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NFC South

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737078

Describes the origins and basic statistics of the four teams--the Atlanta Falcons, the Carolina Panthers, the New Orleans Saints, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers--which make up the National Football League's NFC South grouping.

A is for Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet

Richard Michelson (author), Ron Mazellan (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627536356

From Abraham to Zaydee, and from ancient times to modern day, A is for Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet encompasses the history of Jewish traditions and customs and how they are practiced today. Following the alphabet, a poem identifies the letter topic while sidebar text provides background information. C could be the challah that my bubbe used to braid, or C could be the chicken soup, when I was sick she made, or chocolate coins on Chanukah we added to our coffers. But I say C should be for Chai "To Life" and all it offers. This joyful celebration of family and heritage includes the meaning behind celebrations such as the Festival of Lights, Passover, and Sukkot; important names and stories from the Old Testament; and how modern-day families continue to celebrate their heritage. Richard Michelson's children's books have received distinctive awards such as a New Yorker Best Book Award and a Jewish Book Council Book of the Month. His titles include Too Young for Yiddish; Across the Alley; and Tuttle's Red Barn (a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2007). He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. Ron Mazellan's work has been featured in film and advertising, as well as books and magazines. His work for young readers includes The Harmonica (an IRA Children's Choice Award winner) and The Longest Season (a New York Times top ten bestseller). Ron teaches at Indiana Wesleyan University and lives in Marion, Indiana.

Natural Gas

Nancy Robinson Masters (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796867

Describes how the natural gas that is used to cook and heat your home is discovered and transported into your home.

Does a Camel Cook Spaghetti?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054229

How animals and humans get food and feed themselves is explored in this Think About title.

Centipedes

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681030623

This many-legged insect has been around for nearly 400 million years. Creepy crawly centipedes share roots with lobsters, shrimp, and crayfish. Scurry along in this informative title for beginning readers.

The Great Aztecs

L.L. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847398

Describes the everyday life of the Aztecs, covering such topics as food and clothing, religion, criminal justice, art and music, and language.

Sea Turtles

Cindy Rodriguez

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944059

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered sea turtles face and how they can be saved.

Rockin' Rocks

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617849770

Dig into the world of geology with the Rock On! series! Rockin' Rocks introduces readers to what rocks are and how they form. Chapters build concepts from the ground up, from atoms, elements, and minerals to Earth's layers, tectonic plates, and the three classes of rock. Real-world examples like the Grand Canyon, Devils Tower, and Arches National Park bring to life igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock. Full-color photographs will draw in readers while the easy-to-read text breaks down complex concepts. A colorful diagram of the rock cycle ties everything together while an at-home experiment provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Winter

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034683

Chilling winds rush in through an open doorway. Snow swirls in the air. Winter has arrived! Animals grow thick coats to guard from the frigid temperatures, and people bundle up in parkas and hats. Many trees and plants grow dormant. This title highlights the drastic changes of the Northern Hemisphere during winter.

Attending MINECON

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141032

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will learn all about MINECON, the annual convention of Minecraft players and game designers where big things are always sure to happen. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

Virtual Reality and Minecraft

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141049

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will learn how they can use virtual reality technology to explore Minecraft in a whole new way. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

MMORPGs in Minecraft

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141018

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will learn everything they need to know about playing massive multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPGs) in Minecraft, including tips and tricks and safety information. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

Playing Minecraft: Story Mode

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141025

Minecraft is more than just a video game. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. In this book, readers will get an introduction to Minecraft Story Mode, the adventure game series that allows players to direct the course of a thrilling story set in the world of Minecraft. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

Lampreys to Robots

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140738

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Lampreys to Robots, readers will discover how the invention of robots were inspired by the lamprey. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Birds to Aircraft

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140684

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Birds to Aircraft, readers will discover how the invention of the aircraft was inspired by the flight of birds. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Kingfishers to Bullet Trains

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140691

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Kingfishers to Bullet Trains, readers will discover how the invention of bullet trains were modeled after the face of kingfisher birds. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Woodpeckers to Helmets

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140707

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Woodpeckers to Helmets, readers will discover how the invention of helmets were inspired by woodpeckers. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Cat Claws to Thumbtacks

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140714

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Cat Claws to Thumbtacks, readers will discover how the invention of thumbtacks were inspired by cat claws. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Porcupine Quills to Needles

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140721

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Porcupine Quills to Needles, readers will discover how the invention of needles were inspired by the porcupine quills. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Writing and Giving a Speech

Cecilia Minden, Kate Roth (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140639

Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing and Giving a Speech is full of tips and tricks to help kids deliver a strong speech, from grabbing an audience's attention to using visual aids. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.

Writing a How-To

Cecilia Minden, Kate Roth (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140646

Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing a How-To is full of tips and tricks to help kids create an informative guide, from using clear descriptive instructions to adding illustrations. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.

Writing About Your Adventure

Cecilia Minden, Kate Roth (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140653

Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing About Your Adventure is full of tips and tricks to help kids write a personal narrative, from organizing the events to adding details. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.

Burrs to Velcro

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140660

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Burrs to Velcro, readers will discover how the invention of velcro was inspired by the mechanics of burrs. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Cat's Eyes to Reflectors

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140677

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Cat's Eyes to Reflectors, readers will discover how the invention of reflectors were inspired by the mechanics of a cat's eye. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Writing a Report

Cecilia Minden, Kate Roth (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140585

Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing a Report is full of tips and tricks to help kids turn in an exceptional report, from conducting research to rereading and editing. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.