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Illuminating the unique physical features and behaviours of nocturnal animals, this series takes a narrative approach toward life-science topics. As we peer into nocturnal forests and skies, from nighttime awakening to sunlight retreat, atmospheric text and images knit together stories of survival, noting the adaptations that enable each creature to carve out its own niche in its particular habitat. A detailed diagram points out such characteristics in-depth, allowing more visual learners to match facts with real images.
Ocean animals are brought to life in full-colour and informative descriptions. Learn about the different species and where they live, discovering what makes each unique. Each title discusses in detail the feeding and breeding traits of each species, their reproductive processes, their defense mechanisms, and their forms of communication. Illuminated with over eighty beautiful illustrations in each title, the Creatures of the Ocean series provides a deeper appreciation of the variety and complexity of life in the ocean.
Everyone loves baby animals! Each title covers the first days and weeks of the baby animal's life through simple sentences written in large text. Complete with correlating and very cute photographs! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated tostate standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators.
The media regularly reports on border walls, migrant caravans, asylum seekers, and undocumented immigrants. But what are the stories behind the headlines? Crisis on the Border: Refugees and Undocumented Immigrants closely examines the people, the politics, and the policies driving one of the most important issues of the day.
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.
Death Uncovered is a high-interest, low-level series that explores near-death experiences and ghost stories, as well as traditions and legends about what happens after we die. Each title features six engaging narrative stories centered around death and the afterlife.
We live in an era of misinformation, much of it spread by authority figures, including politicians, religious leaders, broadcasters, and, of course, apps and websites. In this second edition, author John Grant uses ripped-from-the-headlines examples to clearly explain how to identify bad evidence and poor arguments. He also points out the rhetorical tricks people use when attempting to pull the wool over our eyes, and offers advice about how to take these unscrupulous pundits down.Updated to include a chapter on fake news, Debunk It serves as a guide to critical thinking for young readers looking to find some clarity in a confusing world.
Defining Events of the Twenty-First Century examines some of the most important moments in pop culture, science, and society in the last few decades. From influential pop musicians to technological breakthroughs to tragic man-made and natural disasters, readers will explore a wide variety of key events and people, the context surrounding them, and how they affected our world.
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.