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The Life of Clara Barton

Gillia M. Olson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490326

Explore Clara Barton’s incredible life as a humanitarian in this unique timeline biography. From teaching to nursing, then starting the American Red Cross, Clara Barton lived her life to help others in a time when people didn’t think a woman should lead. As the “Angel of the Battlefield,” she risked her life to help care for wounded Civil War soldiers. The conditions she saw inspired her to create the American Red Cross. She fought against gender discrimination and recognized the humanity that makes everyone equal. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Clara Barton’s major life moments for elementary readers.

Nurse Rosa's Busy Day

Emily Humphrey (author) Amanda Erb (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321815

No matter what the injury or illness, Nurse Rosa is there to help!

Going to the Dentist

Emily Humphrey (author) Kat Uno (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321778

Will a trip to the dentist be as scary as it seems? Young readers will love finding out!

Vibrant Vegetables

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172166

Vegetables keep your skin healthy and help your body fight off illness. Discover the five vegetable groups that help your body to grow strong and maintain a healthy diet. Content encourages balance and making healthy choices. This level 3 guided reader is based on the U.S. government's diet recommendations. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about food and where it comes from. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, sidebars, and word list for home and school connection.

Top Secret: Pharmer

D.C. London (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172890

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. Top Secret: Pharmer focuses on the blundering would-be evil villian Dr. Phineas, Armour, aka Pharmer, as he attempts to infect the residents of The City with the common cold and charge all the citizens for the cure. But he fails miserably due to his lack of knowledge about bacteria, viruses, and medicine. It's hard to infect people if you don't know how infections and medications work! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Smart Healthcare

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172463

What makes something "smart?" In the Exploring the Internet of Things series, readers discover how inanimate objects, from watches to home speakers to even t-shirts, help people get things done better, faster, and smarter. In Smart Healthcare, readers will learn the practical application, technological and future advancements, and innovation of IoT in the medical industry. Includes informative sidebars, data-focused text, and 21st Century Skills backmatter content.

Sensible Salts, Sugars, and Fats

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172197

Fat, salt, and sugar are a flavor food, not a food group. Learn how much of these flavor foods you should eat to stay healthy and maintain a healthy diet. Content encourages balance and making healthy choices. This level 3 guided reader is based on the U.S. government's diet recommendations. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about food and where it comes from. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and word list for home and school connection.

Powerful Proteins

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172173

Proteins helps your body's cells work, but did you know your body can't make protein on its own? Discover tasty protein food choices to help you grow and maintain a healthy diet. Content encourages balance and making healthy choices. This level 3 guided reader is based on the U.S. government's diet recommendations. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about food and where it comes from. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and word list for home and school connection.

Great Grains

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172180

Grains give you energy to think and play. Learn about the different types of grains farmers grow and how they help you maintain a healthy diet. Content encourages balance and making healthy choices. This level 3 guided reader is based on the U.S. government's diet recommendations. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about food and where it comes from. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and word list for home and school connection.

Fantastic Fruits

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172159

Fruits can help you live longer because they keep your heart healthy. Find out what is in fruits that makes them so fantastic. Content encourages balance and making healthy choices. This level 3 guided reader is based on the U.S. government's diet recommendations. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about food and where it comes from. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and word list for home and school connection.

Delicious Dairy

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172142

Dairy products keep you strong and healthy. Discover the variety of tasty dairy products you can eat to maintain a healthy diet. Content encourages balance and making healthy choices. This level 3 guided reader is based on the U.S. government's diet recommendations. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about food and where it comes from. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and word list for home and school connection.

Unicorn Yoga

Gina Cascone, Bryony Williams Sheppard (author) Jennifer Sattler (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167414

The healing, restorative power of yoga has been known for centuries, and more people than ever are active practitioners. Now even the youngest of readers can learn this mind and body exercise, helping them set up a lifetime of healthy habits. Through clear, easy-to-follow instructions, a unicorn yogi, along with two energetic students, leads children through a ten-pose class. Kid-friendly back matter provides additional information on yoga, as well as tips on mindfulness, encouraging readers to develop their own daily practice.

