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History of Monster Movies

Timothy J. Bradley (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757004

Vampires, werewolves, and aliens - oh my! The History of Monster Movies takes a thrilling look at the imaginary creatures that have scared audiences throughout the years. Featuring TIME content, this high-interest nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills and academic vocabulary and is purposefully leveled to engage different types of learners. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and Lori Oczkus, the text includes a table of contents, captions, glossary, index, and images to deepen understanding. The detailed sidebars feature fun facts that develop higher-order thinking. The Try It! culminating activity provides additional language-development activities. Aligned with McREL and WIDA/TESOL standards, this text features complex content appropriate for middle school students.

History of Comic Books

David Smith (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480756991

Bam! Pow! Zing! What do these words make you think of? If you answered "a comic," then you already know a bit about comics. But there is so much more to know! Featuring comic book heroes and villains from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and Image Comics, the History of Comic Books dives into the history and lasting popularity of comic books. Featuring TIME content, this high-interest nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills and academic vocabulary and is purposefully leveled to engage different types of learners. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and Lori Oczkus, the text includes a table of contents, captions, glossary, index, and images to deepen understanding. The detailed sidebars feature fun facts that develop higher-order thinking. The Try It! culminating activity provides additional language-development activities. Aligned with McREL and WIDA/TESOL standards, this text features complex content appropriate for middle school students.

The Renaissance: A Rebirth of Culture

Stephanie Kuligowski (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383748

The Renaissance was a time of cultural rebirth. Readers will learn all about Renaissance life and Renaissance education in this engaging title that explores how artists created masterpieces and explored subjects like music, architecture, and Renaissance religion, and new artistic movements like naturalism. The intriguing facts and beautiful images allow readers to see examples of Renaissance art from great artists like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. The easy to read text, accessible glossary, and helpful index work together to create a captivating reading experience.

Leonardo da Vinci: Renaissance Artist and Inventor

Stephanie Kuligowski (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383755

Leonardo da Vinci lived during the Italian Renaissance, a time of great ideas and innovation. This enlightening biography allows readers to discover how Da Vinci perfectly embodied the spirit of the Renaissance. Through detailed, stunning photos and images, easy to read text, and captivating facts, children will learn about some of Da Vinci's greatist creations as an artist, including The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. Readers will also discover details about Da Vinci's early life, including his apprenticeship with artist Andrea del Verrocchio. A glossary and index is provided to aid in better understanding of the content and vocabulary.

Calvin Klein: Fashion Design Superstar

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194664

Calvin Klein, a boy from the Bronx, took his first clothing line of three dresses and six coats to an appointment at Bonwit Teller, New York's department store for the wealthy. Before long, he had designed a line of jeans that sold 200,000 in a week, and he was called the "King of Clothes" by People magazine. Along the way, he became known throughout the world for the beauty of his elegantly uncluttered clothing. In partnership with childhood friend Bernie Schwartz, he built an empire around his ideas that came to include fragrances, cosmetics, underwear, and home decor. Today his clothes are recognized as classics, and his style represents the best in American design.

Vera Wang: A Passion for Bridal and Lifestyle Design

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194671

When Hollywood stars get married, they call on Vera Wang to dress them for their big day, because Vera makes the most beautiful wedding gowns in the world! Jennifer Lopez, Kate Hudson, Mariah Carey, and Jessica Simpson are among the thousands of brides this American designer has dressed. Born and raised in New York City where her parents fled from the Chinese Revolution, Vera has been in the fashion industry her whole adult life. After working for Vogue magazine as a fashion editor, she opened her own store, where she sold the wedding dresses that have made her famous. Today her brand name is on perfumes, home goods, jewelry, shoes, and eyeglasses, and her delightful style is available to everyone through her lower-price line, called Simply Vera.

Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Graphic Design

James Bow (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117199

In this inspired title, readers will discover the elements graphic designers use, such as colors, shapes, fonts, and perspective, to convey their messages. Creative and engaging maker projects help readers use these same elements to create their own graphic design works. “Makers and Shakers” sidebars introduce readers to some of the most innovative graphic designers and their work.

Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Fashion

Sarah Levete (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117175

In this highly visual title, readers will find out where fashion trends originate, learn about cutting-edge technologies such as digital prints and smart clothing, and discover how to use up-cycling to create original fashion statements. They will also learn about choosing patterns and textiles, and be instructed on how to do design techniques such as basic sewing, beading, and stenciling. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create works of fashion art.

Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Music

Rebecca Sjonger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117205

For kids into music, this title can’t be beat! From inspiring profiles of key Maker musicians, to learning the components of different musical instruments, readers will discover how music works in harmony with the Maker movement. Several maker projects give readers opportunities to build their own instruments.

Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Animation

Sarah Levete (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117168

In this engaging title, readers interested in animation will learn about the history of this art in motion, and discover who the world’s greatest animators have been and how they came to create their inspiring works. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create their own animation. They will be encouraged to choose the style of animation they wish to create and experiment with it to change it into a form that suits their ideas and concepts.

Frida Kahlo Artist and Activist

Matt Doeden (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583061

Decades after her death, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo remains an icon for Chicanos as well as for the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements. Read about her life as an artist and political activist.

