World History eBooks for children ages 9 to 14

Say What? The REAL Meaning Behind Everyday Expressions from CALLIOPE eBook for children ages 9 to 14 from Cricket Media

Say What? The 'Real' meaning behind everyday expressions

Ever use the expression "the big cheese"? Perhaps a friend used that phrase to refer to you? Wonder who first used the expression ... and why ... and when? Well, read on, Say What? has the answers - along with fun-to-read histories of more than 100 expressions in common use today. Drawn from the popular CALLIOPE world history magazine for kids department "Fun With Words," Say What? is a fascinating read and a great source of fun facts for young readers interested in the roots and origins of expressions. Suggested for ages 9 to 14.

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ebook for children In a Word: 750 Words and Their Fascinating Stories and Origins

In a Word: 750 Words and Their Fascinating Stories and Origins

A compilation of hundreds of word stories and histories that have appeared in CALLIOPE magazine during the last 15 years. Each word or phrase that we use today had a beginning - and a story behind it. In fact, many current words date back to ancient times. Some words keep the same meaning from Day One. Other words, however, travel through time and evolve - taking on new characteristics, new meanings, and fascinating tales of people, places, and times long ago. In a Word contains more than 500 word origins written in a witty, short-story style. Many of the words are accompanied by "fun facts," which provide details to a word's history and usage. Humorous illustrations by artist Tom Lopes showcase many of the words' visual connections. Suggested for ages 9 to 14.

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Ask Dr Dig: Everything you Need to Know About Archaeology ebook for children

Ask Dr Dig: Everything you Need to Know About Archaeology

Here are the answers to questions you've always wanted to ask about archaeology: what exactly happens on a dig, how the ancient Egyptians mummified their dead, who's buried in bogs and why, how archaeologists figure out the age of ancient finds, why the China's Great Wall is called the world's longest graveyard, what the ancient Greeks and Romans really liked to eat, what's the latest scoop on Otzi the Iceman. And, those are just a few of the 250 questions answered by DIG archaeology magazine's own Dr. Dig. Suggested for ages 9 to 14.

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