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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.

5 Seconds of Summer

This book profiles the music-loving teenage boy band from Sydney, Australia.

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 Dividend Stock Strategy for Teens

This guide explains the important differences between growth stocks and income stocks. Use it to help create a strategy for buying and managing income stocks that will make your money work for you.

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.

A Teen Guide to Buying Bonds

This guide explains the important differences between Treasuries, municipal bonds (including general obligation and revenue bonds), and corporate bonds. Together these investments can help create a diversified financial portfolio.

A Teen Guide to Buying Mutual Funds

This guide explains what mutual funds are, how they work, and how to begin using them as an investment tool. Learn about the types of mutual funds and the pros and cons of mutual fund investments.

A Teen Guide to Buying Stocks

This guide explains how to buy and sell stocks online, how to pick winning stocks, and how to decode stock charts like a pro, from EPS to P/E to funny ticker symbols like YUM!

A Teen Guide to Safe-Haven Savings

This guide explains how to make sure your hard-earned money remains safe and keeps earning interest.

Abyssinian Cats

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

Acne

Explores acne in detail, covering its causes, treatment, and ways to cope with this condition.

Adam Levine

This book profiles the life and career of singer and songwriter, Adam Levine.

Adapting to Climate Change

This title examines how climate change affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to respond and adapt to climate change, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Addition Pokey

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

Afghanistan

This book explores Afghanistan, a country in a state of political, economic and social transformation. It examines the benefits of change, as well as the challenges to traditional ways of life in an age of increasing globalization.

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.

Amy Poehler

A biography of Amy Poehler and her career as an actor and comedian, written for young adults.

An Appeal for Justice

Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers the trials of nine innocent blacks, who were rounded up, tried, and convicted on little more than the word of two white women.

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.

Ancient Civilizations

Introduces young readers to some of the most fascinating ancient civilizations in the world's history and the legacies they left behind, from the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans.

Ancient Egypt and the Near East

Explores the early civilizations that developed in Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Ancient Greece

Follows the progress of the Greeks from the early establishment of farming communities around 6500 BCE, to the rise of the great city-states of Sparta and Athens, and on to the dissolution of the empire of Alexander the Great following his death in 323 BCE.

Ancient Rome

Covers the legendary founding of Rome by Romulus in 753 BCE, to the heights of the Roman Empire around 117 CE, and on to the death of Theodosius (the last man to rule over a unified Roman Empire) in 395 CE.

Angelina Jolie

Profiles the life and career of actress, director, writer, and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie.

Animal Adaptations

Early readers investigate various animal adaptations.

Animal Habitats

Early readers learn about different animal habitats.

Animal Rights

Examines the two sides of the debate related to animal rights, and how it affects students today.

Anorexia and Bulimia

Explores anorexia and bulimia in detail, covering its causes and treatments.

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 We Running Out of Energy?

This work looks at the worldwide drive to produce and consume increasing amounts of energy and at its potentially catastrophic effects on the environment.

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.

Ariana Grande

This book profiles the life and career of musical artist and entertainer, Ariana Grande.

Arms & Armor, Rev. ed.

Examines the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.

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.

Asthma

Explores asthma in detail, covering its causes, the challenges of living with asthma, and treatment options.

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.

Astronomy

Explores the origins of the universe, the history of astronomy, the Solar System, and outer galaxies. Includes star charts and a guide to constellations which locate stars, galaxies and other objects in the night sky.

Astronomy

Shows beginners how to identify stars, planets, and other celestial bodies in the night sky, using photographed techniques to help people learn step-by-step.

Astronomy

Recounts some of the major discovery milestones in the field of astronomy and examines the tools and techniques currently used by astronomers to study the universe.

Atlas of Ancient Worlds

Provides facts about Egyptian pharaohs, Japanese dynasties, Peruvian people, and other ancient civilizations.

Atoms and Molecules

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

Autism

Explores autism in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya, Rev. ed.

Covers the mysterious world of these ancient people, including their beliefs, rituals, and civilizations.

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.

Baseball

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 baseball.

Basketball

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 basketball.

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.

