- What is addition, and how does it work? With the character “Addition” as their guide, readers will count ants, plant seeds, and pretend to be a shark, to find out! Through bright and colorful comic-book-style pages, kids will have fun discovering basic addition strategies, such as “finding the tens” and “making friendly numbers.” A list of additional resources and a helpful addition table are featured in the back of the book.Through engaging text, dynamic infographics, charts, timelines, and photos this high interest title discusses the life and impact of the "s-hero" and inspirational athlete Alex Morgan; from her youth to her philanthropic efforts and guidance to young women around the world.Which frog is more poisonous than the deadliest snake? Why do toads have bumpy skin? How are amphibians related to fish? Why are some amphibians endangered, and what can we do to protect them? Amphibians provides readers an introduction to amphibians and their physical characteristics. Students learn about their life cycle, behaviors, and adaptations to various habitats. The volume’s special features include maps, diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index.What do kits, cubs, chicks, and joeys have in common? Which animals hatch from eggs or live in their mothers’ pouches? Young will discover how different animals babies live, learn, and grow to be just like their parents in the book Animal Babies.This graphic nonfiction book introduces various animal life cycles, including birds, amphibians, butterflies, and mammals. This comic book-style book offers readers a visual learning experience with unconventional characters designed to make complex science topics fun and easy to understand. The book pairs humor with real-life examples to help make even the most difficult topics approachable.Complement core studies of biology, geography, zoology, and ecology. Each volume discusses the physical features and behaviors of representative animals from each habitat, their survival status, and much more.What dinosaur swung her tail like a club? Which dinosaurs had bills like ducks? Did all Stegosaurs have spiky tails? What did they eat, where did they live, and what were they afraid of? In Armored dinosaurs! The Ornithischians, readers take a field trip to learn all about the dinosaurs covered in bony plates, those with duck bills, horned heads, and more!Through dynamic infographics, charts, up-close photos and strong reading level control this title explores the invasion of Asian carp, including where they came from and their impact within biomes and food webs.Compares and contrasts some of basketball's most popular players from past to present through engaging text and dynamic infographics, charts, timelines, photos and strong reading level control.Through dynamic infographics, charts, up-close photos and strong reading level control this title explores the lives of bedbugs, the creepy parasites that might be living near you.With primary source photos, infographics, timelines, charts and strongly controlled leveled text this title describes the heroic efforts of the African American soldiers known as Buffalo Soldiers who served on the Western frontier.Discover the historical context behind many of the world’s richest Christmas traditions in this festive series that explores the celebration of this holiday in different countries and regions. Find great recipes, special songs, and singular celebrations highlighted in each title.World Book’s Christmas in Russia is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in Russia. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Russian holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times.World Book’s Christmas in the Philippines is a richly illustrated, 80-page volume about Christmas traditions in the Philippines. The text and illustrations combine to show how people celebrate a favorite Filipino holiday, from its roots in pagan rituals to its continued relevance in modern times.This collection of motivating and fun activities is aligned with eighth grade Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice. It’s perfect for reinforcing specific skills in students with varying skill levels. Engaging activities make learning more fun! Easy-to-read tables clearly define each standard and are paired with supporting content.Tailor-made for sixth grade students, this daily practice book helps students of all skill levels practice and retain their language arts skills. This daily practice series helps your student retain their skills so they won’t lose them! There are five problems per day, every day for 36 weeks. The practice activities are set up in a spiraling scope and sequence so that students practice skills at regular intervals. Each week’s problems are based on a grade-level appropriate topic so that each time a skill shows up, it has a new context. This encourages students to dig into their memories, recall what they know, and apply it to a new situation.Tailor-made for eighth grade students, this daily practice book helps students of all skill levels practice and retain their math skills. This daily practice series helps your student retain their skills so they won’t lose them! There are five problems per day, every day for 36 weeks. The practice activities are set up in a spiraling scope and sequence so that students practice skills at regular intervals. Each week’s problems are based on a grade-level appropriate topic so that each time a