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Rivers

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993093

This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the freshwater river biome. Reading Essentials in Science.

Rocks and Minerals

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993116

This book discusses how Earth is made of rocks and minerals. Reading Essentials in Science.

Seasons and Patterns

John Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993154

This book takes a scientific look at the seasons and weather patterns. Reading Essentials in Science.

Sedimentary Rocks

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993161

This book discusses the beauty, formation, and history of sedimentary rocks. These rocks cover 75 percent of Earth's surface. Reading Essentials in Science.

Oceanography

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992942

Oceanography is the study of the ocean's composition, movements, and organisms. Reading Essentials in Science.

Oceans

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992959

This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the ocean biome. Reading Essentials in Science.

Mapping the Earth

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992744

Cartography is the science of representing the Earth and its features accurately through maps. This book introduces students to the different methods that have been used throughout history to map the world, describing tools used by explorers, past and present, and the different types of maps that have been used from ancient times to the present. Reading Essentials in Science.

A Mountain Home

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992843

Explains the five main types of mountains--fold, fault-block, dome, volcanic, and plateau--and describes how they provide valuable resources for people, farming, mining, and tourism. Reading Essentials in Science.

Mountains

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992850

This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the mountain biome. Reading Essentials in Science.

Geologic Time

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992393

This book explains how geologic time is the timeline of Earth's evolution. Scientists use sedimentary rock layers, fossils, relative dating, and absolute dating to piece together the history of life on the planet. Reading Essentials in Science.

Global Warming

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992416

This book takes a scientific look at global warming. Reading Essentials in Science.

A Home by the River

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992492

This book introduces habitats that exist along rivers and looks at the plants and animals that live there. Reading Essentials in Science.

A Hot Desert Home

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992508

This book introduces the various habitats in the desert and looks at the harsh environments that the plants, animals, and people face every day. Reading Essentials in Science.

Hurricanes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992591

This book is an overview on hurricanes, how they form, the devastation they cause, and how meteorologists track these storms with several special types of equipment. Reading Essentials in Science.

Earth Movements

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992188

The Earth moves. The ground moves. Air and water move. All of this movement brings change to the Earth and its inhabitants. his book explains the different movements that effect Earth, including its movement in space and continental drift. Reading Essentials in Science.

Earthquakes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992201

This book explains what causes earthquakes, what happens during an earthquake, and how to prepare for one. Reading Essentials in Science.

Erosion

Virginia Castleman (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992263

This book takes a scientific look at erosion. Reading Essentials in Science.

Forecasting

William Schley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992348

This book takes a scientific look at weather forecasting. Reading Essentials in Science.

Fossils

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992379

This book discusses what fossils are and where and how they are formed. Reading Essentials in Science.

Deserts

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992126

This book describes Earth's deserts, where they are located, and how plants, animals and people have adapted to life there. Reading Essentials in Science.

Divides and Watersheds

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992164

This book explains what watersheds are, their role in the water cycle, and where the world's major watersheds are located, and describes the characteristics of divides, which are the geographical separations between watersheds. Reading Essentials in Science.

The Earth

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992171

This book explains how the earth looks from space, how it travels through space, and why we have seasons. Reading Essentials in Science.

Saloons, Shootouts, and Spurs: The Wild West In the 1800's

Kenneth McIntosh (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422296813

Life on the American frontier of the 1800s is the stuff of American myth and legend. It was here in the wide open spaces of the West that the rugged individualism of the American character was refined: in the strong but silent cowboy, the saloon girl with a heart of gold, and the sod busting pioneer. Faced with the incredible challenges of taming a wilderness, wresting the territory from the Native peoples, and dealing with the hardships of pioneer life, Americans were offered one of the richest opportunities in the history of human kind - the agricultural and mineral resources of a new land. The settling of this land is the story of America, a story of violence, wasted resources, and genocide, as well as heroism, freedom, and incredible opportunity. The Wild West of the 1800s remains for Americans a land of hopes and dreams.

Rocks, Minerals, and Soil

Susan Meredith

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944110

Describes how rocks, minerals, and soils are formed, their properties, and why humans are dependent on them.

Surviving the San Francisco Earthquake

Jo Cleland

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606945483

In graphic-novel format, this book chronicles the 1906 earthquake that destroyed the city of San Francisco while providing a story of one family's escape from the disaster.