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Product Type: Books
Age: Late Elementary School Years
Categories: Reference Books
Subcategories: Single Volume Resource Books

 


2001 Awards
Animal Atlas
(by Barbara Taylor/illus. by Kenneth Lilly, Knopf $20 Score:) An oversized book illustrated with maps and full-color paintings of animals arranged by geographic locations. Filled with clear info, such as what animals eat and where and how they build their homes. 7 & up.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
Children's Atlas of the Universe
(Reader's Digest, 989 Sports $24.99 Score:) For the young astronomer, a rich mix of maps, facts, and even doable projects.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
Factastic Book of 1001 Lists
(by Russell Ash, DK $14.95 Score:) Looking for the biggest, fastest, worst, first, or last? Ash's lists cover it all. 8 & up.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
National Audubon Society First Field Guides
(Scholastic $11.95 Score:) Designed to be used in the field or as a resource at home, each of these handsome books has hundreds of photos, clear information, and a "spotter's card," a quick reference card to identify an animal or plant. Titles include: Birds, Insects, Reptiles, Rocks, and Trees. New for , Shells.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
Peterson Field Guides
(by Jonathan Latimer et al., Houghton Mifflin $5.95 Score:) New paperback guides for young naturalists. Illustrated with close-up photos and crisp easy-to-read information, these are a good place to start. Titles include Butterflies, Caterpillars, Shorebirds, and others.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
Presidents
(by James Barber, DK $15.95 Score:) A good place to start with kids just getting interested in American political history. A good balance of photos and highlights about each leader. 8 & up.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2002 Award
Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women
(by Cheryl Harness, HarperCollins $16.95 Score:) With a title taken from a letter from Abigail Adams to her husband, introduces many lesser-known, as well as famous, women who have helped to shape America. Harness's portraits are more impressionistic than photographic, but the information gives young readers some notion of the changes women have brought about in our country's history.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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How People Live
( $19.99 Score:) This is the type of book that kids will love poring over. Spectacular photos of children from the African Wodaabe to the Arctic Inuit, the volume

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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2004 Award
Smithsonian Children's Encyclopedia of American History
(by David C. King, DK $29.99 Score:) This is like a coffee table book for young history buffs. Visually exciting with photos, art, and photographs all explained with captions and short crisply written passages. Fun to dive into rather than to read from front to back. 8 & up.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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2004 Award
State-By-State Atlas
(by Beth Sutinis et al, DK $19.99 Score:) Organized by region, this state-by-state atlas presents information about geography, population, industry, famous people, and landmarks. 8 & up.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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