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Introduces twelve different mythical monsters, including the centaur and the Babylonian scorpion man, the chupacabra and the manti...core, and the Eastern and Western dragon, and discusses who the victor would be in battle. read more
Discusses stuttering, the embarrassment it may cause, and the possibility of self-esteem for those with this condition.
Looks at the tongues of several animals that have adapted to their environments, from the long, sticky tongue of a chameleon, to t...he prehensile tongue of a giraffe. read more
Focuses on the importance of beadwork in the lives of Africa's Ndebele people and includes instructions for making a Ndebele doll.... read more
An introduction to ant society, discussing roles and duties of individual ants, the creation of a nest, the anatomy of an ant, and... the relationship of these insects to humans. read more
Discusses the nature of listening, the problem of dealing with someone who will not listen, and what to do about it.
These gentle giants of the ocean can lead long lives, yet less than one hatchling per one thousand lives to become an adult. Learn... the secrets of this mysterious turtle, which can swim one thousand miles through wide-open seas to unerringly find the beach where it was born. Green sea turtles cry, bask, and stay underwater without taking a breath for hours. These special creatures have become endangered, and will need help to survive in the future. read more
Describes pysanky, the traditional folk craft of decorating Easter eggs as carried on by women in Ukraine, a country on the northe...rn edge of the Black Sea. read more
Africa is a continent of 53 countries and is home to people who make up more than 8 ethnic groups. More than 5, years ago, the cou...ntry of Egypt, located in northern Africa, was one of the world’s greatest civilizations. Africa is the land of the Sahara, the world’s largest desert. It also hosts the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has one of the world’s thickest rain forests. Many important natural resources, from exotic animals to precious minerals such as oils and diamonds, can be found in Africa. read more
"Full-color step-by-step instructions teach children how to fold Christmas- and Hanukkah-themed origami decorations"--
Examines atoms and the states of matter, including what some scientists call the fourth state of matter, plasma.
Independence Day, often called America’s birthday, has many iconic symbols that can be created out of a simple piece of paper. Rea...ders will learn to make exciting origami shapes that can be displayed around the house, on parade floats, or at family barbeques. The origami hamburger might even have the whole family craving the real thing. read more
Explains what earthquakes are and describes the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Pakistan in late 2005.
Introduces some of the animals that live in American prairies, including such creatures as the red fox, Great Plains toad, prairie... dog, bison, and ornate box turtle. read more
South America lies entirely in the Southern Hemisphere. It is home to many natural and man-made wonders, including the Andes, the ...world’s longest mountain range at about 5, miles long; the Amazon, the world’s second longest river at about 4, miles long; and São Paulo, Brazil, the city with 9,785,64 people, the third largest city population in the world. read more
Presents an introduction to modeling with clay, discussing tools and techniques and providing step-by-step instructions for creati...ng such projects as refrigerator magnets, friendship bands, and clay coil pots. read more
The world’s forests are filled with flora and fauna, but in many places they are threatened by encroaching development. This habit...at loss, along with poaching and climate change, is one of the major factors affecting forest animals. This volume explores these concepts through profiles of animals like the red panda, which is losing its habitat to logging and agriculture. Readers will learn about this threat to the wildlife, as well as ongoing efforts to preserve the land that these animals need to survive. read more
Readers will be hopping with original and creative origami ideas. They will learn to make Easter bunnies, chicks, and springtime f...lowers in a few easy steps. These unique origami models are great for cards or gifts. read more
Asia, the largest continent on Earth, is a land of contrasts. It is creased by several mountain ranges, including the Himalayas, w...hich includes Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. The lowest place can be found in Asia’s Dead Sea. There are 46 countries on the continent, with two—China and India—that are each populated by more than one billion people. It is a continent of political diversity, with countries featuring governments that range from democratic to communist. Most of the world’s major religions have their roots in Asia. read more
Readers will learn how to transform rocks and soil into new and exciting things in this educational book. Easy-to-follow text ties... in fascinating science facts with the fun of making crafts. This is a great addition to any reader’s library. read more
Readers can celebrate the holidays by making crafts the whole family will enjoy. This informative book shows readers how to use th...e traditional Japanese art of folding paper to make fun Christmas and Hanukkah decorations. Step-by-step instructions assure that readers at all levels will remain engaged and walk away with a unique holiday decoration. read more
Provides a simple introduction to the physical features, life cycle, and habits of lions.
Examines the significance of bears in our culture and their appearance in religion, symbolism, stories, and astrology.
Meet nature’s little bulldozer. Gopher tortoises’ specially designed front legs allow them to dig deep into the ground, creating h...omes for themselves and for dozens of other species that might not survive without them. These tortoises do immeasurable good to their habitat by sifting soil and moving minerals to the surface. They also help to spread seeds so that new plants can grow. As they read, kids will learn to appreciate this quiet, helpful creature. read more
Learn about animals with electric defenses.
While the quail hunted in North America are almost always native species, pheasants were introduced in the late nineteenth century.... Despite this, hunters use the same tools and techniques to pursue these game birds. Readers will learn tips and tricks, including how to fire a shotgun safely. Dog lovers are sure to enjoy the great photographs of hunting dogs and wealth of information on hunting with a dog. read more
Albinism is not exclusive to cute bunnies with pink eyes. Readers learn why different types of animals are born this way, and abou...t the challenges they must face in their natural environments. Students will be fascinated with striking photographs and engaging text that explains all about pigments, melanin, and the difference between leucistic animals and albinos. read more
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and reproduction of ducks.
Describes how animals use armor to protect themselves against predators, discussing shelled animals, scaled animals, plated animal...s, and animals with exoskeletons. read more
Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of butterflies.
Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of grasshoppers.
Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of bees.
Describes the evolution of dinosaurs and birds and discusses how the two groups may be related.
Looks at some of the strongest animals in nature, from the massive and powerful elephant to the rhinoceros beetle that is capable ...of carrying eight hundred and fifty times its body weight. read more
Describes the physical characteristics of owls, where various species can be found, their behavior, and myths about them.
Examines different things that crawl to teach the CR sound.