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Offers young readers retellings of works by Arthur Conan Doyle, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mrs. Molesworth, and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
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Describes the role of the African American pilots who trained at Alabama's Tuskegee Army Air Field to fight in World War II.
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Amy and Tiffany are having a picnic. However, ants keep ruining their lunch. Where can they go to eat their food? Paired to the nonfiction title Amazing Ants.
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Holi – the Hindu Festival of Colors – heralds the coming of spring. This vibrant title explores the ancient history and modern practices of this joyful holiday. Holi’s food, dance, music, and colors will captivate young readers.
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A kindergarten-level introduction to bison, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests and grasslands they call home, and such defining features as their shaggy fur.
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An illustrated guide to the punctuation marks known as hyphens and dashes, including descriptions and examples of how to properly use them
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Learn about the different places that people call home--from apartments to cottages and castles to farmhouses. With bright, vivid photos and easy-to-read informational text, readers are introduced to different cultures' definitions of "home."
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Practice nonstandard measurement at the community center! A rock climbing wall is the same height as eight children! A tennis racket is the same length as three ping pong paddles! This fun title uses vivid images, simple practice questions, and helpful mathematical diagrams to keep young readers engaged while helping them better understand nonstandard measurement and early STEM concepts.
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What does it mean to be fair? Young readers will learn about various aspects about being a fair person--from respecting others to sharing. Children are encouraged to practice fairness in their everyday lives through supportive text and lively images.
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In Urban Legends: Hauntings, part of Full Tilt’s Origins series, students will learn the origins of spooky ghost stories, poltergeists, exorcisms, and major historical hauntings. Are these legends simply stories . . . or could they be real?
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Learn all about bees and their special mouthparts. Easy-to-read text and vibrant, full-color photos captivate young readers and bring these fascinating animals to life. Plus, quick stats diagrams and bolded glossary terms invite readers to zoom in and learn more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.
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Readers will learn about the two main tundra biomes, which are arctic and alpine. The text will focus on the extreme climate, and the unique plants and animals that inhabit the tundra. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
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Introduces leaves, pumpkins, apples, and other fall season objects, while teaching the concept of counting to ten.
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Layla Reed is only twelve years old, but she has a big project ahead of her. Her teacher has asked her to speak to her seventh grade class about Islam. Layla's best friend, Nancy Winters, is going to help her with the project, and she's going to learn a lot about her friend's religion along the way. Who was Muhammad? What exactly is in the Quran? What is jihaad? Islam is only 1,500 years old, but Muslims believe its message is older than Creation itself. Layla's family is busy fasting for the holy month of Ramadan, and the festival of Eid Al-Fitr is only a week away. Will she and Nancy be ready?
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Learn about the many different paths to becoming a professional musician and find out if it's the right career for you.
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Belle, an 11-year-old Mtis girl, and Sarah both want the coveted job of church bell ringer. An embroidery contest is held to award the position, and Sarah cheats. Before Belle can expose her, the two are caught up in the advancing forces of General Middleton and his troops as they surround Batoche in the 1885 Riel Rebellion. The church bell disappeared that day and remains missing to this day.
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Trace the growth and development of a human being from conception to adolescence. Reading Essentials in Science.
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Hanley Ramrez has become one of baseball's biggest stars. The young player has only been in the Majors since 2005, but he's already done many things other players only dream of doing. He was named Rookie of the Year, he's played in the All-Star Game three times, he has won awards, and he's made millions playing in the Major Leagues. Read about Ramrez's journey from the Dominican Republic to the MLB. Learn how Ramrez became the player fans love to watch today!
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Do you know who started the first volunteer fire company in the United States? Do you know who the first woman firefighter was? Or did you know that firefighters trace their heritage back to the knights of the Crusades? Sirens and Smoke is full of stories of bravery and tradition. Youll read about: the brave guards who fought fire in ancient Greek and Roman communities. the long-ago firefighters who battled the great fires that swept through Europes big cities. the community spirit that grew in the New World. the African Americans and women who added their strengths to fighting fires. September 11, 2001, when firefighters demonstrated their heroism. Fire can be an enemybut down through the ages, firefighters have risked their lives to protect others against it. Their folklore reveals a long tradition of courage.
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Pedal quickly to stay out in front of the pack! The fast-paced style of BMX racing makes it an exciting sport to watch or practice. Readers will explore the history of BMX racing, the tactics that help win a race, and how the popularity of the sport has grown over the last few years.
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Siddhartha Gautama was born to the king of a tribe in Northern India. An astrologer told his father that Gautama would either become a king or he would leave his riches behind to save humanity. His father sheltered him from all of the poverty in the streets. When Gautama finally left his palace he saw the suffering of people and wanted to change the world. He started the religion called Buddhism.
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A new and popular breed, the Labradoodle is introduced. Facts such as where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires are included.
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Young readers will learn about dance through simple sentences and highly supportive pictures.
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This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how butterflies find food and briefly explains their life cycle. Includes picture glossary.
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In this new second revised edition of Canada the People, candid photos feature Canadian families and how they live. Updated facts and statistics support this fascinating portrayal of a nation built on immigration. Important issues that must be resolved with the Native peoples are sensitively portrayed.