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Greek Mythology

by Ken Jennings & Mike Lowery Little Simon (February 04, 2014)

Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.

With this Junior Genius Guide to Greek mythology,...


Angels Are Everywhere: What They Are, Where They Come From, and What They Do

by Karen Romano Young & Nathan Hale Aladdin (October 20, 2009)

Angels are everywhere. They have become a fascinating part of our culture and have been widely represented in TV shows, fine art, plays, and movies.

Packed with fun facts (including the history of "angelology"...


Ghosts Unveiled! (Creepy and True #2)

by Kerrie Logan Hollihan Abrams Books for Young Readers (September 29, 2020)

Discover all the mysteries, facts, and discoveries about ghosts that are creepy--and true--in the much-anticipated companion to Mummies Exposed!

 

Do you believe in ghosts? Whether you're a believer in things...


Dark Hedges, Wizard Island, and Other Magical Places That Really Exist

by L. Rader Crandall Running Press Kids (February 17, 2020)

From a lost city in the desert to a cave alight with thousands of glowworms, learn about some of the most unusual places on earth and the myths, legends, and history behind each of them!

Looking at places like...


Before I Got Here

by Blair Underwood & Donyell Kennedy-McCullough Atria Books (July 13, 2020)

NAACP Image Award-winning actor Blair Underwood collects the best of the profound words of America’s children--including his own--in this touching collection perfect for sharing with loved ones.

Blair Underwood,...


Fantastic Fugitives

by Brianna DuMont & Bethany Straker Sky Pony (January 05, 2016)

Throughout historyand even todaythe head honchos usually like things the way they are. Rocking the boat does not make them happynot one bit. They may even want your head for going against the grain. But that...


Goal!

by Sean Taylor & Caio Vilela Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 05, 2014)

Where there's a ball . . . there will always be someone who wants to play soccer. Whether in Tanzania or Togo, Burma or Brazil, children love soccer. GOAL! celebrates the sport's power to bridge cultural divides...


John Ronald's Dragons: The Story of J. R. R. Tolkien

by Caroline McAlister & Eliza Wheeler Roaring Brook Press (March 20, 2017)

A captivating picture book biography of a boy who imagined a world full of dragons and grew up to be beloved author J. R. R. Tolkien.

John Ronald loved dragons. He liked to imagine dragons when he was alone,...


Rainbow Revolutionaries

by Sarah Prager & Inés del Castillo HarperCollins (May 26, 2020)

One of Time Out's ?LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,? this groundbreaking, pop-culture-infused LGBTQ+ biography collection takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the lives of fifty...


On Board the Titanic

by Shelley Tanaka & Terry Bregy Blackstone Publishing (November 01, 2011)

Travel back in time to the fateful maiden voyage of the majestic Titanic in this compelling narrative. Told through the eyes of two young survivors, seventeen-year-old Jack Thayer and twenty-two-year-old Harold...


Mummies Exposed!

by Kerrie Logan Hollihan Abrams Books for Young Readers (May 06, 2019)

Just when you think that you know everything there is to know about mummies, new ones are discovered! Packed with facts but light in tone, this book introduces young readers to the most compelling examples of...


The Dark Hedges and Other Magical Places that Really Exist

by L Rader Crandall Running Press (February 04, 2020)

From a lost city in the desert to a cave alight with thousands of glowworms, learn about some of the most unusual places on earth and the myths, legends, and history behind each of them!

Looking at places like...


Famous Phonies

by Brianna DuMont Sky Pony (November 04, 2014)

Amazing true stories about Shakespeare, Hiawatha, Homer, George Washington, and more.

If you like to think of Shakespeare only as a brilliant bard, or prefer only to know Pythagoras by his math skills, then...


The Unpopular Ones

by Jules Archer & Kathleen Krull Sky Pony (February 02, 2016)

Slavery is wrong. Women can be doctors. Women can wear pants. These are truths that most Americans today would agree are unambiguous. But there was a time in this country when each of those statements resulted...


