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Do the Work! Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions Meets Partnerships for the Goals

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914069

Readers will learn about the sixteenth and seventeenth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to promote peace and strengthen implementation of the UN's mission by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Do the Work! Decent Work and Economic Growth Meets Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914021

Readers will learn about the eighth and ninth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to promote economic growth and sustainable industry by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Do the Work! Climate Action, Life Below Water, and Life On Land

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914052

Readers will learn about the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to commit to combating climate change and conserving our oceans and land by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Do the Work! Affordable and Clean Energy

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914014

Readers will learn about the seventh UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to ensuring access to affordable and clean energy by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Return from Extinction

Linda L. Richards (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821378

Less than 100 years ago, the northern elephant seal was thought to be extinct. Today more than 250,000 elephant seals swim in the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Mexico. In Return from Extinction: The Triumph of the Elephant Seal Linda L. Richards tells the story of their dramatic recovery. Elephant seals were hunted to near extinction for their precious oil before the Mexican government stepped in to protect them. Many people thought it was too late. Even though the life of the elephant seal is difficult and only 20 percent of pups born will make it to adulthood, the species adapted and came back from the brink. They are a true conservation success story.

The Riddle of the Spinning Sycamore Seed

Ken Bowser (author) Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634409414

While playing in her tree house, Jesse is intrigued by a falling sycamore seed that slowly spins to the ground. But when she sees acorns falling fast directly down to the ground, she must solve the riddle while learning about propellers and windmills and using technology to understand aerodynamics.

Wolverine vs. Honey Badger

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341403

Wolverines and honey badgers are both known for being ferocious fighters. But what would happen if these beasts faced off? This high-interest title explores basic facts, attack moves, and secret weapons of both animals. Features such as charts and profiles offer visual representations and allow for comparisons. A final fight scene brings all the information to an action-packed finale in this title for reluctant readers.

Scorpion vs. Tarantula

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341397

Scorpions and tarantulas may be small. But these two animals know how to fight! In this high-interest title, reluctant readers will learn about how these two creatures get ready to battle. Visual features offer stats and comparisons to highlight traits of each animal. A final fight scene applies the content of the book in an action-packed finale!

Mountain Lion vs. Coyote

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341380

Two predators challenge each other for dominance in North America. Who will come out on top? Mountain lions and coyotes face off in this high-interest title. Reluctant readers will learn basic information about mountain lions and coyotes, as well as how these animals do battle. Action-packed images highlight the strengths of these animals, while animal profiles and other features show off their battle tools. Let the fight begin!

Lion vs. Cape Buffalo

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341373

There’s trouble brewing on the Serengeti! Two powerful beasts go head-to-head in this high-interest title. Reluctant readers will learn all about lions and Cape buffalo, from basic facts like size to secret weapons and attack moves. Clean, visual features offer stats and comparisons between the two animals while a final scene narrates a clash showing each animal’s strengths. Get ready for action with this fun title! 

Awesome, Disgusting, Unusual Facts about Everything Stinky, Squishy, and Slimy

Eric Braun (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680726169

Shares awesome, disgusting, and unusual facts about everything stinky, squishy, and slimy through conversational text and creative images.

Corpse Flower vs. Venus Flytrap

Eric Braun (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680723779

Put your favorite carnivorous plants in the ring, and let's test their fighting skills. This book pairs two very unusual plants together for an imaginary fight. Readers will have to compare and contrast the features to decide what wins.

Hurricane Hunters

Pam Dase (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399442

Learn about measures of central tendency while following the lives and work of hurricane hunters! This engaging title teaches readers about the instruments that hurricane hunters use and encourages them to analyze the data that these instruments collect. With these exciting examples, readers will be able to master mathematical statistics, measures of central tendency, mean, median, mode, range, and more! This title features vivid images, exciting practice problems, easy-to-read text, STEM themes, clear mathematical charts, and an accessible glossary and index.

Tornado Chasers

Pam Dase (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399459

Learn about measures of central tendency while following the lives and work of some brave individuals--tornado chasers! This exciting title teaches readers about the instruments that tornado chasers use, encouraging them to analyze the data that these instruments collect. With these exciting examples, readers will be able to master mathematical statistics, measures of central tendency, box plots, mean, median, mode, and more! This title features eye-catching images, exciting practice problems, easy-to-read text, STEM themes, clear mathematical charts, and an accessible glossary and index.

