1 copy each of 9 titles
The Jackie Robinson Story
Arctic Whale Danger!
The Last of the Cheju Divers
Stories of the Sky
A Real Winner
A Special Kind of Neighborhood
How We Learn Abou... more
Describes the tools scientists use to study space: telescopes, space stations and probes
Elephants are social animals. In nature, they live happily in family groups. However, people sometimes use elephants for work or put them in zoos. What can people do to make these elephants healthy and happy? How can they stay that way?
Profiles Robinson and highlights the role he played in ending segregation in baseball
In the Arctic Ocean, a baby whale goes too close land. It cannot get back to the water. A group of whales are trapped by moving ice. They cannot get back to open water. Will the whales find safety before it is too late?
Cheju, South Korea, is known for its traditional women divers. They have long dived into the ocean to look for seafood. It's dangerous, but there were no other jobs available. Now, women in Cheju have more choices. What jobs can they do? What will happen to the C... more
Three folktales from different cultures explain how the sun, the moon, and the stars came to be in the sky.
Dog sledding is a popular sport in parts of the United States and Canada. It's a challenge for most competitors. However, one racer named Rachael Scdoris faces some special challenges. What challenges does Rachael face? How does she deal with them?
Most cities have local areas called "neighborhoods." The Mission District is one of San Francisco's oldest neighborhoods. Many people think it's very special because it's so multi-cultural. What makes the Mission District so multi-cultural? Why does that make it sp... more
Giving thanks for the crops is important in many cultures. Learn about how people celebrate harvest festivals all over the world.