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“This book could’ve easily run twice as many pages in length. It is a Famous Person reporter’s dream and should be in every classroom.”

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Stephen Krensky's biography of Nelson Mandela outlines how a boy whose name, Rolihlahla, meaning “troublemaker,” grows up to be a fighter for the rights of black South Africans and the country's fi

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“a slapdash simplification of history to a cartoonish extreme.

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Andrea Antinori has written a complete book about every kind of whale out there. Did you know that dolphins belong to the whale family?

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Every year, more than six million people visit the Louvre Museum in Paris to view Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa for an estimated average of 15 seconds.

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"Degas: Painter of Ballerinas is an enchanting book that would make a perfect gift for aspiring artists and dancers."

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"And Charlie began to understand

How Funny and Sad went hand in hand."

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The press release for this book reads “Tyson covers all the major concepts in astrophysics, and does so in an accessible but never condescending style.” It is indeed true that the major concepts ar

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“It is hopeful that his book will inspire young readers to learn more about America’s many silent heroes. . . .

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“Leonardo's Science Workshop is a book for highly intelligent children who enjoy self-directed science projects.

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“No one was awake to see it except Rickman the cat.”

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Have you ever wondered about the growing up years of Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Marie Curie, and Stephen Hawking?

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Daring Chemistry is one of a series of science books designed for young readers (ages nine and up).

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“Leonardo da Vinci: Meet the Artist is a valiant and, on the whole, successful introduction to this fascinating man.

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“After learning about 45 of these creatures, it’s impossible not to go back to the book to enjoy it over and over again..”

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“Together the words and pictures make a beautiful whole.”

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Targeted toward 8–12 year olds, A Journey Through Art takes a fresh and fun look at art throughout the eras and around the world.

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Engaging in the thoughtful question, “Is there anybody else out there?”, Curiosity, the rover, goes on a 350,000,000 mile journey into the universe to find some answers.

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Where’s Warhol is an incredibly detailed journey through various historical locations around the world.

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“What are you saying—that my kid has bad manners?”

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True picture book lovers will be bowled over with National Geographic Kids latest title, Why? Over 1,111 Answers to Everything by Crispin Boyer.

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Brainy books aren’t for everyone, but if you’re one of those who love everything “brain” including how your brain works, how it perceives and relays those perceptions to you, and how—in many ways—i

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“It might help teens newly diagnosed with cancer to hear the voices of young survivors . . .

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World of Wonders is an amazing voyage through stunning images that depict life and planet Earth in its most natural and awe-inspiring form.

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Once there was a little boy named Jem (short for Jeremy). His father was a loving, brilliant, and eccentric scientist. During an experiment, Jem’s dad turned himself into a huge orangutan.