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Dr. Charles Drew: Medical Pioneer

Susan Whitehurst (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854918

Provides a brief overview of the life and career of African-American doctor Charles Drew. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

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.

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.

Brick Masons on the Job

Amy C. Rea (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836105

Highlights the schooling, job training, and life on the job for brick masons. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and an index.

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.

Heavy-Machine Operators on the Job

Christy Tortland (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836143

Highlights the schooling, job training, and life on the job for heavy-machine operators. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and an index.

Race to the Poles

Amy C. Rea (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837881

Offers readers a captivating look into the races between different groups of people to reach the North and South Poles first. Learn about how these explorers handled the extreme weather and why they risked their lives to accomplish their goal. 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.

Looking Into the Ocean

Martha London (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836396

Explore the ocean's layers from the sunny surface zone to the pitch-black trenches. Learn about the abundant life around coral reefs, how different species adapted to their environment, and why life on the ocean floor depends on the layers above. 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.

The Rock Cycle

Martha London (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833357

Introduces the rock cycle and its impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into the three basic forms of rocks, how they are formed, and how they change into each other. 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.

Carpenters on the Job

Janie Havemeyer (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836112

Highlights the schooling, job training, and life on the job for carpenters. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and an index.

Veterinary Technicians on the Job

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836181

Highlights the schooling, job training, and life on the job for veterinary technicians. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and an index.

Welders on the Job

Sean Petrie (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836198

Highlights the schooling, job training, and life on the job for welders. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and an index.

Wind Turbine Technicians on the Job

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836204

Highlights the schooling, job training, and life on the job for wind turbine technicians. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and an index.

Cycles of the Seasons

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833302

Introduces the cycles of seasons and their impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into how Earth's tilt plays an important role, how the hemispheres are effected differently, and what happens when seasons are disturbed. 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.

Benjamin Banneker: Astronomer and Mathematician

Melissa Maupin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854000

Eighteenth-century mathematician and astronomer Benjamin Banneker was widely known and respected in his time. Most of what he knew, he taught himself. His letter to Thomas Jefferson asked the future president to reconsider his racial prejudices. Learn about Banneker, who abolitionists would use as proof that people of any race can be equally intelligent. Additional features include detailed captions and sidebars, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

UFOs and Aliens

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846203

Offers readers a captivating look into UFOs and questions whether aliens exist, 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.

Space

Liz Kruesi (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846319

Highlights fascinating facts about space, from the hottest planet in the solar system to volcanoes that spew icy slush. Learn about the planet that spins on its side, the only animal that can survive in space without a spacesuit, an asteroid so big that scientists mistook it for a planet, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Natural Disasters

Allison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846296

Highlights fascinating facts about natural disasters, from rumbling earthquakes to spinning hurricanes. Learn about the Alaskan earthquake that sunk boats in Louisiana, the volcanic eruption that blocked sunlight for months, the hurricane that blew Pacific seabirds all the way to Arizona, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Inventions

Liz Kruesi (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846272

Highlights fascinating facts about inventions, from the first usage of glue tens of thousands of years ago to 3-D printers used in space. Learn about a forgotten drink turned into a beloved summer treat, the first words ever recorded, a remote controlled boat from the 1800s, and more! Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Heroin: Affecting Lives

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846425

Introduces young readers to the dangers of heroin addiction and shows ways that users have found help. Learn about the physical and mental effects of heroin abuse and its negative impact on lives. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, an infographic, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.