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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 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 a Skyscraper

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515137

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.

I'll Be a Librarian

Connie Colwell Miller (author) Silvia Baroncelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514796

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.

I'll Be a Carpenter

Connie Colwell Miller (author) Silvia Baroncelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514789

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.

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 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.

Great Wall of China

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536826

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.

Machu Picchu

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536833

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.

Stonehenge

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536840

Describes the mysteries behind Stonehenge, including how and why it was built, the people who built it, and what the ruins are like today.

Taj Mahal

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536857

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.

Turkeys on the Farm

Bizzy Harris (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277163

In Turkeys on the Farm, beginning readers will learn about turkey toms, hens, and poults. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they are introduced to turkeys' appearance, diet, behaviors, and home on the farm. A picture diagram labels the farm animal's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about turkeys online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Turkeys on the Farm also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Pigs on the Farm

Bizzy Harris (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277125

In Pigs on the Farm, beginning readers will learn about boars, sows, and piglets. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they are introduced to pigs' appearance, diet, behaviors, and home on the farm. A picture diagram labels the farm animal's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about pigs online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Pigs on the Farm also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Sheep on the Farm

Bizzy Harris (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277149

In Sheep on the Farm, beginning readers will learn about rams, ewes, and newborn lambs. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they are introduced to sheep, their appearance, diet, behaviors, and home on the farm. A picture diagram labels the farm animal's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about sheep online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sheep on the Farm also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Ovejas en la granja

Bizzy Harris (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645278856

In Sheep on the Farm, beginning readers will learn about rams, ewes, and newborn lambs. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they are introduced to sheep, their appearance, diet, behaviors, and home on the farm. A picture diagram labels the farm animal's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about sheep online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sheep on the Farm also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Goats on the Farm

Bizzy Harris (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277088

In Goats on the Farm, beginning readers will learn about goat bucks, does, and kids. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they are introduced to goats' appearance, diet, behaviors, and home on the farm. A picture diagram labels the farm animal's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about goats online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Goats on the Farm also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Horses on the Farm

Bizzy Harris (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277101

In Horses on the Farm, beginning readers will learn about stallions, mares, and foals. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they are introduced to horses' appearance, diet, behaviors, and home on the farm. A picture diagram labels the farm animal's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about horses online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Horses on the Farm also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Cows on the Farm

Bizzy Harris (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277040

In Cows on the Farm, beginning readers will learn about cows and their calves. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they are introduced to cows' appearance, diet, behaviors, and home on the farm. A picture diagram labels the farm animal's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about cows online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Cows on the Farm also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Ducks on the Farm

Bizzy Harris (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277064

In Ducks on the Farm, beginning readers will learn about drakes, hens, and ducklings. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they are introduced to ducks' appearance, diet, behaviors, and home on the farm. A picture diagram labels the farm animal's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about ducks online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Ducks on the Farm also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Chickens on the Farm

Bizzy Harris (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277026

In Chickens on the Farm, beginning readers will learn about roosters, hens, and newly-hatched chicks. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they are introduced to chickens' appearance, diet, behaviors, and home on the farm. A picture diagram labels the farm animal's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about chickens online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Chickens on the Farm also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Australia

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031514

A country and a continent, Australia is home to bizarre wildlife such as platypuses, emus, and wombats. Australia also boasts the Great Barrier Reef that stretches more than 1,400 miles across its northeastern coast! Hop down under in this low-level title to learn more about a truly unique continent.

Turkey

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341298

Turkey is a country with a rich cultural heritage. This peninsula country joins the continents of Asia and Europe together. Turkey’s customs, culture, landscape, and more are on display in this title for fluent readers. Special features introduce readers to the country’s language, climate, and landscape, while engaging activities highlight Turkish recipes and activities. Readers will enjoy this thorough exploration of all that makes Turkey great!

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.