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Happily Ever After: Princes & Princesses

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601931

A primer of the familiar fairy-tale characters of princes and princesses, from what they are like to whom they interact with, plus famous stories and movies in which they have appeared.

Happily Ever After: Spells & Potions

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601948

A primer of the familiar fairy-tale devices of spells and potions, from who uses them to their effects upon recipients, plus famous stories and movies in which they have appeared.

Justin Bieber: Musical Phenom

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614785972

This title examines the fascinating life of Justin Bieber. Readers will learn about Bieber's family background, childhood, education, and rise to fame. Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores Bieber's music career and the release of his hit albums My World and My World 2.0, his popularity on Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, and Twitter, his personal style, and his fans. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts. Contemporary Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Choppers

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841019

Put readers in the driver's seat of a chopper! With vibrant graphics, action-packed photographs, and engaging text, this book will get readers excited about the fast, thrilling world of choppers. Readers will learn how these amazing vehicles are custom built for power and style. Comprehensive diagrams display the main parts of a chopper and its engine. Also discussed are safety measures and chopper history. Features include a table of contents, fast facts, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

AH-64D Apache Longbow

John Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614785903

This title explores the development and use of the versatile AH-64D Apache Longbow attach helicopter. Readers will follow the history of its origins, from the AH-56 Cheyenne to the AH-64. Chapters detail the aircraft's military and performance specifications as well as its features and advantages in the field, such as its Northrop Grumman millimeter-wave Longbow radar, its two turboshaft engines, and its powerful guns and missiles. Readers will also learn about the Apache Longbow's use in Panama, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Anaconda, and other significant combat and peacekeeping missions.

Iguanas

Kristin Petrie (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802624

Take your readers beyond the world of dogs and cats with Unique Pets! In this title, they will discover the iguana's love of basking in the sun and its tail-dropping defense. Easy-to-read text introduces the behaviors, size, appearance, natural habitat, diet, reproduction, development, and care and keeping of this prized reptile. Large, full-color photos show off the iguana's special features. Your readers are unique individuals. Shouldn't their pets be, too? Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

Kristin Petrie (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802631

Take your readers beyond the world of dogs and cats with Unique Pets! In this title, they will discover the Madagascar hissing cockroach's impressive climbing skills, nocturnal habits, and fascinating variety of hissing sounds. Easy-to-read text introduces the behaviors, size, appearance, natural habitat, diet, reproduction, development, and care and keeping of this prized insect. Large, full-color photos show off the Madagascar hissing cockroach's special features. Your readers are unique individuals. Shouldn't their pets be, too? Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Potbellied Pigs

Kristin Petrie (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802648

Take your readers beyond the world of dogs and cats with Unique Pets! In this title, they will discover the potbellied pig's renowned intelligence and cleanliness and its unique breed history. Easy-to-read text introduces the behaviors, size, appearance, natural habitat, diet, reproduction, development, and care and keeping of this prized mammal. Large, full-color photos show off the potbellied pig's special features. Your readers are unique individuals. Shouldn't their pets be, too? Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Skeletons and Exoskeletons

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103512

This title explains how humans and animals have a skeleton to support the inner workings of their bodies and how the muscle attached helps us move. Also explains how exoskeletons have a skeleton on the outside of their bodies, giving examples of insects such as ants. Endoskeletons are also exampled. Gives detailed information on each, along with their habitats, eating habits, and ways they adapt to survive. A special section called, "Explore Your World" outlines an experiment that allows them to identify and examine first-hand this intriguing topic.

Using Tools to Understand Our World

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103604

The tools used by scientists are addressed in this title. Beakers, scales, microscopes, scientific calculators, and other important things used to investigate and create new technology. Communicating with these tools via satellite or sensors that are being developed to warn people of tsunamis are just part of the many science tools talked about in this title.

Pull It, Push It

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103598

Force and motion are introduced in this easy to understand book. Gives examples that students can relate to in their everyday lives. As with every title in this series there is a "Show What You Know" section in the back of the book which reinforces the text and allows students to answer three questions relating to the book. Brightly colored photographs enhance the text.

Energy All Around

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103581

This title explains how all forms of energy belong to one of two groups: potential or kinetic. It addresses how energy can be used in the form of water to create electricity, in the form of solar to heat our homes, and in the form of wind to turn the blades on a wind turbine.

Mix It Up! Solution or Mixture?

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103574

Mixtures and solutions exist everywhere and students will learn how some materials mix easily while others won't mix at all. Gives examples students can use to make a physical mixture and gives detailed information on how different components make up different solutions.

The Scoop About Measuring Matter

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103567

Matter is anything that has mass, and this title teaches students about how temperature affects the different states of matter and why. Talks about the International System of Units and measuring mass and volume.

Reproduction in Plants

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103536

The life cycle of a plant is explained as well as how different plants use different ways to reproduce. How the different parts of a plant play a role in how it receives the nutrients it needs to survive. How plants are pollinated and how more plant species are being discovered every day.

Why Plants Become Extinct

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103529

Students will learn how plants are becoming endangerd or even extinct due to changes in climate, deforestation to build new homes, or by invasive plant species that are brought from other places. How plants make adaptations to survive their ever changing habitats is also discussed.

Marsupials

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103758

This book teaches students about what a marsupial is, the gestation period, how they raise their young, and whether they are carnivores, omnivores, or herbivores

Let's Classify Organisms

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103611

Grouping things by similar characteristics is how you classify things. This title goes into great detail about the six kingdoms of all living organisms. Filled with information and interesting facts, students will love learning about this interesting scientific topic.

Cyril the Mandrill

Francesca Greco (author), Francesca Greco (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723895

Cyril is shunned by other animals in the zoo because he looks so different from them. However, when winter comes Cyril's colors and stories remind them of the beauty of the natural world and that spring will soon return.

In the Dark Cave

Richard Watson (author), Dean Norman (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723086

A cricket, a rat, and a bat live happily in a dark cave. Each one has a unique way of navigating without light, but one day, an explorer enters the cave and brings light. Written in rhyme, this is a good beginner reader.

Leprechauns Never Lie

Lorna Balian (author), Lecia Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723994

Ninny Nanny and Gram decide to catch a leprechaun and use his pot of gold to solve their problems. But finding the fortune is a lot of work! Told in a sweet lilting Irish brogue.

My Big Brother

Mary Cohen (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723154

The narrator of this story idolizes his older brother. But when big brother leaves for the army, the narrator tries his best to fill big brother's shoes for his younger brother.

Sweet Touch, The

Lorna Balian (author), Lecia Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724106

A modern day version of King Midas' Touch. When the gumball machine delivers a ring instead of bubble gum, Peggy can't hide her disappointment. After turning the ring round and round on her finger, a genie appears and grants her one wish for the "sweet touch."

Termites on a Stick

Michele Coxon (author), Michele Coxon (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723222

After observing his mother use a stick to fish for termites in an anthill, a young chimpanzee learns how to do the same.

Bee My Valentine

Miriam Cohen (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723864

Although the children are told to send a card to everyone in their class, George gets fewer cards than everyone else. But his classmates quickly rally round and successfully cheer him up.