This photo-illustrated book describes how earthquakes happen, how quakes affect people, and highlights some historic earthquakes. Includes information on keeping safe if living in an area prone to quakes. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of blizzards, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a blizzard.
A level A Amicus Reader that compares and contrasts summer and winter in different climates around the world. Includes comprehension activity.
A level A Amicus Reader that compares and contrasts wet and dry places around the world, such as rain forests and deserts. Includes comprehension activity.
Introduces the opposites day and night by comparing the behavior of such animals as nocturnal bats and diurnal squirrels.
A child goes on a deep-sea diving adventure in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, learning about the ocean, and encountering animals and plants that make their homes in this biome. Includes world map of coral reefs and glossary.