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Diamonds

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014307

This title introduces young readers to diamonds, the hardest natural substance on Earth! Learn how diamonds are formed and where they are found. Historical and modern mining methods are detailed, and topics such as conflict diamonds are covered. The many uses of diamonds are examined, from industrial applications in products such as diamond saws and dentists' drills to engagement rings and birthstone jewelry. See how artisans such as diamond cutters and lapidaries use diamonds to create beautiful and useful jewelry by paying special attention to the four C's, carat, cut, clarity, and color. Finally, a list of tools and tips will set young rock hounds up to unearth their own treasures. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Lions

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786375

Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce young readers to the lion! Readers will learn about the lion's unique body features, diet, hunting methods, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, and threats to its survival. Also covered is the life of a baby lion, from cub to independence. Maps highlight lion territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly lion facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Africa and the incredible lion! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Biomas acuáticos (Freshwater Biome)

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026874

Readers will learn about the two main types of freshwater biomes, which are standing (ponds and lakes) and flowing (streams and rivers). The text will focus on mainly on the importance of freshwater, as well as the plants and animals that inhabit it. 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.

De huevo a libélula (Becoming a Dragonfly)

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026720

Becoming a Dragonfly covers each stage in a dragonfly’s metamorphosis from a tiny egg to an adult. Carefully chosen photographs accompany the copy, so readers can see and understand a dragonfly’s amazing transformation clearly. 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.

Time to Learn about Season & Years

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862854

This title includes full-color photographs and facts on how time relates to seasons and years. What causes a season? How long does it take the Earth to orbit the sun? Those are some of the many questions that will be answered in this Time book.

Flock of Sheep: Animal Groups on the Farm

Alex Kuskowski (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802754

This educational title explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together on a farm. From a band of horses to a farrow of piglets, large photos take children on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Hamburger Recipes

Alex Kuskowski (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680781359

Full of delicious recipes, Cool Hamburger Recipes is sure to inspire young chefs in the making. Kids will learn to make savory sloppy joes, whip up a crunchy pretzel burger and more. This book in the Cool Main Dish Recipes series contains intros to cooking basics and terms, ingredients and tools lists, simple steps and easy+IBE-to+IBE-follow photography! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Cool Sausage Recipes

Alex Kuskowski (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680781366

Full of delicious recipes, Cool Sausage Recipes is sure to inspire young chefs in the making. Kids will learn to make blueberry breakfast sausage, whip up a delicious sausage pita and more. This book in the Cool Main Dish Recipes series contains intros to cooking basics and terms, ingredients and tools lists, simple steps and easy+IBE-to+IBE-follow photography! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Bug Rescuer

Amy Cobb (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532130243

Libby and her friend Becca are searching for bugs to finish their nature worksheet for school. They come across a dragonfly trapped in an old spider web. Very carefully, Libby frees the dragonfly and sets it free in a new home. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Carly

Lisa Mullarkey (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614796213

The Pony Girls are ready for their first summer at Storm Cliff Stables! Horses, swimming, camp life, and most important, friendships. Carly’s always getting in trouble. But when she finds an injured garter snake, she’s sure she’s responsible enough to care for it. Will keeping her wild pet a secret get her in the biggest trouble of all? Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

La lluvia torrencial (The Big Rain)

Kirsten McDonald (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614796169

It’s been raining and raining and raining. When the sun finally peeks out from behind the clouds, Carlos and Carmen find their entire backyard is one big puddle. But the twins don’t mind once they discover it’s not just a puddle of water—it’s a puddle of fun! Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Thunder & Lightning

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680799361

From static electricity to lightning rods, learn all about thunder and lightning in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photographs appeal to visual learners. Zoom in even deeper with a key stats section and bolded glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Cloth

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532120299

Where does cloth come from? Learn how this material is made and used in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos and bolded glossary words guide readers through real-world application to art and technology. Plus, a key stats section let readers zoom in and learn more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Glass

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532120305

Where does glass come from? Learn how this material is made and used in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos and bolded glossary words guide readers through real-world application to art and technology. Plus, a key stats section let readers zoom in and learn more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Metal

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532120312

Where does metal come from? Learn how this material is made and used in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos and bolded glossary words guide readers through real-world application to art and technology. Plus, a key stats section let readers zoom in and learn more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Paper

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532120329

Where does paper come from? Learn how this material is made and used in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos and bolded glossary words guide readers through real-world application to art and technology. Plus, a key stats section let readers zoom in and learn more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Plastic

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532120336

Where does plastic come from? Learn how this material is made and used in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos and bolded glossary words guide readers through real-world application to art and technology. Plus, a key stats section let readers zoom in and learn more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Wood

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532120343

Where does wood come from? Learn how this material is made and used in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos and bolded glossary words guide readers through real-world application to art and technology. Plus, a key stats section let readers zoom in and learn more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Clouds

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680799316

From fluffy white clouds to dark storm clouds, learn all about clouds in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photographs appeal to visual learners. Zoom in even deeper with a key stats section and bolded glossary words. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Moon

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680799323

From moon phases to sending astronauts to the moon, learn all about the moon in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photographs appeal to visual learners. Zoom in even deeper with a key stats section and bolded glossary words. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Rain

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680799330

From tracking storms to measuring rainfall, learn all about rain in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photographs appeal to visual learners. Zoom in even deeper with a key stats section and bolded glossary words. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Snow

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680799347

From snowflakes to tracking snow storms, learn all about snow in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photographs appeal to visual learners. Zoom in even deeper with a key stats section and bolded glossary words. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Sun

Andrea Rivera (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680799354

From the sun’s rays to sunglasses, learn all about the sun in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photographs appeal to visual learners. Zoom in even deeper with a key stats section and bolded glossary words. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.

Grasshoppers

Leo Statts (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532120053

Learn all about grasshoppers and their powerful legs. 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.

Squirrels

Leo Statts (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532120060

Learn all about squirrels and their bushy tails. 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.