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Texas

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802303

Invite your students to explore the state of Texas in this comprehensive title! Informative, easy-to-read text draws in reluctant readers, while vibrant, oversized photos showcase the beauty and diversity of this state. Readers journey through Texas as they learn about its history, cities, land features, animals, industries, sports, famous people, and more!

Lonesome Star: A Story About Texas

Karen Latchana Kenney (author) Bob Doucet (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781604531848

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.

Texas

Jim Ollhoff (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617850813

Easy-to-read text with bright, full color photographs brings Texas to young students. Presented in a simple, easily understandable, "scrapbook" format, kids will truly enjoy opening this travelogue-like book. This 48-page book is filled with current state facts and statistical data. Important historical information segues to up-to-date details on cities, economics, geography, and climate.

Kenya

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110498

Welcome to Kenya – home of the port city of Mombasa, nature and wildlife preserves, and Africa’s largest freshwater lake! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text.

Syria

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110528

Welcome to Syria – home of ancient trade routes and cities that are thousands of years old! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Syria’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency.

Venezuela

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110542

Welcome to Venezuela – home of the world’s highest cable car and South America’s largest natural lake! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Venezuela’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency.

Vietnam

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110559

Welcome to Vietnam – home of Buddhist temples, vast forests, and floating villages! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Vietnam’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency.

Netherlands

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110504

Welcome to Netherlands – home of windmills, The Hague, and brilliant fields of tulips! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Netherlands’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency.

Ukraine

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110535

Welcome to Ukraine – home of vast steppes, deep ports, and beautiful architecture! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Ukraine’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency.

Geothermal Energy

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784541

Vast amounts of heat exist below the planet’s surface. Geothermal Energy shows how scientists are tapping into this source of energy to heat homes and generate electricity. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Polar Bears

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013805

Roam the frozen tundra with the polar bear! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about the polar bear's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, and habitat. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the polar bear's survival. The book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and the incredible polar bear! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

United Kingdom

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014079

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through the United Kingdom - home of the iconic Tower of London and River Thames, the historic Edinburgh Castle, world-famous Giant's Causeway, and legendary writer William Shakespeare. Readers will learn about the United Kingdom's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including the United Kingdom's population and total area, as well as images of the UK's flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring the United Kingdom!

Brazil

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013935

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Brazil - home of the Amazon rain forest, Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, and international soccer stars such as Pele. Readers will learn about Brazil's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Brazil's population and total area, as well as images of the Brazilian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Brazil!

Egypt

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013973

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Egypt - home of the mighty Nile River, the magnificent Great Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza, and the tomb of King Tut. Readers will learn about Egypt's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Egypt's population and total area, as well as images of the Egyptian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Egypt!

Italy

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014024

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Italy - home of the majestic Italian Alps and Apennines, the iconic Colosseum, and the ruins of Pompeii. Readers will learn about Italy's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Italy's population and total area, as well as images of the Italian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Italy!

China

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013959

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through China - home of the majestic Himalayas, the magnificent Great Wall of China, and historic Tiananmen Square. Readers will learn about China's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including China's population and total area, as well as images of the Chinese flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring China!

France

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013980

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through France - home of the beautiful French Riviera, the iconic Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum, and the world-renowned Tour de France. Readers will learn about France's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including France's population and total area, as well as images of the French flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring France!

Mexico

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014048

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Mexico - home of the beautiful Sierra Madre mountains, world-renowned beaches and the Riviera Maya, and historic Mayan sites such as Chichen Itza and Tulum. Readers will learn about Mexico's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Mexico's population and total area, as well as images of the Mexican flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Mexico!

Germany

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013997

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Germany - home of the majestic Bavarian Alps, the famed Black Forest, and the iconic Brandenburg Gate and Neuschwanstein Castle. Readers will learn about Germany's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Germany's population and total area, as well as images of the German flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Germany!

Japan

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014031

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Japan - home of majestic Mount Fuji, ancient warriors called samurai, and the long-standing sport of sumo wrestling. Readers will learn about Japan's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Japan's population and total area, as well as images of the Japanese flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Japan!

India

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014000

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through India - home of the snow-capped Himalayas, the magnificent Taj Mahal, and the world-famous Bollywood movie industry. Readers will learn about India's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including India's population and total area, as well as images of the Indian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring India!

Israel

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014017

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Israel - home of the famous Dead Sea, the Jordan River, and historic religious sites such as the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock. Readers will learn about Israel's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Israel's population and total area, as well as images of the Israeli flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Israel! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Russia

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014055

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Russia - home of the great Caspian Sea, the vast and desolate Siberia region, and Moscow's ornate Saint Basil's Cathedral. Readers will learn about Russia's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Russia's population and total area, as well as images of the Russian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Russia! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Spain

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014062

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Spain - home of the majestic Pyrenees Mountains, Barcelona's iconic Sagrada Familia, and history's noted explorers such as Hernan Cortes. Readers will learn about Spain's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Spain's population and total area, as well as images of the Spanish flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Spain! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Puffins

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013812

Dive into the Arctic waters with the puffin! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about the puffin's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the puffin's survival. The book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and the incredible puffin! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.