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Adventure Homes

Moreno Chiacchiera, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427112729

Wouldnt it be fun to live in a tree house? This book explores adventure homes in a fun and humorous layout. Through a narrative format, students examine problems and solutions that arise when building an adventure homeon or off the ground!

Wildlife Photographer

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627499

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a wildlife photographer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.

Sound Engineer

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627437

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a sound engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.

MP3 Players

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791619

Walk down the street of just about any city in the world and you will see someone listening to music on an MP3 player. This book will introduce readers to the history behind the development of MP3 Players and take them on a journey to companies around the world where they are manufactured.

Working Homes

Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427112750

Homes are not just lived in. From a windmill to a lighthouse, this exciting title portrays homes that, quite literally, work. Introducing simple engineering concepts, this book encourages students to be creative and think outside the box.

Green Homes

Moreno Chiacchiera, Saranne Taylor (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427115751

This eco-friendly title focuses on green homes. Readers will learn how architects apply sustainable practices to earth-friendly structures. Recycled materials, solar panels, and more are explored through engaging illustrations and accessible text.

Storybook Homes

Joelle Dreidemy, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427112736

There was an old lady who lived in a shoe...but how was her shoe house designed? Students will love learning how their favorite storybook characters thought up and designed their quirky homes.

Towering Homes

Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427112743

Ideal for students living in an urban area, colorful illustrations and humorous characters outline the steps needed to build towering homes. Building big and building up, students learn about problems and solutions encountered by engineers and architects.

Sound Engineer

Patricia Hynes (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791893

Music, movies and television, sports all make use of sound engineers. This book describes the tasks and expectations of this cool job.

Photography

Annie Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793705

Photography is so much a part of life today that the average person my encounter more than 1,000 camera images a day. Cameras are now integrated with cell phones, digital images can be sent instantly to almost anywhere in the world. How is this possible? Innovation! This book helps students understand the role innovation has played in the development of the camera.

Radio

Philip Brooks (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793668

Radio has been commercially available since the late 1800's. But today's radio is has evolved greatly over the last 200 years. What factors drove this evolution? Using a product that kids are familiar with, radio, this book introduces kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life.

Television

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794122

Television has been commercially available since the late 1930's. But today's television is very different from the TV our grandparents knew. Using a product that kids are familiar with, television, this book introduces kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life.

Animation

Trudi Strain Trueit (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793682

Somewhere along the way, something happened to give art that crucial kick that gave life to still images: motion. The art of animation, both hand-drawn and computer-animated, has a long and rich history spanning nearly a century of experimentation and innovation. This book helps students understand the role innovation has played in the development of animation industry.

Movies

Annie Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793712

Kids have always loved movies. But the way they make, access, buy, and listen to movies has changed radically over the years. What has driven this change? Innovation! This book uses Movies to get students to think critically about the impact of innovation.

Music

Annie Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793699

Kids have always loved music. But the way they make, access, buy, and listen to music has changed radically over the years. What has driven this change? Innovation! This book uses music to get students to think critically about the impact of innovation.

Podcasting 101

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799585

An instructional guide created for youngsters tells them what they need to know to begin podcasting. It includes text and hands on activities designed to educate and entertain young readers.

Shooting Video to Make Learning Fun

Julie Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799592

This books helps students learn how to harness the power of video to inform and entertain. Includes background information and practical hands on activities.

Using Digital Images

Suzy Rabbat (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799608

An instructional guide created for youngsters tells them what they need to know to capture and share those special events digitally.

How to Write a Lab Report

Nel Yomtov (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312519

This book teaches readers how to plan and write lab reports. They will discover how to use the scientific method to perform experiments, how to collect and organize data, and how to present their findings in a clear and compelling way using temporal words and descriptive language appropriate to the task. A variety of exciting activities provide hints and tips along the way to help students introduce a topic, write using precise language, incorporate facts and details, and draw evidence from their data.

Record It!: Shooting and Editing Digital Video

Shauna Masura (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805711

Learn how to shoot, edit, and publish videos.

Music

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796881

Describes how music reaches your home, from recording, to storage to transmissions.

Pianos

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543495

A very simple introduction to pianos, their history, what they sound like, what they look like, and how they are played.

STEM Jobs in Fashion and Beauty

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179362

This book discusses different STEM jobs found in the fashion and beauty industry, from designer to chemist.

STEM Jobs in Movies

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179379

This book discusses different STEM jobs found in the movie industry, from computer animation to motion capture engineers.

Jade

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014321

This title introduces young readers to jade, the mineral used for thousands of years as both jewelry and weapons. Learn about the two types of jade, jadeite and nephrite, how jade is formed, and where it is found. Historical and modern mining methods are detailed. The many uses of jade in ancient and modern times are examined. See how artisans such as lapidaries use jade to create beautiful and useful jewelry. Finally, a list of tools and tips will set young rock hounds up to unearth their own treasures. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.