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The Palace of Knossos

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916402

Thousands of years ago, royals gathered in the luxurious Palace of Knossos. Today, the palace is in ruins. Though bright frescoes still decorate its walls, the walls themselves are crumbling. What happened here? This high-interest title explores just that! Engaging text, colorful photos, maps, graphs, and other features combine to tell the gripping story of the Palace of Knossos and its fall to ruin.

Supervolcano Eruption

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916563

A few vents open, then suddenly, a blast shoots from the Earth! Lava races from the vents and ash covers the sky. There is no way to stop a supervolcano! In this high-interest title, find out what the world may look like if a supervolcano erupts. Young readers can discover the likelihood of it happening in the future and learn about the most active volcanic spots around the world. A historical sidebar takes a look back at a past eruption, and a visual feature follows the possible chain of events in this explosive title about supervolcano eruptions!

Tsunamis

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915696

A tall wave speeds towards shore. As it approaches, it grows even bigger. A tsunami is near! These huge ocean waves cause immense destruction. But how do they form? Can they be prevented? This low-level text answers those questions and more using engaging text, vibrant photos, and descriptive photo labels. Additional features such as a map, a formation diagram, an intensity scale, and a tsunami profile give readers an even closer look at this natural disaster!

Volcanoes

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915702

A volcano explodes to life! Lava shoots into the air. A plume of smoke and ash is visible for miles around. But why did the volcano erupt? This low-level title uses engaging text and colorful photos to bring readers up close to these powerful natural disasters. Readers will learn why volcanoes erupt, what damage they cause, and how eruptions are predicted. Special features including a map, an eruption diagram, an eruption severity chart, and a profile of a recent volcanic eruption enrich the reading experience in this explosive title!

Crystals

Patrick Perish (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916440

Snowflakes float gently through the air. Aged cheeses add the perfect flavor to an afternoon snack. Gas stoves boil water for pasta. Each of these everyday objects contains crystals! They are in nature, in food, and in many of the appliances and electronics we use every day. This title explores the ins and outs of crystals, from how they are structured and how they form to how we use them. Special features such as a crystal profile, an activity, and several formation diagrams help readers understand the complex world of crystals!

Fossils

Patrick Perish (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916457

Time for a fossil hunt! Digging through a layer of sedimentary rock, scientists uncover many relics of prehistoric Earth. Tiny trilobites prove that a vast desert was once an ocean. Huge dinosaur fossils show where dinosaurs once roamed! With this title, readers will learn about the types of fossils, how they form, and why scientists study them today. This title includes engaging special features such as a fossil profile, a fossil comparison chart, formation diagrams, and more, all designed to introduce readers to the fascinating world of fossils.

Igneous Rocks

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916471

For most of us, igneous rocks are no more than a stone’s throw away. These underrated rocks make up more than half of Earth’s crust! Not only that, but they have many uses in building, medicine, and other industries. This title dives deep into the properties, types, formation, and uses of igneous rocks. Special features designed to visually engage readers such as a profile, an activity, formation diagrams, and a rock cycle chart, complete this fact-filled read.

Metamorphic Rocks

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916488

Metamorphic rocks form deep below Earth’s surface. Over thousands of years, they make their way to the surface. Then they are collected for use as building materials, sharpened tools, and even fertilizer! Interesting text and vivid photos engage readers in this fascinating book about metamorphic rocks. Additional special features, such as a rock profile, formation diagrams, and a rock cycle chart, will help underscore the key features of these useful rocks for confident students who are reading to learn.

Sedimentary Rocks

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916495

Sedimentary rocks are the only type of rocks that contain fossils! But that’s not the only reason sedimentary rocks are important. Scientists study the rocks to learn about Earth’s history, while other people collect the rocks for use in construction, farming, and even art. This title introduces readers to these useful rocks, including information about how to identify them, how they form, and how people use them. Special features, including a profile, an activity, and formation diagrams, help highlight the key features of sedimentary rocks in this title for curious readers.

