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CREATIVEPAPER S K C A BSPRING2019

CREATIVE PAPERBACKS
IS AN IMPRINT OF CREATIVE
THE CREATIVE COMPANY,
A FAMILY-OWNED COMPANY PAPER S K CA B
SPRING2019
SINCE 1932.
CONTENTS

3 Picture Books 28 Built for Battle
29 First Peoples
4–15 New Titles 29 Peoples of North America
4–5 Starting Out 29 Preserving America
6 Seedlings: Transportation 30 Great Warriors
7 Amazing Rescue Vehicles 30 Ancient Civilizations
7 Amazing Machines 30 Great Expeditions
8–9 Amazing Animals 31 I Spy
10 I’m the Biggest! 31 Wartime Spies
11 A Dog’s Life 31 Spies around the World
12 National Park Explorers 32 U.S. Special Forces
13 Dinosaur Days 32 Agents of Government
14–15 X-Books 32 Built for Success
33 Disasters for All Time
16–42 Classic Series 33 Turning Points
16–17 Seedlings: Animals 33 By the People
18 Seedlings: Science 34 Grammar Basics
18 Seedlings: Community Life 34 Punctuate It!
Amicus Ink Insert 34 Classroom How-To
19 Creepy Creatures 35 Write Me a Poem
19 In My Backyard 35 Voices in Poetry
19 Ice Age Mega Beasts 36 Making Music
19 Healthy Plates 36 Art World
20 Down in the Ocean 36 Brushes with Greatness
21 Food for Life 37 Soccer Stars
21 Grow with Me 37 Soccer Champions
21 Nature’s Bounty 37 Making the Play
22–23 Living Wild 37 The Big Time
24 Fetch! 38 NBA Champions
24 Reel Time 38 The NBA: A
24 Horsing Around History of Hoops
24 Cooking School 39 Super Bowl Champions
25 Wild Jobs 39 NFL Today
25 Are They Real? 40 World Series Champions
25 That’s Spooky! 40 Baseball: The Great
American Game
25 Enduring Mysteries
41 Odysseys in Art
26 Across the Universe
41 Odysseys in Artistry
26 Our Wonderful Weather
41 Odysseys in Prose
26 Making Math Work
41 Odysseys in History
27 Earth Rocks!
42 Odysseys in Government
27 Mysteries of the Universe
42 Odysseys in Nature
27 Harnessing Energy
42 Odysseys in Crime
27 Think Like a Scientist
Scene Science
28 Rescue Vehicles
42 Odysseys in
28 Now That’s Fast! Extreme Sports
28 Now That’s Big! 43 Ordering Information

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PICTURE BOOKS

And the Soldiers Sang Cinderella
Author: J. Patrick Lewis Author: Charles Perrault
Illustrator: Gary Kelley Illustrator: Roberto Innocenti
Price: $9.99 Price: $7.99
Interest level: Age 9 and up Interest level: Age 8 and up
Page count: 32 Page count: 32
Trim size: 9" × 12" Trim size: 7¾" × 11"
978-0-89812-975-5 978-0-89812-828-4

Erika’s Story Freedom Like Sunlight
Author: Ruth Vander Zee Author: J. Patrick Lewis
Illustrator: Roberto Innocenti Illustrator: John Thompson
Price: $10.99 Price: $9.99
Interest level: Age 8 and up Interest level: Age 10 and up
Page count: 24 Page count: 40
Trim size: 10" × 9½" Trim size: 9" × 11"
978-0-89812-891-8 978-0-89812-973-1

A Night on the Range Rose Blanche
Author: Aaron Frisch Author: Christophe Gallaz
Illustrator: Chris Sheban Illustrator: Roberto Innocenti
Price: $7.99 Price: $10.99
Interest level: Age 4 and up Interest level: Age 7 and up
Page count: 32 Page count: 32
Trim size: 10¾" × 9½" Trim size: 8¼" × 11"
978-0-89812-829-1 978-0-89812-385-2

Sailing the Unknown: Around Self-Portrait with Seven Fingers:
the World with Captain Cook The Life of Marc Chagall in Verse
Author: Michael J. Rosen Authors: J. Patrick Lewis, Jane Yolen
Illustrator: Maria Cristina Pritelli Price: $12.00
Price: $12.00 Interest level: Age 11 and up
Interest level: Age 9 and up Page count: 40
Page count: 40 Trim size: 8" × 11¼"
Trim size: 11½" × 85/8" 978-0-89812-974-8
978-0-89812-976-2

The Velveteen Rabbit
Author: Margery Williams Bianco
Illustrator: Monique Felix
Price: $8.99
Interest level: Age 8 and up
Page count: 40
Trim size: 7¾" × 113/8"
978-0-89812-831-4

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New Titles: S T A R T I N G O U T

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Starting Out
Celebrating the life, growth, and development of adorable baby
animals, Starting Out employs a unique first-person perspective to
introduce foundational biological concepts as it narrates the tale of
growing up in the wild. The straightforward text and large photos
of the animal in its natural environment will both entertain and
enlighten as readers learn how the young animal’s physical features,
diet, habitat, and familial relationships play a role in its growth and
development.

Price Baby Bears
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-661-1
Specifications Baby Elephants
978-1-62832-662-8
Page count: 24
Baby Koalas
Trim size: 8" × 8"
978-1-62832-663-5
Color photographs
Baby Lions
© 2019 978-1-62832-664-2
Interest level: Baby Monkeys
Age 4 and up 978-1-62832-665-9
Baby Penguins
978-1-62832-666-6

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New Titles: S E E D L I N G S : T R A N S P O R T A T I O N

Seedlings: Transportation
Hello, school buses and snowplows. Hello, …
fun! The popular Seedlings series now offers
irresistible introductions to four community
vehicles. Written in a friendly voice, filled
with dynamic photos, and featuring text
crafted for the youngest of readers, these
The taxi The driver
driver helps knows the
passengers best routes. newest books touch upon the parts and roles
with their
bags. People of vehicles in communities. As introductions
pay the driver
for rides.
to informational text, these titles will plant
the seeds of knowledge!
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Price New Titles: Armored Vehicles Diggers Jets Stock Cars
Individual titles: $8.99 Community Vehicles 978-1-62832-244-6 978-0-89812-885-7 978-1-62832-121-0 978-1-62832-124-1
Specifications Police Cars Balers Dump Trucks Monster Trucks Tanker Trucks
978-1-62832-657-4 978-1-62832-523-2 978-0-89812-886-4 978-1-62832-387-0 978-1-62832-389-4
Page count: 24
School Buses Battleships Fighter Jets Motorcycles Tanks
Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-1-62832-245-3 978-1-62832-248-4 978-1-62832-122-7 978-1-62832-250-7
978-1-62832-658-1
Color photographs Big Rigs Fire Trucks Pickup Trucks Tow Trucks
Snowplows
© 2014–2019 978-1-62832-385-6 978-1-62832-186-9 978-1-62832-388-7 978-1-62832-390-0
978-1-62832-659-8
Interest level: Taxis Bulldozers Garbage Trucks Plows Tractors
Age 4 and up 978-1-62832-660-4 978-0-89812-883-3 978-1-62832-386-3 978-1-62832-526-3 978-1-62832-528-7
Bullet Trains Harvesters Rescue Boats
978-1-62832-119-7 978-1-62832-525-6 978-1-62832-188-3
Classic Seedlings:
Transportation Titles Cranes Helicopters Seeders
978-0-89812-884-0 978-1-62832-187-6 978-1-62832-527-0
Ambulances
978-1-62832-183-8 Cultivators Indy Cars Speedboats
978-1-62832-524-9 978-1-62832-120-3 978-1-62832-123-4

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New Titles: A M A Z I N G R E S C U E V E H I C L E S

Amazing Rescue Vehicles
From the vanlike appearance of ambulances to the spinning rotor
blades of helicopters, vehicles of all forms have long been used in
emergency situations. Appealing to future paramedics, pilots, captains,
drivers, and crews, this new series explores the continued use of four
Amazing Rescue Vehicles. Detailed photos and STEM-appropriate
text examine the featured vehicle’s parts, functions, variations, and
worksites. Each book also includes a labeled pictorial diagram.

Price Ambulances
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-629-1
Specifications Fire Trucks
978-1-62832-630-7
Page count: 24
Helicopters
Trim size: 83/4" × 11" 978-1-62832-631-4
Color photographs Rescue Boats
© 2019 978-1-62832-632-1
Interest level:
Age 6 and up

Classic Series: A M A Z I N G M A C H I N E S

Amazing Machines
From the heavy blades of bulldozers to the hauling bodies of
dump trucks, heavy machinery and equipment have long been
used in construction and demolition alike. Appealing to future
builders, mechanics, and engineers, this series explores the
continued use of six Amazing Machines. Detailed photos and
STEM-appropriate text examine the featured machine’s parts,
functions, variations, and worksites. Each book also includes a
labeled pictorial diagram of the machine.

