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Product Description: Discover what it’s like to grow up in South Africa with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!Dumela! My name is David, and I’m a kid just like you living in South Africa...read more
By Tom Woolley (illustrator)

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9781481470933 | Simon Spotlight, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Discover what it’s like to grow up in South Africa with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!

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9781481470926 | Simon Spotlight, October 4, 2016, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Discover what it’s like to grow up in South Africa with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!

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Product Description: Before he was South Africas first black president, Nelson Mandela was an activist who opposed apartheid. Zoom in on his inspiring story of fighting for civil rights through historic photos and easy-to-read text, complete with quick stats, key dates, and bolded glossary terms.

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9781680792393 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: Before he was South Africas first black president, Nelson Mandela was an activist who opposed apartheid.

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Product Description: Take a tour along the Nile and visit Ancient Egypt. Peer inside the pyramids to find the treasure within. Unravel mysterious mummies and learn how the Egyptians had death wrapped up. Read hieroglyphic clues, journey into the afterlife and find out what it meant to be a pharaoh as you hunt down the secrets of the dead...read more

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9781515725312 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Take a tour along the Nile and visit Ancient Egypt.

Travel down the Nile and into the heart of an ancient tomb with young Neferu, who is training to mummify a great pharaoh. Look over his shoulder to witness the dog-headed Anubis weighing the heart of a corpse, or the brains being removed and the body wrapped. Unlock the secrets and rituals as you see how to prepare for the afterlife in Ancient Egypt more than three thousand years ago. But make sure to keep safe by using spells from the Book of the Dead!
By Maurizio Campidelli (illustrator)

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9781512411645 | Reprint edition (Hungry Tomato, August 1, 2016), cover price $7.99

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9781512406290 | Hungry Tomato, August 1, 2016, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: Travel down the Nile and into the heart of an ancient tomb with young Neferu, who is training to mummify a great pharaoh.

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Product Description: In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed upon the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept it...read more
By Thomas Gonzalez (illustrator)

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9781561459612 | Reprint edition (Peachtree Pub Ltd, August 1, 2016), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya.

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Product Description: Did you know that the continent of Africa is home to animals that people in other parts of the world can only see in zoos? Elephants, gorillas, cheetahs, lions, and giraffes can all be found in Africa. Discover more intriguing facts in Africa, an Exploring Continents book.

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9781489642721, titled "África / Africa" | Av2 by Weigl, July 1, 2016, cover price $27.13 | About this edition: Did you know that the continent of Africa is home to animals that people in other parts of the world can only see in zoos?

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Product Description: This Step 4 leveled reader about Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Prize–winning activist for racial equality in South Africa, is as spellbinding a biography as you can find. His journey from student to revolutionary to inmate to president of South Africa will inspire and engage kids of all ages...read more
By Nicole Tadgell (illustrator)

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9780553513431 | Random House Childrens Books, June 14, 2016, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: This Step 4 leveled reader about Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Prize–winning activist for racial equality in South Africa, is as spellbinding a biography as you can find.

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9780375974670 | Random House Childrens Books, June 14, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: This Step 4 leveled reader about Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Prize–winning activist for racial equality in South Africa, is as spellbinding a biography as you can find.

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Product Description: The New York Times bestselling true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever.It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place...read more

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9780316241311 | Little Brown & Co, April 14, 2015, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever.

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9780316241335 | Reprint edition (Little Brown & Co, May 3, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever.

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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

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9780547152547 | Houghton Mifflin, April 11, 2011, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: In The Manatee Scientists, John Reynolds does an aerial count of manatees from the Florida sky; Lucy Keith spends a weekend rescuing manatees trapped in a dam in Senegal; and Fernando Rosas takes the author on an Amazonian boat trip, looking for a young manatee he released back into the wild, with emotional results.

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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

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

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Describes the work and observations of American scientist Caitlin O'Connell during her studies of the African elephant in Etosha National Park in Nambia.

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9780547053448 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, July 11, 2011), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: - 2012 Robert F.

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9780544668300 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, May 3, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: - 2012 Robert F.

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9780606379830 | Turtleback Books, May 3, 2016, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Blast back to ancient Egypt in is this new nonfiction series and discover what it would have been like to live there!When people talk about ancient Egypt, things like mummies and pyramids may come to mind. But what was ancient Egypt really like? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time...read more
By Adam Larkum (illustrator)

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9781499801170 | Little Bee Books Inc, April 5, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Blast back to ancient Egypt in is this new nonfiction series and discover what it would have been like to live there!

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9781499801163 | Little Bee Books Inc, April 5, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Blast back to ancient Egypt in is this new nonfiction series and discover what it would have been like to live there!

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Product Description: Since 1992, All About South Africa has been the comprehensive reference book of choice for South African schoolchildren (and their parents!) when looking for information about the country. Now completely revised and updated – both in content and visual material – this new edition is sure to retain its status...read more
By Cecilia Barfield (editor) and Gill Gordon (editor)

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9781431700967 | New edition (Random House Struik, March 19, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Since 1992, All About South Africa has been the comprehensive reference book of choice for South African schoolchildren (and their parents!

