, and historical objects.

The Dog Encyclopedia

With an extensive photographic catalog of more than 400 dog breeds, organized by to FCI groupings, each profile describes the breed's uses and character, lists compatible owner traits, and shares facts about the breed's origins. Dog owners, breeders, and fans will also learn about canine anatomy and body systems; instinct and behavior; how dogs interact with humans; and the essentials of good care.

Dog, Rev. ed.

Covers the evolutionary history of the entire dog family, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, highlighting the many ways in which they have helped people throughout history.

Eagle & Birds of Prey

Describes the anatomy, hunting techniques, mating, nesting, and eating habits of birds of prey, as well as their techniques for stalking, catching and killing their quarry.

Early Humans

Covers how the world's first people lived from cave dwellings to the tools of the Iron Age.

Earth Matters

Features a celebration of the planet, a warning to protect it, and sourcebook full of ideas for making a positive change.

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.

Ecology, Rev. ed.

Provides information about ecology in general, specific ecosystems, and our changing understanding of life around us.

Economy

Provides a comprehensive examination of the complex ways in which economies succeed or fail, covering the role and value of currency, the reasons that recessions happen, and why some countries are poor while others are rich.

Endangered Animals

Provides an introduction to various animal species that are threatened with extinction, including polar bears, sea turtles, river dolphins, jaguars, gibbons, and others; and discusses ways to help them survive.

Energy

Explains how energy sources like electricity, heat, power, sun, lightening, fire, and combustion, shape our landscape and climate.

Epidemic

Discusses what an epidemic is, how it evolves, various causes and carriers, and efforts to prevent epidemics.

Essential World Atlas, ed. 8

Featuring a series of thematic world maps showing the world today, followed by an atlas of the world's regions, readers will explore Earth through seven politically colored overview maps, an index featuring twenty thousand of the world's most important places, informative data profiles of each country, and a glossary of geographical terms.

Everest

Provides information on Everest and mountains around the world. Includes sections on mountain climbing gear, the Winter Olympics, and alpine conservation.

Everything on Earth

Explore our planet, and its wildlife, from the largest to the smallest animals on earth. Experience the most extreme weather, visit the deepest oceans, and witness the power of volcanoes and other spectacular displays of nature.

Evolution, Rev. ed.

Covers animals, plants, bones, and fossils to reveal the ideas and discoveries that have changed our understanding of the natural world and how life began.

Explorer

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

Family Garden

Describes how to create a family-friendly home garden, including how to create a play area, select plants, and protect the garden from pets.

Farm

Introduces toddlers to different things one can find on a farm.

Fire Fighter!

Describes a day in the life of a fire fighter.

First Garden Activity Book

Teaches young gardeners how to growing plants and includes projects to enjoy with easy-to-follow ideas.

Flag

Covers flags from countries all over the world, including special flags such as signal flags for ships and boats, flags for special festivals and sports, political flags and coats of arms.

Flight, Rev. ed.

Traces the history and development of aircraft from hot-air balloons to jetliners, and includes information on the principles of flight and the inner workings of various flying machines.

Food

Covers many topics involving food including healthy eating, food and culture, food allergies, and cooking, among others.

Forensic Science

Explores the groundbreaking methods scientists use to solve crimes--from fingerprinting to DNA sampling.

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, Rev. ed.

Introduces fossilized shells, bones, skulls, teeth, and plants to young readers and explains what they tell us about earlier eras.

Free at Last

Features a biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences.

Frog

Provides original images celebrating the colorful diversity, distinctive behavior, and unique lifecycle of amphibians, including frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts.

Frogs and Toads

Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.

Galactic Mission

Join in the adventures of five school children as they embark on a life or death mission to the distant star system of Alpha Centauri to find a new home.

Geography

Presents an illustrated look at geography, including Earth's place in the solar system, rocks and minerals, climates and weather, varied ecosystems, and the human world.

Gorilla, Monkey & Ape

Covers details about the behavior, family life, and intelligence of gorillas and other primates.

The Great Panda Tale

Introduces facts about pandas, including what they eat and how they grow, and follows Louise and the rest of the zoo crew as they eagerly await the arrival of a new baby panda.

Harriet Tubman

Provides an illustrated exploration of the life of Harriet Tubman covering her childhood, experiences as a slave, escape to freedom, work on the Underground Railroad, antislavery activism, and other topics.

Helen Keller

This book traces Helen Keller's early days as a disabled child through her triumphant academic achievements.

History Year by Year

This book presents the world through a detailed timeline, letting children follow the influences, patterns, and connections between historical events. Produced in association with the Smithsonian, it begins with prehistory and runs up to the Arab Spring, highlighting major historical eras in between such as the Renaissance and the French Revolution. Also included is a "child of the time" feature, telling the experience of children at various historical periods.

Horse Club

Meet horses from myths and legends, learn how to groom a horse, and get a recipe to bake sweet pony cupcakes.

Horse

Features all kinds of facts about horses, including why horses flatten back their ears, how a blacksmith shoes a horse, how horses have been used in wartime, and more.

How Cooking Works

This book includes recipes and emphasizes the importance of preparation, safety, and kitchen hygiene.

Human Body

Covers the human body, including its inner workings, how it protects and repairs itself, the skeleton, senses and systems that enable us to live and function.

Hurricane & Tornado, Rev. ed.

Explores various types of extreme weather including tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, and hailstorms, among others.

In the Shadow of the Volcano

Join in on the adventures of a modern volcanologist and her son as they warn a reluctant mayor to cancel a festival and evacuate villagers in time; story is complemented by diary entries, recipes, and poems.

Insect, Rev. ed.

Features the busy world of insects. Discover their structure, history, and fascinating variety.

Invention, Rev. ed.

Explores such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.

It Can't Be True!

