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Get ready to get creative with clay! This book introduces readers to the world of clay modeling and provides step-by-step instruct...ions for fun models, such as penguins, robots, monsters, and trains. Age-appropriate and straightforward text is paired with photographs of each step of the modeling process to give readers a clear sense of each craft’s process and goal. The book begins with a list of materials for readers to collect, including clay, modeling tools, cutlery, and other household items. Readers will feel like real artists as they sculpt and shape their clay into fun figures that can be used for play and decoration. read more

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Whats better than earning a dollar bill? Creating a craft with it! This book introduces readers to fun origami figures that can be... made out of dollar bills. Readers will learn how to make an airplane, envelope, bird, and more. Crafters might choose to keep the origami figure or give it to a friend as a unique gift. Clear photographs and step-by-step instructions ensure that readers will grasp the crafting process. Even beginner crafters will master this creative, one-dollar activity! read more

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Crafting doesnt have to be expensive! This book teaches readers how to create amazing crafts out of a common household itemduct ta...pe. Readers will learn how to make an adventure bag, tablet cover, wallet, and more. They can also choose to make something they can wear, such as a tie or baseball cap. Clear instructions and corresponding photographs will engage readers and allow them to correctly follow each step in the crafting process. read more

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Its time for a masquerade! Readers will enjoy making their very own masks out of paper-mache. This book teaches readers to create ...several paper-mache projects, such as a superhero mask and monster mask. Readers will also learn how to make masks of animal faces, such as lions, owls, and bunnies. Colorful photographs make each step accessible even to beginning readers, and step-by-step instructions guide readers through each part of the process. Crafters are on their way to becoming masters of disguise! read more

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Who knew tissue paper could be made into suncatchers and butterflies? This book shows readers all the fun projects they can make u...sing tissue paper, a common household material. The book begins by introducing readers to techniques for working with tissue paper, then shows them how to make collage placemats, paper bag piñatas, and bird decorations. The book provides clear step-by-step guidance through the projects, and vivid visuals bring each project to life. read more

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The animal kingdom is full of humor. This uproarious resource uses puns and play-on-words to create wonderful jokes that children ...will love. Vibrant and charming illustrations support the hilarity. read more

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Pulleys are simple machines that have many uses, from lifting an injured boater into a rescue helicopter to drawing a bucket of wa...ter from a well! This book explains the science behind this helpful machine. Experiments, presented step-by-step and with photos, encourage students to engage with the pulleys in their own lives. read more

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Collects a series of picture puzzles that challenge readers to spot the differences between images, find patterns, and unscramble ...words. read more

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We may think of an hour-long commute to work as quite inconvenient. However, some animals travel halfway around the world in their... lifetimes. This fascinating volume follows several species as they travel the globe looking for food or searching for a suitable place to give birth to their young. Fun facts are presented in easy-to-follow language. read more

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Detailed, labeled illustrations, with some parts removed to reveal the inside, provide information about the creatures that live i...n the rain forest, the desert, the savanna, a coral reef, Antarctica, a coniferous forest, and woodland areas. read more

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Origami is a Japanese art that’s been practiced for hundreds of years. Origami figures, such as paper cranes, windmills, and butte...rflies, are known throughout the world. Readers learn to make these traditional origami projects and more as they follow sets of simple instructions accompanied by helpful visual aids. Each step in the process is clearly presented to readers, and each finished product is shown to them in colorful detail. Along the way, readers discover fun facts about each piece of traditional origami, learning about Japanese history and culture in a creative way. read more

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The three penguin brothers—Can’t, Shan’t, and Won’t—are just as obstinate as their names would suggest. Rather than help their mot...her catch fish for dinner, they decide to run away from home. After a renegade ice floe nearly takes them out to see, they realize that listening to their mother isn’t such a bad idea. read more

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Giraffes eat up to 75 pounds of food a day, and have multiple methods of communicating with one another such as whistling, hissing..., and mooing. The preeminent cartoon scientist Dr. Bob and his helpful pooch Hank explore the wonderful world of these tall creatures in this engaging volume. Readers will learn about the family life of giraffes and their friendly nature. An extensive glossary will help readers along as they learn the long and short of these leggy mammals. read more

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Readers can count on a good time with this book of numerical mysteries. They'll dig into clever number puzzles and gain confidence... in their problem-solving skills. Engaging riddles make math, logic, and reasoning fun even for reluctant readers. They'll develop critical and creative thinking skills. Original illustrations bring charm to each puzzle. Helpful hints encourage readers to find every answer. Accessible and interactive, this fun book will be popular in any library. read more

