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Recounts a journey through the Amazon River Valley, describing some of the traditional ways of life that still exist there and the encroachment of colonists that threatens the rain forests.

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9781563977121, titled "Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers

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9781878093004, titled "The Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 1991, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers

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9780606228268, titled "Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers

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9780785729761, titled "Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $18.75 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers
9780613094412, titled "Amazon: A Young Reader's Look at the Last Frontier" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.75 | About this edition: A journey through the Brazilian state of Rondonia in the Amazon basin provides a look at the rain forest and the people who live there, including both Indians and settlers

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Looks at how the Iñupiaq people of Alaska's North Slope must learn to adjust to a changing climate that threatens to disrupt their ancient culture. By the author of First Dive to Shark Dive.

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9781590784365 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Looks at how the Iänupiaq people of Alaska's North Slope must learn to adjust to a changing climate that threatens to disrupt their ancient culture.

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Product Description: Scientists no longer debate whether the global climate is changing. Earth's atmosphere is warming up, and temperatures are rising twice as fast in the Arctic as the global average. How will climbing temperatures affect the ancient culture of the Inupiat people of Alaska's North Slope? Their culture revolves around the tradition of hunting bowhead whales from a platform of ice on the water...read more

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9781590788424 | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 2010, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Scientists no longer debate whether the global climate is changing.

The author describes his canoe trip along the Erie Canal, recounts its history, and retells stories of the people who built it, traveled on it, or lived along its banks

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9780606228305 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $20.25 | About this edition: The author describes his canoe trip along the Erie Canal, recounts its history, and retells stories of the people who built it, traveled on it, or lived along its banks

The author describes his canoe trip along the Erie Canal, recounts its history, and retells stories of the people who built it, traveled on it, or lived along its banks

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9781563977640, titled "Erie Canal: Canoeing America's Great Waterway" | Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: The author describes his canoe trip along the Erie Canal, recounts its history, and retells stories of the people who built it, traveled on it, or lived along its banks

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9781563976698, titled "Erie Canal: Canoeing America's Great Waterway" | Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The author describes his canoe trip along the Erie Canal, recounts its history, and retells stories of the people who built it, traveled on it, or lived along its banks

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9780613166706, titled "Erie Canal: Canoeing America's Great Waterway" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.75 | About this edition: The author describes his canoe trip along the Erie Canal, recounts its history, and retells stories of the people who built it, traveled on it, or lived along its banks

Recounts the author's trip through Florida's Everglades and describes how pollution and overdevelopment are threatening the Everglades

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9780613094535 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $23.25 | About this edition: An informative account of a trip into the Everglades.

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Recounts the author's trip through Florida's Everglades and describes how pollution and overdevelopment are threatening the Everglades

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9781563977022 | Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: An informative account of a trip into the Everglades.

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9781878093912 | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 1994, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An informative account of a trip into the Everglades.

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9780606228312 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $19.15 | About this edition: An informative account of a trip into the Everglades.

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Chronicles the scuba diving lessons that the author's daughter, Suzanne, takes while on vacation in the Bahamas, from her first lnstructions on gear and technique to her final dive with fifteen reef sharks.

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9781590780688 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 31, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the scuba diving lessons that the author's daughter, Suzanne, takes while on vacation in the Bahamas, from her first lnstructions on gear and technique to her final dive with fifteen reef sharks.

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Explores the ruins of the capital city of the Aztec Empire through a guided tour of recent archaeological digs, discoveries, unearthed treasures, and an historical overview of what once was.

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9781590780695 | Boyds Mills Pr, October 1, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Tours the excavation site of the Great Temple of the Aztec civilization in Mexico City, providing an overview of Aztec culture, history, and religion.