Where Does Food Come From?

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632776

We go to the grocery store to buy food to eat. Kids will learn that food costs money and we have to go to the store to buy.

I See Light

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781949354027

Seeing is one of our 5 senses and we need light to see. This book explains in simple terms how light shines on objects allowing our eyes to see and send messages to our brain about the world around us.

Creepy But Cool Skeletons

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781950825240

Skeletons can look a little creepy, but this book will explain why people need them. Why some animals don't and why there are a lot of things we could not do if we did not have a skeleton.

The Debate about Vaccines

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635176711

Provides a thorough overview of the major pros and cons of vaccines. Readable text, interesting sidebars, and illuminating infographics invite readers to jump in and join the debate.

The Debate about Legalizing Marijuana

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635176667

Provides a thorough overview of the major pros and cons of legalizing marijuana. Readable text, interesting sidebars, and illuminating infographics invite readers to jump in and join the debate.

From Field to Plate

Michael Bright (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118158

Most of us eat three full meals a day, but where does the food that reaches our plates, stocks our fridges, and fills the supermarket shelves come from? This informative book shows how methods of growing, using, and delivering food - one of the most vital resources to humans - have developed and changed throughout time. Find out about the history of food production and present-day methods of farming. Learn about food delivery, the processes used to preserve and store food to make it last longer, how different foods are prepared, and food safety. Real-world examples encourage discussion of the ethics and worldwide impact of the production, distribution, and consumption of this global resource.

Genetic Engineering and Developments in Biotechnology

Anne Rooney (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117878

Genetic engineers study genes and DNA to develop ways to recreate and modify them to advance technologies in fields such as medicine and agriculture. Using living organisms and systems to create new products and technologies is called biotechnology. Readers will learn how genetic engineers are working toward curing diseases in humans and making crops less susceptible to disease. Real-life examples and a design challenge help students understand key concepts related to the engineering process, and encourage discussion about the impact of biotechnology on our lives, including its benefits and risks.

Hop, Throw, and Play: Build Your Skills Every Day!

Rebecca Sjonger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117540

Research suggests that children who develop locomotor, balance, and manipulative skills at a young age are more likely to participate in physical activities throughout their lives. This action-packed title introduces these fundamental movement skills and provides readers with fun ways to incorporate them into their everyday activities.

How to Choose Foods Your Body Will Use

Rebecca Sjonger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117557

With a focus on building health and nutrition literacy, this timely title gives readers the tools they need to make healthy food choices for every meal! Topics include whole foods, processed foods, and reading food labels. Healthful food tips are explained using text that is easy for young readers to digest.

Math on the Job: Keeping People Healthy

Richard Wunderlich (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117403

A patient's infected insect bite has doubled in size overnight. Can math help you determine an effective treatment? This exciting book makes you a math problem solver by putting you into situations faced by people who work in health care. Math is an important part of the job for medical doctors, registered nurses, and care aides. Three exciting stories lead to a problem you must solve using math. A toolbox section helps take you through similar examples and provides math exercises you can do that will help give you a better understanding of how to solve the problem in the story.

Your Breathtaking Lungs and Rocking Respiratory System

Paul Mason (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117007

Why is breathing in harder than breathing out? Why does talking depend on breathing? Your Breathtaking Lungs and Rocking Respiratory System takes readers on an entertaining tour of the lungs and the process of breathing. Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body, then goes on to explain the science behind the fact. Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively text.

Your Growing Body and Remarkable Reproductive System

Paul Mason (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117014

Why are the first years of learning so important? What happens at puberty, and how is it different for boys and girls? Your Growing Body and Remarkable Reproductive System is a frank and sensitive journey through the body's developmental stages: how we are born, grow, and age. Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body, then goes on to explain the science behind the fact. Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively text.

Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System

Paul Mason (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117021

What does the liver do? What happens to all the food we eat? Why does the small intestine need to be so long? Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System takes readers on an entertaining tour of the body's different digestive organs and the process of digestion. Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body, then goes on to explain the science behind the fact. Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively text.