From animals and the human body to buildings and outer space, this highly visual book features interesting, little-known facts about the world.

Judaism

Discusses the historical origins, teachings, practices, persecution, spread, and challenges of Judaism and explores the history, faith, and traditions of Jews.

Jungle, Rev. ed.

Examines the plants, animals, and insects found in the world's tropical rain forests.

Knight, Rev. ed.

Explores what life was like for knights in medieval times. Covers topics such as battles, hunting, weaponry, armor, jousting, and castles.

Knives and Swords

Covers more than 300 swords, knives, and daggers from over 3,000 years of history. Places the weapons in their historical context as well as providing in-depth analysis of the most historically significant bladed weapons.

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, the multidisciplinary Knowledge Encyclopedia covers a wide range of topics, including space and earth sciences, the human body, technology, and history.

Lamb, Rev

Depicts the growth and development of a lamb from its first hours of life to twelve weeks old.

Light

Provides a guide to the origins, principles, and historical study of light.

The Little Ballerina

Follows the activities of a group of young students in their ballet class as they prepare for a show.

Little Dolphin

This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.

Mammal, Rev. ed.

Examines the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.

Mars

Covers many topics including Mars of the ancients, Mariner 9, the Martian atmosphere, life on mars, and future exploration, among others.

Medieval Life, Rev. ed.

Presents an illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, and royalty.

Mega Machines

This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.

Mommy & Me Start Cooking

This cookbook is full of fun activities such as experiencing food with all five senses, designing dishes, and performing kitchen experiments, plus an introduction to measurements associated with cooking, perfect for children who want to join their parents in the kitchen.

The Mummy's Curse

This book is a fictional story about a group of young history buffs who belong to a top-secret club that allows them to travel to Ancient Egypt, through a phone app, to uncover the truth about a mummy's curse.

Music

Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, this book guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, and covers music from all around the world.

My First Animals

Presents pictures and questions to encourage children to think and talk about animals around the world.

My First Colors

Presents the perfect first colors book for parent and toddlers to share.

My First Farm

Presents the perfect busy-farm book for parents and toddlers to share.

Mythology, Rev. ed.

Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.

Natural Disasters

Covers the power of hurricanes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters.

The New Children's Encyclopedia

Features an easy-to-use, richly photographed encyclopedia to help put the wider world in context in a format that's great for visual learners and ESL students.

North American Indian, Rev. ed.

Covers the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, and the far North.

Ocean

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

Oil, Rev. ed.

Describes the history of the oil industry, the ways in which oil is refined and processed, the uses of oil and oil products, the influence that the need for oil has on the world's current political situation, and the impact of oil byproducts on the environment.

Olympics, Rev. ed.

Explores the Olympics throughout history.

One Million Things

Featuring photographs that illustrate and educate, this visual encyclopedia is packed with images that bring more than one million things to light.

Owl

Shows the development of a barn owl from hatching to twelve weeks old.

Petting Zoo

This book describes the activities of children who visit a petting zoo, introducing words such as donkey, pony, pig, chick, lamb, frog, rabbit, and guinea pig.

Photography

Explores the world of photography from the birth of photography to the age of digital cameras.

Pirate Attack

Come and join Captain Blackbeard and his pirate crew for an action-packed adventure on the high seas.

Pirate, Rev. ed.

Covers the bloodthirsty activities of pirates, from the barbarous corsairs of the Mediterranean to the cutthroat buccaneers of the Spanish Main.

Piratepedia

Covers the pirate world of the past, featuring high-sea rogues, their vessels, hideouts, cunning adventures, and gnarly ends by combining facts and classic fiction.

Plant, Rev. ed.

Provides information about the complexities of the plant kingdom, covering non-flowering as well as flowering plants and revealing their structures, natural history, and importance in human life.

Playful Puppy

This book is a fictional story about a little girl who receives a new puppy from her parents.

Pond & River, Rev. ed.

Presents information about the range of plants and animals found in fresh water throughout the year, examining the living conditions and survival mechanisms of creatures dwelling at the edge of the water.

Pony

Charts the early stages of a young pony's life.

Predator

Presents an illustrated look at the predatory behavior of various animal species, discussing such topics as how animals stalk their prey, the lures and traps they use, and where predators fit in various food chains.

Prehistoric Life, Rev. ed.

Explores the origins of life on earth--why it began in the sea and not on land, how dinosaurs ruled for millions of years, and how mammals and humans took over.

Princess Diana

Features the biography of the English princess who died tragically yet remains a pop culture icon.

Pyramid, Rev. ed.

Looks at the secrets of the monumental structures of the ancient world, from the tombs of Egypt to the pyramids of Central America.

Rain Forest

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

Rain Forest Explorer

This book is a fictional account of an adventurous young explorer's trip through the Amazon along the Rio Blanco river where she goes jaguar tracking, joins tribal villagers for a feast after hunting, and discovers an ancient site.

Religion, Rev. ed.

Explores the histories, beliefs, and practices of religions all over the world.

The Religions Book

This book surveys the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, providing insight into the philosophy and practices of each religion. Includes intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams.

Reptile

Covers the many different kinds of reptiles, their similarities and differences, habitats, and behavior.

Reptiles

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

Rescue

Describes how rescue teams use vehicles, equipment, and animals to bring people to safety after natural disasters and accidents in space and at sea, and how relief organizations help supply needed clothing, food, and medical care.

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.

Robot

Covers robots from the earliest single-task machines to the advanced intelligence of robots with feelings, and learn all that robots can do.

Rock & Mineral

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Ronald Reagan

Presents the life and accomplishments of the fortieth president of the United States, from his early movie career, to his time as governor of California, to his two terms as president.

Science

Introduces the key aspects of science, covering all the crucial topics from atoms and evolution to explosive chemical reactions.

