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Children will develop a love of nature as they explore North American animals, with fun facts, descriptions, and step-by-step drawings of the wildlife around them.
Making math interesting, this set of math practice books involves the reader in real-world activities as they learn how math is used in occupations ranging from zookeepers to firefighters to archaeologists. Readers will discover howmath is used for everyday problem-solving, calculating, and organizing information while also learning about these fascinating occupations.
These teens are given the chance compete in reality shows. They're all in pursuit of fame, prize money, or more personal goals. But, will the stakes turn out to be too high?
They're creepy, ugly, and dangerous...and they also happen to be real. Get an up-close-and-personal look at some of nature's most monstrous creatures from around the world. Find out where they live, what they do, and what might happen if you run into them! Readers will be able to compare and contrast the traits of various animals and distinguish what makes each one seem so frightening.
Engineering challenges abound in the twenty-first century. Engineers, scientists, and others are searching for—and often finding—ways to improve life for people around the world. Some are working on providing global access to clean water while others are developing fusion energy or reverse-engineering the brain. These and other topics are examined in the Real-World STEM series. All books in the series discuss what exists now, some of the biggest challenges, and some of the most fascinating solut
I remember the day I lost my spirit." So begins the story of Gertrude Simmons, also known as Zitkala-èa, which means Red Bird. Born in 1876 on the Yankton Sioux reservation in South Dakota, Zitkala-èa willingly left her home at age eight to go to a boarding school in Indiana. But she soon found herself caught between two worlds-white and Native American. At school she missed her mother and her traditional life, but Zitkala-èa found joy in music classes. "My wounded spirit soared like a bird as I
A middle-grade historical novel set in Dakota Territory of the 1890s against the backdrop of Wounded Knee. Red Dove, Listen to the Wind is the tale of a young girl caught between worlds.
How should society deal with drug crimes? Many people support tough-on-crime laws and harsh sentencing guidelines to effectively punish offenders and deter crime; yet others are not so sure. An increasing number of people believe that rehabilitating offenders with drug addiction and other issues is a more humane and effective way to deal with drug crimes and make communities safer for all.
A homeless kid on the run, a car thief who will scale any height and a boxer with a secret life...all seeking revenge on the adults who wronged them. Each of these teen rebels has a specialized skill and motivation for retaliation, bit they cannot succeed alone. Reluctantly agreeingto become a team is the first step in their hunt for retribution.
Ripleys will again WOW! readers with this collection of unbelievable stories from around the world. Download the Weird is jam-packed with an incredible array of crazy facts, stories, lists and interviews.