Early readers discover the various kinds of families in this nonfiction title. Readers are encouraged to be aware of and embrace the differences in families through lovely images and engaging text.
Learn about geometry right at home! This engaging, Spanish-translated title uses examples of household items like doors, napkins, and windows to help young readers recognize shapes like circles, triangles, and rectangles. These familiar images work in conjunction with engaging "You Try It!" problems and a helpful glossary to better children's understanding of geometry and early STEM concepts.
Learn geometry by taking a trip around town! This Spanish-translated, engaging title uses examples of town life to help young readers recognize basic shapes like circles, triangles, and rectangles. Vivid, familiar images of city life, engaging "You Try It!" problems, and a helpful glossary allow children to discover geometry all around them and improve their understanding of early STEM themes.
Learn the basics of nonstandard measurement at school! This book has been translated into Spanish and shows young readers that they can measure the length, width, and weight of all kinds of school supplies with nonstandard measurements. A flute is six cubes long! A desk is four hands wide! A ball weighs five blocks! These fun measurement examples, along with engaging "You Try It!" problems, will encourage children to practice measuring their own school supplies and will improve their understanding of early STEM themes.
Learn the basics of nonstandard measurement after school! This book has been translated into Spanish and shows young readers that they can measure all sorts of after school activities with nonstandard measurements. A violin is five hands long! A piano is six shoes tall! These fun measurement examples, along with engaging "You Try It!" problems, will encourage children to measure their after school activities and will improve their understanding of early STEM concepts.
Find out how many pets there are at the pet shop! This charming, Spanish-translated title helps young readers recognize numbers, practice counting to 20, and understand early STEM themes through vivid photos of familiar animals and helpful mathematical charts. Children will be encouraged and excited to practice their skills with the featured "You Try It!" problems!
Make counting fun by counting how many toys there are at the toy store! This bright, engaging title has been translated into Spanish and helps young readers recognize numbers, practice counting to 20, and understand early STEM themes through helpful mathematical charts and vivid images of familiar toys. Children will be excited to practice counting with the featured "You Try It!" problems!
Practice addition at the playground! This fun title, that has been translated into Spanish, uses examples from all around the playground to help children practice their addition and understand early STEM themes. Add up two blue swings and three red swings to get five swings! Add slides, rings, jump ropes, basketballs, and more! These familiar images work in conjunction with engaging "You Try It!" problems to encourage young readers to practice and improve their addition skills.
Count the exciting plants and animals found in a garden! This engaging title has been translated into Spanish and helps young readers count, compare numbers, and understand early STEM themes through familiar, engaging images and helpful charts. Children will practice comparing numbers by counting plants and animals, then determining if those numbers are more than, less than, or equal to other numbers. This title features engaging "You Try It!" problems to encourage readers to practice these new skills!
Practice addition while having fun in the sun! This charming, Spanish-translated title uses examples of outdoor activities to help children learn addition, number operations, and early STEM themes. Vivid, familiar images, mathematical diagrams, and engaging "You Try It!" problems make addition simple and fun for young readers. Add one slide and two slides to get three slides! Add kites, shells, pinwheels, and more!
Learn basic subtraction at the snack shop! This charming, Spanish-translated title uses familiar examples of children buying snacks at a snack shop to make learning subtraction and number operations easy and fun! If there were four lollipops, but a girl bought three, then one lollipop is left! With the help of practical examples, vivid images, mathematical diagrams, and engaging "You Try It!" problems, children will improve their subtraction skills and their understanding of early STEM themes.
Learn basic subtraction at the bakery! This engaging, Spanish-translated title uses familiar examples of a bakery selling tasty baked goods to make learning subtraction and number operations easy and fun! Practical examples, vivid images, mathematical diagrams, and engaging "You Try It!" problems all help young readers understand subtraction and early STEM themes. If there were eight pies, but four pies were sold, then there are four pies left! With the help of this practical example and many others, children will be excited to subtract!
Community leaders guide people and help them in times of trouble. They are role models, such as school principals, mayors, and Red Cross volunteers and often teach and help with charities. As the needs of people change, so do the jobs of community leaders.
Government leaders help to govern our country, our states, and our cities. They make important decisions, solve problems, and see that laws are enforced. The people they serve elect most government officials. Long ago, there were not as many government officials as there are today because the United States had a smaller population.
Store clerks help people shop. Many years ago, stores were smaller and store clerks had to perform most of the jobs in the store. Today, stores are larger and usually employ several store clerks to help. Store clerks today must know how to use computers to do their jobs.
Bank tellers help people take care of their money. Long ago, bank tellers did most of their work by hand. Today, computers make their work faster and easier. There are even machines called Automatic Teller Machines, or ATMs. Although convenient, ATMs cannot replace bank tellers.
Sanitation workers remove the trash and garbage that people and businesses produce. Increasing amounts of garbage and trash are becoming a problem in our world today.
Actors have entertained audiences for thousands of years. In the past, plays were performed both to entertain and to teach. Today, plays involve the use of lighting, sound systems, and elaborate sets and often have large casts that include many actors.
Throughout history, people have recorded ideas and important events in their lives and communities. Methods of writing have changed greatly over the years. Today, computers make a writer's job much easier and enable people to write and publish more material than ever before.
Long ago, it often took weeks for postal workers to deliver mail to people who lived far away. Today, mail is transported quickly by trucks and airplanes, and it usually reaches its destination in a few days. Postal workers deliver mail directly to homes, businesses, and mailboxes.
Librarians lend and take care of books. Many years ago, the job of a librarian was simpler because librarians only took care of a few books and libraries were small. Most libraries today contain many books, magazines, computers, and other media equipment. Librarians today help people find information and show them new ways to find it.
Fishers have provided food for thousands of years. Long ago, fishers had to fish close to land and used simple fishing tools such as knives, hoes, and spears. With the use of modern boats and fishing equipment, today's fishers fish far out in the ocean and catch a large variety of fish for market.
Farmers are important because they grow the food that people eat. Modern equipment enables farmers to grow more food for an ever-increasing world population.
For over two hundred years, individuals have protected and served their communities as lawmen. Today, people who help enforce the law are called police officers because both men and women can serve in the police force.
Many years ago, doctors trained nurses to help them treat people. Today, nurses go to school to learn about medicine and about how to help people when they are sick. Nurses perform many of the same duties as doctors.