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Children in History explores eight major periods in history through the stories of children that lived them. Complete with true accounts of real children from the past, the books in this eye-opening set illustrate what it was like to live during times of war, revolution, and social and economic change.
Footprints on cave floors. Fingerprints on clay pots. A tiny horse made from lead. These are all clues about the lives of kids long ago. Archaeologist Lois Miner Huey pieces together these clues to show readers how children's lives differed throughout time. She examines cave-roaming kids in Western Europe in 18,000 BCE; hunter-gatherer kids in Europe in 6,000 BCE; Iroquois kids in North America in 1,000 CE; colonial kids in Jamestown, Virginia, in the early 1600s; and free African American kids
The Choose Your Own Career Adventure series puts readers right in the middle of some of their favourite places to explore the things that people do there.
These engaging titles help the reader discover the key role that citizens play in the American democracy. Side bars include thought-provoking trivia, and ask questions about current events as well as the readers' own lives.
Fisher Bas is a geeky science genius and the son of Nobel-prize-winning parents. He steals his mother's experimental growth hormones to create a replica of himself. Follow the rollicking adventure of Fisher and his clone!
Meet the super sleuths known as the Code Busters Club. Together they crack the toughest of codes! Each book in the series complements Common Core and STEM instruction as mathematical and critical thinking skills help solve these mysteries!
This series gives readers an in-depth look at the code that makes technology work. Through kid-friendly text, concrete examples, and colourful photos, readers will learn about programming languages and the many inventions that these languages help coders create. A focus on computational thinking prepares readers to think like programmers.
With her friends – Robert, the clockmaker’s son, and Malkin, her mechanical fox – Lily is plunged into a murky and menacing world. Too soon Lily realizes that those she holds dear may be the very ones to break her heart…Murder, mayhem and mystery meet in this gripping Victorian steampunk adventure series, featuring two friends, murder and mayhem, airships and automata, and an over-opinionated mechanical fox!
The life stories of individuals who have distinguished themselves in music, art, literature, business, politics, science, and more can be found in the volumes that make up the Collective Biographies series. Each volume profiles the lives of six individualsùfrom childhood to the struggles and achievements that have brought them acclaim or notoriety. Humanizing details help present a vivid portrait of each person's life and accomplishments. Sidebars and fully documented quotes add depth and insigh
This highly curricular, STEM-focused series outlines how electrical components workùincluding circuits, batteries, LEDs, conductors, transistors, and sensors. Designed to support engineering concepts being taught in many schools, including robotics and coding, these titles cover the basic building blocks that future electrical engineers need to know. Books also include examples of how each component is used in modern daily life, as well as simple experiments readers can try on their own.