This entertaining book takes the problem out of understanding beginner word problems. Readers will learn how to develop a step-by-step plan or strategy to solve basic word problems. This title uses real-life situations to model the problem-solving process for readers to teach skills such as identifying key information to determine which math operation is required, using drawings and models to see the problem, and carrying out the plan and communicating answers.
Childrens' imaginations will soar as they learn about different kinds of airplanes including jumbo jets, seaplanes, and stunt planes. This dynamic new book also describes the basic parts and functions of various airplanes.
The human body is amazing, and at times, disgusting. Fun illustrations and entertaining text help give kids a clear understanding of bodily functions related to the digestive system, as well as useful facts about how the body works.
Have you ever wondered how your body sends you itchy signals? Fun illustrations and entertaining text help give kids a clear understanding of how insect bites, dry skin, and allergies cause itching sensations and how our brains are in on the action.
Want to know how bones, fingernails, and hair form and grow throughout our lives? Fun illustrations and entertaining text help give kids a clear understanding of how our bodies grow and change throughout our lives.
Want to know why you drool on your pillow or what your taste buds are for? Fun illustrations and entertaining text help give kids a clear understanding of the form and function of the mouth, tongue, and teeth.
Want to know how arteries carry oxygen-rich blood throughout our bodies and what blood type means? Fun illustrations and entertaining text help give kids a clear understanding of the blood and circulatory system.
In Watch a Banana Grow, early fluent readers learn how bananas grow. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how this delicious fruit is grown and harvested. An infographic illustrates the life cycle of a banana. Children can learn more about how and where bananas grow using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Watch a Banana Grow also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
The Amazon Rain Forest is home to tree-strangling vines, poison frogs and killer dolphins. And if it were its own country, it would be the ninth largest in the world! Imagine that! Readers will explore dangers of the rainforest and discover scientific mysteries along the way.
Growing plants and vegetables and studying food sources can help children make good food choices, which is likely to result in overall healthier lives. Readers will learn skills for choosing food wisely.
Join Space Cat on an exploration of systems in both the natural world and in the human-made world. Readers discover how STEM skills keep systems working.
Space Cat and her pal Dog help readers understand simple and complex tools we all use every day.
Habitats are home to a variety of plants and animals. They all have a role in keeping the habitat healthy. Plants and animals that live together in a habitat form a community. While thinking about their own backyard or local park, this book takes the reader on an exploration of the community living among the blades of green.
Why do animals, plants, and people look like their parents? Learn about heredity, genes, and chromosomes in simple-to-understand language. Discover how the father of heredity, Gregor Mendel, unlocked the secrets of how living things pass down traits to their children.
Readers will have a blast learning about Roads. From stone to asphalt and concrete, 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.
All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Cesar Millan book, kids will follow him on his journey to become an expert dog trainer. From his TV show The Dog Whisperer to starting his PACK Project foundation, Millan works to improve the lives of dogs around the world. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.
All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Jane Goodall book, kids will follow her on her journey to become a primate expert. From living in the Gombe Stream National Park to starting a nature Institute and programs, Goodall studies chimpanzees and works to protect their habitats. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.
All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Eugenie Clark book, kids will follow her on her journey to become an undersea expert. From shark diving to discovering new fish, Clark taught about ocean conservation and protecting shark habitats. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.
From tiny seeds to yellow flowers to fluffy seed heads, follow every stage of the dandelion life cycle. Pairs with the fiction title Dandelions to Eat.
As the sun moves across the sky, a little boy joyfully watches the sunflowers follow the sun in this sweet illustrated story. Pairs with the nonfiction title Let's Look at Sunflowers.
Sunflowers are a cheerful addition to any bouquet. How do they grow? Emergent readers will follow the sunflower life cycle through carefully leveled text and full-color photos. Pairs with the fiction title Flowers in the Sun.
Have you ever seen an apple blossom? Carefully leveled text and engaging photos show emergent readers what apples look like while they are growing in an orchard. Pairs with the fiction title Baking Apples.
Introduce emergent readers to the life cycle of the tiny-but-mighty bean. Carefully leveled text and bright photos show bean plants in all their stages: seed, sprout, flower, and pod. Pairs with the fiction title Bean Soup.
Strawberries start as tiny seeds and grow into sweet, bright red fruit. Eye-catching photos and carefully leveled text show readers the strawberry life cycle. Pairs with the fiction title Sharing Berries.
Follow a bee, a butterfly, and a bunny as they find dandelions to eat together in this adorably illustrated tale. Pairs with the nonfiction title Let's Look at Dandelions.