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Iditarod

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808534

This title explores the history of the Iditarod sled dog race. Important people in Iditarod history are introduced, such as Dorothy Page and Joe Redington. Readers will learn abut the Iditarod Trail and how it is run from the start in Anchorage to the finish line in Nome. Readers will learn the rules of the race, from qualifying events such as the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race through checkpoints on the northern and southern routes. Readers will also learn about the sled dogs and the rules for their care. Readers will meet top mushers such as Dick Wilmarth, Rick Swenson, Susan Butcher, Martin Buser, Lance Mackey, Doug Swingley, and Jeff King, and famous dogs such as Balto, Fat Albert, Granite, and Tolstoy. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Kentucky Derby

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808558

This title explores the history of the Kentucky Derby. Readers will meet important people in Kentucky Derby history such as Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr. Readers will learn about the race's dirt track at historic Churchill Downs. Readers will learn the rules of the race from the Kentucky Derby Championship Series qualifying events to the finish line. Famous horses such as Aristides, Regret and Citation, Secretariat and Seattle Slew are introduced, as are top jockeys such as Bill Hartack, Willie Schumacher. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Tour de France

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808572

This title explores the history of the Tour de France. Readers will meet important people in Tour de France history such as Géo Lefèvre. Readers will learn about the race's course through the 21 daily stages of The Loop. Readers will learn the rules of the race from time trials to Le Grand Départ, and the meaning of different colored jerseys that are awarded along the way. Top cyclists such as Lance Armstrong and Eddy Merckx are also introduced. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Electricity in the Real World

Sarah E. Ward (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010422

Electricity is everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of electricity to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, such as how electricity is used in the home. The book covers both the history and future of electricity, as well as key figures in its development, such as Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Michael Faraday, and Nikola Tesla. Major concepts covered include current, circuits, electromagnets, electrical signals in the body, electrons, voltage, batteries, and safety. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Energy in the Real World

Christine Zuchora Walske (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010439

Energy is everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of energy to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from the sun to a community garden. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of energy, including Albert Einstein. Major concepts covered include kinetic energy, potential energy, photosynthesis, nuclear energy, fossil fuels, and the Law of Conservation. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Forces and Motion in the Real World

Kathleen M. Muldoon (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010446

Forces and motion are everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concepts of force and motion to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from the Hubble Telescope to a game of tug-of-war. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of force and motion, including Galileo, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking. Major concepts covered include Newton's Laws of Motion, friction, gravity, electromagnetism, weight, and momentum. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Light in the Real World

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010453

Light is everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of light to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from a light switch to the sun. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of light, including Pythagoras, Christian Huygens, James Clerk Maxwell, Albert Einstein, and Thomas Edison. Major concepts covered include visible light, the electromagnetic spectrum, color, solar energy, optics, lasers, and the speed of light. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Magnets in the Real World

Chris Eboch (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010460

Magnets are everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of magnets to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from earphones to compasses. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of magnets, including André-Marie Ampère and Michael Faraday. Major concepts covered include magnetic force, natural magnets, permanent magnets, electromagnetism, static electricity, poles, magnetic fields, transformers, and MRIs. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Scientific Method in the Real World

L. E. Carmichael (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010477

Explore the scientific method! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of the scientific method to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of the scientific method, including Aristotle, Galileo, Isaac Newton, and Charles Darwin. Major concepts covered include the four steps of the scientific method (observe, explain, experiment, share), forming a hypothesis, Ockham's razor, theories, variables, controls, and bias. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Australia

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013928

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Australia - home of the vast Outback, the colorful Great Barrier Reef, and the iconic Sydney Opera House. Readers will learn about Australia's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Australia's population and total area, as well as images of the Australian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Australia! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Canada

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013942

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Canada - home of the vast Hudson Bay, the famed Montreal Canadiens hockey team, and pop singing sensation Justin Bieber. Readers will learn about Canada's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Canada's population and total area, as well as images of the Canadian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Canada! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cuba

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013966

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Cuba - home of the beautiful Sierra Maestra mountain range, historic Old Havana, and long-standing fortresses. Readers will learn about Cuba's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Cuba's population and total area, as well as images of the Cuban flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Cuba! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Israel

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014017

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Israel - home of the famous Dead Sea, the Jordan River, and historic religious sites such as the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock. Readers will learn about Israel's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Israel's population and total area, as well as images of the Israeli flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Israel! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Russia

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014055

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Russia - home of the great Caspian Sea, the vast and desolate Siberia region, and Moscow's ornate Saint Basil's Cathedral. Readers will learn about Russia's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Russia's population and total area, as well as images of the Russian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Russia! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Spain

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014062

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Spain - home of the majestic Pyrenees Mountains, Barcelona's iconic Sagrada Familia, and history's noted explorers such as Hernan Cortes. Readers will learn about Spain's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Spain's population and total area, as well as images of the Spanish flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Spain! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Biggest, Baddest Book of Pirates

Anders Hanson (author), Elissa Mann (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802914

Set sail for the world of swashbuckling pirates! The Biggest, Baddest Book of Pirates will take you on a journey to uncover the most dangerous and fascinating pirates. Learn the rules of pirate life. Discover pirate weapons, ships, flags, and treasure. Hang on to your hats! Biggest, Baddest Books for Boys are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Biggest, Baddest Book of Warriors

Anders Hanson (author), Elissa Mann (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802921

Battle your way through the world of fierce fighters! The Biggest, Baddest Book of Warriors will take you on a journey to uncover history's most dangerous and fascinating soldiers. Discover great leaders, heroic battles, and deadly weapons. Hang on to your hats! Biggest, Baddest Books for Boys are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.