Seashore, Rev. ed.

Features the animal inhabitants of the seashore, including fish, crustaceans, snails, and shorebirds.

Secrets of the Mummies

Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.

Shakespeare, Rev. ed.

Presents the life and work of the English playwright William Shakespeare and provides information about the theater of sixteenth-century London.

Shark Reef

This book features imagined conversations between sharks that live on a reef, revealing characteristics of a variety of sharks as well as what they really think about divers.

Shell

Examines the different types of shells, including seashells, eggshells, and fossil shells, focusing on such aspects as how shells camouflage themselves and how they may be collected.

Shipwreck, Rev. ed.

Explores shipwrecks throughout history and the artifacts and treasure that they have left undersea.

Skeleton, Rev. ed.

Covers the evolution, structure and function of the human and animal skeletal systems.

Soccer, Rev. ed.

Examines all aspects of the game of soccer, including its history, rules, techniques, tactics, equipment, playing fields, and competitive play.

Soldier

Describes the lives of soldiers from the Middle Ages to the present and discusses their training, tactics, vehicles, and weapons.

Space Exploration

Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

Space Quest

This book is a fictional account of five astronauts and their pet rabbit who embark upon a long-term space mission to explore the planets of the solar system in the spacecraft Ramesses.

Space

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

The Sports Book, ed. 3

Covers more than 200 different sports, from baseball to hockey, jujitsu to cross-country skiing, and water polo to gymnastics, and everything in between. Also includes an extensive Olympics section.

STEM Guides to Cooking

Learn how recipes are very much like mathematical formulas and that having a strong math background will help you improve your culinary skills.

The Story of Pocahontas

Examines the life of the Indian princess Pocahontas and her contact with English settlers, especially John Smith.

Student World Atlas, ed. 7

Maps, illustrations and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues and climate.

Submarine

Features how submersible vessels work and what it's like to live underwater.

Technology

Explores the many aspects of the science and art of making and using things.

Terrors of the Deep

Marine biologists Dom and Jake explore the deepest ocean trenches in the world, where they encounter unique sea creatures, in a book describing the history of deep sea submersibles and the sea life that lives in the deepest parts of the ocean.

Timelines of Science

Highlights the theories, breakthroughs, and key thinkers that shaped the history of science in chronological order, exploring everything from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics.

Titanic, Rev. ed.

Covers the famous luxury ship and explores its remains on the ocean floor.

Train Travel

This book traces the developments of steam engines, from the earliest trains to today's speedy vehicles.

Treasure

Be an eyewitness to the exciting search for precious artifacts, hidden or lost through the centuries and rediscovered by archaeologists and treasure hunters.

Tree, Rev. ed.

Covers many kinds of trees from coniferous to tropical. Includes topics such as the lifecycle of a tree, the many parts of a tree, and identifying trees.

Truck Trouble

This book tells the story of truck driver John, who's trying to make his special delivery today. Will he make it on time?

Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms

Join in on the adventures with Jeremy as he joins his cousins in Tornado Alley for the holidays. To his surprise, he discovers they are storm chasers and has the ride of his life!

Twisters!

Describes how tornadoes form and what effects they have on people and their surroundings.

Universe, Rev. ed.

Provides a comprehensive look at the universe with a unique integration of words and pictures. Topics covered include, black holes, galaxies, the solar system, asteroids, meteors, meteorites, stars, and quasars.

Vietnam War

Traces the history of the unpopular war that killed over 58,000 Americans, discussing the causes and effects, leaders, major battles, guerrilla warfare, aerial bombing, weaponry, peace negotiations, and lessons learned.

Viking

Offers a unique view into the lives of the Norse people from fighting longships and legendary bravery to mythological gods and monsters.

Volcano

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

Voyage

Covers all there is to know about the oceans.

Warrior

Chronicles the evolution of warriors from around the world from 600 BCE to the present. Explores their tactics, means of transportation, housing, and training. Also discusses the armor, weapons, and gear they used.

Water

Looks at the role of water in our bodies, our cultures, and our world.

Weapon

Covers weapons, and the warriors who used them, from the stone axes of the earliest warfare to the heavy artillery of today's modern armies.

Weather, Rev. ed.

A guide to the forces and displays of nature. Covers topics such as weather prediction, thunder and lightning, rainbows, snow and extreme weather.

Weather

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

Whales & Dolphins

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

Why Pi?

Focusing on how people from ancient Egyptians to modern scientists have used numbers to measure things through the ages. Includes games, puzzles, brainteasers, and fun facts.

Reference World Atlas

DK's Reference World Atlas provides a detailed reference map set of the world's regions. This edition also features computer-generated terrain-modeled maps and landscapes, as well as recent border, place name, and flag changes.

World War I

Explains the causes of the war, the course the war followed, and what made it the most costly and destructive war in the world's history.

Arts

Artists Around the World

Examines a variety of famous artists, from ballerinas, puppeteers, painters, poets, and sculptors, with accompanying illustrations and photographs to supplement the content.

The Arts

Contains articles that explore different formats of art, from visual to performing, as well as brief biographies of influential artists from the past and present.

Children's Book of Art

Covers important art movements from the Renaissance to Rococo as well as the great artists from these eras.

Dance, Rev. ed.

Explores the world of dance from ballet and modern dance to various styles of dance performed all over the world.

Music

Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, this book guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, and covers music from all around the world.

Photography

Explores the world of photography from the birth of photography to the age of digital cameras.

Biography

Barack Obama

Presents the life of Barack Obama, including his childhood in the United States and abroad, careers as a community organizer and lawyer, and his election as the forty-fourth president in 2009.

Christopher Columbus

Explores the time in which Columbus lived, his voyages and discovery of the New World, and the Spanish settlements that resulted from them.

