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This title introduces readers to Christopher Columbus, the great explorer who opened the Americas for Western Europe. Columbus’s life story is examined from his childhood to his marriage and his early adventures as a sailor.
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.
Explora diferentes tipos de mascotas con este libro en blanco y negro. Incluye traducciones al inglés.
This title introduces leaves, explaining their anatomy and how they make food for plants.
Con esta serie, el lector principiante aprende acerca de los lugares de la Tierra con climas y ambientes extremos. Este libro se enfoca en los lugares más calientes.
Con esta serie, el lector principiante aprende acerca de los lugares de la Tierra con climas y ambientes extremos. Este libro se enfoca en los lugares más altos.
Explores the society, politics and beliefs of Ancient Egypt and the surrounding Nile Valley region, along with the cultural achievements of this ancient civilization.
Explains biodiversity, discusses the role animals play in ecosystems, describes the threats affecting the lives of animals, and profiles various animals, including jaguars, black rhinoceros, and bluefin tuna.
Los niños pequeños aprenden 'arriba' y 'debajo' a través de oraciones simples y texto repetitivo ilustrado. Incluye texto correspondiente en inglés.
Aullar, rugir, mugir y ladrar: Un libro sobre sonidos de animales (Howl, Growl, Mooo, Whooo: A Book of Animals Sounds), ed. , v.
Grandes fotos y texto enseña los lectores jovenes acerca de los sonidos animales. Incluye texto correspondiente en inglés.
This book focuses on the different kinds of geologists and the work they do. It also describes the rock cycle, plate tectonics, and some other earth-science concepts.
This book explains the career options of a meteorologist, including television and NASA. It also delves into the past history of meteorology as well as the modern technology that meteorologists now have to aid them.
This book examines different specialties some paleontologists choose to pursue as well as the skills and interests those interested in this science career should have. Readers will also learn about some of the important discoveries paleontologists have unearthed.
This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.
Enseña a los jóvenes lectores acerca de los trenes con grandes imágenes y texto. Incluye traducciones al inglés.
Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Egyptian mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.
Ilustraciones y fotografías de alta calidad ayudan con una detallada exploración de los varios tipos de energía, sus ventajas, y sus desventajas.
Presents insect facts, an insect identification guide, and key information about recognizing bugs and creepy crawlies all around.
Ilustraciones y fotografías de alta calidad ayudan con una detallada exploración de la ciencia biológica de la genética.
This title presents the history of genetics. Text details how early studies of heredity and genes led to our modern understanding of how DNA works. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible.
Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Hindu mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.
This book tells the story of how the Japanese port city of Hiroshima came to be the target of the world’s first nuclear attack during World War II.
This book details the Battle of Gettysburg, which occurred July 1-3, 1863. Learn what led up to the battle, including Fort Sumter and the secession of the Southern states, and about the key historical figures, including General Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia, Major General George G. Meade and the Union's Army of the Potomac, Union president Abraham Lincoln, Confederate president Jefferson Davis, and military leaders George Pickett, and James Longstreet.
This book details the Battles of Lexington and Concord, which occurred April 19, 1775. Learn what led up the battle, including the Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, the Boston Massacre, and the First Continental Congress, and about the key historical figures including Colonial leaders Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, Captain John Parker, and Major John Buttrick and British leaders Major John Pitcairn, General Thomas Gage, and Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith.
This book examines the habitat, diet, and characteristics of various types of insects.
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.
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.
Ilustraciones y fotografías de alta calidad ayudan con una detallada exploración de unos de los inventos mas importantes en la historia de la humanidad.
Haz una visita a los animales de la granja en este libro en blanco y negro. Incluye traducciones al inglés.
The repetitive question-answer style of this book and close-up photos of ladybugs will keep young children's attention.
Se imparte el concepto de los dias de la semana a traves de texto previsible y fotos correspondientes.
This book presents the concept of money and explains the value of each type alone and in different combinations.
Los meses del año se imparten a través de texto y fotos que simbolizan cada mes. Incluye traducciones al inglés.
Young readers learn about what makes their community unique through simple text and photos.
This book explores the stars with more than 30 fun activities to help spot different constellations, make paper planets, and launch a rocket.
This title will introduce readers to ocean ecosystems, the plants and animals that thrive there, its climate, its food web, any threats to it, and conservation efforts. Readers will also learn about the most well known oceans and their characteristics. .
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.
Este libro explora la idea de los opuestos usando 'delante' y 'detrás' como ejemplos.
Ilustraciones y fotografías de alta calidad ayudan con una detallada exploración de las plantas. Esta exploración incluye su diversidad y la distribución y la variación de las especies alrededor el mundo.
This title introduces roots, explaining their anatomy and how they help plants and soil.
This title introduces seeds, explaining their anatomy and how they grow into plants.
Se presentan a los alumnos los principios de segundos, minutos y horas a traves de oraciones simples y un repetitivo texto ilustrado.
This title introduces stems, explaining their anatomy and how they help the plants they hold up.
Ilustraciones y fotografías de alta calidad ayudan con una detallada exploración de la formación y la destrucción de los terremotos y los tsunamis.
The book contains recommendations for linking projects to curriculum to help make each activity relevant and educational. Organized into 33 chapters, projects include making musical instruments, growing and using plants, conducting science experiments, and preparing food for ourselves and other creatures.
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 many acts of violence that were perpetrated against the Freedom Riders on their journey through the South.
This book provides information about a Mayor's Office, including why we might go there, who works there, and the services it provides.
Focuses on the discoveries and inventions of the ancient Mesopotamian civilization in the areas of transportation, agriculture, architecture, science, and technology.
Police stations and police officers are highlighted in this book. It explains why we have police stations, how they are helpful to our community, and the people who work there.
An invaluable tool for understanding the presidency, both historically and today and for appraising how it and the executive branch have responded to the challenges facing the nation. It provides information and in-depth background on the presidency through a comprehensive encyclopedia of over 300 entries.