Forests

Yvonne Franklin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433393020

A forest is unlike any other biome on Earth. There are many life cycles found within a forest. Learn about the energy pyramid that explains the numbers of forest plants and animals. Learn about threats to these lively forests and how they thrive and survive!

Deserts

Yvonne Franklin (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433393006

Deserts may seem like harsh, uninhabitable places, but actually they support a diverse quantity of plant and animal life. And, they aren't always hot! Deserts serve an important role in Earth's existence, too. Readers learn about hot and cold deserts alike, as well as semi-arid and coastal deserts. From the Horned Lizard to the Saguaro cactus rooted in rich soil, the desert biome will amaze readers.

Fires

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433392993

Perhaps nothing is more frightening than seeing a forest fire rage out of control. Sometimes, however, fires are set intentionally to benefit the environment. Readers will learn what fire is, how it burns, and how fires can both help and harm the areas they affect.

Floods and Blizzards

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433392986

Floods and blizzards may be very different, but they do have some things in common. In this book, readers will discover they have one vital ingredient in common: water. Readers will learn the powerful forces of water as it pertains to floods and blizzards. They also discover that although these two forces of nature can cause difficulties for people, they are nature's way of cleaning up and re-nourishing the land.

Volcanoes

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433392955

Images of an erupting volcano can be mesmerizing. Readers may be surprised to learn that volcanoes erupt every day. Some erupt constantly, while others lie dormant for years or even centuries. Through engaging text and brilliant photos, readers learn what happens beneath the Earth to cause a volcanic eruption and the different structures beneath the Earth that cause new land to form.

Earthquakes

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433392948

Most of the Earth's changes happen over millions of years, but earthquakes can force significant changes to the land in just a few moments. Readers will learn the science of plate tectonics and its role in the development of earthquakes around the globe. They will also learn that not all rocks are created equal. In fact, rocks are all different ages! This book concludes with images of the damage and destruction that earthquakes can cause.

Animal Investigations

Diana Noonan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391590

Learn about different animals that live in the city, collecting data and making predictions about each of them! This entertaining title teaches readers about many different kinds of animals and encourages analytical habits, engaging children with simple practice problems relating to ecology and mathematics. Predict where students can find ducks, sparrows, rabbits, dragonflies, and more animals! With STEM themes, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, easy-to-read text, an accessible glossary, and vivid images, this book will engage readers and encourage them to collect data and make predictions about animals and many other topics on their own!

Eco-Predictions

Diana Noonan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391583

This engaging title tells the story of two different ecosystems--the declining fish population in the Claymount Stream and the declining number of birds in the Mainsville Woods. These stories show prime examples of predicting causes, collecting data, and making conclusions and problem-solving solutions. Not only will children practice collecting data and making predictions, but they will also learn about ecology and STEM themes. The interesting stories, vivid images, easy-to-read text, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and accessible glossary will keep readers engaged and confident that they can learn to analyze data to solve these problems and many others!

People Who Predict

Diana Noonan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391576

Explore estimation theory and geophysical predictions by learning about seismologists, volcanologists, and meteorologists! This exciting title showcases the importance of predicting and preparing for disasters in order to save lives. Volcanologists test gases on a volcano to predict eruptions! Meteorologists use Doppler radars to predict tornadoes! These data collectors use estimation in order to do this. Readers can use sample problems to practice estimation with the help of easy-to-read text, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and an accessible glossary. This title encourages children to improve their problem solving and STEM skills.

Wildlife Scientists

Dawn McMillan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391408

Learn how wildlife scientists use graphs, charts, and data analysis! It is important for wildlife scientists to assess probability and more when working with wild animals like polar bears and chimpanzees! This title uses mathematical diagrams and charts to improve readers' data analysis and STEM skills. Learn about Jane Goodall's work in chimpanzee conservation! Accurate data analysis is essential to her work and the work of many other scientists! These exciting examples will engage readers, while practice problems and clear diagrams will make them more confident in their own data analysis skills.

The World of Genetics

Lynn Van Gorp (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391262

Readers will discover the way genetics makes people, animals, and plants look the way they do in this intriguing and stimulating book! DNA, recessive and dominant traits, chromosomes, alleles, and the steps of mitosis are just some of the captivating topics that are discussed. Featuring numerous vivid, colorful images, fascinating facts, supportive text, and an accessible glossary and index, readers will be delighted from beginning to end. A helpful and interesting lab activity encourages readers to explore genetics even further!