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World Book eBooks features read-aloud on many of the World Book titles for early readers as well as other interactivities, such as videos, audio, and games.


 

NEW! HISTORY SUMMARIZED
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Each book in this series concisely surveys a major historical event or interrelated series of events or a major cultural, economic, political or social movement. Especially important and interesting aspects of the subject of each book are highlighted in feature sections. Use a “History Summarized” book as an introduction to its subject in preparation for deeper study or as a review of the subject to reinforce what has been studied about the topic.

(Recommended ages 14-16 years)

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NEW! ANIMALS AT WORK 
Animals Attacking
Animals Caring for Their Young
Animals Communicating
Animals Defending Themselves
Animals Depending on One Another
Animals Finding Food
Animals Finding Mates
Animals Living Alongside People
Animals Living in Groups
Animals Making Homes
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Animals Surviving in Extreme Environments

 

Animals at Work is an informative way to look at the lives of animals, particularly at a time when the hard work of survival is becoming even harder because of habitat destruction and climate change. The series highlights the work in categories similar to those that apply to the human animal.

(Recommended ages 10 - 12 years)

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NEW! TRUE OR FALSE?
The Ancient World
Dinosaurs
Human Body
Inventions
Mammals
Pirates
Planet Earth
The Solar System
Video Games
Weird Food

 

Did you know that pirates rarely buried treasure? Or that the Earth isn't quite round? And that some mammals lay eggs? The True or False? Series reveals these - and more! - surprising truths behind common misconceptions. The books prompt readers to learn the coolest facts about high-interest topics, from video games to the solar system and beyond.

(Recommended ages 8 - 10 years)

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NEW! BOLT 3
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Adorable Animals - 8 titles
Air Power - 6 titles
Amazing Human Body - 6 titles
Deep Space Discovery - 6 titles
Doggie Data II - 6 titles
Elite Warriors - 6 titles
History’s Mysteries - 6 titles
Horse Crazy - 6 titles
Team Stats-Football Edition - 8 titles
Wild Animal Kingdom III - 6 titles

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NEW! ZAC NEWTON INVESTIGATES
GRAPHIC NOVEL-STYLE
RELUCTANT READERS

Beasts and Bugs
Bodies and Brains
Extraordinary Electricity
Fabulous Forces
Space and the Solar System
Wild Weather

 

Time travel along with Zac Newton and friends as they visit famous scientists throughout history uncovering answers to important questions. The questions lead into explanations of scientific concepts and phenomena which are woven into the overall story.

(Recommended ages 11 - 13 year)

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NEW! HOW I CHANGED THE WORLD!
Susan B. Anthony
Frederick Douglass
Mohandas Gandhi
Frida Kahlo
Wangari Maathai
Nikola Tesla

 

Each story revolves around a break-through event in each subject's life and tells how that event affects the subject's life and, ultimately, history.

(Recommended ages 11 - 13 years)

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NEW! WHERE IN THE WORLD CAN I...?
RELUCTANT READERS
...Become a Ninja
...See a Vampire
...Climb a Tower
...Dig Up a Fossil
...Hike in a Canyon
...Meet Ghosts
...Ride a Camel
...See a Dragon
...Swim with a Manta Ray
...Touch a Cloud

 

Uses the location where the activity can be performed to introduce basic local cultural, geographical, and historical facts. The books take the traditional question/answer format and twists it into a fun but factual quest.

(Recommended ages 8 - 10 years)

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August 4, 1914 - UK declared war on Germany in World War I.
August 6, 1945 - Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.
August 8, 1588 - English fleet attacked the Spanish Armada, (July 29 by calendar then in use).
August 8, 1967 - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was launched.
August 9, 1945 - Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan.
August 13, 1521 - Spanish conquerors won Mexico City from the Aztec.
August 13, 1961 - East Germans began building the Berlin Wall.
August 15, 1947 - India became independent.
August 18, 1966 - Battle of Long Tan took place in the southern part of what is now Vietnam.
August 25, 1768 - Captain Cook's ship Endeavour sailed from England on first exploratory voyage.

August 3, 1856 - Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia.  View TIMELINE  
August 4, 1960 - Tim Winton, Australian novelist and short-story writer.
August 6, 1809 - Alfred, Lord Tennyson, English poet. Read the article on “The Lady of Shalott”.
August 15, 1769 - Napoleon I,  French emperor and military genius.  View TIMELINE  
August 16, 1935 - Graeme Milbourne Clark, an Australian doctor and inventor, is known for inventing a device to help people with hearing loss.  View TIMELINE 
August 26, 1908 - Sir Donald Bradman, Australia's greatest cricketer.  View TIMELINE  
August 30, 1797 - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, English author of Frankenstein.

 

Who is this person born on August 6, 1881?
Clue:
 Discovered the germ-killing power of the green mould, Pencillium notatum.  
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