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  • National Geographic Readers: Planets

    Elizabeth Carney

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, July 10, 2012)
    This brilliantly illustrated book taps into children's natural curiosity about the vast world of space. This level 2 reader, written in simple language that is easy for young readers to understand, introduces children to our solar system, including all of the planets and dwarf planets, and lots of fascinating fun facts. This reader helps cultivate the explorers of tomorrow!This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginning readers features the magnificent images of National Geographic, accompanied by texts written by experienced, skilled children's book authors. The inside back cover of the paperback edition is an interactive feature based upon the book. Level 1 books reinforce the content of the book with a kinesthetic learning activity. In Level 2 books readers complete a Cloze letter, or fun fill-in, with vocabulary words.Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1037-9 , $13.90/$15.95 CanNational Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Caterpillar to Butterfly

    Laura Marsh

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, April 10, 2012)
    Butterflies are all around us. It's hard to believe these majestic insects with impressive wingspans and beautifully colored and patterned wings were once creepy crawly caterpillars. How in the world does this transformation happen? This Level 1 Reader gives kids an up-close look at exactly how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. With bonus information including different types of butterflies and poisonous caterpillars, this reader is one of a kind.This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginning readers features the magnificent images of National Geographic, accompanied by texts written by experienced, skilled children's book authors.The inside back cover of the paperback edition is an interactive feature based upon the book. Level 1 books reinforce the content of the book with a kinesthetic learning activity. In Level 2 books readers complete a Cloze letter, or fun fill-in, with vocabulary words.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Weird Sea Creatures

    Laura Marsh

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, Aug. 14, 2012)
    Did you know that the deep-sea anglerfish has a glowing fishing rod attached to its body, or that the barreleye fish has a see-through head? See these wacky creatures and more in this brilliantly illustrated book that explores the strangest creatures under the sea. This level two reader uses easy-to-grasp language that will keep children intrigued and learning on every page.This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginning readers features the magnificent images of National Geographic, accompanied by texts written by experienced, skilled children's book authors. The inside back cover of the paperback edition is an interactive feature based upon the book. Level 1 books reinforce the content of the book with a kinesthetic learning activity. In Level 2 books readers complete a Cloze letter, or fun fill-in, with vocabulary words.Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1048-5 , $13.90/$15.95 Can
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  • National Geographic Readers: Rocks and Minerals

    Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, Aug. 14, 2012)
    From dazzling gemstones to sparkling crystals to molten lava, this brilliantly illustrated book introduces children to the exciting world of rocks and minerals, including both the building blocks and the bling. This level two reader, written in easy-to-grasp text, will help cultivate the geologists of tomorrow!This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginning readers features the magnificent images of National Geographic, accompanied by texts written by experienced, skilled children's book authors. The inside back cover of the paperback edition is an interactive feature based upon the book. Level 1 books reinforce the content of the book with a kinesthetic learning activity. In Level 2 books readers complete a Cloze letter, or fun fill-in, with vocabulary words.Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1039-3National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Cheetahs

    Laura Marsh

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, July 12, 2011)
    Adorably cute and amazingly fast, the cheetah is a perennial favorite among kids. This National Geographic Reader will delight kids with beautiful photographs and mind-boggling facts about this majestic and mysterious cat. Did you know a cheetah can go from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds? True to the National Geographic Kids’ style and trusted reputation, snack size bites of information provide easily digestible learning that fulfills both the reader’s curiosity and sense of achievement.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Robots

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, April 8, 2014)
    Discover the coolest robots of today and tomorrow in this colorful, photo-packed book. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the science behind these amazing machines. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists of tomorrow!National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Penguins!

    Anne Schreiber

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, Jan. 13, 2009)
    They waddled into stardom in National Geographic’s March of the Penguins film. These guys are now nature’s ROCK STARS! If you’re age 5, you’re probably as tall as an Emperor. But why do they throw up so much? March this way, and find out all!National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Night Sky

    Stephanie Warren Drimmer

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, June 27, 2017)
    Kids will learn all about the night sky, from the moon to constellations to planets, in this new National Geographic Reader. The level 2 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging information for beginning readers.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Wolves

    Laura Marsh

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, Jan. 10, 2012)
    They run in packs, stalk their prey, and howl at the moon. And no matter where you are—they're always lurking somewhere nearby. Wolves, the predatory puppy dogs of the wild, are feared and loved by people everywhere. But are they misunderstood? In this fascinating level 2 reader, you'll learn that there's much more to being a wolf than most people could ever believe. Did you know that each pack has a pecking order? That wolves can "talk" to each other using body language? Or that they're actually not out to attack humans, they usually leave people well enough alone? Full of incredible photographs and interesting information, Wolves will appeal to all kids.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Spiders

    Laura Marsh

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, Aug. 23, 2011)
    You don’t have to look far to see a spider’s web—in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush—spiders make their homes everywhere. And there are so many kinds of spiders! Some red, some blue, yellow, and more…all fascinating. Amazing photography and easy-to-understand text make Spiders a hit in this National Geographic Kids series.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Predators Collection: Readers That Grow With You

    National Geographic

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, Aug. 6, 2013)
    Some have enormous teeth, others the deadly skill to catch their prey without making a sound! National Geographic Kidsbrings readers some of their favorite deadly and carnivorous animals in one convenient package with National Geographic Readers: Predators Collection. Howling wolves, chomping sharks, sneaky spiders, and toothy tigers all have the need to feed, and have developed amazing ways to catch their prey. Fascinating animal information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfied AND inspired.
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  • National Geographic Readers: Dolphins

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (National Geographic Children's Books, March 23, 2010)
    Everyone loves the smile on a dolphin’s face. Though smart enough to become theme park tricksters, dolphins are first and foremost wild mammals. Melissa Stewart’s lively text outlines our responsibility to conserve their natural environment. This high-interest book also offers an interactive experience to boost awareness of these adorable creatures.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
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