Price Backhoes
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-501-0
Specifications Bulldozers
978-1-62832-502-7
Page count: 24
Concrete Mixers
Trim size: 8¾" × 11" 978-1-62832-503-4
Color photographs Cranes
© 2018 978-1-62832-504-1
Interest level: Dump Trucks “This large-format volume attractively utilizes white space, footnoted
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-506-5
Excavators vocabulary definitions, and crisp, full-page photos that will support
978-1-62832-505-8 independent reading and hold the attention of pre-readers invested in
construction glamour shots.” – Booklist review for Cranes

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Amazing Animals Price
Individual titles: $9.99
This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet
Specifications
to study fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates. Page count: 24
Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text to examine the Trim size: 9" × 11¼"
Color photographs
featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each
© 2009–2019
book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the Interest level:
animal’s appearance or behavior. Age 6 and up

New Titles Cougars Killer Whales Rhinoceroses
Elk 978-0-89812-926-7 978-0-89812-694-5 978-0-89812-792-8
978-1-62832-623-9 Crabs Koalas Sea Lions
Lemurs 978-1-62832-360-3 978-0-89812-746-1 978-0-89812-928-1
978-1-62832-624-6 Crocodiles Komodo Dragons Sea Turtles
Llamas 978-0-89812-749-2 978-0-89812-789-8 978-1-62832-091-6
978-1-62832-625-3 Dolphins Leopards Sharks
978-0-89812-562-7 978-0-89812-695-2 978-0-89812-744-7
Pelicans
978-1-62832-626-0 Eagles Lions Skunks
978-0-89812-691-4 978-0-89812-747-8 978-1-62832-220-0
Prairie Dogs
978-1-62832-627-7 Elephants Manatees Sloths
978-0-89812-563-4 978-1-62832-495-2 978-1-62832-499-0
Seahorses
978-1-62832-628-4 Falcons Meerkats Snakes
978-1-62832-361-0 978-1-62832-364-1 978-0-89812-751-5
Flamingos Monkeys Snow Leopards
Classic Titles
978-1-62832-088-6 978-0-89812-742-3 978-1-62832-500-3
Alligators Storks
Foxes Moose
978-0-89812-689-1 978-1-62832-366-5
978-1-62832-494-5 978-0-89812-696-9
Antelopes Swans
Frogs Octopuses
978-1-62832-214-9 978-0-89812-748-5
978-1-62832-217-0 978-1-62832-219-4
Armadillos Tigers
Geckos Ostriches
978-1-62832-493-8 978-0-89812-745-4
978-1-62832-089-3 978-1-62832-496-9
Bats Tortoises
Giraffes Owls
978-0-89812-690-7 978-0-89812-929-8
978-0-89812-741-6 978-0-89812-790-4
Beavers Vultures
Gorillas Pandas
978-1-62832-086-2 978-1-62832-092-3
978-0-89812-692-1 978-0-89812-791-1
Bighorn Sheep Walruses
Hawks Parrots
978-1-62832-359-7 978-1-62832-221-7
978-1-62832-090-9 978-0-89812-825-3
Bison Whales
Hippopotamuses Peacocks
978-0-89812-787-4 978-0-89812-930-4
978-1-62832-218-7 978-1-62832-497-6
Brown Bears Wild Horses
Hummingbirds Penguins
978-1-62832-087-9 978-1-62832-093-0
978-0-89812-927-4 978-0-89812-743-0
Chameleons Wolves
Iguanas Polar Bears
978-1-62832-215-6 978-0-89812-564-1
978-1-62832-362-7 978-0-89812-752-2
Cheetahs Woodpeckers
Jaguars Raccoons
978-0-89812-561-0 978-0-89812-931-1
978-0-89812-788-1 978-1-62832-365-8
Chimpanzees Zebras
Jellyfish Rays
978-1-62832-216-3 978-0-89812-932-8
978-1-62832-363-4 978-1-62832-498-3

“... a visually arresting package featuring animals in all their
fierce, beautiful, and awe-inspiring glory.” – Booklist

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I’m the Biggest!
From shortest to longest, deepest to tallest, and smallest to biggest, this new series
uses varying degrees of comparison to take a closer look at the relationships of
the flora, fauna, and landforms of six different biomes. I’m the Biggest! places
each ecosystem under investigation as it studies how the region’s features affect
its inhabitants, as well as how the inhabitants flourish within the environment.
Striking photos, graphics, and maps supply real-world examples of each ecosystem,
encouraging curious young readers to further explore the topic at hand.

Price In the Arctic
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-647-5
Specifications In the Deserts
978-1-62832-648-2
Page count: 24
In the Mountains
Trim size: 81/4" × 10" 978-1-62832-649-9
Color photographs In the Oceans
© 2019 978-1-62832-650-5
Interest level: In the Prairies
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-651-2
In the Rivers
978-1-62832-652-9

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New Titles: A D O G ’ S L I F E

A Dog’s Life
Providing an insightful and accessible look at several aspects of dog ownership,
A Dog’s Life highlights how to care for and understand our loyal four-legged
companions. Each book offers a brief tutorial and works with the others to compile
a comprehensive yet introductory guide to such issues as what motivates a dog,
methods of proper handling and grooming, and how to interpret behaviors, facial
expressions, and vocalizations. Vibrant, relatable photos feature an array of dogs
and are sure to entice humans and canines alike!

Price Bonding with Your Dog
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-641-3
Specifications Handling Your Dog
978-1-62832-642-0
Page count: 24
Listening to Your Dog
Trim size: 81/4" × 10" 978-1-62832-643-7
Color photographs Sensing Like Your Dog
© 2019 978-1-62832-644-4
Interest level: Speaking to Your Dog
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-645-1
Treating Your Dog
978-1-62832-646-8

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New Titles: N A T I O N A L P A R K E X P L O R E R S

National Park Explorers
As summer vacation draws near, children (and adults) start dreaming of the next great adventure.
Why not become National Park Explorers and discover the wonders contained in some of
America’s most popular national parks? Each book highlights key landscape features, wildlife, and
activities unique to the park, noting when is a particularly good time of year to visit. Abundant
photographs captivate the eye, enticing armchair adventurers to hop in the car or catch a plane to
experience the park in all its scenic glory.

Price New Titles Classic Titles Yellowstone
Individual titles: $8.99 Badlands Death Valley 978-1-62832-242-2
Specifications 978-1-62832-653-6 978-1-62832-238-5 Yosemite
Big Bend Everglades 978-1-62832-243-9
Page count: 24
978-1-62832-654-3 978-1-62832-239-2
Trim size: 83/4" × 83/4"
Grand Teton Grand Canyon
Color photographs
978-1-62832-655-0 978-1-62832-240-8
© 2016, 2019 Rocky Mountain Great Smoky Mountains
Interest level: 978-1-62832-656-7 978-1-62832-241-5
Age 6 and up
The Badlands are in South
Dakota. The area has been a
national park since 1978. It
6 covers more than 244,000 ê Badlands National Park

acres (98,743 ha). ¡ South Dakota

Bighorn sheep lambs are born in late May or early June.
“Though the text is short, it is informative, making these
titles useful as well as beautiful.” – Booklist

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THE FISH SPINOSAURUS CAUGHT WERE
AS BIG AS SOME CARS!
New Titles: D I N O S A U R D A Y S

Spinosaurus —
Tyrannosaurus Splashing
rex It Together
Around
— Piecing
SOUND-IT-OUT:

Cretaceous:
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Journeying back through time, Dinosaur Days acquaints readers with eight creatures of the 13

Mesozoic era. Using age-appropriate language, this new series will whet young paleontologists’
appetites as it uncovers when and where important fossils have been found as well as what
these fossilized remains have revealed about the dinosaur’s lifestyle, including how its physical
features aided survival in its prehistoric habitat and theories about its extinction. A timeline and
comparative graphic provide additional context.

Price Apatosaurus Stegosaurus
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-633-8 978-1-62832-637-6
Specifications Brachiosaurus Triceratops
978-1-62832-634-5 978-1-62832-638-3
Page count: 24
Iguanodon Tyrannosaurus rex
Trim size: 81/4" × 10" 978-1-62832-635-2 978-1-62832-639-0
Color and historical Spinosaurus Velociraptor
photographs and 978-1-62832-636-9 978-1-62832-640-6
illustrations
© 2019
Interest level:
Age 6 and up

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X-Books
X-Books are for kids who love facts—especially in bite-sized portions Price
and about fascinating true subjects. Plentiful images and graphical Individual titles: $9.99
Specifications
representations stimulate visual perception, drawing readers into Page count: 32
the informational texts. Each title is framed by a signature Top 5 Trim size: 7" × 9¼"
Color photographs
countdown feature that serves as an example of sequential order: in
© 2018–2019
X-Books: Reptiles, these sidebars summarize the extraordinary abilities Interest level:
and features of some of the most intriguing reptiles in the animal Age 9 and up

kingdom. Count down the world’s most extreme reptiles, and launch
a lifetime of reading without limits!

