Animals

!Animales Bebés! (Animal Babies!)

Una introducción para niños a los animales bebés y los sonidos que hacen. Incluye equivalentes en inglés.

Abyssinian Cats

Readers will learn how to care for Abyssinian cats and discover the characteristics of the breed.

All About Chimps

Through the photos and text in this book, young children will learn how chimps can do many of the same things that people can do.

Allosaurus

Discover the world of the Allosaurus, a carnivorous hunter who hunted in packs of two or more and had a thick body that ended in a long tail.

American Crows

This book introduces the unique features of American crow. The text covers this bird's habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, diet, and defenses. Also included are a range map and a body diagram.

Animal

This book explores the world of the animal kingdom from the tiniest insects to the mighty humpback whale, aiding in the discovery of the animal kingdom and how it works. It covers cold- and warm-blooded vertebrates, marine and freshwater species, plus livestock and migrations as well as animals in mythology.

Animal Adaptations

Early readers investigate various animal adaptations.

Antlers and Horns

Explore how animals use their antlers and horns.

Ants

This title introduces readers to ants. Different types of ants are examined such as venomous, biting, jumping, trap-building, super colony, and invading ants. Readers will learn about each ant's body including all the parts of its head, thorax, and abdomen, and will also discover which ants can deliver a venomous sting or bite.

Appaloosa Horses

This book discusses the history of Appaloosa horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

Arabian Horses

This book discusses the history of Arabian horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

Beagles

This book introduces readers to the beagle. It examines the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the beagle breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

Bees & Wasps

This title examines different types of bees and wasps, such as social and solitary bees and social, solitary, aggressive, and paralyzing wasps. Readers will learn about each insect's body, and will also discover which bees and wasps can deliver a venomous or paralyzing sting. Where each bee or wasp can be found is covered, and the contributions of bees and wasps in medicine is introduced, including the use of venom for treatment of joint pain and arthritis.

Beetles

This title examines different types of beetles, such as the titan, goliath, ironclad, Hercules, and blister beetles, as well as fireflies, ladybugs, and pest beetles such as the emerald ash borer and weevils. Readers will learn about each beetles' body, including head, thorax, and abdomen. Where each beetle can be found is covered, as are which beetles are edible.

Big Cats

Explores the lives and habitats of big cats such as lions, tigers, pumas, and leopards.

Big Cats

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing big cats.

Birds

Illustrations and photos assist in a detailed exploration of birds, including the art of flying, diversity, and distribution and variation of species across the world. Covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail.

Birds

Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of birds from birds of prey to parrots.

Bug Hunter

Explore the world of bugs through hands-on insect activities. Enter the kingdom of the creepy crawlies, and learn about everything from beetles to bees to spiders to scorpions. Identify bugs of all kinds, and learn to study insects in their natural habitats. You can even raise your own caterpillars with the step-by-step instructions found in this book.

Bugs

Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.

Bugs

Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.

Bugs

This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.

Cat

Covers the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.

Cheetahs

Come eye-to-eye with the world's cheetahs and get to know all about their lives through simple text and dazzling full-color photographs.

Collies

This book introduces readers to the collie. It examines the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the collie breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

Cottontail Rabbits

This book introduces the unique features of the cottontail rabbit. The text covers this mammal's habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, diet, and defenses. Also included are a range map and a body diagram.

Dachshunds

This book introduces readers to the dachshund. It examines the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the dachshund breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

Deadly Dinosaurs

It's after hours at the museum, but something is stirring. A roar echoes through the corridors - the dinosaurs are alive! Meet a colorful cast of dinosaurs large and small and see what they get up to when no one is watching.

Dinosaur

Explores the world of dinosaurs from the ferocious Velociraptor to the gentle giant Barosaurus.

Dinosaur

Offers a basic foundation on the subject of dinosaurs, full of fascinating facts and figures about these creatures.

Dinosaur Hunters

This story goes back to the Wild West with time travelers, who are caught up in the rivalry between dinosaur bone hunters. It's an adventure of Wild West cowboys and Indians, steam trains, and dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing dinosaurs.

Eagles

This book contains photos and interesting facts revealing the environmental issues eagles face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Endangered Animals

Provides an introduction to various animal species that are threatened with extinction, including polar bears, sea turtles, river dolphins, jaguars, gibbons, and others; and discusses ways to help them survive.

Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures

This book takes readers to the prehistoric era when creatures like Smilodons, Pterodactyls and the Megatooth Shark ruled the land, air, and sea. It features images, games, size comparisons, timelines, a glossary, an index, and more.

Everything You Need to Know about Snakes and Other Scaly Reptiles

Explores the world of reptiles, from speedy slithering creatures and living dragons to snakes that fly and shed skin. Features images, fun games, and shocking facts on anatomy, diet, and behavior.

Exotic Cats

Readers will learn about various exotic cats and their characteristics.

Falcons

This book contains photos and noteworthy facts revealing the environmental issues falcons face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Fish and Amphibians

Uses photographs and illustrations to explain characteristics of fish and marine life, along with species diversity, amphibians, and people's relationship with aquatic life.

