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Building a Skyscraper

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515137

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished skyscraper. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, author's note, and an index are included.

Building a Stadium

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515144

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished stadium. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, author's note, and an index are included.

Follow that Tap Water!: A Journey Down the Drain

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510804

A child washing the dishes wonders where the water goes, and the story follows water drops as they travel to through the city sewer system, treatment plant, and back again. Includes "Recycle it Yourself" activity and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Walk in the Dark?: A Book about Light

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510729

Two boys walk home in the dark after their flashlight goes out and learn about light, light sources, and properties of light. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Follow that Garbage!: A Journey to the Landfill

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510811

A child watching a garbage truck pick up the trash wonders where it goes, and the story follows two garbage bags as they travel to a transfer station and then to a landfill. Includes "Recycle it Yourself" activity and further resources.

Follow that Bottle!: A Plastic Recycling Journey

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510828

A child tosses a plastic bottle in a recycling bin and the story follows that plastic bottle to through the process of recycling until it becomes a new bottle again. Includes "Recycle it Yourself" activity and further resources.

Follow that Paper!: A Paper Recycling Journey

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510835

A child tosses old homework paper into a recycling bin and the story follows that paper through the process of recycling until it becomes usable paper again. Includes "Recycle it Yourself" activity and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Skate on Thin Ice?: A Book about States of Matter

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510705

Two children go ice skating, fall through thin ice, and once they are safely home, they learn more about how matter changes state from solid to liquid to gas. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Drive in a Blizzard?: A Book about Predicting Weather

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510712

A girl and her family debate whether they should drive in bad weather, and the girl learns about how meteorologists predict the weather. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Yell in a Cave?: A Book about Sound

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510682

Two children explore a cave and learn about echoes, sound waves, and properties of sound. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Create a Mudslide?: A Book about Erosion

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510699

Two children try to create a mudslide on a playground and then learn about the dangers of real mudslides, as well as how wind, water, and ice erosion can shape the land. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

I'll Be a Veterinarian

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538639

A young boy pretends to be a veterinarian while playing with a friend after school, showing what it's like to be a professional veterinarian. Includes hands-on activity and glossary of veterinarian terms.

Blizzard!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539940

This photo-illustrated book describes what a makes a winter storm a blizzard, how blizzards affect people, and highlights some historic blizzards. Includes information on keeping safe if living in an area prone to winter storms. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Earthquake!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539957

This photo-illustrated book describes how earthquakes happen, how quakes affect people, and highlights some historic earthquakes. Includes information on keeping safe if living in an area prone to quakes. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Flood!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539964

This photo-illustrated book describes flash floods, regional floods, and storm surges. Explains how floods are predicted, what can be done to help prevent them, and how to stay safe in areas prone to flooding. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Hurricane!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539971

This photo-illustrated book describes hurricanes, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones and typhoons. Explains how hurricanes are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to hurricanes. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Tornado!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539988

This photo-illustrated book describes tornados, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones. Explains how tornados are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to tornados. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Wildfire!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539995

This photo-illustrated book describes wildfires, including forest fires, grass fires, and bush fires. Explains how these fires are started, what conditions create a crisis, and steps taken to put fires out. Also includes information on staying safe and preventing wildfires. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Phones 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533429

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century telephones and how they looked and worked much differenlty from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Summer and Winter

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533306

A level A Amicus Reader that compares and contrasts summer and winter in different climates around the world. Includes comprehension activity.

Toys

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533078

Simply describes the forces of friction and other physics concepts using common toys such as bicycles and yo-yos. Includes experiments.

The Dinosaur Museum

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533092

Describes how dinosaur fossils are found, prepared, and displayed in museums, and what you might see at a dinosaur museum. Includes visual literacy activity.

Save Energy Every Day

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535492

Introduces the concept of energy, how we use it, and earth friendly ways kids can help conserve it and save the earth on a daily basis.

Save Water Every Day

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535508

Introduces the concept of Earth’s water cycle, explains how we use Earth’s water, and offers ways kids can help conserve it.

Take Care of the Earth Every Day

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535515

Introduces ways to take care of Earth on a daily basis, such as recycling, planting trees, and caring for Earth’s animals.