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Americas Presidents
Price: $109.00
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NEW- World Book of America's Presidents- now updated with 2012 Election Information! America's Presidents- newly revised and up-to-date, this outstanding two-volume American Presidents book set examines the United States presidency and its historical importance in rich detail. The first volume in this book about U.S. presidents - The President’s World - showcases the duties, privileges, and broad power of the president. It goes in-depth into the typical, daily life of a United States...

Documenting History
Price: $329.00
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World Book’s Documenting History is a 12-volume set that examines important aspects of modern history through a range of historical documents and primary source materials. Among the historical developments featured in this set are the African American struggle for civil rights and the worldwide movement for female suffrage. The volumes include historic documents, such as photos, letters, illustrations, eyewitness accounts, interviews, news reports, radio transcripts, and official documents....

People and Places, 2nd Edition
Price: $389.00
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World Book's Encyclopedia of People and Places provides accurate and up-to-date information on the geography, economies, histories, and people of the 194 independent nations of the world in a colorful, lavishly illustrated format. Such features as fact boxes, full-color maps, and a cumulative index make essential information accessible for students and other readers. These elements also promote familiarity with reference sources. The A-Z organization of the set allows readers to locate each...

Americas Multicultural Heritage
Price: $39.95
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The World Book of America's Multicultural Heritage celebrates the rich diversity of people who proudly call themselves Americans. This highly illustrated set tells the compelling tales of those who struggled to make life better for themselves and their descendants. It also carefully explores the less positive side of immigration through discussions of racial and ethnic prejudice, discriminatory laws, and the sometimes violent confrontations that have occurred between groups or individuals. The...

Enigmas of History: Mysteries and Secrets of History
Price: $219.00
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Enigmas of History - Explore Mysteries and Secrets of HistoryWhy did the pharaohs have their remains mummified after they died? What caused the people of Easter Island to sculpt huge stone statues to raise upon their coastline? Did King Arthur really exist? What happened to the ancient Maya? Did Atlantis really sink beneath the sea?Dive in and explore the fascinating mysteries and secrets of history and folklore from countries and cultures around the world. Uncover answers to the questions...

Childcraft: Heroes and Helpers
Price: $23.00
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What is a hero? Who is a hero? In Heroes and Helpers, World Book tells your children stories of extraordinary heroes, as well as everyday heroes. Then, this beautifully illustrated volume teaches your children how they too can be heroes and helpers in their everyday lives. Read about soldiers, firefighters, environmental workers, and those who simply lend a helping hand to their neighbors. With this entertaining volume, your family will have fun reading about people who are trying to make the...

Childcraft: Native America
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Learn About America's Native Peoples with Childcraft! The people now known as Indians or Native Americans were the first people to live in the Americas. They had been living there for thousands of years before any Europeans arrived. The Vikings are believed to have explored the east coast of North America about 1000 and to have had some contact with Indians. Childcraft Series: Part of World Book's Childcraft series, Native North Americans explores the world of the native peoples of North...

Childcraft: Tales of Mystery and the Unknown
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Tales of Mystery and the Unknown by World Book is a richly illustrated, 224-page volume that shares the stories and facts behind numerous mysteries. The text and illustrations combine to help answer children’s questions about many of the strange objects, events, and creatures that continue to puzzle us today.Tales of Mystery and the Unknown begins with a look at monster mysteries. From Nessie, the Loch Ness monster, to Bigfoot—also known as Sasquatch and the abominable snowman—the book...

Childcraft: Tales Through Time
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Tales Through Time is a richly illustrated, 208-page volume that introduces children to myths and legends. The text and illustrations combine to present the stories of various cultures around the world.Tales Through Time begins with a story about Beowulf, the hero of a classic Anglo-Saxon poem. Also included are a story about the lion man, from a song of western Africa’s Malinke people; the story of a princess from the Ramayana, one of India’s most treasured works of literature; a legend from...

Christmas in America in the 1700 and 1800s
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World Book’s Christmas in the 1700’s and 1800’s is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Colonial and Early America. The text and illustrations combine to show how the traditions of many cultures were blended to create the American holiday we cherish today. Christmas in the 1700’s and 1800’s begins with a description of the first settlers to arrive in what is now the United States and their religious beliefs. The book introduces the Pilgrims and the Puritans, the...

Christmas in Austria and Its Capital, Vienna
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Christmas in Austria and its Capital, Vienna Learn Christmas Traditions and Customs in Austria and Vienna World Book’s Christmas in Austria and Its Capital, Vienna, is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Austria. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Austrian holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. Christmas in Austria begins with the ways that people prepare for Christmas in their...

Christmas in Belgium
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Christmas in Belgium Learn about Christmas Traditions and Customs in Belgium World Book’s Christmas in Belgium is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Belgium. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Belgian holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times. Christmas in Belgium begins with the ways that people prepare for the holiday in their homes and in their cities. The book introduces the...