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The universe is full of fascinating, incredible facts. From sports arenas to the oceans to the deepest reaches of space, readers will learn high-interest, educational facts that they'll want to share with their friends.
Around the world, scientists are finding cool and unusual ways to make people's lives better and help the environment. Some of these methods have been quietly used for centuries. Only recently have they earned much attention. Other methods use new technology in unexpected and even gross ways to clean things up and provide people with water and energy! Learn about the history of these fascinating methods, how they work, and how they are making the world a better place.
For high school students all over the country, deciding what to do after graduation can be overwhelming. How do you know if college is your best choice? If it is, how do you plan for student loans? If it's not, what are your other options? That's where Undecided comes in! This updated and revised edition provides a comprehensive overview of the choices available after high school, from traditional four-year colleges and trade schools to military service and gap years. Teens can choose a career path and get advice on how to succeed! Checklists, anecdotes, brainstorming activities, and journal exercises lead to well-informed decisions. Find a future that works for you!
From dirt bikes to big rigs, see how vehicles of all shapes and sizes get moving as you take a look Under the HoodÑpart of the Lightning Bolt Booksõ collection. With bright designs, engaging photos, and lively text, Lightning Bolt Booksõ bring nonfiction topics to life!
Two children on opposite sides of the world crave friendship. Is it possible to be friends across the distance? These two children certainly think so, and they are going to prove it with creativity, a little ingenuity, and the help of one very determined pigeon. A gorgeous picture book from Robert Vescio, which introduces children to the idea of a long distance friendship while encouraging them to explore different cultures.
Early readers will be introduced to animals that live under the sea. Vibrant images and simple text engage and support beginning readers. Each book features Words to Know, Sight Words, and Teacher and Caregiver Notes.
Animals can be sneaky. But do you know who is especially sneaky? Undercover ostriches! They're everywhere, and they're masters at going undetected. You've probably seen one and just assumed it was another woodpecker or owl. The narrator of this book is on the case, following a single ostrich on his many adventures. Not until the final twist does author and illustrator Joe Kulka let the readers in on the narrator's true motivation: a peanut collection mission involving undercover elephants.
From players no one believed in to teams no one thought could win, Underdogs: Sports Champions covers some of history's greatest underdogs. Written in a strong narrative nonfiction style, the storytelling in these books will captivate readers. The series includes considerate vocabulary, engaging content, clear text and formatting, and compelling photos. Educational sidebars include extra fun facts and information.
Dig deep into the fox’s den, the groundhog’s burrow, and more to learn all about creatures that have adapted to life below the soil. Bright photos and carefully levelled text take the curricular concept of habitats and turns it into an adventure exploring with these fascinating animals. A featured Science Lab activity puts the readers to the test to use what they’ve learned and flexes their skills of observation to study the animals further. Get the hole truth about animals that live underground!
Understanding American Democracy introduces readers to the American democratic system of government, exploring its structures, functions, and history. Readers will learn about freedom of speech, fair elections, the separation of government powers, and more. Each book includes a graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research.