Flies

This title examines different types of flies, such as houseflies, blowflies, craneflies, and deer, horse, tsetse, robber, and tacinid flies, as well as mosquitos. Readers will learn about each fly's body, including head, thorax, and abdomen. The contributions of flies in medicine is introduced, including maggot therapy. Where each fly can be found is covered, as is at which life stage a fly may be eaten.

Flipper Friends

Young children will learn about different animal's flippers through engaging photos and text.

Garter Snakes

This book introduces readers to the unique features of garter snakes. The text discusses this reptile’s habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, diet, and defenses. Also included are a range map and a body diagram.

Golden Retrievers

This book introduces readers to the golden retriever. It examines the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the golden retriever breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

Gray Wolves

Readers will learn about endangered gray wolves, the issues they face, and how they can be saved.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.

Hawks

This book provides photos and thought-provoking facts reveal the environmental issues hawks face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Help! I Have A Hermit Crab

An introduction to being a pet owner for the child ready to get a hermit crab.

Hope for the Elephants

This book follows two people on a trip to Asia and Africa to study the problems elephants are facing, and in the process, discovering how people can give elephants a hopeful future.

Horse Club

Meet horses from myths and legends, learn how to groom a horse, and get a recipe to bake sweet pony cupcakes.

Horses

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing horses.

How Do Animals Use...?

Young children will read about different ways animals use their voices, ears, eyes, mouths, and wings.

Hummingbirds

This book introduces readers to the unique features of hummingbirds. The text discusses this bird's habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, diet, and defenses. Also included are a range map and a body diagram.

Insects

This book examines the habitat, diet, and characteristics of various types of insects.

Jellyfish

Learn about how jellyfish live, grow, and survive in the ocean.

Jungle Adventures

Join Charlotte and a team of scientists on an expedition to explore Cambodia's wildlife. Learn how to survive and how to find animals in the jungle. Experience the mosquitoes, snakes, and torrential rain of the rainforest, and join the team as they encounter frogs, monkeys, and even a tiger.

Kitty Care

An introduction to being a pet owner for the child ready to get a kitten.

Labradoodles

Readers are introduced to the Labradoodle. Facts such as where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires are included.

Leopards

Come eye-to-eye with the world's leopards and get to know all about their lives through simple text and dazzling full-color photographs.

Little Dolphin

This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.

Maine Coon Cats

Readers will learn how to care for Maine Coon cats and discover the characteristics of the breed.

Mammal

Explores the world of mammals, including their anatomy, where they live, what they eat, and how they communicate.

Mammal, Rev. ed.

Examines the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.

Mammals

Illustrations and photos assist in a detailed exploration of mammals, including the skeletal structure, adaptive features, habitats, and relationship with humans.

Mammals

Presents an overview of mammals, including their history, various kinds, physical characteristics, behavior, and endangered and extinct species.

Mantis

This title examines different types of mantis, such as Peruvian shield, Malaysian, dead leaf, brunner's stick, American grass, bark, stone, devil's flower, orchid, and spiny and jeweled flower. Readers will learn about each mantis's body including head, thorax, and abdomen. Where each mantis can be found is also covered.

Mutts

The mutt is highlighted in this book. It details why there are so many different kinds of mutts, the care they require, and whether or not they make good pets.

Nature Ranger

This book encourage hands-on learning with 30 easy activities that help children observe, explore, and learn about the natural world.

Nighttime Animals

Introduces nocturnal animals, including moths, aardvarks, and bats, highlighting their nighttime activities.

Octopus

Explore how octopuses live, grow, and survive in the ocean.

Old English Sheepdogs

This book introduces readers to the Old English sheepdog. It examines the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the Old English sheepdog breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

Owls

This book provides photos and notable facts revealing the environmental issues owls face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Pets

Look at different kinds of animals that make family pets.

Petting Zoo

This book describes the activities of children who visit a petting zoo, introducing words such as donkey, pony, pig, chick, lamb, frog, rabbit, and guinea pig.

Playful Puppy

This book is a fictional story about a little girl who receives a new puppy from her parents.

Raccoons

This book introduces the unique features of raccoons. The text covers this animal's habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, diet, and defenses. Also included are a range map and a body diagram.

Raising Rabbits

An introduction to being a pet owner for the child ready to get a bunny.

Real-size Farm Animals

Featuring a calf, duckling, sheepdog, barn owl, piglets, chicks, and other farm inhabitants, children will learn about how animals behave when feeding, playing, or just snuggling close to their moms and dads.

Reptiles and Dinosaurs

Illustrations and photos assist in a detailed exploration of reptiles and dinosaurs, including the skeletal structure, adaptive features, habitats, and relationship with humans.

Roaches

This title examines different types of roaches, such as German, brown-banded, American, Florida, woods, death's head, green, sun tiger, and rhinoceros, as well as the Madagascar hissing cockroach. Readers will learn about each roach's body including head, thorax, and abdomen. Where each roach can be found is covered, as are which roaches are edible.

Rock & Fossil Hunter

This book explores the world of rocks and fossils with hands-on fossil activities. It includes more than 30 fun activities you can do to learn more about rocks and fossils!

Sea Stars

Study how sea stars live, grow, and survive in the ocean.

Sea Turtles

Readers will learn about endangered sea turtles, the issues they face, and how they can be saved.

