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John F. Kennedy's Moon Shot

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172326

Houston, Texas, 1962. In the midst of the Space Race, a young girl and her family listen to President John F. Kennedy give a speech at Rice University. Aligned with curriculum standards, these narrative-nonfiction books also highlight key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Media Literacy, and Civic Literacy. Thought-provoking content and hands-on activities encourage critical thinking. Book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

How Fortnite Was Made

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173132

With more than 250 million players around the world, Fortnite is one of the most popular video games in history. In this book, readers will learn how this amazing game was created and find out how its developers are continuing to make changes and improvements today. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Games and Genres in Roblox

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173224

Roblox is more than just a video game. It is a platform where millions of players create and share games with each other. With more than 40 million games available now and thousands more being added every day, it offers players a never ending source of fun and adventure. In this book, readers will discover which kinds of games they can play in Roblox and learn about some of today's most popular examples. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Collaborating with Shared Docs

Ann Truesdell (author) Rachael McLean (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172210

Using the AASL Standards Framework for Learners, the Create and Share: Thinking Digitally series provides younger readers with the necessary tools to successfully and safely navigate the digital world. In Collaborating with Shared Docs, readers learn how to collaborate and work with others using file sharing apps and services. Activities throughout the book prompt students to think more deeply, be creative, share information and resources, and grow their knowledge. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

Building a Blog

Kristin Fontichiaro (author) Rachael McLean (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172234

Using the AASL Standards Framework for Learners, the Create and Share: Thinking Digitally series provides younger readers with the necessary tools to successfully and safely navigate the digital world. In Building a Blog, readers learn how to start their own blog. Activities throughout the book prompt students to think more deeply, be creative, share information and resources, and grow their knowledge. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

Captain Space Cat

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781952398018

Captain Space Cat and her trusty Robo-Dog face galactic trouble when Mars uses its Mega Magnet to try and steal Earth. Find out how they save the day . . . and Earth’s tuna!

Fern

N.J. Stratford (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781952398056

Being a fairy isn’t as easy as you might think. We are not born with good fairy skills or fairy magic—we have to go to school to learn and practice them. I go to Rowan Tree School for Fairies (etc.)—it is the best school in Riverfalls Forest. It is where fairies, elves, pixies, sprites, goblins, and gnomes can learn about the magical powers of our forest plants, hone our skills in elf-shot, and win prizes for the tangliest, messiest fairy-locks. It is also where I have my best—and scariest—adventures!

Sports Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Anne-Marie Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117472

What can you serve but never eat? A volleyball! When your team is down and out, sometimes the only thing you have is humor. Using sports jokes, puns, riddles, and rhymes, this riotous book helps readers learn how to understand the culture of humor and how to use it in their own writing.

Animal Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Clara Christopher (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117441

Why did the chicken cross the road? The answers are as varied and as funny as chickens themselves. Using clever animal jokes, puns, riddles, fantastic images, rhymes, and more, this book examines animal humor in everyday life. Readers will learn how humor is shaped by language and culture and be motivated to use it in their own writing.

Around the World in Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Marguerite Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117458

Laughter is a universal language. Using jokes, puns, riddles, fantastic images, rhymes, and more, this book examines humor around the world. Readers will learn how humor is shaped by language and culture and how being a "cultural insider" can help you understand humor in another language or country.

Monster and Creepy-Crawly Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117465

Vampire jokes, insect humor…we often make fun of the things that creep us out. This cringe-worthy book examines how our funny bones are sometimes tweaked by fright. Using jokes, puns, riddles, and rhymes, readers will learn how to harness their own fears and slay them with jokes.

Understanding Similes

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116123

Designed to bolster reading comprehension and enhance writing skills, this imaginative title helps children identify and decipher the meaning of similes. Accessible text and engaging examples support a solid understanding of this figurative language form.

Understanding Metaphors

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116130

This appealing title helps children identify and understand the meaning of metaphors. Examples familiar to children are used to help them learn how to decode this often tricky figurative language form and distinguish it from a simile. Understanding metaphors will expand children's reading comprehension and give them skills to add creativity to their writing.

Understanding Sayings

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116154

Idioms, adages, and proverbs are common expressions and sayings that have meanings beyond what can be understood by their individual words. This insightful title identifies the purpose of each figurative language form and provides strategies to help young readers decode the meanings of these nonliteral expressions.

Understanding Personification

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116147

Attributing human qualities or characteristics to an object or idea is a form of figurative language called personification. This creative resource provides readers with strategies to recognize and decode this literary device. Imaginative examples and vibrant images make the words in this book “leap off the page!“

Read, Recite, and Write Cinquains

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175960

In this delightful book, readers will learn how to write poems in a five-line poetic form called a cinquain. Examples help show budding poets how to condense text while using natural sentence structure in writing their own cinquains. Easy-to-understand text encourages concrete language, highlights imagery, and provides hints for creating effective titles.

Read, Recite, and Write Haiku

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175984

Haiku is a form of short poem that features a set number of syllables. This engaging book describes how to create haiku focusing on setting, seasonal words, and making every word count. As they write their own haiku, readers will learn what else matters besides counting syllables.

Read, Recite, and Write List Poems

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175991

List poetry includes a number of forms that rely on parallel structure, repetition, and line breaks. This fascinating book gives readers useful instructions for writing a variety of list poems, including acrostics, biopoems, and riddle poems.

Read, Recite, and Write Concrete Poems

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175977

This fun book provides a logical plan for creating concrete poems - a poetic form in which the text creates a shape that mimics its subject. Tips are included for choosing workable topics, arranging words on the page, and making the most of white space.

The Most Beautiful Bully

Shannon Freeman (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630782887

New seventh-grade student Carson Roberts learns the hard way not to cross the school bully, and it's only her first day. Book #1 in the series.

Dracula

Bram Stoker (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911475

Dracula opens the door to the unknown. Do all superstitions have a basis in reality, or are they just folklore? Bram Stoker's Dracula is one of the most feared and most loved tales in literature. From Transylvania to London, the reader explores the dark side of mystery and intrigue riding on the coattails of Dracula's cape, changing from wolf to bat, and living on in the nighttime. Do vampires really exist? Read Dracula and decide for yourself.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911727

Mark Twain allows the reader to live life through the eyes of the mischievous Tom Sawyer- the fear of being in the cemetary at the wrong time, the anxiety of being chased by Injun Joe, the excitement of finding buried treasure, the joy of being carefree, and the guilt of hurting Aunt Polly. Join Tom, Huck, Injun Joe, Aunt Polly, and the others on a roller coaster of emotions and excitement without ever leaving your favorite reading chair!

The Red Badge of Courage

Stephen Crane (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911659

When young Henry Fleming joins the Union army, he dreams of becoming a great hero. But after running in terror from battle, he must face his cowardice and fight bravely to win back his self-respect. Filled with vivid battle scenese, The Red Badge of Courage is considered a masterpiece of literature about war.

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911444

A Christmas Carol is without question one of Charles Dickens' greatest works. This extremely popular story introduces some of the most timeless, internationally known characters such as Scrooge, the unforgettable miser; Bob Cratchit, the underpaid clerk; and Tiny Tim, Cratchit's frail, loving son.

St. Patrick's Journey

Calee M. Lee (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532407574

Join Peg Patrick as he travels around Ireland in the footsteps of Saint Patrick. In this unique and meticulously researched book, children will be introduced to the true story of St. Patrick and the ancient sites where he lived and preached. A geotagged pilgrimage guide and instructions for making your own 'Peg Patrick' round out this innovative book that brings the story of St. Patrick to life.