The Midwestern United States was nicknamed "The Dust Bowl" in the 1930s because years of drought devastated the region. This book teaches why droughts happen, how they affect living things, and the importance of conserving water. Blastoff! Series
A kindergarten-level introduction to mountains, covering their climate, plant and animal life, and such defining features as their rocky peaks.
Take cover, a tornado is coming! This book teaches young readers storm safety tips as it explains how twisters form, behave, and are tracked and predicted. Blastoff! Series
A kindergarten-level introduction to oceans, covering their climate, plant and animal life, and such defining features as their salty water.
Learn about the basic patterns of the Sun and Moon and what causes day and night.
When a young girl finds a sparkly rock buried in the dirt and discovers that it cleans to a beautiful quartz crystal, she is fascinated and becomes Julie the Rockhound. Join Julie as her dad shows her how to dig for minerals and explains the wonders of crystal formation. Combining clever wordplay with earth science, young readers learn about Earth's most abundant mineral "treasure."
Level 2 guided reader that teaches the young reader important concepts about lakes, how they are formed, their importance in the ecosystems, and ways to keep them clean.