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1, 2, 3, Go! A Book about Counting

This book discusses how counting is used in games, taking turns, putting things in order, and telling when things happen.

A City Through Time

This book follows the progress of an imaginary city through six key periods of time, each captured by a scene of the city and zooming in on key buildings like a Roman bathhouse, medieval castle, and a modern skyscraper. Illustrations introduce the reader to the people who lived there, from Greek slaves to modern-day commuters.

A Street Through Time

This book tells the story of human history by exploring a street as it evolves from 10,000 BCE to the present day.

Abyssinian Cats

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

Addition Pokey

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about addition.

African Adventure

A traveler tells the story of his safari in Kenya, the people he met, the stories he heard, and the wildlife he experienced.

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).

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.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

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?

America Enters The Industrial Revolution

Provides an introduction to the Industrial Revolution.

America's First Settlements

Learn all about America's First Settlements and the struggles and people who made this country what it is today.

American Decades

Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

American Eras

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to particular eras in U.S. history.

American Law Yearbook

An annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases. Includes a glossary of legal terms.

American Quarter Horses

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

Analyze This

This book focuses on how experiments are conducted using the scientific method. The Periodic Table is introduced, along with descriptions of mixtures, solutions, and compounds.

Animal Adaptations

Early readers investigate various animal adaptations.

Animal Habitats

Early readers learn about different animal habitats.

Antlers and Horns

Explore how animals use their antlers and horns.

Apes

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of endangered apes, and what people can do to help.

Appaloosa Horses

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

Apple Trees and the Seasons

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

Arabian Horses

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

Are You a Bully?

This book teaches students what to do if they are being bullied and what they can do to help a friend or fellow student who is a victim of bullying.

Arms Are for Hugging

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about your arms, legs, and other body parts.

Artists Around the World

Examines a variety of famous artists, from ballerinas, puppeteers, painters, poets, and sculptors, with accompanying illustrations and photographs to supplement the content.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.

Astronaut

Describes the various steps necessary for an astronaut to prepare for a flight into space and follows astronaut Linda Gardner as she trains for her space shuttle mission.

Atoms and Molecules

Describes the details and characteristics of atoms and molecules that are too small for the unaided eye to see.

Ballet Academy

Lucy follows her dream to train to be a professional ballerina, and is selected as one of a handful of students into the Ballet Academy. Follow her journey as she gets through the tough training with the support of teachers and fellow students, and performs alongside her idol in The Nutcracker before facing her final challenge of getting into Ballet High School.

Battle At The Alamo

Learn about the events that led up to the tragic Battle at the Alamo, including the disputes between Mexico and the United States.

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.

Big Trucks

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

Birds

Provides a guide to identifying birds from around the world. Features notes on each species' physical characteristics, geographic location, marks of distinction, brooding behavior, and threatened species rating.

Birds

Identify specific bird species. Explore their behavior, life cycle, mating habits, geographical location, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

Boats!

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

Borrowing

Answers basic questions students ask about financial skills needed for adulthood, including borrowing money through mortgages, car loans, college loans, and credit cards.

Bugs

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

Building An Empire

Learn about the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, when the United States purchased approximately 828,000,000 square miles of territory from France, thereby doubling the size of the young republic.

Building The Erie Canal

Learn about the construction of the Erie Canal, built during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, to link Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes with the Atlantic Coast.

Building the Transcontinental Railroad

Text provides an introduction to the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad.

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.

Busy, Busy, Butterfly

Teaches early readers how a caterpillar transforms to a butterfly.

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.

Castle and Knight

Explores the world of knights and castles.

Caterpillars and Butterflies

Identify specific caterpillar and butterfly species. Explore their behavior, life cycle, mating habits, geographical location, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

Changing Matter

This book teaches students that everything is made of matter, and that physical changes create different forms or states of matter. Examples of these different states are presented in easy-to-understand text. The book also introduces students to the law of conservation of mass.

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.

Christmas

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

Cinco de Mayo

Young readers learn about Cinco de Mayo through simple text, photos, and activities.

Clash of the Gladiators

Join in the adventures of Seth and Abrinet as they travel back in time to ancient Rome when gladiators entertained the crowd.

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.

Concise World Atlas, ed. 6

From the defining boundaries of the Balkan states to the icy terrain of Antarctica, this atlas shares more than 400 maps created with the latest digital mapping techniques to bring you Earth in more detail than ever before.

Continents Together

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about the continents and keeping the world green.

Coral Reefs

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

Creatures of the Waters

Examines the great variety of animal life found in and near the waters around the world, from hippopotamus to jellyfish to sharks.

Creeping Crawlers

Learn about bugs that creep and crawl, bugs found around your home and school, bugs that crawl then fly.

Crocodiles and Alligators

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plights of endangered crocodiles and alligators, and what people can do to help.

Day and Night

Emergent readers learn about the cycle of day and night.

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.

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.

Dealing with Bullies

Learn how to deal with tough situations and act accordingly when faced with a bully.

Dealing with Defeat

This title teaches students how to deal with the disappointment of defeat by encouraging them to stay in control of their emotions, recognize what went wrong, and ultimately learn from the experience.

Dictionary of American History, ed. 3

The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.

Dinosaur

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

Dinosaurs

Young readers will learn about an age when dinosaurs ruled the earth, from gentle Jurassic giants and the terrifying Tyrannosaurus Rex, to fearsome packs of Velociraptors and herds of Hadrosaurs.

