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  • The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 3

    Robots, Planes, Cities & More!

    In this volume of the LEGO Adventure Book series, Megs and Brickbot face their toughest challenge yet. The Destructor is on the loose again, demolishing LEGO models and shaking things up! Join Megs as she rebuilds the models and meets some of the world’s best builders. Learn to create a Renaissance house, a classic movie theater, sushi, Miniland-scale marvels, an ice cream truck, street lamps, and ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 1

    Cars, Castles, Dinosaurs and More!

    Unleash your imagination as you journey through the wide-ranging world of LEGO building with The LEGO Adventure Book. This inspiring tour is filled with bright visuals, step-by-step breakdowns of 25 models, and nearly 200 example models from the world's best builders. Learn to build robots, trains, medieval villages, spaceships, airplanes, and much more. Whether you're brand-new to LEGO or have ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 2

    Spaceships, Pirates, Dragons & More!

    Join Megs and Brickbot on another exciting tour of LEGO building in this second volume of The LEGO Adventure Book series. As they track the Destructor and rebuild the models he destroys, you’ll follow along and meet some of the world’s best builders. Learn to create sleek spaceships, exotic pirate hideaways, fire-breathing dragons, fast cars, and much more. With nearly 40 step-by-step breakdowns ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay

    by J.K. Rowling ...
    Book 2 - Fantastic Beasts
    At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay

    by J.K. Rowling ...
    Book 1 - Fantastic Beasts
    When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone...Inspired by the original Hogwart’s textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Trash Vortex

    How Plastic Pollution Is Choking the World's Oceans

    series Captured Science History
    Millions of tons of plastic slip into oceans every year. Some floats and travels slowly with the currents, endangering the health of marine animals. The rest is hardly visible but is far more dangerous. Tiny bits of plastic sprinkle the ocean's surface or mix into the sandy seafloor and beaches. It ends up inside birds, fish, and other animals, harming them-and ultimately humans. Experts struggle ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • Toy Photography 101

    How To Do Toy Photography Step By Step

    • What is toy photography and why you should start photographing something other than yourself or the food you eat• Who were the first toy photographers and how far the field has progressed since then• How to pick a suitable toy to photograph and the pros and cons of different toys• What do those fancy photography terms mean and how they can be used to improve your photography• How does color ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • What Were the Twin Towers?

    Illustrated by Ted Hammond ...
    series What Was?
    Discover the true story of the Twin Towers—how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed.When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers—also known as the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Double Helix

    How an Image Sparked the Discovery of the Secret of Life

    series Captured Science History
    To the untrained eye, Photo 51 was simply a grainy black and white image of dark marks scattered in a rough cross shape. But to the eye of a trained scientist, it was a clear portrait of a DNA fiber taken with X-rays. And to young scientists James Watson and Francis Crick, it confirmed their guess of deoxyribonucleic acid's structure. In 1953 the pair was racing toward solving the mystery of DNA's ... Read more

    $25.49 USD

  • Make: Fire

    The Art and Science of Working with Propane

    by Tim Deagan ...
    Learn how to safely build projects that burn, poof, "boosh," and flare! This complete reference and hands-on guide to working with propane explains how to create a variety of flame effects projects that can be built with common tools and materials.Starting from the basics, this book explains everything you need to know to safely work with propane. An essential reference for building projects like ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $17.99 USD

  • Thrice Told Tales

    Three Mice Full of Writing Advice

    Illustrated by Joost Swarte ...
    Three Blind Mice. Three Blind Mice. See how they run? No. See how they can make all sorts of useful literary elements colorful and easy to understand!Can one nursery rhyme explain the secrets of the universe? Well, not exactly—but it can help you understand the difference between bildungsroman, epigram, and epistolary.From the absurd to the wish-I’d-thought-of-that clever, writing professor ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • What Were the Roaring Twenties?

    Illustrated by Jake Murray ...
    series What Was?
    Flappers, flag-pole sitting, and the Ford Model T--these are just a few of the things that instantly conjure up a unique era--the Roaring Twenties.It was the bees' knees, the cat's meow. If you're not familiar with 1920s slang, all the more reason to read this fascinating look at that wild, exciting decade. It began on the heels of one tragedy--the flu pandemic of 1918--and ended with another: the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • You Can Draw Manga Chibi Characters, Critters & Scenes

