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The Everything Kids’ Math Puzzles Book: Brain Teasers, Games, and Activities

The Everything Kids' Math Puzzles Book: Brain Teasers, Games, and Activities for Hours of Fun (Everything Kids Series)

For: Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12
Subject: Mathematics
Rating: 4.5 stars (5 reviewers)
Price: $7.95
Page: 135 PAGES
By: Meg Clemens, Sean Clemens, Glenn Clemens

This book is full of fun activities such as decoding Roman numbers and magic squares. Whether it is for home, or for the road, this book will keep children between 9 to 12 years of age entertained and busy. For 7.95$ and over 100 pages, what more can you ask for.  If you and your child liked this book, don’t miss on the other The Everything For Kids series, they are fun, interesting and educational.

Who knew that math could be so cool? Crammed with games, puzzles, and trivia, The Everything® Kids’ Math Puzzles Book puts the fun back into playing with numbers! Inside, you’ll be able to: ·Decode hidden messages using Roman numerals ·Connect the dots using simple addition and subtraction ·Learn to create magic number squares ·Use division to answer musical riddles ·Match the profession to numerical license plates If you have any fear of math—or are just tir (more…)

The New York Public Library Amazing World Geography: A Book of Answers for Kids (Paperback)

The New York Public Library Amazing World Geography: A Book of Answers for Kids
For: Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12
Subject: Nature, Planet Earth
Rating: N/A
Price: $12.95
Page: 176 PAGES
By: The New York Public Library & Andrea Sutcliffe

Follow the Ring of Fire from New Zealand to South America. Navigate the Blue Nile and walk the Great Wall of China. Meet the first person to reach the South Pole and witness the “Green Revolution” in India. Explore the people, landscapes, and languages of our fascinating planet and uncover the answers to all your questions about world geography . . . How old is the earth? See page 8. Can volcanoes form underwater? See page 14. What are maquiladoras? See page 50. (more…)

Made for Each Other: The Biology of the Human-Animal Bond (Merloyd Lawrence Book) (Hardcover)

Made for Each Other: The Biology of the Human-Animal Bond (Merloyd Lawrence Book)
For: Age 12 to adults
Subject: Animals
Rating: 5 stars (9 reviews)
Price: $26.00
Page: 312 pages
By: Meg Daley Olmert

From Booklist
Many people will attest to the happiness pets bring, but few are aware of the neurochemical basis. In one of those delectably synergistic books that tie together threads of science, history, and everyday life, Olmert explains the evolutionary processes behind what E. O. Wilson calls biophilia, our love and need for animals. The complex story begins with the hormone oxytocin. First identified as the agent for labor contractions and breast-feeding, oxytocin is now recogn (more…)

Brown Paper School book: Blood and Guts (Paperback)

Brown Paper School book: Blood and Guts
For: Grades 4-7 / Ages 9-12
Subject: Human biology, Human body, Anatomy
Rating: 4.5 stars (11 reviews)
Price: $14.99
Page: 127 pages
By: Linda Allison

Brown Paper School Book – Blood and Guts discusses the elements of the human body. It also includes extra suggestions for related experiments and projects. This is an excellent book. Use it for home schooling or simply to give some extra knowledge about human biology to your child, who will simply love the book, the writing and the illustrations! The author puts in simple words the complicated world of human biology, in a way not only kids can understand and enjoy, but also adults! You will find lots of experiments to try, and easy to do with stuff you can find around the house. that we actually do because they’re just plain fun and the equipment is easily found around the house. This book is great for kids, but also for young teenagers, and can serve as a reference for people of all age! Keep it next to your encyclopedia, other adults may want to have a quick look at it!

