Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered sea turtles face and how they can be saved.
This title explains what an ecosystem is and how the plants and animals within an ecosystem rely on and affect its existence. Different types of ecosystems are described, as well as the food webs within them. The book discusses how some changes to an ecosystem can be good and how some harmful changes can destroy them as well as what an important role students can play in keeping these intricate ecosystems alive.
Relive the excitement of the Pony Express through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.
One girl's journey from wealth to poverty changes her perspective during the Great Depression.
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 family's 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.
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.
Remember and her family set sail on the Mayflower to the New World, where they celebrate the first Thanksgiving.
How insects can become a serious problem when introduced to new ecosystems.
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.
The west coast welcomed thousands of immigrants from Asia who carried with them hopes and dreams of a bright future. Many stayed on the island for weeks or months before moving into California. Why did they have to stay so long? What made them want to come to the United States? Immigrants coming to Angel Island had to have patience as they underwent humiliation and questioning. Learn about the history of Angel Island and the immigrants that passed through by examining photographs, maps, and informational sidebars.
This book explains the construction and significance of Fort Sumter, a national monument and symbol of the Civil War.
The Underground Railroad was a system of people who helped slaves escape. People in the Underground Railroad provided food, clothing, transportation, and safe places for fugitive or runaway slaves to stay.
Readers will learn how search and rescue animals are used around the world in many dangerous situations.
Readers will learn how adopting a dog from a rescue or shelter helps save the life of an unwanted, abandoned, or neglected animal.
Readers will learn about the people who make sure all animals have the required nutrition and exercise needed to maintain a healthy existence, and people who raise and take care of animals that have been abandoned, neglected, or abused.
Readers will learn how these animals are trained with the skills needed to save lives and maintain the safety of their human companions.
Readers will learn how animals are reintroduced into their natural-world setting that they might have never known.
Readers will learn how adopting a cat from a rescue or shelter helps save the life of an unwanted, abandoned, or neglected animal.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered Steller Sea lions face and how they can be saved.
Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered whooping cranes face and how they can be saved.
Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues eagles face as they hunt for food and raise their young.