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The My World of Science series provides the earliest readers with background on key STEM concepts, from the solar system to plant cycles. Simple sentence structure and word usage help readers develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a glossary and index.
Twelve-year-old Danny Woo was born and raised in the Mysterium Circus, a "new circus" outfit made up of eccentrics and artists with extraordinary talents. But after the sudden and suspicious death of his parents, Danny finds himself caught up in a plot that threatens to destroy much more than his beloved circus. Armed with the tricks his parents taught him, from lock picking to hypnosis to death-defying escape stunts, Danny must fight to survive and uncover the truth . . . before time runs out.
Mythical Creatures introduces young readers to some of the most popular mythical creatures from folklore around the world. Filled with information about the creature?s history, anatomy, and behaviour, as well as a special feature looking at the creature?s presence in culture today, each title is sure to hook readers on the subject of mythology.
America is a nation of immigrants. This series celebrates the contributions immigrants have made to our country. Each book highlights 12 different immigrants: where they came from, a brief biography, and their notable contribution(s).
As summer vacation draws near, children (and adults) start dreaming of the next great adventure. Why not become National Park Explorers and discover the wonders contained in some of America’s most popular national parks? Each book in this new series highlights key landscape features, wildlife, and activities unique to the park, noting when is a particularly good time of year to visit. Abundant photographs will captivate the eye and entice each armchair adventurer to hop in the car or catch a plane to experience the park in all its scenic glory.
Natural Phenomena introduces readers to six of Earth?s most fascinating occurrences. Each book explores the cause of the phenomenon as well as the ways humans have interacted with it, both now and in the past. With its dual focus on science and culture, this series is sure to please nature lovers and budding scientists alike.
The colour of an apple, the shape of the moon. From small ant hills to tall mountains. Let's discover what other surprises nature has all around us. Look! Books introduce early nonfiction topics with large colourful photos, captions and fast facts. A glossary, resource list and index further enhance success with early nonfiction.
The art and writing of Gwen Frostic are well known in her home state of Michigan and around the world, but this picture book biography tells the story behind Gwen's famous work. After a debilitating illness as a child, Gwen sought solace in art and nature. She learned to be persistent and independent--never taking no for an answer or letting her disabilities define her. After creating artwork for famous Detroiters and for display at the World's Fair and helping to build WWII bombers, Gwen moved to northern Michigan and started her own printmaking business. She dedicated her work and her life to reminding people of the wonder and beauty in nature.
The Nature's Makers series takes a look at today's makers and farmers who produce organic and small batch products--from grains and veggies to ice cream and honey. These books highlight key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Financial Literacy, Health and Wellness, and Environmental Stewardship. Thought-provoking questions and hands-on activities encourage the development of critical life skills and social emotional growth.
This series is a perfect way to introduce youngsters to professional basketball. Each title looks at one of the most successful franchises in the National Basketball Association. Using simple language, and fun facts to explain the team's history and introduces its biggest stars.