Jam packed with the latest data, bright, bold images, large maps, a brand-new design, and lively information about the world’s land, people, and animals, the third edition Beginner’s World Atlas will be the most up-to-date world reference for kids ages 5-8. True to National Geographic’s reputation and legacy, we’ve created this atlas with the same care and attention to detail as our renowned adult atlases. “No one does maps or atlases with as much panache and knowledge as National Geographic, said the Washington Post.With completely up-to-date facts-at-a-glance, a glossary, pronunciation guide, and comprehensive index, this completely revised atlas takes young readers on a high-energy tour of the world and will be a must-have in every home and school. Vibrant color, fresh design, amazing photography, and new icons will help kids quickly identify information related to land, plants, animals, languages and culture, and all aspects of the physical and political world. Parents and teachers will appreciate the front matter with information for children about maps and how to use the atlas.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/9/2011Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
This revised edition of DK's groundbreaking 2003 atlas has been refreshed with beautiful, bright, new maps, a topical introductory section, and an interactive CD. Facts, maps, satellite images, and local stories make this book a global yet personal experience taking the reader on the ultimate round the world journey from Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival time in Venice.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/16/2011Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Follow along with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they fly around the world discovering continents, countries, and cultures. Kids will be hooked on a wacky search for the Angry Birds' eggs as they seek out clues that lead them to amazing discoveries. Readers analyze and observe the world from a global perspective as they build basic skills. Packed with learning exercises and fun activities, the Angry Birds Playground: Atlas will transform kids into explorers and leave them wanting more adventure.
The latest edition of the award-winning National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers features all new photographs, maps, and graphics.And now, for the first time ever, the National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers goes interactive! The 3rd edition is chockfull of bright, bold icons that, thanks to a specially designed National Geographic web site, will allow kids to go beyond the printed page and experience firsthand the sights, sounds, and movements of the world's people, places, and animals. They'll watch brown bears fish for salmon in Alaska, listen to the latest singing sensation from Haiti, experience the power of a volcanic eruption, explore a rain forest, hang out at a local market in India, and much more.Every map is custom-designed for middle-grade students by the Society's world-renowned cartographers. Each map reflects the latest place-name and boundary changes. Every statistic in every fact box and every economic symbol on the regional maps reflects the very latest data available. All maps are shown in the context of surrounding areas to ensure that a complete picture of the world develops. Same-size physical and political maps make for easy comparisons and help youngsters understand how physical features influence patterns of human settlement and economic activity.Stunning images from space help link real-world images and give young readers a physical sense of the natural grandeur of our world. The National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers is a book that will expand the minds and stimulate the imaginations of kids everywhere.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/25/2007Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The third edition of the award-winning National Geographic Student Atlas of the World has everything for today’s globally-minded student: new photographs and graphics of our changing planet, maps that reflect modern borders, and fully updated essays and statistics.Specially designed for middle- and high-school students, this compact, fact-filled atlas will put the world at your fingertips. The third edition of this perennial favorite is chockfull of maps, charts, and graphs, photographs, flags and factseverything you need to help understand the world.You’ll begin by learning about maps and how to read them. Then you’ll explore the world’s physical and human systems, including Earth’s geologic history, natural vegetation, and world cultures. A stunning view from space introduces each continent, and full-page, full-color maps represent its physical and political make-up, its climate and precipitation, and its population and predominant economies. A vivid photo essay highlights an issue relevant to each continent, such as the European Union, or deforestation in the Amazon. Continuity of map sizes and scales encourages data comparison, which helps geography students to develop higher-level thinking skills.The National Geographic Student Atlas of the World is much more than maps. Weblink icons direct you to Internet sites to expand your knowledge and keep statistics up to date. The third edition of the award-winning National Geographic Student Atlas of the World is an invaluable resource and a must-have reference tool for libraries and homes everywhere.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/9/2009Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
