Nonfiction picture book of the history of women's participation in sports around the world. Briefly explains the legal battle to pass Title IX for women's equality and ongoing challenges to equal treatment for girls.
Presents the legendary and mythical creatures of the Pokémon universe, describing each character's statistics, fighting styles, and the best way to catch them.
Working from plans of an actual 14th century European castle, Stephen Biesty has sliced the building into various cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail.
There are fish everywhere! Put on your diving goggles and plunge underwater. See rivers where salmon leap. Explore reefs where parrotfish munch on coral. You will even go deep beneath the surface of the ocean, where some fish make light with their bodies. The world of fish is fascinating and full of surprises.
Go Gaming! is the all-new essential guide to mobile gaming, packed full of the biggest and best games the platform has to offer. We've got every type of game covered--from battle royales, explosive action games, and brain-teasing puzzlers to epic adventures and fast-paced platformers--so dive in and discover a whole new world of gaming!--p.  of cover.
This children's book explores the innermost workings of some extraordinary buildings and machines. From helicopters to submarines, skyscrapers to coal mines, open up a fascinating world packed with unique and detailed cutaway drawings. Whether it's a Spanish galleon or a medieval castle, each cross-section slice or exploded view reveals what's going on inside. See the people swarming inside the Empire State Building, the workers busy backstage at the opera house, and where the crew sleep on a jumbo jet. Included also are two impressive fold-outs showing an ocean liner and a steam train. There are lots of fun facts to be discovered, and curious details are highlighted and explained. Did you know one of the funnels of the Queen Mary liner was fake, and used for storing deckchairs? And in almost every scene there's the challenge to find a man on the toilet! With more than a million copies sold, Stephen Biesty's award-winning illustrated books are as fascinating today as they were when first published, in 1992. Incredible Cross Sections is the ultimate way to see how things work.
This book is about the Stonewall Riots, a series of spontaneous, often violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBTQ+) community in reaction to a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The Riots are attributed as the spark that ignited the LGBTQ+ Movement. The author describes American gay history leading up to the Riots, the Riots themselves, and the aftermath, and includes her interviews of people involved or witnesses, including a woman who was ten at the time. Profusely illustrated, the book includes contemporary photos, newspaper clippings among other period objects. A timely and necessary read, The Stonewall Riots helps readers to understand the history and legacy of the LGBTQ+ movement--
Collects over eight hundred jokes related to the video game Fortnite Battle Royale.
Step-by-step instructions for drawing all your favorite characters from Disney's The Lion King.
If you could build a spaceship, what would its mission be? To fly to Mars? To travel between galaxies? Explore MAKE A SPACESHIP YOUR WAY! to imagine your own spaceship. Learn how to get inspired, problem-solve, and collaborate with other books in the SUPER SIMPLE DIY series to make your own castle, dinosaur, and more!--Back cover.
Explores what makes whales different from all other underwater creatures. It shows how whales have evolved over millions of years, discusses their daily lives, puts the massive size of these creatures into perspective, and explains how to the difference between ten different types of whales. -- adapted from inside flap.
Take a closer look into the web filled world of one of the world's favorite Super Heroes, Spider Man! Featuring detailed profiles of more than 200 of Spidey's friends and foes, as well as tons of facts and information on the Web Slinger himself, Spider Man Character Encyclopedia will test your knowledge of the world of Spider Man. Organized alphabetically, each character profile is crammed with facts, statistics, informative annotations, and exciting original comic book art illustrated by Marvel's leading artists.
This guide provides users with an exciting jumpstart into the fascinating, dynamic world of Roblox, and helps guide kids towards a fun and fulfilling experience. Main topics include an introduction to the world, a tour of the coolest and most popular games within the game, a quick start guide on how to build, and an overview of the Roblox Studio Tabs: the toolbox for developing content in the game. Along with the essential content to help beginners dive into Roblox like pros, dozens of full colour gameplay photos will help readers navigate the grand world of Roblox and get them mastering and creating their own Roblox games in no time!~Totally unauthorized--Cover.
A guide to the television show featuring the exploits of the diaper-wearing superhero profiles characters and inventions, describes George and Harold's best pranks, and recounts some of Captain Underpants' greatest battles.
In 1933, people from all over the country came together calling for equal rights for African Americans. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a peaceful protest and the setting for Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I have a dream' speech. Learn about the inspiring people and incredible acts of courage that led to this historic moment. Plus, American girl Melody shares her own experiences growing up during the civil rights movement and dealing with discrimination--Back cover.
A collection of poems celebrates growing up, from learning new skills and going new places to holding a new sibling and getting big-kid teeth.
With a gift for fine art and a lifelong love of nature, Daniele paints magnificent animal subjects on an unconventional canvas--human hands. This awe-inspiring collection showcases 16 creatures along with photos and factual information about the various species. Full color.
