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By following the instructions in this book, readers could have the best-wrapped Christmas presents in their family. A colorful gif...t box and gift bow are just two of the origami projects included in this fun crafting title. In addition to clear step-by-step instructions for each craft, this book includes fun facts about the history of Christmas and how its symbols are part of celebrations today. Full-color photographs show readers what the origami Santa hat, snowman, or star will look like once they've completed the project, helping prepare them for the most wonderful time of the year. read more

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Easter usually happens right at the beginning of spring. Flowers are just beginning to bloom, grass and trees start to get greener..., and baby animals are just about ready to be born. The beauty of spring and the historic Christian meaning of Easter make wonderful origami projects for readers to try. Step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs guide them through each fold of little Easter bunnies, egg baskets, and spring flowers. Fact boxes add interesting information about Easter's origins and symbols as readers create them to decorate their home for the holiday. read more

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It doesnt get much more exciting than big-game hunting. This book introduces readers to large North American animals people like t...o hunt such as elk and bison. Animal tracking and identification are covered, and full-color images help children to visualize what theyre reading about. Hunting safety and general rules and regulations are also discussed. This high-interest topic will keep even reluctant readers turning the pages. Children will learn many tips and tricks that can be used on their first big-game hunting trip. read more

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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

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What is that wide-eyed bird hooting in a tree? Its an owlone of the most recognizable raptors. This text introduces readers to the... owl familys most interesting members. Readers delight in learning about owls predatory behavior and walk away knowing how this bird of prey got its reputation as one of the worlds most adept hunters. Written to support elementary curriculum standards, the age-appropriate language makes it easy to learn about life science. Fact boxes and detailed color photographs offer opportunities for additional learning. read more

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Even the cleanest house is a habitat for micromonsters. But dont worry, most are harmless. This revealing volume takes readers on ...a meet-and-greet tour of the tiniest organisms that live in peoples homes. Full-page photographs of alien-like creatures in high-magnification will amaze, while Monstrous Data tables and Gross or What? boxes both astound and educate. Future biologists will come to appreciate that life is all around, no matter how many times we wash, but there are things we can do to keep ourselves safe from the more harmful micromonsters. read more

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Have you ever heard someone described as having hawk eyes? That description is taken from a unique raptor whose extraordinary eyes...ight makes it one of the best hunters in the bird world. Its the hawk! This book covers everything about this bird of prey, including its appearance, behavior, and survival techniques. Readers also learn how to use their life science knowledge to identify hawks in the wild. Colorful photographs, interesting fact boxes, and age-appropriate language make it fun to learn about animal science! read more

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The thought that there are organisms on or in our food might make some people a bit queasy. But without certain organisms, we woul...dnt have some of our favorite foods such as bread, yogurt, and cheese. Readers are introduced to many kinds of microscopic organisms, helpful and harmful, in this eye-opening volume. Since they cant see many of these life-forms with their own eyes, magnified images reveal the creatures in highly detailed photographs. Data and fun fact boxes further enhance the appealing design, while entertaining and informative text touches on many important science concepts. read more

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Werewolves go toe to toe with vampires in this spooky volume. Supernatural creatures that arise from the stories and folklore of v...ery different cultures finally have a chance to fight it out. With detailed histories of each creature, readers will not only guess who will win each battle, but will also learn the history behind many of their favorite frightening creatures. Thrilling illustrations and exciting texts will engage readers to the very end. read more

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We share the planet with millions of plants and animals. Sometimes human behavior can harm them. This title introduces readers to ...the plants and animals that are now classified as threatened, endangered, and extinct. Readers will learn about the threats and dangers these species face or once faced and the consequences that follow. Important concepts such as conservation and protection are explored in this title, which will help readers understand peoples role in helping threatened and endangered species. Age-appropriate text and colorful photographs make this high-interest topic accessible for young readers. read more

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Unlike their domesticated relatives, wild turkeys can fly. Readers will learn about the pecking order of turkey flocks, how turkey...s avoid predators, what foods these birds eat, and much more. The turkeys association with Thanksgiving is addressed, as is the impressive comeback these birds made after their numbers plummeted in the early twentieth century. read more

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Diwali is the Hindu festival of light and the start to the new year, so there's a lot to celebrate. Origami lamps and lanterns wou...ld fit right in with other decorations for Diwali, as lamps are put out to welcome the dead back to their families. Readers can find out all about other traditional Diwali celebrations through fact boxes as they learn to fold a coin purse, flowers for garlands, a vase, and more. A step-by-step guide aids readers through each origami project, including full-color photographs of each step. read more

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With their thick skin and pointy horns, Indian rhinoceroses are not to be messed with. They can weigh almost 5,000 pounds and are ...the second largest land mammal in Asia. Indian rhinoceroses look like modern day dinosaurs.These animals and their awesome armor provide a hook to introduce young readers to important concepts drawn directly from the Life Science curriculum. read more

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Famous heroes from ancient myths are put to the test in this thrilling volume. Heroic figures, from Odysseus to Mulan, duke it out..., while fascinating historical information is revealed. This fact-filled book explores the magical stories associated with each character, including their origins and greatest mythical feat. Exciting text and enthralling illustrations keep young readers interested. read more

