Great for early fall when the leaves are turning colors.
From taking a close-up look at the skin, to learning how our skin and nerves work as a team with our brains, My Amazing Sense of Touch explores everything to do with how we feel the things we touch. How do we detect soft, rough, hot, or cold? How does our sense of touch stop us from getting hurt? These questions and many more will be answered in this lively, fact-packed new book for young readers.
Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Zebras Have Stripes offers answers to their most compelling questions about the unusual pattern of this African animal. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
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!
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!
Level 2 guided reader that educates students on tornadoes, how they form, precaution, and safety.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of blizzards, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a blizzard.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of earthquakes, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after an earthquake.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of house fires, how to prepare a fire escape plan, and how to get out during a fire and stay safe after the fire is out.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of floods, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a flood.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of hurricanes, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a hurricane.
A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of tornados, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a tornado.
A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes how different animal homes are used and how they benefit each animal. Examples include nests, caves, webs, tree hollows, termite mounds, and shells. Includes comprehension activity.
Describes how magnets work and gives examples of everyday uses of magnets. Includes experiments.
Describes how simple machines are used in construction and how they make work easier. Includes experiments.
Describes how various forms of energy are used with everyday examples. Includes experiments.
Introduces the concept recycling and why it is beneficial for our Earth while offering fun ways to recycle and reuse at home and in the community.
Presents the evidence (or lack therof) and stories of both reported sightings and hoaxes of the large, hairy, man-like creature known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch.
Presents the evidence (or lack therof) of reports and studies of extra-sensory perception, including hoaxes and fake psychics, ultimately stating there is no proof of ESP.
Describes dogs that work to detect explosives in many locations. Explains training dogs and handlers require, along with the best breeds for the job. Includes stories of dogs that have worked on K9 Police squads and as military working dogs in Iraq.
Describes what search and rescue dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as search and rescue dogs. Includes stories about real dogs who have saved lost or trapped people.
Describes what therapy animals do, where they work, how they are trained, and which kinds of animals are best for certain jobs. Includes stories about real animals who have provided therapy to people.
A mischievous dog (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a dog. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.
Several pet birds (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a pet bird. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.
Mischievous hamsters (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of owning a hamster. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.