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Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze

CHN148
Elizabeth Foreman Lewis
Macmillan
2008
266
0312380070
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
For ages 9-12. Drawing on her experience in China as a missionary in the 1920s, Lewis illuminates the transformation of 13-year-old Young Fu from a country bumpkin to a resourceful apprentice coppersmith in the dangerous, semi-feudal city of Chunking in this Newbery-winning classic. 75th anniversary edition.
$8.99

Greek Myths

GRE473
Ann (RT Turnbull
Candlewick Press
2010
168
0763651117
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Rarely-told Greek myths stand beside the old classics in this gorgeously illustrated children's book.
$18.99

Built to Last

GEN953
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
2010
272
0547342403
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A compilation of MacAulay's books Castle, Cathedral and Mosque with updated research and new color drawings. MacAulay tells the fictional but accurate stories of how these structures were built, explaining their historical and cultural importance. Packed with wonderfully detailed illustrations, this book will appeal to all ages.
$24.99

We All Went On Safari, A Counting Journey Through Tanzania

EAF183
Laurie Krebs
Barefoot Books
2004
32
184148119X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This lively, award-winning counting book also teaches youngsters about the Maasai and wildlife of Tanzania through simple text and colorful illustrations. Geared for ages 4 to 8.
$8.99

Going Solo

EAF78
Roald Dahl
Puffin
2009
224
0142413836
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
With its large print and album-like photographs, both young and old will delight in Dahl's recollections of his adventures as a WWII-era Royal Air Force pilot in Tanzania and Greece.
$7.99

Lost City, The Discovery of Machu Picchu

PRU51
Ted Lewin
Penguin Putnam
2012
48
014242580X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Caldecott-winning author Ted Lewin traveled in the footsteps of the 1911 explorer for this captivating tale of Hiram Bingham and the discovery of Machu Picchu, geared for ages 9-12. With detailed watercolor illustrations of Cuzco, the Urubamba Valley and
$8.99

Secret of the Andes

AND19
Ann Nolan Clark, Jean Charlot (Illustrator)
Viking
1970
120
0140309268
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
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.
$6.99

Bug Zoo

BST181
Nick Baker
DK Publishing
2010
64
0756661668
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This fun, illustrated guide to safely capturing, keeping, feeding and studying backyard bugs will appeal to children aged 5-8. Parents be warned: you may end up with a menagerie of creeping critters.
$12.99

A Little History of the World

REF12
E. H. Gombrich
Yale University Press
2013
304
0300197187
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This splendidly readable, sweeping history for younger readers -- excellent for reading aloud -- covers the history of the world from the Stone Age until the dawn of the atomic age in 40 concise chapters. With 200 color illustrations, this new illustrated edition of Gombrich's classic is as handsome as it is engaging.
$25.00

Children's Travel Journal

GEN118
Adrienne Hartman (Illustrator), Anne Banks
Little Bookroom
2004
48
0964126206
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An inspired workbook and travel journal for children, spiral-bound and printed on heavy paper to accommodate lots of glue and watercolor. The book invites young travelers to get busy, alternating lined and unlined pages, with illustrations and suggestions throughout.
$19.95

Eyewitness China

CHN563
Poppy Sebag-montefiore
DK Publishing
2007
72
0756629764
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Geography, history, sports, daily life and food are all included in this visually rich introduction to today's China, which, like many books in the Eyewitness series, includes a poster and CD.
$16.99

The Great Wall of China

CHN103
Leonard Everett Fisher
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1995
32
0689801785
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
In brief text and bold black-and-white illustrations that any age could enjoy, this storybook recounts the construction of the Great Wall of China for young children.
$7.99

You Wouldn't Want to Be an Inca Mummy!

AND72
Colin Hynson
Franklin Watts
2007
32
0531139263
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The hilarious illustrations and light-hearted tone, helpful hints and glossary in this popular series for ages 7-10 will entice even reluctant readers.
$9.95

My Family and Other Animals

GRE35
Gerald Durrell
Penguin Putnam
2004
288
0142004413
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The first book in Durrell's Corfu trilogy is a charming, frolicking memoir about growing up on the island in the 1930s. In between encounters with locals and exploring, the young Durrell discovers his lifelong passion: nature.
$16.00

A Girl Named Disaster

ZIM09
Nancy Farmer
Scholastic Inc.
2012
309
0545356628
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
An 11-year-old girl embarks on a year-long odyssey from Mozambique to Zimbabwe in this gripping introduction to Southern Africa, the Shona and their ideas about the spirit world. The young adult book won the Newbery.
$7.99

