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Product Description: Eight billion dollars’ worth of Inca gold and silver are rumored to be hidden in an unmapped region of the Andes. This is the captivating story of that fabled treasure and the centuries-old spell it has cast on many, including a young American student, Peter Lourie...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780689121111 | Atheneum, April 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The author relates his pursuit of the Incan treasures rumored to be hidden in the mountains of Ecuador, a quest that became a consuming passion as he immersed himself in the lore of the treasure and the daily life of the region's people

Paperback:

9780803279803 | Reprint edition (Bison Books, August 1, 1998), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Eight billion dollars’ worth of Inca gold and silver are rumored to be hidden in an unmapped region of the Andes.

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

Paperback:

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

School and Library:

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

Prebinding:

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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Describes a canoe trip down the river from Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon Territory, to Dawson, near the Arctic Circle, and looks at the gold rush of 1898. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9781563978784 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Describes a canoe trip down the river from Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon Territory, to Dawson, near the Arctic Circle, and looks at the gold rush of 1898.

School and Library:

9781878093905 | Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Describes the river from Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon Terrritory, to Dawson, near the Arctic Circle, and looks at the gold rush of 1898

Prebinding:

9780613494021 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2000, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: Describes a canoe trip down the river from Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon Territory, to Dawson, near the Arctic Circle, and looks at the gold rush of 1898.

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Product Description: Lourie completed his trip. It took him three weeks and marked the first time anyone has traveled from the source of the Hudson to the mouth in a single vessel. The Hudson proved to be a very changeable river. It includes seven locks and nine power dams...read more

Hardcover:

9780815603153 | 1 edition (Syracuse Univ Pr, September 1, 1995), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The author relates his experiences and observations on a three-week canoe journey down the Hudson River, offering his own perspective on a complex waterway often stereotyped as a river ruined by industrial pollution

Paperback:

9780815603160 | Syracuse Univ Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Lourie completed his trip.

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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.

Hardcover:

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.

Paperback:

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.

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

Paperback:

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

School and Library:

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

Prebinding:

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

Prebinding:

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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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.

Paperback:

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

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.

Reinforced:

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.

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.

Hardcover:

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 | About this edition: This updated edition should help human resources managers respond to organizational change and justify their own existence.

Paperback:

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.

School and Library:

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.

Reinforced:

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.

Prebinding:

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.

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

Reinforced:

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

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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

School and Library:

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

Prebinding:

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

Paperback:

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

School and Library:

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

Reinforced:

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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The author recounts his journey down the length of the 'Great River', describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region.

Paperback:

9781563978968 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, September 1, 2000), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his journey down the length of the 'Great River', describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region.

School and Library:

9781563977060 | Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his journey the length of the 'Great River' by car, by raft, and on foot, describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region

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9780606201018 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $18.67 | About this edition: The author recounts his journey down the length of the 'Great River', describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region.

Prebinding:

9780613301121 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: The author recounts his journey down the length of the 'Great River', describing how he crossed historical territories and witnessed the traditions of long-standing cultures, and discusses the history of the region.

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

Paperback:

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

School and Library:

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.

Reinforced:

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.

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Tells of explorer Ferdinand Magellan's expedition along the coast of South America, his discovery of a new land as well as a successful passage to the Pacific that was later named after him, enhanced with full-color photos.

School and Library:

9781563979736 | Boyds Mills Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Photographs and narrative text illuminate the author's travels through Tierra del Fuego in South America, tracing the paths of Ferdinand Magellan and Charles Darwin.

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.

Paperback:

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.

School and Library:

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.

Reinforced:

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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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.

School and Library:

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.

School and Library:

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.

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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.

School and Library:

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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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.

School and Library:

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.

Prebinding:

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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By Peter Lourie (photographer)

Paperback:

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

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Hooray! A new collection of Ted Scheu\'s hilariously honest and wise poems for kids has tumbled down the stairs for breakfast, with scrumptious photographs by Peter Lourie to match!
By Peter Lourie (photographer) and Ted Scheu

Paperback:

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 | About this edition: Hooray!

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

Paperback:

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.

School and Library:

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.

Reinforced:

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.

Prebinding:

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

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School and Library:

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

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