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Books in The Big Picture: Homes series

  • Igloos and Inuit Life

    Louise Spilsbury

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Feb. 1, 2011)
    Did you know that people called Inuits once lived in houses made of snow? What other things helped Inuits live in the cold?
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  • Life in the Rain Forest

    Sarah Levete

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Feb. 1, 2011)
    Presents a variety of plants and animals that live in the rain forest and describes the threat that logging represents to its continued existence.
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  • Igloos and Inuit Life

    Louise Spilsbury

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2011)
    Did you know that people called Inuits once lived in houses made of snow? What other things helped Inuits live in the cold?
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  • Native Americans: A Visual Exploration

    Shaker Paleja, Kevin Loring

    Hardcover (Annick Press, Feb. 1, 2013)
    A dynamic visual snapshot of North America’s first peoples. Packed with exciting infographics that capture the history and culture of Native Americans in the U.S. and Canada, this compact and innovative approach decodes information simply and clearly. Using highly colorful, vibrant layouts including maps, pictographs, charts, and timelines, the book builds understanding with answers to questions such as: • How did the first humans come to America? • How did the arrival of European settlers affect Native American populations? • What are some issues Native Americans face today? Designed to quickly engage readers, The Big Picture: Native Americans is an appealing, accessible entry point into a vast and multifaceted topic.
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  • Life in the Rain Forest

    Sarah Levete

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2011)
    Did you know that half of the world’s animals and plants live in rain forests? What animals and plants make the rain forest their home?
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  • Life in Ancient Rome

    John Malam

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2011)
    Did you know that Romans had baths everyone could use? What was it like to live in a Roman town?
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  • Life in Ancient Rome

    John Malam

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Feb. 1, 2011)
    Describes daily life in ancient Rome, including introductions to Roman homes, religion, food, entertainment, and baths.
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  • How Bees Make Honey

    Louise Spilsbury

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Feb. 1, 2011)
    Introduces bees, describing the different types of bees that live in a hive, how they make honey, and how the honey is collected by beekeepers.
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  • Homes That Move

    Angela Royston

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Feb. 1, 2011)
    Explains basic facts about different types of houses, including bits of trivia about the ways people live in movable structures around the world.
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  • Homes That Move

    Angela Royston

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2011)
    Did you know that some houses don’t stay still, but move all the time? What are some examples of houses that move?
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  • How Bees Make Honey

    Louise Spilsbury

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2011)
    Did you know that bees make honey that they can eat, and we can eat it too? How do bees make honey?
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  • Food Around the World

    Sarah Levete

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2011)
    Did you know that most of our food comes from places far away? How does food reach your plate?
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