American Shaolin

CHN572
Matthew Polly
Penguin Putnam
2008
366
1592403379
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Laced with humor and illuminated by cultural insight, this coming-of-age tale explores one young American's quest to become a kung fu master at China's legendary Shaolin Temple. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults in 2008.
$18.00

An Elephant in the Garden

GER286
Michael Morpurgo
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2011
208
0312593694
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this thrilling novel for middle schoolers by the author of War Horse, inspired by history, 82-year-old Lizzie recounts the story of her family and the struggle to save a young zoo elephant during the February 1945 bombing of Dresden.
$16.99

Cautionary Tales for Children

GBR906
Hillaire Belloc
HarperCollins
2002
72
0151007152
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Witty, brilliant, and strikingly irreverent, these unforgettable poems "for children and mature adults" are illustrated by the inimitable Edward Gorey. There's not just Jim, Who Ran Away from his Nurse and was Eaten by a Lion and Henry King, Who Chewed Bits of String and Died in Dreadful Agony but also Charles, who shows us What Everybody Might Become by Simply Doing Right. How about a new edition of The Bad Child's Book of Beasts?
$16.00

Gods and Heroes

GRE406
Matthew Reinhart
Candlewick Press
2010
12
076363171X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This pop-up pantheon presents Zeus's Mount Olympus, Norse god Odin's frozen north, the Jade Emperor and many more of the world's great myths and legends.
$29.99

Listening For Lions

EAF179
Gloria Whelan
HarperCollins
2007
194
006058176X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Plucked from her life among the Maasai and Kikuyu people in East Africa after the Great War, young Rachel fights for her family and the life she had in rural Africa in this absorbing novel for middle-schoolers.
$6.99

Men and Gods

GRE341
Rex Warner
NYRB
2008
296
1590172639
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The inimitable Edward Gorey vividly illustrates these 38 spellbinding tales, memorably retold by novelist and scholar Rex Warner.
$17.95

Nancy Drew, The Scarlet Macaw Scandal

CRC50
Carolyn Keene
Aladdin Books
2004
160
0689868448
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Nancy and her friends head for Costa Rica's Corcovado National Park to relax and study monkeys when they stumble upon, naturally, a mystery to be solved.
$5.99

Never Cry Wolf

BST34
Farley Mowat
Back Bay Books
2001
246
0316881791
PAPER
Literature
0
1
0
0
A laugh-out-loud account of wolf research and government folly set on the barren lands of northern Manitoba. Perfect for teens.
$16.00

Once and Future King

GBR844
T. H. White
Penguin Putnam
2011
640
0441020836
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
White's delightful reimagining of Sir Thomas Malory's Morte D'Arthur introduces the search for the Holy Grail, creation of the Round Table and all the romance, wizardry and war of Camelot for the whole family.
$26.00

Prisoners of the Sun

PRU94
Herge
Little Brown and Company
1975
62
0316358436
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
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.
$11.99

The Story of Ferdinand

SPN212
Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson (Illustrator)
Puffin
1936
72
0140502343
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This beloved story of a bull who loved to smell flowers has lost none of its enchantment over the decades. Simple pen-and-ink drawings beautifully evoke the wildlife, landscapes and people of Spain.
$7.99

African Wildlife Trivia

AFR227
Dawid van Lill
Struik
2008
128
1770075232
PAPER
Natural History
9/6/2017
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Full of facts and fun, this primer on the insects, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds of Africa contains eye-catching illustrations and information on African geography--a great introduction for kids and their parents.
$12.95

Ape

BST194
Martin Jenkins
Candlewick Press
2010
49
0763634719
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Conservation biologist Jenkins and zookeeper-illustrator Vicky White team up for this captivating survey of the great apes in action for ages 4 to 8, a Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year.
$16.99

D'Aulaires' Book of Animals

NAT116
Ingri D'Aulaire
NYRB
2007
30
1590172264
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
The celebrated husband and wife team originally compiled this introduction to nature for their own young son, Ola. More than 50 animals from the polar regions to the tropics are beautifully lithographed in full color in lovely settings. Unfold the book fo
$18.95

Eyewitness Jungle

FST06
Theresa Greenaway, Geoff Dann (Photographer)
DK Publishing
2009
63
0756645441
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Geared for ages 9 to 12, the hundreds of eye-popping photographs of birds, monkeys, towering trees, orchids and all manner of rainforest life will also appeal to the whole family.
$16.99

