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Joanne Simpson: Magnificent Meteorologist

Jill C. Wheeler (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802716

In this title, examine the life of adventurous cloud explorer and weather pioneer Joanne Simpson. Readers will enjoy digging into Simpson's personal story, beginning with her childhood flying planes out of Boston and sailing boats at Cape Cod. Students can trace Simpson's success, from her education at the University of Chicago and research at Woods Hole to her work on Project Stormfury with the National Weather Bureau and the development of the TRMM satellite with NASA. Engaging text and photos offer insight on meteorology topics such as cloud formation, hurricanes, tropical rainfall, and more. While a timeline, glossary, and index supplement the text, an entertaining science activity allows readers their own hands-on experience based on the science that inspired this woman's groundbreaking career. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Mae Jemison: Awesome Astronaut

Jill C. Wheeler (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802693

In this title, examine the life of imaginative space traveler and medical innovator Mae Jemison. Readers will enjoy digging into Jemison's personal story, beginning with her childhood in Chicago where she watched Star Trek and conducted dozens of her own science experiments. Students can trace Jemison's success, from her education at Stanford University and Cornell University to her years volunteering with the Peace Corps, before her acceptance into the NASA space program and flight into space on the Endeavour. Engaging text and photos offer insight on topics such as astronomy, gravity, and biomedical engineering. While a timeline, glossary, and index supplement the text, an entertaining science activity allows readers their own hands-on experience based on the science that inspired this woman's groundbreaking career. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

France

Ida Walker (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878190

Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in France, land of the Eiffel tower, the Palace of Versailles, the Loire valley, world-famous cuisine, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces France's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cuba

Julie Murray (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013966

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Cuba - home of the beautiful Sierra Maestra mountain range, historic Old Havana, and long-standing fortresses. Readers will learn about Cuba's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Cuba's population and total area, as well as images of the Cuban flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Cuba! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Germany

Susan E. Hamen (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878206

Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Germany, land of the Bavarian Alps, Neuschwanstein Castle, the Rhine River, Bach, Beethoven, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces Germany's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Italy

A.M. Buckley (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878244

Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Italy, land of the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Pompeii, the Matterhorn, dozens of World Heritage sites, world-famous cuisine, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces Italy's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Japan

A.M. Buckley (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878251

Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Japan, land of Mount Fuji, Shinto shrines, anime, technological innovation, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces Japan's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Israel

Julie Murray (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014017

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Israel - home of the famous Dead Sea, the Jordan River, and historic religious sites such as the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock. Readers will learn about Israel's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Israel's population and total area, as well as images of the Israeli flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Israel! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Mexico

A.M. Buckley (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878268

Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Mexico, land of the National Palace, Aztec temples, Mayan architecture, Frida Kahlo, piƱatas, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces Mexico's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

United Kingdom

Kimberly Dillon Summers (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878299

Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in the United Kingdom, land of Buckingham Palace, the Rosetta Stone, Arthur's Seat, Mount Snowdon, William Shakespeare, the River Thames, Harry Potter, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces the history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Russia

Julie Murray (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014055

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Russia - home of the great Caspian Sea, the vast and desolate Siberia region, and Moscow's ornate Saint Basil's Cathedral. Readers will learn about Russia's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Russia's population and total area, as well as images of the Russian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Russia! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Spain

Sarah Tieck (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014062

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Spain - home of the majestic Pyrenees Mountains, Barcelona's iconic Sagrada Familia, and history's noted explorers such as Hernan Cortes. Readers will learn about Spain's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Spain's population and total area, as well as images of the Spanish flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Spain! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Brazil

Christopher Forest (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878169

Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Brazil, land of the Amazon River, coffee, Carnaval, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces Brazil's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

China

Andrea Pelleschi (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878176

Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in China, land of the Forbidden City, the Yangtze River, the Great Wall of China, more than 1 billion people, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces China's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Australia

Sarah Tieck (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013928

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Australia - home of the vast Outback, the colorful Great Barrier Reef, and the iconic Sydney Opera House. Readers will learn about Australia's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Australia's population and total area, as well as images of the Australian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Australia! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Egypt

Val Karlsson (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878183

Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Egypt, land of the Sphinx, the ancient city of Alexandria, the Nile River, the Aswan High Dam, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces Egypt's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Canada

Julie Murray (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013942

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Canada - home of the vast Hudson Bay, the famed Montreal Canadiens hockey team, and pop singing sensation Justin Bieber. Readers will learn about Canada's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Canada's population and total area, as well as images of the Canadian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Canada! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Good Manners at Home

Katie Marsico (author), John Haslam (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617856839

Good manners at home do matter! Learn which behaviors to use and which to avoid to show respect for everyone who lives with you. Then see how these simple lessons can be used in fun stories of etiquette in action. Sidebars and back matter offer advice and did-you-knows about good manners in a number of cultures around the globe. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades preK-3.

Good Manners at School

Katie Marsico (author), John Haslam (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617856846

Good manners at school do matter! Learn which behaviors to use and which to avoid to make learning fun for everyone. Then see how these simple lessons can be used in fun stories of etiquette in action. Sidebars and back matter offer advice and did-you-knows about good manners in a number of cultures around the globe. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades preK-3.

Good Manners in a Restaurant

Katie Marsico (author), John Haslam (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617856853

Good manners in a restaurant do matter! Learn which behaviors to use and which to avoid to eating in a restaurant enjoyable for everyone. Then see how these simple lessons can be used in fun stories of etiquette in action. Sidebars and back matter offer advice and did-you-knows about good manners in a number of cultures around the globe. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades preK-3.

Good Manners in Public

Katie Marsico (author), John Haslam (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617856860

Good manners in public do matter! Learn which behaviors to use and which to avoid to be respectful in public. Then see how these simple lessons can be used in fun stories of etiquette in action. Sidebars and back matter offer advice and did-you-knows about good manners in a number of cultures around the globe. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades preK-3.

Good Manners on the Phone

Katie Marsico (author), John Haslam (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617856877

Good manners on the phone do matter! Learn which behaviors to use and which to avoid to make talking on the phone enjoyable for everyone. Then see how these simple lessons can be used in fun stories of etiquette in action. Sidebars and back matter offer advice and did-you-knows about good manners in a number of cultures around the globe. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades preK-3.

Good Manners on the Playground

Katie Marsico (author), John Haslam (illustrator) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617856884

Good manners on the playground do matter! Learn which behaviors to use and which to avoid to make playing on the playground fun for everyone. Then see how these simple lessons can be used in fun stories of etiquette in action. Sidebars and back matter offer advice and did-you-knows about good manners in a number of cultures around the globe. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades preK-3.