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A Tiny Brown Monkey on the Big Blue Earth

Tory Christie (author) Luciana Navarro Powell (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681525204

Starting with a tiny monkey in the middle of a South American jungle, this illustrated poem illuminates a unique geography perspective, showcasing Brazil’s environment with ever-widening views from from mountain to village to city, to country, continent, ocean, and finally the planet in space. Endsheets include a map of South America labeling places shown.

Sinkholes

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918291

What may look like a leaning mailbox or a poorly fitted window sill may actually be a warning of danger below! In this engaging title, young readers will learn all they need to know about these surprise disasters. Special features such as a map, a profile, a severity chart, and a formation graphic offer even more information about these surprise disasters!

Wildfires

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918307

It takes just three simple ingredients to create a flaming wildfire that spreads across the land and impacts life hundreds of miles away! This fascinating title uses leveled text and vivid photos to introduce readers to powerful wildfires. Special features offer readers even more about these natural disasters. They include a map, a formation graphic, a famous wildfire profile, and more!

Ice Storms

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918284

When conditions are right, there is no stopping the power of ice storms! They leave roads slick and cause trees and power lines to snap. The engaging text and vivid images in this book are sure to interest readers in disastrous ice storms. Special features such as a map, a formation graphic, a profile, and a severity chart add even more information to this fact-filled title.

Droughts

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918260

History has proven that droughts can bring doom as they leave land barren. These disasters are difficult to predict, but can they be avoided? Between the covers of this early reader, find out how droughts form, how they are predicted, and how to stay safe when the world dries up! Special features include a map, a severity chart, and a profile of a famous drought.

Floods

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918277

From flash floods to storm surges to rivers overflowing their banks, floods can devastate an area in a matter of moments! These waters can damage structures and strand survivors. This title introduces readers to different types of floods, how they form, and how to stay safe. Features such as a map, a flood profile, and a severity chart prove the power of these natural disasters!

Avalanches

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918253

Reaching speeds of more than 80 miles per hour, avalanches plow down mountain slopes and flatten everything in their paths! Discover major avalanche danger zones, how these disasters form, how they are rated, and a profile of a devastating past disaster in this title covering catastrophic avalanches!

Measuring the Weather

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628466

Weather Watchers: Measuring the Weather introduces young readers to the tools used for observing and measuring the weather based on early elementary classroom weather units. This book includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. Each book in the Weather Watchers series focuses on a particular topic, giving readers a basic scientific introduction to different types of weather, weather measurement methods, the ways weather affects people, and more. Also included is a glossary, index, and an after reading activity to advance learning

Dangerous Weather

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628510

Weather Watchers: Dangerous Weather gives young readers a basic scientific look at different types of dangerous weather conditions. This book includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. Each book in the Weather Watchers series focuses on a particular topic, giving readers an introduction to different types of weather, weather measurement methods, the ways weather affects people, and more. Also included is a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions to advance learning.

Rain, Snow, Sleet, and Hail

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628480

Weather Watchers: Rain, Snow, Sleet, and Hail gives young readers a basic scientific look at different types of precipitation. This book includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. Each book in the Weather Watchers series focuses on a particular topic, giving readers an introduction to different types of weather, weather measurement methods, the ways weather affects people, and more. Also included is a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions to advance learning.

Predicting the Weather

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628497

Weather Watchers: Predicting the Weather gives young readers an introduction to the science behind weather prediction. This book includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. Each book in the Weather Watchers series focuses on a particular topic, giving readers an introduction to different types of weather, weather measurement methods, the ways weather affects people, and more. Also included is a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions to advance learning.

Weather Affects Me

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628503

Weather Watchers: Weather Affects Me gives young readers a basic scientific look at the ways weather influences people's decisions and behaviors. This book includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. Each book in the Weather Watchers series focuses on a particular topic, giving readers an introduction to different types of weather, weather measurement methods, the ways weather affects people, and more. Also included is a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions to advance learning.

Weather Patterns

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628473

Weather Watchers: Weather Patterns gives young readers a basic scientific look at different types of weather patterns. This book includes an age-appropriate activity that enhances comprehension, which can be done at home or in the classroom. Each book in the Weather Watchers series focuses on a particular topic, giving readers an introduction to different types of weather, weather measurement methods, the ways weather affects people, and more. Also included is a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions to advance learning.

Know-It-Alls! Volcanoes

Kenn Goin, Christopher Nicholas (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020845

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on volcanoes. Did you know that scientists that study volcanoes are called volcanologists? Learn about the three main types of volcanoes: cinder cone, shield volcanoes and composite volcanoes.

What Is The Weather Like Today?

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Dorothy Stott (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619385269

There are so many different types of weather: sunny, cloudy, rainy, snowy and more! Which one is your favorite and what activities do you like to do? From sledding when it’s snowing to having a picnic on a cloudy day, young learners will enjoy the repetitive text and adorable illustrations. The perfect book for the aspiring meteorologist. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version ¿Cómo Está El Tiempo Hoy?

Map My Community

Harriet Brundle (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121301

Finding your way around your community can be confusing if you don’t understand symbols and directions. This simply-written title provides readers with the exact information they need to understand and make a map of their own neighborhood or community.

Map My Country

Harriet Brundle (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121318

Map My Country explains what a map of a country shows and what it is used for. Young readers are introduced to basic map components, such as keys and symbols, and are given the skills to map their own country.

Map My School

Harriet Brundle (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121295

This dynamic book brings mapping skills down to a micro level by showing children how anything can be mapped—including their own home or school. Images combine with simple explanations to show readers how maps give us a bird’s-eye view of an area and can help us see the layout of buildings. Tips on building drawing skills make it easy for readers to craft their own maps.

Map My Planet

Harriet Brundle (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121325

By explaining mapping conventions and terminology in simple text, this book gives readers the skills and encouragement to explore the world through maps. Simple mapping tasks help reinforce the concept of making a map of Earth.

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!

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!