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Rescue and Shelter Dogs

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301206

Adopting a dog from a rescue or shelter has become more popular than ever. With all the stray, unwanted, and abandoned dogs in the U.S., get all the factual information you need to research different dog rescues and shelters within your city or town. Browse through real photographs of actual rescue and shelter dogs, sidebars and text boxes with information about statistics, and a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter dog is right for you! Included are tips on how you can help stop this global problem! This book will allow students to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Search and Rescue Animals

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301237

Search and rescue animals are used around the world in many dangerous situations. From rescuing hikers or skiers who are lost or caught in an avalanche, to assisting first responders, like police in finding missing persons, sniffing out explosives, and saving lives, the abilities and variety of animals used are all captured in this book. With informational text boxes and sidebars, brilliant photographs with captions, and the different animals and training techniques these animal heroes must master this book will be an instant hit! This book will allow students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

Group Projects

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179287

When it comes to a group project, the key word is teamwork! When each member of your team is assigned a different job, it allows you to learn from others and develop skills that will benefit you in the working world. Working with others can be challenging and fun, and it can teach you how to address and resolve conflicts that may come up during your project. Make sure your next group project is a success with all the tools you will need! This book will allow students to determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

Library Skills and Internet Research

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179249

What is one of the first things you think of when your teacher assigns a big project? Its probably how you will gather all the information you need to get a good grade! The first two places to look are the library and the Internet. This book teaches you how to organize your ideas, where to begin your research in the library by using the cataloging system, to library etiquette, and finally how to use the Internet in a safe, effective way that will give you the fastest, best resources for you assignment. This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Animal Sanctuaries

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301220

When animals are rescued from abusive or confining situations, they are often brought to an animal sanctuary. Here they are reintroduced into their natural-world setting they might have never known before. Beautiful photographs, facts on sanctuaries around the country, text boxes and sidebars that give information and statistics of just how important the people who organize, oversee, and give these animals a second chance at life are all included in this book. Check out any sanctuaries near your city or town and get an up close view into the world of animal sanctuaries! This book will allow students to know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

Companion and Therapy Animals

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301244

Companion and therapy animals have become a vital part of todays world. Soldiers returning from war with issues like PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) , people with physical limitations like blindness, hearing problems, or social disorders can all be helped by these loving animal companions. Trained to be aware of their owners warning signs or triggers, they come to the rescue with the skills needed to save lives and maintain the safety of their human companions. Beautiful pictures with captions, text boxes filled with interesting facts and information are all included in this informational text. This book will allow students to describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

People Who Care for Animals

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301251

It takes a special kind of person to care for animals. This book highlights on a few of these careers. Veterinarians who care for sick and injured animals, zookeepers who make sure all the animals have the required nutrition and exercise needed to maintain a healthy existence, and people who raise and take care of animals who have been abandoned, neglected, or abused are all addressed in this book. Astounding photographs with captions, and text boxes and sidebars with factual information make this topic come to life. Maybe one of these jobs could be a career for you! This book will allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Rescue and Shelter Cats

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301213

Adopting a cat from a rescue or shelter helps save the life of an unwanted, abandoned, or neglected animal. Learn all the factual information on this worldwide problem. Text boxes and sidebars, real-life photographs of actual rescue and shelter cats, and ways you can help are just a page away! Included is a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter cat is the right thing for you and your family! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Samurai

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944356

This book discusses the lives of samurai warriors through a story about two samurai who served Oda Nobunaga, a powerful samurai leader.

Knights

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945408

This book describes the life of medieval knights, including a short story of two young knights' experiences in a tournament and in battle.

Pirates

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944332

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of piracy while providing a story that brings the danger and adventure of high seas to life.

World War I Memorial

Maureen Robins

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944271

Detailed descriptions about the World War I Memorial explore basic history about this war.

World War II Memorial

Maureen Robins

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944282

Learn detailed information about the World War II Memorial and basic history about this war.

Korean War Memorial

Jennifer Burrows

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944264

Learn detailed information about the Korean War Memorial and basic history about this war.

USS Arizona Memorial

Maureen Robins

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944295

Detailed descriptions and photos of the USS Arizona Memorial help the reader to understand and appreciate the sacrifices of our American soldiers.

Arlington National Cemetery

Jennifer Burrows

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944257

Learn background information about Arlington Naitonal Cemetary and the sacrifices of American fallen soldiers.

Mountaineer

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943731

Experience the dangers mountain climbing in the graphic high interest book.

Race Car Crew Chief

Susan Koehler

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945580

Too young to drive? Then be a race car crew chief in this graphic high interest book.

Treasure Hunter

Susan Koehler

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943748

Hunt the sea for sunken boats filled with treasure in this graphic high interest book.

Safari Guide

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943724

Encounter animals and poachers on an African Safari in this graphic high interest book.

Animal Trainer

Susan Koehler

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943762

Visit Ocean City to train dolphins and care for other animals in this graphic high interest book.

Forensic Scientist

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943717

Use forensic science to solve a mystery in this graphic high interest book.

Vikings

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944349

This brief introduction to the Vikings and their gods includes a story about the family of Eric the Red.

Spartans

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944363

This book describes the life of a Spartan warrior and includes a short story that follows two Spartan boys from the age of seven to the battle of Thermopylae.

STEM Jobs with Cars

Jane Katirgis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179386

The problem-solving skills learned through STEM can take you to the next level in just about any career field. Learn all about the engineers who work with NASCAR, the design behind the GPS system in the cars we drive every day, and the engineers who start with a blueprint and turn it into a design! Improving the sound, safety measures, and ways in which cars can be better for our environment with the introduction of hybrid cars, which use less fuel and decrease the amount of pollutants into the atmosphere. Buckle up and learn all about STEM in cars. This book will allow students to analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.