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Crafts from the Past
Illuminating craft projects present an around-the-world kaleidoscope of culture–allowing readers to travel, in their imaginations, to places long ago and far away. Covering such diverse cultures as the ancient Chinese, ancient Egyptians, ancient Greeks, and ancient Indians, each book delves into the...

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The Ancient Chinese
The ancient Chinese—the civilization that invented the compass, gunpowder, and paper, among other things—is incredibly rich in tradition and history. Readers will celebrate many facets of ancient Chinese culture, including its arts, foods, philosophies, and architecture through their reading of this...

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The Ancient Egyptians
The wonders left behind by the ancient Egyptians are some of the most astounding artifacts in the world. People travel thousands of miles for a glimpse of Egypt’s Great Sphinx and the pyramids and they flock to nearby museums to see mummies and burial masks. Readers are transported back to the dista...

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The Ancient Greeks
Ancient Greece has had an impact on much of our culture, especially the concepts of democracy and theater, the tradition of Olympic sports, and the famous myths that are still a focus of today’s movies, books, and TV shows. These fascinating aspects of the Greek civilization are examined as well as ...

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The Ancient Indians
The civilization that developed near the Indus River thousands of years ago was one of the first successful cultures. The people of India have always celebrated the rich history of their ancestors. Various religions like Buddhism, ancient texts such as the Vedas, and the natural environment includin...

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The Ancient Romans
Readers will be asking themselves if they could have survived as an ancient Roman after reading all about ancient Roman culture. Life in the military, clothing, food, sports, government, and education are just some of the themes covered. Each chapter features an engaging step-by-step craft associate...

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The Aztecs
Myths and legends tend to overshadow the many other aspects of the innovative Aztec civilization. Aztec clothes, festivals, foods, and sports are just some of the topics that readers will discover. Each subject is complimented by a step-by-step craft that readers can construct with just a few simple...

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My First Adventures: Set 2
Young readers are eager to discover everything they can about the world around them. In this continuation of our popular series, readers are introduced to new places and people in a way that is sure to keep them entertained as they learn. Watching a baseball game and going on an airplane, beginning ...

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My First Adventures: Set 2
Young readers are eager to discover everything they can about the world around them. In this continuation of our popular series, readers are introduced to new places and people in a way that is sure to keep them entertained as they learn. Watching a baseball game and going on an airplane, beginning ...

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My First Adventures: Sets 1 – 2
The world is full of new things to discover. In this collection of our popular series, readers are guided in discovery through stories of everyday adventures. Using a fictionalized approach, beginning readers explore the fun behind real-life experiences, including a trip on an airplane and a visit t...

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My First Trip on an Airplane
Using a fictionalized approach, readers follow one family’s journey from the airport to the air, learning new words and fun facts with each turn of the page. Colorful illustrations and accessible text show readers how much fun it is to fly in an airplane. A picture glossary helps strengthen vocabula...

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My First Trip on an Airplane
Using a fictionalized approach, readers follow one family’s journey from the airport to the air, learning new words and fun facts with each turn of the page. Colorful illustrations and accessible text show readers how much fun it is to fly in an airplane. A picture glossary helps strengthen vocabula...

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My First Trip on an Airplane
Using a fictionalized approach, readers follow one family’s journey from the airport to the air, learning new words and fun facts with each turn of the page. Colorful illustrations and accessible text show readers how much fun it is to fly in an airplane. A picture glossary helps strengthen vocabula...

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My First Trip to a Baseball Game
Beginning readers follow along as one family experiences the fun and excitement of a trip to the ballpark—from the first bite of a hot dog to the last home run. This fictionalized approach to a common childhood experience helps young readers find enjoyment on each page while strengthening vocabulary...

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My First Trip to a Baseball Game
Beginning readers follow along as one family experiences the fun and excitement of a trip to the ballpark—from the first bite of a hot dog to the last home run. This fictionalized approach to a common childhood experience helps young readers find enjoyment on each page while strengthening vocabulary...

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My First Trip to a Baseball Game
Beginning readers follow along as one family experiences the fun and excitement of a trip to the ballpark—from the first bite of a hot dog to the last home run. This fictionalized approach to a common childhood experience helps young readers find enjoyment on each page while strengthening vocabulary...

