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12 Stories about Helping in Education

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820307

Oklahoma City built a school especially for homeless kids. Basketball superstar LeBron James started a school for challenged students in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. In schools across the US, seniors are mentoring school kids as Foster Grandparents. This book features 12 stories about making a difference in education. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Stories about Helping after a Disaster

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820291

When earthquakes rocked Mexico in 2017, UNICEF brought drinking water and blankets. They also got children back to school. When wildfires raced through California in 2018, an MLB player and his teammates raised money for fire victims. Soon after Superstorm Sandy hit in 2012, an 11-year-old Florida boy designed a better sandbag. This book features 12 stories about making a difference when disaster strikes. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Stories about Helping Children

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820277

In North Carolina, an organization called TABLE feeds hundreds of hungry children every week. In war-torn countries, War Child helps children cope with trauma. Boys & Girls Clubs of America are guiding kids toward becoming successful adults. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for children around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try

12 Astounding Athletic Feats

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820215

Florence Griffith Joyner became the world’s fastest woman. Javier Sotomayer overcame his fear of heights to set a new world high jump record. Alex Honnold climbed Yosemite’s El Capitan without a rope. This book features 12 captivating stories about athletes who pushed themselves to their limits. Each includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration.

Earn Wisely

Heather E. Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539025

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes jobs youngsters can do to earn money, including the benefits of a job well done and how to advertise and some tips on managing time for good work and play balance.

Manners with Technology

Bridget Heos (author) Katya Longhi (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538479

A young monster who takes her sister’s tablet computer without asking gets a lesson in online etiquette and appropriate use of electronics.

Online Gaming: 12 Things You Need to Know

Jill Roesler (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432739

Provides 12 informative questions and answers about online identity and privacy. Exciting, full-color spreads present related facts and tips and tricks you need to know to stay smart with technology.

Online Identity and Privacy: 12 Things You Need to Know

Jill Roesler (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432722

Provides 12 informative questions and answers about online gaming. Exciting, full-color spreads present related facts and tips and tricks you need to know to stay smart with technology.

The Digital Divide: 12 Things You Need to Know

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432753

Provides 12 informative questions and answers about the digital divide. Exciting, full-color spreads present related facts and tips and tricks you need to know to stay smart with technology.

Social Media: 12 Things You Need to Know

Kristin Marciniak (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432746

Provides 12 informative questions and answers about social media. Exciting, full-color spreads present related facts and tips and tricks you need to know to stay smart with technology.

Your Digital Footprint: 12 Things You Need to Know

Jill Roesler (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432760

Provides 12 informative questions and answers about your digital footprint. Exciting, full-color spreads present related facts and tips and tricks you need to know to stay smart with technology.

Make Money! Have a Lemonade Stand

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534099

Through trial and error and few humorous mistakes, a girl learns how to make her lemonade stand successful and earn enough money for the toy she wants.

Make Money! Be a Pet Sitter

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534105

Through trial and error and a few humourous mistakes, a girl learns how to take care of pets, find clients, and create a successful pet sitting business to earn enough money to buy her own pet.

Make Money! Do Yard Work

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534112

Through trial and error and a few humorous mistakes, a boy learns how to do simple outside chores, get repeat customers, and create a successful yard work business to earn enough money to buy a digital music player.

Make Money! Wash Cars

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534129

Through trial and error and a few humorous mistakes, a boy learns how to wash cars, find customers, and create a successful car wash business to earn enough money to buy a new skateboard.

Do You Really Want a Dog?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533955

A mischievous dog (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a dog. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Cat?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533962

A mischievous cat (and the narrator) teach a young girl the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a cat. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Bird?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533979

Several pet birds (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a pet bird. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Hamster?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533986

Mischievous hamsters (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a hamster. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Horse?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533993

A horse (and the narrator) teach a young girl the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a horse. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Rabbit?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534006

A shy, yet somewhat mischievous rabbit (and the narrator) teach a young girl the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a rabbit. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Manners at the Store

Bridget Heos (author) Katya Longhi (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539018

A young monster with no manners goes grocery shopping with his dad and older brother, who teaches him how to have good manners at the supermarket.

Save Wisely

Heather E. Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539032

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the benefits of saving money that is earned or received. Gives tips on saving for big and small purchases and how banks can help keep money safe.

Spend Wisely

Heather E. Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539049

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers helps readers learn the basics of wants and needs, shopping sales, and making wise purchases. Gives tips on saving money for big purchases and finding the best prices.

Bank Wisely

Heather E. Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539056

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes what a bank is, why to use a savings account, and how checking accounts, loans, and credit cards work.