An exploration of the life cycle and life span of sunflowers, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a sunflower's growth process from seed to seedling to mature plant.
An exploration of the life cycle and life span of tomatoes, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a tomato's growth process from seed to seedling to mature plant.
Changing Weather: Storms is an exciting book that introduces kids to the kinds of storms that take place each year. Large, full-color images of storms such as hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, and blizzards accompany clear explanations of how different storms develop and the kinds of effects these storms have on the lives of people and animals. Kids will also learn about storm safety and ways they can help their families be prepared. Changing Weather: Storms provides detailed information on Three important elements of most storms: clouds, precipitation, and wind The water cycle and its part in the development of storms The role of updrafts and downdrafts in the creation of thunderstorms and many other storms The ways in which meteorologists study storms and how their knowledge can help save lives
By the time Superstorm Sandy had hit New York City on October 22, 2012, it had left a trail of death and destruction across the Caribbean and the eastern seaboard of the United States. Affecting 24 U.S. states, Sandy is the second-costliest superstorm in United States history. This informative book follows the timeline of the superstorm and features personal accounts by those who experienced the destruction in many New York City and New Jersey neighborhoods. Topics include: how Superstorm Sandy developed the response by state and federal relief agencies the effects on air travel, subway transit, electricity, and the New York Stock Exchange the recovery and rebuilding
A plants needs are simple: dirt, sunshine, waterand maybe a nice juicy fly? SNAP! Some plants are more than just a posy in a pot waiting to be watered. From powerful poisons to hideous smells, this fascinating book describes the creepy and sometimes painful survival techniques of plants. Get your hands dirty, too, with some easy (and painless!) experiments.
Growing New Plants helps young readers find the answers to questions about growing plants, including what a plant needs to grow and how plants reproduce. Call-outs throughout the book prompt inquiry and critical thinking skills by asking questions and inviting readers to looks closely at the photographs and diagrams.
Flowers helps young readers find the answers to questions and learn about the incredible world of flowers, from petals to pollination. Call-outs throughout the book prompt inquiry and critical thinking skills by asking questions and inviting readers to looks closely at the photographs and diagrams.