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My First Trip to the Aquarium
Beginning readers take an exciting and educational look at sea creatures using a fictionalized approach. Readers will follow along as one family visits an aquarium and discovers the incredible marine life that is waiting to be seen inside. Through the use of accessible text and a helpful picture glo...

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My First Trip to the Aquarium
Beginning readers take an exciting and educational look at sea creatures using a fictionalized approach. Readers will follow along as one family visits an aquarium and discovers the incredible marine life that is waiting to be seen inside. Through the use of accessible text and a helpful picture glo...

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My First Trip to the Aquarium
Beginning readers take an exciting and educational look at sea creatures using a fictionalized approach. Readers will follow along as one family visits an aquarium and discovers the incredible marine life that is waiting to be seen inside. Through the use of accessible text and a helpful picture glo...

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My First Trip to the Beach
Using a fictionalized approach, readers join a family as they explore the sand, sun, and waves at the beach for the first time. Colorful illustrations capture the vibrancy of the beach in a way that is sure to captivate beginning readers. Easy-to-follow, accessible text and a useful picture glossary...

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My First Trip to the Beach
Using a fictionalized approach, readers join a family as they explore the sand, sun, and waves at the beach for the first time. Colorful illustrations capture the vibrancy of the beach in a way that is sure to captivate beginning readers. Easy-to-follow, accessible text and a useful picture glossary...

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My First Trip to the Beach
Using a fictionalized approach, readers join a family as they explore the sand, sun, and waves at the beach for the first time. Colorful illustrations capture the vibrancy of the beach in a way that is sure to captivate beginning readers. Easy-to-follow, accessible text and a useful picture glossary...

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My First Trip to the Farm
A farm is a very busy place, and beginning readers discover why with the story of one class’s visit to a working farm. They learn fun facts about the food that we get from farms and the animals that call a farm their home. Using a fictionalized approach, readers discover all that this exciting place...

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My First Trip to the Farm
A farm is a very busy place, and beginning readers discover why with the story of one class’s visit to a working farm. They learn fun facts about the food that we get from farms and the animals that call a farm their home. Using a fictionalized approach, readers discover all that this exciting place...

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My First Trip to the Farm
A farm is a very busy place, and beginning readers discover why with the story of one class’s visit to a working farm. They learn fun facts about the food that we get from farms and the animals that call a farm their home. Using a fictionalized approach, readers discover all that this exciting place...

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My First Trip to the Fire Station
Beginning readers will be continually engaged as they find answers to questions regarding firefighters and how they put out fires. Vibrant illustrations give readers a detailed look at a fire station while learning fun facts about the people who fight fires. This educational and exciting book uses a...

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My First Trip to the Fire Station
Beginning readers will be continually engaged as they find answers to questions regarding firefighters and how they put out fires. Vibrant illustrations give readers a detailed look at a fire station while learning fun facts about the people who fight fires. This educational and exciting book uses a...

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My First Trip to the Fire Station
Beginning readers will be continually engaged as they find answers to questions regarding firefighters and how they put out fires. Vibrant illustrations give readers a detailed look at a fire station while learning fun facts about the people who fight fires. This educational and exciting book uses a...

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Apache History and Culture
The story of the Apaches is a fascinating tale of courage, tradition, and adaptation. Readers discover the rich history of these people including journeys through harsh climates, battles for land, and modern economic difficulties, between areas such as the Great Plains and the deserts of the Southwe...

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Aztec History and Culture
Stunning images help this thoroughly researched, well-written volume bring Aztec history and culture vividly to life for readers. Aztec history is traced from its ancestors’ migration to the Valley of Mexico to the lives of their descendants in modern Mexico. Topics include the founding of their cap...

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Blackfoot History and Culture
The Blackfoot people make up an international confederation of tribes from both the United States and Canada. Readers discover the deep history and rich traditions of the four tribes of the Blackfoot Confederacy in this engaging volume. They see the journey these people once took across North Americ...

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Cherokee History and Culture
The Cherokee Nation is the largest Native American nation in the United States. Inside this compelling account, the history of the Cherokees is presented in detail, including their devastating journey along the Trail of Tears. Despite the struggles they have had to overcome, the Cherokees are a prou...

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Cheyenne History and Culture
The Cheyenne Nation has overcome many challenges since their time as a powerful Great Plains tribe in the nineteenth century. They have endured through relocation, battles for land, and economic struggles. Readers discover the strength and pride of the Cheyennes through important historical facts an...

