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  • Kayak Design - Kit: Scientific Method and Statistical Analysis (Math in a Cultural Context)

    Press:Brush Education; English and Yup'ik edition (January 1, 2010) Brush Education
    ISBN:9781550593600
    Author:Blue, Annie; Clark, Putt; Yanez, Evelyn
    Pages:56
    Through creating simple clay kayak models, students in grades six and seven are able to investigate the relationship between the kayak's shape and its function. By exploring these relationships, stude
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Multicultural Stories,Native North & South Americans,Education & Teaching,Schools & Teaching,Instruction Methods,Mathematics

  • A Seed Was Planted / Sembre una semilla

    Press:Raven Tree Press,Csi; Bilingual edition (September 16, 2009)
    ISBN:9781932748888
    Author:Palazeti, Toulla; Barcita, Pamela;
    Pages:32
    A wonderful cycle of giving begins when a seed is planted. Pieces and sprouts of a walnut tree are passed along from one person to that person?s friend and on to that friend?s neighbor and on and on a
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,Foreign Language Learning,Spanish,Growing Up & Facts of Life,Family Life,Values

  • The Debate about Tourism (Ethical Debates (Library))

    Press:Rosen Central (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781435896536
    Author:Spilsbury, Louise A.
    Pages:48
    With the world growing more globalized, tourism is increasing in popularity. With this increase come consequences, such as damage to the environment. This book looks at the often-overlooked details of
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Travel,Business & Money,Industries,Hospitality, Travel & Tourism,Economics,Environmental Economics

  • Birthday Blues (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Nikki & Deja)

    Press:Turtleback Books; Reprint edition (January 18, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780606106504
    Author:English, Karen; Freeman, Laura;
    Pages:92
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. As her eighth birthday approaches, Deja's biggest concern is whether her father will attend her party, until her aunt is called away on business and a classmate
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Multicultural Stories,African-American,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Chapter Books,Growing Up & Facts of Life,Friendship, Social Skills & School Life,Friendship

  • Sanitation Workers (People in My Community (Paperback))

    Press:Gareth Stevens Publishing (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781433938108
    Author:Macken, JoAnn Early
    Pages:24
    When the streets are clean and the air has a fresh scent, we have sanitation workers to thank for it. Each one of us will leave over 100,000 pounds of trash behind in our lifetime. Readers will learn
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers

  • The Alamo (Lightning Bolt Books: Famous Places)

    Press:Lerner Classroom (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780761360506
    Author:Nelson, Kristin L.
    Pages:32
    The Alamo gives readers an up-close look at the history, significance, and story behind this famous fort in San Antonio, Texas. Engaging text, colorful design, and eye-catching photos add appeal to th
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Education & Reference,History

  • We Visit Puerto Rico (Your Land and My Land)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (June 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781584158929
    Author:Torres, John A.
    Pages:64
    An introduction to the geography, people, and customs of Puerto Rico.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Central & South America,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology

  • Idaho: The Gem State (Our Amazing States (Library))

    Press:PowerKids Press; 1 edition (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781448806614
    Author:Lusted, Marcia Amidon
    Pages:24
    This fact-filled book about Idaho will captivate readers. Beautiful photographs complement exciting information on Idahos history, capital, and geological features.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories

  • Are You Like Me? (Bobbie Kalman's Leveled Readers: My World: E (Library))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780778795087
    Author:Kalman, Bobbie
    Pages:16
    This book explores the ways in which people are different and the same. We are all living things on the same planet. We all need food, shelter, and friends. We all grow up. We also have different ways
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,General,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Beginner Readers

  • India (Blastoff! Readers: Exploring Countries) (Blastoff! Readers: Exploring Countries: Level 5) (Blastoff! Readers: Exploring Countries: Level 5 (Library))

    Press:Bellwether Media (August 8, 2010)
    ISBN:9781600144820
    Author:Bartell, Jim
    Pages:32
    India is the place to find the stunning Taj Mahal and the world's tallest peak, Mount Everest. Mount Everest rises nearly 5 miles into the sky! Children will learn all about India, a country known for
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Asia,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Intermediate Readers

  • Alaska: The Last Frontier (Our Amazing States)

    Press:PowerKids Press (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781448806669
    Author:Lusted, Marcia Amidon
    Pages:24
    This captivating book takes students on a journey to Americas largest state, Alaska. Dazzling photographs and information on the states history, native peoples, and natural wonders will excite curious
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories

  • The Statue of Liberty (Lightning Bolt Books: Famous Places (Paperback))

    Press:Lerner Classroom (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780761360520
    Author:Braithwaite, Jill
    Pages:32
    Have you ever seen an eye the size of a doorway? What about a finger bigger than a grown-up? Get ready to check out the Statue of Liberty! This statue stands for American freedom. Just whose idea was
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Education & Reference,History

  • The Caribbean (A World of Food)

