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Astonishing Bodies

Charlie Samuels (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193247

We all know the limits of our own bodies. That's what makes these unusual examples so incredible. Readers will be amazed by these mysteries of the human body—feats of strength, spontaneous combustion, human hibernation, sleepwalking, firewalkers, human pincushions, colored sweat, skin-shredding, human magnets, and feral, or wild, children.

Mapping Human Activity

Tim Cooke (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118837

This fascinating book looks at modern methods of mapping that allow us to show and evaluate human behavior and interactions, as well as the impact humans have on the environment. Examples of mapping human activity include such areas of interest as crime, accidents, busy city streets, travel, or the spread of disease.

Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Designing Communities

Megan Kopp (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119100

This unique title allows budding young engineers, architects, and designers to use their personal creativity to design communities and their spaces. Through engaging photographs, clear explanations, and realistic activities, readers will be inspired to design parks and other elements that make communities enjoyable and accessible for all people. Opportunities to take plans from paper to screen build digital skills, making projects diverse and multi-level for all types of readers.

City Birds

Dean Norman (author) Dean Norman (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595725349

City Birds is a witty, upbeat story about two falcon hatchlings named Stars and Stripes atop a skyscraper in Cleveland, Ohio. The two young birds are introduced to the life of a bird of prey in a big city. With their parents’ guidance, the young birds learn to catch pigeons (and not the “fowl” balls that come from the nearby baseball stadium), how to interact with humans (who are kind enough to feed the local pigeon “livestock”), and finally, how to fly, the final skill that will allow them to leave their concrete home to hunt for food and start their own homes and families. Told with tongue in cheek humor that will keep readers chuckling from cover to cover.

Deep-Sea Fisher

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609760

A brief exploration of what deep-sea fishers do on the job, including the equipment they use and the training they need, plus real-life instances of record-breaking fishing off the coast of New Zealand.

The Great North Woods

Brian Heinz (author), Michael Rothman (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607896

In the northeastern region known as the Great North Woods, day dawns with quivering aspens, waters teem with life, forests prowl with predators, and nature is celebrated in rhyme.

Yellowstone

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606714

A young explorer’s introduction to Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park, covering its geyser-filled landscape, plants, animals such as bison, and activities such as camping and fishing.

Yosemite

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606721

A young explorer’s introduction to California’s Yosemite National Park, covering its mountain landscape, plants, animals such as black bears, and activities such as rock climbing.

Death Valley

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606677

A young explorer’s introduction to California and Nevada’s Death Valley National Park, covering its desert landscape, plants, animals such as desert tortoises, and activities such as bird-watching.

Everglades

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606684

A young explorer’s introduction to Florida’s Everglades National Park, covering its wetlands landscape, plants, animals such as West Indian manatees, and activities such as boating.

Grand Canyon

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606691

A young explorer’s introduction to Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park, covering its desert and forest landscape, plants, animals such as California condors, and activities such as hiking.

Great Smoky Mountains

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606707

A young explorer’s introduction to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, covering its mountain landscape, plants, animals such as salamanders, and activities such as horseback riding.

On The Job in Construction

Jessica Cohn (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529536

Have you ever thought about how all the buildings and bridges in your community get built? Who designs them? How are they built so they don’t fall down? Let’s learn about the jobs and skills needed to go On The Job in Construction.

On The Job in a Restaurant

Jessica Cohn (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529543

Do you like to eat different foods? Maybe you like to help in the kitchen by cooking or bringing food to the table. Running restaurants large and small is no easy task as you will discover when you go On The Job in a Restaurant.

On The Job at a Farm

Jessica Cohn (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529819

Do you like helping people? Would you like to help feed hundreds of people each day? Then you might like to go On the Job at a Farm. Discover what the key business of farming is all about.

Storm Chaser

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795495

A group of storm chasers stands along the highway filming as a tornado rips its way across the landscape. Some storm chasers are ordinary people looking for a thrill, but many are meteorologists working to find out more about dangerous weather. Look inside to find out more about how these adventurous scientists help keep people safe from deadly storms.

Welcome to Yosemite National Park

Pamela Dell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825642

A tour through California's Yosemite National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Half Dome, El Capitan, the Merced River, Tuolumne Meadows, and John Muir are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Yellowstone National Park

Teri Temple, Bob Temple (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825635

A tour through Yellowstone National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Grand Loop Road, Uncle Tom's Trail, Isa Lake, and Shoshone influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Mount Rainier National Park

Pamela Dell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825611

A tour through Washington's Mount Rainier National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. The Trail of Shadows, Nisqually Glacier, and the Carbon River are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Redwood National and State Parks

M. J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825628

A tour through California's Redwood National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Lady Bird Johnson Grove, Big Tree, High Bluff Overlook, and Yurok influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Grand Canyon National Park

Teri Temple, Bob Temple (authors)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825581

A tour through Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Lee's Ferry, the Tusayan Ruins, and Glen Canyon Dam are discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Glacier National Park

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825574

A tour through Montana's Glacier National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Glaciers, Lake McDonald, and Going-to-the-Sun Road are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

Teri Temple, Bob Temple (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825604

A tour through Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Crater Rim Drive, Captain Cook, and Polynesian influences are all discussed, including the legend of Pele. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Grand Teton National Park

Marybeth Lorbiecki (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825598

A tour through Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Menor's Ferry, Mount Moran, The Old Patriarch, and Shoshone influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Everglades National Park

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825567

A tour through Florida's Everglades National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. The Coe Visitor Center, various trails, and Miccosukee and Seminole influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.