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Holidays and Traditions

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425366

Every culture has their own traditions, customs, and festivals, but some are especially unique. From Christmas trees decorated with spider webs to a festival dedicated to a monkey’s delicious dinner, these really weird, totally true holidays and traditions will surprise and delight you!

Ancient Cultures

Gary Sprott (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425359

From the Great Pyramids of Egypt to the Great Wall of China and beyond, the landmarks of the world’s ancient cultures still stand as impressive reminders of our past. But traces of these long-ago civilizations can also be found in more unusual places, including a fast-food restaurant!

Walking the Dragon's Back

M.M. Eboch (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634305907

Grace and her brother, Jaden, were adopted by two wonderful people. Grace was adopted from China and Jaden from America. Their parents are history buffs and share their love of history through teaching and writing. Grace loves tagging along as their dad writes for travel magazines. She gets to explore amazing places and experience things that most kids her age don’t. Grace is from China but she doesn’t remember it. She was adopted at a young age and now her and her family are going back to adopt her younger sister! Before the new edition comes to the family, Grace, Jaden, and her dad adventure to the Great Wall of China. But a series of mishaps makes this adventure take a turn for the worst. Will Grace and her family survive the Great Wall of China? These adventure books are perfect for your fluent reader. They develop independent reading through longer, complex sentences, rich vocabulary, and minimal illustrations. Paired to the nonfiction title Great Wall of China.

Gross Places

Pete Jenkins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919607

This title highlights some of the grossest places to visit and see.

Angel Island

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301039

The west coast welcomed thousands of immigrants from Asia who carried with them hopes and dreams of a bright future. Many stayed on the island for weeks or months before moving into California. Why did they have to stay so long? What made them want to come to the United States? Immigrants coming to Angel Island had to have patience as they underwent humiliation and questioning. Learn about the history of Angel Island and the immigrants that passed through by examining photographs, maps, and informational sidebars. This title will allow students to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 8

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727142

Volume 8: Ross, John to Thanksgiving

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 9

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727159

Volume 9: The-Other-Magpie to Zuni

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 10

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727166

Volume 10: Cumulative Index & Projects

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 6

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727128

Volume 6: Massasoit to Pamunkey

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 7

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727135

Volume 7: Papoose to Rosebud Reservation

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 3

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727098

Volume 3: Confederacy to Fort Stanwix Treaty

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 4

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604724219

Volume 4: Fox to Indian Territory

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 5

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727111

Volume 5: Indian Wars to Massachuset

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 2

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727081

Volume 2: Bonepickers to Comanchero

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 1

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727074

Volume 1: Abalone Shells to Bone Artifacts

Pictures of America

Jean Robertson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179690

In early America, pictures were not as prevalent as they are today. Throughout history, people have come to recognize certain places and things by the symbols that represent them. McDonalds Golden Arches, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Mickey Mouse ears that symbolize the happiest place on Earth are just a few examples of American symbols that need no words to describe them but bring fond memories to people all over our country! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Afghanistan

Michael Burgan

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723496

Provides the most current information on the people, culture, and conflicts of Afghanistan. Maps, photographs, and other text features help to support understanding.

Pakistan

Alan Wachtel

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604723521

Pakistan's current situation is addressed using information about its history, culture, and people.

Iran

Dale Anderson

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723502

The ancient history and current events of the country of Iran are explained in this book. Its impact on the rest of the world is emphasized using the most up to date information.