New Titles: Reptiles Gladiators Dragonflies Sharks
Chameleons 978-1-62832-416-7 978-1-62832-618-5 978-1-62832-424-2
978-1-62832-667-3 Pirates Moths Snakes
Crocodiles 978-1-62832-417-4 978-1-62832-619-2 978-1-62832-425-9
978-1-62832-668-0 Samurai Stick Insects
Geckos 978-1-62832-418-1 978-1-62832-620-8 Classic Titles:
978-1-62832-669-7 Vikings Wasps Weather
Iguanas 978-1-62832-419-8 978-1-62832-621-5 Clouds
978-1-62832-670-3 978-1-62832-426-6
Monitor Lizards Classic Titles: Classic Titles: Forecasting
978-1-62832-671-0 Insects Predators 978-1-62832-427-3
Sea Turtles Ants Alligators Hurricanes
978-1-62832-672-7 978-1-62832-614-7 978-1-62832-420-4 978-1-62832-428-0
Beetles Killer Whales Snow
Classic Titles: 978-1-62832-615-4 978-1-62832-421-1 978-1-62832-429-7
Fighters Cicadas Lions Thunderstorms
Barbarians 978-1-62832-616-1 978-1-62832-422-8 978-1-62832-430-3
978-1-62832-414-3 Crickets Piranhas Tornadoes
Conquistadors 978-1-62832-617-8 978-1-62832-423-5 978-1-62832-431-0
978-1-62832-415-0

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Classic Series: S E E D L I N G S : A N I M A L S

Seedlings: Animals
Hello, wild animals and dogs. Hello, farm animals and insects. Hello,
… fun! The popular Seedlings series offers irresistible introductions
to many different animals. Written in a friendly voice, filled with
dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers,
these books touch upon the physical characteristics and habitats of
a variety of animals. Each title closes with a labeled-image guide for
further review.

Price Eagles Pigs
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-041-1 978-1-62832-395-5
Specifications Elephants Polar Bears
978-0-89812-782-9 978-1-62832-115-9
Page count: 24
Flamingos Rabbits
Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-1-62832-482-2 978-1-62832-601-7
Color photographs Frogs Retrievers
© 2013–2019 978-1-62832-042-8 978-1-62832-249-1
Interest level: Geckos Rhinoceroses
Age 4 and up 978-1-62832-483-9 978-1-62832-350-4
Giraffes Robins
Ants 978-0-89812-783-6 978-1-62832-602-4
978-1-62832-184-5 Goats Sea Lions
Beagles 978-1-62832-393-1 978-1-62832-116-6
978-1-62832-246-0 Gorillas Sharks
Beavers 978-1-62832-043-5 978-0-89812-887-1
978-1-62832-480-8 Horses Sheep
Bees 978-1-62832-394-8 978-1-62832-396-2
978-1-62832-038-1 Hummingbirds Snakes
Bison 978-1-62832-333-7 978-0-89812-888-8
978-1-62832-348-1 Jaguars Spiders
Brown Bears 978-1-62832-334-4 978-1-62832-189-0
978-1-62832-481-5 Kangaroos Squirrels
Bulldogs 978-1-62832-335-1 978-1-62832-603-1
978-1-62832-247-7 Killer Whales Terriers
Butterflies 978-1-62832-484-6 978-1-62832-251-4
978-1-62832-039-8 Koalas Tigers
Camels 978-1-62832-044-2 978-0-89812-889-5
978-1-62832-113-5 Ladybugs Toads
Cheetahs 978-1-62832-045-9 978-1-62832-598-0
978-1-62832-040-4 Lions Tortoises
Chickens 978-0-89812-784-3 978-1-62832-336-8
978-1-62832-391-7 Mice Whales
Chipmunks 978-1-62832-599-7 978-1-62832-117-3
978-1-62832-596-6 Moles Wild Horses
Cows 978-1-62832-600-0 978-1-62832-485-3
978-1-62832-392-4 Monkeys Wolves
Crickets 978-0-89812-785-0 978-0-89812-890-1
978-1-62832-185-2 Pandas Worms
Dolphins 978-1-62832-114-2 978-1-62832-190-6
978-0-89812-781-2 Penguins Zebras
Ducks 978-0-89812-786-7 978-1-62832-118-0
978-1-62832-597-3

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Seedlings: Science Price Clownfish Mercury Sea Turtles
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-397-9 978-1-62832-532-4 978-1-62832-400-6
Hello, planets and biomes. Hello, ocean life. Specifications Coral Reefs Mountains Seals
978-1-62832-398-6 978-1-62832-338-2 978-1-62832-401-3
Hello, … fun! The popular Seedlings series Page count: 24
Deserts Neptune Stingrays
Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-1-62832-337-5 978-1-62832-533-1 978-1-62832-402-0
offers irresistible introductions to planets, Color photographs Earth Oceans Uranus
biomes, and ocean-dwelling creatures. With © 2017–2018 978-1-62832-529-4 978-1-62832-339-9 978-1-62832-535-5
Interest level: Grasslands Octopuses Venus
text crafted for the youngest of readers, these 978-1-62832-349-8 978-1-62832-399-3 978-1-62832-536-2
Age 4 and up
books highlight the defining features of various Jupiter Rainforests Wetlands
978-1-62832-530-0 978-1-62832-340-5 978-1-62832-351-1
places and life forms. Each book closes with a Mars Saturn
978-1-62832-531-7 978-1-62832-534-8
labeled-image guide.

Classic Series: S E E D L I N G S : C O M M U N I T Y L I F E

Seedlings: Community Life Price Construction Workers
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-486-0
Hello, construction workers and Dentists
Specifications
veterinarians. Hello, … fun! The popular 978-1-62832-487-7
Page count: 24
Farmers
Seedlings series offers irresistible introductions Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-1-62832-488-4
Color photographs Nurses
to six community helpers. Written in a
© 2018 978-1-62832-489-1
friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, Interest level: Teachers
Age 4 and up 978-1-62832-490-7
and featuring text crafted for the youngest
Veterinarians
of readers, these books spotlight the ways in 978-1-62832-491-4

which certain professions help other members
of our communities.

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Classic Series: C R E E P Y C R E A T U R E S

Creepy Creatures Trim size: 87/8" × 8¾" Dragonflies Scorpions
Color photographs 978-0-89812-933-5 978-0-89812-568-9
Creepy Creatures matches clear, STEM- Fleas Spiders
and illustrations
appropriate text with up-close photos to 978-0-89812-934-2 978-0-89812-569-6
© 2011–2014; Interest
Grasshoppers Stick Insects
introduce young readers to the featured level: Age 6 and up 978-0-89812-935-9 978-0-89812-938-0
invertebrate. Beetles Mantises Termites
978-0-89812-794-2 978-0-89812-567-2 978-0-89812-798-0
Price Centipedes Mites Ticks
Individual titles: $9.99 978-0-89812-565-8 978-0-89812-936-6 978-0-89812-797-3
Specifications Crickets Moths Worms
Page count: 24 978-0-89812-566-5 978-0-89812-937-3 978-0-89812-570-2

Classic Series: I N M Y B A C K Y A R D

In My Backyard Price Chipmunks Robins
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-293-4 978-1-62832-297-2
In My Backyard takes a closer look at six Frogs Squirrels
Specifications
common creatures, exploring their life cycles 978-1-62832-294-1 978-1-62832-298-9
Page count: 24
Mice
and noting their typical interactions with Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-1-62832-295-8
Color photographs Moles
humans.
© 2017; Interest level: 978-1-62832-296-5
Age 6 and up

Classic Series: I C E A G E M E G A B E A S T S

Ice Age Mega Beasts Price Dire Wolves Saber-toothed Cats
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-373-3 978-1-62832-377-1
This series surveys diets, habitats, and Giant Short-faced Bears Stag-moose
Specifications
strengths of six Ice Age Mega Beasts, as well as 978-1-62832-374-0 978-1-62832-378-8
Page count: 24
Mammoths
how each species ultimately succumbed to the Trim size: 8" × 8" 978-1-62832-375-7
Color photographs Monster Birds
changing environment.
© 2017; Interest level: 978-1-62832-376-4
Age 6 and up

Classic Series: H E A L T H Y P L A T E S

Healthy Plates Price Being Fit Grains
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-106-7 978-1-62832-110-4
This series familiarizes readers with key Dairy Proteins
Specifications
nutritional concepts and the ways in which 978-1-62832-108-1 978-1-62832-111-1
Page count: 24
Eating Healthy Vegetables
Healthy Plates can keep them active and Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-1-62832-107-4 978-1-62832-112-8
Color photographs Fruits
strong.
© 2015; Interest level: 978-1-62832-109-8
Age 6 and up

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Classic Series: D O W N I N T H E O C E A N

Down in the Ocean
This series invites young explorers to dive into the mysterious depths of the ocean,
cruise along coral reefs, trek across the beach in search of tide pools, and more as
it travels through six diverse marine habitats. With reader-friendly text and a fun,
inviting design, each title examines the given area’s common features along with its
unique plant and animal inhabitants. Down in the Ocean explains how life in each
region thrives today as it proactively answers readers’ questions with support from
up-to-date research and interviews with experts who have studied the featured
zone in-depth.