Stories in Art

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688158

The Living Arts Library is specially designed to stimulate children's interest and imagination in all aspects of the international arts. The activity-based approach encourages readers to try for themselves a variety of skills and techniques.

Homes and Architecture

Saranne Taylor (author) Adam Linley (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688394

What will life be like in 100 years time? Humans will be living in outer space quite soon. Probably within the next 50 years - that's in the reader's lifetime - there'll be at least one small group of scientists inhabiting a different planet.

Drama Through the Ages

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688202

The Living Arts Library is specially designed to stimulate children's interest and imagination in all aspects of the international arts. The activity-based approach encourages readers to try for themselves a variety of skills and techniques.

Edward S. Curtis Chronicles Native Nations

Don Nardo (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786064

Edward S. Curtis Chronicles Native Nations considers the work of Edward S. Curtis as he photographed the people and cultural practices of a large number of Native nations. Using many stunning, full-page photos, it examines Curtis’s role in the preservation of Native cultures, including criticism of his work and methods. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Mathew Brady Records the Civil War

Kari Cornell (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786071

Mathew Brady Records the Civil War considers the work of Mathew Brady as he and the employees of his studio photographed the battles and participants of the American Civil War. Using many stunning, full-page photos, it examines Brady’s role in preserving this critical moment in American history and shaping the future of war photography. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

J Balvín

Jolene Gutiérrez (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643698

J Balvín is one of the top Latin pop stars in the world! The award-winning Colombian musician performs primarily in Spanish to advance the Latin culture, and has been working in the music business since he was a teenager. When did he start singing? How have his business skills helped his music career? Why are meditation and fashion so important to him? In Stars of Latin Pop: J Balvín, you'll learn about his rise to stardom, his love for fashion, and his advocacy for mental health practices. Let's get to know J Balvín!

Ozuna

Jolene Gutiérrez (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643681

Ozuna is a Latino musician who is breaking records and winning awards! The Puerto Rican reggaetón performer has been singing and rapping since he was twelve years old. How did YouTube change his life? How has collaboration improved his career? In Stars of Latin Pop: Ozuna, you'll learn about his rise to fame, and how he’s giving back to his community. Let's get to know Ozuna! The Stars of Latin Pop series follows the journeys, careers, and passions of some of the biggest names in Latin Pop. This high-interest text for striving readers is filled with facts and photos, allowing readers to dive into the lives of pop stars Shakira, J Balvín, Sofía Reyes, and Ozuna. Each book features side-by-side English and Spanish text to promote bilingual literacy and includes after-reading questions and activities.

Sofía Reyes

Jolene Gutiérrez (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643667

Sofía Reyes is on her way to becoming one of the top Latin Pop Stars in the world! Has she always loved music? How did social media help her? How has her creativity improved her career? In Stars of Latin Pop: Sofía Reyes, you'll learn about her rise to stardom and how she’s supporting other musicians. Let's get to know Sofía Reyes! The Stars of Latin Pop series follows the journeys, careers, and passions of some of the biggest names in Latin Pop. This high-interest text for striving readers is filled with facts and photos, allowing readers to dive into the lives of pop stars Shakira, J Balvín, Sofía Reyes, and Ozuna. Each book features side-by-side English and Spanish text to promote bilingual literacy and includes after-reading questions and activities.

Shakira

Jolene Gutiérrez (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643674

Shakira is one of the top Latin Pop Stars in the world! Has she always been so talented? What lifelong goals does she have? How is she changing the world, one child at a time? In Stars of Latin Pop: Shakira, you'll learn about her rise to stardom, and the charities she supports. Let's get to know Shakira! The Stars of Latin Pop series follows the journeys, careers, and passions of some of the biggest names in Latin Pop. This high-interest text for striving readers is filled with facts and photos, allowing readers to dive into the lives of pop stars Shakira, J Balvín, Sofía Reyes, and Ozuna. Each book features side-by-side English and Spanish text to promote bilingual literacy, and also includes after-reading questions and activities.

Fashion

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181342

We're spilling the tea on the latest trends. Curious about the lives of influencers? Want to know more about VSCO girls or sustainable fashion? Read more to be in the know. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Each book includes educational sidebars, throwback biographies of "OG" influencers, fast facts, and social media challenges, as well as a table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

Food

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181373

We're spilling the tea on the latest trends. Curious about the lives of influencers? Want to know more about foodies or ugly eating? Read more to be in the know. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Each book includes educational sidebars, throwback biographies of "OG" influencers, fast facts, and social media challenges, as well as a table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

Crafts for Play

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688080

The Living Arts Library is specially designed to stimulate children's interest and imagination in all aspects of the international arts. The activity-based approach encourages readers to try for themselves a variety of skills and techniques.

Nature in Art

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688134

The Living Arts Library is specially designed to stimulate children's interest and imagination in all aspects of the international arts. The activity-based approach encourages readers to try for themselves a variety of skills and techniques.

Crafts for Celebration

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688165

The Living Arts Library is specially designed to stimulate children's interest and imagination in all aspects of the international arts. The activity-based approach encourages readers to try for themselves a variety of skills and techniques.