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Texas

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802303

Invite your students to explore the state of Texas in this comprehensive title! Informative, easy-to-read text draws in reluctant readers, while vibrant, oversized photos showcase the beauty and diversity of this state. Readers journey through Texas as they learn about its history, cities, land features, animals, industries, sports, famous people, and more! A ?Tour Book? spread highlights kid-friendly things to do in Texas. Other features include a table of contents, fact boxes, a timeline, regional and state maps, a facts page with vital information, a glossary, and an index. Up-to-date population statistics are taken from the 2010 US census. In this title, students will find valuable information for first reports! Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Lonesome Star: A Story About Texas

Karen Latchana Kenney (author) Bob Doucet (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781604531848

This fun combination of original fable and factual information introduces young readers to the state of Texas through an entertaining and educational story based on the state symbols, history and geography. Take a trip through Texas as Sam, the star travels the state. Along the way Sam meets new friends and learns about the animals, plants, geography, and culture that make Illinois a great state! In addition to the illustrated story, interesting and informative factual sidebars about the state are found throughout the book. A treasure-hunt map plots the journey and a cultural recipe is also included. This book ends with state facts at a glance, a reading comprehension quiz, and more things to see and do around Sam with a map showing the locations. This title is a great way to explore Illinois in preparation for state reports or family vacations! Super Sandcastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Denmark

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110481

Welcome to Denmark – home of castles, gardens, fjords and the Little Mermaid! Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they learn about Denmark’s history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Denmark’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Denmark! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Kenya

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110498

Welcome to Kenya – home of the port city of Mombasa, nature and wildlife preserves, and Africa’s largest freshwater lake! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Kenya’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Kenya! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Netherlands

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110504

Welcome to Netherlands – home of windmills, The Hague, and brilliant fields of tulips! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Netherlands’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Netherlands! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Poland

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110511

Welcome to Poland – home of museums, castles, and salt mines! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Poland’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Poland! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Syria

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110528

Welcome to Syria – home of ancient trade routes and cities that are thousands of years old! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Syria’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Syria! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Ukraine

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110535

Welcome to Ukraine – home of vast steppes, deep ports, and beautiful architecture! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Ukraine’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Ukraine! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Venezuela

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110542

Welcome to Venezuela – home of the world’s highest cable car and South America’s largest natural lake! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Venezuela’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Venezuela! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Vietnam

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110559

Welcome to Vietnam – home of Buddhist temples, vast forests, and floating villages! Maps, a timeline with photos, and fun facts complement the text. The book closes with a facts page including Vietnam’s population and total area, as well as images of the country’s flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Vietnam! Table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Building the Panama Canal

Kelly Doudna (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111136

The Panama Canal is an incredible canal. It connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans! In Building the Panama Canal, young readers will find out more about this engineering marvel and how it was built. Compelling photographs and easy-to-read text brings this story to life, followed by a comprehensive quiz. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Building the Empire State Building

Elsie Olson (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111105

The Empire State Building is a famous skyscraper. It was once the tallest building in the world! In Building the Empire State Building, young readers will find out more about this engineering marvel and how it was built. Compelling photographs and easy-to-read text brings this story to life, followed by a comprehensive quiz. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Building the Hoover Dam

Elsie Olson (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111129

The Hoover Dam is an extraordinary dam. It provides water to much of the US Southwest! In Building the Hoover Dam, young readers will find out more about this engineering marvel and how it was built. Compelling photographs and easy-to-read text brings this story to life, followed by a comprehensive quiz. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Adele

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110573

Meet singing sensation Adele! In this engaging title, readers will follow Adele’s career from her smash debut album 19 through fifteen Grammy Awards and an Oscar! Her charitable work with organizations such as Keep a Child Alive and Drop4Drop is also featured. Table of contents, map, “Did You Know” fact boxes, a “Snapshot” graphic with vital information, glossary, and index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Drake

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110603

Meet famous music star Drake! In this engaging title, readers will follow Drake’s career from his role on Degrassi: The Next Generation to his move into music and first album Thank Me Later to four American Music Awards and three Grammy Awards! Drake’s charitable work is also featured. Table of contents, map, “Did You Know” fact boxes, a “Snapshot” graphic with vital information, glossary, and index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

United Kingdom

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014079

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through the United Kingdom - home of the iconic Tower of London and River Thames, the historic Edinburgh Castle, world-famous Giant's Causeway, and legendary writer William Shakespeare. Readers will learn about the United Kingdom's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including the United Kingdom's population and total area, as well as images of the UK's flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring the United Kingdom!

Brazil

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013935

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Brazil - home of the Amazon rain forest, Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, and international soccer stars such as Pele. Readers will learn about Brazil's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Brazil's population and total area, as well as images of the Brazilian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Brazil!

Egypt

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013973

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Egypt - home of the mighty Nile River, the magnificent Great Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza, and the tomb of King Tut. Readers will learn about Egypt's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Egypt's population and total area, as well as images of the Egyptian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Egypt!

Italy

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014024

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Italy - home of the majestic Italian Alps and Apennines, the iconic Colosseum, and the ruins of Pompeii. Readers will learn about Italy's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Italy's population and total area, as well as images of the Italian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Italy!

China

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013959

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through China - home of the majestic Himalayas, the magnificent Great Wall of China, and historic Tiananmen Square. Readers will learn about China's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including China's population and total area, as well as images of the Chinese flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring China!

France

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013980

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through France - home of the beautiful French Riviera, the iconic Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum, and the world-renowned Tour de France. Readers will learn about France's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including France's population and total area, as well as images of the French flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring France!

Germany

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013997

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Germany - home of the majestic Bavarian Alps, the famed Black Forest, and the iconic Brandenburg Gate and Neuschwanstein Castle. Readers will learn about Germany's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Germany's population and total area, as well as images of the German flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Germany!

Mexico

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014048

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Mexico - home of the beautiful Sierra Madre mountains, world-renowned beaches and the Riviera Maya, and historic Mayan sites such as Chichen Itza and Tulum. Readers will learn about Mexico's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Mexico's population and total area, as well as images of the Mexican flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Mexico!

Japan

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014031

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through Japan - home of majestic Mount Fuji, ancient warriors called samurai, and the long-standing sport of sumo wrestling. Readers will learn about Japan's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including Japan's population and total area, as well as images of the Japanese flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring Japan!

India

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014000

Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they journey through India - home of the snow-capped Himalayas, the magnificent Taj Mahal, and the world-famous Bollywood movie industry. Readers will learn about India's history, government, major cities, land features, natural resources, culture, and more! Maps, a timeline with photos, fun facts, and pronunciation guides aid readers. The book closes with a facts page including India's population and total area, as well as images of the Indian flag and currency. Students will find valuable report information while exploring India!