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The Boo-Boos that Changed the World

Barry Wittenstein (author) Chris Hsu (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897457

Did you know Band-Aids were invented by accident?! And that they weren't mass-produced until the Boy Scouts gave their seal of approval? 1920s cotton buyer Earle Dickson worked for Johnson & Johnson and had a klutzy wife who often cut herself. The son of a doctor, Earle set out to create an easier way for her to bandage her injuries. Band-Aids were born, but Earle's bosses at the pharmaceutical giant weren't convinced, and it wasn't until the Boy Scouts of America tested Earle's prototype that this ubiquitous household staple was made available to the public. Soon Band-Aids were selling like hotcakes, and the rest is boo-boo history.

Captain Bacterium

Dr. Chana Gabay (author, illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688974

When you think about bacteria, you might talk about bugs and dirt, but actually bacteria are useful. They're really important to you and to your health; in fact, you can't live without them!

Hi! I'm Bacterium

Dr. Chana Gabay (author, illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688950

When you think about bacteria, you might talk about bugs and dirt. But actually bacteria are useful. They're really important to you and to your health, in fact, you can't live without them!

From Wax to Crayons

Cari Meister (author) Albert Pinilla (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517803

A child wonders how crayons are made and learns about how oil is mined and processed to extract paraffin wax, which is then sent to a factory to be made into crayons. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a map showing oil fields and crayon factories, a glossary, and further resources.

I'll Be a Librarian

Connie Colwell Miller (author) Silvia Baroncelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514796

Readers follow along on a day in the life of a librarian as a young girl pretends that the family den is a public library. Includes a glossary of library terms and a library scavenger hunt activity.

I'll Be a Carpenter

Connie Colwell Miller (author) Silvia Baroncelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514789

Readers follow along on a day in the life of a carpenter as a young girl pretends to be a carpenter while building a cardboard-box fort in the backyard with her brother. Includes a glossary of construction terms and an activity that lets readers practice building skills.

Pickup Trucks

Wendy Strobel Dieker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514574

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the role of pickup trucks in helping people haul large items.

Mechanics

Emma Less (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513621

Keep our cars and trucks running smooth! In this book, readers will meet the mechanics who work on vehicles, from cars and trucks to airplanes and big machines. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.

Seasons

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513256

This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the four seasons that we experience. Every season is covered to make a book that is a year long

Weather

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513249

This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the turbulent world of weather. Bring your umbrella and some sunscreen!

Sea Dragons

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645491545

Dive into the remarkable underwater lives of sea dragons with a photographic search-and-find feature that explores anatomy, habitat, and reproduction. Leafy or weedy, sea dragons—cousins to sea horses—are underwater masters of disguise. Though not actual dragons, these small fish have skin flaps that look like seaweed and some can even change color! Emergent readers will discover the sea dragon’s camouflage abilities as well as how males are in charge of egg-carrying. Vibrant photos and simple text will fascinate young readers. A search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary with photo clues and an answer key.

Eels

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645491521

Dive into the exciting underwater lives of eels with a photographic search-and-find feature that explores the animal’s anatomy, markings, and ocean habitat. With long, slithering bodies and smooth, scale-less skin, eels may look scary—but they are actually shy! Emergent readers will discover that these fish hide in holes to stay safe and open their mouths wide to help breathe, not to bite. Vibrant photos and simple text will fascinate young readers. A search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary with photo clues and an answer key.

Corals

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645491507

Colorful corals come to life with a photographic search-and-find feature that explores the animal’s anatomy and ocean habitat. Corals are more than just rocks or plants. These ocean animals can move and stretch their tentacles to sting tiny animals to eat. Emergent readers will discover how corals spawn and grow into huge reefs that become home to many animals. Vibrant photos and simple text will fascinate young readers. A search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary with photo clues and an answer key.

Rainy Day Magic

Harriet Ziefert (author) R. W. Alley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801149

Lots of fun, lots of science: when Sophie and Hank fill up a bowl with rainwater on a gloomy day, they have a great time seeing what happens when the water freezes, when it’s mixed with food coloring, and when it’s left out in the sun. 

School Worms

Harriet Ziefert (author) Barry Gott (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801163

Mr. Bunsen’s class has a fun assignment today: to look at wiggly, squiggly, squirmy WORMS! The students have lots of interesting experiments to carry out and questions to answer, from whether worms like water to how long they are when they stretch out. 

Egg Drop Challenge

Harriet Ziefert (author) Barry Gott (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621984

In this contest, which asks students to protect an egg and then drop it from a specified height so that it lands on the ground intact, it's all or nothing. If Hank's egg falls to the ground without breaking, he wins. If it breaks or smashes, he loses. Surely Irma, the smartest dog in the world, can help Hank figure out how to emerge a winner.

What Do You See?

Harriet Ziefert (author) Luana Rinaldo (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621410

What can you see with eyeglasses? A magnifying glass? The sense of sight is explored in this charming trip through a child's day.

Tunnels

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786972

Readers will have a blast learning about Tunnels. From mining tunnels to the Channel Tunnel, this book explores how they are built, how they are used, and the engineer’s job to build and plan for them. Bright, full-page photos fill the pages of this fun title, while easy-to-read text introduces readers to key STEM concepts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Skyscrapers

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786965

Readers will have a blast learning about Skyscrapers. From apartment buildings to the Empire State Building, this book explores how they are built, how they are used, and the engineer’s job to build and plan for them. Bright, full-page photos fill the pages of this fun title, while easy-to-read text introduces readers to key STEM concepts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Dams

Elsie Olson (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786941

Readers will have a blast learning about Dams. From beaver dams to the Hoover Dam, this book explores how they are built, how they are used, and the engineer’s job to build and care for them. Bright, full-page photos fill the pages of this fun title, while easy-to-read text introduces readers to key STEM concepts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Bridges

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786927

Readers will have a blast learning about Bridges. From truss bridges to suspension bridges, this book explores how they are built, how they are used, and the engineer’s job to build and care for them. Bright, full-page photos fill the pages of this fun title, while easy-to-read text introduces readers to key STEM concepts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Sun

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624024658

From the sun’s rays to sunglasses, learn all about the sun in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photographs appeal to visual learners. Zoom in even deeper with a key stats section and bolded glossary words. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Clouds

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624024610

From fluffy white clouds to dark storm clouds, learn all about clouds in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photographs appeal to visual learners. Zoom in even deeper with a key stats section and bolded glossary words. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Sheep

Leo Statts (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624024375

From lambs to rams, Sheep introduces readers to these animals and their lives on a farm. This book captivates young readers through simple and easy-to-read text combined with vibrant, full-color photographs. Plus, quick stats sections and bolded glossary terms invite readers to zoom in and learn more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Steve Irwin

Lauren Kukla (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023934

All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Steve Irwin book, kids will follow him on his journey to become a wildlife expert and conservationist. From his TV show The Crocodile Hunter to work with Australia Zoo and Wildlife Warriors, Irwin cared for the safety of reptiles and animals. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.