Sea Turtles, What Do You Do?

Young children learn about sea turtles with this rhyming book.

Seeds, Bees, and Pollen

Intermediate readers discover the different ways plants reproduce.

Shark Reef

This book features imagined conversations between sharks that live on a reef, revealing characteristics of a variety of sharks as well as what they really think about divers.

Sharks

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing sharks.

Siamese Cats

Readers will learn how to care for Siamese cats and discover the characteristics of the breed.

Snakes

This book examines the habitat, diet, and characteristics of various types of snakes.

Snappy Crocodile Tale

This book follows the adventures of Chris Croc all the way from birth through his time as king of the river! Chris Croc lives at Kakadu National Park in Australia, and through his journey he meets fascinating but deadly Australian wildlife creatures.

Squirrels

This book introduces the unique features of the squirrel. The text covers this animal's habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, diet, and defenses. Also included are a range map and a body diagram.

The Cat Encyclopedia

This guide presents profiles of more than one hundred and thirty of the world's cat breeds, with information on the characteristics, origins, and behaviors of each type of cat, and includes expert advice on cat care, training, and behavioral problems.

The Facts on Rats

An introduction to being a pet owner for the child ready to get a rat.

The Great Panda Tale

Introduces facts about pandas, including what they eat and how they grow, and follows Louise and the rest of the zoo crew as they eagerly await the arrival of a new baby panda.

Vultures

This book provides photos and fascinating facts revealing the environmental issues vultures face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Whales

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing whales.

What Do Critters Do in the Winter?

Intermediate readers examine how animals hibernate, use camouflage, and migrate to survive winter conditions.

What Has Eight Legs and…?

This book teaches young children all about spiders through text and close-up photos.

What Is the Structure of an Animal?

This book takes the reader through the basic anatomical features that characterize a broad range of animal families, including crustaceans, fish, and birds.

Who Do I Look Like? A Book about Animal Babies

Emergent readers learn how some offspring look similar to their parents while others do not.

Whooping Cranes

Readers will learn about endangered whooping cranes, the issues they face, and how they can be saved.

Wild Horses

This book discusses the history of American wild horses, what they look like, and facts about owning one.

Yorkshire Terriers

This book introduces readers to the Yorkshire terrier. It examines the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the Yorkshire terrier breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

¿Cómo usan los animales...? (How Do Animals Use…?)

Explora las maneras en que los animales utilizan la voz, los oídos, los ojos, y la boca. Incluye traducciones al inglés.

Math

All About Math Symbols

This title teaches students how to solve problems and compare numbers using math symbols.

All About Geometry

This title introduces students to geometry-related vocabulary while identifying and describing properties of various shapes in the environment.

All About Probability

Students are introduced to the processes of predicting, investigating, and reasoning. This title also will allow students to determine the main idea of a text, recount the key details, and explain how theses details support the main idea.

All About Word Problems

The book demonstrates how to solve addition and subtraction word problems by using objects or drawings. It will also allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, and identify which reasons and evidence support specific point(s).

Building with Shapes

In this book, students will explore and understand that certain attributes define what a shape is called. It will also allow students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

Play with Shapes!

This book explores different shapes at the seashore.

Shapes and Patterns We Know

The seasons of the year and pictures of nature are used to teach young readers about shapes and patterns.

Shapes: Rectangles

Repetition, simple sentences, and supporting images are used to familiarize the beginning reader with rectangles.

Shapes: Squares

Repetition, simple sentences, and supporting images are used to familiarize the beginning reader with squares.

Shapes: Triangles

Repetition, simple sentences, and supporting images are used to familiarize the beginning reader with triangles.

Make It 100!

Make It 100! teaches how to count to 100 by ones, fives, and tens.

Can You Make a Pattern?

In this book, students learn how to make patterns out of colors, shapes, and lines. They will discover that changing any color, shape, or line will also change the pattern.

What Makes 10? A Book About Number Facts

Discusses what the number ten looks like and how many make ten.

Measure It!

This book explores some of the different tools used to measure objects.

What Are Measurements?

This volume introduces students to measurements, including a history on how measurements were formed and have been standardized, as well as basics on measuring distance, weight, temperature, volume, and time. Chapters contain vocabulary words and exercises that help to supplement the text.

Pints, Quarts, and Gallons

Simple sentences and illustrated repetitive text will introduce early learners to pints, quarts, and gallons.

Play with Counting!

This book introduces the concept of counting using dogs.

Pounds, Feet, and Inches

Young children learn about pounds, feet, and inches through illustrated text with repetition and simple sentences.

Numbers

Young children will learn about numbers and counting through engaging illustrations, photos, and text.

Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups

Simple sentences and illustrated repetitive text will introduce early learners to teaspoons, tablespoons, and cups.

Do You See 3?

This book teaches young children to count to three. Each photo illustrates the number three with things kids see around them every day.

Science

Building with Shapes

In this book, students will explore and understand that certain attributes define what a shape is called. It will also allow students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

How People Live

Describes different parts of the world and how people live in each, from the Eskimos and Inuit of the Arctic to the Amish and Maya of North America and the Asante and Zulu of Africa. Focusing on the daily lives, customs, languages, and religions of peoples from around the world, we look at the fundamental similarities of all peoples, and the extraordinary traditions that make each culture unique.

