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Reindeer are migrating masters whose hooves change to tackle the different seasons of their Arctic home! In winter, hard, fur-covered hooves protect their feet from the snow and cold. As the ground thaws, their hooves become soft to make walking much easier. Travel across the northernmost biome and learn about the many adaptations of reindeer in this low-level title.
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Astronauts in space! Hear from real life astronauts and learn about what they do when they're in space. Hear answers to kids' questions, and see beautiful pictures taken by an astronaut from the International Space Station. Stories by Jack Myers Ph.D., Highlights for Children, and Amy Hansen.
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Science and technology! Learn advances in keyboard technology, how computers find websites, and answers to questions such as "why are computers slow?" Discover how astronomers make an important outer space discovery and follow a robot as it roams Antarctica. Stories by Highlights for Children, Kimberly Shillcutt Tyree, Ph.D., E. Renee Heiss, and Anthony Atkielski.
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In Holi, early readers will learn about this Hindu festival and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique celebration. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols of Holi, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Holi online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Holi also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Holi is part of Jump!’s Festivals series.
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Young Kentuckian Sam Jones leaves the farm he works with the help of slaves to fight for the Confederacy, while his older brother, Ned, who helps the Underground Railroad, joins the Union Army.
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A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of storks, Earth’s big wading birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why marabou storks have featherless heads.
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An in-depth look at the people and policies behind the government agency known as the EPA, from its founding in 1970 to the controversies and challenges it faces today.
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Make subtraction entertaining with this book about games! This fun title will engage readers as they discover how they can practice subtraction and early STEM concepts while playing their favorite games. Through practice problems, vivid images, and helpful mathematical charts, this book makes subtraction simple and encourages readers to practice their new mathematical skills while playing their favorite games.
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This fascinating nonfiction book will allow elementary readers to discover the dangerous and strange creatures of the deep ocean. Readers come along on deep sea exploration to learn about marine animals they may have never heard of, including gulper eels, yeti crabs, and deep-sea lizardfish. With detailed stunning photos and images, informational text, a glossary of terms, and intriguing facts, children will be excited to learn about these unbelievable predators.
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Learn all about the amazing things your muscular system and skeleton do and how to keep them healthy and strong! With vivid images and clear, informational text in conjunction with supportive diagrams, readers are introduced to basic biological ideas and vocabulary.
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Each Flash Points: Liftoff! eShort is a single chapter from the full Flash Points: Liftoff! title, packaged as a mini eBook. Flash Points: Liftoff! eShorts include Sputnik, Apollo 11, Challenger, and Spirit & Opportunity.
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Climb Aboard! Explore the difference between meteor, meteorite, and meteoroid! Investigate comet composition and development and their observation through history! Learn about asteroids! Learn about key astronomers tools such as telescopes and the Deep Impact spacecraft! See an infographic showing a comet’s orbit! Did You Know? facts and a Guidebook of Near Earth Objects complete your journey. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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Giant Galápagos tortoises have roamed the Galápagos Islands for thousands of years, but these creatures almost disappeared from their tropical habitat. Giant Galápagos Tortoise describes the world’s largest tortoise, how sailors and invasive species caused its population to dwindle, and how habitat preservation and captive breeding have helped save the species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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Pirates are ready to loot Atlantis. Paisley and Ben build a submarine to travel to the hidden city to save it.
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Highlights different types of bird nests, showing where they are located and what they are made of. Includes comprehension activity.
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A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Venus, learns about the extremely hot and harsh conditions on the planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Venus vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.
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Through dynamic infographics, charts, up-close photos and strong reading level control this title exploress the invasion of Burmese pythons, including where they came from and their impact within biomes and food webs.
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Es mas divertido subir o bajar una colina grande? Teach early Physical Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
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Riding on something is one of the first steps to independence for children. This simple book features children riding on bikes, ponies, buses, trains, and planes. A simple activity asks children what kinds of things they would like to ride.
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Insects, like all living things, need a place to call home. In this fact-filled title, readers will get a close-up look at different insect habitats, including those underground, above ground, and in water. Readers will discover how insects get what they need to survive from their different habitats and how changes to the environment pose a serious risk to insects. The book includes examples of solitary and social insects.
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Hop in! This title will take you where you want to go. Early readers will gather basic information about planes through simple, easy-to-read text. And they will love the colorful full-bleed photographs, bolded glossary terms, and More Facts section. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
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Young children are natural problem solvers and always looking for answers, especially when it involves animals. Guess What: Twisty Tails provides young curious readers with striking visual clues and simply written hints. Using the photos and text, readers rely on visual literacy skills, reading, and reasoning as they solve the animal mystery. Clearly written facts give readers a deeper understanding of how the animal lives. Additional text features, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
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An introduction to the geography, history, economy, culture, and people of China. Bright, colorful designs and hands on activities will keep children engaged as they learn about China and its people.
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A beautiful tale of the painted turtle Makinauk, his animal friends, and their discovery of new lands and long-lasting friendship.
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Next to baseball and fireworks on the Fourth of July, nothing else seems as American as the family camping trip. From what to pack, where to go, and what to do when you get there, S is for S'mores: A Camping Alphabet takes readers on an A-Z trail exploring this outdoor pastime. Veteran camper Helen Foster James tackles topics such as unique camping environments, equipment necessities, famous conservationists, and national parks and other attractions. Whether your idea of "roughing it" is a blanket in your own backyard or the subarctic ecosystem of Alaska's Denali National Park, S is for S'mores is a fun and informative guide that is sure to help campers of all ages make the most of their wilderness adventures.Helen Foster James started researching this book when she was four years old - that's when she went on her first camping trip. An educator for over 20 years, Helen is a lecturer for San Diego State University. Her first book, E is for Enchantment: A New Mexico Alphabet, was a WILLA Literary Award Finalist. Helen lives in San Diego, California. Lita Judge lives in New Hampshire with her husband. She studied geology and dug for dinosaurs before she turned to writing and illustrating children's books. Her love of nature, animals, science, and history inspires her art.