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Product Description: Congress has a specific role in U.S. government. But what is it? How does it work? And how can teens get involved when they can t even vote? This handbook illustrates all aspects of the lawmaking branch. Five unique handbooks comprise the new American Government series...read more

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9781680211207 | Saddleback Pub, April 10, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Congress has a specific role in U.

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Product Description: Foundations explains the beginnings of the American political system, including historical background. Chapters introduce the concepts of a federal republic, with relevant facts that keep young adults engaged. Five unique handbooks comprise the new American Government series...read more

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9781680211184 | Saddleback Pub, May 8, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Foundations explains the beginnings of the American political system, including historical background.

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Product Description: Political Parties are not mentioned in the Constitution. How did they come about? Why are they important? This handbook examines the two-party system in the U.S. and how it evolved.Five unique handbooks comprise the new American Government series...read more

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9781680211221 | Saddleback Pub, May 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Political Parties are not mentioned in the Constitution.

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Product Description: The Office of the President handbook details the specific jobs of the president, including chief of state, chief executive, and commander-in-chief, plus the role of the president s cabinet and the limited powers of the office. Five unique handbooks comprise the new American Government series...read more

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9781680211214 | Saddleback Pub, April 10, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Office of the President handbook details the specific jobs of the president, including chief of state, chief executive, and commander-in-chief, plus the role of the president s cabinet and the limited powers of the office.

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Product Description: The Supreme Court is the highest judicial court in the U.S. It has the final say on whether laws violate the Constitution. This handbook defines the role of the court and how it is essential to the rule of law.Five unique handbooks comprise the new American Government series...read more

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9781680211191 | Saddleback Pub, May 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Supreme Court is the highest judicial court in the U.

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Product Description: Are spies criminals or heroes? Some spies are greedy. They only want money. Others spy in wartime. They want to help their country. Businesses also spy on each other. The book explores six famous spies. Engage your most struggling readers in grades 3-8 with Red Rhino Nonfiction! This new series features high-interest topics in every content area...read more

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9781680210491 | Saddleback Pub, October 15, 2015, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Are spies criminals or heroes?

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9780606385848 | Turtleback Books, October 15, 2015, cover price $20.80 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: There are over 1,500 animals that eat their own kind. They come in all sizes and shapes. From the praying mantis to the polar bear. Cannibal animals eat to survive, possibly because of global warming. To keep their population in check...read more

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9781680210484 | Saddleback Pub, October 15, 2015, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: There are over 1,500 animals that eat their own kind.

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9780606385831 | Turtleback Books, October 15, 2015, cover price $20.80 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: World War II was coming. Soon the United States would join the war. Everyone knew it was a matter of time. African Americans wanted to fight for their country. They wanted to be pilots. But they had to overcome racism to earn their wings...read more

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9781680210521 | Saddleback Pub, October 15, 2015, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: World War II was coming.

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9780606385862 | Turtleback Books, October 15, 2015, cover price $20.80 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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9781422233443 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95

Product Description: Uranium is a powerful resource, but it is also a mixed blessing. Uranium can light a town or power a submarine, but it can also destroy a city. Areas around a nuclear power plant, which uses uranium to create its energy, can become dead zones if the nuclear reaction becomes unstable...read more

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9781422233900 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Uranium is a powerful resource, but it is also a mixed blessing.

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Product Description: Rooted in millennia of history but moving to the contemporary beat of globalization, Chinese society is marked both by tradition and rapid change. The urban bustle of cities like Shanghai and Beijing; the Great Wall of China and temples to Confucius; rice balls, ramen, and chopsticks; the Lantern Festival, tai chi, and ping pongChinas new and old worlds are both celebrated in this volume on the countrys customs and culture...read more

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9781422233429 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Rooted in millennia of history but moving to the contemporary beat of globalization, Chinese society is marked both by tradition and rapid change.

Product Description: Water is one the most vital resources on the planet. Humans can live for weeks without food but only a few days without water. We cook with it, swim in it, and fish in it. Yet we humans often abuse water. We taint it with chemicals and human sewage...read more

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9781422233818 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Water is one the most vital resources on the planet.