Recounts the author's 315-mile canoe trip down the Hudson River from the Adirondacks to New York City

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9781563977039 | Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Recounts the author's 315-mile canoe trip down the Hudson River from the Adirondacks to New York City

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9781878093011 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 1992, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Recounts the author's 315-mile canoe trip down the Hudson River from the Adirondacks to New York City

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9780613080125 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $22.05 | About this edition: Recounts the author's 315-mile canoe trip down the Hudson River from the Adirondacks to New York City

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By Peter Lourie (photographer) and Ted Scheu

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9781583852163, titled "I Froze My Mother: And Other Seriously Funny Family Poems" | 1 edition (Cold Tree Pr, December 22, 2007), cover price $12.95
9781412058131 | Trafford on Demand Pub, May 5, 2005, cover price $14.95

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By Peter Lourie (photographer)

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9781583852156 | 1 edition (Cold Tree Pr, December 22, 2007), cover price $12.95

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Describes the author's trip up the Missouri River by canoe and motorboat and compares it to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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9780382393068 | Silver Burdett Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Describes the author's trip up the Missouri River by canoe and motorboat and compares it to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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9780382393082 | Silver Burdett Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Describes the author's trip up the Missouri River by canoe and motorboat and compares it to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Library:

9780382393075 | Silver Burdett Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Describes the author's trip up the Missouri River by canoe and motorboat and compares it to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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Two boys living along the Hudson River track historical clues and try to elude a crazed treasure-hunter as they search for bounty rumored to have been hidden in 1699.

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9781563978517 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Two boys living along the Hudson River track historical clues and try to elude a crazed treasure-hunter as they search for bounty rumored to have been hidden in 1699.
9781885482037 | Shawangunk Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Two boys living along the Hudson River track historical clues and try to elude a crazed treasure-hunter as they search for bounty rumored to have been hidden in 1699

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Explores the history of the Inca empire and its overthrow by the Spaniards, and chronicles the author's search for the legendary missing gold of the Inca sun king that may lie hidden in the mountains of Ecuador.

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9781563979835 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2002), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Explores the history of the Inca empire and its overthrow by the Spaniards, and chronicles the author's search for the legendary missing gold of the Inca sun king that may lie hidden in the mountains of Ecuador.

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9781563977435 | Boyds Mills Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Chronicle of an expedition into the Llanganati Mountains of Ecuador in search of 750 tons of worked gold, which the Incas hid from the Spanish conquistadors after Pizarro executed the Sun King, Atahualpa.

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9780606244077 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $19.15 | About this edition: Explores the history of the Inca empire and its overthrow by the Spaniards, and chronicles the author's search for the legendary missing gold of the Inca sun king that may lie hidden in the mountains of Ecuador.

Prebinding:

9780613538312 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $20.40 | About this edition: Explores the history of the Inca empire and its overthrow by the Spaniards, and chronicles the author's search for the legendary missing gold of the Inca sun king that may lie hidden in the mountains of Ecuador.

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Presents, in text and photographs, a journey to Chaco Canton, New Mexico, examining ruins, culture, and theories of why the Anasazi abandoned the region.

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9781590784754 | Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2007, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Examines the Native American ruins in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, and nearby areas built by the Anasazi, precursors of the Pueblo Indians, and describes the way of life of their inhabitants.

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9781563979729 | 1 edition (Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Examines the Native American ruins in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, and nearby areas built by the Anasazi, precursors of the Pueblo Indians, and describes the way of life of their inhabitants.

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9781435207806 | Paw Prints, June 28, 2007, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Examines the Native American ruins in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, and nearby areas built by the Anasazi, precursors of the Pueblo Indians, and describes the way of life of their inhabitants.

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Product Description: Manatees are docile, large sea mammals who are eaten in some parts of the world, feared in others, and adored in still others.  But human encroachment, disease, environmental hazards, and being hunted, among many other issues, are causing their numbers to decline...read more

Hardcover:

9780547152547 | Houghton Mifflin, April 11, 2011, cover price $18.99

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9780544225299 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 3, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Manatees are docile, large sea mammals who are eaten in some parts of the world, feared in others, and adored in still others.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Scientists in Florida, West Africa, and the Amazon Basin share information with the goal of protecting the docile and sometimes elusive manatee.
By Peter Lourie (not applicable)

Miscellaneous:

9780547573922 | Houghton Mifflin, March 7, 2011, cover price $18.99

Prebinding:

9780606379854 | Turtleback Books, May 3, 2016, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Provides history, folklore, and modern tales about the second-longest river in the United States.

