Armchair adventurers can set sail for the remote Galapagos Islands and learn about the strange and unique animals that live there.
The Great Pyramids of Egypt--all kids over the age of five recognize them instantly. These massive tombs were built thousands of years ago, and still no one knows exactly how the ancient Egyptians did it!
Escape from the ordinary and break into Alcatraz, America's most famous prison!
Explore Antarctica--the coldest, driest, and windiest continent on Earth--in this adventure-filled title in the Who HQ series.
You'll find it on a map--but you'll never get anywhere near this top secret military base. What exactly is going on there?
Take your seats, because Where Is Broadway? is ready to take center stage!
Discover more about the amazing Maya by "visiting" the city of Chichen Itza.
Although it's known more as an important tourist attraction today, the city of Chichen Itza was a powerful religious, political, scientific, and artistic center of the Maya people.
Unearth the secrets of the mysterious giant stone statues on this tiny remote Pacific island.
Who HQ rolls out the red carpet for Where Is Hollywood?--the film capital of the world.
What's left of Machu Picchu stands as the most significant link to the marvelous Inca civilization of Peru. Now readers can explore these ruins in this compelling Where Is? title.
As the recent deaths of sixteen Sherpas underscore, climbing Mount Everest remains a daunting challenge. Located in the Himalayas, Everest is the highest mountain in the world at a whopping 29,028 feet.
It was world-famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum's dream to carve sixty-foot-high likenesses of four presidents on a granite cliff in South Dakota. Does that sound like a wacky idea? Many at the time thought so. Borglum faced a lot of opposition and problems at every turn; the blasting and carving carried out through the years of the Great Depression when funding for anything was hard to come by.
While traveling through Canada in 1678, a French priest came across the most gigantic waterfalls he'd ever seen. Stricken with both awe and fear, he began to shake, fell to his knees, and prayed. Ever since, people from all over the world have come to explore Niagara: among them the daredevils determined to tumble down or walk across the falls on tightrope.
Readers will want to grab a telescope and explore the night skies after finishing this overview of our solar system.
Unravel some of the riddles of Stonehenge, one of the most famous and mysterious monuments in the world!
Building the most magical place on earth was no fairy tale. Learn the story behind the creation of Walt Disney World.
Who doesn't love a great mystery? This book presents the eerie accidents and unexplained disappearances that have occurred in the region known as the Bermuda Triangle.
Young readers will connect with the story of this National Historic Landmark--the Brooklyn Bridge!
A marvel of engineering that proclaimed the might of the Emperor of Ancient Rome.
Discover what lives and grows in the Congo Basin in Central Africa, one of the planet's most remarkable regions.
Running through six countries in the middle of Africa, the Congo Basin contains some of the largest tropical rainforests in the world. Dealing with present-day issues of climate change, it is home to bonobo apes, mountain gorillas, forest elephants, and more.
Learn about the Eiffel Tower, beloved and iconic symbol of Paris, France, and one of the most recognizable structures in the world!
New York City boasts one of the most famous skylines in the world, and the Empire State Building is undeniably the focal point of this incredible view. At 102 stories, the structure was no small feat. In fact, its construction coincided with the onset of the Great Depression, and so progress was met with numerous setbacks.
There are canyons all over the planet, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona is not the biggest. Yet because of the spectacular colors in the rock layers and fascinating formations of boulders, buttes, and mesas, it is known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
In this Where Is? title, kids can explore the Great Barrier Reef—big enough to be seen from space but made up of billions of tiny living organisms.
More than two thousand years ago, with his land under constant attack from nomads, the First Emperor of China came up with a simple solution: build a wall to keep out enemies. It was a wall that kept growing and growing. But its construction came at a huge cost: it is believed that more than a million Chinese died building it, earning the wall its nickname--the longest cemetery on earth.
Get the inside story on the famous fortress in the heart of Moscow that has withstood fires, invaders, and revolutions for almost seven hundred years.
Discover the history and culture of one of the most famous waterways in the world: the mighty Mississippi!
Discover the ruins of the Parthenon, one of the most famous and beautiful places in the world!
If you've never known what a wildebeest is, you'll find out now in this latest Where? Is title about the Serengeti.
Learn about the love story behind the creation of one of the most beautiful and famous buildings in the world.
The Tower of London holds almost a thousand years' worth of secrets!
Did you know that the Vatican is a country--the smallest in the world? Find out the amazing history of the headquarters of the Catholic Church.
The history of the White House, first completed in 1799, reflects the history of America itself. It was the dream of George Washington to have an elegant "presidential mansion" in the capital city that was named after him. Yet he is the only president who never got to live there. All the rest have made their mark--for better or worse--on the house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Explore the most amazing wonders of the ancient world!