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The Complete Book of Science, Grades 5-6 (Paperback)

The Complete Book of Science, Grades 5-6
For: Grades 5-6 / Ages 10-12
Subject: Activity book / plants, animals, Earth, environment, air, water, sound, biology, etc
Rating: 4.5 stars (17 reviews)
Price: $14.95
Page: 352 pages
By: School Specialty Publishing

The Complete Book of Science for grades 5 to 6 teaches children important science skills! Children complete a variety of exercises that help them develop a number of skills in this 352 page workbook. Including a complete answer key this workbook features a user-friendly format perfect for browsing, research, and review. Over 4 million in print! The best-selling Complete Book series (more…)

The Tree Book for Kids and Their Grown Ups (Hardcover)

The Tree Book for Kids and Their Grown Ups
For: Grades 4-10 / Ages 9-15
Subject: Nature
Rating: 5 stars (3 reviews)
Price: $15.95
Page: 96 pages
By: Gina Ingoglia

The birds, the bees, the flowers and the…TREES! How do trees grow? Why do leaves change? What kind of tree is that? The acclaimed Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s newest guide answers all kids’ (and their parents’) tree-related questions in an easy-to-understand way. It features 33 different trees that grow in North America, from rural Georgia to the streets of New York City to the California suburbs. Each profile includes a beautiful botanical watercolor illustration by author Gina (more…)

The Complete Backyard Nature Activity Book: Fun Projects for Kids to Learn About the Wonders of Wildlife and Nature

The Complete Backyard Nature Activity Book: Fun Projects for Kids to Learn About the Wonders of Wildlife and Nature
For: Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-12
Subject: Nature and Animals / Activity book
Rating: 5 stars (2 reviews)
Price: N/A
Page: 64 pages
By: Robin Michal Krootz

From an apartment-rail hummingbird feeder to a backyard bat house. . .from a butterfly-friendly window box to a nest full of baby swallows. . .here are simple instructions for creating inviting, easy-to-make feeders and havitats that will attract insects, birds, squirrels, bats, frogs, and other small creatures. Many of the projects use recycled materials. These enjoyable science-based activities are accompanied by attractive illustrations and amazing anecdotes, facts, and insights (more…)

The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book

The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book: Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You! (Everything Kids Series)
For: Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-12
Subject: Activity book / biology, chemistry, physics, space
Rating: 4.5 stars (28 reviews)
Price: $12.95
Page: 144 pages
By: Tom Robinson

Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You! Science has never been so easy – or so much fun! With The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book, all you need to do is gather a few household items and you can recreate dozens of mind-blowing, kid-tested science experiments. High school science teach Tom Robinson shows you how to expand your scientific horizons – from biology to chemistry to physics to outer space. You’ll discover answers to questions like: Is it possible to blow up a balloon without actually blowing into (…Find more similar books…)

I Love Animals Sticker Book (Paperback)

I Love Animals Sticker Book
For: age 3 and up (small pieces, need parents supervision for children under age of 3)
Subject: Animals
Rating: 4 stars (3 reviews)
Price: $3.95
Page: 20 pages
By: Roger Priddy

Ideal for children aged 3 and up Fun rhymes to read and listen to More than 30 stickers. You child will love that book! Children will bring this book with them at all time. A great book to keep your child entertain in the car and while waiting for you appointment at the dentist or doctor’s clinic. A great book your child will never get tired of, and a fantastic way to learn all sorts of of animal names.

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My Big Animal Book (My Big Board Books) (Board book)

My Big Animal Book (My Big Board Books)
For: Babies and toddlers / Ages 0-4
Subject: Animals
Rating: 5 stars (56 reviews)
Price: $5.95
Page: 12 pages
By: Roger Priddy

This book is ideal for babies and toddlers. It contains an amazing collection of pictures. The images are in large format to bring more life to them. You and your kid will love this book, that will helps him or her build their vocabulary. (…Find similar books…)

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ScienceWiz Chemistry Experiments Kit and Book 35 Experiments, Chemistry

ScienceWiz Chemistry Experiments Kit and Book 35 Experiments, Chemistry
For: Grades 1-5 / Ages 6-11
Subject: Chemistry / Activity book
Pages: 40 pages + chemistry kits
Rating: 3.5 stars (8 reviewers)
Price: $19.99
By: Science Wiz
From the Manufacturer
Chemistry is an award winning kit that comes with a 40 page highly visual, step-by- step instruction book. All the materials are included your child will need to perform 35 experiments. A classic set of all time favorite children’s experiments are combined to explore the matter of matter: make candles, squirt with water pressure, sink and float an egg, dye a flower from the inside out, squeeze an egg into a bottle, capturing a CO2 explosion and growing crystal (more…)