Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create jewelry, bags, and other fashion and clothing accessories--
A guide to Walt Disney World for kids, describing the attractions of the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, and other parts of the resort, including water parks, mini-golf courses, and restaurants. Features autograph and scrapbook pages, as well as reviews by kids.
Presents a diverse collection of twenty well-known paintings which show how, through the centuries, artists have hidden small details to be discovered by curious eyes.
In the painting of San Francisco on the cover of this book, can you find one tunnel? Three pagodas? How about one building shaped like a doughnut? Welcome to Can You Find It?, the search-and-discover book that invites readers to look at great works of art in a special way: very closely.
Dedan has a good life on the African savanna. His days pass pleasantly, as he crunches and munches tree leaves neck and neck with other giraffes. On this day, Dedan helps his herd find safety. Hooray for Dedan! He saves the day--Jacket.
A mouse goes through a list of beasts that he's afraid of and works to make them a little less scary--
Sure you know T-Rex was the meat-eating king and brontosaurus munched on leaves, but what else was on the dino dining menu during the Mesozoic era? Meet the 'vores: carnivores, piscivores, herbivores, insectivores, trashivores, sunivores, and omnivores like us. Readers will be surprised and inspired to learn about dino diets and they'll get to explore how scientists can tell which dinosaurs ate what just from looking at fossils! Journey through artist and author Hannah Bonner's whimsical world to learn how the dinosaurs and their contemporaries bit, chewed, and soaked up their food.--
Sort the facts from the fairy tales and trace the evolution of wizardry - from Stone Age rituals with gruesome horned gods, through to the modern day, where magicians fair and foul dominate the big screen. Learn about the barbaric witch-hunts that swept across Europe and America, when ordinary people were put to death just because they looked different or behaved oddly. Find out about the arts of the witch, from secret potion recipes to mystic animal companions, and the real-life quest for the Philosopher's Stone!
Collects puzzles, quizzes, and food-themed stories intended to help prepare young readers for spelling in competitions and general writing.
These stories help us know the real people who were essential to the birth of this nation but traditionally have been left out of the history books. Their stories are true--and they should be heard.~Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were owned by four of our greatest presidents, this book helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. From Billy Lee, valet to George Washington, to Alfred Jackson, faithful servant of Andrew Jackson, these dramatic narratives explore our country's great tragedy--that a nation conceived in liberty was also born in shackles.~Did you know that many of America's Founding Fathers--who fought for liberty and justice for all--were slave owners?~An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents--
The author draws from a variety of folk traditions to put together the story of creation, including elements from many cultures.~In this companion to Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis turn to the universal story of creation--
Peaceful pigs demonstrate the many benefits of meditation.
Learn how to do yoga poses as these kids and piggies do!
A beautifully illustrated introduction to the Bible, retelling 17 beloved stories from the Old and the New Testaments for very young children.
This book is jam-packed with pictures, facts, and stats about a host of incredible cities-- from Auckland, Beijing, and Copenhagen all the way to Zanzibar Town--Page 4 of cover.
Discusses the history of kungfu, and discusses what to wear, what to expect in a kungfu class, warm-up exercises, and basic moves.
Looks at six examples of art, discussing the stories depicted in each window and picking out interesting detail, as well as looking at the medium's history and technique. Projects at the back enable allow readers to put what they have learned into practise through fun craftmaking.
This in New York -- This is Washington, D.C. -- This is Cape Canaveral -- This is Texas -- This is San Francisco.
In a series of fold-out pages featuring close-ups, cross sections, and cutaways, ten illustrators look at ten subjects and offer a fresh perspective on 101 objects, animals, and buildings.
