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Movie Director

Joseph O'Neill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797062

Describes the requirements, education, and duties associated with becoming a movie director. Includes profiles of prominent pioneers in the field of movie making.

Los colores de la ciudad

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627244794

A yellow car whizzes by tall buildings. It drops off one person and picks up another. Its color lets us know that it’s a taxi. Then a traffic light flashes red. Drivers know that red means stop. Early readers will be taken on a colorful journey through the city in this simple yet captivating text about different colors and what they mean. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. While practicing their reading skills, emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they learn about colors.

Los colores de las celebraciones

J. Clark Sawyer (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627244824

On Halloween, jack-o’-lanterns glow bright orange. Trick-or-treaters see black cats with yellows eyes. Red, white, and blue flags flap in the wind as people celebrate their country on the Fourth of July. Early readers will be taken on a colorful journey through the year in this simple yet captivating text about the colors of our favorite holidays. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. While practicing their reading skills, emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they learn about colors.

Iran

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684021093

Ancient. Beautiful. Rugged. Welcome to Iran! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Iran’s land, history, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Farsi! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Italy

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684021109

Spectacular. Historic. Delicious. Welcome to Italy! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Italy’s land, history, cities, food, and art. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Italian! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Pakistan

Rachel Anne Cantor (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684021123

Historic. Friendly. Wonderful. Welcome to Pakistan! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Pakistan’s land, history, cities, food, and art. They’ll even learn how to speak a phrase in Urdu! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Peru

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944102890

Breathtaking. Ancient. Friendly. Welcome to Peru! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Peru’s cities, food, holidays, music, and wildlife. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Spanish! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

The Philippines

Holly Longworth (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627249201

Beautiful. Busy. Friendly. Welcome to the Philippines! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about the cities, food, holidays, history, and wildlife of the Philippines. They even learn how to speak a few words in Filipino! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

El Salvador

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627249157

Hilly. Colorful. Full of history. Welcome to El Salvador! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about El Salvador’s cities, food, holidays, music, and wildlife. They even learn how to speak a few words in Spanish! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

From Accident to Hospital

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301152

Do you hear a siren? Well, pull over and learn about the chronological timeline of events just after an accident is discovered to the time it takes to transport the victim(s) to the hospital. 9-1-1- operators, police, EMTs and paramedics, and emergency room staff are all described with the duties they perform. This title will help kids sequence and order events. Filled with photographs and captions, informational sidebars, and clear, precise text, it will be a must read for kids. This title will allow students to describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Architect

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627345

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as an architect. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.

Germany

Walter Simmons

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144813

For over a quarter century, Germany stood as a country divided. A huge concrete barrier known as the Berlin Wall physically divided the capital of Berlin. When the wall came down in 1989, Germany was reborn. Readers will learn what daily life is like today for the innovative and industrious people of Germany. Blastoff! Series

FBI Special Agent

G.S. Prentzas (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794436

Introduces readers to the cool career of FBI special agent by giving a better understanding of this cool job.

J is for Jack-O'-Lantern: A Halloween Alphabet

Denise Brennan-Nelson (author), Donald Wu (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585366019

Who lit the first jack-o'-lantern? What creature of the night must return to his grave by dawn? And why do we holler "Trick or treat"? J is for Jack-O'-Lantern: A Halloween Alphabet invites you to come along on this A-Z adventure and celebration of all things that "go bump in the night." Poetry and prose combine to entertain and educate. H is for Haunted House A haunted house; you better beware. Only enter if you dare. Monsters lurking, looking mean-- Just can't wait to make you scream! Classic autumn games, jokes, and recipes (including gooey deviled egg eyeballs!) help round out the Halloween festivities. Atmospheric artwork blends just enough fun with fright to provide the perfect backdrop. One of Denise Brennan-Nelson's favorite Halloween memories is of her daughters wearing homemade skunk costumes, since the girls are "Mommy's little stinkers." Her other books include Willow and Buzzy the bumblebee. When she's not visiting schools to speak to schoolchildren and teachers, Denise is at home in Howell, Michigan. Born in Hong Kong, Donald Wu grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. He studied illustration at the California College of the Arts. Donald's current focus is in children's book illustration, but he also has experience with portraiture and editorial artwork. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

How do plants help us?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196682

This interesting book teaches children about the different foods plants provide for us and for animals, and how trees provide homes for animals and wood for peoples homes. Simple explanations also describe what a plant is, where it grows, and how it makes food and cleans the air.

T is for Time

Marie Smith Roland Smith (author), Rene Graef (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781633621299

T is for a Time Alphabet uses poetry and expository text to explore the concept of time, from explaining basic units of measurement to showcasing important scientific achievements. Topics include famous inventors (Albert Einstein and John Harrison) and important structures and landmarks (Kulkulkan Pyramid and Big Ben). Budding scientists will discover what world-famous stone structure is believed to be an early calendar, follow the voyages of explorer Ferdinand Magellan to better understand the International Date Line, and learn to tell time using the Zulu time system.

Cultural Traditions in Japan

Lynn Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179807

This wonderful book describes the different traditions and festivals celebrated in Japan today and how they are influenced by a love of art, nature, beauty, and ritual. Young readers will also learn how the Japanese people celebrate family occasions.

Working at a Restaurant

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794184

Working at a Restaurant introduces young readers to many careers available in a restaurant. Colorful sidebars encourage young children to think, create, guess, and ask questions about a career working in a restaurant.

Maria Von Trapp

Amy Tiehel (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692581

Here is the incredible true story of the woman inspired the beloved movie The Sound of Music. See how she became stepmother to the von Trapp children, and how the family escaped the Nazi's and became a revered singing group.

Abrams Tanks

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600141010

Roll across the terrain with the most feared tank on the planet. The Abrams tank is the armored backbone of United States ground forces. Readers will learn about the technology and crew that make the M1 Abrams a perfect blend of power and speed.

Spin it Figure Skating

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791744

Kids will learn about the jumps, maneuvers, and techniques that are at the heart of figure skating, as well as how top skaters prepare for competition and how they are judged.

Eyes and Ears

Carmen Corriols (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478816928

Teach early Physical Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet

Joy Steiner Stan Steiner (author), Jocelyn Slack (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585367566

Continuing the great Discover American State By State series is P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet. That's right, Idaho! Sleeping Bear Press explores the lush land and rich history of a state so often overlooked. Kids of all ages will love the A to Z rhymes boasting about all the riches found within Idaho's borders - from the Appaloosa steed to the zinc mines to Mount Borah, to, you knew we couldn't forget it, the potato. Every page expands on the rhyme and introduces the readers to more interesting facts, places and people that have helped make Idaho the unique treasure it is. Lyrically written by Idaho's own husband and wife team, Stan and Joy Steiner, P is for Potato excels through the love and knowledge of their home state. The text comes dancing to brilliant life behind the talented strokes of illustrator - and Idaho native -- Jocelyn Slack's brush. P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet is as unique as Idaho itself. It's rare to find a children's book on our 43rd state, but it's a great discovery to when you can offer one this well done.

China

Walter Simmons

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612113494

China, with over one billion people, is the most populated country in the world. China's most famous tourist attraction is the Great Wall, which runs across about 5,000 miles of northern China. Rich with Chinese culture, this title explores Chinese food, holidays, and daily life. Eager readers will also get to challenge their tongues with a few common words from one of the many Chinese languages! Blastoff! Series

Cyber Cop 2

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627376

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a cyber cop. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.