Price Coral Reef Communities
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-550-8
Specifications Deep-Sea Mysteries
978-1-62832-551-5
Page count: 48
Frozen Realms
Trim size: 7½" × 10½"
978-1-62832-552-2
Color photographs Seafloor Scavengers
and illustrations 978-1-62832-553-9
© 2019 Spineless Sea Creatures
Interest level: 978-1-62832-554-6
Age 10 and up Tide Pool Treasures
978-1-62832-555-3

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Classic Series: F O O D F O R L I F E

Food for Life Price Arctic Tundra
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-105-0
Food for Life explores six different natural Deserts
Specifications
environments, presenting a food chain 978-1-62832-100-5
Page count: 24
Mountains
common to each. Each book explains how the Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" 978-1-62832-101-2
Color photographs Oceans
death of one creature benefits another, making
© 2015 978-1-62832-102-9
possible the circle of life. Interest level: Prairies
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-104-3
Rainforests
978-1-62832-103-6

Classic Series: G R O W W I T H M E

Grow with Me Price Apple Eagle Snake
Individual titles: $9.99 978-0-89812-990-8 978-0-89812-991-5 978-0-89812-992-2
Magnified photos, easy-to-follow text Bean Frog Spider
Specifications
explaining life stages, and a life-cycle recap 978-1-62832-161-6 978-0-89812-769-0 978-0-89812-993-9
Page count: 32 Bee Koala Sunflower
all contribute to an educational experience Trim size: 8¼" × 10¾" 978-0-89812-767-6 978-1-62832-163-0 978-0-89812-771-3
Color photographs Butterfly Ladybug Tomato
focused on an up-close look at how the 978-0-89812-768-3
© 2013, 2015–2016 978-0-89812-770-6 978-0-89812-772-0
featured creature or plant changes and grows Interest level: Corn Penguin
Age 8 and up 978-1-62832-162-3 978-1-62832-164-7
throughout its life.

Classic Series: N A T U R E ’ S B O U N T Y

Nature’s Bounty Price A Desert Food Chain
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-404-4
The circle of life is made up of food chains— A Mountain Food Chain
Specifications
the relationships that explain who eats whom. 978-1-62832-405-1
Page count: 48
An Ocean Food Chain
Nature’s Bounty takes readers to five distinct Trim size: 8½" × 11½" 978-0-89812-740-9
Color photographs A Prairie Food Chain
biomes of the natural world and explains
© 2009 978-1-62832-406-8
a food chain unique to each, introducing Interest level: A Rainforest Food
Age 10 and up Chain
predators, prey, and scavengers. 978-0-89812-739-3

“Assisted by terrific photos, these books do an excellent job describing the interrelatedness
of the inhabitants of mountain, Arctic, and marine ecosystems.” – The Horn Book Guide

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Classic Series: L I V I N G W I L D

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Classic Series: L I V I N G W I L D

Living Wild Price
Individual titles: $12.00
The fused jaws of anteaters, the permeable skin of salamanders, and the
Specifications
defining characteristics of many other fascinating animals are explored Page count: 48
in the Living Wild series. Vivid photographs help take readers on a Trim size: 95/8" × 105/8"
Color photographs
virtual field study to observe the life cycle and behaviors of each featured
© 2011–2019
creature. Each book also looks at past and present scientific research and Interest level:
includes an animal tale drawn from mythology or folklore. Progressively Age 10 and up

complex text draws readers into this interdisciplinary life science series.

Alligators Flamingos Manatees Sea Turtles
978-0-89812-550-4 978-1-62832-002-2 978-1-62832-301-6 978-1-62832-005-3
Anteaters Foxes Meerkats Seahorses
978-1-62832-560-7 978-1-62832-300-9 978-1-62832-170-8 978-1-62832-437-2
Antelopes Frogs Moose Skunks
978-0-89812-837-6 978-0-89812-840-6 978-0-89812-556-6 978-0-89812-843-7
Armadillos Geckos Octopuses Sloths
978-1-62832-299-6 978-1-62832-003-9 978-0-89812-842-0 978-1-62832-305-4
Bats Gorillas Ostriches Snow Leopards
978-0-89812-549-8 978-0-89812-552-8 978-1-62832-302-3 978-1-62832-306-1
Beavers Hawks Owls Storks
978-1-62832-000-8 978-1-62832-004-6 978-0-89812-673-0 978-1-62832-172-2
Bighorn Sheep Hippopotamuses Pandas Tapirs
978-1-62832-165-4 978-0-89812-841-3 978-0-89812-674-7 978-1-62832-567-6
Bison Hummingbirds Peacocks Tortoises
978-0-89812-669-3 978-0-89812-670-9 978-1-62832-303-0 978-0-89812-777-5
Black Bears Hyenas Pelicans Vultures
978-1-62832-561-4 978-1-62832-563-8 978-1-62832-435-8 978-0-89812-778-2
Brown Bears Iguanas Piranhas Walruses
978-1-62832-001-5 978-1-62832-168-5 978-0-89812-775-1 978-0-89812-844-4
Camels Jaguars Prairie Dogs Whales
978-0-89812-773-7 978-0-89812-671-6 978-1-62832-436-5 978-0-89812-676-1
Chameleons Jellyfish Puffins Wild Horses
978-0-89812-838-3 978-1-62832-169-2 978-1-62832-564-5 978-1-62832-006-0
Chimpanzees Kangaroos Raccoons Wolverines
978-0-89812-839-0 978-0-89812-553-5 978-1-62832-171-5 978-1-62832-007-7
Crabs Killer Whales Rays Woodpeckers
978-1-62832-166-1 978-0-89812-554-2 978-1-62832-304-7 978-0-89812-779-9
Eagles Komodo Dragons Red Pandas Zebras “As if the full-bleed, National Geographic-
978-0-89812-551-1 978-0-89812-672-3 978-1-62832-565-2 978-0-89812-780-5
Eels Lemurs Rhinoceroses worthy photos aren’t enough of a hook, the
978-1-62832-562-1 978-1-62832-433-4 978-0-89812-675-4
books in the ‘Living Wild’ series each start off
Elk Leopards Salamanders
978-1-62832-432-7 978-0-89812-555-9 978-1-62832-566-9 with a dramatic bang.” – Booklist
Falcons Llamas Sea Lions
978-1-62832-167-8 978-1-62832-434-1 978-0-89812-776-8

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Classic Series: F E T C H !

Fetch! Specifications Chihuahuas
Page count: 24 978-1-62832-514-0
Fetch! helps future pet owners retrieve basic Dachshunds
Trim size: 8¼" × 10"
knowledge about 10 popular dog breeds. 978-1-62832-515-7
Color photographs
German Shepherds
Dynamic photos bound off the page as the © 2014, 2018; Interest 978-0-89812-941-0
level: Age 6 and up Poodles
text gently instructs young owners in pet care
978-0-89812-942-7
and responsibility. Beagles Pugs
978-0-89812-939-7 978-1-62832-516-4
Boxers Retrievers
Price
978-1-62832-513-3 978-0-89812-943-4
Individual titles: $8.99
Bulldogs Terriers
978-0-89812-940-3 978-0-89812-944-1

Classic Series: R E E L T I M E
Reel Time Price Fresh Fish
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-379-5
Guiding novices through the basic “dos and Gone Fishing
Specifications
don’ts” of fishing, this series will help young 978-1-62832-380-1
Page count: 32
The Perfect Spot
anglers properly prepare for any fishing outing. Trim size: 9" × 10" 978-1-62832-382-5
Color photographs Tackling the Box
Each book builds upon the others to compile a
© 2017; Interest level: 978-1-62832-384-9
comprehensive look at the sport. Age 8 and up Take the Bait
978-1-62832-383-2
Fishing Gear
978-1-62832-381-8

Classic Series: H O R S I N G A R O U N D

Horsing Around Price Caring for Horses
Individual titles: $7.99 978-0-89812-833-8
Horsing Around offers a brief tutorial on the Riding Horses
Specifications
care, training, showing, and riding of horses, 978-0-89812-834-5
Page count: 24
Showing Horses
concentrating on each aspect in a separate Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-0-89812-835-2
Color photographs Training Horses
volume and addressing the concerns of some
© 2014; Interest level: 978-0-89812-836-9
of the youngest horse enthusiasts. Age 6 and up