    Press:Clara House Books (February 8, 2010)
    ISBN:9781934545157
    Author:Green, Jen
    Pages:32
    An introduction to different cuisines eaten in different countries around the world
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Central & South America,Children's Cookbooks

  • The Tigris and Euphrates: Rivers of the Fertile Crescent (Rivers Around the World (Library))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780778774488
    Author:Miller, Gary
    Pages:32
    The Tigris and Euphrates rivers surround a region once known as Mesopotamia, the cradle of ancient civilizations that included Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria. This fascinating book follows both rivers
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Middle East,Education & Reference,Science Studies,Nature,Oceans & Seas,Water

  • Life in a Commercial City (Learn about Urban Life)

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780778773917
    Author:Romanek, Trudee
    Pages:32
    Few people live in the business district of big modern cities. The area where people live in a big city is usually filled with office buildings, banks, insurance companies, and stores. This book focus
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Explore the World,United States

  • Scholastic Reader Level 1: Polar Animals

    Press:Cartwheel Books (November 1, 2009)
    Publication Date:2009-11
    ISBN:9780545057660
    Author:Cooper, Wade
    Pages:30
    Fabulous photographs, eye-catching design, and simple rhyming text constitute this Level 1 reader about the fascinating lives of polar animals! Now in paperback with foil on the cover!"I'm a seal.See
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Polar Regions,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Beginner Readers,Animals

  • W is for Windy City: A Chicago City Alphabet

    Press:Sleeping Bear Press (April 8, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-4
    ISBN:9781585364206
    Author:Layne, Steven L.; Hays, Michael; MacDonald, Judy
    Pages:40
    Lake Shore Drive, the Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier...just the mention of these iconic sights conjures up a skyline known the world over as the Windy City. Welcome to Chicago! And there's no better guid
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories

  • Living in Rural Communities (First Step Nonfiction (Paperback))

    Press:Lerner Classroom (September 1, 2007)
    Publication Date:2007-9
    ISBN:9780822586142
    Author:Sterling, Kristin
    Pages:24
    An introduction to the common characteristics of a rural community.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,Country Life

  • Mount Rushmore (Lightning Bolt Books: Famous Places (Paperback))

    Press:Lerner Classroom (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780761360490
    Author:Jango-Cohen, Judith
    Pages:32
    Have you ever seen a face thats taller than a house? People come from across the country to see the huge faces on Mount Rushmore. Four U.S. presidents are carved on this tall mountain. Just whose idea
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Education & Reference,History

  • Chicago (Class Trip)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (May 11, 2010)
    ISBN:9781584158813
    Author:Tracy, Kathleen
    Pages:47
    Haley O Malley and her classmates are going on a class trip to Chicago. Before leaving, they will learn about the city s exciting history and discover little-known fascinating facts about the Windy Ci
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,History,United States,State & Local,Explore the World,United States

  • Seattle (Class Trip)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (May 11, 2010)
    ISBN:9781584158806
    Author:O'Neal, Claire
    Pages:48
    Join Natalie and her fourth-grade class as they learn all about Seattle! Lakes, mountains, and forests surround this Emerald City. Find out how Seattle began as a lumberjack town, the dream of Arthur
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,History,United States,State & Local,Explore the World,United States

  • North America (Continents)

    Press:Capstone Press (September 1, 2003)
    Publication Date:2003-9
    ISBN:9780736833615
    Author:Bagley, Katie
    Pages:24
    Provides an introduction to the regions, geography, people, and interesting places of the North American continent. Includes a map activity.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories

  • Rocky Mountains (Lightning Bolt Books: Famous Places (Paperback))

    Press:Lerner Classroom (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780761355854
    Author:Zuehlke, Jeffrey
    Explore some of the world's most fascinating structures and natural places in this visually stimulating series. Compelling photographs and engaging text take readers on a journey through the creation
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories,Science, Nature & How It Works

  • The Changing Role of Women Since 1900 (Research It!)

    Press:Heinemann-Raintree (January 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781432934965
    Author:Spilsbury, Louise A.
    Pages:56
    This book shows students how to find, evaluate, organize and use evidence on key topics about the changing role of women since 1900. There are ideas for research topics, such as the role of the suffra
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Sociology,Education & Reference,Reading & Writing,Composition & Creative Writing,Politics & Social Sciences,Women's Studies,Feminist Theory

  • Pushes & Pulls: Why do People Migrate? (Investigating Human Migration & Settlement)

    Press:Crabtree Pub Co (January 15, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780778751984
    Author:Walker, Robert
    Pages:48
    This intriguing book explores the reasons why people migrate: pushesinvoluntary migrationsand pullsvoluntary migrations. Historical migrations examined include: the slave trade; the relocation of Nati
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Sociology,Emigrants & Immigrants,Explore the World

  • Games: From Dice to Gaming (Timeline History)

