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Hatshepsut: First Female Pharaoh

Shirley Jordan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433390494

Hatshepsut was a young woman who became the first female pharaoh of Egypt and ruled for about 20 years! Readers will learn about Hatshepsut's amazing life as she made her way from regent to queen of Egypt in this captivating biography. The stunning images, intriguing facts, supportive text, glossary and index combine to create an enlightening and entertaining reading experience as children learn about kings, queens, pharoahs, and other aspects of Egyptian history.

Taylor Swift

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733980

Takes readers through Taylor Swift's meteoric rise to fame as a country musician; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Welcome to Mount Rainier National Park

Pamela Dell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825611

A tour through Washington's Mount Rainier National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. The Trail of Shadows, Nisqually Glacier, and the Carbon River are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Redwood National and State Parks

M. J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825628

A tour through California's Redwood National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Lady Bird Johnson Grove, Big Tree, High Bluff Overlook, and Yurok influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Yellowstone National Park

Teri and Bob Temple (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825635

A tour through Yellowstone National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Grand Loop Road, Uncle Tom's Trail, Isa Lake, and Shoshone influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Yosemite National Park

Pamela Dell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825642

A tour through California's Yosemite National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Half Dome, El Capitan, the Merced River, Tuolumne Meadows, and John Muir are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Badlands National Park

Teri and Bob Temple (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825536

A tour through South Dakota's Badlands National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Visitor centers, overlooks, the Badlands Loop Road, as well as the Pine Ridge Reservation are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Death Valley National Park

M. J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825543

A tour through California's Death Valley National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Devil's Golf Course, Zabriskie Point, and Salt Creek are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Denali National Park and Preserve

M. C. Hall (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825550

A tour through Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Mount McKinley, Kantishna, and Athabascan influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Everglades National Park

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825567

A tour through Florida's Everglades National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. The Coe Visitor Center, various trails, and Miccosukee and Seminole influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Glacier National Park

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825574

A tour through Montana's Glacier National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Glaciers, Lake McDonald, and Going-to-the-Sun Road are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Grand Canyon National Park

Teri and Bob Temple (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825581

A tour through Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Lee's Ferry, the Tusayan Ruins, and Glen Canyon Dam are discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Grand Teton National Park

Marybeth Lorbiecki (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825598

A tour through Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Menor's Ferry, Mount Moran, The Old Patriarch, and Shoshone influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

Teri and Bob Temple (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825604

A tour through Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Crater Rim Drive, Captain Cook, and Polynesian influences are all discussed, including the legend of Pele. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Chinese New Year: A Celebration for Everyone

Jen Sookfong Lee (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459811270

From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, and weaves family stories into the history, traditions and evolution of Chinese New Year. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs throughout.

Ghost Ship

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020799

In the 1950s, a 4,000-year-old giant wooden ship was discovered buried in the Egyptian desert. In this book, readers will explore one of the most fascinating archaeological discoveries of the past century. They will also learn how ships and the Nile River were closely connected to the ancient Egyptians’ belief in death and the afterlife.

The Great Pyramid

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020751

Standing more than 40 stories high, the Great Pyramid of Giza has towered over the hot, dry Egyptian desert for more than 2,500 years. In this book, one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World is explored. How was this massive structure created in a time before cranes and other heavy machinery? How did the thousands of pyramid builders live and work? And how are modern-day robots being used to explore tiny passages and mysterious shafts deep within this giant tomb?

King Tut

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020744

As archaeologist Howard Carter cut his way into an underground chamber on November 26, 1922, he was overcome with excitement. When Carter finally peered through the tiny hole he had made, he could not believe his eyes. What incredible treasures would he find inside King Tutankhamen’s tomb? And how had the tomb remained undiscovered for more than 3,000 years?

The Sphinx

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020775

Overlooking the River Nile and guarding the Giza pyramids is one of the world’s oldest and largest statues—the Sphinx. Carved from the bedrock beneath the desert, the half-lion, half-human creature has watched over the desert for thousands of years. But who built the giant statue, and why? After centuries of exploration and investigation, which of the Sphinx’s secrets have been uncovered and which still remain a riddle?

Tomb Robbers

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020782

Filled with fear and excitement, three men hurriedly dug their way through a dark passage. They were in search of treasure inside a dead king’s tomb deep beneath the desert sands. If successful, they would be rewarded with gold, jewels, precious oils, and other treasures. If discovered, their punishment would be a terrible death! Why did some ancient Egyptians risk their lives to steal from the dead? And what tricks did tomb and pyramid builders use to hide burial chambers from grave robbers?

Valley of the Golden Mummies

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684020768

In 1996, archaeologists made an incredible discovery—a huge, ancient burial place in the Western Desert of Egypt. As the team worked at the site, they discovered mummies encased in gold, jewels, coins, and jars that once held wine. What have archaeologists learned about life in ancient Egypt by studying the mummies? What secrets have the artifacts buried in the tombs revealed? And could it be possible that more than 10,000 ancient Egyptian mummies are buried in the valley?

One World Trade Center

Meish Goldish (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684024933

On May 10, 2013, the final section of One World Trade Center’s 408-foot spire was set in place. The 1,776-foot building had officially become the tallest in the Western Hemisphere! For many Americans, the majestic skyscraper was a beacon of hope after the 9/11 tragedy and captured President Barack Obama’s words: “We remember, we rebuild, we come back stronger!” One World Trade Center: The Freedom Tower traces the incredible story of a structure that divided New Yorkers before bringing them together. The book describes how the skyscraper was designed and built, story by story. Large color photos, maps, and fact boxes enrich the captivating story. One World Trade Center: The Freedom Tower is part of Bearport’s American Places series.

Colonial Williamsburg

Meish Goldish (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997106

In the early 1900s, William Goodwin, a local pastor, was saddened by the state of his historic hometown, Williamsburg, Virginia. The town where George Washington and Thomas Jefferson had once lived and worked was gone. Most of the buildings from the colonial era were either falling apart or had been torn down. Goodwin knew the town’s once-great past could be reborn. He just needed help—from townspeople, a team of historians, and one of the richest men in the world. Colonial Williamsburg traces the incredible story of the town, from its heyday as then capital of colonial Virginia to the largest living history museum in the world. Large color photos, maps, and fact boxes enrich the captivating story, which is sure to excite even the most reluctant readers.

The Empire State Building

Meish Goldish (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997120

In 1930, anyone walking down Fifth Avenue in the middle of New York City would have seen an incredible sight. A forest of giant steel beams rose hundreds of feet into the sky. Thousands of men stood on the beams cutting, drilling, and hammering. The workers were constructing the Empire State Building—the tallest skyscraper the world had ever seen. The Empire State Building traces the incredible story of the 102-story skyscraper, starting with the dream of two wealthy businessmen and ending with the completion of the awe-inspiring building. Large color photos, maps, and fact boxes enrich the captivating story, which is sure to excite even the most reluctant readers.

The Golden Gate Bridge

Kevin Blake (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997113

On January 5, 1933, hundreds of workers began building a huge orange bridge in California. Braving strong currents and chilly waters, divers dove deep underwater to blast away rock to help construct the bridge’s two huge towers. Other workers risked their lives climbing to dizzying heights to install iron cables that stretched the length of the bridge. The workers pushed themselves to the extreme to complete one of the most magnificent suspension bridges in the world—The Golden Gate Bridge. The Golden Gate Bridge traces the incredible story of the landmark, starting with the idea for the huge suspension bridge and ending with the unveiling of the massive structure. Large color photos, maps, and fact boxes enrich the captivating story, which is sure to engage even the most reluctant readers