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Starting at a New School

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630785789

Newcomers will build practical life skills that are expected of all American teens with this flipbook - the nonfiction side includes a glossary of key terms used in the text and topical conversation questions that help students practice English language skills, while the fiction side helps put it all into context. Great ELL resource.

Organizing for Success at School

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630785796

Newcomers will build practical life skills that are expected of all American teens with this flipbook - the nonfiction side includes a glossary of key terms used in the text and topical conversation questions that help students practice English language skills, while the fiction side helps put it all into context. Great ELL resource.

Finding and Keeping a Job

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630785819

Newcomers will build practical life skills that are expected of all American teens with this flipbook - the nonfiction side includes a glossary of key terms used in the text and topical conversation questions that help students practice English language skills, while the fiction side helps put it all into context. Great ELL resource.

Surviving the Sea

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207803

A crunching sound awakens a husband and wife sailing to Hawaii. Water starts to rush into their boat. They watch from the life raft as it sinks in only 15 minutes. That is the beginning of William and Simonne Butler’s 66-day trial of survival on the ocean. Iron Will: Surviving the Sea tells the story of five shipwrecks, and what it took for the survivors to endure until they were rescued. From surviving in an air pocket in a sunken ship at the bottom of the ocean, to the longest solo survival at sea, readers will learn how these individuals persevered against all odds.

Surviving the Jungle

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207810

A group of friends plan a trip to explore the Amazon rainforest. They have a map and some supplies, but the jungle is thick with trees. There are very few paths. The friends realize that they are lost and no one knows where to look for them. That is the beginning of Loic Pillois and Guilhem Nayral’s dangerous adventure. Iron Will: Surviving the Jungle tells five shocking stories of being lost in the rainforest. The survivors faced deadly animals, like jaguars and poisonous spiders, and encountered dangerous terrain, with heavy rains, flooding, and waterfalls. But readers will learn how they each made it out alive, with little more than an iron will.

Surviving the Mountain

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207827

A woman is getting her gear ready for a day of skiing. It’s a beautiful day at the lodge and she is near the lockers setting up her ski boots. She hears a distant rumble, and the lodge is overtaken by an avalanche. This is the start of Anna Allen’s five-day ordeal of being trapped under snow and debris. Iron Will: Surviving the Mountain retells 5 stories of adventure and survival on cold, dangerous mountains around the world. Some people lost limbs, and others lost fingers and toes to the cold. Even the most prepared can become the mountain’s victim. But somehow, with grit and determination, these survivors didn’t lose their lives.

Surviving the Desert

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207834

A man is driving through the Australian outback. His car breaks down, miles away from any help. He is surrounded by nothing but dry earth and bare trees, which offer very little shade. He knows he won’t make it if he tries to walk to a town. This is the beginning of Ricky Megee’s 71-day ordeal in the Australian wilderness. Iron Will: Surviving the Desert relates the experiences of five people alone in deserts around the world, and how they made it out alive. If the poisonous snakes and lizards don’t pose a major threat, the lack of water and high temperatures will. It takes a special will to survive to make it through such harsh a environment.

U.S. Presidents

Sheryl Peterson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846326

Highlights fascinating facts about U.S. presidents, from the president who was afraid to touch light switches to the president that banned broccoli. Learn about the president's dog who was so popular that he needed his own secretary, the president who befriended a burglar, the president who had his staff hide from him, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

The White House

Emily Schlesinger (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982340

It is the most famous house in the United States. Major moments in world history have taken place within its walls. World leaders, children, and even animals have roamed the halls. War once destroyed it. But now the house stands as a symbol of freedom and democracy in the U.S. This is the story of the White House.

Zoo

Adeline J. Zimmerman (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274827

Zoo takes emergent readers on a trip to the zoo while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren't facing too many challenges at once. Zoo includes Tools for Teachers and Caregivers and a Let's Review! question and image, as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.

Poland

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273523

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Poland. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Pumpkin Patch

Adeline J. Zimmerman (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274797

Pumpkin Patch takes emergent readers on a trip to the pumpkin patch while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren't facing too many challenges at once. Pumpkin Patch includes Tools for Teachers and Caregivers and a Let's Review! question and image, as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.

Saudi Arabia

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273554

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Saudi Arabia. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Somalia

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273585

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Somalia. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Louisiana Purchase

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274360

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the causes, main events, key players, and lasting impacts of the Louisiana Purchase. Interesting photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about this important event in American history. An infographic enhances understanding of the Louisiana Purchase, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. A timeline highlights key events and dates. Louisiana Purchase also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Museum

Adeline J. Zimmerman (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274766

Museum takes emergent readers on a trip to the museum while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren't facing too many challenges at once. Museum includes Tools for Teachers and Caregivers and a Let's Review! question and image, as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.

Morocco

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273431

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Morocco. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Pakistan

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273493

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Pakistan. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Netherlands

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273462

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Netherlands. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Immigration Through Ellis Island

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645274339

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the causes, main events, key players, and lasting impacts of immigration through Ellis Island. Interesting photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about this important part of American history. An infographic enhances understanding of immigration through Ellis Island, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. A timeline highlights key events and dates. Immigration Through Ellis Island also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Indonesia

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273400

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Indonesia. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Farm Plants

Tessa Kenan (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645275282

In Farm Plants, beginning readers will learn what about the major crops that grow on a farm, as well as the many vegetables and herbs that grow in farm gardens. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn what major crops are called and what their fields look like. Photos and further detailed descriptions of major crops help introduce the content, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about farm plants online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Farm Plants also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Farm Machines

Tessa Kenan (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645275268

In Farm Machines, beginning readers will follow a farmer throughout the year, learning about the many ways he or she uses a tractor to pull different farm equipment, such as plows, planters, and balers, to combining in the fall. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn what each piece of farm machinery is called and what it does. Photos and further detailed descriptions of different equipment help introduce the content, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about farm equipment online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Farm Machines also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Iceland

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273370

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Iceland. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Denmark

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273349

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Denmark. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.