    Press:Heinemann (September 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781432938154
    Author:Miles, Liz
    Pages:32
    Games have existed for as long as humans have wanted to pass the time and be engaged in interesting and fun activities. Read about the evolution of games from simple handmade dice to high-tech compute
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Activities, Crafts & Games,Games,Education & Reference,History

  • Our Grandparents: A Global Album (Global Fund for Children)

    Press:Charlesbridge (February 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-4
    ISBN:9781570914591
    Author:The Global Fund for Children
    Pages:32
    Grandpa, Bibi, Yeye and Grann . . . This striking album captures the intergenerational relationships between children and grandparents around the world. The brief text and striking photographs bring t
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Growing Up & Facts of Life,Family Life,Multigenerational,Explore the World

  • In the Home (Under the Microscope)

    Press:Chelsea Clubhouse; 1 edition (May 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781604138238
    Author:Crewe, Sabrina
    Pages:32
    When you are in your home, did you know that millions of tiny living creatures share the space with your family and pets? These microorganisms live in your bed, in your kitchen, and on your pets. From
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,House & Home,Science, Nature & How It Works,Experiments & Projects,Education & Reference,Reference

  • Crossing Guards (People in My Community (Paperback))

    Press:Gareth Stevens Publishing (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781433937989
    Author:Macken, JoAnn Early
    Pages:24
    Crossing guards have a very important jobkeeping us safe. In this book, beginning readers learn about the duties of a crossing guard, and see firsthand how these important community workers help to ke
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers

  • Rhode Island: The Ocean State (Our Amazing States (Paperback))

    Press:PowerKids Press; 1 edition (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781448807321
    Author:Koontz, Robin Michal
    Pages:24
    The nations smallest state is jam-packed with interesting sights, beautiful vistas, and fascinating people. Readers will come to see that what Rhode Island lacks in size, it makes up for in personalit
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories

  • Spotlight on Japan (Spotlight on My Country)

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780778734598
    Author:Kalman, Bobbie
    Pages:32
    Spotlight on Japan reveals the beauty of this island nation, from its bamboo forests to its majestic mountains. The everyday life of the modern Japanese people is highlighted along with traditional cu
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Explore the World,Asia

  • Moose Power!: Muskeg Saves the Day

    Press:Down East Books (May 16, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-5
    ISBN:9780892727629
    Author:Beckhorn, Susan Williams; Huntington, Amy;
    Retired logger Jean du Bois rescues an orphaned moose calf. Raised in the barnyard, young Muskeg forms a special bond with Kate, the gentle draft horse. When Kate becomes too old and tired to pull the
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,Farm Life,Animals,Horses,Growing Up & Facts of Life,Friendship, Social Skills & School Life,Friendship

  • China (Blastoff! Readers: Exploring Countries) (Blastoff! Readers: Exploring Countries: Level 5)

    Press:Bellwether Media (August 8, 2010)
    ISBN:9781600144769
    China, with over one billion people, is the most populated country in the world. China's most famous tourist attraction is the Great Wall, which runs across about 5,000 miles of northern China. Rich w
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Asia,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Intermediate Readers

  • Doctors (People in My Community (Paperback))

    Press:Gareth Stevens Publishing; New edition (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781433938047
    Author:Gorman, Jacqueline Laks
    Pages:24
    We usually take trips to the doctor when were sick, so its easy to undervalue this very important community member, but this book invites readers to change their minds and celebrate the role. Readers
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers,Growing Up & Facts of Life,Health

  • Down at the Seaweed Cafe

    Press:Nightwood; First Papeback Printing edition (February 18, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-4
    ISBN:9780889712461
    Author:Perry, Robert; Guzek, Greta;
    Pages:32
    Everyone's welcomeAt the Seaweed Cafe,Where seaweed teaIs served all day...If you've ever played restaurant, made mud pies or hosted an imaginary tea party, you'll welcome an invitation to the The Sea
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Canada,Multicultural Stories

  • Iraq the People (Lands, Peoples, & Cultures (Paperback))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; Revised ed. edition (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780778796503
    Author:Fast, April
    Pages:32
    Lets you meet the people of Iraq - the Arabs, the Kurds, the Bedouins, and the Armenians. This book helps you learn about the diversity of their religion, languages, customs, and cuisine. It also lets
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Middle East,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology

  • Recipe and Craft Guide to the Caribbean (World Crafts and Recipes) (World Crafts & Recipes)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (June 11, 2010)
    ISBN:9781584159353
    Author:Mofford, Juliet Haines
    Pages:64
    In the sunny Caribbean, bananas, coconuts, cashews, mangoes, and limes grow on trees, and some fish even seem to fly. Though the islands share a tragic past of warfare, slavery, and pirate raids, each
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Central & South America,Children's Cookbooks,Activities, Crafts & Games,Crafts & Hobbies

