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Camped Out

Daphne Greer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459815421

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Max knows his mom can't afford to send him to summer camp. But he really, really wants to go. He needs a break from looking after his autistic brother, Duncan. And from his mom's new boyfriend. He is surprised when his mom says that he can go after all. But there's a catch. There are spots available at the camp for families with special needs. A grant would cover Duncan's fees, and Max could attend at no charge. If he goes as Duncan's escort. This is the second story featuring Max and Duncan after Maxed Out.

Creating Titanic

Kevin Blake (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684024889

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On May 31, 1911, thousands of excited people crammed into a shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland. They were there to watch the empty hull of RMS Titanic enter the water for the very first time. Proud workers hugged their children as they pointed at the massive ship they had helped build. In just 62 seconds, the giant ocean liner was floating for the very first time. It was the largest human-made object the world had ever seen! Creating the Ship of Dreams tells the compelling story of how the largest and most luxurious ship in the world was built and the workers who risked their lives in the process. The fascinating content and large-format color images, maps, and fact boxes bring the Titanic’s tragic story to life. Creating the Ship of Dreams is part of Bearport’s Titanica series.

Witch Haunts

Heidi E.Y. Stemple (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944997397

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Cauldrons, broomsticks, spells, and black cats are some of the things that witches bring to mind. Yet, tales about witches are more than just spooky legends. Throughout history, people who looked or acted strangely have been accused of being witches and conjuring evil. The consequence of being found guilty of practicing witchcraft was often a terrible death! Among the 11 creepy witches’ haunts in this book, children will discover a castle haunted by a woman suspected of being a witch, a cave lived in by a odd-looking woman who could predict the future, and a tower where people gather on Halloween to summon the devil. The spooky photographs and chilling nonfiction text will keep children turning the pages to discover even more spellbinding stories.

Paris

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684022878

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Welcome to Paris: The City of Lights! Explore the Eiffel Tower, the Catacombs, and other iconic places around the city. Plus, learn fascinating factoids. You’ll quickly see why millions of tourists visit this amazing city each year. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The playful text, colorful design, and captivating photos and map are sure to entice and excite beginning readers.

Making It Go

Don Herweck (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391071

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Robert Fulton is best known for inventing the steamboat, but he accomplished much more than that! Readers will learn about all the incredible things that Fulton invented and accomplished in this fascinating biography. The colorful images, intriguing facts, and easy-to-read text will have readers delighted and engaged as they learn how Fulton invented and used steam engines, canals, inclined planes, and submarines. The engaging sidebars will introduce readers to scientists and engineers who have used some of the same ideas as Fulton in the modern world. An index and glossary will give children the tools they need to better understand the content and vocabulary, while an interesting hands-on lab activity will encourage them to explore physical science even further!

Puesto de comida (The Snack Shop)

Lisa Greathouse (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380655

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Learn basic subtraction at the snack shop! This charming, Spanish-translated title uses familiar examples of children buying snacks at a snack shop to make learning subtraction and number operations easy and fun! If there were four lollipops, but a girl bought three, then one lollipop is left! With the help of practical examples, vivid images, mathematical diagrams, and engaging "You Try It!" problems, children will improve their subtraction skills and their understanding of early STEM themes.

Coyotes (Coyotes)

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026669

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Early readers can delve into the wild world of coyotes with this title. They’ll learn what coyotes eat, their preferred habitats, and other great facts, alongside awesome photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Moose's Loose Tooth

Nancy Louise Spinelle (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578740321

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Everyone has a suggestion for poor moose whose tooth is loose.

Coyotes

Ruth Strother (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617729713

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Known for their haunting howls, coyotes live throughout North America. These bushy-tailed canines look like wolves, but they are much smaller. Mother coyotes raise their tiny pups in hidden dens. Not long after birth, the pups yip, yap, howl, and bark to communicate with their mom and other adults in the pack. They also pounce on bugs, play, and pretend to fight to sharpen their hunting skills. In this coming-of-age introduction to coyotes, readers will see how these pups learn how to howl and hunt. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.

Plants in Winter

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964428

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In Plants in Winter, beginning readers follow along as plants respond to the changing season in various ways. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage early readers as they discover how trees, bushes, and flowering plants shut down many growth processes during the winter months. A labeled diagram shows a variety of ways plants respond to winter, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about plants in winter using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Plants in Winter also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.Plants in Winter is part of Jump!'s What Happens in Winter? series.