It’s the U.S. atlas every young explorer needs. And now, the Third Edition of the award-winning National Geographic United States Atlas for Young Explorers allows kids to explore both on its beautiful pages and interactively through our specially designed Web site. Readers can link directly to National Geographic's rich archive of multi-media resourcesvideos, photographs, maps, articles, sounds, games, and more-that will expand their knowledge and perspective about the country as well as its states and regions. All maps are custom-designed for intermediate-grade students by the Society’s world-famous cartographers. Locator maps and color-coding throughout make it easy for kids to keep track of where they are and to quickly navigate from region to region and from state to state.The combination of large, detailed, yet easy-to-read maps, stunning, full-color photo essays, information-packed thematic spreads, and Web site links sets this atlas apart from every other U.S. atlas currently available for the 8–12 age group. The Third Edition of the National Geographic United States Atlas for Young Explorers is an invaluable resource and an essential reference for kids from coast to coast.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/10/2008Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Keeping kids entertained while on a long drive can be a challenge, but the National Geographic Kids Ultimate U.S. Road Atlas can help. This book includes easy-to-read, simple road maps of each state and Washington, D.C., and a map of the United States. State symbols, cool things to do, boredom busters, fun facts, wacky roadside attractions, and games accompany the maps and provide engaging information with stunning photographs that will keep kids engaged for hours. In the back matter, a comprehensive index makes it easy for kids to look up names and places. To top it all off, everything is presented in colorful NG Kids style, allowing kids to learn as they ride and have a blast doing it!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/13/2012Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
In the new, reduced trim size edition of National Geographic’s award-winning World Atlas for Young Explorers, we’ve punched up the content with the very latest maps, data, and essays about the world and all that is in it. More than 200 color images transport kids to intriguing places, and 115 pages of full-size National Geographic maps help them locate countries, cities, regions, and more.Created by the most trusted name in cartography, these colorful maps have been custom designed for middle-grade students. Boundaries, place-names, and data reflect the most current information available, and every map appears in the context of surrounding areas to ensure that a full picture of the world develops. Same-size physical and political maps make for easy comparisons and help youngsters understand how physical features influence patterns of human settlement and economic activity. Locator globes and color-coding make it easy for kids to keep track of where they are and quickly navigate from one region to another.Stunning images from space draw visual links between real-world scenes and cartography. Plus, an interactive Web feature links kids to the Society’s vast archive of maps, articles, photos, videos, music, languages, crafts, quizzes, and more. With a dynamic reference like this, homework has never been so fascinating.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/13/2010Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Captivating critters, eye-grabbing pictures, weird and freaky facts—what better way for kids to learn geography! In this child-friendly atlas, stunning animal photos combine with colorful, easily accessible maps to teach young readers about geography through the wild creatures that fascinate them. Each world region includes a "spotlight" on animals in the area. Thematic spreads deliver the facts about habitats, endangered species, and more. Careful research and all-around kid appeal make this a must-have children’s atlas for home and school.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/28/2010Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Kate, Michael, and Emma have been in one orphanage after another for the last ten years, passed along like lost baggage.Yet these unwanted children are more remarkable than they could possibly imagine. Ripped from their parents as babies, they are being protected from a horrible evil of devastating power, an evil they know nothing about.Until now.Before long, Kate, Michael, and Emma are on a journey to dangerous and secret corners of the world...a journey of allies and enemies, of magic and mayhem. And—if an ancient prophesy is correct—what they do can change history, and it is up to them to set things right.The Emerald Atlas brims with humor and action as it charts Kate, Michael, and Emma's extraordinary adventures through an unforgettable, enchanted world.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/5/2011Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
It's the handbook no half-blood should be without: a fully illustrated, in-depth guide to gods, monsters, and all things Percy. This novelty companion to the best-selling series comes complete with trading cards, full-color diagrams, and maps, all packaged in a handy, "manual-size" POB with a crisp, magnetic flap enclosure. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/18/2010Pages: 156Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Color a picture of Viking warrior, make an edible oasis, create a Moorish ruler's turban and Aztec jewelry and more...don't just read about history-experience it!This comprehensive, 8.5" x 11" curriculum guide and activity book contains map activities, coloring pages, games, projects, review questions, cross-references to illustrated encyclopedias, and extensive book lists. Children and parents love the activities, ranging from cooking projects to crafts, board games to science experiments, and puzzles to projects.Each Story of the World Activity Book provides a full year of history study when combined with the Textbook, Audiobook, and Tests-each available separately to accompany each volume of The Story of the World Activity Book. Activity Book 2 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-6. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and mapsBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/10/2008Pages: 464Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
