Looking for the Queen Small Book
Discusses different kinds of Immigrants and what they have achieved after they have come to America
Lunch at the Joy House Cafe
This informational text provides a detailed explanation of the farming process. Text, photos, and graphics reinforce farming words.
This photo essay shows families from all over the world. Simple text reinforces names for family members.
Old and new photographs, along with simple text, show how and why a town has grown and changed over the years.
Follows a young narrator as he describes workers, public places and services
Simple text explains how some common vegetables are stems, roots, and flower buds of plants.
Carlos delivers meals for Meals on Wheels. He also helps the people he meets, except for one man who soon needs his help.
Shows the life cycle of a peanut and how they are used
This book looks at the moon and the stars that you can see in the night sky.
Shows how astronauts live in the space station
Looks at how a lake and lake-related activities change during the course of a year
Discover more about the sun and its importance in supporting life on Earth.
This book observes the adjustments people make so that they can live in this harsh environment.
Cactuses are special plants that can live in deserts. Learn about how they collect water in thick stems and protect themselves with sharp spines.
People came to America for many reasons, including to escape famine or danger or to find jobs. This book discusses immigration to the United States in the 1800s.
This text describes American symbols: the flag, the national anthem, the bald eagle, the Capitol, and the Statue of Liberty.
Discusses the thing you need to be healthy
The power goes out in the city. See how people react and the role that the police and firefighters take to help keep the city safe until the power is back on.
Shows how corn is grown and considers its many uses
Teaches how the connections between family members can be mapped on a tree
Join the Gonzalez family reunion and share their stories of everyday life in three different communities; an avocado farm in California, a university town in Kansas, and a big city in Texas.
A family is so poor they only have potatoes to eat every day. See how their mother gets them to eat potatoes at the end of the week
This beautifully illustrated Hmong fable teaches a moral about the danger of greed. The narration highlights the concept of opposites.
Learn more about the 1969 moon landing in this picture book version of the true story, when man set foot on an unexplored world and showed us that the boundaries of our own world were limitless.
A girl works with her mom and dad in the yard through all the seasons of the year.
In this Native American folktale, the young man Gluscabi wants to fish, but the Wind Eagle gets in his way, pushing him back to shore. See what happens when the wind stops blowing altogether and Gluscabi learns a lesson learned about nature.
This essay about nature introduces students to various habitats around the world. Patterned text reinforces the use of commands as well as models.