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Design Thinking

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631888946

Learn how to think critically about the design of things you want to make. Readers will learn to analyze the efficiency of their plans, while still feeling encouraged to push forward with new ideas. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Special Effects Technician

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801423

Discover how technicians create the stunning special effects in your favorite movies.

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.

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.

Pixar: Company and Its Founders

A.M. Buckley (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617840968

This title examines the remarkable lives of Ed Catmull and Alvy Ray Smith and their work building the groundbreaking company Pixar. Readers will learn about Catmull and Smith’s backgrounds and education, as well as their early careers. Also covered is a look at how Pixar operates and issues the company faces, such as developing new animation and computer graphics software, meeting production demands, and maintaining leadership.

YouTube: Company and Its Founders

Rebecca Rowell (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617840999

This title examines the remarkable lives of Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger and their work building the groundbreaking company Wikipedia. Readers will learn about Wales and Sanger's backgrounds and education, as well as their early careers. Also covered is a look at how Wikipedia operates and issues the company faces, such as establishing reliability, developing international sites, and dealing with abusive users. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Technology Pioneers is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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.

Pearls

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014338

This title introduces young readers to pearls, the gem formed inside the shell of an oyster! Learn how pearls are formed and where they are found. Historic and modern collection methods are detailed, both natural and cultivated. The use of pearls as a gemstone is examined including different colors. See how artisans and lapidaries create beautiful and useful jewelry with this beautiful gem. 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.

Adventure Homes

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711334

Where do you live – in an apartment block, a townhouse, a cottage in the country? Sounds nice but it’s a bit ordinary, isn’t it? What if you lived somewhere really special – like a house built high up in the trees, or in one that sailed from place to place whenever you wanted a change of scenery? Or you could travel around in a Gypsy caravan

Working Homes

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711341

Imagine living and working in the same building! Many people have to make a journey to work each day, but in the windmill, you would just you have to climb some stairs. And you’d have to climb even more stairs if you lived and worked in a lighthouse.

Towering Homes

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711358

Some people live in a house that’s close to the ground, in a small cottage or a single-story bungalow. Others enjoy living high above the ground.

Storybook Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Joelle Dreidemy and Karen Radford (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711365

Where do you live – in an apartment building, a townhouse, a cottage in the country? Sounds nice but it’s a bit ordinary, isn’t it? What if you lived somewhere really special – in a fairy tale castle with tall spires and steeples, for instance?

Adventure Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711372

Where do you live – in an apartment building, a townhouse, a cottage in the country? Sounds nice but it’s a bit ordinary, isn’t it?

Working Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711389

Imagine living and working in the same building! Many people have to make a journey to work each day, but in the windmill, you would just you have to climb some stairs. And you’d have to climb even more stairs if you lived and worked in a lighthouse.

Towering Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd, Joelle Dreidemy, and Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711396

Some people live in a house that’s close to the ground, in a small cottage or a single-story home. Others enjoy living high above the ground.