Here Is the African Savanna

EAF186
Tom Leonard (Illustrator), Madeleine Dunphy
Perseus
2006
0977379523
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Rhyming verse and colorful illustrations introduce young readers to the animals, habitat and ecosystem of the African savanna.
$9.95

Serengeti Journey, On Safari in Africa

EAF150
Gare Thompson
2006
48
0792259521
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A fun and informative overview of the Serengeti and its wildlife for readers ages 4 to 8.
$17.90

Swimming with Hammerhead Sharks

OCE99
Kenneth Mallory
Houghton Mifflin Company
2002
48
0618250794
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An excellent illustrated account of marine biologist Pete Klimley and his work with sharks. The author accompanied a team (including IMAX photographers) to Cocos Island off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, famous for its schooling hammerheads.
$9.99

The Most Beautiful Roof in the World

FST04
Kathryn Lasky, Christopher Knight (Photographer)
Gulliver
1997
48
0152008977
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A tropical botanist and her sons climb among the ropes and walkways of a rainforest canopy in this photographic odyssey. For ages 9-12.
$9.99

The Place of Lions

EAF168
Eric Campbell
Harcourt Books
1995
208
0152003711
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Stranded on the Serengeti after a plane crash, 14-year old Chris goes for help -- and befriends an aging lion along the way -- in this young adult thriller. With a glossary of Kiswahaili words and a strong sense of both the culture and landscapes of East Africa.
$13.95

Wild Safari Scratch and Sketch

EAF155
Heather Zschock, Kerren Barbas (Illustrator)
Peter Pauper Press
2005
64
1593599714
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Reveal the wildlife of Africa as you copy simple sketches of 20 amazing animals in this fun activity book. The bright colors and fascinating facts are enough to entice any youngster.
$12.99

African Wildlife

AFR109
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
1999
1583550321
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated foldout guide illustrating almost 150 species of African animals, designed for quick reference in the field.
$7.95

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Bolivia in Focus

BOL05
Paul van Lindert, Otto Verkoren
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
144
1566562996
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Essential reading for any traveler to Bolivia, this up-to-date pocket guide introduces the people, politics and culture of the region.
$17.00

Newman's Birds of Southern Africa

SAF29
Kenneth Newman
Struik
2010
538
1770078762
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This commemorative 10th edition celebrates the late author with a fully revised and updated version. Edits were done by his daughter, Vanessa Newman, to reflect the latest research, taxonomy and common names.
$26.00

Pyramid

EGY29
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1982
80
0395321212
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Master draughtsman David MacAulay tackles the building of the pyramids with his incomparable illustrations. Intended for young people, but Egyptologists of all ages will enjoy it.
$9.95

Winterdance, The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod

ALA58
Gary Paulsen
Harcourt Books
1995
256
0156001454
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A man and his dogs against 1,150 miles of icy wilderness in the dead of winter. Paulsen, a novice, survived the 17-day journey with his sense of humor intact.
$15.00

Lonely Planet Bolivia

BOL07
Kate Armstrong
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
384
174321393X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide with detailed maps, language guides, travel tips and good background on history, culture and politics.
$27.99

Mr. Popper's Penguins

ANT134
Florence Atwater, Richard Atwater
Little Brown and Company
1992
139
0316058432
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The comic adventure of Antarctic-obsessed Mr. Popper and his houseful of penguins, originally published in 1938. Though he always dreamed of exploring the polar regions -- and he keeps in touch with Admiral Drake -- Mr. Popper and his family never expected a penguin to appear on their doorstep. Geared for ages 8-to-10, this Newbery Honor book is also perfect to read aloud (or to entertain adults).
$7.99

House of Sixty Fathers

CHN119
Meindert De Jong, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
1987
189
0064402002
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This classic children's novel is set in China during the Japanese invasion as a young boy makes a journey to reunite with his family. A Newbery Honor Book, illustrated by Maurice Sendak and written for kids ages 9-12.
$5.99

Blueberries for Sal

USE211
Robert McCloskey
Penguin Putnam
1948
69
0670175919
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A timeless children's classic of Maine in the summer, winningly illustrated by the great Robert McCloskey. Sal and her mother go blueberry picking but find they must share their berries with a mother and baby bear.
$17.99

Homesick, My Own Story

CHN141
Jean Fritz
Penguin Putnam
1999
163
0698117824
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Jean Fritz recounts her childhood in Hankow, China in the 1920s. It's a candid, wonderfully written account of this turbulent time, told from a little girl's perspective.
$7.99

