Eyewitness books

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Taylor, Barbara, 1954
Buckley, James
Burnie, David
Gifford, Clive
Ayo, Yvonne
McIntosh, Jane
Tubb, Jonathan N
Kentley, Eric
Brookfield, Karen
Wilkinson, Philip
Stanchak, John
Rowland-Warne, L
Murdoch, David Hamilton
MacQuitty, Miranda
Norman, David
Parry-Jones, Jemima
Bridgman, Roger
Redmond, Ian
Ward, Brian R
Halley, Ned
Platt, Richard
Crampton, W. G. (William G
Lafferty, Peter
Wright, Patricia, 1944
Welton, Jude
Gravett, Christopher, 1951
Philip, Neil
Cole, Alison
Lindsay, William
Arthur, Alex
Gribbin, Mary
Coiley, John
Bernard, Bruce
Clarke, Michael
Hill, Douglas
Stephens, Rebecca
Greenwood, Elinor
Watts, Claire
Charing, Douglas
Mallard, Neil
Pearson, Anne
James, Simon
Byam, Michèle, 1944
Lippincott, Kristen
Clutton-Brock, Juliet
Symes, R. F
Tambini, Michael
Parker, Steve
Mound, Laurence
Greenaway, Theresa
Murray, Stuart
Langley, Andrew, 1949
Putnam, James
Ardley, Neil
Buckingham, Alan
Adams, Simon, 1955
Cosgrove, Brian
Papastavrou, Vassili
Adams, Simon
Murray, Stuart, 1948
Clarke, Barry
Cotterell, Arthur
Baquedano, Elizabeth
Kelley, James
Hareas, John
Sutton, Richard
Newmark, Ann
Lane, Brian
Grau, Andree
Wilkinson, Philip, 1955
Van Rose, Susanna
Pollock, Steve
Parker, Steve, 1952
Matthews, Rupert
Langley, Myrtle
Buller, Laura
Bender, Lionel
Cribb, Joe
Oxlade, Chris
Hammond, Tim
Langley, Andrew
Fortey, Jacqueline
Steele, Philip
Farndon, John
Barber, James, 1952
Holmes, Richard, 1946-2011
Gamlin, Linda
Mitton, Jacqueline
Stott, Carole
Kerrod, Robin
Woodward, John
Buckley, James, Jr., 1963
Lambert, David, 1932
Hoare, Ben
Hornby, Hugh
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Nahum, Andrew
Jackson, Tom, 1972
Birkby, Robert
Whalley, Paul Ernest Sutton
Challoner, Jack
Jackson, Tom
McCarthy, Colin
Gray, Leon
Fullman, Joseph
Walker, Richard
Taylor, Paul D
Hart, George, 1945-2021
 
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Star rating for Arctic & Antarctic
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4 stars
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Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.

2.  Football

 
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3.  Life

 
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4.  Media & communications

 
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5.  Africa

 
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6.  Archeology

 
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Star rating for Bible lands
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Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

8.  Boat

 
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9.  Book

 
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10.  Building

 
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Star rating for Civil War
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Examines aspects of the Civil War, including the issue of slavery, secession, the raising of armies, individual battles, the commanders, Northern life, Confederate culture, the surrender of the South, and the aftermath.

12.  Costume

 
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13.  Cowboy

 
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14.  Desert

 
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15.  Dinosaur

 
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16.  Eagle & birds of prey

 
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17.  Electronics

 
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18.  Elephant

 
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19.  Epidemic

 
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20.  Farm

 
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21. Film

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A photographic essay explores the history and technology of filmmaking, including how a set is built, how stunts are performed, how special effects are achieved, and how films are edited.

22. Flag

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A photographic essay about flags from countries all over the world and such special flags as signal flags for ships and boats, flags for special festivals and sports, political flags and coats of arms. Also includes information about the meaning of shapes and colors on flags.

23.  Force & motion

 
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24.  Gorilla, monkey & ape

 
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25. Goya

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Star rating for Eyewitness knight
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5 stars
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Here is an inside look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, and crusades. The life of the knight is considered from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry.

28.  Light

 
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29. Manet

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30.  Monet

 
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4.3 stars
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Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.

32.  Perspective

 
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33.  Prehistoric life

 
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34.  Renaissance

 
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35. Shell

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5 stars
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Photographs and text examine different types of shells, including seashells, eggshells, and fossil shells, focusing on such aspects as how shells camouflage themselves and how they may be collected.

36. Spy

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Star rating for Spy
Average Rating:
4 stars
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"This book presents information about men and women spies throughout history as well as about the tools and equipment they used in espionage and intelligence service. You can also be an eyewitness to some of the world's most shadowy characters, and get the inside scoop on the ingenious gadgets that real-life spies have used to gather and send information without getting caught." --Publisher's description.

