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All About Sharks introduces readers to the fascinating world of sharks. The books examine the biology of sharks, weird and prehistoric sharks, endangered shark species, and shark attacks. Each book includes a graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research.
Kids are fascinated by natural disasters, and they will be engaged by this high-interest series that looks at the worst of various disasters. Each book is a collection of the 12 worst disasters and includes a "Staying Safe' section that covers safetyprocedures in the event of any of the disasters.
Discover true stories of invention behind coveted pop-culture objects-from sneakers to smartphones. With high-interest graphic novel art, these books profile the products' creators and subsequent innovators, as well as social history, revealing how people's needs in a particular period led to creative solutions.
Throughout history women have shaped the culture, politics, and people of the land we know as Canada. The women in this series have had a lasting impact on our daily lives. Explore their stories and learn how they have made a difference.
America at War delivers an in-depth look at the role the United States played in the major wars throughout its history. Each book explores how the nation became involved in the conflict and provides interesting facts about key players, major battles, and overall impact. From dramatic moments to critical events, each spread takes readers on an exciting journey.
In the American Eras: Defining Moments series, readers will turn back the clock to history's turning points. Each book will take a closer look at the major challenges and hurdles the United States faced in each period. Readers will review how these pivotal moments influenced the American culture from the fashion to the policies to the entertainment of that era.
Five unique handbooks comprise the new American Government series. With the confusing political discourse in today’s world, it’s no wonder kids tune out. How can we tune them back in? The stale descriptions in standard American government textbooks do nothing to motivate learning. The readability is too high. And the language too dry. How can we make it personal? Accessible? Interesting? Even humorous?
This examination of slavery in America balances accounts of oppression with true stories of resistance and resilience, centering on the voices of enslaved people. Page Plus QR codes link readers to primary source recordings from the Voices Remembering Slavery collection at the Library of Congress. Reflection questions and an activism spread offer ways to understand and address the modern legacy of slavery.
From the lowliest slave to the most powerful ruler, every civilization has been built—and undone—by different classes of people. This series takes an anthropologist’s view of five famous Ancient Civilizations, noting how the various social groups influenced and interacted with each other and changed the very history of the world. Emphasizing each civilization’s legacy and innovations, each title also presents a timeline of major historical events, and engaging facts are highlighted throughout.
Our modern world still benefits from the work of ancient civilizations! Everything from how we communicate to what we eat is based on the discoveries of ancient people. This fascinating series introduces readers to the daily lives and innovations of ancient societies. Narrative openings give way to chapters on the rulers, daily life, beliefs, and fall of each ancient society. Each title includes profiles, a cause and effect graphic, a time and place matrix, a timeline, and a thought-provoking qu