Becoming Texas

This book explores the early history of Texas -- from its time as an independent republic to its annexation into the United States. Readers will learn about Texas's role in important U.S. events, such as the Mexican-American War and the Compromise of 1850.

Big Trucks

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

Biographies of Colonial America

This volume profiles many of the individuals who sought to fulfill the promise of the New World, from explorers to religious and political leaders to writers who captured the spirit of the time, as well as those native inhabitants who strove both to preserve their ways of life and to peacefully coexist with the new settlers.

Biographies of the American Revolution

This volume profiles some of the notable military and political leaders of Revolution as well as some of the lesser-known figures instrumental to securing the country’s future.

Biographies of the Civil War and Reconstruction

This volume profiles many of the soldiers, generals, political leaders, and social activists who left indelible marks on the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, thereby altering the entire course of American history.

Biographies of the New American Nation

This volume surveys the lives of the individuals responsible for some of the nation’s earliest political, social, and cultural achievements.

Biographies of the New World

This volume examines the lives of explorers from across Europe—including Leif Eriksson, Sir Francis Drake, and Alexander von Humboldt—who voyaged to the New World. They discovered the lands that would later be known as the Americas—motivated by curiosity, commercial interests, or scientific inquiry.

Biographies of the New World Power

This volume examines the lives of many of the noteworthy individuals of the time—including Andrew Carnegie, Susan B. Anthony, and Theodore Roosevelt—and the lasting influence they have had over time.

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.

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.

Blake Shelton

Profiles the life and career of country music star, Blake Shelton.

Blake Shelton

This title examines the life of Blake Shelton, including his childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Shelton's early interest in music and talent in singing and songwriting that led to the release of his albums.

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.

Brain Injuries in Football

This title examines how brain injuries in football affect individuals and society, investigates how people are working to avoid such serious injuries in sports, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Bruno Mars

This title examines the life of Bruno Mars, including his childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Mars' early interest and talent in music, his Grammy Awards, tours, and charitable work.

Bruno Mars

This book profiles the life and career of singer and songwriter, Bruno Mars.

Buddhism

Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion.

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.

Bullying

Examines the issues surrounding bullying and provides an overview of the topic.

Bullying

This title examines how traditional bullying and cyberbullying affect individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to all bullying, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

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.

Car Racing

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 car racing.

Castle and Knight

Explores the world of knights and castles.

Cat

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

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.

Cheerleading

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 cheerleading.

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.

Chemical Elements, ed. 2

Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.

Childhood Obesity

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on childhood obesity.

China

Investigates the present-day culture of the most populous country on the planet, China.

Chris Kyle

This biography examines the life of Chris Kyle. Readers will learn about Kyle's family background, childhood, education, service in the US Navy SEALS, and his time as a sniper.

Christianity, Rev. ed.

Covers the faith of Christianity from its origins to its role in the 21st century.

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.

Citizenship

This book challenges readers to examine their roles as citizens of the United States, Texas, and local communities. Exploring the Texas Bill of Rights, students will grasp the basic rights and responsibilities of Texas citizens. Readers will also learn how the U.S. and Texas governments function, and what sets Texas government apart.

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.

Club and Prescription Drug Abuse

This title examines how inhalants and club, prescription, and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs affect individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to drug abuse, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

Complete Cat Care

This book combines everything you need to know about cats, from choosing a kitten or cat and day-to-day advice on nutrition and grooming, to guidance on behavior, play, and health and diseases.

Complete Dog Care

This guide to owning a dog provides everything needed to nurture a dog from puppyhood to old age. Prospective and current pet owners can discover dogs' origins and anatomy to help understand canine behavior before moving on to determine how to choose the best dog, how to prepare a home, and how to handle everyday care basics.

Complete Family Nutrition

This book guides parents on healthy food choices for their families, using tailored advice for every age group, from infants to adults. From essential nutrients to ideal serving size, this book explains how nutrition can promote healthy weight, optimal memory, growth and development, digestive health, and balanced moods, and provides nutritious, healthy recipes to help any family achieve this.