After Life

by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox Orca Book Publishers (September 04, 2018)

Why do we die? Why can't we live forever? What happens to us after death? Moving between science and culture, After Life: Ways We Think About Death takes a straightforward look at these and other questions long...


My Weird School Fast Facts: Mummies, Myths, and Mysteries

by Dan Gutman & Jim Paillot HarperCollins (June 18, 2019)

Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School! This nonfiction chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7 who are ready to read independently....


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader For Girls Only!

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 15, 2012)

An entertaining almanac of fun-filled information…for girls only.

We locked the bad boys at the BRI in the water closet and let the fairer gender run things for a while. The result: For Girls Only! You’ll...


Predators in the Backyard

by Christina Steiner BookBlastPro Inc. (December 04, 2017)

Discover six predators lurking in your backyard. Their size may not be impressive to humans but their skills and weapons are mighty and efficient. They are deadly to their selected prey, they are essential to...


Explore Ancient Chinese Myths!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (November 01, 2017)

Who is the lady who floated to the moon? Did a monkey really hatch from an egg? Did tears bring down the Great Wall of China? Does the sky rest on the legs of a turtle? In Explore Ancient Chinese Myths! With...


The Oregon Trail: The Journey Across the Country From Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental Railroad With 25 Projects

by Karen Bush Gibson & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (October 15, 2017)

Westward ho! If you travel across certain parts of the United States, you can still see wagon wheel ruts where people crossed the west in search of more opportunity and better lives more than 200 years ago!...


Teaching Intercultural Competence Across the Age Range

by Manuela Wagner, Dorie Conlon Perugini & Prof. Michael Byram Multilingual Matters (October 19, 2017)

This ground-breaking book is the first to describe in detail how teachers, supported by university educators and education advisers, might plan and implement innovative ideas based on sound theoretical foundations....


The Demi-Gods of Greek Mythology - Mythology 4th Grade | Children's Greek & Roman Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

Greek mythology is fascinating! There are stories of love, bravery, sacrifice and of course, magic. But Greek mythology also reflect the cultures and traditions as well as the characteristics of what it’s...


Treasury of Norse Mythology: Stories of Intrigue, Trickery, Love, and Revenge (Stories & Poems)

by Donna Jo Napoli, Christina Balit & National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids (September 20, 2017)

Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia.

Classic stories and dazzling...


Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals (Stories & Poems)

by Donna Jo Napoli, Christina Balit & National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids (September 20, 2017)

The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The...


Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters (Stories & Poems)

by Donna Jo Napoli, Christina Balit & National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids (September 20, 2017)

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Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association

Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens

2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC...


Shackles From the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy (History (US))

by Michael Cottman & National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids (September 06, 2017)

A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle...


Grandma Lillie & Me

by Dr. Alma Baxter Apollo Communications (July 03, 2017)

Grandma Lillie and Me book is from a series of other multicultural literature, depicting the relationship of grandchildren to their grandparents. Nourah in Grandma Lillie and Me, has grandparents in America...


Book Review: The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (July 02, 2017)

It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide.

The Tipping Point is a bestselling book by Malcolm Gladwell...


The Ancient Celtic Festivals

by Clare Walker Leslie & Frank E. Gerace Inner Traditions (April 25, 2008)

Travel 2,500 years back in time to find out where many of our modern holiday traditions originated.

• Charming full-color ink and watercolor illustrations throughout.

• This valuable resource for teachers...


Hairy, Scary, but Mostly Merry Fairies!: Curing Nature Deficiency through Folklore, Imagination, and Creative Activities

by Renee Simmons Raney NewSouth Classics (February 01, 2017)

Author Renee Simmons Raney believes that every child deserves his or her own personal landscape in which to seek adventure and unleash creativity. Through this charming storybook, Renee weaves fairy stories,...


Weird Disappearances: Real Tales of Missing People

by Tom Mccarthy Nomad Press (May 22, 2017)

Why have the people of the Roanoke colony never been found? Weird Disappearances: Real Tales of Missing People introduces readers ages 9 to 12 to the mystery and suspense of fascinating disappearances while...


Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig

by Anita Yasuda & Lena Chandhok Nomad Press (April 17, 2017)

Archaeologists look for clues from the past to learn about people who lived long ago! In Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig, children ages 9 through 12 study this amazing field and meet three dynamic women who...


Daring Heists: Real Tales of Sensational Robberies and Robbers

by Tom Mccarthy Nomad Press (May 22, 2017)

Have you heard of the famous robbers D.B. Cooper or Marm Mandelbaum? Daring Heists: Real Tales of Sensational Robberies and Robbers, introduces readers ages 9 to 12 to the mystery and suspense of fascinating...


The Golden Fleece

by Dr Padraic Colum Dancing Unicorn Books (April 16, 2017)

In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece is the fleece of the gold-haired winged ram, which can be procured in Colchis. It figures in the tale of Jason and his band of Argonauts, who set out on a quest by order...


The Old Belief | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The past is in the past but why do children have to learn them? That’s because the past has helped molded the future and it will shape the future too. Old belief systems carry with them reflections from years...


Wizards and Witches, Princes and Princesses | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Folktales are used by elders to teach the young generation about good and bad. Using stories of wizards and witches, princes and princesses, folktales will never fail to capture the attention. Such stories are...


Magical Gods | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Gods are beings that possess great power and magic. They are at the heart of folktales. If you read folktales, you would notice patterns in the stories as if they've been by just one author. The patterns you...


Magic Kingdoms, Mystic Forest | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

If you are familiar with European folktales, you will notice that almost all the settings are in magical forests and/or in faraway kingdoms. The geography and society during the early European times could play...


Magic Beans and Wicked Spells | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Discover the fairy tales of Old Europe! This is a collection of the best stories that have been handed down from one generation to the next and even translated to different languages. Folktales showcase the...


Elves, Gods, and Spirits | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Folktales should be preserved because they are considered as part of the national culture and heritage. They are stories of how the Norse people lived. They include the language of the era that they were first...


Spirits, Witches and Trolls | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The purpose of folktales is to keep cultures and traditions alive. They may just be stories of made-up creatures but if you listen closely, you will see history reflected in them. For your little ones, this...


Mythic Gods and Magic Creatures | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Why should you invest in study materials that discuss folktales? The reason is because folktales are historical materials that influence your cultural memory. Whether these stories live or die depend on you....


A Land of Myth and Magic | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that not all tales have happy endings? Some end sadly because they want you to learn a lessons. Norse folktales are stories from Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Denmark and the Fore Islands. These stories...


Merlin, Morgan Le Fay and the Magic of Camelot | Children's Arthurian Folk Tales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Arthur’s stories are filled with power, magic and a lot of love and responsibilities. You would love to read these stories to your children because of the lessons they provide. But since these books have been...


Once upon a Time | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Don't you like stories that start with "Once upon a time"? They make great bedtime stories because of the princesses and magic. But these are also stories that reflect the environment of the author. Look closely...


Lancelot: The Greatest Knight in Camelot | Children's Arthurian Folk Tales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that the Arthurian Folk Tales are some of the most well-known stories in the history of literature? And there’s good reason for that! You see, these stories consist of romance, adventures of King...


Odin, Loki, Thor, and More | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Odin, Loki and Thor may be very popular these days because of mainstream media. After all, these characters have been portrayed by actors and shown in the big screen. But if you take out all the glitz and glamour,...


Tales of the Knights of The Round Table | Children's Arthurian Folk Tales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The Arthurian folk tales are some of the most popular series in the history of literature. They are interesting reads that consist of romance and adventure. They center mainly in the quests of King Arthur and...


The Wild Hunt | Children's Norse Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Folktales are meant to be enjoyed not only by the elders but also by the younger ones. Kids will totally have a good time reading about Norse folktales with this Wild Hunt edition. Amazing pictures and great...


Dragons for Kids: Mythology Books for Children | Children's Fantasy Books Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Dragons are known antagonists in many fairytales. They need to be defeated by knights in order rescue princesses. But there are so much more to learn about these enchanting creatures. That is why this educational...