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I'll Be an Engineer

Connie Colwell Miller (author) Silvia Baroncelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514833

Readers follow along with a civil engineer as a young girl pretends to be an engineer designing and building a bridge with her father. Includes a glossary of engineering terms and an activity that lets readers practice building skills.

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.

Aquarium

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513386

Let’s visit the home of the fish and more! Aimed at emergent readers and packed with colorful, behind-the-scenes images, this title is an admission ticket to an amazing, watery world.

I'll Be a Firefighter

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538608

Twins Lucy and Liam pretend to be firefighters after school and show what it's like to be a professional firefighter. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of firefighting terms.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Camel?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510637

A girl travels to the Gobi Desert, joins a group of photographers who are studying wild camels, and learns how camels have adapted to the desert and how they behave in the wild. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Hippopotamus?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510644

A boy travels to Africa, observes hippopotamuses in the wild, and learns how dangerous they can be when defending their herds. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Wolf?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510675

A girl visits Yellowstone National Park and observes a wolf packs behavior in the wild. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

I'll Be a Chef

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538585

A young boy pretends to be a master chef while cooking in the kitchen with his dad and shows what its like to be a professional chef. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of chef terms.

I'll Be a Doctor

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538592

A young girl pretends to be a pediatrician while waiting for her baby brother's checkup and shows what its like to be a professional doctor. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of doctor terms.

I'll Be a Musician

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538615

A young girl practices her violin lesson and pretends to be a famous concert violinist, showing what it's like to be a professional musician. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of musical terms.

I'll Be a Veterinarian

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538639

A young boy pretends to be a veterinarian while playing with a friend after school, showing what it's like to be a professional veterinarian. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of veterinarian terms.

Clothes 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533405

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century children’s clothing and how what they wore in the early 1900s is different from what children wear today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

School 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533436

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century American schools and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

The City

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533085

Describes a trip to the city and typical things one might do when visiting a large city. Includes visual literacy activity.

The Dinosaur Museum

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533092

Describes how dinosaur fossils are found, prepared, and displayed in museums, and what you might see at a dinosaur museum. Includes visual literacy activity.

The Grocery Store

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533108

Describes a shopping trip to the grocery store, including various departments such as the bakery and deli. Includes visual literacy activity.

Road Signs

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533115

Describes common road signs you might see around town and tells what they mean. Includes visual literacy activity.

Town Leaders

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533122

Describes common community helpers that a child might see around town. Includes visual literacy activity.

Today’s 12 Hottest Movie Superstars

Nancy Furstinger (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621430605

Highlights 12 of the hottest movie superstars. Each spread contains fascinating facts, biggest accomplishments, and admirable traits that have made each star successful.

Statues of Easter Island

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536802

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.

Egyptian Pyramids

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536819

Describes the pyramids of ancient Egypt, including how and why they were built, the pharaohs who were buried inside, and what the ruins are like today.

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.

Do You Really Want to Visit a Coral Reef?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536642

A child goes on a deep-sea diving adventure in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, learning about the ocean, and encountering animals and plants that make their homes in this biome. Includes world map of coral reefs and glossary.