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Elk are related to deer, but they are much larger than their relatives. How large are they? What do they eat, and what animals eat... them? The answers to these questions and many more can be found as readers explore what life is like for an elk in North America. A helpful map shows where these animals live, and a detailed graphic organizer presents essential facts in an eye-catching manner. The engaging and educational text includes fun fact boxes found with each turn of the page. Full-color photographs of elk hold readers interest as they learn essential science topics. read more

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Even though for many kids Halloween is most associated with trick-or-treating, this holiday hasn't always been about candy. In fac...t, it's a very old holiday, and a lot of its traditions have lasted many years. Readers will enjoy learning about Halloween's roots while making origami projects to decorate for today's celebrations. A ghost, witch's hat, bat, and jack -o'-lantern are just some of the great paper-folding crafts readers can try by following clear, concise instructions. Full-color photographs guide them through each step and show off the spooky, completed origami. read more

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There are over 5,600 species of lizards, and they vary wildly. The smallest known lizard is the gecko. The largest is the Komodo D...ragon. Readers will learn about the habitats, behaviors, and more of both species. This informative book encourages critical thinking through comparison. read more

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Raptors, also known as birds of prey, are among the worlds best hunters. Buzzards are one of them. This volume covers species such... as the European buzzard, honey buzzard, and more. Readers get an up-close look at this amazing bird through text thats designed to reinforce important elementary life science concepts. Topics covered include buzzards appearance, hunting habits, predatory behavior, and nesting. Readers walk away knowing how to identify buzzards and other raptors in the wild. Colorful photographs, fact boxes, and non-fiction text features provide opportunities for additional learning. read more

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What is that wide-eyed bird hooting in a tree? Its an owlone of the most recognizable raptors. This text introduces readers to the... owl familys most interesting members. Readers delight in learning about owls predatory behavior and walk away knowing how this bird of prey got its reputation as one of the worlds most adept hunters. Written to support elementary curriculum standards, the age-appropriate language makes it easy to learn about life science. Fact boxes and detailed color photographs offer opportunities for additional learning. read more

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Valentine's Day is all about love. Whether sharing love with friends, family, or a special someone, there's a great origami projec...t that would be the perfect gift. Step-by-step instructions guide readers through folding hearts, bookmarks, boxes for chocolate, and even a bunch of flowers. Full-color photographs aid budding origamists and show completed projects up close. Readers learn about the roots of Valentine's Day and how it's become the holiday it is today through a detailed introduction and fact boxes accompanying each project. read more

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As the national bird of the United States, the bald eagle may be the most recognizable raptor. However, there are about 60 eagle s...pecies in the world. Readers learn about many of them through this text, which offers a detailed look at eagles and the unique family of raptors to which they belong. Colorful photographs allow readers to visualize the texts content, which covers topics such as appearance, predatory behavior, survival techniques, and more. Written to support elementary life science standards, this text offers a fun take on important classroom concepts. read more

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Skateboarding has been around for many years, and for good reason! Kids love it for the easy ride, and of course, the cool tricks ...made popular by athletes who compete in the X Games. Young skateboarders now have a chance to read about their favorite activity through this age-appropriate text. The text covers all aspects of skateboarding, with special attention paid to safety tips. Readers are treated to additional learning opportunities through a picture glossary, index, and educational websites. read more

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Examine the seven basic simple machines: levers, wheel and axles, pulleys, gears, wedges, screws, and inclined planes. Graphic org...anizers demonstrate how they operate and how they are used to perform tasks. read more

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Moose are the largest species of deer in the world, and their antlers alone can grow to be over 6 feet long! Readers discover fun ...facts such as these while exploring the way moose live in North America. Eye-catching fact boxes, a clear habitat map, and a detailed graphic organizer are presented alongside main text to reinforce common science curricula standards. Readers also discover amazing, full-color photographs of moose in the wild. Moose are impressive creatures, and learning about them is an adventure readers can experience with each turn of the page. read more

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Explains the concept of right angles using the classic folded-paper art of origami, and provides directions for making several ori...gami forms. read more

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If a hummingbird and a full-sized jet had a race, the jet would win, but if you shrank the jet down to the hummingbirds size, that... would change everything. The hummingbird would be the hands-down winner against a jet and even a space shuttle. Students will enjoy learning fun facts about the hummingbird, including information about its life cycle, range, habitats, and just how fast it can flap its wings. read more

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San Gabriel Arcángel, founded in 1771 by the Spanish friars Angel Fernandez de Somera and Pedro Benito Cambon, was located near pr...esent-day Los Angeles. The friars set about getting the neighboring Tongva Indians to convert to Catholicism by promising eternal salvation though baptism. The content provided in this book, aligned to California state standards, will provide students with a greater insight into the story of San Gabriel Arcángel and California’s mission system. This book is filled with excellent primary source materials and visuals, including illustrations, paintings, and maps. read more

