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  • Imagined London

    Imagined London
    av Anna Quindlen

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792242079

    Anna Quindlen first visited London from a chair in her suburban Philadelphia home—in one of her beloved childhood mystery novels. She has been back to London countless times since, through the pages of books and in person, and now, in Imagined…

  • Four Corners

    Four Corners
    av Kira Salak

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792274179

    Chronicles the author's journey across the arduous physical and cultural terrain of Papua New Guinea, describing her stay in a village where cannibalism was still practiced, as well as a hazardous trek through the jungle. Reprint.

  • The Voyage of the Beagle

    The Voyage of the Beagle
    av Charles Darwin, David Quammen, Charles Darwin

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792265597

    The great naturalist records his impressions of the flora, fauna, and geology of the South American coasts, detailing his five-year voyage aboard the HMS Beagle on an exploration of the terrain of South America, observing the region's people and lan…

  • Inventing the Future

    Inventing the Future
    av Marfe Ferguson Delano

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426322204

    This paperback addition to our Photobiography series, "Inventing the Future, "documents the life of Thomas Edison. This prolific American is recognized as one of history's greatest inventors. His 1,093 patented inventions include the light bulb, the…

  • NG Field Guide to Birds: New Jersey

    NG Field Guide to Birds: New Jersey
    av Mel Baughman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792238751

    National Geographic- publisher of the authoritative birding guide, Field Guide to the Birds of North America- expands its series of regional bird field guides, focusing on two northern birding hotspots: MICHIGAN and NEW JERSEY. New Jersey, a favouri…

  • Big Open

    Big Open
    av Rick Ridgeway, Galen Rowell, Conrad Anker

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792238997

    On foot and on their own, four adventurers brave the challenges of nature on a 275-mile trek through one of the most beautiful--and most remote--regions of the world.

  • Dive!

    Dive!
    av Sylvia A. Earle

    6-9 år Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792271444

    The author relates some of her adventures studying and exploring the world's oceans, including tracking whales, living in an underwater laboratory, and helping to design a deep water submarine

  • The Knowledge Book

    The Knowledge Book
    av National Geographic Society (U. S.)

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426205187

    Indispensable for every home, library, and office, "The Knowledge Book" distills thousands of years of humankind s most significant ideas and achievements explains how they are linked and why they are importantand packs everything into a single, irr…

  • NG Traveler: New Orleans

    NG Traveler: New Orleans
    av Mark Miller

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792238928

    National Geographic offers a century of incomparable travel expertise to the high end of the travel market with this extraordinary series of world tours. These information-packed guides offer savvy advice and the in-depth information that sophistica…

  • Adventures of Captain Bonneville

    Adventures of Captain Bonneville
    av Washington Irving

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792237433

    Drawing on Bonneville's own journals, Washington Irving chronicles the exploits and adventures of Captain James Bonneville, one of the earliest explorers of the American West, detailing his various journeys with mountain man Joseph Rutherford Walker…

  • Listening to Our Ancestors

    Listening to Our Ancestors
    av Smithsonian American Indian (COR), Peter Macnair, Jay Stewart

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792241904

    Illustrated with never-before-published artifacts from the unique treasures in the museum's Northwest Coast collections, Listening to Our Ancestors profiles native communities of the Pacific Northwest and showcases the region's rich cultural history…

  • Always Inventing

    Always Inventing
    av Tom L. Matthews

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426322174

    Now in paperbackNational Geographic Children's Books presents the award-winning photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell. This fascinating profile, named a "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year, uses direct quotes to give readers a vivid ins…

  • Ladies First

    Ladies First
    av Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792253938

    "Ladies First" presents profiles of 40 women who had "firsts" in various fields. Each three-page profile is accompanied by a full-page portrait of the woman in action. Subjects range from the first woman to cross the Atlantic in a rowboat to the fir…

  • New How Things Work

    New How Things Work
    av John Langone

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792269564

    Up-to-date, inviting, fun to read and highly illustrated, The New How Things Work will appeal to any curious person who asks why and how the marvellous machines and devices of our technology-driven world work - from a cell phone to a communications…

  • Mr. Jefferson's University

    Mr. Jefferson's University
    av Garry Wills

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792265313

    In Charlottesville, Virginia, at the University of Virginia, there is today - beneath the irregular rhythms of modern student comings and goings - a severely rhythmic expression of the Enlightenment, a philosophy concretized in brick and timber. The…

  • Hello Fish

    Hello Fish
    av Sylvia A. Earle

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792271031

  • Celebrate Diwali

    Celebrate Diwali
    av Deborah Heiligman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792259220

    Beautiful, dynamic photographs and brief, lively text introduce readers to the joyous holiday of Diwali, evoking the celebrations of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains around the world. In Deborah Heiligman's inviting global odyssey of the Hindu holiday we lea…

  • NG Road Guide to Grand Canyon National Park

    NG Road Guide to Grand Canyon National Park
    av Jeremy Schmidt

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792266426

    New and updated editions of these popular, low-priced guides--the definitive companion for road trippers--offer drivers side-by-side map and text commentary on the scenery, wildlife, geology, and history of the most spectacular and popular parks. Th…

