This informative book teaches readers about the seven continents and how to recognize them on maps. Through supportive text, vibrant images, and a helpful glossary, index, and table of contents, readers will learn about map basics like the compass rose, a scale, and a legend.
Readers learn about the different areas of the United States in this stimulating nonfiction title. Featuring vividly colored examples of various maps, including physical, political, and thematic, this book will have readers engaged and inspired to learn more about the different parts of the U.S. and to create a map of their own!
Early readers discover the basics of learning how to read maps in this informative reader. Through colorful images and supportive text, readers are encouraged to practice their mapping skills and share what they learn. Featuring a glossary and an index, children will have the tools they need right at their fingertips!
In this lively, nonfiction book, early readers are encouraged to hide a treasure and use a map to find it! Bright images, fresh, supportive text, and an accompanying glossary and index provide readers with encouraging inspiration to practice using maps.
It's important to know how to get around school! In this informative title, early readers learn the basics of mapping out school--from where it is located in the neighborhood to the position of items in the classroom. Children are encouraged to map out their own classroom with helpful ideas for a creative and engaging activity.
From the compass rose to various scales, readers will learn the basics of how to read a map in this enlightening nonfiction title. With bright, clear images and helpful text, this book will have young readers engaged and excited to put their mapping skills to work!
What happens when the wind blows? Children discover the wind can cause problems, but it can also be fun!
Snowflakes fall in this enchanting beginning reader that builds fluency and vocabulary skills.
There are many different kinds of forests that have many different kinds of trees. Discover what trees are found in each kind of forest and how dead trees help young trees grow. Blastoff! Series
Explore the regions of mountain habitats and the animals that live there, from the foothills all the way up to the mountain peaks. Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources.
Many animals take refuge in underground burrows, from small frog burrows in the desert to the sprawling burrows of prairie animals. Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources.
Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about wildfires. When a simple camp fire gets out of control, a wildfire ignites. Watch out! Lightning fast and blazing hot, wildfires are extremely dangerous. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about how wildfires grow and how firefighters put them out.
Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about hurricanes. Board up the windows and take cover—a hurricane is rolling in! With turbulent winds, torrential rain, and rising sea levels, this is one extreme storm. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts and features about hurricanes and the impact they have.
New boots, new jacket, new hat…but no snow! Kids know how hard it is to wait—and this charmingly impatient boy just wants winter to arrive. Every day he goes to the window and peeks out—and every day the sun shines. Will those big white flakes ever fall?
From fluffy white clouds to dark storm clouds, learn all about clouds in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photographs appeal to visual learners. Zoom in even deeper with a key stats section and bolded glossary words. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
This fun combination of original fable and factual information introduces young readers to the state of Texas through an entertaining and educational story based on the state symbols, history and geography. Take a trip through Texas as Sam, the star travels the state. Along the way Sam meets new friends and learns about the animals, plants, geography, and culture that make Illinois a great state! In addition to the illustrated story, interesting and informative factual sidebars about the state are found throughout the book. A treasure-hunt map plots the journey and a cultural recipe is also included. This book ends with state facts at a glance, a reading comprehension quiz, and more things to see and do around Sam with a map showing the locations.
A country and a continent, Australia is home to bizarre wildlife such as platypuses, emus, and wombats. Australia also boasts the Great Barrier Reef that stretches more than 1,400 miles across its northeastern coast! Hop down under in this low-level title to learn more about a truly unique continent.
Engage readers with stories of popular winter sports. Readers are introduced to fun winter activities, such as ice-skating, skiing, and snowboarding. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.
Readers are presented with an overview of Kenya's geography, culture, people, government, and daily life. Intriguing text, informative sidebars, detailed maps, and full-color photographs give readers a glimpse into life in this unique country. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, a fast-fact section, and an area listing sources for further research.
Follow our little cloud on an adventure through the sky and learn the science behind how it transforms from a simple cumulus cloud to a full-blown hurricane. Beautifully detailed illustrations from award-winning artist Julie McLaughlin integrate science with storytelling. Children will enjoy finding new gems of information even after several reads, thanks to a whimsical and rich layout. And meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe weaves a comprehensive narrative about a powerful weather system that’s so compelling readers won’t even realize they are on their way to becoming budding meteorologists.
The land on Earth can be high, low, bumpy, flat, and everything in between. In My Earth and Space Science Library: Land Tour, you'll learn all about the landforms that cover Earth's surface and the forces that create them.
New buds sprout. Leaves turn green. Leaves turn gold. Snowflakes fall. Why do seasons change? Hint: It's all about the sun! In My Earth and Space Science Library: Seasons and the Sun, you'll learn about the different seasons and how Earth’s tilt toward the sun causes the seasons to change.
Earth is constantly changing. Some of these changes happen in the blink of an eye. Some take place over millions of years. In My Earth and Space Science Library: Changes on Earth, you'll learn more about the fast and slow changes happening all around us.
What's the weather like today? What's the weather like throughout the year? In My Earth and Space Science Library: Watching the Weather, you'll learn about types of weather in places all over planet Earth, including common and severe weather events, and the difference between weather and climate.
We live in a water-filled world. Water is all around us, and even inside us! In My Earth and Space Science Library: A World of Water, you'll learn more about Earth's bodies of water and how water flows through the water cycle.