  • My Name Is Oney Judge

    Press:Third World Press; 1 edition (April 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-4
    ISBN:9780883783047
    Author:Turner, Diane D.
    Pages:40
    This children's book tells the true story of Oney Judge, a young African American woman who was a slave in George Washington's presidential household. She liberated herself by way of a daring escape a
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Multicultural Stories,African-American,Biographies,Multicultural,History

  • What Do They Do? Police Officers (Community Connections)

    Press:Cherry Lake Publishing (August 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781602798038
    Author:Capici, Gaetano
    Pages:24
    The books in the Community Connections Library help kids understand the world around them. What Do They Do? Police Officers, gives young readers an idea of the role that Police Officers play in their
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Sociology,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers,Explore the World

  • Changing Planet: What Is the Environmental Impact of Human Migration and Settlement? (Investigating Human Migration & Settlement (Paperback))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780778751946
    Author:Morgan, Sally
    Pages:48
    From the earliest times humans have shaped and changed the landscape. Historical and modern-day examples in this interesting book show how natural habitats and wilderness areas are destroyed as people
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Emigrants & Immigrants,Education & Reference,Science Studies,Nature,Environment,Explore the World

  • Living in Urban Communities (First Step Nonfiction (Paperback))

    Press:Lerner Classroom (September 1, 2007)
    Publication Date:2007-9
    ISBN:9780822586128
    Author:Sterling, Kristin
    Pages:24
    An introduction to the common characteristics of an urban community.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life

  • Mary Makes a Qaspeq (Math in a Cultural Context)

    Press:Brush Education; English and Yup'ik edition (January 1, 2009) Brush Education
    ISBN:9781550593426
    Author:Hardy, Cindy; Clark, Putt; Andrew-Ihrke, Dora
    Pages:40
    Mary misses her best friend, Christine, who’s gone away for the summer to a fish camp. To cheer herself up, Mary goes to visit her grandma and finds her hard at work making a qaspeq, a versatil
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Multicultural Stories,Native North & South Americans,Education & Teaching,Schools & Teaching,Instruction Methods,Mathematics

  • My Little French Friend (Pals Around the World)

    Press:Pals Around the World; Har/Crds B edition (April 30, 2010)
    ISBN:9780578032382
    The educational book series, PALS AROUND THE WORLD, has released their first book: Volume 1: My Little French Friend in April, 2010. Each Volume in the series covers the cultures of eight different co
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Europe

  • This Is the Way We Help at Home (Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Kids Like Me)

    Press:Scholastic (December 1, 2009) Children's Press (Dublin)
    Publication Date:2009-12
    ISBN:9780531214411
    Author:Miller, Amanda
    Pages:24
    - Vocabulary preview and review pages with pronunciations, glossary, and index- Diagrams, graphs, or other educational graphics- Fun, engaging editorial content- Curriculum connections- Beautiful, ful
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,House & Home,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Beginner Readers

  • Principals (Community Connections)

    Press:Cherry Lake Publishing (August 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781602798090
    Author:Capici, Gaetano
    Pages:24
    The books in the Community Connections Library help kids understand the world around them. What Do They Do? Principals, gives young readers an idea of the role that Principals play in making schools s
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Sociology,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers,Education & Teaching,Schools & Teaching,Education Theory,Administration

  • City Adventures #1: Help Is On The Way! (Lego Reader)

    Press:Scholastic Inc. (November 1, 2009)
    Publication Date:2009-11
    ISBN:9780545150682
    Author:Sander, Sonia; Mada Design Inc;
    Pages:31
    Explore the world of LEGO City.Where's Bear? When Jessie's dog is lost, who can help her find him. The crossing guard? The policeman? The fireman? Everyone will!
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Early Learning,Beginner Readers,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers

  • The Civil Rights Marches (American Moments)

    Press:Abdo Publishing Company (January 1, 2004)
    ISBN:9781591972822
    Author:Howard, Melanie A.
    Pages:48
    - Primary Source Documents- Full-color Photographs- Diagrams- Maps- Timeline- Index- Glossary
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,General,Explore the World,United States,Education & Reference,History

  • Frenchy's Float: A Story about Louisiana (Super Sandcastle: State Stories)

    Press:Abdo Publishing Company (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9781604539226
    Author:Scheunemann, Pam; Doucet, Bob;
    Pages:24
    This fun combination of original fable and factual information introduces young readers to the state of Louisiana through an entertaining and educational story based on the state symbols, history and
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States

  • Italy (Blastoff! Readers: Exploring Countries) (Blastoff! Readers: Exploring Countries: Level 5 (Library))

    Press:Bellwether Media (August 8, 2010)
    ISBN:9781600144851
    Author:Simmons, Walter
    Pages:32
    Sticking out into the Mediterranean Sea, Italy has some of the nicest weather in Europe. It is famous for its art, architecture, and cuisine. Readers will discover the physical geography of Italy thro
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Europe,Literature & Fiction,Chapter Books & Readers,Intermediate Readers