It's a prehistoric showdown! Dinosaurs and early beasts were some of the largest, fiercest, and craziest-looking creatures to ever roam the Earth. Now these animals go head to head in 20 awesome battles! -- Page [four] of cover.
Go behind the scenes of your favorite Marvel Studios films to see how the mightiest heroes and deadliest villains were brought to life!--
Over many years as a working poet, Michael Rosen has thought a great deal about what poems are, what they can do and the pleasure that comes from writing and reading poetry. In this invaluable handbook, he shares this knowledge and experience in book form for the very first time. Starting with a detailed analysis of a number of classic poems, he offers a real writer's guide to writing and performing poems, as well as a wealth of technical information and tips. He then takes a fascinating look at a selection of his own poems and explains how and why he wrote them. Complete with an appendix of poets and useful websites, and beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Jill Calder, this is the only guide to poetry children and teachers will ever need.
Nerdy babies explore what makes the moon, the sun, and all the planets unique on a trip around our solar system.
A wonderful illustrated Bible for the very young that brings to life the best-loved stories from the Old and New Testaments. -- Back cover.
In The Pursuit of Grouchiness, Oscar the Grouch teaches you how to lose friends and grouchily influence people. There's no greater expert on celebrating a crummy day than Oscar the Grouch. After complaining about cheerfulness for decades from his trash can on Sesame Street, Oscar now shares his secrets for making sure you're as curmudgeonly as possible, all day, every day. It's the perfect gift for your grouchy friends, your annoyingly upbeat friends who could stand to be a little grouchier, and even just yourself--because a bad day can always get worse. Now get lost! And have a rotten day!
Introduces the toys and characters of the film Toy story 4 and provides some details of the plot.
A simple description of how seasons are caused by the positions of the Earth and the Sun also discusses the delights of each of the seasons.
An introduction, in simple text and illustrations, to farming and the work done on a farm throughout the seasons.
Identifies the moon as our only natural satellite, describes its movement and phases, and discusses how we have observed and explored it over the years.
A photographic picture book providing a comprehensive overview of topics linked to summer.--
Offers wise and witty advice from Sesame Street, encouraging readers to love themselves, love their friends, and enjoy life.
This official handbook to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France is the perfect competition companion for younger soccer fans! Excitement is building for the Women's World Cup, set to take place in France in 2019... Featuring ettie, the mascot for the 2019 tournament, it's bursting with information about the host country, stadiums, top teams, and superstar players, as well as FIFA Women's World Cup stats, games, quizzes, and puzzles. With a winning mix of facts, features, and action-packed photos, this unique book is sure to appeal to young soccer fans.--Publisher's description.
A guide to the game outlines the basics of gameplay, covering walk-throughs, weapon rundowns, combat hacks, building guides, and survival tactics.
Presents a guide to reading critically, offering tips and activities to improve reading comprehension, covering such topics as point of view, context clues, rhyme schemes, and deciphering fact from fiction. The ability to read critically is an essential skill vital to success in school. For example, do you know what point of view means? Or how to read a picture? Can you tell fact from opinion? Well, whether you're a kid who's just starting to read by yourself or a future librarian --or both! --this book of tips and activities to improve your reading comprehension skills is so much fun you'll forget you're learning! Filled with exercises to help young readers practice skills like identifying context clues and a story's main idea, plus practical tips and tricks from bestselling author Dan Gutman, this book will help you become the best reader in the history of the world!
Provides readers with a history of the space race, astronautics, and technological innovations associated with space flight.
Learn how the United States ended up fighting for twenty years in a remote country on the other side of the world. The Vietnam War was as much a part of the tumultuous Sixties as Flower Power and the Civil Rights Movement. Five US presidents were convinced that American troops could end a war in the small, divided country of Vietnam and stop Communism from spreading in Southeast Asia. But they were wrong, and the result was the death of 58,000 American troops. Presenting all sides of a complicated and tragic chapter in recent history, Jim O'Connor explains why the US got involved, what the human cost was, and how defeat in Vietnam left a lasting scar on America--
Describes the history of the famous street in New York City, detailing the development of the theater district and the shows and stars that have become Broadway legends.
Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.
Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that boys undergo during puberty, including growth spurts, voice changes, sexual development, peer pressure, dating, and new relationships within the family.
The story behind the historic race to the moon, from the perspective of the Americans who lived it--the astronauts and their families, the controllers and engineers, the technicians and politicians who made the impossible possible--
This special volume of World Soccer Legends is the ultimate unofficial guide to the 2019 Women's World Cup. Learn all about the top countries heading into the tournament, the best players on the U.S. team, the history of the Women's World Cup, and host country France. --
Learn all about how fourteen of the best men's and women's players of all time grew up and conquered the sport -- their first encounters with soccer, the challenges they overcame, and their big breaks.