Doggie Duties

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

Dolphins

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of endangered dolphins, and what people can do to help.

Down in the Deep, Deep Ocean!

Young children learn about different ocean animals through this book with repetitive, rhythmic text.

Earth Day

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about how we can all work together to take care of the Earth.

Earth Is Tilting!

Text promotes children's curiosity while building important science content knowledge. The interaction of text and photos supports and engages readers as they learn about the wonderful world around them. This book focuses on the Earth's rotation in space.

Earthquakes

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

Elizabethan World Reference Library

Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents of the era.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2

Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Energy All Around

This book explains how all forms of energy are either potential or kinetic. It addresses how energy can be used in the form of water to create electricity, in the solar form to heat our homes, and in the form of wind to turn the blades on a wind turbine.

Epic Civil War Battles

Text provides an introduction to some of the U.S. Civil War's most significant battles, including the battles at Fort Sumter, Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg.

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Europe, 1450 to 1789

A six-volume survey of European history from 1450, the beginning of the print revolution, to 1789 and the French Revolution. Presents over 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Even or Odd?

This math concept book engages young readers through simple text and photos as they discover the difference between odd and even numbers.

Everyone Makes A Difference

Matt and Jose help welcome a new young boy from India by introducing him to the activities of the local community center.

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 Sharks and Other Creatures of the Deep

Provides amazing stories about ocean creatures, how they dive, wriggle, squirt, and snap their way through the deep.

Exotic Cats

Readers will learn about various exotic cats and their characteristics.

Exploring Space

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

Exploring the Past

Describes the hidden artifacts, remains, and other details that help people understand the past.

Familiar Animals

Examines animals that may be seen in daily life, such as cats and dogs, birds, insects, cattle and horses, and provides an overview of each species.

Fast Cars!

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

Fires

Focuses on one of nature's most destructive and deadly forces--fire--but also explains its very important role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem.

Florida, ed. 2

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Florida.

Food Plants

Explores the diverse array of food plants from around the word and how each is grown and different ways to eat the grain, fruit, leaves or vegetable.

Fossils and Rocks

This book explains how the Earth is made from rock, the three different types of rock, how rocks are made, and where they can be found. Students learn about how fossils are formed, how they help us learn about life long ago, and the importance of fossil fuels to our present and future life on Earth.

Friends

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

Frogs and Toads

Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.

Frogs and Toads

Identifies specific frog and toad species and explores their behavior, life cycle, mating habits, geographical location, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

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.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature

Covers American authors from many periods and genres, building a broad understanding of the various contexts - from the biographical to the literary to the historical - in which literature can be viewed.

Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature

Covers world authors from many periods and genres, building an understanding of the various contexts -- from the biographical to the literary to the historical -- in which literature can be viewed. Identifies the significant literary devices and global themes that define a writer's style and place the author in a larger literary tradition as chronicled and evaluated by critics over time.

Gems

Provides a thorough introduction and detailed, clearly illustrated profiles of hundreds of examples of precious metals, cut stones, and organics.

Gentle Giants

Young children will enjoy learning more about one of their favorite animals to visit at the zoo. The text and photos will engage children as they learn about gorillas.

Germ Wars! The Secrets of Protecting Your Body

Provides comprehensive information on the role the immune system plays in the body science of humans and animals.

Glass

Examines how we use glass in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how glass can be recycled to use again.

Going Green

Eco-friendly energy is explained. Current information is provided while establishing the understanding that it does not take much to make the world a better place.

Gravity! Do You Feel It?

Text promotes children's curiosity while building important science content knowledge. The interaction of text and photos supports and engages readers as they learn about the wonderful world around them. This book focuses on how the forces of gravity work.

Gray Wolves

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

Habitat Homes

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

Half or Whole?

This math concept book engages young readers through simple text and photos as they discover the difference between half and whole.

Hanukkah

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

Helen Keller

This book traces Helen Keller's early days as a disabled child through her triumphant academic achievements.

Helicopters!

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

Help! I Have A Hermit Crab

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

History Behind the Headlines

Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

Honesty

This book teaches students the importance of being honest at home, in school, and in their everyday lives. It has an "Honesty Quiz" at the back of the book where students can see just how honest they really are.

Hopping on the Number Line

Hopping on the Number Line represents addition and subtraction using a number line.

Horse Club

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

How Do I Use a Database?

This book teaches the reader about different types of databases, as well as how they organize, store, and retrieve information.

How Do I Use a Dictionary?

This book teaches the reader about the different types of dictionaries, how they are compiled and organized, what pronunciation symbols and accents mean, and what abbreviations represent.

How Do I Use a Library?

This book helps the reader to navigate the physical and digital bookshelves of libraries, explaining the various types of libraries and breaking down how to use library catalogues and classification systems. This is followed by a short research project, encouraging a connection between information from multiple sources in line with Common Core requirements.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?

This book assists the reader in discovering how to zero in on just the right word for the occasion, but also how to identify parts of speech, related words, and the fine distinctions among words.

How Do I Use an Atlas?

This book helps the reader learn how atlases came to exist and how they have evolved over the years. It supports Common Core Standards (such as using glossaries and indexes, interpreting charts, and drawing on information from multiple sources) with content that encourages and inspires thinking, reading, and discussion.

How Do I Use an Encyclopedia?

