A busy restaurant kitchen buzzes with energy. Thanks to the chef, the orders fly out the door! This book for young readers explores where chefs work, what they do, and how they create mouth-watering meals!
Of all the U.S. presidents, Abraham Lincoln stands out as a champion of change and equality. It is no surprise the Lincoln Memorial is considered a symbol of freedom. This title provides a look into the achievements of President Lincoln and why we honor his legacy today with the Lincoln Memorial!
This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about an orca’s arctic habitat, body parts, and behaviors.
This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about an arctic foxes' arctic habitat, body parts, and behaviors.
This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished skyscraper. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, author's note, and an index are included.
Readers follow along on a day in the life of a kindergarten teacher as a young boy pretends to be a teacher while playing school with his sister. Includes a glossary and an activity that lets readers practice teaching skills.
Readers follow along on a day in the life of a police officer as a young girl pretends to be a law enforcement officer while on a walk with her dad. Includes a glossary and an activity.
Readers follow along on a day in the life of a librarian as a young girl pretends that the family den is a public library. Includes a glossary of library terms and a library scavenger hunt activity.
Readers follow along on a day in the life of a carpenter as a young girl pretends to be a carpenter while building a cardboard-box fort in the backyard with her brother. Includes a glossary of construction terms and an activity that lets readers practice building skills.
Keep our cars and trucks running smooth! In this book, readers will meet the mechanics who work on vehicles, from cars and trucks to airplanes and big machines. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.
Describes the statues of Easter Island, including theories on how they were built, the people who built them, and what the statues are like today.
Describes the Great Wall of China, including how and why it was built, the dynasties behind its construction, what it was used for, and what it’s like today.
Describes the mystery of Machu Picchu, including how and why it was built, the emperor who lived there, why it was abandoned, and what the ruin is like today.
Describes the mysteries behind Stonehenge, including how and why it was built, the people who built it, and what the ruins are like today.
Describes the Taj Mahal, including how and why it was built, how it was ruined and has been restored, and what it is like today.
Find out what makes Molly, her baby brother, and her friends happy as they go to the beach, have a play date, and finally go to bed.
A day at the zoo can be lots of fun when you have a camera to catch the crocs, parrots, zebras, and other wild animals who live there. But what if your big sister is the photographer, and not you? Why, then you've got plenty of time to get into some mischief.
Come along on our journey to America's capital. We'll visit the White House, look for past presidents, and learn fun facts about the president's home.
Come along on a visit to Boston’s famous Public Garden. There are ducks there to see! Where could they be? Try to find Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, and their quacking friends.
Come along on our journey to New York. It's a special trip, just to visit the lions. Which lions could that be? The ones in the zoo? Toy lions in the store? Not at all: come see the lions who live at the New York Public Library.
Ms. Vanilla's class is happy today; they're about to put on a play. Everyone is ready. The whole school is there. The curtain goes up, so on with the show. It's the story of Red Riding Hood, and every young actor is really so good. But there's something familiar about Big Bad Wolf. Guess who it is? It's Ms. Vanilla!
When a trip to the city includes a visit to the toy store, the ride seems to take forever. Along a country road, through the tunnel, and over a bridge, the excitement builds--but are we there yet? is the question two eager kids keep asking their dad.
It’s movie time for Nomi and her friends Kira and Ken. The popcorn’s in hand, they’ve got their seats, and the show’s begun: Visitor from a Distant Planet. But something “alien” is going on…and it’s not just on the screen!
Buzzy learns to swim in the ocean and to rebuild his sandcastle after it is washed away.
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.