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Slide 0: Ocean!
Ocean! Our Watery World as You've Never Seen It Before is a richly illustrated encyclopedia that sets sail into new waters with an exploration of the world's oceans and seas. Discover the geography, geology, and ecology that lies beneath the waves—from the deepest trench to the longest mountain range on Earth, and from the world's largest animal (the blue whale) to some of the smallest plankton. Using 3-D computer illustrations that present an eye-catching level of detail, this book takes you on a world tour of the waters that cover 70 percent of our planet.
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: Little Leaders and Little Dreamers Set
Little Leaders and Little Dreamers Set
Discover New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Vashti Harrison and bold and visionary women in history in this beautiful boxed set of Little Leaders and Little Dreamers: Bold and Visionary Women Around the World.

These beautifully illustrated books introduce readers of all ages to 80 women who changed the world. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History features 40 trailblazing black women in American history, and Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World features 40 women creators, ranging from writers to inventors, artists to scientists. Illuminating text paired with irresistible illustrations bring to life both iconic and lesser-known female figures of history such as abolitionist Sojourner Truth, pilot Bessie Coleman, politician Shirley Chisholm, mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, filmmaker Julie Dash, painter Mary Blair, actor/inventor Hedy Lamar, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, architect Zaha Hadid, and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu.

Also included in this must-have set is an exclusive, signed print.
Slide 4: Smithsonian Motor-Works Kit
Smithsonian Motor-Works Kit
Give a budding mechanic a model engine kit that results in a working, battery-powered four cylinder engine with real lights and sounds. Its clear body lets you watch the spark plugs fire and valves open and close. This Smithsonian Motor-Works Kit includes over 100 parts that easily screw together and detailed instructions to help along the way. The engine recalls many of the machines, motors, and other industrial items found at the National Museum of American History-Behring Center.
Slide 5: Smithsonian Glowing 3-D Solar System Kit
Smithsonian Glowing 3-D Solar System Kit
This Smithsonian Glowing 3-D Solar System Kit lets you turn your child's room into a planetarium and provides a fun way to teach them about Earth and the other planets. Planets glow super bright. Charges with any light. Glows in full spectrum color. Kit includes: Sun, 8 planets with 9 hooks, 60" (152.4 cm) clear string for hanging planets and sun, and detailed instructions. Scissors are required and not included. Adult assembly and supervision required. Intended age for use: 8+. Made in China.


Slide 6: Smithsonian 40mm Refractor Telescope Kit
Smithsonian 40mm Refractor Telescope Kit
Get your gazing on with this sleek, Smithsonian 40mm Refractor Telescope Kit with tripod! Great for star gazing, wildlife, cityscapes, sporting events and more! Kit includes: 40mm refractor telescope with Tripod, aluminium telescopic tube with high-quality optics, handy aluminium tabletop tripod, 25x and 125x interchangeable eyepieces. Caution: Viewing the sun can cause permanent eye damage. Do not view the sun with this product or even the naked eye. Intended age for use: 8+. Made in China.
Slide 7: Smithsonian Kids Space Tablet
Smithsonian Kids Space Tablet
Encourage a love of science the fun way with this sleek talking Smithsonian Kids Space Tablet with beautiful images and realistic sounds. Touching any of the 21 icons (in Discovery, Quiz, or Exploration mode) or activating one of the 4 games offers multiple learning options, while reinforcing independent play and memory and observation skills. Instructions and required 2 AA batteries included. Plastic. Ages 4 and up. Made in China.
Slide 8: Child's Astronaut Suit
Child's Astronaut Suit
Let little ones' imaginations soar with this top-flight step-in space Child's Astronaut Suit with official patches for NASA, the space shuttle, the commander and the American flag. Four zippered front pockets; one non-zip back pocket. NASA hat included. Polyester, exclusive of decoration. Made in China.
Slide 9: Apollo 11 Child's Astronaut Suit
Apollo 11 Child's Astronaut Suit
Thrill budding astronauts with this top flight spacesuit with 5 zippered pockets, official NASA patches (2 representing Apollo 11) and embroidered NASA hat. This realistic gear celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. Polyester, exclusive of decoration. Made in China.


Slide 10: 13-Inch Plush Tiger Cub and Little Tiger Book
13-Inch Plush Tiger Cub and Little Tiger Book
Cuddly soft, this adorable plush tiger cub is perfect for snuggling, especially while reading Little Tiger, the story of a tiger cub's jungle adventure with mama by his side. Made in Indonesia.
Slide 11: 12" Plush Red Panda
12" Plush Red Panda
Irresistibly huggable, super soft yet durable, this authentically colored and shaped 12" Plush Red Panda would love to be your pal. Check out its tail? Swish. Comes with educational red panda fact tag. Poly plush. Made in India.