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Norway

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636900230

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Norway. 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.

New Zealand

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636900209

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of New Zealand. 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.

Madagascar

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636900162

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Madagascar. 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.

Laos

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636900131

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Laos. 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.

Kuwait

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636900100

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Kuwait. 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.

Hungary

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636900049

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Hungary. 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.

Austria

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645279969

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Austria. 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.

Algeria

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645279938

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Algeria. 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.

The Doctor Saves the Day

James Buckley Jr. (author) Tom Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910406

In the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon, true heroes emerged. Follow along as two strangers demonstrate incredible strength and determination to rescue a man trapped in the rubble. The navy doctor and admiral were two of the many heroes of 9/11. Additional material provides an overview of the events of the day and other stories of heroism at the Pentagon.

The Maya Civilization

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911120

You may like chocolate, but how would you feel about using cocoa beans as money or in glue? Maybe you'd like to play a ball game for warriors (just be careful you don't become a scarified to the gods after playing). What about living life with a calendar system even more advanced than our own? You could try it all if you lived like the Maya! Discover extreme facts about the Maya civilization in this fun and kooky book.

Mesopotamia

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911113

Whether going for a sail or hitting the road on anything with wheels, you may need to thank the people from Mesopotamia. Did you know this ancient civilization inspired and invented a lot of things that we can still find in our modern lives? The Cradle of Civilization brought us board games and astrology, maps and soap, and so much more. But there are some things we may be glad to leave behind in Mesopotamia, such harsh penalties for breaking the law (death!) and an alphabet that included 700 letters (think of that alphabet song!). Discover extreme facts about Mesopotamia in this fun and kooky book.

EMS to the Rescue

James Buckley Jr. (author) Tom Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910420

As reports came in of planes crashing into the World Trade Center, heroes sprang into action. Follow two EMS workers scrambling to help survivors at Ground Zero on September 11, 2001, based on a true story. The heroic first responders fought with bravery and determination to save lives amid the chaos. Based on the true story and in honor of an EMS team risking everything to help at Ground Zero. Additional material provides an overview of the events of the day and other stories of heroes at Ground Zero.

Ancient China

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911106

Did you know the umbrella and toilet paper were both invented in China? Or that many ancient emperors believed they were descended from dragons? How about that kites were first used as warning signals in ancient China? Walk along miles and miles of the Great Wall, take a peek into terrific tombs, and stroll through some of the most amazing palaces ever built as you discover extreme facts about ancient China in this fun and kooky book.

Ancient Egypt

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911090

Did you know ancient Egyptians would shave their eyebrows in mourning if their cats died? Or that the first pharaoh may have been killed by a trampling hippo? You may know that a mummy's brain was removed through its nose before the body was wrapped up. But did you know that the ancient Egyptians threw the brain away and kept the heart as the center of intelligence instead? Discover extreme facts about ancient Egypt in this fun and kooky book.

Ancient Greece

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911076

How would you like to use a public toilet every time you had to go? Or compete in an Olympic wrestling event where the only rules were no biting or gauging? Well, that was life in ancient Greece! And if you think we're far removed from that life, you may be surprised to learn that a lot in our modern world was inspired by our ancient friends (from alarm clocks and odometers to democracy and art!). Discover extreme facts about ancient Greece in this fun and kooky book.

Ancient Rome

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911083

Did you know that the Ancient Romans ate while lying down? Or that they spread a sauce made of fish guts over their food? What about that gladiator sweat was sold as a beauty product in Ancient Rome? Travel along roads that are still around today (ones that were made by Romans over 2,000 years ago) or take a peek at the Declaration of Independence and you'll see the civilization's lasting influence today. Discover extreme facts about ancient Rome in this fun and kooky book.

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Arianne McHugh (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982128

Only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world the pyramids of Giza remain relatively intact, but through ancient texts and legends, the other six wonders come to life.

Chinese New Year

Jen Sookfong Lee (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459811270

From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, and weaves family stories into the history, traditions and evolution of Chinese New Year. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs throughout.

South Korea

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624969270

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of South Korea. 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.

Philippines

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641281720

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of the Philippines. 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.

Counting Our People

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797567

Counting Our People, is a new addition to Cherry Lake's Citizens and Their Governments series. This book, released to coincide with the US census, will help the reader understand the history and importance of counting our people and the impact it has on the way we govern.

Homeland Security

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797574

Homeland Security discusses why and how the Department of Homeland Security was created and the measures taken by the Department to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States.

Seattle Gas Works Park

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172531

Learn more about how Seattle's Gas Works Park went from unused brownfield land to vibrant urban park and art space. Explore the logistics of repurposing the land and meet the people who made it happen. The book showcases a range of 21st century skills -- from "Flexibility & Adaptation" to "Creativity & Innovation"--and shows how moving away from a tear-down culture towards one of reuse helps tackle a host of critical challenges facing our planet and population. Thought-provoking questions and hands-on activities encourage the development of critical life skills and social emotional growth. Books in this series include table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Project Row Houses

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172562

Learn more about how Houston's Project Row Houses went from abandoned historic housing to vibrant art center and studio space. Explore the logistics of repurposing the land and buildings and meet the people who made it happen. The book showcases a range of 21st century skills -- from "Flexibility & Adaptation" to "Creativity & Innovation"--and shows how moving away from a tear-down culture towards one of reuse helps tackle a host of critical challenges facing our planet and population. Thought-provoking questions and hands-on activities encourage the development of critical life skills and social emotional growth. Books in this series include table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Pingree Farms

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172579

Learn more about how Detroit's Pingree Farms went from vacant industrial city block to vibrant urban farm and community center. Explore the logistics of repurposing the land and meet the people who made it happen. The book showcases a range of 21st century skills -- from "Flexibility & Adaptation" to "Creativity & Innovation"--and shows how moving away from a tear-down culture towards one of reuse helps tackle a host of critical challenges facing our planet and population. Thought-provoking questions and hands-on activities encourage the development of critical life skills and social emotional growth. Books in this series include table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.