Shows readers how rebel soldiers fought in horrific conditions while their families faced their own hardships for the sake of freedom. Students examine wartime propaganda to discover the truth about events leading up to the war, and engage in vibrant debate, strategic planning, and literary deconstruction to understand the official documents upon which America is founded.
Presents fifty low-cost room makeovers which can be completed in one weekend, including transforming an old headboard with fabric, sewing a vintage silk scarf quilt, and creating a hanging handbag organizer.
Explores the history of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team, examining highs and lows, bowl appearances, players, and more.
Highlights the life and career of the wrestling star, best known for his WrestleMania winning streak.
Provides a guide through the history of the Auburn Tiger college football team.
A biography of the California-born Mexican-American wrestler who has helped popularize lucha libre, the masked Mexican style of free wrestling.
Highlights the life and career of the wrestling star, who is known for his finishing move called the RKO.
An introduction to the life and career of pro wrestler John Cena.
Highlights the life and career of the wrestling and film star, best known for his sense of humor.
A brief overview of the life and career of professional wrestler Triple H.
Highlights the life and career of the wrestling star, best known for his tattoos.
Chronicles the life and career of the popular wrestler from Ghana.
Presents a history of the University of Alabama football program describing the ups and downs of the Crimson Tide, the Wade-Thomas years, Bear Bryant, and more. Includes a timeline and statistics.
Provides a history of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers football team.
Provides a history of the Oklahoma Sooners college football team.
Explores the history of the Tennesses Volunteers football team, examining highs and lows, bowl appearances, players, and more.
Discusses the history and playing record of the Texas Longhorns college football team.
Presents a history of the University of Arkansas football team and discusses notable players, coaches, and games.
Discusses the history of the Texas A&M football team, the Aggies.
Provides a history of the Oregon Ducks college football team.
Explores the history of the University of Southern California Trojans football team, examining highs and lows, bowl appearances, players, and more.
Provides a history of the University of Michigan Wolverines football team.
Provides a history of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team.
Provides a guide through the history of the Florida Gators college football team.
Provides a history of the LSU Tiger football team of Louisiana State University.
Grades 4 to 6.
A colorful picture book of dinosaurs with a baby dinosaur hidden in the pages and filled with simple facts about dinosaurs.
Retells, in easy text, of the Sheriff of Nottingham's plot to hold an archery contest in order to capture the outlaw Robin Hood, but Robin and his band of merry men arrive in disguise with a plan of their own.
Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw DC super heroes and their friends and enemies--
Join Curious George on an adventure around town. Each full-to-bursting scene represents a favorite spot in the neighborhood, from the playground to the library to a hopping farmer's market
Discusses the best ten cat breeds for kids to keep as pets and includes each breed's appearance, general behavior, and special needs.--
Discusses the best ten small mammals for kids to keep as pets and includes each species' appearance, general behavior, diet, and special needs.--
Discusses the best ten dog breeds for kids to keep as pets and includes each breed's appearance, general behavior, and special needs.--
Launch a marshmallow catapult! Decode invisible ink! Get ready to get your paw dirty tackling feats of chemistry, physics, and engineering with Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. Need a project for school? No problem! Check out the science--Page 4 of cover.
Poses challenging, provocative, and entertaining questions for young minds on a breadth of topics, ranging from fantasy to philosophy, designed to help children cope with human relationships and life.
This title takes a captivating look at the theaters of Shakespeare;s time, including an in-depth look at The Globe Theater. The origins of theater are introduced, as well as background information about the people who performed in them and those who were entertained in them. The Magnifications series offers children the thrill of examining past civilizations through the eyes of an archaeologist. Gorgeous, full-color panoramas of ancient landmarks are magnified with inset illustrations revealing fascinating details. A valuable research tool, these books are also helpful as travel guides and for simple browsing. Supplements school curriculum in language arts and history.
Discusses Viking life and how important a ship was to their life.
This book explores the many facets of the wind and shows how blowing wind generates power as it introduces very young children to basic physics and engineering concepts.
A tour of Israel profiles such sites as the Old City of Jerusalem, modern Tel Aviv, and the Biblical Zoo while introducing the region's diverse cultures and customs.
Challenged to make something other than trouble, brother and sister Celine and Tucker use everyday objects to invent toys that readers can build.
Could a Penguin Ride a Bike? provides a fun introduction into the life of a penguin. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. For example, what if a baby penguin came for dinner? Make sure he doesn't eat everything! Chicks eat, and eat, and eat. An adult penguin eats about 50 fish a day, but a chick needs to eat about 200! That's because chicks grow a thick layer of fat to keep them warm in the icy winter. The engaging question and answer format will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts--
This title provides an introduction into the life of an octopus. By imagining the octopus in everyday scenarios, readers can learn about their size, diet and other features.