This book teaches the reader how to do encyclopedia research in the traditional sense. It teaches the basics of how to use an encylopedia, how to search for information both offline and online, and how to utilize their findings in school projects. Online research, and search tips and information on online citations, are also covered.

How Do Plants Grow?

Emergent readers explore basic plant parts and what plants need to grow.

How Ecosystems Work

This book explains what an ecosystem is and how the plants and animals within an ecosystem rely on and affect its existence. Different types of ecosystems are described, as well as the food webs within them. Through its presentation of how some changes to an ecosystem can be good while others are harmful, students discover the important role they can play In keeping ecosystems alive and well.

How Muscles and Bones Hold You Up

Explores how our skeletons and muscles are made, how they are held together, how model skeletons help us learn and understand our bodies, and the importance of muscles.

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.

Human Body

With new interactive material, this edition explores the inner workings of our bodies, from how the nervous system and the circulatory system work, to the essential roles played by our bones and minds.

Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2

Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.

I Can Prove It! Investigating Science

This book provides detailed information on the steps scientists take in conducting an experiment. A helpful tool for science projects, it walks students through the Scientific Method, from forming a hypothesis to communicating the results.

I Know a Scientist

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about science.

I Like to Come to School

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about school.

I Use Science Tools

Emergent readers explore various scientific tools such as a microscope, magnifying glass, and ruler.

I Use Simple Machines

Emergent readers are introduced to simple machines and how we use them to move things.

I Use a Mouse

Early readers learn about a computer mouse, keyboard, monitor, etc.

Immigrants to America

Learn how immigration played a key role not only in making America’s development possible but also in shaping the basic nature of the society.

In the Shadow of the Volcano

Join in on the adventures of a modern volcanologist and her son as they warn a reluctant mayor to cancel a festival and evacuate villagers in time; story is complemented by diary entries, recipes, and poems.

Insects

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

Inside Animals

Describes animal details that are too small for the unaided eye to see, and how these microscopic systems work to keep the animal alive and healthy.

Inside Plants

Describes plant details that are too small for the unaided eye to see, and how these microscopic systems work to keep the plant alive and healthy.

Inside the Human Body

Describes details of the human body that are too small for the unaided eye to see, and how these microscopic systems work to keep the body alive and healthy.

Investing

Answers basic questions students ask when learning about financial skills needed for adulthood, including investing money in the stock market, bonds and mutual funds, gold, and collectibles.

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.

Jaguars

Provides comprehensive information on the anatomy, special skills, habitats, and diet of jaguars.

Kitty Care

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

Ladybug, Ladybug, What Are You Doing?

The repetitive question-answer style of this book and close-up photos of ladybugs will keep young children's attention.

Legends, Myths, and Folktales

Collection of articles describing well-known folktales, myths, and legends that are organized by their origins in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australia.

Leopards

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of leopards, and what people can do to help.

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.

Let's Classify Organisms

This book teaches children the scientific classification of organisms, examines the six kingdoms of living things, what distinguishes them, and how they are subdivided.

Let's Investigate Light

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

Let's Work Together

Teaches students that teamwork, sharing, and cooperating are important steps in working together and help you reach a goal much faster.

Letter Box

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about the letters and sounds of the alphabet.

Letter Tales

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn letter names and sounds.

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.

Look Closer Ocean

Explores different perspectives of underwater ocean scenes from swimming through a swarm of poisonous jellyfish and a coral reef to coming face-to-face with a great white shark.

Look on the Bright Side

This book encourages children to develop and maintain a positive attitude and build self-confidence.

Maine Coon Cats

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

Make It 100!

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

Manatees

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

Manatees

Provides comprehensive information on the anatomy, special skills, habitats, and diet of manatees.

Mapping Coasts

Introduces maps and teaches essential mapping skills, including how to create, use, and interpret maps of coasts.

Mapping Mountains

Introduces maps and teaches essential mapping skills, including how to create, use, and interpret maps of mountains.

Mapping Oceans

Introduces maps and teaches essential mapping skills, including how to create, use, and interpret maps of oceans.

Mapping Rivers

Introduces maps and teaches essential mapping skills, including how to create, use, and interpret maps of rivers.

Mapping Towns and Cities

Introduces maps and teaches essential mapping skills, including how to create, use, and interpret maps of towns and cities.

Mapping the Sky

Introduces maps and teaches essential mapping skills, including how to create, use, and interpret maps of the stars and planets.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Young readers learn about Martin Luther King, Jr., Day through simple text, photos, and activities.

Matter

Early readers investigate what matter is.

May I Please?

Being polite, having good manners, and showing kindness to others is the topic of this book. Gives different situations and circumstances where politeness is important.

Me and My Shadow

Text promotes children's curiosity while building important science content knowledge. The interaction of text and photos supports and engages readers as they learn about the wonderful world around them. This book focuses on how shadows are formed by sunlight.

Measure It!

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

Medical Technology and Engineering

This book introduces students to the latest advances in medical technology, shows how this technology can diagnose and treat disease, and speculates where the future of medical technology may lead.

Mega Machines

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

Metal

Examines how we use metal in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how metal can be recycled to use again.

Money Counts

This book presents the concept of money and explains the value of each type alone and in different combinations.

More Ice Cream

Shows when to use the words "many" or "more" and the words "fewer" or "less."

More Than, Less Than

Engages young readers through simple text and photos as they learn about comparing things in a group by more than and less than.

