Scholastic Press Outback Odyssey (Book 7)

An award-winning, innovative 12-book series that captures the wonder of conservation through a blend of photography, illustration, fiction, and nonfiction. Its Panda-monium in China when a rare giant panda mysteriously disappears from the w...orlds largest panda reserve! Riley and family must face remote mountain forests, snow leopards, red pandas, and more in their desperate search for clues. When disaster strikes, Riley must act fast to save the day, and the missing panda. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2009Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and UpAuthor: Amanda LumryPublisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 8.48in length x 8.49in width x 0.15in height Weight: 5.59oz. An award-winning, innovative 12-book series that captures the wonder of conservation through a blend of photography, illustration, fiction, and nonfiction. Riley travels to the South Pacific island of Moorea with his Uncle Max, Aunt Martha, and Cousin Alice. Their mission is to study spinner dolphins while basking in the warmth and charm of Polynesian culture. However, things take a turn for the worse when several dolphins become trapped in a local lagoon! Riley holds the key to their survival, but between surfing lessons and close encounters with humpback whales, will he realize it in time? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 7 and UpAuthor: Laura HurwitzPublisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 9.09in length x 10.5in width x 0.2in height Weight: 5.59oz. An award-winning, innovative 12-book series that captures the wonder of conservation through a blend of photography, illustration, fiction, and nonfiction. Journey to Australia?s Great Barrier Reef with Riley and his family as they see what?s up down under! Large areas of the coral reef are dying and they need to find out why. Joined by world-renowned marine artist and conservationist, Wyland, the crew faces giant starfish, great white sharks, and even poachers in their search for answers. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/1/2009Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and UpAuthor: Amanda LumryPublisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 11.09in length x 8.41in width x 0.39in height Weight: 16.8oz. An award-winning, innovative 12-book series that captures the wonder of conservation through a blend of photography, illustration, fiction, and nonfiction. Riley and family fly north to Churchill, Canada, to watch polar bears hunt seals from the ice of the Hudson Bay. Theres just one problem: no ice! For polar bears, no ice means no seals, and without food, the bears can quickly become hungry, weak, and dangerous! Its a race against time as everyone searches for clues to this puzzling climate mystery. Will the ice freeze in time -- or at all? And will the polar bears finally eat again? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/1/2009Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and UpAuthor: Amanda LumryPublisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Dimensions: 9.01in length x 10.16in width x 0.13in height Weight: 4.79oz. An award-winning, innovative 12-book series that captures the wonder of conservation through a blend of photography, illustration, fiction, and nonfiction. Riley, Cousin Alice, Aunt Martha, and Uncle Max visit the Australian Outback where they research the local koala population, which has scattered and shrunk due to increased drought, brush fires, and farming in the Outback. While staying at a working sheep station, they see kangaroos, a platypus, Ayers Rock, and much more. Riley becomes an official Jackaroo (Australian cowboy) and helps save the sheep from a wild dingo, but can he find a way to save the koalas and the Outback? Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/1/2009 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Amanda Lumry Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 9.5in length x 10.8in width x 0.5in height Weight: 6.4oz. An award-winning, innovative 12-book series that captures the wonder of conservation through a blend of photogra Read More

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Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives of the conspirators and the manhunters, ...CHASING LINCOLNS KILLER is a fast-paced thriller about the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth: a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia. This story is true. All the characters are real and were alive during the great manhunt of April 1865. Their words are authentic and come from original sources: letters, manuscripts, trial transcripts, newspapers, government reports, pamphlets, books and other documents. What happened in Washington, D.C., that spring, and in the swamps and rivers, forests and fields of Maryland and Virginia during the next twelve days, is far too incredible to have been made up. So begins this fast-paced thriller that tells the story of the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth and gives a day-by-day account of the wild chase to find this killer and his accomplices. Based on James Swansons bestselling adult book MANHUNT: THE 12-DAY CHASE FOR LINCOLNS KILLER, this young peoples version is an accessible look at the assassination of a president, and shows readers Abraham Lincoln the man, the father, the husband, the friend, and how his death impacted those closest to him. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/1/2009 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: James L. Swanson Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 8.4in length x 5.74in width x 0.78in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

