A collection of poems explores the wonder underground, from animal burrows and subways to caves and magma.
This nonfiction picture book is illustrated with stunning wildlife photographs and tells the story of a lone wolf who swims to an island in the Great Bear Rainforest.--
A nonfiction picture book that introduces very young children to the concept of separation and divorce in a resassuring and straightforward way.--
Presents twelve color reproductions of landscape paintings by such artists as Vincent Van Gogh, M.C. Escher, and Georgia O'Keeffe, with questions to stimulate discussion and background information on each artist and painting.
Explains how the invention of the telephone changed the world and outlines concept-introducing scientific activities, including how to build a string phone.
Presents a look at insects, describing their physical features, defense mechanisms, communication skills, life cycle, predatory behavior, and the adaptation abilities that make them one of the most successful life forms on Earth.
This is a nonfiction picture book for young children. It tells the true story of Anna Merz, a wildlife protector in Africa, and Samia, a black rhinoceros she saved after it was abandoned by its mother.--
Provides information about the planet Earth, covering land, atmosphere, and climate, in a book that includes flaps, pop-ups, and wheels.
Explains how the water cycle leads to different types of weather patterns.
Collects thirteen classic poems by such masters as Robert Frost, Langston Hughes and Emily Dickinson that are paired with lighthearted parodies.
The author's great-uncle John Bear King was a Sioux Indian in the First Cavalry in the Second World War. Her book follows seven Sioux who put aside a long history of prejudice against their people and joined the fight against Japan, using their native language as a secret code for the Americans. The Sioux and other tribal code-talking groups have historically taken a backseat to the Navajo Code Talkers, until a presidential act of recognition was signed in 2008.--Provided by publisher.
TRADITIONAL STORIES (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). BILINGUAL. IN ENGLISH / CHINESE. The Monkey King: The Classic Chinese Tale for Children is inspired by Chinese folktales and legends about Monkey, King of the Mountain of Flowers and Fruit, Great Sage Equal to Heaven. But his friends just call him Monkey! Hilariously mischievous and full of energy, Monkey has uniquely amazing magical powers. Long ago, the Jade Emperor, the ruler of the Heavens, was so unhappy that China was in great turmoil that he even considered destroying its people. The Goddess of Mercy, Guan Yin, suggested another way-find Lord BuddhaAEs scriptures in India and bring them back to China-this would help the Chinese to become peaceful and kind. This Chinese children's story is about the beginnings of this epic journey, and how Monkey, Pigsy, and Sandy join this quest. Ages 5+
Two cousins explore a Georgia coastal salt marsh and slowly build their knowledge of its unique ecosystem.
In beautifully detailed photographs, Mary Holland captures the first few months of a baby owl's life. The huge eyes and fluffy feathers will steal the hearts of readers as they learn how barred owl parents ready their young owlets for the big world outside the nest. Follow along as Otis learns to eat, fights with his sister, and prepares for flight.--
Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways.--Provided by publisher.
Examines the ecosystems that support the survival of bats as well as efforts to save the mammals, introducing readers to ways human action or inaction can affect bat populations.
Have you ever met an Ewok or seen the Empire's mighty Death Star? Have you faced the scary rancor, or joined the brave Jedi Knights? All of this and much, much more awaits you. Welcome to the amazing LEGO Star Wars galaxy. -- page 2.
Describes animal babies and their developmental behaviors, discussing cats, otters, raccoons, snails, and kangaroos.
Describes the ways in which animals move, including hopping, flying, and climbing, discussing such animals as frogs, worms, falcons, and cheetahs.
Presents extreme close-up images of the life cycle of the American toad, from egg to tadpole to adult.
Brace yourself for some serious (seriously fun) ickiness! This delightfully disgusting book is a tribute to all kinds of everyday nastiness! Discover yucky jokes, laugh-out-loud lists, kooky knock-knocks, funny puns, strange tongue twisters, and more to share with friends and family. Funny profiles of super-gross animals and weird-but-true science show that grossness is also downright fascinating--
A fact-filled introduction to the wild and wonderful world of weather. You'll discover how a rainbow forms; learn why some places are hot and others cold; and even play some games!
