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The Cool Vocational Careers series explores careers that don't require four-year degrees. Readers will discover what it takes to succeed in these careers, from what kinds of education they will need to what a day on the job is like. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs.
Racism is a problem deeply rooted in American society. Slavery and segregation may no longer be legal, but their legacies still influence the way Black people and other people of color are treated today. Racism exists in the justice system, politics, and the media. Core Library Guide to Racism in Modern America introduces readers to some of the history of racism in the country, how it affects people today, and how some are working toward equal treatment for all people.
Learn about these fascinating countries around the world--from the geography and language to trade, festivals, and cuisine. Books in the Countries of the World series teach readers about the countries' unique features through informative text, infographics, and colourful photos. Activities and recipes give readers a chance to engage with the culture in a hands on way.
Each book is an attractive, informative profile of a country. Each spread highlights a different topic. Book are great for research and should foster in readers a sense of curiosity and discovery of new places.
Adventure abroad! This series takes young explorers on a world tour. Readers will stop at famous landmarks, meet new people groups, and experience unique customs and holidays. To further celebrate cultural diversity, these books teach how to speak foreign words, cook staple foods, and play traditional games.
For most people today, the death and destruction brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. But a look at the historical record tells a different story. Catastrophic pandemics have occurred throughout history-and many have resulted in economic, political, and cultural upheaval. This book examines pandemics through history and the changes they brought.
The COVID-19 Pandemic explores how COVID-19 affected the world in 2020. Readers will learn about the spread of the disease and the work being done to stop the COVID-19 virus. Each book includes a graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research.
A new, highly contagious coronavirus first emerged in late 2019 in Wuhan, China. Within weeks the virus had infected millions of people worldwide. The illness caused by the virus left a trail of death in its wake as hundreds of thousands of people succumbed to the disease. This book documents the unprecedented events that rocked the nation and the world in 2020. With personal accounts, perspectives from experts, and clear, accessible writing this book presents a vivid picture of the COVID-19 pan
Time for a walk in the great outdoors! This nature-filled series will inspire readers to get outside and get crafting. Each title introduces eight projects centered around one part of nature. Engaging text explores history and science related to each craft, and step-by-step instructions provide guidance and support to crafters. Special features such as supply lists, craft tips, and nature safety rules ensure that readers have fun crafting and stay safe outside!
Young readers will love delving into some of the most important basics of computational thinking and coding. From sequencing to debugging, readers will learn concepts through unplugged activities that empower them to think like coders.