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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!

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.

Texas

Jim Ollhoff (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617850813

Easy-to-read text with bright, full color photographs brings Texas to young students. Presented in a simple, easily understandable, "scrapbook" format, kids will truly enjoy opening this travelogue-like book. This 48-page book is filled with current state facts and statistical data. Important historical information segues to up-to-date details on cities, economics, geography, and climate.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Engineering the Great Wall of China

Yvette LaPierre (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111679

The Great Wall of China, built in many sections over many centuries, is China’s best-known landmark. Engineering the Great Wall of China introduces readers to the dynasties that constructed it, explores the construction techniques that were used, and looks at how the modern Chinese government is working to protect it for the future. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Engineering the Golden Gate Bridge

Kate Conley (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111662

The Golden Gate Bridge, spanning San Francisco Bay in California, has become an iconic symbol of the city of San Francisco. Engineering the Golden Gate Bridge discusses its designer, Joseph Strauss, examines how workers constructed the mammoth bridge, and explores the structure’s lasting impact. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Engineering the Colosseum

Yvette LaPierre (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111648

The Colosseum, the greatest arena of the ancient Roman world, still stands in Rome, Italy, nearly 2,000 years after its construction. Engineering the Colosseum studies how ancient designers put the structure together, what kinds of events were held there, and how modern conservationists are protecting and restoring the building today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Engineering the Eiffel Tower

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111655

The Eiffel Tower, build for a World’s Fair in 1889, has become a permanent symbol of the city of Paris, France. Engineering the Eiffel Tower introduces readers to its designer, Gustave Eiffel, shows how workers assembled the gigantic tower, and looks at how maintenance crews keep it standing today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Engineering One World Trade Center

Cecilia Pinto McCarthy (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111631

One World Trade Center, an enormous skyscraper in New York City, was built in the wake of terrorist attacks that destroyed the original Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Engineering One World Trade Center looks at how architects designed the building, how the skyscraper incorporates many new safety features, and how workers built the tower in the middle of a bustling city. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Engineering AT&T Stadium

Barbara Lowell (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111617

AT&T Stadium, home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, is one of the newest and most advanced football stadiums in the country. Engineering AT&T Stadium discusses how the structure was designed, how workers brought the blueprints to life, and how the stadium combines art and architecture to create an exciting experience for fans. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Engineering Mount Rushmore

Kate Conley (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532111624

Mount Rushmore, a massive granite carving of four US presidents, is among the most famous landmarks in the United States. Engineering Mount Rushmore introduces readers to its designer, Gutzon Borglum, shows how workers turned a mountain into a monument, and explores how the US government protects the carving today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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!