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Alamo

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963940

In Alamo, young readers will explore this Texas landmark and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols associated with the Alamo, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Alamo online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Alamo also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Ellis Island

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963957

In Ellis Island, young readers will explore this American landmark and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand locations and items associated with Ellis Island, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Ellis Island online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Ellis Island also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Chinese New Year

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033211

You could say the best is saved for last when it comes to Chinese New Year. The Lantern Festival stands as the holiday’s grand finale. Dragon and lion puppets dance by day. At night, glowing lanterns float on water and across sky. This introduction to China’s most famous celebration will mesmerize beginning readers.

A True Princess of Hawai'i

Beth Greenway (author), Tammy Yee (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559514

Nani has always dreamed of being a princess. When a real Hawaiian princess comes to her hometown of Hilo, Nani dresses in her best clothes. But as she watches Princess Luka, who has come to save the town from a volcanic lava flow, Nani learns that there is more to being a princess than fine clothes. This incredible story of kindness and generosity is based on the historical events of the 1880-1881 eruption of Mauna Loa on the Island of Hawaii and the real-life Princess Luka.

Mount Rushmore

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963971

In Mount Rushmore, young readers will explore this American landmark and learn about its historic and symbolic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand items associated with Mount Rushmore, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Mount Rushmore online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mount Rushmore also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

White House

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963995

In White House, young readers will explore this American landmark and its historic and political significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers identify important rooms in the White House, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the White House online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. White House also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

E is for Enchantment: A New Mexico Alphabet

Helen Foster James (author), Neecy Twinem (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585366316

New Mexico rightly earns its nickname "Land of Enchantment" with natural treasures such as the White Sands National Monument, Carlsbad Caverns, and the Gila National Forest. But more than a beautiful landscape, New Mexico is steeped in the mystique, history, and tradition of multiple cultures, including the ancient Aztec and early Spanish explorers. From pueblo villages and stately missions to the nuclear energy research at Los Alamos, E is for Enchantment showcases the past, present, and future of New Mexico. Helen Foster James has been an educator for more than twenty years, and is now a lecturer at San Diego State University. She received her doctorate from Northern Arizona University. One of her goals is to travel to all fifty states, and she's already visited more than half. She lives in San Diego, California, with big stacks of children's books and her husband Bob. Neecy Twinem is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator of more than seventeen published books. She earned a fine arts degree from the San Francisco Art Institute, and has exhibited her artwork in the United States and Europe. After a family trip to northern New Mexico, Neecy fell in love with the Southwest and now makes her home in the natural surroundings of the Sandia Mountains area.

Ancient Rome

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691287

Journey back in time to the days of the mighty Roman Empire, Join Cato, the young son of a merchant, as he and his best friend Titus watch the triumphal parade of the emperor, cheer on their favorite team in the chariot races, and sneak into the Colosseum to witness the violent clash of the gladiators. Along the way, you can solve the mystery of how our hero ends up surrounded by pigs at the story's end. It's a bloody, muddy adventure in one of history's greatest empires.

S is for Star: A Christmas Alphabet

Cynthia Furlong Reynolds (author), Pam Carroll (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627535946

The Christmas story and the origin of many holiday traditions are thoroughly detailed in the text of S is for Star: A Christmas Alphabet. The first Christmas cards were printed and sold in the United States by a German immigrant in 1874. Long ago, eating pie was believed to bring good luck, and during the holidays they were baked in an oblong shape to look like a manger. The message of Christmas is a message to all the world and is beautifully conveyed and illustrated in S is for Star. Our tradition of gift-giving is based on the Wise Men's visit to Baby Jesus. Nearly every country has its own gift-giving traditions. In Great Britain, children eagerly await Father Christmas. In France, he is called Pere Nol. In Italy, Befana brings presents, and German and Austrian children wait for a visit from the Christkindl. Celebrate these and many other traditions of the holiday season with S is for Star: A Christmas Alphabet.

Helen Keller

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543631

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of noted author and lecturer Helen Keller.

Ancient China

Ann Tatlock (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691249

Are you ready to take an imaginary trip to long-ago time and faraway place? Life for kids in "The Middle Kingdom" was filled with plenty of hard work but also plenty of fun. Come along to this place of emperors and dynasties, farming and festivals, kites and dragon boats and colorful silk robes. Let's visit Ancient China!

The Aztecs

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691324

Many centuries ago, the powerful Aztec empire dominated much of what we call Mexico today. Their society was blood-thirsty and violent, yet the Aztecs also created beautiful artwork, complex calendars, and chocolate! Lots of chocolate! Take a journey to long ago and far away: Come see the empire of the Aztecs.

Mesopotamia

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691300

Travel back in time to a place where almost all life began. Life in Mesopotamia was full of honoring gods and following kings, working the farms, and traveling the rivers. From fancy palaces to simple farms, the people lived lives full of hard work, play, and family. Step inside and see for yourself.

Dinosaur Alphabet

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193209

"A is for Alioramus." Dinosaur fans will love this simple book featuring a dinosaur name (and pronunciation) or dinosaur-related word for each letter of the alphabet.

Dinosaur Colors

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193216

Look out! Mina's pet Deinonychuses have spilled the paint! Kids will love this simple book that uses dinosaurs to mix colors in order to create new colors.

Dinosaur Shapes

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193230

Count the circles on Billy's bike as he tries to catch up to his pet Hypsilophodonts. Kids will enjoy looking for shapes in this entertaining book that puts kids and dinosaurs together in everyday situations.

Ankylosaurus

Adrian Chesterman, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197016

This book tells the story of Ankylosaurus. This armored beast looked like a walking tank. It lived during the Cretaceous period between 100 and 65 million years ago and fed on plant material. At the end of its tail grew a bony club that it used to protect itself.

Apatosaurus

Trevor Reaveley, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197023

This book tells the story of the enormous Apatosaurus, who lived during the late Jurassic period between 170 and 140 million years ago. It weighed up to 33 tons (30 metric tons), was more than 65 feet (20 meters) long, yet ate only plant food. It had bony skids on the underside of its long tail to protect the soft parts.

Sabre-tooth Tiger

Trevor Reaveley, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197054

This book tells the story of the powerfully built Sabre-tooth Tiger who stalked the land more than 10,000 years ago. It was like no cat living today. At the front of its jaw grew two long, curved canine teeth that resembled two sharp sabres. A fierce predator, it used these long teeth to pierce the flesh of its prey.

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197108

This book tells the story of the mighty Tyrannosaurus, which lived during the Cretaceous period between 140 and 65 million years ago. This ferocious dinosaur was one of the largest meat eaters, growing up to 40 feet (12 meters) in length. Its head was huge and full of long, sharp teeth.

Brachiosaurus

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624375

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to Brachiosaurus, from what it looked like to how it lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Coelophysis

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624382

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to Coelophysis, from what it looked like to how it lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Mammoth and Mastodon

Jennifer Zeiger (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624399

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to mammoths and mastodons, from what they looked like to how they lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Plateosaurus

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624405

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to Plateosaurus, from what it looked like to how it lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Pterosaur

Jennifer Zeiger (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624412

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to the pterosaur, from what it looked like to how it lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.