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By following the instructions in this book, readers could have the best-wrapped Christmas presents in their family. A colorful gif...t box and gift bow are just two of the origami projects included in this fun crafting title. In addition to clear step-by-step instructions for each craft, this book includes fun facts about the history of Christmas and how its symbols are part of celebrations today. Full-color photographs show readers what the origami Santa hat, snowman, or star will look like once they've completed the project, helping prepare them for the most wonderful time of the year. read more

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The thought that there are organisms on or in our food might make some people a bit queasy. But without certain organisms, we woul...dnt have some of our favorite foods such as bread, yogurt, and cheese. Readers are introduced to many kinds of microscopic organisms, helpful and harmful, in this eye-opening volume. Since they cant see many of these life-forms with their own eyes, magnified images reveal the creatures in highly detailed photographs. Data and fun fact boxes further enhance the appealing design, while entertaining and informative text touches on many important science concepts. read more

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Provides information about different animals in a question-and-answer format.

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Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, diet, and behavior of the red panda of Asia, and discusses the threats they face ...in the wild from hunters and the destruction of bamboo forests. read more

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Introduces polar bears, discussing their physical characteristics, what they eat, how they hunt for food, how they care for their ...young, and the threats they face from humans and global warming. read more

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Black bears are the most common bears found in North America. Readers learn fun facts about these familiar bears through accessibl...e main text, a detailed graphic organizer, and eye-catching fact boxes. These facts are presented alongside full-color photographs of black bears in their natural habitat. Readers explore common science curriculum topics, including life cycles and food chains, in an engaging way as they explore the lives of these beautiful bears. A helpful map is also included to allow readers to visualize where in the world black bears live. read more

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Working on crafts is always fun, and its even more so when what you create is fun to play with afterward. By opening this book, re...aders discover 12 great craft projects that end with pom-pom pets, monster trucks, puppets, and more. Many kinds of crafting are included so theres a project for readers of many different interests. Step-by-step instructions clearly and simply explain each project from beginning to end. Full-color photographs accompany each craft to aid readers as they work through the toy crafts. read more

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The tundra is a cold, dry biome found in the Arctic and above the tree line, high in the mountains. Readers will explore these are...as and learn about the animals that live in this harsh environment. Readers will also discover the threats that these animals face, and how groups are working to preserve the animals that make the tundra their home. read more

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Raptors, also known as birds of prey, are among the worlds best hunters. Buzzards are one of them. This volume covers species such... as the European buzzard, honey buzzard, and more. Readers get an up-close look at this amazing bird through text thats designed to reinforce important elementary life science concepts. Topics covered include buzzards appearance, hunting habits, predatory behavior, and nesting. Readers walk away knowing how to identify buzzards and other raptors in the wild. Colorful photographs, fact boxes, and non-fiction text features provide opportunities for additional learning. read more

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Gods and goddesses from around the world are detailed in this epic volume. Greek, Hindu, and Native American gods are challenged i...n head to head battles. Extensive backgrounds are given on each of the deities, including their powers, weaknesses, and strengths. Each god or goddess may be mythically powerful, but this exciting book will prove who is truly the king or queen of the gods read more

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Feathers, beaks, and wings are unique to birds, but sometimes these features can be really strange. This title takes a look at the... worlds oddest birds, including birds of paradise, frigate birds, pelicans, vampire finches, the great grey shrike, and more. Readers will delight in learning about birds and their weird adaptations, and will also understand how the adaptations have played a role in their survival. This high-interest title explores important science concepts, such as habitats, behavior, life cycles, and more. Colorful photographs and sidebars allow readers to truly understand some of the worlds strangest birds. read more

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Over time, many animals have adapted in unique and interesting ways in order to survive in their environments. Mimicry is one such... adaptationused both by prey and predatorsto disguise them in their habitats. The different kinds of mimicry are explored, along with specific examples of each type. Full-color photographs support the informative, kid-friendly explanations. read more

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Every animal is part of a food chaina progression of linked predators and prey. One may think that its best to be at the top of th...e food chain, but animals on the lower rungs dont have it as bad as readers might think. This intriguing volume provides a well-balanced presentation that explains key life-science facts in digestible chunks of text paired with detailed illustrations and infographics. read more

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Although the desert is a dry biome, it has a variety of animals. Readers explore both hot and cold deserts, and are introduced to ...endangered species such as the Sahara Deserts slender-horned gazelle. Also explained, are the subjects of climate change, poaching, and human activities that are affecting the worlds deserts. Accessible, informative text illustrates how these threats can be lessened. read more

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All birds lay eggs, have feathers, and are warm-blooded. But even though they have these characteristics in common, birds are incr...edibly diverse in appearance, behaviors, and unique abilities. Giant wingspans, dizzying flying altitudes, and many more amazing facts are packed into this richly illustrated edition that brings the wonder of the skies to land-bound readers. read more

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Vultures may be the most notorious bird of prey. Readers learn why this carnivore has a reputation for scavenging, as well as the ...characteristics that set it apart from other members of the raptor family. Highly detailed photographs allow readers to visualize a vultures life cycle and give readers the tools needed to identify vultures in the wild. With text written to support elementary science curricula, this high-interest title makes it fun to learn about vultures! read more