Complete Flags of the World

This guide provides everything you need to know about flags, from the meaning behind the designs and symbols of the world's 196 national flags, to information on the use of flags and banners in other fields, as well as their starring role in famous historical moments. This book is the ultimate reference, explaining the widespread use and significance of flags and how they have evolved over the course of history.

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.

Controlling Earth's Pollutants

Provides comprehensive information on pollution, the interrelationships of the natural world, environmental problems both natural and man-made, the relative risks associated with these problems, and solutions for resolving and/or preventing them.

Cool Cars, Rev. ed.

Packed with more than a hundred completely charismatic classic cars, this book is the ideal gift for anyone driven to admire these majestic machines. Multi-angle photography reveals the true craftsmanship and beauty of these stunning rides, and the text pays tribute to each vehicle and explains why it's destined to be a classic, now and forever.

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.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Profiles the life and career of professional soccer player, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Crocodiles and Alligators

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

Crystal and Gem, Rev. ed.

Examines crystals and gems in various shapes, sizes and colors. Also explores how crystals are used in everything from industrial tools and electronics to items in the household.

Custom Bikes

Provides an overview of custom bikes, which are one-of-a-kind machines.

Cycling

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 the sport of cycling.

DK Guide to Savage Earth

Depicts the powerful natural forces that shape the Earth including glaciers, volcanos, earthquakes and tsunamis.

DK Illustrated Family Bible

Retells the best-loved stories from both the Old and the New Testaments, meant to capture the imaginations of young readers or listeners via illustrations, paintings, photographs, maps, and historical objects.

Day By Day With...Beyoncé

This book profiles the life and career of singer Beyoncé, including her time with Destiny's Child and her life with her rap-artist husband Jay-Z.

Day By Day With...Jennifer Lopez

This book profiles multi-talented superstar Jennifer Lopez, covering her singing career, her movie career, and her television career, in addition to her role as mother of twins and the head of her own charity.

Day By Day With...Serena Williams

This book profiles tennis champion Serena Williams, her career, and her competition with older sister Venus Williams.

Day By Day With...Shakira

This book profiles the life and career of singer and songwriter, Shakira.

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.

Depression

Explores depression in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

Derrick Rose

This book profiles the life and career of basketball player, Derrick Rose.

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.

Dinosaur

Covers the world of the dinosaur, focusing on their teeth, feet, eggs, and fossils.

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.

Dwayne Wade

This book profiles the life and career of Miami Heat basketball player, Dwayne Wade.

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.

Earth and Its Moon

Examines the unique properties of the Earth and its Moon, bodies in the solar system often overlooked by those of us so close to them.

Earth's Changing Climate

Provides comprehensive information on Earth's climate changes. An exploration of case studies, ancient Earth's climate, it's impact on Arctic regions, and recent studies are explored.

Earth's Changing Surface

Early readers examine how volcanoes, earthquakes, and erosion change the surface of the Earth.

Earth's Growing Population

Provides comprehensive information on population growth and its effects on the environment.

Earthquake!

This book looks at earthquakes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Earthquakes

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

Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters

Describes natural disasters which have occurred in various places throughout the world.

Eating Disorders

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on eating disorders.

Ecology

Uses illustrations and photographs to explore the areas of ecology, including the study of nature, major world biomes, water creatures and humans in the biosphere.

Economy

Provides a comprehensive examination of the complex ways in which economies succeed or fail, covering the role and value of currency, the reasons that recessions happen, and why some countries are poor while others are rich.

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.

Emma Stone

This title examines the life of Emma Stone, including her childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Stone's early interest and talent in acting, some of her most well-known roles, and her awards and charitable work.

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 Space

Provides a guide to astronomy and space science and includes the facts and figures from the latest missions to the planets, and images from the Hubble Space Telescope.

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.

Energy and Movement

Discusses energy and its sources, manifestations, and uses.

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.

Equestrian

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 the psychological aspects of equestrian horsemanship.

Eruption! The Story of Volcanoes

Describes volcano eruptions that have occurred in various places throughout the world.

Essential Soccer Skills

Covers beginner basics to advanced techniques, featuring illustrated sequences on how to learn and master key skills, and tips on how to improve your overall form.

