Presents step-by-step instructions for creating origami projects out of dollar bills, including an airplane, a hat, a dog, and a box.
Looks at the problem of gender discrimination in the gaming community and industry, proposing possible solutions to the inequality.
Discover how animals adapt to their environments to help them thrive and survive in this beautifully illustrated journal of amazing animal journeys.
A children's step-by-step guide to drawing that is practical, inspirational, educational, and fun. Beginning with simple skill instruction and building to more challenging projects, it is packed with practical activities and techniques, including how to draw lines, shade, sketch, and trace. A cutout jacket even lets kids draw their own cover so the book really is their own unique piece of art. Once they've learned the basics, kids can follow the step-by-step instructions to draw their surroundings, people, animals, and more. With 16 pages of blank drawing space included, kids can try different approaches, such as illustrating stories and creating comic-book characters, and be inspired to explore and experiment with different styles. Supporting STEAM education initiatives, How to Draw encourages kids to pick up a pencil, crayon, or pen, use their imagination, and learn how to draw the things they love--www.bibz.com.
This introduction to the mathematical estimating and rounding explains the difference between the two, their uses, and gives directions for estimating and rounding.--
Examines the processes that make our changing world so diverse and exciting, from the tiniest seed to the tallest mountain.
The reader is invited to find Lisa and other things hidden in the illustrations.
In the West, overweight people are shamed daily for their poor choices and their lack of self-discipline. But thin people can be shamed, too, we assume they are anorexic or desperate to keep up with Hollywood standards. Then there are the female athletes who should be celebrated for their strength and power but are deemed masculine. How can anyone feel good about his or her body? This important resource for female and male students alike uses real-life examples to explore the concept and harmful consequences of body shaming, as well as what to do if it happens to them. --
All types of bullying are toxic, but one kind known as slut shaming can have particularly nasty consequences. Slut shaming supports a culture that tries to control womens choices. This culture leads to higher rates of sexual assault, depression, and even suicide. Women who are slut shamed online face additional harm to their reputations, particularly in their college and professional careers. This resource will explain what slut shaming is, why it is so harmful, and how to stop feeding into the culture that supports it.
Defines online shaming as a form of bullying, discusses its detrimental effects, and provides strategies for preventing it.
An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain--
A collection of nineteen original poems featuring toddlers exploring their world--
Once there was a child without a friend. Ben-Zion's father insisted that his son speak only Hebrew, considered by some as the language of angels. But in the 1880s, the Jewish people who lived in Jerusalem spoke Yiddish or the languages of the places where they grew up. Hebrew hadn't been in everyday use for more than two thousand years, and adults said it could never be revived.
Invites young readers to move their fingers along trails on each page of the book to discover facts about four different baby dinosaurs.
Relates in rhyme what children eat in countries around the world. Includes some recipes.
Discover the world's smallest adventures with this beautifully illustrated journey around the world from the award-winning team behind Atlas of Adventures. Explore seven continent maps and learn about the best small-scale adventures on Earth - whether you're taking a ride on the world's largest miniature railway, sending a letter with the world's smallest post office or cruising coral reefs with the smallest seahorse, this book brings together the best miniature adventures from the four corners of the globe.
This official pocket guide to Pokémon contains information on more than 200 Pokémon including their vital stats, unique properties and evolution stages.
Collects over eight hundred jokes, riddles, and tongue-twisters related to the video game Minecraft.
In Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote: Now is now. It can never be a long time ago. And in this collection of quotes, readers can revisit their favorite moments from all nine original Little House books, alongside beautiful black-and-white illustrations. Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved Little House series captured her childhood adventures growing up on the American frontier.
This official pocket guide to Pokémon contains information on more than 200 Pokémon including their vital stats, unique properties and evolution stages.
Simple verses challenge readers to identify the everyday objects used to construct twelve three-dimensional scenes in Lookalike Land.
Computer-generated 3D picture puzzles challenge viewers to find the images within images.
Bridges are some of the most fascinating structures in our landscape. From towering suspension bridges to humble stone crossings, this book visits them all in sweet, bouncing text with expository sidebars. But while bridges can be quite grand, this reminds us that their main purpose is bringing people together--
Presents excerpts from the diary of Charlotte Forten, a free African American teenager who lived in Massachusetts before the Civil War--
Describes the different kinds of nests that birds build to keep their eggs and chicks safe.
Construction equipment is a favorite of little readers and D is for Dump Truck takes children on an A to Z exploration of a backyard construction site. With bouncy poems for each letter and a glossary in the back, this book brings the thrill of construction up close and personal--
Go behind the cowl! With exclusive insights from the filmmakers, animators, and LEGO designers, The LEGO Batman Movie: The Making of the Movie tells the inside story of how Warner Bros. and the LEGO Group joined creative forces to bring Batman's brick world to life--Provided by publisher.
