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England

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034096

The beloved fictional Harry Potter calls England his home. Though his world is imaginary, it includes many of England’s actual landmarks. In this profile of the real England, kids will learn the facts about the European country that serves as the setting for many of their favorite stories.

India

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034119

India has its very own Hollywood—the rhyming Bollywood! The thousands of Bollywood films that are released every year put the songs, dances, and colors of India in the spotlight. Upper-elementary students are invited to a special viewing of a country with a memorable flavor.

Italy

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034133

Two thousand years ago, Italy was known for its spectacles. Rome’s famous Colosseum hosted epic sports contests and gladiator fights. In this book, Italy is on display to engage fluent young readers. Kids will be especially amazed by ancient Italian architecture.

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.

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 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.

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Greece

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

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634408059

Explore vending machines and flushing toilets in Ancient Greece. Discover the amazing and amusing marvels this fascinating ancient civilization has given us from democracy to geometry.

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Rome

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

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634408066

Explore daily life in Ancient Rome from the Colosseum to commode and how this powerful empire ruled much of the world for more than 1,000 years.

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Egypt

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

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634408042

Learn all about pharaohs and daily life (and death) in Ancient Egypt. Discover 3,000 years of an ancient civilization through amazing and amusing facts about daily life, afterlife, and how the rulers kept it all under control.

Starting at a New School

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630785789

Newcomers will build practical life skills that are expected of all American teens with this flipbook - the nonfiction side includes a glossary of key terms used in the text and topical conversation questions that help students practice English language skills, while the fiction side helps put it all into context. Great ELL resource.

Organizing for Success at School

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630785796

Newcomers will build practical life skills that are expected of all American teens with this flipbook - the nonfiction side includes a glossary of key terms used in the text and topical conversation questions that help students practice English language skills, while the fiction side helps put it all into context. Great ELL resource.

Finding and Keeping a Job

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630785819

Newcomers will build practical life skills that are expected of all American teens with this flipbook - the nonfiction side includes a glossary of key terms used in the text and topical conversation questions that help students practice English language skills, while the fiction side helps put it all into context. Great ELL resource.