Measure It!

This book explores some of the different tools used to measure objects.

Natural or Man-Made?

Intermediate readers distinguish between natural and man-made objects.

Plants Make Their Own Food

Intermediate readers learn about photosynthesis.

Playground Science

Studies the role of physics in a playground environment.

Pounds, Feet, and Inches

Young children learn about pounds, feet, and inches through illustrated text with repetition and simple sentences.

Problem Solving

This book explores how everyone has problems and how most problems have solutions. Students learn the importance of stopping and thinking and getting all the facts so they can be better prepared to solve a problem they may encounter.

Seconds, Minutes, and Hours

Simple sentences and illustrated repetitive text will introduce early learners to seconds, minutes, and hours.

Seasons

Learn fascinating facts about the seasons in this basic introduction to the subject.

Solid or Liquid?

Emergent readers learn about solids and liquids.

Sound

This volume examines the mechanics and properties of sound and provides an overview of the "interdisciplinary science called acoustics." Also covered are functions and diseases of the human ear.

Stars and Planets

From observing the night sky to looking to the stars and beyond, this book contains a guide to all 88 constellations of the night sky, as wells as features the best tools and techniques to get started.

Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups

Simple sentences and illustrated repetitive text will introduce early learners to teaspoons, tablespoons, and cups.

The Night Sky

Students will learn about our Earth, Moon, and stars in this title. It gives information on the phases of the Moon, the constellations of stars that we see in the night sky, comets and meteors, and what exactly happens during a lunar eclipse.

What Are Food Chains & Food Webs?

Explains the diets of herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores, the flow of energy between these groups, the effects different habitats have on the food chain, and how food chains in different environmental regions can be contrasted.

What Are Habitats & Biomes?

This book simplifies the intricate relationship between living creatures and their habitats. Among the types of biomes discussed are tundra, forests, and the ocean.

What Are Living and Nonliving Things?

This book explains, in key biological terms, the essential concepts of life processes and how living and nonliving things relate to each other.

What Are Measurements?

This volume introduces students to measurements, including a history on how measurements were formed and have been standardized, as well as basics on measuring distance, weight, temperature, volume, and time. Chapters contain vocabulary words and exercises that help to supplement the text.

What Are Natural Disasters?

Diagrams and photographs show what natural disasters such as volcanoes, hurricanes, and avalanches look like, while text boxes encourage readers to compare and contrast the causes and outcomes of these incidents. The book also includes information about historic natural disasters, as well as preparedness and rescue methods.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?

In this book, readers will learn about the importance of the Earth's natural sources of water, as well as their similarities and differences. Emphasis is also placed on the relationship between humans and these various water sources.

What Do Critters Do in the Winter?

Intermediate readers examine how animals hibernate, use camouflage, and migrate to survive winter conditions.

What Do You Say?

Young children learn about the sounds different animals make.

What Has Eight Legs and…?

This book teaches young children all about spiders through text and close-up photos.

What Is Energy?

In this text, readers are introduced to basic concepts of energy and where it exists all around them, right down to matter and the atom.

What Is Friction?

Readers are introduced to friction, its characteristics, and how it works in the world around us. The author shows how this physical force operates and how it can work to both our advantage and disadvantage. Readers will to learn the role friction plays in nature, in sports, in transportation, and many other domains.

What Is Gravity?

This volume introduces students to the force known as gravity. Readers examine many scientific concepts, including Newton's laws of gravity, mass and gravitational forces, galaxies, satellites, Earth's solar system, centrifugal force, tides, and erosion.

What Is It Made Of?

Emergent readers learn to recognize different materials such as wood, metal, and plastic.

What Is Matter?

This volume covers the fundamental concepts students need to understand matter.

What Is Weather?

This book takes a wide range of meteorological phenomena--including clouds, rain, snow, and fog--and examines their relationship to each other to explain how weather works. Scientific concepts such as energy, temperature, and electricity are described in the context of the weather cycle as well as the various climates on Earth, and how we as humans fit into the scheme.

What Is a Constellation?

This book provides readers with insight into the scientific aspects of constellations. Star maps, navigation tools, and a discussion of the zodiac are also included.

What Is a Landform?

In this book, readers learn about the variety of land formations found around the world--including plains, mountains, canyons, and caves. Key information is highlighted in captions, text boxes, and a glossary, which guide readers in connecting ideas about different landforms.

What Is a Life Cycle?

Each step of the life cycle for a variety of living creatures is covered in this book, guiding readers from the first stages of development for many plants and animals—including flowers, insects, fish, and mammals—through later phases and death. Also addressed are the different environments required for each step in the life cycle and the dangers these species may encounter throughout their lives.

What Is a Moon?

This book provides readers with fun facts about various moons in the Earth's solar system, such as Earth's moon and how it might have been formed, the moons of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, and those of the dwarf planet Pluto. Vocabulary boxes, Compare and Contrast sidebars, and Think About It boxes that pose questions for readers' consideration are also included.

What Is a Planet?

