The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. This imaginative, wonderfully illustrated book has received accolades from School Library Journal, the California Reading Association, and the Association for Library Services to Children.
This powerful photography collection, drawn from the celebrated National Geographic archive, reveals the lives of women from around the globe, accompanied by revelatory new interviews and portraits of contemporary trailblazers including Oprah Winfrey, Jane Goodall, and Christiane Amanpour.
National Geographic presents the individuals who have led the U.S. in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of all the former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2020 president-elect or incumbent is also included. Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to how to write a letter to the president. Full-page portraits, famous quotes, and interesting facts help kids get to know each leader. This new volume is a fascinating read and excellent reference for students and kids of all ages.
This inspirational picture book reveals what is was like for a young black mother of three to navigate the difficult world of the 1950s and '60s, and succeed in an unwelcoming industry to become one of the now legendary ''hidden figures'' of NASA computing and space research.
An almanac like no other, this latest dynamic annual for the 21st century features high-energy pages packed with facts, photos, infographics, time lines, and maps that capture today's world. It's perfect for ages 12 to 112.
Did you know that peanut butter can be turned into a diamond? Or that the world's oldest pet goldfish lived to be 43 years old? It's all totally weird ... but true! This colorful, engaging book explores 350 outrageous facts like these that are sure to thrill and delight kids of all ages.
Did you know that volcanoes once erupted on the moon, or that a group of sharks is called a shiver? It's all weird ... but true! This colorful, engaging book explores 350 outrageous facts like these that are sure to thrill and delight kids of all ages.
In 2013, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Lee Berger made the discovery of a lifetime: hundreds of prehistoric bones, including entire skeletons of at least 15 individuals, all perhaps two million years old. Almost Human is the first-person narrative of an archaeological discovery that is rewriting the story of human evolution.
Relive the 2016 centennial celebration of the National Parks by reading all about these greatest of American treasures–from Acadia to Zion. Filled with color photos, information on animals, fascinating lists, fun facts, maps, conservation tips, and much more, this book is your trusted guide to these most majestic of places.
Did you know that a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away? Or that an astronaut's heartbeat slows down in space? It's all totally weird ... but true! This colorful, engaging book explores 350 outrageous facts like these that are sure to thrill and delight kids of all ages.
Did you know that fish sometimes cough, or that alligator teeth are hollow? It's all weird ... but true! This colorful, engaging book explores 350 outrageous facts like these that are sure to thrill and delight kids of all ages.
Greek mythology meets cute talking animals in this hilarious adventure fiction series starring Zeus, king of the gods ... ruler of minions ... and ... hamster. He's joined by a crazy crew of critters of the Mount Olympus Pet Center.
Classic stories from Greek mythology come to life in this latest single-subject themed book in the Weird But True spin-off series, Know-It-All. Strange facts accompanied by lush original full-color art cover everything kids need to know about Greek gods, heroes, monsters, and more.
From the team that created the Ultimate Weird But True books, 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything) treats kids to brain candy and eye candy all rolled into one treasure trove of high-interest fascinating facts.
National Geographic's book 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today.