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Iraq

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034126

Iraq gets a lot of bad publicity. People hear regularly about the country’s troubles without learning about its achievements. For example, you’ve maybe never heard that Iraqis invented the wheel, sailboat, and plow! This title takes young readers past news headlines to tell the full story of Iraq.

Australia

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034058

Choosing just one animal mascot to represent the country of Australia is difficult! The marsupial contenders alone include the kangaroo, koala, and wombat. Then there are the predator options like the dingo and saltwater crocodile. After learning all about Australia in this title, fluent readers just might make a mascot pick!

Brazil

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034065

Brazil has a monopoly over about half of the South American landscape. The country covers more than 3 million square miles of the continent! In this snapshot of Brazil, young readers will especially enjoy touring the Amazon Rain Forest and the country’s other unique biomes.

China

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034089

One-fifth of all the people in the world call China home. This means Mandarin Chinese is the number one language when it comes to native speakers! In this look at a country rich in history and culture, young readers will learn a few main Mandarin characters and much more.

England

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034096

The beloved fictional Harry Potter calls England his home. Though his world is imaginary, it includes many of England’s actual landmarks. In this profile of the real England, kids will learn the facts about the European country that serves as the setting for many of their favorite stories.

India

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034119

India has its very own Hollywood—the rhyming Bollywood! The thousands of Bollywood films that are released every year put the songs, dances, and colors of India in the spotlight. Upper-elementary students are invited to a special viewing of a country with a memorable flavor.

Italy

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034133

Two thousand years ago, Italy was known for its spectacles. Rome’s famous Colosseum hosted epic sports contests and gladiator fights. In this book, Italy is on display to engage fluent young readers. Kids will be especially amazed by ancient Italian architecture.

Japan

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034140

In the United States, a bow is most often taken by a performer at the end of a concert or play. But in Japan, a bow is the traditional gesture to greet another person. This country close-up teaches upper-elementary students Japanese customs and much more about the Asian island nation.

Mexico

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034157

Mexico is a cactus capital. Giant cardon, the world’s tallest cactuses, grow in the Sonoran Desert. They reach heights up to 63 feet! And Mexicans also eat the stems of prickly pear cactuses like vegetables! This country profile takes kids south of the border to explore Mexico.

Russia

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034164

Russia is a rare transcontinental country, with its small western part belonging to Europe and its large eastern part belonging to Asia. The dividing line is the Ural Mountains. Fluent readers will see both sides of Russia and discover the cultural elements that unite all of its people.

Australia

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031514

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.

Sports in Winter

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826144

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.

Kenya

Sherra G. Edgar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781634072373

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.

Canyons

Sonja Olson (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851947

Explores the fascinating world of canyons. Readers will learn how canyons form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make canyons their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for further research, this book is sure to support earth science education.

Mountains

Martha London (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851985

Explores the fascinating world of mountains. Readers will learn how mountains form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make mountains their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for further research, this book is sure to support earth science education.

Valleys

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852012

Explores the fascinating world of valleys. Readers will learn how valleys form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make valleys their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for further research, this book is sure to support earth science education.

Caves

Sonja Olson (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851954

Explores the fascinating world of caves. Readers will learn how caves form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make caves their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for further research, this book is sure to support earth science education.

Plateaus

Jenna Capelle (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852005

Explores the fascinating world of plateaus. Readers will learn how plateaus form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make plateaus their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for further research, this book is sure to support earth science education.

Plains

Jenna Capelle (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851992

Explores the fascinating world of plains. Readers will learn how plains form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make plains their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for further research, this book is sure to support earth science education.

Deserts

Laura Perdew (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851961

Explores the fascinating world of deserts. Readers will learn how deserts form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make deserts their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for further research, this book is sure to support earth science education.

Islands

Laura Perdew (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851978

Explores the fascinating world of islands. Readers will learn how islands form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make islands their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for further research, this book is sure to support earth science education.

Little Cloud

Johanna Wagstaffe (author) Julie McLaughlin (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821859

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.

How Glaciers Shaped Earth

Jane P. Gardner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645271222

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the features of glaciers, how they have shaped Earth's surface in the past, and how they could change Earth in the future. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about glaciers and their impact on our planet. A Take a Look! infographic, sidebars, and STEM activity aid understanding and allow readers to explore further. Children can learn more about glaciers using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. How Glaciers Shaped Earth also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

How Tectonic Plates Shaped Earth

Jane P. Gardner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645271284

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the features of tectonic plates, how they have shaped Earth's surface in the past, and how they could change Earth in the future. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about tectonic plates and their impact on our planet. A Take a Look! infographic, sidebars, and STEM activity aid understanding and allow readers to explore further. Children can learn more about tectonic plates using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. How Tectonic Plates Shaped Earth also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

How Supervolcanoes Shaped Earth

Jane P. Gardner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645271253

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the features of supervolcanoes, how they have shaped Earth's surface in the past, and the possibilities of them changing the future of life on Earth. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about supervolcanoes and their impact on our planet. A Take a Look! infographic, sidebars, and STEM activity aid understanding and allow readers to explore further. Children can learn more about supervolcanoes using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. How Supervolcanoes Shaped Earth also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.