Benjamin Banneker is known and admired for his work in science, mathematics, and astronomy. He was born free at a time in America, 1731, when most African Americans were slaves. At the age of 22 he built a strike clock based on his own drawings and using a pocket-knife --
With magnificent dioramic illustrations, Gilbert Ford captures the joy, creativity, and determination behind the invention of an iconic, one-of-a-kind toy: the Slinky! One day, a spring fell from the desk of Richard James, an engineer and a dreamer. Its coils took a walk...and so did Richard's imagination. He knew right away that he had stumbled onto something marvelous. With the help of his wife, Betty, Richard took this ordinary spring and turned it into a plaything. But it wasn't just any old trinket--it was a Slinky, and it would become one of the most popular toys in American history,--Amazon.com.
[...]'Are You An Echo?' folds poetry and history into recent events, resurrecting the work of Musuzu Keneko and bringing the gentle grace of her poems to a new generation -- Back cover.
Learn about the history of drones and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field--
Learn all about dyslexia, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated.--
A simple series of books, empowering younger children aged 5-7 to know how to look after themselves in a variety of everyday situations. Includes tips from 'supermouse' Safety Sam on how to stay safe and how to identify potential dangers. Being Safe on a Bike looks at some of the potential dangers for children as they learn how to ride a bike and take it out and about. Without being sensationalist or scary, it explains, amongst other things, what clothes to wear, why you should wear a helmet, looking after your bike, being considerate to pedestrians and other vehicles and how to have fun on your bike safely.
Combining his four bestselling joke books, Rob Elliott will have you double over for days--Page  of cover.
Discover all about Buddhism by meeting Liam, Need, Sonny and Thai - four Buddhists from around the world. Find out about their retreats, how they meditate and how their faith impacts on their daily lives.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION / WORLD FAITHS. Discover all about Hinduism by meeting Abishek, Jasmine, Nimai and Shivanjali - four Hindus from around the world. Find out about their temples, how they worship, how they celebrate festivals and how their faith impacts on their daily lives. The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions. Ages 9+
Discover all about Judaism by meeting Kelly, Leah, Saul and Yosef - four Jews from around the world. Find out about their synagagues, how they pray, how ther celebrate festivals and how their faith impacts their daily lives.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION / WORLD FAITHS. Discover all about Sikhism by meeting Akaalsimron, Amrita, Sehaj and Sunny - four Sikhs from around the world. Find out about their gurdwaras, how they worship, how they celebrate festivals and how their faith impacts on their daily lives. The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions. Ages 9+
This book describes how humanists mark life's big events and well-known humanists such as Philip Pullman, Shappi Khorsandi, and Stephen Fry share their personal philosophies.
The author presents a variety of jobs that allow people to make a living in the great outdoors, from guiding tourists on whitewater rafting expeditions to photographing exotic animals in distant, beautiful locales. Careers such as park ranger, wildland firefighter, and ecotourism planner allow people to enjoy some of the worlds most spectacular environments while also protecting these areas for future generations. Helpful career-related resources such as organizations, books, magazines, and blogs follow each chapter, and stunning color photographs draw in the reader.
Young people who love to cook for friends and family and explore new ingredients and flavors in the kitchen may find that a career in the food industry is the perfect fit. The author presents a variety of exciting careers in which one can cook or eat for a living: cook, personal chef, caterer, and food photographer or stylist are just a few delectable choices.
Readers can consider careers as a gardener, sculptor, tailor, carpenter, and even doll maker. Not only can they learn how to break into these fields, but each section has a listing of resources to further their research.
Young adult science and math types learn about jobs that don't need a college education. Each career overview includes tips on career preparation and future prospects. Sidebars offer profiles on specialized jobs or professionals, and each chapter contains annotated career information.
Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away--
EDUCATIONAL: MATHEMATICS & NUMERACY. In this title, students will learn all about area with visually enhanced problem solving equations and solutions. Ages 9+
EDUCATIONAL: MATHEMATICS & NUMERACY. In this fun math concept, Dots, Plots, and Histograms are featured and explained in a way that students can easily digest and understand the material presented. Ages 9+
What is it about these mixed up numbers and fractions acting improperly? Look inside to straighten out your thinking about mixed numbers in math. You will see how easy it is to work with these numbers once you get to know them.--
A collection of profiles of some of history's most fascinating female scientists.--
Baseball Superstars 2016 features the greatest superstars from the previous baseball season. This annually updated, photo-driven book features tons of full-color action photos and simple and engaging text. This is the definitive guide for baseball fans everywhere and a perfect introduction to America's favorite pastime!
