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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.

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.

Farmers

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513560

Grow our food, raise our cows and sheep, fill our tables with good things to eat! In this book, readers will meet the farmers who grow and raise the food that we need to live and thrive. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Dentists

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513546

Create beautiful smiles, give us healthy mouths, and straighten our teeth! In this book, readers will meet the people who make sure we have strong, healthy teeth. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Doctors

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513553

Give us check-ups, ease our pain, or even stitch us up! In this book, readers will meet the doctors who make sure we stay healthy and happy. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Firefighters

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513577

Respond first, put out the fires, and save lives! In this book, readers will meet the bravefirefighters who battle flames, smoke, and danger to keep us all safe and secure. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Nurses

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513591

Care for us, ease our pain, and (ugh!) give us shots all with a smile! In this book, readers will meet the nurses who help make sure we grow well and stay healthy and strong. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Farm

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513416

Let’s see where our food comes from! Aimed at emergent readers and packed with colorful, behind-the-scenes images, this title is an invitation to a sunny stroll through the fields.

I'll Be a Firefighter

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538608

Twins Lucy and Liam pretend to be firefighters after school and show what it's like to be a professional firefighter. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of firefighting terms.

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.

I'll Be a Doctor

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538592

A young girl pretends to be a pediatrician while waiting for her baby brother's checkup and shows what its like to be a professional doctor. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of doctor terms.

Food 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533412

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.

Surviving a Blizzard

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533450

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.

Surviving an Earthquake

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533467

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.

Surviving a Fire

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533474

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.

Surviving a Flood

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533481

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.

Surviving a Hurricane

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533498

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.

Surviving a Tornado

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533504

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.

The Many Kinds of Small

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535416

Introduces synonyms for small by detailing the sizes of familiar foods, such as baby carrots, miniature marshmallows, and tiny peas in a pod.