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Police Dogs

Dawn Bluemel Oldfield (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627241724

A police dog weaves back and forth along a busy city street, using its powerful nose to sniff the ground. The working canine is searching for hidden bombs. In this exciting introduction to police dogs, beginning readers will learn all about the brave and loyal dogs that won't let anything keep them from getting the job done! From chasing after criminals to sniffing out explosives, police dogs are hard at work keeping people safe and protecting their police officer handlers. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.

Oklahoma's Devastating May 2013 Tornado

Miriam Aronin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627241830

May 20, 2013, began as a normal day at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Oklahoma. Just before 3:00 p.m., a loud siren went offa tornado was coming! Students and teachers raced to find shelter from the massive twister. The storm violently shook the school. Its powerful, swirling winds tore the roof off the building and caused some of the schools walls to collapse. Would the students and teachers inside survive the storms fury? Oklahomas Devastating May 2013 Tornado is a heart-stopping account of the tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma, and nearby areasfrom its origins as a thunderstorm to its transformation into a huge twister and, finally, to the peoples heroic efforts to rebuild after the destruction. Captivating, first-person accounts of survivors, including a teacher who risked her life to save her students and a couple who helped rescue people trapped by the monster storm, bring this dramatic tale to life. Large, color photos, maps, and fact boxes enrich the true stories of bravery and heroism. Written in narrative format, this book is sure to draw readers in and hold them tight.

Superstorm Sandy

Doug Sanders (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617729836

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy hammered the Caribbean and eastern United States, leaving a long trail of destruction in its path. Powerful winds snapped trees and shattered windows. Floodwaters filled up streets, washing away cars and spilling into buildings. Thousands of people were forced to abandon their homes and flee for their lives. This book is an account of the storm, from its origins in the Caribbean Sea to its landfall in New Jersey and, finally, to its aftermath. Superstorm Sandy includes captivating, first-person accounts of survivors, including a fireman who waded through chest-deep water to carry his three children and wife to safety, as well as a woman who was forced to take refuge in a tree after her home flooded during the storm. Large color photos, maps, and fact boxes enrich the true stories of bravery and heroism. Written in narrative format, this book is sure to draw readers in--and never let them go.

Pepperoni or Sausage? A Book about Conjunctions

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510590

Arjun, Nora, and Ping use conjunctions to join up parts of their sentences while they make pizza. Will they have anchovies or jalapeños? Includes a grammar review page.

Who Is Up There?: A Book about Prepositions

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510606

Scarlett, Ping, Bernard, and William use prepositions as they play hide-and-seek at the farm. Scarlett finds everyone, but there is a noise in the loft. Who is up there? Includes a grammar review page.

Who Ate It? A Book about Pronouns

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510613

William and Ping use pronouns as they get ready for Bernard's surprise birthday party. Someone ate the cake! But who ate it? They need to find out! Includes a grammar review page.

How Big Is It?: A Book about Adjectives

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510545

Scarlett uses adjectives to describe the animal she sees to Arjun and William as they take a walk through the woods. Just how big is that animal? Includes a grammar review page.

How Fast Is It?: A Book about Adverbs

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510552

Nora, William, and Arjun use adverbs to describe their actions while getting a boat ride from Arjuns dad. How fast can the boat go? Includes a grammar review page.

Ouch! It Bit Me!: A Book about Interjections

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510569

Scarlett, Nora, and Bernard use interjections while they learn about spiders after one bites Scarlett. Ouch! Includes a grammar review page.

What Is It Doing? A Book About Verbs

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510576

Ping uses verbs to explain to William what the bear outside Bernards cabin is doing. Readers learn the different jobs of verbs in a sentence. Includes a grammar review page.

No School Today: A Book about Nouns

Cari Meiste (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510583

Scarlett, Ping, and Arjun have fun with nouns as they play outside on a snow day. They use nouns to tell about the people, places, and things in their sentences. Includes a grammar review page.

Surviving a Blizzard

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533450

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.

Surviving an Earthquake

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533467

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.

Surviving a Fire

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533474

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.

Surviving a Flood

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533481

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.

Surviving a Hurricane

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533498

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.

Surviving a Tornado

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533504

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.

Rough and Smooth

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533290

A level A Amicus Reader that compares and contrasts common rough and smooth objects, both in nature and man-made. Includes comprehension activity.

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.

Animal Homes

Karen L. Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533337

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.

Energy

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533030

Describes how various forms of energy are used with everyday examples. Includes experiments.

Magnets

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533047

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

Push and Pull

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533054

Describes the forces of push and pull using everyday objects such as strollers and wagons. Includes experiments.

Simple Machines

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533061

Describes how simple machines are used in construction and how they make work easier. Includes experiments.

Toys

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533078

Simply describes the forces of friction and other physics concepts using common toys such as bicycles and yo-yos. Includes experiments.