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Spies in the SIS

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606660

An early reader’s guide to SIS spies, introducing British espionage history, famous agents such as Tommy Yeo-Thomas, skills such as code making, and the dangers all spies face.

Grand Canyon

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606691

A young explorer’s introduction to Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park, covering its desert and forest landscape, plants, animals such as California condors, and activities such as hiking.

Death Valley

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606677

A young explorer’s introduction to California and Nevada’s Death Valley National Park, covering its desert landscape, plants, animals such as desert tortoises, and activities such as bird-watching.

Everglades

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606684

A young explorer’s introduction to Florida’s Everglades National Park, covering its wetlands landscape, plants, animals such as West Indian manatees, and activities such as boating.

Great Smoky Mountains

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606707

A young explorer’s introduction to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, covering its mountain landscape, plants, animals such as salamanders, and activities such as horseback riding.

Spies in the KGB

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606646

An early reader’s guide to KGB spies, introducing Russian espionage history, famous agents such as Oleg Penkovsky, techniques such as dead drops, and the dangers all spies face.

Apache

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606493

A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian tribe known as the Apache, including warrior Geronimo and conflicts such as the Camp Grant Massacre.

Navajo

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606523

A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian tribe known as the Navajo, including headman Manuelito and conflicts such as the Second Battle of Fort Defiance.

Nez Perce

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606530

A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian tribe known as the Nez Perce, including Chief Joseph and conflicts such as the Battle of the Big Hole.

Cherokee

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606509

A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian tribe known as the Cherokee, including chief John Ross and conflicts surrounding the Trail of Tears.

Iroquois

Steve Potts (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606516

A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian confederacy known as the Iroquois, including chief Hiawatha and conflicts such as the American Revolution.

Sioux

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606547

A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian tribe known as the Sioux or Dakota, including warrior Crazy Horse and conflicts such as the U.S.–Dakota War.

A Rainforest Food Chain

A.D. Tarbox (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606332

A look at a common food chain in a South American rainforest, introducing the cacao tree that starts the chain, the jaguar that sits atop the chain, and various animals in between.

A Prairie Food Chain

A.D. Tarbox (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606325

A look at a common food chain on a North American prairie, introducing the bluestem grass that starts the chain, the badger that sits atop the chain, and various animals in between.

A Desert Food Chain

A.D. Tarbox (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606295

A look at a common food chain in a North American desert, introducing the mesquite tree that starts the chain, the coyote that sits atop the chain, and various animals in between.

Helicopters

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606097

A kindergarten-level introduction to helicopters, covering their pilots, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their rotors.

Fire Trucks

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606080

A kindergarten-level introduction to fire trucks, covering their firefighters, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their ladders.

Ambulances

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606059

A kindergarten-level introduction to ambulances, covering their EMTs, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their sirens.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Nate Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605854

An exploration of Rocky Mountain National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the towering summit of Longs Peak.

Mongols

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603133

A simple introduction to the Central Asian warriors known as Mongols, including their history, lifestyle, weapons, and how they remain a part of today’s culture through their descendants.

Vikings

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603140

A simple introduction to the Scandinavian warriors known as Vikings, including their history, lifestyle, weapons, and how they remain a part of today’s culture through books and films.

Sailing the Unknown

Michael J. Rosen (author), Maria Cristina Pritelli (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602440

A sailor boy named Nick travels the uncharted world of the late 1700s in this illustrated account of the historic three-year voyage of the British vessel Endeavour and its captain, James Cook.

Tall City, Wide Country

Seymour Chwast (author), Seymour Chwast (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602297

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!

Lonesome Star: A Story About Texas

Karen Latchana Kenney (author) Bob Doucet (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781604531848

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.

Texas

Jim Ollhoff (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617850813

Easy-to-read text with bright, full color photographs brings Texas to young students. Presented in a simple, easily understandable, "scrapbook" format, kids will truly enjoy opening this travelogue-like book. This 48-page book is filled with current state facts and statistical data. Important historical information segues to up-to-date details on cities, economics, geography, and climate. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.