Describes how scientists collect and analyze animal feces to study their behavior and learn how to help endangered animals around the world.
In 1995--96 twenty-three grey wolves were released in Yellowstone National Park where, due to over-hunting, there had been no wolves at all for almost seventy years. This reintroduction project was an overwhelming success. Over twenty years later we can still see the changes the grey wolves brought to Yellowstone National Park. Now that the elk graze higher ground, seedlings are growing tall, rivers are getting deeper as beavers return, and a lively pond ecosystem is developing. This true story offers an important lesson about the difference one creature can make in creating a healthy, thriving world. -- Amazon.com.
Susie King Taylor was born a slave in 1848, but learned to read and secret schools. She taught others to read and write, and served as a laundress, nurse, and teacher with an Army troop of African-American soldiers. Taylor's own words are supplemented by facts about the events she witnessed, the people she met, and the places to which she traveled.
Tillie Pierce was 15 years old when the Battle of Gettysburg raged around her. The three-day battle fought in July 1863 proved to be the deadliest of the Civil War and the turning point of the conflict. Go behind the scenes and follow the bloody battle in Tillie's own words.--
Learn about the Philippines through the eyes of three Filipino cousins with different cultures and traditions. Includes history, games, recipes, songs, and crafts.
Sonita was born in a refugee camp in Pakistan after her family fled Afghanistan during the war in the early 2000s. Unwelcome in Pakistan, her family returns to Afghanistan, where Sonita and her family face new challenges. Interspersed with facts about Afghanistan and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the decades of conflict in Afghanistan and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.
Zainab has never known peace in her homeland of Iraq. She and her family flee the country after her father is threatened by one of the many groups fighting against the government. Zainab's life is on hold as her family seeks safety in Jordan and, later, the United States. Interspersed with facts about Iraq and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the ongoing conflict in Iraq and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.
Five-year-old Roj's home is bombed during the civil war that has been raging in his homeland of Syria. He and his family are forced to flee the country secretly by boat, and they end up in a camp for refugees in Europe. Interspersed with facts about Syria and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. The book looks at the efforts being made around the world to assist the millions of refugees. Readers are encouraged to consider how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world.
Eight-year-old Etienne and his family live in The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Kidnapped by a rebel army and forced to be a child soldier, Etienne finally escapes and is sent to a camp for freed child soldiers. He is reunited with his family who then flee the country, arriving as refugees in Canada. Interspersed with facts about the DRC and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. Readers will learn about the experiences of child soldiers and how they can help refugees in their communities and around the world who are struggling to find permanent homes.
Once upon a time a creek burbled up and tumbled across a prairie valley. It was filled with insects and brook trout that ate them, frogs that chirruped and birds watching for bugs and fish. This is a true story about a man named Mike who went looking for that creek long after it was buried under fields of corn. It is the story of how a creek can be brought back to life, and with it a whole world of nature. In the words of award-winning author Jacqueline Briggs Martin and the enchanting illustrations by Claudia McGehee, this heartening tale of an ecosystem restored in the Driftless Area of northeast Iowa unfolds in a way that will charm and inform young readers who are drawn to a good mystery, the wonders of nature--and, of course, big earth-moving machines--
Doing the right thing even when no one is watching can be a challenge sometimes. Integrity means doing what is right in every situation-even when times are tough. This empowering title offers helpful ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how integrity can help you reach your goals. From ways to show your integrity every day to how to be a role model to everyone around you, learn how to step forward with integrity and be the best person you can be!--
Explains Chumash history and highlights Chumash life in modern society--
Offers step-by-step secret tips on drawing, so grab your pencil. Pick up some paper. And get ready to draw the coolest, most action-packed Pokemon art ever. Catch step-by-step secret tips on drawing your favorite Pokemon, like Pikachu, Togepi, Chikorita, Meowth, Pichu, Houndour, Lugia, Cyndaquil, and more! Plus, draw bonus poses of Pokemon in action, and create your own battle scenes! You'll be a Pokémon-drawing-Master in no time!
Simple sign language is a proven bridge between baby talk and first English, and here's the clearest way to learn it. With pull tabs that demonstrate exactly how to make each sign, My First Baby Signs teaches parents and babies eight essential words: all done, milk, eat, more, thank you, bath, help, and bed. Just pull the tab, point to the moving sign, and say the word. Your baby will be signing in no time.
Shares information about each of the forty-five presidents of the United States, from George Washington's role in the American Revolution to Barack Obama's comic book collection.
