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Science Projects

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179270

Have you ever been assigned a science project at school? It can be a little overwhelming. But, if you follow a few simple guidelines, it will make it an enjoyable experience. Think about something you wonder about. That is a good start. After picking your topic, conduct research by using the Internet or library, talk to experts about the topic youve chosen, form a hypothesis, test it and write down your observations, and form a conclusion based on them. Record all your information and present your prize-winning project to your class! This book will allow students to explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Studying and Test Taking

Nina Simone Mosley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179256

Studying for a test can be a daunting task. Some people wait until the last minute while others are organized and prepared when the time comes. Good study habits are all about paying attention in class, taking good notes, finding a quiet place where you can concentrate, and planning ahead! Learn how to reduce anxiety before a test by following a few simple rules that will help you to ace your next big test. This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Taking Notes and Close Reading

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179263

Want to be more successful in school? This book will help you achieve this by using two important strategies that can help you understand what you are learning: note taking and close reading. With simple steps on how to stay organized for that upcoming quiz or project, readers will be able to tackle new ideas or challenging topics. This book is filled with great ideas on how to use these two strategies to ensure you ace your next test! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Art's Supplies

Chris Tougas (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551439228

In this delightful tale of the power of the imagination, Art's supplies come to life in the studio, creating mayhem and magic -- and art! Pastels, pencils and paints, crayons, brushes and markers, everything gets in on the act of creating a mess-terpiece of fun. Chris Tougas' brilliant illustrations and clever text explore the essence of the creative process in a way that children will understand.

Out of the Deeps

Anne Laurel Carter (author), Nicholas Debon (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690633

Like many children throughout Canada's history, Savino had to quit school when he was twelve to work and help his family. In Out of the Deeps, Savino spends his first day at the mine working alongside his father and Nelson, his father's pit pony. When Savino's headlamp goes out deep in the coal mine, Nelson leads Savino out of the danger. In 1944 the miners received their first paid holiday and insisted that their pit ponies receive a week's holiday too. In Out of the Deeps, Anne Laurel Carter captures a boy's first day at work in the mines and a special pit pony's first glimpse of daylight.

Puppies on Board

Sarah N. Harvey (author), Rose Cowles (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551435930

When eleven puppies are born on Mollie's family's boat, chaos ensues. Mollie's mother wonders what to do, but Mollie has an idea. She will host a tea party in order to find homes for Charlotte, Heidi, Stuart, Margalo, Max, Pippi, Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, and Tigger. But Wilbur ... Wilbur is special. Not just any home will do for him.

Grandpa's Clock

Rachna Gilmore (author), Amy Meissner (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438054

"Slow and steady," that's how you make a grandfather clock. Grandpa should know. He and Cayley have made nineteen clocks together. Now they are making Cayley's very own, a Lord Nelson. Then, one night, Cayley awakes to the sound of a siren. Grandpa is gone. Cayley is scared by what she sees when she is allowed to visit him in the hospital. But scared or not, she knows what Grandpa needs, and she tells him, "Slow and steady" as he heals. The Lord Nelson clock waits, patiently, to be finished.

Pocket Rocks

Sheree Fitch (author), Helen Flook (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438153

No matter how hard he tries, Ian Goobie can't do the things that the other children in his class can do. Then he finds a rock, a rock that fits perfectly into his pocket, a rock that touches all his senses and whisks him away into a whole other world. From then on, as long as he has a rock in his pocket, Ian Goobie can begin to cope with his daily challenges. That is until he stuffs so many rocks in his pockets that his pants fall down right outside in the schoolyard.

Kids Making Money

Mattie Reynolds (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529376

Grown-up people earn money in different ways. But kids can earn too. Learn about age-appropriate jobs kids can do and how money earned can add up to spend, save, and share wisely.

Saving for the Future

Mattie Reynolds (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529383

There are many things a person needs. But there are also things we want. With this introduction to financial literacy, you can learn why it's important to save a part of what you earn for things you want in the future.

Edgy Equations

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179560

Step into the unknown and find balance in math equations. This book, with rhyming text, explores how to solve equations by checking that both sides are balanced. By using visual representations and sample questions, students will master one-variable equations. This book will allow students to write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.

