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These engaging titles provide readers with a comprehensive overview of the weapons used in military combat around the world. Each title begins with a discussion of the featured weapon, its importance and use in battles, and how this has changed over time. This section is followed by almanac-style entries that highlight featured models of this weapon through history, including specifications and performance statistics, and contributions in battle.
The ultimate lab series for kids! With this series and a few easy-to-find tools and ingredients, budding scientists will be able to make slime, launch rockets and hovercraft, perform magic (it's science!), solve crimes, become a secret agent, and more. Each of the experiments features safety precautions, materials needed, step-by-step instructions with illustrations, fun facts, and ways to further children's explorations. At once engaging, encouraging, and inspiring, the Weird & Wonderful Scienc
Canada's colonial history is rich with conflict and progress. Welcome to British North America offers a wide-ranging look at life in Upper Canada after it was settled by the British. Readers will learn how the British colonies were established and governed and see what life was like for both settlers and Indigenous Peoples between 1713 and 1850.
The colonial era is a fascinating and much studied era in Canadian history. Welcome to New France will offer a comprehensive look at life in New France. Readers will learn how the colonies were explored and settled, and what life was like in the time period spanning from the early 1500s into the nineteenth century.
European destiny in the Americas came at the expense of the Native peoples. On this point, most knowledgeable people would agree. Where there is disagreement is in determining the intent of the white Europeans who sought to make the Americas their new home. The question of intent, still contentious today, is the focus of the book Were Native Americans the Victims of Genocide?
Introduce students to six major ancient civilizations, including where the civilizations were located, what daily life was like for people of these groups, what cultural activities they engaged in, and what became of the civilizations.
These titles introduce intermediate and upperûelementary readers to all kinds of maps, from political and topographic to climate and economic mapsùeven maps located on GPS! Each chapter deals with a specific topic related to maps, and informative captions encourage readers to think critically about how different types are used by closely examining the features of each.
When Nina Faye was fourteen, her mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. Nina believed her. Now she'll do anything for the boy she loves, to prove she's worthy of him. But when he breaks up with her, Nina is lost. What is she if not a girlfriend? What is she made of? Broken-hearted, Nina tries to figure out what the conditions of love are.
Find out about some of today’s hottest fashion styles—from hipster to boho chic—in this fun series that profiles celebs who have each look and explain how readers can get the look and make it their own.
Meet living things with some of the strangest defenses known to science: termites that blow themselves up to save the colony; fish that produce copious amounts of gooey, slippery slime; lizards that run on water; and more.