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  1. Africa is Not a Country

    Africa is Not a Country

    Enter into the daily life of children in over 20 of the 53 countries of modern Africa. Celebrate the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent as experienced by children at home, school, work, and play. Learn More
    $9.95
    C195
    Order Now! Due in Stock 1/19/2015
  2. Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa - A Rookie Biographies Title

    This wonderfully rich, detailed biography of Mother Teresa was written to engage and inspire, as well as inform. Paperback, 32 pages. Ages 5-8. Learn More
    $4.95
    C231
    In Stock
  3. Wonderful Houses

    Wonderful Houses - Around the World

    An original look at how modern families in 10 countries around the world live in their homes today. A delightful multi-cultural resource with photos, house cross-sections, diagrams, and fascinating captions. Paperback, 44 pages. Learn More
    $9.95
    C400
    In Stock
  4. Farming

    Farming - Our Global Community

    Farmers use the land to grow food. Farmers are important to everyone.” This rich cultural resource pairs vivid, joyful photos of people around the word with simple, appealing text. Includes picture glossary and index. Paperback, 24 pages. Learn More
    $5.95
    C411
    In Stock
  5. Make Your Own Inuksuk

    Make Your Own Inuksuk - A Wow Canada! Book

    What is an inuksuk? It’s a stacked stone sculpture. An inuksuit is built to serve as a memorial, prayer, or signpost — or for the intrinsic satisfaction of stacking stones. Paperback, 32 pages. Learn More
    $8.95
    C539
    In Stock
  6. One World, One Day

    One World, One Day - From National Geographic

    Explore how people live around the world! Evocative photos, simple text, and interesting captions. Photo-origin map with place names keyed to images make this a great cultural research resource for older children. Hardcover, 48 pages. Learn More
    $17.95
    C540
    In Stock
  7. Wake Up, World!

    Wake Up, World! - A Day in the Life of Children Around the World

    Follow eight children on five continents from morning wake-up to bedtime. A lively, accessible book that explores differences (and emphasizes similarities), often with quotes from the children photographed. Learn More
    $18.95
    C558
    In Stock
  8. Let's Eat!

    Let's Eat! - What Children Eat Around the World

    Rich photos, engaging text, and charming quotes from children in Mexico, France, South Africa, India, and Thailand thoroughly explore a favorite subject. Includes simple recipes and a glossary of food-related words. Hardcover, 40 pages. Learn More
    $17.95
    C559
    In Stock
  9. World People Cards

    World People Cards - From Laughing Star Montessori

    Discover many fascinating details about the lives and histories of people around the world. Designed for use in Primary and Elementary Montessori classrooms. Primary students can match the photo cards with the continent/flag control cards. Elementary students can use the two-sided story/question cards. Learn More
  10. Music

    Music - Our Global Community

    A powerful cultural resource! Vivid, joyful photos of people around the world playing an astonishing array of instruments and simple text convey our common inclination to play, share, and enjoy music. Paperback, 24 pages. Learn More
    $5.95
    M158
    In Stock
  11. Elementary Sacred Places of the World Cards

    Elementary Sacred Places of the World Cards - From Laughing Star Montessori

    Visit ancient sites and gain understanding of past civilizations and their cherished monuments. Includes 7 continent cards and 25 sacred places cards (32 cards in all). Each card shows photo, short sentence, and continent symbol. 4" x 2½". Ages 6 and up. Learn More
  12. Elementary World Transportation Cards

    Elementary World Transportation Cards - From Laughing Star Montessori

    Intrigue older children with facts that will serve as a springboard for research! These well-researched, classroom-tested card materials show children the many ways people and goods travel by water, land, and air. Cards feature a photo with a simple sentence with the subject name. Learn More
  13. Stone Soup

    Stone Soup - Award-winning read-aloud folk tale

    Celebrate teamwork, generosity, and sharing with this retelling of the classic European folktale. The story of hungry travelers with a special recipe leads to the realization that sharing is the “magic” ingredient. Paperback, 32 pages. Learn More
    $7.95
    R27
    In Stock
  14. Atlas of Far East and Southeast Asia

    Atlas of Far East and Southeast Asia - Picture Window Books World Atlases

    Map after map! A key to reading each map plus intriguing details, illustrations, charts, and photos related to the theme. A great springboard for conversation and a wealth of visual and written information for in-depth research. Paperback, 32 pages. Learn More

    Now: $6.95

    Was: $8.95

    C421
    In Stock
  15. Atlas of Australia

    Atlas of Australia - Picture Window Books World Atlases

    Map after map! A key to reading each map plus intriguing details, illustrations, charts, and photos related to the theme. A great springboard for conversation and a wealth of visual and written information for in-depth research. Paperback, 32 pages. Learn More
    No Longer Available
    C423
  16. Same, Same but Different

    Same, Same but Different - An introduction to cultural similarities & differences

    Follow the back-and-forth correspondence of two young boys ­— Elliot from the U.S., Kailash from India — as they explore through their drawings and letters how their lives are both different and the same. Children will enjoy the simple story and colorful collage illustrations. Learn More
    $17.95
    C419
    In Stock

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