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Plants might look harmless, but they can be killers. This narrative nonfiction series features some of the most amazing--and deadly--plants on the planet, from carnivorous plants to burning plants.
This series conveys to teen readers the sense of otherness that many Americans feel because of their race, religion, gender identity, etc. Books explore some of the ways people experience bias and how they are they affected by it. All books feature personal accounts and clear, thoughtful narrative.
One day, while living in a hutong in Beijing, a boy returns home to find that his dad has purchased a shiny new bike for work. He begs his father to let him ride it. When his father finally agrees, he races around the neighbourhood to show off the bike. Before long, the boy gets careless. He rips his pants, lets his friends pile on like acrobats in the circus, and finally wrecks the bike. Sheepishly, he returns the bike to his dad, who stays up all night fixing it. The experience teaches him the
La fondation du Canada est remplie de périls et de défis. Les livres de la série Bienvenue en Nouvelle-France fournissent un guide complet sur ce qu'était la vie en Nouvelle-France. Les lecteurs apprendront comment se déroulaient la prospection et l'établissement des colonies, et à quoi ressemblait la vie durant cette période historique, qui s'étend du début des années 1500 jusqu'au XIXe siècle.
Biggest Names in Music introduces young readers to some of the biggest stars in music today. Each exciting narrative summarizes one artist's life and career to date while also including biographical information such as family life and charity work.
Biggest Names in Sports introduces young readers to some of the brightest stars in sports today. These exciting narratives summarize each player's life and career to date, drawing attention to their accomplishments on the field and career highlights, while also including biographical information such as family life and charity work.
The interdependence of plant and animal species comes alive in these immersive looks at North American biomes. Narrative text describes moment-by-moment life in each habitat. Scientifically accurate illustrations and updated photos add to a you-are-there look and feel.
What happens to a goose with no beak or a turtle with one flipper? Using innovative designs and technology such as 3-D printing, humans are helping animals in need. Discover amazing true stories of animals thriving with prosthetic body parts.
This "first biography" series introduces young readers to important people in Black history. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and photos, and questions to get young children thinking and talking. Each title is written in conjunction with a literacy consultant and features a quiz for the reader and guidance notes for teachers and parents.
Black Canadians have shaped Canadian history since it was first colonized. Black History in Canada explores the struggles many early black settlers faced and how black Canadians have fought throughout history for equal treatment. Readers will learn about the important contributions black Canadians have made from their initial arrival in colonial times through the present day.