This book introduces readers to various elements of the solar system, including giant planets; dwarf planets; rocky, watery, and gaseous planets; frigid planets and blazing-hot planets; and planets surrounded by rings or multiple moons.

What Is an Object in the Sky?

Readers are introduced to the phenomena of stars, galaxies, lightning, meteoroids, comets, auroras, rainbows, black holes, and even satellites and space junk.

What Is the Milky Way?

This volume breaks down the features of the Milky Way galaxy. It explains such characteristics as size, shape, and age; examines planets, stars, and star clusters; and delves into such concepts as black holes and dark matter.

What Is the Rock Cycle?

This book explores the rock cycle with diagrams and photographs illustrating the movement of rocks through their various states, including magma-formed igneous rock, metamorphic rock such as marble, and layered sedimentary rocks that build up over time. Also covered are the scientific processes that cause rocks to change forms and the ways in which humans have benefited from rock's transformations.

What Is the Structure of a Plant?

This book explains features common to all plants’ anatomy and their purpose in each plant’s growth, how various types of plants absorb water, light, and nutrients to grow, and how distinct species have adapted for survival in their surroundings.

What Is the Structure of an Animal?

This book takes the reader through the basic anatomical features that characterize a broad range of animal families, including crustaceans, fish, and birds.

What Is the Sun?

This guide to the sun and stars engages readers with the fundamentals of astronomy, detailing how the heavenly bodies affect one another and how they ultimately affect us.

What Is the Water Cycle?

The water cycle and each of its stages are presented in this book, which also guides readers through the role that plants, animals, and people play in that cycle.

What Makes 10? A Book About Number Facts

Discusses what the number ten looks like and how many make ten.

What's on the Food Chain Menu?

Early readers learn about the food chain and the circle of life.

Where Did the Water Go?

Early readers investigate water molecules, the different forms of water, and water's processes.

Who Do I Look Like? A Book about Animal Babies

Emergent readers learn how some offspring look similar to their parents while others do not.

Why Do I Have Bones?

Early readers investigate the bones of the human body.

Zap! It's Electricity!

Early readers investigate electricity.

Apple Trees and the Seasons

Young readers explore what happens to an apple tree during each season.

Amazing Facts About Sound

This book introduces students to the concept of sound. How can sounds be heard but not seen? How does sound travel through air and at what rate of speed?

Boost Your Brain

Provides over 300 brain-boosting tips and exercises for a complete mental workout.

Cleaning Up the Earth

Young readers explore various forms of pollution and how people are cleaning up the environment.

Coral Reefs

Readers will learn about the challenges affecting coral reef habitats and how they can be saved.

Earthquakes

Learn about earthquakes and the side effects such as landslides, tsunamis, and the introduction of the Richter Scale to measure earthquakes.

Everything Under the Sun

This book focuses on the science of matter, describing those things that are either liquid, gas, or solid.

Galactic Mission

Join in the adventures of five school children as they embark on a life or death mission to the distant star system of Alpha Centauri to find a new home.

Let's Investigate Light

This book explains what causes light and darkness on Earth, the properties of light, and how light travels.

Listen! What Do You Hear?

Young children will match vehicle sounds to the photos in this unique book.

My Green Lunch

Young readers will discover that it's easy to pack a lunch that is eco-friendly and yummy, too!

Our Big Blue Planet

This book provides up-to-date information about the Earth, including facts about its atmosphere, the composition of the planet, and space travel.

Our Footprint on Earth

Learn about the impact that humans have on the Earth, its environment, and how to reduce damage.

Our Organic Garden

Young readers explore the basic needs of plants and organic gardening.

Our Senses

Discusses the five senses, see, hear, smell, touch and taste.

Outer Space and Beyond

Outer space and its characteristics are identified and discussed throughout this book.

Planets

This book discusses the planets in our solar system, and answers questions such as what are the different types of planets, how much distance there is between the planets, how many planets are really in our solar system, what our current and future space travel plans are, and who studies the planets.

Pull It, Push It

Force and motion are introduced in this book. Examples that students can relate to in their everyday lives are provided throughout the text.

Sun

This book discusses the sun and its characteristics as well as the impact that the sun has on our planet Earth.

The Scoop About Measuring Matter

This title provides background knowledge regarding how temperature affects the different states of matter and why. Also covered is the International System of Units and measuring mass and volume.

Trees: Earth's Lungs

Young readers will discover why trees are so important to a healthy Earth.

Using Tools to Understand Our World

The various tools used by scientists are addressed in this title. It describes how beakers, scales, microscopes, scientific calculators, and other items are used to investigate and create new technology.

Vegetables Please

This book is packed with mouth-watering vegetarian recipes full of enough glorious produce to tempt even the most ardent meat-eater. Dishes are carefully balanced to provide vegetarians with all the nutrients for a healthy diet, while the optional meat or fish variations are a way to encourage committed carnivores to reduce their meat intake and enjoy more vegetables.

What's That Flower? A Beginner's Guide to Wildflowers

This book introduces readers to the 150 most common and interesting species of wildflowers found east of the Mississippi, and helps them identify each specimen.

What's that Tree?

From mighty redwoods and stately pines, to beautiful cherry blossoms and dependable oaks, this book helps identify commonly found trees and is the perfect addition to every family's library.

