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Civil Rights Movement

Jennifer Joline Anderson (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617878435

This title examines an important historic event - the civil rights movement. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of racism and civil rights in the United States from slavery to segregation, the roles the Montgomery bus boycott, the integration at Little Rock Central High School, and the Birmingham campaign played in the movement, key African-American activists such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

John F. Kennedy (Spanish)

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703848

This title will introduce little readers to the 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy. Readers will gather basic, biographical information about Kennedy through easy-to-read, simple text. Theyll also love the historical photographs, the More Facts section, and bolded glossary terms. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Grizzly Bears

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809319

This book introduces young readers to the grizzly bear, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the grizzly bear's development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems and rituals through tales and legends of the American west, to today's status as the official animal of various states. Readers will also learn about the grizzly bear's body, its appearance, size, and various colors. Not all grizzlies are brown! The bear's unique method of reproduction is discussed, as is cub development and life cycle. Readers will discover what grizzlies like to eat, and how much they have to consume in order to sleep most of the year! Also covered is the grizzly's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world the bears live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the grizzly's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with threats to the grizzly's environment, as well as conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

F-16 Fighting Falcon

John Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614785927

This title explores the development and use of the popular F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet. Readers will follow the history of its origins and development. Chapters detail the aircraft's military and performance specifications as well as its features and advantages in the field, such as the shape of its fuselage, its ejection seat, its single turbofan engine, and its many powerful guns, missiles, and bombs. Readers will also learn about the F-16's use in Operation Desert Storm and other significant combat and peacekeeping missions.

Polar Bears

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013805

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.

September 11, 2001

Helga Schier Ph.D. (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617851636

Describes the events of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.

Puedo oler

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804331

Very simple, easy-to-read text pairs up with fun photographs to teach little readers that noses are for smelling, as well as all the yummyor grossthings they can smell! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Puedo saborear

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804348

Very simple, easy-to-read text pairs up with fun photographs to teach little readers that mouths are for tasting, as well as all the deliciousor ickythings they can taste! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Puedo tocar

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804355

Very simple, easy-to-read text pairs up with fun photographs to teach little readers that hands are for touching, as well as all the soft and fuzzyor roughthings they can touch! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Los cinco sentidos

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804300

Very simple, easy-to-read text pairs up with fun photographs to teach little readers about the five senses, as well as all the things they can taste, touch, hear, smell, and see! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Puedo ir

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804317

Very simple, easy-to-read text pairs up with fun photographs to teach little readers that ears are for hearing, as well as all the quietor loudthings they can hear! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Puedo ver

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804324

Very simple, easy-to-read text pairs up with fun photographs to teach little readers that eyes are for seeing, as well as all the beautiful things they can see! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Gatos

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804171

This title introduces readers to cats, which are popular family pets. Theyll learn about what cats like to eat and how to properly care for them, all while strengthening reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Perros

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804188

This title introduces readers to dogs, which are popular family pets. Theyll learn about what dogs like to eat and how to properly care for them, all while strengthening reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Peces

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804195

This title introduces readers to fish, which are popular family pets. Theyll learn about what fish like to eat and how to properly care for them, all while strengthening reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Hamsters

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804201

This title introduces readers to hamsters, which are popular family pets. Theyll learn about what hamsters like to eat and how to properly care for them, all while strengthening reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Cangrejos ermitanos

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804218

This title introduces readers to hermit crabs, which are popular family pets. Theyll learn about what hermit crabs like to eat and how to properly care for them, all while strengthening reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Pollos

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804232

Readers will learn about one of their favorite farm animals - chickens! This title is informative - telling readers what chickens eat, what they look like, and how we use chicken products every day. The text is very simple, which will reinforce early reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Vacas

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804249

Readers will learn about one of their favorite farm animals - cows! This title is informative - telling readers what cows eat, what they look like, and how we use cow products every day. The text is very simple, which will reinforce early reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Cabras

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804256

Readers will learn about one of their favorite farm animals - goats! This title is informative - telling readers what goats eat, what they look like, and how we use goat products every day. The text is very simple, which will reinforce early reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards

Caballos

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804263

Readers will learn about one of their favorite farm animals - horses! This title is informative - telling readers what horses eat, what they look like, and how horses help us every day. The text is very simple, which will reinforce early reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Cerdos

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804270

Readers will learn about one of their favorite farm animals - pigs! This title is informative - telling readers what pigs eat, what they look like, and how we use pig products every day. The text is very simple, which will reinforce early reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Ovejas

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680804287

Readers will learn about one of their favorite farm animals - sheep! This title is informative - telling readers what sheep eat, what they look like, and how we use sheep products every day. The text is very simple, which will reinforce early reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

La nieve

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680803525

Readers will learn about how snow is made and why it and the water cycle are so important to life on Earth. This title is informative yet simple. Big text and simple sentences combined with vibrant photographs will entertain readers, teach them scientific facts, and strengthen their reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Truenos y relmpagos

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680803532

Readers will learn about how thunder and lightning are made and why we hear it and see it. This title is informative yet simple. Big text and simple sentences combined with vibrant photographs will entertain readers, teach them scientific facts, and strengthen their reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.