Multiply By Hand: The Nine Facts

Teaches readers how to use their fingers when multiplying by nines.

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.

My Sister Is in the 3rd Grade

Teaches young readers number names such as first, second, and third, number order, and how the calendar uses number order.

My Tourist Guide to The Prehistoric World

By presenting prehistoric times as a vacation destination, this guidebook shows armchair time travelers some of the sights--from early Earth to the age of the Neanderthals--and provides facts about features from dinosaurs to extinct plant life.

My Tourist Guide to the Solar System And Beyond

By presenting outer space as a vacation destination, this guidebook shows armchair astronauts some of the best sights and facts about places, from the Sun to a Black hole.

Natural or Man-Made?

Intermediate readers distinguish between natural and man-made objects.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

Novels for Students, v. 1

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Oceans

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

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.

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 Senses

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

Our Sun Brings Life

Emergent readers learn facts about the Sun and the important role it plays for our planet.

Outer Space and Beyond

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

Paper

Examines how we use paper in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how paper can be recycled to use again.

Persian Cats

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

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.

Pilgrims

As the Pilgrims set off for the new world to establish a colony, danger and struggle created many challenges to overcome. To survive and ensure the success of their colony, the Pilgrims looked to a few strong leaders. This book supports students as they compare and contrast the experiences of the Pilgrims and those of the present-day. Captions, maps, and timelines help readers determine the main idea and describe the overall structure of the text.

Pirate Attack

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

Planes!

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

Planet Earth

Covers interesting features about Earth, examining extremes around the globe such as hot and cold spots, as well as the strange and remote places that a diverse planet offers.

Plant Adaptations

Early readers examine how plants differ because of the adaptations they make.

Plants Make Their Own Food

Intermediate readers learn about photosynthesis.

Plants as Food, Fuel, and Medicine

This book teaches readers how plants are used for food and alternative forms of fuel, and how they have a medicinal effect on curing diseases and promoting good health.

Plastic

Examines how we use plastic in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how plastic can be recycled to use again.

Plate Tectonics and Disasters

This book provides detailed information about the different layers of the Earth's crust, and explains how shifting tectonic plates can cause natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

Play with Counting!

This book introduces the concept of counting using dogs.

Play with Shapes!

This book explores different shapes at the seashore.

Playful Puppy

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

Plus 1, Minus 1

This math concept book engages young readers through simple text and photos as they learn how groups change when you add 1 or take away 1.

Plus 2, Minus 2

Plus 2, Minus 2 relates counting by 2 to addition and subtraction.

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.

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.

Rain Forest

This book takes a look at the sprawling trees and dense undergrowth of the rain forest, and introduces young readers to the animals that inhabit this ecosystem.

Rain Forest Explorer

This book is a fictional account of an adventurous young explorer's trip through the Amazon along the Rio Blanco river where she goes jaguar tracking, joins tribal villagers for a feast after hunting, and discovers an ancient site.

Ramadan

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

Remarkable People in History

Profiles a diverse collection of famous people from around the world from past to present, detailing the influence of these individuals in the course of history.

Reproduction in Plants

The life cycle of a plant is explained as well as how different plants use different ways to reproduce, how the different parts of a plant play a role in how it receives the nutrients it needs to survive, how plants are pollinated, and how more plant species are being discovered every day.

Reptiles

This book offers a glimpse into the world of reptiles, and introduces young readers to flying snakes, underwater lizards, rare dinosaur relatives, and more of nature's cold-blooded creatures.

Reptiles

This book examines the habitat, diet, and characteristics of various types of reptiles, including special adaptations that allow them to live in their environments.

Respecting Diversity

This book teaches children to respect others who are different from themselves.

Responsibility

This book encourages children to exercise responsibility in their daily lives.

Rocks and Minerals

From blue schist to blue granite, malachite to meteorites, and taconite to travertine, this guide is packed full of images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of each rock and mineral.

STEM Guides To Construction

Text demonstrates how mathematical measurements, estimations, and calculations can be used in construction projects, using such significant examples as the Egyptian Pyramids and the Great Wall of China to illustrate the point.

STEM Guides To Space

Students use math to understand space, the size of the solar system, and conditions on other planets.

STEM Guides To Sports

Text explores the important relationship between math and sports, using baseball, football, boxing, NASCAR, and skateboarding as examples.

STEM Guides To Travel

Text uses math to compare various forms of transportation, including air, rail, and space travel. For grades 4-8.

STEM Guides To Weather

Text explores the relationship between the science of weather and mathematics.

STEM Guides to Calculating Time

Text covers calculating standard and military times, time zones, and the calendar year.

STEM Guides to Cooking

Learn how recipes are very much like mathematical formulas and that having a strong math background will help you improve your culinary skills.

STEM Guides to Maps

Learn how the details on a map have to be precise and that maps depend on math for their accuracy.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

Science Safety Rules

Emergent readers are introduced to science safety rules and why they are important.

Science at Work in Auto Racing

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of auto racing.

Science at Work in Baseball

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of baseball.

Science at Work in Basketball

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of basketball.

Science at Work in Football

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of football.

Science at Work in Snowboarding

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of snowboarding.

Science at Work in Soccer

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of soccer.

Sea Turtles

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

Seals

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of endangered seals, and what people can do to help.

Seasons

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

Secrets of the Mummies

Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.

Seeds, Bees, and Pollen

Intermediate readers discover the different ways plants reproduce.

