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Books Kids Will Love
History’s Mysteries: Curious Clues, Cold Cases and Puzzles from the Past
New series alert! This new look at history presents puzzles from the past, the clues left behind and the leading scientific theories to help kids learn and decipher what really happened. Fans of Night of the Museum and the Indiana Jones movies will be enthralled by these real life mysteries: why were the Easter Island heads erected? what really happened to the Maya? who stole the Irish Crown Jewels? Sections also cover mores of history’s heavy-hitting, head-scratching mysteries, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Bermuda Triangle, the Oak Island Money Pit, Stonehenge, the Sphinx, the disappearance of entire civilizations, the dancing plague, the Voynich manuscript, and so many more.
Chock-full of cool photos, fun facts, and spine-tingling mysteries, History’s Mysteries not only provides historical information but also lists important clues and theories for young readers to piece together and consider.
1,000 Facts About the White House
“Tailor-made for browsing but with plenty of nutritious content for young historians and prospective visitors.” – Kirkus
On the heels of a high-profile renovation and in the midst of what may be considered the most controversial presidency in modern history, no house is more in the spotlight than the president’s residence. Now, in consultation with the White House Historical Association, Nat Geo Kids Books takes kids behind the scenes to explore the people, the grounds, the home and the history of the White House. This book provides a 360-degree view of America’s most famous president’s residence, from how it was built in 1792 and the fire of 1812, to today’s state dinners, celebrations, celebrity pets, and more.
Discover through 1,000 fun-to-read facts what it’s like to live and work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the quirky rules of the house and how the Secret Service keeps it safe. Find out how the kids who have lived there play, watch movies, and entertain friends. With a treasure trove of material from the White House Historical Association, this book presents a fascinating story of the building and the many people who have shaped its 225-year history.
The World of the Bible: Biblical Stories and the Archaeology Behind Them
Have you ever wondered about the real location of the Garden of Eden? Or how Moses could have parted the Red Sea? The World of the Bible takes the reader back to ancient times to revisit classic Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments, learn fascinating facts about biblical history, and explore that same landscape as archaeologists are studying it today. Stories include the Samson and Delilah, Joseph in Egypt, Noah and the Flood, the birth of Jesus, Paul’s conversion, and many more.
Classic paintings and photos of the Middle East today enrich the archaeological explanations. Additionally, this book was reviewed by biblical scholars to ensure the most up-to-date and accurate information and includes profiles of important Bible personalities, analysis and explanation of key archaeological sites and maps of the Middle East to provide context to the stories and sites. Kids won’t just revisit classic Bible stories in this book … they’ll dig deeper into the history behind the tales to learn more about the biblical world.
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