Product Description: As two of the rarest metals on Earth, gold and silver have amazed humans for centuries. People have searched the world for silver and gold, hoping to fill their pockets with the shiny metals. And yet during all of human history, only enough gold has been extracted to fill two Olympic-sized swimming pools...read more

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9781422233825 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: As two of the rarest metals on Earth, gold and silver have amazed humans for centuries.

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Product Description: Police officers can handle just about any situation they face out on the streets. But when things get too dangerous . . . its time to call in SWAT. Known by many names, SWAT teams bring military tactics and efficiency to law enforcement...read more

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9781422234020 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Police officers can handle just about any situation they face out on the streets.

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Product Description: It takes a special kind of bravery to face down a live bomb . . . but the people in this book demonstrate that courage every time they go to work. Experts on bomb squads around the world face new dangers every day. Inside, read how they stay ahead of the bombers and how they train their minds and bodies to handle the stress of disarming explosive devices...read more

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9781422233924 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: It takes a special kind of bravery to face down a live bomb .

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Product Description: Police work hard to investigate crimes. They follow the evidence and talk to witnesses. But sometimes, thats just not enough. When they need to get close to the criminals they pursue, they call on undercover officers. These special experts learn how to become a criminal to infiltrate and gather information...read more

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9781422234037 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Police work hard to investigate crimes.

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Product Description: The United States has two of the longest unfortified borders in the world . . . and people arrive daily by air from outside the country, too. At those borders and airports are the border security officers who are on the front lines of making sure our nation is protected...read more

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9781422233931 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: The United States has two of the longest unfortified borders in the world .

Product Description: If you put metals in a competition of strength, iron would come out on top. It works hard for us in the form of bridges, skyscrapers, and fences. Combine iron with carbon and you have steel, which can be used in creating buildings, tools, and even satellites...read more

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9781422233832 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: If you put metals in a competition of strength, iron would come out on top.

Product Description: Emerging from segregation under apartheid, South Africa is a vibrant country in transition. African, European, and South Asian traditions form a complex society with much national pride. Its physical beauty and bountybeaches and surf like none other, wine grown in high-quality vineyards, and some of the best game preserves in the worldadd to the keen interest people take in the culture and custom of this fast-changing country...read more

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9781422233504 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Emerging from segregation under apartheid, South Africa is a vibrant country in transition.

Product Description: Salt is a resource that we often take for granted. Before refrigeration, people poured salt over meats to preserve them. Soldiers of the Roman Empire received their pay in salt. Even Christopher Columbus was on the hunt for salt when he landed in the New World...read more

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9781422233887 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Salt is a resource that we often take for granted.

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Product Description: Engage your most struggling readers in grades 3-6 with Red Rhino Nonfiction! This new series features high-interest topics in every content area. Visually appealing full-color photographs and illustrations, fun facts, and short chapters keep emerging readers focused...read more

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9781680210538 | Saddleback Pub, October 15, 2015, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Engage your most struggling readers in grades 3-6 with Red Rhino Nonfiction!

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9780606372015 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2015, cover price $20.80 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Product Description: Its indigenous peoples, African influences, and colonial history give Brazil a unique cultural flare. The subtle flavors of Bahia and the robust pleasures of barbecue; the gritty favelas of Rio and the sandy beaches of Copacabana; samba music and Carnival celebrationsthese sites, sounds, and traditions are all celebrated in this volume on Brazils customs and culture...read more

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9781422233412 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Its indigenous peoples, African influences, and colonial history give Brazil a unique cultural flare.

Product Description: Copper is one of the most plentiful and useful metals on Earth. Ancient warriors used it to forge weapons with deadly blades, and shipbuilders used it to cover the bottoms of boats. Today, you can find copper in the kitchen and in computers, too...read more

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9781422233801 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Copper is one of the most plentiful and useful metals on Earth.

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Product Description: The oceans, where life first began, occupy more than 70 percent of the Earths surface. About half of the planets 7 billion people live in close proximity to an ocean. We depend on them for food, energy, and recreation. Yet we know comparatively little about the oceans...read more

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9781422233849 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The oceans, where life first began, occupy more than 70 percent of the Earths surface.

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