An account of the Battle of the Bulge, Nazi Germany's last concerted attempt to halt the American Army advance in Europe.
The editors of Faithgirlz! and Girls' Life have collected their best advice to help girls take charge and feel confident in a variety of situations, from changing a bike tire to talking to your teacher about a bad grade, from being threatened by a bully to falling down the stairs at school.
Written by a teenager who was bullied throughout middle school and high school, this kid-friendly book offers a fresh and relatable perspective on bullying. Along the way, the author offers guidance as well as different strategies that helped her get through even the toughest of days. The Survival Guide to Bullying covers everything from cyber bullying to how to deal with fear and how to create the life you dream of having. From inspiring roems (rap poems), survival tips, personal stories, and quick quizzes, this book will light the way to a brighter future. This updated edition also features new, never-before-seen content including a chapter about how to talk to parents, an epilogue, and an exclusive Q&A with the author.
Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.
A gold ring has been discovered at a murder scene, but police have little else to go on. Can State Patrol Investigator Richard Havel use that clue to track down the killers? A bomber is terrorizing a western community. What forensic clues can Investigator Jack Charles gather to stop and solve the bombings? Enter the secret world of crime scene investigators who use the latest forensic techniques to solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice. You will never forget these incredible true stories --~Ten true stories of real-life crime scene investigators! -- provided by publisher.
Sharks, skates, shrimp, seahorses and 30,000 other fishes swim through the world's waterways. With that much variety, you just have to ask: what makes a fish a fish? This book helps answer the question! Filled with amazing X-rays, full-color photographs and lively text, it looks at underwater creatures inside and out. Inspired by a popular Smithsonian exhibition and the first children's book to feature these extraordinary X-rays.--Publisher's description.
Hummingbirds are some of the most beautiful, tiniest birds in nature. They are the only creatures that can fly forward, backward, sideways--even upside down! Their hearts beat anywhere from 500 to 1200 times every minute; their wings flap as many as 80 times per second; and they breathe up to 600 times per minute. This fact-and-photo-filled nonfiction 8x8 will leave readers astounded by the smallest bird in America!--
With a little help from this fact-filled dinosaur book, the prehistoric world comes alive with dinosaurs big and small, scary and just plain fascinating.--
Explores the lasting legacy of Roald Dahl's popular book, examining the development of the original story and characters, its social history, and the varying film and stage adaptations.
When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #53: 'Shadow of the Shark,' they had lots of questions. How many teeth do sharks have? What is their favorite food? What are some other top predators? How do they keep life in balance? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about sharks and other predators--
A series of short, graphic stories introducing the reader to long vowels
The Cat in the Hat plays quiz master by challenging the reader with both entertaining and educational questions such as Are freckles catching? and How old do you have to be to drive a car?
Find out what the dinosaurs ate in prehistoric times.
A collection of original poems ranging in topic from sounds in the city to the seasons to bedtime. ....prolific anthologist Hopkins has gathered 21 of his own lighthearted poems, many of which have been published elsewhere, into an engaging collection that captures the wonder and exuberance of childhood. The simple verses express childlike sentiments on a variety of subjects, from pets to favorite pastimes, from the awesomeness of thunderstorms to the quiet magic of the seasons. Lessac's vibrant, primitive paintings, many of which depict urban life, are equally childlike and enormously appealing.--School Library Journal.
A honeybee searches for nectar, then returns to the hive to tell the other bees. She does a waggle dance, moving in a special figure-eight pattern to share the location of the foodsource with her hivemates. With vivid and active images, Rick Chrustowski brings these amazing bees to life!--
Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose their own favorite sea creatures--
Let's Read! Let's Sing! My Sing-Along Bible is the perfect easy-to-understand Bible story and music collection for your wiggly, giggly toddler or preschooler! This book and music CD set includes creative retellings of favorite Bible stories. Plus, lively Bible and Scripture songs on the CD (included with the book) will inspire your child to sing and laugh while building a solid faith foundation. Includes 50 favorite Bible stories kids will love to read over and over again, 50 songs (high energy! and some for quiet time too!)--one to go along with each Bible story--plus bonus songs that make memorizing the books of the Bible easy and fun!--
Project Seahorse follows the work of two dedicated scientists as they explore the life cycle of the tiger tail seahorse and forge partnerships with the people of Handumon in the Philippines to save its habitat.--Amazon.com.
Every October, millions of baseball fans around the country anxiously wait to see which team wins baseball's biggest championship. But the original games of the 1900s hardly look like they do today. Take a look back over one hundred years and discover the history of baseball's greatest series. With triumphs, heartbreak, and superstitious curses, this action-packed book brings America's Pastime to life.
Recounts the legend of Robin Hood, who plundered the king's purse and poached his deer and whose generosity endeared him to the poor.
Looks at chipmunk burrows and how chipmunks use them to stay safe, store food, hibernate, and raise young.
Nemo wanders off with some of his classmates on the first day of school. Try to find Nemo, Marlin, Dory and others in the illustrations.
This book is more than just a challenging puzzle book it's also a fascinating look at the way people lived and fought in castles. Each beautifully illustrated double-page spread covers a different period of prehistoric time and is crammed full of things for you to find.