This delicious book on statistics will have students eating up all the information presented. With rhyming text, step-by-step guidance, and sample problems, students will gobble up this mathematical treat, all while learning this concept in a fun, easy way! This book will allow students to develop understanding of statistical variability and summarize and describe distributions.
Not many baseball players are as legendary as Roberto Clemente. He broke color barriers. He gave back to his community. And through it all, he played great baseball. During his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, he did some amazing things. Sadly, Clemente's life was cut short by a plane crash. Today, however, his memory lives on. Fans everywhere still think of the player from Puerto Rico as an inspiration to us all.
Political maps are often the first kind of maps children learn about. These maps identify the boundaries of countries, states or provinces, and cities, as well as such physical features as lakes and oceans. Detailed, up-to-date maps and clearly written text help readers understand how to use political maps to solve problems.
Hibernation is one of natures greatest miracles, allowing animals to sleep through periods of extreme cold and heat. Interesting information describes how different animals use body fat to survive, how they can wake themselves up, and how some give birth during hibernation.
This entertaining book takes young readers to a soccer practice to show them the basics of addition. Easy-to-follow text helps children learn about addition words and symbols, strategies for adding up to 10+10 and beyond, the additive identity and commutative property in addition, and how to use objects, pictures, and number sentences to represent real-life addition problems.
In Veterans Day, early readers will learn about the American holiday of Veterans Day and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols of Veterans Day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Veterans Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Veterans Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Veterans Day is part of Jump!s Holidays series.
Roam the frozen tundra with the polar bear! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about the polar bear's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, and habitat. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the polar bear's survival. The book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and the incredible polar bear! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
The Southern Atlantic Coast region has white sandy beaches speckled with lighthouses and coastal forests. Warm ocean water is home to dolphins, sharks, and tuna. Its a prime vacation spot for those seeking out the sun and family destinations like Disney World. Kick off your sandals and get ready to feel the hot sand on your feet as you explore this region of the United States. This book will allow students to know and use various text features to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
Can you count by fives? Counting by fives is much faster especially if you are being chased by creepy crawlies or fanged animals! This lively book teaches children how to count by fives through the engaging photographs and alliteration and onomatopoeia filled text! This title will allow students to count in sequence and tell the number of objects.
This book discusses the history and development of textiles. Reading Essentials in Science.
Learn about the connection between math and speed skating.
This book explains the causes and effects of floods, and how people prepare for and survive floods. Reading Essentials in Science.
With lush rainforests and beautiful waterfalls, there are many sights to see in Brazil, the largest country in South America. The local cuisine is just as grand with recipes rich in fruits, vegetables and cocoa. Whether cooked in restaurants or at home, the heritage of immigrants who came to Brazil hundreds of years ago is found in these savory dishes that have been around for generations. If you can't make the trip to Brazil, don't worry-you can still enjoy some of the country's favorite dishes by taking a peek inside. From soups to salads and drinks to desserts, you can enjoy traditional Brazilian food right in your own home. Isn't your mouth watering already? Hurry up! It's time to cook!
When a young girl finds a sparkly rock buried in the dirt and discovers that it cleans to a beautiful quartz crystal, she is fascinated and becomes Julie the Rockhound. Join Julie as her dad shows her how to dig for minerals and explains the wonders of crystal formation. Combining clever wordplay with earth science, young readers learn about Earth's most abundant mineral "treasure."
Describes the events of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of kangaroos, Australia's iconic marsupials. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why kangaroos jump instead of run.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of killer whales, Earth's deadliest dolphins. Also included is a story from folklore explaining the killer whale's creation.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of jaguars, the largest cats of the Americas. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why jaguars have blurry spots.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of leopards, Earth's fourth-largest cats. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why leopards and baboons don't get along.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of moose, Earth's largest deer. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how moose interact with other animals.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of Komodo dragons, Earth's heaviest lizards. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why Indonesians respect Komodo dragons.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of owls, the winged nighttime hunters. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why some owls have big eyes and ears.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of pandas, some of Earth's smallest bears. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why pandas have black-and-white fur.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of rhinoceroses, the famously horned animals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why rhinos have bumpy skin.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of alligators, some of Earth's largest reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why alligators and dogs don't get along.