The Egypt Game

EGY91
Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Atheneum
2009
215
1416990518
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Strange things happen when two amateur Egyptologists (and reluctant middle-school students) transform an abandoned shed in Southern California into a simulacrum of Ancient Egypt.
$8.99

Bolivia Adventure Map

BOL11
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Maps
2012
2
3866090498
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A color traveler's map of the country at a scale of 1:1,250,000. Includes place index.
$11.95

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

GBR245
E.L. Konigsburg
Aladdin Books
2001
208
068984624X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A marvelous fictionalized portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and England successively, traveler to Constantinople, wife of a future saint, mother of Richard the Lionheart and for 15 years a prisoner of the English Crown. For young adults.
$7.99

The Three Musketeers

FRN362
Alexandre Dumas
Oxford University Press
2009
663
0199538468
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This French standard may be long -- and written almost 200 years ago -- but it is page-turning fare for young adults, who'll stay up 'til the wee hours to find out what became of D'Artagnan, Aramis, Athos, Porthos and the nefarious Lady DeWinter.
$12.95

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

GBR426
Robert Sabuda
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2003
12
0689847432
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Working his own magic, paper-fold master Sabuda unfurls the classic tale in a series of six stunning double-page animated scenes. Each double-page spread, adapted from Tenniel's original illustrations, thrills with color, texture, and, most surprising of all, height.
$34.99

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

USM80
Robert Sabuda
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2000
16
0689817517
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the iconic movie with Sabuda's sparkling 3-D animation (glasses included) of twirling foot-high tornado, glittering Emerald City and other marvels.
$34.99

The Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm

GER144
Lore Segal (Translator), Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2003
368
0374339716
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A new edition of a revered classic (hard-bound with dust jacket and built-in bookmark), distinguished by the choice of tales, sharp translation and, of course, Sendak's haunting illustrations.
$28.00

The Island of Horses

IRE132
Eilis Dillon
NYRB
2004
192
1590171020
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
When Pat and his friend Danny ignore the advice of their parents and visit the mysterious Island of Horses, their discovery of a beautiful black colt lands them in the middle of a full-blown adventure. Told in first person, this classic tale evokes the people, traditions and flavor of Connemara and western Ireland.
$17.95

D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths

SCN35
Edgar D'Aulaire, Ingri D'Aulaire, Michael Chabon (Introduction)
NYRB
2005
160
159017125X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The D'Aulaireses vividly recreate the characters and Norse landscapes of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thunder-god, Loki, Bragi and the Valkyries in this beautifully illustrated volume. For the whole family.
$29.95

A String in the Harp

GBR592
Nancy Bond
Aladdin Books
2006
370
1416927719
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
With the aid of a magic harp key, three American teens in Wales are transported to the 6th-century, where they encounter the great Welsh bard Taliesin and become absorbed in the world of Celtic mythology. Readers will be absorbed, too.
$8.99

Fairy Tale Feasts, A Literary Cookbook for Young Readers And Eaters

GEN362
Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple, Philippe Beha (Illustrator)
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
200
1566567513
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Caldecott-winning author Yolen and daughter Heidi inspire your readers and cooks in this collection of 20 folktales (and recipes!), including Little Red Riding Hood, Stone Soup, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Cinderella.
$24.95

An Episode of Sparrows

GBR688
Rumer Godden
NYRB
2004
256
1590171241
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
When two poor children "steal" a bit of a defunct churchyard to make a garden in postwar London, the neighbors get involved for good and ill. As with all Godden's books, this is a tender, emotionally attuned portrait of a place and time.
$18.95

Into The Volcano

GEO39
Donna O'Meara
Hachette
2007
56
1553376935
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
O'Meara's lively, illustrated eyewitness accounts of adventures in volcanology include Arenal in Costa Rica, Kilauea in Hawaii and Stromboli off the coast of Italy. Geared for grades 5 to 8, this is a great introduction to volcanoes for the whole family.
$9.95

The Land of the Silver Apples

GBR729
Nancy Farmer
Atheneum
2007
496
1416907351
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this sequel to the Sea of Trolls, apprentice bard Jack plunges into a new series of adventures, traveling underground to Elfland and uncovering the truth about his little sister Lucy. Along the way, he encounters a cast of surprising characters, including saxons, northmen, picts, hobgoblins, elves and others from earthly Christian Europe.
$18.99