Clara Barton

Describes the life and accomplishments of Clara Barton, a teacher who organized efforts to bring nursing care to wounded soldiers during the Civil War and who went on to become the founder of the American Red Cross.

Commanders

From Alexander the Great's conquest of the known world to the generals leading today's campaigns in Afghanistan, this handbook casts new light on the leaders who are forging history on the battlefield.

The Conquest of the Ocean

From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, this book explore the lives of maritime adventurers, including Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook, and Vitus Bering.

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed.

Explores the life and times of the great painter, scientist, philosopher, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci.

Free at Last

Features a biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences.

Harriet Tubman

Provides an illustrated exploration of the life of Harriet Tubman covering her childhood, experiences as a slave, escape to freedom, work on the Underground Railroad, antislavery activism, and other topics.

Helen Keller

This book traces Helen Keller's early days as a disabled child through her triumphant academic achievements.

Princess Diana

Features the biography of the English princess who died tragically yet remains a pop culture icon.

Ronald Reagan

Presents the life and accomplishments of the fortieth president of the United States, from his early movie career, to his time as governor of California, to his two terms as president.

Shakespeare, Rev. ed.

Presents the life and work of the English playwright William Shakespeare and provides information about the theater of sixteenth-century London.

The Story of Pocahontas

Examines the life of the Indian princess Pocahontas and her contact with English settlers, especially John Smith.

Business

Economy

Provides a comprehensive examination of the complex ways in which economies succeed or fail, covering the role and value of currency, the reasons that recessions happen, and why some countries are poor while others are rich.

Environment

African Adventure

A traveler tells the story of his safari in Kenya, the people he met, the stories he heard, and the wildlife he experienced.

Amphibian, Rev. ed.

Examines the natural history of these creatures from frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders to the rare caecilians.

The Animal Book

This guide to life on our planet is packed full of information about creatures big and small, It’s structured according to scientific classification, with straightforward explanations of more than 1,500 specimens.

Animal

This guide takes a look at different animals and the special things about them.

Animals

Introduces toddlers to different kinds of animals.

Ask a Bug

Presents in question-and-answer format information and trivia about insects, including if all bees make honey, why spiders don't stick to their webs, and the best insect disguises.

Baby Animals

Introduces toddlers to different kinds of baby animals.

Big Cats

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

Bird, Rev. ed.

Covers the world of birds, examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching.

Birds

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

Bugs

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

Bugs

This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.

Bunny

Follows the growth and development of a bunny from birth to six weeks old.

Butterfly & Moth

Explores the behavior and life cycles of butterflies and moths, examining mating rituals, camouflage, habitat, and growth from pupa to larva to adult.

Cat, Rev. ed.

Covers the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.

Climate Change

Examines the impact of global warming on the planet, and what can be done to combat climate change.

The Complete Cat Breed Book

This guide combines practical advice on cat handling, grooming, nutrition, exercise, and health to help current and prospective cat owners discover the best cat breed for their lifestyle. Including charts and a photographed catalog of more than fifty cat breeds, each profile outlines the breed's history, appearance, and temperament, as well as coat color variations and breed-specific facts.

Deadly Dinosaurs

It's after hours at the museum, but something is stirring. A roar echoes through the corridors - the dinosaurs are alive! Meet a colorful cast of dinosaurs large and small and see what they get up to when no one is watching.

Desert

Examines the forces that form deserts and discusses the animals and people that inhabit them.

Dinosaur's Day

Covers the day a gentle Triceratops has when he forgets to stay with the herd and has to use his sharp horns to fight a Tyrannosaurus.

Dinosaurs

Features brightly colored pictures and simple text to introduce toddlers to different kinds of dinosaurs.

DK Guide to Mammals

Explores the world of mammals--their habitats, behavior, anatomy, intelligence, and more.

DK Guide to Savage Earth

Depicts the powerful natural forces that shape the Earth including glaciers, volcanos, earthquakes and tsunamis.

DK Guide to Weather

Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting.

The Dog Encyclopedia

With an extensive photographic catalog of more than 400 dog breeds, organized by to FCI groupings, each profile describes the breed's uses and character, lists compatible owner traits, and shares facts about the breed's origins. Dog owners, breeders, and fans will also learn about canine anatomy and body systems; instinct and behavior; how dogs interact with humans; and the essentials of good care.

Dog, Rev. ed.

Covers the evolutionary history of the entire dog family, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, highlighting the many ways in which they have helped people throughout history.

Eagle & Birds of Prey

Describes the anatomy, hunting techniques, mating, nesting, and eating habits of birds of prey, as well as their techniques for stalking, catching and killing their quarry.

Earth Matters

Features a celebration of the planet, a warning to protect it, and sourcebook full of ideas for making a positive change.

Ecology, Rev. ed.

Provides information about ecology in general, specific ecosystems, and our changing understanding of life around us.

Endangered Animals

Provides an introduction to various animal species that are threatened with extinction, including polar bears, sea turtles, river dolphins, jaguars, gibbons, and others; and discusses ways to help them survive.

Farm

Introduces toddlers to different things one can find on a farm.

Frog

Provides original images celebrating the colorful diversity, distinctive behavior, and unique lifecycle of amphibians, including frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts.

Frogs and Toads

Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.

Gorilla, Monkey & Ape

Covers details about the behavior, family life, and intelligence of gorillas and other primates.

The Great Panda Tale

Introduces facts about pandas, including what they eat and how they grow, and follows Louise and the rest of the zoo crew as they eagerly await the arrival of a new baby panda.

Horse Club

Meet horses from myths and legends, learn how to groom a horse, and get a recipe to bake sweet pony cupcakes.

Horse

Features all kinds of facts about horses, including why horses flatten back their ears, how a blacksmith shoes a horse, how horses have been used in wartime, and more.

