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Explore Tokyo

Douglas J. Fehlen (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820185

This book is a lively introduction to Japan’s capital, a city with the world’s biggest metro area, largest metro economy, more than 38 million people and views of Mount Fuji. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Tokyo’s location in its country and the world.

Explore New York

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820154

A lively introduction to the Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, home to the Empire State Building, Central Park, and the New York Yankees. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing New York City’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Mexico City

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820130

A lively introduction to the world’s largest Spanish-speaking city, the capital of Mexico and its economic center. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Mexico City’s location in its country and the world.

Explore London

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820123

A lively introduction to the capital of England and the United Kingdom, home to the world’s oldest subway, a thriving theater scene, Buckingham Palace, and a building called the Pickle. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing London’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Dubai

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820116

A lively introduction to the cosmopolitan desert city, home to the tallest building in the world. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Dubai’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Beijing

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820086

A lively introduction to the capital of the People’s Republic of China, home to ancient palaces, modern stadiums and more than 22 million people. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Beijing’s location in its country and the world.

Surviving the Desert

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207834

A man is driving through the Australian outback. His car breaks down, miles away from any help. He is surrounded by nothing but dry earth and bare trees, which offer very little shade. He knows he won’t make it if he tries to walk to a town. This is the beginning of Ricky Megee’s 71-day ordeal in the Australian wilderness. Iron Will: Surviving the Desert relates the experiences of five people alone in deserts around the world, and how they made it out alive. If the poisonous snakes and lizards don’t pose a major threat, the lack of water and high temperatures will. It takes a special will to survive to make it through such harsh a environment.

Surviving the Mountain

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207827

A woman is getting her gear ready for a day of skiing. It’s a beautiful day at the lodge and she is near the lockers setting up her ski boots. She hears a distant rumble, and the lodge is overtaken by an avalanche. This is the start of Anna Allen’s five-day ordeal of being trapped under snow and debris. Iron Will: Surviving the Mountain retells 5 stories of adventure and survival on cold, dangerous mountains around the world. Some people lost limbs, and others lost fingers and toes to the cold. Even the most prepared can become the mountain’s victim. But somehow, with grit and determination, these survivors didn’t lose their lives.

Surviving the Jungle

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207810

A group of friends plan a trip to explore the Amazon rainforest. They have a map and some supplies, but the jungle is thick with trees. There are very few paths. The friends realize that they are lost and no one knows where to look for them. That is the beginning of Loic Pillois and Guilhem Nayral’s dangerous adventure. Iron Will: Surviving the Jungle tells five shocking stories of being lost in the rainforest. The survivors faced deadly animals, like jaguars and poisonous spiders, and encountered dangerous terrain, with heavy rains, flooding, and waterfalls. But readers will learn how they each made it out alive, with little more than an iron will.

Surviving the Sea

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207803

A crunching sound awakens a husband and wife sailing to Hawaii. Water starts to rush into their boat. They watch from the life raft as it sinks in only 15 minutes. That is the beginning of William and Simonne Butler’s 66-day trial of survival on the ocean. Iron Will: Surviving the Sea tells the story of five shipwrecks, and what it took for the survivors to endure until they were rescued. From surviving in an air pocket in a sunken ship at the bottom of the ocean, to the longest solo survival at sea, readers will learn how these individuals persevered against all odds.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288149

In Great Smoky Mountains National Park, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs introduce Great Smoky Mountains National Park and all it has to offer. Readers will learn about the park's location, geography, climate, wildlife, history, conservation, and attractions, including places to hike and camp. Strong STEM connections promote multi-subject learning. An infographic and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, activity, and index.

Grand Canyon National Park

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288125

In Grand Canyon National Park, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs introduce Grand Canyon National Park and all it has to offer. Readers will learn about the park's location, geography, climate, wildlife, history, conservation, and attractions, including places to hike and camp. Strong STEM connections promote multi-subject learning. An infographic and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, activity, and index.

Acadia National Park

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288088

In Acadia National Park, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs introduce Acadia National Park and all it has to offer. Readers will learn about the park's location, geography, climate, wildlife, history, conservation, and attractions, including places to hike and camp. Strong STEM connections promote multi-subject learning. An infographic and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. Features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, activity, and index.

Windsor Castle

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288743

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the history, location, many rooms, and uses of Windsor Castle. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about Windsor Castle and its cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the castle. Children can learn more about Windsor Castle using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Windsor Castle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Windsor Castle is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

Palace of Versailles

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288729

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the beauty of the Palace of Versailles, while learning about its history, location, many rooms, and art. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the palace's cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the palace. Children can learn more about the Palace of Versailles using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Palace of Versailles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Palace of Versailles is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

King Ludwig’s Castle

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288705

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the beauty of Neuschwanstein Castle, while learning about its history, location, many rooms, and art. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about King Ludwig's castle and its cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the castle. Children can learn more about King Ludwig’s Castle using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. King Ludwig’s Castle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. King Ludwig’s Castle is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

Forbidden City

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288668

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the beauty and magnitude of the Forbidden City while learning about its history, location, many buildings, and art. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the palace's cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the palace. Children can learn more about the Forbidden City using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Forbidden City also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Forbidden City is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

Edinburgh Castle

Clara Bennington (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288644

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the history, location, many rooms, and uses of Edinburgh Castle as a fortress, prison, and museum. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about Edinburgh Castle and its cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the castle. Children can learn more about Edinburgh Castle using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Edinburgh Castle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Edinburgh Castle is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.

Thailand

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286671

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Thailand. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Switzerland

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286640

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Switzerland. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Scotland

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286558

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Scotland. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Iran

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286466

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Iran. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Greece

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286435

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Greece. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Vietnam

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286701

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Vietnam. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Spain

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286619

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Spain. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.