Emily Rose Oachs
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La Farge Childrens - J
Main Childrens - J
Southside Childrens - J
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Southside Young Adult
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La Farge Childrens - J
Southside Childrens - J
In 1846, the eighty-seven members of the Donner Party left Illinois to begin a new life in California. Many pioneers made this journey, but the Donner Party faced delays and terrible misfortune. Trapped with few supplies in the snowy Sierra Nevada for the winter, what would the travelers do to survive? To understand the impact of a disaster, you must understand its causes. How did taking an untested shortcut affect the Donner Party's progress? How...
4) Dump Trucks
In need of a giant hauler? Bring in the dump truck! The big truck looks very much like a heavy-duty sandbox on wheels. It moves dirt, rocks, and other loose loads. This book geared toward beginning readers spills basic facts about dump trucks.
Adventurous travelers will have a blast visiting South America. Crocodiles swim along the Amazon River, and baby sea turtles waddle toward sea for their first swim near the Galapagos Islands! Pineapples, mangoes, rich coffee beans, and unique spices are just a few of the delectable treats students can learn about in this colorful title on South America.
6) Indian Ocean
Submarine volcanoes and giant mountain chains lie deep below the Indian Ocean's surface. Where the Indian Ocean ends has been debated, but it's indisputably nestled between Africa, Asia, and Australia. Prone to torrential rain and cyclones, the Indian Ocean will enthrall curious minds!
For hundreds of years, travelers have braved the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, often trying to steer clear of the mysterious Bermuda Triangle! Islands have formed from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge located deep below the Atlantic Ocean's surface. Discover more about the Atlantic Ocean and grasp important geography terms in this title for young students.
Up for almost any job, a tractor is a dependable farmhand. This field machine plows, plants, and bales hay, among other things. It also lets many different pieces of farm equipment hitch a ride. The powerful tractors rolling through this book will pull along beginning readers.
As the only continent with every climate present, North America hosts an amazing variety of plants and animals. North America holds some of the world's largest freshwater lakes, where gigantic boats travel and enormous fish swim. Unique for its varied landscape and cross-country highways, North America leaves a great deal for young readers to explore!
A country and a continent, Australia is home to bizarre wildlife such as platypuses, emus, and wombats. Australia also boasts the Great Barrier Reef that stretches more than 1,400 miles across its northeastern coast! Hop down under in this low-level title to learn more about a truly unique continent.
11) Southern Ocean
The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean, was not officially recognized as a distinct body of water until the year 2000. Krill, lantern fish, and whales can all be found in this ocean's chilly waters. Explore the Southern Ocean's climate, currents, and sea life in this engaging title for beginning readers.
12) Arctic Ocean
The Arctic Ocean is the smallest ocean in the world. Located on the North Pole, it touches Asia, Europe, and North America. For many months, the sun does not rise over the Arctic, and when summer arrives, the ice barely melts! Young readers will enjoy finding out more about this unfamiliar ocean and its impact on the world.
Although it's the second smallest continent on Earth, Europe has the third largest population. Rich in history, literature, and art, European culture has been a far-reaching influence all over the globe. Give students the opportunity to discover how Europe stands out in this fascinating title!
14) Police Cars
Often racing at high speeds, police cars command attention on the road. Their blue and red lights signal other cars to either pull over or get out of the way. This book will offer young students the thrills of an exciting ride-along in a cop car.
15) Pacific Ocean
Covering nearly one-third of Earth's surface, the Pacific Ocean is a treasure trove of natural resources and is home to many magnificent creatures. The Pacific Ocean has the deepest ocean trench called the Challenger Deep. It's more than 35,800 feet below the surface! Learn more about the largest ocean in this exciting title for young readers.
Madagascar, the Nile River, and the Sahara Desert are just a few memorable places in Africa! With over fifty countries, this continent is rich in minerals and animal diversity. Wildebeests and zebras roam the grasslands while hungry predators lurk for their next meal. In this title, young readers will explore more about life on the second largest continent in the world.
Earth's highest and lowest surface points can be found in Asia, the largest continent. Travelers flock to Asia to gaze upon the Great Wall and the Taj Mahal. Some even aspire to climb Mount Everest! Pick up this book to discover more about this continent that is home to more than four billion people.
Temperatures rarely rise above freezing on this icy, windy continent. Because of its harsh climate, only the toughest can survive. Penguins, whales, and seals dive into the chilly water and feast on fish. Brave the cold and learn more about the extreme continent of Antarctica in this engaging children's title.
In Thailand, history and beauty collide! Beyond its bustling cities, this scenic country features a lush landscape that houses many diverse wildlife species. At the center of it all, a rich cultural heritage lives on in Thailand's many historic Buddhist temples. Young readers will be fascinated by this vibrant title about a unique country and its customs.
Climb into the front seat of one of these luxury cars. Equipped for the streets and the racetrack, these cars are powerful, sleek, and fast. This series will introduce young readers to the behind-the-scenes action of a supercar. Buckle up!