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Explore Mexico City

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing 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.

Building the Statue of Liberty

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490425

From design to dedication, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the Statue of Liberty was engineered and built. As a symbol of freedom and democracy, the Statue of Liberty once welcomed new immigrants to America. Today, the iron monument attracts millions of people to its island. Elementary readers will learn why France gifted the United States with a statue and how it was built in both countries. A progressive timeline highlights the construction sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Building the Gateway Arch

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490418

From initial design to grand opening, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the Gateway Arch was engineered and built. As the tallest arch in the world, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis is an engineering feat. Millions each year travel to the viewing deck on top using the unique tram system. Elementary readers will learn why the “gateway to the west” was built and how engineers designed and constructed it. A progressive timeline highlights the construction sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Building the Golden Gate Bridge

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490395

From design to dedication, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how the Golden Gate Bridge was engineered and built. Once the world’s longest suspension bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was an engineering triumph of its time. Elementary readers will learn how engineers designed the bridge and what obstacles construction crews faced. A progressive timeline highlights the building sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Building Mount Rushmore

Annie C. Holdren (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490388

From blasting a mountainside to carving four presidents’ heads, this nonfiction early chapter book shows how Mount Rushmore was engineered and built. Tucked away in the South Dakota Black Hills, Mount Rushmore attracts millions of visitors each year. Elementary readers will learn about Gutzom Borglum’s idea and how it was carved from a mountain. A progressive timeline highlights the building sequence, from idea to national landmark.

Statues of Easter Island

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536802

Describes the statues of Easter Island, including theories on how they were built, the people who built them, and what the statues are like today.

Great Wall of China

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536826

Describes the Great Wall of China, including how and why it was built, the dynasties behind its construction, what it was used for, and what it’s like today.

Machu Picchu

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536833

Describes the mystery of Machu Picchu, including how and why it was built, the emperor who lived there, why it was abandoned, and what the ruin is like today.

Stonehenge

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536840

Describes the mysteries behind Stonehenge, including how and why it was built, the people who built it, and what the ruins are like today.

Taj Mahal

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536857

Describes the Taj Mahal, including how and why it was built, how it was ruined and has been restored, and what it is like today.

Class Play

Harriet Ziefert (author) Martha Gradisher (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621953

Ms. Vanilla's class is happy today; they're about to put on a play. Everyone is ready. The whole school is there. The curtain goes up, so on with the show. It's the story of Red Riding Hood, and every young actor is really so good. But there's something familiar about Big Bad Wolf. Guess who it is? It's Ms. Vanilla!

Are We There Yet?

Harriet Ziefert (author) Dale Gotlieb (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621939

When a trip to the city includes a visit to the toy store, the ride seems to take forever. Along a country road, through the tunnel, and over a bridge, the excitement builds--but are we there yet? is the question two eager kids keep asking their dad.

Venezuela

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786453

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: 9781680786460

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.

Research Professionals

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643889

Gathering information is a very important part of having a working military. There are many careers in the United States military that require expert knowledge and planning. In Careers in the US Military: Research Professionals, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

Medical Workers

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643858

What is life like for medical professionals in the military? There are many careers in the United States military that keep others healthy and well. In Careers in the US Military: Medical Workers, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

Places of Legend

Hailey Scragg (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643650

Have you ever heard of the pharaoh's curse? What about the fabled city of El Dorado? Places all over the world inspire incredible legends. In Hidden, Lost, and Discovered: Places of Legend, you'll find out all about these legends and the places they call home! The Hidden, Lost, and Discovered series explores some of the most interesting places around the world, that some people don't even know exist! Eye-catching photographs, hidden histories, and fascinating facts will pique the interests of readers in this high-interest, lower-reading level series.

Tradespeople

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643841

Trades such as transportation and construction take on a whole new importance in the military. There are many careers in the United States military that require these important skills. In Careers in the US Military: Tradespeople, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves!

Underground Cities

Hailey Scragg (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643629

Did you know some cities are built underground? They could be hidden just beneath our feet! In Hidden, Lost, and Discovered: Underground Cities, you'll uncover where these cities are hiding and the secrets they contain! The Hidden, Lost, and Discovered series explores some of the most interesting places around the world, that some people don't even know exist! Eye-catching photographs, hidden histories, and fascinating facts will pique the interests of readers in this high-interest, lower-reading level series.

Service Providers

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643896

Did you know that the United States military has its own chefs, gyms, and even sports teams? People in military service provider careers help keep spirits high. They work night and day to make life better for other people in their unit. Do you have what it takes to be a Service Provider? In Careers in the US Military: Service Providers, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

Combat Experts

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643872

Combat is a big part of the military, but it’s more than just fighting on the front lines. There are many careers in the United States military that put experts at the heart of battles. In Careers in the US Military: Combat Experts, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

Mysterious Locations

Hailey Scragg (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643643

All over the world there are places with unexplained mysteries. How was this built? Why was this built? In Hidden, Lost, and Discovered: Mysterious Locations, you'll find out what we DO know about these mysterious locations, and what is still left to learn! The Hidden, Lost, and Discovered series explores some of the most interesting places around the world, that some people don't even know exist! Eye-catching photographs, hidden histories, and fascinating facts will pique the interests of readers in this high-interest, lower-reading level series.

Abandoned Places

Hailey Scragg (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643636

Have you ever seen an empty city? A ghost town? In Hidden, Lost, and Discovered: Abandoned Places, you'll uncover why these places were abandoned and what they look like today! The Hidden, Lost, and Discovered series explores some of the most interesting places around the world, that some people don't even know exist! Eye-catching photographs, hidden histories, and fascinating facts will pique the interests of readers in this high-interest, lower-reading level series.

Technical Professionals

J. P. Miller (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643865

Having special sets of skills is a huge part of having a working military. Many jobs require years of education on top of military training. In Careers in the US Military: Technical Professionals, this high-interest nonfiction book for young readers, you'll learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves.

Iraq

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034126

Iraq gets a lot of bad publicity. People hear regularly about the country’s troubles without learning about its achievements. For example, you’ve maybe never heard that Iraqis invented the wheel, sailboat, and plow! This title takes young readers past news headlines to tell the full story of Iraq.