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Amazon Rainforest Research Journal

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119278

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Follow along as a researcher observes and makes journal entries about their field trip through the Amazon rain forest ecosystem. Outstanding photographs highlight the animals, plants, and people that inhabit the world's largest tropical rain forest stretching across eight countries in South America. Simple graphs show how much the rain forest has changed, and the final report describes efforts being made to preserve it.

Our Nation's Capital: Washington, DC

Kelly Rodgers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751484

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In many ways Washington, DC is the heart of our nation. There are many important buildings and monuments. The White House, the Supreme Court, and the Lincoln Memorial are just a few of the sights to see. People like to visit our nation's capital because it is a window to our past. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

Water

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399596

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From streams to oceans, tide pools to rivers, water is all around us! Beginning readers explore different bodies of water in this nonfiction reader. Clear, informational text and engaging photos will educate and intrigue readers simultaneously!

Ireland

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034874

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It is no wonder this island of green celebrates its nation on the greenest of all holidays, St. Patrick’s Day! Every March 17, the people of Ireland kick off a three-day celebration to honor their country and their patron saint. Ireland’s many celebrations, people, landscapes, and more are highlighted in this striking book.

Make Me the Best Lacrosse Player

Jess Myers (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784909

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Learn more about lacrosse's top stars and what it takes to be the best of the best. The title features historical sidebars, how-to fact boxes, tips and drills, and a glossary. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company.

Pump it up Cheerleading

Margaret Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197504

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Kids will learn about the basics of tumbling, dance, jumps, and stunting, or building formations, in Pump it up Cheerleading. This highly illustrated book also features a section on top-rated teams.

Using Credit Wisely

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627581

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Have you ever wondered why so many people use credit cards? This book introduces readers to safe credit-using strategies. Real world examples help readers learn the importance of math skills for money management. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Cultural Traditions in the United States

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174895

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Many holidays and festivals celebrated in the United States honor religious events and important dates or people in the country's history. This interesting book shows how Americans celebrate holidays and family occasions, as well as the traditions of the cultures from which their families first came.

Social Justice Activist

Jon Eben Field Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792383

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Social Justice goes beyond individual human rights. It means a society where justice is achieved in every aspect of life. This title takes a look at what a just society is by examining such topics as poverty, racism, homelessness, and inequality. Young enthusiasts will learn how the words of activists such as Nelson Mandela and Marian Wright Edelman inspired others to do what was right.

Rebekkah's Journey: A World War II Refugee Story

Ann E. Burg (author), Joel Iskowitz (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410365774

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In 1944 a vacant army base in upstate New York became the temporary home of over 900 men, women and children who had fled Europe towards the end of World War II. With little more than the clothing on their backs, Rebekkah and her mother are just two of the many refugees who come to live in the camp. Adjusting to a strange new world and a new language, Rebekkah puts aside her own fears to try and recreate tiny bits of home for her mother. A fictional story based on the real-life experiences of surviving refugees, Rebekkah's Journey shares the illuminating story of one refugee's arrival on America's shores.

Beyoncé: Famous Singer/Actress

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617858352

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Beyoncé is a dynamic, talented singer and actress. This book introduces her childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Beyoncé moved from singing with Girl's Tyme and Destiny's Child to building a solo career. Her work in movies and her personal life are also included. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw in reluctant readers. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.