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Hillary Clinton: Ground-Breaking Politician

Jeanne Marie Ford (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825475

Offers readers an inside look into the life of Hillary Clinton and how she influenced the nation as First Lady. Learn all about her road leading up to the White House and how her successful political career after her tenure as First Lady led to accomplishments in improving health care for women and children. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, an author introduction, and sources for further research.

Eyewitness to the Harlem Hellfighters

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817593

Details the trials and successes of the Harlem Hellfighters, the most famous black regiment in World War I, from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative captions, a table of contents, an index, an introduction to the author, and a phonetic glossary.

Eyewitness to the Role of Women in World War I

Jeanne Marie Ford (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817609

Details the ways in which women contributed to the war effort, including their roles as doctors, nurses, factory workers, soldiers, and more. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative captions, a table of contents, an index, an introduction to the author, and a phonetic glossary.

Eyewitness to the Russian Revolution

Lydia Bjornlund (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817616

Details the Bolshevik revolution from the perspectives of those involved, including the protesters, Vladimir Lenin, Tsar Nicholas II, and others. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative captions, a table of contents, an index, an introduction to the author, and a phonetic glossary.

Eyewitness to the Sinking of the Lusitania

Charles Fredeen (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817623

Details the events leading up to and following the sinking of Britain's Lusitania from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative captions, a table of contents, an index, an introduction to the author, and a phonetic glossary.

Eyewitness to the Treaty of Versailles

Nick Rebman (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817630

Details the Paris Peace Conference, the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, and its aftereffects on Germany from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative captions, a table of contents, an index, an introduction to the author, and a phonetic glossary.

Eyewitness to the Western Front

Cynthia Kennedy Henzel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817647

Details the major battles on the western front as well as the dynamics of trench warfare from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative captions, a table of contents, an index, an introduction to the author, and a phonetic glossary.

Eyewitness to World War I Medicine

Emily O'Keefe (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817654

Details the actions of nurses, doctors, medics, ambulance drivers, and other medical personnel during World War I. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative captions, a table of contents, an index, and a phonetic glossary.

Eyewitness to the Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand

Emily O'Keefe (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817586

Details the Austrian archduke's assassination from the perspectives of those involved. Additional features include a bullet-point summary of the events, compelling narrative descriptions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, questions to spark critical thinking, sources to guide further research, historical photographs, informative captions, a table of contents, an index, an introduction to the author, and a phonetic glossary.

Necesidades y deseos (Needs and Wants)

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966798

In Needs and Wants, early readers learn the difference between a want and a need. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about needs and wants online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Needs and Wants also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Needs and Wants is part of Jump!’s Money Smarts series.

¿Qué es el dinero? (What Is Money?)

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966828

In What Is Money?, early readers learn the fundamentals of money and the differences between coins, bills, and their worth. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about money online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. What Is Money? also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. What Is Money? is part of Jump!’s Money Smarts series.

Usar el dinero (Using Money)

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966811

In Using Money, early readers learn the fundamentals of handling money and purchasing. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about using money online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Using Money also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Using Money is part of Jump!’s Money Smarts series.

Saving Money

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966750

In Saving Money, early readers learn the fundamentals of saving and why it’s important. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about saving money online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving Money also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Saving Money is part of Jump!’s Money Matters series.

Using Money

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966767

In Using Money, early readers learn the fundamentals of handling money and purchasing. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about using money online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Using Money also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Using Money is part of Jump!’s Money Matters series.

What Is Money?

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966774

In What Is Money?, early readers learn the fundamentals of money and the differences between coins, bills, and their worth. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about money online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. What Is Money? also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. What Is Money? is part of Jump!’s Money Matters series.

Ahorrar dinero (Saving Money)

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966804

In Saving Money, early readers learn the fundamentals of saving and why it’s important. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about saving money online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving Money also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Saving Money is part of Jump!’s Money Smarts series.

Ganar dinero (Earning Money)

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966781

In Earning Money, early readers learn about the concept of earning money and ways to do it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover basic economic principles. A labeled diagram helps aid readers, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about earning money online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Earning Money also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Earning Money is part of Jump!’s Money Smarts series.

Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation

Monique Gray Smith (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459815841

Canada's relationship with its Indigenous people has suffered as a result of both the Residential School system and the lack of understanding of the historical and current impact of those schools. Healing and repairing that relationship requires education, awareness and increased understanding of the legacy and the impacts still being felt by Survivors and their families. Guided by acclaimed Indigenous author Monique Gray Smith, readers will learn about the lives of Survivors and listen to allies who are putting the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission into action.

Can Your Smartphone Change the World?

Erinne Paisley (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459813045

Can Your Smartphone Change the World?is a twenty-first-century guide for anyone who has access to a smartphone. This how-to manual looks at specific ways you can create social change through the tap of a screen. Filled with examples of successful hashtag campaigns, viral videos and new socially conscious apps, the book provides practical advice for using your smartphone as a tool for social justice.

Today's Navy Heroes

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617724923

In Today's Navy Heroes, kids will meet real-life servicemen and women who have displayed incredible courage when facing almost certain death as they served their country in Iraq and Afghanistan. Readers will meet heroes like Navy corpsman Juan Rubio, who risked his life in Iraq so he could save the lives of other soldiers. Rubio performed first aid on injured soldiers right in the middle of an intense gun battle, and helped carry the wounded to safety--all while he was seriously injured with a shrapnel wound in his leg. This is just one of many acts of courage recounted in this riveting look at our nation's military heroes. Written in a narrative format, Today's Navy Heroes will keep kids turning the pages as they read about individual soldiers who've shown uncommon courage in the face of terrible danger while serving their country. Large action photos, fact boxes, and maps enrich these true stories of bravery and valor.

Football Records

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034942

Did you know that Peyton Manning has passed for more touchdowns than any other player in NFL history? His amazing record may help him go down in history as one of the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks. This and many other feats are highlighted in this exciting title about football records. Readers will enjoy learning impressive stats about some of the sport’s most well-known players and teams.

What Shapes the Land?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790297

Amazing photographs give young readers a fun-filled look at what makes Earth so beautiful. Topics include what are landforms, how different landforms are created, a look at land-shaperswind, water, fire, and ice, different kinds of erosion, how erosion shapes the land, and how some animals form islands.

A Fair Deal

Kari Jones (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459810440

Fair trade is not about spending more money or buying more stuff. It's about helping producers in developing countries get a fair price for their goods. In A Fair Deal: Shopping for Social Justice, Kari Jones provides a history of trade, explaining what makes trade systems unfair and what we can do about it. By examining ways in which our global trade systems value some people over others, the book illustrates areas in which fair trade practices can help families all around the world and suggests ways to get involved in making the world a more equitable place.

Fault Lines: Understanding the Power of Earthquakes

Johanna Wagstaffe (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459812444

Earthquakes are a terrifying yet fascinating force of nature. Seismologist Johanna Wagstaffe takes you through her own journey of understanding the earth beneath our feet. Along the way you’ll learn the science behind what makes the earth rumble and hear from kids around the world who have experienced the wonder, and terror, of an earthquake.

Chinese New Year: A Celebration for Everyone

Jen Sookfong Lee (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459811270

From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, and weaves family stories into the history, traditions and evolution of Chinese New Year. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs throughout.