The world's rivers and lakes are home to some of our planet's most fascinating animals. Plunge into the beautiful watery scenes of this book and see if you can find all of the strange and wonderful creatures hidden there.
Deep in the world's woods live some of the world's most fascinating animals. Creep into the pages of these forest homes and see if you can find all of the creatures hidden there. It's not always easy, some of these creatures depend for their survival upon their ability to hide themselves in their natural surroundings and this book imitates nature.
It wasn’t long ago that pesticides threatened a national environmental crisis - until Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring turned the tide. A shy, serious girl, young Rachel became a biologist when few women went to college, and grew up to be one of the most influential scientists and writers of our time. Budding environmentalists will love this biography for early readers!
Uh-oh! A leaky pipe has turned the basement into a flood. Time to call a plumber! These community helpers work on pipes to help keep buildings safe and dry. This informative title introduces readers to plumbers and the tools and skills that they need to do their job!
Find out what goes on every day inside of the human body! This title offers children an exciting voyage through the lungs. Detailed illustrations, color photos, and simple text combine to make a fun and easy introduction to how lungs work. This book also includes simple activities and crafts like Full of Hot Air, Breath Rate and how to make a Lung with how-to photos to further engage young learners. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Young readers will dive right into this exciting new title! Deep-diving Submarines introduces readers to the different parts of a submarine and explains how these vehicles move through the water.
Easy-to-read text and vivid photographs combine to introduce young readers to eco-friendly vehicles. This dynamic new book gives a close-up view of some of the worlds most innovative, eco-friendly rides, including three-wheeled cars, hydrogen fuel-cell busses, segway personal transporters, and electric bikes and scooters.
Childrens' imaginations will soar as they learn about different kinds of airplanes including jumbo jets, seaplanes, and stunt planes. This dynamic new book also describes the basic parts and functions of various airplanes.
Hot magma! Learn all about volcanoes from how they're formed, to what happens when they finally blow their tops! Hear about how scientists who study volcanoes get close enough to do their jobs. Stories by Nancy Marie Brown, Megan Clements, Chris Dietel, and Highlights for Children.
Finding solutions! See what Elijah can do with only a cardboard box and a little creativity. Learn about the difference between building a Lincoln Log cabin and a log home. Watch as Tex and Indi rescue their cat Cow from a tree. Find out how the three little worms make a beautiful bookcase. Discover all that you can build with toothpicks, glue, and your imagination. Stories by David L. Roper, Linda Haas Manley, Lissa Rovetch, and Highlights for Children.
Pizza and spaghetti! Watch as Joe makes pizza. See what mishaps occur when the new girl at school brings a lunchbox of her brother's invention. Laugh at Tedd Arnold's silly story about his cockatoo. Learn with Arizona about how hard it is to have a family member in the military and ways to make the distance feel smaller. Stories by Tedd Arnold, Lissa Rovetch, Highlights for Children, and Sean Varner.
Readers follow along on a day in the life of a carpenter as a young girl pretends to be a carpenter while building a cardboard-box fort in the backyard with her brother. Includes a glossary of construction terms and an activity that lets readers practice building skills.
Readers follow along on a day in the life of a librarian as a young girl pretends that the family den is a public library. Includes a glossary of library terms and a library scavenger hunt activity.
Readers follow along with a civil engineer as a young girl pretends to be an engineer designing and building a bridge with her father. Includes a glossary of engineering terms and an activity that lets readers practice building skills.
This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about semi trucks and how they are used to haul deliveries across the country.
This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about fire engines and how they carry firefighters and their equipment to help put out fires.
This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about garbage trucks and how they pick up trash in order to keep communities clean.
This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the role of pickup trucks in helping people haul large items.
This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about semi trucks that haul liquid and dry bulk
This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about tow trucks and how they haul wrecked vehicles from accident scenes or other scenarios.
This beginning reader takes young people to some of the world’s most exotics rain forests! Using text aimed at emergent readers, each book also features vocabulary specific to its place in the world. Colorful photos make exploring fun!
Care for our pets and show us how to be good pet owners! In this book, readers will meet the veterinarians who take care of the dogs, cats, birds, and other animals that are such a big part of our lives. Aimed at emergent readers, the text also includes vocabulary specific to this community helper's job, along with colorful action images.
Let’s visit the home of science, dinosaurs, art, and much more at the museum! Aimed at emergent readers and packed with colorful, behind-the-scenes images, this book is a free pass to the surprising things awaiting on a museum visit.
Who Helps Animals? teaches emergent readers about the role of an important community helper while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Who Helps Animals? includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.
In Wetlands, carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs take beginning readers on a tour of these wet areas of land. Readers learn about this important ecosystem and the variety of living things adapted to live there. A map shows readers where the world's wetlands, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about wetlands online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Wetlands also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.