Take a closer look at the automobile by exploring Henry Ford's assembly-line production, auto safety, hazards of smog and pollution as well as potential cars of the future. This book includes vocabulary related to auto parts and auto function.
Follow the history and advances in communications starting with hieroglyphics through the development of the telephone, the computer, and satellite communication. Language arts connection is technology-based vocabulary that is necessary to master in the 21st century.
Come and get it! This book compares the different ways food is grown, harvested, and stored throughout history as well as the properties of growing and selling food. Take this mouth-watering journey packed with vocabulary related to food preparation and distribution.
Explore the history of clothes including inventors and their inventions of common clothing items such as jeans, raincoats, even zippers! Find how making clothes has changed over time with interesting facts of an often-overlooked industry. The reader provides a language arts connection as students learn vocabulary related to all aspects of the clothing industry.
Investigate the wiggly world of invertebrates! Neither mammals nor reptiles, these animals are in a class all their own. This book provides captivating photographs to help illustrate the defining features of these animals and bring to light the mysterious world of these one-of-a-kind creatures. A language arts connection is made with the vocabulary related to invertebrate body parts, body functions, and life cycles.
In this book, students take an inside look at the scaly, unusual world of reptiles and amphibians with fascinating pictures of lesser known reptiles and amphibians that make this reader a page-turner. A language arts connection is made with vocabulary related to reptiles and amphibians.
All aboard! It's time to learn about trains from their humble beginning of the steam engine and chugs to the diesel-electric trains of today including the unique construction of the tracks and wheels, as well as the multitude of jobs that exists in the world of locomotives.
Explore the history and function of planes including the vital role that planes played in World War II and their transition into commercial travel. Readers will enjoy reading about famous people in aviation including the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, and Amelia Earhart while learning the basic principles of aerodynamics. Book includes vocabulary related to the history and function of planes.
Discover how the heart and lungs work together to keep the blood flowing and the body breathing in this book that provides pictures of real hearts and lungs and accompanying diagrams. Readers will learn about circulation and breathing as well as related vocabulary.
Explore the brain and what it does for the human body including how it works to control body functions and its connection to the nervous system. Book includes vocabulary related to the brain and brain function.
Travel the solar system and explore the planets while discovering the process of orbits and rotations of the planets. Readers are even exposed to asteroids that exist throughout the solar system and are introduced to vocabulary specific to the solar system.
Explore outer space and learn about stars, galaxies, planets, asteroids and how these bodies are all related to one another. Featured in this book are photographs from outer space and related vocabulary.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at how chocolate is made! Readers will follow the production of chocolate from the harvested cacao seeds all the way through the factory until it is ready to eat. This delicious reader teaches readers vocabulary related to making chocolate. Yum!
Learn all about skyscrapers including the important steps and materials used to build these massive buildings. Readers are introduced to some of the largest skyscrapers in the world and vocabulary related to the construction and function of skyscrapers.
Discover the rich history of glass blowing and learn how to make glass! This book presents the tools and methods needed to create beautiful hand-blown glass pieces.
Do you love horses? Find out how horses perform a variety of tasks to help humans in their day-to-day lives. This book uses a detailed diagram to show readers the important anatomy points of a horse and provides important vocabulary about horses.
Learn why volcanoes happen, the different types of related explosions, and the different parts of an active volcano. This book provides a detailed map of the Ring of Fire as well as active volcanoes around the world. Readers are introduced to vocabulary related to volcanoes and volcano eruptions.
Enter the world of tornadoes and hurricanes and learn the physics that make these powerful storms possible. Readers will learn the danger these storms present and the destruction they can cause as well as related vocabulary.
Follow a young girl as she visits her grandparents on their farm. While taking a tour of the farm, she gets to see all of the plants, animals and special machinery that make the farm unique. The language arts connection is the vocabulary related to farms, farm animals, and farm machinery.
Find out what a little boy learns when he goes to work with his father at an automobile factory. With colorful pictures and a chart of how a car is made, readers will get a behind-the-scenes look at how cars are made. The language arts connection is important vocabulary related to car parts and construction.
What's the best way to keep the body and mind healthy? This book explores helpful ways to keep bodies in good shape and brain strong as well as the importance of being happy. The language arts connection is important vocabulary about staying healthy.
Discover the many different and unique life forms living in the sea as you explore the tide pools and dark ocean bottom. The language arts connection is vocabulary related to sea life.
Learn about animals and their characteristics along with the differences between mammals, reptiles, and birds. Exciting pictures of animals will keep readers engaged while they are introduced to vocabulary related to animals.
How does a bee gather and store honey? Where do bees come from? This book explores the lifecycle of bees from larvae to a full-grown bee. Describing this lifestyle provides readers with important vocabulary related to a bee's life.
Follow the lifecycle of a frog with descriptive pictures that follow a frog's life from egg, to tadpole, to a full-grown frog. This book is a fun way for readers to learn vocabulary relating to frogs and lifecycles.