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12 Women in Medicine

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820598

From Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman doctor in the United States, to Tu Youyou, who found a cure for malaria, Ronald McDonald House co-founder Audrey Evans, and Dr. Susan Love, who is working to end breast cancer, this book profiles 12 dedicated women in medicine from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. An Out of the Shadows section features mini-bios of women in medicine who never got the recognition they deserved.

12 Chefs Who Changed the World

Jamie Kallio (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820031

From Julia Child, who taught America the art of French cooking, to TV personality Giada De Laurentiis, Ethiopian Swedish American chef Marcus Samuelsson, and Iron Chef Masaru Morimoto, this book profiles 12 top chefs from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

Camping

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510163

This photo-illustrated book for elementary students describes where to camp and ways to have fun. Includes information on tents, RVs or motorhomes, avoiding wild animals, and campfire safety. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Canoeing

Matt Doeden (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510170

This photo-illustrated book for elementary students describes canoes and ways to get started in this outdoor sport. Includes information on where to canoe, portaging, equipment needed, and how to stay safe in the water. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Duck Hunting

Matt Doeden (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510187

This photo-illustrated book for elementary students describes duck hunting, the equipment needed, such as a shotgun, duck blinds, and decoys. Includes information on where to hunt and how to stay safe. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Freshwater Fishing

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510194

This photo-illustrated book for elementary students describes the sport of freshwater fishing. Includes information on safety and equipment needed, such as rods, bait, and tackle. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Hiking

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510200

This photo-illustrated book for elementary students describes hikes from a simple nature walk to a miles-long trek across rough terrain. Includes information on safety and equipment needed. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Rock Climbing

Matt Doeden (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510217

This photo-illustrated book for elementary students describes the sport of climbing. Includes information on safety, equipment, and good mountains, hills, or cliff faces to try this adventure sport. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Eyes on the Puck

Brandon Terrell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621430896

As the goalie for the girls’ hockey team, Annie Roger’s keen eyesight is crucial to snagging a speeding slap shot out of the air. On a visit to the eye doctor, she learns that she needs prescription glasses, and her confidence is shattered. But she then she receives a gift from Sal's Used Sporting Goods, a helmet once worn by Canadian double-gold medalist goalie Shannon Szabados. Will it help Annie see things differently?