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Inside the Oil Industry

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783728

Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around oil, the fossil fuel that powers much of the modern world. It explores the oil industry’s history, petroleum’s many uses, and the ways in which companies are trying to boost efficiencies to make it a viable energy source for many years to come. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Inside the Sugar Industry

M. M. Eboch (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783742

Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around sugar, a product with massive influence in the energy and food industries. It explores sugar’s historical influence, its use in biofuels, and its place in the modern diet. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Engineering Mount Rushmore

Kate Conley (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111624

Mount Rushmore, a massive granite carving of four US presidents, is among the most famous landmarks in the United States. Engineering Mount Rushmore introduces readers to its designer, Gutzon Borglum, shows how workers turned a mountain into a monument, and explores how the US government protects the carving today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Inside the Tobacco Industry

Tom Streissguth (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783759

Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around tobacco, a popular but much-debated luxury item. It explores the history of tobacco use, how tobacco’s impact on human health came to be understood, and future trends for the industry. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Nuclear Energy

Meg Marquardt (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784572

A piece of nuclear fuel the size of your fingertip holds as much energy as 150 gallons (568 L) of oil. In Nuclear Energy, learn how scientists developed this amazing source of energy, how it works, and why it has attracted controversy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Monte Rushmore (Mount Rushmore)

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532101892

Readers will learn about what Mount Rushmore is, how it was built, and the faces that are carved into the side of the mountain. The title is complete with historical and modern images, bolded glossary terms, a More Facts page, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Estatua de la Libertad (The Statue of Liberty)

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532101908

Readers will learn about the history of the Statue of Liberty and everything from how tall Lady Liberty is and what she’s made out of to the significance of the tablet she’s holding. The title is complete with historical and modern images, bolded glossary terms, a More Facts page, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Capitolio de los Estados Unidos (United States Capitol)

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532101915

Readers will learn about the United States Capitol, from when it was built to who works there and what takes place there. The title is complete with historical and modern images, bolded glossary terms, a More Facts page, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

La Casa Blanca (The White House)

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532101922

It’s important for our nation’s youth to learn about their country’s history and its important landmarks. Readers will learn lots of interesting facts about the White House, like when it was built and how many room it has. The title is complete with historical and modern images, bolded glossary terms, a More Facts page, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Monumento a Lincoln (Lincoln Memorial )

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532101878

Readers will learn about Abraham Lincoln, how he died, and why a memorial was built in his honor. The title is complete with historical and modern images, bolded glossary terms, a More Facts page, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Monumento a Martin Luther King Jr. (Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial)

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532101885

Readers will learn about Martin Luther King Jr., what he fought for, how he died, and why a memorial was built in his honor. The title is complete with historical and modern images, bolded glossary terms, a More Facts page, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Amelia Earhart: Pionera en aviación (Amelia Earhart: Aviation Pioneer)

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026782

This title introducing the great Amelia Earhart will make readers soar. The book starts off with Amelia’s beginnings and takes you with her on her path to becoming one of the most famous aviators and females of her time and ours. Complete with a timeline and wonderful historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Rosa Parks: Activista por la igualdad (Rosa Parks: Activist for Equality)

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026836

This title introducing the brave Rosa Parks will make readers think about what it was like living before and during the civil rights movement. Learn about Rosa’s early life and that fateful and famous bus ride home from work that sparked a movement. Complete with a timeline and wonderful historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

How Is a Book Made?

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532100420

This title will go through the process of how a book is made using today’s giant and amazing machines! It will also touch on the history of the printing press. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Allosaurus

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532100352

This title will help readers discover Allosaurus dinosaurs that lived in the late Jurassic period around 150 million years ago. Each title is complete with cool realistic illustrations, photographs of fossils, and a map of where Allosaurus fossils have been found. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Ankylosaurus

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532100369

This title will help readers discover Ankylosaurus dinosaurs that lived in the late Cretaceous period around 70 million years ago. Each title is complete with cool realistic illustrations, photographs of fossils, and a map of where Ankylosaurus fossils have been found. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Iguanodon

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532100383

This title will help readers discover Iguanodon dinosaurs that lived in the early Cretaceous period around 125 million years ago. Each title is complete with cool realistic illustrations, photographs of fossils, and a map of where Iguanodon fossils have been found. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Spinosaurus

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532100390

This title will help readers discover Spinosaurus dinosaurs that lived in the Cretaceous period around 95 million years ago. Each title is complete with cool realistic illustrations, photographs of fossils, and a map of where Spinosaurus fossils have been found. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Prohibition Era

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617873584

This title examines an important time in U.S. history - the Prohibition Era. Compelling text explores the background of prohibition, including the events leading up to it, its economic effects, its repeal, and the key people involved. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

The Manhattan Project

Kristin F. Johnson (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617840500

This title examines an important historic event - the Manhattan Project. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores events leading up to the top-secret Manhattan Project during World War II, key players involved, their lives during the project, the development and use of the atomic bomb, its aftermath, and its effects on society. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Civil Rights Movement

Jennifer Joline Anderson (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878435

This title examines an important historic event - the civil rights movement. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of racism and civil rights in the United States from slavery to segregation, the roles the Montgomery bus boycott, the integration at Little Rock Central High School, and the Birmingham campaign played in the movement, key African-American activists such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

September 11, 2001

Helga Schier Ph.D. (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617851636

Describes the events of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.

Moon Landing

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617851629

Discusses the Project Apollo, space flight to the moon.

United Kingdom

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014079

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through the United Kingdom - home of the iconic Tower of London and River Thames, the historic Edinburgh Castle, world-famous Giant's Causeway, and legendary writer William Shakespeare. Readers will learn about the United Kingdom'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 the United Kingdom's population and total area, as well as images of the UK's flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring the United Kingdom!

Global Financial Crisis

Holly Dolezalek (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878459

This title examines an important historic event - the modern global financial crisis. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the impact of the failing housing market and the credit crisis in the United States, the US government bailouts of banks, automakers, and other businesses, issues around financial regulation and the US Federal Reserve, the spread of financial problems to Europe, Japan, and China, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.