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Natural Disasters

Allison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846296

Highlights fascinating facts about natural disasters, from rumbling earthquakes to spinning hurricanes. Learn about the Alaskan earthquake that sunk boats in Louisiana, the volcanic eruption that blocked sunlight for months, the hurricane that blew Pacific seabirds all the way to Arizona, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Modern Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847286

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how modern spies are operating today. Learn about the tools that governments are using to spy on other countries, and how spies such as Edward Snowden and Maria Butina risked their freedom to find and steal secrets. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Math

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846289

Highlights fascinating facts about math, from the invention of zero to numbers too large to write out. Learn about the ancient Egyptian god that represents one million, the magic of the number 9, the infinite digits of pi, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Inventions

Liz Kruesi (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846272

Highlights fascinating facts about inventions, from the first usage of glue tens of thousands of years ago to 3-D printers used in space. Learn about a forgotten drink turned into a beloved summer treat, the first words ever recorded, a remote controlled boat from the 1800s, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

History

M. J. York (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846258

Highlights fascinating facts about history, from quirky world leaders to weird fashion trends. Learn about the French king who thought he was made of glass, the Serbian soldier who disguised herself as a man to fight in the army, the medieval barbers who performed surgery, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Engineering

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846241

Highlights fascinating facts about engineering, from ancient pyramids to space-age telescopes. Learn about the flooded colosseum, a dam large enough to slow Earth's rotation, computers smaller than a grain of rice, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Dinosaurs

M. J. York (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846210

Highlights fascinating facts about dinosaurs, from their first appearance on Earth to their extinction 65 million years ago. Learn about a dinosaur nicknamed after a rock star, a battle between two dinosaurs that are forever captured in a series of fossils, the dinosaurs as long as a jumbo jet wing, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Cold War Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847279

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how Cold War spies gathered information for the United States and the Soviet Union. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Oleg Penkovsky and Martha Peterson risked their lives to unearth another country's secrets. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Civil War Spy Stories

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503847262

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how Civil War spies gathered information for the Union and Confederacy. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Harriet Tubman and Rose Greenhow risked their lives for the causes they believed in. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Washington Nationals

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004535

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Toronto Blue Jays

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004528

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Toronto Blue Jays, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Texas Rangers

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004511

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Tampa Bay Rays

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004504

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Seattle Mariners

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004498

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Seattle Mariners, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

San Francisco Giants

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004481

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

San Diego Padres

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004474

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

St. Louis Cardinals

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004467

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s St. Louis Cardinals, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004450

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Philadelphia Phillies

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004443

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Philadelphia Phillies, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Oakland Athletics

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004436

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

New York Yankees

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004429

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

New York Mets

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004412

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s New York Mets, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Minnesota Twins

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004405

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Milwaukee Brewers

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004399

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Milwaukee Brewers, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.

Miami Marlins

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004382

Encompassing the extraordinary history of Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins, this photo-laden narrative underscores significant players, team accomplishments, and noteworthy moments that will stand out in young sports fans’ minds.