  • Book of Inventions

    Book of Inventions
    av Ian Harrison

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792282969

    Combining curious and colorful anecdotes with intricate research and photographs, National Geographic presents a fact-filled and lively history of inventions and their inventors. With a creative and humorous approach to reference, The Book of Invent…

  • Last Stand

    Last Stand
    av Barbara Kingsolver, Annie Griffiths Belt, Barbara Kingsolver

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792269090

    ACCLAIMED AUTHOR BARBARA KINGSOLVER brings her passion for the wilderness to bear in this striking book. Trained as a biologist, Kingsolver writes authoritatively, and movingly, about the continent's virgin pockets of desert, coast, grassland, fores…

  • Archipelago

    Archipelago
    av David Liittschwager

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792241881

    For this project, Middleton and Liittschwager gained unprecedented access to photograph on and around these protected islands that are otherwise completely off-limits to people. Home to nearly seventy percent of our nation's coral reefs, known as th…

  • Desert Memories

    Desert Memories
    av Ariel Dorfman

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792262404

    In a collection of evocative essays, the acclaimed Chilean poet, novelist, and playwright journeys through the forbidding desert of Northern Chile, visiting the region's ghost towns, mines, family origins, prehistoric human remains, harsh landscapes…

  • NG Traveler: Piedmont & Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps

    NG Traveler: Piedmont & Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps
    av Tim Jepson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792241980

    National Geographic Traveler Piedmont & Northwest Italy begins its tour of the region with an evocative visit to the beautiful baroque city of Turin, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics. It then heads to southern Piedmont with its lush, rolling, vine-c…

  • The Last Place on Earth

    The Last Place on Earth
    av Michael Nichols

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792238812

    A beautifully illustrated two-volume set chronicles the authors' two-thousand-mile expedition through wilderness Africa, from the dense forests of the Congo to the shore of Gabon, featuring remarkable images of the wildlife of the continent in their…

  • It's a Dog's New York

    It's a Dog's New York
    av Susan Roth

    3-6 år Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792270546

    Pepper has just moved to New York, and he's so sad. But his new neighbor Rover knows just how to make him feel better. He tells him all about the sights of New York City, bringing him on a fantasy tour, in which the dogs can do all kinds of things t…

  • National Geographic Traveler: Canada, Second Edition

    National Geographic Traveler: Canada, Second Edition
    av Michael Ivory

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792262015

    More than four million Americans visit Canada every year, and this comprehensive, coast-to-coast guide presents the best of everything our neighbor to the north has to offer.

  • NG Almanac of American History

    NG Almanac of American History
    av James Miller

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792283683

    Stunning images, revealing maps, historic facts, and concise analysis are featured in this carefully balanced resource that provides readers with a deeper comprehension of United States history.

  • Navajo Long Walk

    Navajo Long Walk
    av Joseph Bruchac

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792270584

    In 1863 General James Carleton, military commander of the U.S. territory of New Mexico issued an order that all Navajos were to be rounded up and forced to live on a reservation that was some 400 miles from their homeland. He, like most white people…

  • My Famous Evening

    My Famous Evening
    av Howard Norman

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792266303

    An evocative portrait of the landscape and eccentric characters who have shaped his literary work by the critically acclaimed author of The Bird Artist and The Northern Lights captures the world of Nova Scotia in a collection of folklore, poetry, re…

  • Mummies Of The Pharaohs

    Mummies Of The Pharaohs
    av Melvin Berger, Gilda Berger, Melvin Berger

    6-9 år Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792272236

    A fascinating look at the famed Valley of the Kings, where over 50 of the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt's New Kingdom were buried, including King Tutankhamun (with all his splendid treasures), Ramses II, Akhenaten, and more.

  • Everest

    Everest
    av Broughton Coburn

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792269847

    More than 125 full-color photographs, including spectacular IMAX images, and firsthand accounts by survivors chronicle the fateful 1996 expedition to climb Everest, a tragic trek that ended up claiming eight lives, including two of the world's leadi…

  • Dirt

    Dirt
    av Steve Tomecek

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792282044

    The Jump Into Science book Dirt takes on the topic of soil, one of the most important resources on Earth. A star-nosed mole is the book's character guide, and he shows off all the different kinds of dirt in his garden, helps us to understand how dir…

  • Sightings

    Sightings
    av Linda Hogan

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792241027

    The gray whale is one of the most ancient and mysterious of all the great whales. Its 10,000-mile West Coast migration tells a story of many worlds, human and cetacean - a living interspecies history. For 50 million years, these gray elders of all t…

  • Forever a Soldier

    Forever a Soldier
    av Tom Wiener

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792262077

    Forever a Soldier captures the personal side of war in 37 extraordinary narratives that bear eloquent witness to both the life-changing experience of battle and to the unflagging spirit that sustained countless ordinary Americans plunged into the bl…

