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Building the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490432

From design to dedication, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was engineered and built. Featuring over 58,000 Vietnam War soldiers’ names, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial draws millions of people to its reflective black granite wall each year. Elementary readers will learn why this memorial was built, the controversy over Maya Lin’s design, and how it became one of the most visited national monuments in America. A progressive timeline highlights the building sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Building the Statue of Liberty

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490425

From design to dedication, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the Statue of Liberty was engineered and built. As a symbol of freedom and democracy, the Statue of Liberty once welcomed new immigrants to America. Today, the iron monument attracts millions of people to its island. Elementary readers will learn why France gifted the United States with a statue and how it was built in both countries. A progressive timeline highlights the construction sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Building the Gateway Arch

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490418

From initial design to grand opening, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the Gateway Arch was engineered and built. As the tallest arch in the world, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis is an engineering feat. Millions each year travel to the viewing deck on top using the unique tram system. Elementary readers will learn why the “gateway to the west” was built and how engineers designed and constructed it. A progressive timeline highlights the construction sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Building One World Trade Center

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490401

From design to grand opening, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the One World Trade Center was engineered and built. As the tallest skyscraper in North America, One World Trade Center attracts millions of visitors to its observation deck each year. This Freedom Tower stands for hope in the wake of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Elementary readers will learn how architects designed the tower and how engineers made it one of the safest buildings ever built. A progressive timeline highlights the construction sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Building the Golden Gate Bridge

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490395

From design to dedication, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the Golden Gate Bridge was engineered and built. Once the world’s longest suspension bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was an engineering triumph of its time. Elementary readers will learn how engineers designed the bridge and what obstacles construction crews faced. A progressive timeline highlights the building sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Building Mount Rushmore

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490388

From blasting a mountainside to carving four presidents’ heads, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how Mount Rushmore was engineered and built. Tucked away in the South Dakota Black Hills, Mount Rushmore attracts millions of visitors each year. Elementary readers will learn about Gutzom Borglum’s idea and how it was carved from a mountain. A progressive timeline highlights the building sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Sea Otters

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518398

This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a sea otter’s arctic habitat, body parts, and behaviors.

Reindeer

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518381

This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a reindeer’s arctic habitat, body parts, and behaviors.

Polar Bears

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518374

This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a polar bear’s arctic habitat, body parts, and behaviors.

Orcas

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518367

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.

Arctic Foxes

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518350

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.

Yo puedo escalar

Emily Humphrey (author) Patrick Corrigan (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321945

A young girl can climb a mountain, with a little help from her big imagination!

Nuestro parque de la ciudad

Emily Humphrey (author) Addy Rivera Sonda (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641322003

When the town park is in disrepair, can everyone come together to help?

El policía Sam

Emily Humphrey (author) Giusi Capizzi (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321983

Whimsical illustrations show Officer Sam working hard to keep the forest and its inhabitants safe.

¡Es el día de la manzana!

Emily Humphrey (author) Amanda Erb (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321952

Readers will love following along as a class goes on a field trip and then makes a tasty treat in the classroom.

Our Town Park

Emily Humphrey (author) Addy Rivera Sonda (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321846

The town park is in bad shape; can everyone in the community come together to help?

Officer Sam

Emily Humphrey (author) Giusi Capizzi (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321822

Whimsical illustrations show Officer Sam working hard to keep the forest and its inhabitants safe.

It's Apple Day

Emily Humphrey (author) Amanda Erb (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321792

Readers will love following along as a class goes on a field trip and then makes a tasty treat in the classroom.

I Can Climb

Emily Humphrey (author) Patrick Corrigan (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321785

A young girl can climb a mountain, with a little help from her big imagination!

Scientists Study Our World

Harold Morris (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781950825103

Science is in every part of our lives. Where there is science, there are scientists. Learn about areas of science you like and might someday be your career. Great for STEM and content literacy.

Cultural Traditions in Italy

Adrianna Morganelli (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427181015

Italy has been the center of the Roman Catholic Church for hundreds of years. Many of the country's traditions and holidays today are based on religious holy days. This interesting book describes national holidays in Italy that mark such events as religious festivals, as well as important historic events such as the country's independence. Other traditional celebrations featured include food festivals and family occasions.

Cultural Traditions in Argentina

Adrianna Morganelli (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427181008

Ruled for many years by European countries, Argentina's traditions today are a blend of indigenous, Spanish, and Italian cultural traditions. This colorful book describes the holidays and festivals celebrated throughout the year in Argentina. In this largely Catholic country, many holidays are based on religious festivals. Others celebrate important historic events. Find out also how Argentines celebrate family occasions.

Cultural Traditions in South Korea

Lisa Dalrymple (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180940

This fascinating book describes the holidays and traditions of South Korea. Many holidays are based on the seasons such as Lunar New Year and Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving. Others are religion-based such as Buddha's birthday. Find out also how South Koreans celebrate family occasions honoring ancestors, elders, and children.

Cultural Traditions in the Netherlands

Kelly Spence (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180957

This interesting book describes the holidays and traditions in the Netherlands that celebrate important dates in history, religion, royal ceremonies, and changes in the seasons. Young readers will discover the unique traditions of the Dutch people as they celebrate familiar holidays such as Christmas and Easter, and family occasions such as weddings and birthdays.

Transportation in Different Places

Adrianna Morganelli (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116499

From rickshaws and rowboats to camels and cargo ships, this dynamic title looks at the different ways people and things move from place to place. Readers will learn how climate and environment affect transportation around the world.