Perhaps you take the bus to school or ride in the car. But imagine traveling to school on your family’s donkey cart or paddling to school along a jungle river in a canoe! How We Get Around explores the many different ways in which people travel during their everyday lives. From high-speed bullet trains in Japan to snowmobiles in Alaska, we’re all on the move in dozens of different ways.
Specially created to support early years teaching, this beautiful new words and pictures book is perfect for children learning to read. As young readers turn the pages, they will have lots of opportunities to: understand similarities and differences between themselves and others, and among families, communities, and traditions; understand feelings; be sensitive to others’ needs; explore behavior and consequences.
Take a tour around the world with just a few flips of the pages! This engaging nonfiction reader features clear, vivid photos of landmarks from all around the world including the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China, and the Grand Canyon.
Explore the colorful customs, people, and places of South Carolina. With straightforward text and captivating photos, this book is a great introduction to the state. Maps and symbols are included to enrich the student's understanding of geography and state identity.
In this book, students are introduced to the different types and sizes of homes and learn that some homes are made to protect families from different weather conditions. From pictures of mobile homes to castles, readers will explore different ways of living and discover vocabulary about places to live.
Shapes at School takes readers through a day at school, pointing out the many familiar shapes they encounter in the classroom, in the lunchroom, and on the playground. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage emergent readers as they hunt for shapes at school. A labeled diagram helps readers identify shapes in a classroom, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about shapes online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Shapes at School also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Shapes at School is part of Jump!'s Shape Hunters series.
The rich Native American tradition of carrying babies safely, comfortably and close to their mothers in cradle boards endures to this day. Cradle Me celebrates Native American families and shows how they carry their babies and, with a fill-in-the-line feature, enbables readers to translate the words to write their own language.
Teach early Creative Expression concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
In Lifeguards, beginning readers will learn how lifeguards keep swimmers safe at the pool and on the beach. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover all the things lifeguards do on the job.
Make counting fun by counting how many toys there are at the toy store! This bright, engaging title helps young readers recognize numbers, practice counting to 20, and understand early STEM themes through helpful mathematical charts and vivid images of familiar toys. Children will be excited to practice counting with the featured "You Try It!" problems!
Mira algunos de los lugares donde van las familias. Teach early Social Studies concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
A brief exploration of what cave explorers do on the job, including the equipment they use and the training they need, plus real-life instances of exploring caves such as Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave.
A brief exploration of what scuba divers do on the job, including the equipment they use and the training they need, plus real-life instances of scuba diving to discover ancient, underwater cities.
A brief exploration of what wildland firefighters do on the job, including the equipment they use and the training they need, plus real-life instances of famous smokejumpers parachuting in to fight fires.
A kindergarten-level introduction to wetlands, covering their climate, plant and animal life, and defining features.
A kindergarten-level introduction to deserts, covering their climate, plant and animal life, and such defining features as their dry terrain.
A kindergarten-level introduction to rainforests, covering their climate, plant and animal life, and such defining features as their tall trees.
A kindergarten-level introduction to helicopters, covering their pilots, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their rotors.
A kindergarten-level introduction to fire trucks, covering their firefighters, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their ladders.
A kindergarten-level introduction to ambulances, covering their EMTs, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their sirens.
Tall City,Wide Country, by renowned illustrator Seymour Chwast, invites young readers to pack their bags for a journey from a rural environment to an urban landscape. Enjoy panoramic illustrations of broad cows, expansive sunshine, and seemingly endless horizons ... then turn the book sideways and do some bigcity sightseeing, taking in vertical parades, towering skyscrapers, and highrising elevators. Light on words but big on charm, this unique picture book is a trip worth taking!
This fun combination of original fable and factual information introduces young readers to the state of Texas through an entertaining and educational story based on the state symbols, history and geography. Take a trip through Texas as Sam, the star travels the state. Along the way Sam meets new friends and learns about the animals, plants, geography, and culture that make Illinois a great state! In addition to the illustrated story, interesting and informative factual sidebars about the state are found throughout the book. A treasure-hunt map plots the journey and a cultural recipe is also included. This book ends with state facts at a glance, a reading comprehension quiz, and more things to see and do around Sam with a map showing the locations. This title is a great way to explore Illinois in preparation for state reports or family vacations! Super Sandcastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Engage readers with stories of a fun trip to the beach. Readers are introduced to the various activities that take place at the beach, and what it means to be safe in the sun and water. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.
From the first slip down a slide to the first time picking out a book to read, this rollicking narrative takes readers on a journey of discovery into the memorable firsts in a child's world. A story that will be enjoyed by the whole family, from the youngest, eager to experience their own adventures, to the oldest, so proud to watch them grow.
In Golden Gate Bridge, young readers will explore this California landmark and learn about its historical significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important American site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the parts of the Golden Gate Bridge, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Golden Gate Bridge online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Golden Gate Bridge also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Golden Gate Bridge is part of Jump!’s Hello, America! series.