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Solar Power

Julia Vogel (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809481

The reader follows a student's journal as the student learns about the history of solar power, how solar power is used as an energy source today, and the exciting future of solar energy.

Water Power

Patricia Newman (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809498

Following a student conducting research, the reader learns about water power as an energy source. This exciting title includes how humans used water power in the past, how we use energy from water power today, and how we may use it in the future.

Wind Power

Kathy Allen (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809504

The reader follows a student's journal as the student interviews experts about wind power as an energy source. This engaging book covers wind power's history, how we use wind power today, and how we may use the wind as an energy source in the future.

Pondering Pollution

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317996

The ability to use the NextGen science processes is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the NextGen science processes to find out more about pollution prevention. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

How to Handle Cyberbullies

Ann Truesdell (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624311932

As the internet and online interaction have become a major part of more people's lives, the presence of cyberbulling has grown. Readers of this book will find out what makes a cyberbully and consider whether their own actions online could be considered cyberbullying. They will also learn appropriate ways of dealing with cyberbullies and find out what to do if they see one in action.

From African Plant to Vaccine Preservation

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317651

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between an African plant and preserving vaccines. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how a plant inspired the invention of a new way to preserve vaccines. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

The Science of an Oil Spill

Andrea Wang (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377204

This book discusses the science behind oil spills and their effects. The chapters examine history's worst oil spills, explain how oil spills happen, and show how scientists are developing safer ways to collect and transport oil. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

School

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796942

This title discusses how schools are built, including engineering, design and construction.

What Does It Do? Windmill

Mark Friedman (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801201

Discover how windmills work and how they can be used to create electricity without causing pollution.

What Should I Do? If I See a Stray Animal

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800587

Readers will discover the proper way to react when encountering stray animals and what to do if they are attacked.

Environmentalist

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797086

Describes the requirements, education, and duties associated with becoming an environmentalist. Includes profiles of prominent environmentalists.

Coal

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797383

This title provides information on Coal as a source of energy. It highlights the positives and negatives of coal and discusses clean coal technology.

Natural Gas

Rebecca Rowell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809450

Following a student conducting research, the reader learns about the history of natural gas, how we use it today, and how we may use natural gas in the future.

Nuclear Power

Shirley Smith Duke (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809467

Following a student conducting research, the reader learns about nuclear power as an energy source. This exciting title covers the history of nuclear power, its pros and cons, how we use nuclear power today, and how we may use it in the future.

Battling Extinction

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624318009

The ability to use the scientific method is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens as animals approach extinction. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

The Dust Bowl

Christine Zuchora-Walske (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314551

This book relays the factual details of the Dust Bowl through multiple accounts of the event. Readers learn details from the point of view of an Oklahoma farmer, a migrant farm worker, and a government journalist. This book offers opportunities to compare and contrast various narrative perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about an historical event.

The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

Marcia Amidon Lusted (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377099

This book relays the factual details of the story of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a fireman fighting fires and rescuing others, a girl whose home is destroyed, and a resident of Chinatown. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

UNICEF

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881176

UNICEF is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's volunteers and staff are working to provide children with access to medical treatment and education. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like UNICEF help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? UNICEF to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

The Red Cross

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881145

The Red Cross is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's volunteers and staff are working to provide provide disaster relief, run blood drives, and supply medicine and food to those in need. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like the Red Cross help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? The Red Cross to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

The Salvation Army

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881152

The Salvation Army is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's volunteers and staff are working to provide food, clothing and support to the needy. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like the Salvation Army help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? The Salvation Army to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

The United Nations

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881183

The United Nations is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's staff and volunteers are working to provide children with access to medical treatment and education. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like UNICEF help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? UNICEF to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

The World Health Organization

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881169

The World Health Organization is a very important international agency. Around the world this group's volunteers and staff are working to treat disease outbreaks, provide immunizations and health education. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like the World Health Organization help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? The World Health Organization to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

Doctors Without Borders

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881138

Doctors Without Borders is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's volunteers and staff are working to provide urgent medical care, immunizations and treat disease outbreaks. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like Doctors Without Borders help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? Doctors Without Borders to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

City Critters

Nicholas Read (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554693955

When we think of wild animals, we don't immediately associate them with the cities we live in. But a closer look soon reveals that we share our urban environment with a great many untamed creatures. Heavily illustrated and full of entertaining and informative facts, City Critters examines how and why so many wild animals choose to live in places that, on first glance at least, seem contrary to their needs. How do those deer, raccoons, squirrels, skunks, coyotes, crows, gulls and geese-not to mention the alligators, eagles, otters and snakes-manage to survive in the big city? What special skills do city critters have that many of their wilderness cousins lack? Why have they developed these skills? And what are our responsibilities in ensuring that these animals can continue to share our city lives?

Down To Earth: How Kids Help Feed the World

Nikki Tate (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459804241

Kids all over the world help collect seeds, weed gardens, milk goats and herd ducks. From a balcony garden with pots of lettuce to a farm with hundreds of cows, kids can pitch in to bring the best and freshest products to their families' tables and to market. Loaded with accessible information about the many facets of farming, Down to Earth takes a close look at everything from what an egg carton tells you to why genetic diversity matterseven to kids