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Understanding Autism

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216108

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of autism and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone with autism and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of autism is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Understanding Blindness

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216115

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of blindness and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone who is blind and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of blindness is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Understanding Deafness

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216122

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of deafness and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone who is deaf and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of deafness is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Understanding Physical Disabilities

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216146

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of physical disabilities and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone who has physical disabilities and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of physical disability is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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.

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.

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.

Fantastic Kids: George Washington Carver

Michelle Jovin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781425853358

Known as the "Peanut Man" and the "Plant Doctor," George Washington Carver was born into slavery and became a successful scientist, botanist, agriculturist, and inventor. Featuring TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction reader introduces students to the fascinating life of George Washington Carver. This high-interest title includes detailed photos, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills. The book includes text features such as bold font, captions, a table of contents, a glossary, and sidebars to increase understanding, improve academic vocabulary, and prompt critical thinking. This text prepares students for college and career and is aligned with state and national standards. Keep grade 2 students engaged from cover to cover with this exciting reader.

Eugenie Clark

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023897

All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Eugenie Clark book, kids will follow her on her journey to become an undersea expert. From shark diving to discovering new fish, Clark taught about ocean conservation and protecting shark habitats. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

Down Syndrome

Michelle Levine (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536949

Describes what it is like to live with Down syndrome, what its symptoms are, and how it is treated.

Great Wall of China

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536826

Describes the Great Wall of China, including how and why it was built, the dynasties behind its construction, what it was used for, and what it’s like today.

Machu Picchu

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536833

Describes the mystery of Machu Picchu, including how and why it was built, the emperor who lived there, why it was abandoned, and what the ruin is like today.

Stonehenge

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536840

Describes the mysteries behind Stonehenge, including how and why it was built, the people who built it, and what the ruins are like today.

Taj Mahal

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536857

Describes the Taj Mahal, including how and why it was built, how it was ruined and has been restored, and what it is like today.

Cerebral Palsy

Michelle Levine (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536956

Describes what it is like to live with cerebral palsy, what its symptoms are, and how it is treated.

Ayanna Howard

Stephanie Anne Box (author) Elena Bia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643605

As a young child, Ayanna Howard liked figuring out how things worked. Her creativity and love for math led her to become a robotics engineer who solves problems for Earth and space. Her pursuit of a career in engineering and space exploration inspires young people to enjoy math and science. Today, Dr. Howard continues to share her passion of robotics to help young minds grow. The Women in Science and Technology series introduces students to influential women in science and technology. From astronauts to medical doctors, these biographies highlight the accomplishments, dedication, and passion that drove these women to succeed. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions.

Tu Youyou

M.M. Eboch (author) Elena Bia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643612

Tu Youyou is a unique scientist. She is an expert in traditional Chinese medicine and modern medicine. When China needed someone to solve their problem with malaria, Youyou was the perfect person for the job. She mixed old medicine with new science and saved many lives, later earning her a Nobel Prize. Her story inspires young people today to enjoy science. The Women in Science and Technology series introduces students to influential women in science and technology. From astronauts to medical doctors, these biographies highlight the accomplishments, dedication, and passion that drove these women to succeed. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions.

Australia

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031514

A country and a continent, Australia is home to bizarre wildlife such as platypuses, emus, and wombats. Australia also boasts the Great Barrier Reef that stretches more than 1,400 miles across its northeastern coast! Hop down under in this low-level title to learn more about a truly unique continent.

Headstrong Hallie!: The story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the First Female "Fire Guard"

Aimee Bissonette (author) David Hohn (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534178915

Hallie Morse Daggett loved spending time outdoors, hiking among the tall trees of the forests in California's Siskiyou Mountains. She wasn't afraid of the bears, coyotes, and wildcats. But Hallie was afraid of fire and understood the threat it posed to the forests, wildlife, and people. And more than anything, she wanted to devote her life to protecting her beloved outdoors; she decided she would work for the US Forest Service. But in the 1880s the Forest Service didn't hire women, thinking they couldn't handle the physical challenges of the work or the isolation. But the Forest Service didn't know Hallie or how determined she could be. This picture-book biography tells the story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the first woman "fire guard" hired by the US Forest Service, whose hard work and dedication led the way for other women to join the Forest Service.

Ice Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181434

Ice mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines ice mummies from all over the world. Look inside to uncover these ancient treasures! Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

Bog Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181410

Bog mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines bog mummies from all over Europe. Look inside to unearth these ancient treasures! Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

Mae Jemison

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470036

Mae Jemison's groundbreaking journey to space opened doors for future women to succeed in STEM fields and beyond. Find out what led to her expedition to space, and learn more about the great work she has done since.

Mummies

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781950825899

The idea of preserving bodies has been around for thousands of years. Mummies are intriguing to everyone, especially when so well preserved. Great for science and history.