Offers children the direction they need to prepare main courses, snacks, and desserts in a slow cooker.
Forget peanuts and Cracker Jacks! American League Ballparks now offer a dizzying array of edible options. These make-like stadium recipes give young chefs and sports fans a culinary road trip at home. From Chicago-style hot dogs at the White Sox's U.S. Cellular Field to a mouthwatering Cuban sandwich at the Tampa Bay Rays's Tropicana Field, these diamond dishes are perfect for any seventh-inning stretch.--
Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the Pledge of Allegiance--
Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the Star-Spangled Banner--
Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. constitution--
Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the Statue of Liberty--
Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. flag--
Did you know that Antarcticas largest land animal is an insect? Did you know that the smallest country in the world is only 0.2 square miles?! Learn more weird-but-true geography facts with A.J. and Andrea from Dan Gutmans bestselling My Weird School series. This all-new series of nonfiction books features hundreds of hysterical facts, plus lots of photos and illustrations. -- Amazon.com.
A picture book about Heifer International (originally called Heifer Project)'s big idea of supplying livestock and training to poor families around the world. Shows how one cow or other farm animal can have far-reaching and life-changing effects for the families. Cows give milk, sheep give wool, chickens give eggs, and all animals give soil-enriching manure to help crops grow and feed more families.
Forget peanuts and Cracker Jacks! National League Ballparks now offer a dizzying array of edible options. These make-like stadium recipes give young chefs and sports fans a culinary road trip at home. From the famous fish tacos at the Giants's AT&T Park in San Francisco to brats and cheese curds at the Brewers's Tropicana Field, these diamond dishes are perfect for any seventh-inning stretch.--
In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?
Follows the lives of the Wright brothers and describes how they developed the first airplane.
Have you ever wondered how the incredible landscapes around the world were formed? Learn about some of the most spectacular places on earth and how natural forces have shaped them. Also, find out what types of animals live in these landscapes and what humans are doing to protect them.
Investigate the defenses and life in the greatest medieval castles and the chivalrous and heroic actions of best-known knights.
A chronicle of the events leading up to the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. Includes a discussion of the aftermath and provides biographical information on the former president.
Go wild with incredible untamed animals! Meet awesome wild animals up close. See stunning photographs of animals in their natural habitats and learn how animals survive and thrive all around the world.
Coach Andrew Latham preps you to be your best by sharing secrets, techniques, and exercises to develop your skills on the field. Players age 11 to 15 and their parents will love this must-have guide, which features tips on setting goals, using proper form, practicing on your own, and respecting the rules while always having fun--Provided by publisher.
Painting for peace in Ferguson is the story of a community coming together, hundreds of artists and volunteers, black and white, young and old, to bring hope and healing to their community using the simplest of all tools- a paintbrush. Written in child-friendly verse, the actual artwork painted on hundreds of boarded up windows in Ferguson, South Grand and surrounding areas illustrates the story.--
The word 'entrepreneur' may feel distant to some, but this book, with its elegantly expressed concepts and superb imagery, makes entrepreneurial values accessible to children at a personal level--Back cover.
Puberty is the time when your body changes both inside and out! All boys, including you, will go through these changes sometime between the ages of 9-16. Have you ever wondered what happens during puberty?
Presents a guide for girls with intellectual disabilities as an introduction to the physical and emotional changes they will encounter during puberty.
When was the last time anyone talked to you about going to the bathroom? Probably not since you were potty trained! Did you know there are secret muscles inside of you that help you do great in sports and stand taller and prouder? Have you ever wanted to stay home or not do your favorite activities because you had your period? This book can address these questions and teach you a whole lot more about a very special part of you, your pelvic region.
Discusses the changes in boys' bodies as they grow older, covering such topics as health and hygiene issues and interactions with peers.
No question goes unanswered in this important book about being gay. All the basics--and not-so-basics--are covered in more than one hundred questions asked by real teens.--Amazon.com.
NOVELTY, TOY & DIE-CUT BOOKS. Disappearing Acts is a beautifully illustrated search-and-find book. Each page features a densely detailed landscape; rainforest, savannah, coral reef, etc. Within these landscapes are hiding threatened species such as the adelie penguin, elephant, panda threatened species such as the adelie penguin, elephant, panda and snow leopard, and children are invited to search the picture to find each one. Alongside each illustration run descriptions of the animals, their numbers, their habitats and why they are endangered. At the back of the book an index of animals provides further context. Isabella Bunnell's warm, intricate watercolours provide a delightful way in which to learn about our planet's rich diversity and fragile eco-systems. Ages 0+
Teaches children how to take care of their bodies and develop self-care habits. Discusses health topics such as diet, exercise, sleep, social activity, and emotional health. Includes back matter for caregivers, educators, and parents.--
Want to know more about all your favorite NEXO KNIGHTS characters? Look inside to discover exciting facts about Clay, Macy, Jestro, and all the other heroes, villains, and monsters of Knighton!
Physics is a very important part of our everyday lives! Just go for a walk through the park you will see for yourself. From the wind that rustles the trees, to the sun that keeps us warm, to the car that drives us around and the food that gives us energy to play, physics is all around us, all the time!