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Comanche History and Culture
The vivid photographs and well-written text bring the history and culture of the Comanches to life for readers. The Comanche history is traced from the early period of their life in the northern Rocky Mountains through their strength and prosperity in the 21st century. It explores how their life cha...

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Cree History and Culture
Careful research combines well-written text and striking images to interest readers in the history and culture of the Cree. Its discussion of Cree history allows readers to view everything from the prehistoric time through the issues the Crees face today. The book examines the Western Woods Crees an...

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Creek History and Culture
The Creek Nation has undergone numerous changes since its ancestors began thriving along the Mississippi River around AD 800. Today, the Creeks are commonly referred to by their ancestral name, the Muscogees, and they continue to work hard to keep their rich traditions alive. In this book, readers d...

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Hopi History and Culture
The rich history of the Hopis is still being celebrated today throughout the Arizona lands they call home. In this book, readers explore the events that shaped the Hopis as a people—from their battles with the Spanish in the 1600s to their present-day struggles balancing tradition with economic grow...

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Inuit History and Culture
There is far more to the world of the Inuits than cold temperatures and snow. In this book, readers discover the incredible ways these people have learned to thrive in their harsh climate. Readers explore Inuit history from the first Arctic dwellers to the present. The cultural struggle faced by the...

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Mohawk History and Culture
Readers explore the rich history and culture of the Mohawk Nation, including details of the struggles and the successes in both the Mohawk past and the present. The traditions, culture, and language of the Mohawks are being preserved throughout northern New York and Canada, and readers discover the ...

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Native American Library
This engaging series brings readers into the worlds of some of the oldest cultures to exist in North America. Informative text presents a comprehensive look at the lives of Native Americans—from the time before the arrival of Europeans to the present. Readers explore the rich traditions of native pe...

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Native American Library: Set 3
Readers take an educational and engaging look at the diverse and vibrant cultures of a variety of Native American groups in North America. Readers see the incredible changes that these Native American groups have worked through—from the arrival of Europeans through the challenges they face in modern...

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Native American Library: Sets 1 – 3
This 18-book collection of our popular series offers readers an educational and enlightening look at some of the oldest and most diverse cultures to exist in North America. Readers explore both past and present challenges faced by various Native American groups—including the Comanche and the Sioux. ...

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Navajo History and Culture
The proud people of the Navajo Nation continue to keep their history alive, and readers learn about that rich history in this book. As the largest reservation-based nation in North America, the Navajo Nation is connected by a shared past and a collective hope for a brighter future. Readers explore h...

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Nez Perce History and Culture
The Nez Perces have always been a powerful Native American nation. Readers explore their history, including their interactions with the explorers Lewis and Clark as well as their fierce battles with American troops. Readers also discover the rich culture of these people including folklore and import...

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Ojibwe History and Culture
Lavishly designed and carefully researched, this well-written volume offers readers a rich introduction to Ojibwe history and culture. Its extensive account of Ojibwe history begins with their life before the arrival of European colonists and concludes with discussion of 21st-century life. Topics in...

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Oneida History and Culture
Filled with colorful photographs, this thoroughly researched volume portrays the history and culture of the Oneidas for readers. The account of Oneida history covers such topics as the Iroquois Confederacy, the impact of European colonists on Oneida life, the struggles of Oneidas during the 19th and...

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Seminole History and Culture
Readers discover Seminole history and culture in this richly designed, and well-researched volume. Its in-depth exploration of Seminole history begins with prehistoric times and continues to the present. Among the topics examined are the Seminoles' arrival in Florida in the 1700s, the place of black...

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Shoshone History and Culture
The Shoshones are an incredibly diverse group of Native Americans with a complex history. In this valuable resources, readers discover the events in both the past and present that have had a major impact on the Shoshone Nation—from battles against the Mormons to protests against nuclear testing on t...

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Sioux History and Culture
Readers take a detailed look at past and present of the Sioux Nation, one of the largest Native American nations. Readers learn about the famous battles between Sioux warriors and American troops, including the Battle of the Little Bighorn. They also explore the various ways a sense of tradition is ...

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Meet the Baker
How a baker makes the breads, pies, and cakes that we love to eat is revealed though fun, engaging text. Beginning readers get an enjoyable and educational look at the work that bakers do every day—including mixing the batter and slicing the bread. Readers are introduced to the tools bakers need to ...

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