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Think Like a Scientist in the Kitchen

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801737

Complete a variety of fun science experiments using common kitchen items.

Think Like a Scientist on the Playground

Dana Meachen Rau (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801775

Complete a variety of fun science experiments using the equipment at your favorite playground.

Boomerangs

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963674

In Boomerangs, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this flying toy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a straight throw can make a boomerang fly a curved path. An infographic explains a boomerang's flight path, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about boomerangs using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Boomerangs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Boomerangs is part of Jump!'s Early Physics Fun series.

Paper Airplanes

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963698

In Paper Airplanes, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this popular make-it-yourself toy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a paper airplane works. An infographic explores the aerodynamic differences between different folds, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about paper airplanes using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Paper Airplanes also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Paper Airplanes is part of Jump!'s Early Physics Fun series.

Slides

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963704

In Slides, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this popular piece of playground equipment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a slide works. An infographic explores the difference between kinetic and potential energy, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about slides using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Slides also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Slides is part of Jump!'s Early Physics Fun series.

Trampolines

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963711

In Trampolines, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this popular backyard toy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a trampoline works. An infographic explores the behavior of a trampoline's springs, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about trampolines using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Trampolines also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Trampolines is part of Jump!'s Early Physics Fun series.

How to Write a Comic Book

Nel Yomtov (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312533

This book teaches readers how to plan and write comic books. They will discover ways of brainstorming ideas for a comic book story, how to outline a plot using a three-act organizational structure, how to incorporate dialogue and descriptions, and how to write clear and detailed instructions for an artist to draw the accompanying illustrations. A variety of activities provide hints and tips along the way to support the process of planning, organizing, and writing the narrative of a comic book story.

I Spy with My Little Eye Hockey

Matt Napier (author)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531702

For many sports fans there's no such thing as too much hockey. And in I Spy with My Little Eye Hockey, young readers get double the fun. Matt Napier, author of Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet, teams up with photographer David Milne to create a visual puzzle book that challenges the deductive skills and sharp eyes of young readers. Dual look-alike photographs are filled with hockey masks, sticks, pucks, even miniature ice rinks and trading cards. But one of the scenes has been slightly altered. Can you see the changes? How many can you find? Poetic clues help young fans and seasoned veterans find the various differences between each pair of scenes. From the number of Zambonis on the ice to the sweaters hung in a locker room, hockey fans of all ages will enjoy this new way of spying the game!Matt Napier is the author of the bestselling Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet and Hat Tricks Count: A Hockey Number Book. The son of a professional hockey player, Matt was born in Montreal, Quebec. He is a recent law school graduate and lives in Toronto. David Milne is a third-generation photographer in Toronto, Canada. He studied at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. David photographs art for numerous galleries and artists, corporate portraits, products and all types of events. Travel photography is his passion.

I Spy with My Little Eye Baseball

Brad Herzog (author), David Milne (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410307750

For many sports fans there's no such thing as too much baseball. In I Spy with My Little Eye: Baseball, readers get double the fun. Brad Herzog (H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet) teams up with photographer David Milne to create a visual puzzle book that challenges the deductive skills and sharp eyes of young readers. Dual look-alike photographs are filled with baseballs, bats, and memorabilia. But one of the scenes in each photo pair has been slightly altered. Can you see the changes? How many can you find? Poetic clues help young fans and seasoned veterans spot the differences. From the number of trophies in the case to the jerseys hanging in a locker room, baseball fans of all ages will enjoy this new way of spying the game! Brad Herzog's books with Sleeping Bear Press include Full Count: A Baseball Number Book and S is for Save the Planet: A How-to be Green Alphabet. Brad has won several awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. He lives on California's Monterey Peninsula. David Milne is a third-generation photographer in Toronto, Canada. He studied at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. David photographs art for numerous galleries and artists, corporate portraits, and products. David was also the photographer for I Spy with My Little Eye: Hockey.

