Powerkids Pr Childrens Books
In North American, Hanukkah is thought of as a winter holiday. But in the southern hemisphere, Hanukkah happens during the summer.... Fun facts like this one are found throughout this fun craft book. Readers can learn about the history of Hanukkah while creating gifts perfect for one of the eight nights of the holiday. Candles, envelopes to hold money, and dreidels can all be created from paper by following the clear instructions found in this book. Photographs of each step show each project in process and in its colorful, completed form. read more
People like to prepare for holiday celebrations by decorating with symbols and reminders of the special time. Thanksgiving is a da...y steeped in history and tradition, and the origami projects in this second book of Thanksgiving activities reflect this in a fun way. Beginner and advanced origami artists will love creating the Thanksgiving imagery, including a wreath of fall colors, the Mayflower, and, of course, a turkey. Each project is introduced with an explanation of the symbol's significance to the holiday and is broken down into easy-to-follow steps and illustrations. read more
This engaging book covers a wide range of topics related to deer hunting. No matter what weapon they choose, young deer hunters wi...ll find plenty of practical and safe advice here. read more
Looks at the feet of several animals that have adapted to their environments, from the taloned feet of a hawk to the webbed feet o...f a duck. read more
Introduces the flamingo and briefly describes its appearance, habits, diet, and young.
Introduces riding buses as a form of public transportation and discusses their history and different types of buses.
Explains what climate maps are and how to read them, including information on using a legend and a compass rose.
Describes the physical characteristics, habits, life cycle, and natural environment of the owl.
The possibilities of what can be made with a 3D printer are endless. This guide presents the basics of 3D printing, beginner’s pro...jects, and additional resources to set young makers on their way to becoming masters. With up-to-the-minute information, simple language, and hands-on projects, this is the prefect launching point into the exciting world of 3D printing. read more
Presents an introduction to the North American wild turkey, describing its physical characteristics, life cycle, habitat, and pred...ators, and the efforts that saved it from extinction. read more
What makes falcons different from other birds of prey? If it isn’t their small size, it’s their unique ability to be trained by pe...ople to hunt. Readers learn these facts and more through this volume, which offers an exciting perspective on important elementary life science topics. Readers will delight in learning about this raptor’s appearance, survival techniques, predatory behavior, and more. Popular falcon species such as the Peregrine falcon are closely examined. Detailed photographs and fact boxes complete a comprehensive learning experience. read more
Introduces the gazelle, discussing their physical characteristics, life cycle, and eating habits.
This fascinating book brings to life the Miwok of California. They lived in a variety of different environments, including coastal... areas, portions of the Central Valley, and the Sierra Nevada. During the early Spanish era, the western groups came into conflict with outsiders. The eastern communities suffered greatly as a result of the gold rush that began in 1849. read more
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of parrots and discusses their ability to mimic and to solve prob...lems. read more
Describes how arts and crafts were created in ancient Greece, and offers instructions for twelve craft projects, including a an Ol...ympic torch, a golden wreath, pan pipes, and a discus. read more
They survive in America’s hottest places without breaking a sweat. How do these little diggers do it? This book reveals the sandy,... slow-moving world of desert tortoises, the microhabitats they create, and the behavior patterns and body adaptations that have kept them alive in the desert for more than one million years. Get kids excited about hibernation, estivation (a period of summer hibernation), and turtle conservation with an up-close look at the peaceful desert tortoise. read more
Describes how people celebrate Halloween, explains how the custom of trick-or-treating came about, and provides instructions for c...reating a ghost costume, caramel apples, and Halloween decorations. read more
Provides information about the north and south poles and the animals that live there.
