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Funky Fractions

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179522

Multiplying and dividing fractions can be a funky mess if you dont take the right steps. The rhyming text in this book will help students understand, in a fun way, just how to tackle these fractions with step-by-step directions and visual representations. Students can then practice what they learned by completing the sample problems! This book will allow students to apply and extend previous understanding of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.

Dazzling Decimals

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179492

This book is designed to make a point about decimals! With the rhyming text and catchy title, students will learn that adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing decimals is not scary at all. With step-by-step instructions, tips, and sample problems, students will have the confidence to solve these dazzling decimal problems! This book will allow students to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths.

Dive into Division

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179508

Dont be scared of division, just dive right in! With guided instruction, tips, and rhyming text, students will understand how to divide with various techniques. Sample problems allow students to show what they know. This book will allow students to understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division and solve problems.

Dynamic Denominators

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179515

Get to the bottom of fractions with this rhyming title about dynamic denominators. Understand the importance of like denominators when comparing fractions and how to convert fractions so they have the same denominator! Students will gain a better understanding of this math concept with the help of step-by-step instructions, tips, and sample problems. This book will allow students to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.

Multiplication Master

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179454

With rhyming text, this book will have students mastering multiplication with easy tricks and tips! With visual representation, sample problems, and easy to follow instructions, students will see the pattern within multiplication rules. This book will allow students to understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division.

Multiplication Meltdown

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179461

Dont have a meltdown! You will understand factors and multiples with step-by-step instructions, sample problems, and tips to help you along the way. Visual representations paired with rhyming text will help students avoid any math meltdown. This book will allow students to gain familiarity with factors and multiples.

Fraction Action

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179447

Take action in understanding all about fractions in this rhyming text with sample questions, picture representations, and easy to follow instructions. Students will learn about the different types of fractions and how to add and subtract them! This book will allow students to develop understanding of fractions as numbers.

Time Travel

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179416

Sometimes you just need to slow down in order to understand what is going on. This book will take things slowly so that you wont miss any important information. Get ready to travel through time using visual representations, rhyming text, and guided instruction, allowing students to understand the working of time! This book will allow students to solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time.

Powerful Place Value

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179423

Power up with this title on place value! Guided with rhyming text and color-coded numbers, students gain a better understanding of place values. This book helps give students the power to understand the place value of numbers through sample questions and tips, making this math concept fun to learn! This book will allow students to understand place value.

Magical Mathematical Properties

Lisa Arias (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179409

Properties arent magic! They are special rules that numbers follow so you can solve problems quickly in your head. Using detailed instructions and rhyming text, students gain understanding of when and how to use mathematical properties. This book will allow students to apply properties of operations as a strategy to add and subtract, or multiply and divide.

St. Louis Gateway Arch

Keli Sipperley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179751

The St. Louis Gateway Arch is a tribute to Thomas Jefferson and the explorers and pioneers who shaped the American West. Located in St. Louis, Missouri, it stands 630 feet (189 meter) high, making it the tallest monument in the United States. Included on the grounds of the arch are the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the Museum of Westward Expansion, and St. Louis Old Courthouse, the site of the first two trials of an American slaves fight to gain freedom. This true American symbol is something you will want to visit on your next family vacation! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

The Star Spangled Banner

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179706

The Star Spangled Banner became the national anthem of the United States of America in 1931. Originally written as a poem by Francis Scott Key, it became the most important song in our countrys history. Uniting Americans with pride every time it is played at sporting events, during official events for our nation, or for school events, it always brings a sense of loyalty and honor to the citizens of the United States of America! This book will allow students to describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Liberty Bell

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179713

The Liberty Bell, which resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is over 260 years old and can be traced back to William Penn. Created to commemorate Penns visionary work, it now stands as one of our nations most valued symbols of peace, liberty, and freedom for all! Read all about William Penn and his visions for our great nation, and all the facts about this old, cracked bell that doesnt even ring anymore! This book will allow students to refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179201

Have you ever wondered just how a bill becomes a law? This book takes you through the many processes the legislative branch of our government must follow to introduce a bill, and the steps it goes through to make it an actual law. The different committees, voting procedures, debates, amendments, and finally to the presidents pen, which is the last step in making a bill a law! Learn all about how important laws are to our country, and how they help keep all of us safe! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

What Happens When You Flush?