Classic Series: C O O K I N G S C H O O L

Cooking School Price American Food
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-094-7
This series dishes out an elementary overview Chinese Food
Specifications
of world cuisines and their connections to 978-1-62832-095-4
Page count: 24
French Food
geography and culture. While bold photos Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-1-62832-096-1
Color photographs Italian Food
showcase regional dishes, accessible text
© 2015; Interest level: 978-1-62832-097-8
highlights common ingredients and tools. Age 6 and up Mexican Food
978-1-62832-098-5
Each title includes three kid-friendly recipes.
Middle Eastern Food
978-1-62832-099-2

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Classic Series: W I L D J O B S

Wild Jobs Price Animal Wrangler
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-537-9
Wild Jobs employs real-life examples and Camping Guide
Specifications
striking photographs to divulge the purpose 978-1-62832-538-6
Page count: 24
Cave Explorer
and importance of six professions. A Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-1-62832-539-3
Color photographs Deep-Sea Fisher
closing activity furthers comprehension and
© 2018 978-1-62832-540-9
encourages creative expression. Interest level: Scuba Diver
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-541-6
Wildland Firefighter
978-1-62832-542-3

Classic Series: A R E T H E Y R E A L ?
Are They Real? Price Aliens
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-367-2
Engaging curious young minds with tales of Angels
Specifications
mysterious encounters and scientific findings, 978-1-62832-368-9
Page count: 24
Bigfoot
this series explores the possible existence of Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-1-62832-369-6
Color photographs and Chupacabra
legendary creatures and beings.
illustrations 978-1-62832-370-2
© 2017 Fairies
Interest level: 978-1-62832-371-9
Age 6 and up Loch Ness Monster
978-1-62832-372-6

Classic Series: T H A T ’ S S P O O K Y !

That’s Spooky! Price Interest level: Vampires
Individual titles: $7.99 Age 6 and up 978-0-89812-805-5
This series offers a fun introduction to six Werewolves
Specifications
creatures, investigating behaviors, powers, Ghosts 978-0-89812-806-2
Page count: 24
978-0-89812-803-1 Witches
weaknesses, and characteristic physical traits, Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-0-89812-807-9
Mummies
Color photographs Zombies
as well as how each has become part of pop 978-0-89812-804-8
© 2013 978-0-89812-808-6
culture.

Classic Series: E N D U R I N G M Y S T E R I E S

Enduring Mysteries Price Alien Abductions The Great Sphinx
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-556-0 978-1-62832-557-7
As much evidence as can be examined about Area 51 Loch Ness Monster
Specifications
the curious phenomena associated with nine 978-1-62832-070-1 978-1-62832-074-9
Page count: 48
Atlantis Near-Death Experiences
sites, creatures, and experiences is explored, Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" 978-1-62832-071-8 978-1-62832-558-4
Color and historical Bermuda Triangle Sea Monsters
with notable examples of popular-culture
photographs and 978-1-62832-072-5 978-1-62832-559-1
references and famous seekers and hoaxes. illustrations Bigfoot
© 2015, 2019 978-1-62832-073-2
Interest level:
Age 10 and up

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Classic Series: A C R O S S T H E U N I V E R S E

Across the Universe Price Asteroids
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-080-0
With a technology-themed design that Comets
Specifications
encourages curious minds to make 978-1-62832-081-7
Page count: 24
Galaxies
observations and comparisons, this series will Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-1-62832-082-4
Color photographs Moons
take young explorers on an adventure Across
and illustrations 978-1-62832-083-1
the Universe to discover the wonders of the © 2015 Planets
Interest level: 978-1-62832-084-8
cosmos and how they relate to life on Earth.
Age 6 and up The Sun
978-1-62832-085-5

Classic Series: O U R W O N D E R F U L W E A T H E R

Our Wonderful Weather Price Clouds
Individual titles: $9.99 978-0-89812-721-8
This series is the perfect way to introduce Hurricanes
Specifications
early readers to science, history, and forms 978-0-89812-920-5
Page count: 24
Snow
of weather. Clear text and stunning photos Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-0-89812-921-2
Color photographs Thunderstorms
are paired within a reader-friendly design to
© 2014 978-0-89812-724-9
explain the ways that winds, temperatures, Interest level:
and precipitation affect our lives. Age 6 and up

“Stunning color photos and a clean format will spark readers’ interest in science. The content moves beyond mere
description of natural phenomena, offering easy-to-understand explanations.” – School Library Journal

Classic Series: M A K I N G M A T H W O R K

Making Math Work Price How Much Is Infinity?
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-173-9
With an eye on real-world applications, What Are the Chances?
Specifications
this series offers an easygoing how-to guide 978-1-62832-174-6
Page count: 48
When Does a Line
for understanding the major branches of Trim size: 7½" × 10½" Become a Shape?
Color photographs 978-1-62832-175-3
mathematics, from arithmetic to statistics.
© 2016 Where Does a Graph Go?
Interest level: 978-1-62832-176-0
Age 10 and up Whose Foot Is a Foot?
978-1-62832-177-7
Why Do Math with
Letters?
978-1-62832-178-4

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Classic Series: E A R T H R O C K S !

Earth Rocks! Price Canyons
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-507-2
In language fit for the youngest geologists, this Earthquakes
Specifications
series explains how six geological formations 978-1-62832-508-9
Page count: 24
Geysers
and phenomena form or occur. A closing Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-1-62832-509-6
Color photographs Glaciers
activity encourages applied understanding of
© 2018 978-1-62832-510-2
scientific concepts. Interest level: Landslides
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-511-9
Volcanoes
978-1-62832-512-6

Classic Series: M Y S T E R I E S O F T H E U N I V E R S E

Mysteries of the Universe Price © 2013 Gravity
Individual titles: $12.00 Interest level: 978-0-89812-914-4
Complicated scientific principles are Light
Specifications Age 10 and up
978-0-89812-915-1
contextualized with accessible examples and Page count: 48
Black Holes Mass & Matter
illustrated with stunning photos, helping Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" 978-0-89812-911-3 978-0-89812-916-8
Color and historical Energy Space & Time
readers grasp the mystery.
photographs and 978-0-89812-912-0 978-0-89812-917-5
illustrations

Classic Series: H A R N E S S I N G E N E R G Y

Harnessing Energy Price Coal Power
Individual titles: $12.00 978-0-89812-994-6
Orienting ecologically conscious readers Hydropower
Specifications
toward the future of Harnessing Energy, each 978-0-89812-996-0
Page count: 48
Natural Gas Power
title offers details on key inventors and notable Trim size: 7½" × 10½" 978-0-89812-995-3
Color and historical Nuclear Power
discoveries and presents statistics to back up
photographs; © 2015 978-0-89812-997-7
objective reports. Interest level: Solar Power
Age 10 and up 978-0-89812-998-4
Wind Power
978-0-89812-999-1

Classic Series: T H I N K L I K E A S C I E N T I S T

Think Like a Scientist Specifications How Does It Work?
Page count: 48 978-1-62832-198-2
These titles show how each branch of science What Is out There?
Trim size: 7½" × 10½"
and its related fields evolved, demonstrating 978-1-62832-199-9
Color and historical
What Is the Reason? 
the effects that accidental discoveries and photographs; © 2016 978-1-62832-200-2
Interest level: Where Do We Look for
innovative fieldwork have had and the exciting
Age 10 and up Life?
possibilities for future scientists. 978-1-62832-201-9
How Do We Apply Why Do We Behave
Price Science? Like That?
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-197-5 978-1-62832-202-6

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Classic Series: R E S C U E V E H I C L E S

Rescue Vehicles Price Ambulances
Individual titles: $7.99 978-0-89812-575-7
When a crisis arises, special vehicles are called Fire Trucks
Specifications
to the scene. Rescue Vehicles captures all the 978-0-89812-577-1
Page count: 24
Helicopters
important action involved when people need Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-0-89812-576-4
Color and historical Rescue Boats
help, examining the features of each craft
photographs; © 2011 978-0-89812-578-8
and the ways in which emergency personnel Interest level: Age 6
operate the vehicle. and up

Classic Series: N O W T H A T ’ S F A S T !

Now That’s Fast! Price FV101 Scorpion
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-586-7
Introducing four of the world’s fastest NASA X-43A
Specifications
terrestrial vehicles and airborne crafts, each 978-1-62832-587-4
Page count: 24
New Horizons
title covers the mind-boggling speeds and Trim size: 10" × 9¾" 978-1-62832-588-1
Color photographs SR-71 Blackbird
incredible features of these distinctive forms
and illustrations 978-1-62832-589-8
of transportation. © 2019; Interest level:
Age 6 and up

Classic Series: N O W T H A T ’ S B I G !