skill shows up, it has a new context. This encourages students to dig into their memories, recall what they know, and apply it to a new situation.Jaguarandis, hellbenders, and San Joaquin kit foxes are just a few of the colorful species discussed in Endangered Animals of North America. Learn where these animals live, what threatens their existence, and what is being done to save them. Detailed maps provide visual learners with a reference for each animal’s range. A helpful glossary and index direct readers to the most important terms and topics.Where did the people of Ireland come from? Who was King Arthur? Who was Finn MacCool? Through engaging narration and colorful illustrations, Myths and Legends of Ancient Britain and Ireland helps children explore the rich mythologies and legends of the many cultures of the peoples of Britain and Ireland.How did Odin and his brothers create the world? How did the master smith Ilmarinen create the legendary Sampo? Myths and Legends of Scandinavia tells these stories and many more. Through engaging narration and colorful illustrations, the volume helps children explore the mythologies of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.How did the crow get its black feathers? How do the gods protect the people from drought and other natural disasters? Through engaging narration and colorful illustrations, this book helps children explore the rich mythologies and legends of the many cultures of the peoples of South and Southeast Asia.What is the largest fish of all? Why must sharks and rays constantly move? Why do catfish have whiskers? Which fish live in the open ocean, and which live close to shore? Fish introduces readers to fish and their physical characteristics. Students learn about life cycle, behaviors, and adaptations of fishes to various underwater habitats. The volume’s special features include maps, diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index.Through engaging text and dynamic infographics, charts, timelines, photos and leveling control this high interest title describes the history, features, and future of Formula 1 cars.This is the original set of books for Gearhead Garage (Set 1), which is complementary to Gearhead Garage (Set 2). Rev up those reading engines! "Gearhead Garage" explores the evolution, design, and technology of the most earth-shaking cars and motorcycles. With dynamic photos, diagrams, charts, and infographics galore, this series will have reluctant readers racing for more.Powerful, angry, and legendary gods and goddesses from ancient stories still excite us today. From fighting giants to throwing lightning, learn what these mythical leaders were known for.With stats, charts, infographics, timelines, and strongly controlled text this title takes a look at some of the best head coaches in NFL history.What animals live in the Arctic and Antarctica? What people live in the Arctic? What environmental threats are Earth’s polar regions facing? Explore Earth’s coldest regions and the variety of ice formations that define these places. Icy Worlds examines the climate, landscape, and animal life of Earth’s polar regions to help kids discover what these places can teach us about our planet, its past, and its future.How many sheets of paper was the Gutenberg printing press capable of printing in a day? What were the first words spoken over a telephone? Who were the first people to use magnetic compasses for navigation? How did Copernicus change the way we look at Earth’s place among the planets? Inventions and Discoveries traces the history and development of objects and ideas that have changed how we live, from the discovery of fire to the development of the Internet. With Inventions and Discoveries, kids will learn about the milestones in such areas as communication, transportation, and astronomy.Explores the baseball career of Jose Altuve and his place in the rich history of Latino MLB players: With stats, charts, infographics, timelines, and strongly controlled text.Specifically created for younger students, each 10-volume set covers a spectrum of high-interest topics, from nature and weather to automobiles and dinosaurs. Learning Ladders books engage readers with colorful illustrations and curriculum-oriented content, providing the perfect blend of facts, fun, and story.What is magnetism, and how do magnets work? Follow the character “Magnetism” to discover the answers through compasses, electric motors, and even refrigerator magnets! Bright and colorful comic-book-style pages will make learning about magnetic poles and fields fun. Kids will be excited to explore electromagnetism and learn such concepts as attraction and repulsion.Through dynamic infographics, charts, up-close photos and strong reading level control this title explores the lives of malaria parasites, the creepy buggers that might be living near you.Reinforce, practice, and grow students’ map skills with this action-packed and story-based workbook! Students will join the hunt for a bank robber, follow an art thief all over the cities of Europe, and crack a worldwide Internet spy network—all by applying and practicing their map skills.Students apply their math skills to exciting, sports-related adventures in this workbook! Students in grade levels 6-8 will have fun while honing their skills. Even the most challenging math topics become manageable with Basic Not Boring’s engaging format.Through engaging text, dynamic infographics, charts, timelines, and photos