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How does the Canadian government work?

Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427192394

The book provides an engaging introduction on how Canadas parliamentary system of government works. The distinctions between head of state and head of government are explained, while introducing readers to the roles of the monarch, the governor general, the prime minister, and the opposition parties. Parliamentary models of government at the provincial level, as well as in other countries, are also included.

Easter

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033242

A celebration of new life. That is the point of Easter for Christians and non-Christians. So the holidays spring backdrop of budding trees and blooming flowers could not be more fitting. This book will help beginning readers crack the meaning behind the Easter bunny, dyed eggs, and more!

Meals in Mexico

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964213

In Meals in Mexico, young readers will learn learn about the foods and cultural practices that make up mealtime in Mexico. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they discover the fascinating culinary traditions of Mexico. A labeled diagram highlights common Mexican ingredients, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about meals in Mexico online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Meals in Mexico also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Meals in Mexico is part of Jump!s Meals Around the World series.

Ramadan

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033273

Lunch is the favorite time of day for many kids. So it might be hard for them to understand why Muslims would choose to skip this meal for a whole month. This look at Ramadan explains the basic Islamic beliefs behind daytime fasting.

Tanzania

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174054

Each year, thousands of animals thunder across Tanzanias vast Serengeti Plain during their migration. Nearby, the tallest freestanding mountain in the world towers over the country. Discover what other wonders this East African nation holds in this fact-filled title for students.

Meals in Vietnam

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964251

In Meals in Vietnam, young readers will learn learn about the foods and cultural practices that make up mealtime in Vietnam. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they discover the fascinating culinary traditions of Vietnam. A labeled diagram highlights common Vietnamese ingredients, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about meals in Vietnam online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Meals in Vietnam also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Meals in Vietnam is part of Jump!s Meals Around the World series.

Diwali

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033235

For five days every fall, India shines especially bright. The occasion is Diwali, the countrys Festival of Lights. Clay lamps, fireworks and sparklers, and colorful rangoli sand art all add visual brilliance. The Diwali celebration will come alive in this early elementary read.

Christmas

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033228

Christmas is a holiday of symbols. Evergreen trees stand for life in the dead of winter. Nativity scenes remind Christians of Jesus' birthday. Santa Claus is the image of cheerful gift-giving. In this title, young readers will discover the meaning behind a few popular Christmastime traditions.

Viviana y la leyenda de los Hoodoos

Terry Catass Jennings (author), Phyllis Saroff (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559613

Hace tiempo, los Viejos eran malos. Ellos se bebieron toda el agua, se comieron todos los piones y no dejaron nada para las otras criaturas. Sinawav, el coyote, los castig convirtindolos en hoodoos rocosos. Ahora, cuando los nios se portan mal, sus Paiute mayores les recuerdan que tambin ellos podran convertirse en columnas de roca! Viviana ha escuchado las historias pero, este ao mientras ella y su abuela escalan la meseta para recoger piones, Viviana tiene algo ms importante en su mente: tiros de prueba de baloncesto. Cuando Viviana es irrespetuosa con los rboles y con la tierra, su abuela debe recordarle sobre la leyenda de los hoodoos y de cmo la naturaleza ha hecho posible que su gente pueda vivir.

American Girl

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033006

From the start, American Girl has cared about representing diversity with its dolls. Its original young girl dolls Samantha, Kirsten, and Molly were introduced at a time when it was difficult to find dolls not in baby form. In this title, growing readers are likely to see dolls that look a lot like them!

Meals in China

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964183

In Meals in China, young readers will learn learn about the foods and cultural practices that make up mealtime in China. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they discover the fascinating culinary traditions of China. A labeled diagram highlights common Chinese ingredients, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about meals in China online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Meals in China also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Meals in China is part of Jump!s Meals Around the World series.

Chinese New Year

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033211

You could say the best is saved for last when it comes to Chinese New Year. The Lantern Festival stands as the holidays grand finale. Dragon and lion puppets dance by day. At night, glowing lanterns float on water and across sky. This introduction to Chinas most famous celebration will mesmerize beginning readers.

Hanukkah

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033259

Spinning the dreidel. This is what many Jewish children most look forward to during Haunukkah. A twirl of the four-sided dice-like top can earn a candy jackpot! Young readers will learn how to play this game and how it connects to the eight-day celebration of light.

Una verdadera Princesa de Hawi

Beth Greenway (author), Tammy Yee (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559521

Nani siempre ha soado con ser una princesa. Cuando una princesa de la vida real de Hawi visita a su pueblo en Hilo, Nani se viste con sus mejores ropas. Pero, mientras observa a la Princesa Luka, quien ha venido a salvar al pueblo de Mauna Loa de la lava volcnica, Nani aprende que hay algo ms que ser una princesa con ropas finas. Beth Greenway entrelaza la importancia de la amabilidad y la generosidad a travs de esta increble historia, basada en los eventos histricos de la erupcin del Mauna Loa en la isla de Hawa en los aos 1880-1881.

