Dona Herweck Rice
Learn about the different places that people call home--from apartments to cottages and castles to farmhouses. With bright, vivid photos and easy-to-read informational text, readers are introduced to different cultures' definitions of "home."
Join a family as they spend the day visiting various places in town. They'll visit a library, fire station, city hall, and an ice cream parlor as they learn about the importance of community. This Spanish-translated script features roles written to match multiple reading levels. Teachers can assign specific roles to their readers based on everyone's current reading level, allowing all readers to get involved in the same activity and feel successful!...
With a map and a globe, you can explore new places. They show you where to go. They show you what to expect once you get there. With a map in hand and a heart for adventure, you are ready to see the world. This Spanish book introduces first grade students to the concept of how to read maps and globes. Detailed images in conjunction with easy-to-read text and basic text features provide readers with an inviting reading and learning experience.
If you lived long ago, how different would life be from how it is today? Many things are different, but many things are the same! Introduce students to the concept of change as they compare homes, schools, jobs, technology, and transportation from the past and present. This primary source book uses dynamic primary source images and supportive text to integrate social studies content and language arts instruction. The accessible table of contents,...
A magical history book brings people from US history to life! With the help of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr, Sally Ride, Cesar Chavez, and the State of Liberty, a young boy learns about their historical significance in this engaging Reader's Theater script. The Spanish-translated script features roles written to match multiple reading levels. Teachers can assign specific roles to their readers based on everyone's current reading level,...
What happens after death? That was a big question for ancient Egyptians. They believed that a person needed his or her body in death as much as in life. So they did all they could to preserve and protect the body. For them, preparing for life after death was an important part of life! Learn about the science behind mummification with this book created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. This Smithsonian Informational Text builds students'...
History is full of unsolved crimes, mysterious disappearances, and strange sightings. Readers will discover some of the most well-known mysteries in history--including Amelia Earhart, Big Foot, and the Salem Witch Trials--in this fascinating nonfiction book. Featuring detailed images, intriguing facts, and informational text in conjunction with a glossary of terms and an index, readers will be enthralled from beginning to end!
On a summer day in September 1666, the Great Fire of London began at Thomas Farriner's bakery on Pudding Lane. This nonfiction text gives students a sense of what life was like on that fateful day, and details the aftermath of the disastrous fire that changed London forever. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars,...
Help students explore mathematics in a meaningful way with this high-interest math reader that integrates math and literacy skills and combines informational text, problem-solving, and real-world connections. Students will take a close look at patterns found in Carlsbad Caverns National Park and along the way, learn about patterns in arithmetic. Fascinating images of this national park and clear mathematical charts and diagrams help make learning...
10) A Frog's Life
Take a trip to the pond and learn how a tadpole grows up to become a frog in this nonfiction book for early readers. Featuring vibrant photographs, illustrations and simple, informative text, readers are sure to be delighted!
From birds to elephants, whales to cats, all animals experience mothering. Beginning readers explore mothers and babies of different animals in this engaging nonfiction title. With interesting and informational text, readers will be fascinated!
Take a bat, a ball, a mitt, and a warm summer day. Put them all together and you've got the great game of baseball! From the basic rules of baseball to All-Star Games, the first World Series, and the Hall of Fame, readers learn all about America's national pastime in this nonfiction title that features plenty of colorful images, timelines, charts, and informational text.
13) Going Buggy!
Early readers learn about insects and spiders in this basic-concept, nonfiction book. With its bright colors, picture glossary, and informative text, readers will be immersed in the world of insects and spiders!
From basketball to karate, this nonfiction reader shows ways of two staying fit with sports of all kinds. Featuring bright, vivid photos and simple, informational text, this book will inspire readers to explore different sports that they'll want to stay fit with!
Bring to life the people and places that influenced Alexander Hamilton and engage readers with intriguing primary sources! This informational text depicts in detail what life was like in bustling 18th century New York city, and examines how the city influenced Hamilton-and how Hamilton influenced the city. This nonfiction reader includes letters, photographs, newspaper articles, maps, and other primary sources that will captivate middle school students...
16) Animal Eyes
With this title, beginning readers discover animal eyes of all shapes and sizes. Featuring simple, informational text and colorful images even the most reluctant reader will be eager to learn!
Every page in this colorful nonfiction reader features bright, vivid images in conjunction with descriptive vocabulary and nonfiction informational text to introduce beginning readers to various types of land. Examples include canyons, deserts, grasslands, mountains, forests, and beaches.
18) How Plants Grow
Beginning readers explore the steps to make plants grow! Readers will learn about various parts of the plant including seeds, roots, and leaves in this engaging nonfiction title. Featuring vivid, clear photos and simple, informational text, even the most reluctant reader will be captivated!
19) A Bee's Life
How does a small egg become a buzzing bee? With a graph of a bee's life cycle, vivid photos, explanatory vocabulary, and informational text, readers are sure to be captivated!
A trip to Yosemite National Park becomes an adventure in learning perimeter and area! By examining Yosemite's landscape, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, and wildlife, students will use real-world examples of problem solving to increase their knowledge of geometry, allowing them to explore mathematics in a meaningful way. This full-color grade 4 math reader builds literacy and math content knowledge while introducing students to new concepts and vocabulary...