The half-time show is just beginningbut what happened before that to get the Super Bowl on the field? The Economics of the Super Bowl takes a fascinating look at the production process and financing of the Super Bowl. Various links in the economic chain include ticket sales, television broadcasting rights, advertising revenue, and contracting with performers for the half-time show, as well as for laborers to set up the stage and sound.
Gangs exist in places all over the world. The United States, however, is believed to have more gangs than any other country in the world. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the issues surrounding gangs, including how and why young people are lured into gangs and the consequences of gang involvement. Firsthand accounts and current statistics provide an insightful look at this issue.
This book focuses on erosion and discusses the effects it has on the current landscape and the way it impacts Earth.
Flying, swimming, or hopping, running for cover or running down prey - some animals on Earth use super speed to survive.
Pop! A fuzzy face pokes out from its burrow. It's a wombat. But don't let that cute face fool you. A wombat can be vicious when it squishes predators with its hard backside! From digging burrows to battling with their behinds and everything in between, learn all about these awesome animals!
Science stinks in these four sensory science experiments. Pinch your nose and make science fun with hands-on experiments that kids will love.
Get ready to craft some creepy spiders. Learn how to make a tarantula decoration, bake a fun treat, make a spider hat, and create a craft.
These mansions house more than just furniture. Read four stories about spooky mansions and the spirits that haunt them.
Science is squishy with these for four sensory science experiments. Have fun with these hands-on experiments kids will love.
What did it take to start a colony in the United States? For some, it took eating shoe leather during the harsh winter in Jamestown. These extreme conditions weren't the only challenges colonists faced as they settled in America. Explore even more about the 13 original colonies by reading this book.
Did you know the U.S. Constitution doesn't include the word democracy? Or that it took 10 long months to ratify? How about how much the clerk who handwrote the original copy of the Constitution was paid? (It was $30, by the way.) Find out all the extreme history behind one of our nation's most important documents.
Everyone knows the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776. But did you know that it took until July 9th for General George Washington to get his hands on it? Explore the extreme history of our nation's birth certificate.
Abraham Lincoln wore size 14 shoes, Thomas Jefferson spoke 6 different languages, and Barack Obama converted the White House tennis courts to a basketball court. Dive into all the extreme facts you never know about the presidents of the United States in this zany book.
The ocean can be dangerous when you don't know what's below the waves. Read the gripping tale of survival following a shark attack in this graphic novel.
Over the years, U.S. presidents have lived in the President's Palace, the Executive Mansion, and the President's House. What about the White House, you may wonder? Well, it's the same building! But this iconic landmark wasn't given its current name until 1901. What else is there to learn about the White House? Read this book to find out!
Three-toed sloths are awesome! Did you know that a sloth is so slow that algae grows on its fur? Wow! Hang out with the cutest animals in the rain forest.
Join Mikias Mohammed at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee as he fights to survive a terrifying tornado.
Get ready to craft some scary vampires! Learn how to make a recycled vampire decoration, a Count Dracula mask, a vampire puppet, and a delicious treat.
There's no mistaking the warning hiss and rattle of an angry rattlesnake. But did you know a Western Diamondback rattlesnake isn't born with its rattle? Discover how the western diamondback grows its noisy namesake and more!
Get ready to do some creepy crafting with a little witch-craft! Learn how to make a pinecone witch, create a costume witch's hat, bake a tasty treat, and play a game.
This is not just another day at the beach when trouble comes with eight arms. Read about encounters with the blue-ringed octopus in this graphic novel.
Hands-on moldy experiments are sure to make learning fun. Explore moldy science with sensory science experiments.
Get ready to craft some gruesome monsters! Learn how to make leaf decoration, bake a treat, create a costume, and get creative with a craft.
One is a 100th birthday present from France, one was once the tallest building in the world, and one was sculpted in China. What are we talking about? United States monuments and memorials, of course! Discover the extreme history behind some of the nation's most iconic landmarks.
A day at the beach turns into a close call when a surfer steps on a stonefish. Follow along on the gripping tale of survival in this graphic novel.