From slowing wildfires to planting seeds, one animal is the true superhero that keeps the African savanna in balance. Elephants dig to find salt that other animal lick, their deep footprints collect water for small creatures to drink, and they eat young trees to keep the forest from overtaking the grasslands. In every season, the elephants are there to protect the savanna and its residents - but what would happen if the elephants were only once upon a time? Read along to discover the important role this keystone species plays in the savanna and explore what would happen if the elephants vanished--
This concept book for kids is all about unleashing creativity, thinking outside the square and opening the mind to possibility! Part picture book, part artistic inspiration, What Could It Be? is an interactive adventure for pre-primary and primary school-aged children organised into paired double-page spreads. The first spread in each pair introduces a basic geometric shape (square, circle, triangle, etc.) and then opens the door for creative thinking by posing the question, 'What else could it be?' The following spread provides the answer, with the focus shape transformed into many objects in a glorious artwork. These pages provide a further interactive element as kids are encouraged to find specific objects and count the 'hidden' shapes. The reader is guided through the pages by the character of a young boy, who allows many aspects of his world to be 'discovered' via the detailed illustrations. The last page challenges kids to create their own illustrations inspired by a geometric shape.
Hedgehogs are not your typical pet. These interesting and unusual nocturnal animals with bright eyes, sweet faces, and prickly backs require special care and hadling. Did you know that hedgehogs are one of the oldest, most primitive animals to roam the Earth since the time of dinosaurs? Lean more about these cute, quirky little pets and see if a hedgehog is the right pet for you!--Provided by publisher.
Mini pigs have distinct personalities. While they are extremely curious and intelligent, they can sometimes be stubborn and pig-headed. Learn all about these unique little pets that will snort, grunt, and squeal their way into your heart. Who knows, maybe this is the right pet for you! -- cover.
Examines the obligations and joys of owning a sugar glider.
Introduces rats as pets, discussing how to care for one, their physical characteristics, and how to handle them.
Horses come in many colors and sizes. Miniature horses, called minis, are the smallest. They are less than half the size of a regular horse. A mini makes a perfect pet because of its size and temperament, and were once kept as pets for princes and princesses. Although they can't be ridden like a normal horse, they will be sure to win your heart with their tiny stature and personality. Who knows, maybe a mini horse is the right pet for you! -- information proveded by publisher.
What is it like to witness a tsunami? This book looks at the Japanese and other tsunamis, using firsthand accounts to describe events and people's experiences, providing multiple perspectives from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services, scientists, and the media.--Provided by publisher.
What is it like to witness a tornado? This book looks at the Moore, El Reno, and other tornadoes, using firsthand accounts to describe events and people's experiences, providing multiple perspectives from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services, scientists, and the media.--
What is it like to witness a hurricane? This book looks at Hurricane Sandy and other major storms, using firsthand accounts to describe events and people's experiences, providing multiple perspectives from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services, scientists, and the media.--Provided by publisher.
What is it like to witness an earthquake? This book looks at the Haitian and other earthquakes, using firsthand accounts to describe events and people's experiences, providing multiple perspectives from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services, scientists, and the media.--Provided by publisher.
What is it like to witness a meteor? This book looks at the Chelyabinsk Meteor and other asteroid strikes, using firsthand accounts to describe events and people's experiences, providing multiple perspectives from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services, scientists, and the media--Provided by publisher.
Biography of Vivien Thomas, an African-American surgical technician who pioneered the procedure used to treat babies with a heart defect known as 'blue baby syndrome.' Includes author's note and author's sources--
Examines the anatomy, history, and breeds of horses, and discusses the different ways horses have been used throughout history.
Surveys various sources of energy and the ways in which they've been harnessed.
Discover the world's weather--from heat waves and droughts to blizzards and floods--Cover. Includes discussion of why the climate may change in the future.
A reference guide to our galaxy and beyond--Cover.
Profiles more than two hundred sharks and fierce fish that call the ocean home, sharing details on the ocean habitats, body sizes, and tails of marine animals that range from barracudas to great whites.
Examines the symbolic and material meaning of money, from shekels, shells, and beads to gold, silver, checks, and credit cards, and discusses how coins and banknotes are made, the value of money during wartime, and how to collect coins.
Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.
What do you feed a trapeze family to keep them up in the air? Or a lion with a gourmet palate? These whimsical poems reveal what fuels a crew of circus performers.
Ferrets are small and quiet like cats. They are playful and affectionate like dogs. They have funny, lovable personalities. They dance around, pounce on shoes, play hide-and-seek, and chase anything that rolls. Their energy can seem limitless. Learn about these remarkable animals and decide if a ferret is the right pet for you!--From publisher.
Learn all about unmanned aircraft, or drones, including how they were invented and improved over time, what they are used for today, and why they have sometimes caused controversy--
Join Cole, Jay, Kai, Zane, and Nya in their latest adventure across the exciting land of Ninjago. New enemies are risingdoes the team have what it takes to defeat them?--Publisher.
Young readers see how trained service dogs help people with disabilities, as a disabled veteran and his service dog, Tuesday, travel to many places.
Introduces the five food groups and the benefits of nutritional eating.
Poems about the many creatures who inhabit the ocean.
A lively exploration of seven cosmic catastrophes that could hit Earth and any of the other 20 billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy.--
What's cold, dark, far away, and has a heart one thousand miles wide? Pluto! The New Horizons spacecraft has brought back all kinds of new information about Pluto. Let's go exploring!