Are You What You Eat?

This book teaches kids the basics about proteins, taste buds, antioxidants, and more food facts.

Earth

Provides fun facts about the planet Earth. Examines the earth's position in the solar system and how its surface is constantly being re-shaped by the elements.

Earth

Provides fun facts about the planet Earth, from powerful volcanoes to beautiful waterfalls. Activities are designed to teach kids to both remember more of what they've learned, and learn to research when they want to know more, teaching general study skills as well as Earth-specific knowledge.

Oceans

Readers will learn about the challenges facing ocean habitats and how they can be saved.

Oceans

Explores the lives and habitats of sea creatures in the ocean, from coral reefs and kelp forests to sharks, seals, and jellyfish.

Night Sky Detective

This book explores the stars with more than 30 fun activities to help spot different constellations, make paper planets, and launch a rocket.

Are There Other Galaxies?

This book explores black holes, gigantic telescopes, and space exploration.

Astronauts Explore the Galaxy

This book discusses what life is like for astronauts in space—what they eat, how they sleep, how they work, and the training involved to become an astronaut.

The Milky Way and Beyond

Provides a study of the Milky Way Galaxy, as well as information on the Andromeda Galaxy and other galaxies scattered across the cosmos.

Could We Survive on Other Planets?

This book explores our solar system and the search for new planets we could inhabit. It covers space exploration and what we need to survive in space, and considers whether there are any other types of life on faraway planet.

How Do We Know Earth Is Round?

This book explores the history and science behind Earth's spherical shape. It covers how satellite images and modern technology give us an image of the Earth and the early scientists and how they gradually came to enlighten others that the Earth wasn't flat.

What Does Gravity Do?

This book explores important concepts such as weight and mass, how gravity affects our solar system, and zero gravity.

Why Is the Moon Not a Planet?

This book explores one of our most familiar nighttime sights, the moon. It answers such questions as "what's the difference between a planet and a moon?" and "how did the moon form and how does it affect Earth?"

Why Do We Have Night and Day?

This book explores the relationship between Earth and the Sun, covering how and why Earth orbits the Sun, as well as the materials that make up the Sun. It answers questions such as "Do other planets have nights and days?" and "Where do stars go in the daytime?"

Planets

This book explores the science of what we see in the night sky. It covers which planet in our solar system could float in a bathtub, how Neptune was discovered by math, the rocky surface of Mars, and more.

Be a Meteorologist

This book explains the career options of a meteorologist, including television and NASA. It also delves into the past history of meteorology as well as the modern technology that meteorologists now have to aid them.

Be an Astronomer

In this book, readers will learn what it takes to become an astronomer and about several puzzles of the universe past astronomers have unlocked.

A Day at Work with an Astronomer

This book gives readers a close look at what it's like to work as an astronomer. Readers will come to understand STEM concepts through a career focus as they learn about how astronomers use science, technology, engineering, and math every day.

20 Fun Facts About Galaxies

By studying galaxies and the stars and planets they contain, scientists have learned much about the universe and how it formed. Readers will be amazed when they see the stunning cosmic images of galaxies.

20 Fun Facts About Rocky Planets

This book presents a close-up look at the solar system's rockiest planets in a fun and exciting way. Readers will be amazed with the images of our nearest solar neighbors, and colorful diagrams help aid comprehension.

Asteroids and Meteorites

Examines the many craters on Earth that have formed as a result of meteorites or asteroids crashing into the planet, excavating huge holes and wreaking widespread destruction on the landscape.

Asteroids, Meteorites, and Comets, Rev. ed.

Discusses the other solar system bodies outside of the eight planets and their moons. This volume covers the massive collection of smaller bodies orbiting the Sun, including asteroids in the main asteroid belt and throughout the solar system.

Empowering Young Voices for the Planet

This book is about teaching students the science and reality of climate change, while empowering them to respond effectively—and without fear. Inside this guide you’ll find practical tips for inspiring students to develop projects relevant to their own communities, including planning, financing, safety, and liability.

Exploring Planet Earth and the Moon

This book explores our home planet Earth and its moon. It provides facts about .the planet's properties, how Earth and the moon work together, what we have learned about the moon from years of space exploration, the moon's influence on weather and ocean tides, and how one day there might be a colony on the moon.

Exploring Beyond the Solar System

This book explores the universe that exists beyond the edges of our own solar system, covering constellations, galaxies, star types, the life cycle of stars, nebulae, quasars, dark matter, black holes, exoplanets, the search for extraterrestrial life, the "Goldilocks zone," habitable planets, and more.

Exploring Space

Contains articles detailing biographies of famous astronomers, celestial bodies found in the universe, the solar system, and future explorations into space.

Exploring Space

This title examines the exploration of space, taking the reader across the solar system. It examines the explorers who journeyed into Earth's orbit and beyond, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

Exploring the Outer Planets

This book explores the outer reaches of our solar system, where the outer planets--Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, and Pluto--are located. It provides such facts as the outer planets being separated from the inner planets by the asteroid belt, the discovery of Jupiter's moons, the study of sunspots, why humans can never live on one of the gas planets, and the physical and chemical features and movement of the outer planets and their moons.

