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Balers

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647475567

It's a busy day at Happy Valley Farm and the farmer llama needs your help! Take a tour of the farm as you learn all about balers. Be sure to pay attention so you can pass your farmhands quiz and earn your llama-diploma. Cheerful illustrations and farm-tastic puns make learning about farmer llama's farm machines llots of fun!

Maryam Mirzakhani

M.M. Eboch (author) Elena Bia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643599

Maryam Mirzakhani started breaking barriers for girls in math when she was in high school. She continued breaking those barriers as an adult when she became the first woman to win the Fields Medal. That’s the highest honor a mathematician can receive! She inspires young people to find the beauty in math. The Women in Science and Technology series introduces students to influential women in science and technology. From astronauts to medical doctors, these biographies highlight the accomplishments, dedication, and passion that drove these women to succeed. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions.

Rachel Carson

M.M. Eboch (author) Elena Bia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643582

Words have the power to create change. Rachel Carson knew this, and she shared her love of nature and the need to protect it in her writing. She wrote several books about nature, including Silent Spring, which warned of the dangers of chemical pesticides. This book helped start the modern environmental movement. She inspires young people today to protect our planet. The Women in Science and Technology series introduces students to influential women in science and technology. From astronauts to medical doctors, these biographies highlight the accomplishments, dedication, and passion that drove these women to succeed. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions.

Passenger Planes

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855143

Gives readers a close-up look at passenger planes. With colorful spreads featuring fun facts, sidebars, labeled diagrams, and a "How It Works" feature, the book provides an engaging overview of this amazing aircraft.

Passenger Trains

Christina Leighton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034034

Passenger trains have all kinds of cars—baggage cars, lounge cars, dining cars, and sleeper cars. They often need to keep riders comfortable for multi-day trips. This title shows beginning readers a train type that works day and night to take passengers long distances.

Freight Trains

Christina Leighton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034003

The average freight car can hold 200,000 pounds. This is equal to the weight of 15 male bush elephants! Early readers will be impressed by the powerful freight trains in this book moving heavy loads of food, coal, oil, and more!

Monorails

Christina Leighton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034027

Ever ride a train on an elevated track around a zoo, an airport, or an amusement park? If so, you’ve traveled by monorail. In this book, new readers will see many scenic aerial views offered by the off-the-ground trains that move on single rails.

Zamboni Ice Resurfacers

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033648

Hockey players and figure skaters wouldn’t be able to perform their best without Zamboni ice resurfacers. The famous ice polisher machines smooth ice by shaving it, washing it, squeegeeing it, and more! In this title, beginning readers will watch Zamboni machines make loops around ice rinks.

Helicopters

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033624

Helicopters are among the most mission-oriented machines. They often get their rotors spinning to pick up a sick or injured person, to a military zone, or to help with a wildfire. In this book, helicopters lift off, spin, and land for early readers.

Earth Movers

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033617

The first step of any construction project is preparing the site for building. The job requires earth movers to rip, dig, level, and move ground. This children’s title, grounded in facts, lets young readers dig into learning about the action-packed work of earth movers.

Concrete Mixers

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033600

A drum and a chute make a concrete mixer unique from other construction equipment. The first part has a spiral-shaped inside for mixing concrete. The second part shoots concrete out of the machine. Beginning readers will want to turn the pages of this title about concrete mixers!

Let's Pop, Pop, Popcorn!

Cynthia Schumerth (author) Mary Reaves Uhles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534178939

Told through exuberant rhyme, a group of children shows the step-by-step process of how America's favorite snack comes about. Beginning with the planting of seeds, the cycle moves through the caretaking of the plant (watering and weeding), all the way to its harvest. Finally, it's time to shuck, then pop the kernels, and enjoy the finished product! Complete with back matter that includes scientific facts and activities, Let's Pop, Pop, Popcorn! offers a fun introduction to the process of creating popcorn.