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178907

Have you ever thought about what really happens when you flush a toilet? In this book, students will learn all about this quirky subject and the different parts of this simple machine. From the bowl, the tank, the handle, and stopper, students will learn about something we all do on a daily basis but dont really ever think about. So, next time you flush, youll know exactly what happens! This book will allow students to develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.

Microwave Ovens

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178884

Did you know the microwave oven was actually invented by mistake? That mistake led to the technology that has made cooking faster, more convenient, and more popular than conventional cooking. This book addresses the differences between a standard oven and a microwave oven. So, pop in a snack, set the timer, and in a few seconds youll be ready to enjoy! This book will allow students to plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.

Escalators

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178891

An escalator is a moving staircase with steps that go up or down. This book discusses how an escalator is based off a conveyor system, moving objects up and down using gears. This form of transportation has made it more convenient to go from one floor to another without walking up flights of stairs. So, next time you have a chance to ride an escalator, hold on to the handrails and get a free moving staircase ride! This book will allow students to analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.

Bluetooth

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178877

Bluetooth devices use radio waves to connect. It makes the things we do every day so much more convenient. No wires, cables, or cords, allows you to take computers, game controls, and many other objects from room to room. But how does it work? Learn about the signals these devices send to talk to each other and make your technology easier to use. This book will allow students to use tools and materials to design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.

TV Remotes

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178846

Can you imagine having to actually get up to change the channel on your TV? Well, before the remote control was invented, thats exactly what you had to do. A remote control can actually turn your lights on and off, change the temperature in a room, and even lock your doors! But, be sure not to lose it or YOU might actually have to get up and do it for yourself! This book will allow students to ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.

The Internet

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178853

Where would we be without the Internet? How would you research a school project or look for things you want to read about or buy online? This book details just what the Internet is, how it works, and how to be responsible when using it. So, be safe and happy surfing! This book will allow students to ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Speakers

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178860

Speakers have only one job. To deliver sound! Whether its your iPod, radio, or television, without speakers you wouldnt be able to hear anything. From currents, to magnets, coils and cones, and amplification and volume, all the intricate parts of a speaker are addressed to show how they make sound possible. So, put your headphones on and start listening to your favorite sounds! This book will allow students to plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

Computer Mouse

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178839

What kind of mouse has no ears, nose, or feet? A computer mouse! This book teaches students how a mouse and a computer work together. When you move your mouse, the cursor on your screen moves, making it quicker and easier to perform tasks on your computer. All the components of a computer mouse are outlined and give a better understanding of this important and useful computer tool. And, they dont squeak or have fur! This book will allow students to make observations and/or measurements of an objects motion to provide evidence that a pattern can be used to predict future motion.

Using Tools to Understand Our World

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103604

The tools used by scientists are addressed in this title. Beakers, scales, microscopes, scientific calculators, and other important things used to investigate and create new technology. Communicating with these tools via satellite or sensors that are being developed to warn people of tsunamis are just part of the many science tools talked about in this title.

Pull It, Push It

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103598

Force and motion are introduced in this easy to understand book. Gives examples that students can relate to in their everyday lives. As with every title in this series there is a "Show What You Know" section in the back of the book which reinforces the text and allows students to answer three questions relating to the book. Brightly colored photographs enhance the text.

Energy All Around

Buffy Silverman (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103581

This title explains how all forms of energy belong to one of two groups: potential or kinetic. It addresses how energy can be used in the form of water to create electricity, in the form of solar to heat our homes, and in the form of wind to turn the blades on a wind turbine.