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Space Travel from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517698

This book for elementary readers highlights the evolution of space travel, from the very first satellite to today’s plans to send people to Mars. Engaging photos and a running timeline highlight important space travel missions through history, including the Apollo missions, the space shuttle program, and the International Space Station. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Robots from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517674

Elementary readers will follow the sequence of how robots have changed from early automatons to today’s autonomous delivery drones. Full-color photos and a running timeline illustrate important robotic breakthroughs. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Wireless Technology from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517667

Elementary readers will follow the sequence of how wireless technologies have brought us from the first Morse code radio transmission to today’s “Internet of Things.” Engaging photographs and a running timeline illustrate important inventions that have changed the way we use radio waves, from Bluetooth connections to cell phones. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Navigation from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517650

This book for elementary readers highlights how maps and technology have changed the way people find their way from place to place. Full-color photos and a running timeline help show how changes in ways we travel and new technology have carried us from using to stars to today’s GPS turn-by-turn directions. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Automobiles from Then to Now

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517643

This book for elementary readers highlights the changes in automobiles from the first steam-powered cart to today’s driverless cars. Engaging photographs and a running timeline illustrate important developments in technology that brought ideas to real-life. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Edward S. Curtis Chronicles Native Nations

Don Nardo (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786064

Edward S. Curtis Chronicles Native Nations considers the work of Edward S. Curtis as he photographed the people and cultural practices of a large number of Native nations. Using many stunning, full-page photos, it examines Curtis’s role in the preservation of Native cultures, including criticism of his work and methods. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Mathew Brady Records the Civil War

Kari Cornell (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786071

Mathew Brady Records the Civil War considers the work of Mathew Brady as he and the employees of his studio photographed the battles and participants of the American Civil War. Using many stunning, full-page photos, it examines Brady’s role in preserving this critical moment in American history and shaping the future of war photography. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology During the Civil War

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023682

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during the Civil War. Engaging text introduces readers to edged weapons, rifle-barreled guns, Minié balls, repeating carbines, cannons, howitzers, mortars, ironclad ships, the Gatling gun, the telegraph machine, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology During World War I

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023729

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during World War I. Engaging text introduces readers to trench engineering, rifles, machine guns, cannons, howitzers, mortars, mustard and chlorine gas, gas masks, tanks, U-boats, the machine gun/airplane propeller synchronization system, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology During the Vietnam War

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023712

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during the Vietnam War. Engaging text introduces readers to armored personnel carriers, assault rifles, phosphorus smoke grenades, landmines, punji sticks, agent orange, napalm, flamethrowers, Huey helicopters, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology During the Revolutionary War

Lauren Kukla (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023705

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during Revolutionary War. Engaging text introduces readers to flintlock and smoothbore muskets, rifles, cannons, mortars, howitzers, frigates, brigs, sloops, schooners, invisible ink, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Technology During the Korean War

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023699

In this title, readers will examine the technology used by military forces during the Korean War. Engaging text introduces readers to the M46 Patton tank, automatic and semiautomatic rifles, rocket launchers, cold weather uniforms, MiG-15 and F-86 Sabre aircraft, helicopters, MASH units, and the roles they played in military campaigns. A short history of the war is also included. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Inside the Corn Industry

Andrea Pelleschi (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624022937

Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around corn, the most ubiquitous crop in the United States. It explores corn’s many uses, complex supply chain, and attendant environmental debates. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Summer in Savannah

Christine Platt (author) Sharon Sordo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133848

It's summertime! Ana & Andrew travel to visit their grandparents in Savannah, Georgia. While they are there, they learn Grandma and Grandpa's church was built by slaves. With some help from an unusual source! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Wildfire Escape

James Buckley Jr. (author) Kerstin LaCross (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476366

As flames rushed through the wooded hills near San Diego, California, people were forced to evacuate with what little they could take in a hurry. When the wildfire drew near, Nancy began packing up her pets. Dogs, cats, and birds alike jammed into her truck. But no matter how hard she tried, she couldn't save all of her beloved animals alone. Follow along as several heroes stepped in to help Nancy's furry and feathered family make it to safety in this graphic adventure of animal escapes. Then, learn about more rescuers who saved animals from wildfires.

