Part travelogue, part I SPY, part WheresCharlie! Find a pirate museum. Look for Key West. Then find Miami where the beach is the best! Is he on a Bourbon Street balcony? Riding the Ferris wheel on Atlantic Citys Steel Pier? Hiding out in a Nevada ghost town? This three-book series invites kids to take trips with Charlie the traveling pup, who goes to hundreds of places in the American South, West, and Northeast. For each featured state there are rhyming clues to help find Charlie, and all sorts of interesting,historical, and offbeat attractions and locations. Picture-style maps and sidebars offer cool state-related trivia. From deep in the Grand Canyon, to Elviss mansion, to the field where the Wright brothers took to the skies, this incredibly charming trio of travelogues can be used for: book reports trips beyond-the-backyard exploration and firing up kids to discover all the real,not just the virtual, world has to offer. Where can these books take kids? Just ask Charliehell know!
This modern-day pirate tale details the recent hijacking and daring rescue of the Maersk Alabama and places its gripping story in context with the evolution of piracy on the high seas.
Discover how technicians create the stunning special effects in your favorite movies.
Find out what life is like for a professional screenwriter and decide if it is the right career for you.
The students of Mr. Brown's class make a list of their parents' careers. This book can be used to introduce lessons on families, careers, community helpers and goals.
In Public Library, emergent readers join a group of students as they enjoy a trip to a public library. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn how to use and enjoy the public library. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the library's resources, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about going to the public library using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Public Library also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Public Library is part of Jump!'s First Field Trips series.
This title examines an important historic event - the rebellion aboard the Amistad. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the Amistad's voyage from Africa to the United States, the rebellion on board, Joseph Cinque, John Quincy Adams, and other key players involved, the court cases to win the kidnapped Africans' freedom, and the effects of the event on society. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.