Hurricane & Tornado, Rev. ed.

Explores various types of extreme weather including tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, and hailstorms, among others.

Insect, Rev. ed.

Features the busy world of insects. Discover their structure, history, and fascinating variety.

Jungle, Rev. ed.

Examines the plants, animals, and insects found in the world's tropical rain forests.

Lamb, Rev

Depicts the growth and development of a lamb from its first hours of life to twelve weeks old.

Little Dolphin

This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.

Mammal, Rev. ed.

Examines the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.

Natural Disasters

Covers the power of hurricanes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters.

Ocean

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

Owl

Shows the development of a barn owl from hatching to twelve weeks old.

Petting Zoo

This book describes the activities of children who visit a petting zoo, introducing words such as donkey, pony, pig, chick, lamb, frog, rabbit, and guinea pig.

Pond & River, Rev. ed.

Presents information about the range of plants and animals found in fresh water throughout the year, examining the living conditions and survival mechanisms of creatures dwelling at the edge of the water.

Pony

Charts the early stages of a young pony's life.

Predator

Presents an illustrated look at the predatory behavior of various animal species, discussing such topics as how animals stalk their prey, the lures and traps they use, and where predators fit in various food chains.

Rain Forest

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

Rain Forest Explorer

This book is a fictional account of an adventurous young explorer's trip through the Amazon along the Rio Blanco river where she goes jaguar tracking, joins tribal villagers for a feast after hunting, and discovers an ancient site.

Reptile

Covers the many different kinds of reptiles, their similarities and differences, habitats, and behavior.

Reptiles

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

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, Rev. ed.

Features the animal inhabitants of the seashore, including fish, crustaceans, snails, and shorebirds.

Shark Reef

This book features imagined conversations between sharks that live on a reef, revealing characteristics of a variety of sharks as well as what they really think about divers.

Shell

Examines the different types of shells, including seashells, eggshells, and fossil shells, focusing on such aspects as how shells camouflage themselves and how they may be collected.

Twisters!

Describes how tornadoes form and what effects they have on people and their surroundings.

Volcano

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

Voyage

Covers all there is to know about the oceans.

Water

Looks at the role of water in our bodies, our cultures, and our world.

Weather, Rev. ed.

A guide to the forces and displays of nature. Covers topics such as weather prediction, thunder and lightning, rainbows, snow and extreme weather.

Weather

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

Whales & Dolphins

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

General Reference

100 Inventions that Made History

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

African Adventure

A traveler tells the story of his safari in Kenya, the people he met, the stories he heard, and the wildlife he experienced.

Ask Me Everything

Provides lists and quips, stats and quotes, to keep readers of all ages asking questions for hours.

Baseball, Rev. ed.

Covers the history, techniques, and interesting facts of baseball.

Big Questions

From personal questions about thoughts and dreams to the wider questions of life and the universe, this book asks the big questions that really make you think about yourself and your place in the world.

Big Trucks

From dump trucks to stunt-defying monster trucks, this book introduces young children to the world of trucks.

Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

Covers entries ranging from Abolitionist Movement to Zoos.

Children's World Atlas, Rev. ed.

Provides facts, maps, satellite images, and local stories, taking the reader on the ultimate round the world journey from Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival time in Venice.

The Complete Cat Breed Book

This guide combines practical advice on cat handling, grooming, nutrition, exercise, and health to help current and prospective cat owners discover the best cat breed for their lifestyle. Including charts and a photographed catalog of more than fifty cat breeds, each profile outlines the breed's history, appearance, and temperament, as well as coat color variations and breed-specific facts.

Concise World Atlas, ed. 6

From the defining boundaries of the Balkan states to the icy terrain of Antarctica, this atlas shares more than 400 maps created with the latest digital mapping techniques to bring you Earth in more detail than ever before.

Cook It

Young readers will discover instructions for mastering basic techniques - boiling pasta, making pizza, cooking an egg, or baking bread - each leading to a host of over 100 delicious recipes.

Crafty Creatures

Introduces basic knitting, sewing, and embroidery techniques and presents step-by-step instructions for a variety of projects, including pocket pals, mobile owls, and doodlephants.

Danger!

A collection of facts and statistics about dangerous and/or nasty things in nature, on the Earth, in space, the human body, science, places, sports, culture, and the past.

Deadly Dinosaurs

It's after hours at the museum, but something is stirring. A roar echoes through the corridors - the dinosaurs are alive! Meet a colorful cast of dinosaurs large and small and see what they get up to when no one is watching.

Dinosaur's Day

Covers the day a gentle Triceratops has when he forgets to stay with the herd and has to use his sharp horns to fight a Tyrannosaurus.

The Dog Encyclopedia

With an extensive photographic catalog of more than 400 dog breeds, organized by to FCI groupings, each profile describes the breed's uses and character, lists compatible owner traits, and shares facts about the breed's origins. Dog owners, breeders, and fans will also learn about canine anatomy and body systems; instinct and behavior; how dogs interact with humans; and the essentials of good care.

Essential World Atlas, ed. 8

Featuring a series of thematic world maps showing the world today, followed by an atlas of the world's regions, readers will explore Earth through seven politically colored overview maps, an index featuring twenty thousand of the world's most important places, informative data profiles of each country, and a glossary of geographical terms.

Everything on Earth

Explore our planet, and its wildlife, from the largest to the smallest animals on earth. Experience the most extreme weather, visit the deepest oceans, and witness the power of volcanoes and other spectacular displays of nature.

Family Garden

Describes how to create a family-friendly home garden, including how to create a play area, select plants, and protect the garden from pets.

First Garden Activity Book

Teaches young gardeners how to growing plants and includes projects to enjoy with easy-to-follow ideas.