  • Hiawatha and Megissogwon

    Hiawatha and Megissogwon
    av Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    6-9 år Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792266761

    In the episode Hiawatha and Megissogwon, the hero Hiawatha, sun of the West Wind, is grown to manhood-a powerful figure, righting wrongs and vanquishing demons. Inspired by his grandmother, Nokomis, he travels into a desolate land to challenge an ev…

  • Cruelest Journey

    Cruelest Journey
    av Kira Salak

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792274575

    Relates the tale of the author's journey of more than six hundred dangerous miles on the Niger River from Mali's Old Segou to Timbuktu, enduring tropical storms and the heat of the Sahara to fulfill her goal of buying the freedom of two Bella slave…

  • Power Lines

    Power Lines
    av Jason Carter

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792241010

    Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, writes of a South Africa few people ever see. During his two years as a Peace Corps volunteer, Carter stayed with a rural family in Lochiel, a former black homeland near the Swaziland bord…

  • Onward

    Onward
    av Dolores Johnson

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792279143

    The conquest of the North Pole was an elusive, almost impossible goal at the beginning of the last century. But a son of patrician parents, Robert E. Peary, and a son of sharecroppers, Matthew Henson, shared a dream of conquering the unconquered Nor…

  • NG Field Guide to Birds: Michigan

    NG Field Guide to Birds: Michigan
    av Mel Baughman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792238744

    National Geographic- publisher of the authoritative birding guide, Field Guide to the Birds of North America- expands its series of regional bird field guides, focusing on two northern birding hotspots: MICHIGAN and NEW JERSEY. New Jersey, a favouri…

  • NG Field Guide to Birds: The Carolinas

    NG Field Guide to Birds: The Carolinas
    av Jonathan Alderfer

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792241867

    National Geographic Field Guide to Birds provides affordable, portable, reliable region-specific information, perfect for the novice or experienced birder. In each guide, an introduction by an expert birder from the region offers guidance on where t…

  • Supercroc

    Supercroc
    av Christopher Sloan

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792266914

    Imagine a crocodile almost as long as Tyrannosaurus Rex and just as fierce. That's SuperCroc, the giant Sarcosuchus fossil discovered by Paul Sereno, a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence. Crocodiles and their ancestors are some of the most su…

  • The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

    The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons
    av John Wesley Powell

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792266365

    Undaunted Courage: Like Lewis and Clark, John Wesley Powell was entering unknown territory when he undertook an expedition to explore the Colorado territories--the last unmapped portion of the United States--in 1869. What started as a scientific exp…

  • Ghosts of Tsavo

    Ghosts of Tsavo
    av Philip Caputo, Johnna Rizzo, Philip Caputo

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792241003

    Ghosts of Tsavo: Stalking the Mystery Lions of East Africa is both a riveting adventure travel narrative and a modern-day scientific exploration. Caputo and his small corps of discovery - consisting of a photographer, two eminent scientists from the…

  • The Curse Of The Pharoahs

    The Curse Of The Pharoahs
    av Zahi Hawass

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792266655

    Many people still believe that, should someone disturb the resting place of the ancient Egyptians, they will be struck down with the 'curse of the mummies'. This book explores the myths and legends that surround the curse, as well as describing the…

  • The Cruise of the Snark

    The Cruise of the Snark
    av Jack London

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792262442

    A collection of travel writings from the author of the classic novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang. In 1907, world-renowned writer Jack London, his wife, and two crew members set sail for the South Pacific aboard the Snark, a 45-foot yacht b…

  • NG Field Guides to Birds: Florida

    NG Field Guides to Birds: Florida
    av Mel M. Baughman, Bill Pranty, Mel M. Baughman

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792293491

    This series of pocket-size bird field guides launches with titles for America's two most popular birding hotspots: California and Florida. The ultimate migration ground that draws birds from around the world. The books are designed for use by novice…

  • The Book of Photography

    The Book of Photography
    av Anne H. Hoy

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792236931

    Since its invention in 1839, photography has come to change not only the way we view the world, but the world itself. Every field - medicine, astronomy, journalism, art, geography, history - has been revolutionized by photography.Now, spanning more…

  • The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

    The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
    av Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792265580

    In this classic poem, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow takes Paul Revere, the Boston silversmith who was an active patriot during the American Revolution, and makes him an example of the quintessential hero who galvanizes the people in times of crisis. In…

  • International Spy Museum's Handbook of Practical Spying

    International Spy Museum's Handbook of Practical Spying
    av The International Spy Museum

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792267959

    Using information and techniques gathered by the International Spy Museum and an ex-CIA agent, this book shows how the tricks and methods used by spies can be incorporated into everyday life, such as how to hide valuables in your home or how to avoi…

  • Last Voyage of Captain Cook

    Last Voyage of Captain Cook
    av John Ledyard, James Zug, John Ledyard

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792293477

    A collection of selected letters and excerpts from journals by the eighteenth-century explorer offers an eyewitness account of the final voyage of Captain Cook, including a firsthand chronicle of his murder, as well as a narrative of an early odysse…