Blizzards

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915658

Whipping wind blows snow into tall drifts across the road. Will cars be able to pass? This dilemma is just one effect of the powerful storms discussed in this low-level title. Engaging text and vibrant photos combine to tell readers how blizzards form, how they are forecast, and what damage they can cause. Special features such as a map, a formation diagram, a windchill chart, and a notable blizzard profile add to readers’ understanding of this brutal natural disaster.

Earthquakes

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915665

The world starts shaking. Cups and plates rattle in cupboards. Books fall off of shelves. It’s an earthquake! These natural disasters do billions of dollars worth of damage every year. But scientists still cannot predict them. This low-level text introduces how earthquakes form, the damage they cause, and how their damage can be prevented. Special features such as a map, a formation diagram, and a Richter scale chart introduce the key concepts of these powerful disasters to young readers.

Hurricanes

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915672

Batten down the hatches! A hurricane is on the move. These powerful storms start in the ocean, but they quickly make their way to the coast. Their winds turn debris into dangerous projectiles. Their rains cause flooding in low-lying areas. But can this damage be prevented? This low-level title introduces readers to hurricanes, including how they form, how meteorologists predict them, and what damage they cause to affected areas. Special features such as a map, a formation diagram, and a Saffir-Simpson scale chart bring readers right into the eye of the hurricane!

Tornadoes

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915689

Dark clouds form overhead. Strong winds blow debris across the yard, and a loud, droning siren pierces the air. Time to seek shelter: a tornado has been spotted! This low-level title introduces readers to the power of tornadoes, including engaging text and photos to show the destructive strength of these natural disasters. Special features including a Tornado Alley map, a tornado formation diagram, and an Enhanced Fujita scale will blow readers away!

Race to the Poles

Amy C. Rea (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837881

Offers readers a captivating look into the races between different groups of people to reach the North and South Poles first. Learn about how these explorers handled the extreme weather and why they risked their lives to accomplish their goal. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Learn about Tornadoes

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837799

Introduces readers to tornadoes and how they form. Learn about the science behind thunderstorms and how they can lead to tornadoes. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a tornado in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Volcanoes

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837805

Introduces readers to volcanoes and how they form. Learn about the science behind eruptions and what causes them. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a volcano in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Clouds

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837737

Introduces readers to clouds and how they form. Learn about the science behind the water cycle and how its interaction with the atmosphere can lead to different cloud formations. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a cloud in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Ocean Zones

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837744

Introduces readers to the different ocean zones and what makes each zone special. Learn about the creatures that call each zone home and how they have adapted to fit their environments. Includes step-by-step instructions to create ocean zones in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Rainbows

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837751

Introduces readers to rainbows and how they form. Learn about the science behind light and how its interaction with the atmosphere can lead to different rainbow formations. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a rainbow in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Snowstorms

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837775

Introduces readers to snowstorms and how they form. Learn about the science behind the water cycle and how its interaction with the atmosphere can lead to different snowstorms. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a snowstorm in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Road Maps and GPS

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832695

Introduces readers to road maps and GPS and their many uses, especially in daily life. Features labeled infographics that highlight special features on the map to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include colorful photos, captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

The Rock Cycle

Martha London (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833357

Introduces the rock cycle and its impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into the three basic forms of rocks, how they are formed, and how they change into each other. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

The Water Cycle

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833364

Introduces the water cycle and its impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into how water moves around Earth, what water is made from, and how climate change impacts the cycle. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Compasses and Cardinal Directions

Ellis M. Reed (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832640

Introduces readers to compasses and cardinal directions and their many uses, especially in daily life. Features labeled infographics that highlight special features on the map to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include colorful photos, captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Cycles of the Seasons

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833302

Introduces the cycles of seasons and their impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into how Earth's tilt plays an important role, how the hemispheres are effected differently, and what happens when seasons are disturbed. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.