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James Meets the Prairie

Katy Z. Allen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847503

James and his family leave their oceanside home to travel in a covered wagon through the forests of the East to the prairies of the Midwest. Cover-to-Cover Book.

Hindenburg

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967047

In Hindenburg, early fluent readers will learn about the science behind the crash of this monumental airship. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they explore what we have learned in the wake of this disaster. An infographic illustrates parts of an airship, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the Hindenburg using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Hindenburg also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

I Know Soccer

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314407

This Level 3 book introduces and examines the different aspects of soccer. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about the history and rules of soccer, as well as how to play the game. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate and review important information.

I Know Baseball

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314353

This Level 3 book introduces and examines the different aspects of baseball. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about the history and rules of baseball, as well as how to play the game. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate and review important information.

I Know Football

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314377

This Level 3 book introduces and examines the different aspects of foodball. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about the history and rules of football, as well as how to play the game. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate and review important information.

I Know Basketball

Annabelle Tometich (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314360

This Level 3 book introduces and examines the different aspects of basketball. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about the history and rules of basketball, as well as how to play the game. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate and review important information.

I Know Gymnastics

Annabelle Tometich (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314384

This Level 3 book introduces and examines the different aspects of gymnastics. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about the history and rules of gymnastics. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate and review important information.

The Stolen Smile

J. Patrick Lewis (author), Gary Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605656

In a new edition of their second collaboration, author J. Patrick Lewis and illustrator Gary Kelley take readers back to 1911 -- to the city Paris, where history's most famous portrait, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, has gone missing from the Louvre Museum. As France laments the loss of its most treasured masterpiece, a zealous Italian watches with amusement, for he alone knows the truth behind the mystery of the vanished lady with the peculiar smile. Lewis's words, narrated by the proud thief himself, tell the spirited tale, while Kelley's illustrations masterfully depict each turn of the unfolding drama. Based on true events, The Stolen Smile is the story of a hopeful hero and one painting's powerful spell.

Mocha Dick

Brian Heinz (author), Randall Enos (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604994

Believed to have been active from 1810 to 1859, Mocha Dick was infamous for the ferocity of his retaliations against those who attempted to capture him. From the first recorded encounter near the South American island of Mocha till the fatal harpoon blow, the sperm whale was a legend in his own time. In language befitting a sea lore, author Brian Heinz describes characteristic episodes of the great whale’s life, as illustrator Randall Enos animates the tale in a textured style evocative of scrimshaw. Narrative nonfiction with back matter resources.

Mongols

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603133

A simple introduction to the Central Asian warriors known as Mongols, including their history, lifestyle, weapons, and how they remain a part of today’s culture through their descendants.

Vikings

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603140

A simple introduction to the Scandinavian warriors known as Vikings, including their history, lifestyle, weapons, and how they remain a part of today’s culture through books and films.

Barbarians

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603119

A simple introduction to the European warriors known as barbarians, including their history, lifestyle, weapons, and how they remain a part of today’s culture through video games and films.

Lineup for Yesterday

Ogden Nash (author) C. F. Payne (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602419

Using an alphabetical approach, the famous wordsmith Ogden Nash paid entertaining tribute to 24 legends of the diamond, encapsulating each in just 4 clever lines. The masterful mixed-media illustrations of C. F. Payne portray these heroes of summer in their athletic primes in this, the first-ever picture book publication of Nash's classic.

Volleyball

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003514

Get the ball rolling with this high-interest introduction to volleyball, the sport known for its courts and high nets. Also included is a biographical story about professional volleyball player Zhu Ting.

Soccer

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003491

Get the ball rolling with this high-interest introduction to soccer, the sport known for its patterned balls and goals. Also included is a biographical story about professional soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo.

Spies in the SIS

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606660

An early reader’s guide to SIS spies, introducing British espionage history, famous agents such as Tommy Yeo-Thomas, skills such as code making, and the dangers all spies face.

Football

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003484

Get the ball rolling with this high-interest introduction to football, the sport known for its goalposts and end zones. Also included is a biographical story about professional football player Tom Brady.

Baseball

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003460

Get the ball rolling with this high-interest introduction to baseball, the sport known for its bats and bases. Also included is a biographical story about professional baseball player Ichiro Suzuki.

