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From Power Plant to House

Colleen Hord (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301183

Do you wonder why your light bulb turns on? Theres actually hidden wires that connect from your house to a power plant! There are many people in place to ensure that electricity gets to your home safely. From the electrician to the power plant manager to the worker, each person plays an important role in your light bulbs working! This title allows students to identify the connection between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Vietnam War Memorial

Jennifer Burrows

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944240

Learn detailed information about the Vietnam War Memorial and basic history of this war.

Holidays and Traditions

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425366

Every culture has their own traditions, customs, and festivals, but some are especially unique. From Christmas trees decorated with spider webs to a festival dedicated to a monkey’s delicious dinner, these really weird, totally true holidays and traditions will surprise and delight you!

U.S. Presidents

Erin Palmer (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425335

Ever wondered what sort of silly things go on behind the White House doors? From alligators in the bathroom to sheep on the lawn, the United States presidents are full of surprising stories! Discover some of the wackiest, really weird, totally true presidential tales from throughout American history!

Human Bodies

Theo Baker (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425342

The human body is an amazing thing. It also has some really strange traits! From boogers to brains, find out some really weird stuff about human bodies!

Planetas gigantes de gas: Jupiter, Saturno, Urano, y Neptuno

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422754

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 the planets possess. This book isn't 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.

Planetas rososos: Mercurio, Venus, la Tierra, y Marte

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422761

Our solar system is made up of the millions of objects in the sky above us, including the Sun, moon, stars, and planets. This book examines the four planets closest to the Sun, known as the rocky planets. All four planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are described with information about their atmosphere, landscape, orbits, and Fun Facts that give additional information about each of these rocky planets! This book will allow students to use observations of the Sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Un largo paseo en auto (A Long Car Ride)

Jenny Lamb (author) Marcin Piwowarski (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561129

The boy’s family wants to go to travel, but they can’t decide where to go. We all want to go to different places. How can they decide and where will they go?

Un viaje a la casa de la abuela (A Trip to Grandma's House)

Carolyn Kisloski (author) Srimalie Bassani (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561136

What do I need to bring for a sleepover? I open my red bag and put all the things I need. Look! I have a rainbow in my bag. Now let’s go to grandma’s house.

Cake Pops with Rosa Parks

Kyla Steinkraus (author) Katie Wood (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424970

Rosa Parks makes a special visit to the Sweets Shop and whisks Finley and Fiona away on a historic journey of courage. Includes extensive back matter with biography, further reading, and author interview.

Cupcakes with Sally Ride

Kyla Steinkraus (author) Katie Wood (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424994

The Sweets Shop always gets special customers, but when Sally Ride comes to visit, Fiona and Finley go on a special trip—into outer space! Finley and Fiona have a blast, but there’s more to learn on this epic journey than they expected. Includes extensive back matter with biography, further reading, and author interview.

¡Es muy ruidoso! (It's Too Noisy!)

Robert Rosen, Jin Lee (author) Marcin Piwowarski (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561068

Annie wants to read. But everywhere is so noisy! Where can she go that is quiet to read in peace?

Pastries with Pocahontas

Kyla Steinkraus (author) Katie Wood (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424963

Fiona and Finley travel to the 1600s with Pocahontas to see her forest home. Pocahontas wants to help the troubled English settlers in Jamestown, but trouble is brewing. Pocahontas’ father, Chief Powhatan, has captured one of the Englishmen. Can Pocahontas save him before it’s too late? Includes extensive back matter with biography, further reading, and author interview.

¿Qué es esto? (What Is This?)

 Carolyn Kisloski (author) Chiara Fiorentino (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561112

Guess what I am thinking. I will tell you the color and specific things about the car. Do you know what it is?

Strudels with Susan B. Anthony

Kyla Steinkraus (author) Katie Wood (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424987

Susan B. Anthony takes Fiona and Finley to the 1870s, where the kids learn that women can’t vote yet. But Susan B. Anthony has a plan! Includes extensive back matter with biography, further reading, and author interview.

El barrio de Johnny (Johnny's Neighborhood)

Hannah Ko (author) Nina de Polonia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561075

Mom talks about our neighbors, but Johnny can’t understand who they are. Mom takes him out and lets him meet his neighbors. Jonny likes all his neighbors.

Lo que quiero ser (What I Want to Be)

Victoria Abbott (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561105

It’s time to role play. The boys and girls dress up and pretend to be someone they want to be. Some will fight fires and others will catch robbers.

Todo el mundo practica deportes (Everyone Plays Sports)

Amy Popalis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561013

Around the world people play all different kinds of sports. Some are played on a team and others can be played all by yourself. Learn about the equipment, uniforms, rules, and different sports played in countries around the globe. So, suit up and get ready to learn about how everyone plays sports! This title will allow students to describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text. • Multicultural • Text based questions • World map • Bold keywords with picture glossary

Todo el mundo tiene una casa (Everyone Has a Home)

Nancy Allen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561044

Do you think everyone’s home is like yours? Well, guess again. People around the world have many unusual types of homes: from treehouses, caves, igloos, and even mud houses with grass growing on top! Travel the globe to learn all about the interesting types of houses kids just like you call home. This title will allow students, with prompting and support, to ask and answer questions about key details in a text. • Text based questions • Bold keywords with picture glossary • Multicultural • World map

Mi cuerpo genial (My Great Body)

 Carolyn Kisloski (author) Nina de Polonia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561082

My body can do many things. I can hear, touch, feel, smell and see. Let’s explore these 5 senses together.

Todo el mundo come (Everyone Eats)

Nancy Allen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561020

Have you ever eaten a bug? How about a caterpillar or a tarantula? Believe it or not, kids in other parts of the world eat these tasty treats every day. Learn all about different countries and the sometimes unusual and creepy things people eat. Get out your spoon and fork and get ready to learn about what everyone eats! This title will allow students to identify the main topic and retell key details of a text. • Multicultural • Text based questions • World map • Bold keywords with picture glossary

Mi rutina (My Routine)

Carl Nino (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561099

Sam has a morning routine. Every morning he wakes up and gets ready to go out. Where is he going every day?

Todo el mundo usa la tecnología (Everyone Uses Technology)

Colleen Hord (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561006

We all love our computers, video games, and other devices! They make our lives easier and help us complete things faster and with less effort and time. Learn all about the advances in technology in space, with medicine, and in our everyday lives. Power on and get ready to see how everyone uses technology! This title will allow students to, with prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text. • World map • Bold keywords with picture glossary • Multicultural • Text based questions

Todo el mundo juega (Everyone Plays Games)

Amy Popalis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641560993

Games are fun to play with your friends, family, or on your own. From video games you can play on your TV, computer, or smartphone, to board games and traditional games played for generations, they can teach you good sportsmanship and how it isn’t always important to win but just to have fun. Grab your favorite game and get ready to play! This title will allow students to ask and answer questions about key details in a text. • World map • Bold keywords with picture glossary • Multicultural • Text based questions

Todo el mundo va a la escuela (Everyone Goes to School)

J. Jean Robertson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641560986

School is a place everyone goes to, but are they all the same? They certainly aren’t. Learn about schools around the world and what kids eat for lunch, when their summer vacation is, and even how long they have to go each day. It may make you think school isn’t so bad after all! Get your backpack on and get ready to visit schools around the globe! This title will allow students to ask and answer questions such as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. • World map • Bold keywords with phonetic glossary • Multicultural