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Having Empathy

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287197

In Having Empathy, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can practice empathy in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being empathetic. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and understand different feelings, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Having Empathy also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Having Empathy is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Being Tolerant

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287166

In Being Tolerant, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be tolerant in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being tolerant. An activity encourages kids to practice tolerance, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about tolerance online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Tolerant also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Being Tolerant is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Being Optimistic

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287135

In Being Optimistic, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be optimistic in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being optimistic. An activity encourages kids to practice optimism, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about optimism online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Optimistic also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Being Optimistic is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Being Fair

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287104

In Being Fair, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be fair in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being fair. An activity encourages kids to practice fairness, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about fairness online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Fair also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Being Fair is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

The Syrian-American Journey

Rachel Castro (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289245

In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Syrian-Americans took to the United States. This title also introduces readers to their country of origin, reasons for leaving their former home, the steps and challenges to becoming a U.S. citizen, and the ways in which they assimilate to life in America while bringing their cultures and traditions. An infographic enhances understanding of this journey, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. An activity allows readers to further explore. The Syrian-American Journey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Syrian-American Journey is part of Jump!’s The American Journey series.

The Somali-American Journey

Rachel Castro (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289238

In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Somali-Americans took to the United States. This title also introduces readers to their country of origin, reasons for leaving their former home, the steps and challenges to becoming a U.S. citizen, and the ways in which they assimilate to life in America while bringing their cultures and traditions. An infographic enhances understanding of this journey, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. An activity allows readers to further explore. The Somali-American Journey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Somali-American Journey is part of Jump!’s The American Journey series.

The Mexican-American Journey

Emma Carlson Berne (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289221

In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Mexican-Americans took to the United States. This title also introduces readers to their country of origin, reasons for leaving their former home, the steps and challenges to becoming a U.S. citizen, and the ways in which they assimilate to life in America while bringing their cultures and traditions. An infographic enhances understanding of this journey, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. An activity allows readers to further explore. The Mexican-American Journey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Mexican-American Journey is part of Jump!’s The American Journey series.

The Indian-American Journey

Emma Carlson Berne (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289214

In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Indian-Americans took to the United States. This title also introduces readers to their country of origin, reasons for leaving their former home, the steps and challenges to becoming a U.S. citizen, and the ways in which they assimilate to life in America while bringing their cultures and traditions. An infographic enhances understanding of this journey, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. An activity allows readers to further explore. The Indian-American Journey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Indian-American Journey is part of Jump!’s The American Journey series.

Chimpanzees

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214756

Animals in Danger! Chimpanzees introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.

Green Sea Turtles

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214763

Animals in Danger! SeaTurtles introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.

Orangutans

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214787

Animals in Danger! Orangutans introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.

Sea Otters

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214794

Animals in Danger! Sea Otters introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.

Trade in Our Global Community

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121387

This title explains why people in one country trade goods and services with people in other countries. Accessible, real-world examples help readers understand how needs are met through the exchange of goods and services around the world. Concepts include trade, importing, and exporting.

Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling Waste

Rebecca Rissman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121448

How many uses can you find for an old glass jam jar? This engaging book looks at the always topical issues of managing our waste in a world with finite resources. Infographic details provide ready facts such as how much energy recycling one tin can provides and what that energy can be used for.

Using Renewable Energy

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121455

Readers bored with seeing the same information on renewable energy will love the focus on relevant contemporary examples in this book. How does solar power give energy to medical clinics in Ghana or cut fossil fuel use in Australia? Infographics make finding detailed information easy and interesting.

What are Eco-Cities?

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121462

From urban design that suits the local landscape to zero-carbon living, this fascinating book looks at how cities around the world are adapting to environmental change. Readers are presented with real-life, eco-city solutions to issues such as water use in times of drought, and why green spaces matter.

Bringing Back the Gray Wolf

Cynthia O’Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121035

Long considered by humans as a threat to livestock, wolves are hunted as pests. In particular, the gray wolf has been hunted almost to extinction in parts of North America. But these keystone predators help keep an ecosystem in balance. This book details reintroduction programs that have helped populations recover—yet they still occupy only 10 percent of their historic range.

Bringing Back the Humpback Whale

Kelly Spence (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121059

Humpback whales are a true ecological success story. Readers will be enthralled by the story of these masters of the deep, listed as endangered in 1970. Protected by an international ban on hunting all whales in 1982, the humpback recovered so well it was no longer listed as endangered in most of the world by 2016.

Bringing Back the Grizzly Bear

Ruth Daly (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121042

Listed as a threatened species in 1975, the grizzly bears near Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming have made a remarkable recovery. Intriguing text and vibrant images will draw readers into the story of the bear's decline due to human interaction and habitat loss, and the strategies put in place that helped it return.

Bringing Back the American Alligator

Cynthia O’Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121011

The American alligator, which escaped extinction 65 million years ago, was nearly wiped out in the marshes and swamps of Louisiana and Florida in the last century. Today, they are thriving. This exciting book tells the story of how government protection, habitat preservation, and a campaign to reduce the demand for alligator products helped bring back these fierce-looking predators.

Bringing Back the Whooping Crane

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121066

The only remaining wild population of whooping cranes breeds in Canada and winters in the United States. The story of their recovery is a tale of cross-border cooperation and the work of a team of international biologists. Readers will be able to chart their course and determine the elements of this successful recovery plan.

Nuclear War

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916532

Nuclear war became a reality when the United States dropped two nuclear bombs in Japan during World War II. Despite the devastating results, many countries still own nuclear weapons. This high-interest title explores how the world would end from a nuclear war. From blast waves and radiation to a nuclear winter, the detonation of multiple nuclear bombs would cause worldwide destruction. Features outline the possible chain of events and examine the fateful Fat Boy detonation. Discover the possibilities and preventative measures against nuclear war in this gripping book!

Climate Change

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618917201

Increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, raging wildfires, and sweeping hurricanes: climate change is happening, but what if we don’t make changes to stop it? Readers will find out when climate change began, how it has progressed, and what we can do to fight it in this high-interest title. An opening narrative throws readers into what may happen as the climate continues to change for the worse in this title, while interesting facts provide additional information to the main text. Can life adapt to our climate-changed world, or will it be the end?

Global Pandemic

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916525

Viruses and bacteria are everywhere! They can mutate and move easily from one person to the next. Vaccines and other forms of prevention help fight these vicious pests, but pandemics have hit the world and taken out millions! In this high-interest title, a world-ending global pandemic is explored, from how it could start to how we might fight the spread. Features follow the chain reaction of the societal breakdown and jump back in time to the bubonic plagues. Are we due for another pandemic? Find out how to fight when the next one comes!

Robot Uprising

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916549

Robots and artificial intelligence are all around us! We use them for everything from cleaning our homes to contacting our families. The technology continues to advance, but will it surpass the intelligence of humans? If it does, will AI be our friend or foe? In this high-interest title, discover the potential of a robot uprising to bring about the end of the world. Readers will take a look at the history of AI and machine learning as well as the possibility for singularity. Sidebars examine potential chain reactions and historical instances of out of control AI. If the day comes, can robots and humans work together? Hopefully we will never find out!