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9781590780442 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 2002), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Provides history, folklore, and modern tales about the second-longest river in the United States.

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9781563977565 | Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Provides history, folklore, and modern tales about the second-longest river in the United States.

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9780606259811 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $19.11 | About this edition: Provides history, folklore, and modern tales about the second-longest river in the United States.

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9781435265813 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 25, 2008), cover price $20.95

Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

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9780070212596, titled "How to Measure Human Resources Management" | 2nd edition (McGraw-Hill, December 1, 1994), cover price $49.95 | also contains How to Measure Human Resources Management

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9781590782651 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2004), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

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9781563978395 | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

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9780606301923, titled "Mystery Of The Maya: Uncovering The Lost City Of Palenque" | Demco Media, April 30, 2004, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

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9781417744879, titled "Mystery of the Maya: Uncovering the Lost City of Palenque" | Turtleback Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $23.30 | About this edition: Describes the ancient Maya ruins of Palenque, Mexico, discusses the archaeological discoveries that have been made there, and explains how the local Indians may provide clues that might help to reveal their ancestors' history.

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School and Library:

9781590784921 | Boyds Mills Pr, November 1, 2008, cover price $17.95

The author and three friends make a present-day journey retracing Lewis and Clark's path up the Missouri River.

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9781590782682, titled "On the Trail of Lewis & Clark: A Journey Up the Missouri River" | Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The author and three friends make a present-day journey retracing Lewis and Clark's path up the Missouri River.
9780070357662, titled "Assault on Paradise: Social Change in a Brazilian Village" | 2nd edition (McGraw-Hill College, January 1, 1992), cover price $30.55 | also contains Assault on Paradise: Social Change in a Brazilian Village

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9781563979361 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The author and three friends make a present-day journey retracing Lewis and Clark's path up the Missouri River.

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9780606301961, titled "On the Trail of Lewis & Clark: a Journey Up the Missouri River" | Demco Media, April 30, 2004, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: The author and three friends make a present-day journey retracing Lewis and Clark's path up the Missouri River.

The author and his family make a present-day journey that retraces Sacagawea's trail, from Fort Mandan in North Dakota to Fort Clatsop in Oregon.

Hardcover:

9780070077379, titled "Ceramic Title Setting" | McGraw-Hill College, March 1, 1992, cover price $35.45 | also contains Ceramic Title Setting | About this edition: Given the high prices that contractors charge for ceramic tile jobs, many homeowners would undoubtedly consider installing it themselves, if they had the proper guidance.

Paperback:

9781590782668 | Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The author and his family make a present-day journey that retraces Sacagawea's trail, from Fort Mandan in North Dakota to Fort Clatsop in Oregon.

School and Library:

9781563978401 | Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The author and his family make a present-day journey that retraces Sacagawea's trail, from Fort Mandan in North Dakota to Fort Clatsop in Oregon.

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9780606301954 | Demco Media, April 30, 2004, cover price $21.35 | About this edition: The author and his family make a present-day journey that retraces Sacagawea's trail, from Fort Mandan in North Dakota to Fort Clatsop in Oregon.

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Prebinding:

9780606373739 | Turtleback Books, January 27, 2015, cover price $20.85

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Follow scientists as they scan the Alaskan wilderness for these magnificent creatures.It is springtime on the North Slope of Alaska, and the U.S. Geological Survey team—the polar bear biologists Kristin Simac and Mike Lockhart—is gearing up for polar bear capturing. During a capture, all information is collected on the sea ice. The scientists locate bears from a helicopter, tranquilize them, give them tattoo ID numbers and tags, and collect data such as height, weight, and body fat measurements and samples such as blood, hair, feces, and even teeth. All this information goes into alarge database studied by scientists such as Drs. Steven Amstrup and George Durner, the former and current leaders of the Polar Bear Research Project. For more than forty years, scientists have been capturing bears in order to get information. What has this information been telling scientists about polar bears and global warming?  

Paperback:

9780544339064 | Houghton Mifflin, January 27, 2015, cover price $9.99

School and Library:

9780547283050 | Houghton Mifflin, January 10, 2012, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Follow scientists as they scan the Alaskan wilderness for these magnificent creatures.

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