Igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks make up the three main types of rocks. But did you know that rocks are constantly being created, destroyed, and created again? Or that rocks are changed by weather, erosion, heat, and pressure? See the rock cycle in action in this fascinating book.
A new road needs to be built, but first a grader must flatten the dirt underneath. A grader uses a blade to push the dirt down and prepare the way for a new road. Students will discover other jobs this powerful machine performs in this early introduction.
All aboard! There are all different kinds of trains that accomplish various tasks. Speed along with a bullet train, go underground with a subway train, or hop aboard a freight train as it transports goods.
Did you know that some big trucks have 18 wheels? All different kinds of trucks travel the roads daily. Young readers will learn about pickup trucks, big rigs, and monster trucks in this simple introduction.
These machines are very important in keeping a farm running smoothly. A tractor pulls other machines through the field. Plow through this book as a tractor pulls a plow, a planter, or a mower.
Airplanes come in all shapes and sizes, from small to jumbo. Some airplanes can fly as fast as 2,000 miles per hour. Take a first look at the parts of an airplane, and hold on tight for take off!
Where does our garbage go after we throw it away? These huge machines pick up our garbage and transport it to landfills. Learn how garbage trucks lift garbage cans, pack down garbage, and get rid of their smelly cargo!
These huge machines travel on the ocean and have many different uses. A ship has a huge engine and sometimes uses sails. Join the captain of a cargo ship, a supertanker, or a cruise ship, and sail the seas!
9) Fire Trucks
There's smoke coming from a building and sirens blaring in the distance. A fire truck is coming to the rescue! Tour a fire truck and all the different equipment from hoses to ladders that firefighters use to put out fires.
Using technology to bully others is a serious problem many kids face. Learn about cyberbullying, including the effects it has, as well as how to identify and prevent it. Digital Safety Smarts: Preventing Cyberbullying, from the trusted Searchlight Books brand, teaches readers about the dangers of online interaction and what to do when inappropriate contact happens. It also young people how to use the Internet responsibly. The book helps students become...
Websites include all kinds of interesting information. But how can you tell if a site is trustworthy? And how do you discern advertising from news? Learn to be a savvy Internet surfer with this book!
Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting to engage reluctant readers! What you put on the Internet may stay there forever. So how can you protect your online reputation? What can you to do keep your identity safe? Learn how to be a smart user of technology, why watching what you post is important, and what to do if someone misuses your information.
The information you find online can sometimes feel overwhelming. Which online sources can you trust? How do you know which sites include the facts you're looking for? Learn the basics of how to do an effective online search, what to do if you have trouble finding information, and how to tell whether a source is reliable.
These important machines make sure people can still use the roads in wintertime. They clear snow so that cars can drive. Discover the different parts of a snowplow and how they make the roads safe in winter.
Carbon is everywhere. It is constantly moving between the air, water, rocks, and living things. But did you know that none of these things would exist without the carbon cycle? Or that humans have caused the carbon cycle to be out of balance? Learn more about the carbon cycle in this fascinating book.
Let's observe nature and the changing seasons at the pumpkin patch! Readers will find huge pumpkins, tiny pumpkins, and even blue pumpkins while learning about what they need to grow.
Apples can be tiny or large, red or green-but did you know that their seeds form a star shape? Take a trip to the apple orchard to examine basic concepts such as these and more!
What do apples, rice, and corn have in common? They are all crops farmers harvest in fall. Readers will learn about what happens on a farm during the fall season.
19) South America
A very simple introduction to the geography, topography, flora, fauna, and people of South America. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact-filled captions, detailed photographs, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author. Kids are naturally curious about the world around them, and our Continents of the World series lets young readers explore all sorts of exotic places! Brilliant color photographs,...
A very simple introduction to the geography, topography, flora, fauna, and people of Europe. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact-filled captions, detailed photographs, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author. Brilliant color photographs, maps, and easy-to-read text vividly portray the land, people, animals, and cultures of Earth's seven continents. A phonetic glossary and sources for further...