Shapes and Patterns We Know

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

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.

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.

Siamese Cats

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

Skeletons and Exoskeletons

This book explains how humans and animals have a skeleton to support the inner workings of their bodies and how the attached muscles allow mobility. The exoskeletons of insects are also discussed.

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.

Snakes

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

Solid or Liquid?

Emergent readers learn about solids and liquids.

Space Quest

This book is a fictional account of five astronauts and their pet rabbit who embark upon a long-term space mission to explore the planets of the solar system in the spacecraft Ramesses.

Speedy Species

This book describes which animals are considered to be the fastest animals on the Earth and the specific reasons they have this unique advantage compared to other animals.

Spending

Answers basic questions students ask when learning about spending money and other financial skills needed for adulthood such as strategies for making a budget, spending with cash versus credit and whether to rent or buy a place to live.

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.

Studying Weather and Climates

Intermediate readers explore the difference between climate and weather.

Sun and Moon

Introduces basic scientific principles of the Sun and Moon and shows readers how to do age-appropriate, simple experiments and projects.

Super Trucks

This book provides a lineup of extreme machines including gargantuan road trains, monster military vehicles, rigs, crawlers, haulers, and souped-up racing trucks.

Surfing

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers surfing.

Technology and Inventions

Collection of articles describing the great inventors and inventions that have changed the world regarding transportation, energy, daily life, and communication.

Terrors of the Deep

Marine biologists Dom and Jake explore the deepest ocean trenches in the world, where they encounter unique sea creatures, in a book describing the history of deep sea submersibles and the sea life that lives in the deepest parts of the ocean.

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 Arts

Contains articles that explore different formats of art, from visual to performing, as well as brief biographies of influential artists from the past and present.

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 Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

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 Iron Road

This book provides a richly illustrated account of the rise of the rails across the world. From the historic moment in September 1830 when the first train ran between Liverpool and Manchester, to the high speed trains bulleting across Asia and Europe, this book looks at how railroads have changed the world.

The Little Ballerina

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

The Mummy's Curse

This book is a fictional story about a group of young history buffs who belong to a top-secret club that allows them to travel to Ancient Egypt, through a phone app, to uncover the truth about a mummy's curse.

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.

The Reconstruction Era

Text explores the relationships between various individuals, events, and concepts related to post-Civil War Reconstruction of the American South.

The Science Book

This book provides an inventive visual take on astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. With eye-catching artwork, step-by-step diagrams, and illustrations that break down complicated ideas into manageable concepts this book will have readers conversant in genetic engineering, black holes, and global warming in no time. Along the way are found mini-biographies of the most well- known scientists, and a glossary of helpful scientific terms.

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.

The Spanish In Early America

This text explores the historic period during which the former Spanish colonies in America were comprised of South America, Central America, Mexico, most of the United States, and the Caribbean, and the conflicts and compromises that accompanied that time.

The Vowel Family

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

The Wonderful Water Cycle

This book explains how water travels in a never-ending pattern called the water cycle and how water is used--from bathing to irrigating crops--along with tips for conserving our most important natural resource.

Tornadoes

Students explore the colors, shapes, and sizes of tornadoes in this book. The challenges of tracking and predicting these violent windstorms and the dangerous work of storm spotters and chasers are also presented.

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.

Traveling the Santa Fe Trail

Learn about the Santa Fe Trail, used primarily as a commercial highway connecting Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Trees

From beech to buttonwood, pear to poplar, walnut to weeping willow, this guide features stunning images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of each tree, whether a spore, seed, or flowering tree.

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.

Tsunamis

The danger and damage caused by the wall of water known as a tsunami is examined in this book about an extraordinary demonstration of the Earth's power. Students learn about the causes and wide-ranging effects of tsunamis, including earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, and even meteorites.

Tundra

Describes a carpet of flowers and plants known as the Arctic tundra, the kinds of animals that dwell there, and how someday the tundra might shrink from global warming.

Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms

Join in on the adventures with Jeremy as he joins his cousins in Tornado Alley for the holidays. To his surprise, he discovers they are storm chasers and has the ride of his life!

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History

Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture.

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies. Coverage spans a diversity of cultures, including standard Greek/Roman entries as well as Native North and South American traditions, Norse mythology, Asian Pacific mythology, Judeo-Christian tradition, and Islamic and Hindu mythologies.

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.

Views of Africa

Features articles that describe the traditions, landscapes, people, history, and culture that make up the continent of Africa.

Views of Asia, Australia, and New Zealand

Covers the people, traditions, landscapes, and history that make up many of the countries and cities of Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

Views of Europe

Contains articles that examine the culture, landscape, traditions, history, and people of the European continent.

Views of the Americas

Uses illustrations and photographs to provide a colorful approach to the cities and countries of South, Central and North America.

Volcanoes

How hot is molten lava? How are volcanoes formed? What happened with the volcano in Pompeii? Readers will discover the answers to these questions and more, and learn about the inner workings of volcanoes.

Volcanoes

Although volcanoes are present in different areas throughout the world, they share many common characteristics. This book describes in words and images what volcanoes are, the parts of a volcano, dormant volcanoes, the ring of fire, hot spots, and deadly eruptions.

Walruses

Provides comprehensive information on the anatomy, special skills, habitats, and diet of walruses.

