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Festivals and Celebrations/Fiestas y celebraciones

Sabrina Crewe (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124401

This Spanish and English bilingual book takes you on a trip around the world, looking at the many different ways that people celebrate special days, holidays, religious festivals, and traditional celebrations.

Daily Life/La vida diaria

Sabrina Crewe (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124395

This Spanish and English bilingual book takes you on a journey around the world to see what the daily lives of people in other countries are like, from what they wear to how they have fun.

Life by the River

Holly Duhig (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123718

Throughout history, people have been drawn to living beside rivers for easy transportation, drinking water, agriculture, and food sources. This captivating book compares the everyday lives of people who live along rivers around the world, describing the homes they live in and how they use the resources in their environment provided by the river.

Life by the Ocean

Holly Duhig (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123701

Oceans and seas have long attracted human settlement because they offer a rich food source and access to faraway places for trade. This beautiful book features examples of the everyday lives of people who live on and by oceans and seas, such as the Moken people who live in houseboats in a group of islands near Myanmar.

Life in the Mountains

Holly Duhig (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123695

Mountain life can be difficult, but people all over the world have adapted to the extremes of weather and temperature that are a part of living at high altitudes. This insightful book looks at how people who live in mountain habitats farm, raise animals, and survive in harsh environments.

Life on an Island

Holly Duhig (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123688

Islands do not always contain everything needed for human survival. This amazing book takes a look at the unique problems of living on land surrounded by water. Beautiful photos help show how island dwellers have survived and adapted over centuries to living on island habitats in such places as New Zealand, Hawaii, and Iceland.

Life in the Forest

Holly Duhig (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123671

Forests have long provided people with the resources they need to survive. This interesting book describes the ways people have adapted to living in different kinds of forest habitats and climates around the world. Vibrant images help illustrate the unique homes and ways of life of various forest dwellers, such as the Korowai people of Indonesia who live in treehouses in the rain forest.

Life in the City

Holly Duhig (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123664

Cities are places that have greater numbers of people, buildings, and services. But city life can be different depending on where in the world you live. This engaging title compares the everyday lives of people in several different cities around the world, describing the homes they live in and how they have adapted to different climates.

Travels with Charlie: Across the Midwest

Miles Backer (author), Chuck Nitzberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054625

Mount Rushmore, the Motown museum, a dinosaur trail, and a hot rod showplace are among the fascinating array of well-known, historical, and wonderfully oddball destinations on Charlie's travels. For every state, a selection of Did You Know... facts adds colorful information about the stops along the way. Did you Know... why Missouri is called the "Show-Me- State"? where Kool-Aid was invented? where you can find a 600-pound ball of stamps? And do you think you'll be able to spot the hidden Charlie in every state?

How the Sphinx Got to the Museum

Jessi Hartland (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609050320

Acclaimed author and illustrator, Jessie Hartland, beautifully presents this informative and fascinating history of the Hatshepsut sphinx: from its carving in ancient Egypt to its arrival in the hallowed halls of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is essential reading for junior Egyptologists!

Lulu & Rocky in Nashville

Barbara Joosse (author) Renée Graef (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166691

Lulu and her cousin Rocky are visiting Music City--Nashville! There are so many fun things to see and do, like visiting the Goo-Goo Shop to make the famous candies, climbing the dragon at Fannie Mae Dees Park, and standing on the stage of Ryman Auditorium. This third book in the Our City Adventures series explores the city of Nashville, visiting well-known sites like the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Adventure Science Center, as well as unexpected gems.

G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet

Brad Herzog (author) Doug Bowles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410307965

From the first games held in ancient Greece to the cultural extravaganzas of recent years, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of Olympic sports. Now G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet, showcases those athletes and events that not only set sports records but also impacted history and world views. Learn the meaning behind the five interlocking rings featured on the Olympic flag. Cheer on American Jim Thorpe as he won the pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden, only to lose his medals later. Read how the man dubbed as the "world's laziest high jumper" won the gold in 1968 and later had a jump named after him.

China

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642806946

Huge. Colorful. Ancient. Welcome to China! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about China’s cities, food, holidays, music, and wildlife. They even learn how to speak a few words in Mandarin! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Canadá

Adam Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642806922

Huge. Wild. Friendly. Welcome to Canada! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Canada’s cities, food, holidays, music, and wildlife. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in French! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Brasil

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642806953

Wild. Dramatic. Friendly. Welcome to Brazil! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Brazil’s land, cities, food, holidays, music, and wildlife. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Portuguese! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Argentina

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642806939

Striking. Full of Life. Musical. Welcome to Argentina! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Argentina’s land, history, cities, and food. This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Panama

Meish Goldish (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805772

Welcome to Panama! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Panama’s land, history, cities, food, and more. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Spanish! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Netherlands

Thomas Persano (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805871

Welcome to the Netherlands! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about the Netherlands’ land, history, cities, food, and more. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Dutch! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Morocco

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805864

Welcome to Morocco! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Morocco’s land, history, cities, food, and more. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Arabic and Berber! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Malaysia

Kevin Blake (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805895

Welcome to Malaysia! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Malaysia’s land, history, cities, food, and more. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Malay! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Liberia

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805833

Welcome to Liberia! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Liberia’s land, history, cities, food, and more. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Mande! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Jordan

Corey Anderson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805857

Welcome to Jordan! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Jordan’s land, history, cities, food, and more. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Arabic! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Indonesia

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805796

Welcome to Indonesia! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Indonesia’s land, history, cities, food, and more. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Bahasa Indonesian! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Denmark

Adam Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805765

Welcome to Denmark! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Denmark’s land, history, cities, food, and more. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Danish! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.

Costa Rica

Corey Anderson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781642805840

Welcome to Costa Rica! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about Costa Rica’s land, history, cities, food, and more. They’ll even learn how to speak a few words in Spanish! This 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The engaging text, bold design, and stunning photos are sure to capture children’s interest.