The Bible is not a fairy tale, but every great story happened once upon a time. The NIrV Once Upon a Time Holy Bible contains a presentation page and also highlights six great stories from the Bible on 24 full-color inserts. Each story is told on four pages in full-color, illustrated splendor. Also contains the complete New International Reader's Version (NIrV) of the Bible.--
Offers a workbook introducing readers to the basics of using Raspberry Pi, including projects that involve coding with Scratch, Python, and Sonic Pi.
What a Waste! explores the problem of garbage and how humans have dealt with it from prehistory to modern times. Topics include how archaeologists study ancient garbage; the growth of consumer culture and disposability; food waste; the environmental effects of garbage; problem garbage like electronic and toxic waste; sewage and dead bodies; and garbage in the oceans and in space. Sidebars highlight people and organizations around the world who are making efforts to reduce or reuse waste.--
Shares the life of the first female to work as a professional balloonist, making more than sixty ascents until 1819, she became the first woman to die in an aviation accident.
Explores the connection between dogs and humans from hunter-gatherer partners to modern day pets, focusing on how humans have influenced dogs' evolution and raising new questions about the species' shared future.
Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.
This nonfiction picture book takes you behind the scenes of the friendship and rivalry of tennis stars Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert. In the 1970s and 1980s they faced off in epic duels and classic showdowns. Since their retirements from tennis, they have remained friends and support each others in their efforts and endeavors.~Traces the friendship and rivalry of tennis stars Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert.
Examines the historical events that the Magic Tree House book World at War, 1944 is based on, discussing the causes of the war and D-Day and providing photographs and illustrations.
Showcases dozens of full-color plants from around the world in a gallery format, complemented by identification information and brief descriptions.
This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers' market. Who to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown--it's all so exciting, fresh, and delicious. Readers are invited to peruse the stands and inspect vendors' wares with poems like Farmer Greg's Free-Range Eggs, Summer Checklist, and Necessary Mess. Bright and vibrant, this is the perfect guide for little ones to take with them on marketing day to inspire literacy and healthy eating.
Describes what happend when a slave ship that was captured by pirates in 1717, packed with plunder, was sunk by a brutal storm, and the expedition to locate the wreck and what was uncovered.
How I Learn introduces the concept of a learning disability in concrete terms for younger students. This supportive and upbeat story reassures readers that they are capable, and can use 'smart strategies' to help themselves learn. And that's better than OK. That's GREAT! A note to parents, caregivers, and professionals is included, with suggestions to guide discussion and help children identify their particular strengths and challenges.--Back cover.
Provides facts about the Mayflower Compact, the first document written by Europeans establishing a government in what would become the United States.
At their new home in the Villa Air-Bel, Aube and her family are used to things being hidden. Among the secrets kept at the château are a radio, a cow, andmost secret of allAube herself. Even with the threat of Nazi capture looming over their heads, life at the villa has been colorful for the refugees awaiting their escape to safety. Joined by writers, musicians, artists, and great thinkers like Marc Chagall and Max Ernst, Aube spends each day singing, playing games, and creating art. Together, this lively congregation are able to fight back fear and hatred with bravery and laughternot just for young Aube, but for themselves as well.
Explores the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on American history.
The Bill of Rights is a foundational document in American history that's still being analyzed and debated today. Readers gain a better understanding of these first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution through accessible text designed to reflect essential social studies curriculum topics. The main text is accompanied by fact-filled sidebars and eye-catching graphic organizers. Readers will have fun exploring historical images relevant to this topic, including parts of the Bill of Rights itself. Careful analysis of this landmark democratic document will guide readers in gaining a deeper understanding of American independence and equality--Provided by the publisher.
Provides a history of the Constitution, and explains each section including the Bill of Rights and subsequent amendments.
Explores the Declaration of Independence and how it continues to impact America today.
Provides a history of the Articles of Confederation, and explains how it came to be written, the meaning of each section, and the reasons why it was eventually replaced by the Constitution.