True Princess of Hawaii, A

Beth Greenway (author), Tammy Yee (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559514

Nani has always dreamed of being a princess. When a real Hawaiian princess comes to her hometown of Hilo, Nani dresses in her best clothes. But as she watches Princess Luka, who has come to save the town from a volcanic lava flow, Nani learns that there is more to being a princess than fine clothes. This incredible story of kindness and generosity is based on the historical events of the 1880-1881 eruption of Mauna Loa on the Island of Hawaii and the real-life Princess Luka.

Meals in Russia

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964237

In Meals in Russia, young readers will learn learn about the foods and cultural practices that make up mealtime in Russia. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they discover the fascinating culinary traditions of Russia. A labeled diagram highlights common Russian ingredients, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about meals in Russia online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Meals in Russia also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Meals in Russia is part of Jump!s Meals Around the World series.

Meals in Germany

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964190

In Meals in Germany, young readers will learn learn about the foods and cultural practices that make up mealtime in Germany. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they discover the fascinating culinary traditions of Germany. A labeled diagram highlights common German ingredients, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about meals in Germany online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Meals in Germany also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Meals in Germany is part of Jump!s Meals Around the World series.

Kwanzaa

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033266

Black, red, and green. These are the colors of Kwanzaa, the celebration of African-American culture. Black represents African heritage. And red and green stand for the hard times of the past and hope for the future. Beginning readers will learn some Swahili as they read about the seven days of Kwanzaa.

Meals in India

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964206

In Meals in India, young readers will learn learn about the foods and cultural practices that make up mealtime in India. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they discover the fascinating culinary traditions of India. A labeled diagram highlights common Indian ingredients, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about meals in India online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Meals in India also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Meals in India is part of Jump!s Meals Around the World series.

Meals in Nigeria

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964220

In Meals in Nigeria, young readers will learn learn about the foods and cultural practices that make up mealtime in Nigeria. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they discover the fascinating culinary traditions of Nigeria. A labeled diagram highlights common Nigerian ingredients, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about meals in Nigeria online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Meals in Nigeria also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Meals in Nigeria is part of Jump!s Meals Around the World series.

Meals in Turkey

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964244

In Meals in Turkey, young readers will learn learn about the foods and cultural practices that make up mealtime in Turkey. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they discover the fascinating culinary traditions of Turkey. A labeled diagram highlights common Turkish ingredients, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about meals in Turkey online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Meals in Turkey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Meals in Turkey is part of Jump!s Meals Around the World series.

Vivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos

Terry Catass Jennings (author), Phyllis Saroff (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559606

Long ago, the Old Ones were bad. They drank all the water, ate all the pine nuts, and left nothing for the other creatures. Sinawav the coyote punished them by turning them into rocky hoodoos. Now when children misbehave, their Paiute elders remind them that they too could be turned into stone columns! Vivian has heard the stories, but this year as she and her grandmother climb the mesa to pick pine nuts, Vivian has something more important on her mind: basketball tryouts. When Vivian is disrespectful to the trees and the land, her grandmother must remind Vivian of the legend of the hoodoos and how nature has made it possible for her people to live.

Canada - the land (revised, ed. 3)

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792628

The second-largest country on Earth, Canada possesses a tremendous variety of natural wonders. This new second revision to Canada the Land takes students on a fascinating tour of the countrys rugged coasts, frozen northern regions, vast prairies, and majestic mountain ranges.

E is for Enchantment: A New Mexico Alphabet

Helen Foster James (author), Neecy Twinem (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585366316

New Mexico rightly earns its nickname "Land of Enchantment" with natural treasures such as the White Sands National Monument, Carlsbad Caverns, and the Gila National Forest. But more than a beautiful landscape, New Mexico is steeped in the mystique, history, and tradition of multiple cultures, including the ancient Aztec and early Spanish explorers. From pueblo villages and stately missions to the nuclear energy research at Los Alamos, E is for Enchantment showcases the past, present, and future of New Mexico. Helen Foster James has been an educator for more than twenty years, and is now a lecturer at San Diego State University. She received her doctorate from Northern Arizona University. One of her goals is to travel to all fifty states, and she's already visited more than half. She lives in San Diego, California, with big stacks of children's books and her husband Bob. Neecy Twinem is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator of more than seventeen published books. She earned a fine arts degree from the San Francisco Art Institute, and has exhibited her artwork in the United States and Europe. After a family trip to northern New Mexico, Neecy fell in love with the Southwest and now makes her home in the natural surroundings of the Sandia Mountains area.

Ancient Rome

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691287

Journey back in time to the days of the mighty Roman Empire, Join Cato, the young son of a merchant, as he and his best friend Titus watch the triumphal parade of the emperor, cheer on their favorite team in the chariot races, and sneak into the Colosseum to witness the violent clash of the gladiators. Along the way, you can solve the mystery of how our hero ends up surrounded by pigs at the story's end. It's a bloody, muddy adventure in one of history's greatest empires.