Estée Lauder

This biography examines the remarkable life of Estée Lauder. Readers will learn about Lauder's family background, childhood, education, and innovative work as the founder of the Estée Lauder cosmetics company.

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.

Evolution and Genetics

Illustrations and photos assist in detailed exploration of genetics and evolution including findings in fossils and on the microscopic level, from plants and animals to humans.

Exotic Cats

Readers will learn about various exotic cats and their characteristics.

Experiment Central, ed. 2

Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.

Explorer, Rev. ed.

Photographs and text examine the history of explorers and exploration, and highlight many of their discoveries.

Exploring Caves

This title examines the exploration of caves, taking the reader into the world's deepest caves. It examines the explorers who journeyed to these dark, dangerous chambers, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

Exploring Deserts

This title examines the exploration of deserts, taking the reader to the Sahara and beyond. It examines the explorers who journeyed to these vast, arid landscapes, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

Exploring Mountains

This title examines the exploration of mountains, taking the reader Everest and other world-famous mountains. It examines the explorers who journeyed to Earth's highest peaks, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

Exploring Polar Regions

This title examines the exploration of polar regions, taking the reader to the Arctic and Antarctic. It examines the explorers who journeyed to these frigid areas, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

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 Under the Sea

This title examines exploration under the sea, taking the reader to deep ocean trenches. It examines the explorers who journeyed to these strange, fascinating areas, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.

Exploring the Past

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

Extreme BMX

Explores the sport of extreme BMX.

Extreme In-Line Skating

Explores the sport of extreme in-line skating.

Extreme Mountain Biking

Explores the sport of extreme mountain biking.

Extreme Snowboarding

Explores the sport of extreme snowboarding.

Extreme Street Luge

Explores the sport of extreme street luge.

Extreme Surfing

Explores the sport of extreme surfing.

Extreme Weather

Describes a wide variety of extreme weather such as tornadoes, droughts, storms and extreme hot and cold temperatures.

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.

Famous Texans

This text teaches readers about some of Texas's most important and famous people, such as Stephen Austin, Barbara Jordan, and George W. Bush.

Fast Cars!

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

Figure Skating

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 figure skating.

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.

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.

Flood!

This book looks at floods, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Florida, ed. 2

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

Food Allergies

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on food allergies.

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.

Food Regulation and Safety

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on food regulation and safety.

Football

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 football.

Forest Fire!

This book looks at forest fires, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

Fossil Fuels

Examines the production and distribution of fossil fuels and their viability as a future energy source.

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.

Genetically Modified Foods

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on genetically modified foods.

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.

Global Warming

Examines two sides of the global warming debate and whether or not human activities are causing it; defines global warming; explains the science of climate change, and its potential effects on the planet.

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.

Golf

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 golf.

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.

Gymnastics

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 gymnastics.

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.

Harper Lee

This biography examines the life of Harper Lee. Readers will learn about Lee's family background, childhood, education, and time as a Pulitzer Prize-Winning author.

Healthy Living, ed. 2

This set is designed to be a one-stop-shop for young student’s first learning about healthy habits and health issues in general. Topics include nutrition, exercise, environmental health, medicine and healthcare, mental health and self-esteem.

Healthy Weight for Teens

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on healthy weight habits for teenagers.

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.

Hepatitis

Covers hepatitis in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

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.

Holocaust

Presents accounts of narrow escapes executed by oppressed individuals and groups while illuminating social issues and the historical background that led to the event known as the Holocaust.

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.

Horses

An illustrated guide for kids who have dreamed of having horses of their own, covering historical information and breed profiles while providing an engaging introduction to the practicalities of horse care and riding lessons.

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.

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

Presents comprehensive information on the human body, covering such topics as the musculoskeletal system, immunology, digestion and nutrition, the human life cycle, the nervous system, and the respiratory system.

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.

Hurricane & Tornado, Rev. ed.

Explores various types of extreme weather including tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, and hailstorms, among others.

Hurricane!

This book looks at hurricanes, why they happen, and their impact on people and landscapes.

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.

