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Do the Work! Reduced Inequalities

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914038

Readers will learn about the tenth UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to reducing inequalities by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Do the Work! Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions Meets Partnerships for the Goals

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914069

Readers will learn about the sixteenth and seventeenth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to promote peace and strengthen implementation of the UN's mission by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Do the Work! Decent Work and Economic Growth Meets Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914021

Readers will learn about the eighth and ninth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to promote economic growth and sustainable industry by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Do the Work! Climate Action, Life Below Water, and Life On Land

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914052

Readers will learn about the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to commit to combating climate change and conserving our oceans and land by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Do the Work! Affordable and Clean Energy

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914014

Readers will learn about the seventh UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to ensuring access to affordable and clean energy by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Civilization Was Reset

V. C. Thompson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914267

Do you think students can tell fact from fiction? In a world where social media reigns supreme and tweets and posts go viral, discerning what's fact from fiction can be more difficult than it seems. In Civilization Was Reset, readers will take a closer look at this conspiracy, why it spread, and where this theory originated. Includes educational sidebars and activity, table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index.

Area 51 and Other Top Secret Science

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914618

The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, the head of our military operations. It's come under fire for keeping mysterious secrets under wraps--including possible proof of alien life. Find out what other out-of-this-world information the government has possibly kept hidden. Includes 21st Century Skills and Content, sidebars, activity, table of contents, index, and glossary.

Warming Planet

Raymond Bergin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636915746

Polar ice is melting, baking blacktop is splitting streets in scorching record highs, and the mercury keeps rising. What on Earth is causing this warming planet? As Earth's climate is changing, the planet is heating up, leading to even more change in a vicious feedback loop. Uncover the problems of climate change, explore the impact of a warming planet, and dive into what we can do to help. Approachable text and engaging images bring this timely topic to life.

The Rock Cycle

Ruth Owen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636915944

From the tops of tall mountains to the rocks in the ground beneath our feet, rocks are always changing. How do they do this? Explore the rock cycle to learn how different kinds of rocks change into each other over many years. Follow along with the different ways rocks form and find out what the changes look like up close. It's key Earth science curriculum made approachable for all!

Terrible Storms

Raymond Bergin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636915739

Hurricanes are battering the coastlines, heat waves and droughts are drying up crop fields, wildfires are tearing through ancient forests, and winter storms are sending deep freezes into parts of the world where the mercury rarely drops that low. What on Earth is causing these terrible storms? As Earth's climate is changing, storms are becoming more intense and frequent--and in some cases are making matters worse. Uncover the problems of climate change, explore its impact on severe storms, and dive into what we can do to help. Approachable text and engaging images bring this timely topic to life.

Fault Lines

John Perritano (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982289

Pressure in the three main types of fault lines builds with a deadly force, giving little warning to people when an earthquake strikes--sending shock waves for hundreds of miles, potentially killing thousands with falling debris and creating deadly tsunamis.

Chien-Shiung Wu

Alexis Davis (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988953

Born in China, Chien-Shiung Wu moved to the U.S. in 1936. Her dream was to become a physicist. But at the time, there were few women scientists. Discrimination was an issue too. Still, Wu did not give up. With hard work, she not only changed the field of physics, but also blazed a trail for women in science.

Space Discoveries

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902431

From millions of miles away, Mars looks like a bright red star. But it's more than just a spot in the sky! Science has given us many lessons on what else exists in our solar system. Rovers, orbiters, and other spacecraft have sent back information that scientists use to bring us one step closer to landing on Mars ourselves. Full-color photos bring to life the exciting discoveries scientists have uncovered. 21st Century sidebars discuss technological advancements, hypothesize future endeavors and inventions, and solve problems and challenges astronauts might face. An activity at the end lets readers think about what they learned in a hands-on way.

PC Gaming: Beginner's Guide

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902264

By building their own custom PCs, video game fans can tweak every detail to make sure they get the best possible experience every time they play. In this book, readers will learn what makes PC gaming different from other kinds of gaming and find out how to get started playing PC games. Includes a table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Polar Vortex: Climate Change and Its Effects

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902073

The events surrounding the 2014 polar vortex did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of a college student, a New Yorker, and a coal miner as readers act out scenes and compare and contrast various perspectives. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Maintaining and Upgrading a Gaming PC

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902240

By building their own custom PCs, video game fans can tweak every detail to make sure they get the best possible experience every time they play. In this book, readers will discover what it takes to keep their machines up to date and working smoothly. Includes a table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Friend Request: Invention of Facebook and Internet Privacy

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902042

The events surrounding the creation of Facebook did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of two Harvard students and a Harvard professor as readers act out scenes and compare and contrast various perspectives. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Excellence in STEM

Hedreich Nichols, Kelisa Wing (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901908

Students will learn about some of the inventions and discoveries Black men and women have made in the world of STEM. From Dr. Marie Maynard Daly to Dr. Tai-Danae Bradley, some of the many ways Black people have contributed to our country's science and technology are explored. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

Do the Work! Clean Water and Sanitation

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901861

Readers will learn about the sixth UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to the availability of clean water and sanitation for all by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Building a Gaming PC

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902233

By building their own custom PCs, video game fans can tweak every detail to make sure they get the best possible experience every time they play. This book provides readers with everything they need to know to build their first gaming computer. Includes a table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

A Levee Broke: Hurricane Katrina and America's Response

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902066

The events surrounding Hurricane Katrina did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of a storm survivor, a Coast Guard officer, and a California student as readers act out scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Temple Grandin: Autism and Animal Welfare Activist

C.L. Laney (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988144

At age two, Temple Grandin was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Though this led to many challenges throughout her life, Grandin views her disability as a gift. ASD allowed her to see the world in a different way and make a connection between two seemingly unrelated areas: animal welfare and autism. Today, Grandin works to educate people on animal behavior and humane treatment. She is also a renowned advocate for people with ASD.

Elon Musk: Innovator and Entrepreneur

C.L. Laney (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645988151

Elon Musk is an entrepreneur with a unique vision. He builds businesses with the goal of solving our world’s biggest problems. The books and video games he loved as a child inspire him to innovate. Though some people think his ideas are unconventional, Musk continues to work toward his vision of a better future.

Weather Control

Blake Hoena (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346330

Could humans really control the weather? Or does that only exist in comics? This book walks readers through the history of weather control in comics, explores everyday technologies that mimic weather control, and highlights future technologies that could make weather control a reality. Engaging text and images pair with profiles, fun facts, and infographics to help readers understand how weather control could one day be a reality!

Invulnerability

Blake Hoena (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346309

Superman and the Incredible Hulk have thick skin to protect themselves from danger.  But could humans achieve the same invulnerability? In this title, reluctant readers will explore superheroes with this amazing ability, as well as different technologies humans have created to mimic the superpower. Engaging text, eye-catching images, and special features will help readers learn the possibilities and limitations of achieving this superhuman ability.