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  • Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 12: The Innocents Abroad, Vol. II (Vintage, Hardcover)

    Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 12: The Innocents Abroad, Vol. II (Vintage, Hardcover)

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    "This book is a record of a pleasure trip," Mark Twain wrote in the Preface. Originally published in 1867, this travelogue includes portions of letters he wrote to the Daily Alta California, New York Tribune, and New York Herald. This is the second of two volumes dedicated to The Innocents Abroad in the 1922 Author's National Edition set.

  • Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 11: The Innocents Abroad, Vol. I (Vintage, Hardcover)

    Mark Twain's Author's National Edition, Vol. 11: The Innocents Abroad, Vol. I (Vintage, Hardcover)

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    "This book is a record of a pleasure trip," Mark Twain wrote in the Preface. Originally published in 1867, this travelogue includes portions of letters he wrote to the Daily Alta California, New York Tribune, and New York Herald. This is the first of two volumes dedicated to The Innocents Abroad in the 1922 Author's National Edition set.

  • K12: American History Before 1865, Student Pages, Semesters 1 & 2 (Softcover)

    K12: American History Before 1865, Student Pages, Semesters 1 & 2 (Softcover)

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    These are the student worksheets and assessment tests for K12's AMERICA HISTORY BEFORE 1865 course that is intended for students in grades 5-8.

  • K12: American History Before 1865, Teacher Guide, Semesters 1 & 2 (Softcover)

    K12: American History Before 1865, Teacher Guide, Semesters 1 & 2 (Softcover)

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    "This Teacher Guide contains the main teaching material for the lessons. It includes background information on the important concepts in the lessons, a list of required materials, an activity-by-activity description of what students are learning, and the answers to questions in the lessons." — from Introduction (page ix)

  • K12: History K, Student Pages, Semesters 1 & 2 (Softcover)

    K12: History K, Student Pages, Semesters 1 & 2 (Softcover)

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    "In Kindergarten we begin with an emphasis on geography by taking your child on a world tour, visiting various lands and meeting many people (and animals) on the seven continents. During this tour your child gets regular practice in finding his or her way around on a map and globe." — from "About K12 History" (page vii)

  • Cradles of Civilization: Egypt: Ancient Culture, Modern Land (Hardback)

    Cradles of Civilization: Egypt: Ancient Culture, Modern Land (Hardback)

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    "In addition to who, what, and when, this book tries to explain why." — From "Introduction" (page 9)

  • Cobblestone: Canada and the United States (March 1988 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: Canada and the United States (March 1988 Magazine Issue)

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    "For readers of U.S. history, a good way to begin a thorough study of Canada is by relating its history to that of the United States. In this issue, we investigate our long relationship with Canada. What you discover might surprise you and hopefully will encourage you to learn more about other ways in which Canada and the United States, and Canada and other countries, interact." — From "The View From the Crow's Nest" (page 4)

  • Cobblestone: What Is History? (January 1990 Magazine Issue)

    Cobblestone: What Is History? (January 1990 Magazine Issue)

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    "Being somewhat close to the subject, Ebenezer and the Colonel are quick to point out that history is a universal subject, not just the record of famous pople such as Thomas Jefferson, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Frederick Douglass. Everyone has a history that he or she can share and pass on." — From "What Is History" (page 5)

  • Mathematical World, Volume 18: Portraits of the Earth: A Mathematician Looks at Maps (Softcover)

    Mathematical World, Volume 18: Portraits of the Earth: A Mathematician Looks at Maps (Softcover)

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    "This book would make an excellent text for a basic undergraduate mathematics or geography course and would be especially appealing to the teacher who is interested in exciting visual applications in the classroom. It would also serve nicely as supplementary reading for a course in calculus, linear algebra, or differential geometry. Prerequisites include a strong grasp of trigonometry and basic calculus." — From the back cover

  • Lincoln Interactive: America: History of Our Nation, Second Custom Edition (Softcover)

    Lincoln Interactive: America: History of Our Nation, Second Custom Edition (Softcover)

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    Step through the history of the United States of America and use online tools to expand your knowledge.

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Hawaii (Paperback) [1477]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Hawaii (Paperback) [1477]

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    "Say 'aloha' and your mouth just naturally forms a smile. Aloha is a Hawaiian word with many meanings. Hawaiians use it to say hello—and goodbye. Literally, it translates as..."—from The Aloha State (page 2) You'll have to read this Kids Discover to find out. You can also learn which would be higher, Mt. Everest or Mauna Kea if Mt. Everest were sitting on the ocean floor.

