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12 Authors Who Changed the World

Elaine A. Kule (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432371

Showcases the work and achievements of 12 of the world’s most influential authors. Each spread contains fascinating facts about each author and how their accomplishments helped change the world.

Federal Air Marshals

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510248

This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a Federal Air Marshal, including how they work undercover on flights to fight terrorism. Explains how they fit under the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), what it takes to get a job, and what a day in the field is like. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

SWAT Teams

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510255

This photo-illustrated book describes the life of SWAT officers, including the work they do to catch dangerous criminals and free hostages. Describes what it takes to become a SWAT officer and includes real-life missions. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

U.S. Secret Service

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510279

This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a US Secret Service agents, including their work catching counterfeiters and protecting the president of the United States. Describes training required to be an agent and what a day in the life is like in the field. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

The CIA

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510224

This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a CIA officer, including their work recruiting agents and spies, how they gather intelligence, and work to keep the United States safe from terrorism. Describes real-life missions and what it takes to get a job in the Central Intellegence Agency. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

The FBI

Kirsten W. Larson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510231

This photo-illustrated book describes the life of an FBI officer, including their work capturing terrorists, enforcing federal laws, and investigating crimes. Describes real-life cases and what it takes to get a job in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Fierce NFL Rivalries: 12 Super-Charged Matchups

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432449

Highlights 12 of the fiercest rivalries between NFL teams past and present. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

Classic NFL Games: 12 Thrillers from NFL History

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432463

Highlights 12 NFL games so exciting they will never be forgotten. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

The Super Bowl: 12 Reasons to Love the NFL's Big Game

Drew Silverman (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432494

Highlights 12 aspects of the Super Bowl that make it a must-watch event each year. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

12 Children Who Changed the World

Kenya McCullum (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432395

Showcases the work and achievements of 12 children who, despite their age, have had a great impact on the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts about each child and how their accomplishments helped change the world.

12 Incredible Facts about the US Civil War

Robert Grayson (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432289

Examines the 12 most amazing facts about the US Civil War. Full-color spreads provide information about the event’s critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline.

12 Incredible Facts about the Boston Tea Party

Kristin Marciniak (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432210

Examines the 12 most amazing facts about the Boston tea party. Full-color spreads provide information about the event’s critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline.

Clothes 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533405

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century children’s clothing and how what they wore in the early 1900s is different from what children wear today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Food 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533412

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century food and cooking methods and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Phones 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533429

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century telephones and how they looked and worked much differenlty from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

School 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533436

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century American schools and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Toys 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533443

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses popular turn-of-the-century toys and how toys in the early 1900s were different from toys sold today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Cars 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533399

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century cars and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Weddings Around the World

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533276

Describes and compares different wedding customs around the world. Includes simple craft.

The City

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533085

Describes a trip to the city and typical things one might do when visiting a large city. Includes visual literacy activity.

The Dinosaur Museum

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533092

Describes how dinosaur fossils are found, prepared, and displayed in museums, and what you might see at a dinosaur museum. Includes visual literacy activity.

The Grocery Store

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533108

Describes a shopping trip to the grocery store, including various departments such as the bakery and deli. Includes visual literacy activity.

Road Signs

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533115

Describes common road signs you might see around town and tells what they mean. Includes visual literacy activity.

Town Leaders

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533122

Describes common community helpers that a child might see around town. Includes visual literacy activity.

12 Great Moments that Changed TV History

Lori Fromowitz (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621430681

Investigates 12 great moments in the history of TV. Includes amazing facts along with information about key players and innovations.