Machines help make work easier, like when you need to lift something heavy or reach way up high. There are six simple machines: the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the ramp, the wedge, and the screw. Can you adjust a seesaw to lift an elephant? What happens when you combine two or more simple machines? Read and find out!Amazon website.
Come along as George blasts off into space, on a mission to learn all about space travel and the solar system. This adventure is packed to the brim with additional science facts, real photos, experiments, activities, and more! --
Describes the requirements for receiving a canoeing merit badge.
Provides information about the human body, covering the body's systems, organs, and growth.
Presents young readers with answers to all the questions they've always pondered, and more!
Let your imaginations soar with these myths and legends from long ago and be whisked away on a magical journey around the world, retelling myths and legends from long ago. Meet the mischievous tricksters, the brave heroes and the all-powerful creator gods from ancient cultures and find out how they overcome the giants, the shapeshifters and the lure of sea-maidens --
From amazing animals and super sights to fun festivals and fabulous food, this book is packed with hundreds of facts about every country on our planet -- Page  of cover.
A 13-volume, illustrated, A-Z general reference encyclopedia for students in the primary grades, providing guide words, pronunciations, and other traditional reference features as well as an atlas of world maps, special features, and a cumulative index--Provided by publisher.
Suggesting that you love honey, this book traces honey to bees, then to dandelions, then to ladybugs that eat insect pests on dandelions, and so on, tracing a natural interactive cycle through many connecting organisms. An educational chart for children traces links of pollination and honey-making, while material for teachers and parents offers further background information.--
Curious seekers will expand the fun as they lift up the pages to discover that something has changed and it's time to solve a brand-new riddle! All of Walter Wick's beautiful photographs include the character of Seymour (from the Can You See What I See? series) and introduce Seymour's new dog, Buttons. Join Seymour and Buttons on their search-and-find adventure!--~A new search-and-find fold-out adventure from bestselling photographer/author Walter Wick in this oversized gift book! A new and exciting page-turning, lift-the-flap, search-and-find extravaganza by Walter Wick! Curious seekers will expand the fun as they lift up the pages to discover that something has changed and it's time to solve a brand-new riddle! All of Walter Wick's beautiful photographs include the character of Seymour (from the Can You See What I See? series) and introduce Seymour's new dog, Buttons. Join Seymour and Buttons on their search-and-find adventure!--
Wild horses thrived for thousands of generations in the mountains, forests, and deserts of the American West. Their family herds existed in environmental harmony until man chose to manage them. Since then, every day more of America's wild horses disappear. But courageous people are trying very hard to reverse this, most notably, young people who feel a kinship with these often misunderstood creatures.--
A biography of the Scottish immigrant barrel-maker whose side line detective work developed into the oldest and most famous detective agency in the United States.
A Year Without Mom follows twelve-year-old Dasha through a year full of turmoil after her mother leaves for America. It is the early 1990s in Moscow, and political change is in the air. But Dasha is more worried about her own challenges as she negotiates family, friendships and school without her mother. Just as she begins to find her own feet, she gets word that she is to join her mother in America -- a place that seems impossibly far from everything and everyone she loves --
The Newbery Honor-winning author of Hatchet and Dogsong shares surprising true stories about his relationship with animals, highlighting their compassion, intellect, intuition, and sense of adventure. Gary Paulsen is an adventurer who competed in two Iditarods, survived the Minnesota wilderness, and climbed the Bighorns. None of this would have been possible without his truest companion: his animals. Sled dogs rescued him in Alaska, a sickened poodle guarded his well-being, and a horse led him across a desert. Through his interactions with dogs, horses, birds, and more, Gary has been struck with the belief that animals know more than we may fathom. His understanding and admiration of animals is well known, and in This Side of Wild, which has taken a lifetime to write, he proves the ways in which they have taught him to be a better person--
The much anticipated first book in the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series is about to be released and long-time fans of best-selling author Rick Riordan can't wait to follow the adventure of his newest hero--Magnus Chase. However, unlike Riordan's previous series that placed protagonist Percy Jackson in a magical world based on Greek mythology, these new thrillers follow Magnus' adventure in an entirely different world, one populated by Norse gods and monsters. Conceived and written specifically for young adult readers, this enjoyable and informative educational companion offers an in-depth look into the exciting stories and characters of Norse mythology. The ancient stories are retold like modern thrillers in this fast-paced and informative primer.
The sweet tale of Lakota, the shy wolf pup, is sure to touch the heart of any animal lover. Readers will marvel at Lakota's strength growing up as the lowest-ranking and frequently picked-on member of a wolf pack until he finally finds that supportive and nurturing friend he's always wanted. The book also introduces young readers to the need for conservation awareness: through Lakota's life story, readers will come to understand the many challenges wolves in the wild face today--
Esperanca Garcia, a literate slave, was moved from a Jesuit cotton farm in Brazil to be a cook, away from her husband and some of her children and wrote a letter to the governor asking to be returned to the cotton farm.
One day in the distant future, Thor, the Norse god of thunder, is destined to battle the giant snake that threatens to devour the world. Until then, mortals of Middle Earth look to Thor and his magic hammer for protection from evil. In this third volume of the Secrets of the Ancient Gods series, Thor takes time from his duties to lead readers through the mythological Norse realms, those mysterious worlds that are home to gods, giants, elves, and monsters. He also delves into the age of the Vikings and reveals how they lived and what they believed.
Little hands can do so many wonderful things: plant ideas; lift spirits; stretch imaginations. This colorful concept book rouses children's to use their hands for the good and reach for their dreams.--Publisher.
Three unlikely friends--Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog--decide to build a small plane together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a plane flies and how it is constructed. Detailed illustrations show the inner workings of a plane, teaching children the basics of how each part works together to get the plane flying.
Presents the 2009 edition of The Boy Scout Handbook, which explains the advantages, responsibilities, and membership requirements of scouting, and provides the requirements and possible projects for earning skill awards and merit badges; and includes an illustrated time line that highlights key moments in the history of the Boy Scouts over the course of one hundred years in America. Includes parents guide on how to protect your children from child abuse.
This updated 2015 edition of Boy Scout Requirements details the official requirements for the Boy Scouts of America by providing the latest rank and merit badge requirements.
Scouting guide for outdoor recreation and caring for the environment.
Boys who have completed second grade take on the challenges of the Bear handbook in Cub Scouts. Includes a parent's guide: How to protect your children from child abuse. Bound in preceding text of handbook (23 p.).
Gives the requirements, rules and activities for being a Tiger Cub, a program for boys who are in first grade.