Halloween can be a creepy holiday, and young origami artists will love making it creepier by constructing their own Halloween deco...rations using the art of paper folding. While creating origami skulls, vampires, witches, spiders, and more, readers will discover why this intriguing imagery is linked with the holiday. Just a few pieces of paper, well-explained instructions, and labeled visual aids are all young artists need. They'll be amazed how a few basic techniques can transform paper into a spooky work of art. read more
These large marine mammals are perfectly adapted to living in the Arctic. Readers will learn all about walruses, from what they ea...t and how they raise their young to where they live and how they interact with human beings. read more
Readers are introduced to the exciting world of deer hunting. They will learn about various deer hunting techniques, such as still...-hunting, spot-and-stalk hunting, and deer drives. Other topics covered include North America’s deer species, hunting safety, and the kinds of guns and bows used to hunt deer. read more
Introduces some of the animals that live in the jungle and describes their appearance and behavior.
Describes how different species of birds and animals, including a flamingo, toucan, and pelican, use their beaks to eat, hunt, and... gather food. read more
Provides step-by-step instructions for setting up and carrying out simple practical jokes.
Looks at the teeth of several animals that have adapted to their environments, from the fangs of venomous snakes to the continuous...ly growing teeth of a hamster. read more
Whats afraid of a little white fox? A lemming, thats what! In the Arctic tundra, lemmings must burrow for their lives to escape th...e clutches of deft Arctic foxes. Readers are invited to consider the challenges that each species must overcome to survive in its stark environment. With colorful photographs and lively language, this book explores curricular subject matter in an entertaining way. Important features of and tactics used by each animal are thoroughly examined before the predator and prey are pitted against each other in an ultimate battle of life and death. read more
Presents the physical features, habitat, behavior, and importance to the Indian ecosystem of the mongoose and the cobra and descri...bes what happens when cobras hunt mongooses. read more
Thousands of animal species all around the world go extinct or are at risk of dying out every year. This enlightening book offers ...insight on what can be done to help combat some of the dangers that these animals face. Easy-to-digest sections focus on specific animals that are at risk, from tigers to turtles, and explain what hazards they face and what is being done to try to protect them. Colorful photographs and high-interest content will attract and captivate even the most reluctant readers. read more
Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of spiders.
The ancient art of origami comes from ancient Japan, but birds come from the dinosaurs! This unique book teaches budding origamist...s how to fold beautiful origami creations while providing fascinating facts on birds. Readers will love making winged paper creatures by following clear step-by-step instructions. Accompanying photographs make every fold clear and accessible, ensuring readers will be able to follow along with ease. This peaceful art form is as beautiful as birds themselves, and the hands-on approach to learning helps readers retain information. Theyll absorb interesting science topics while having fun, ensuring this dynamic books popularity. read more
Newspaper, scraps of wrapping paper, and old envelopes are all items that can be used to create beautiful works of art. This fun b...ook teaches readers to get creative and make projects out of supplies that might otherwise end up in the trash or recycling. Using scrap paper, young artists will construct buildings, craft beautiful bouquets, and make useful bookmarks. Step-by-step instructions and colorful illustrations guide readers to create unique works of art that they can be proud to show off. read more
Discusses the arboreal animal's habitat, physical characteristics, food habits, and mating habits.
Fall brings fun holidays, including the thanks-filled holiday of Thanksgiving. Readers can thank their friends with handmade origa...mi turkeys, pumpkins, and more. Step-by-step instructions help readers easily create a multitude of iconic symbols their friends and family will love. read more
Plymouth Rock chickens and Silkie chickens are just a couple of the many breeds of chickens living on farms. Readers will learn ho...w farmers raise chickens and what different breeds are called. This high-interest book combines eye-catching photographs with manageable text to best reach its readers. Readers will love learning chicken fun facts, while gaining an understanding of why chickens are farmyard staples. Text is supported by a variety of tools, including a picture glossary, table of contents, index, and additional websites. read more
Presents the physical features, habitat, behavior, and importance to the taiga ecosystem of the snowshoe hare and the lynx and des...cribes what happens when lynxes hunt hares. read more
Introduces riding school buses as a form of public transportation and discusses their history, drivers, and passengers.