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The shovel that helps you dig a hole, the chopsticks you use at lunch, and some of the big machines we see when passing by constru...ction sites are all examples of levers. This book takes a look at the simple machine behind these different objects, using everyday examples and kid-friendly experiments to illustrate the physics behind this fascinating simple machine. Easy-to-read text will encourage readers, while large, colorful photographs will illustrate the concepts at hand. Students will be interested to see the ways that they interact with levers on a daily basis, and further reading and websites will encourage them to seek additional information. read more

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Readers will certainly prove that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure as they discover the art of following instructions. Re...aders will begin to see household items in a new, creative way and step-by-step instructions will have them turning trash into treasure in no time. This title is a great addition to any craft book collection. read more

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Presents information about insects, in a question-and-answer format, discussing such topics as habitats, physical characteristics,... life cycles, mating, predatory behavior, and defense mechanisms. read more

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The ground is home to some of the world's ugliest and strangest animals. Readers will go on a journey through the Earth to meet th...e weirdest of them. Lively text describes the grossest traits of these freaky creatures. read more

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Introduces tigers, including where they live, what they eat, and why they are an endangered species.

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Presents craft projects for winter, including a pine tree diorama, a pine cone bird feeder, and a mobile made from ice.

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Presents a series of riddles featuring animals and provides solutions.

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Collects jokes about food, including hot dogs, eggs, and cookies.

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Kayaking and canoeing are among the most exciting ways to explore a river or a lake. This book will give students all the informat...ion that they need to plan their very own outdoor kayaking or canoeing adventure, from tips on gear to step-by-step instructions for maneuvering their craft. read more

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For readers ready to learn a new art form, loom crafts are fun projects for creative crafters of all ages. Readers will use this e...asily accessible guide to master the art of making bracelets, flower charms, and coasters. The book also includes instructions for making a colorful circular rug for the readers bedroom. Colorful images allow readers to visualize each step in the creative process, while direct and clear instructions guide them through the project from beginning to end. Theres no limit on the number of decorations and accessories readers can make using their loom. read more

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An abridged version of the adventures of a nineteenth-century boy and a runaway slave as they float down the Mississippi River on ...a raft. read more

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Origami projects can be more than just pretty pieces of art. Sometimes they’re very useful, too. Origami can be used to make boxes..., pouches, and even bookmarks. Readers learn to make these and other paper creations through a series of simple, clear steps. Each part of the process is shown in both words and pictures, with detailed diagrams shown along with every numbered step. Colorful pictures are also included to help readers visualize each finished product. Helpful tips and facts about each origami project give readers much to learn as they try their hand at this Japanese art. read more

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Every household has an abundance of junk mail. What if you could turn it into something beautiful? With this book, readers can do ...just that by following the simple instructions to turn colorful junk mail into jewelry! Packed with many other recycled paper crafts, this volume encourages readers to reconsider whats garbage and what can become something more with a little paint, glue, or glitter. Each craft engages readers with art and creatively highlights how its possible to reduce and reuse waste every day. read more

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You dont need to be a robotic engineer to build a robot. This book shows readers how to sculpt their own robots out of clay. The v...olume begins with a list of Claymation materials and techniques to introduce readers to the process. Readers will learn how to sculpt clay into figures from simple robots to dog robots, using both the subtractive and armature sculpting techniques. Theyll also learn how to make a set and props to round out their movie scenes. Instructions for using lights and cameras get crafters ready to shoot their own robot movie. read more

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Readers will get an up-close and personal view of the creatures that might be crawling around their own bodies even as they read. ...Full of gross facts and creepy pictures, this book is sure to captivate reluctant readers. Sidebars and an additional resources section enrich the text. read more

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Making paper animals is a fun way to practice the Japanese art of origami. Readers learn to create amazing origami animals, includ...ing ducks, rabbits, and turtles. Carefully numbered steps make each project easy for readers, and helpful illustrated diagrams are included for clarity. Each origami project begins with an example of the finished product, as well as some fun facts about the animal readers are about to make. When they’re done following each set of steps, readers will have a variety of origami animals to show off to their family and friends! read more

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Each of the four seasons has something special to offer. Readers find out how the different seasons change the world around us, fr...om the snowy winter to the sunny summer. They learn about the four seasons of the year, which are explained through topics such as weather, what clothes to wear, seasonal activities, and more. This volume presents a fun, high-interest topic through clear, simple language that’s designed to be accessible to young readers. Readers are introduced nonfiction through important text features, such as a table of contents, word bank, index, and picture quiz. read more

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This title focuses on the two rhinoceros species that live in Africa: the white rhino and the black rhino. Along with plenty of ot...her details about life in a rhino herd, readers will encounter the middens, or dung piles, that rhinos use to mark their territory. They will also learn about the rhino’s unfortunately imperiled state and the attempts to save it. read more

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Presents craft projects for spring, including cotton ball sheep, a daffodil made from an egg carton, and popsicle stick flowers.

