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A Glass

Etienne Delessert (author), Etienne Delessert (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602990

Children's author and illustrator Etienne Delessert tells the story of Eglantine Besson, the woman who became his mother, and of the glass that came to represent their relationship.

Full Color

Etienne Delessert (author), Etienne Delessert (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603058

Imaginative creatures present all the colors of the rainbow, identify primary colors, and illustrate how three colors can make countless others in this one-of-a-kind introduction.

Los fosiles, hallazgos del pasado (Fossils, Uncovering the Past)

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175074

Examine How The Fossils Document The Appearance, Diversification, And Extinction Of Many Life Forms.

D is for Derby: A Kentucky Derby Alphabet

Helen L. Wilbur (author), Jaime Corum (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537261

The Kentucky Derby is the oldest continuous sporting event in the United States. But don't call it just a horse race. This annual May event, known as "the most exciting two minutes in sports," is steeped in tradition and pageantry far beyond what happens on the track. Following the alphabet, D is for Derby: A Kentucky Derby Alphabet uses poetry and expository text to explain this world-famous event. Topics include famous jockeys, legendary horses, fabled Bluegrass farms and owners, as well as offering a behind-the scenes view of thoroughbred breeding and racing. Readers young and old, along with horse enthusiasts and diehard Derby fans, will enjoy this celebration of one of the most prestigious sporting and cultural events in our country.

M is for Money: An Economics Alphabet

Debbie Shoulders, Michael Shoulders (author), Marty Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781634704274

This alphabet book brings the topic of economics down to a child's level, using tangible examples and scenarios to explain complex ideas. M is for Money uses snappy rhymes and expository text to introduce subjects ranging from supply and demand to taxes. Dynamic and witty artwork brings each topic to life.

Hot Dog! Eleanor Roosevelt Throws a Picnic

Leslie Kimmelman (author), Victor Juhasz (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537315

In June of 1939, the United States played host to two very special guests. British monarchs King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were coming to America. As it was the first visit ever by reigning British royalty, it was a chance for America to build a stronger relationship with the British, especially in those challenging times. On the domestic side, many people didn't have jobs, housing, or food. Internationally, Adolf Hitler, Germany's leader, was threatening the countries around him and war loomed on the horizon. But First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt saw the visit as an opportunity for America to set aside its cares for a while and extend a warm welcome and hand of friendship to the royal guests. As part of the festivities, Eleanor hosts an all-American picnic that includes hot dogs, a menu item that shocks some people.

Cornelius and the Dog Star

Diana Spyropulos (author), Ray Williams (illustrator)

Publisher: Illumination Arts ISBN: 9780935699081

While resting in his easy chair one evening, cantankerous old Cornelius Basset-Hound takes his last breath. Suddenly he is swept up into a brilliant tunnel of light which takes him directly to the gates of Dog Heaven. There he meets Saint Bernard, who turns him away saying "You are not ready to enter Heaven. . . Who wants to spend eternity with a miserly old grouch?" Feeling confused and alone, Cornelius is befriended by Sirius, the Dog Star, and other angelic helpers. As his amazing journey unfolds, Cornelius learns the value of generosity, kindness, playfulness and love.

Six Is So Much Less Than Seven

Ronald Himler (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723192

Warm illustrations convey the deep bond between an old man and his six cats while teaching the reader about the cycle of life.

A Circle of Friends

Giora Carmi (author), Giora Carmi (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723048

When a young boy leaves his muffin beside a sleeping homeless man, a cycle of goodwill begins.

In Every Moon There is a Face

Charles Mathes (author), Arlene Graston (illustrator)

Publisher: Illumination Arts ISBN: 9780970190741

The face in the moon draws us into a gentle that brings peace to the mind, joy to the heart, and allows the spirit to soar. Arlene Graston's spell-binding paintings flow perfectly with Charles Mathes's gentle lyrics, inviting us to embark on a voyage of discovery and delight. This is a story that words cannot tell, so be sure to listen with your heart.

Technologia medica e ingeniera (Medical Technology and Engineering)

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175388

Students Will Learn About The Latest, Cutting Edge Technology In Medicine Today. How This Technology Can Diagnose Disease, Treat Those Diseases And Where Medical Technology Will Lead Us In The Future.

Putrefaccion y descomposicion (Rot and Decay)

Sarah Levete (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175425

Discusses Things That Rot And Break Down And Things That Don't, How Decomposing Things May Feed Insects Or Animals Or Help The Soil, And Talks About Recycling.

Salvar el medioambiente (Saving the Environment)

David Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175432

Eco-Friendly Energy Is Explained. The Most Current Information Is Provided While Establishing The Understanding That It Does Not Take Much To Make The World A Better Place.

Productores y consumidores: Estudio de las cadenas alimenticias (Makers and Takers: Studying Food We

Gwendolyn Hooks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175371

This Book Uses The Ocean As A Backdrop To Define Food Webs And Identifying The Animals Who Act As Predator, Prey, Or Both.

Plantas fuera de lugar (Plants Out of Place )

Courtney Farrell (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174893

Learn About The Destructive Effect Non-Native Plants Can Have On An Environment.

Micromundos: Secretos de los tomos y las molculas (Microworlds: Unlocking the Secrets of Atoms and M

Anna Claybourne (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175395

Introduces Atoms And Molecules, Talks About The Elements, Bonding And Reacting, And Matter And Materials.

Los telefonos moviles (Cell Phones)

Don Mcleese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175029

The Most Current Information On Cell Phones Is Provided In This Book. Also Included Are Facts About How They Work, How To Text, And How They Have Impacted Our World.

Los biocombustibles (Biofuels)

David Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175005

Provides The History Of Biofuels, Different Uses, Positive And Negative Characteristics, And How They Will Impact The Future.

Los bosques tropicales (Rainforests)

Precious Mckenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174916

Beautiful Photos And Text Examines The Issues Faced By Rainforest Habitats And How They Can Be Saved.

Las placas tectnicas y los desastres (Plate Tectonics and Disasters)

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175135

This Book Goes Into Great Detail About The Different Layers Of Our Earth And How The Shifting Tectonic Plates Can Cause Disasters Such As Earthquakes And Tsunamis. In Depth Information And Great Photographs Reinforce The Informative Text.

La tierra y la importancia del agua (The Earth and the Role of Water)

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175463

This Book Explains The Water Cycle And How Water Is Used To Generate Many Forms Of Electricity. It Introduces Students To The Importance Of Keeping Our Water Supplies Clean. Has Detailed Information About The Effects Water Has On Different Formations On Our Earth. From Weathering To Landslides, It Can All Be Found In This Title.

La energia solar (Solar Energy)

David Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175173

Solar Energy Is Explained. Included In This Book Is Where It Comes From, Who Uses It, And The Positive And Negative Benefits Of Using It.

La ciencia de los animales (Animal Science )

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174749

This Title Introduces Students To The World Of Agriscience With In Depth Information On How Animal Science Affects Our Daily Lives. Also Gives A Wide Array Of Careers In This Growing Field, From Biologists To Geneticists, To Zoologists.

La energia (Energy)

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175043

Explores Energy, How We Use It, Different Types And Forms, Conservation And Transformation Of Energy, Renewable Vs. Non-Renewable, And Energy Conservation.

La biodiversidad (Biodiversity)

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174756

This Title Explains The Enormous Variety Of Life On Earth And How It Is All Interconnected. Goes Into Great Detail About The Biodiversity Within Biomes, The Threats The Plants And Animals Within These Biomes Face, And The Possibilities Of Extinction. Very Detailed Information On This Interesting Topic For Students.