This decalogue for daily living from a beloved pope and saint offers the perfect reminder of how to make the most of every day--Back cover.
Modern Art Adventures introduces young artists to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose to create their own works of art.
A whimsical collection of nonsense poetry and art by an award-winning creator--~This is the first longer-format, middle-grade collection from #1 New York Times-bestselling author-illustrator Calef Brown. Moving away from the picture book format offers Calef the opportunity to tackle a variety of themes and poetry styles as well as reach a slightly older audience along the lines of Doug Florian and Shel Silverstein. The book is chock-full of Calef's zany black-and-white artwork and features his wonderfully inventive characters and worlds--from the completely nonviolent and silent Lou Gnome to Percival, the impetuous (and none-too-sensible) lad who believes he is invincible, to Hugh Jarm (who has a huge arm, natch!). It's a whimsical world: creative, fun, and inspiring! --
This title is filled with hilarious facts and wacky pictures of animals and pets from around the world. This newest children's title is a fantastic mix of the unbelievably zany and cute and cuddly and is sure to educate and entertain both reluctant readers and young explorers in a humorous style.
Introduces readers to the largest living fish and explains why the whale shark is a gentle giant.
Sometimes prices go up and up and up. Then they suddenly crash. Why? In simple language and with colorful graphics and amusing characters, this picture book explains the basic laws of supply and demand, using examples kids will understand, such as dueling lemonade stands on the same block. Terms such as fixed costs and variable costs are clearly explained, and a glossary as well as a helpful graphic summary are included.
Mo'ne's story is one of determination, hard work, and an incredible fastball. Mo'ne is a multisport athlete who also plays basketball and soccer and is an honor-roll student at her school in Philadelphia.
Fourteen animals are featured in this delightful poem, including the cuddly koala, the hairy anteater, and the wise owl. Natural history notes explain how each animal sleeps, from the magnificent frigatebird that sleeps while flying hundreds of feet above the sea to the walrus that sleeps with its tusks anchored in floating ice. Illustrator Laurie Caple has captured these dozing animals in whimsical watercolors that will help any weary child fall to sleep with a smile. Treat your children, grandchildren, and yourself to this sure winner of a bedtime story.--
Brief biography of Robert Cade the inventor of Gatorade, the first sports drink.
In this title, unwrap the life of talented Pepsi-Cola inventor Ca leb Davis Bradham! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood in North Carolina. Students can follow Bradhams success story from his early days as a pharmacist to his introduction of Pepsi at his drugstore soda fountain. Bradhams family, education, and later years are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest including Bradhams sale of his secret formula to the state of Pepsi in the business world today. An entertaining sidebar, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography.--From the publisher.
Teaches how to change inkblots into works of art and to use them as keys to creativity.
Learn about the childhood, education and career of the inventor, Ettore Boiardi, of Chef Boyardee.
In this title, unwrap the life of talented Coca-Cola Inventor John Pemberton! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood in Georgia. Students can follow Pembertons success story from his early days in the Confederate Army to his work in medicine after the Civil War and his invention of Coca-Cola. Pemberton's family life and the sale of his secret recipe are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest, including the state of Coca-Cola in the world today. An entertaining sidebar, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography.--Provided by publisher.
Describes the early life of William Wrigley, the businessman whose use of premiums in marketing made him a leader in the chewing gum business, explains how he built his company, and discusses his later life and ownership of the Chicago Cubs.
Describes the early lives of Dr. John Kellogg and his brother W.K., the men behind the Kellogg cereals, explains how they split up because of different views on health and on business, and discusses their later life.
Describes the early lives of Frank C. Mars and his son, Forrest, the men behind Mars candies, explains how they built their business, and discusses their later lives and the other products the company sells.
This book prompts inquisitive kids to learn about maple seeds, including the seeds' real name (no, not whirlybird), the work they do for maple trees, and how to uncover the little trees waiting to sprout from the seedlings. Next Time You See a Maple Seed is a mini class in how tall trees grow from tiny, twirling winged fruits. Awaken a sense of wonder in a child with the Next Time You See series from NSTA Kids. The books will inspire elementary-age children to experience the enchantment of everyday phenomena, such as maple seeds, Moon phases, pill bugs, fireflies, seashells, and sunsets. Especially designed to be experienced with an adult--be it a parent, teacher, or friend--Next Time You See books serve as a reminder that you don't have to look far to find something remarkable in nature.--
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Nike, the athletic shoe company that was founded in 1972 and is today the world's largest supplier of athletic apparel--Provided by publisher.