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Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 Cover Image
By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534440302
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Published: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books - April 9th, 2019

An extraordinary delight for a reader of any age.”The New York Times Book Review

Brian Floca explores Apollo 11’s famed moon landing with this newly expanded edition of Moonshot!

Simply told, grandly shown, and now with eight additional pages of brand-new art and more in-depth information about the historic moon la


Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum Cover Image
By Raman Prinja, Chris Wormell (Illustrator)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781536206234
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Published: Big Picture Press - April 9th, 2019

The newest title in the Welcome to the Museum series turns its focus to the heavens and explores the wonders of space.


Digging Deep: How Science Unearths Puzzles from the Past Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781773212388
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Published: Annick Press - April 9th, 2019

Every archeological find adds to our understanding of the world, but sometimes a discovery is made that is so startling and different that it changes the way we view history. Digging Deep showcases the most exciting examples of these lost puzzle pieces and how recent advances in science brought them to light.


Little Naturalists: John Muir Cover Image
By Kate Coombs, Seth Lucas (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423651505
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Published: Gibbs Smith - March 19th, 2019

Introduce your baby to the fascinating adventures of famous naturalist John Muir.


Amazing Expeditions: Journeys That Changed The World Cover Image
By Anita Ganeri, Michael Mullan (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781782407478
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Published: Ivy Kids - April 9th, 2019

Discover the stories and follow the journeys of more than 20 of the world’s most heroic and extraordinary explorers, including Ibn Battuta, Zheng He, Mary Kingsley, Norgay and Hillary, Ellen MacArthur and Neil Armstrong.
 
Throughout history, explorers have bravely ventured out into the unknown to discover new lands, seek treasure, make scientific discoveries or simply


The Age of Exploration: Totally Getting Lost (Epic Fails #4) Cover Image
By Ben Thompson, Erik Slader, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250150547
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 16th, 2019

In the fourth installment of the Epic Fails series from authors Erik Slader and Ben Thompson and illustrator Tim Foley, The Age of Exploration: Totally Getting Lost introduces readers to an international cast of trailblazers and details every mutiny, wrong turn, and undiscovered city of gold.


Lost in the Antarctic: The Doomed Voyage of the Endurance (Lost #4): The Doomed Voyage of the Endurance Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338207347
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 2019

There wasn’t a thing Ernest Shackleton could do. He stood on the ice-bound Weddell Sea, watching the giant blocks of frozen saltwater squeeze his ship to death. The ship’s name seemed ironic now: the Endurance. But she had lasted nine months in this condition, stuck on the ice in the frigid Antarctic winter.


Basher Basics: Space Exploration Cover Image
By Simon Basher, Simon Basher (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780753475072
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Published: Kingfisher - May 7th, 2019

From the best-selling and compelling Basher, comes a book that shines its light into out-of-this-world beings who make the universe tick.


Locked in Ice: Nansen's Daring Quest for the North Pole Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250137647
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 29th, 2019

A spellbinding biography of Fridtjof Nansen, the pioneer of polar exploration, with a spotlight on his harrowing three-year journey to the top of the world.


Antarctica (A True Book: The Seven Continents) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780531134139
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Published: Children's Press - February 2019

A harsh and icy land isolated at the far southern reaches of the globe, Antarctica is the most recently discovered of the continents.


Little Guides to Great Lives: Ferdinand Magellan Cover Image
By Isabel Thomas, Dàlia Adillon (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781786274014
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - April 23rd, 2019

Explorer, sailor, and navigator, Ferdinand Magellan led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world. He encountered lands and creatures that he could never have imagined, and the journey was fraught with danger and difficulty...

Join Magellan's amazing adventure in this colorful guide, encountering mutineers and monsters along the way!


The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536206319
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

A 2018 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

The exciting true story of the captaincy, wreck, and discovery of the Whydah — the only pirate ship ever found — and the incredible mysteries it revealed.


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