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The Global Citizens: Sports series explores the world's most popular sporting events--from the FIFA World Cup to the Olympics--through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions.
Mr. Gnome is a grumpy little fellow. He's really quite rude and he is definitely NOT cute. So when Miss Witch asks him to kindly stop fishing in her pond, Mr. Gnome is in danger of finding out exactly what happens to gnomes who say ""NO!"" From author illustrator Fred Blunt comes this laugh-out-loud cautionary tale, told in a wonderfully conversational style.
This fun introduction to the basics of caring for our planet arrives just in time for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in April 2020. From conserving energy and water or fighting litter and pollution to the history of Earth Day, each book offers simple ways to care for the earth, with fun asides and commentary from your friends on Sesame Street.
Books in the Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World series explore the fascinating drama, love stories, and destruction of that world. Each title includes history, myths, and a family tree. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension.
Even the library has to sleep! This calming bedtime story says good night to the library and all the fun it holds--from books and story time to computers and comics. A charming ode to everyone's favourite community space and a perfect good night for budding book lovers.
Hard-hitting, contemporary young adult fiction is not trendy--it's not dystopia. There are no vampires, no werewolves, no castles. It's real life. It's unflinching. Gravel Road highlights the talent of YA authors committed to creating realistic fiction with emotional authenticity. No topic is off-limit.
What pushed some of our favourite animals to the brink of near extinction? How did laws and conservation efforts help them make a comeback? And what is still being doing to help aid the survival of our world's animals? Find out in these fact-filled books!
The Great Cities of the World series profiles important cities in a lively, engaging way. The books are not meant as travel guides, but as fact-filled introductions that will give readers a sense of what each city is like and pique their curiosity. Each title will cover geography, history, people, economy, architecture, infrastructure, arts and culture, sports, attractions, food and shopping, daily life, celebrations and annual events.
What makes a great job? It can be different things for different people. To some, a great job is one that offers deeply satisfying work. To others, a great job is one that pays well. To still others, a great job inspires creativity. Or maybe a great job does all of those things-and more. Teens who are contemplating their career choices will find useful descriptions, essential facts, and valuable advice in this easy-to-use series. Great Jobs introduces readers to a variety of jobs within a given field and explores what the jobs entail, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment prospects, and more.
This series examines some of the most influential and groundbreaking women in US politics today. These books offer a timely look at contemporary issues and the women working to shape the policies that affect our lives.