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How do rabbits play? What kind of treats do they like? Are they really shy? Beginning readers find the answers to these questions and many more in this book! They discover fun facts about rabbits—from what they eat to where they live. Colorful photographs show many kinds of adorable rabbits in action. Accessible text allows beginning readers to discover for themselves how to take care of these hopping pets.
Coretta Scott King
Martin Luther King, Jr. wasn't the only influential leader in the King family—his wife Coretta was an important civil rights activist, too. This book introduces readers to Coretta Scott King through her involvement with the African American fight for freedom and her lifelong dedication to equality for all. Filled with historic photographs from the civil rights movement, fascinating facts about her life with Martin Luther King Jr., and a timeline of key events, this book is an important resource for readers learning about civil rights for the first time.
The Life Cycle of a Sea Turtle
Powerful and determined, the sea turtle lives a fascinating life. Its life journey begins when its mother travels thousands of miles to lay her eggs on a beach. Then it travels back to the ocean as a hatchling to start a life of its own. Readers will explore all the stages of a sea turtle's life and learn how people can help them survive. Vivid photographs show these wonderful reptiles in great detail.
Thurgood Marshall was an important pioneer in the civil rights movement both for his work as the lawyer who helped overturn school segregation and as the first African American on the Supreme Court. In this book, readers explore Marshall's life through his historical accomplishments which are enhanced by photographs, insightful facts, and a helpful timeline. Marshall never let "separate but equal" stop him, and this book inspires readers to stand up for themselves, too.
Why Did World War II Happen?
A mere two decades after the conclusion of World War I, another large-scale military conflict entrenched most of Europe and many other countries in warfare for a second time. Many of the causes of World War II can be found in the effects of World War I. This book examines some of those causes and effects, providing sidebars, timelines, detailed period photographs and well-researched information.
Still an active member of the political process today, Jesse Jackson has been a voice for African Americans since the 1960s. This book chronicles Jackson's journey from humble beginnings in South Carolina to prominent civil rights activist, politician, and leader of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Enhanced by a timeline detailing important events, Jackson's life inspires all readers to make their voices heard.
Tell Time with Turtles
Learning to tell time using a clock is a basic math skill. Learning what turtles do at certain times of the day makes this math lesson a whole lot more fun! In this book, readers spend a day at the zoo learning about turtles while also practicing how to read a clock. More advanced time concepts such as adding hours and half hours are also integrated into the text.
Cranes can be seen hard at work in big cities every day. There are many different sizes and types of cranes that are each tailored for a specific, and very important, job. With the help of easy-to-follow text, beginning readers learn about the many different kinds of cranes—from ones that stand tall to ones that can fly. Detailed pictures show these various cranes on the job in a way that makes learning about machines fascinating and fun.
There are many kinds of baby seals, in a variety of different sizes and colors. Beginning readers discover that all of these different kinds of baby seals really do have a lot in common. Fun facts, written in accessible language, explain where baby seals are born, what they eat, and even how they swim. Vibrant photographs show the many types of these beautiful baby animals in their natural habitat.
Stirring softly beneath the water is the peaceful goldfish—a pet that can live as long as 25 years. Accessible text is used to present fascinating facts about the fish that many people keep as pets, but most people know so little about. Beginning readers learn how to care for their goldfish. Vibrant photographs and an amusing narrative—along with a picture glossary and words to know list—take readers up close to this serenely intriguing fish.
The largest known black bear in North America weighed 880 pounds. Before becoming giants of the forest, bears begin as nearly hairless, blind, tiny cubs. This excellent resource presents cub life, from foraging for food to learning to swim and climb. Colorful photographs show the many different kinds of cuddly cubs that live in the wild.
Butterflies change more during their lives than any other insect. Inside these colorful pages, readers will discover all of these incredible changes for themselves. Brilliant photographs show the amazing life of one of nature's most beautiful insects. Did you know that butterflies fly when their bodies are warm? This and other amazing facts are waiting for readers inside this book.
What do bees use to make honey? What kinds of jobs do different bees have in their hives? Readers will find the answers to these and many more questions. They will learn how bees buzz through the air, eat, and even lay their eggs. Detailed photographs show bees hard at work inside and outside the hive.
Velociraptor and Other Raptors and Small Carnivores
Velociraptors were members of a group of dinosaurs that included small, bird-like carnivores. The word "raptor" comes from the Latin word "seize," which means to take something by force. This explains the way the Velociraptor and other raptors survived—by forcefully taking what they needed. Although most were smaller than an adult human, they are believed to have been fierce hunters with several weapons. They had sharp teeth and a sharp claw on each hind foot. Colorful illustrations of carnivorous raptors will engage and amaze readers.
Bo Diddley—known as The Originator—was an influential American rock & roll singer and songwriter known for his unique transitional style. This book follows his life and accomplishments from his birth in Mississippi to his Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Vibrant photographs help emphasize the vivacious personality of this great entertainer.
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