We Love Our Flag

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

Whales and Dolphins

This book presents young readers with a wealth of information about whales and dolphins, including where they live, what they eat, how they breed, and the ways in which humans and the environment threaten their existence.

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 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 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 Magnetism?

This book introduces readers to magnets and magnetism. Polarity, magnetic fields, electromagnetics, the difference between soft and hard magnets, and the ways in which magnets are used in industry, medicine, and everyday life are among the topics covered.

What Is Matter?

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

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 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 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 Makes 10? A Book About Number Facts

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

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 Rock or Mineral? A Beginner's Guide

This book is a beginner's pocket guide to identifying the 150 most common North American rocks and minerals.

What's on the Food Chain Menu?

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

What's that Bird?

Provides full-color photographs and illustrations of more than 150 common birds, and instructs bird watchers how to identify different birds and how to tell them apart.

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.

Where Did the Water Go?

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

Whooping Cranes

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

Why Do I Have Bones?

Early readers investigate the bones of the human body.

Why Plants Become Extinct

Students will learn how some plants are becoming endangered or extinct due to climate changes, deforestation, or encroachment by invasive plant species. Students also learn how plants adapt to survive in their ever-changing habitats.

Wild Horses

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

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.

Winning by Waiting

Teaches readers the importance of practicing and being persistent in order to achieve goals.

Winning by Working

Teaches readers about the importance of hard work, and how it can prepare you to achieve your future goals.

Wood

Examines how we use wood in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how wood can be recycled to use again.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13

Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Zap! It's Electricity!

Early readers investigate electricity.

Science

1, 2, 3, Go! A Book about Counting

This book discusses how counting is used in games, taking turns, putting things in order, and telling when things happen.

Addition Pokey

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about addition.

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).

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.

Alternative Energy, ed. 2

Introduces students to issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

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?

Analyze This

This book focuses on how experiments are conducted using the scientific method. The Periodic Table is introduced, along with descriptions of mixtures, solutions, and compounds.

Animal Adaptations

Early readers investigate various animal adaptations.

Animal Habitats

Early readers learn about different animal habitats.

Antlers and Horns

Explore how animals use their antlers and horns.

Apes

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of endangered apes, and what people can do to help.

Apple Trees and the Seasons

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

Arms Are for Hugging

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about your arms, legs, and other body parts.

Astronaut

Describes the various steps necessary for an astronaut to prepare for a flight into space and follows astronaut Linda Gardner as she trains for her space shuttle mission.

Atoms and Molecules

Describes the details and characteristics of atoms and molecules that are too small for the unaided eye to see.

Birds

Provides a guide to identifying birds from around the world. Features notes on each species' physical characteristics, geographic location, marks of distinction, brooding behavior, and threatened species rating.

Birds

Identify specific bird species. Explore their behavior, life cycle, mating habits, geographical location, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

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.

Busy, Busy, Butterfly

Teaches early readers how a caterpillar transforms to a butterfly.

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.

Caterpillars and Butterflies

Identify specific caterpillar and butterfly species. Explore their behavior, life cycle, mating habits, geographical location, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

Changing Matter

This book teaches students that everything is made of matter, and that physical changes create different forms or states of matter. Examples of these different states are presented in easy-to-understand text. The book also introduces students to the law of conservation of mass.

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.

Creatures of the Waters

Examines the great variety of animal life found in and near the waters around the world, from hippopotamus to jellyfish to sharks.

Crocodiles and Alligators

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plights of endangered crocodiles and alligators, and what people can do to help.

Day and Night

Emergent readers learn about the cycle of day and night.

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.

Dinosaur

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

Dinosaurs

Young readers will learn about an age when dinosaurs ruled the earth, from gentle Jurassic giants and the terrifying Tyrannosaurus Rex, to fearsome packs of Velociraptors and herds of Hadrosaurs.

Dolphins

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of endangered dolphins, and what people can do to help.

Earth Is Tilting!

Text promotes children's curiosity while building important science content knowledge. The interaction of text and photos supports and engages readers as they learn about the wonderful world around them. This book focuses on the Earth's rotation in space.

Earthquakes

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

Energy All Around

This book explains how all forms of energy are either potential or kinetic. It addresses how energy can be used in the form of water to create electricity, in the solar form to heat our homes, and in the form of wind to turn the blades on a wind turbine.

Even or Odd?

This math concept book engages young readers through simple text and photos as they discover the difference between odd and even numbers.

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.

Exploring Space

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

Exploring the Past

Describes the hidden artifacts, remains, and other details that help people understand the past.

Familiar Animals

Examines animals that may be seen in daily life, such as cats and dogs, birds, insects, cattle and horses, and provides an overview of each species.

Fires

Focuses on one of nature's most destructive and deadly forces--fire--but also explains its very important role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem.

Food Plants

Explores the diverse array of food plants from around the word and how each is grown and different ways to eat the grain, fruit, leaves or vegetable.

Fossils and Rocks

This book explains how the Earth is made from rock, the three different types of rock, how rocks are made, and where they can be found. Students learn about how fossils are formed, how they help us learn about life long ago, and the importance of fossil fuels to our present and future life on Earth.

Frogs and Toads

Identifies specific frog and toad species and explores their behavior, life cycle, mating habits, geographical location, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

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.

Gems

Provides a thorough introduction and detailed, clearly illustrated profiles of hundreds of examples of precious metals, cut stones, and organics.