State by state, this game will put kid's social studies skills on the map. Important landmarks, historical sites and capital cities are encountered as players drive their token cars around the continental United States. Third goal? To earn the most points possible by gathering state chips (three points) along the way. As long as travelers have playable cards, their turn continues. "Cruise Control", "Alternate Route" and "Fly" cards and twists and turns to the journey.Features include: -For 2 to 5 players-For ages 8 and up-Educational Recommended Ages:1 – 5
This atlas takes children on a voyage around the world in 144 exciting, full-color pages with more than 200 photos and 50 easy-to-understand topographic and political maps featuring superbly designed visual information. The itinerary begins with a 12-page introduction to the Earth's demographics and data. Children can then travel to each of the 7 continents and key regions of the world, with stops at every country to view world fact files, fl ags and fact-filled highlights from nations around the globe. Or kids can check out the "World at a Glance" section and learn about every country in the world. Each country's flag, area, population, capital, languages, government, currency and more are at their fingertips. Lively activities and questions will have kids interacting with in-depth information about the country's people, places, animals, and ways of living. This book gives kids an extraordinary chance to travel around the world and learn about many places and cultures. This is sure to be a reference book that teachers and parents will recommend to their students and kids.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/12/2011Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
The National Geographic Society's world-renowned cartographers are proud to present a state-of-the-art world atlas for children ages 3 to 6. This updated edition of the award-winning National Geographic Our World: A Child's First Picture Atlas uses a puzzle-piece motif to introduce children to maps and geography and is the result of careful collaboration with experts in early childhood education. This big, boldly illustrated atlas invites young adventurers to explore the world's places, people, and animals. Lively text, pictures, and interactive activities make it easy and fun for kids to learn about and understand their world. In today's interconnected world, kids hear different languages, see different types of clothing, and eat food from different countries every day. Toys, televisions, and clothing all have labels saying where they were made. Children's natural curiosity will demand they know where these places are, who lives there, and what kind of things they do. This bright, beautiful atlas, chock-full of fun facts, ensures that even the youngest kids have the learning tools they need to find the answers to their questions. This updated edition features: 3 world maps, 7 continent maps, United States map, Canada map, 75 full-color illustrations, interactive activities, glossary, and pronunciation guide. There's a great big wonderful world out there for kids to explore with the mapping experts at National Geographic.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/11/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Kate, Michael, and Emma have been in one orphanage after another for the last ten years, passed along like lost baggage.Yet these unwanted children are more remarkable than they could possibly imagine. Ripped from their parents as babies, they are being protected from a horrible evil of devastating power, an evil they know nothing about.Until now.Before long, Kate, Michael, and Emma are on a journey to dangerous and secret corners of the world...a journey of allies and enemies, of magic and mayhem. And—if an ancient prophesy is correct—what they do can change history, and it is up to them to set things right.The Emerald Atlas brims with humor and action as it charts Kate, Michael, and Emma's extraordinary adventures through an unforgettable, enchanted world.From the Hardcover edition.Book Details:Format: Audio BookPublication Date: 4/5/2011Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The DK First Atlas brings each continent and country to life, making geographic concepts easy to understand. Packed with detailed pictorial maps specially designed for young readers, this First Reference title is an invaluable learning tool for home and elementary school.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/17/2004Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Inside this remarkable guide to outer space, you'll find everything from detailed planetary topography to the most current facts and figures about our amazing Universe. In addition to extensive maps of outer space, this atlas also includes constellation charts; diagrams and cross sections of space objects like asteroids and meteorites; the latest information on space shuttles and missions; and stunning, oversize images that capture exploding supernovas and distant galaxies, Designed for the next generation of space enthusiasts, Atlas of the Universe contains everything you need to navigate the night sky -- and the farthest reaches of the cosmos.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/8/2008Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Find out about all the different habitats they animals live in, from polar bears in the freezing Arctic to orangutans in the steamy rainforest.Packed with delightful illustrations, brilliant facts and informative maps, learn, explore and be amazed by animals living all over the world.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/10/2014Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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