New Views of the Solar System

A look at scientists' changing perspectives on the solar system and the new definition of the term 'planet' as it affects the status of Pluto, the eight chief planets, and dwarf planets. Includes photos and drawings of planets, asteroids, and comets.

Spanish

!Animales Bebés! (Animal Babies!)

Una introducción para niños a los animales bebés y los sonidos que hacen. Incluye equivalentes en inglés.

1 2 3 ¡Adelante! Un libro para aprendar a contar (1, 2, 3, GO! A Book About Counting)

Describe cómo el contar se utiliza en los juegos, en su turno, para poner las cosas en orden, y para describir a qué hora algo sucede. Incluye traducciónes al inglés.

¿Qué veo en el mar? (What Do You See in the Sea?)

Los niños pequeños aprenden sobre los animales marinos con ilustraciónes y fotos de primer plano.

¿Dónde quieres vivir?

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about animals and their habitats.

¿Cómo usan los animales...? (How Do Animals Use…?)

Explora las maneras en que los animales utilizan la voz, los oídos, los ojos, y la boca. Incluye traducciones al inglés.

Transportation

Planes!

Follow a day in the life of Plane while he is at work.

Big Trucks

From dump trucks to stunt-defying monster trucks, this book introduces young children to the world of trucks.

Truck Trouble

This book tells the story of truck driver John, who's trying to make his special delivery today. Will he make it on time?

Trucks!

Follow a day in the life of Truck while he is at work.

Train Travel

This book traces the developments of steam engines, from the earliest trains to today's speedy vehicles.

Trains!

Follow a day in the life of Train while he is at work.

Whooo, Whooo… Here Come the Trains

Early readers learn about different types of trains. Text includes large photos of trains to catch the attention of young children.

Mega Machines

This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.

Hot Bikes, Rev. ed.

This guide covers more than 300 bikes, aka motorcyles, from the purposeful Aprilia RSV4 to the comedic Fantic Chopper; from the rugged KTM 990 Adventure to the stylish Indian Chief; from the bulbous Buell RR1000 to the spindly Weslake speedway bike. The only common factor is an engine and two wheels, although adding a third wheel in the form of a sidecar doesn’t affect the definition.

Total Tractor!

Explores a variety of trucks, farm machines, and tractors, from cool classics to gleaming modern machines.

Miscellaneous

Pirate Attack

Come and join Captain Blackbeard and his pirate crew for an action-packed adventure on the high seas.

Your Family Tree

This book explains what a family tree is and how you can trace your family history back hundreds of years. Discusses how we inherit traits from family members, and even discusses how immigration may play a part in your family tree.

The Vowel Family

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about vowels and the sounds they make.

Battle at the Castle

Introduces the high adventure of medieval England through the letters of a knight's squire who participates in an exciting tournament before witnessing the preparations and battle engagements of a castle under siege.

Days, Weeks, and Months

This book teaches readers how a calendar can help them find out and keep track of time by viewing the days, weeks, and months. This title also can be used to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Knights & Castles

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing knights and castles.

Little Neighbors

Explores the places you will find insects and what types of insects live in a city environment.

Mega Machines

This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.

My Community

Young readers learn about what makes their community unique through simple text and photos.

My Country

Young readers learn about the United States through simple text and photos.

Opposites: Front and Back

The concept of opposites is explored using front and back as examples.

Opposites: Hard and Soft

Hard and soft are examples used to teach about opposites.

One Land, Many Cultures

Addresses how America is a melting pot filled with people from all over the world. Learning about their native language, the foods they eat, and their customs are just some of the issues addressed in this book. Maps that show the different parts of the world where their ancestors came from are an added feature.

Seconds, Minutes, and Hours

Simple sentences and illustrated repetitive text will introduce early learners to seconds, minutes, and hours.

Teaspoons, Tablespoons, and Cups

Simple sentences and illustrated repetitive text will introduce early learners to teaspoons, tablespoons, and cups.

Telling Time

This title demonstrates how to tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.

Thanksgiving

Young readers learn about Thanksgiving through simple text, photos, and activities.

The Alphabet Forwards and Backwards

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about the alphabet both forwards and backwards.

The American Presidency

Examines the lives of all the United States Presidents, highlighting key political and historical issues from each term and provides information regarding the position itself. Provides coverage of the recent 2012 presidential election and information describing the Cabinet, the White House, election results, the presidential flag, and the presidential seal history are also included.

The Bank

Banks and their uses are described in this book, which includes details such as who works there, why they are necessary, and what special equipment bankers use.

The Election Process

Explores issues surrounding the election process by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.

The Fire Department

This book explains why we have fire departments and how they support and add value to the community. Included are details such as who works there, why they are necessary, and what special equipment firefighters use.

The First 12 Days of School

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about things your teacher will share with you at the beginning of school.

The Great Panda Tale

Introduces facts about pandas, including what they eat and how they grow, and follows Louise and the rest of the zoo crew as they eagerly await the arrival of a new baby panda.

The Hospital

Hospitals are the focus of this book. Included is information about who works in hospitals, how they help us, and why people have to stay there.

The Mayor's Office

This book provides information about a Mayor's Office, including why we might go there, who works there, and the services it provides.

