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Windsor Castle

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288743

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the history, location, many rooms, and uses of Windsor Castle. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about Windsor Castle and its cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the castle. Children can learn more about Windsor Castle using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Windsor Castle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Windsor Castle is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

Palace of Versailles

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288729

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the beauty of the Palace of Versailles, while learning about its history, location, many rooms, and art. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the palace's cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the palace. Children can learn more about the Palace of Versailles using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Palace of Versailles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Palace of Versailles is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

King Ludwig’s Castle

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288705

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the beauty of Neuschwanstein Castle, while learning about its history, location, many rooms, and art. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about King Ludwig's castle and its cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the castle. Children can learn more about King Ludwig’s Castle using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. King Ludwig’s Castle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. King Ludwig’s Castle is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

Forbidden City

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288668

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the beauty and magnitude of the Forbidden City while learning about its history, location, many buildings, and art. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the palace's cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the palace. Children can learn more about the Forbidden City using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Forbidden City also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Forbidden City is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

Edinburgh Castle

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288644

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the history, location, many rooms, and uses of Edinburgh Castle as a fortress, prison, and museum. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about Edinburgh Castle and its cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the castle. Children can learn more about Edinburgh Castle using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Edinburgh Castle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Edinburgh Castle is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

The Syrian-American Journey

Rachel Castro (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289245

In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Syrian-Americans took to the United States. This title also introduces readers to their country of origin, reasons for leaving their former home, the steps and challenges to becoming a U.S. citizen, and the ways in which they assimilate to life in America while bringing their cultures and traditions. An infographic enhances understanding of this journey, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. An activity allows readers to further explore. The Syrian-American Journey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Syrian-American Journey is part of Jump!’s The American Journey series.

The Somali-American Journey

Rachel Castro (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289238

In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Somali-Americans took to the United States. This title also introduces readers to their country of origin, reasons for leaving their former home, the steps and challenges to becoming a U.S. citizen, and the ways in which they assimilate to life in America while bringing their cultures and traditions. An infographic enhances understanding of this journey, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. An activity allows readers to further explore. The Somali-American Journey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Somali-American Journey is part of Jump!’s The American Journey series.

The Mexican-American Journey

Emma Carlson Berne (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289221

In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Mexican-Americans took to the United States. This title also introduces readers to their country of origin, reasons for leaving their former home, the steps and challenges to becoming a U.S. citizen, and the ways in which they assimilate to life in America while bringing their cultures and traditions. An infographic enhances understanding of this journey, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. An activity allows readers to further explore. The Mexican-American Journey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Mexican-American Journey is part of Jump!’s The American Journey series.

The Indian-American Journey

Emma Carlson Berne (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289214

In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Indian-Americans took to the United States. This title also introduces readers to their country of origin, reasons for leaving their former home, the steps and challenges to becoming a U.S. citizen, and the ways in which they assimilate to life in America while bringing their cultures and traditions. An infographic enhances understanding of this journey, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. An activity allows readers to further explore. The Indian-American Journey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Indian-American Journey is part of Jump!’s The American Journey series.

Recreate Discoveries About Living Things

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121523

Draw a realistic-looking fossil like paleontologist Mary Anning did and make a plaster cast of it; or make your own terrarium like Doctor Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward to study plants and insects. This title gives readers both an understanding of the properties of living things and the skills to investigate great discoveries and works. Exciting and easy-to-understand experiments encourage budding scientists, inventors, engineers, and artists to stand on the shoulders of the curious and creative people who came before them.

Flags of the World

Lyn Coutts (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121493

Physical and political geography combine together in an appealing format that will interest kids doing reports and projects, as well as trivia seekers. Captivating photos with detailed captions accompany flag facts, high-interest tidbits, and geographical information on each country of the world.

Recreate Discoveries About Forces

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121509

Build a model hovercraft like engineer Christopher Cockerell did, or a sculpture that moves in the breeze like artist Lin Emery. This title gives readers both an understanding of the properties of forces and the skills to investigate great discoveries and works. Exciting and easy-to-understand experiments encourage budding scientists, inventors, engineers, and artists to stand on the shoulders of the curious and creative people who came before them.

Recreate Discoveries About Sound

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121530

Build your own amplifier like experimenter Athanasius Kircher did, or turn the sound of your voice into unusual patterns of art like singer/composer Megan Watts Hughes. This title gives readers both an understanding of the properties of sound and the skills to investigate great discoveries and works. Exciting and easy-to-understand experiments encourage budding scientists, inventors, engineers, and artists to stand on the shoulders of the curious and creative people who came before them.

Continents of the World

Toby Reynolds (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121486

This colorful atlas of the world makes it easy for readers to locate specific information such as famous landmarks, festivals around the world, farming facts, food and drink, natural wonders, ancient wonders, and much more. Divided by continents and regions, this engaging book uses maps, images, and a numbering system to present fascinating information, facts, and figures in an easy-to-absorb fashion.

