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  • Ten of the Best Adventures in Frozen Landscapes cover

    Ten of the Best Adventures in Frozen Landscapes

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Adventures in Frozen Landscapes

    Ten exciting stories feature famous explorers and their struggles to survive in frigid temperatures during dangerous polar expeditions. Stories include: the last expedition of John Franklin, Salomon August Andrée's attempt to reach the North Pole by hydrogen balloon, Ernest Shackleton’s journey to rescue his ice-locked crew, Riiser-Larsen and Amundsen’s crash in the Arctic, and the crash of Umberto Nobile’s airship Italia. Feature boxes and maps add additional details and help readers better understand the explorer's journey and the time period in which the expedition took place.


     
  • Ten of the Best Adventures in New Worlds cover

    Ten of the Best Adventures in New Worlds

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Adventures in New Worlds

    Ten exciting stories feature the hardships encountered by famous and sometimes brutal explorers in their quests to discover new lands. Stories include: Hernán Cortés and the Aztec rebellion, Francisco Pizarro’s battle against the natives of Colombia, Lewis and Clark's expedition, David Livingstone’s attack by lions in Africa, Marco Polo’s travels in China, and Samuel de Champlain’s fight against the Iroquois. Feature boxes and maps add additional details and help readers better understand the explorer's journey and the time period in which the expedition took place.


     
  • Ten of the Best Adventures in the Sky cover

    Ten of the Best Adventures in the Sky

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Adventures in the Sky

    Ten exciting stories tell of the success and failures of many famous inventors and pilots in the quest for flight. Stories include: the first hot-air balloon to carry people, the Wright brothers and the first airplane, Charles Lindbergh’s nonstop flight from New York City to Paris, Amelia Earhart’s attempt at a round-the-world flight, breaking the sound barrier, and Felix Baumgartner’s skydive from space. Feature boxes add additional details and simple maps help readers better understand the flight paths.


     
  • Ten of the Best Adventures in the Jungle cover

    Ten of the Best Adventures in the Jungle

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Adventures in the Jungle

    Ten exciting stories feature famous explorers and their dangerous jungle adventures. Stories include: Gonzalo Pizarro’s search for the city of El Dorado, Mary Kingsley's fall into a pit of stakes, Percy Fawcett and the lost city of Z, Henry Walter Bates’ adventure in the Amazon, and Captain Barth Blake's search for Inca gold in the Amazon. Simple maps and feature boxes add additional details and help readers better understand the time period in which the explorations took place.


     
  • Ten of the Best Adventures in Space cover

    Ten of the Best Adventures in Space

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Adventures in Space

    Readers will be amazed by ten exciting stories of miraculous survival and tragic events in the history of space exploration. Stories include: the near-fatal journey of Uri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon, the breakdown of Apollo 13, the Russian Salyut 1 space station, the space shuttle Challenger disaster, fire on board the Mir space station, and the two successful flights of SpaceShipOne. Feature boxes add additional details and help readers better understand the dangers faced by the crew on these famous missions.


     
  • Ten of the Best Adventures on the Seas cover

    Ten of the Best Adventures on the Seas

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Adventures on the Seas

    Ten exciting stories feature dangerous voyages of famous explorers traveling on the high seas in search of fame and fortune. Feature boxes and maps add additional details and help readers better understand the explorers’ journey and the time period in which the expedition took place.


     
  • Ten of the Best Animal Myths (ebook) cover

    Ten of the Best Animal Myths (ebook)

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Animal Myths (ebook)

    Ten beautifully illustrated stories tell fables and folktales from different cultures featuring animal characters that often speak and act like humans in order to teach a lesson. Tales include: Anansi the Spider, and Mainu the Frog, from African folktales; Brer Rabbit, an African American folktale; Wenebojo and the Buffalo, a Native American legend; the Hare and the Tortoise, a Greek fable; and Androcles and the Lion, a Roman fable. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.


     
  • Ten of the Best Ghost Stories (ebook) cover

    Ten of the Best Ghost Stories (ebook)

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Ghost Stories (ebook)

    Ten wonderfully illustrated stories tell folktales and legends from different cultures about ghosts and spirits, and their interaction with the human world. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.


     
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    Ten of the Best Giant Stories (ebook)

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Giant Stories (ebook)

    Ten boldly illustrated stories tell classic tales from different cultures of giants, who were usually villains being outwitted and defeated by mythological heroes. Myths include: the hero Heracles versus the hated giant Geryon, and Odysseus versus the giant Cyclops Polyphemus, from Greek mythology; the good-natured giant Finn McCool from Celtic mythology; the Mayan twins versus the destructive mountain giant Cabracan, from Mayan mythology; Sedna, the giant goddess of the sea, from Inuit mythology; and the giant Goliath who was slain by David, from the Bible. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.


     
  • Ten of the Best God and Goddess Stories (ebook) cover

    Ten of the Best God and Goddess Stories ...

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best God and Goddess Stories (ebook)

    Ten beautifully illustrated stories tell classic tales from different cultures of powerful gods and goddesses in mythology clashing with each other and with humans. Myths include: Pandora opening the box that releases the evils of humanity, and King Midas whose touch turned everything to gold, from Greek mythology; Ganesha, the god with the elephant head, from Indian mythology; Thor’s Hammer, from Norse mythology; mighty Glooscap and the baby Wasis from Native American mythology; and the god Horus taking back the throne of Egypt, from Egyptian mythology. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.


     
  • Ten of the Best Monster Stories (ebook) cover

    Ten of the Best Monster Stories (ebook)

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Monster Stories (ebook)

    Ten boldly illustrated stories tell tales from different cultures of legendary creatures, both good and bad. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.


     
  • Ten of the Best Mythical Hero Stories (ebook) cover

    Ten of the Best Mythical Hero Stories (ebook)

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Mythical Hero Stories (ebook)

    Ten boldly illustrated stories tell classic tales from different cultures of battles between heroes and powerful opponents. Tales include: Theseus versus the Minotaur, and Perseus versus Medusa, from Greek mythology; Beowulf versus monsters and dragons from Anglo-Saxon mythology; and the Mayan twins versus the lords of the Underworld. Other well-known stories feature Sinbad the Sailor from Arabic literature and the Swiss hero William Tell. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.


     
  • Ten of the Best Prince and Princess Stories (ebook) cover

    Ten of the Best Prince and Princess Stories ...

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Prince and Princess Stories (ebook)

    Ten beautifully illustrated stories tell classic fairy tales from different cultures of princes and princesses. Familiar fairy tales include: Snow White, Rapunzel, and The Frog Prince, The Princess and the Pea, from Germany and Scandinavia. Tales from other cultures include: Rhodopis, from Egypt; The Lake Princess, from China; Princess of the Mist, and a Native legend from Canada. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.


     
  • Ten of the Best Witch and Sorcerer Stories (ebook) cover

    Ten of the Best Witch and Sorcerer Stories ...

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    24 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Ten of the Best Witch and Sorcerer Stories (ebook)

    Ten boldly illustrated stories tell folktales and legends from different cultures about characters with magical powers. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.