Germ Wars! The Secrets of Protecting Your Body

Provides comprehensive information on the role the immune system plays in the body science of humans and animals.

Glass

Examines how we use glass in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how glass can be recycled to use again.

Gravity! Do You Feel It?

Text promotes children's curiosity while building important science content knowledge. The interaction of text and photos supports and engages readers as they learn about the wonderful world around them. This book focuses on how the forces of gravity work.

Half or Whole?

This math concept book engages young readers through simple text and photos as they discover the difference between half and whole.

Help! I Have A Hermit Crab

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

Hopping on the Number Line

Hopping on the Number Line represents addition and subtraction using a number line.

How Do Plants Grow?

Emergent readers explore basic plant parts and what plants need to grow.

How Ecosystems Work

This book explains what an ecosystem is and how the plants and animals within an ecosystem rely on and affect its existence. Different types of ecosystems are described, as well as the food webs within them. Through its presentation of how some changes to an ecosystem can be good while others are harmful, students discover the important role they can play In keeping ecosystems alive and well.

How Muscles and Bones Hold You Up

Explores how our skeletons and muscles are made, how they are held together, how model skeletons help us learn and understand our bodies, and the importance of muscles.

Human Body

With new interactive material, this edition explores the inner workings of our bodies, from how the nervous system and the circulatory system work, to the essential roles played by our bones and minds.

I Can Prove It! Investigating Science

This book provides detailed information on the steps scientists take in conducting an experiment. A helpful tool for science projects, it walks students through the Scientific Method, from forming a hypothesis to communicating the results.

I Know a Scientist

Sing along with Dr. Jean and Dr. Holly to learn about science.

I Use Science Tools

Emergent readers explore various scientific tools such as a microscope, magnifying glass, and ruler.

In the Shadow of the Volcano

Join in on the adventures of a modern volcanologist and her son as they warn a reluctant mayor to cancel a festival and evacuate villagers in time; story is complemented by diary entries, recipes, and poems.

Insects

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

Inside Animals

Describes animal details that are too small for the unaided eye to see, and how these microscopic systems work to keep the animal alive and healthy.

Inside Plants

Describes plant details that are too small for the unaided eye to see, and how these microscopic systems work to keep the plant alive and healthy.

Inside the Human Body

Describes details of the human body that are too small for the unaided eye to see, and how these microscopic systems work to keep the body alive and healthy.

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.

Jaguars

Provides comprehensive information on the anatomy, special skills, habitats, and diet of jaguars.

Leopards

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of leopards, and what people can do to help.

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.

Let's Classify Organisms

This book teaches children the scientific classification of organisms, examines the six kingdoms of living things, what distinguishes them, and how they are subdivided.

Let's Investigate Light

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

Make It 100!

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

Manatees

Provides comprehensive information on the anatomy, special skills, habitats, and diet of manatees.

Matter

Early readers investigate what matter is.

Me and My Shadow

Text promotes children's curiosity while building important science content knowledge. The interaction of text and photos supports and engages readers as they learn about the wonderful world around them. This book focuses on how shadows are formed by sunlight.

Measure It!

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

Medical Technology and Engineering

This book introduces students to the latest advances in medical technology, shows how this technology can diagnose and treat disease, and speculates where the future of medical technology may lead.

Metal

Examines how we use metal in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how metal can be recycled to use again.

Money Counts

This book presents the concept of money and explains the value of each type alone and in different combinations.

More Ice Cream

Shows when to use the words "many" or "more" and the words "fewer" or "less."

More Than, Less Than

Engages young readers through simple text and photos as they learn about comparing things in a group by more than and less than.

Multiply By Hand: The Nine Facts

Teaches readers how to use their fingers when multiplying by nines.

My Sister Is in the 3rd Grade

Teaches young readers number names such as first, second, and third, number order, and how the calendar uses number order.

My Tourist Guide to The Prehistoric World

By presenting prehistoric times as a vacation destination, this guidebook shows armchair time travelers some of the sights--from early Earth to the age of the Neanderthals--and provides facts about features from dinosaurs to extinct plant life.

My Tourist Guide to the Solar System And Beyond

By presenting outer space as a vacation destination, this guidebook shows armchair astronauts some of the best sights and facts about places, from the Sun to a Black hole.

Natural or Man-Made?

Intermediate readers distinguish between natural and man-made objects.

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 Senses

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

Our Sun Brings Life

Emergent readers learn facts about the Sun and the important role it plays for our planet.

Outer Space and Beyond

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

Paper

Examines how we use paper in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how paper can be recycled to use again.

Planet Earth

Covers interesting features about Earth, examining extremes around the globe such as hot and cold spots, as well as the strange and remote places that a diverse planet offers.

Plant Adaptations

Early readers examine how plants differ because of the adaptations they make.

Plants Make Their Own Food

Intermediate readers learn about photosynthesis.

Plants as Food, Fuel, and Medicine

This book teaches readers how plants are used for food and alternative forms of fuel, and how they have a medicinal effect on curing diseases and promoting good health.

Plastic

Examines how we use plastic in everyday objects, its unique traits and qualities, and how it is processed to be useful to us. Also discusses how plastic can be recycled to use again.

Plate Tectonics and Disasters

This book provides detailed information about the different layers of the Earth's crust, and explains how shifting tectonic plates can cause natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

Play with Counting!

This book introduces the concept of counting using dogs.

Play with Shapes!

