A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of earthquakes, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after an earthquake.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of house fires, how to prepare a fire escape plan, and how to get out during a fire and stay safe after the fire is out.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of floods, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a flood.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of tornados, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a tornado.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century food and cooking methods and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of hurricanes, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a hurricane.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of blizzards, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a blizzard.
Describes what therapy animals do, where they work, how they are trained, and which kinds of animals are best for certain jobs. Includes stories about real animals who have provided therapy to people.
Describes what search and rescue dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as search and rescue dogs. Includes stories about real dogs who have saved lost or trapped people.
Introduces the different kinds of exercise and the benefits of physical activity on the human body while offering safe and healthy exercise tips.
A young boy wants to grow his own pizza, learns where the many ingredients come from, and learns how to grow the ingredients to make pizza sauce. Includes kid-friendly pizza sauce recipe.
A young girl wants to grow her own pie, learns where the many ingredients come from, and grows a fruit tree. Includes kid-friendly apple pie recipe.
A young girl wants to grow her own salad, learns where the many ingredients come from, and learns how to grow vegetables. Includes kid-friendly salad recipe.
A young boy wants to grow his own tacos, learns where the many ingredients come from, and learns how to grow corn and make tortillas. Includes kid-friendly taco recipe.
More than a hundred years ago, Kraft started with one man's desire to make cheese accessible and long lasting. After many experiments in his kitchen, James L. Kraft came up with processed cheese by 1916. This innovation was the first of many successes! Today, Kraft is known for its cheese Singles, Macaroni & Cheese, and many more recognized items. Kraft will inspire hungry readers with its growing product line and powerhouse partnerships.
Writing this how-to book will not only motivate children to live healthier, happier lives but will also encourage them to share with others what they have learned. Children will learn how to eat a rainbow and be shown how to write healthy recipes for others to try. They can share how they play their favorite sports and games using point-form instructions. They will also share ways to be kind to their families, friends, and the planet. Writing a book is a great way to internalize knowledge. Children will learn and teach others how to live their best possible lives.
Without water, life on Earth would not exist. This book provides a refreshing look at the uses of water and the importance of conserving and protecting this life-giving resource.
Save the Planet:Local Farms and Sustainable Foods applies the NCTE/IRA Standards to science and social studies content. Each book sends the reader on a fact-finding mission, posing an initial challenge and concluding with questions and answers. Through engaging, interactive scenarios, learners can experiment with text prediction, purpose-driven research, and creative problem solving - all critical thinking skills - while learning about ways to care for our planet.
Snacks often consist of potato chips or candy bars and soda-pop. Kids need great tasting choices that are alternatives to salty, fatty, or sugary snacks. Super Snacks offers recipes for nutritious and scrumptious foods and drinks that kids will love to make and eat. It may help change the eating habits of a whole family or classroom! Recipes include individual pizzas, veggie dips, yummy bread spreads, yogurt parfaits, baked fruit delights, flavored popcorn treats, and oh-so-delicious smoothies.
This colorful cookbook offers step-by-step healthy recipes from the following countries or areas of the world : Mexico, Thailand, Italy, China, Japan, India, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Africa, and more. Multicultural Meals also gives children a basic understanding of nutrition and the importance of drinking water and looks at the staple foods, cooking methods, and spices used by various peoples. The recipes are kid-tested and fun to make and eat. They include: how to set up an Italian pasta bar and Mexican fajita station and how to make the following: Indian curry with a twist, Thai coconut soup, oodles of Japanese noodles, Chinese lemon chicken, Moroccan couscous, and many more.
It's hard to believe that the delicious desserts shown in this book are nutritious as well! Kids will look at "sweets" in a whole new way once they taste these amazing desserts, which include the following: chocolate-dipped fruit, tofu berry cheesecake, caramel oranges, stuffed pears with chocolate sauce, fruit-and-cream parfaits, jumpin' juice jello, baked fruit compote, cookie sandwiches, trifle, puddings, and more. The whole family will love these recipes, which are high in taste and nutrients, low in fat and sugar, and contain no sweeteners or artificial ingredients.
Many school children prefer fast-food or packaged lunches to healthy lunches they can make at home. Lunch Munch explains the food groups, includes portion information, and has been designed with a good school day in mind! Children will love these fun recipes for making absolutely delicious and beautiful-looking healthy foods. Teachers and parents will also love these recipes, which include salads, pitas, soups, wraps, sandwiches, and healthy drinks.
Breakfast means to "break" the "fast" between the evening and the morning. It is the most important meal of the day, but many children go to school without it or start their days with a sugar-filled substitute for the brain food they need to think and complete their school work. Breakfast Blast introduces great-tasting recipes that cover all the food groups and promote healthy choices. The recipes suggest alternatives and healthy cooking, while still maintaining the important taste appeal. The delicious foods will make children jump right in and start their day in a different way!
This book gives young readers some interesting food for thought! From eating local foods to packing litter-free lunches, readers will be empowered to reduce their personal food prints and make better, Earth-conscious choices about what they eat and drink.
Mosquitoes have lived on Earth for more than 30 million years! Close-up photos and detailed illustrations depict the amazing changes a mosquito goes through in four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult. Kids will enjoy reading about different species of mosquitoes and - most importantly - why they bite! Topics include mosquito bodies and senses, where mosquitoes lay their eggs, the differences between male and female mosquitoes, and the diseases mosquitoes transmit and how to avoid mosquito bites.