Food

Covers many topics involving food including healthy eating, food and culture, food allergies, and cooking, among others.

Frogs and Toads

Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.

How Cooking Works

This book includes recipes and emphasizes the importance of preparation, safety, and kitchen hygiene.

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, the multidisciplinary Knowledge Encyclopedia covers a wide range of topics, including space and earth sciences, the human body, technology, and history.

The Little Ballerina

Follows the activities of a group of young students in their ballet class as they prepare for a show.

Little Dolphin

This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.

Mommy & Me Start Cooking

This cookbook is full of fun activities such as experiencing food with all five senses, designing dishes, and performing kitchen experiments, plus an introduction to measurements associated with cooking, perfect for children who want to join their parents in the kitchen.

My First Animals

Presents pictures and questions to encourage children to think and talk about animals around the world.

My First Colors

Presents the perfect first colors book for parent and toddlers to share.

My First Farm

Presents the perfect busy-farm book for parents and toddlers to share.

The New Children's Encyclopedia

Features an easy-to-use, richly photographed encyclopedia to help put the wider world in context in a format that's great for visual learners and ESL students.

One Million Things

Featuring photographs that illustrate and educate, this visual encyclopedia is packed with images that bring more than one million things to light.

Petting Zoo

This book describes the activities of children who visit a petting zoo, introducing words such as donkey, pony, pig, chick, lamb, frog, rabbit, and guinea pig.

Playful Puppy

This book is a fictional story about a little girl who receives a new puppy from her parents.

Secrets of the Mummies

Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.

Soccer, Rev. ed.

Examines all aspects of the game of soccer, including its history, rules, techniques, tactics, equipment, playing fields, and competitive play.

The Sports Book, ed. 3

Covers more than 200 different sports, from baseball to hockey, jujitsu to cross-country skiing, and water polo to gymnastics, and everything in between. Also includes an extensive Olympics section.

STEM Guides to Cooking

Learn how recipes are very much like mathematical formulas and that having a strong math background will help you improve your culinary skills.

Student World Atlas, ed. 7

Maps, illustrations and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues and climate.

Train Travel

This book traces the developments of steam engines, from the earliest trains to today's speedy vehicles.

Treasure

Be an eyewitness to the exciting search for precious artifacts, hidden or lost through the centuries and rediscovered by archaeologists and treasure hunters.

Truck Trouble

This book tells the story of truck driver John, who's trying to make his special delivery today. Will he make it on time?

Reference World Atlas

DK's Reference World Atlas provides a detailed reference map set of the world's regions. This edition also features computer-generated terrain-modeled maps and landscapes, as well as recent border, place name, and flag changes.

History

Ancient China, Rev. ed.

Covers the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor.

Ancient Civilizations

Introduces young readers to some of the most fascinating ancient civilizations in the world's history and the legacies they left behind, from the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds

Provides facts about Egyptian pharaohs, Japanese dynasties, Peruvian people, and other ancient civilizations.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

Covers the mysterious world of these ancient people, including their beliefs, rituals, and civilizations.

Battle at the Castle

Introduces the high adventure of medieval England through the letters of a knight's squire who participates in an exciting tournament before witnessing the preparations and battle engagements of a castle under siege.

Christopher Columbus

Explores the time in which Columbus lived, his voyages and discovery of the New World, and the Spanish settlements that resulted from them.

Clash of the Gladiators

Join in the adventures of Seth and Abrinet as they travel back in time to ancient Rome when gladiators entertained the crowd.

Commanders

From Alexander the Great's conquest of the known world to the generals leading today's campaigns in Afghanistan, this handbook casts new light on the leaders who are forging history on the battlefield.

The Conquest of the Ocean

From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, this book explore the lives of maritime adventurers, including Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook, and Vitus Bering.

Cowboy, Rev. ed.

Traces the history and lore of cowboys from around the world.

Da Vinci and His Times, Rev. ed.

Explores the life and times of the great painter, scientist, philosopher, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci.

Early Humans

Covers how the world's first people lived from cave dwellings to the tools of the Iron Age.

Explorer

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

History Year by Year

This book presents the world through a detailed timeline, letting children follow the influences, patterns, and connections between historical events. Produced in association with the Smithsonian, it begins with prehistory and runs up to the Arab Spring, highlighting major historical eras in between such as the Renaissance and the French Revolution. Also included is a "child of the time" feature, telling the experience of children at various historical periods.

Knight, Rev. ed.

Explores what life was like for knights in medieval times. Covers topics such as battles, hunting, weaponry, armor, jousting, and castles.

Medieval Life, Rev. ed.

Presents an illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, and royalty.

The Mummy's Curse

This book is a fictional story about a group of young history buffs who belong to a top-secret club that allows them to travel to Ancient Egypt, through a phone app, to uncover the truth about a mummy's curse.

Music

Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, this book guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, and covers music from all around the world.

Olympics, Rev. ed.

Explores the Olympics throughout history.

Pirate, Rev. ed.

Covers the bloodthirsty activities of pirates, from the barbarous corsairs of the Mediterranean to the cutthroat buccaneers of the Spanish Main.

Piratepedia

Covers the pirate world of the past, featuring high-sea rogues, their vessels, hideouts, cunning adventures, and gnarly ends by combining facts and classic fiction.

Pyramid, Rev. ed.

Looks at the secrets of the monumental structures of the ancient world, from the tombs of Egypt to the pyramids of Central America.

Secrets of the Mummies

Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.

Shipwreck, Rev. ed.

Explores shipwrecks throughout history and the artifacts and treasure that they have left undersea.

Soldier

Describes the lives of soldiers from the Middle Ages to the present and discusses their training, tactics, vehicles, and weapons.

The Story of Pocahontas

Examines the life of the Indian princess Pocahontas and her contact with English settlers, especially John Smith.