This book explores different shapes at the seashore.

Plus 1, Minus 1

This math concept book engages young readers through simple text and photos as they learn how groups change when you add 1 or take away 1.

Plus 2, Minus 2

Plus 2, Minus 2 relates counting by 2 to addition and subtraction.

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.

Reproduction in Plants

The life cycle of a plant is explained as well as how different plants use different ways to reproduce, how the different parts of a plant play a role in how it receives the nutrients it needs to survive, how plants are pollinated, and how more plant species are being discovered every day.

Reptiles

This book examines the habitat, diet, and characteristics of various types of reptiles, including special adaptations that allow them to live in their environments.

Rocks and Minerals

From blue schist to blue granite, malachite to meteorites, and taconite to travertine, this guide is packed full of images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of each rock and mineral.

STEM Guides To Construction

Text demonstrates how mathematical measurements, estimations, and calculations can be used in construction projects, using such significant examples as the Egyptian Pyramids and the Great Wall of China to illustrate the point.

STEM Guides To Space

Students use math to understand space, the size of the solar system, and conditions on other planets.

STEM Guides To Sports

Text explores the important relationship between math and sports, using baseball, football, boxing, NASCAR, and skateboarding as examples.

STEM Guides To Travel

Text uses math to compare various forms of transportation, including air, rail, and space travel. For grades 4-8.

STEM Guides To Weather

Text explores the relationship between the science of weather and mathematics.

STEM Guides to Calculating Time

Text covers calculating standard and military times, time zones, and the calendar year.

STEM Guides to Cooking

Learn how recipes are very much like mathematical formulas and that having a strong math background will help you improve your culinary skills.

STEM Guides to Maps

Learn how the details on a map have to be precise and that maps depend on math for their accuracy.

Science Safety Rules

Emergent readers are introduced to science safety rules and why they are important.

Science at Work in Auto Racing

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of auto racing.

Science at Work in Baseball

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of baseball.

Science at Work in Basketball

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of basketball.

Science at Work in Football

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of football.

Science at Work in Snowboarding

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of snowboarding.

Science at Work in Soccer

Explains how the laws of science, especially physics, are at work in the sport of soccer.

Seals

Describes the characteristics, behavior, and plight of endangered seals, and what people can do to help.

Seasons

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

Seeds, Bees, and Pollen

Intermediate readers discover the different ways plants reproduce.

Shapes and Patterns We Know

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

Skeletons and Exoskeletons

This book explains how humans and animals have a skeleton to support the inner workings of their bodies and how the attached muscles allow mobility. The exoskeletons of insects are also discussed.

Snakes

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

Solid or Liquid?

Emergent readers learn about solids and liquids.

Space Quest

This book is a fictional account of five astronauts and their pet rabbit who embark upon a long-term space mission to explore the planets of the solar system in the spacecraft Ramesses.

Speedy Species

This book describes which animals are considered to be the fastest animals on the Earth and the specific reasons they have this unique advantage compared to other animals.

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.

Studying Weather and Climates

Intermediate readers explore the difference between climate and weather.

Sun and Moon

Introduces basic scientific principles of the Sun and Moon and shows readers how to do age-appropriate, simple experiments and projects.

Technology and Inventions

Collection of articles describing the great inventors and inventions that have changed the world regarding transportation, energy, daily life, and communication.

Terrors of the Deep

Marine biologists Dom and Jake explore the deepest ocean trenches in the world, where they encounter unique sea creatures, in a book describing the history of deep sea submersibles and the sea life that lives in the deepest parts of the ocean.

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 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.

The Science Book

This book provides an inventive visual take on astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. With eye-catching artwork, step-by-step diagrams, and illustrations that break down complicated ideas into manageable concepts this book will have readers conversant in genetic engineering, black holes, and global warming in no time. Along the way are found mini-biographies of the most well- known scientists, and a glossary of helpful scientific terms.

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.

The Wonderful Water Cycle

This book explains how water travels in a never-ending pattern called the water cycle and how water is used--from bathing to irrigating crops--along with tips for conserving our most important natural resource.

Tornadoes

Students explore the colors, shapes, and sizes of tornadoes in this book. The challenges of tracking and predicting these violent windstorms and the dangerous work of storm spotters and chasers are also presented.

Trees

From beech to buttonwood, pear to poplar, walnut to weeping willow, this guide features stunning images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of each tree, whether a spore, seed, or flowering tree.

Tsunamis

The danger and damage caused by the wall of water known as a tsunami is examined in this book about an extraordinary demonstration of the Earth's power. Students learn about the causes and wide-ranging effects of tsunamis, including earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, and even meteorites.

Twister, A Terrifying Tale of Superstorms

Join in on the adventures with Jeremy as he joins his cousins in Tornado Alley for the holidays. To his surprise, he discovers they are storm chasers and has the ride of his life!

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.

Volcanoes

How hot is molten lava? How are volcanoes formed? What happened with the volcano in Pompeii? Readers will discover the answers to these questions and more, and learn about the inner workings of volcanoes.

Volcanoes

Although volcanoes are present in different areas throughout the world, they share many common characteristics. This book describes in words and images what volcanoes are, the parts of a volcano, dormant volcanoes, the ring of fire, hot spots, and deadly eruptions.

Walruses

Provides comprehensive information on the anatomy, special skills, habitats, and diet of walruses.

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 Do Critters Do in the Winter?

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

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.