Rourke Pub Group Childrens Books
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
Do you have birds chirping in your yard? Have you ever thought about building a bird house to get a closer look at them? This book... will give you easy to understand instructions on how to construct one as well as how to add your own little design twists that will make it the perfect house for your feathered friends to enjoy! This title will allow students to make observations to construct an evidence-based account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object.• Websites• Table of Contents• Picture glossary• Fact boxes 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.
After a long day of school it’s nice to be able to come home and play your favorite video game, but could too much game time be he...lpful or harmful? It might keep you from getting the exercise you need, interacting with friends and family, or completing your homework. Put the game control down and think about it. You decide! This title will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.• Bold keywords with phonetic glossary• Text based questions• Table of contents and headings read more
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
Does your family recycle? People create a lot of garbage that can clutter landfills. Recycled items can be made into many new and ...different things, but sometimes the cost and pollution of transporting these items and the toxic fumes recycling plants put off can be harmful to the environment. Next time you take out the trash, think about it and make your own choice! This title will allow students to describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.• Text based questions• Bold keywords with phonetic glossary• Table of contents and headings read more
Discover the many types of life found in and around a forest log.
There is nothing better on a hot summer day than a glass of ice cold lemonade. Learn how to make this thirst quenching treat and m...aybe make some money at the same time. This book will teach you how to build a stand and set up shop to sell to neighbors and friends. So, make your sign and start selling lemonade! This title will allow students to ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.• Websites• Bold keywords with picture glossary• Table of Contents• Procedural writing 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.
This title explores the reasons why different animals sleep in different places in order to stay safe or keep warm.
Looks at the geography of each region, and describes Canada's natural resources, industries, and agriculture
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.
This title will allow students to understand how and why certain animals choose certain foods and why.
Earth kids meet alien kids in this action-packed series that follows young athletes throughout the universe competing in the Galax...y Games. When Team Earth must compete against the biggest cheaters in the galaxy, will they be able to play fair? read more
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?
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.
Strange animals appear in the forest. Where did they come from?
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.
Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, ...and tertiary level consumers. read more
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
Nuclear meltdowns don't happen often, but when they do, their effects can circle the globe. In the United States, nuclear power pl...ants generate 20 percent of the country's electricity. Learn all about the world’s most devastating nuclear disasters, the nuts and bolts of how nuclear power works, and the ways in which workers constantly try to improve the systems and protect the public to avoid these meltdowns. This title will allow students to understand that new technologies can have deep impacts on society and the environment.• Content sidebars• Bolded keywords• Text based questions• Maps read more
Focuses On The Nature Of Science, Describing How To Observe Carefully And Then Accurately Report The Findings.
Expanding on our popular Let’s Explore Science series, this book focuses on the scientific method. The scientific method is a step...-by-step process for solving science problems. Scientists use it every day. Explaining each of the five parts; observing and asking questions, researching your topic, forming a hypothesis and testing it, designing and conducting an experiment, and analyzing and drawing conclusions from your result are all mapped out in detail. Learn how this straightforward topic can sometimes be a little trickier than it seems! This book will allow students to generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem. 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.
Pages: 24, Library Binding, Rourke Pub Group
Pages: 24, Library Binding, Rourke Pub Group
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
Explores The Number Twelve With Relationship To Time, Counting, And Things That Are Sold By The Dozen.
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
Explores The Rules For Friendship, Safety And How To Do Well In School.
An introduction to baby animals explores where different animal babies sleep, explains what they eat, and describes the sounds the...y make. read more
Pages: 24, Library Binding, Rourke Pub Group
It’s spring. Bobby and Amy go to the park. In the park, they see many things. Amy sees a bear, but it is a dog. And Bobby sees a b...ee. Can you guess where it is? read more
You want intense? How about leaping out of an airplane? Don’t worry, there are parachutes! Skydiving is more than just a fast way ...to the ground. Skydivers perform amazing gymnastics as they soar through the air. Find out how skydiving became a sport, learn about the gear skydivers use, and experience the thrill of free fall. This title will allow students to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.• Text based questions• Bolded keywords• Profiles of athletes 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
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
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