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A child goes on an adventure to a marsh to observe a swan and discovers swans can be dangerous if they're defending their nest.
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Beginning readers are introduced to the vowel A and its sounds and uses.
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From a quiet whisper to a blaring siren, our ears keep us tuned in to the sounds around us. This engaging new title explains how our sense of hearing works, how it helps us learn about our surroundings, and how we can protect this important sense.
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Learn all about scaly and cold-blooded Komodo dragons! Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Komodo dragons through easy-to-read, simple text alongside colorful full-bleed photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
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This title will familiarize readers with Presidents' Day by explaining the "whos, whats, and whys" of it. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Presidents' Day through easy-to-read text alongside compelling and historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
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Cerca, lejos, izquierda y derecha son palabras que nos ayudan a encontrar personas y lugares. Donde estan las personas de este libro?
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Un hombre rico llega a America para buscar en la selva una ciudad repleta de riquezas. Como terminara la aventura del ambicioso Juan Pin que queria tener oro sin fin?
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Todos en la granja estan buscando a Bingo, el perro. Donde estara?
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The whooping crane is a unique bird found only in North America and known for its whooping call great height for a bird. Readers will learn about the whooping crane's fight for survival as hunters killed them for their beautiful feathers and humans drained their wetland habitats to build houses.
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This insightful book examines the political, social, and economic factors and events leading to arguably the most important event in the history of the United Statesthe American Revolution. Using clear, concise text and engaging images, the book examines events leading up to the American Revolution, including the French and Indian War, the Stamp Act, the Intolerable Acts, the Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party. Primary source accounts represent different perspectives and shed light on social, political, and economical causes of the American Revolution.
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Super Smart Information Strategies: Go straight to the Source provides students with practical information on how to use primary sources. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students and present their findings in new and different ways.
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Introduces proper online etiquette for children, including respect, fairness, responsibilty, and manners.
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In Theater, emergent readers join a group of students as they enjoy a trip to the theater. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this form of entertainment. A labeled diagram identifies parts of a theater, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about what happens at the theater using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Theater also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Theater is part of Jump!'s First Field Trips series.
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Eight-year-old Zulviya, her sister and her cousin, her mother and her grandmother... they all belong to the loom. For generations the women of Zulviya's family have earned their living by weaving rugs by hand. The rugs are valuable and the women are proud of their beautiful handiwork. But the work is hard. It takes months to weave a rug; each one contains hundreds of thousands of knots. Before one work day has passed, Zulviya will tie thousands of knots. As she sits at her work, Zulviya weaves not one but two patterns. The pattern on the loom will become a fine rug. She weaves a second pattern in her mind. There she sees the green of the Afghani hills, the bright blue of the nearby lake, and the vivid orange of the setting sun. And Zulviya takes comfort in the landscape in her mind. To find recipes, games, interactives maps and much more for this title visit www.discovertheworldbooks.com! Gloria Whelan's other picture books in the Tales of the World series are Yuki and the One Thousand Carriers (2008 Society of Illustrators Gold Medal winner) and Yatandou (a Junior Library Guild selection). Ms. Whelan lives in Michigan. Pascal Milelli's illustration clients include Harper's, The Atlantic, and Scribner Books. His picture book, The Art Room, by Susan Vande Griek, received the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award from the Canadian Library Association in 2003. Pascal lives in Vancouver, Canada.
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Readers learn how this simple machine makes it easier to split things apart or stop them from moving. They learn how thicker wedges need more force to split something apart than thinner wedges. By the end of the book, readers know the difference between complex and simple machines and how wedges are used in everyday life to make work easier.
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In Gardens in Spring, beginning readers follow a group of children as they plant a garden. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover how people can help seeds grow into plants. A labeled diagram shows tools of gardening, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about gardens in spring using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Gardens in Spring also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Gardens in Spring is part of Jump!'s What Happens in Spring? series.
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Young readers learn about the different continents through simple text and photos.
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Rebecca, the red-tailed hawk, is not afraid of ghosts! One night, she bravely ventures into the barn to meet the famous ghost of Donley Farm. But when she finally meets him, Rebecca is surprised to discover that this ghost is much more familiar than she'd expected. Join Rebecca as she stays up late to talk with her new friend and find out what they have in common and how they are different.
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The four planets farthest from the Sun are called the gas giants. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are different from the other planets in our solar system. They are not solid, but are made of liquids and clouds of gas with gravity pulling it all together into a planet shape. Learn facts about the climate, gases, size, and other quirky things each of these planets possess. This book isnt filled with hot air! Pull out your telescope and see if you can observe one of these planets. This book will allow students to understand that patterns in the natural world can be observed, used to describe phenomena, and used as evidence.
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The Sun And Its Characteristics Are Discussed In This Book. The Impact That The Sun Has On Our Planet Is Also Addressed.
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This fun book features delightful photographs of baby pigs, or piglets, growing up on the farm and in the wild. Children will learn about a pigs body, how a pig changes as it grows, and where wild pigs live.
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Rolling in the Aisles is Lansky's fourth anthology of humorous poems for children. It contains funny poems selected by a panel of more than 1,000 elementary-school students. Bruce Lansky, Kenn Nesbitt, Ted Scheu, Robert Pottle, and Eric Ode all made the cut for this giggle-packed collection of rhymes.
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This title examines the fascinating life of Justin Timberlake. Readers will learn about Timberlake's childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores Timberlake's early interest in music and acting that led to an appearance on Star Search, his big break on the Disney Channel's popular show The All New Mickey Mouse Club, and the creation of the boy band 'N Sync that released 'N Sync, No Strings Attached, and Celebrity. Timberlake's solo career and the release of his albums Justified and FutureSex/Love Sounds, his acting career, which includes hosting Saturday Night Live and appearing in several movies, including Alpha Dog, Black Snake Moan, Shrek the Third, The Social Network, and Bad Teacher, his MTV Music Video Awards, his Grammy Awards, his collaborations with other singers, his clothing line William Rast, his record label Tennman Records, and his time spent raising money for charities are also described. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts. Contemporary Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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This book is intended for readers at the preproduction/speech emergence stages of language acquisition. It will allow the reader to focus on the sounds of the English language (phonemic awareness); single letter recognition; single sound/letter associations; vocabulary development; and oral word/picture correspondence.
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This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Mr. Biggs at the Circus. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Mr. Biggs is a very curious Sasquatch who has huge feet and an even bigger heart. One day, as he hikes next to a creek, he finds a bright and colorful circus poster. He has never been to the circus before and it looks like fun. He sets off to discover all of the exiting adventures the circus has to offer. Come along with Mr. Biggs on his journey as he flips on the trapeze, dances with huge bear, stomps with elephants and much, much more. Will the giant Mr. Biggs find out he fits in a circus...or is he just too big? One thing is for sure... he'll have tons of fun along the way! Mr. Biggs at the Circus is a hilarious and heart-warming story for both the young and young-at-heart, with vividly wacky illustrations which will make you laugh out loud with every turn of the page.