DK Eyewitness Books

Ancient Egypt ( DK Eyewitness Books )

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$9.99
Now in Paperback!

In Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt, travel back in time and discover one of history's most remarkable civilizations -- from the legends of the great Pharaohs to the triumphs of the ordinary people. Explore the inside of the Great Pyramid in Giza, or learn how Tutankhamun's tomb was found. Images and supported text throughout the book showcase the pottery, weapons and other objects Ancient Egyptians left behind, the architecture they created, the food they ate, their system of Hieroglyphic writing, and more, giving an eyewitness account of this incredible empire.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465420480
Publication Date: 
2014-06-16
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Ancient Greece ( DK Eyewitness Books )

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$9.99
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Watch the past come to life in Eyewitness: Ancient Greece. From their myths and gods, to the first Olympics to the trial and execution of Socrates -- explore the history, daily life, beliefs, and achievements of this amazing civilization, whose influence can still be seen today. See how Greek soldiers fought in battle, discover who the heroes were, and learn about the culture and festivals celebrated throughout this relevant era.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465420497
Publication Date: 
2014-06-16
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Bible Lands ( DK Eyewitness Books )

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$9.99

From the early ancestors of the middle stone ages to the Greeks and Romans in 40 BCE, countless civilizations and people have lived in the eastern Mediterranean area known as the Bible Lands. Discover the story of the Holy Lands and the people who lived there before the time of Christ in DK Eyewitness Books: Bible Lands, now available in paperback for the first time.

Learn what kind of jewelry and pottery the Canaanites traded with Egypt and see armor from ancient Assyria. Explore the different gods and goddesses each civilization worshiped, how the people of the Bible Lands defended their cities, and more in DK Eyewitness Books: Bible Lands.

Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that make Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.

Awards:

8-time National Council for the Social Studies Award Winner

4-time Society for School Librarians International Social Studies Trade Book Award Winner

2-time Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award Winner

A Parents' Choice Award Winner

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465440105
Publication Date: 
2016-06-14
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Civil War ( DK Eyewitness Books )

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$9.99
Whether your child has a special interest in the Civil War, you want to encourage further learning about this important time in American history, or your child is studying the Civil War in the classroom and you want to add more learning to school curriculum, Eyewitness: Civil War is the ideal choice for learning about the Civil War.

DK's Eyewitness series is perfect for children. It engages both readers and visual learners by presenting information with a combination of photography, small nuggets of information, and fact-packed annotation so children can really dig into topics without becoming overwhelmed. One picture at a time, Eyewitness books teach big subjects in easy ways.

We've revamped our Eyewitness series to be even better with solid facts, shorter texts, more emphasis on images, and fresh new learning sections, making Eyewitness books the perfect way to encourage curiosity in your child or to supplement classroom learning.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465431868
Publication Date: 
2015-03-10
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Crystal & Gem ( DK Eyewitness Books )

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$9.99
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Crystals are all around us -- in our plants, our homes, and even in our bodies! Eyewitness: Crystal & Gem describes the seven basic shapes of crystals and other aspects of crystallography, including how they form in nature, how crystals are studied and identified, what gives them their amazing color, and how they are used in everyday life.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465420527
Publication Date: 
2014-06-16
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Dinosaur ( DK Eyewitness Books )

$9.99
Now in Paperback!

Be an eyewitness to the prehistoric beasts that once ruled the earth and find out how ancient fossils and footprints can reveal their awesome world. From their evolution to their extinction, see what dinosaur skin was like, find out how a fossil can show if a dinosaur was a carnivore or herbivore, study claws and tails and how they were used and more in this latest edition of an Eyewitness favorite.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465422668
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Dog ( DK Eyewitness Books )

$9.99
Now in Paperback!

Eyewitness: Dog highlights the evolutionary history of man's best friend -- from their domestication, anatomy, and behavior, for both domestic and wild breeds including wolves, jackals, and foxes. See the oldest-known remains of a domestic dog, an amazing tree-climbing fox, how a dog swims, a fox with bat ears, and a husky in a sled harness. Learn why dogs and wolves hunt in packs, how dogs "talk" with ears and tails, the basics of looking after a pet dog, and how dogs were specially taught to help humans.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465420510
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Energy ( DK Eyewitness Books )

$9.99

From the sun to wind power, from nuclear plants to electricity, energy is an amazing resource that powers our world. Discover the fascinating story of energy and what it is with DK Eyewitness Books: Energy.

Applying the award-winning Eyewitness formula to one of the most compelling subjects in the world of science, this title profiles every facet of energy, from the scientists who uncovered its amazing secrets to the impact it has on every aspect of our lives. Learn about how plants convert sunlight into energy through photosynthesis and explore how energy has opened up lines of communication from morse code and telegraphs to GPS and communication satellites.

Available for the first time in paperback and featuring more than 180 stunning photographs that help explain what energy is and how it affects our lives, DK Eyewitness Books: Energy helps bring the fascinating story of one of our most valuable resources to life.

Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.

Awards:

8-time National Council for the Social Studies Award Winner

4-time Society for School Librarians International Social Studies Trade Book Award Winner

2-time Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award Winner

A Parents' Choice Award Winner

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465451040
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First Ladies ( DK Eyewitness Books )

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$9.99

From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, Melania Trump, meet the 46 exceptional women who left their mark on the White House. See how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making.

Filled with amazing facts, full-color photographs of personal mementos, family pictures, and campaign memorabilia, DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies is a visual tour through US history. See Mary Todd Lincoln's mourning cape, Edith Wilson's tiara, Eleanor Roosevelt's writing desk, Pat Nixon's party favors, and more. Learn how Florence Harding, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama redefined what being a First Lady means and involved themselves in causes to create social change and new policies.

Now revised and updated and available for the first time in paperback, DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies tells the stories of our nation's first ladies and shows readers how each woman influenced the history of the United States.

Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465458513
Publication Date: 
2017-01-03
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FLAG (EYEWITNESS BOOKS)

$15.99
Full-color photos. "Historical facts and lore about flags, crests, and
pennants used at sporting events, displayed on naval vessels, or brandished in
revolutionary movements, as well as national flags, pepper this fascinating
account. Another excellent book in this series."-- "Childhood Education.
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ISBN/SKU: 
9780789458247
Publication Date: 
2000-05-31
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