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Some of history’s Enduring Mysteries involve tales so incredible that they blur the lines between fact and fiction. As much evidence as can be examined about the curious phenomena associated with five legendary sites and creatures is explored in this series, with notable examples of popular culture references and famous seekers and hoaxes. The truth is out there—for someone to find.
Life in the wild forces adaptation. Predators need to hone their hunting skills or risk going hungry. Meanwhile, their prey must develop as escape artists to avoid becoming dinner. The strong survival instincts of dozens of plants and animals are on display in this series for advancing readers.
Engineering Challenges provides an in-depth look at eight engineering marvels. Each book explores one of the world's great challenges and the creative solutions engineers have used to solve them. A special challenge in each book provides a hands-on learning experience. This STEM-focused series provides a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.
This picturesque series looks at some of the all-time greatest journeys and adventures that humans can take. Books act a bit like a travel guide, presenting some of the most awesome things people can do in each subject area. Series is perfect for armchair travellers.
Plusieurs facteurs façonnent notre identité canadienne en constante évolution. Peu importe nos origines ou nos croyances culturelles, il est important que tous les Canadiens se sentent acceptés. La série Être Canadien explore l’essence de la signification d’être Canadien et examine comment chacun tout le monde peut faire de ce pays un meilleur endroit à vivre.
Humans use words to communicate, but we also use our bodies to send messages. We may shrug our shoulders to show we don't care, or open our eyes wide in surprise, or give the thumbs up to show we approve of something. But did you know that giving the thumbs up in Greece is pretty rude? Or that nodding your head-- which means "yes" in North America- actually means "no" in the European countries of Albania and Bulgaria?Every Body's Talking explores the complexities of body language. Discover wha
Alice doesn't like noise, smells or strangers. She does like rules. Lots of rules. Nobody at her new school knows she has Asperger's, so it doesn't take long for her odd behaviour to get her into trouble. When she meets Megan in detention, she doesn't know what to make of her. Megan doesn't smell, she's not terribly noisy, and she's not exactly a stranger, but is she a friend? Megan seems fearless to Alice, but also angry or maybe sad. Alice isn't sure which. When Megan decides to run away, Alic
What energy sources did humans use in the past? What sources help meet Canada’s and the world’s energy requirements today? How do we balance our energy needs with protecting the environment? Examining Canadian Energy answers all these questions and more. Each book in this compelling series takes readers on a fact-finding mission, posing an initial challenge and concluding with questions and answers. Through engaging, interactive scenarios, learners can experiment with text prediction, purpose-dr
Examining Primary Sources explores commonly studied historical texts by answering important questions about them: Why was it written? What does it mean? What was the impact? Each book examines the primary sourceùfrom the context, to the actual words, all the way to the impactùleaving readers with a comprehensive understanding of the document.
Expansion of Our Nation gives readers an up-close look at the United States during the first half of the 1800s. Each book offers an engaging description of historical events, along with a "Voices from the Past" feature that delves into a primary source. These books give readers an insightful window into the leaders and ideas that shaped the United States during this period of growth.