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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...


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...


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...


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...


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!...


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...


What's in The Big Sky : 1st Grade Geography Workbook Series

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

To study the whole world is quite a feat. Geography is really tough to understand, especially if facts are presented in a rather boring way. Fuel your child's love for geography by placing concepts in a platter...


Traditions and Special Family Celebrations- Children's Family Life Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

What are the traditions and special family celebrations that you celebrate in your part of the world? This book is a collection of how families celebrate together. You can use this book as an inspiration to...


Native Americans: DISCOVER THE HISTORY & CULTURES OF THE FIRST AMERICANS WITH 15 PROJECTS

by Kim Kavin & Beth Hetland Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

Explore how the first Americans, faced with varying climates in a vast land hundreds and thousands of years ago, developed everything we take for granted today: food supplies, shelter, clothing, religion, games,...


All About the Philippines: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids

by Gidget Roceles Jimenez & Corazon Dandan-Albano Tuttle Publishing (October 13, 2015)

This family-friendly Phillipines children's book is packed with fun facts about Filipino culture, history, and daily life!

All About the Philippines takes you on an incredible journey across the colorful island...


Explore Norse Myths!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (November 16, 2015)

The stories of Norse myths and legends are a terrific introduction to Viking culture, history, science, and traditions, which thrived in Scandinavia from the eighth to the eleventh centuries. But who were the...


MICRONATIONS: Invent Your Own Country and Culture with 25 Projects

by Kathy Ceceri & Chad Thompson Nomad Press (May 12, 2014)

For anyone who's ever dreamed of ruling over their own empire, here's your chance! Micronations are imaginary countries that have a lot of the same things as real ones: laws, customs, history, and their own...


Japanese Traditions: Rice Cakes, Cherry Blossoms and Matsuri: A Year of Seasonal Japanese Festivities

by Setsu Broderick & Willamarie Moore Tuttle Publishing (August 20, 2013)

Packed with colorful illustrations and fun facts about Japanese culture, celebrations, language and history, this multicultural children's books will delight children and parents alike!

A wonderful look at Japanese...


All About Japan: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More

by Willamarie Moore & Kazumi Wilds Tuttle Publishing (September 03, 2013)

**2012 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner!**

A cultural adventure for kids, All About Japan offers a journey to a new place—and ways to bring it to life! Dive into stories, play some games...


Civic Unrest: Investigate the Struggle for Social Change

by Marcia Amidon Lusted & Lena Chandhok Nomad Press (May 18, 2015)

From the American Revolution to the French Revolution, from the civil rights era in the United States to Arab Spring in the Middle East, the ongoing battle for freedom and democracy is a profound and fascinating...


Comparative Religion: Investigate the World Through Religious Tradition

by Carla Mooney & Lena Chandhok Nomad Press (October 19, 2015)

Over 7 billion people live on the earth, and 84 percent of them describe themselves as being religious. Few topics incite such passion as religion. What does that mean? Why are humans invested in ideas that...


Filipino Celebrations: A treasury of Feasts and Festivals

by Liana Romulo & Corazon Dandan-Albano Tuttle Publishing (June 26, 2012)

This multicultural children's book is full of Filipino holidays, culture, language and stories!

In the Philippines, people love to celebrate—holidays are filled with music and dancing, sometimes with colorful...


Great Ancient EGYPT Projects: You Can Build Yourself

by Carmella Van Vleet Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets, to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians through more than

25 hands-on...


All About Korea

by Ann Martin Bowler & Soosoonam Barg Tuttle Publishing (April 16, 2012)

**2012 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner**

Perfect for educators or parents wishing to teach kids about different Asian cultures, this new book in the Tuttle All About Asia series includes...


Music: INVESTIGATE THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN SOUND

by Donna Latham & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (January 07, 2014)

The United States boasts a rich musical diversity. Colonial Americans integrated European traditions with new cultural influences to compose a unique musical identity. African traditions influenced hymns and...


Shakespeare: Investigate the Bard's Influence on Today's World

by Andi Diehn & Samuel Carbaugh Nomad Press (November 21, 2016)

“Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” Teenagers have been sighing an approximation of these words for centuries, ever since William Shakespeare had Juliet utter them from her balcony in one of the most...


All About Thailand: Stories, Songs and Crafts for Kids

by Elaine Russell & Patcharee Meesukhon Tuttle Publishing (November 08, 2016)

All About Thailand is a new Thai book for kids ages 8 to 12 which brings you on an incredible journey to exotic Thailand.

Thailand is a place where a modern culture thrives in one of the world's most ancient...


The U.S. Constitution: Discover How Democracy Works With 25 Projects

by Carla Mooney & Tom Casteel Nomad Press (September 19, 2016)

Where did the American democratic tradition begin? From ancient civilizations in Greece and Rome to the Enlightenment in Europe, democratic ideas throughout time have influenced the development of democracy...


