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From the vanlike appearance of ambulances to the spinning rotor blades of helicopters, vehicles of all forms have long been used in emergency situations. Appealing to future paramedics, pilots, captains, drivers, and crews, this series explores the continued use of four Amazing Rescue Vehicles. Detailed photos and STEM-appropriate text examine the featured machine?s parts, functions, variations, and worksites. Each book also includes a labelled pictorial diagram of the vehicle.
From skyscrapers up above to tunnels down below, the structures people build are amazing. How are they built? And why? Amazing Structures uses carefully levelled text and vibrant, full-colour images to give early fluent readers practice reading informational text while learning about the world around them.
Calling all young train fans! Each book in this series welcomes kids aboard a specific type of train. Readers will move underground in subways, aboveground on monorails, and around downtown via city trains. High-speed trains will rush readers to final destinations fast enough to earn their ôbullet trainsö nickname.
Have you ever heard of a prickle of porcupines? Or a tower of giraffes? What about a parcel of penguins? This fun-filled romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for animals through wordplay. Clever rhymes and humorous illustrations bring these collective nouns to life in funny ways, making it easy to remember which terms and animals go together. A glossary in the back matter offers further explanation of words used as collective nouns, such as sleuth meaning detective.
America at War delivers an in-depth look at the role the United States played in the major wars throughout its history. Each book explores how the nation became involved in the conflict and provides interesting facts about key players, major battles, and overall impact. From dramatic moments to critical events, each spread takes readers on an exciting journey.
Five unique handbooks comprise the new American Government series. With the confusing political discourse in today’s world, it’s no wonder kids tune out. How can we tune them back in? The stale descriptions in standard American government textbooks do nothing to motivate learning. The readability is too high. And the language too dry. How can we make it personal? Accessible? Interesting? Even humorous?
These are ideal first books for very young readers, filled with delightful artwork and simple descriptions. They are designed to help infants embark on a lifetime of reading, introducing them to basic concepts of literacy, the alphabet, mechanics and the natural world.
Visit popular pets as they go about their day. Repeated words introduce their sounds and behaviours, encouraging toddlers to engage with each book as they mimic an array of animal noises and movements. Endearing photos show dogs, cats, fish, and bunnies in idyllic family pet settings. Be prepared for little ones to jump off your lap while they chase, pounce, wiggle, and hop along with these friendly pets.