Immigration

Examines the two sides of the debate related to immigration, and how it affects students today.

Immigration and Migration in Texas

In this book, readers will learn how the blending-together of cultural traditions has created a unique demographic identity in Texas.

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.

Invertebrates

Uses illustrations and detailed photographs to examine the diverse category of creatures known as invertebrates, and how they have evolved from being the first form of life on earth.

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.

Investment Options for Teens

This guide explains the basics of investing so you can use tools like certificates of deposit, savings bonds, and stocks to help your savings grow long before you need this money.

Iran

This book explores Iran, a country in a state of political, economic and social transformation. It examines the benefits of change, as well as the challenges to traditional ways of life in an age of increasing globalization.

Iraq

Readers will learn that Iraq, once called Mesopotamia, is known as the "cradle of civilization," the location of the world’s first cities and empires. From 1979, Iraq was ruled by the brutal dictator, Saddam Hussein. In 2003, Hussein’s regime was overthrown following an invasion by an American-led coalition. In the chaotic aftermath, the occupying forces struggled to contain a powerful insurgency, despite the establishment of a democratically elected Iraqi government in 2005.

Is Our Climate Changing?

This book looks at the complex issues surrounding climate change, addressing the human impact, how climate change is affecting us, what we are doing about it, and what is coming next.

Islam, Rev. ed.

This guide gives a detailed look at the Qur’an and The Five Pillars of Islam and offers a list of “fascinating facts” along with a comprehensive timeline.

Israel

This book explores Israel, a country in a state of political, economic and social transformation. It examines the benefits of change, as well as the challenges to traditional ways of life in an age of increasing globalization.

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.

J.J. Abrams

A biography of J.J. Abrams and his career as a television and movie writer, director, producer, and composer, written for young adults.

J.J. Watt

This book profiles the life and career of professional football player, J.J. Watt.

Jaguars

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

James Cameron

Provides a biography of James Cameron and his career as an Academy Award director of blockbuster movies and an Emmy Award winning maker of television documentaries, written for young adults.

Jamie Oliver

Profiles the life and career of British chef and cooking show star, Jamie Oliver.

Jane Lynch

Profiles the life and career of actress, Jane Lynch.

Jennifer Lawrence

Profiles the life and career of actress Jennifer Lawrence.

Jonas Salk

This biography examines the remarkable life of Jonas Salk. Readers will learn about Salk's family background, childhood, education, groundbreaking research, and creation of the polio vaccine.

Joseph Stalin

This biography examines the life of Joseph Stalin. Readers will learn about Stalin's family background, childhood, education, and his time as dictator of the Soviet Union.

Judaism

Discusses the historical origins, teachings, practices, persecution, spread, and challenges of Judaism and explores the history, faith, and traditions of Jews.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World, ed. 2

Provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Entries provide 10-15 recipes for each group and include data on the agriculture and dietary habits of each group as well as an overview of each group's nutrition and health.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2

A guide to the history and current status of numerous cultural groups outside the United States. Offer students background and current status on cultures of the countries they are most likely to study.

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 6

Presents profiles of 193 countries of the world. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, government, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, and famous people.

Junk Food Junkies

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on the nutritional health issues of junk food.

Katy Perry

This title examines the life of Katy Perry, including her childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Perry's early interest in music and talent in singing and songwriting that led to the release of her albums. Perry's multiple Number 1 singles and charitable work are also described.

Keith Urban

This title examines the life of Keith Urban, including his childhood in New Zealand and Australia, family, education, and rise to fame. It explores his early interest in music and talent in singing and songwriting that led to the release of his albums.

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.

LeBron James

This title examines the life of LeBron James, including his childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores his early interest and skill in basketball, as well as his NBA championship wins, MVP awards, Olympic medals, and charitable work.

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.

Life in Contemporary Texas

This book introduces readers to the diverse influences that helped shape Texas' cultural identity. Readers explore the ways architecture, food, and language in Texas are influenced by its close cultural and historical ties to Spain, Mexico, and Native American tribes.

Lil Wayne

This title examines the life of Lil Wayne, including his childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores his early interest and talent in music, his multiple Grammy Awards, charity foundation, and legal troubles.

