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The Life of Clara Barton

Gillia M. Olson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490326

Explore Clara Barton’s incredible life as a humanitarian in this unique timeline biography. From teaching to nursing, then starting the American Red Cross, Clara Barton lived her life to help others in a time when people didn’t think a woman should lead. As the “Angel of the Battlefield,” she risked her life to help care for wounded Civil War soldiers. The conditions she saw inspired her to create the American Red Cross. She fought against gender discrimination and recognized the humanity that makes everyone equal. A progressive timeline highlights the chronology of Clara Barton’s major life moments for elementary readers.

Wildfires

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490319

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about wildfires. When a simple camp fire gets out of control, a wildfire ignites. Watch out! Lightning fast and blazing hot, wildfires are extremely dangerous. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about how wildfires grow and how firefighters put them out.

Tornadoes

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490302

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about tornadoes. When a big, supercell storm forms and the clouds start to spin, a funnel takes shape. Discover how a tornado is created and where to find a safe shelter. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts and features about tornadoes.

Hurricanes

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490296

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about hurricanes. Board up the windows and take cover—a hurricane is rolling in! With turbulent winds, torrential rain, and rising sea levels, this is one extreme storm. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts and features about hurricanes and the impact they have.

Floods

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490289

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about floods. When it rains, it pours! Too much rain overflows a river, causing a flood. When sandbags don’t work, discover how floodwaters can knock down a person—and even float a car! Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about floods and the impact they have.

Earthquakes

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490272

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about earthquakes. Shake. Tremble. Crack. When the earth quakes, it’s time to take cover and hold on. Earthquakes happen all the time, but the extreme ones make the ground break and buildings crumble. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about these quakes and how scientists measure the shaking.

Blizzards

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490265

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about blizzards. Brr. You don’t want to be caught in this snow storm. With turbulent winds, colossal drifts, and teeth-chattering cold temperatures, blizzards can quickly become extreme winter weather. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about blizzards, including snowflakes formation and whiteouts.

Track and Field

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490258

Elementary sports fans will easily clear key vocabulary hurdles in this high-interest leveled reader about track and field events. On your mark. Get set. Go! Carefully controlled text passes new words to early readers like batons in a relay race. Simple text and excellent photos touch on the shot put, high jump, and running events.

Tennis

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490241

Elementary sports fans will ace key vocabulary in this high-interest leveled reader about the game of tennis. Point, set, match! Serve up some tennis fun! Carefully controlled text softly lobs new words to early readers to help them win the reading match. Simple text and excellent photos touch on basic equipment and rules

Softball

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490234

Elementary sports fans will catch key vocabulary like fly balls in this high-interest leveled reader about softball. Swing, batter, batter, swing! Carefully controlled text about players, rules, and equipment helps early readers score a home run with their reading goals.

Skateboarding

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490227

Elementary sports fans will shred key vocabulary in this high-interest leveled reader about skateboarding. With a flip and a trick, skateboarding has gone from empty pool pastime to pro sport. Carefully controlled text on equipment and tricks helps early readers catch big air over their reading goals.

Lacrosse

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490210

Elementary sports fans will score key vocabulary in this high-interest leveled reader about lacrosse. The midfielder tosses the rock to the attacker, who makes a fast break down the field. Goal! Lacrosse moves fast! Carefully controlled text passes new words to early readers to help them meet their reading goals.

Downhill Skiing

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490203

Elementary sports fans slalom down the bunny hill while learning key vocabulary in this high-interest leveled reader about downhill skiing. Grab your poles and carve a trail through the fresh powder! A gentle slope of carefully word choice helps early readers pick up new words about the sport of downhill skiing.

Cheerleading

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490197

Elementary sports fans will chant their way through key vocabulary in this high-interest leveled reader about cheerleading. Shake your pom-poms in the air and get the crowd fired up for a high-interest book that early readers will love.

Bowling

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490180

Elementary sports fans knock down key vocabulary like pins in this high-interest leveled reader about bowling. Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’, keep those bowlers bowlin’! Put on your smooth shoes and bowl a strike with carefully controlled text and excellent photos about bowling teams, basic equipment, and rules.

Tigers

Alissa Thielges (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490173

Kids just learning to read will sneak off with this leveled reader about tigers, which reinforces key vocabulary with a search-and-find feature. Lions might be king of the jungle, but tigers are the biggest wild cat. Muscles ripple under those orange coats. And those stripes aren’t just stunning – they’re perfect camouflage, too.

Lynx

Alissa Thielges (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490166

New readers will sneak off with this leveled reader about lynx, which reinforces key vocabulary with a search-and-find feature. With ear tufts and a ruff of hair around their faces, lynx might be the fluffiest wildcat. Their life in cold habitats demands it. Even their paws are big to act like snowshoes in the snow.

Leopards

Alissa Thielges (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490159

New readers will snatch up this leveled reader about leopards, which reinforces key vocabulary with a search-and-find feature. Imagine always dragging your dinner up a tree to keep it away from roving hyenas. You’ll often find the leopard in a tree, with their snack on a nearby branch. The leopard’s spotted coat is legendary – and exceptional camouflage. Rare leopards are born with black fur and people call them black panthers.

Jaguars

Alissa Thielges (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490142

Take a swim with the water-loving jaguar in this leveled reader, which reinforces key vocabulary with a search-and-find feature. Meet the biggest wildcat in North and South America. Usually covered with camouflaging rosettes, the jaguar is breathtaking to behold. But, occasionally, they are born with black fur, leading people to call them black panthers.

Cougars

Alissa Thielges (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490135

Kids just learning to read will stalk this leveled reader like a cougar on the hunt! A search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary. Cougar, puma, mountain lion – they are all the same big, brown cat! The cougar might be a candidate for king of the forest, but it doesn’t roar. It does growl, purr, and even chirp!

Bobcats

Alissa Thielges (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490128

Pounce like a bobcat on this leveled reader that reinforces key vocabulary with a search-and-find feature. Bobcats are named for their little bobbed tails! These nocturnal wildcats prowl the forests of North America looking for prey. Be very, very quiet! They are hunting rabbits!

El vóleibol

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519265

A North American Spanish translation of thisupdated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of volleyball at the Olympics, including indoor and beach volleyball. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

El atletismo

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519258

A North American Spanish translation of this updated book for elementary readers presents information about the track and field events featured at the Olympics, including running, jumping, and throwing events. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

La natación y los saltos ornamentales

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519241

A North American Spanish translation of thisupdated book for elementary readers presents information about the rules and types of swimming and diving events featured at the Olympics, including swimming races, diving, and artistic swimming (formerly synchronized swimming). Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

La gimnasia

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519234

A North American Spanish translation of thisupdated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of gymnastics featured at the Olympics, including artistic, rhythmic, and trampoline. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.