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The Airport Book

The Airport Book by Lisa Brown

(Childrens Nonfiction) - Follow a family and the youngest member's favorite sock monkey through all the inner and outer workings of an airport. In a book that is as intriguing as it is useful and entertaining, we follow a family on its way through the complexities of a modern-day airport. From checking bags and watching them disappear on the mysterious conveyor belt, to security clearance and a seemingly endless wait at the gate to finally being airborne. But wait! There's more! The youngest family member's sock monkey has gone missing. Follow it at the bottom of the page as it makes a journey as memorable as that of the humans above.
Isabella: Girl on the Go

Isabella: Girl on the Go by Jennifer Fosberry

(Childrens Fiction) - The precocious, purple-haired traveler spends the day playing with her dad as she pretends everyday things (like the sandbox) are extraordinary places. Isabella ends the day in her own home-sweet-home, the most wonderful place to be. Travel around the world to places like: - Pyramids of Giza - Eiffel Tower - Great Wall of China - Chichen Itza - Big Ben - Statue of Liberty

Journey by Aaron Becker

(Childrens Fiction) - A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure, and danger abound. Red marker in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon, and a flying carpet that carry her on a spectacular journey toward an uncertain destiny. When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also lead her home and to her heart's desire? With supple line, luminous color, and nimble flights of fancy, author-illustrator Aaron Becker launches an ordinary child on an extraordinary journey toward her greatest and most exciting adventure of all.
National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorer

National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorer by National Geographic Society (U.S.)

(Childrens Nonfiction) - A completely updated edition of this award winning atlas, perfect for young explorers.
National Parks Guide U.S.A.

National Parks Guide U.S.A. by Sarah Wassner Flynn

(Childrens Nonfiction) - Happy 100th Birthday, National Parks! Join the centennial celebration by reading all about these greatest of American treasures -- from Acadia to Zion -- in preparation for a parks visit sometime soon. Filled with color photos, information on animals, fascinating lists, fun facts, maps, cool things to do, conservation tips, and much more -- think of this book as your trusted guide to these most majestic of places.
A Ticket Around the World

A Ticket Around the World by Natalia Díaz

(Childrens Nonfiction) - Join a young boy as he hops around the globe, visiting friends in 13 different countries spanning all 6 populated continents. Along the way, he introduces us to each friend's environment and customs, and shares interesting facts about each country's culture, language, food, geography, wildlife, landmarks and more. Each country has a dedicated spread with a small map that shows geography and landmarks, letting readers imagine they are traveling, too. The format makes it easy to spot similarities and differences between countries.