Have you ever heard of The Excited Burro or Ringel Ringel? These are games that children play in other countries. Children play different games in different parts of the world, but they all have fun! Vibrant photos, diagrams, maps, informational text, and interesting facts invite readers to learn the way children around the world play the same games as they do in this delightful nonfiction title.
Laughter is a universal language. Using jokes, puns, riddles, fantastic images, rhymes, and more, this book examines humor around the world. Readers will learn how humor is shaped by language and culture and how being a "cultural insider" can help you understand humor in another language or country.
Desde los videojuegos hasta los juegos de mesa y juegos tradicionales practicados durante generaciones, pueden enseñarte un buen espíritu deportivo y que no siempre importa ganar.
Nearly fifty years ago, Reyn Guyer created the original Nerf ball. The lightweight toy appealed to many because it couldn't cause any damage! Since then, Nerf has blasted its way to becoming one of Hasbros top brands. Learn more about the evolution of Nerf in this fun book for active minds.
Video game technology is brought to life with photo-driven design, clear text, and an integrated timeline, making this an excellent resource on the history of video games for elementary students. The saga of video games is rife with epic quests, thievery, and competition. It took Ralph Baer about 15 years to complete his quest to play video games on home TVs, finally selling the first gaming console. Then Atari stole his table tennis game and made Pong and arcade history. Shortly after, Atari would also ignite the console wars with its Atari 2600. From Spacewar! to Mario Bros. to Fortnite, gaming has gone from geek to mainstream, with top Esports winners taking home millions of dollars. With virtual reality, where will gaming go next?
Ink, Wink, and Blink complain they have nothing to do, despite enough toys to keep an army of kids busy. But the three eventually find some hilariously slapstick ways to entertain themselves…and readers, too!
From the arcade to the home, Nintendo brings adventure and innovation to the gaming world. The plumber with overalls and a red hat is one of the brands most well-known characters. Eager readers can uncover the origins of Mario and all his friends in this title about Nintendo.
Time to step into a new world! When you strap on a virtual reality headset, it will feel like you have! Virtual reality gaming uses new technology to give players an unforgettable experience. In this engaging title, striving readers will learn about the history and development of virtual reality gaming, including the hardware used, popular games, and more. A visual timeline highlights the history of VR gaming, while other features list top-selling games, profile a popular VR game, and more. Readers will love stepping into a new world with this high-interest title!
Sign on and get playing! The world of online gaming is filled with popular titles such as Fortnite and Hearthstone. But the history of online gaming includes many other games! In this series, striving readers will learn about the history and community of online gaming. Engaging text explores developments in gameplay, introduces new and familiar games, and highlights gaming communities. Special features include a timeline, a list of best-selling online games, a popular game profile, and more. This title will inspire kids to get online and get playing!
Take it on the go! Handheld games let people keep playing no matter where they are. In this fun title for reluctant readers, engaging text explores the history of handheld gaming from the first handheld devices to the most popular ones played today. Readers will learn how the devices have changed, which games are popular, and what events bring the gaming community together. Special features include a timeline, list of best-selling games, a popular game profile, and more!
From classic Pong to modern-day Killer Queen, arcade games have been around for decades. But arcade cabinets are more than just quarter-eaters. They are also some of the world’s most popular games! This high-interest title traces the history of arcade gaming to the present day. Special features list top-selling games, profile a popular title, and highlight the gaming community. Striving readers will love practicing their skills while exploring this fun topic!
People have played computer games for more than 50 years! Today, computer games are still some of the most popular video games. In this high-interest book, leveled text introduces readers to the history of computer gaming from the 1950s to the present day. Special features include a timeline, a list of top-selling games, a profile of one of today’s most popular titles, and a gaming event spotlight. This title is sure to excite reluctant readers who love video games!
Console gaming is one of the most popular ways to play video games! This high-interest book traces the history of console gaming from early hardware to the advanced consoles of today. Along the way, readers will learn about new and familiar games, discover the gaming community, and more. Special features include a timeline, a list of top-selling games, and a profile of a popular video game. This engaging title is sure to be a hit with striving readers!
Every day, millions of players around the world get out their mobile phones, fire up Pokémon GO, and start scouring real-world locations for the elusive virtual creatures known as Pokémon. In this book, readers will learn everything they need to set off on the journey toward becoming an expert Pokémon trainer. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.
Every day, millions of players around the world get out their mobile phones, fire up Pokémon GO, and start scouring real-world locations for the elusive virtual creatures known as Pokémon. In this book, readers will uncover the fascinating history behind this remarkable augmented reality game. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.
Every day, millions of players around the world get out their mobile phones, fire up Pokémon GO, and start scouring real-world locations for the elusive virtual creatures known as Pokémon. In this book, readers will discover the tips and tricks they need to emerge victorious in head to head Pokémon battles. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.
Every day, millions of players around the world get out their mobile phones, fire up Pokémon GO, and start scouring real-world locations for the elusive virtual creatures known as Pokémon. In this book, readers will find out how to catch the game's hundreds of collectible creatures by discovering them in the wild or trading with other players. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.
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.
Gaming used to be dominated by men, but some of the world's most popular streamers and esports players are women. Meet some of the women at the forefront of gaming and learn how they achieved success in this exciting high/low title.
Thanks to passionate fans, blockbuster games, and celebrity players, the gaming industry takes in billions of dollars each year. Learn how professional gamers make money, which games are the all-time top sellers, and much more about the business of gaming with this captivating high/low book.
The professional gaming industry includes esports players, streamers, sponsors, and others. Learn the difference between esports and streaming, find out how the industry of professional gaming works, and explore what it takes to reach the top with this engaging high/low title.
Whether it's a new high score, a devastating attack, or an incredible come-from-behind win, pro gaming is full of amazing moments. Learn about the athletes, teams, and moments that thrill fans around the world with this fascinating high/low title.
The biggest stars of gaming draw in millions of dollars and fans. Some have become online celebrities! Meet the greatest streamers, creators, and players in this high/low look at the superstars of the gaming world.
With huge prize pools, skilled players, and huge tournaments, it's no wonder esports are making a splash around the globe. Readers of this high/low book will learn all about the biggest games, the best players, and the devoted fans defining esports.
Math is everywhere - in nature, in machines, in space and even in us! At first, it might not be obvious but this cross-curricular series leads young readers all around our mathematical world. Using a topic-based approach each title explores and explains how math can be found in almost everything we do.