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From Power Plant to House

Colleen Hord (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301183

Do you wonder why your light bulb turns on? There's actually hidden wires that connect from your house to a power plant! There are many people in place to ensure that electricity gets to your home safely. From the electrician to the power plant manager to the worker, each person plays an important role in your light bulbs working! This title allows students to identify the connection between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Our Snowy Day

Robert Rosen, Jin Lee (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428497

The boy and girl want to play in the snow. But, they can’t decide what to do. Will they be able to find something they both enjoy? Paired to the nonfiction title Where We Live.

Animal Groups

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425137

Lions and bees and meerkats, oh my—these are a few of the many animals that survive and thrive in groups. Discover how group members help each other face life’s challenges. From finding food to raising young, some animals are just better off together

Animal Senses

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425168

Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interact with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.

Energy Exchange

Tara Haelle (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425151

When you flip a light switch, it turns on the light. But how? Where does that energy come from? How does it get to the light bulb? Learn about all kinds of energy that power our world and how we can make sure we never run out!

Heredity: Pass It On!

Rebecca Hirsh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425144

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.

Think Like an Engineer

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425120

Engineers are the reason we have everything from thumbtacks to rocket ships. But what do engineers think about? Where do they get their amazing ideas? Discover the ways engineers solve problems, learn about some engineering feats, and find out whether you may also think like an engineer.

Matter: Changing States

Tara Haelle (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425113

What makes up every single thing in the universe? Teeny tiny specks called atoms. Atoms are the tiniest forms of matter, and matter is everything.

Rainbows

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424895

A scientific look at how rainbows are formed, why we can only see part of them, and how your location determines if you see one or not.

Trees

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424888

A scientific look at how trees grow, why they are important, and how they make other trees.

Waterfalls

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424871

A scientific look at the natural processes that create waterfalls, and where they are likely to form.

Clouds

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424864

A scientific look at how clouds are formed, why there are different types, and what you can tell about a cloud by looking at it.

Eyes

Pete Jenkins (author) Hazel Quintanilla (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424789

Hey, what are those things that help me to see? It’s my eyes. Learn all about different kinds of eyes and what they do. Everyone’s eyes are different but everyone’s eyes are special!

Saving Water

Abby Walters (author) Chiara Fiorentino (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428480

Come learn how to save water in your house. Telling your parents how to use less water will help out everyone. Paired to the nonfiction title Water All Around Us.

The Dinosaur Museum

Robert Rosen (author) Srimalie Bassani (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428404

Mrs. Murphy’s class is on a field trip. However, Tim and James keep fighting. Will they ever stop fighting? Paired to the nonfiction title I Dig Dinos.

Leaves

Alicia Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425526

Some are bigger than a school bus. Others are as small as a candy sprinkle. Some make people itch. What are they? Plant leaves! Find out why leaves are a certain shape and size, how they help plants grow, and perform your own experiment to find out just what leaves need to grow.

Roots

Alicia Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425533

Plant roots are amazing! From keeping plants anchored in the ground to sucking up water from the soil, roots are an essential part of plants. Some go deep below Earth’s surface while others spread far and wide just below the dirt. Dig in to discover how roots help plants survive.

Soil

Annette Whipple (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425496

Soil hides most of the time, but it’s important. Dig into the layers of soil and learn how it is made. Find out how soil helps plants and other living things thrive. Are you ready to get your hands dirty?

Stem

Alicia Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425519

Ever wonder how plants reach toward the sun? Or how water gets from the roots to the leaves? A plant’s stem is like a highway, transporting water and food where it’s needed. Dig in to discover how stems work to support a plant’s survival.

Gumshoe Gang Cracks the Case

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634305761

Alex is part of the Gumshoe Gang at Watson Elementary and is a science fanatic. He and his friends help solve cases that happen in their school. This time Alex is the one affected by a crime and the case revolves around him. Someone has destroyed his Science Fair project! Can the Gumshoe Gang find the culprit before the Science Fair tonight? Will Alex still be able to participate in the Science Fair he was so excited about? These mysteries are perfect for your early fluent reader. With longer sentences and fewer illustrations, these are suited to keep readers guessing as they solve for clues. Paired to the nonfiction title Winning By Waiting.

Social Lives of Pigs

Elliot Riley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919010

This book offers a look at the social and emotional lives, as well as communication methods, of pigs.

Windmills

Charlotte Hunter (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918884

Simple text and photographs look at how windmills work.

Drones

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918860

This book covers the technology and design of multiple types of drones.

Why Do Animals Smell Like That?

Reese Everett (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919225

Some animals have some unique ways of keeping safe from predators by using defense mechanisms in the way they smell or the scents they give off.

Social Lives of Gorillas

Rachel M. Wilson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919003

This book offers a look at the social and emotional lives, as well as communication methods, of gorillas.