Spies in the Mossad

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606653

An early reader’s guide to Mossad spies, introducing Israeli espionage history, famous agents such as Cheryl Bentov, skills such as tailing, and the dangers all spies face.

Spies in the CIA

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606639

An early reader’s guide to CIA spies, introducing American espionage history, famous agents such as Aldrich Ames, technology such as spy satellites, and the dangers all spies face.

¡Dinosaurios!

Jay Johnson (author) Greg Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625819314

Como parte de la ciencia única, la serie Know-It-Alls! Cuenta con impresionantes portadas y texto atractivo, ¡este libro pone el enfoque en los Dinosaurios! ¿Sabías que el Tiranosaurio era el dinosaurio come carne más feroz? No era el más grande, pero era enorme – 7 toneladas (6.5 toneladas métricas) de monstruosidad. Con más de 40 pies (12 m) de largo, fue un asesino inteligente con una visión aguda. Aprende todo sobre estas criaturas prehistóricas y los paleontólogos que los estudian. Las ilustraciones increíbles realísticas y las cajas informativas de estadística, llenas con datos interesantes, hacen este libro de 24 páginas divertido y emocionantes para los jóvenes entusiastas de la ciencia de edades 4 para arriba!

Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman Who Rescued Anne Frank's Diary

Meeg Pincus (author) Jordi Solano (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146303

The story of Anne Frank and her diary is one of the world's most important and well-known, but less is known about the woman who sheltered Anne and her family for years and, ultimately, rescued Anne's diary from Nazi clutches. Miep Gies was a woman who rose to bravery when humanity needed it and risked everything for her neighbors. It is because of Miep we know Anne Frank--and now, this is Miep's story.

A Fist for Joe Louis and Me

Trinka Hakes Noble (author) Nicole Tadgell (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146174

Gordy and his family live in Detroit, Michigan, the heart of the United States automobile industry. Every night after coming home from work at one of the plants, Gordy's father teaches him how to box. Their hero is the famous American boxer Joe Louis, who grew up in Detroit. But the Great Depression has come down hard on the economy. Detroit's auto industry is affected and thousands of people lose their jobs, including Gordy's father. When his mother takes on work with a Jewish tailor, Gordy becomes friends with Ira, the tailor's son, bonding over their shared interest in boxing and Joe Louis. As the boys' friendship grows, Gordy feels protective of Ira, wanting to help the new boy fit in. At the same time, America is gearing up for the rematch between Joe Louis and the German boxer, Max Schmeling. For many Americans this fight is about good versus evil (US against Nazi Germany). Against the backdrop of the 1938 Fight of the Century, a young boy learns what it means to make a stand for a friend.

Aim for the Skies: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith's Race to Complete Amelia Earhart's Quest

Aimee Bissonette (author) Doris Ettlinger (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126404

When she was seven years old, Geraldine (Jerrie) Mock took her first airplane ride. She decided then and there to be a pilot. Growing up, she was inspired by radio broadcasts detailing the travels of aviatrix Amelia Earhart. Joan Merriam was 15 when she took her first plane ride in 1952. She got her pilot's license before she could even drive a car. And like Jerrie, Joan too was inspired by Earhart and wanted to circle the globe, following Earhart's exact route. Years later, when both women begin to plan their dream flights, they are completely unaware of each other, and coincidentally pick the same time to depart. But when the media gets word of their plans, the stage is set for the race of a lifetime. This picture book retells the extraordinary story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world.

The First Men Who Went to the Moon

Rhonda Gowler Greene (author) Scott Brundage (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138360

2020 New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award Master List In 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued a challenge to the nation: land astronauts on the moon by the end of the decade. The Apollo program was designed by NASA to meet that challenge, and on July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 lifted off from Kennedy Space Center carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin. Apollo 11's prime mission objective: "Perform a manned lunar landing and return." Four days after take-off, the Lunar Module "Eagle," carrying Armstrong and Aldrin, separated from the Command Module "Columbia," and descended to the moon. Armstrong reported back to Houston's Command Center, "The Eagle has landed." America and the world watched in wonder and awe as a new chapter in space exploration opened. Through verse and informational text, author Rhonda Gowler Greene celebrates Apollo 11's historic moon landing.