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.

Luke Bryan

This book profiles the life and career of country musician, Luke Bryan.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

This title examines the lives of Ben Haggerty and Ryan Lewis, the hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, including their childhoods, families, education, and rise to fame. It also explores the duo's early interest and talent in music that led to the release of The Heist.

Maine Coon Cats

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

Maintaining Earth's Oceans

Provides comprehensive information in Earth's oceans, the importance, and the environmental threats placed upon them.

Make It 100!

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

Malala Yousafzai

This biography examines the remarkable life of Malala Yousafzai. Readers will learn about Malala's family background, education, work as an education activist.

Malcolm X

This biography examines the remarkable life of Malcolm X. Readers will learn about Malcolm X's family background, childhood, education, and role as a human rights activist and nation of Islam leader.

Mammals

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

Managing Land Use

Provides comprehensive information on land management, its importance, and the environmental threats placed upon it.

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.

This biography examines the remarkable life of Martin Luther King Jr. Readers will learn about King's family background, childhood, education, and inspirational work as a leader of the civil rights movement in the United States.

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.

Medieval Life, Rev. ed.

Presents an illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, and royalty.

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.

Miley Cyrus

This title examines the life of Miley Cyrus, including her childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Cyrus's early interest in music and talent in singing and acting that led to her breakout role on Hannah Montana and the later release of her albums.

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.

Motorcycle

Tracing the history of two-wheeled grit and glory, this guide covers more than 1,000 of the world's greatest machines, from the earliest prototypes from the mid-nineteenth century, to the dynamic speedsters of today.

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 Disasters

Covers the power of hurricanes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters.

Natural Disasters

Examines the issues surrounding natural disasters and provides an overview of the topic.

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.

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.

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.

Ocean, Rev. ed.

This book provides information about the diverse life that exists in the oceans, ocean explorers, products of the oceans, and suggestions for how the human race can help to preserve the health and welfare of the world's oceans.

Oceans

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

Oil, Rev. ed.

Describes the history of the oil industry, the ways in which oil is refined and processed, the uses of oil and oil products, the influence that the need for oil has on the world's current political situation, and the impact of oil byproducts on the environment.

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.

Oscar Pistorius

Discusses the life of South African sprinter, Oscar Pistorius.

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.

Pakistan

This book explores Pakistan, a country in a state of political, economic and social transformation. It examines the benefits of change, as well as the challenges to traditional ways of life in an age of increasing globalization.

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.

Pharrell Williams

This title examines the life of Pharrell Williams, including his childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Williams's early interest in music and talent in songwriting that led to writing songs for other artists and eventually the release of his solo albums.

Pharrell Williams

This book profiles the life and career of singer, producer, songwriter, fashion designer, Pharrell Williams.

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.

Pink

This title examines the life of Pink, including her childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Pink's early interest and talent in music, and her Grammy Awards, tours, film appearances, and philanthropy.

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.

Plant, Rev. ed.

Provides information about the complexities of the plant kingdom, covering non-flowering as well as flowering plants and revealing their structures, natural history, and importance in human life.

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.

Plants, Algae, and Fungi

Presents information on the life cycle, cellular structure, diversity, cultivation, production, and species of fungi, algea, and plants, using illustrations and photographs.

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.

Pope Francis

Profiles the life of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio since he was elected Pope Francis on March 13, 2013, head of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics.

Pope Francis

This biography examines the remarkable life of Pope Francis. Readers will learn about Pope Francis's family background, childhood, education, and work with the poor and the Catholic Church.

Predator

Presents an illustrated look at the predatory behavior of various animal species, discussing such topics as how animals stalk their prey, the lures and traps they use, and where predators fit in various food chains.

Prehistoric Life, Rev. ed.

Explores the origins of life on earth--why it began in the sea and not on land, how dinosaurs ruled for millions of years, and how mammals and humans took over.

Preserving the Living Earth

Provides comprehensive information on Earth's various ecosystems, their importance, and the environmental threats placed upon them.

Prince William and Duchess Kate

Profiles the lives of Prince William and Duchess Kate.

