Clara Barton lived her life to help others. This inspiring biography introduces readers to the "Angel of the Battlefield" in the Civil War and how she spent her life caring for others on and off the battlefields. The vivid images, helpful timeline, and informational text work together to depict Clara's journey from a young Civil War nurse to the president of the American Red Cross. A table of contents, glossary, and index aid in better understanding of the content and improvement in vocabulary.
What makes your body move? What makes your legs and arms move up and down? Muscles do the trick! Read this book to learn more about your strong muscles and how they work.
There is an amazing muscle inside your body. It pumps blood and keeps you healthy. What is it? Your heart! Read all about it in this colorful and engaging title.
How do we learn about the world around us? One good way is to use our senses. Our senses give us five different ways to explore the world. But how do they do that? Read this book to find out!
Breathe in . . . breathe out. Do you ever wonder how you can do that? And do you ever wonder what happens to the air you breathe? Read this book to learn about your amazing lungs and how they work!
Learn about addition while taking a trip to the dentist! In this charming reader, children will practice addition skills, using early STEM themes, while learning about dental hygiene. Interesting images, helpful mathematical diagrams, and engaging practice problems will encourage young readers to practice their addition skills anywhere--even at a dental visit!
Discover the journey that your food takes through the digestive system in this fascinating nonfiction title! Featuring vivid diagrams and photos, fresh and informative text, and stimulating facts, readers will be engaged from cover to cover.
Our senses help warn us of danger and help keep us safe. Learn about the five senses and how they help us enjoy the world around us in this engaging and fascinating nonfiction book that features detailed images and diagrams, informative text, and riveting facts!
Find out what sets the human life cycle apart from other living things in this fascinating, informative nonfiction reader. With intriguing facts, informational text, and vibrant photographs, children will be introduced to the biological phases of our life cycle--from infancy to adulthood.
Early elementary readers find out how important lunch is in order to keep them energized throughout their busy day. Implementing a variety of mathematical skills, from addition to fractions, in conjunction with informational text, helpful charts and vivid images, children are encouraged to make healthy choices at lunch time to get the best nutrients and vitamins that their bodies need.
Learn all about the amazing things your muscular system and skeleton do and how to keep them healthy and strong! With vivid images and clear, informational text in conjunction with supportive diagrams, readers are introduced to basic biological ideas and vocabulary.
Learn all about the incredible things your heart, lungs, arteries, and circulatory system do and how to keep them healthy and strong! With vibrant images and informational text in conjunction with supportive diagrams and stimulating facts, readers are introduced to basic biology and vocabulary.
What does it take to be an athlete, and how do athletes choose their sport? Some athletes compete because they like to win, and some play sports because they like to work with others on a team. Whether you're competing on a team or alone, there is a sport for everyone! Featuring TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction reader introduces students to different sports from around the world, and discusses what it takes to be an athlete. This high-interest title includes detailed photos, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills. The book includes text features such as bold font, captions, a table of contents, a glossary, and sidebars to increase understanding, improve academic vocabulary, and prompt critical thinking.
The human eye is a complex machine that allows us to see the wonders of the world! The fuel for this machine is light. Each part of the eye communicates with light to allow us to see. Young readers will light up as they learn about the different parts of the human eye and how they work in this fact-filled read.
The sense of smell is one of the most interesting human senses! A familiar scent may trigger forgotten memories. The smell of smoke warns of danger. The smell of cooking food may cause hunger! This is all thanks to the relationship between the nose and the brain. Young readers will unlock the mysteries of the human nose in this sweet title.
Without the help of the nose, humans would only be able to recognize five types of tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and savory. But with our sense of smell, we are able to pass messages to the brain that identify specific flavors! Next time you dig into your favorite flavor of ice cream, remember it’s your nose that is doing most of the tasting. This title about the connections between the food we eat and the flavors we enjoy will leave young readers craving more!
The largest human organ is skin! Every inch of skin is made up of millions of tiny receptors that allow us to feel the world around us. Each type of receptor has a job. Some tell us the texture of objects. Others sense temperature. Our sense of touch helps us live safely and comfortably. This title for young readers highlights how we touch and why it is important.
Lights flash and sirens wail! There’s been an accident. An ambulance races to the scene! Ambulances are mighty machines filled with lifesaving supplies. Young readers will learn about the exciting world of emergency vehicles in this fact-filled read about ambulances.
From taking x-rays to fixing cavities, dentists work hard to help people smile. They teach about proper tooth and gum care, ease pain, and straighten teeth. This title about dentists will help young readers understand these caring community helpers.
Doctors are important members of the community. People come to them to seek help for illnesses and injuries. Doctors carefully decide how to treat patients. They listen to people and find ways to help them feel better. This title will teach beginning readers about the work doctors do to help people stay healthy.
From giving medication to teaching patients how to care for themselves, nurses are front-line workers in the health care field. Nurses need to be gentle and friendly. They are there to help us feel better! This title will fill readers in on the exciting world of nurses.
The human body is amazing. But sometimes it gets sick or hurt. In All About Ear Infections, kids delve inside the body to learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of ear infections. In this engaging introductory title, readers will explore fascinating topics, from ear tube surgery to ruptured eardrums. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
The human body is amazing. But sometimes it gets sick or hurt. In All About Sore Throats, kids delve inside the body to learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of sore throats. In this engaging introductory title, readers will explore fascinating topics, from strep throat to tonsillitis. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
The human body is amazing. But sometimes it gets sick or hurt. In All About Cuts and Bruises, kids delve inside the body to learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of cuts and bruises. In this engaging introductory title, readers will explore fascinating topics, from infections to scabs and scars. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
The human body is amazing. But sometimes it gets sick or hurt. In All About Colds, kids delve inside the body to learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of colds. In this engaging introductory title, readers will explore fascinating topics, from germs and viruses to fevers and mucus. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.