Can a hammer fix a cold? Can a screwdriver drive away an itchy spot? Whats the difference between a virus and an allergy or a pimple and a wart? Dr. Fred Ehrlich explains all about ills, chills, what makes us sniffle and feel sore; and how doctors, treatments, and processes inside us can handle our bodies ick-ness and sickness. But, you CANT find any of these fixer-uppers . . . in a toolbox!
Why can't you hear a siren with your eyes? Spot an airplane with your hands? And how come a pickle on your ear isn't delicious? In You Can't Take a Pickle with Your Ear kids discover how each of their five senses is hard at work all day long, providing them with information and helping them get the most out of their daily lives. Whenever you think, "I'm oh-so-sweet," Pull off your socks and smell your feet! Sections such as "Hold Your Nose" and "Stick Out Your Tongue" (not the same time!) encourage hands-on investigations of what's happening inside kids' bodies and why a tongue is best for pickle tasting.
From Appointments, Bibs, and Cavities through X-rays and how to combat icky Yellow film on teeth, this book takes kids on a reassuring tour of a trip to the dentist's office. Bright, friendly collage artwork pairs with informative facts on equipment and procedures. This new edition includes an addendum with activities, frequently asked questions, and suggestions for parents and teachers on how to maximize the book's usefulness.
Explores global traditions surrounding the loss of first teeth, including the tooth fairy, the tooth mouse, and beliefs to make teeth strong.
This fun, colorful book describes basic rules for what to do and what not to do to be safe on your cell phone and online.
This fun, colorful book describes basic rules for what to do and what not to do to be safe in inclement weather.
This fun, colorful book describes basic rules for what to do and what not to do to be safe at home.
This fun, colorful book describes basic rules for what to do and what not to do to be safe in your neighborhood.
This fun, colorful book describes basic rules for what to do and what not to do to be safe near fire.
This fun, colorful book describes basic rules for what to do and what not to do to be safe at school.
Readers will learn how search and rescue animals are used around the world in many dangerous situations.
Clear the road for the speeding ambulance! These vehicles need to get to an emergency as fast as possible. Learn about the equipment an ambulance carries and how ambulance workers save lives. Blastoff! Series
In Crossing Guards, beginning readers will learn how crossing guards help communities by keeping kids safe when theyre walking to and from school. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they find out what crossing guards do on the job.
Sanitation workers remove the trash and garbage that people and businesses produce. Increasing amounts of garbage and trash are becoming a problem in our world today.
Many years ago, doctors trained nurses to help them treat people. Today, nurses go to school to learn about medicine and about how to help people when they are sick. Nurses perform many of the same duties as doctors.
Children facing cancer--whether their own, a family member's, a friend's, or even a pet's--will find help in understanding the disease through this book. A young boy discovers his dog's lump, which is then diagnosed with those dreaded words: "It's cancer." The boy becomes a loving caretaker to his dog, who undergoes the same types of treatments and many of the same reactions as a human under similar circumstances (transference). Medical writer and award-winning children's author, Sherry North artfully weaves the serious subject into an empathetic story that even young children can understand.
Richard picks his nose, until one day he discovers the perils of his habit. When his finger gets stuck up his nose, Richard panics. Then his nose sucks up his arm. Before he knows it, all of him slides up his nose. Richard has become a giant booger. He propels his booger-ball self out of his house. But as he rolls down the sidewalk things get worse, way worse. Soon the whole town is chasing after him and jabbing at him. Will Richard be poked to pieces? With some quick thinking and a little luck, Richard avoids a terrible end.
This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of different things doctors do: setting broken bones, yearly check-ups, taking care of cancer patients, and more.
In Nurses, early readers will learn what nurses do in a clinic, hospital, or emergency room. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a nurse's job is like. A labeled diagram helps readers identify different parts of a clinic exam room, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about nurses online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Nurses also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
In Dentists, early readers will learn how dentists keep our teeth healthy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a dentist's job is like. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the tools in a dentist's office, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about dentists online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Dentists also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
I like sports, reading, music, and more. There are many things I can do! Teach early Creative Expression concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Do you like to run and jump? Do you like to catch and throw?
In this meaty new book Slim explores the essential nutritional value of the meat group. Children will learn that this group is made up of more than meat. It includes poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs and nuts. They will also discover why tofu is part of this group, how this group helps build strong muscles, what different kinds of meats, poultry, fish, etc. are eaten around the world, and how much a person needs to eat each day from this group.
In this interesting new book Slim explores the essential nutritional value of the vegetable group. Children will learn about the incredible variety of vegetables and vegetable products, the history of vegetables in the human diet, what is special about dark green and leafy vegetables, what changes occur when vegetables are cooked, vegetables grown around the world, and how many vegetables a person needs each day.
In this fascinating new book Slim explores the essential nutritional value of oils and water. Children will learn why oils are essential to health, what foods produce oils, what oil products are consumed around the world, and how much oil is needed every day. Readers will also learn about why drinking enough water is essential to good health and how much water they need each day.