Some of the best art projects can be made from simple supplies that are already lying around the house. This innovative book encou...rages readers to reuse and recycle by using easy-to-find supplies, such as coins, forks, and toilet paper rolls, to make stunning art. Simple, step-by-step instructions guide young artists, while colorful illustrations help them visualize what they are going to create. Readers will learn and use fun techniques, such as printing and stenciling, to create their own one-of-a-kind masterpieces. read more
Monarch butterflies travel over 2,000 miles from Americas East Coast to central Mexico. Scientists are only beginning to unravel t...he mystery of the butterflys super navigational powers. In this enlightening text, readers will discover how life science works in the everyday world. With accessible language to simplify complex concepts, the book challenges developing readers and supports elementary science standards. Eye-catching photographs enhance the text. read more
Deer hunting is a popular activity in the United States. This is because deer live in many different areas across the country. Thi...s book teaches children the basics deer hunting, including where to hunt and how to stay safe. This high-interest topic was designed to appeal to reluctant readers. Full-color images fill each page, and fun facts provide additional information. Children who are preparing for their first deer hunt will find many useful tips and tricks in this book. read more
Readers with inquisitive minds are guaranteed to enjoy this fascinating look at life science in action. Highlighting one of Earths... most popular animals, this book investigates the science behind the polar bears unique adaptations. Each chapter is accompanied by vibrant photographs, which complement the text. Manageable language explains advanced concepts in an accessible manner. This innovative take on curricular subject matter promotes Next Generation Science Standards. read more
From ostriches to pigeons, there are many kinds of birds on Earth. How did they evolve? How have they changed to fit their environ...ment? This book answers these questions and more as it brings readers face to face with birds of all sizes, shapes, and abilities. Readers will learn about early birds, such as the Archaeopteryx, and what we’ve learned from their fossils. They’ll also learn about the classifications for birds that are alive today, such as perching birds, raptors, and flightless birds. Colorful pictures, diagrams, and sidebars take readers on an adventure to meet these amazing feathered friends. read more
Gives readers a close-up look at the animal species that are currently classified as endangered while they learn about animals hab...itats, behavior, and how those things are affected by human activity. read more
Our busy lives in a technological world can take us far from nature. Gardening is a therapeutic and eco-friendly pastime that brin...gs us back down to earth. This introductory guide will help readers blossom into marvelous gardeners with ease. Theyll learn basic skills to develop green thumbs through engaging activities. Tools, techniques, and key concepts are covered with simple, accessible language. Step-by-step activities accompanied by photographs will empower readers to grow their creativity, and handy tips encourage them to make their gardens unique. This charming book is the perfect source for basic information and fun inspiration for young gardeners everywhere. read more
This book lets children see the world through the eyes of one of the most beautiful insects on Earth a butterfly. Readers will lea...rn about how caterpillars change into butterflies, what butterflies eat, and where they live. Age-appropriate text is perfect for beginning readers and young listeners. A Words to Know section helps young readers make connections between the illustrations and concepts that may be new to them. Bright, full-color illustrations bring the story to life on each page. read more
Compares komodo dragons and geckos, describing the physical characteristics, habitats, and behavior of these differently sized liz...ards. read more
Describes the physical features of birds, how they use their beak, feet, and wings to construct their nests, the building material...s they gather, and the different places where nests can be located. read more
Describes the physical characteristics, hunting habits, and reproduction of the wolf spider.
Much like the United States, Canada is a nation that’s home to many different kinds of peoples and cultures. Canada is known as a ...wintery country, and Quebec has one of the largest winter festivals in the world! But there’s much more to Canada than just winter fun. This volume takes readers on an exciting tour of Canada’s colorful history. The fact-filled text explores customs and crafts that show readers firsthand what it’s like to be Canadian. Vibrant photographs of Canadian people, places, food, and icons are paired with accessible, step-by-step instructions for making a host of Canada’s cultural crafts, including a Mountie hat, a Canadian flag, and even traditional Inuit crafts! read more
Presents general information about atoms, covering what they are, their structure, their properties, and how they form molecules.