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Battleship Island: The Deserted Island

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034232

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Hashima, Japan’s sea walls give it the appearance of a ship lost at sea. This look is the reason for the Battleship Island nickname. In this title, reluctant readers will also see Battleship Island as a time capsule. Pieces from the past will point to the deserted island’s coal-mining boom time.

Poseidon: God of the Sea and Earthquakes

Teri Temple (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733300

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Introduces the Greek god Poseidon and explains his importance; features well-known Greek myths about this god; and includes map of ancient Greece and family tree of the Greek gods.

I like riding

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196576

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Riding on something is one of the first steps to independence for children. This simple book features children riding on bikes, ponies, buses, trains, and planes. A simple activity asks children what kinds of things they would like to ride.

Body talk

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195166

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This interesting book shows children how our faces and body postures show the emotions we are feeling. Throughout the book and in an activity at the end, young readers are asked to figure out which emotions the children pictured in the photos are feeling. This important book will help children read the unspoken feelings that they and others express. It can be a big help to children with Aspergers syndrome, who may have difficulty picking up on social cues and reading the body language of others.

Towering Homes (US)

Gerry Bailey (author), Michelle Todd And Joelle Dreidemy Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711396

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Introduction to structures and buildings.

Over in Australia: Amazing Animals Down Under

Marianne Berkes (author), Jill Dubin (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691853

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Australian animals are unique. Their babies may be riding in mama's pouch, or hitching a ride on daddy, piggy-back! Children will sing, clap and count to the rhyme of "Over in the Meadow" as they learn about wallabies, koalas, wombats, and more. Cut-paper illustrations add to the fun.

Early America: Thomas Jefferson

Jill K. Mulhall

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743987479

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Thomas Jefferson was a gifted writer whose words helped form the country. Although at one time he wanted to be a great speaker, he found comfort and ease in writing. Not only was he a great writer, but also an architect, inventor, surveyor, scientist, and a brilliant politician. He wanted to make life better for all people.

Visita a una granja (A Visit to a Farm)

D. M. Rice

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743992312

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Follow a young girl as she visits her grandparents on their farm. While taking a tour of the farm, she gets to see all of the plants, animals and special machinery that make the farm unique. The language arts connection is the vocabulary related to farms, farm animals, and farm machinery.