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Toilet paper tubes, tissue boxes, and sheets of cardboard are sturdy beginnings for many craft projects to help pass a rainy after...noon. They can become decorations, gifts, or simply more exciting boxes! Readers follow step-by-step instructions to create amazing crafts using cardboard thats otherwise headed for the curb. The simple language allows readers of all ages to enjoy the many crafts in this book, but also provides places for the most artistic readers to show off their individual imaginations through extra color, detail, and more. read more

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What do constipated mathematicians do? Why did the chemist cut off one of her legs? Find out the hilarious answers in this collect...ion of kid-friendly gross-out jokes. It will keep the laughs rolling as science is put under the joke microscope. read more

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Readers will follow Sophie the silkworm as she spins the story of her magnificent metamorphosis. Sophie’s character is at once whi...msical and relatable, sparking readers’ interest about her life cycle and role in her ecosystem. Information-rich text and accessible language introduce readers to a silkworm’s life stages, as corresponding photographs help readers visualize the process. Readers will delight in Sophie’s story of trying to prove how important her silk really is, while learning important facts about a silkworm’s habitat, anatomy, and uses. This volume supports elementary life science curricula in a fun and fascinating way. read more

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Readers test their logic skills through a series of fun exercises designed to give the brain a workout! Word problems and problems... depicted through pictures present different kinds of logic puzzles that utilize different sets of important skills. In addition to basic logic, these problems also help readers develop their math skills through puzzles involving addition, multiplication, and time. Colorful illustrations make each logic puzzle fun to solve, and an answer key is provided for readers to determine how successful they were at finding their own solutions. read more

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Offers a guide to creating clay stop-motion animations featuring safari animals and scenery, with step-by-step instructions for cr...eating the clay figures and backgrounds. read more

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Offers a guide to creating clay stop-motion animations featuring monsters and scary scenery, with step-by-step instructions for cr...eating the clay figures and backgrounds. read more

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Welcome to the farm, where Tractor plows fields and lifts bales of hay. This isn’t the only big machine character featured in this... charming fiction title, Harvester and Water Sprayer join Tractor as they complete their daily tasks on the farm. Readers dive into the world of tractors and farm vehicles, learning how to identify them and their parts through bright, busy photographs and an info-vocabulary feature. This text is perfect for beginning readers and for adults and children to share and explore together. With playful rhymes, accessible language, and engaging visuals, this book is sure to become a favorite. read more

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Presents information about the hippopotamus, describing its physical characteristics, life cycle, and feeding behavior, along with... facts about its diet and movements that can be learned from analyzing its scat or droppings. read more

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Decorative cards are a great way to celebrate any occasion, and when readers have a hand in making them, the occasion becomes much... more special! This high-interest crafting guide teaches readers how to create decorative cards for birthdays, Christmas, Diwali, Hanukkah, Valentine’s Day, Eid-Ul-Fitr, and more! In 1 minutes or less, readers can assemble decorative cards from materials readily available at home or in school. Crafts are explained with easy to follow, step-by-step instructions. Accompanying photographs act as an important reference point during the crafting process. These simple-yet-fun crafts are sure to excite even reluctant crafters! read more

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Spring is all about rejuvenation and renewal. What better way is there to celebrate the season than by creating stunning works of ...art in the great outdoors? These environmentally friendly projects encourage readers to get active and interact with nature. Lessons include simple step-by-step instructions and vibrant photographs that will inspire young artists to create something unique and beautiful. Fun activities paired with thought-provoking text help readers discover new things about their environment and learn all about the season. read more

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Offers a guide to creating clay stop-motion animations featuring outer space themes and scenery, with step-by-step instructions fo...r creating the clay figures and backgrounds. read more

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Deer are popular animals to hunt, but before people can hunt them, they have to track them. Readers discover a variety of ways to ...track deerfrom looking at hoof prints and deer rubs to examining their poop. Deer poop can tell people a lot about deer, including what it ate and how recently it was in a given area. Readers learn fun facts about deer through informative text, colorful maps, helpful diagrams, and detailed images. Deer poop may not be pretty, but, as readers will learn, its a great way to learn about these animals. read more

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For those who have ever looked at a bird and wondered what makes them do the things they do, this book will prove invaluable. With... the help of simple, colorful illustrations, young animal lovers can take a look inside the bodies of hummingbirds, hens, and other exquisite birds. Each bird is introduced with a brief summary, followed by their own diagram, which includes labels and captions to help readers understand the specific bird's key body parts and functions. The book's innovative layout makes learning about the life science of these animals fun and accessible. read more