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Fur-tastrophe Avoided

Tim Cooke (author) Alessandro Valdrighi (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910628

When Howard Sharpe spotted a group of southern sea otters floating off the coast of California, he was nearly as surprised as if he had seen a dinosaur. The otters were thought to be nearly extinct, and yet he spotted hundreds splashing in the water. Soon, Howard and other environmental activists sprang into action to make sure this once nearly extinct species didn't disappear forever. Follow along on this graphic adventure based on a true story about how fur-tastrophe was avoided in the southern sea otter comeback. Then, learn more about southern sea otters and other marine mammals in danger.

Guide Dogs

Dale Jones (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911335

A guide dog and its handler are a well-trained team--four paws padding down the street next to two feet. The furry worker starts, stops, and turns in sync with its owner. It acts as eyes to spot a low-hanging branch, a car zooming down the street, or an obstacle in the middle of the path. Learn all about these heroic dogs.

A Scary Prediction

Tim Cooke (author) Alessandro Valdrighi (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910581

William Hornaday admired the American bison. He wanted every American to see the beautiful animal that was once plentiful across the Great Plains. But in 1886 he made a shocking prediction. Unless something changed quickly, bison would disappear from America forever. Follow along on this graphic adventure based on a true story to learn how William and other activists brought the bison back from the brink. Then, learn more about bison and other animals in danger.

Juneteenth

Emily Dolbear (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854017

Learn the basics about Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, and how the holiday celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the United States. Additional features include detailed captions and sidebars, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Holocaust

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780098

"They took my clothes. They shaved my head. I was given a prisoner number. I was no longer a human!"

Titanic

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780128

"The ship is sinking. I don't want to die in the icy sea. When will help come? Who will save us?"

A Dream of America

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780401

"Life was hard in my village in Poland. So I came to America. I have little money, and I don't speak English. Will my dream of a better life come true?”

Little Rock Nine

John Perritano (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783822

Nine high school students in Little Rock, Arkansas were at the heart of the battle to integrate schools in the late 1950s. Many places in the south were slow to change, but things got especially heated in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Cloning

Susan Hennenberg (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982104

Learn about the history, potential, and dangers of cloning, from the first cloned salamander to Dolly the sheep and beyond.

I am Underdog

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982197

Kemba feels like the lamest kid in school. If only he could be cool like the computer game superhero Underdog. But he can’t even save himself from the biggest bully in the sixth grade, let alone protect the weakest of the weak like Underdog does. He has zero friends. Or so he thinks. Kemba hasn’t even had the courage to try until one act of cruelty pushes him over the edge.

Bird's-Eye View

Ann Eriksson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821545

Wild birds are everywhere, from the dry deserts to the icy poles. We see them soaring overhead, paddling across water, flitting through trees, pecking at the ground or our backyard bird feeders and singing from fence posts. Birds contribute to the health of the planet and provide pleasure for millions of people, but wild birds are in trouble. Today, almost 200 bird species are critically endangered. They are threatened by habitat loss, invasive species, climate change, pesticides, plastics in the environment, human-made structures and other animals. Bird’s Eye View looks at why wild birds are important, why they need help and what young people all over the world are doing and can do to give wild birds a boost.

The Summer of the Spotted Owl

Melanie Jackson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551437859

After a hang glider crashes into the pool of the house where Dinah and Madge are house-sitting, the hapless pilot creates more than a splash of suspicion in Dinah's mind. Why does this itchy intruder make off with Dinah's inflatable turtle? Why is someone trying to drive their cat-mad neighbor away? And what is the connection with the balding stranger seen lurking behind the hedge? And when Madge's boyfriend starts a campaign to save the endangered spotted owl, it seems that a crooked politician may be out to destroy the habitat of the near-extinct animal. While Madge paints, Dinah brushes aside suggestions that she be a quiet, well-behaved guest in this posh North Vancouver neighborhood. There's just too much for Dinah and her friends—tree-fanatic Pantelli and irritatingly conscientious Talbot—to investigate in this hilariously suspenseful adventure. Along with learning about endangered animals and fragile ecosystems, Dinah runs across clueless reporters and greedy developers, all the while continuing to belt out her favorite songs and satisfy her healthy appetite.

Law Enforcement

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207216

From beat cops to the Secret Service, Whodunnit: Law Enforcement explores the world of today’s crime-fighters. Through fun facts and in-depth timelines, readers will examine how and why different divisions of law enforcement were created.

Beat Cops

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207223

Each Origins: Whodunnit: Law Enforcement eShort is a single chapter from the full Law Enforcement title, packaged as a mini eBook. Law Enforcement eShorts include Beat Cops, The Texas Rangers, The Secret Service, and Federal Marshals.

The Triangle Factory Fire

Eleanor Cardell (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629206820

Each Flash Points: Disaster! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Disaster! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Disaster! eShorts include The Triangle Factory Fire, The Hindenburg, Chernobyl , and The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill.

Chernobyl

Eleanor Cardell (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629206844

Each Flash Points: Disaster! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Disaster! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Disaster! eShorts include The Triangle Factory Fire, The Hindenburg, Chernobyl, and The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill.

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Eleanor Cardell (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629206851

Each Flash Points: Disaster! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Disaster! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Disaster! eShorts include The Triangle Factory Fire, The Hindenburg, Chernobyl, and The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill.

Jackie Robinson

Eleanor Cardell (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629206875

Each Flash Points: Stand Up! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Stand Up! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Stand Up! eShorts include Jackie Robinson, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, The Selma to Montgomery March, and Protest at the 1968 Olympics.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Eleanor Cardell (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629206882

Each Flash Points: Stand Up! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Stand Up! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Stand Up! eShorts include Jackie Robinson, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, The Selma to Montgomery March, and Protest at the 1968 Olympics.

The Selma to Montgomery March

Eleanor Cardell (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629206899

Each Flash Points: Stand Up! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Stand Up! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Stand Up! eShorts include Jackie Robinson, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, The Selma to Montgomery March, and Protest at the 1968 Olympics.

Protest at the 1968 Olympics

Eleanor Cardell (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629206905

Each Flash Points: Stand Up! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Stand Up! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Stand Up! eShorts include Jackie Robinson, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, The Selma to Montgomery March, and Protest at the 1968 Olympics.

The First Fireside Chat

Eleanor Cardell (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629206936

Each Flash Points: Power On! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Power On! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Power On! eShorts include The Telephone, The First Fireside Chat, Video Game Advancement, and The Future of Smartphones.

Endangered Animals

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845752

Some scientists say there could be 200 million different types of living things in the world. Actually, nobody really knows. But there is a problem. Many of these different types of things are becoming extinct. Find out why. Find out which animals are in danger and what we can do to save them. Then read Where The Forest Ended. It's a story that shows that sometimes answers aren't easy.

Abolitionists

Sarah E. De Capua (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854864

Briefly describes the accomplishments of American abolitionists from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries as they struggled to end slavery. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

The Underground Railroad

Carla Williams (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854963

Before slavery was abolished in the United States, more than 100,000 slaves escaped to freedom with help from the Underground Railroad. A secret network of safe houses, the Underground Railroad is an important part of American history. Underground Railroad workers such as Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass devoted their energy and even risked their own safety to help enslaved blacks escape to freedom. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.