Learn more about graphs while protecting the environment by reducing, reusing, and recycling! Young readers can practice their graphing and STEM skills by making bar graphs and pictographs of recyclable objects. Not only will children feel more confident in their graphing skills, but they will also be more environmentally conscious! Clear images, example graphs, and mathematical diagrams and charts make graphing seem simple and fun!
Bears are large, tough animals. They can be quite intimidating when seen up close! This title introduces readers to the characteristics of bears, what they eat, and where they live. Blastoff! Series
This title looks at some of the beautiful plants that can be seen or that bloom during the cold winter months, like Hollybush and some types of evergreens. The book is complete with big, bright photographs, a More Winter Plants section, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
This title looks at the different kinds of weather people might experience during wintertime, like blizzards, cold, and fog. The book is complete with big, bright photographs, a More Winter Weather section, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
Learn all about weather and the seasons one fact at a time! Explore changes in the world from the sunniest summer skies to the chilliest winter blizzards--and everything in between. Along the way you'll get to know how weather and the seasons impact our daily lives. Colorful illustrations paired with engaging photos make fact-o-graphics fun!
When temperatures turn cold, what does the world outside of your window look like? Is there snow falling from the sky or bitter winds that make you shiver and shake? Explore all kinds of winter weather through simple, inviting text paired with vibrant images for seasons of fun!
From fruit on a plant to beans in a pot, what does it take to get coffee in a cup? As it turns out--a lot. And the driver of the Coffee Stop knows all about it. Hop aboard the food truck to join the journey to find out.
Hop aboard the Cheese Wheels food truck to go on the chase for cheese. Start at the farm with cows, sheep, and goats and then follow along as our guide makes cheeses that are stinky, soft, gooey, and tasty!
Take a bite of your favorite chocolate bar for a sweet treat. But where does chocolate come from? And how does a pod on a tree turn into tasty chocolate? Hop on the Chocolate Box food truck to find out!
Buzzing bees make tasty honey. Join the journey of the Honey Hive food truck to hunt for honey. Along the way, learn how busy bees make the tasty treat, how beekeepers collect it, and what you can do to protect the pollinators.
Whether you're talking tater tots or French fries, mashed potatoes or baked potatoes piled high with toppings, potatoes are at the center of many scrumptious sides. Anna serves some of the best from her the Potato Patch food truck. But how do those potatoes make it to your plate? Learn all about the path of potatoes!
Learn all about plants one fact at a time! Explore plants from tiny buds to towering trees--and everything in between. Along the way you'll get to know the plants that cover our world. Colorful illustrations paired with engaging photos make fact-o-graphics fun!
Learn all about habitats one fact at a time! Explore the world from the desert to the ocean--and everywhere in between. Along the way you'll get to know the plants and animals that call each of these habitats home. Colorful illustrations paired with engaging photos make fact-o-graphics fun!
It can give us the power we need to keep our homes warm and cook our food. But what do you know about the little black rock buried deep in the ground? Learn all about energy from coal through simple, inviting text paired with vibrant images as you power up with energy!
A rapid river rushes by. But did you know this home for fish can help us keep the world going? Learn all about energy from water through simple, inviting text paired with vibrant images as you power up with energy!
We pump this invisible gas from the ground and use it to heat our homes and dry our clothes. But what do you know about natural gas? Learn all about energy from natural gas through simple, inviting text paired with vibrant images as you power up with energy!
Oil gives us the energy to get us going. From gasoline to jet fuel, it can all be made from oil buried deep in the ground. But what do you know about this fossil fuel? Learn all about energy from oil through simple, inviting text paired with vibrant images as you power up with energy.
The sun gives us light and warmth during the day. That's energy! But we can use energy from the sun to power things like lights, cell phones, or even our homes! Learn all about energy from the sun through simple, inviting text paired with vibrant images as you power up with energy!
We see energy from the wind at work every day. It sways tree branches and sends kites soaring through the sky. But we can use energy from the wind to power things like lights, TVs, and even our homes and businesses. Learn all about energy from wind through simple, inviting text paired with vibrant images as you power up with energy!
El pelaje, las plumas y las escamas son cubiertas de protección o pieles que tienen los animales. Los animales utilizan su piel para mantenerse secos y calientes, protegerse, esconderse o incluso para advertir a otros animales que deben mantenerse alejados. Después de Las narices de los animales, Las orejas de los animales; Las colas de los animales; Los ojos de los animales; Las bocas de los animales (NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Science Award) y Las patas de los animales, Mary Holland continúa con su serie fotográfica de adaptaciones y anatomía de los animales, examinando muchas formas en las que los estos utilizan y dependen de las adaptaciones de sus pieles para sobrevivir en sus hábitats.
Animals are all around us. While we may not often see them, we can see signs that they’ve been there. Some signs might be simple footprints in snow or mud (tracks) and other signs include chewed or scratched bark, homes or even poop and pee (traces). Children will become animal detectives after learning how to “read” the animal signs left all around. Smart detectives can even figure out what the animals were doing! This is a perfect sequel to Mary Holland’s Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series.
When oil spills, workers hurry to clean the land and water. But oil spills can also affect every animal that lives in the area. Who helps these wild animals? On the East Coast, a team from Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research rushes to the scene to save as many as possible. Follow along to learn how these experts capture oiled animals and treat them quickly and safely so that they may be returned to the wild. This illustrated nonfiction is based on the extensive experience of the Oiled Wildlife Response Team at Tri-State.
Colo the cougar and her friend Ruff jump and play together, but they find that Ruff can’t jump nearly as far as Colo. Ruff doesn’t have a long, swishy tail like Colo does, to provide balance on long leaps. Ruff is a bobcat and his tail is much shorter. He is sure that something is wrong with him. The sympathetic Colo suggests that they go find a tail that Ruff would like better, so off they go. As the two kittens explore the variety of tails worn by other animals, they make the best discovery of all.
Quick, name the world’s fastest animal! Did you say cheetah? If so, you’re right – sort of. Sure, the cheetah can reach speeds over 70 miles per hour (mph); but did you know that there is a species of bird that can fly faster than a race car? Did you know that that’s not even the fastest animal there is? This “dashing dozen” of nature’s speediest species examines the fastest on land, air, and sea. This story will resonate with children taking standardized tests…one size does not fit all!
Come along on a journey through the aquatic habitat of a forested wetland. Meet birds and bobcats, along with the beavers and beetles that call the soggy forest home. Kevin Kurtz continues his award-winning “A Day In” series, and once again delights readers with a rhythmic, nonfiction look into a typical day for the animals that live in this wet habitat.