Titanic, Rev. ed.

Covers the famous luxury ship and explores its remains on the ocean floor.

Treasure

Be an eyewitness to the exciting search for precious artifacts, hidden or lost through the centuries and rediscovered by archaeologists and treasure hunters.

Vietnam War

Traces the history of the unpopular war that killed over 58,000 Americans, discussing the causes and effects, leaders, major battles, guerrilla warfare, aerial bombing, weaponry, peace negotiations, and lessons learned.

Viking

Offers a unique view into the lives of the Norse people from fighting longships and legendary bravery to mythological gods and monsters.

Warrior

Chronicles the evolution of warriors from around the world from 600 BCE to the present. Explores their tactics, means of transportation, housing, and training. Also discusses the armor, weapons, and gear they used.

World War I

Explains the causes of the war, the course the war followed, and what made it the most costly and destructive war in the world's history.

Literature

Mythology, Rev. ed.

Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.

Shakespeare, Rev. ed.

Presents the life and work of the English playwright William Shakespeare and provides information about the theater of sixteenth-century London.

Medicine

Epidemic

Discusses what an epidemic is, how it evolves, various causes and carriers, and efforts to prevent epidemics.

Multicultural Studies

North American Indian, Rev. ed.

Covers the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, and the far North.

Nation and World

Ancient China, Rev. ed.

Covers the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

Covers the mysterious world of these ancient people, including their beliefs, rituals, and civilizations.

Everest

Provides information on Everest and mountains around the world. Includes sections on mountain climbing gear, the Winter Olympics, and alpine conservation.

Explorer

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

Flag

Covers flags from countries all over the world, including special flags such as signal flags for ships and boats, flags for special festivals and sports, political flags and coats of arms.

Geography

Presents an illustrated look at geography, including Earth's place in the solar system, rocks and minerals, climates and weather, varied ecosystems, and the human world.

Religion

Buddhism

Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion.

Christianity, Rev. ed.

Covers the faith of Christianity from its origins to its role in the 21st century.

DK Illustrated Family Bible

Retells the best-loved stories from both the Old and the New Testaments, meant to capture the imaginations of young readers or listeners via illustrations, paintings, photographs, maps, and historical objects.

Judaism

Discusses the historical origins, teachings, practices, persecution, spread, and challenges of Judaism and explores the history, faith, and traditions of Jews.

Religion, Rev. ed.

Explores the histories, beliefs, and practices of religions all over the world.

The Religions Book

This book surveys the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, providing insight into the philosophy and practices of each religion. Includes intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams.

Science

The Animal Book

This guide to life on our planet is packed full of information about creatures big and small, It’s structured according to scientific classification, with straightforward explanations of more than 1,500 specimens.

Animal Life

Presents a comprehensive look at all groups of the animal kingdom, examining such aspects of their behavior as hunting and feeding, defense, sex and reproduction, birth and development, communication, and intelligence.

Animals Alive

Explains biodiversity, discusses the role animals play in ecosystems, describes the threats affecting the lives of animals, and profiles various animals, including jaguars, black rhinoceros, and bluefin tuna.

Animals and me

Examines a specific area of the human body, such as our eyes, our nose, our skin, and explains what it's for, and then compares it with the body parts of other animals.

Animals Up Close

Features close-up images of animals from insects to reptiles to mammals to birds, revealing the colors, textures, and structures of each animal.

Animals

Introduces toddlers to different kinds of animals.

Arctic & Antarctic, Rev. ed.

Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.

Ask a Dinosaur

Presents, in question-and-answer format, information and trivia about dinosaurs, including which dinosaurs were the deadliest, how well dinosaurs could swim, and if they can be brought back to life.

Astronaut

Describes the various steps necessary for an astronaut to prepare for a flight into space and follows astronaut Linda Gardner as she trains for her space shuttle mission.

Astronomy

Features the discoveries and research that have transformed our understanding of the planets and stars of the universe.

Baby Animals

Introduces toddlers to different kinds of baby animals.

Big Cats

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

Birds

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

Bugs

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

Bunny

Follows the growth and development of a bunny from birth to six weeks old.

Crystal and Gem, Rev. ed.

Examines crystals and gems in various shapes, sizes and colors. Also explores how crystals are used in everything from industrial tools and electronics to items in the household.

Dangerous Dinosaurs Q&A

Examines facts about dinosaurs including why some plant-eating dinosaurs grew so large, how dinosaurs used teeth, claws, spikes, and tail clubs in their fight for survival, and why the dinosaurs died out and what happened afterwards.

Dinosaur Detectives

Describes the achievements of the scientists who have discovered and interpreted the fossils of the dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Dinners

Covers the eating habits of dinosaurs.

Dinosaur

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

Dinosaurs Eye to Eye

Find out where dinosaurs lived, and explore their habitats. Take a too-close-for-comfort look at bone-crushing jaws and muscle-ripping claws. Includes notes about how we mammals evolved from dinosaurs. Tells the reader about new evidence that dinosaurs were warm blooded and evolved to have feathers.

Dinosaurs

Features brightly colored pictures and simple text to introduce toddlers to different kinds of dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs

Presents an illustrated look at dinosaurs, as well as prehistoric life forms that preceded them, life forms that arose after their demise, and the fossils that allow us to know about them.

DK Guide to Dinosaurs

Depicts how dinosaurs lived and died, covering such topics as habitats, size, hunting techniques, self-defense, courtship, and family life.

DK Guide to the Human Body

Provides a guide to the skeleton, organs and senses. Explains the processes of the human body in detail.

Earth Matters

Features a celebration of the planet, a warning to protect it, and sourcebook full of ideas for making a positive change.

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.

Energy

Explains how energy sources like electricity, heat, power, sun, lightening, fire, and combustion, shape our landscape and climate.

