Used by the United States Army Special Forces, AH-6 Little Birds have a reputation for their ability to quickly attack a target and then get away before the enemy can react. They have proven to be so successful that the Army is developing a drone based off of the Little Bird design. This title introduces readers to the AH-6 Little Bird, its features, and the missions this small, speedy helicopter performs.
Martial arts students dont just learn how to fight. They also learn lots of other important things they use every daylike self-esteem, for example. Martial arts students feel better about themselves because they are learning new things; they are hearing encouragement; and they are reaching their goals, so they feel like a success. Self-esteem helps them do better in school, at home, and with friends. Discover how martial arts can improve your self-esteem too!
When ear-scratcher (the duke) and Calls-Me-Sweetie-Pie (the Duchess) do not return in time to host their family's famous series of tea parties, Lady Ginny (the poodle) and Codger (the cat) must step in. Codger slows them down a bit, but with the help of Cook and two tiny and unusual characters, they entertain eleven gatherings of guests from mountain lions to butterflies, with just the right treats for each, elegantly prepared, and (almost) flawlessly presented. Lady Ginny's Tea Parties is Lady Ginny's scrapbook, documenting her heroic attempts: the menus, the mishaps and the haute couture.
Each year, millions of kids are bullied. Bullying is nothing new, but today, it is more than hurting with fists or feet. For many young people, leaving school doesnt stop the bullying, because the bullies are on the Internet.
Someone, sometime, has probably told you, Eat your vegetables! But do you know why eating vegetables every day is so important? Find out how vegetables make your body healthier. Learn how vegetables like potatoes and peas, cabbage and corn, broccoli and beets get from the farm to your tableand discover why eating vegetables as part of a balanced diet is the best way to stay healthy!
When a tornado leaves a farmer with a heap of scrap metal and no animals, his neighbors are sure it's all over for him. But the determined farmer refuses to admit defeat. His plans are big, and when his neighbors dismiss them with the words, "When pigs fly," they grow bigger still. The farmer sets to work to turn that scrap metal into some rather surprising creatures. Mechanimals will help all of us believe in our dreams, despite what the neighbors may say.
Learn how to review other people's work and provide constructive advice with these fun activities. Students will practice giving tactful critiques, a foundational skill that will benefit them both academically and personally. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes jobs youngsters can do to earn money, including the benefits of a job well done and how to advertise and some tips on managing time for good work and play balance.
It is almost impossible for a cheerleader to cheer alone. Every cheerleader needs to be part of a squad in order to excite the crowd. This title covers the teamwork, friendship, and hard work that go into making successful and energetic cheerleading squads.
Simply describes the forces of friction and other physics concepts using common toys such as bicycles and yo-yos. Includes experiments.
Describes the scientific concepts of heat, melting, freezing, and boiling using everyday cooking examples. Includes experiments.
Introduces the concept of energy, how we use it, and earth friendly ways kids can help conserve it and save the earth on a daily basis.
Introduces the concept of Earth’s water cycle, explains how we use Earth’s water, and offers ways kids can help conserve it.
Introduces ways to take care of Earth on a daily basis, such as recycling, planting trees, and caring for Earth’s animals.
Describes what guide dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as guide dogs. Includes information about puppy raisers, guide dog schools and individuals who have benefitted from having a guide dog partner.
Describes what K9 police dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as police dogs. Includes stories about dogs that work for real police forces around the world.
Describes animals that might work in movies, how they are trained, and what a day is like on a movie set. Includes information about movie animals in history and what it’s like to train animals to work in a movie.
Explores 12 things to know about the stock market. Includes amazing facts along with information about key history and major players.
Meet a girl and her younger sister Kit, who never seems to quit, while learning words in the –it word family.
Read about Kay, a young girl who wants her friend to stay and play, while learning words in the –ay word family.
Meet Bret, a young boy who is afraid to get wet, while learning words in the –et word family.
Meet a girl and her robot Dot who likes to do a lot, while learning words in the –ot word family.
Read the story of Blake, a young boy who always has to take his younger brother Jake along with him, while learning words in the –ake word family.
This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the benefits of saving money that is earned or received. Gives tips on saving for big and small purchases and how banks can help keep money safe.
This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers helps readers learn the basics of wants and needs, shopping sales, and making wise purchases. Gives tips on saving money for big purchases and finding the best prices.