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Reading a Map

Janet Slike (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680645842

Readers learn what maps are, how they change, when they are helpful, and what features they share.

Floods

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644364

Floods teaches students how too much water can damage the earth and hurt people. After learning about why floods happen, students learn how people try to predict and stop flooding.

Erosion

Kate Salvner (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644357

Erosion explores how change to the earth can happen slowly due to natural disasters, wind, and other natural elements. After learning about weathering, students discover different forces, or causes, of erosion and see photographic examples of erosion

Earthquakes

Kate Salvner (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644340

In Earthquakes, students learn about what causes earthquakes and why the happen in certain parts of the world. Pictures and graphs show how scientists measure the impact of an earthquake, along with how students can be prepared if they live in an are

Volcanoes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644333

Volcanoes explores how volcanoes are formed and what happens when they erupt. Diagrams and photographs illustrate the different types of volcanoes and examples of them from around the world.

Caves

Molly Blaisdell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991983

Caves explores what a cave is, including the different sections of a cave. Readers also learn about the different ways caves can form and common structural elements, such as stalactites and stalagmites.

Can You See the Wind?

Molly Blaisdell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991969

In Can You See the Wind?, readers learn about what wind is and how scientists measure it to predict the weather. The book explores the properties of air, how moving air is wind, and how wind socks, wind vanes, and anemometers are used to measure the

Spotlight on the United States of America

Niki Walker, Bobbie Kalman (authors)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789468

Holidays, celebrations, and symbols are highlighted in this up-to-date fact-filled introduction to the United States. Spotlight on the United States of America looks at the colonial history of the U.S., its government, and some of its important leaders. Many colorful pictures, maps, and illustrations the different regions, climates, cities, and wildlife of this fascinating country.

Fault Lines

John Perritano (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982289

Pressure in the three main types of fault lines builds with a deadly force, giving little warning to people when an earthquake strikes--sending shock waves for hundreds of miles, potentially killing thousands with falling debris and creating deadly tsunamis.

Todo sobre el tiempo / All About Weather

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Iesha Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781645807537

Kids will love this playful story in both Spanish and English. This dual language reader will encourage children to learn weather words and phrases. Simple sentence structures and repetitive words will have young readers learning a new language in no time.

Great Bear Rainforest

Ian McAllister (author) Alex Van Tol (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459822801

In the northwest corner of British Columbia, between the Alaska–BC border and the northern tip of Vancouver Island, lies a land of forest green and sparkling blue. From massive whales to tiny herring, spirit bears to sea wolves, an incredibly diverse array of wildlife calls this land home. Part of the largest coastal temperate rainforest in the world, the Great Bear Rainforest is one the last untouched places on Earth. Learn about the people who make their home in the Great Bear Rainforest and are committed to preserving and protecting it. Hear how Indigenous youth are coming together and taking responsibility for this place they call home. Learn more at greatbearrainforest.com

Island in the Salish Sea

Sheryl McFarlane (author) Leslie Redhead (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459813465

This gorgeously illustrated picture book is a celebration of summer vacation and West Coast island life. Every day is different on Gran's island in the Salish Sea as granddaughter climbs big-leaf maples, eats blackberries, explores tide pools and sandstone caves and examines ancient middens and petroglyphs. She and Gran watch harbor seals sunning themselves and Gran's neighbor carving an eagle out of a piece of cedar while drinking fresh nettle tea. And on her way home, our young narrator sees a pod of orcas, breaching, tail lobbing and spy-hopping as she says goodbye to the island for another summer.

Every Last Drop

Michelle Mulder (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459802247

In the developed world, if you want a drink of water you just turn on a tap or open a bottle. But for millions of families worldwide, finding clean water is a daily challenge, and kids are often the ones responsible for carrying water to their homes. Every Last Drop looks at why the world’s water resources are at risk and how communities around the world are finding innovative ways to quench their thirst and water their crops. Maybe you’re not ready to drink fog, as they do in Chile, or use water made from treated sewage, but you can get a low-flush toilet, plant a tree, protect a wetland or just take shorter showers. Every last drop counts!

Fault Lines

Johanna Wagstaffe (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459812444

Earthquakes are a terrifying yet fascinating force of nature. Seismologist Johanna Wagstaffe takes you through her own journey of understanding the earth beneath our feet. Along the way you’ll learn the science behind what makes the earth rumble and hear from kids around the world who have experienced the wonder, and terror, of an earthquake.

Mountain of Fire

Julie Roberge (author) Aless MC (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459835078

Take a trip around the world (and beyond) to discover the science, myths and stories behind iconic volcanoes - Krakatoa, Kilimanjaro, Vesuvius. The destructive power of volcanoes has claimed more than 250,000 lives since the beginning of civilization. Whether as objects of worship or of terror, they have shaped our world and fed the human imagination. And they can be found just about everywhere, from ancient Pompeii to the geysers of Yellowstone to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and the surface of Jupiter.

Are We There Yet?

Maria Birmingham (author) Drew Shannon (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459835214

From finding food, water and shelter to traveling for commerce, trade and eventually exploring the world, humans have always had to find their way from one place to another. Are We There Yet? examines the evolution of how we navigate the world. Our earliest ancestors relied on built-in navigation systems in our brains and followed clues like star patterns and animal behavior. Then came the invention of maps, faster transportation and eventually technology, like satellites and GPS. And from the depths of the ocean to faraway planets, there's still plenty of exploring to do.

Dear Polar Bears

Gabrielle Prendergast (author) Marcus Cutler (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459833012

Polar bears and penguins live in similar climates, but they never, ever meet. What if they had a party together? The penguins of Antarctica write a letter inviting the polar bears of the Arctic to join them at the South Pole to celebrate their longest day of the year. But how will the polar bears get there? It's such a long journey—will they make it in time? What will they bring? And what will happen when they arrive? Dear Polar Bears combines a playful story of friendship with humorous imagery depicting the differences between Earth's polar regions. With fun facts about penguin and polar bear species, the distance between the poles, and the summer solstice, this will be the most exciting party thrown by penguins you've ever attended.

Philippines

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641281720

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of the Philippines. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Wyoming

Ann Heinrichs (author) Matt Kania (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503821613

From visiting Yellowstone National Park to digging for dinosaur bones, there's lots to see and do in Wyoming! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Wyoming special. A table of contents, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, and an index support readers and extend learning.

Wisconsin

Ann Heinrichs (author) Matt Kania (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503821606

From playing in the water at Wisconsin Dells to sampling delicious cheeses, there's lots to see and do in Wisconsin! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Wisconsin special. A table of contents, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, and an index support readers and extend learning.

Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Beth Bence Reinke (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503813533

Find out why leaves turn orange, yellow, red, and purple in the autumn before falling to the ground. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful images, informational diagrams, hands-on activities, detailed captions and callouts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

Why Does Earth Have Seasons?

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503813540

Find out what causes spring, summer, fall, and winter and how different parts of Earth experience the seasons. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful images, informational diagrams, hands-on activities, detailed captions and callouts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

What Makes the Sky Blue?

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503813519

Find out how the atmosphere makes the sky look blue during the day and orange and red at sunrise and sunset. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful images, informational diagrams, hands-on activities, detailed captions and callouts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

What Is the Difference between Clouds and Fog?

Kristen Pope (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503813496

Find out how clouds and fog are formed and how they are alike and different. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful images, informational diagrams, hands-on activities, detailed captions and callouts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

What Makes It Rain?

Patrick Perish (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503813502

Find out how the water cycle causes rain, snow, sleet, and other types of precipitation. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful images, informational diagrams, hands-on activities, detailed captions and callouts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.