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Inkwell Productions
$21.61 at Amazon

Fifo's been bitten by the travel bug! Digging up diamonds in Arkansas, looking for fossils in Kansas, enjoying a delicious bowl of... gumbo in Louisiana, and even seeing a Broadway show in New York. America is an exiting place! In Fifo's second book, told in rhyme, Fifo dreams about visiting all 50 states. A colorful reference-like book, Fifo discovers the wonders each state has to offer. He learns along the way each state's capital, shape, flag, motto, and much, much more. The possibilities are endless! So, come along with Fifo and you'll soon discover the beauty of America one state to another.<br /><br /><em><strong><br />Fifo "50 States" has won the following Awards: </strong></em><br /><br /><strong>Mom's Choice Awards</strong> for <em>Fifo "50 States"</em> ? Silver in Peoples, Places, & Cultures <br /><br /><strong>Purple Dragonfly Awards</strong> for <em>Fifo "50 States" </em>--? 1st Place in Children?s Picture Books 6+ <br /><br /><strong>Purple Dragonfly Awards</strong> for <em>Fifo "50 States" </em>--- 2nd Place in Educational/Instructional <br /><br /><strong>National Indie Excellence Awards</strong> for <em>Fifo "50 States"</em> Finalist in Children?s Picture Books <br /><br /><strong>Readers Favorite Awards</strong> for <em>Fifo "50 States"</em> - Bronze in Children?s Concept Category<br /><br /><strong>2011 K.A.R.T. Kids Book List Winner</strong> for <em>Fifo ?50 States?</em> - Early Grade School K - 3rd (Ages 5 - 9) <br /><br /><strong>USA ?Best Books 2011? Awards Finalist</strong> - Children's Educational <br /><br /><strong>USA ?Best Books 2011? Awards Finalist</strong> - Children's Picture Book: Softcover Non-Fiction<br /><br /><strong>Royal Dragonfly Book Awards</strong> - 1st place in Best Illustrations<br /><br /><strong>Royal Dragonfly Book Awards</strong> - 2nd place in Childrens Picture Book 6+<br /><br /><strong>Royal Dragonfly Book Awards</strong> - 2nd place in Travel<br /><br /><strong>Royal Dragonfly Book Awards</strong> - Honorable Mention in Education<br /><br /><strong><span id="span_contact_Locked_A2XWN9JTXJQ0KO" style="display: inline;">2012 International Book Awards</span></strong>- Winner in Childrens Non-Fiction <br /><br /><strong><span id="span_contact_Locked_A2XWN9JTXJQ0KO" style="display: inline;">2012 International Book Awards</span> </strong>- Finalist in Childrens Educational Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$11.66 at Amazon

The Great Basin for Kids provides an overview of the 200,000 square mile Great Basin, which includes parts of Nevada, Utah, Califo...rnia, Oregon, Idaho, and Wyoming. The book includes maps of places to go to see caves, fossils, volcanos, Pony Express sites, glacial features, bristlecone pines and more. It also has 18 activities for kids to help them learn more about the different components of the Great Basin. Nevada Magazine (Sept/Oct 2014) says: Gretchen M. Baker?has created the ultimate Great Basin guide for children. Baker offers a fun and informative look at the features, habitats, and peoples of the massive, 200,000-square-mile basin that spans four states and almost completely encompasses Nevada. The book includes 18 activities--such as "mining" a chocolate chip cookie to learn about mine reclamation--which offer kids a hands-on learning experience. Baker includes lists of places to visit so children can experience such areas as wetlands, the high country, or learn about the Basin's Native American peoples. Fun facts and numerous maps make this colorful book a great companion to any Nevada roadtrip. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$15.60 at Amazon

Nicole Williams is an Arete?a fourth child with magical abilities?yet no matter how hard she tries, she can?t Channel her power. I...n fact, she seems to be the only student at Katon University who fails at magic. That doesn?t stop magic from finding her. It starts with possessed books and cursed spiders before moving quickly to freaky shadows and magical currents. Nicole turns to her best friend for help, along with fellow student Austin Young, who is considered by all a magical rarity. He also happens to be the hottest guy on campus and just might be interested in her. Nicole soon finds herself competing to be included on a university-led expedition to Arches National Park. She is determined to show everyone, but mostly herself, that she does belong. Yet, to qualify for the trip, she must produce at least a speck of Wind magic, and that appears to be impossible. As the competition progresses, Nicole wonders if she?s making the right choice?especially when she learns that the strange fossils they?ll be studying in Arches might not be as dead as everyone thinks. Read More

