Maps, diagrams, and illustrations explain the tools and methods of navigation throughout history. Readers can make connections between early methods of navigation and their own experiences.
Beautiful color photographs and repetitive sentences tell the story of children enjoying their favorite fruits.
This book features bold, vivid illustrations and a repetitive story line to familiarize readers with various species of dinosaurs
This story uses a series of questions and answers to help readers recognize patterns and use a combination of patterns to craft an object.
Readers of this book follow the delivery truck as it collects fish from the seashore. Illustrations and snappy dialog moves the story alone.
This book uses amusing text and vivid illustrations to create a character that will entertain even the most struggling readers.
Vegetables are good for you, and that's what a reader learns from this story with simple predictable text and lively illustrations.
Maps, diagrams, and photographs help readers understand the diversity of the world's marine life. The second half of the book is a fictional tour guide of an aquarium by a docent, presenting information in a conversational style designed to hook reluctant readers.
The first half of this book explains plate tectonics in expository text while the second half is narrated by a fictional tour guide and geology professor. Readers use photographs, maps, charts, and diagrams to interpret information in the book.
Readers use photographs, maps, and charts to interpret information about renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. The second half of the book is presented as newspaper coverage: two stories on renewable energy and two opposing editorials.
This book describes natural disasters and habitat loss using two points of view: an author's informational text and a persuasive brochure from a disaster relief organization. Vivid photographs hold readers' interest as readers identify and evaluate the author's purpose.
Graphic features are prominent in this book so readers can interpret maps and other weather graphics. The first half of the book describes atmospheric forces that affect weather while the second half depicts a fictional television newscast about severe weather.
This science book describes the planets and other objects in our solar system through interesting illustrations and expository text. Readers learn domain-specific vocabulary such as "gravity," "terrestrial," "galaxy," and "satellite."
This informational text helps learners understand the water cycle and how each of us has a responsiblilty to use our precious water supply with care. Charts, graphs, and maps illustrate the concepts and help students learn how to read for information.
This informational text introduces supporting details about four unusual animals, allowing readers to identify the author's purpose of classifying them as "strange." Colorful illustrations help hold the interest of reluctant readers.
Domain-specific vocabulary in this informational text helps readers learn about exoskeletons and mollusks. Readers are introduced to prefixes such as "uni-" and "bi-" while they discover various marine animals and their use to humans.
Readers discover how fossils are made and what might be learned from them. There are many opportunities to find detailed evidence within the text and to keep readers engaged.
Did you know the plural of pupa is pupae? Just like the plural of antenna is antennae! Coincidence? I smell conspiracy.
This informational text introduces readers to the wonders found at various levels of the tropical rain forest. While identifying main ideas and supporting details through domain-specific vocabulary, readers can also compare and contrast the levels of the rain forest.
This narrative about a panda in China features high-interest content. Readers learn vocabulary words such as "caretaker," "landslide," and "damage" while identifying problem and solution.
This expository text uses illustrations and diagrams to help readers interpret information. Readers can identify a main idea and supporting details as they discover the anatomy and habits of the hermit crab.
Readers make and confirm predictions based on the engaging illustrations, which help readers identify the characters, setting, and sequence of events.
Beautiful color illustrations play an important role in this engaging book, as readers are asked to make predictions about the animals they see peeking above the water.
Using the high-frequency word "I," this book introduces several useful vocabulary words for zoo animals. Repetitive language and interesting illustrations support beginning readers.
Illustrations and familiar content provide support for emergent readers as they learn the high-frequency word "like" and vocabulary words for food.