Everything on Earth

Explore our planet, and its wildlife, from the largest to the smallest animals on earth. Experience the most extreme weather, visit the deepest oceans, and witness the power of volcanoes and other spectacular displays of nature.

Evolution, Rev. ed.

Covers animals, plants, bones, and fossils to reveal the ideas and discoveries that have changed our understanding of the natural world and how life began.

Farm

Introduces toddlers to different things one can find on a farm.

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, Rev. ed.

Introduces fossilized shells, bones, skulls, teeth, and plants to young readers and explains what they tell us about earlier eras.

Frog

Provides original images celebrating the colorful diversity, distinctive behavior, and unique lifecycle of amphibians, including frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts.

Galactic Mission

Join in the adventures of five school children as they embark on a life or death mission to the distant star system of Alpha Centauri to find a new home.

Human Body

Covers the human body, including its inner workings, how it protects and repairs itself, the skeleton, senses and systems that enable us to live and function.

In the Shadow of the Volcano

Join in on the adventures of a modern volcanologist and her son as they warn a reluctant mayor to cancel a festival and evacuate villagers in time; story is complemented by diary entries, recipes, and poems.

It Can't Be True!

From animals and the human body to buildings and outer space, this highly visual book features interesting, little-known facts about the world.

Lamb, Rev

Depicts the growth and development of a lamb from its first hours of life to twelve weeks old.

Light

Provides a guide to the origins, principles, and historical study of light.

Mars

Covers many topics including Mars of the ancients, Mariner 9, the Martian atmosphere, life on mars, and future exploration, among others.

Ocean

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

Oil, Rev. ed.

Describes the history of the oil industry, the ways in which oil is refined and processed, the uses of oil and oil products, the influence that the need for oil has on the world's current political situation, and the impact of oil byproducts on the environment.

Owl

Shows the development of a barn owl from hatching to twelve weeks old.

Plant, Rev. ed.

Provides information about the complexities of the plant kingdom, covering non-flowering as well as flowering plants and revealing their structures, natural history, and importance in human life.

Pony

Charts the early stages of a young pony's life.

Prehistoric Life, Rev. ed.

Explores the origins of life on earth--why it began in the sea and not on land, how dinosaurs ruled for millions of years, and how mammals and humans took over.

Rain Forest

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

Reptiles

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

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

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Science

Introduces the key aspects of science, covering all the crucial topics from atoms and evolution to explosive chemical reactions.

Skeleton, Rev. ed.

Covers the evolution, structure and function of the human and animal skeletal systems.

Space Quest

This book is a fictional account of five astronauts and their pet rabbit who embark upon a long-term space mission to explore the planets of the solar system in the spacecraft Ramesses.

Space

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

STEM Guides to Cooking

Learn how recipes are very much like mathematical formulas and that having a strong math background will help you improve your culinary skills.

Terrors of the Deep

Marine biologists Dom and Jake explore the deepest ocean trenches in the world, where they encounter unique sea creatures, in a book describing the history of deep sea submersibles and the sea life that lives in the deepest parts of the ocean.

Timelines of Science

Highlights the theories, breakthroughs, and key thinkers that shaped the history of science in chronological order, exploring everything from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics.

Tree, Rev. ed.

Covers many kinds of trees from coniferous to tropical. Includes topics such as the lifecycle of a tree, the many parts of a tree, and identifying trees.

Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms

Join in on the adventures with Jeremy as he joins his cousins in Tornado Alley for the holidays. To his surprise, he discovers they are storm chasers and has the ride of his life!

Universe, Rev. ed.

Provides a comprehensive look at the universe with a unique integration of words and pictures. Topics covered include, black holes, galaxies, the solar system, asteroids, meteors, meteorites, stars, and quasars.

Volcano

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

Voyage

Covers all there is to know about the oceans.

Whales & Dolphins

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

Why Pi?

Focusing on how people from ancient Egyptians to modern scientists have used numbers to measure things through the ages. Includes games, puzzles, brainteasers, and fun facts.

Social Science

City

Introduces the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities and how they grow and function, including suburbs, shanty towns, and high-rise business districts.

Pirate Attack

Come and join Captain Blackbeard and his pirate crew for an action-packed adventure on the high seas.

Rescue

Describes how rescue teams use vehicles, equipment, and animals to bring people to safety after natural disasters and accidents in space and at sea, and how relief organizations help supply needed clothing, food, and medical care.

Technology

100 Inventions that Made History

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.

Examines the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.

Boat

Provides a guide to the origins, principles, and historical study of boats.

Building

Covers the components and construction materials of a building, and discusses staircases, fireplaces, doors, windows, and ornament.

Computer

Presents an illustrated look at computers, describing how they were invented, how they work, the different types, how they are used in everyday life, and how they affect the future.

Fire Fighter!

Describes a day in the life of a fire fighter.

Flight, Rev. ed.

Traces the history and development of aircraft from hot-air balloons to jetliners, and includes information on the principles of flight and the inner workings of various flying machines.

Forensic Science

Explores the groundbreaking methods scientists use to solve crimes--from fingerprinting to DNA sampling.

Invention, Rev. ed.

Explores such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.

Knives and Swords

Covers more than 300 swords, knives, and daggers from over 3,000 years of history. Places the weapons in their historical context as well as providing in-depth analysis of the most historically significant bladed weapons.

Mega Machines

This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.

Robot

Covers robots from the earliest single-task machines to the advanced intelligence of robots with feelings, and learn all that robots can do.

Space Exploration

Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

Submarine

Features how submersible vessels work and what it's like to live underwater.

Technology

Explores the many aspects of the science and art of making and using things.

Weapon

Covers weapons, and the warriors who used them, from the stone axes of the earliest warfare to the heavy artillery of today's modern armies.

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