Roaring Brook Press
$11.95 at Amazon

<p>An intrepid explorer climbs down, down, down the page as he voyages through the center of the earth in this unusually inventive... comic adventure.</p><p>Intrepid explorer Leo Geo is heading off on a mission into the unknown. With science as his sidekick, he intends to tunnel his way to the center of the earth. Of course, things never turn out quite the way you expect when you're burrowing your way through the earth's layers. Before long, Leo is forced to leave his tunneling machine behind, and he climbs, crawls, and falls to his destination while dodging giant centipedes, man-eating quadclops, and an evil army of subterranean malvisors bent on invading the surface. Kids will be drawn in by the unusual format of this inventive comic, following Leo as he climbs deeper and deeper into a very long and skinny book--and they may just learn a few things about geology as they go.</p> Read More

Collecta
$9.23 at Amazon

CollectA's replica of the Eotyrannus is lifelike down to the details on its skin and the wrinkles in its birdlike feet. The dinosa...ur's name means ''dawn tyrant'' an dit lived in the Early Cretaceous period on the Isle of Wight in the U.K. The incomplete fossilized remains were found in teh late 1990s, and the dinosaur was named in 2000. This beautifully sculpted, collectible figure from our Prehistoric Life Collection measures 5.7''L x 3.5''H. Each figure in our Prehistoric Life Collection has been approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery. All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Read More

Collecta
$9.23 at Amazon

CollectA's replica of the unusual Alioramus is detailed and lifelike, down to the texture of its hide and its unusual crest. A par...tial skull and three foot bones were found in Mongolia in 1976. This theropod lived about 70 million years ago. The teeth in fossil specimens indicate that the Alioramus was a carnivore. No full-grown adult specimen has been discovered, so we don't know how large the Alioramus was. Scientists estimate that the dinosaur may have been 16 - 20 feet long. This beautifully sculpted, collectible figure from our Prehistoric Life Collection measures 5.9''L x 3.5''H. Each prehistoric figure in our collection has been approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery. All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Read More

Collecta
$8.17 at Amazon

CollectA's replica of the Oviraptor is detailed and lifelike, down to its feathers and distinctive crested head. The Oviraptor's n...ame means ''egg taker'' in Latin, because its partial skeleton was found on a pile of fossilized eggs. Scientists originally thought those eggs were part of the Oviraptor's diet. Later analysis shows that the eggs were probably Oviraptor eggs, indicating that the specimen was found on or near a nest. Based on the fossilized skeleton, scientists estimate that the Oviraptor lived about 75 million years ago in the area that is now Mongolia. It was probably about 8 feet long and weighed approximately 75 pounds. This beautifully sculpted, collectible figure from our Prehistoric Life Collection measures 3.5''L x 2''H. Each figure in our Prehistoric Life Collection has been approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery. All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Read More

Collecta
$24.99 at Amazon

CollectA's replica of the Scelidosaurus is detailed and lifelike down to its horny beak and armored back. The large oval plates th...at cover the hide of the Scelidosaurus are similar to the scales found on the skin of crocodiles and armadillos. Fossil remains of the Scelidosauru indicate that the creature lived in the Early Jurassic period, about 191 million years ago. The dinosaur grew to approximately 13 feet in length, and walked on all fours, feeding on low vegetation. This beautifully sculpted, collectible 1:40 scale figure measures 9.5''L x 3.2''H. The deluxe, collectible dinosaur comes boxed for gift-giving. Each figure in our Prehistoric Life Collection has been approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery. All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Read More

University Games
$27.35 at Amazon

<p><b>Spinner Books Science Fair Fun 5 Book Set -- Earth Science</b></p><p>This set has easy earth science projects for kids to do... with parents, teachers or all by themselves on topics like Electronics, Geology and Magnets. University Games was founded by Bob Moog and Cris Lehman, who recognized a developing niche in social interaction and learning games for adults and children. University Games creates educational board games designed so that players won't notice how much they are learning.</p><ul><li>Product Dimensions: 9.2 (L) x 6 (W) x 2.8 (H)</li><li>Age: 10 years and up</li></ul><br><BR>Recommended Ages:3 and up Read More