Now That’s Big! Price Antonov An-225 Mriya
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-307-8
Each title includes a brief history and forecasts Krupp Digging Machine
Specifications
what the future might hold for some of the 978-1-62832-309-2
Page count: 24
Mil Mi-26
world’s largest vehicles and machines. A Trim size: 10" × 9¾" 978-1-62832-310-8
Color photographs Nimitz Aircraft Carrier
comparative pictorial diagram sets the machine © 2017 978-1-62832-308-5
or vehicle against other objects or animals to Interest level: Oasis of the Seas
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-311-5
illustrate its relative size and proportions.
Overburden Conveyor
Bridge F60
978-1-62832-312-2

Classic Series: BUILT FOR BATTLE

Built for Battle Price Battleships
Individual titles: $7.99 978-0-89812-699-0
Employing close-up and action-driven photos, Fighter Jets
Specifications
this series acquaints young readers with 978-0-89812-701-0
Page count: 24
Helicopters
military vehicles and vessels and the roles they Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-0-89812-702-7
Color photographs Tanks
play during war and peace.
© 2012; Interest level: 978-0-89812-704-1
Age 6 and up

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Classic Series: F I R S T P E O P L E S

First Peoples Specifications Cherokee
Page count: 24 978-1-62832-518-8
This series provides an overview of each Iroquois
Trim size: 8¼" × 10"
tribe’s community structures, ceremonies, 978-1-62832-519-5
Color and historical
Navajo
and traditions, as well as interactions with photographs; © 2018 978-1-62832-520-1
Interest level: Age 6 Nez Perce
Europeans and a traditional story.
and up 978-1-62832-521-8
Sioux
Price Apache 978-1-62832-522-5
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-517-1

Classic Series: P E O P L E S O F N O R T H A M E R I C A

Peoples of North America Price Apache Iroquois
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-151-7 978-1-62832-153-1
This series examines the cultures and Cherokee Navajo
Specifications
lifestyles of peoples as leaders, warriors, and 978-1-62832-152-4 978-1-62832-154-8
Page count: 48
Cheyenne Nez Perce
families throughout history, as well as the Trim size: 7½" × 10½" 978-1-62832-590-4 978-1-62832-155-5
Color and historical Comanche Seminole
immediate and long-term effects of European
photographs and 978-1-62832-591-1 978-1-62832-594-2
contact and conflict. illustrations Hopi Shawnee
© 2016, 2019 978-1-62832-592-8 978-1-62832-595-9
Interest level: Inuit Sioux
978-1-62832-593-5 978-1-62832-156-2
Age 10 and up

“Elegant in design and sumptuously illustrated, this … is one of the strongest [series] about
Native Americans to come out in a long time.” – School Library Journal

Classic Series: P R E S E R V I N G A M E R I C A

Preserving America Price Badlands National Park Grand Canyon Rocky Mountain
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-179-1 National Park National Park
Surveying the full history and development Big Bend National Park 978-0-89812-879-6 978-1-62832-182-1
Specifications
978-1-62832-180-7 Grand Teton Yellowstone
of each park, and featuring notes offering tips Page count: 48
Death Valley National Park National Park
and itineraries for visitors, these gorgeously Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" National Park 978-1-62832-181-4 978-0-89812-881-9
Color photographs 978-0-89812-877-2 Great Smoky Mountains Yosemite National Park
illustrated titles transport readers directly to National Park 978-0-89812-882-6
© 2014, 2016 Everglades National
the wilderness. Interest level: Park 978-0-89812-880-2
Age 10 and up 978-0-89812-878-9

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Classic Series: G R E A T W A R R I O R S

Great Warriors Price Barbarians
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-066-4
From simple text and artful illustrations, Conquistadors
Specifications
kids will discover what life was like for Great 978-1-62832-067-1
Page count: 24
Mongols
Warriors around the world. Each book features Trim size: 9" × 11" 978-1-62832-068-8
Color and historical Pirates
famous examples of the warrior and explains
photographs and 978-0-89812-573-3
how their mode of battle grew out of their illustrations Samurai
© 2011, 2014; Interest 978-0-89812-574-0
particular culture.
level: Age 6 and up Vikings
978-1-62832-069-5

“… some of history’s baddest bunches—scaled way down for a younger crowd.” – Booklist

Classic Series: A N C I E N T C I V I L I Z A T I O N S

Ancient Civilizations Price Aztec Empire
Individual titles: $12.00 978-0-89812-977-9
This series takes an anthropologist’s view China
Specifications
of five famous Ancient Civilizations, noting 978-0-89812-978-6
Page count: 48
Egypt
how the various social groups influenced and Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" 978-0-89812-979-3
Color and historical Greece
interacted with each other and changed the
photographs; © 2015 978-0-89812-980-9
very history of the world. Interest level: Rome
Age 10 and up 978-0-89812-981-6

“… this set’s comprehensive content and quality illustrations will help
readers understand each culture and its influence on world history …”
– School Library Journal

Classic Series: G R E A T E X P E D I T I O N S

Great Expeditions Price Through the
Individual titles: $12.00 American West
With engaging text and archival photos, 978-0-89812-663-1
Specifications
To the Heart of Africa
this series introduces readers to six of the Page count: 48 978-0-89812-664-8
boldest expeditionary forces in recent history, Trim size: 8¼" × 11" To the Moon
Color and historical 978-0-89812-666-2
providing biographical details about the
photographs and To the Ocean Deep
participants and relating how their exploits illustrations; © 2012 978-0-89812-665-5
Interest level: To the South Pole
and discoveries changed the world. 978-0-89812-667-9
Age 10 and up
To the Top of
Mount Everest
“The images are eye-catching, and the tone is conversational enough to keep readers engaged.” – School Library Journal 978-0-89812-668-6

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Classic Series: I S P Y

I Spy Price Spies in the CIA
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-228-6
Uncovering basic details of four countries’ Spies in the KGB
Specifications
main espionage agencies, I Spy charts the 978-1-62832-229-3
Page count: 24
Spies in the Mossad
origins, agents’ training, and common tools Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-1-62832-230-9
Color photographs Spies in the SIS
of each organization’s covert operations.
© 2016 978-1-62832-231-6
Interest level:
Age 6 and up

“These brief volumes introduce early readers to the world of espionage using easy-to-understand language
and simple sentences.... A fine introductory series for young readers.” – School Library Journal

Classic Series: W A R T I M E S P I E S

Wartime Spies Price Civil War Spies
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-203-3
Each title demonstrates how its era’s agents, Cold War Spies
Specifications
double agents, and moles communicated and 978-1-62832-204-0
Page count: 48
Modern Spies
completed daring wartime missions, all while Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" 978-1-62832-205-7
Color photographs Revolutionary War Spies
using tools, tricks, and technology to outwit
© 2016 978-1-62832-206-4
one another. Interest level: World War I Spies
Age 10 and up 978-1-62832-207-1
World War II Spies
978-1-62832-208-8

“Readers will be captivated by descriptions and images
of tools of the trade.… Exciting and educational.”
– School Library Journal

Classic Series: S P I E S A R O U N D T H E W O R L D

Spies around the World Price The CIA and Other
Individual titles: $12.00 American Spies
This series investigates the espionage agencies 978-0-89812-969-4
Specifications
of four countries, tracking their histories of The KGB and Other
Page count: 48 Russian Spies
intelligence gathering and spotlighting some of Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" 978-0-89812-970-0
Color and historical The Mossad and Other
the most famous—or infamous—missions and Israeli Spies
photographs and
associated participants. illustrations; © 2014 978-0-89812-971-7
The SIS and Other
Interest level:
British Spies
Age 10 and up 978-0-89812-972-4

“With a sidebar-heavy, cardboard-beige design that makes it look as if you’re paging through a top-secret file drawer crammed with mug shots,
fingerprints, maps, and more, … the ‘Spies around the World’ series gives an expedient but surprisingly robust report.” – Booklist

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Classic Series: U. S. S P E C I A L F O R C E S

U.S. Special Forces Price Air Force Special Marine Corps Forces
Individual titles: Operations Command Special Operations
Covering the chronology of 10 special ops 978-1-62832-046-6 Command
$12.00
forces, each title includes sidebars about such Army Rangers 978-1-62832-050-3
Specifications
978-1-62832-610-9 Marine Force Recon
topics as weaponry, facilities, and depictions in Page count: 48
Delta Force 978-1-62832-611-6
Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" 978-1-62832-047-3
literature and movies. Navy SEALs
Color and historical FBI Hostage Rescue & 978-1-62832-051-0
photographs SWAT Teams Night Stalkers
© 2015, 2019 978-1-62832-048-0 978-1-62832-612-3
“These eye-catching titles provide a closer Interest level: Green Berets SEAL Team Six
look at elite forces in action.” – Booklist Age 10 and up 978-1-62832-049-7 978-1-62832-613-0

Classic Series: A G E N T S O F G O V E R N M E N T

Agents of Government Price Environmental Protection National Aeronautics and
Individual titles: $12.00 Agency  Space Administration
This series examines each agency’s mission, 978-1-62832-145-6 978-1-62832-148-7
Specifications
command structure, and key policies, along Federal Bureau of National Transportation
Page count: 48 Investigation Safety Board
with important incidents or controversies, to Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" 978-1-62832-146-3 978-1-62832-149-4
Color photographs Federal Reserve System  Peace Corps
show the global influence of key government 978-1-62832-147-0 978-1-62832-150-0
© 2016
organizations. Interest level:
Age 10 and up

