Starlings have glossy feathers and are aggressive competitors for nesting sites. Native to Europe and Asia, these birds were introduced to North America, Australia, and South Africa. Find out why these feathered invaders pose a threat to native birds species and farm crops.
This book uses math and science to help students learn about glaciers. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of glaciers.
This book discusses the climate, geography, animals, and culture of India.
Brace to meet some of the biggest baseball stars of the Negro Leagues. They were men and women of glory and achevement, of spectacular ability and heartbreaking obstacles. They rose above discrimination to pursue their dreams. Cool Papa Bell was once said to be so fast, he could outrun electricity. Another story had Josh Gibson hit a towering fly ball in Pittsburgh that didn't land until the next day-in Philadelphia! Pitcher Satchel Paige won with a blistering fastball when he was young, and then with experience and creativity when he was old. He played with charm and witty sayings: "Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." Nobody messed with Oscar Charleston or fielded better than John "Pop" Lloyd.Women such as Peanut Johnson and Toni Stone also made big impressions. These are among the brightest stars of a league, gone but never forgotten.
One girl's journey from wealth to poverty changes her perspective during the Great Depression.
This title highlights all the gross animals and the habits and habitats they thrive in.
This book describes the process of invention from idea to product design and marketing, showing how each STEAM field is involved in the process.
The Florida Everglades are located in the most southern part of Florida where the peninsula breaks off into thousands of tiny mangrove islands. This beautiful area, known by the Native Americans as the "grassy river" is made up of marshy swamp lands, mangrove clusters, and pine forests. It is home to a variety of both plant and animal species. The blue heron, alligator, manatee, flamingo, and bobcat all make this place their home. As a national park, the Everglades' natural beauty has been preserved so that it can be around for future generations.
The ground-breaking Tesla is feautured in this title with information on how it is changing the automobile world.
A young Cherokee boy and his family are forced to leave their home when the Indian Removal Act is enforced.
The Bentley family sets off on the Oregon Trail, encountering obstacles along the way, which lead the protagonist to believe she is cursed.
Mary Young Pickersgill sewed the Star-Spangled Banner, which later inspired Francis Scott Key to write the song that became the country's national anthem.
This book discusses the climate, geography, animals, and culture of Japan.
This title highlights all the gross foods people around the world eat.
This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the United Kingdom.
This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the Northeast region of the United States.
This title gives students an inside look at the fundamentals of baseball, as well as the rules and equipment used.
This title looks into the paranormal activity of haunted houses around the world.
This book looks at the geography, history, resources, and people of the Southeast region of the United States.
This title highlights all the gross jobs that people do every day.
This titles gives students an inside look at the fundamentals of basketball and the rules and equipment used to play the game.
A familys move to the South brings a young African American into the hub of racial inequality.
This title gives students an inside look at the fundamentals of ice hockey and the rules and equipment used to play the game.
Forensics is the focus of this STEAM driven title that introduces students to all the jobs within this crimally related field.
This title gives the history of the one and only Ferrari Spider and how it has changed and evolved over the years.