Slide 0: History of the World in 1,000 Objects
History of the World in 1,000 Objects
In History of the World in 1,000 Objects, discover how humans created their world from the objects they left behind. From the U.S. Constitution to the first iPhone, what has defined us is our talent for making things, from basic technology and everyday objects. With stunning, exclusive photography, this book highlights the objects our ancestors treasured, from the jewelry worn by the Mesopotamians to the prized ritual vessels used by the people of the Shang Dynasty, to give readers insight into what gave each culture its own identity.
Slide 1: The Mysteries of the Universe
The Mysteries of the Universe
In The Mysteries of the Universe children's book, every page will captivate young readers as they journey through the vastness of space. From planets and asteroids to black holes and galaxies, each celestial body is explored through detailed photographs and illustrations that children will love poring over as well as engaging, storybook-style descriptions of each object that allow readers to delve into myths, legends, trivia, and key discoveries about the solar system and beyond.
Slide 2: Nuestra America - English Version
Nuestra America - English Version
Nuestra America: 30 Inspiring Latinas/Latinos Who Have Shaped the United States highlights the inspiring stories of thirty Latino and Latina Americans throughout history and their incredible contributions to the cultural, social, and political character of the United States. It features a glossary of terms and reading guide created by the Smithsonian Latino Center along with beautiful portraits by artist Gloria Félix that will draw readers in time and time again.
Slide 3: Adventures in Space
Adventures in Space
With a lenticular cover and packed full of fun surprises, Adventures in Space contains everything young space explorers need to learn about the planets and beyond. After reading about the planets and space exploration, kids can use the shaped box to create their own Moon landing scene with dioramas, cardstock models, and figurines. Whether it's Jupiter's moons or Neil Armstrong's spacesuit, this book contains everything kids need for an intergalactic adventure at home.
Slide 4: Pleibol
In the dual language book Pleibol: In the Barrios and the Big Leagues, readers explore the relationship between the Latino community and baseball in America. The stories delve into the historic role the sport has played as a social and cultural force for the Latino community for more than a century. Each chapter features artifacts from the Smithsonian exhibits to bring the past and present together and reveal how baseball is more than just a game.
Slide 5: Nuestra America - Spanish Version
Nuestra America - Spanish Version
Nuestra America: 30 Latinas/Latinos Inspiradores Que Han Forjado La Historia de Los Estados Unidos in Spanish highlights the inspiring stories of thirty Latino and Latina Americans throughout history and their incredible contributions to the cultural, social, and political character of the United States. It features a glossary of terms and reading guide created by the Smithsonian Latino Center along with beautiful portraits by artist Gloria Félix that will draw readers in time and time again.
Slide 6: Timelines of Everything
Timelines of Everything
Timelines of Everything explores 13 billion years of history and takes readers on a journey through time to discover how some of the world's greatest events unfolded. From the Big Bang all the way through to the digital age, this incredible visual encyclopedia for children shows you just about everything that has ever happened in history. Packed with fantastic photographs and illustrations, along with informative text and fun facts, this history book covers the rise and fall of empires to ground-breaking scientific breakthroughs and inventions that changed our lives.
Slide 7: Record Breakers!
Amazing facts about people, animals, Earth, and space pack this fantastic kids' book of world records. Record Breakers! is a visual guide that explores jaw-dropping feats by extraordinary people and animals. Track the longest shark migration (12,400 miles/20,000 km); visit the coolest place on the planet (Vostok Station, Antarctica: a chilling -128.6°F/ -89.2°C); see how plane pioneer Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier, and much more. Find out all about the best of everything in this educational book for the whole family.
Slide 8: Robot
Robot explores fascinating robotic technology through the ages, from the earliest automatons to modern humanoid helpers. This book shows how robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) are becoming part of everyday life. Each robot, including service robots packing food and rescue robots finding people after a disaster, has its own profile to explain its features and uses. There are also focused articles on specific features of robotics, such as the ability to learn, which will help you learn more about the technology behind these fascinating machines.
Slide 9: An Anthology of Intriguing Animals
An Anthology of Intriguing Animals
From lions and butterflies to sharks and spiders, An Anthology of Intriguing Animals explores all the interesting creatures great and small. With stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations, this animal encyclopedia explores the wildlife of the world, from the most massive whales to the smallest insects. Discover incredible facts, fascinating stories, and mysterious myths about favorite animals.
Slide 10: Children's Illustrated History Atlas
Children's Illustrated History Atlas
Learn about incredible world history in this first-ever Children's Illustrated History Atlas for kids aged seven to nine. Young history buffs will love this time-traveling adventure, all the way from the first humans leaving Africa right up to how the world looks now, with a modern world map. Journey around the world as you learn its history, with maps showing everything from the awe-inspiring Great Wall of China to the when and how of the Civil War. Each map is bursting with information, such as how big the Roman Empire was, how explorers made incredible journeys around the world, and when humans first traveled into space. This charming and informative history atlas is a key addition to every child's library.
Slide 11: Inventions
Find out about the greatest inventions, inventors, and ideas from ancient history to the modern day. Inventions: A Visual Encyclopedia explores and explains discoveries throughout the ages, and introduces their inventors. From fire, stone tools, and the wheel to ploughs and paper, discover the first inventions that shaped societies and grew mighty civilizations and empires such as those in ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and ancient China. Read about era-defining moments during the Digital Revolution, such as the first website developed by Tim Berners-Lee, and the growth in the use of robotics in industry and at home.