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Si una momia pudiera hablar…

Rhonda Lucas Donald (author) Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607187608

Si una momia pudiera hablar, ¿qué diría? Claro, las momias no pueden hablar. Pero con las herramientas científicas actuales podemos descubrir lo que tienen que decirnos. Lee las historias de los faraones y sacerdotisas egipcias que fueron momificados, elefantes bebés, mascotas mimadas e incluso un bisonte prehistórico. Sigue las pistas de asesinatos y sacrificios humanos que ocurrieron hace siglos, ¡e incluso descubre qué fue lo último que comió una persona o animal! Científicos reales nos explican cómo sabemos lo que sabemos de las momias. Entonces, ¿qué tienen que decirnos las momias? De hecho, ¡muchísimo!

If a Mummy Could Talk . . .

Rhonda Lucas Donald (author) Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607187554

Mummies can’t talk; but with modern scientific tools, we can still discover what a mummy has to tell us. Read the stories of mummified Egyptian pharaohs and priestesses, baby elephants, pampered pets, and even a prehistoric bison. Uncover clues to centuries-old murder mysteries and human sacrifices, and even find out what a person or animal had for their last meal! Information from real scientists explains how we know what we know about each mummy. So what do these mummies have to say? Lots, it turns out!

Little Fish

Ralph Moisa Jr. (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847589

Little Fish learns to jump over the rocks so she can follow Old One, who has come to lead the rainbow trout to warmer waters before the river freezes.

Halloween and Day of the Dead Traditions Around the World

Joan Axelrod-Contrada (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851061

Explores Halloween and Day of the Dead traditions from around the world, including All Saint's and All Soul's Days, the Day of the Dead, and other celebrations for the dead. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

National Day Traditions Around the World

Susan Kesselring (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851078

Explores national day (patriotism day) traditions from around the world, including independence days and patriotic holidays. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

New Year Traditions Around the World

Ann Malaspina (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851085

Explores global traditions surrounding the arrival of a new year, including food, parties, finding good luck, and making resolutions. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Tooth Traditions Around the World

Ann Malaspina (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851092

Explores global traditions surrounding the loss of first teeth, including the tooth fairy, the tooth mouse, and beliefs to make teeth strong. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Wishing Traditions around the World

M. J. Cosson (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851108

Explores wishing traditions from around the world, including rainbows, wishing wells, the moon, birthday candles, and wishbones. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Ann Heinrichs (author) Benrei Huang (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854604

The Chinese New Year is a time to celebrate renewal and fresh beginnings. In America, this holiday has become an important and exciting cultural tradition. Lively illustrations and informative text teach readers about the history and pastimes associated with the Chinese New Year, as well as what they can do to commemorate the day. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Ann Heinrichs (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854628

Viva Mexico! Pinatas, floats, and tasty food all play a role in the holiday that remembers Mexican independence. Kids learn the historical significance behind the festivities and gain an appreciation for the exciting traditions and rich cultural celebration associated with May 5. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Ann Heinrichs (author) Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854635

Dia de los Muertos, or 'Day of the Dead', may seem like a bleak name for a holiday. But this exciting occasion is actually a special time to remember loved ones and to celebrate life. Young readers discover how food, fun, and memories contribute to a festival that is more about rejoicing than mourning. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Hanukkah

Trudi Strain Trueit (author) Rebecca Thornburgh (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854673

Learn about the menorah and try out a delicious recipe for latkes. Kids discover the meaning of and pastimes associated with Hanukkah. This title teaches children about traditions passed down through the ages and explores how Hanukkah is celebrated in America today. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Saint Patrick's Day

Ann Heinrichs (author) Joel Snyder (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854758

Dress in some green, savor a slice of soda bread, and catch a little luck of the Irish! Kids will discover the history behind Saint Patrick's Day, and find out ways to celebrate on their own. Young readers learn about the festivities and traditions associated with this celebration of Irish culture. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Ann Ingalls (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851047

Explores Christmas traditions from around the world, including foods, gift-giving, and religious celebrations. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Easter Traditions Around the World

M. J. Cosson (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851054

Explores Easter traditions from around the world, including Easter eggs, the Easter bunny, food, and religious celebrations. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Birthday Traditions Around the World

Ann Ingalls (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851030

Explores global traditions surrounding birthdays, including cake, parties, and decorations. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

South Korea

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624969270

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of South Korea. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry.

Philippines

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641281720

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of the Philippines. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Diwali

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961977

In Diwali, early readers will learn about the Hindu holiday of Diwali and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols of Diwali while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Diwali online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Diwali also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

We Harvest Pumpkins in Fall

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809566

Level 1 guided reader that explores harvesting pumpkins in the fall. Students will develop reading skills while learning about pumpkins being grown, picked, eaten and carved.

We Celebrate Halloween in Fall

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809535

Level 1 guided reader that examines how people celebrate Halloween. Students will develop reading skills while learning about Halloween activities and foods.

We Celebrate Thanksgiving in Fall

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809542

Level 1 guided reader that examines how people celebrate Thanksgiving. Students will develop reading skills while learning about Thanksgiving activities and foods.

Syrian Heritage

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130777

Syrian Heritage in the Celebrating Diversity in My Classroom series explores the geography, languages, religions, food, and culture of Syria in a fun age-appropriate way. Students with Syrian heritage are a significant and important part of the fabric of America and this book helps foster empathy in all students and a multicultural community in the classroom. Glossary, index, and additional backmatter aids further learning.

The Greatest Table

Michael J. Rosen (author) Becca Stadtlander (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609869

In a world of bountiful food yet increasing food insecurity, we are called to remember that all creatures have a place—and may be fed sustainably—at the greatest, communal table offered by our planet.

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Sophia Gholz (author) Kayla Harren (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138421

Recipient of the 2019 Eureka! Honors Award Winner -Best of 2019 Kids Books - Most Inspiring Category As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.