Hundreds of years ago, five American Indian nations came together to create one of the world's first democracies. This was known as the Iroquois Confederacy. Learn more in The Iroquois, one of the titles in the American Indian Art and Culture series.
The fourth planet from the Sun, Mars shines in the night sky like a bright red star. Nicknamed the "Red Planet," Mars is thought to be more like Earth than any other planet in the solar system. Learn these facts and more in Mars, an Exploring Our Solar System book.
When European settlers pronounced the word Ojibwa, they said Chippewa. As a result, the United States government called this group the Chippewa. Learn more in The Ojibwa, one of the titles in the American Indian Art and Culture series.
Claude Monet is considered one of the most influential artists of all time. He worked to capture the essence of a moment in his paintings, and broke tradition by moving his easel from the studio to the outdoors. In doing so, Monet helped found an artistic movement that changed art forever. Learn more in Claude Monet, one of the titles in the Greatest Artists series.
Sweden is located on the Scandinavian Peninsula in northeastern Europe. A long, narrow country, its mostly rocky coastline features many inlets and small islands. Learn more about Sweden's fascinating history, culture, geography, and more in Sweden, an Exploring Countries book.
Once part of the Incan Empire, Ecuador was later colonized by Spain. Today, this independent country has a rich history and diverse population. Learn more about Ecuador's fascinating history, culture, geography, and more in Ecuador, an Exploring Countries book.
Did you know that animals make up at least 75 percent of all species on Earth? Animals are multicellular organisms that must eat other organisms to survive. Learn more in Animal Cells, one of the titles in the Nature of Life series.