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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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$28.50

The United States has the largest Navy in the world, with over 250 ships currently in active service. Origami offers a unique pers...pective on the ships, carriers, and cargo associated with this iconic branch of the United States military. Students new to origami will benefit from the offered in the book's introduction. This book includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions for folding barges, ships, aircraft carriers, and more. read more

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$11.75 $6.90

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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$10.00

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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$10.00

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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$28.50

The United States has the world's largest air force, with over 6,000 aircraft in service. This dynamic book uses origami, the Japa...nese art of paper folding, to take a look at some of the better known planes and cargo used by the men and women who serve in the United States Air Force. Clearly illustrated, step-by-step instructions take students through the process of folding their own origami aircraft, drawing special attention to the specific features that define these iconic planes. Students will use their newfound origami skills to fold bombers, jet fighters, cargo containers, and other airplanes and gear. read more

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$23.60 $10.09

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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$26.25

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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$23.60 $11.11

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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$8.25

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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$26.25

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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$10.00

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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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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$8.25 $5.01

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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$28.50 $17.42

Young marksmen will develop their shooting skills after setting their sights on this inventive guide. Boys will learn how to make ...an arsenal of weapons including everything from a marshmallow shooter to a mini crossbow. With an emphasis on safety and responsible shooting, this book serves as a well-balanced introduction to marksmanship as well as to following instructions and decoding procedural language. 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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$23.60

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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$23.60

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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$8.25

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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$23.60

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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$27.25 $27.18

From coal to sunlight to trash, it seems as if almost everything can be used to create energy. But which option is the most produc...tive? The least harmful to the environment? The most practical? With this astute survey, readers will be well on their way to developing their own informed opinions about one of todays most complex and debated topicsenergy. read more

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$24.60 $22.60

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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$24.60 $13.81

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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$27.50

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

PowerKids Press
$10.00

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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$28.50 $9.66

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

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$24.60

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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$8.25

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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$27.50

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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$8.25

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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$23.60 $14.77

The panda bear is one of the most popular bears on Earth, but its also one of the rarest. Readers discover where pandas live, what... they eat, and many other fascinating facts about these cute bears. The fact-filled main text supports common science curriculum topics, such as conservation and animal adaptations. Fun fact boxes and a graphic organizer are included to provide additional information about pandas, and a helpful map allows readers to visualize their natural habitat. Readers will enjoy learning as much as they can about one of Earths most beloved kinds of bears. read more

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Grizzly bears are powerful predators, and readers will enjoy learning fun facts about their hunting habits, their habitats, and th...eir massive size. Informative text is presented alongside additional fact boxes and a helpful graphic organizer. A habitat map is also included to show readers where grizzly bears live in North America. Colorful photographs give readers an up-close look at these mighty mammals in their natural habitat. Fun text features and vibrant photographs make learning about essential science curriculum topicsincluding predator-prey relationships, life cycles, and conservationfun for even the most reluctant readers. read more

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$23.60 $4.15

Everything a young rider needs to know about the city bus is right here. Riding procedures and history, as well as the various typ...es of city buses in use today are presented in simple language and illustrated with dynamic photographs. read more

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$26.25

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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$28.50

Everything a boy needs to make his Halloween the scariest ever is compiled right here. Blood, torn flesh, masks, slime, and more! ...Readers will unleash their inner mad scientist as they master their comprehension of procedural language. Photographs accompany step-by-step instructions that will guide even the most reluctant readers into creating their own Halloween horrors. read more

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Learning to knit can seem daunting at first. But practice on simple projects can make it second nature quickly. This book offers b...eginner knitters 12 simple knitted crafts including a finger-knit brooch, a scarf, mittens, and a family of owls. The projects cover different knitting styles and include clothes, accessories, and toys so readers can practice their new skills in a variety of ways. Clear step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs aid new knitters in creating lovely gifts and honing their new craft. read more

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$24.60

Many people around the world are happy to make a meal of a freshly caught bass. Would they be so quick to dig in if they knew what... was happening below the surface of the water, though? Bass are known to eat their own babies! This is perhaps made even more disgusting when one considers the level of care the bass fathers provide their fry up until that fateful day when they suddenly become dinner. In addition to this dietary quirk, readers will also find out about the different kinds of bass and where they live, as well as their life cycle and interesting behavioral and anatomical adaptations and traits. 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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$26.25

When we think of life in a garden, we mostly think of gorgeous flowers, fragrant herbs, and tasty vegetables. But theres much more... life than we can see there. A garden is a habitat for some tiny organisms, some so tiny that we cant see them without the help of a microscope. While many are beneficial, protecting our plants from harm, others cause harm, sometimes doing damage beyond repair. This unique book offers mind-boggling photographs, including high-magnification images, that show readers what these micromonsters look like, while text and fact boxes explain important life-science concepts. read more

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$28.50

Use origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding, to recreate weapons used by the United States military! This book offe...rs a creative approach to the high-interest topic of military weaponry and encourages students to identify the features of the weapons used by the US Armed Forces as they fold their own projects. Illustrated directions take origami enthusiasts through the steps needed to make recognizable paper models of real military weapons read more

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$27.50 $19.99

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