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

FRN731
Brian Selznick
Scholastic Inc.
2007
544
0439813786
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
An intricate mystery told as a graphic novel for middle schoolers, Brain Selznick's captivating tale of an orphan boy on the streets of Paris in the 1930s seems a brilliant choice for Martin Scorsese's first 3-D venture, a family film starring Ben Kingsley and Sacha Baron Cohen. The movie opens November 23.
$24.99

The Midnight Folk

GBR792
John Masefield
NYRB
2008
304
1590172906
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Originally published in 1927, British Poet Laureate Masefield's engaging tale of pirates and treasure, witchcraft and adventure, beloved by children and adults alike, practically demands to be read aloud.
$17.95

Secret of the Unicorn

CRB239
Herge
Little Brown and Company
2011
62
0316358320
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A favorite of Herge's, this swashbuckler finds Tintin and Captain Haddock on an adventure involving pirates from the reign of Charles II. Filled with fun facts, lots of pictures, and easy-to-read text, this new format, especially for younger readers, features the original Tintin graphic novel plus brand-new content with the true story about people, places and antiquities that inspired Herge.
$9.99

Once and Future King

GBR847
T. H. White
Penguin Putnam
1958
639
0399105972
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
White's delightful reimagining of Sir Thomas Malory's Morte D'Arthur introduces the search for the Holy Grail, creation of the Round Table and all the romance, wizardry and war of Camelot to the whole family. These beloved stories cover the full arc of King Arthur's reign, from his boyhood apprenticeship to Merlin through the fall of Camelot.
$30.00

The Little Prince Pop-up

FRN830
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Houghton Mifflin Company
2009
64
0547260695
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Literature
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This delightful pop-up edition of Saint-Exupery's classic tale of a planet-hopping, extra-terrestrial philosopher child includes the complete original text and ingenious paper engineering that captures the story's imagination and whimsy.
$35.00

Life Story

GEN514
Virginia Lee Burton
Houghton Mifflin Company
2009
80
0547195087
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Natural History
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Updated with the latest science has to offer, this delightful new edition of cherished children's author/illustrator Burton's classic natural history is an essential addition to any family's bookshelf.
$22.00

The Andes

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Jason Wilson
Oxford University Press
2009
266
0195386353
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Cultural Portrait
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Starting out in Cuzco, heart of the Inca Empire, Wilson spreads north and south along the Andes, including excerpts from South American literary giants, travelers and his own impressions.
$19.95

The Magic Pudding

TVL485
Norman Lindsay
NYRB
2004
184
1590171012
HARD COVER
Literature
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The laugh-out-loud adventures of Bunyip Bluegum (koala) and his friends Bill Barnacle (sailor) & Sam Sawnoff (penguin), members of the Noble Society of Pudding Owners.. A walking, talking dessert, this pudding shares its deliciousness with everyone and never runs out -- because it's magic! This madcap childhood classic recounts the adventures of three friends as they defend the pudding from thieves -- highlighted by occasional bursts of exuberant song. With 45 charming illustrations. Ages 8 and up.
$19.95

This Is the Way to the Moon

SCI270
Miroslav Sasek
Rizzoli International
2009
62
0789318423
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Science
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YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
First published in 1963, Sasek’s classic rockets readers to Cape Canaveral with a nostalgic look at the electronic brains that put astronauts into space and brought them home again.
$17.95

Heart of a Samurai

JPN416
Margi Preus
Harry N. Abrams
2010
320
0810989816
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Literature
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Based on the true story of 14-year-old Manjiro Nakahama in the 1840s, this rollicking adventure on the high seas for ages 10 and up follows the young boy from his rescue for whalers to his time as the first Japanese person in the U.S. to his return home.
$18.95

The Treasures of Ancient Egypt

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Jaromir Malek
Sterling Publishing Company
2010
64
023300310X
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Archaeology
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Ages ten and up will enjoy the hundreds of photographs, early engravings and pull-out facsimiles of important historical documents. Organized chronologically, this illustrated tale of discovery covers the early explorers and travelers, archaeologist and expeditions from the decipherment of the Rosetta Stone by Jean-Francois Champollion in 1822 to the discovery of Tutankhamun and recent excavations in the Western Desert.
$39.95

The Hunting of the Snark

GRB35
Lewis Carroll
Meliville House Publishing
2010
96
1935554247
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Literature
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The tantalizing mysteries of Carroll's nonsense poem are perfectly matched in these brilliant illustrations by artist Mahendra Singh, who has created a visual treasure hunt, full of riddles, puns, and allusions. "Delightfully surreal...save this book for the brightest and most adventurous young word-worms on your holiday shopping list...." --The New Yorker.
$14.95