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A Simple-Machine Scavenger Hunt

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825901

Introduces readers to simple machines through simple text, photographs, and matching activities. Additional features to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, an index, an answer key, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

Your Sensational Sense of Smell

Julia Vogel (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735258

Take a fun, mascot-guided field trip through the body parts involved in your sense of smell!

Your Sensational Sense of Hearing

Julia Vogel (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735234

Take a fun, mascot-guided field trip through the body parts involved in your sense of hearing!

Your Sensational Sense of Taste

Julia Vogel (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735265

Take a fun, mascot-guided field trip through the body parts involved in your sense of taste!

Your Sensational Sense of Touch

Julia Vogel (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735272

Take a fun, mascot-guided field trip through the body parts involved in your sense of touch!

Wheels

Lisa Owings (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733454

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to move things from one place to another. They also learn a wheel works with an axle. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how wheels are used in everyday life to make work easier.

Wedges

Katie Marsico (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733447

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to split things apart or stop them from moving. They learn how thicker wedges need more force to split something apart than thinner wedges. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how wedges are used in everyday life to make work easier.

Velociraptor

Susan H. Gray (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542788

While Velociprator means 'quick thief,' did this small dinosaur actually steal its food? Find the answer to this and other questions in this fascinating book.

Thomas Edison

Susan Kesselring (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543679

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of noted scientist and inventor Thomas Alva Edison.

Stegosaurus

Susan H. Gray (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542757

Did you know that a Stegosaurus weighed more than a pickup truck? Or that despite its fierce looks, it ate only plants? Learn more inside.

Splash! Learn About Water

Nadia Higgins (author), Jane Yamada (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609731182

Drink it. Spill it. Splash it. Water is wet. But water changes as it warms up and cools down. This simple, colorful book teaches kids about the three forms of water.

Spinosaurus

Susan H. Gray (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542740

How did Spinosaurus get its name? What did it eat? Find the answers to these questions and more in this fact-filled book!

Screws

Lyn Sirota (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733430

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to keep objects locked together. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how screws are used in everyday life to make work easier.

Push and Pull! Learn About Magnets

Julia Vogel (author), Jane Yamada (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609731175

Amazing magnets are everywhere--on the refrigerator and inside machines and toys. Even Earth is a giant magnet! A magnet can be strong enough to lift a car. But magnets work only in a certain way. This simple, colorful book explores the attractive power of magnets.

Oviraptor

Susan H. Gray (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542733

Oviraptor's name means 'egg thief.' Learn why scientists made a mistake when they named this dinosaur!

Plug It In! Learn About Electricity

Julia Vogel (author), Jane Yamada (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609731151

What is electricity? How is it made? How does it end up in your house? This simple, colorful book teaches kids about the force that powers our world.

Pianos

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543495

A very simple introduction to pianos, their history, what they sound like, what they look like, and how they are played.

Measuring Weight

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733515

In this book, readers learn what gravity is and how it impacts weight. They learn about the US customary system and the metric system, where each is used, and the units of measurement in each system. Readers also learn about balances, scales, and estimating weights.

Measuring Volume

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733508

In this book, readers learn what volume is and why and how it is measured. They learn about the US customary system and the metric system, where each is used, and the units of measurement in each system. Readers also learn about volumes of liquids and solids.

Measuring Time: The Clock

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733485

In this book, readers learn what the clock measures and why knowing how to tell time--in seconds, minutes, and hours--is important. They learn the history of the clocks, including sundials and hourglasses. They also learn how to read analog and digital clocks to tell time. Sidebars instruct math by showing readers how to add and subtract hours.

Measuring Time: The Calendar

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733478

In this book, readers learn what the calendar measures and why knowing how to measure days, weeks, months, and years is important. They learn the history of the lunar and solar calendars, how days and months get their names, and the different calendars around the world. Sidebars instruct math by showing readers how to add and subtract days.

Measuring Temperature

Julia Vogel (author), Luanne Marten (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733492

In this book, readers learn what temperature is and why and how it is measured. They learn about the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales and where each is used. Readers learn about thermometers and how they help us in everyday life--from taking body temperatures to regulating how cool or warm our homes are.

Maiasaura

Susan H. Gray (author), Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609542726

Maisaura's name means 'good mother lizard.' Find out why scientists believe these dinosaurs were such good moms.

Levers

Katie Marsico (author), Reginald Butler (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733416

Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to lift, lower, and open things. They learn the three types of levers: first-class, second-class, and third-class. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how levers are used in everyday life to make work easier.

Let It Blow! Learn About Air

Julia Vogel (author), Jane Yamada (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609731137

Air may be invisible, but it's a powerful force all around us. Air makes wind. It carries sound and smells. It lets us breathe. This simple, colorful book teaches kids all about amazing air.