Collecta
$9.23 at Amazon

CollectA's replica of the Pachyrhinosaurus is lifelike down to the unusual horns and bony frill on its head. Discovered in Canada ...in 1946, the Pachyrhinosaurus lived approximately 73.5 - 72.5 years ago. Fossils show the creature grew to be approximately 26 feet long and weighed about 4 tons. This plant eating dinosaur had a bony frill extending from the back of its skull, and in addition had both horns and ''bosses.'' on its skull. The mouth of the Pachyrhinosaurus resembles a beak. This beautifully sculpted, collectible figure from our Prehistoric Life Collection measures 5.3''L x 2.8''H. Each prehistoric figure in our collection has been approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery. All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Read More

Collecta
$26.99 at Amazon

CollectA's replica of the Deinocheirus is detailed and lifelike down to its feathered hide and impressive, curving claws. Fossiliz...ed remains of this dinosaur were found in 1965 in the Gobi desert. Although the fossil remains were scattered and incomplete, paleontologists have described this creature as a birdlike creature that may have walked on its hind legs. This beautifully sculpted 1:40 scale replica from our Prehistoric Life Collection measures 11.8''L x 6.3''H. The collectible dinosaur comes in a gift box with a small paleontologist figure. Each prehistoric figure in our collection has been approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery.All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Read More

Collecta
$8.15 at Amazon

The name Baryonyx comes from the Greek words for ''heavy claw'' and when you examine the Hooked Thumb Claw of Baryonyx, you'll see... why. The prehistoric Baryonyx had a large claw on the thumb of each hand -- a claw that could have been as much as 14 Inch long. You'll feel like a real paleontologist when you add this fossil replica to your collection. Learn more about this fascinating dinosaur from the dinosaur facts included in the box. This replica is from CollectA's Prehistoric Life Collection, approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery. Suitable for collectors and children age 3 and over. All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Approximately 4 Inch long. Read More

Brand: Apologia Educational Ministries
$34.74 at Amazon

Take your kids on an underwater journey to explore the wonders of God's creation. They'll begin with a big splash from the whales ...and dolphins, then spy on seals and meet manatees before swimming with the sea turtles, snakes, and salamanders. Children will also uncover the hidden world of crustaceans, sea snails, clams, and their soft-bodied friends like the octopus, squid, and nautilus. From the microscopic to massive, no reef is left unturned in your child's passage through the waters of the world. Each lesson ends with an experiment or project reinforcing the scientific method. Among other projects, your student will try on blubber, investigate a shark's ability to sense electrical currents, explore how whales can hear sounds that come from faraway, and learn through experimentation which creatures make the best fossils. No matter how near or far you live from the ocean, your kids will love this study! Read More

Collecta
$8.88 at Amazon

CollectA's detailed replica of the Neovenator is lifelike down to the texture of its skin and the folds on its abdomen. This fierc...e predator lived in western Europe during the Early Cretaceous Period, about 130 - 125 million years ago. Fossil evidence shows that the Neovenator walked on its hind legs, and grew to be 25 feet long and weighed about half a ton. This beautifully sculpted, collectible figure from our Prehistoric Life Collection measures 6.3''L x 3.5''H. Each prehistoric figure in our collection has been approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery. All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Read More

Collecta
$7.31 at Amazon

CollectA's replica of the plant-eating Cetiosaurus is lifelike down to the wrinkles in its hide. This sauropod was discovered in E...ngland in 1842. Sir Richard Owen, who first described it, named the dinosaur ''whale lizard'' because he believed it was a creature who lived in the water. Fossil remains of Cetiosaurus indicate that it measured up to 52 feet and weighed about 12 tons. This beautifully sculpted, collectible figure from our Prehistoric Life Collection measures 8.7''L x 2.4''H. This beautifully sculpted, collectible figure from our Prehistoric Life Collection measures 5.1''L x 2.6''H. Each prehistoric figure in our collection has been approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery. All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Read More

