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Japan

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034140

In the United States, a bow is most often taken by a performer at the end of a concert or play. But in Japan, a bow is the traditional gesture to greet another person. This country close-up teaches upper-elementary students Japanese customs and much more about the Asian island nation.

Mexico

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034157

Mexico is a cactus capital. Giant cardon, the world’s tallest cactuses, grow in the Sonoran Desert. They reach heights up to 63 feet! And Mexicans also eat the stems of prickly pear cactuses like vegetables! This country profile takes kids south of the border to explore Mexico.

Russia

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034164

Russia is a rare transcontinental country, with its small western part belonging to Europe and its large eastern part belonging to Asia. The dividing line is the Ural Mountains. Fluent readers will see both sides of Russia and discover the cultural elements that unite all of its people.

Taj Mahal

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277521

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the Taj Mahal while learning about its history, location, uses, and architecture. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the cultural history behind this mausoleum. 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 historical site. Children can learn more about the Taj Mahal using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Taj Mahal also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Petra

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277491

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at Petra while learning about its history, location, uses, and architecture. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the cultural history behind this ancient archaeological site. 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 historical site. Children can learn more about Petra using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Petra also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Machu Picchu

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277439

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at Machu Picchu while learning about its history, location, uses, and architecture. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the cultural history behind this ancient site. 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 historical site. Children can learn more about Machu Picchu using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Machu Picchu also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Parthenon

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277460

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the Parthenon while learning about its history, location, uses, and architecture. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about ancient Greece the cultural history behind this temple. 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 historical site. Children can learn more about the Parthenon using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Parthenon also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Great Wall of China

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277408

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the Great Wall of China while learning about its history, location, uses, and architecture. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the landmark'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 landmark. Children can learn more about the Great Wall of China using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Great Wall of China also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Big Ben

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277286

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at Big Ben while learning about its history, location, uses, and architecture. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the landmark'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 landmark. Children can learn more about Big Ben using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Big Ben also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Colosseum

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277309

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the Colosseum while learning about its history, location, uses, and architecture. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the landmark'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 landmark. Children can learn more about the Colosseum using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Colosseum also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Eiffel Tower

Kristine Spanier, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645277378

In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the Eiffel Tower while learning about its history, location, uses, and architecture. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the landmark'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 landmark. Children can learn more about the Eiffel Tower using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Eiffel Tower also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Viking: The Story of a Raider

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780364

We wait in the early morning darkness. Soon we will attack. My axe and sword are ready. Viking blood runs through my veins. These graphic and colorful 48-page books meet Common Core genre requirements and feature a fictional story, two pages of nonfiction, and two pages of activities, giving students some background knowledge necessary to understanding historical events. Using fiction to amplify history also allows students to think critically about the pas--and piques curiosity, leading to further exploration and discovery.

China

Walter Simmons (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113494

China, with over one billion people, is the most populated country in the world. China’s most famous tourist attraction is the Great Wall, which runs across about 5,000 miles of northern China. Rich with Chinese culture, this title explores Chinese food, holidays, and daily life. Eager readers will also get to challenge their tongues with a few common words from the unique Chinese language!

China

Walter Simmons

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612113494

China, with over one billion people, is the most populated country in the world. China's most famous tourist attraction is the Great Wall, which runs across about 5,000 miles of northern China. Rich with Chinese culture, this title explores Chinese food, holidays, and daily life. Eager readers will also get to challenge their tongues with a few common words from one of the many Chinese languages! Blastoff! Series

Turkey

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341298

Turkey is a country with a rich cultural heritage. This peninsula country joins the continents of Asia and Europe together. Turkey’s customs, culture, landscape, and more are on display in this title for fluent readers. Special features introduce readers to the country’s language, climate, and landscape, while engaging activities highlight Turkish recipes and activities. Readers will enjoy this thorough exploration of all that makes Turkey great!

Ukraine

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341304

Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe! In this title, fluent readers can explore all that this beautiful country has to offer. Vibrant photos and activities bring the nation to life, exploring the Ukraine’s landscape, customs, wildlife, and more. Features such as a timeline, a map, a wildlife profile, a recipe, and an activity add even more excitement to this engaging title. Readers will come away with new knowledge of life in the Ukraine.

Nepal

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341274

High within the peaks of the Himalayas is the country of Nepal. This small country boasts a rich cultural heritage. In this title, readers will learn all about it. Nepal’s beauty and culture come to life through vibrant photos and engaging text. Special features such as a map and a timeline provide a visual aid, and a recipe and activity give readers hands-on experience!

New Zealand

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341281

The island nation of New Zealand offers fascinating culture and remarkable beauty! In this engaging text, fluent readers will explore all that this country has to offer. Each chapter details a different aspect of life in New Zealand through engaging text and vibrant photos. Special features such as a recipe and an activity provide a hands-on experience to further engage readers!

Honduras

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341250

Honduras is a tropical country with a rich history and culture. From the volcanic highlands to the Pacific lowlands, this country's natural beauty is a sight to behold! Readers will experience this and more in this title all about what Honduras has to offer. Special features including a recipe, a language tutorial, and an activity give readers a hands-on experience with the rich culture of Honduras.

Madagascar

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341267

Off the coast of mainland Africa lies the island nation of Madagascar. The people of this island share the land with a wide variety of wildlife. In this leveled title, each chapter teaches fluent readers about a different aspect of life on the island. Vibrant photos offer a visual, and special features such as a recipe, an activity, and a timeline bring Madagascar to life for readers!

Tour Guide

Amy Cobb (author) Alexandria Neonakis (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132650

Libby can't believe it when she finds out some of the other kids at summer camp have never visited a farm! So she invites them over for a farm tour. Libby even plans an outdoor picnic with farm-to-table snacks. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

People in Art

Felicia Law (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688073

The Living Arts Library is specially designed to stimulate children's interest and imagination in all aspects of the international arts. The activity-based approach encourages readers to try for themselves a variety of skills and techniques.

50 Things You Didn't Know about Colonial America

Sean O'Neill (author) Sean O'Neill (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634408080

Toothless at twenty in Colonial America? Discover some of the most amazing and amusing facts about life in Colonial America and how the pilgrims survived it all.

50 Things You Didn't Know about the Old West

Sean O'Neill (author) Sean O'Neill (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634408097

The American West was once an unexplored frontier and the home of thousands of American natives. Explore the Old West—from fool's gold to buckaroos—with amazing facts about cowboys and Indians and the horses they rode.

50 Things You Didn't Know about the Middle Ages

Sean O'Neill (author) Sean O'Neill (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634408073

From castles and knights to the danger of bathroom breaks in the Middle Ages, readers discover amazing and amusing facts about cleaning up–or not–during the Middle Ages.