Gas is everywhere. But what is it, and where can you find it? Ready for Science: Where is the Gas?, a 16-page book for readers in prekindergarten to grade 2, helps emerging readers develop proficient literacy skills while learning about one state of matter – gas!
We live in a water-filled world. Water is all around us, and even inside us! In My Earth and Space Science Library: A World of Water, you'll learn more about Earth's bodies of water and how water flows through the water cycle.
Earth is constantly changing. Some of these changes happen in the blink of an eye. Some take place over millions of years. In My Earth and Space Science Library: Changes on Earth, you'll learn more about the fast and slow changes happening all around us.
The land on Earth can be high, low, bumpy, flat, and everything in between. In My Earth and Space Science Library: Land Tour, you'll learn all about the landforms that cover Earth's surface and the forces that create them.
Earth is our home, but its health is in danger! In My Earth and Space Science Library: Protecting Our Planet, you'll learn more about the threats facing Earth and how you can help protect our planet.
New buds sprout. Leaves turn green. Leaves turn gold. Snowflakes fall. Why do seasons change? Hint: It's all about the sun! In My Earth and Space Science Library: Seasons and the Sun, you'll learn about the different seasons and how Earth’s tilt toward the sun causes the seasons to change.
What's the weather like today? What's the weather like throughout the year? In My Earth and Space Science Library: Watching the Weather, you'll learn about types of weather in places all over planet Earth, including common and severe weather events, and the difference between weather and climate.
What's going on under the ground? There are pipes, tunnels, and even roads underneath us! How do they get built down there? In My Engineering Library: Design and Build It Below, you'll learn how engineers design and build underground utilities, tunnels, and bridge foundations.
Look up! Structures stretch high into the sky. But what happens during strong winds or earthquakes? In My Engineering Library: Design and Build It Higher, you'll learn about the methods engineers use to prevent tall structures from failing.
Dirt is everywhere! It's under buildings, roads, and sidewalks. How does dirt need to be moved and shaped before structures can be built? In My Engineering Library: Design and Build It in the Dirt, you'll learn about what engineers think about when building in the dirt!
Hop aboard the Rice Bowl food truck with your rice-loving guide Mina as you drive along the road to rice. From the rice paddies, to the rice dishes on tables around the globe, you'll see it all!
How far does salt travel before it makes it on your savory pretzel snack? The answer might surprise you! Follow the journey of salt from behind the wheel of the Dough Knot food truck.
Sugar makes treats sweet. But where does sugar come from? And how does it get in our foods? Hop aboard the Cookie Jar food truck to find out!
Sipping warm tea can make a cold, dreary day a little bit cozier. But how do those tea leaves make it to your mug? Join the Tea Pot food truck to find out!
My puppy is sick. Who helps take care of our furry, feathered, scaly, and slimy friends? A veterinarian does! Read all about these important community helpers.
I need a place to put all my books. I need a shelf! Who builds the things we use daily? A carpenter does! Read all about these important community helpers.
I'm so hungry. I am going out to a restaurant. Who makes your food in restaurants? A chef does! Read all about these important community helpers.
Take a walk through the woods to see the changing leaves. There are red, yellow, orange, brown, and even purple leaves. Seeing all the fall leaf colors that make fall fun!
With their long arms and their ability to squirt ink, octopuses and squids are hard to tell apart! This title dives deep into the physical and behavioral differences between the two ocean animals, exploring their body parts, where they live, and more. A side-by-side feature lets readers review and compare the creatures on their own.
Something prickly is moving in the forest! What could it be? People often confuse hedgehogs and porcupines, but there are a lot of differences between these cute critters! From spines to diets, this title explores what sets hedgehogs and porcupines apart with low-level text, colorful photos, and a side-by-side comparison.
Hop, hop! Is that a frog or a toad jumping down on the ground? Many people have trouble telling these lookalikes apart! In this title, simple text and bright photos introduce the physical and behavioral differences between frogs and toads. A side-by-side comparison feature summarizes and reinforces the content. Young readers will be amphibian experts in no time!
Carpenters help build the world! Whether they’re raising buildings or making furniture, these helpers work hard to get the job done. This engaging title uses leveled text and vibrant photos to explore the ins and outs of a carpenter’s job, from their daily duties to the tools they use. Special features introduce carpenter skills and gear, and a picture glossary helps illustrate important words.
From pushing down trees to moving piles of rocks and dirt, bulldozers have a lot of jobs! Beginning readers can learn basic facts about these powerful machines through easy-to-read text and action-packed photos in this title. Features call out bulldozer parts and jobs to aid in reader comprehension. This title gives readers who are just starting out a push in the right direction!
Long teeth, brown fur, and a home made of logs and sticks--it must be a beaver! Or could it be a muskrat? In this title, young readers will learn how to spot the differences between the similar critters, from tails to size. Crisp photos and side-by-side comparisons help clarify information and turn readers into master spotters!
Airplanes travel all around the world! In this title, beginning readers can learn about the parts of these mighty machines as well as the jobs they do through simple, predictable text and bright photos. Features such as a labeled diagram of airplane parts support and reinforce the text. This low-level title will help students just beginning to read independently to take flight!