  • What Do They Do? Firefighters (Community Connections)

    Press:Cherry Lake Publishing (August 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781602798045
    Author:Zeiger, Jennifer
    Pages:24
    The books in the Community Connections Library help kids understand the world around them. What Do They Do? Firefighters, gives young readers an idea of the role that Firefighters play in their commun
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Sociology,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers,Politics & Social Sciences,Politics & Government,Specific Topics,Law Enforcement

  • Pushes & Pulls: Why Do People Migrate? (Investigating Human Migration & Settlement (Library))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780778751830
    Author:Walker, Robert
    Pages:48
    This intriguing book explores the reasons why people migrate: pushesinvoluntary migrationsand pullsvoluntary migrations. Historical migrations examined include: the slave trade; the relocation of Nati
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Emigrants & Immigrants,Cultural Studies,Sociology,Explore the World

  • Family Life in the U.S.A.: Then and Now: Early Fluent Plus (Nonfiction Readers)

    Press:Teacher Created Materials; Ill edition (February 20, 2008)
    Publication Date:2005-1
    ISBN:9780743983648
    Author:Franklin, Maya
    Pages:24
    Compare family life during colonial times with today's families by exploring jobs, leisure activities, homes, and occupations. The book provides a comparison chart and vocabulary related to family lif
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Education & Reference,Reading & Writing,History,United States

  • School Then and Now (First Step Nonfiction (Paperback))

    Press:Lerner Classroom (January 1, 2003)
    Publication Date:2003-1
    ISBN:9780822546412
    Author:Nelson, Robin
    Pages:24
    Briefly describes how school in the United States has changed through the years, including such topics as transportation, supplies, and subjects taught.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Early Learning,Basic Concepts

  • Election Day (Holidays and Festivals)

    Press:Heinemann (September 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781432940829
    Author:Rissman, Rebecca
    Pages:24
    This book introduces readers to what it means to celebrate Election Day, and shows them why this holiday is special.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Holidays & Celebrations,Non-religious,Early Learning,Beginner Readers

  • Israel the People (Lands, Peoples, & Cultures (Paperback))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; Revised edition (December 21, 2007)
    Publication Date:2007-11
    ISBN:9780778796800
    Author:Smith, Debbie
    Pages:32
    Suitable for ages 9 to 10 years, this work gives an insight into who lives in the country of Israel and how, despite its ancient roots, the country is thoroughly modern and constantly changing. It inc
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Middle East,Asia,History,Middle East,Israel & Palestine

  • Why Did Cherokees Move West?: And Other Questions About the Trail of Tears (Six Questions of American History)

    Press:Lerner Classroom (August 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780761361251
    Author:Josephson, Judith Pinkerton
    Pages:48
    In 1830, President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act. The act provided for the removal of Native Americans from their homelands. In 1838, members of the Cherokee Nation were removed and mar
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Multicultural Stories,Native North & South Americans,Education & Reference,History,United States,1800s,Biographies,Multicultural

  • The White House (Lightning Bolt Books: Famous Places)

    Press:Lerner Classroom (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780761360544
    Author:Braithwaite, Jill
    Pages:32
    The White House gives readers an up-close look at the history, significance, and story behind the building where the U.S. president lives and works. Engaging text, colorful design, and eye-catching ph
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Education & Reference,History

  • Grand Canyon (Big Outdoors)

    Press:Creative Education (January 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781583418154
    Author:Bodden, Valerie
    Pages:24
    The books in the Great Planet Earth series bring to life the most dramatic and diverse natural landscapes on Earth. Grand Canyon tells you all about the geography, people, climate and wildlife of this
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,History,Americas,United States,State & Local

  • Jobs in My Neighborhood (My World (Windmill Books))

    Press:Windmill Books (July 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781607549529
    Author:Rosa-Mendoza, Gladys; Iosa, Ann;
    Pages:24
    This book introduces children to the various jobs held by people in a neighborhood. The role of each profession is explained in an age-appropriate manner and gives readers an understanding of how peop
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers

  • My Community Long Ago (Bobbie Kalman's Leveled Readers: My World: H (Paperback))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780778795421
    Author:Kalman, Bobbie
    Pages:24
    Shows children how past communities were different from those of today by pairing modern photographs with illustrations of life in pioneer times. This book covers such topics as: Shopping Centres and
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,History,Explore the World

  • Buster's Trip to Cape Cod: A Story about Massachusetts (Super Sandcastle: State Stories)

    Press:Abdo Publishing Company (January 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781604539219
    Author:Gaarder-Juntti, Oona; Doucet, Bob;
    Pages:24
    This fun combination of original fable and factual information introduces young readers to the state of Massachusetts through an entertaining and educational story based on the state symbols, history
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States

  • I Live Here! (My World (Windmill Books))

