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Galaxies

Hudak, Heather C. · Checkerboard
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Climb Aboard! Explore different types of galaxies! Learn how galaxies are formed! Meet key astronomers examine the tools they use such as the Hubble Space Telescope, satellites, and probes! See an infographic showing Earth in the Milky Way! Did You Know? facts and a Guidebook of seven different...
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The Middle Ages: New Conquests and Dynasties

Farndon, John · Hungry Tomato
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Jump back in time to discover what was happening during the mysterious Middle Ages. Some people occupied themselves with putting crowns on their heads, others kept busy discovering and spreading new religions, and some focused on invasion and conquest. Follow along as warlords carve out kingdoms...
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The Rise of Western Society: Sailing Ships and Revolutions

Farndon, John · Hungry Tomato
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Follow four centuries of discovery and change, from the moment people set out to explore the world to turbulent times when it turned upside down—even for the people who stayed home! See how South American gold fueled Spain's Golden Age, Ivan the Terrible expanded Russia at a terrible...
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The Amazing Universe

Lauren Kukla · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Climb Aboard! Explore the beginning of the universe, the big bang theory, galaxies, and black holes! Learn about key astronomers and their contributions to space exploration! Examine the Hubble Space Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider! See an infographic showing a timeline of the universe!...
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The Moon

Kelly Doudna · Checkerboard
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Climb Aboard! Explore how the moon was formed! Learn about eclipses, the moon's atmosphere, and the effects of its gravitational pull on Earth! Meet key Russian and American astronauts and their contributions to lunar exploration! See an infographic showing the moon's phases! Did You Know?...
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Planets

Lauren Kukla · Checkerboard
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Climb Aboard! Explore planets and how they are formed! Meet early astronomers and read about early astronomy! Investigate telescopes, satellites, rovers, and probes! Learn about different planets: terrestrial, gas, ice giants, dwarf, and exoplanets! See an infographic showing the solar...
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Space Exploration

Kelly Doudna · Checkerboard
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Climb Aboard! Explore how NASA was formed! Meet early astronauts! Examine the Gemini and Apollo programs! Investigate Keck, Keck II, the Hubble Telescope, and the Chandra X-ray Observatory! Learn about space shuttles and stations! See an infographic showing the electromagnetic spectrum!...
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The Rise of Civilization: The First Cities and Empires

Farndon, John · Hungry Tomato
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Take an enthralling journey from the Stone Age onward, and see how our ancestors became great builders and rulers. They grew food, discovered metals, made tools, and invented writing. You will see a mighty civilization in Egypt, wise Chinese philosophy, Maya culture in Central America,...
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The Modern World: The Last Hundred Years

Farndon, John · Hungry Tomato
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Step back into the recent past and discover the moments that defined the modern world. The century took off with the Wright brothers' historic flight, then swung between two devastating world wars, while people's revolutions around the globe shook up society and transformed politics....
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Who Are Refugees?

Jeffries, Joyce · Kidhaven
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

How do refugees differ from immigrants? Why do they leave their country, and what do they hope to find in a new place? These questions and more are answered as readers are given an in-depth look at refugees and their struggle to build a better life. This important topic is addressed using...
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