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High-Low, supernatural teen fiction--Apartment 4A follows a struggling teen, Bree, who has to take care of herself in a less than ideal situation. Bree is an orphan living with her aunt who is suffering from dementia. She also has a dodgy brother that drinks too much. Then there was the empty apartment next door. The crying... The screams... Something was not right ...This three-book series keeps the tension tight and the interest high.
Aliens and chupacabras, angels and fairies, Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. For years, people have reported sightings of these creatures and beings, yet the question remains: Are They Real? Engaging curious minds with tales of mysterious encounters, findings from scientific investigations, and portrayals in popular culture, this series explores the possible existence of these legends. An "Investigate It!" activity at the end of each book encourages readers to decide for themselves what they b
First Mate Hugh has the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain! Come on this swashbuckling adventure as Hugh and his scurvy seadogs try to find the perfect pirate for the job. Rather than a peg leg ora hook, it turns out that what their captain needs is the brains to lead!
In this multicultural travelogue through each of the 24 time zones, young readers are invited to travel the world and experience all the people, places, and things that exist on our planet right now. In every minute of every hour of every day, something wonderful is happening around our world. In Santa Fe, New Mexico, an artist sits behind his easel working on a painting. While at the same time in Greenland, an Inuit boy begins training his first pack of sled dogs. While in Madagascar, a playful
Who works at the police station? What can you do at a library? Around Town takes the earliest readers on a field trip to familiar places in their community while helping them develop literacy skills. Vibrant photography and tightly controlled text work together to provide an engaging and supportive reading experience. Around Town titles include tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, and an index.
Featuring an inviting array of intriguing art projects, this series is designed to provide budding artists with the models and the instruction they need to grow from a new artist to a strong manga cartoonist. Each drawing project is accompanied by step-by-step, illustrated instructions to help ensure success. These are high interest subjects that strongly support the “discovery” routines of STEAM environments, supporting the reader with projects of progressive complexity.
Budding artists will enjoy learning just how easy drawing can be with these delightful books. Each volume includes 14 simple art projects, each presented with illustrated step-by-step instructions. A colour finished model is also provided for each project for reference, but creativity and imagination is encouraged. These titles are ideal supplements for enhancing STEAM curriculums and for maker spaces projects.
How can you tell a Cubist painting from an Impressionist one? What’s so romantic about Romantic art? In language fit for a young audience and with a focus on developing their artistic sensibilities, Art World introduces readers to major movements in Western art. An eye-catching design encourages close inspection of great works of art, and a personal tone invites reflection on the feelings those pieces evoke. Each book ends with a “portrait” of a famous artist from the genre.
Where do painters work? What tools do sculptors use? You can answer these questions and more with this engaging series. Vibrant photographs and carefully levelled text introduce emergent readers to visual and performing artists working in a variety of fields. The narrative nonfiction format engages readers in the process of creating art and encourages them to try it themselves.
In this delightful tale of the power of the imagination, Art's supplies come to life in the studio, creating mayhem and magic and art! Pastels, pencils, paints, crayons, brushes and markers...everything gets in on the act of creating a mess-terpiece of fun. Chris Tougas's brilliant illustrations and clever text explore the essence of the creative process in a way that children will understand. Kids will want to grab some coloured pencils and get to work themselves.