    Press:Windmill Books (July 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781607549505
    Author:Rosa-Mendoza, Gladys; Burnett, Lindy;
    Pages:24
    Meet Mark, who explains where he lives and introduces readers to concepts of geography. He shows readers different aspects of place, including cities, states, and countries. Each bright illustration i
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Explore the World

  • The King of Prussia and a Peanut Butter Sandwich

    Press:Atheneum Books for Young Readers (December 23, 2009)
    Publication Date:2009-12
    ISBN:9781442412156
    Author:Fleming, Alice; Fleming, Thomas; Himler, Ronald
    Pages:50
    Narrates the saga of how the Mennonites left Prussia to avoid military service, went to southern Russia where they learned to raise Turkey Red wheat, and ultimately came to the United States where the
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World

  • Happy As a Dolphin: A Child's Celebration of Hawai'i

    Press:Ruwanga Trading (October 2009)
    ISBN:9780970152817
    In rhythmic verse, young readers are invited to join a lively celebration of Hawaii.  Whether jumping from a wave, threading flowers one by one, or dancing gracefully as a hula dancer; children w
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States

  • Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes

    Press:Schwartz & Wade; Reprint edition (September 28, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-9
    ISBN:9780375963353
    Author:Look, Lenore; Pham, LeUyen;
    Pages:192
    Here's the third book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers. Alvin Ho, an A
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Multicultural Stories,Asian & Asian American,Growing Up & Facts of Life,Family Life,Siblings,Friendship, Social Skills & School Life,Emotions & Feelings

  • Jobs in My Neighborhood (My World)

    Press:Windmill Books (October 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781615330379
    Author:Rosa-Mendoza, Gladys; Iosa, Ann;
    Pages:24
    This book introduces children to the various jobs held by people in a neighborhood. The role of each profession is explained in an age-appropriate manner and gives readers an understanding of how peop
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers

  • Famous Firsts of Black Americans

    Press:Pelican Publishing (September 30, 1983)
    Publication Date:1983-9
    ISBN:9780882892405
    Author:Hancock, Sibyl; Haynes, Jerry; Miles, Shelton
    Pages:94
    This historical overview, geared to elementary and junior high school students, focuses on notable black people who made unusual and important contributions and helped shape the destiny of America. Ar
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,General,Multicultural Stories,African-American,Biographies,Multicultural

  • The St. Lawrence: River Route to the Great Lakes (Rivers Around the World (Paperback))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780778774709
    Author:Peppas, Lynn
    Pages:32
    Follows the St Lawrence River, once a main route of the fur and timber trades.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Canada,Education & Reference,Science Studies,Nature,Oceans & Seas,Water

  • What Do They Do? Judges (Community Connections)

    Press:Cherry Lake Publishing (August 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781602798076
    Author:Gregory, Josh
    Pages:24
    An introduction to judges, including understanding the roles and the qualifications needed to become one.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Sociology,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers,Law,Rules & Procedures,Civil Procedure

  • The Washington Monument (Lightning Bolt Books: Famous Places)

    Press:Lerner Classroom (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780761360537
    Author:Nelson, Kristin L.
    Pages:32
    Do you know how long it took to build the Washington Monument? It took 36 years! Visitors have loved to look out from the top of this tall building ever since it was finished. But who planned the Wash
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Education & Reference,History

  • Montana: The Treasure State (Our Amazing States)

    Press:PowerKids Press (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781448807581
    Author:Lusted, Marcia Amidon
    Pages:24
    Montana is known as the Treasure State, Big Sky Country, and the Land of Shining Mountains. Readers will learn why in this exciting, photograph-filled book.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories

  • St. Augustine (Class Trip)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (May 11, 2010)
    ISBN:9781584158820
    Author:Dillon, Doug
    Pages:48
    Gary Sanchez s teacher is taking their fourth-grade class 100 miles from home to the oldest city in the United States. Gary has so much fun, he wants his parents to bring him back for another visit! E
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,History,United States,State & Local,Explore the World,United States

  • Goblin in the Bush (Gibblewort the Goblin)

    Press:Penguin Random House Australia; 2 edition (July 20, 2010)
    ISBN:9781864719499
    Author:Kelleher, Victor; King, Stephen Michael;
    Pages:75
    The first adventure starring everyone’s favorite grouchy Irish goblin
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Australia & Oceania,Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fantasy & Magic

  • Lily in Full Bloom (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Disney Fairies (Pb))

    Press:Turtleback (May 11, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-5
    ISBN:9780606125628
    Author:Driscoll, Laura; Bobowicz, Pamela; Clarke, Judith Holmes
    Pages:117
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Garden-talent fairy, Lily invents a new flower, the panglory. They grow anywhere--in dirt, on wood, even on rocks! But soon they soon begin to lose their color,
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Multicultural Stories,African-American,Education & Reference,Science Studies,Nature,Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fantasy & Magic

