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The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural and social issues in a straightforward and accessible way. These illustrated nonfiction picture books tackle global concerns and initiate conversations about subjects that are difficult, sad or overwhelming with school-aged children who are just beginning to observe the world around them.
World Leaders introduces readers to some of today?s most powerful political figures. From the leaders? roles on the global stage to the history of the nations they lead, these informative narratives connect readers with current events by covering everything they need to know about the leaders impacting their world.
World Leaders introduces readers to some of today's most powerful political figures. From the leaders' roles on the global stage to the history of the nations they lead, these informative narratives connect readers with current events by covering everything they need to know about the leaders impacting their world.
This series entertains and informs both readers who love all aspects of automobiles and those just discovering cars. It shows readers cars that can cradle you in luxury and those that leave others in the dust. The World of Automobiles looks at cars from all the great car making countries in terms of what they have been known for building, what they are building now, and what they will build into the 21st century.
The World of Video Games explores the many topics and controversies in the video game industry. Readers will learn about such topics as the history of video games, breakthrough technologies, and the rising popularity of E-Sports. They will understand how video games affect both individual people and society. The books look ahead to the future, charting the likely paths of the video game industry.
A biome is a very large ecological area, with plants and animals that are adapted to the environmental conditions there. Biomes are usually defined by physical characteristics-such as climate, geology, or vegetation-rather than by the animals that live there. Plants and animals within the biome have all evolved special adaptations that make it possible for them to live in that area. THE WORLD?S BIOMES series provides information on five of the most important biomes in the world today: deserts, grasslands, oceans, rainforests, and wetlands.
These delightful information books, filled with colourful illustrations and simple text, will introduce youngchildren to history and the natural world. Each spread features activities around the border, asking the reader to spot specific objects within the central image. See knights prepare for battle. Spot servants and nobles prepare a grand feast for the king in the hall of the medieval castle. These books are sure to enthral young readers and give them a passion for learning.
These delightful information books, filled with colourful illustrations and simple text, will introduce young children to history and the natural world. Each spread features activities around the border, asking the reader to spot specific objects within the central image. Explore the vegetation near a volcano. Spot exotic animals in the sweltering rainforest. These books are sure to enthrall young readers and give them a passion for learning.
Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. Whether they're working on a school book report or writing about their everyday adventures, the Write it Right series has tips and tricks that will help them become writing experts.
Escaping persecution for being Jewish, the Baline family fled Russia and arrived by ship in New York City harbour in September 1893. Little Israel Isidore Baline is only five years old. After arriving at Ellis Island, the first stop for all immigrants, Israel and his family are ready to begin a new life in America. His family settles in the Lower East Side and soon Israel (now nicknamed Izzy) starts school. And while he learns English, he is not a very good student. According to his teachers he daydreams and sings in class. But while these may not be traits that are helpful in the classroom, these are wonderful tools for a budding singer and composer. And by the time that Iz zy (now known as Irving) is a young man, he is well on his way to becoming one of the most well-known composers in America. This vivid picture-book biography examines the life of Irving Berlin, the distinguished artist whose songs, including "God Bless America," continue to be popular today.