    A step-by-step guide for learning to draw cute and colorful manga chibis and critters

    series Just for Kids!
    Just for Kids: You Can Draw Manga Critters shows how to draw animals in the chibi style using simple steps and easy-to-find art tools. Also included are tips and techniques for designing your own chibi critter creations!You can draw more than 30 chibi animals with the easy, step-by-step art projects in Just for Kids: You Can Draw Manga Critters. Learn to draw dogs, cats, mice, rabbits, birds, ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • iOpener: Going to School

    series iOpener
    This 1,139-word book tells all about schools from around the world, from Ghana to Russia to Canada to Japan! This text uses examples of children who attend each school and details how long it takes them to get there, how the classroom is structured, and what their schoolwork looks like. This title includes a pronunciation guide and discussion questions to aid in reading comprehension.Grade: ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Fake News

    Separating Truth from Fiction

    While popularized by President Donald Trump, the term "fake news" actually originated toward the end of the 19th century, in an era of rampant yellow journalism. Since then, it has come to encompass a broad universe of news stories and marketing strategies ranging from outright lies, propaganda, and conspiracy theories to hoaxes, opinion pieces, and satire—all facilitated and manipulated by social ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • AZ of Dinosaurs

    The names of dinosaurs are some of the first impressively long wordsthat children learn. From Apatosaurus to Tyrannosaurus rex to Zephyrosaurus, The A-Z of Dinosaurs presents 26 fun dinosaurs to learn the names of.Each dinosaur is illustrated with an outstanding colour artwork, while a short description outlines the animal’s main characteristics. Also, there is a guide to the pronunciation of each ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • What Is Punk?

    by Eric Morse ...
    Illustrated by Anny Yi ...
    This is part of our BLACK SHEEP imprint for young readers.Akashic's only other picture book for children is also music-themed -- I Love You Too by Ziggy Marley -- and has sold very well.Very strong gift book potential.This is likely the first in a series of books, including What Is Hip Hop? What Is Classic Rock? etc.Eric Morse will be very involved in the promotion, and has a background in ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Buried Beneath Us

    Discovering the Ancient Cities of the Americas

    by Anthony Aveni ...
    Illustrated by Katherine Roy ...
    A beautifully illustrated look at the forces that help cities grow—and eventually cause their destruction—told through the stories of the great civilizations of ancient America.You may think you know all of the American cities. But did you know that long before New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, or Boston ever appeared on the map—thousands of years before Europeans first colonized North America—other ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $6.99 USD

  • Who Was Pablo Picasso?

    Illustrated by True Kelley ...
    series Who Was?
    Over a long, turbulent life, Picasso continually discovered new ways of seeing the world and translating it into art. A restless genius, he went through a blue period, a rose period, and a Cubist phase. He made collages, sculptures out of everyday objects, and beautiful ceramic plates. True Kelley's engaging biography is a wonderful introduction to modern art. ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

    Illustrated by Carrie Robbins ...
    series Who Was?
    Born in Austria in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his first piece of music, a minuet, when he was just five years old! Soon after, he was performing for kings and emperors. Although he died at the young age of thirty-five, Mozart left a legacy of more than 600 works. This fascinating biography charts the musician's extraordinary career and personal life while painting a vivid cultural ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Cat-astrophe

    Book 1 - Cat and Dog Short Stories!
    Young Pip Horner is determined to make friends with someone on her first day of preschool. After making frinds with some cats named Nip and Bounce, she gets rejected by Sparkle and Sara. She doesn't really care about Sparkle, but she didn't like Sara's attitude at all! Pip kept trying, but Sara refused. Then, Sara decided to play a little trick on Pip. Will this trick destroy Pip's heart? ... Read more

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  • Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop

    “IN THE FUTURE EVERYBODY will be world famous for 15 minutes.”The Campbell’s Soup Cans. The Marilyns. The Electric Chairs. The Flowers. The work created by Andy Warhol elevated everyday images to art, ensuring Warhol a fame that has far outlasted the 15 minutes he predicted for everyone else. His very name is synonymous with the 1960s American art movement known as Pop.But Warhol’s oeuvre was the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Mao's Last Dancer

    by Li Cunxin ...
    The young reader edition of the international bestseller; now a major motion picture.At the age of eleven, Li Cunxin was one of the privileged few selected to serve in Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution by studying at the Beijing Dance Academy. Having known bitter poverty in his rural China home, ballet would be his family's best chance for a better future. From one hardship to another, Cunxin ... Read more

    $11.09 USD

  • Where Were the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

    Illustrated by Dede Putra ...
    series Where Is?
    Explore the most amazing wonders of the ancient world!More than 2,000 years ago, travelers wrote about the incredible sights they saw while on their journeys. They told tales of hanging gardens that were built for a Babylonian queen, and a colossal statue that guided ships through the harbor of Rhodes in Greece. These writers compiled a list of the very best of these sights that are now known as ... Read more

    $5.99 USD