Let's Explore Needs and Wants

Young readers will learn to distinguish between the things they really need (food and clothing) and the things they want (toys!) in this fun, fresh look at wants and needs.

Terrific Transportation Inventions

Did you know that the world's first submarine traveled the Thames River in England way back in 1615? Or that early cars had three wheels instead of four? Get ready to learn the...

Exploring the International Space Station

What’s longer than a football field, weighs more than 450 cars, yet flies miles above Earth's surface? It’s the International Space Station. In this book, you'll learn how the...

Let's Explore Saving Money

What do we use money for? Why might families want to save money, and what are some ways you can save it? Find out all about how money works, from earning and spending to saving up...

Let's Explore Spending Money

What is money and how do we use it? Simple text and fun photos compare the different kinds of things people buy. Critical-thinking questions encourage readers to think further...

Let's Explore Earning Money

What is money and how do we use it? Find out all about how money works, from earning and spending to saving up for needs and wants. Critical thinking questions encourage readers...

Web-Spinning Spiders

Learn about the many intriguing aspects of spiders, including their body parts and structure, their habitat and how it supports them, and how they use webs to catch their next...

Japanese American Internment Camps

During World War II, the United States was battling Japan. In 1942 the president of the United States signed an executive order, forcing more than one hundred thousand Japanese...

Fabulous Fashion Inventions

Did you realize that swimming suits used to weigh 22 pounds (about 10 kilograms)? Or that the first people to wear high heels were French royalty (even the king!) in the 1500s?...

Exploring Space Travel

How long does it take to get into outer space? About nine minutes! Powerful vehicles carry people beyond Earth's atmosphere in a short time. But astronauts train for years before...

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