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Audrey Hepburn, Roberto Clemente, Albert Einstein-kids know the names, but do they know what some of history's most famous figures were like at the age of ten? Carlyn Beccia presents ten brief and beautifully illustrated biographies to give young readers a fresh look at the lives of people they may only know through history books. Colourful timelines provide context and add additional details about these extraordinary lives.
Learn about axles, screws, wedges and more with a silly alien engineer who guides readers through hands-on projects that demonstrate the use of simple machines.
Libraries will be filled with laughter when readers get these joke books in their hands! Each page features a few silly, age-appropriate jokes. Plus, a list of joke-telling tips for kids who want to perform for their friends and family! Cute and fun photos will give readers even more to smile about. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Enter into the daily lives of children in the many countries of modern Africa. Countering stereotypes, Africa Is Not a Country celebrates the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent. This edition includes updates to the text, statistics, and illustrations to reflect Africa in the 2020s.
Where in the world can you ride a camel? Or visit gardens filled with bonsai trees? Where might you find the Euphrates River? Each book in All Around the World highlights a specific country and discusses what makes it so interesting to its citizens and visitors. Bright, colourful photographs complement the carefully levelled text to make reading easy and fun.
In these delightful, illustrated stories, diverse young narrators explore different cultures by comparing and contrasting their own lives to their friends' and neighbours' lives. Critical-thinking and comprehension questions get readers talking about the stories.
The world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This series travels the planet to study fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviours, and life cycle.
Where can you find some of the most amazing structures on Earth? How do engineers and architects design and build towering skyscrapers and twisting roller coasters? In this high-interest STEM series, learn about some of the world’s most impressive structures and the engineering and technology that went into building them. Each book details the architecture of noteworthy structures, as well as the careers involved in designing and constructing them.
Amazing Migrations introduces early fluent readers to some of the most amazing animal migrations in a fun, fictional approach. Readers will learn about the appearances, habitats, life cycles, behaviours, diets, and survival techniques through the perspective of animals as they embark on their journeys. Bright, fun illustrations match the storylines to enhance imagination, and tightly controlled text helps children enhance reading skills.
Throughout history women have shaped the culture, politics, and people of the land we know as Canada. The women in this series have had a lasting impact on our daily lives. Explore their stories and learn how they have made a difference.