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.

Protecting Earth's Food Supply

Provides comprehensive information in Earth's food supply and its protection, the interrelationships of the natural world, environmental problems both natural and man-made, the relative risks associated with these problems, and solutions for resolving and/or preventing them.

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.

Pyramid, Rev. ed.

Looks at the secrets of the monumental structures of the ancient world, from the tombs of Egypt to the pyramids of Central America.

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.

Religions

Examines all of the world's major faiths, as well as the lesser-known beliefs of Africa and the Americas. Explores the religious practices and traditions of each belief system, and profiles the deities and holy figures of each faith.

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.

Renewing Earth's Waters

Provides comprehensive information on the interrelationship of the natural world, environmental problems both natural and man-made, the relative risks associated with these problems, and solutions of resolving and/or preventing them.

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.

Rihanna

This title examines the life of Rihanna, including her childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. It also explores Rihanna's early interest and talent in music, as well as her multiple Grammy Awards, tours, acting roles, and charitable foundation.

Rixton

This book profiles the musical group, Rixton.

Robert Kirkman

Profiles the life and career of Robert Kirkman, the creative writer behind a huge body of work including the television show, The Walking Dead.

Rock & Mineral

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

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.

Rocks and Minerals

Examines various aspects of rocks and minerals - including formation, classes, uses, and the earth's crust - with detailed illustrations and photographs.

Ronald Reagan

This biography examines the remarkable life of Ronald Reagan. Readers will learn about Reagan's family background, childhood, education, work experience as a radio personality and an actor, and leadership as the governor of California and the fortieth US president.

Russell Wilson

This book profiles the life and career of professional football player, Russell Wilson.

Russia

This book explores Russia, a country in a state of political, economic and social transformation. It examines the benefits of change, as well as the challenges to traditional ways of life in an age of increasing globalization.

Ryan Gosling

Profiles the life and career of actor Ryan Gosling, written for young adults.

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.

Saint Pope John Paul II

This biography examines the remarkable life of Saint Pope John Paul II. Readers will learn about Saint Pope John Paul II's family background, childhood, education, inspirational work as a Roman Catholic priest, bishop, cardinal, and pope, and his canonization.

Sam Walton

This biography examines the remarkable life of Sam Walton. Readers will learn about Walton's family background, childhood, education, and entrepreneurial work as the founder of Walmart and Sam's Club.

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.

Seismology

This title presents the history of seismology. Text details how early theories led to our modern understanding of the forces behind earthquakes and volcanoes. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible.

Selena Gomez

Profiles the life and career of singer and actress, Selena Gomez.

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.

Skateboarding

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 skateboarding.

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.

Slavery

Covers slavery during the colonization of the Americas where more than 12 million Africans were stolen from their homelands and forced to work in plantation colonies.

Snakes

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

Snowboarding

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 snowboarding.

Soccer

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 soccer.

Solid or Liquid?

Emergent readers learn about solids and liquids.

Space Exploration

Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

Space Exploration

Provides an overview of important historical events or periods in world history. This volume focuses on the important dates in history of space exploration, providing a sense of time, place, and chronology through the use of maps and timelines as well as text.

Space Exploration

Discusses space exploration, including information on NASA, early space pioneers, and rockets and satellites.

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.

Space Research

Examines the science behind space research, from the Apollo missions to space shuttle flights, and the invaluable data gathered by robotic probes over the years.

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.

Sports Injuries

Explores sports injuries in detail, covering causes, diagnosis, and current medical research.

Sports Nutrition

Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on health issues and treatment for sports nutrition.

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.

Student World Atlas, ed. 7

Maps, illustrations and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues and climate.

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.

Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources

Provides comprehensive information in Earth's sources of renewable and nonrenewable energy, how they are used, their benefits and disadvantages, their interrelationships with the natural world, and the future of Earth's sources of energy.

Swimming

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 swimming.

Technology

Uses photographs and illustrations to examine different facets of technology, including everyday application, medical uses, innovations, and technology on the cutting-edge.

Technology and Inventions

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

Teen Depression

Explores teen depression in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.