Iceland is a country full of unique traditions—some stemming from its Norse heritage and others from religious observances. Readers will learn about the interesting cultural traditions of Iceland, from distinctive food festivals to family traditions, as well as holidays connected to traditional myths and stories. Topics also include Icelandic celebrations of familiar holidays such as Easter and Christmas.
This engaging book takes readers through a year of holidays and traditions in Poland. Many of the country’s holidays are based on Catholic holy days—but traditional Polish customs, clothing, and food remain at the center of every occasion. Colorful images and clear text also help readers discover traditions and holidays unique to Poland, such as harvest festivals and family traditions.
Known for its diversity, Sri Lanka is a country with many unique cultural traditions. This intriguing book guides readers through a year of holidays and traditions in the country, from Buddhist celebrations such as Poya Days, to the family traditions of specific ethnic groups. Other celebrations also include Hindu, Muslim, and Catholic holidays, and festivals celebrating food and farming.
A country with a rich history and culture, Turkey’s cultural traditions are influenced by Islamic holy days and its diverse ethnic population. Clear images and text with interesting fact boxes guide readers through a year of traditions and celebrations in the influential country. Find out also how traditional Turkish foods, clothing, and music are featured and celebrated.
Readers take on the role of historical detectives as they examine letters and diaries as primary sources and discover how they can be used to study the past.
Readers take on the role of historical detectives as they examine photographs as primary sources and discover how they can be used to study the past.
Readers take on the role of historical detectives as they examine speeches as primary sources and discover how they can be used to study the past.
Readers take on the role of historical detectives as they learn about artifacts as primary sources and discover how they can be used to study the past.
This book provides a biography of the life of America's first president, George Washington, including his farming childhood, role in the militia during the Revolution, and his position as President of the United States.
Aprende sobre las escuelas de todo el mundo y lo que comen los niños en el almuerzo, cuándo son sus vacaciones de verano e incluso por cuánto tiempo tienen que ir cada día.
La tecnología hace la vida más fácil y nos ayuda a hacer las cosas más rápido, con menos esfuerzo y tiempo. Aprende cómo se aplica la tecnología en diferentes áreas de la vida.
En todo el mundo la gente practica todo tipo de deportes. Algunos se juegan en equipo y otros se pueden jugar solos. Aprende sobre los diferentes deportes que se juegan en todas partes.
La gente alrededor del mundo tiene muchos tipos de casas inusuales: casas en los árboles, cuevas, iglús, etc. Aprende todo lo que hay que saber acerca de los diferentes tipos de casas.
¿Cómo vas de un lugar a otro todos los días? La gente viaja de muchas maneras y usa desde bicicletas, autos, metro y tranvías, hasta animales. Depende dónde vive y a dónde tiene que ir.
Todo el mundo visita a la familia, a veces no hay que ir muy lejos. Hay muchos tipos de familias, todos se reúnen, mira cómo.
Desde los videojuegos hasta los juegos de mesa y juegos tradicionales practicados durante generaciones, pueden enseñarte un buen espíritu deportivo y que no siempre importa ganar.
Aprende todo lo que hay que saber acerca de diferentes países y las cosas inusuales y espeluznantes que come la gente. ¡Saca tu cuchara y tenedor y prepárate para conocer lo que se come alrededor del mundo!
See all the different classes. Sing with the students. How about counting from 1 to 10? Learning is so much fun. Paired to the nonfiction title Animals That Sing.
The boy has lost his eraser. He has to look all around the classroom for it. Can you help him find his eraser? Paired to the nonfiction title Peek Inside a Pencil.
What do I need to bring for a sleepover? I open my red bag and put all the things I need. Look! I have a rainbow in my bag. Now let’s go to grandma’s house. Paired to the nonfiction title Do Animals Have Families?.
There are so many holidays in the year. Look at all the different holidays the children celebrate. Which one is your favorite? Paired to the nonfiction title The First Thanksgiving.
Billy’s family goes out for camping. When they arrive at the camp ground, they know they forget to bring everything. The house is too far to go back. What should they do? Paired to the nonfiction title What's in the Woods.
Come try the foods of the world. Mexican tacos, American steak, and Italian pizza. So many yummy foods to see. Paired to the nonfiction title What We Eat.
The school bus is going to the zoo. On the way, it will pass many places. What places can you see? Which one is your favorite? Paired to the nonfiction title Animal Teeth.
Knock, knock. Trick or treat! It’s Halloween. Come see all the different monsters and creatures looking for candy. Paired to the nonfiction title Celebrations Around the World.