this high interest title discusses the life and impact of the "s-hero" and inspirational ballerina Misty Copeland; from her youth to her philanthropic efforts and guidance to young women around the world.Diagrams, graphs, and other infographics give readers visual literacy practice while also digging into the killer whales' appearances, daily lives, and homes.Different plants thrive in different climates, from your backyard to the rain forests of Madagascar. Which California trees can grow taller than the Statue of Liberty? What North and South Carolina coastal plant eats insects? Which plants are sharp to the touch? With Plants Around the World, young readers will learn how plants need us and how they help us.This book helps to wake up students’ brains with its entertaining, topic-oriented puzzles, riddles, logic problems, and brain teasers. Sharpen critical thinking and problem solving skills while reinforcing information about the greatest triumphs, tragedies, surprises, and changes in U.S. History. This book helps to wake up students’ brains with its entertaining, topic-oriented puzzles, riddles, logic problems, and brain teasers. Sharpen critical thinking and problem solving skills while reinforcing information about the greatest triumphs, tragedies, surprises, and changes in U.S. History.Which was more destructive: Hurricane Katrina or Typhoon Usagi? The Emma Maersk cargo ship weighs the equivalent of how many blue whales? Which is the faster jet plane: The Raptor F-22 or the Blackbird SR-71? Biggest, fastest, heaviest, strongest—fascinating and sometimes surprising comparisons. They all are presented in compelling info-graphics and quick-to-read text.What did dinosaurs look like? Were they warm-blooded or cold-blooded? Is it possible to bring dinosaurs back? How is a fossil restored? With Revealing the Secrets of Dinosaurs, kids can explore questions and mysteries about these fascinating creatures that roamed the world millions of years ago.Empower students to master skills and concepts needed to move successfully and enthusiastically into the next level of lifelong learning. In this workbook, students in grades K-1 will take on exciting adventures with animals while developing and practicing skills like identifying parts of plants, distinguishing between living and nonliving things, describing animals’ coverings and movements, naming body parts, recognizing healthy foods, identifying safe behaviors, and more!For the price of a few cups of coffee, you can help prepare your kids for school success with this innovative and fun method of learning for pleasure. The Secret Files of Professor L. Otto Funn uses “disguised” instruction that presents academic concepts in fun and engaging ways. A package of fake mustaches is included so kids can wear a disguise as they learn!Water is an essential ingredient to all forms of life as we know it. Is it possible that there is life in the icy ocean that covers Jupiter’s moon Europa? Find out in Squishy, Fishy Robot Explorers! Learn how engineering professor Mason Peck plans to create fishlike robots to explore distant and unknown body of water. In collaboration with NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, this book features projects on the cutting edge of space exploration and space technology!What is subtraction, and how does it work? With the character “Subtraction” as their guide, readers will count peaches, worms, and train cars to find out! Through bright and colorful comic-book-style pages, kids will have fun discovering basic subtraction strategies, such as mental visualization and problem writing. A helpful table and a list of additional resources are featured in the back of the book.Readers of this book will investigate the facts and compare the data provided in the easy-access text and compelling diagrams and infographics and then decide for themselves if the Bermuda Triangle mystery is real.How is your heart like a bicycle pump? Find out on a guided tour of the human body in The Circulatory System. Comic-book-style illustrations along with easy-to-read text help young readers understand key concepts in human anatomy. Kids can follow cartoon red blood cells as they journey through arteries and veins to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the body. Cartoon guides help explain how the body maintains a constant temperature, why blood pressure is important, and how white blood cells help combat disease.Who was Merlin? What was the Code of Chivalry? What was the Quest for the Holy Grail? Who were the Knights of the Roundtable? With The Legend of King Arthur, kids can explore questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the legends of surrounding heroic figure of King Arthur.How was Machu Picchu built? Was Machu Picchu a sanctuary? What was the Festival of the Sun? What caused the decline of Machu Picchu? With The Mystery of Machu Picchu, kids can explore questions and mysteries about Machu Picchu, the famous Inca archaeological site in Peru.What newborn sea creature weighs as much as a fully-grown elephant? Which sea animal can live longer than most humans? Which one looks just like a star? Young learners interested in nature and animals will dive deep to meet giant whales, scary sharks, and miniature seahorses that can all breathe in the water in the book Under the Sea. From the reef to the sandy ocean floor, animals swim and crawl among curious plant life.
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