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Product Description: Join Carole P. Roman when she visits the stunning and exciting land of Egypt in the newest book of her informative series. Learn why this ancient land often called "the cradle of civilization." Travel down the Nile to discover Egypt's fascinating history...read more

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9781523374465, titled "If You Were Me and Lived In… Egypt: A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World" | Createspace Independent Pub, February 27, 2016, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Join Carole P.

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Product Description: Africa's wild animals are awesome! Bold, vibrant photos and engaging text bring readers up close with lions. Includes information on habitat, behaviour, life cycle, and threats to these amazing creatures.

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9781406288544 | Gardners Books, February 11, 2016, cover price $13.10 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!
9781491417683 | A+ Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!

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9781491417621 | A+ Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!

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Product Description: Africa's wild animals are awesome! Bold, vibrant photos and engaging text bring readers up close with giraffes. Includes information on habitat, behaviour, life cycle, and threats to these amazing creatures.

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9781406288537 | Gardners Books, February 11, 2016, cover price $13.10 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!
9781491417676 | A+ Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!

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9781491417614 | A+ Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!

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Product Description: The New York Times bestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village adapted for young readers. Now available in paperback! When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell...read more

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9780147510426 | Puffin, January 5, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village adapted for young readers.

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Product Description: The bestselling story of the young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village, now in an accessible middle grade editionWhen a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba’s tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season’s crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell...read more
By Korey Jackson (narrator)

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9781511336260 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, January 5, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The bestselling story of the young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village, now in an accessible middle grade editionWhen a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba’s tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season’s crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell.
9781511336277 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, January 5, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The bestselling story of the young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village, now in an accessible middle grade editionWhen a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba’s tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season’s crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell.

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Product Description: An ordinary blue thermos holding blood samples from a sick nun in Zaire reached Belgium's Institute of Tropical Medicine in September 1976. From the samples, researchers discovered a new virus, which they named the Ebola virus after a river in Central Africa...read more

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9781467792448 | Twenty First Century Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: An ordinary blue thermos holding blood samples from a sick nun in Zaire reached Belgium's Institute of Tropical Medicine in September 1976.

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Product Description: Africa's wild animals are awesome! Bold, vibrant photos and engaging text bring readers up close with chimpanzees. Includes information on habitat, behaviour, life cycle, and threats to these amazing creatures.

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9781406288513 | Gardners Books, January 15, 2016, cover price $13.15 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!
9781491417652 | A+ Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!

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9781491417591 | A+ Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!

Product Description: Libya is an ancient country marked by expanses of desert inland and miles of sandy beaches along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Libya was occupied by Rome at the height of Libya's empire and by Turkey with the help of the Barbary Piratesin the sixteenth century...read more

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9781502607980 | Cavendish Square, January 15, 2016, cover price $47.07 | About this edition: Libya is an ancient country marked by expanses of desert inland and miles of sandy beaches along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.
9780761417026 | 2 edition (Benchmark Books, April 1, 2004), cover price $42.79 | About this edition: Profiles the history, geography, government, and people of Libya, and highlights the country's main cultural and social traditions.
9781854355737 | Benchmark Books, April 1, 1996, cover price $35.64 | About this edition: Describes the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of Libya

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Product Description: Africa's wild animals are awesome! Bold, vibrant photos and engaging text bring readers up close with elephants. Includes information on habitat, behaviour, life cycle, and threats to these amazing creatures.

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9781406288520 | Gardners Books, January 15, 2016, cover price $13.15 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!
9781491417669 | A+ Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!

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9781491417607 | A+ Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: Africa's wild animals are awesome!

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Product Description: Mutula Grows Up is a non-fictional story about a child of Africa, who is given adult responsibilities at an early age. He becomes a caregiver for his younger brother at the age of 4 years. He experiences the death of his brother, Heri, when he has yet to experience life...read more

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9781523276479 | Act edition (Createspace Independent Pub, January 5, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Mutula Grows Up is a non-fictional story about a child of Africa, who is given adult responsibilities at an early age.

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Product Description: Located on the continent of Africa, Nigeria is a country known around the world for its arts and culture. Nigerias landscape is diverse. It features plains and valleys, plateaus and mountains, deserts, rivers, wetlands, and a gulf coastline...read more

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9781489630599 | Weigl Pub Inc, July 15, 2015, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Located on the continent of Africa, Nigeria is a country known around the world for its arts and culture.

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9781489630582 | Weigl Pub Inc, July 15, 2015, cover price $28.55 | About this edition: Located on the continent of Africa, Nigeria is a country known around the world for its arts and culture.

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Product Description: Explore the Sahara Desert and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives.

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9781634706384 | Cherry Lake Pub, January 1, 2016, cover price $12.79 | About this edition: Explore the Sahara Desert and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives.

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9781634705189 | Cherry Lake Pub, January 1, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: Explore the Sahara Desert and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives.

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