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Quakes!

By: Catherine McMorrow
illustrated by: Stephen Marchesi

San Francisco. Los Angeles. Tokyo. Anchorage. These four cities have all been walloped by major earthquakes. One city was hit back in 1906, another as recently as 1994. No matter when a big earthquake...

Bears Are Curious

By: Joyce Milton
illustrated by: Christopher Santoro

Bears are curious, and so are kids! In this sweet Step into Reading, kids can follow a mother bear and her two cubs from winter hibernation to summer sun through an entire year. Kids will learn simple...

Wild, Wild Wolves

By: Joyce Milton

Illus. in full color. A fascinating introduction to the world of wolves, one of nature's most enduring and misunderstood creatures. Wolf-pack behavior, body language, and the meaning of howls are all demystified...


Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

Oil is not pretty, but it is a resource that drives the modern world.  It has made fortunes for the lucky few and provided jobs for millions of ordinary folks.Thick and slippery, crude oil has an...

Come See the Earth Turn

By: Lori Mortensen

A sickly child, a poor student, and a medical school dropout, Léon Foucault seemed an unlikely candidate for greatness. But his ingenious experiment—simple, beautiful, and stunningly original—changed...

Amazing Armadillos

By: Jennifer McKerley
illustrated by: Paul Mirocha

Reading on your own Armadillos may look funny, move oh-so-slowly, and smell a little stinky but mostly they are extraordinary! For example, they can jump three feet in the air to scare away any predators...


Dinosaur Hunters

By: Kate McMullan
illustrated by: John R. Jones

Less than 200 years ago, nobody knew that dinosaurs had ever existed. Now, scientists who study fossils know about many kinds of dinosaurs and where they lived. The hunt is on for new information about...

Whales: The Gentle Giants

By: Joyce Milton

Illus. in full color. "Milton understands what kids like about whales, and packs a considerable amount of information into the book. This easy-reader leaps with appeal."--Bulletin, Center for Children's...

The Everything Seed

By: Carole Martignacco

From a single seed cradled and nourished in the rich soil of space, comes the entire universe...and even you! The Everything Seed is a new myth for a new generation, one that explains to the youngest child...


Resources

Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly

By: Alan Madison
illustrated by: Kevin Hawkes

It's hard to be Velma, the littlest Gratch, entering the first grade. That's because everyone has marvelous memories of her two older sisters, who were practically perfect first graders. Poor Velma—people...

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