Classic Series: B U I L T F O R S U C C E S S

Built for Success The Story of The Story of
Amazon.com Lululemon Athletica
Surveying the triumphs and failures of 978-0-89812-759-1 978-1-62832-159-3
The Story of Apple The Story of McDonald’s
corporations and their prominent leaders,
978-0-89812-659-4 978-0-89812-756-0
Built for Success examines each company’s The Story of AT&T The Story of Microsoft
978-1-62832-157-9 978-0-89812-757-7
products and innovations, as well as the
The Story of The Story of MTV
impact it has had on the lives of people Berkshire Hathaway 978-0-89812-982-3
978-1-62832-158-6 The Story of Nike
around the globe. The Story of CNN 978-0-89812-738-6
978-0-89812-760-7 The Story of
Price Color and historical The Story of Coca-Cola Southwest Airlines
Individual titles: photographs 978-0-89812-753-9 978-1-62832-160-9
$12.00 © 2009–2016 The Story of eBay The Story of Starbucks
Specifications Interest level: 978-0-89812-660-0 978-0-89812-737-9
Page count: 48 Age 10 and up The Story of Facebook The Story of Target
978-0-89812-761-4 978-0-89812-984-7
Trim size: 7¾" × 11"
The Story of Ford The Story of the NFL
978-1-89756-302-1 978-0-89812-661-7
The Story of Google The Story of Twitter
ê “The books, written in a lively style, 978-0-89812-755-3 978-0-89812-985-4
yet with a minimum of fuss,
pack in plenty of history....”
– Booklist Starred Review

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Classic Series: D I S A S T E R S F O R A L L T I M E

Disasters for All Time Price The Attack on Pearl
Individual titles: Harbor
Chronicling four of history’s most poignant 978-1-62832-546-1
$12.00
tragedies, this series unravels the events leading The Challenger
Specifications Explosion
up to and following each disaster. Bolstered Page count: 48 978-1-62832-547-8
Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" The Deepwater Horizon
by eyewitness quotes, these comprehensive Oil Spill
Color and historical
accounts also address the global response and photographs 978-1-62832-548-5
The Sinking of Titanic
lasting impact of each devastating event. © 2019
978-1-62832-549-2
Interest level:
Age 10 and up

Classic Series: T U R N I N G P O I N T S

Turning Points Price The 9/11 Attacks
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-346-7
This series puts each event in its historical The Arab Spring
Specifications
context and follows the trajectory of its 978-1-62832-341-2
Page count: 48
The Assassination of
immediate aftermath and continuing global Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" John F. Kennedy
Color and historical 978-1-62832-342-9
effects today. A timeline of important events
photographs The Assassination of
adds further historical context, while “Pointing © 2017 Martin Luther King Jr.
Interest level: 978-1-62832-343-6
Out” sidebars present related topics and The End of the Cold War
Age 10 and up
perspectives. 978-1-62832-344-3
The Great Recession
978-1-62832-345-0

Classic Series: B Y T H E P E O P L E

By the People Price The Presidential Cabinet
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-269-9
By the People examines the history of American State and Local
Specifications
government, making use of maps, charts, call- Government
Page count: 48 978-1-62832-270-5
outs, and other infographic-packed features Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼" The U.S. House of
Color and historical Representatives
to spotlight memorable facts and bolster the 978-1-62832-271-2
photographs
surrounding narrative. © 2017 The U.S. Presidency
Interest level: 978-1-62832-272-9
The U.S. Senate
Age 10 and up
978-1-62832-273-6
The U.S. Supreme Court
978-1-62832-274-3

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Classic Series: G R A M M A R B A S I C S

Grammar Basics Price Adjectives
Individual titles: $10.99 978-0-89812-799-7
This colorful series explores four parts of Adverbs
Specifications
speech in terms of their overall relationship to 978-0-89812-800-0
Page count: 24
Nouns
sentences. A friendly tone, appealing photos, Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-0-89812-801-7
Color photographs Verbs
and a concluding word game make for a most
© 2013 978-0-89812-802-4
accessible introduction to the way words are Interest level:
used in writing and in life! Age 6 and up

Classic Series: P U N C T U A T E I T !

Punctuate It! Price Colons and Semicolons
Individual titles: $10.99 978-1-62832-327-6
Punctuate It! gently instructs young readers Commas
Specifications
(and writers) to think carefully about 978-1-62832-328-3
Page count: 32
End Punctuation
the marks they see and to choose their Trim size: 7½" × 10½" 978-1-62832-329-0
Color illustrations by Hyphens and Dashes
punctuation to create meaningful sentences.
Randall Enos 978-1-62832-330-6
Vibrant, off-the-wall illustrations lend visual © 2017 Parentheses and Ellipses
Interest level: 978-1-62832-331-3
appeal to informative texts.
Age 8 and up Quotation Marks and
Apostrophes
978-1-62832-332-0

Classic Series: C L A S S R O O M H O W - T O

Classroom How-To Price Giving a Presentation
Individual titles: $12.00 978-0-89812-986-1
With the help of Classroom How-To— Improving Study Habits
Specifications
guidelines to mastering key writing, speaking, 978-0-89812-987-8
Page count: 48
Preparing for an Exam
and listening skills—students can conquer Trim size: 7½" × 10½" 978-0-89812-988-5
Color illustrations Writing a Research
their nerves and organize their thoughts to
by Nate Williams Paper
gain confidence in the classroom and beyond. © 2015 978-0-89812-989-2
Interest level:
Age 10 and up

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Classic Series: W R I T E M E A P O E M

Write Me a Poem Price Finding the Rhyme
Individual titles: $9.99 in a Poem
Geared toward the early-elementary learner who may be encountering literary forms and terms 978-1-62832-252-1
Specifications
for the first time, Write Me a Poem teaches by example, showing how poets use language in Picturing Words
Page count: 24 in a Poem
playful and effective ways to create meaning. The friendly illustrations add another layer of Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-1-62832-253-8
Color illustrations Poking Fun in a Poem
approachability, and each book invites participation in a related activity. 978-1-62832-254-5
© 2016
Interest level: Who Is a Poet?
978-1-62832-255-2
“… a solid introduction …” – Booklist Age 6 and up

Classic Series: V O I C E S I N P O E T R Y

Voices in Poetry Price E. E. Cummings
Individual titles: $12.00 978-1-62832-053-4
From Shakespeare to Hughes, this series Edgar Allan Poe
Specifications
introduces readers to six unique poetic voices 978-1-62832-052-7
Page count: 48
Emily Dickinson
from multicultural perspectives by featuring Trim size: 8¼" × 9¾" 978-1-62832-054-1
Color and historical Langston Hughes
full-length poems or excerpts from larger
photographs and 978-1-62832-055-8
works set against biographical information. illustrations; © 2015 Walt Whitman
Interest level: 978-1-62832-057-2
Age 10 and up William Shakespeare
978-1-62832-056-5

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Classic Series: M A K I N G M U S I C

Making Music Price Drums
Individual titles: $9.99 978-0-89812-945-8
Making Music lets readers experience a variety Flute
Specifications
of musical instruments—before they even play 978-0-89812-946-5
Page count: 24
Guitar
a note! Labeled images assist in identification Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-0-89812-947-2
Color photographs Piano
as this series describes the instrument’s sounds
© 2014 978-0-89812-948-9
and workings, including basic instruction on Interest level: Trumpet
Age 6 and up 978-0-89812-949-6
how to play it.
Violin
978-0-89812-950-2

“The melding of lush photography and sparse text makes for a great experience in viewing and reading.” – Booklist

Classic Series: A R T W O R L D

Art World Price What Is Cubism?
Individual titles: $9.99 978-1-62832-222-4
With a focus on developing artistic What Is Gothic Art?
Specifications
sensibilities, each title encourages close 978-1-62832-223-1
Page count: 24
What Is Impressionism?
inspection of great works of Western art and Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-1-62832-224-8
Color photographs What Is Modernism?
features a “portrait” of a famous artist from
© 2016 978-1-62832-225-5
the genre. Interest level: What Is Realism?
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-226-2
What Is Romanticism?
978-1-62832-227-9

“By asking readers to carefully consider each painting,
the text helps kids better appreciate art.” – Booklist

Classic Series: B R U S H E S W I T H G R E A T N E S S

Brushes with Greatness Price History Paintings
Individual titles: $12.00 978-0-89812-763-8
The centuries-old story of painting is told Landscapes
Specifications
by spotlighting four distinct genres and their 978-0-89812-764-5
Page count: 48
Portraits
associated artists. Each beautiful book looks Trim size: 7½" × 10½" 978-0-89812-765-2
Color and historical Still Lifes
closely at some of the greatest works ever
photographs and artwork 978-0-89812-766-9
created and explains the evolution of artistic © 2013; Interest level:
techniques as the genre changed over time. Age 10 and up

“The reproductions are exceedingly fine, and a spacious design complements the content admirably.” – School Library Journal

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Classic Series: S O C C E R S T A R S

Soccer Stars Price Interest level: Liverpool FC
Individual titles: $9.99 Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-355-9
Introducing some of the world’s most popular Manchester United
Specifications
AC Milan 978-1-62832-356-6
Soccer Stars through brief recaps of rich team Page count: 24
978-1-62832-352-8 Real Madrid
Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-1-62832-357-3
histories, each book presents action-driven Bayern Munich
Color and historical 978-1-62832-353-5
photos as it highlights important players and photographs FC Barcelona
© 2017 978-1-62832-354-2
managers.