Espero Mi turno

Barbara M. Linde (author), Julia Patton (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478819752

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Hay un coche nuevo en el patio de recreo. Pepe no quiere compartirlo con sus companeros de clase. Aprendera Pepe a esperar su turno?

Growing New Plants

Terry Johnson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794283

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Some plants in your garden grow every year. Other plants grow all summer but do not return in the spring. Why? Making New Plants explores the various ways that plants grow and reproduce. Using hands on activities, students will gain a better understanding of how plants reproduce

Human Fossils

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427189530

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Since the discovery of Lucy, one of the most famous human skeletons ever discovered, paleontologists and people alike have been fascinated with human fossils. In this book, students will follow the timeline of key discoveries in human fossils, and learn how scientists continue to link together the evolution of humanity using evidence from the past.

Bloodsucking Lice and Fleas

Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194763

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They feed on us, make their homes on us, and generally make our lives miserable. They are horrible guests, sometimes spreading deadly diseases. These blood-sucking parasites are lice and fleas and they are pests of the first order! This book delves into the tiny world of ectoparasites that prey on humans and animal hosts. Learn how lice and fleas cant live without us and how humans have been battling the itchy critters, often without much success, since the dawn of time. Special sections give information on the plague-producing history of rat fleas and how to combat the scourge of head lice.

Animal Homes

Moreno Chiacchiera Saranne Taylor (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427115737

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This fun title explores different kinds of animal homes and how they are built. From a beavers dam to a termites mound, readers will love learning all about animal architects.

Working at a Grocery Store

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794146

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Working at a Grocery Store introduces young readers to many careers available at a grocery store, from stocker to store manager. Colorful sidebars encourage young children to think, create, guess, and ask questions about a career working in a Grocery Store.

From Kingfishers to... Bullet Trains

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805858

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Learn how scientists have looked toward the kingfisher for inspiration in making high-speed trains quieter.

Weird Throwing and Kicking Sports

S. B. Watson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609736613

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Throwing and kicking things have long been part of competitive sports. Now read about some of the weirdest sports in this category--from caber tossing to the Alaskan high-contest.

Cells

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992003

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All living things are made of cells. These microscopic building blocks of life grow, react to changes in the environment, change nutrients into energy, and reproduce. Reading Essentials in Science.

Bartolo Colón (Spanish)

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291252

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¡Bartolo Colón es un sorprendente beisbolista! El pitcher de las Ligas Mayores ha lanzado en los juegos de invierno y en el Juego de las Estrellas. Ha ganado premios y millones de dólares en el béisbol--y ha formado un hogar mientras tanto. También ha podido ayudar a su tierra natal en la República Dominicana. Este hombre es una estrella del béisbol, pero se ha mantenido fiel a si mismo y a sus raíces. Conozca como Colón pasó de vivir en una casa sin energía eléctrica--a lanzar para las Grandes Ligas.

Ben the Inventor

Robin Stevenson (author), David Parkins (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554698035

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Inventors invent inventions! That's what Ben and his best friend Jack like to say. So when Ben discovers that Jack's family is planning to move to another city, he decides they should put their inventions to work. The boys figure that if no one buys Jack's house, Jack won't have to move away, so all they need is a plan to scare off potential buyers! Inventors are good at coming up with plans. But when Plans A, B and C fail to bring the results the boys had hoped for, Ben discovers that not everything in life stays the same-and that while change can be hard, sometimes it isn't all bad.

Carla's Ribbons

Leslie Harper (author), Paul Drzewiecki (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835535

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Carla can't figure out who is robbing her of her ribbons every day.

The Nervous System

Kay Manolis

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142451

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The nervous system is a complex network of nerves that allows you to experience the world around you. Children will find out how nerves carry messages to the brain so that people can do things like jump and eat. Blastoff! Series

Choppers

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600141317

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Custom design is the most important aspect of a chopper. The stretched out look allows for many cool styles. Students will explore the history of choppers, the features that make them unique, and how they are made.

Vias acuaticas (Waterways)

Ellen Mitten (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174664

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Young Readers Learn About Waterways Through Simple Text And Photos.