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Books in Voyages of Discovery series

  • Water, the Source of Life

    Scholastic Books

    Spiral-bound (Scholastic, March 1, 1996)
    Combining realistic artwork with scientific facts, a young reader's introduction to water and its importance to the earth uses interactive pages that demonstrate water's role in tide movement, undersea grottoes, and coral reefs.
  • The World of Theater: Performing Arts

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    Hardcover (Scholastic, March 1, 1995)
    A variety of interactive effects illustrates the world of the theater, including puppets and a translucent black set, a turning wheel for operas and classic plays, the interior of Shakespeare's Globe Theater, and a Japanese Kabuki play print.
  • Taming Fire/Volcanoes, Lightning, Cooking, Blacksmithing, Rockets, and Fireworks/Book and Stickers

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    Hardcover (Scholastic, Sept. 1, 1994)
    Approaching fire from multiple perspectives, such as fire in nature to how humans have harnessed its energy in modern society, a reference guide describes the inside of volcano and cooking techniques, and includes reusable stickers.
  • The History of Printmaking

    Scholastic Books

    Hardcover (Scholastic, March 1, 1996)
    A highly interactive tour of the history of printmaking covers Sumerian cuneiform, the innovations of typographer Frederic Goudy, the works of Rembrandt and Henri de Toulouse-Latrec, and comic books.
  • The History of Moviemaking: Animation and Live-Action, from Silent to Sound, Black-And-White to Color

    Sheila Keenan

    Hardcover (Scholastic Inc., Oct. 1, 1995)
    A young reader's introduction to moviemaking includes a fold-out description of a Hollywood movie lot; a mini book with famous Chaplin stills; an interior window that compares 16-, 35-, and 70-mm films; and details about computer animation.
  • Voyages of Discovery: Essays on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

    James P. Ronda

    Paperback (Montana Historical Society Press, Jan. 1, 1998)
    Voyages of Discovery includes seminal primary source documents and essays that illuminate the origins, voyage, and aftermath of the Lewis & Clark Expedition.
  • What the Painter Sees

    Scholastic Books

    Spiral-bound (Scholastic, March 1, 1996)
    An interactive introduction to famous painters and their works of art invites young enthusiasts to see art from a creator's perspective with tracing paper, a distortion mirror, and a mix-and-match section.
  • Mammals: Whales, Panthers, Rats, and Bats : The Characteristics of Mammals from Around the World

    Scholastic Books, Gallimard Jeunesse

    Spiral-bound (Scholastic, March 1, 1997)
    Reusable vinyl stickers, mix-and-match flaps, a fold-out page, and other features present information about the physical features, habits, and behavior of many different mammals.
  • The Story of Flight: Early Flying Machines, Balloons, Blimps, Gliders, Warplanes, and Jets

    Dan Hagedorn, Sheila Keenan

    Hardcover (Scholastic, Oct. 1, 1995)
    A history of aviation highlights such topics as the Wright brother's workshop and wartime plane motors while profiling such important figures as Da Vinci, Lindberg, and Earhart, and provides reusable stickers of cockpit panels, warplanes, and blimps.
  • Viking Explorers

    Luigi Pruneti

    Hardcover (Brighter Child, )
  • Bikes, Cars, Trucks, and Trains

    Jeunesse Gallimard

    Hardcover (Scholastic Inc., March 1, 1997)
    An interactive introduction to cars, bikes, horses, trains, and other forms of transportation includes liftable flaps that allow readers to look inside the engine of a Mercedes-Benz and a pullout of the high-speed train Atlantic.
  • Explorers of the Ancient World

    Anthony Brierley

    Hardcover (Peter Bedrick, Feb. 9, 2001)
    Explorers of the Ancient World tells of the Egyptian expedition to the mysterious land of Punt, the Phoenician Hanno who first sailed around the coast of Africa, and Pytheas the Greek who explored the shores of Britain and may even have reached the Arctic Circle. You will read about why these explorers set out, how they traveled, hazards they encountered on the way, and more. Clear maps and superb reconstructions bring these journeys vividly to life.