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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.

China

Walter Simmons

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612113494

China, with over one billion people, is the most populated country in the world. China's most famous tourist attraction is the Great Wall, which runs across about 5,000 miles of northern China. Rich with Chinese culture, this title explores Chinese food, holidays, and daily life. Eager readers will also get to challenge their tongues with a few common words from one of the many Chinese languages! Blastoff! Series

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.

Sinkholes

Eric Reeder (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852166

Explains what causes sinkholes. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

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.

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.

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.

The Greatest Ever Geologists

Felicia Law (author) Ann Scott (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688738

Which brilliant men and women have made ground-breaking scientific discoveries over the centuries? This series tracks the great scientific minds from all over the world - from the earliest geniuses who lived thousands of years ago to modern scientists who are advancing knowledge beyond our universe.

Escape from the Volcano

Felicia Law, Gerry Bailey (author) Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828700

A brave adventurer and his colleague manage to escape a dangerous situation in the River Rapids. Set in a challenging environment, essential STEM skills come in handy.

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.

Cambodia

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273257

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Cambodia. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Earthquakes

Christine Thomas Alderman (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103538

Take a close look at earthquakes through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.

Tornadoes

Christine Thomas Alderman (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103569

Take a close look at tornadoes through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.

Hurricanes

Christine Thomas Alderman (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103552

Take a close look at hurricanes through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.

Floods

Christine Thomas Alderman (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103545

Take a close look at floods through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.

Volcanoes

Christine Thomas Alderman (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103576

Take a close look at volcanoes through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.

Blizzards

Christine Thomas Alderman (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103521

Take a close look at blizzards through engaging text, fun facts, and infographics that stress visual literacy.