37.  Super Bowl

 
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38.  Technology

 
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39.  Time & space

 
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40. Train

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5 stars
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A picture-packed guide to the fascinating story of trains and how they have transformed our world. Discover how the vision of George Stephenson, the "father of the railroad," materialized into an age of steam around the world. Study the cut-out of a locomotive to understand how the movement of the piston turns the wheels. Learn how the American railroad contributed to the development and progress in the US and facilitated the spread of population...

41.  Van Gogh

 
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42.  Watercolor

 
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43.  Witches & magic-makers

 
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44.  Everest

 
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Star rating for Rain forest
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Prowl through the undergrowth and meet the amazing creatures that lurk there.

46.  Rescue

 
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47.  Judaism

 
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48.  Submarine

 
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Star rating for Ancient Greece
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Readers can journey back in time to ancient Greece in this visually stunning introduction to one of the world's founding nations that features fascinating information, statistics and facts showing how the ancient Greeks transformed our world.

50.  Ancient Rome

 
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Star rating for Arms & armor
Average Rating:
5 stars
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A photo essay examining the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.

52.  Astronomy

 
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53. Castle

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54. Cat

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4 stars
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Text and photographs present the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.
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3.7 stars
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Describes how crystals form in nature, how crystals are grown artificially, and how crystals are used in industry. Numerous color photos with text identify the various gemstones. "Discover the beauty of emeralds, rubies, lapis lazuli, jade, silver, and gold in this glittering collection of precious stones and metals. Learn where crystals can be found, how they form, and what they are used for--from dazzling jewelry to diamond-cutting tools and the...

56. Dog

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2.3 stars
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Text and photographs highlight the evolutionary history of dogs, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, and offer guidance on dog care and training.

57.  Eyewitness dinosaur

 
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58.  Future

 
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59. Horse

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1 stars
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Examines the anatomy, history, and breeds of horses, and discusses the different ways horses have been used throughout history.

60.  Human body

 
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61.  Insect

 
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62.  Jungle

 
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63. Mammal

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Photographs and text examine the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.

64.  Mars

 
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Star rating for Medieval life
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3 stars
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An illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, royalty, and more.

66.  Mummy

 
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67.  Music

 
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68.  Ocean

 
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69.  Photography

 
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70.  Pirate

 
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71. Pyramid

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72.  Robot

 
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5 stars
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"Unearth a treasure trove of geological knowledge with this in-depth guide to over 500 rocks and minerals"--

74.  Seashore

 
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75.  Shark

 
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Star rating for Skeleton
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Discusses the evolution, structure, and function of the human and animal skeletal systems.

77. Titanic

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Star rating for Titanic
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3.7 stars
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"Set sail on the Titanic and find out what happened when the "unsinkable" liner hit an iceberg. Discover treasures from the shipwreck that lay undiscovered for years, and read personal accounts of courage, sorrow, and survival."--Provided by publisher.

78.  Weather

 
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79.  Whale

 
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80.  World Series

 
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81.  World War II

 
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Star rating for American Revolution
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Presents a visual guide to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence, and includes explanatory text. Become an eyewitness to the American struggle for independence, from the events that sparked the war all the way through to the signing of the Constitution. This picture-led guide will take you on a visual tour through revolutionary America. Discover how American soldiers won battles against the great British Empire, plus see...

83.  Amphibian

 
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84.  Ancient China

 
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85. Aztec

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Star rating for Aztec
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Discover the mysterious world of these ancient people - their beliefs, rituals, and fascinating civilizations.

86.  Baseball

 
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87.  Basketball

 
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88.  Car

 
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89.  Chemistry

 
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90.  Crime & detection

 
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91.  Dance

 
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92.  Early humans

 
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93. Earth

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Examines the natural forces that shape our planet, covering such topics as climate, the oceans, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, and glaciers.

94.  Ecology

 
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Star rating for Electricity
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2.8 stars
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Discusses the properties of electricity and describes how it is made and used.
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Star rating for Explorer
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Looks at the worlds of Amelia Earhart, Jacques Cousteau, Marco Polo and other famous explorers, sharing real-life photographs of their equipment and personal possessions as well as objects they found.

97.  Eyewitness mythology

 
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98.  Eyewitness NASCAR

 
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Star rating for Religion
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Introduces the history, philosophies, and rituals of various world religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Shintoism, Zoroastrianism, and Christianity.

100. Fish

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Photographs and text explore the characteristics, habitats, and variety of fishes and other undersea life.

