This thought-provoking book offers a balanced exploration of the beliefs, history and customs of all the major world religions, as well as many less well-known faiths, past and present. Spiritually inspiring photographs and illustrations, as well as informative maps and a time chart, will help you to gain a better understanding of: What people of different faiths believe; Where and how people worship; The impact of religion on society; Rites of passage, customs and festivals. Internet links on almost every page take the reader to subject specific world wide web sites for further learning and exploration of the concepts of the religion being discussed.
Ages: 10 years and up Size: 8 3/4 x 11 1/8 Pages: 128 Series: World Cultures Price: $14.99 (Flexi-binding)
You will find the whole field of science from physics, chemistry, biology, information technology, Earth sciences, and astronomy to new fields such a genetic engineering, nanotechnology, telecommunications, and the preservation of planet Earth, including: Clear explanations of over 2,500 scientific terms — Over 1,500 illustrations and diagrams — Over 140 experiments, activities and observations to carry out — A quick reference dictionary defining over 1,500 scientific terms — Test-yourself revision aids. This combined volume includes: Energy, Forces & Motion, Earth and Space, Human Body, Materials, Mixtures & Compounds, World of Plants, Animal World, and Light, Sound, & Electricity.
Ages: 9 years and up Size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 Pages: 448 Series: Encyclopedias Author: J. Tatchell Price: $19.99 (Paperback)
Encyclopedia of World History (IL) (CV) (Reduced Format) ~
You will find the history of the world from the prehistoric times to the year 2000, covering the major civilizations, rulers and events. The book paints vivid picture of everyday life over thousands of years and includes: Clear descriptions of historical events — Reconstructions of exciting scenes throughout history — Fascinating illustrations — Over 100 maps — 12000-year illustrated time chart. This combined volume includes: Ancient World, Medieval World, Prehistoric World, and The Last 500 Years. The paperback version of this title is 7 1/2 X 9 1/2 in size with slightly smaller text.
Ages: 8 years and up Pages: 416 Series: Encyclopedias Author: J. Bingham, F. Chandler, & S. Taplin Price: $19.99 (Paperback)