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Immigration

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433390661

Immigrants from all over Europe flocked to America in the 1800s, bringing their hopes and their dreams with them. This fascinating title allows readers to discover such topics as Ellis Island, Angel Island, and assimilation. The influx of immigrants enriched the American culture but also provided challenges to the United States. Through appealing images, a vibrant scrapbook layout, stunning facts, intriguing sidebars, and a helpful glossary and index, readers will be excited and engaged from cover to cover!

Sparta!

Kylie Burns (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191656

The ultimate military society is explored in this book on the ancient Spartan civilization. From training methods to the famed Battle of Thermopylae, the heroics and failures of Sparta are uncovered.

Texas

John Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680777253

Welcome to Texas, the Lone Star State! Students will explore Big Bend National Park, attend a Dallas Cowboys football game, visit NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, and more as they learn about Texas's history, plants and animals, industries, sports, cities, famous people, and more in this fun, fact-filled title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Spain

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035857

From the mounting heights of the Pyrenees down through the Meseta Central Plateau and into the Andalusian Plains along the Mediterranean, Spain is a nation whose culture is as diverse as the land. Deep-rooted Christianity sets the stage for vibrant festivals while day-to-day life incorporates tapas and siestas. This title will allow young readers to appreciate all there is to discover in Spain!

Jordan

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035840

Among much of the conflict in the Middle East, Jordan has become a place of refuge for many seeking safety. This land of deserts along the Great Rift Valley is home to the ancient city of Petra and people wearing welcoming smiles. This title is the perfect trek through the culture, customs, and daily life in Jordan.

Cambodia

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036779

A beautifully vast landscape and respectful culture fill the country of Cambodia. Despite a history of persecution and danger, Cambodians celebrate their freedom and customs with joy! In this title, readers will step into Cambodia with a walk through Angkor Wat, and then learn about the nation’s celebrations, wildlife, and more!

Guatemala

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036786

Guatemala is a nation filled with with diversity! People with Maya and Spanish roots as well as other ethnicities bring a rich culture. The land houses black beaches, volcanoes, and highlands as well as a wide array of wildlife. Take a trip through the pages of this title and explore Guatemala through engaging text, vibrant photos, and fascinating facts!

Kenya

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036793

Zebras, wildebeest, and gazelles march across the Kenyan savanna while lions lazily nap through the heat of the day. The nation’s wildlife shares the land with the majority of Kenya’s many tribes and other ethnic groups. Celebrate the life and beauty of Kenya through informative text and eye-catching photos!

Peru

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036809

Pacific waves wash upon the shores of Peru’s coastal beaches while people spend their days surfing and soaking in the sun. The Andes stretch through the center, creating a rugged landscape for the tough willed. The mountains descend into the tropical Amazon in the west where wildlife flourishes. Take a trip and meet the people of this warm and welcoming South American country with this informative title!

Switzerland

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036823

Switzerland is a country of many faces! People from all over the world make this neutral land home. Even though it has four official languages and a diverse population, Switzerland’s culture has deep roots and memorable customs. Yodel from the top of the Alps and dip into cheese-filled fondue pots while turning the pages of this Country Profiles title!

The Dominican Republic

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035826

Nestled within the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea, the Dominican Republic is one of two countries on the island of Hispaniola. The Dominican Republic’s Spanish and African roots have come together to create a nation of rich culture and unique beauty. Explore exotic wildlife, some of the Americas’ oldest landmarks, and so much more in this title highlighting the Dominican Republic.

Cuba

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035819

Vibrant colors, lively music, and welcoming smiles fill the streets of the beautiful country of Cuba. Despite a history of economic hardships, the people of Cuba have created a nation dedicated to warmth and culture. Young readers can explore the country few citizens of the United States have been able to visit in this lively title.

Egypt

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035833

The mention of Egypt immediately stirs up images of towering pyramids and powerful pharaohs, but there is so much more to discover! As young readers immerse themselves in this title, they will find a diverse land of deserts and fertile river plains, nomads and city-goers, and differing cultural norms and practices all while marveling over beautiful images of the people and landscape.

Afghanistan

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035802

With two official languages and many different ethnic groups, Afghanistan is a diverse country with a rich and ancient history. Delicious food, thrilling sports, and festive celebrations are hallmarks of Afghani life, despite decades of war. This title introduces young readers to modern-day life and culture in this complex nation.

Like Vanessa

Tami Charles (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897778

Middle graders will laugh and cry with thirteen-year-old Vanessa Martin as she tries to be like Vanessa Williams, the first black Miss America. In this semi-autobiographical debut novel set in 1983, Vanessa Martin's real-life reality of living with family in public housing in Newark, New Jersey is a far cry from the glamorous Miss America stage. She struggles with a mother she barely remembers, a grandfather dealing with addiction and her own battle with self-confidence. But when a new teacher at school coordinates a beauty pageant and convinces Vanessa to enter, Vanessa's view of her own world begins to change. Vanessa discovers that her own self-worth is more than the scores of her talent performance and her interview answers, and that she doesn't need a crown to be comfortable in her own skin and see her own true beauty.

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.