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Items in the Educational Magazines category include those magazines that are both educational and timeless. They provide in-depth information about a specific subject in Science, History, or Social Studies. These magazines make great foundations for unit studies, and in many cases, the publisher websites have companion educational materials.

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  • Kids Discover Magazine: Space (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Space (Paperback)

    $3.46

    "Walking in space, man has never looked more puny or more significant." — Alexander Chase as quoted on the centerfold poster

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Space Exploration (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Space Exploration (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.25

    This issue includes a brief interview with Colonel Pamela Ann Melroy, a decorated Air Force pilot, combat veteran, and astronaut, who piloted two space shuttle missions and helped to assemble the International Space Station (ISS).

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Astronauts (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Astronauts (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.99

    "It was a great silence, unlike any I have encountered on earth, so vast and deep that I began to hear my own body: my heart beating, my blood vessels pulsing, even the rustle of my muscles over each other seemed audible."—Russian cosmonaut Alexsei Leonov (from the center photo)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Antarctica (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Antarctica (Paperback)

    $2.25

    Do you like subzero weather? How about six months of darkness each year? Do howling blizzards make your day? Does a long walk in hurricane-force winds sound like fun? If so, then Antarctica is the place for you.—from "Icy Land of Extremes" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Wetlands (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Wetlands (Paperback)

    $2.25

    "Because they occur at the intersection of two different worlds—wet and dry—wetlands are rich in plant and animal life. For the same reason, they also harbor some deep human mysteries." — from "Wild and Wondrous Wetlands" (page 3)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Telescopes (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Telescopes (Paperback)

    $2.99

    "While astronomers can peer far out in the universe, humans haven't yet learned how to travel the vast distances of space. Until they do, telescopes will remain our guides to the wonders of space." — from "Seeing the Light" (page 3)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Sun (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Sun (Paperback)

    $2.25

    "For centuries, most people assumed that the Sun traveled around Earth. It seemed like an obvious fact, proven by every sunrise and sunset. Then, in 1543, the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus declared that the Earth actually revolves around the Sun!" — from "As the World Turns" (page 6)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Spiders (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Spiders (Paperback) [MC]

    $3.46

    "Many people are afraid of spiders. Yet it's hard to understand why. Most spiders are helpful." — from "World Wide Web" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Sacagawea (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Sacagawea (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.25

    "Sacagawea was born around 1790 in the eastern part of what is now the state of Idaho." — from "Child of Two Tribes" (page 4)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Wright Bros. (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Wright Bros. (Paperback)

    $2.99

    "Today we hardly notice jets streaking through the sky. ... But just over a hundred years ago, anybody who talked about humans flying in machines was thought to be not just odd, but crazy." — from "The Wright Brothers" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Washington, D.C. (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Washington, D.C. (Paperback)

    $3.46

    "Congress named the area District of Columbia, in honor of Christopher Columbus, but people called it Washington, in honor of the country's first president. Today, the city is Washington, District of Columbia, or D.C. for short." — from "The District of Columbia" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Washington, D.C. (Paperback) [Ex-Library]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Washington, D.C. (Paperback) [Ex-Library]

    $0.99

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    "Congress named the area District of Columbia, in honor of Christopher Columbus, but people called it Washington, in honor of the country's first president. Today, the city is Washington, District of Columbia, or D.C. for short." — from "The District of Columbia" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Washington (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Washington (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.25

    "When George Washington died in 1799, General Henry Lee summed up his many achievements in just a few words. Washington, he said, was 'first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.'" — from "The First President" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Mark Twain (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Mark Twain (Paperback)

    $2.25

    "From a little boy who loved to stretch the truth, Sam Clemens grew into the greatest American storyteller of his time." — from "The Serious Funny Man" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Titanic (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Titanic (Paperback)

    $2.25

    "The great ship's story is a drama with a little of everything: heroism and fear, humility and arrogance, wealth and poverty, life and death." — from "'Iceberg! Right Ahead!'" (page 3)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Plains Indians (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Plains Indians (Paperback)

    $1.99

    "In all, more than 30 nations, sometimes called tribes, lived on the Great Plains." — from "Where the Buffalo Roamed" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Pioneers (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Pioneers (Paperback)

    $2.25

    "The pioneers you will read about here are not well known for their groundbreaking efforts, except maybe to their great-great-great-grandchildren. These are the thousands of pioneers who settled the American West. Proof of their determination and hard work is everywhere in the towns and cities they helped build." — from "Westward Ho!" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Photography (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Photography (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.25

    "Since its introduction in 1839, photography has changed the way we view the world." — from "Drawing with Light" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Tornadoes (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Tornadoes (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.25

    "Tornadoes command our attention, and even our respect. Take a look—from a safe distance—at the storm that packs the swiftest and strongest winds of any storm on earth." — from "Tornadoes" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Medicine (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Medicine (Paperback)

    $2.25

    "Medicine still faces plenty of unconquered illnesses and unanswered questions. But it's come a long, long way." — from "A Kind of Magic" (page 2)

  •  Kids Discover Magazine: Mesopotamia (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Mesopotamia (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.25

    "Scholars call Mesopotamia 'the cradle of civilization' because it was there that the first cities grew from infancy to magnificent maturity." — from "Cradle of Civilization" (page 2)

  •  Kids Discover Magazine: Native America (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Native America (Paperback) [MC]

    $2.99

    "Modern Native Americans are a diverse group of people who walk in two worlds—ancient and contemporary." — from "Native America—A Land, Its People" (page 2)

  •  Kids Discover Magazine: Ancient Persia (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Ancient Persia (Paperback)

    $2.99

    "From 550 B.C. until 465 B.C., four kings built the Persian Empire and defended it against rebellions by those they had conquered. But the last two kings reached too far and failed to accomplish their goals." — from "Empire Builders" (page 4)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Shelter (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Shelter (Paperback)

    $2.25

    "Come with Kids Discover around the world and back in time and visit the wide variety of structures people call 'home.'" — from "Give Me Shelter" (page 2)

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