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  • Pyramidby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2004; Not Available

    Are you ready to crack the encoded symbols of hieroglyphics? Or unveil the treasures hidden in the Valley of the Kings? Enter a world of discovery from the secrets of the Sphinx to the mysteries of mummification - Eye Wonder Pyramid has it all! more...

  • Wow! Ancient Historyby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2011; Not Available

    Everything you want to know, see and find out about Ancient History. Explore a visually amazing encyclopedia in Wow! Ancient History . Crammed full of incredible stuff to dip into, from Babylonian architecture, Egyptian Pharoahs, the Roman army, Buddhist monasteries of the Mauryan Empire and South American temples: it's like a time machine, a... more...

  • From Then to Nowby Christopher Moore; Andrej Krystoforski

    Tundra 2011; US$ 25.95

    Just 50,000 years ago, our hunter-gatherer ancestors ventured off the African savannah and into the wider world. Now, our technology reaches far out into the cosmos. How did we get to where we are today? With lively text and colorful illustrations, From Then to Now explains how individual societies struggled to find their own paths, despite war,... more...

  • Pirates, Plants And Plunder!by Stewart Ross; David Roberts

    RHCP 2012; US$ 9.86

    Twelve fascinating tales about the adventurers who travelled all over the globe, finding new plants and the amazing things they produce. Join Joseph Banks as he gets stranded on the Australian Great Barrier Reef whilst searching for new botanical specimens. Battle with the Mexican Emperor Montezuma against the invading Hernando Cortes - and watch... more...

  • The Pharaohs of Ancient Egyptby Elizabeth Payne

    Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    For more than 3,000 years, Egypt was a great civilization that thrived along the banks of the Nile River. But when its cities crumbled to dust, Egypt?s culture and the secrets of its hieroglyphic writings were also lost. The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt explains how archaeologists have pieced together their discoveries to slowly reveal the history of... more...

  • Flags of Our Fathersby James Bradley; Ron Powers; Michael French

    Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 6.99

    Now abridged for young people, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history: the raising of the U. S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America. In February 1945, American... more...

  • 100 People Who Made Historyby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Meet the people who helped shape the world we know today. 100 People Who Made History is no ordinary history book. Inventors and explorers rub shoulders with political leaders, sports stars, and entertainers. From Marco Polo to Marie Curie via Pele, this top 100 comes from all over the world, taking in all types of people. Packed with engaging... more...

  • Ancient Rome and Pompeiiby Mary Pope Osborne; Natalie Pope Boyce; Sal Murdocca

    Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Track the facts with Jack and Annie!   When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in  Magic Tree House #13: Vacation Under the Volcano,  they had lots of questions. How did ancient Rome become an emipre? Where did ancient Romans go for fun? What happened to the Roman town of Pompeii? What have we learned from it? Find out the answers to... more...

  • Five Thousand Years of Slaveryby Marjorie Gann; Janet Willen

    Tundra 2012; US$ 15.99

    When they were too impoverished to raise their families, ancient Sumerians sold their children into bondage. Slave women in Rome faced never-ending household drudgery. The ninth-century Zanj were transported from East Africa to work the salt marshes of Iraq. Cotton pickers worked under terrible duress in the American South. Ancient history? Tragically,... more...

  • Piratesby Mary Pope Osborne; Will Osborne; Sal Murdocca

    Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Track the facts with Jack and Annie!   When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in  Magic Tree House #4: Pirates Past Noon,  they had lots of questions. Did pirates really make people walk the plank? What was life like on a pirate ship? Is there any buried treasure around today? Argh! How do you talk like a pirate? Find out the answers... more...