Color photographs, maps, and historical documents trace the events of the Holocaust, from the roots of Jewish persecution in Europe and the rise of National Socialism to the Final Solution and lasting impact of the Holocaust.
Discover the alphabet from a bird's-eye view! Geographer and designer duo Benedikt Gross and Joey Lee have taken the alphabet to new heights-literally! Using satellite imagery and computer technology, the pair has discovered accidental letters all over the world: in roads, rivers, buildings, lakes, and more. Take a journey around the Earth in 26 letters with this special book.
Presents surprising facts about the world, including the size of the largest giant squid, how far a person walks in a lifetime, and what is the hottest chili pepper.
Presents general information about different types of predators, looking at what they are, some of their methods of hunting, the characteristics of different species, their origins, and fun facts about them.
Presents general information about different types of reptiles, looking at what they are, how they are classified, the characteristics of different species, their origins, and fun facts about them.
Introduces volcanoes, describing the different types of eruptions, historic eruptions, and how they can create islands.
From working with dogs to horses to elephants, there is a job out there for every person who loves working with animals. And the ones in this volume don't require college! Giving readers all the tools they need to begin a career working with animals, this text is filled with exciting and colorful animal photos, informative sidebars, and some information from individuals who work with animals in real life. It covers resumes, cover letters, job searches, and giving a good interview as well.--
Depicts one day from dawn until night in one child's life in the small village of Bandipur, Nepal.
A compilation of inspirational stories, songs and poems that celebrate individuality and challenge stereotypes.
Craft your very own animals, mobs, potions, weapons, armors and MUCH more--over 100 fun Minecraft-themed patterns for fusion beads. Each pattern is provided in a simple color-by-numbers format. Perfect for birthday parties, craft events, and Minecraft lovers of all ages! --
Learn about the history of 3D printing and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field--
Learn all about the history of antibiotics, from how they were first invented to how they impact our lives today.--
This book details the life and habits of ants.--
Learn all about the history of computers, from how they were first invented to how they impact our lives today.--
Learn all about the flu, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated.--
Learn all about the history of genetics research, from how scientists began studying genes to how their discoveries affect our lives today.--
Learn all about the importance of a healthy diet, from what foods you should eat to what effect they will have on your health.--
This book details the life and habits of hippopotamuses.--
This book details the life and habits of lemurs.--
Learn all about Lyme disease, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated.--
Introduces the reader to insects and bugs.--
Introduces the reader to facts about the sea--
Learn how yoga can improve your health and make you feel more relaxed.--
Learn all about the history of deep sea exploration, from how explorers reach new depths to what they find there.--
Besides being gross, what is the point of boogers and mucus? Read all about how these slimy substances help us digest our food and prevent us from becoming sick. You'll also find out just what this sticky stuff is made of, why we produce more of it when we've got a cold, and what animals like slugs and snail do with their mucus!,--back cover.
For thousands of years, nurses have tended to the sick and the wounded. Although they don't get the glory, nurses are just as important as doctors. Read all about the eventful history of nursing and marvel at how nurses today take care of us in the hospital or at home, comfort relatives, cheer us up when we have to stay in bed, and help us make a complete recovery,--back cover.
Describes the history and civilization of ancient Rome, from how gladiators fought and what daily life was like for people in Rome to the events at Pompeii.
Introduces and defines essential elements of writing poetry accompanied by compelling writing prompts for practicing new skills. Real-life author bios and excerpts enhance skills and understanding--
Teaches algebra by explaining integers, simple equations with one variable, inequalities, systems of equations, exponents, roots, radicals, and quadratic equations.