The Earth Book

Explore the incredible place we call home! Marvel at the physical planet, learn how the weather works, meet some of the most influential people from the past and present, and much more. Examine every corner of the Earth, from outer space to underground and from the Maasai steppe to Manhattan.

Before Columbus: The Americas Of 1491

This study of Native American societies is adapted for younger readers from Charles C. Mann’s best-selling 1491. Turning conventional wisdom on its head, the book argues that the people of North and South America lived in enormous cities, raised pyramids hundreds of years before the Egyptians did, engineered corn, and farmed the rain forests.

Maps

Provides an illustrated collection of maps covering the continents and major nations of the world, detailing cities, landmarks, and cultural icons for each.

We Live In China

Travel the world in this new series of illustrated books, and see each country through the eyes of the children that live there!Meet Meihua, a girl from Beijing; Shuilin, from a smaller province; and Sem Dui, a boy from Tibet. Learn about China’s school system, traditions, history, religion, and culture—just by spending a day with these children. With illustrations and photographs throughout, featuring some of the most important architecture and historical figures of the region, this book provides a great introduction to Chinese culture. Travel the world in this new series of illustrated books, and see each country through the eyes of the children that live there!Meet Meihua, a girl from Beijing; Shuilin, from a smaller province; and Sem Dui, a boy from Tibet. Learn about China’s school system, traditions, history, religion, and culture—just by spending a day with these children. With illustrations and photographs throughout, featuring some of the most important architecture and historical figures of the region, this book provides a great introduction to Chinese culture.