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20 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu

20 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu


by Janey Levy

  • HISTORY
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 32 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

Heavily illustrated with color photos, maps and cutaway drawings, this introduction to Machu Picchu and the Incas is geared towards young readers. (PRU133, $10.50)

Llamas

Llamas


by Mary R. Dunn

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2012
  • HARD COVER
  • 24 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

A fun introduction to llamas that teaches children ages 4 to 8 about the animal's habitat and traits with simple prose and photographs. (BST243, $26.65)

Spanish Flash Cards

Spanish Flash Cards


by Inc. Berlitz International

  • LANGUAGE & PHRASEBOOKS
  • 2016
  • BOXED
  • 50 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

A standard playing card-size deck of 50 nicely illustrated flashcards geared for younger children. Each card features a colorful illustration with the Spanish word on the reverse. (GEN203, $8.99)

Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas

Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas


by Jonathan Stokes

  • LITERATURE
  • 2016
  • HARD COVER
  • 336 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

Addison Cooke's uncle is a world-famous researcher who discovers the first clue that leads to Incan treasure. After his uncle is kidnapped, the 12-year-old Addison and his friends must decipher the ancient clues and embark on an exciting adventure throughout South America to outsmart the kidnappers and save the treasure. (PRU149, $16.99)

Secret of the Andes

Secret of the Andes


by Ann Nolan Clark | Jean Charlot

  • LITERATURE
  • 1970
  • PAPER
  • 120 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

In this novel for pre-teens, a native boy in Peru goes on a magical discovery of his roots, learning much about Inca tradition. A Newbery Award-winning book first published in 1952. (AND19, $5.99)

Prisoners of the Sun

Prisoners of the Sun


by Herge

  • LITERATURE
  • 1975
  • PAPER
  • FAMILY

In this 14th adventure, Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock follow the trail to an ancient Inca stronghold high in the Peruvian Andes in search of Professor Calculus, kidnapped by the locals. Many complications ensue. (PRU94, $11.99)

Seven Crystal Balls

Seven Crystal Balls


by Herge

  • LITERATURE
  • 1975
  • PAPER
  • 62 PAGES
  • FAMILY

The boy adventurer and Captain Haddock look into the mysterious deaths of seven explorers who have returned to England with an Inca mummy. (AND71, $11.99)

 

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