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Until the mid-1800s, no-one really knew what a dinosaur was - let alone what one looked like. So when Victorian artist Waterhouse ...Hawkins built the first life-size models he dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations. For ages 6+. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2001 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Barbara Kerley Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 9.44in length x 0.15in width x 12.2in height Weight: 20oz. Read More

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Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives of the conspirators and the manhunters, ...CHASING LINCOLNS KILLER is a fast-paced thriller about the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth: a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia. This story is true. All the characters are real and were alive during the great manhunt of April 1865. Their words are authentic and come from original sources: letters, manuscripts, trial transcripts, newspapers, government reports, pamphlets, books and other documents. What happened in Washington, D.C., that spring, and in the swamps and rivers, forests and fields of Maryland and Virginia during the next twelve days, is far too incredible to have been made up. So begins this fast-paced thriller that tells the story of the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth and gives a day-by-day account of the wild chase to find this killer and his accomplices. Based on James Swansons bestselling adult book MANHUNT: THE 12-DAY CHASE FOR LINCOLNS KILLER, this young peoples version is an accessible look at the assassination of a president, and shows readers Abraham Lincoln the man, the father, the husband, the friend, and how his death impacted those closest to him. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/1/2009 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: James L. Swanson Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 8.4in length x 5.74in width x 0.78in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

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Until the mid-1800s, no-one really knew what a dinosaur was - let alone what one looked like. So when Victorian artist Waterhouse ...Hawkins built the first life-size models he dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations. For ages 6+. Book Details:Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2001 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Barbara Kerley Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 9.44in length x 0.15in width x 12.2in height Weight: 20oz. Read More

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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated ...scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back! Rock collecting has never been quite like this! When the class forgets to do its homework, a fieldtrip through the Earths crust, into the center of the Earth, and out through a volcano will teach them not to forget their assignments again - and then some! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/1/1989 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Joanna ColePublisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 9.99in length x 0.15in width x 8.3in height Weight: 3.2oz. Read More

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In November 1960, all of America watched as a tiny six-year-old black girl, surrounded by federal Marshalls, walked through a mob ...of screaming segregationists and into her school. An icon of the civil rights movement, Ruby Bridges chronicles each dramatic step of this pivotal event in history. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/1/1999 Pages: 64 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Ruby Bridges Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 10.82in length x 9.4in width x 0.43in height Weight: 12.8oz. Read More

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The original hardcover upon which the major motion picture is based on! When Winter was a baby, she was rescued from a crab trap, ...her tail seriously damaged, and rushed to Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Winter survived, but eventually her tail fell off. Then Winter received a prosthetic tail. It was very challenging but now Winter is thriving and using her new tail with great command. Every year, thousands of visitors travel to visit Winter who has become an inspiration to adults and children alike, especially to children who are amputees themselves. And now Winters story is soon to be a major motion picture starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, and Harry Connick Jr.! Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2009 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Craig Hatkoff Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 8.59in length x 9.59in width x 0.1in height Weight: 4.16oz. Author: Juliana HatkoffPublisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 9.77in length x 10.77in width x 0.35in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated ...scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back! Count on Ms. Frizzle to teach anything but an ordinary lesson on meteorology. Flying through the clouds in the Magic School Bus, Ms. Frizzles class experiences a hurricane-and even a tornado-firsthand. During their thrilling ride through the sky, Arnold gets lost! Will the Friz be able to save the day this time? Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/1996 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 8.33in length x 10.03in width x 0.15in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated ...scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back! The fieldtrip to the planetarium is foiled when the museum turns out to be closed, but Ms. Frizzle saves the day. The Magic School Bus turns into a spaceship and takes the class on a trip zooming through the atmosphere, to the Moon, and beyond! With up-to-date facts about the solar system, revised for this edition. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 2/1/1992 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 8.14in length x 10in width x 0.13in height Weight: 4oz. Read More

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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated ...scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back! Count on Ms. Frizzle to teach anything but an ordinary lesson on meteorology. Flying through the clouds in the Magic School Bus, Ms. Frizzles class experiences a hurricane-and even a tornado-firsthand. During their thrilling ride through the sky, Arnold gets lost! Will the Friz be able to save the day this time? Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/1996 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: Scholastic Press Dimensions: 8.33in length x 10.03in width x 0.15in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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