The Little Ballerina

Follows the activities of a group of young students in their ballet class as they prepare for a show.

The Police Station

Police stations and police officers are highlighted in this book. It explains why we have police stations, how they are helpful to our community, and the people who work there.

The White House

Describes the history behind the White House and how it symbolizes American freedom.

We Love Our Flag

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about the American flag.

Whales

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing whales.

What Do You Say?

Young children learn about the sounds different animals make.

What is a Nation?

This book covers the many diverse Nations of our world. From the territories, the flags that represent them and the diverse cultures and people that call them home.

What's an Election?

Students will examine the election process, a key aspect of our political system, from beginning to end in this book. The content covers what it means to be a candidate, where and when people vote, and why the election process is so important.

Extreme Sports

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing extreme sports.

Motorcycles

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing motorcycles.

Big Cats

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing big cats.

Sharks

Learn basic art techniques and interesting facts while drawing sharks.

My Green Lunch

Young readers will discover that it's easy to pack a lunch that is eco-friendly and yummy, too!

What's For Lunch?

Full-page photos of different animals teach young children as they learn about what different animals eat for lunch.

Catchers

This book explains basic baseball skills and techniques at the catcher position and introduces some of baseball's most famous catchers.

Clean Teeth, Dirty Teeth

Sung to the tune of "Row, Row, Row Your Boat", this book teaches young readers about how eating, sleeping, and other things we do require us to brush and floss our teeth everyday. Also emphasizes how dental check-ups are part of good oral hygiene.

Colors

Bright photographs and playful text introduce young children to colors.

Color Codes

Amusing and engaging text describes how the color of an animal can ensure its survival. Provides examples using a variety of animals.

Farm

Discover which animals live on the Farm.

First Basemen

This book explains basic first baseman skills and techniques and introduces some of baseball's most famous first basemen.

Goalies

This book introduces the goalie position in soccer and explains the goalie's skills.

Green

This book introduces young children to the color green through engaging photos and text.

Growing Up Green

Young readers will discover what they can do to make greener choices as they grow up.

Hockey Goalies

This book explains basic hockey goalie skills and techniques and introduces some of hockey's most famous goalies.

It Can't Be True!

From animals and the human body to buildings and outer space, this highly visual book features interesting, little-known facts about the world.

Karate

Young readers will learn about karate through simple sentences and highly supportive pictures.

Mount Rushmore

Describes the history of Mount Rushmore, the presidents depicted on the monument, and why it is a popular national landmark and symbol.

Reading Maps

This book introduces students to the basic parts of a map, including a map key and a compass rose. They learn how to use the scale on a map and the difference between a map and a globe. This title also allows students to distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.

Red

Young children are introduced to the color red through engaging photographs and text.

Sharing

This book teaches students what being a friend means and how it is important to listen and trust and what it takes to meet and make new friends.

Skills for School Success

This book invites students to think of school as if it is a job. It teaches the importance of being there on time every day, coming prepared to work, following directions, and working with other people. This title will also allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Skills for Social Success

This book teaches students about skills for successful social lives. It addresses topics such as friendships, time management, and self-discovery. This title will also allow students to determine the main idea of a text, explain how it is supported by key details, and summarize the text.

The Statue of Liberty

Describes the history of the statue that has been a symbol of liberty and freedom in America.

Using Tools to Understand Our World

The various tools used by scientists are addressed in this title. It describes how beakers, scales, microscopes, scientific calculators, and other items are used to investigate and create new technology.

Winning by Giving

This book teaches students about philanthropy, good citizenship, and the importance of helping others. This title will also allow students to refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Winning by Teamwork

This book teaches students the importance of teamwork. It will also allow students to determine the main idea of a text, recount the key details, and explain how the details support the main idea.

Yellow

Young children learn to find the color yellow in the world around them through engaging photos and rhyming text.

Do You Know Who You Are? Discover the Real You

This book contains questionnaires and quizzes for girls aged 14-17, offering creative ways to discover the "real you."

Do You Smell Smoke? A Story about Safety with Fire

Illustrates what can be done to prevent a fire disaster through a story of children noticing smoke coming from a neighbor's yard.

Help! I Can't Swim! A Story about Safety in Water

Illustrates prevention of a swimming accident through the story of a group of friends that help rescue a boy who cannot swim.

Look Out! A Story about Safety on Bicycles

Illustrates the need for safety when riding a bicycle through a story of friends out riding when an accident happens and they see what can happen from not wearing a helmet.

Home Sweet Home

Illustrates child safety through a story of a young girl who encounters a dangerous situation while walking to a friend's house after school and has to protect herself from strangers.

In the Park

This book shows all the fun things that young children can do at a park, including playground rides, riding bicycles, flying kites, playing with a ball and watching ducks in the pond.

Pirates

This book covers the fascinating world of pirates from the corsairs and Blackbeard, right up to modern-day pirates. It examines pirate ships and pirate weapons, life on the deck of a pirate ship, and what it meant to "walk the plank".

Children's Book of Philosophy

This book acts as an introduction to the history of philosophy and its key figures and movements, from stoicism to existentialism, answering such questions as "what is philosophy?", "who am I?", and "why does the world exist?" and explaining philosophical theories from Plato to Sartre.

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