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An ordinary construction project uncovers an extraordinary archaeological discovery.
Imagine you're watching a backhoe dig up the ground for a construction project when a round object rolls down a pile of dirt and stops at your feet. You pick it up, brush off some dirt, and realize you're holding a skull!
This is exactly what happened in Albany, New York, in 2005. Workers were putting in new sewer line
La hibernación es un ciclo que algunos animales hacen cada año. La mayoría de la gente sabe que los osos hibernan. ¿Pero por qué hibernan? ¿Y qué otros animales hibernan?
Hibernation is a cycle that some animals go through every year. Most people know that bears hibernate. But why do they hibernate? And what other animals hibernate?
A lot has changed throughout the history of the gay rights movement. In 1969, the Stonewall Riots brought light to a movement that would later establish gay pride parades and persist in the fight for same-sex marriage. But allies and LGBTQ+ community members are still fighting for progress today. What are the gay rights movement's main concerns today? And what challenges has the movement faced? Learn about the key people and events that have paved...
Invierno, primavera, verano y otoño—las estaciones son uno de los ciclos más familiares de la naturaleza. Pero, ¿por qué cambia el clima? Aprenda por qué los patrones climáticos cambian a lo largo de las estaciones.
Winter, spring, summer, and fall—the seasons are one of nature's most familiar cycles. But why does the weather change? Learn why weather patterns change over the seasons.
Eureka! Silver Honor Books--California Reading Association
Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens
2012 Notable Children's Books--ALSC
The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning...
Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., was known for his battles in the ring as well as his achievements outside of it. An outspoken activist, he joined the Nation of Islam and followed Malcolm X during the Civil Rights Movement. He refused to fight in the Vietnam War for a cause he did not believe in, even though some saw him as a coward. Even with failing health from Parkinson's disease, Ali continued to fight for and defend people who...
Sneezes, coughs, runny noses, spills, and messes are facts of everyday life with children. And that's why it's never too soon to teach little ones about germs and ways to stay clean and healthy. This book is a short course for kids on what germs are, what they do, and why it's so important to cover them up, block them from spreading, and wash them down the drain. Simple words complement warm, inviting, full-color illustrations that show real-life...
Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting to engage reluctant readers! Famous for his superhuman strength, Hercules is the most popular hero in Greek mythology. The son of Zeus—king of the gods—and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus's wife Hera, who resents her illegitimate stepson and vows to bring him misery. With her magical powers, she tricks Hercules into performing a series...
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