  • Iran the Culture (Lands, Peoples, & Cultures (Library))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; Revised ed. edition (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780778792789
    Author:Richter, Joanne
    Pages:32
    Ancient religions, colorful dances, and sweet music all come alive in this fascinating, newly-revised book on Irans culture. Learn how to celebrate the new year with the festival of Nowrouj, discover
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Middle East,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology

  • Iroquois (Canadian Aboriginal Art & Culture)

    Press:Weigl Publishers (March 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781553883432
    Hundreds of years ago, five American Indian nations came together to create one of the worlds first democracies. This was known as the Iroquois Confederacy. Learn more in The Iroquois, one of the titl
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Canada

  • Graphing Health and Disease (Real World Data)

    Press:Heinemann (January 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781432926199
    Author:Somervill, Barbara A.
    Pages:32
    Which communicable disease killed more than 100 million people over 200 years? What is a congenital disease? How is diabetes treated? Real World Data presents information about familiar curricular top
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,General,Medical Books,Medicine,Internal Medicine,Pathology,Diseases

  • Subarctic Indians (Native Americans)

    Press:Heinemann (February 11, 2000)
    ISBN:9781575729268
    Author:Ansary, Mir Tamim
    Pages:32
    Come along with us as we meet some America's first peoples. Turn the pages of Subarctic Indians to discover what the windigo was and why it turned into a people eating monster, how some Indians u
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Multicultural Stories,Native North & South Americans,Biographies,Multicultural,Explore the World,United States

  • The Missing Ball (Cool Nguni)

    Press:Jacana Media (April 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2009-9
    ISBN:9781770097049
    Author:Bester, Maryanne; Bester, Shayle;
    Pages:32
    Gaps, the endearing Nguni calf, and his cousin Sugarbean—named because of her speckled, sugar bean-like hide—want to play a game of soccer before sundown, but they must first find their
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Africa,Education & Reference,Science Studies,Nature,Science, Nature & How It Works

  • Life in a Suburban City (Learn about Urban Life)

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9780778773948
    Author:Flatt, Lizann
    Pages:32
    Life in a Suburban Citylooks at living in cities that have spread from the center far into the countryside. Many people live and work in areas that are miles from downtown. Los Angeles, California is
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Explore the World,United States

  • My Culture (Bobbie Kalman's Leveled Readers: My World: H (Paperback))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780778795438
    Author:Kalman, Bobbie
    Pages:24
    Illustrates people's different ways of life and the traditions we practice. This title helps young readers learn about how culture is expressed through our clothing, our food, and music and dance. It
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Explore the World,Holidays & Celebrations

  • A Suburb (My First Look at Communities)

    Press:Creative Educ (July 2007)
    ISBN:9781583415146
    Book by Bodden, Valerie
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life

  • UXL Asian American Reference Library: Biography

    Press:UXL; 2 edition (October 21, 2003)
    Publication Date:2003-10
    ISBN:9780787676018
    Author:Zia, Helen; Gall, Susan B.;
    Pages:450
    U- X - L(R) announces a 2nd edition of its New York Public Library Outstanding Reference Book," U- X - L(R) Asian American Reference Library." Rich with photos and completely revised and updated throu
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Multicultural Stories,Asian & Asian American,Politics & Social Sciences,Social Sciences,Specific Demographics,Asian American Studies,Biographies & Memoirs,Reference & Collections

  • These Boots Are Made for Stalking

    Press:Turtleback; School & Library ed. edition (March 9, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-3
    ISBN:9780606105460
    Author:Harrison, Lisi
    Pages:228
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Now that the Pretty Committee is no longer boycotting boys, the eighth-grade friends cannot decide who has a crush on whom, putting the Clique in jeopardy again.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Deals in Books,Growing Up & Facts of Life

  • Namaste!

    Press:SteinerBooks (April 1, 2009)
    Publication Date:2009-4
    ISBN:9780880106252
    Author:Diana Cohn
    Pages:32
    Nima Sherpa lives in Nepal at the top of the world, where the tallest mountain on earth, Chomolongma―the mountain we call Everest―towers above the clouds. Nima has promised her father, a
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,Country Life,Explore the World,Asia

  • Vermont: The Green Mountain State (Our Amazing States (Paperback))

    Press:PowerKids Press (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781448807307
    Author:Koontz, Robin Michal
    Pages:24
    The bucolic state of Vermont is widely known for its picturesque farms and forested mountains. Beautiful color photographs and lots of interesting information about the state are sure to engage reader
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories,Deals in Books

  • What Do They Do? Nurses (Community Connections)

    Press:Cherry Lake Publishing (August 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781602798083
    Author:Zeiger, Jennifer
    Pages:24
    The books in the Community Connections Library help kids understand the world around them. What Do They Do? Nurses, gives young readers an idea of the role that Nurses play in keeping the members of t
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Sociology,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers,Explore the World

  • Recipe and Craft Guide to China (World Crafts and Recipes) (World Crafts & Recipes)