The Sheriff's Ghost

K.C. Kelley (author) Lisa Naffziger (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476144

The sheriff of Bannack, Montana protected the townspeople from thieves and crooks. He was a hero during the gold rush . . . until he was falsely accused of helping the criminals. But would that stop him? How about how own death? Some say the stories of the ghost sheriff are just that--stories. But would you want to try and make trouble in this creepy ghost town? Find out more about the legendary sheriff in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other spooky ghost towns.

The Voodoo Queen of New Orleans

K.C. Kelley (author) Lisa Naffziger (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476151

Among the tombs at Saint Louis Cemetery Number One, lies the final resting place for the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans. But is this famous queen really at rest? Visitors flock to Marie Laveau's tomb to ask this powerful woman for favors from beyond the grave. Can the woman famous for calling on the spirits for help be providing help as a spirit? Find out in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other creepy cemeteries.

Vanished in the Hurricane

James Buckley Jr. (author) Kerstin LaCross (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476342

When Hurricane Katrina raced toward the Gulf of Mexico, the animals at the Oceanarium in Gulfport, Mississippi stood in the path of one of nature's most vicious storms. Soon, the aquarium's beloved dolphins were swept away in the hurricane. How could the aquarium trainers possibly rescue these animals that had been washed out to sea? Learn about how they found all eight dolphins in this graphic adventure of animal escapes. Then, learn about more stunning animal rescues.

Water Everywhere

James Buckley Jr. (author) Kerstin LaCross (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476359

Four days of heavy rain sent water rushing toward Jeff Johnson's Iowa pig farm, threatening to flood everything in its path. The high waters could easily sweep away the animals, but Jeff had no way to move all of his pigs out of harm's way. How would the pigs survive? Find out about the smart animals who found their way to safety and the farmers who helped to rescue them in this graphic adventure of animal escape. Then, learn about other animals made it away from rising flood waters.

Pararescue Jumpers

Sarah Eason (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476571

Hurricane Katrina put the city of New Orleans underwater and threatened countless lives. But how do you reach those desperate to escape when water surrounds the city? From the sky! Follow U.S. Air Force pararescue jumper Keith Berry and his team as they fly into the flooded city and save those trapped by the hurricane in this graphic adventure. Then, learn more about pararescue jumpers and their gear.

Phantom Prankster

K.C. Kelley (author) Lisa Naffziger (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476137

Tom Fool, the court jester at Muncaster Castle, used to fill the old stone walls with screams of laughter . . . and fear. While some of his pranks were harmless, others sent visitors to their demise. And some say Tom never left the castle--even after his death. Is he still up to his old tricks? Find out in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other haunted castles.

Green Berets

Sarah Eason (author) Diego Vaisberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476557

It takes a brave soldier to run straight into enemy fire. But that's just what Green Beret Sergeant Bernard Good did when his team was in trouble during the Iraq War. Follow along on this graphic adventure as Sergeant Good and beret Don Hogan help a fellow injured soldier to safety after their reconnaissance mission turned dangerous. Then, learn more about green berets and their gear.

Lincoln's Ghost

K.C. Kelley (author) Lisa Naffziger (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476120

The White House is filled with the history of a nation. But you might be surprised by how much of this history comes from residents who never left . . . even after their own deaths! Among the most famous of these phantoms is Abraham Lincoln. Ever since the president's death, politicians and First Families alike have spotted the ghostly president around his former home. Find out more in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other haunted houses.

Mason versus the Tornado

James Buckley Jr. (author) Kerstin LaCross (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476328

When tornados tore through Alabama, they ripped the roofs off houses, tore apart trees, and sent debris flying miles away. They also picked up Mason, the dog and sent him sailing away from his home and owners. Mason's family searched desperately for their beloved pet, but he was nowhere to be seen. Find out about this brave dog's slow, crawling journey back home after a tornado in this graphic adventure of animal escape. Then, learn more about the heroes that saved other animals from terrifying tornadoes.

Navy SEALs

Sarah Eason (author) Diego Vaisberg, Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476564

The devastating terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 sent the United States reeling and sparked a nearly decade-long hunt for the man behind the attacks. Follow U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six as on their dangerous mission to capture Osama bin Laden in this graphic depiction. Then, learn more about the SEALs and their gear.