Classic Series: S O C C E R C H A M P I O N S

Soccer Champions Price AC Milan Liverpool FC
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-195-1 978-1-62832-193-7
From gutsy underdogs and dazzling triumphs Bayern Munich Manchester United
Specifications
to bitter rivalries and crushing losses, this 978-1-62832-192-0 978-1-62832-194-4
Page count: 24
Boca Juniors Real Madrid
series invites fans to witness the world events, Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-1-62832-604-8 978-1-62832-196-8
Color photographs FC Barcelona River Plate
last-minute goals, and diving saves that shaped
© 2016 978-1-62832-191-3 978-1-62832-605-5
some of the planet’s greatest football clubs. Interest level: Flamengo Santos FC
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-606-2 978-1-62832-608-6
LA Galaxy Seattle Sounders FC
978-1-62832-607-9 978-1-62832-609-3

Classic Series: M A K I N G T H E P L A Y

Making the Play Price Baseball
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-232-3
Linking scientific concepts to actions Basketball
Specifications
common to each sport, this series unveils 978-1-62832-233-0
Page count: 24
Football
the world of forces at work behind each Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾" 978-1-62832-234-7
Color photographs Golf
bat, ball, or club. High-contrast design and
© 2016 978-1-62832-235-4
relatable images provide a lively backdrop. Interest level: Soccer
Age 6 and up 978-1-62832-236-1
Volleyball
978-1-62832-237-8

Classic Series: T H E B I G T I M E
Price
The Big Time Individual titles: $9.99
Aaron Rodgers Kevin Durant
978-1-62832-059-6 978-1-62832-077-0
High-interest biographies introduce athletic Specifications Adrian Peterson LeBron James
icons, including where these stars came from, Page count: 24 978-1-62832-060-2 978-1-62832-063-3
Trim size: 8¼" × 10" Calvin Johnson Stephen Curry
the challenges they’ve overcome, and how they Color photographs 978-1-62832-076-3 978-1-62832-268-2
made it to … The Big Time! © 2014, 2017
Interest level:
Age 6 and up

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Classic Series: N B A C H A M P I O N S

NBA Champions
Placing enthusiasts courtside with fast-breaking action shots and
graphics and charts packed with team statistics, player information,
and more, this series spotlights star players, prominent coaches, and
the triumphs and downfalls of NBA Champions.

Price Atlanta Hawks Miami Heat
Individual titles: $8.99 978-1-62832-568-3 978-1-62832-577-5
Boston Celtics Milwaukee Bucks
Specifications
978-1-62832-569-0 978-1-62832-578-2
Page count: 24
Chicago Bulls New York Knicks
Trim size: 8¼" × 10" 978-1-62832-570-6 978-1-62832-579-9
Color and historical Cleveland Cavaliers Oklahoma City Thunder
photographs 978-1-62832-571-3 978-1-62832-580-5
© 2019 Dallas Mavericks Philadelphia 76ers
Interest level: 978-1-62832-572-0 978-1-62832-581-2
Age 6 and up Detroit Pistons Portland Trail Blazers
978-1-62832-573-7 978-1-62832-582-9
Golden State Warriors Sacramento Kings
978-1-62832-574-4 978-1-62832-583-6
Houston Rockets San Antonio Spurs
978-1-62832-575-1 978-1-62832-584-3
Los Angeles Lakers Washington Wizards
978-1-62832-576-8 978-1-62832-585-0

Classic Series: T H E N B A : A H I S T O R Y O F H O O P S

The NBA: A History of Hoops Price
Individual titles:
With thrilling texts, engaging side panels, $12.00
and lively player profiles set alongside vibrant Specifications
Page count: 48; Trim
photos, every team’s origins, stars, greatest
size: 8¾" × 10¼"
triumphs, and most unforgettable moments Color and historical
can be experienced like never before! photographs; © 2018
Interest level: Age 10
and up

Atlanta Hawks Dallas Mavericks Los Angeles Clippers Minnesota Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors
978-1-62832-438-9 978-1-62832-444-0 978-1-62832-450-1 Timberwolves 978-1-62832-460-0 978-1-62832-465-5
Boston Celtics Denver Nuggets Los Angeles Lakers 978-1-62832-455-6 Phoenix Suns Utah Jazz
978-1-62832-439-6 978-1-62832-445-7 978-1-62832-451-8 New Orleans Pelicans 978-1-62832-461-7 978-1-62832-466-2
Brooklyn Nets Detroit Pistons Memphis Grizzlies 978-1-62832-456-3 Portland Trail Blazers Washington Wizards
978-1-62832-440-2 978-1-62832-446-4 978-1-62832-452-5 New York Knicks 978-1-62832-462-4 978-1-62832-467-9
Charlotte Hornets Golden State Warriors Miami Heat 978-1-62832-457-0 Sacramento Kings
978-1-62832-441-9 978-1-62832-447-1 978-1-62832-453-2 Oklahoma City Thunder 978-1-62832-463-1
Chicago Bulls Houston Rockets Milwaukee Bucks 978-1-62832-458-7 San Antonio Spurs
978-1-62832-442-6 978-1-62832-448-8 978-1-62832-454-9 Orlando Magic 978-1-62832-464-8
Cleveland Cavaliers Indiana Pacers 978-1-62832-459-4
978-1-62832-443-3 978-1-62832-449-5

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Classic Series: S U P E R B O W L C H A M P I O N S

Super Bowl Champions Price Baltimore Ravens Kansas City Chiefs Oakland Raiders
Individual titles: $9.99 978-0-89812-951-9 978-0-89812-957-1 978-0-89812-963-2
Acquainting readers with the story of Chicago Bears Miami Dolphins Pittsburgh Steelers
Specifications
National Football League teams that have 978-0-89812-952-6 978-0-89812-958-8 978-0-89812-964-9
Page count: 24
Dallas Cowboys New England Patriots St. Louis Rams
won the Super Bowl trophy, each title Trim size: 8¾" × 8¾"
978-0-89812-953-3 978-0-89812-959-5 978-0-89812-965-6
Color photographs Denver Broncos New Orleans Saints San Francisco 49ers
presents action-driven photos, a concise team
© 2014 978-0-89812-954-0 978-0-89812-960-1 978-0-89812-966-3
history, brief profiles of larger-than-life NFL Interest level: Green Bay Packers New York Giants Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Age 6 and up 978-0-89812-955-7 978-0-89812-961-8 978-0-89812-967-0
stars, and more!
Indianapolis Colts New York Jets Washington Redskins
978-0-89812-956-4 978-0-89812-962-5 978-0-89812-968-7
“… one of the few attractive football series with a text
short enough for reading to young children.” – Booklist

Classic Series: N F L T O D A Y

NFL Today
Brilliant photos capture the game’s energy,
and side panels introduce gridiron greats as
this series encapsulates the origins, stars, and
unforgettable moments of immensely popular
National Football League teams.

Price MEET THE RAVENS

Individual titles: $12.00 “He wants to break
someone in half.”

Specifications
MIAMI DOLPHINS GENERAL MANAGER
RANDY MUELLER ON RAY LEWIS

Page count: 48 as Woodson, Starks, and cornerback Chris McAllister, the Ravens could put a stranglehold on opposing
offenses. But with the exception of Ogden, Baltimore’s offense had just mediocre ability.
Billick loved coordinating offenses that featured high-powered passing attacks. But in Baltimore, he
didn’t have the type of talent needed to run an explosive offense through the air. Instead, he installed a

Trim size: 8¾" × 10¼"
low-risk, run-oriented offense, choosing to play conservatively with the ball and rely on his fierce defense

Ray Lewis
to hold opponents down.
The Ravens started the 1999 season 3–6. But then the team took flight, averaging 26 points per game
LINEBACKER / RAVENS SEASONS: 1996–PRESENT / HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-1 / WEIGHT: 245 POUNDS the rest of the year. Much of the offensive spark came when backup quarterback Tony Banks stepped
in at midseason and tossed 17 touchdown passes—many of them to receiver Qadry Ismail, a speedster
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