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Animal Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181403

Animal mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines animal mummies from all over the world and different types of mummification. Look inside to unwrap 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.

Egyptian Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181427

Egyptian mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines Egyptian mummies and the mummification process. Look inside to unwrap these ancient treasures! Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

Kenya

Sherra G. Edgar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781634072373

Readers are presented with an overview of Kenya's geography, culture, people, government, and daily life. Intriguing text, informative sidebars, detailed maps, and full-color photographs give readers a glimpse into life in this unique country. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, a fast-fact section, and an area listing sources for further research.

The Big Splash

Kirsten McDonald (author)Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135217

The Garcias are spending the afternoon at the pool in the park. The twins are having fun in the shallow end until Carlos gets water in his eyes. Just when it seems like the fun will be over, Carmen figures out how to let everybody have a splashing good time. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Going to Ghana

Christine Platt (author)Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136665

Ana & Andrew are going to Ghana! Papa is travelling to Ghana and the family gets to go too! Ana & Andrew love learning about Ghanaian culture, especially the food! While there, they visit Cape Coast Castle to honor their ancestors. There, they learn about the origins of the slave trade. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

New Baby

Christine Platt (author)Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136689

Ana & Andrew are expecting a sibling! The family is very excited. Mama's family arrives from Trinidad, and everyone helps to get ready. When the baby arrives, Ana & Andrew learn from Granny that in African American culture, a baby's name often tells an important story. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Perfect Pet

Christine Platt (author)Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136696

Ana & Andrew are getting a new pet! They research different pets before choosing the best pet for their family. Then they pick a name for it! With the name Ana & Andrew choose, they learn from a famous African American that skin color does not affect a person's abilities. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

World of Theatre

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688219

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.

Places in Art

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688141

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 Decoration

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688110

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.

Blowing the Trumpet

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688196

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.

Rattles, Bells & Chiming Bars

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688097

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.

Music from Strings

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688189

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.

Behind the Scenes

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688233

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.

Taking Part

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688226

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.

Beating the Drum

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688172

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 Everyday Life

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688103

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.

Grandmother School

Rina Singh (author) Ellen Rooney (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459819061

Every morning, a young girl walks her grandmother to the Aajibaichi Shala, the school that was built for the grandmothers in her village to have a place to learn to read and write. The narrator beams with pride as she drops her grandmother off with the other aajis to practice the alphabet and learn simple arithmetic. A moving story about family, women and the power of education—when Aaji learns to spell her name you’ll want to dance along with her. Women in countless countries continue to endure the limitations of illiteracy. Unjust laws have suppressed the rights of girls and women and kept many from getting an education and equal standing in society. Based on a true story from the village of Phangane, India, this brilliantly illustrated book tells the story of the grandmothers who got to go to school for the first time in their lives.

Sojourner Truth: Fighting for Freedom

Jeri Cipriano (author) Scott R. Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634409957

Sojourner Truth was born to slaves. She had no choice. But when she grew to be a young mother herself, she ran away with her child looking for freedom. She used her voice to speak for all slaves wanting to be free.

Real-Life Ninja

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583276

Most people imagine ninja as figures clothed in black, scaling a castle wall for a covert mission. But how did ninja actually live their lives? Uncover the secrets and truth of living life as a ninja.

The Most Beautiful Thing

Kao Kalia Yang (author) Khoa Le (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541599376

A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look. Drawn from the author's childhood experiences as a Hmong refugee, this moving picture book portrays a family with a great deal of love and little money. The book moves from the jungles of Laos to the family's early years in the United States. When Kalia becomes unhappy about having to do without and decides she wants braces to improve her smile, it is her grandmother—a woman who has just one tooth in her mouth—who helps her see that true beauty is found with those we love most.

Ninja Weapons

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583269

Did ninja really use shuriken, or throwing stars? Did female ninja carry fans made of steel? Find out what is myth and what is fact while exploring the tools and weapons of the ninja.