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The Aztecs

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691324

Many centuries ago, the powerful Aztec empire dominated much of what we call Mexico today. Their society was blood-thirsty and violent, yet the Aztecs also created beautiful artwork, complex calendars, and chocolate! Lots of chocolate! Take a journey to long ago and far away: Come see the empire of the Aztecs.

Ancient China

Ann Tatlock (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691249

Are you ready to take an imaginary trip to long-ago time and faraway place? Life for kids in "The Middle Kingdom" was filled with plenty of hard work but also plenty of fun. Come along to this place of emperors and dynasties, farming and festivals, kites and dragon boats and colorful silk robes. Let's visit Ancient China!

Dinosaur Colors

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193216

Look out! Mina's pet Deinonychuses have spilled the paint! Kids will love this simple book that uses dinosaurs to mix colors in order to create new colors.

Sabre-tooth Tiger

Trevor Reaveley, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197054

This book tells the story of the powerfully built Sabre-tooth Tiger who stalked the land more than 10,000 years ago. It was like no cat living today. At the front of its jaw grew two long, curved canine teeth that resembled two sharp sabres. A fierce predator, it used these long teeth to pierce the flesh of its prey.

Ankylosaurus

Adrian Chesterman, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197016

This book tells the story of Ankylosaurus. This armored beast looked like a walking tank. It lived during the Cretaceous period between 100 and 65 million years ago and fed on plant material. At the end of its tail grew a bony club that it used to protect itself.

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197108

This book tells the story of the mighty Tyrannosaurus, which lived during the Cretaceous period between 140 and 65 million years ago. This ferocious dinosaur was one of the largest meat eaters, growing up to 40 feet (12 meters) in length. Its head was huge and full of long, sharp teeth.

Apatosaurus

Trevor Reaveley, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197023

This book tells the story of the enormous Apatosaurus, who lived during the late Jurassic period between 170 and 140 million years ago. It weighed up to 33 tons (30 metric tons), was more than 65 feet (20 meters) long, yet ate only plant food. It had bony skids on the underside of its long tail to protect the soft parts.

Plateosaurus

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624405

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to Plateosaurus, from what it looked like to how it lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Pterosaur

Jennifer Zeiger (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624412

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to the pterosaur, from what it looked like to how it lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Saber-Toothed Cat

Jennifer Zeiger (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624429

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to the saber-toothed cat, from what it looked like to how it lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Coelophysis

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624382

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to Coelophysis, from what it looked like to how it lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Mammoth and Mastodon

Jennifer Zeiger (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624399

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to mammoths and mastodons, from what they looked like to how they lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Brachiosaurus

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633624375

In this book, simple, age-appropriate text introduces readers to Brachiosaurus, from what it looked like to how it lived. Large, exciting images fill the pages, while sidebars encourage students to ask questions and think critically about information presented in the text. Additional tools, including a glossary and index, help students build new vocabulary and locate information.

Tylosaurus

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197092

This book tells the story of Tylosaurus, which swam in the prehistoric seas between 87 and 82 million years ago. It was a fierce marine reptile that used its sharp teeth and huge jaws to feed on sharks and other marine reptiles, such as plesiosaurs, as well as fish. A Tylosaurus could grow as long as 50 feet (15 meters) and was a superb swimmer.

Triceratops

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197085

This book tells the story of Triceratops, a dinosaur that was heavier than a present-day elephant with three large horns on its head and a neck frill. It looked fierce but it was actually just a plant eater. It used its horns to defend itself against predators. Triceratops lived in herds for protection.

Parasaurolophus

Gabe McIntosh, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197030

This book tells the story of Parasaurolophus, who lived 76 to 74 million years ago during the Cretaceous period. It belonged to a group called hadrosaurs, or duck-billed dinosaurs, named after their flat beak. Parasaurolophus had a long crest that swept back over its head. The crest was hollow, and Parasaurolophus probably used it to make deep honking sounds.

Stegosaurus

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197078

This book tells the story of Stegosaurus, who lived during the Jurassic period between 155 and 145 million years ago. It had large bony plates, which it probably used for temperature control, soaking up the sun, or catching a cool breeze.

Pteranodon

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197047

This book tells the story of Pteranodon. During the late Cretaceous period, between 89 and 80 million years ago, one of the largest flying reptiles to exist flew in the skies. Its large wingspan and short tail made it very agile so it could turn or dive quickly. Its head could measure nearly six feet (two meters) long and on the back of its head grew a magnificent crest.

Woolly Mammoth

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197122

This book tells the story of the Woolly Mammoth, an animal that lived during the last Ice Age. Its long outer hair and inner layer of wool helped it withstand the bitterly cold conditions. Huge curved tusks were used to dig for food under the snow and as a powerful weapon against enemies. The Woolly Mammoth weighed up to six-and-a-half tons (six metric tons) and stood ten feet (three meters) tall.

Spinosaurus

Chris Scalf, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197061

This book tells the story of Spinosaurus, a dinosaur with large jaws, sharp teeth, and a huge sail on its back that stood six feet (two meters) tall. Around 40 feet (12 meters) long, it was one of the largest meat eaters. Spinosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period around 95 million years ago.

Travel Then and Now

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194121

From wagons and steamboats to hybrid cars and ferries, all modes of transportation have changed significantly over time. Historical photographs and accessible text combine to help young readers compare and contrast transportation from past to present.

School Days Then and Now

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194107

This exciting title provides students with a comparative look between a modern-day classroom and a one-room schoolhouse from long ago. From slates to whiteboards, question boxes encourage students to compare and contrast how they learn today with how students learned long ago.

Toys and Games Then and Now

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194114

How are todays toys and games different from those in the past? This informative title compares the pastimes and playthings of the olden days to the modern games and toys kids love today. Simple text and engaging pictures aid students in their comparison of two different time periods.

Food and Farming Then and Now

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194091

While today most food is bought from a grocery store, many years ago food was grown and harvested on the family farm. This informative title examines different types of foods eaten and how they were produced from the olden days to the present.

Communication Then and Now

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194077

The way we communicate with others is continuously changing as technology evolves. From telephone operators to Skype, this book examines how and why communication has progressed since the early 19th century. Critical thinking is encouraged through spread-by-spread comparisons of mail to email and everything in between.