Get ready to learn a whole new language: computer coding! Do you love to create computer projects? Take the challenge and create your own amazing games with this Scratch programming workbook. A playful, hands-on workbook that lets your code your own games in Scratch, the free online coding platform. Helps develop the essential skills needed to work with code, including problem-solving and critical thinking. Perfect for learners already familiar with Scratch, with clear instructions and no complicated jargon.--Page  of cover.
Uses the American Girls to discuss major moments in United States history and what it would have been like to grow up in another era.
Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and appreciative. People who are grateful are aware of and thankful for the opportunities that they have. This helpful book provides ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how you can make expressing gratitude a regular habit. Discover how showing your appreciation and returning kindness to others is a rewarding experience that will enrich your life.--
Empathy helps us to understand the feelings, perspectives, and situations of other people. Being able to put yourself in someone else's shoes helps you to be kind to others and be a person that others depend on for help. This empowering title offers helpful ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how having empathy for others can help you reach your goals. From how to listen respectfully to the concerns of others to ways you can be a positive light in the lives of those around you, learn how to step forward with empathy to understand and help others!--
Don't let anything get you down! Optimism allows you to be positive about your future, and always be hopeful that you will reach your goals. Without it, you might give up on chasing your dreams! This inspiring book looks at the life-changing effect optimism has in our world, and gives you tips on how to keep your head up even when situations feel tough. Learn how to have a positive outlook so you can step forward with optimism and believe that anything is possible!--
Without curiosity, we may never have known the world's greatest inventions or discovered its most amazing places. This empowering title offers helpful ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how being curious about the world around you can help you reach your goals. Inspirational stories of individuals show how their curiosity led them to regularly ask questions and seek answers leading them to uncover new and exciting things. Learn how to make curiosity a habit that will help you step forward.--
Problem solving means coming up with a solution to fix a problem. Being able to solve problems and resolve conflicts will help make you feel confident in your ability to make change happen. Helping other people solve problems is also a way to demonstrate empathy and friendship. This inspiring book looks at common problems and conflicts between people that you may face in your everyday life, and introduces strategies to help you find the best solutions.--
Responsible decision-making is an essential skill that can be applied to all areas of life. Making responsible decisions involves considering ethical standards, safety concerns, respect for others, and the consequences of various actions. This motivating title offers helpful ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about the importance of responsible decision-making and how you can use it at school and in your own life.--
Grit can be described as a combination of persistence and resilience. No matter what challenges or barriers arise, a person with grit never gives up on achieving their dreams and the goals they have set. This empowering title offers helpful ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how the power of grit and determination can help you reach your goals. From ways to deal with stumbling blocks in your path to how to stay focused on pursuing your goals, learn how to step forward with grit along the sometimes bumpy road to success!--
Handcrafted cards are just a few folds away! Learn how to turn origami pigs, ducks, teacups, and more into one-of-a-kind greeting cards. With photo-illustrated instructions and augmented reality access to video tutorials, youll never get stuck on a step. Just grab some paper and start crafting!.
Handcrafted decorations are just a few folds away! Learn how to turn origami butterflies, swans, and tulips into locker magnets, table decorations, and more.
Explains Powhatan history and highlights Powhatan life in modern society--
Explains Ojibwe history and highlights Ojibwe life in modern society--
Explains Creek history and highlights Creek life in modern society--
Explores where the food we eat comes from and what the future of farming look like--
Provides inside trivia and battling strengths for all the newest Pokémon to help sharpen your skills.
Describes various activities and people who work behind the scenes during a National Football League game--Provided by publisher.
Discusses the different types of bullying, explains why some people bully others, and provides advice on how to cope.
Looks at human vision, including how it works, what its purposes are, how some disorders affect the way people see, and how to maintain healthy eyes.
Learn about fossils, what they are and how they are formed.
Covers the search for animals that may or may not exist, including evidence for and against the existence of cryptids--Provided by publisher.
Follows the stories of ancient nomads, Leif Eriksson, and Christopher Columbus as they make their way to a new land we now call America--Provided by publisher.
A mission in every sense of the word, building the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China has been considered the most enormous and expensive engineering project the world has ever know. Although it is able to produce massive amounts of clean power, many believe that the problems outweigh the benefits. Learn all about the designing and building of the Three Gorges Dam, as well as the controversies surrounding this massive project.
A howling wolf, a stalking tiger, a playful panda, a dancing bird--pairing the stunning photography of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore with the delicate poetry of Newbery award-winning author Kwame Alexander, this lush picture book celebrates the beauty, diversity, and fragility of the animal world. Featuring more than 40 unique animal portraits, the pages invite kids to explore each creature's markings, textures, and attributes in stunning detail, while calling on all of us to help protect each and every one. Three picture-packed gatefolds inside showcase even more familiar and exotic species. These images are part of Sartore's lifelong project to photograph every animal in the world, with special attention given to disappearing and endangered species--