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Screws

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915344

Screws are more than just the tools that hold pieces of wood together. They drill holes, lift cars, and even pump water! Students will learn about the functions of these amazing machines and put their knowledge to use with easy experiments. Diagrams provide visual explanations in this leveled title.

Wedges

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915351

Wedges were some of the first tools humans ever created! Today, these simple machines are found all around, from doorstops to our own front teeth. Diagrams and simple text explain how wedges work, while experiments allow readers test the machines for themselves. Move through the history of wedges, from hand axes to handsaws, in this fascinating title for beginning readers.

Wheels and Axles

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915368

Did you know the first wheel and axle was not used for transportation, but rather for making pottery? In this title, students will learn about the functions and long history of these simple machines. They can also test out new knowledge with easy experiments. From bicycles to doorknobs, young readers will learn how wheels and axles keep our world spinning!

Alligator or Crocodile?

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915719

An ancient, scaly beast slides through the water, searching for a snack. But is it an alligator or a crocodile? This low-level book uses simple text, bright photos, and helpful labels to walk readers through the physical and behavioral differences between these often mixed-up reptiles. Readers can dive in and see if they can tell which is which!

Butterfly or Moth?

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915733

Can you tell if that is a butterfly or a moth fluttering by? Physical traits like antennae and colors give clues, as well as certain behaviors. Leveled text and bright photos walk beginning readers through the differences of these big-winged insects. Side-by-side features let students compare the two on their own and aid in comprehension.

Stephen Hawking

Katlin Sarantou (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148468

The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Stephen Hawking in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, author biography, timeline, glossary, index, and other informative backmatter.

Learn about Tornadoes

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837799

Introduces readers to tornadoes and how they form. Learn about the science behind thunderstorms and how they can lead to tornadoes. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a tornado in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Volcanoes

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837805

Introduces readers to volcanoes and how they form. Learn about the science behind eruptions and what causes them. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a volcano in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Planting a Garden

Meg Gaertner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838581

Shares the story of Marcus, who wants to plant a garden with his classmates. First he learns about plants from his teacher. Then he digs and turns the soil. What comes next? This book introduces readers to time-order words through Marcus's engaging story. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the story. Fun facts add engaging details about gardening. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Learn about Clouds

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837737

Introduces readers to clouds and how they form. Learn about the science behind the water cycle and how its interaction with the atmosphere can lead to different cloud formations. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a cloud in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Ocean Zones

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837744

Introduces readers to the different ocean zones and what makes each zone special. Learn about the creatures that call each zone home and how they have adapted to fit their environments. Includes step-by-step instructions to create ocean zones in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Rainbows

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837751

Introduces readers to rainbows and how they form. Learn about the science behind light and how its interaction with the atmosphere can lead to different rainbow formations. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a rainbow in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Seeds

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837768

Introduces readers to seeds and how they form. Learn about the science behind plant growth. Includes step-by-step instructions to grow seeds in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Learn about Snowstorms

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837775

Introduces readers to snowstorms and how they form. Learn about the science behind the water cycle and how its interaction with the atmosphere can lead to different snowstorms. Includes step-by-step instructions to create a snowstorm in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Rainy

Alice K. Flanagan (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832749

A very simple introduction to rain, how it forms, and where it falls. Additional items to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Road Maps and GPS

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832695

Introduces readers to road maps and GPS and their many uses, especially in daily life. Features labeled infographics that highlight special features on the map to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include colorful photos, captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Snowy

Alice K. Flanagan (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832756

A very simple introduction to snow, how it forms, where it falls, and even its benefits. Additional items to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Stormy

Alice K. Flanagan (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832763

A very simple introduction to the phenomena of thunder and lightning and how they occur. Additional items to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Sunny

Juniata Rogers (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832770

A very simple introduction to the phenomenon of sunshine, when it optimally occurs, and the weather patterns associated with it. Additional items to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Windy

Juniata Rogers (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832787

A very simple introduction to the wind, what causes it, and the weather associated with it. Additional items to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Compasses and Cardinal Directions

Ellis M. Reed (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832640

Introduces readers to compasses and cardinal directions and their many uses, especially in daily life. Features labeled infographics that highlight special features on the map to enhance reader understanding. Additional features include colorful photos, captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Foggy

Juniata Rogers (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832725

A very simple introduction to the phenomenon of fog, when it occurs, and the other weather associated with it. Additional items to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Icy

Juniata Rogers (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503832732

A very simple introduction to icy weather conditions, when they occur, and the other weather patterns associated with it. Additional items to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Step-by-Step Experiments with Electricity

Gina Hagler (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731580

Explains what electricity is and how it is conducted; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different electricity concepts.

Your Sensational Sense of Sight

Julia Vogel (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735241

Take a fun, mascot-guided field trip through the body parts involved in your sense of sight!