Explore all the aspects of your favorite food: pancakes! From the first known plating, to the creative and wacky flavors across cultures and history, this book traces the transformations of the pancakes we have today. Also includes a recipe, so readers can create their own, unique riff on a pancake. Whether you call them flapjacks or crepes, there's no denying that pancakes are great! Aligned to curriculum standards, text highlights key 21st Century content including Global Awareness and Economics. Books in this series include table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, and sidebars.
Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. Explore the causes and consequences of the devastating water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Guided by compelling questions such as, "What led to this disaster?," "Who was impacted by it?," and "What changed in its aftermath?" the interdisciplinary content blends social studies and science. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.