Fur, feathers and scales are all animal coverings or skins. Animals use their skin to stay warm and dry, protect themselves or hide or even to warn other animals to stay away. Following Animal Noses, Animal Tails, Animal Eyes, Animal Mouths (NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Science Award), and Animal Legs, Mary Holland continues her photographic Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series by the many different ways that animals use and rely on their skin covering adaptations to survive in their habitats.--
A humorous look at how famous people got caught, including Joan of Arc, Blackbeard, Al Capone, and more! From the award-winning team that brought you How They Croaked and How They Choked. Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks--including Blackbeard the pirate, Typhoid Mary, and gangster Al Capone--have given the good guys a run for their money throughout the ages. Some were crooked, some were deadly, and some were merely out of line--but they all got Caught! as detailed in this fascinating and funny study of crime, culture, and forensic science. FEATURING HISTORY'S MOST WANTED: Joan of Arc, Sir Walter Raleigh, Caravaggio, Blackbeard, John Wilkes Booth, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Mata Hari, Typhoid Mary, Rasputin, Vincenzo Peruggia (Mona Lisa thief), Bernard Kuehn (Pearl Harbor spy), Anna Anderson (Anastasia impersonator), and Al Capone--
Photo Adventures is an activity book by photographer and professional fun-maker Jan von Holleben, who reveals the secret to bending reality using nothing more than a simple smartphone and a playful approach. With the aid of props lying about the house, and a generous dose of imagination, children will discover how to fly like a superhero by turning the ground into the sky; create à brain portrait' of what's hiding in their heads by re-photographing an existing photo; put their parents up a pole using tricks of perspective; devise an impossible pinball machine by combining some junk with a tight picture crop; and transform siblings into one-eyed, three-legged monsters with only a mirror and a sharp camera angle!
Profiles notable LGBTQ figures and highlights their contributions to society and their community, including Martina Navratilova, Frida Kahlo, Alan Turing, David Bowie, and K.D. Lang.
Death is a complicated topic, and it's never easy to discuss with children. This picture book uses child-friendly text and sensitively explains what happens when someone dies and provides starting points for how to deal with the grief process. It includes a helpful section with advice, practical tips, and activities for caregivers and teachers.
Discusses the effects of trauma on children and how they can heal.
In this compassionate guide, you'll find skills based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help you tackle anxiety and harmful avoidance behaviors; manage negative emotions; cope with flashbacks and nightmares; and develop trusting, healthy relationships--even if your trust in others has been shaken to the core. You'll also learn more about the diagnosis and symptoms of PTSD and understand what kind of help is available to you.
An all-encompassing how-to guide to the manners you need to know. From ethnic jokes to rude posts, from testing to tweeting, it's a comprehensive compendium of commonsense advice on issues that matter to you. Packer even divulges the shocking consequences of not having good manners.~How Rude! is all-encompassing how-to guide to the manners you need to know. It's a comprehensive compendium of commonsense advice on issues that matter to you. And it's a riot to read.--From the publisher.
With 40+ inventive projects, Stitch and string lab for kids contains everything from simple sewing, embroidery, and weaving to string art, needle felting, and yarn crafts!
Judaism is a religion with a deep history. Readers of this engaging book learn all about what it means to be part of the Jewish faith. They'll also learn about the fascinating stories behind the many traditions, celebrations, and ceremonies involved in the religion. Informative text is arranged in manageable sections and correlates closely with colorful photographs, ensuring a strong understanding of the content. This stimulating volume is a key resource for those interested in learning more about the Jewish faith.
Do you enjoy coding with Scratch? Using the new sprites, you can now code and create projects with this Scratch 3.0 programming workbook.
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about dachshunds--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text, learn all about Abyssinian cats--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about rottweilers--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about Great Danes--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about Yorkshire terriers--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about Siberian huskies--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about golden retrievers--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text, learn all about pugs--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text, learn all about Labrador retrievers--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text, learn all about chihuahuas--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text, learn all about poodles--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text, learn all about bulldogs--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text, learn all about boxers--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about Siamese cats--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about Ragdoll cats--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about American shorthair cats--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about Maine Coon cats--
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about sphynx cats--
Written by a math educator, this innovative book encourages critical thinking and sparks memorable mathematical conversations. You and your child decide what to count on each page. You have many choices, and the longer you look, the more possibilities you'll notice. There are no wrong answers in this book. As long as you're talking about what you see, think, and wonder, you're talking math!--
Before humans took their first steps, there were billions of years of vibrant and varied life-forms on Earth. Discover the story of our planet during this time, from the formation of the universe to the first mammals and all the incredible life that flourished in between. Covering ice ages and fossils, the first life in the sea and on land, the time of the dinosaurs, and the rise of mammals, Martin Jenkins navigates through millennia of prehistory in a style both enthralling and accessible. With superb illustrations from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Grahame Baker-Smith, this is a captivating journey through the life of our planet before we called it ours.
Offers a compilation of facts and folklore on a range of topics, including weather, astronomy, gardening, animals, history, sports, and health.
A Muslim Life explores what it means to be a Muslim, from prayer and visits to the mosque, through christening and wedding ceremonies, to the joy of Id celebrations and the Hajj.
With diagrams, graphs, great photos, and fun text learn all about beagles--
A distinctive new voice: Rex Ogle's story of starting middle school on the free lunch program is timely, heartbreaking, and true. Free Lunch is the story of Rex Ogle's first semester in sixth grade. Rex and his baby brother often went hungry, wore secondhand clothes, and were short of school supplies, and Rex was on his school's free lunch program. Grounded in the immediacy of physical hunger and the humiliation of having to announce it every day in the school lunch line, Rex's is a compelling story of a more profound hunger -- that of a child for his parents' love and care. Compulsively readable, beautifully crafted, and authentically told with the voice and point of view of a 6th-grade kid, Free Lunch is a remarkable debut by a gifted storyteller--
In this illustrated nonfiction picture book, child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces young readers to the ideas of body safety and body image.--