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Why Does Democracy Matter?

Jessica Pegis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117748

Appealing text and supportive images introduce young readers to democratic principles, including fairness, equality, and respect for legitimate authority and rules. Young readers will also learn the basic concepts of how a democracy works.

Protecting Earth's Surface

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116079

Earth's surface is constantly being changed by heat, water, ice, salt, plants, and animals. Sometimes the changes are destructive to human activities such as farming and the building of structures. This interesting title shows the different ways people try to stop or reduce this change in the land. Examples feature such structures as dikes to hold back water and windbreaks, and adding shrubs, grass, and trees to an area of land to prevent erosion. Teacher’s guide available.

Why and where are animals endangered?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176332

Animals are endangered in many kinds of habitats and for different reasons. This intriguing book looks at why some animals have become endangered due to changes in their habitat. Examples include animals in the Arctic that rely on ice for hunting face the challenge of melting ice due to climate change, the populations of animals born only on particular islands and nowhere else are shrinking, and many kinds of ocean animals are being poisoned by water pollution. Ideas are included to encourage readers to help protect these endangered animals and their habitats.

My Identity

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122186

It is important for young children to gain an understanding of who they are and how each individual is unique. This clever book helps define identity in simple terms, even when dealing with seemingly difficult concepts such as gender and belonging.

Using Technology Wisely

Cynthia O'Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124586

Technology can make work easier, safer, and more fun. But some technology can also be harmful to the environment. Read about how we can make responsible choices in our use of technologies to help lessen the harm to the environment.

Choose to Reuse!

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124562

We can all make good choices to do our part to care for Earth. Read about the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling, as well choosing items that can be used over and over.

We Need Trees

Karen Hoenecke (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324922

Raise children's awareness of the importance of trees to nature and our lives. This book points out the food we receive from trees and opens the door to learnin

Niños y niñas

Deborah Williams (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321471

Boys and girls are different, but they can enjoy the same things!

Best Friends

Pamela Fitros (author) Jennifer Mcconnell (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323192

Two friends can do so many things together!

Boys and Girls

Deborah Williams (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323246

Boys and girls are different, but they can enjoy the same things!

Angry

August Hoeft (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532413827

In this Emoji Emotions Level A reader children can read simple sentences featuring their favorite emoji characters. Emoji Emotions books help young children identify emotions and promote social emotional learning for preschool, pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten level readers. Each book follows the simple pattern of showing an emoji character displaying the title's emotion. In ANGRY, kids will reinforce their understanding through a tooth emoji, a hamburger emoji, a cat emoji, a slime emoji and more. Each book also contains a note to parents and caregivers, a page of activities to do next, and a word list. Emoji Emotions are very short 8-page books for kids who are just beginning to read. These beginning readers are an excellent part of a Guided Reading Level A classroom collection or a teaching unit on emotions.

A Wild Cat's Shrinking Home

Mary Ellen Klukow (author) Romina Martí (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517841

A mother Canada lynx is on the hunt for snowshoe hares to feed her litter of kittens. Deforestation and construction development have pushed prey away from this lynx’s home area. How far will she have to travel to find food? This narrative nonfiction title includes a range map, notes on how to help lynxes, further resources, and a glossary.

A Bee's Difficult Search for Food

Mary Ellen Klukow (author) Romina Martí (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517858

A scout bee is searching for food for the hive, but finds building development where flowers used to be. She must avoid pesticides and swatting humans. Will she find any nectar for the hive? This narrative nonfiction title includes a range map, notes on how to help bees, further resources, and a glossary.

A Sparrow's Disappearing Home

Mary Ellen Klukow (author) Romina Martí (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517865

A saltmarsh sparrow is looking for a new place to live after not finding enough food in her current location. She needs to find a place with the right plants and must avoid running into glass buildings and loose pets on the beach. Will the sparrow survive and find a new home? This narrative nonfiction title includes a range map, notes on how to help songbirds, further resources, and a glossary.

A Turtle's Dangerous Journey

Mary Ellen Klukow (author) Romina Martí (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517872

A turtle is making her way across a highway to find a nesting spot. She avoids being run over, only to find trash in the nesting grounds which will attract predators to her eggs. Will the turtle survive this dangerous journey? This narrative nonfiction title includes a range map, notes on how to help turtles, further resources, and a glossary.

Understanding the Path to Citizenship

Kremena Spengler (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517520

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from immigrating to the United States, applying for a green card, and becoming a naturalzied citizen. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step in the citizenship process, from first arrival in the U.S. through the application process, interview and final ceremony. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Writing the Bill of Rights

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517537

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to implementation. Engaging photographs and a timeline support each step in the process, from the creation of the Constitution through the writing of the Bill of Rights and the importance of these rights today. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Yusra Swims

Julie Abery (author) Sally Deng (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001442

A biography in rhyme relates the story of Olympic swimmer and Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini.

Simone Biles: Olympic Gymnast

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618917799

After years of dedication and diligent training, Simone Biles and her collection of gold medals have proven she is the greatest gymnast of her time! She is still a young woman with a lot to prove as she gears up for another Olympic games. Follow Simone’s path to greatness in this title for early readers. Special features include a hometown map, a profile, quotes and more.

Melinda Gates: Philanthropist

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618917775

Using her wealth and technological genius to help people around the world, Melinda Gates is one woman who knows how to lead the way! She runs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, working to provide opportunities and hope all walks of life. A profile, timeline, hometown map, and other special features add visual support to leveled text in this feel-good title.

Michelle Howard: Four-star Admiral

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618917782

Faced with constant career challenges, Michelle Howard has defied the historically male-dominated military to become the first female four-star admiral in the U.S. Navy! With a strong belief in the strength of diverse voices, her leadership has lead to heroic feats. Inspiring quotations and photos, a map, a timeline, and more highlight the life of this leading lady!

Emma Watson: Women's Rights Activist

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618917768

Many know her from her role as Hermione from the Harry Potter film series. But Emma Watson has proven she has a lot to fight for in real life as well! She has led the way by becoming a UN ambassador and starting a campaign for gender equality. Through leveled text, a hometown map, a timeline, and more, discover how Emma Watson has become an inspiration for generations to come!

Gray Wolves

Al Albertson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918024

A long howl rises over the dark forest. It is a gray wolf calling for its pack! Gray wolves are intelligent creatures whose bodies and behaviors are adapted to thrive in the forest biome. This title features low-level text and striking photos to take readers on a journey into the life of a gray wolf. Maps and other features show off range, conservation status, life span, and diet.

Michelle Obama

Katlin Sarantou (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534159891

The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Michelle Obama in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, author biography, timeline, glossary, index, and other informative backmatter.

Pride Colors

Robin Stevenson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459820715

Through gentle rhymes and colorful photographs of adorable children, Pride Colors is a celebration of the deep unconditional love of a parent or caregiver for a young child. The profound message of this delightful board book is you are free to be whoever you choose to be; you'll always be loved. Celebrated author Robin Stevenson ends her purposeful prose by explaining the meaning behind each color in the Pride flag: red = life, orange = healing, yellow = sunlight, green = nature, blue = peace and harmony, and violet = spirit.