Recounts the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, describing who the astronauts were, how they were chosen for the mission, and why it was an important event in history.
Just when you think that you know everything there is to know about mummies, new ones are discovered! Packed with facts but light in tone, this book introduces young readers to the most compelling examples of mummies from all over the world. There are many books about Egyptian mummies, but Mummies Exposed! goes beyond what you expect and uncovers both old favorites and recent discoveries; among them a Moche princess in Peru, the bog people of England and Ireland, and a Buddhist monk discovered within a sculpture!
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA, began in 1958. With its creation, the United States hoped to ensure it won the space race against the Soviet Union. Author Sarah Fabiny describes the origins of NASA, the launching of the Apollo program that landed the first human on the moon, and the many missions and discoveries that have taken place since then. NASA has a rich history and still plays an important role in uncovering the mysteries of the universe. Readers are sure to get sucked into this book.--
Once upon a time, kids learned the most amazing and unusual things. They learned how to shelter and clothe themselves, how to use a knife and hatchet, how build a fire, tie knots, and read a compass. They learned how to spend a comfortable night in the forest without a nylon tent from REI. The Young Adventurer's Guide will teach kids everything from how to walk like a fox and see like an owl to use the stars as their own personal GPS and even how to build the world's coolest fort out of foraged sticks. This handbook for curious kids will empower them to explore the natural world and even the comfort of their own backyard through a whole new set of skills. Featuring 65 different skills in sections that include: Secrets of the Woods, The Best Camping Trip, Make Cool Stuff That's Actually Useful and Turn the Ordinary into the Extraordinary--
In the spring of 1692, girls in Salem, Massachusetts, accused several local women of witchcraft. The events that followed were marked by mass hysteria and religious extremism and ultimately led to trials, convictions, executions, and many more accusals.
DID YOU KNOW... Scientists believe that mosses, the first plants, may have changed the Earths climate from hot to cold by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere? Many members of the cabbage family release a poison mustard gas to fend off grazers? Plants are used in thousands of industries, from low-cost sewage treatment to new medical cures? Young nature enthusiasts will learn these and other fascinating facts about plants in this colorful, interactive resource. Plantology contains fun, kid-friendly discussions and activities to explore many topicsfrom seeds, roots, and sprouts to plant skeletons, leaves, petals, and fruits. It then goes beyond the basics to delve into the unknown world of common weeds, fascinating plant defense systems, and the countless roles plants play in our lives. With encouragement to Try This, Smell It, and Look For, kids participate in 30 hands-on activities that promote observation and analysis, writing and drawing, math and science, and nature literacy skills. Children will keep a journal, examine and sketch plant structures, start a seed collection, make tasty vegetarian dishes, and more. Readers from any environment will start to notice the plants around themnot just in parks, gardens, and woods but also surrounding the schools, buildings, and sidewalks of their town, and in their own backyards. Useful resources include a glossary of scientific terms, a list of nature organizations and groups, and a teachers guide to initiate classroom discussion and investigation. --
Provides a guide to the workings of the digestive system through a review of the organs, the digestive process, and detailed photos of the surface of the stomach.
An illustrated dictionary, including plurals, parts of speech, and definitions, plus a thesaurus of synonyms and antonyms.
Examines the history of American immigration, particularly those lesser-known stories of immigrants who were denied entrance into the United States or detained for security reasons, including the story of a ship of Jewish refugees.
Despite the power and responsibility that comes with the oval office, the president of the United States is only human--and far from perfect. While some suffered just a few minor mishaps, others are remembered for leaving behind much bigger messes. In the newest installment in the Epic Fails series, explore the lives, legacies, and failures of some of our country's not-so-great presidents--
This book has been updated for Minecraft 1.12, the World of Color update that added new function and crafting systems, illusioners, parrots, and building materials like glazed terracotta and concrete. Our tips will help gamers find the best locations, choose their favorite style, learn how to get started with foundations and walls, become landscaping experts, learn how to decorate their living room, and much more!--Back cover.
How do you score goals? What do I wear to a game? Who is going to be on my team? How can I get better outside of practice? Soccer can be complicated, but this unique book has all the information a kid needs before kicking (or blocking) a goal. Filled with diagrams, helpful photos, and even practice tips, it helps young athletes prepare for their first season and understand the most important elements of their sport.--Goodreads.com.
An extended picture book about the history and construction of the steamship SS United States, its designer William Francis Gibbs, and author/illustrator David Macaulay's personal story of immigration to America on board the SS United States.--Provided by publisher.
Introduces crocodiles, discussing the three different families of crocodilians, their physical characteristics, where they live, what they eat, and how they take care of their young.