101.  Food

 
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102. Invention

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Photographs and text explore such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.

103. Islam

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Star rating for Islam
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Discover the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the modern Islamic world.

104. Money

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2 stars
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Examines the symbolic and material meaning of money, from shekels, shells, and beads to gold, silver, checks, and credit cards, and discusses how coins and banknotes are made, the value of money during wartime, and how to collect coins.

105.  North American Indian

 
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106.  Olympics

 
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107.  Pond & river

 
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108.  Shipwreck

 
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109.  Sports

 
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110.  Tree

 
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Star rating for Vietnam War
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Traces the history of the Asian war that killed over 58,000 Americans, discussing the causes and effects, leaders, major battles, guerrilla warfare, aerial bombing, weaponry, peace negotiations, and lessons learned.

112.  Wild West

 
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113.  Christianity

 
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114.  Da Vinci and his times

 
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115.  Eyewitness great scientists

 
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116.  Eyewitness Mesopotamia

 
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117.  Oil

 
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Star rating for Eyewitness bird
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"Find out about some of the 9,500 species of birds that live in a huge range of habitats, from deserts and rainforests to the polar ice caps. As well as finding out about different orders of birds, take a detailed look at individual feathers and beak shapes, and explore behavior, from fish- and meat-eaters to seed- and plant-eaters. Witness the breathtaking moment when a chick hatches from its egg and watch as the young birds grow in their nest to...
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Star rating for Presidents
Average Rating:
2.5 stars
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Offers information about America's most influential political office and details on the men who have filled it.

120.  Vote

 
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121. Battle

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Average Rating:
3 stars

122.  Evolution

 
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123.  Moon

 
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124. Soldier

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Describes the lives of soldiers from the Middle Ages to the present, discussing their training, tactics, vehicles, and weapons.
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Star rating for Space exploration
Average Rating:
3 stars
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Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

126. Universe

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Star rating for Universe
Average Rating:
5 stars
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"Become an eyewitness to outer space and beyond in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of the universe. Children will [see] how past, present, and future space exploration has helped our understanding of the Sun, our Solar System, rocky planets, gas giants, and explosive stars. This ... guide for kids aged 9+ gives an insight into far-off galaxies and out-of-this-world objects captured by powerful space telescopes....
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Discover the story of the Vikings-- their ships, weapons, legends, and saga of war and discovery.

128.  Water

 
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129. Baseball

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Average Rating:
4.5 stars
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Text and detailed photographs present the history, techniques, and interesting facts of baseball.

130.  Chicago

 
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131. Dinosaur

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Average Rating:
4 stars
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Packed with incredible statistics and facts about dinosaurs written in easy-to-grasp text, this kids book will help cultivate the paleontologists of tomorrow. Colorful, factual illustrations and fascinating first-hand accounts from experts offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.

132.  Economy

 
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134. Soccer

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3.5 stars
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Examines all aspects of the game of soccer, including its history, rules, techniques, equipment, famous players, playing fields, and competitive play.

135.  Treasure

 
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136.  City

 
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137. Computer

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Eyewitness Computer gives readers an up-close look at the machines that have come to define the modern world. From laptops to supercomputers, this book uses clear, crisp photography and engaging text to explain how computers work, the functions they serve, and what they might do in the future.

138. Flight

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Traces the history and development of aircraft from hot-air balloons to jetliners, and includes information on the principles of flight and the inner workings of various flying machines.

139.  Pond and river

 
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140. Predator

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141. Science

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Average Rating:
5 stars
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Introducing the key aspects of science, this book covers all the crucial topics from atoms and evolution to explosive chemical reactions.

142.  Boy Scouts of America

 
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Star rating for Butterfly & moth
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Photographs and text explore the behavior and life cycles of butterflies and moths, examining mating rituals, camouflage, habitat, and growth from pupa to larva to adult.

144.  Energy

 
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145.  Eyewitness animal

 
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146.  Religion

 
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147. Reptile

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Photographs and text depict the many different kinds of reptiles, their similarities and differences, habitats, and behavior.

148.  Transportation

 
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Star rating for Ancient civilizations
Average Rating:
4 stars
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Looks at the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, India, the Americas, and Mesopotamia and discusses the achievements and culture of each.

150.  Human body

 
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Star rating for Volcano & Earthquake
Average Rating:
3.8 stars
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Photographs and text explain the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes and examine specific occurrences throughout history.
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Star rating for Wonders of the world
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Highlights the seven wonders of the world -- the Pyramids of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis, the Statue of Zeus, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria, along with modern day wonders such as the Great Wall of China, The Taj Mahal and the Burj Khalifa.
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