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How Did They Build That? Dam

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796959

This title discusses how damns are built, including engineering, design and construction.

How Did They Build That? School

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796942

This title discusses how schools are built, including engineering, design and construction.

How Did They Build That? Skyscraper

Vicky Franchino (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796928

This title discusses how skyscrapers are built, including engineering, design and construction.

How Did That Get to My House? Telephone

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796874

Describes how the telephone works. Young readers will gain an understanding on how dialing several numbers on a phone enables them to communicate with virtually anyone on earth.

How Did That Get to My House? Television

Gary T. Chmielewski (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796836

Describes how Television programs are developed and transmitted across the airwaves and into homes, schools, and offices.

How Did That Get to My House? Water

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796829

Describes how water is transported, treated and stored from its source into homes, schools, and offices.

How Did That Get to My Table? Ice Cream

Pam Rosenberg (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796744

With this title, young readers will gain an understanding on how the ice cream they love, is made and how it ends up on their table.

How Did That Get to My Table? Ketchup

Emily J. Dolbear (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796782

With this title, young readers will gain an understanding on how the ketchup they love, is made and how it ends up on their table.

How Did That Get to My Table? Orange Juice

Pam Rosenberg (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796751

With this title, young readers will gain an understanding on how the orange juice they love, is made and how it ends up on their table.

How Did That Get to My Table? Peanut Butter

Pam Rosenberg (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796768

With this title, young readers will gain an understanding on how the peanut butter they love, is made and how it ends up on their table.

How Did That Get to My House? Mail

Gaetano Capici (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796850

Describes the postal services and explains how a letter placed in your mailbox can reach almost anyone, anywhere in the world.

How Did That Get to My House? Natural Gas

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796867

Describes how the natural gas that is used to cook and heat your home is discovered and transported into your home.

What Does It Do? Fire Truck

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800068

Fire trucks help to save lives and prevent the spread of dangerous fires every day. Readers will learn where a fire truck gets its water supply, what kind of equipment it contains, and the ways firefighters use these tools to help keep people safe.

What Does It Do? Tractor

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800051

Tractors are an essential tool for farmers everywhere. Readers will learn how farmers use tractors to plant and harvest the crops we use every day. They will also find out how people use tractors to maintain their yards and do chores.

What Does It Do? Cement Mixer

Gaetano Capici (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800082

From bridges and streets to houses and skyscrapers, cement is an important material used in many of the structures we use every day. Readers will find out how cement mixers are used to blend, transport, and spread cement wherever it is needed.

What Does It Do? Crane

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800020

Tall cranes tower above construction sites and line the edges of shipping ports. Readers will find out how different types of cranes are used to help build skyscrapers, load cargo ships, and much more.

What Does It Do? Digger

Jennifer Zeiger (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800037

Almost anything we build requires some sort of digging. Buildings, tunnels, and swimming pools all start with holes in the ground. Readers will find out how different kinds of diggers are used to create these holes. They will also learn about how diggers are used to help scientists learn more about the Earth.

What Does It Do? Bulldozer

Gaetano Capici (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800075

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Bulldozers are huge, loud, and powerful. Readers will learn all about the different parts of these mighty machines. They will also learn how operators use these tools to help clear paths, move heavy objects, and build new roads.

M is for Money: An Economics Alphabet

Debbie Shoulders, Michael Shoulders (author), Marty Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781634704274

This alphabet book brings the topic of economics down to a child's level, using tangible examples and scenarios to explain complex ideas. M is for Money uses snappy rhymes and expository text to introduce subjects ranging from supply and demand to taxes. Dynamic and witty artwork brings each topic to life.

T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet

Deborah Dover Layne Steven L. Layne (author), Doris Ettlinger (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531979

This school year promises "no more teachers' dirty looks." They'll be too busy smiling and reading from the pages of T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet. From the first verse, teachers and their kids will have great fun learning from the behind-the-scenes look at one of the most important buildings any of us enter. T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet is a charming education on education. Crisp, clever text from the minds of Steven and Deborah Layne keep children engaged as they are taken on an educational tour of the one room school houses, the roles of custodians and principals, quizzes and more that lay between the covers. Quick rhymes engage the reader while fact-filled text expound of each letter's topic. And no school tour would be complete without a stop in the art room. T is for Teachers' art class features Doris Ettlinger busy painting yellow busses, red bricks and every page with great care and straight A's. T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet is sure to find its way into the hands of students, parents and teachers alike. As a perfect introduction to the year ahead of a new student or as a great thank you to the teacher who makes a difference, this alphabet book will charm everyone who picks it up. T is for Teachers is a perfect complement to any classroom setting and proves once again that learning is indeed fun!

What Should I Do? If There Is a Fire

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800617

Readers learn what to do if they are caught in a burning building, how to prepare for such events ahead of time, and how to react to firefighters.

Penny: The Forgotten Coin

Denise Brennan-Nelson (author), Michael Glenn Monroe (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531306

Found by a young boy and placed into his pocket for safekeeping, Penny feels useless compared to the exciting Superball, the shiny Marble, the adventuresome Rock, and the colorful Bubblegum. But as she reminisces about her life and history, she realizes her worth, and it is reinforced by the young boy's need for her in an important decision. Denise Brennan-Nelson's boundless energy and enthusiasm comes from her days as a motivational speaker. Since the publication of her first book, Buzzy the Bumblebee in 1999, Denise has taken that enthusiasm into schools and inspired thousands of children to "bee-lieve" in themselves. Her second title, My Momma Likes to Say, shares her interest in and knowledge of clichs, idioms, and funny expressions used by adults and often misunderstood by the children who hear them. Award-winning wildlife artist Michael Glenn Monroe is also known for his charming character illustrations in such titles as Buzzy the Bumblebee, A Wish to be a Christmas Tree (read aloud on the Today Show in 2002 by Katie Couric), and The Christmas Humbugs. He brings this lively brand of illustration to the adventures of Penny.

Goliath: Hero of the Great Balitmore Fire

Claudia Friddell (author), Troy Howell (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365746

In 1904 the city of Baltimore was almost destroyed by fire. Hundreds of firemen, policemen, soldiers, and citizens battled the blaze for three days. The disaster brings out the best in man and the bravest of deeds, but one hero stands head and shoulders above all...literally. Goliath is a fire horse assigned to Engine Company 15. He is massive in size and mighty in heart and steadfastness. To the men of Engine Company 15, Goliath is the ultimate fire horse. He is the lead horse for the team assigned to pulling the mammoth Hale Water Tower No. 1. When the fire alarm sounds, calling them to action, Goliath leads his team into the blaze. Soon his lifesaving actions will lead him into the pages of history. Masterful artwork from acclaimed illustrator Troy Howell brings this true story to pulse-pounding life. Educator Claudia Friddell says of her work researching Goliath, "It was a privilege to meet and interview firefighters and fire historians about the Baltimore Fire of 1904." Goliath is her first children's book. Claudia lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Artist Troy Howell has had a prolific career as a children's book illustrator with countless books to his credit, including The Secret Garden, The Ugly Duckling, and Favorite Greek Myths. He received his formal art education from the Art Center in Los Angeles and the Illustrators' Workshops in New York. Troy lives in Falmouth, Virginia.

Coal

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797383

This title provides information on Coal as a source of energy. It highlights the positives and negatives of coal and discusses clean coal technology.

Homeland Security

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797574

Homeland Security discusses why and how the Department of Homeland Security was created and the measures taken by the Department to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States.