Popcorn

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341137

Pop, pop, pop! That's the sound of popcorn! In this low-level title readers will learn about the history of popcorn, what makes it pop, and how it is eaten today. Features such as a timeline, recipes, and an origin map provide young readers with visual aids to help them learn more about this favorite snack.

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341113

Grilled cheese sandwiches make the perfect easy meal! In this low-level title, young readers will learn about the various ways grilled cheese sandwiches are eaten around the world. A timeline and an origin map provide a visual aid as readers learn about the history of the sandwich, and recipe features will teach readers how to make their own perfect grilled cheeses.

Hamburgers

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341120

Fire up the grill! From their origins in Germany to today, hamburgers have gone through a lot of changes. This low-level title uses engaging text and visuals to teach young readers how this favorite food came to be. Special features such as a timeline and origin map highlight the food’s history, and recipes teach readers to make their own hamburgers.

Doughnuts

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341106

Doughnuts are an all-time favorite treat! This low-level title teaches young readers how this sweet treat came to be, from its beginnings in the Netherlands to the maritime origin of its famous middle hole. Features such as a timeline and an origin map provide a visual aid for learning, while recipes will teach readers how to make their own doughnuts!

This is the House that Jack Built

Felicia Law (author) Jen Khatun (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688486

The House that Jack Built opens a new avenue for 4-6 year old non-fiction. The text is written in simple rhyme and follows the (sing-song) rhythm of the original (Mother Goose) rhyme.

Among the Trees

Gerry Bailey (author) Michael Garton, Rebecca Elliot (illustrators)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688264

This series explores the animals found in four different environments. Text is simple for 'read to' explanation by an adult or early reading practice and, for the very young, there is a simple 'I am' sentence to introduce each animal.

Play With a Purpose With Weather and Animals

Felicia Law (author) Sarah Jennings (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913189822

The need for a ‘go to’ activity is essential for every busy parent and teacher! These activities afford valuable learning and development opportunities for children from physical, intellectual to emotional and social skills. They require only the use of everyday objects making them perfect for the home or classroom.

On the Farm

Gerry Bailey (author) Michael Garton, Rebecca Elliot (illustrators)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688271

This series explores the animals found in four different environments. Text is simple for 'read to' explanation by an adult or early reading practice and, for the very young, there is a simple 'I am' sentence to introduce each animal.

In the Wild

Gerry Bailey (author) Michael Garton, Rebecca Elliot (illustrators)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688257

This series explores the animals found in four different environments. The text is simple for 'read to' explanation by an adult or early reading practice and, for the very young, there is a simple 'I am' sentence to introduce each animal.

Little Cloud

Johanna Wagstaffe (author) Julie McLaughlin (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821859

Follow our little cloud on an adventure through the sky and learn the science behind how it transforms from a simple cumulus cloud to a full-blown hurricane. Beautifully detailed illustrations from award-winning artist Julie McLaughlin integrate science with storytelling. Children will enjoy finding new gems of information even after several reads, thanks to a whimsical and rich layout. And meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe weaves a comprehensive narrative about a powerful weather system that’s so compelling readers won’t even realize they are on their way to becoming budding meteorologists.

Cool Kid Inventions

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583214

Those who dream of hearing the word inventor before their names are in for a treat! Meet real-life kid inventors and see what led to their success. Back matter includes tips for readers to get started on their own inventions.

Legendary Bigfoot

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400495

For decades, people have claimed to have spotted a tall, hairy creature in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. But is Bigfoot just a silly prank? Readers discover the truth about Bigfoot in this book!

Ice-Cream Splat Attack

David Mostyn (author) David Mostyn (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688479

This beautifully illustrated and witty piece of fiction tells the story of two kings - one mean (King Griswold) and one kind (King Albert) and a young trainee cook who saves the day with an old cannon and tons of strawberry ice cream. The final pages at the end introduce the reader to the science of making ice cream, adding an informative non-fiction element to this exciting new title.