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Ammonoids

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602537293

These now-extinct cephalods were the predecessors of modern-day squid, octopus, and nautilus and survived for nearly 335 million years! Young readers will discover how these shelled creatures came in myriad shapes, sizes, and designs, and how they managed to outlast several mass extinctions until about 65 million years ago.

What Is a Pandemic?

Kara L. Laughlin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503853225

General information about what a pandemic is, examples of various pandemics throughout history, and ways humanity can fight future pandemics. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index.

Butterflies

Sophie Lockwood (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602539969

Butterflies may be one of nature's most beautiful creatures. But do we really know all that much about them? Learn some great butterfly information in this book, from cocoon shapes and migration patterns to strange techniques in fending off predators.

Ack! Icky, Sticky, Gross Stuff Underground

Pam Rosenberg (author) Beatriz Helena Ramos (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609541255

There are thousands of things going on right under your feet--but you probably didn't even know it! From bugs and worms to decaying matter, discover tons of 'Ack!'-inducing facts in this fascinating book.

Magnets Attract vs. Magnets Repel

Aubrey Zalewski (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846630

Illustrates the differences between magnetic attraction and magnetic repulsion. Explains what causes attraction and repulsion and how they affect everyday life. Colorful photographs and diagrams help illustrate each science concept. A chart compares the concepts head-to-head to help solidify readers' grasp of the material. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Living vs. Nonliving

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846623

Illustrates the differences between living and nonliving. Explains what makes an object living or nonliving and the features of both. Colorful photographs and diagrams help illustrate each science concept. A chart compares the concepts head-to-head to help solidify readers' grasp of the material. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

What Is Coding?

Meg Marquardt (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838666

Introduces young readers to the world of computer coding. How is code like a recipe? With real-world examples and labeled diagrams, learn about the basics of binary, the birth of coding languages, and the application of coding today. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, a reading quiz, an index, and sources for further research.

All about Debugging Code

Meg Marquardt (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838659

Introduces young readers to debugging code. How is debugging code like finding a beetle in your computer? With real-world examples and labeled diagrams, learn about what a bug is in code, what it looks like, and how it works. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, a reading quiz, an index, and sources for further research.

All about Coding Variables

James Bow (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838642

Introduces young readers to coding variables. How are variables like keeping track of money in a piggy bank? With real-world examples and labeled diagrams, learn about what a variable is in code, what it looks like, and how it works. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, a reading quiz, an index, and sources for further research.

Light vs. Dark

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846616

Illustrates the differences between light and dark. Explains how light and dark are created and how they affect everyday life. Colorful photographs and diagrams help illustrate each science concept. A chart compares the concepts head-to-head to help solidify readers' grasp of the material. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

The Sun

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846197

Offers readers a captivating look into the sun, complete with vivid photographs and exciting diagrams. Back matter includes an in-depth 'Out of This World' feature that highlights a related topic, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

The Solar System

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846180

Offers readers a captivating look into our solar system, complete with vivid photographs and exciting diagrams. Back matter includes an in-depth 'Out of This World' feature that highlights a related topic, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

The Moon

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846173

Offers readers a captivating look into the moon, complete with vivid photographs and exciting diagrams. Back matter includes an in-depth 'Out of This World' feature that highlights a related topic, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

All about Coding Statements

Jaclyn Jaycox (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838635

Introduces young readers to coding statements. How are statements like commands for a dog? With real-world examples and labeled diagrams, learn about what a statement is in code, what it looks like, and how it works. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, a reading quiz, an index, and sources for further research.

All about Coding Selections

George Anthony Kulz (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838611

Introduces young readers to coding selections. How are selections like coming to a fork in the road? With real-world examples and labeled diagrams, learn about what a selection is in code, what it looks like, and how it works. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, a reading quiz, an index, and sources for further research.

All about Coding Loops

James Bow (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838604

Introduces young readers to coding loops. How are loops like doing chores? With real-world examples and labeled diagrams, learn about what a loop is in code, what it looks like, and how it works. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, a reading quiz, an index, and sources for further research.

All about Coding Functions

Jaclyn Jaycox (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838598

Introduces young readers to coding functions. How are functions like getting ready for bed? With real-world examples and labeled diagrams, learn about what a function is in code, what it looks like, and how it works. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, a reading quiz, an index, and sources for further research.

All about Coding Sequences

George Anthony Kulz (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838628

Introduces young readers to coding sequences. How are sequences like a treasure hunt? With real-world examples and labeled diagrams, learn about what a sequence is in code, what it looks like, and how it works. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, a reading quiz, an index, and sources for further research.

Looking Into Caves

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836358

Explore caves' layers from the dim entrance zone to the damp dark zone. Learn how life survives in caves' inhospitable conditions and how caves' spectacular structures form. Additional features include a diagram labeling each of the layers, Fast Facts, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and further sources for learning.

Looking Inside Earth

Martha London (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836334

Explore Earth's layers from the crust down to the inner core. Learn about tectonic plates, convection currents, Earth's magnetic field, and more. Additional features include a diagram labeling each of the layers, Fast Facts, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and further sources for learning.

Race to the Bottom of the Ocean

Gretchen Maurer (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837874

Offers readers a captivating look into the personal race of James Cameron as he strives to reach the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean. Learn about how Cameron created a submarine to take him far below the ocean's surface, and what he saw there. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Race to Renewable Energy

Laura Perdew (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837850

Offers readers a captivating look into the race to develop and use renewable energy sources. Learn about how the United States is using energy from the sun, wind, and other sources to fight climate change. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

Race to Discover Energy Independence

Laura Perdew (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837836

Offers readers a captivating look into the race for the United States to become energy independent. Learn about the energy sources used throughout the United States and efforts to become less dependent on foreign countries for energy. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

The Water Cycle

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833364

Introduces the water cycle and its impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into how water moves around Earth, what water is made from, and how climate change impacts the cycle. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

The Oxygen Cycle

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833333

Introduces the oxygen cycle and its impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into how oxygen is created and used, what happens when it combines with other elements, and how human activities have impacted the cycle. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.