I Know About! The Young People's Atlas by Flowerpot Press
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Explore the world around you from the pages of this book! Filled with detailed maps and educational diagrams, young readers will learn about the geographical layout of the Earth as well as the adaptable political divisions of countries' borders. Travel the Rocky Mountains and the rainforests to the Sahara Desert and the tundra, learning about how they function and what animals can survive there. Marking world wonders, country borders and flags, and agriculture allows students to absorb the many dynamic pieces of the world they live in.

Part of the World of Wonder series.


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Jim Pipe has written numerous non-fiction books for children, many on historical subjects. He lives in Dublin, Ireland. Stephen Sweet is an assistant professor of sociology at Ithaca College and formerly the associate director of the Cornell Careers Institute: A Sloan Center for the Study of Working Families. He has written a number of articles on the challenges confronting working families, focusing on the issues of concern to dual career couples across the life course. His studies appeared in the a variety of publications, including the New Directions in Life Course Research, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Marriage and the Family, Innovative Higher Education, The International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, Journal of College Student Development, and Community, Work, and Family. His recent books, College and Society: An Introduction to the Sociological Imagination and Data Analysis with SPSS: A First Course in Applied Statistics (now in its second edition), have been extensively adopted in sociology courses. In 2001 Dr. Sweet was awarded a Sloan Officers Grant to study the effects of corporate downsizing on dual earner couples. He is currently completing two book projects, The Handbook of Work and Family (with co-authors Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Ellen Ernst Kossek) which will be published in 2005 by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates and Managing Careers in the New Risk Economy, written in collaboration with his co-investigator Phyllis Moen.
Published April 1, 2014 by Flowerpot Press. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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Gr 2–4—This slim, unintimidating volume is a serviceable, if flawed, first atlas for students just learning about maps. The book begins with six sections discussing geographical features, such as forests, deserts, and mountains, and then moves into nine spreads of maps focusing on different parts...

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