    Press:Mitchell Lane Publishers (May 11, 2010)
    ISBN:9781584159377
    Welcome to the amazing world of China! China s ancient traditions have created a tremendous variety of tasty foods and beautiful artwork. You can learn to make some of China s most popular foods, such
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,Asia,Children's Cookbooks,Activities, Crafts & Games,Crafts & Hobbies

  • A Night on the Range

    Press:Creative Editions (September 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781568462059
    Author:Frisch, Aaron; Sheban, Chris;
    Pages:32
    In this story of Western dreaming, a boy and his faithful dog leave indoor comforts behind for their first sleep-out under the stars.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,Farm Life,Activities, Crafts & Games,Activity Books

  • West Virginia: The Mountain State (Our Amazing States (Paperback))

    Press:PowerKids Press; 1 edition (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781448807369
    Author:Koontz, Robin Michal
    Pages:24
    From its massive mountains to its complex history, West Virginia is a truly fascinating state. Readers of this information-packed book will learn about the states breathtaking landscapes, rich natural
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories

  • Alaska: The Last Frontier (Our Amazing States (Paperback))

    Press:PowerKids Press; 1 edition (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781448807697
    Author:Lusted, Marcia Amidon
    Pages:24
    This captivating book takes students on a journey to Americas largest state, Alaska. Dazzling photographs and information on the states history, native peoples, and natural wonders will excite curious
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States,Multicultural Stories

  • Tangled: Rapunzel's Amazing Hair (Disney Tangled)

    Press:Disney Press (September 14, 2010)
    ISBN:9781423128182
    Author:Thorpe, Kiki; Keane, Claire;
    Pages:32
    With fun, simple rhymes and vibrant illustrations by Claire Keane, one of the film’s animators, this jacketed picture book focuses on the funny and amazingly unexpected things Rapunzel does with
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Royalty,Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths

  • Nurses (People in My Community (Paperback))

    Press:Gareth Stevens Publishing (August 15, 2010)
    ISBN:9781433938078
    Author:Macken, JoAnn Early
    Pages:24
    School wouldnt be a complete experience without the school nurse. He or she not only helps us when were not feeling well, but they also help us maintain proper development and provide treatment when w
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Education & Reference,Jobs & Careers,Growing Up & Facts of Life,Health

  • Monty's Ice Pick: A Story about Alaska (Super Sandcastle: State Stories)

    Press:Abdo Publishing Company (January 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-1
    ISBN:9781604539257
    Author:Hengel, Katherine; Doucet, Bob;
    Pages:24
    This fun combination of original fable and factual information introduces young readers to the state of Alaska through an entertaining and educational story based on the state symbols, history and geo
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Explore the World,United States

  • Games: From Dice to Gaming (Timeline History)

    Press:Heinemann (September 1, 2010)
    ISBN:9781432938079
    Author:Miles, Liz
    Pages:32
    This book follows the development of games through the centuries, from ancient times to today.
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Activities, Crafts & Games,Games,Education & Reference,History

  • America the Beautiful (America in Words and Song)

    Press:Chelsea Clubhouse (January 1, 2004)
    Publication Date:2004-1
    ISBN:9780791073322
    Author:Sonneborn, Liz
    Pages:32
    Book by Sonneborn, Liz
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,General,Education & Reference,History,United States

  • Spotlight on Russia (Spotlight on My Country)

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780778734864
    Author:Kalman, Bobbie
    Pages:32
    Gives children an introduction to Russia, which is part of two continents. This title contains photographs featuring Russia's many diverse people, its unique plants and animals, and its dramatic lands
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Explore the World,Europe

  • My Community Long Ago (Bobbie Kalman's Leveled Readers: My World: H (Library))

    Press:Crabtree Publishing Company; 1 edition (August 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-8
    ISBN:9780778795179
    Author:Kalman, Bobbie
    Pages:24
    Bobbie Kalman is famous for her books on settlers and historic communities. This beautiful book shows children how past communities were different from those of today by pairing modern photographs wit
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Where We Live,City Life,Explore the World,Education & Reference,History

  • Presidents' Day (Holidays and Festivals)

    Press:Heinemann (September 1, 2010)
    Publication Date:2010-9
    ISBN:9781432940751
    Author:Rissman, Rebecca
    Pages:24
    Originally named Washington's Birthday, the February holiday of Presidents' Day has since been broadened to include a celebration of Abraham Lincoln's birthday as well, since both men were born in thi
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,Holidays & Celebrations,Non-religious,Early Learning,Beginner Readers

  • March (Months of the Year (Weekly Reader))

    Press:Weekly Reader Early Learning Library (July 1, 2009)
    ISBN:9781433920967
    Author:Brode, Robyn
    Pages:24
    - New Months of the Year chart features each month and its number of days- Vivid photos capture What is unique about each month
    Children's Books,Geography & Cultures,Cultural Studies,General

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