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Pros and Cons: Animal Testing

Jonah Lyon (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914199

There are always two sides to every argument. Advocating for issues that matter to you is important, but what's equally as important is understanding those issues from the other perspective. Pros and Cons: Animal Testing dives deeper into this highly debated topic and provides readers with the tools and strategies to think critically and analyze the topic through an unbiased lens. Readers will learn how to use logic and facts to defend and argue against both stances while also learning how to stay empathetic and emotionally levelheaded.

Pinta Island Tortoise

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914465

When animals die out, the last survivor is called an endling. Readers will discover the moving story of the last Pinta Island tortoise, how it came to extinction, the scientists who cared for and studied it, and what can be done to protect our incredible wildlife. Includes table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, author biography, sidebars, and information about other animals on the brink of extinction.

Passenger Pigeon

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914458

When animals die out, the last survivor is called an endling. Readers will discover the moving story of the last passenger pigeon, how it came to extinction, the scientists who cared for and studied it, and what can be done to protect our incredible wildlife. Includes table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, author biography, sidebars, and information about other animals on the brink of extinction.

Northern White Rhino

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914441

When animals die out, the last survivor is called an endling. Readers will discover the moving story of the last northern white rhino, the scientists who cared for and studied it, and what can be done to protect our incredible wildlife. Includes table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, author biography, sidebars, and information about other animals on the brink of extinction.

Heath Hen

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914434

When animals die out, the last survivor is called an endling. Readers will discover the moving story of the last heath hen, how it came to extinction, the scientists who cared for and studied it, and what can be done to protect our incredible wildlife. Includes table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, author biography, sidebars, and information about other animals on the brink of extinction.

Excellence in STEM

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914113

The Racial Justice in America: AAPI Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Asian achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. In the Excellence in STEM book, students learn about some of the inventions and discoveries Asian men and women have made in the world of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Do the Work! Sustainable Cities and Communities Meets Responsible Consumption and Production

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914045

Readers will learn about the eleventh and twelfth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to commit to creating sustainable communities and consumption by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Do the Work! Reduced Inequalities

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914038

Readers will learn about the tenth UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to reducing inequalities by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Do the Work! Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions Meets Partnerships for the Goals

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914069

Readers will learn about the sixteenth and seventeenth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to promote peace and strengthen implementation of the UN's mission by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Do the Work! Decent Work and Economic Growth Meets Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914021

Readers will learn about the eighth and ninth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to promote economic growth and sustainable industry by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Do the Work! Climate Action, Life Below Water, and Life On Land

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914052

Readers will learn about the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth UN Sustainable Development Goals and what it takes to commit to combating climate change and conserving our oceans and land by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Do the Work! Affordable and Clean Energy

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914014

Readers will learn about the seventh UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to ensuring access to affordable and clean energy by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century Content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship.

Civilization Was Reset

V. C. Thompson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668914267

Do you think students can tell fact from fiction? In a world where social media reigns supreme and tweets and posts go viral, discerning what's fact from fiction can be more difficult than it seems. In Civilization Was Reset, readers will take a closer look at this conspiracy, why it spread, and where this theory originated. Includes educational sidebars and activity, table of contents, glossary with simplified definitions and pronunciations, and index.

Return from Extinction

Linda L. Richards (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821378

Less than 100 years ago, the northern elephant seal was thought to be extinct. Today more than 250,000 elephant seals swim in the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Mexico. In Return from Extinction: The Triumph of the Elephant Seal Linda L. Richards tells the story of their dramatic recovery. Elephant seals were hunted to near extinction for their precious oil before the Mexican government stepped in to protect them. Many people thought it was too late. Even though the life of the elephant seal is difficult and only 20 percent of pups born will make it to adulthood, the species adapted and came back from the brink. They are a true conservation success story.

Terrible Storms

Raymond Bergin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636915739

Hurricanes are battering the coastlines, heat waves and droughts are drying up crop fields, wildfires are tearing through ancient forests, and winter storms are sending deep freezes into parts of the world where the mercury rarely drops that low. What on Earth is causing these terrible storms? As Earth's climate is changing, storms are becoming more intense and frequent--and in some cases are making matters worse. Uncover the problems of climate change, explore its impact on severe storms, and dive into what we can do to help. Approachable text and engaging images bring this timely topic to life.

Polar Vortex: Climate Change and Its Effects

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902073

The events surrounding the 2014 polar vortex did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of a college student, a New Yorker, and a coal miner as readers act out scenes and compare and contrast various perspectives. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Friend Request: Invention of Facebook and Internet Privacy

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902042

The events surrounding the creation of Facebook did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of two Harvard students and a Harvard professor as readers act out scenes and compare and contrast various perspectives. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Do the Work! Good Health and Well-Being

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901830

Readers will learn about the third UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to ensuring healthy lives and promoting healthy well-being for all ages. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Do the Work! Zero Hunger

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901823

Readers will learn about the second UN Sustainable Development Goal, what it takes to commit to ending hunger by 2030, and dive deep into food security, improved nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

Do the Work! Clean Water and Sanitation

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668901861

Readers will learn about the sixth UN Sustainable Development Goal and what it takes to commit to the availability of clean water and sanitation for all by 2030. Aligned to curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Public Policy, Health and Wellness, Civics Literacy, and Environmental Stewardship. Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and infographics.

The Television

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346286

For more than 100 years, the television has sparked wonder and excitement in people around the world! A device that displayed fuzzy pictures on small screens has become an entertainment machine. In this title, readers will discover the history of the television and how it has advanced over time. Leveled text also covers how television impacts life today and what we may expect in the future. Features include profiles, a timeline, fun facts, and more!

Vaccines

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346293

Vaccines have been used for more than 1,000 years! The first vaccine was made to protect people against smallpox. Today, vaccines help protect people from many diseases and illnesses. This title walks readers through the history of vaccines, how they work and impact our lives, and what we may expect in the future. Features highlight an inventor and a specific vaccine, show how many vaccines work, and more. Readers will have a new appreciation for this life-saving invention!

The Telephone

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346279

Believed by some to be one of the most important inventions of all time, the telephone has helped connect people all over the world. This title welcomes readers with a narrative that showcases the telephone today. From there, readers dial into the history and development of the telephone. The text also discusses how the telephone impacts life today and how it may work in the future. Features compliment the text through a profile, a diagram, a timeline and more!

The Joplin Tornado

Nathan Sommer (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344398

Tornadoes move at speeds of up to 300 miles per hour. They can be deadly. On May 22, 2011, one such tornado touched down near the town of Joplin, Missouri. Readers will learn the details of the event and its aftermath in this hi/lo title. Special features such as a map and a scale help readers to understand exactly how devastating the Joplin tornado was.

The Haiti Earthquake

Nathan Sommer (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344367

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the country of Haiti. The damage trapped thousands of people under rubble and toppled more than 100,000 buildings. In this hi/lo text, reluctant readers will learn about the earthquake and its aftermath. Special features show a map of the areas affected, the shockwave of the earthquake, and a timeline of the events.