Trust plays an important role in bonding people together. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning what being trustworthy entails and exploring how they can earn the trust of their friends and family members. They will also draw connections to the text as they consider what would happen if they or others were not trustworthy. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
One girl's journey from wealth to poverty changes her perspective during the Great Depression.
How windmills work to turn wind into electricity.
A class project opens a girls eyes to the issues surrounding U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War when she meets a military veteran.
A young Cherokee boy and his family are forced to leave their home when the Indian Removal Act is enforced.
The Bentley family sets off on the Oregon Trail, encountering obstacles along the way, which lead the protagonist to believe she is cursed.
A young newsie's perfect summer is marred by a run-in with gangsters in the 1920s.
This title highlights all the gross jobs that people do every day.
A familys move to the South brings a young African American into the hub of racial inequality.
Historical novel set during Industrial Revolution about child labor at a watch factory.
Forensics is the focus of this STEAM driven title that introduces students to all the jobs within this crimally related field.
Insects are used in science and medicine to help people.
A young boy meets a runaway slave in this historical novel set during the Civil War.
Neighbors divided over the country's declaration of independence converge, leading to conflict among friends and families.
Marketing is focused in this STEAM driven title for students addressing the degrees and duties of someone working in marketing.
How insects can become a serious problem when introduced to new ecosystems.
Gaming is focused in this STEAM driven title for students addressing all the jobs and cutting edge techniques used in the development of video games.
Banned from professional baseball in the late 19th century, African-American players were forced to go on the road to make money playing the game they loved. Enduring poor fields and long journeys between games, teams brought their unique and entertaining brand of baseball to towns big and small. Even when they had trouble securing food and lodging because of the color of their skin, these players persevered, opening the door for the ultimate return of African-American athletes to big-league baseball.
Photography is the focus of this STEAM driven title in the world of photography. Focusing on the improvements of equipment.
A bully makes life awful for Paisley. An unlikely ally helps her build a machine that could shed some light on the bully's behavior.
A service dog hears a doorbell, runs to its owner, and then nudges her leg with its nose. The owner cannot hear the bell, but she knows there's a visitor--thanks to the dog's signal. In this captivating introduction to service dogs, beginning readers will learn all about these dedicated canines that take on different jobs to assist people with disabilities or illnesses. From opening doors for a person in a wheelchair to calling the hospital when an owner has a seizure, these trustworthy service dogs can do it all. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.
A small brown dog cuddles with a sick child in a hospital bed. As the boy strokes the dog's silky fur, the gentle dog licks the child's hand to cheer him up. In this heart-warming introduction to therapy dogs, beginning readers will learn all about these wonderful furry companions and the important jobs they do. From making patients in hospitals feel better to comforting people in nursing homes and helping children improve their reading skills, these hard-working canines are always ready to do their job. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.
A dog runs through the forest with its nose to the ground, sniffing and sniffing. Suddenly, it picks up a familiar scent and races to find a person who has been missing for days. In this exciting introduction to search-and-rescue dogs, beginning readers will learn all about the tough canines that work day or night. From finding people lost in the woods to searching for victims trapped under rubble after an earthquake, search-and-rescue dogs use their "super sniffers" to save those in trouble. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.
Meet a new kind of working dog: the eco dog! These heroic hounds team up with wildlife scientists to help save endangered animals and habitats all over the world. Using their super sense of smell, eco dogs track down invasive species, collect samples from endangered animals, and stop the smuggling of rare animals. These dogs have helped protect animals like grizzly bears, sea turtles, and cheetahs! It takes a special kind of dog to do this kind of work, however. Only a dog that has lots of energy, good concentration, and enjoys working with a trainer has what it takes to become an eco dog. Packed with real-life stories and dramatic, full-color photos of eco dogs at work, this book is sure to be a favorite of dog lovers everywhere.
In Prison Puppies, young readers will meet the hardworking dogs in the Puppies Behind Bars program. This organization teaches prison inmates to raise puppies that will later work as service dogs for people living with disabilities. The prisoners teach the dogs the skills they'll need to assist their future owners, from basic commands like "come here" and "sit," to more complicated tasks like opening doors and turning lights on and off. The puppies teach the prisoners, too! Working with the dogs teaches prisoners patience, responsibility, and cooperation, and gives them a chance to contribute to society in a positive way. Packed with real-life stories and dramatic, full-color photos of prison pups, this book is sure to be a favorite of dog lovers everywhere.