Recreate Discoveries About States of Matter

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121547

Make a simple refrigerator like pottery-maker Mohammed Bah Abba did that does not use electricity, or create little models of people out of ice like sculptor Néle Azevedo. This title gives readers both an understanding of the different states of matter and the skills to investigate great discoveries and works. Exciting and easy-to-understand experiments encourage budding scientists, inventors, engineers, and artists to stand on the shoulders of the curious and creative people who came before them.

Recreate Discoveries About Light

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121516

Build a fiber-optic tube to carry light like engineer William Wheeler did, or use the sun to imprint images on objects like pottery-maker Thomas Wedgewood. This title gives readers both an understanding of the properties of light and the skills to investigate great discoveries and works. Exciting and easy-to-understand experiments encourage budding scientists, inventors, engineers, and artists to stand on the shoulders of the curious and creative people who came before them.

Recreate Machine Innovations

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121554

Build a vending machine like ancient Greek engineer Hero of Alexandria did, or a tentacle prosthetic arm like industrial design student Kaylene Kau. This title gives readers both an understanding of mechanics and the skills to investigate great discoveries and works. Exciting and easy-to-understand experiments encourage budding scientists, inventors, engineers, and artists to stand on the shoulders of the curious and creative people who came before them.

Forensic Investigations of the Romans

Louise Spilsbury (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121189

Can modern DNA analysis uncover clues about the ancestry and migration of Romans? What new information can forensic science teach us about the fate of the citizens of Pompeii? How can X-rays help us analyze ancient art to learn about ancient Roman life? Find answers to these questions and more in this captivating title, which examines how forensic science has allowed scientists, archaeologists, and historians to solve mysteries and answer questions about ancient Rome.

Forensic Investigations of the Maya

Louise Spilsbury (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121172

What can modern DNA analysis of skeletons tell us about the lifestyle, diet, and beliefs of the Maya? How can new mapping technology uncover previously hidden Mayan cities and structures? Can we use forensic science to solve the mystery of how the Mayan civilization came to an end? Get lost in this compelling title, which examines how forensic science has allowed scientists, archaeologists, and historians to solve mysteries and answer questions about the Maya.

Pompeii

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916419

Signs of life are everywhere in the Roman city of Pompeii. Graffiti decorates the walls. Ancient homes and restaurants still stand. Colorful frescoes and mosaics are still visible. But this city is a graveyard. More than 2,000 years ago, Mount Vesuvius rained fire and ash onto the city. Many who died there were perfectly preserved in ash, only to be discovered centuries later. This high-interest title uses maps, graphs, and profiles of important discoveries to explore the fascinating history of the doomed city of Pompeii.

The Titanic

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916433

Most people know the Titanic from television or movies. But there are a few things that Hollywood left out. This high-interest title takes readers on a journey across the ocean to explore the Titanic’s history, from when it was built to its resting place on the ocean floor. Maps, graphs, profiles of recent discoveries, and other features provide a look into what went wrong on this ill-fated ship.

The Mummy's Curse: Discovering King Tut's Tomb

Blake Hoena (author)Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916686

The revelation of King Tutankhamun’s tomb brought fame and glory to its discoverers. But as unlucky occurrences hit the crew, people wondered if it brought something more sinister as well. Through brightly colored illustrations, this graphic narrative examines the tomb’s discovery and the grim events that followed. With aids including a timeline and possible theories, readers can draw their own conclusions about the mummy’s curse in this thrilling narrative.

The Cave of Altamira

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916389

The oldest paintings in the Cave of Altamira are more than 20,000 years old! Created by early humans, the paintings now give scientists a glimpse into the lives of people long ago. This high-interest title dives into the story of the cave, from its early inhabitants to its modern visitors. Maps, graphs, and profiles of new discoveries help paint a clear picture of the ancient cave and its many secrets.

King Tut's Tomb

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916396

A group of tourists crowds into a dusty room with brightly painted walls. They have entered King Tut’s tomb! Priceless artifacts once filled every chamber of the tomb. Now they are in museums across the world, carrying on King Tut’s legacy thousands of years after his death! This high-interest title uses vivid photographs, timelines, graphs, and profiles of important discoveries to introduce readers to the fascinating world of this ancient Egyptian ruler.

The Palace of Knossos

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916402

Thousands of years ago, royals gathered in the luxurious Palace of Knossos. Today, the palace is in ruins. Though bright frescoes still decorate its walls, the walls themselves are crumbling. What happened here? This high-interest title explores just that! Engaging text, colorful photos, maps, graphs, and other features combine to tell the gripping story of the Palace of Knossos and its fall to ruin.