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Everybody's Tree

Barbara Joosse (author) Renée Graef (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167407

Over the course of eighty years a spruce tree grows, along with the little boy who first selected it at a tree farm. As the tree grows from sapling to magnificent evergreen, the child matures as well, becoming a father and then grandfather. Now at the end of its life, the glorious tree is chosen to be the centerpiece of a city's holiday celebration. The tree journeys from rural countryside to big city center, where everyone, young and old, comes together to celebrate a tree for all; everybody's tree.

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Sophia Gholz (author) Kayla Harren (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138421

Recipient of the 2019 Eureka! Honors Award Winner -Best of 2019 Kids Books - Most Inspiring Category As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.

Four Seasons of Fun: Egg Hunts! Fireworks! Pumpkins! Reindeer!

Pamela Duncan Edwards (author) Sylvie Daigneault (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126435

Set against the backdrop of a magnificent apple tree, this book uses poetry to cycle through the changes of the four seasons. Beginning with springtime, rhyming couplets take young readers through seasonal activities such as kite flying in the spring, summertime picnicking, fall trick-or-treating, all the way to building snowmen in the winter, before cycling back to spring again. One verse in each season references a major holiday, including Easter and Christmas.

Six Small Seeds

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846586

A simple story about six seeds and their journey from seeds to flowers. This story helps readers learn the words six, small, and seeds. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Living vs. Nonliving

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846623

Illustrates the differences between living and nonliving. Explains what makes an object living or nonliving and the features of both. Colorful photographs and diagrams help illustrate each science concept. A chart compares the concepts head-to-head to help solidify readers' grasp of the material. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

It Is Hot

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846555

A simple story about a hot day. This story helps readers learn the words it, is, and hot. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Green Apples

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846531

A simple story about green apples, what they look like, and how they grow. This story helps readers learn the words green, and apples. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

All Night Long

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846494

A simple story about nighttime things, such as twinkling stars, hooting owls, and flying bats. This story helps readers learn the words all, night, and long. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Light vs. Dark

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846616

Illustrates the differences between light and dark. Explains how light and dark are created and how they affect everyday life. Colorful photographs and diagrams help illustrate each science concept. A chart compares the concepts head-to-head to help solidify readers' grasp of the material. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

On Water

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751422

Learn all about water in this fascinating, fun science reader! Water covers most of the earth and is in oceans, lakes, ponds, swamps, rivers, and streams. Readers will see that water is all around us! The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of water. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Here Comes the Sun

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751385

Learn about the sun and all that it does for us! The sun shines, gives us light, keeps us warm, helps plants grow, gives us energy, and more. We really need the sun. The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to give students further understanding of the sun. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Here Comes Snow

Alyssa Krekelberg (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836457

Shares the story of a fun snow day. Readers will follow children as they experience the joys of snow, bundling up, making snow angels, and sledding. This story helps readers learn the words comes, here, and snow. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Her Pretty Garden

Alyssa Krekelberg (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836419

Shares the story of a girl caring for her garden. Readers will follow the girl as she takes care of her garden and observes the plants and animals there. This story helps readers learn the words garden, her, and pretty. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Animals in Summer

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826021

Engage readers with stories of animals in summer. Readers are introduced to multiple different animals in summer, which are enjoying the flowers and fruits of the season and adjusting to the warmer weather. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.

Weather in Winter

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826151

Engage readers with a story of weather in winter. Readers are introduced to the changes cold winter weather brings to Earth. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.

Weather in Summer

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826083

Engage readers with the story of weather in summer. Readers are introduced to the ways that Earth changes in the summertime. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.

Too Much Trash!

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751439

Learn how to keep Earth clean of trash in this informative science reader! Students will learn that trash can be very harmful, causing pollution that harms the water, land, air, birds, fish, and people. Readers will be encouraged not to pollute and to keep the planet clean! The vibrant images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

What Is the Weather?

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751392

Learn all about different types of weather in this vibrant, fun reader! Students will learn about weather and how it makes people feel. Sunny weather makes people warm, while windy weather makes people chilly. The clear, easy-to-read text and bright images help readers easily understand various types of weather and their effects on people. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of the weather. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Living!

Elizabeth Austen (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751293

Can you spot whether something is living or not living? Learn all about living things and inanimate objects in this colorful, engaging science reader! With clear, easy-to-read text combined with familiar images, young readers will be able to comprehend these examples and master an understanding of things that are living and not living. This reader also includes a fun science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in sorting living and not living things. A helpful glossary and index are also included.

How Heat Moves

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750586

Learn how heat moves in and out of our bodies. Heat is the energy of moving molecules. This reader uses practical, everyday examples to help children understand these scientific concepts. Vibrant images pair with easy-to-read text to help simplify science and keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of how heat moves. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

On Land

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751415

Learn all about the land! Sometimes the land is hilly or flat, wide or narrow, rocky or smooth, high or low, grassy or sandy, wet or dry, and even empty or full. All kinds of land can be beautiful! With the help of easy-to-read text and exquisite images, children will learn how to describe the qualities of land. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of the land. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Changing Weather

Nellie Wilder (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751408

See how the weather can change the look of an everyday street in this fun science reader. With clear text and engaging images, readers will see how the sun, clouds, rain, and other types of weather change the appearance of a neighborhood street. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in sorting living and not living things. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Nature Made

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751378

Learn about all the things we use from nature! We use trees for wood, the sun for energy, sand for bricks, metal for tools, and more. We even eat the plants that nature gives us! With vibrant images and easy-to-read text, this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover! This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Solid or Liquid?

Anne Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751361

Identify what is a solid and what is a liquid with this science reader! Students will see images of familiar objects and the easy-to-read, clear text will help them learn how to identify solids and liquids. Learn how some solids can turn into liquids! This reader includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in identifying solids and liquids. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.

Growing Up

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751330

Learn all about what it means to grow up! Every living thing grows up. Some things get bigger, some get faster, some get hairier, and more. Discover how various living things grow up with the help of easy-to-read text and vibrant images. This e-book also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.