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Let's Investigate Light

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103703

With an emphasis on how important light is to our Earth, this title explains how light effects photosynthesis, how light travels, the different properties of light and how both animals and people depend on it. Whether it's ultraviolet light that help bees pollinate flowers to solar panels that use the Sun's light to heat our homes, it's all addressed in this beautifully illustrated book.

How Ecosystems Work

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103505

This title explains what an ecosystem is and how the plants and animals within an ecosystem rely on and affect its existence. Different types of ecosystems are described, as well as the food webs within them. How some changes to an ecosystem can be good and how some harmful changes can destroy them. Teaches students what an important role they can play in keeping these intricate ecosystems alive.

Leaves

Karen Hoenecke (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611813593

Great for early fall when the leaves are turning colors.

Unsolved! Mysterious Events

Stephanie Kuligowski (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383175

Mysterious events occur all over the world. It rains fish every year in Honduras, rocks in Pennsylvania make music, and large drawings can be found on the desert floors in Peru! Readers will learn about these strange phenomena and more curiosities like ESP and crop circles in this baffling and fascinating nonfiction reader. Vibrant images and intriguing facts in conjunction with a glossary of terms, informational text, and an index keep readers captivated from cover to cover!

Outside the Box: New Ideas!

Heather E. Schwartz (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781425853402

What does it mean to "think outside the box"? It means to challenge your usual way of thinking, and to develop your imagination. Thinking outside the box helps you come up with new solutions, solve problems, and invent new things. Featuring TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction reader introduces students to the idea of creative thinking and the concept of "thinking outside the box." This high-interest title includes detailed photos, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills. The book includes text features such as bold font, captions, a table of contents, a glossary, and sidebars to increase understanding, improve academic vocabulary, and prompt critical thinking. This text prepares students for college and career and is aligned with state and national standards. Keep grade 2 students engaged from cover to cover with this imaginative reader!

Young and Old

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533320

A level A Amicus Reader that compares and contrasts young and old animals, showing how old animals teach young ones. Includes comprehension activity.

Magnets

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533047

Describes how magnets work and gives examples of everyday uses of magnets. Includes experiments.

Frogs

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103741

From how a frog's life begins as a tadpole to the transformation into a webbed-footed amphibian, this title gives students all the information they could ever want to learn about frogs. Their habitats, diets, the difference between frogs and toads and the discovery of new species found by scientists around the world are all discussed.

Achoo!

Jo Cleland (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103451

Sung to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell, this book teaches students the importance of keeping germs to yourself and not spreading them to others by sneezing into a tissue and washing hands frequently to not spread bacteria.

A Penguin Named Patience

Suzanne Lewis (author), Lisa Anchin (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781631886294

Patience is a South African penguin. She is small at roughly 6 pounds and approximately 20 inches tall; but at 24 years old, she is the "penguin in charge" of the penguin exhibit at New Orleans's Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hits, devastating the city and surrounding areas with its catastrophic winds and flooding. The aquarium is severely damaged. With no electricity or relief in sight, the temperature in the aquarium reaches dangerously high degrees, putting the penguins in peril. Patience, and the 18 other penguins, along with some of the other zoo animals, must leave their home and their favorite human, Tom, the penguin keeper. Tom drives his penguins to Baton Rouge where an airplane transfers them to the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. Here the penguins will recuperate and live until they can return home to New Orleans. After nine long months away from Tom and their home, the aquarium is finally restored. And Patience, who has been patient, and her penguins return to New Orleans to a cheering homecoming.

What is an Echo?

Tracy Hill (illustrator)

Publisher: Remedia Publications ISBN: 9781561759323

Get answers in this nonfiction storybook to your fascinating questions! Colorful pictures, short sentences, and a small amount of predictable text per page make this book perfect for reluctant and struggling readers. I Wonder Series

Wheels

Lisa Owings (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733454

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to move things from one place to another. They also learn a wheel works with an axle. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how wheels are used in everyday life to make work easier.

Wedges

Katie Marsico (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733447

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to split things apart or stop them from moving. They learn how thicker wedges need more force to split something apart than thinner wedges. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how wedges are used in everyday life to make work easier.

Toilet Paper Before the Store

Rachel Lynette (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731924

Explains how trees are turned into pulp and how paper is made; discusses how toilet paper is rolled, perforated, and packaged; and how toilet paper becomes available to consumers.

Shoes Before the Store

Ryan Jacobson (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731900

Explains the different materials used in shoes; discusses how shoes are put together and shaped in a factory; and how shoes become available to consumers.

Pencils Before the Store

Rachel Lynette (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731894

Explains how wood is cut and milled; discusses how graphite is produced and pencils are assembled at a factory; and how pencils become available to consumers.

How to Find Information Online

Amanda StJohn (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733775

Watch as Opal Owl and Stew Rabbit learn to use search engines to find information online, evaluate online resources, and discover the difference between fact and opinion.

Blue Jeans Before the Store

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731825

Explains how cotton is grown and harvested to make fabric; discusses how blue jeans fabric is made at a mill and how the fabric is sewn together to make jeans at a factory; and how blue jeans become available to consumers.

What is electricity?

Ron Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180544

Inspire readers to get wired for knowledge! This informative new title introduces the scientific principles of electricity. Full-color photographs, accessible text, and relatable, real-life examples explain how electricity is created, stored, and moved. Readers learn that electricity can occur naturally or can be produced by batteries or machines. Hands-on activities encourage readers to experience science in a meaningful way.

Seasons

Nancy Louise Spinelle (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611813838

This book displays the main characteristics of each of the four seasons in a concise, yet imagery filled way.

Snow

Karen Hoenecke (author), K.J. Torda (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611814972

Explore the magnificance of a snowy evening.

What Has Wheels?

Karen Hoenecke (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611813630

A tour of the town introduces a variety of vehicles.

Las estaciones

Nancy Louise Spinelle (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611811834

This book displays the main characteristics of each of the four seasons in a concise, yet imagery filled way.

Las flores

Karen Hoenecke (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611814033

Using simple repetitive text, this book is perfect for a science lesson on flowers.

Las hojas

Karen Hoenecke (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611813975

Great for early fall when the leaves are turning colors.