Funky Fractions

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179522

Multiplying and dividing fractions can be a funky mess if you dont take the right steps. The rhyming text in this book will help students understand, in a fun way, just how to tackle these fractions with step-by-step directions and visual representations. Students can then practice what they learned by completing the sample problems! This book will allow students to apply and extend previous understanding of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.

Dazzling Decimals

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179492

This book is designed to make a point about decimals! With the rhyming text and catchy title, students will learn that adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing decimals is not scary at all. With step-by-step instructions, tips, and sample problems, students will have the confidence to solve these dazzling decimal problems! This book will allow students to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths.

Dive into Division

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179508

Dont be scared of division, just dive right in! With guided instruction, tips, and rhyming text, students will understand how to divide with various techniques. Sample problems allow students to show what they know. This book will allow students to understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division and solve problems.

Dynamic Denominators

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179515

Get to the bottom of fractions with this rhyming title about dynamic denominators. Understand the importance of like denominators when comparing fractions and how to convert fractions so they have the same denominator! Students will gain a better understanding of this math concept with the help of step-by-step instructions, tips, and sample problems. This book will allow students to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.

Multiplication Master

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179454

With rhyming text, this book will have students mastering multiplication with easy tricks and tips! With visual representation, sample problems, and easy to follow instructions, students will see the pattern within multiplication rules. This book will allow students to understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division.

Multiplication Meltdown

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179461

Dont have a meltdown! You will understand factors and multiples with step-by-step instructions, sample problems, and tips to help you along the way. Visual representations paired with rhyming text will help students avoid any math meltdown. This book will allow students to gain familiarity with factors and multiples.

Fraction Action

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179447

Take action in understanding all about fractions in this rhyming text with sample questions, picture representations, and easy to follow instructions. Students will learn about the different types of fractions and how to add and subtract them! This book will allow students to develop understanding of fractions as numbers.

Time Travel

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179416

Sometimes you just need to slow down in order to understand what is going on. This book will take things slowly so that you wont miss any important information. Get ready to travel through time using visual representations, rhyming text, and guided instruction, allowing students to understand the working of time! This book will allow students to solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time.

Powerful Place Value

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179423

Power up with this title on place value! Guided with rhyming text and color-coded numbers, students gain a better understanding of place values. This book helps give students the power to understand the place value of numbers through sample questions and tips, making this math concept fun to learn! This book will allow students to understand place value.

Magical Mathematical Properties

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179409

Properties arent magic! They are special rules that numbers follow so you can solve problems quickly in your head. Using detailed instructions and rhyming text, students gain understanding of when and how to use mathematical properties. This book will allow students to apply properties of operations as a strategy to add and subtract, or multiply and divide.

St. Louis Gateway Arch

Keli Sipperley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179751

The St. Louis Gateway Arch is a tribute to Thomas Jefferson and the explorers and pioneers who shaped the American West. Located in St. Louis, Missouri, it stands 630 feet (189 meter) high, making it the tallest monument in the United States. Included on the grounds of the arch are the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the Museum of Westward Expansion, and St. Louis Old Courthouse, the site of the first two trials of an American slaves fight to gain freedom. This true American symbol is something you will want to visit on your next family vacation! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

The Star Spangled Banner

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179706

The Star Spangled Banner became the national anthem of the United States of America in 1931. Originally written as a poem by Francis Scott Key, it became the most important song in our countrys history. Uniting Americans with pride every time it is played at sporting events, during official events for our nation, or for school events, it always brings a sense of loyalty and honor to the citizens of the United States of America! This book will allow students to describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Liberty Bell

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179713

The Liberty Bell, which resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is over 260 years old and can be traced back to William Penn. Created to commemorate Penns visionary work, it now stands as one of our nations most valued symbols of peace, liberty, and freedom for all! Read all about William Penn and his visions for our great nation, and all the facts about this old, cracked bell that doesnt even ring anymore! This book will allow students to refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179201

Have you ever wondered just how a bill becomes a law? This book takes you through the many processes the legislative branch of our government must follow to introduce a bill, and the steps it goes through to make it an actual law. The different committees, voting procedures, debates, amendments, and finally to the presidents pen, which is the last step in making a bill a law! Learn all about how important laws are to our country, and how they help keep all of us safe! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.