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Goya

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691911

Matteo could not believe it when he was asked to come and meet the famous artist Goya. Because the young boy had learned how to speak with his hands, he could help the great artist communicate with others. Follow Matteo as he talks to Goya, learns about the man's art, and even becomes the focus of an unexpected portrait. And prepare to meet one of the most talented, haunted, and creative painters in history.

Vincent van Gogh

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691997

Here is the tale of the famous Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh as told by his young assistant, Peter. Follow the pair from the peasant shacks of the Netherlands to the sunny fields of the South of France as the talented van Gogh paints some of the most famous works of art from the late 19th century.

Phones 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533429

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century telephones and how they looked and worked much differenlty from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

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.

School 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533436

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century American schools and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Toys 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533443

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses popular turn-of-the-century toys and how toys in the early 1900s were different from toys sold today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Clothes 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533405

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century children’s clothing and how what they wore in the early 1900s is different from what children wear today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Cars 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533399

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century cars and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

The Dinosaur Museum

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533092

Describes how dinosaur fossils are found, prepared, and displayed in museums, and what you might see at a dinosaur museum. Includes visual literacy activity.

Velociraptor

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534181

Describes how the Velociraptor was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of this small, speedy meat-eating dinosaur.

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534174

Describes how the Tyrannosaurus Rex was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of the largest meat-eating dinosaur.

Triceratops

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534167

Describes how the Triceratops was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of this three-horned plant-eating dinosaur.

Stegosaurus

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534150

Describes how the Stegosaurus was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about this plant-eating dinosaur with plates.

C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet

Rajean Luebs Shepherd (author), Sandy Appleoff (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585367009

Arbor Day, Boys Town, and Kool-Aid are just a few of the marks the Great Plains state of Nebraska has made on American culture. From the state's eastern border along the Missouri River, where Lewis and Clark embarked on the Corps of Discovery expedition, to the towering geologic landmarks of the west, chronicled in pioneers' journals, there are treasures to explore on each page of C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet.Rajean Luebs Shepherd was raised in Michigan and has a degree in elementary education from Central Michigan University. After graduating, she traveled the world for ten years with the international performing group Up With People. A substitute teacher, Rajean enjoys sharing her favorite children's books with her students. She lives with her family in North Platte, Nebraska. With over twenty years in commercial illustration, Sandy Appleoff's work has appeared in a range of venues from corporate advertising, to magazines to children's books to large-scale installation murals. She has taught at the Kansas City Art Institute and the Colorado Mountain College in Aspen. Currently she is teaching and working on an MFA in stage and costume design at the University of Kansas. Sandy lives on a farm in Falls City, Nebraska.

Velociraptor

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197115

This book tells the story of the Velociraptor, a lightweight dinosaur who used its speed to catch prey. It was only three feet (one meter) tall, but was feared for its ferocious hunting ability. It used a sickle-shaped claw on the second toe of each foot as a deadly weapon and could reach speeds of up to 37 miles (60 kilometers) per hour when chasing prey.

La Casa Blanca

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964695

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.

Liberty Bell

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963964

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

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.

Monte Rushmore

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964671

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.

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.

Una verdadera Princesa de Hawái

Beth Greenway (author), Tammy Yee (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559521

Nani siempre ha soñado con ser una princesa. Cuando una princesa de la vida real de Hawái visita a su pueblo de Hilo, Nani se viste con sus mejores ropas. Pero, mientras observa a la Princesa Luka, quien ha venido a salvar al pueblo de Mauna Loa de la lava volcánica, Nani aprende que hay algo más que ser una princesa con finas ropas. Beth Greenway entrelaza la importancia de la amabilidad y la generosidad a través de esta increíble historia, basada en los eventos históricos de la erupción del Mauna Loa en la isla de Hawái en los años 1880-81

Statue of Liberty

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963988

In Statue of Liberty, 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 items associated with the Statue of Liberty, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Statue of Liberty online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Statue of Liberty also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

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.