Download E-books National Geographic Kids Everything Ancient Egypt: Dig Into a Treasure Trove of Facts, Photos, and Fun PDF

By Crispin Boyer

The traditional Egyptians suggestion massive and outfitted larger, abandoning monuments and messages that experience persevered for 5 millennia regardless of tomb robbers and the ravages of time. Pyramids and mummies let us know approximately their deaths, yet new applied sciences are peeling the wraps off their mysterious lives. In Everything historical Egypt kids will observe all they wish to understand concerning the mysteries of old Egypt and examine new bizarre, wacky, and interesting evidence in addition. Sections within the publication comprise upward thrust of the Pharaohs, demise and the Afterlife, existence in old Egypt, and enjoyable With old Egypt (a part that offers readers with interesting hands-on learning!). beautiful pictures and an interactive word list around out this intriguing and interesting new sequence addition.

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Download E-books Television Reporters (People in Our Community) PDF

By Dave Cupp

Tv newshounds are probably the most recognizable faces and personalities in our group. We track in to listen to approximately every little thing from climate to significant international occasions. This name is helping young children examine extra concerning the fast moving occupation of television journalism and provides them a glimpse of the fantastic paintings journalists do even if the digital camera is not rolling.

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Download E-books Pope John Paul II: Young Man of the Church (Childhood of World Figures) PDF

Pope John Paul Ii used to be born Karol Wojtyla on may well 18, 1920, in Poland. As a baby Karol excelled at school -- specially in faith and literature. He used to be a celeb football participant and likewise hiked and kayaked. yet so much of all Karol enjoyed poetry and theater. even supposing Karol was once cherished and revered by way of his friends, his early life was once touched via tragedy. His mom kicked the bucket whilst he was once in basic terms 9 years outdated, and 3 years later his cherished older brother, Edmund, died from scarlet fever.
Karol grew up in a time of significant uncertainty for Poland. even supposing he used to be born into an self sustaining Poland, he was once a tender guy through the Nazi career of his fatherland in global struggle Ii. whilst many Poles have been anti-semitic, Karol had Jewish neighbors; while his state became its again on faith, Karol studied in mystery to turn into a clergyman. This interesting biography info Karol's early life and the occasions that led him to be named Pope John Paul Ii in 1978.

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Download E-books Bitter Ashes: The Story of WW II (Stories of Canada) PDF

By John Wilson

World conflict used to be the best clash in human heritage. It gave delivery to the Atomic Age, the chilly battle and the industrial increase of the Nineteen Fifties and 60s, and planted the seeds of today’s heart East crises. however it isn't far-off background. so much Canadians have family members who have been a part of this world-wide tragedy. sour Ashes places those occasions in context for them. This booklet within the illustrated ancient sequence tales of Canada is a better half to determined Glory: the tale of WWI. a transparent and concise textual content leads the reader notwithstanding the most important army and political occasions and problems with the battle. Sidebars upload element and a private aspect. each web page is illustrated with both images or maps.

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Download E-books The Day of the Dead/El Dia de Los Muertos PDF

Stick with kids as they have fun their ancestors in this bright vacation. they give marigolds, sugar skulls, and specified bread, and make scrumptious meals. by means of spreading marigold petals, they advisor the lifeless domestic to hitch the festivities. ultimately, after making a song and dancing, it is time for mattress. Bob Barner's luscious collages contain the normal symbols of Day of the lifeless. His poetic textual content is either English and Spanish. An author's notice presents more information at the vacation.

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Download E-books Latinos in the Arts (A to Z of Latino Americans) PDF

By Steven Otfinoski

Latinos within the Arts strains the accomplishments of 178 appearing and visible artists. no matter if somebody used to be born within the usa or emigrated from such international locations as Mexico, Cuba, Spain, or a variety of different significant and South American countries, each one Latino profiled has made major contributions to paintings within the usa. issues, reminiscent of spiritual imagery and the fight for social justice, frequently look and reappear in those artists' inventive works. A bibliography directs the reader to resources for additional information regarding Latino american citizens and the humanities. One topic index divides entries by way of distinctiveness, reminiscent of cartoonist and printmaker. extra indexes additionally set up topics by way of the last decade in their start and by means of their ethnicity or state of beginning. Many black-and-white photos of the artists, frequently in the middle of their craft, improve the textual content all through this insightful quantity.

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