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Antarctica (Paperback) [3299]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Antarctica (Paperback) [3299]

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    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: Pacific Rim (Paperback) [MC]

    Kids Discover Magazine: Pacific Rim (Paperback) [MC]

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    "The Pacific Rim region is made up of places that touch the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. The eastern, or American, side of the rim touches such places as Canada, the U.S., and Chile. On the western, or Asian, side of the rim are such places as Japan, Thailand, and Singapore. ... While finding the Pacific Rim is easy, exploring it can be tricky." — from "Where in the World Is the Pacific Rim?" (page 2)

  • Kids Discover Magazine: Amazon (Paperback)

    Kids Discover Magazine: Amazon (Paperback)

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    "The Amazon is a world-class river. It carries one-fifth of all the river water in the world." — from "The Amazing Amazon" (page 2)

  • What Your 1st Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education (Paperback)

    What Your 1st Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education (Paperback)

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    "The books in this series are designed to be useful tools for parents and teachers, both at home and in school. They are called resources to signal that they do not replace the regular local school curriculum but rather serve as aids to help children gain some of the important knowledge they will need to make progress in school and be effective in society." — From "The Nature of This Series" (page 6)

  • Geography for Every Kid: Easy Activities that Make Learning Geography Fun (Paperback)

    Geography for Every Kid: Easy Activities that Make Learning Geography Fun (Paperback)

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    "How can you make a map out of clay? What is a compass rose? How do scientists track hurricanes? How has the world's population changed? These are just some of the fascinating facts kids will discover as they learn about geography the fun way..." — From the back cover

  • The American Wilderness: Wild Alaska (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: Wild Alaska (Hardback)

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    This book mostly addresses Alaska, but Siberia and portions of the Yukon Territory and British Columbia in Canada are also included. The cold wilderness takes up a sizable portion of the earth's surface, where "all but the southern coastal area has a mean annual temperature below freezing." — quote from "The Alaskan Experience" (page 33)

  • The American Wilderness: Urban Wilds (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: Urban Wilds (Hardback)

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    "Though 'urban wilderness' would seem to be a contradiction in terms, many an American city has within or around its borders one or more natural enclaves that fully fit the description. New York, the ultimate metropolis, contains a wealth of such wild places." — from "Pockets of Wilderness in the Metropolis" (page 18)

  • The American Wilderness: The Southern Appalachians (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Southern Appalachians (Hardback)

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    "The gently rolling, wooded Southern Appalachians are capped with the most richly varied deciduous forest in North America. The fertile groves, broad valleys and myriad streams offer congenial habitats to a remarkable diversity of plant and animal life." — from "Mountains of Understated Beauty" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The Snake River Country (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Snake River Country (Hardback)

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    "The Snake River country [spreads] over most of the state of Idaho and [includes] slices of Montana, Wyoming, Oregon and Washington. The great stretch of the U.S. wilderness contains nine million acres of mountains, deserts and forests—a remote domain where mountain ranges are twisted into mazes and where rivers run every way but east." — from "A Great River's Vast and Varied Domain" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The Sierra Madre (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Sierra Madre (Hardback)

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    "From the Big Bend country of Texas and the border of Arizona, the two great arms of Mexico's Sierra Madre—the Oriental on the east and the Occidental on the west—stretch down to Guadalajara and Mexico City, some 800 miles. Though pocketed with settlements, the two rough chains and the high desert basin between them encompass wilderness areas of extraordinary variety and grandeur." — from "The Rough Embrace of the Sierra Madre" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The Ozarks (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Ozarks (Hardback)

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    "Stretching from the forests of southern Missouri outside St. Louis through northern Arkansas to the Oklahoma plains near Tulsa, the 55,000 square miles of the Ozarks are bounded by five major rivers: the Mississippi, the Missouri, the Osage, the Neosho and the Arkansas. The Ozark highlands, the only extensive elevated area in the United States between the Appalachians and the Rocky Mountains, consist of low mountains and hills shaped by spring-fed streams and rivers cutting their way through the elevated bedrock." — from "An Enclave of Old Hills and Spring-fed Rivers" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The Okefenokee Swamp (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The Okefenokee Swamp (Hardback)

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    "Compared to other United States wildernesses, the Okefenokee Swamp is a small place, covering 631 square miles mainly in southeastern Georgia, with a slight overlap into Florida. It is a fascinating realm that both confirms and contradicts popular notions of a swamp." — from "A Small, Enchanted Corner of the Old South" (page 19)

  • The American Wilderness: The North Woods (Hardback)

    The American Wilderness: The North Woods (Hardback)

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    "Lying about midway in the great coniferous forest belt that spans the North American continent from Labrador to Alaska, the north woods described in this book extend from northern Minnesota to embrace parts of four Canadian provinces as well as the Northwest Territories." — from "A Land of Woods and Water" (page 19)

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