I Spy with My Little Eye Minnesota

Kathy-jo Wargin (author)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531689

From the author of V is for Viking: A Minnesota Alphabet and North Star Numbers: A Minnesota Number Book comes yet another reason to enjoy learning about this north woods state. Kathy-jo Wargin's poetic puzzles are perfectly paired with dual photos of Minnesota scenery and landmarks. Taken by Great Lakes photographer Ed Wargin, one in each pair of photos has undergone a slight change. Can you spot the difference? This visual treat is a charming way to acquaint beginning readers with the great state of Minnesota and its wonders.In addition to penning the first book in this new series, I Spy with My Little Eye Minnesota, Kathy-jo Wargin's other books celebrating the Great Lakes region include the 2001 IRA Children's Choice Award winner The Legend of the Loon and The Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of the Bell. Ed Wargin has been a working artist for nearly twenty years, having started his successful career in commercial advertising photography. Ed's work has been published in numerous magazines and publications throughout the world. He and Kathy-jo, along with their son, Jake, live in Petoskey, Michigan.

Think Like a Scientist in the Gym

Christine Taylor-Butler (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801713

Complete a variety of fun science experiments using basic gym equipment.

Riddles

Pam Rosenberg (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609731267

What do you call a book that both tickles your funny bone and tests your brain? That's an easy one: Hah-Larious Riddles! Here are dozens of riddles to keep your noggin working hard!

You're It! Tag, Red Rover, and Other Folk Games

Thomas Arkham (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422292617

Have you ever played cards on a rainy afternoon? Do you and your friends play jump rope, play hide-and-go-seek, or play Red Rover? If you did, then you were enjoying a folk game. Learn more about these games, including the long history behind: face cards tag hide-and-go-seek some board games baseball. Games help us deal with life. They give us physical exercise. They challenge our minds . . . and most of all they fill our lives with fun.

What Animals Need a Wig?

Neil Wollman Abigail Fuller (author), Frances Baldwin (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595725202

What Animal Needs a Wig? invites readers to the world of animals and riddles, the ultimate combination that children love. Riddles are based on the word play of animals names and zoological facts. Readers are encouraged to turn the pages to see the answers, which accompany fascinating facts about animals.

Soccer Sabotage: A Graphic Guide Adventure

Liam O'Donnell (author), Michael Deas (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438849

Action, adventure and some spot-on soccer instruction. Nadia is playing for her local soccer team, and they have made it all the way to the national tournament—against some very determined opposition. Unfortunately, Nadia's challenges don't just come from her opponents but from her teammates as well. After their coach is injured in a suspicious accident and the threats against the team mount, it is up to Nadia and her younger brother Devin to pull the team together and take a run at the championship.

Swimming

Anne Wendorff

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600143267

People swim for many different reasons—recreation, exercise, or competition. The goal of competitive swimming is to be the fastest in a variety of events featuring different strokes. Kids will learn the history, strokes, rules, and much more! Blastoff! Series

Hiking

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606943669

Discover why so many enjoy hiking in the outdoors and the necessary equipment they use.

Hunting

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943687

Learn to hunt safely and what guidelines and preparations hunters follow.

Wheels

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606943928

Clear definitions supported by every day examples and easy hands-on activities introduce young scientists to wheels.

Running Backs

Tom Greve

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943281

Discover football linebacker techniques and skills and meet famous linebackers.

Wedges

David and Patricia Armentrout

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943915

Clear definitions supported by every day examples and easy hands-on activities introduce young scientists to wedges.

Linebackers

Tom Greve

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943274

Discover football linebacker techniques and skills and meet famous linebackers.

Fishing

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943694

Discover why so many love to fish and explore different types of techniques and equipment they use.

Basketball Centers

Tom Greve

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943304

Discover basic basketball center techniques and skills then meet other famous basketball centers.

Catchers

Tom Greve

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943298

Learn basic baseball skills and techniques at the catcher poisiton and meet famous catchers.