Brand: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Easy-to-read text, historic photographs, suggested activities, and clear, simple maps vividly describe events that determined the ...course of U.S. history and introduces readers to the people who influenced these events. read more
A boy and his dog present amusing counting, size comparison, and mathematical facts
Describes how living things adapt and change in order to survive, discussing adaptation to different habitats, how the organisms i...n a habitat adapt to interact with each other, and adapting to changing environments. read more
Examines the physical reasons for hibernation, what animals hibernate, and where most animals hibernate.
Discusses how investigators use the evidence left behind at crime scenes to catch criminals and solve cases.
Introduces the ancient Aztec Empire, describing its history, rulers, agriculture, religion, art, architecture, and everyday life, ...with instructions for making such Aztec items as a mask, headdress, and calendar. read more
Introduces the caribou, describing their physical characteristics, eating habits, and migratory behavior.
Describes the life cycle of various plants and animals, providing anecdotes about survival mechanisms by such animals as salmon, t...he Monarch butterfly, and the sea turtle. read more
One of the most interesting ways to learn about other cultures is through the myths, legends and stories that they pass on to succ...essive generations, which ultimately explain larger truths about the societies and cultures from which they originate. read more
Koby the koala describes his habitat and family and discusses how a young koala grows up, how koalas live, and why they are endang...ered. read more
Step-by-step instructions show how to use differnet kinds of paper, such as poster board, crepe paper, and napkins to create origi...nal craft projects. read more
Introduces the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of various birds.
Looks at the food technology industry, covering such topics as food storage and safety, food flavor, substitute foods, and genetic... modification of food. read more
Provides instructions on drawing birds, including cockatiels, canaries, and parakeets, in a text that includes pet care tips.
Looks at seven field animals, including moles, hares, and snails, with basic facts about the way each animal behaves.
Introduces the classification of animals and describes how they are categorized according to their biological structures, behavior..., and methods of reproduction. read more
Ideal for classroom discussions and reports on current events, this series takes an in-depth look at global problems facing us tod...ay, clearly explaining the causes and effects of each major problem and suggesting solutions. read more
Introduces a variety of masks people have worn throughout history and provides instructions for related crafts, including a Mexica...n Day of the Dead skull, Pacific Islander bird mask, and Chinese paper dragon. read more
Seven animals from the Earth's deserts introduce themselves to young readers and tell a little about how they live.
Looks at the events surrounding the explosions of the Challenger in 1986, and the Columbia in 2003, discussing the investigations ...and the causes of the disasters. read more
Seven animals from the Earth's polar regions introduce themselves to young readers and tell a little about how they live.
Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of penguins.
Looks at the history of BASE jumping and discusses how and where people train for it, safety issues, equipment needed, and the cha...llenges unique to this extreme sport. read more
Provides instructions for creating a variety of projects using craft foam, including masks, crowns, bracelets, pencil holders, and... napkin rings. read more
Asks readers to identify specific plants and animals in a picture of a park, and then introduces facts about each one.