TOOLS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece

by Kris Bordessa Nomad Press (July 15, 2006)

Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas created...


Amazing AFRICA PROJECTS: You Can Build Yourself

by Carla Mooney & Megan Sterns Nomad Press (February 01, 2010)

While Africa is one continent it contains many diverse countries. Amazing Africa Projects You Can Build

Yourself introduces readers ages 9 and up to the stunning landscapes, ancient civilizations and ethnic groups,...


TOOLS OF THE ANCIENT ROMANS: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Rome

by Rachel Dickinson Nomad Press (July 15, 2006)

Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas created...


Explore Colonial America!: 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments

by Verna Fisher & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (August 01, 2009)

In Explore Colonial America!, kids ages 6-9 learn about America’s earliest days as European settlements, and how the colonists managed to survive, build thriving colonies, and eventually challenge England...


Explore Ancient Greece!: 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments

by Carmella Van Vleet & Alex Kim Nomad Press (July 01, 2008)

Investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Greece through 25 hands-on projects and activities for young readers ages 6-9. Kids learn about ancient Greek homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, arts...


Explore Ancient Rome!: 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiements

by Carmella Van Vleet & Alex Kim Nomad Press (March 01, 2008)

Investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Rome through 25 hands-on projects and activities for young readers ages 6–9. Kids learn about ancient Roman homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, gods,...


World Myths and Legends: 25 Projects You Can Build Yourself

by Kathy Ceceri & Shawn Braley Nomad Press (March 01, 2010)

All societies have their own myths and legends, but they're much more than just stories. Myths and legends tell us about a people’s history, science, and cultural values—the things they knew, the things they...


Great Medieval Projects: You Can Build Yourself

by Kris Bordessa & Shawn Braley Nomad Press (September 01, 2008)

Great Medieval Projects You Can Build Yourself brings the Middle Ages in Europe alive through hands-on activities for kids ages 9-12. Addressing various aspects of medieval life, this book provides historically...


Explore Ancient Egypt!: 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments

by Carmella Van Vleet & Alex Kim Nomad Press (January 01, 2008)

Pyramids, mummies, amulets, temples, and pharaohs— Explore Ancient Egypt! brings this fascinating civilization to young readers ages 6–9 with 25 hands-on projects, activities, and games. Kids learn about ancient...


Filipino Friends

by Liana Romulo & Corazon Dandan-Albano Tuttle Publishing (April 02, 2013)

Travel to the Philippines without leaving home!

From the author of Filipino Children's Favorite Stories comes a book for young children that features a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very...


All About Indonesia: Stories, Songs and Crafts for Kids

by Linda Hibbs Tuttle Publishing (February 04, 2014)

All About Indonesia is a book for children that takes them on an adventure through one of the world's largest and most culturally diverse countries.

Along the way, kids are introduced to Indonesian culture and...


Kobo and the Wishing Pictures

by Dorothy Baruch & Yoshie Noguchi Tuttle Publishing (June 15, 1964)

This multicultural children's book teaches kids about Japanese customs and culture with a fun story about a little boy.

Kobo is a small Japanese boy whose father paints ema, or wishing pictures, for so many customers...


Explore Greek Myths!

by Anita Yasuda & Mike Crosier Nomad Press (October 17, 2016)

Architecture, democracy, the Olympics—the modern world owes a lot to the ancient Greeks! In Explore Greek Myths! With 25 Great Projects, readers embark on a fascinating journey to explore the myths that infused...


Soul Searching

by Sarah Stillman Simon Pulse/Beyond Words (January 03, 2012)

An updated, indispensable guide to empowerment and self-discovery for teens.

While fashion magazines, television programs, and websites emphasize the superficial and foster insecurities, Sarah Stillman directs...


The American Muslim Teenager's Handbook

by Dilara Hafiz, Imran Hafiz & Yasmine Hafiz Atheneum Books for Young Readers (February 10, 2009)

Everything you always wanted to know about Islam -- but didn't know to ask!

What does it mean to be Muslim in America? Ask ten different people and you'll probably receive ten different answers. Islam is...


So, You Want to Work with the Ancient and Recent Dead?

by J. M. Bedell Aladdin/Beyond Words (October 06, 2015)

Have you ever been excited by forensic science or psyched to dig up fossils? This comprehensive guide reveals a whole host of careers in the underrated world of the no-longer-living.

Covering everything from...


Explore Poetry!: With 25 Great Projects

by Andi Diehn & Bryan Stone Nomad Press (April 20, 2015)

Poems can be silly, serious, or fun, just like kids! Whether it’s the sing-song rhythm of a limerick, the serendipitous magic of a found poem, the deceptive simplicity of a haiku, or the easy familiarity of...