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


2004 Award
The White House
(by Catherine O’Neill Grace, Scholastic $19.95 Score:) An illustrated history of the White House with handsome photos, behind-the-scenes information, and firsthand accounts from many people who work in the "People’s House," the 132-room mansion that is a museum, home, office, and setting for so many occasions that live in history. Includes an introduction by First Lady Laura Bush. For those who have visited and the many others who will do so one day. 8 & up.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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2006 Award
e.guides Human Body
(by Richard Walker et al, DK $17.99 Score:) One of a series of single-volume encyclopedias with solid information, illustrations, and a link to fuller information online that has been produced by DK and Google. Others in the series include Insects, Mammals, and Rocks & Minerals. Each book has dedicated pages with more information and downloadable images that would spruce up a school project.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2006.

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2007 Award
(by Thomas Marent, DK $40 Score:) Every coffee table should have this stunning book that is chock full of stunning photographs of the plants, animals, birds, and insects that inhabit this precious habitat. Includes a CD with sounds of the rainforest. Magnificent!

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2007.

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