Flags of the World - Sylvie Bednar

Flags Of The World (Abrams, $19.95) by Sylvie Bednar is an introduction to world cultures, identity, and the symbolism that unites nations. The contents, which are divided by continent, include historical facts, monetary units, and more. This book is an ideal way to learn more about faraway places. Find out why the majestic white elephant was removed from Thailand’s flag, and test yourself on the difference between the flags of Belgium and Germany. Ages 6 and up. MIR
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$21.95
ISBN: 9780810980105
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2009

14 Cows for America - Carmen Agra Deedy and Thomas Gonzalez

Where elders share stories under acacia trees, warriors dance and cows low in the distance, Kimele returns home to his Maasai tribe from Stanford University. The medical student recounts the violence of September 11 and, in response, his village dedicates a sacred gift of 14 Cows For America (Peachtree, $17.95) by Carmen Agra Deedy with Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah. Glowingly illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez, this moving book shows that stories can unite disparate cultures and nations. Ages 5-12. MIR
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By Carmen Agra Deedy, Thomas Gonzalez (Illustrator), Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah (Contributions by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781561454907
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Peachtree - August 4th, 2009

The Great and Only Barnum - Candace Fleming and Ray Fenwick

Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, step right up and meet the man who created the American Museum in New York City, who won a seat in the Connecticut state legislature, and who, at age 60, joined the circus. Step right up and read The Great And Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life Of Showman P.T. Barnum (Schwartz & Wade, $18.99) by Candace Fleming. Ages 10-14 HWP
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By Candace Fleming, Ray Fenwick (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780375841972
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 8th, 2009

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