Workman Publishing Company
$13.85 at Amazon

<DIV> THE BONES BOOK AND SKELETON is the extraordinary bestseller with over 1.75 million copies in print and a portfolio of accola...des from reviewers: ?A terrific tool to help kids learn about their bodies.??<I>The Los Angeles Times</I> ? ?As science lessons go, this is probably the cleverest around.??<I>New York Magazine</I> ? ?Will tickle the curiosity bone with skeletal facts and activities on the role bones play in the body.??<I>Better Homes and Gardens Guide to Children?s Products</I> ? ?Make no bones about it?this item is a great way to show youngsters how the body works.??<I>The Atlanta Journal</I> ? ?A delightful package.??<I>The New York Daily News</I>. Now, this educational classic has been updated with additional content and repackaged to give it a fresh, bold, contemporary look and form that makes it much easier to shelve and display. The 12-inch, 24-piece skeleton is realistically designed with moving joints, and can be displayed in its clear plastic bell jar. The book is packed with projects, experiments, and facts about all the systems of the human body. The focus, of course, is on the bones?what they are made of, how they grow, how they work. New is an expanded section on paleontology and fossil remains incorporating the latest news from the field, including the newly discovered hobbit-sized humans from the last Ice Age. This is a great gift for every kid, one that truly brings science to life.</DIV> Read More

Reader's Digest
$7.49 at Amazon

<i>An Apple a Day Keeps the Low Marks Away!</i><BR><BR>Have you ever been excited to find out you knew something the other kids in... your class didn't? Then just think about how you would feel if you knew hundreds of fascinating tidbits-on everything from art, literature, and history to geography, science, and math-from just one quick-and-easy read crammed with fun and cool stuff you shouldn't have to wait to find out about. With <i>I Wish I Knew That</i> you will speed through science, whiz through history, and take a dip into the classic Greek and Roman myths in no time at all. Inside, learn all about...<BR><ul> <li>Classic Reads: A guide to classic children's literature such as Call of The Wild, Anne of Green Gables, The Wind in The Willows, Little Women and Shakespeare.</li> <li>How Land is Shaped and Changed: Erosion, Glaciers, Volcanoes and the world's tallest mountain, largest sea, and longest river.</li> <li>Math Stuff: Jump Into Geometry by learning that the three points of a triangle, whose angles always add up to 180 make measuring more precise.</li> <li>Science at a Glance: The Periodic table which was invented by Dmitri Mendeleyev and beginners' Biology</li> <li>History Stuff: Early explorers, important wars, all the Presidents and British Kings and Queens as well as the names of the countries and their capital cities.</li> <li>Bonus sections include Poet's Corner, Brief History of Music, The World Of Art and Geological Time, In Brief</li></ul><BR>With <i>I Wish I Knew That</i> you'll boost your general knowledge and jump to the head of the class! Read More

Reader's Digest
$9.99 at Amazon

Just like adults, kids need easy ways to recall stuff-especially now, when they don't even have to remember a phone number because... their cell phones remember it for them. And just like the bestselling <i>i before e (except after c)</i> for adults, this book is jammed with easy-to-use tricks for remembering lots of stuff-especially stuff they need to know for school. Through entertaining (and often silly) examples, kids will learn to remember everything they need to know about: <BR><ul> <li>The Earth-including fun facts about geography, geology, and the weather- and the sky -revolving around planets, stars, atmosphere, and so on</li> <li>Reading and writing-covering everything from the smallest punctuation mark to the prickliest words to spell to the trickiest grammar to the grandest figure of speech</li> <li>The mysteries of history-from Way Before You Were Born (ancient history) to the most recent American history facts every kid needs to memorize</li> <li>Math and music-a surprising, but logical combination that examines cool ways to remember numbers, times tables, calculations, and musical notations</li></ul><BR>Kids will like learning fun ways to remember stuff and will <i>love</i> getting the good grades that follow. Read More

Collecta
$9.33 at Amazon

CollectA's replica of the unusual Dracorex is detailed and lifelike down to the bizarre spiky horns and bumps on its head. Fossil ...remains of the Dracorex were discovered in South Dakota by three amateur paleontologists. Paleontologists estimate the Dracorex was approximately 10 feet long. The scientific name of this creature is ''Dracorex hogwartsia,'' inspired by the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry featured in the Harry Potter books. This beautifully sculpted, collectible figure from our Prehistoric Life Collection measures 5.1''L x 2.6''H. Each prehistoric figure in our collection has been approved by archeologist Anthony Beeson, a well-respected expert in paleoimagery. All CollectA models are individually hand crafted to the highest standards and made with the finest and safest phthalate-free, lead-free materials. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy replicas from CollectA. Our mission is to educate collectors and to provide the greatest oppportunity for creative play. Read More

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