That steel-driving man who was born--and died--with a hammer in his hand comes vividly to life in a picture book so colorful and dramatic that surely it is the best yet.
This realistic fiction book explains the effects of a power failure on a busy city. Simple text reinforces community words.
Thomas Edison is best remembered for inventing a light bulb, but he had many other bright ideas.
This photographic biography presents key events in the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Simple text reinforces irregular past tense verbs.
Tomás is the son of migrant workers. His grandfather would tell stories at night. One day he said Tomás should go to the library to read other stories. Based on the true story of Tomás Rivera.
Discusses different kinds of Immigrants and what they have achieved after they have come to America
This song of American history highlights many faces that make up America. Lively lyrics reinforce words for people.
Giving thanks for the crops is important in many cultures. Learn about how people celebrate harvest festivals all over the world.
Visit the Yucatan, home of the ancient Maya. See their pyramids, try to read their alphabet, and find out how they knew about the planets. See how Maya life in Mexico today is a blend of the old and the new.
This book looks at how volcanoes form and why they erupt.
Grandma comes to visit from Poland and her and Monika make an old family recipe
Follow the discovery of a perfectly preserved woolly mammoth, an Ice Age animal found by a family in Siberia. Learn how fossils tell us about climate, events, and life on Earth thousands of years ago.
You are the subject of this fascinating exploration of the human body. From hiccups to haircuts, you'll marvel at the science in your own body.
Learn how to make personal choices that improve your health. Get an overview of nutrition requirements and physical fitness that lead to healthy bodies and minds.
Traces the history of our flag and shows various ways we honor it
Travel with young Benjamin Wilcox as he journeys through colonial America, meets Benjamin Franklin, and witnesses firsthand the seeds of rebellion.
Follows a guide as he journeys through the Grand Canyon and explains its history.
Go west with Alex and tour the states of Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado.
Tells the stories of several everyday items that were invented by chance
What was life like before electricity or telephones? How did these inventions change our world? What other inventions changed how we live and work? Read about the time from 1870 to 1910 when new machines and new ways of producing goods and services altered life and the way we do business.
Profiles Robinson and highlights the role he played in ending segregation in baseball
Old Ayu tells the story of learning to dance and then getting to perform for the whole village.
Trace the fight for equality as it was fought in court, at lunch counters, and on the streets of America. Meet Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X as they lead the civil rights movement.
Read about Japantown, an immigrant community in San Francisco, at the time of the 1906 earthquake. See how Toru Oshiro and his family adapt to life in America while holding on to Japanese traditions.
Meet the Marks family. Read how they escaped their harsh life in Russia, came to America, settled in New York City, and worked to live the American dream.
This book explains how volcanic islands are formed and how they sustain life.
The coldest continent on Earth is Antarctica, a land of ice and wind. Learn all about it from location to temperature to exploration to animal population.
Learn how Sheryl Swoopes works hard at being a basketball player
This science essay introduces the systems and functions of the human body. Text and detailed photographs and diagrams reinforce words about the body.
The story of Paul Revere's ride
Thomas' father is taken away by soldiers during the Revolutionary War, but his mother has a plan to save him.
Two giants find the perfect place to play