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C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet

Rajean Luebs Shepherd (author), Sandy Appleoff (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585367009

Arbor Day, Boys Town, and Kool-Aid are just a few of the marks the Great Plains state of Nebraska has made on American culture. From the state's eastern border along the Missouri River, where Lewis and Clark embarked on the Corps of Discovery expedition, to the towering geologic landmarks of the west, chronicled in pioneers' journals, there are treasures to explore on each page of C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet.Rajean Luebs Shepherd was raised in Michigan and has a degree in elementary education from Central Michigan University. After graduating, she traveled the world for ten years with the international performing group Up With People. A substitute teacher, Rajean enjoys sharing her favorite children's books with her students. She lives with her family in North Platte, Nebraska. With over twenty years in commercial illustration, Sandy Appleoff's work has appeared in a range of venues from corporate advertising, to magazines to children's books to large-scale installation murals. She has taught at the Kansas City Art Institute and the Colorado Mountain College in Aspen. Currently she is teaching and working on an MFA in stage and costume design at the University of Kansas. Sandy lives on a farm in Falls City, Nebraska.

Velociraptor

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197115

This book tells the story of the Velociraptor, a lightweight dinosaur who used its speed to catch prey. It was only three feet (one meter) tall, but was feared for its ferocious hunting ability. It used a sickle-shaped claw on the second toe of each foot as a deadly weapon and could reach speeds of up to 37 miles (60 kilometers) per hour when chasing prey.

La Casa Blanca

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964695

In White House, young readers will explore this American landmark and its historic and political significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers identify important rooms in the White House, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the White House online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. White House also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Liberty Bell

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963964

In Liberty Bell, young readers will explore this American symbol and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important artifact. A labeled diagram helps readers understand items associated with the Liberty Bell, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Liberty Bell online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Liberty Bell also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Alamo

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963940

In Alamo, young readers will explore this Texas landmark and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols associated with the Alamo, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Alamo online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Alamo also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Monte Rushmore

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964671

In Mount Rushmore, young readers will explore this American landmark and learn about its historic and symbolic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand items associated with Mount Rushmore, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Mount Rushmore online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mount Rushmore also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Ellis Island

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963957

In Ellis Island, young readers will explore this American landmark and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand locations and items associated with Ellis Island, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Ellis Island online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Ellis Island also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Una verdadera Princesa de Hawái

Beth Greenway (author), Tammy Yee (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559521

Nani siempre ha soñado con ser una princesa. Cuando una princesa de la vida real de Hawái visita a su pueblo de Hilo, Nani se viste con sus mejores ropas. Pero, mientras observa a la Princesa Luka, quien ha venido a salvar al pueblo de Mauna Loa de la lava volcánica, Nani aprende que hay algo más que ser una princesa con finas ropas. Beth Greenway entrelaza la importancia de la amabilidad y la generosidad a través de esta increíble historia, basada en los eventos históricos de la erupción del Mauna Loa en la isla de Hawái en los años 1880-81

Statue of Liberty

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963988

In Statue of Liberty, young readers will explore this American landmark and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand items associated with the Statue of Liberty, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Statue of Liberty online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Statue of Liberty also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

A True Princess of Hawai'i

Beth Greenway (author), Tammy Yee (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559514

Nani has always dreamed of being a princess. When a real Hawaiian princess comes to her hometown of Hilo, Nani dresses in her best clothes. But as she watches Princess Luka, who has come to save the town from a volcanic lava flow, Nani learns that there is more to being a princess than fine clothes. This incredible story of kindness and generosity is based on the historical events of the 1880-1881 eruption of Mauna Loa on the Island of Hawaii and the real-life Princess Luka.

Mount Rushmore

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963971

In Mount Rushmore, young readers will explore this American landmark and learn about its historic and symbolic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand items associated with Mount Rushmore, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Mount Rushmore online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mount Rushmore also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

El Álamo

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964640

In Alamo, young readers will explore this Texas landmark and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols associated with the Alamo, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Alamo online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Alamo also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

La Campana de la Libertad

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964664

In Liberty Bell, young readers will explore this American symbol and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important artifact. A labeled diagram helps readers understand items associated with the Liberty Bell, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Liberty Bell online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Liberty Bell also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Isla Ellis

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964657

In Ellis Island, young readers will explore this American landmark and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand locations and items associated with Ellis Island, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Ellis Island online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Ellis Island also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Ellis Island is part of Jump!s Hello, America! series.

La Estatua de la Libertad

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964688

In Statue of Liberty, young readers will explore this American landmark and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand items associated with the Statue of Liberty, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Statue of Liberty online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Statue of Liberty also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

White House

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963995

In White House, young readers will explore this American landmark and its historic and political significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers identify important rooms in the White House, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the White House online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. White House also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

E is for Enchantment: A New Mexico Alphabet

Helen Foster James (author), Neecy Twinem (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585366316

New Mexico rightly earns its nickname "Land of Enchantment" with natural treasures such as the White Sands National Monument, Carlsbad Caverns, and the Gila National Forest. But more than a beautiful landscape, New Mexico is steeped in the mystique, history, and tradition of multiple cultures, including the ancient Aztec and early Spanish explorers. From pueblo villages and stately missions to the nuclear energy research at Los Alamos, E is for Enchantment showcases the past, present, and future of New Mexico. Helen Foster James has been an educator for more than twenty years, and is now a lecturer at San Diego State University. She received her doctorate from Northern Arizona University. One of her goals is to travel to all fifty states, and she's already visited more than half. She lives in San Diego, California, with big stacks of children's books and her husband Bob. Neecy Twinem is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator of more than seventeen published books. She earned a fine arts degree from the San Francisco Art Institute, and has exhibited her artwork in the United States and Europe. After a family trip to northern New Mexico, Neecy fell in love with the Southwest and now makes her home in the natural surroundings of the Sandia Mountains area.

Ancient Rome

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691287

Journey back in time to the days of the mighty Roman Empire, Join Cato, the young son of a merchant, as he and his best friend Titus watch the triumphal parade of the emperor, cheer on their favorite team in the chariot races, and sneak into the Colosseum to witness the violent clash of the gladiators. Along the way, you can solve the mystery of how our hero ends up surrounded by pigs at the story's end. It's a bloody, muddy adventure in one of history's greatest empires.

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!

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.

Mesopotamia

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691300

Travel back in time to a place where almost all life began. Life in Mesopotamia was full of honoring gods and following kings, working the farms, and traveling the rivers. From fancy palaces to simple farms, the people lived lives full of hard work, play, and family. Step inside and see for yourself.

Dinosaur Alphabet

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193209

"A is for Alioramus." Dinosaur fans will love this simple book featuring a dinosaur name (and pronunciation) or dinosaur-related word for each letter of the alphabet.

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.

Dinosaur Shapes

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193230

Count the circles on Billy's bike as he tries to catch up to his pet Hypsilophodonts. Kids will enjoy looking for shapes in this entertaining book that puts kids and dinosaurs together in everyday situations.

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.