This title tells you everything you want to know about volcanoes. From how they are formed to how much damage they can cause. Read about the most famous volcanic eruptions and find out where the active volcanoes are today.
This volume tells you everything you want to know about these prehistoric monsters, from flying reptiles and gentle giants such as diplodocus to deadly killing machines such as allosaurus and the fearsome tyrannosaurus rex.
This title tells you everything you want to know about rivers. What are the most famous rivers? Which animals live in and around rivers? Discover the longest river and the largest, what the beginning of a river is called, and so much more.
Looks at six animals who existed in prehistoric times and still exist today, discussing the ways in which each contemporary creature closely resembles its ancient counterpart in appearance, behavior, and habitat.
Combines information from four previously published atlases into one volume, covering the history of human civilization from the ancient world to the modern era and examining religion, exploration, war, colonization, kingdoms, and technology.
Explores the reasons why people immigrated to the United States, the expectations they had when they got here, the response of residents, people who returned to their own countries, and the differing experiences of different nationalities.
Shares the story of how the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie discovered artificial radioactivity and won a Nobel Prize in spite of being denied an advanced education, inspiring physicist Lise Meitner to make a vital discovery about nuclear fission.
"Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena. But what many people don't know is that it only served as a temple for a couple hundred years. It then became a church, then …
"Building the Brooklyn Bridge was no simple feat. Despite a brilliant plan from a father-son team of engineers, the process was a dangerous and grueling one. Construction workers developed a mysterious illness (now known as the bends), several died, and t…
Joseph may be his father's favorite son, but his brothers feel differently about him. So they sell him into slavery in Egypt. Will Joseph forgive his brothers? Can God turn a bad situation into a big blessing?
In Women Who Changed the World, you'll meet fifty of the most influential and inspirational American women who had a lasting impact on our nation and the world. Starting with some of America's "Founding Mothers" like Pocahontas and Abigail Adams, and cont…
This book will show you how to create tangles in a few easy steps. Draw bubbly tangles for a seahorse, bod ones for a bear or fethery tangles for a peacock. Includes ideas for making cards, gifts and decorations.
As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans. Here they were free to set up an op…
Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements.
A visual reference book provides detailed profiles of the seven major animal classes, more than a thousand color photographs of animals in action, and a special pull-out poster of animals showcasing their abilities.
Presents information about the type of work that rodeo clowns do, examining both the traditional entertainer clowns, as well as the barrel men and bullfighters whose job it is to protect fallen riders.
Since they cannot get to sleep, two Inuit children ask their father to tell them stories about the beginnings of the world and the creatures in it, a time when giants walked the Earth and animals could talk.
An introduction to the former first lady, senator, and secretary of state describes how she refuted period conventions against girls to become a lawyer and has supported important political and social causes to become a role model for women.
"How to introduce kids to Shakespeare--not just to the stories behind the plays but to the richness of his language and the depth of his characters. That's the challenge that Leon Garfield, a wonderful children's book writer, undertook to meet in his monu…