Next Time You See a Cloud explains the science behind clouds in a way young children can understand. The book also includes activities and additional resources, as well as color photographs--
Your favorite characters are now part of the Who HQ library! Nothing mysterious about it! Learn all about how Scooby and his friends took over Saturday mornings--and then the world--in this debut title in the What Is the Story Of? series. Most kids are familiar with the always-hungry, scaredy-cat Great Dane called Scooby-Doo and his true-blue friends of Mystery Inc. But how did Scooby and the gang make it onto the silver screen? Author M. D. Payne lays out the whole groovy tale in this book that's sure to have readers shouting, Zoinks! --
This biography of a movement and the teen activists behind it delves into the quest for gun safety legislation in light of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida--
This essential guide covers a all the worries and anxieties that a young person may face while growing up. Whether it's problems at school, relationship woes, the non-stop pressure of social media, body image issues or troubles at home. Positive advice, plus case studies and real life questions from young people, will help young people survive angst and stress that can bring them down. Reassures readers that their worries and fears are normal, and offers practical tips for managing anxiety and stress -- focusing on the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people.~Advice, case studies and real life questions from peers to help young people manage stress and anxiety and improve their mental health. Covers several common sources of worry in young people's lives and presents support, advice, and resources.
This book covers the biggest upsets, the greatest feats, and the championship moments in the pursuit of basketball glory--
Witches and Wicca provides historical information about the practice of witchcraft, from ancient times until the present day. It examines the practices of witches both ancient and modern, and discusses how societies and Christian religious leaders came to fear witches and attempted to eradicate the practice of witchcraft. From ancient amulets to current-day covens, Witches and Wicca provides information about the secrets of modern-day magic.
The world! the newly born Hermes says. It's even better than I expected! I love it! I want it all! This book is filled with joy, exuberance, and humor. On his first day of life, Hermes manages to trick a turtle into surrendering its shell and a ram into surrendering its horns, thereby inventing the lyre, music, and song! He also manages to steal his brother Apollo's precious cows, but later redeems himself by outwitting the giant brothers Otus and Ephialtes, who have kidnapped Mars. These adventures and more, all derived from classical mythology, are told with great humor as well as a twenty-first century sensibility by the colossally talented Mordicai Gerstein. The art in this graphic novel is truly spectacular, with 250 illustration executed by a master.
Discusses respiration and photosynthesis, revealing how these functions allow plants to grow and produce energy. Includes facts boxes, sidebars, charts, captions, and hands-on activities.
Reference guide to mammals, for children--
Take a wondrous alphabetical journey through the glorious history and hip-hop. Featuring clever rhymes and graffiti-style drawings, Hip-Hop Alphabet teaches children about classic icons and essential elements of the music and culture. Fight the power before bedtime and learn the ABCs with beat!--Back cover.
Ultimate Unofficial Survival Tactics for Fortnite Battle Royale: Discover the Island's Best Loot offers a comprehensive overview of the game, and includes strategies for survival, building, exploration, and engaging in combat that every gamer must master to ultimately achieve success. Inside, you'll discover what's available and how to find and acquire the many different types of weapons, ammo, loot items, and resources, and learn proven strategies for using each item in a variety of situations that'll aid in your survival and battle victories. Whether you're using a PC, Mac, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, or Android-based mobile device, this unofficial, full-color strategy guide will introduce you to the many different items that can be found, collected, and utilized during your stay on the island. - Learn to assess situations and collect the best arsenal to meet those challenges - Find your key to survival by knowing when and how to use your arsenal - Master strategies for survival, building, and exploration - Learn the best way to engage in combat that every gamer must master to achieve success--
T. S. Eliot's best-selling collection of practical cat poems has been one of the most successful poetry collections in the world. For the first time in company history a companion volume will be published. Originally conceived by Eliot himself, Old Toffer's Book of Consequential Dog poems are a witty, varied and exquisitely compiled as Eliot's cats.--Publisher's description.
Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission with the story of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union, including insights about what makes the Moon so fascinating to humankind.
A collection of stories about space missions gone wrong.--
Readers will learn how scientists use camera-trap technology to study woolly monkeys in the Manu Biosphere Reserve. These camera traps helped scientists discover information about the woolly monkeys' diet, behavior, and habitat. Known as the rainforest's gardeners, their activities and behaviors are essential to the survival of the trees and animals in the rainforest. Scientists must learn more to save this keystone species and protect the rainforests.
The characters from Frozen offer step-by-step instructions for gardening projects, including sprouting beans and building a troll garden.
Noses come in all kinds of shapes and sizes that are just right for its particular animal host. Not only do most animals use their noses to breathe but for many animals, the sense of smell helps them find food, a mate, or even to know when danger is near! Following Animal Tails, Animal Eyes, Animal Mouths (NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Science Award), and Animal Legs, Mary Holland continues her photographic Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series by exploring many different animal noses and how those noses help the animals survive in their habitats--