The best articles from National Geographic Explorer Magazine are now compiled in single-topic books with identical content at two different reading levels: Pioneer (grade 2–3) and Pathfinder (grades 4-6). The Pioneer Social Studies Single-Copy Set includes 1 copy each of 41 Pioneer Social Studies titles.
6 copies of Mysteries of the Maya. Journey to the ruins of Central America to probe the secrets of Mayan civilization. Find out how experts learned to read Mayan writing.
6 copies of Nature's Solutions. Learn about biomimicry.
6 copies of Our Human Footprint. Find out about your human footprint. That's the trash you throw out, the resources you use, and the carbon dioxide you send up in the air.
6 copies of People of the Past. Travel into the past with science and explore ancient cliffside homes and discover how scientists learn about people who lived long ago.
6 copies of Race Around the World. Join athlete adventurers as they run across four of the world's most challenging deserts in the Four Deserts Race.
6 copies of Vanishing Cultures. Travel to remote areas of the world and learn about the people who live there and discover why their unique cultures are struggling to survive.
6 copies of Working Hand in Hand. Discover the way National Geographic Explorer Jose Urteaga protects sea turtles from the dangers of extinction.
6 copies of Blazing New Trails. Take part in Lewis and Clark's famous two-and-a-half year journey to discover new lands west of the Mississippi River.
6 copies of Broad Stripes and Bright Stars. Learn about the United States' most powerful symbols, the American Flag, and how its changes have reflected our country's history.
6 copies of Celebrate Family. Follow family history detective Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as he uncovers details about Dr. Ben Carson's family tree using public records, photos, family stories, and DNA testing.
6 copies of Amazing Grain: The Wonders of Corn. Learn about why corn is one of our most important crops and about the variety of ways people grow and use corn.
6 copies of Explore The Wild West. Explore the history of the cowboys in the United States as they came from Argentina.
6 copies of Fighting for History. Step onto a Civil War battlefield and learn why the war was fought and what life was like for the soldiers.
6 copies of First Flight. Meet Orville and Wilbur Wright, the inventors and pioneers of the first successful flight. Also, learn about the adventures of pilot Amelia Earhart.
6 copies of Freedom Readers. Find out why reading was so important to slaves and how some African-American slaves beat the odds and found freedom through reading.
6 copies of From Work to School. Find out how childhood has changed over the last two hundred years, as history has moved from a time when most children worked to a time when all children have the right to go to school.
6 copies of Get the Message! Find out how pamphlets, newspapers, photographs, television, and documentaries have all played important parts in the struggle for human rights.
6 copies of Go for the Gold. Retrace the often troubled history of gold and learn about the surprising modern uses.
6 copies of Imagining the Future. Visit writers, artists, and inventors from the 1950s. Find out about their amazing predictions for life in the 21st century.
6 copies of Jamestown. Travel back in time to 1607 and witness the start of the first English colony in Jamestown, Virginia.
6 copies of Pirate Tales. Sail the high seas with Blackbeard, the most feared pirate of all time. Next, join a team of underwater archaeologists as they recover a different kind of treasure from Blackbeard's ship.
6 copies of Climbing to Success. Explore the dangerous world of the mountain climbers that scale the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest.
6 copies of Play Ball! Learn about the history and popularity of baseball and what its history of change can teach us about the United States.
6 copies of Return to Titanic. Journey to the ocean floor to rediscover the famous Titantic where we'll learn its history and why it sank.
6 copies of Symbols of Freedom. Travel to New York City to visit the Statue of Liberty. Then explore Washington D.C., the capital of the United States.
6 copies of To the Rescue. Start your adventure in the middle of a wildfire.
6 copies of Ancient Art. Explore ancient art from around the world: cave paintings in France and huge stone heads on Easter Island.
6 copies of King Tut. Uncover the mysteries of the life and death of the Egyptian King Tut with modern scientists.
6 copies of Passport to Wonder. Journey around the world to visit some of the most amazing places ever built.
6 copies of Poles Apart. Travel with Matthew Henson and Robert Peary to the North Pole. Then meet Robert F. Scott and Roald Amunsen as they race each other across Antarctica in order to be the first to reach the South Pole.
6 copies of Tales From Timbuktu. Journey to Timbuktu to learn about the rise and fall of this fabled "city of gold" and find out about Timbuktu's modern treasure, ancient books.
6 copies of The Great Wall of China. Discover why and how the Great Wall of China was built and why it needs protecting today.
6 copies of Culture Clash. Experience what happened when the Spanish came to Mexico and collided with the powerful Aztecs and how the world was changed.
6 copies of Viking Voyages. Learn about the Vikings, from their fast ships to their fierce treasure raids.
6 copies of Worlds of Opportunity. Meet National Geographic Emerging Explorer Kakenya Ntaiya. Find out how she moved to the United States to continue her education and fulfill her dream.
6 copies of Extreme Challenge! Three brave adventurers face some extreme challenges to achieve their objectives - Josh and JJ by kayak and Wendy by snow skis.
6 copies of In Tune. Explore the importance of music in the world's cultures.
6 copies of Jeans: From Mines To Malls. Learn the story and origin of jeans and what these clothes from the California Gold Rush can teach us about U.S. history and culture.
6 copies of Kids Connect. Learn about a day in the life of a young Afghan refugee and how a special school in Israel is bridging the cultural gap between Israelis and Palestinians.
6 copies of Living Traditions. Join photographer Cristina Mittermeier as she visits Papua New Guinea, an island nation with more distinct cultural groups than anywhere else in the world.
6 copies of Making Faces. Learn how people from different cultures use masks and facial decorations to preserve their traditions.