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Everyone loves cake, right? What’s your favorite kind? Well, how would you like to learn how to make one? This book makes it easy ...with simple instructions, tips, and tools on how to make the perfect dessert that your whole family can enjoy. The best part is you get to lick the bowl! This title will allow students to analyze data from tests of an object or tool to determine if it works as intended.• Bold keywords with picture glossary• Websites• Table of Contents• Procedural writing read more
Paisley and Ben travel to another solar system to find ingredients for an out of this world bake sale treat.
This title is a wonderful way of exploring why animals live where they do and they reasons for why they do it.
This title will allow students to understand the reasons animals migrate, or move, in order to find food or stay safe.
Describes To Young Readers What Flippers Look Like, That Some Animals Use Flippers To Swim Or Crawl And Tells Of Different Animals... That Have Flippers. read more
STEM jobs are careers for the future. STEM jobs meet needs people have. When you work in an animal related field, the STEM possibi...lities are endless. From the zookeeper who looks after the animals and maintains the daily operations of the zoo, a veterinarian who gives shots and performs surgery on injured animals, to the engineer who designs better cages or habitats for animals, all these wonderful careers and more are explained in this book. It also details the different degrees it takes to obtain these jobs and what each of these people do. This book will allow students to realize that small changes in one part of a system might cause large changes in another part. read more
What rules must you follow at the pool? Find out with Tina as she waits to be able to swim in the pool.
Search and rescue animals are used around the world in many dangerous situations. From rescuing hikers or skiers who are lost or c...aught in an avalanche, to assisting first responders, like police in finding missing persons, sniffing out explosives, and saving lives, the abilities and variety of animals used are all captured in this book. With informational text boxes and sidebars, brilliant photographs with captions, and the different animals and training techniques these animal heroes must master this book will be an instant hit! This book will allow students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. read more
This title explores the reasons why different animals sleep in different places in order to stay safe or keep warm.
The Old Fort at St. Augustine has undergone many battles and restorations, but has never fallen! The Fort, which served alternatel...y as both a shelter and a prison, also symbolizes the struggles of settlers and Native Americans as a new, united nation was forged. Interesting facts about the structure of the Fort, how to visit, and all the prominent people it has held as prisoners or people seeking refuge are all included with interested fact boxes, pictures with captions, and timelines of the Fort’s history are all included. This title will allow students to describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect. read more
Oscar and Olivia are watching the Olympics. Find out what each country’s flag looks like and what sport each country is good at.
Jake and Lucy are at the park. They hear some hungry baby birds. Who is going to feed the birds and where is their mother?
In the open ocean, tsunamis seem small and harmless. But a whole column of water is moving, measuring many miles to the ocean floo...r. By the time a tsunami reaches the shore, it transforms into a monster! With waves that can reach over 50 feet, a tsunami can level houses like a bulldozer, toss cars like toothpicks, and destroy everything in its path. Learn all about the world s deadliest tsunamis and what to do to keep safe if you ever encounter one! This title will allow student to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. Bolded keywords and phonetic glossary Content sidebars Text based questions Maps and diagrams" read more
Some animals have some unique ways of keeping safe from predators by using defense mechanisms in the way they smell or the scents ...they give off. read more
Paisley and bBen build a robot to help with chores, but things get out of hand.
Introduces readers to careers in Wildlife Conservation by exploring and connecting the opportunities to the study of science, tech...nology, engineering, art, and math. Gives an overview of various jobs related to Wildlife Conservation and points out how each position relates to STEAM subjects. read more
Lions and bees and meerkats, oh my—these are a few of the many animals that survive and thrive in groups. Discover how group membe...rs help each other face life’s challenges. From finding food to raising young, some animals are just better off together read more
Animals keep track of their young and other members of their family by using different sounds. Students will learn all about the u...nusual ways animals communicate with each other. read more
What is junk food and how much should you be eating? Sure, chips and candy taste great but healthy snacks like fresh fruits and ve...ggies can be better for your overall health. Trying to maintain a balance between the two can be hard but in the end the choices you make can make you feel great! Think about it next time you reach for a quick snack and ask yourself, should I or shouldn’t I? This title will allow students to identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.• Bold keywords with phonetic glossary• Text based questions• Table of contents and headings read more
Learn About The Destructive Effect Non-Native Animals Have On Native Plants And Animals When They Invade An Environment.
Who doesn’t like ice cream? We usually buy it in the store, but have you ever thought about making your own? Well, get ready to le...arn the basic steps of how to make this tasty treat with easy to understand directions with supporting photos that will have your mouth watering. Get out your scoop and toppings and enjoy! This title will allow students to analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.• Fact boxes• Procedural writing• Bold keywords with picture glossary• Index read more
Time to play hide and seek in the playground. Find somewhere to hide before the count hits 10. Where is the best place to hide?
How do you build a snowman? With some snow for a body and objects for a face, arms and clothes.
Teaches Concepts Of Hour, Minutes, Seconds, And Times Of Day.
Science fairs can be a timely assignment, but they can also be fun, rewarding, and sometimes help you to earn scholarships and pri...zes, too! The recipe for a great science fair or engineering project has just a couple of simple ingredients: a topic you care about and a question you can test. Learn every step of how to make your next science fair or engineering project a winner by following the detailed instructions, helpful hints, and design information in this title. So, don’t be scared, be prepared, and you are sure to have science fair success! This book allows students to understand how knowledge of relevant scientific concepts and research findings is important in engineering. read more
Animals in the wild have to fend for themselves. Sometimes by teaming up with other animals, both species can get something they n...eed. This book explores how animals can protect and help each other in peculiar ways. From the buffalo and oxpecker, to goby and pistol shrimp, this book explores the strange lives of animals around the world! This book will allow students to understand how animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs. read more
Describes To Young Readers How Animals Use Their Mouths To Catch Food, Eat, Drink Water, Fight, Feed Their Young, And Carry Things.... read more
Describes Animals That Lay And Hatch From Eggs.
The Happy Reading, Happy Learning sing-along Literacy collection supports development of critical literacy skills such as letter a...nd sound knowledge, rapid naming, phonemic awareness, vocabulary development, listening comprehension, print concepts, and oral language skills. read more
Time to clean the house. All the family has jobs to do. However, Max the dog keeps making things dirty again. Will they ever finis...h cleaning? read more
Introduces science and engineering jobs with animals, from dairy farmers and veterinarians to zookeepers and agricultural engineer...s. read more
Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interac...t with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive. read more
Describes how some animals mimic other creatures through camouflage and other means to avoid predators or to hunt.
Barry and Terry are making a rocket. How will they make their rocket? And will they get to the moon?
It’s Christmas Eve. Jack and Jill wait for Santa. They can hear a noise. Is it Santa? Where is Santa?
This introduction to opinion writing serves as a mentor text to students learning to express their own opinions in persuasive essa...ys and other opinion-based writing assignments using topics relevant to students as examples. Both sides of the debate are explored equally. Includes writing prompts. read more
Sam is making something. He puts more and more pieces together. Do you know what he is making?
Explores Different Types Of Machines And Introduces The Concept Of Opposites.
Presents instructions on creating craft projects with paper, including stamp stationery design, origami techniques, and crafts inv...olving papier-mãachâe. read more
Scientific and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state bird.
Describes characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the large hairy spiders whose bite is not as deadly as was once beli...eved read more