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Historical events can look different depending on your perspective. In the Behind the Curtain series, readers will come to understand different viewpoints by stepping into the shoes of central characters as they act out dramatic retellings of history's biggest moments. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, this series is made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Books in this series include a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timelines.
Did you know that a group of geese on land or water is called a gaggle? Or that schools of fish have tactics for evading predators? Learn how and why some of the animal kingdom's most interesting animal groups stick together for survival with this exciting series!
Deep in the jungle, in the still waters of the Nippy Pool, listening, lurking, waiting, live the Mighty Bitey Piranhas! Mouse, Goat, and Bear are on their way to Cougar's party and offer to play some music for them, but the Mighty Bitey have other, more scrumptious things on their minds!
God realizes that the people of the world need rules to live by, and decides to speak to them from a mountaintop. Beautiful Mount Carmel, tall Mount Hermon, and majestic Mount Tabor all vie for the honour of being chosen. But little Mount Sinai is silent. Which mountain will God select?
The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know -- and what we don't -- in a compelling, accessible way. Moving out into the farthest reaches of space, then back home on Earth again, this is a picture book Carl Sagan would love, introducing the wonder of our pale blue dot to the youngest readers.
Biggest Names in Sports introduces young readers to some of the brightest stars in sports today. These exciting narratives summarize each player's life and career to date, drawing attention to their accomplishments on the field and career highlights, while also including biographical information such as family life and charity work.
Billions, Trillions, Quadrillions helps readers to understand large numbers by relating them to everyday situations. It's hard to imagine what a crowd of one billion people would look like-but if one billion children stood on each other's shoulders, they would reach past the moon! Simple explanations, accompanied by amusing infographics, help readers to visualize large numbers and get a handle on math. So take a journey through the world of numbers-from zero to infinity-and find out how we use numbers and how math shapes our world.
In these illustrated novels for middle-grade readers, Billy Stuart and his loyal scout group get lost on a hike and, inadvertently, travel through time. Brightly illustrated and enhanced with games and puzzles throughout, Billy Stuart and the Zintrepids is sure to amuse readers of all ages.
Black Canadians have shaped Canadian history since it was first colonized. Black History in Canada explores the struggles many early black settlers faced and how black Canadians have fought throughout history for equal treatment. Readers will learn about the important contributions black Canadians have made from their initial arrival in colonial times through the present day.
A curious and playful young cat goes about his very cat-like day-purring, peeking, swatting, sneaking!-when a sound in the distance sparks an exciting exploration. Get ready for a surprise, Blue Cat!