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Rhyming verse from Brian P. Cleary presents the fictional Clip-Clop Elementary School's celebration of "Onomatopoeia Day." Enthusiastic young students make their way from band room (Rattle! Boom! Twang!) to the gym (Whiff! Whack! Swish!) to the science lab (Hiss! Spurt! Ding!) and beyond. Brief back matter offers additional examples.
Explore the fascinating details and latest news on the hottest tech topics, including virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics, and more. Photos, screenshots, and accessible text highlight the work of cutting-edge scientists and engineers. Plus, discover what the future might hold for these exciting new technologies.
Digital technology now connects people to each other and to all the world's information everywhere, at all times. This is changing the way people meet each other, fall in love, find jobs, learn new skills, take in news and entertainment, and build personal identities. Learn what these changes mean for society now and in the future.
Now that Professor Whale has retired, he writes many letters to "You Whoever You Are Who Lives on the Other Side of the Horizon." Seal and Pelican are busy delivering the letters and Penguin is now teaching. Although he is happy his friends are doing so well, Whale wants a special friend; someone who will call him just Whale instead of "Professor.
What happens to bodies after death? Nature's army of death eaters steps in to take care of clean up. This high-interest science text dives into the science behind how bodies decompose.
With the passage of time, the controversies that shaped historic events sometimes fade. The Debating History series focuses on those controversies as a way to gain a fuller understanding of history. Chapters are organized in pro/con format, in which a single author synthesizes arguments for and against a particular issue. Some of these essays are written from the point of view of someone who lived during the period; others are examined from a more current perspective. In all cases, important ideas are supported by relevant facts, quotes, and examples. Focus questions at the beginning of each essay provide added critical thinking exercises for students.
It's time to go where no human and few robots have gone before. It's time for Deep Space Discovery. This series explores everything from the sun and other stars to the vast galaxies they make up. With up-to-date content, infographics, and closely levelled text, this series will have reluctant readers reaching for more.
One new idea could make life easier for the whole world! Great inventors use a process called design thinking to help them identify problems, big and small, and create solutions for them. This series introduces readers to design thinking and teaches them how to look at problems and products in a specific way to figure out a solution or how to improve them. Design thinking fosters innovation, creativity, and even empathy--essential learning for students.
A friendly, philosophical, humorous, and thoughtful detective series following the adventures of the rather tired— and a little frozen— biscuit-loving Detective Gordon and his chirpy assistant Buffy.
Teaching your little brother his first word-dibs-is funny. Until he starts calling dibs on everything, from your parents' bed to a real airplane to the White House. What's next? Calling dibs on the moon? Sure enough, Julian's little brother, Clancy, calls dibs on NASA and blasts off into space! Julian is glad to have Earth all to himself...at first. But Julian begins to miss Clancy. Can he harness the power of dibs to rescue his little brother? This humorous take on sibling rivalry is by Laura Gehl, author of the hilarious picture book, I Got a Chicken for My Birthday.