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Time for Kids Big Book of Why Revised and Updated

1,001 Facts Kids Want to Know

Author: The Editors of TIME for Kids

Publisher: Time Inc. Books

ISBN: 1618933426

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 7038

Why do we have eyebrows? Why are dogs' noses wet? Why does Earth have a moon? Why are some people color blind? The best-selling book in TIME For Kids' Big Book of Questions series is newly revised with updated information, photos, illustrations, and graphics to answer over 250 intriguing questions in popular subject areas: Animals, Space, History, Science, Technology, Sports and more. Presented in an easy-to-follow format, this fun, must-have reference book will appeal to a young child's sense of curiosity. Kids can dive into the book at any point and learn over 1,001 amazing facts to impress their parents, teachers, and friends with their new found knowledge.

Big Book of WHY: Revised and Updated (A TIME For Kids Book)

Author: The Editors of TIME For Kids

Publisher: Time For Kids

ISBN: 9781618931641

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 2512

Why do we have eyebrows? Why are dogs' noses wet? Why does Earth have a moon? Why are some people color blind? The best-selling book in TIME For Kids' Big Book of Questions series is newly revised with updated information, photos, illustrations, and graphics to answer over 250 intriguing questions in popular subject areas: Animals, Space, History, Science, Technology, Sports and more. Presented in an easy-to-follow format, this fun, must-have reference book will appeal to a young child's sense of curiosity. Kids can dive into the book at any point and learn over 1,001 amazing facts to impress their parents, teachers, and friends with their new found knowledge.

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why

Author: Amy Shields

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426307926

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 127

View: 7547

Provides answers to commonly asked questions such as "Why does my skin wrinkle in the tub?" and "Why do we see a rainbow?"

Big Book of Answers (A TIME For Kids Book)

Author: The Editors of TIME For Kids

Publisher: Time For Kids

ISBN: 9781618931504

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 2202

The TIME For Kids Big Book of Questions series is now bigger and better than ever with this latest addition! In a great new oversized format, TIME For Kids Big Book of Answers satisfies the most curious kids with answers to the questions they commonly ask but adults can rarely answer. Questions like "How does popcorn pop?", "Where did the Titanic sink?" and "Why are our eyes different colors?" are grouped into easy-to-navigate categories such as animals, humans, history, science and sports. Colorful photos, dynamic graphics, and simple text help kids discover 1,001 amazing facts to impress their parents, teachers, friends...and anyone else who will listen! span

Petey (new cover)

Author: Ben Mikaelsen

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 9781423131748

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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In 1922, at the age of two, Petey's distraught parents commit him to the state's insane asylum, unaware that their son is actually suffering from severe cerebral palsy. Bound by his wheelchair and struggling to communicate with the people around him, Petey finds a way to remain kind and generous despite the horrific conditions in his new "home." Through the decades, he befriends several caretakers but is heartbroken when each eventually leaves him. Determined not to be hurt again, he vows to no longer let hope of lifelong friends and family torment him. That changes after he is moved into a nursing home and meets a young teen named Trevor Ladd; he sees something in the boy and decides to risk friendship one last time. Trevor, new to town and a bit of a loner, is at first weary of the old man in the wheelchair. But after hearing more of his story, Trevor learns that there is much more to Petey than meets the eye. Petey is a touching story of friendship, discovery, and the uplifting power of the human spirit.

Little Kids First Big Book of Weather

Author: Karen de Seve

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426327196

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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A fact-filled introduction to the wild and wonderful world of weather. You'll discover how a rainbow forms; learn why some places are hot and others cold; and even play some games!

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who

Author: Jill Esbaum

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: 142632359X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 1145

Introduce young readers to some of the world's most interesting and important people in this bold and lively first biography book. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring profiles of each person, along with fascinating facts about about their accomplishments and contributions. This book inspires kids about a world of possibilities and taps into their natural curiosity about fascinating role models from education advocate Malala Yousafzai to astronaut Neil Armstrong.

Today I Feel . . .

An Alphabet of Emotions

Author: Madalena Moniz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781419723247

Category:

Page: 64

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Beautifully illustrated by Madalena Moniz s subtle watercolors, "Today I Feel . . ." follows a child through a whole range of emotions, from adored to curious to strong. Not all of the emotions are positive and not all of them are simple, but they are all honest and worthy of discussion with a young child. "

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Author: Jeff Kinney

Publisher: ABRAMS

ISBN: 9780810987586

Category:

Page: 217

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Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into a new year and a new school where undersize weaklings share the corridors with kids who are taller, meaner and already shaving. Desperate to prove his new found maturity, which only going up a grade can bring, Greg is happy to have his not-quite-so-cool sidekick, Rowley, along for the ride. But when Rowley's star starts to rise, Greg tries to use his best friend's popularity to his own advantage. Recorded in his diary with comic pictures and his very own words - this test of Greg and Rowley's friendship unfolds with hilarious results.

Secrets of Mental Math

The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

Author: Arthur Benjamin,Michael Shermer

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780307347466

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

View: 781

These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers. Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do math in your head faster than you ever thought possible, dramatically improve your memory for numbers, and—maybe for the first time—make mathematics fun. Yes, even you can learn to do seemingly complex equations in your head; all you need to learn are a few tricks. You’ll be able to quickly multiply and divide triple digits, compute with fractions, and determine squares, cubes, and roots without blinking an eye. No matter what your age or current math ability, Secrets of Mental Math will allow you to perform fantastic feats of the mind effortlessly. This is the math they never taught you in school.

The Bug Book

Author: Sue Fliess

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399543813

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6440

Grab your bucket and join the search for all the cool bugs outside! This fun rhyming story lists all the bugs you can imagine—creep bugs, climb bugs, sticky-slime bugs! Discover the vast world of insects in this photo-filled book.

What Makes a Blizzard?

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062484745

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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All blizzards are snowstorms, but not all snowstorms are blizzards! What is the difference? How much snow falls during a blizzard? How fast are the winds? How cold does it get during a blizzard? Read and find out! Written by acclaimed children’s science writer Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld and with beautiful illustrations by Maddie Frost, What Makes a Blizzard comes chock-full of visual aids like charts, sidebars, and hands-on activities—including how to keep a winter weather journal and how to observe what a snowflake really looks like. This is a Level 2 Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Georgia's Telescope

Discovering the Big Bang for Children

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780999215807

Category:

Page: 40

View: 2815

A children's book filled with rhymes, illustrations and comparisons; Georgia's Telescope is the first book to explain the Big Bang theory and its physics to preschoolers.

National Geographic Kids Why Not?

Over 1,111 Answers to Everything

Author: Crispin Boyer

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books

ISBN: 9781426331923

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 542

Jam-packed with thousands of fascinating facts and interesting info, this fun-filled Q&A book is sure to satisfy the most curious kids (and adults too!). The team that brought you WHY? flips that question around to deliver more than 1,111 awesome answers, brain-bending breakdowns, and epic explanations to all kinds of burning questions about how the world works. With the first book in the series, we answered WHY? In this exciting follow-up, we figured WHY NOT? The concept is simple. Got a question? Boy, do we have answers! Over 1,111 of them. Why don't you keep growing your whole life? Check out the human body section. Why aren't we traveling by jetpack yet? Tech has your answer. Why aren't school buses red? Flip to the pop culture chapter. Why aren't dinosaurs still alive? Why can't you walk on clouds? It's all there! With hundreds of topics ranging from silly to serious, we've got the expert information in a fun Q&A format that will keep kids digging for answers. Answers include all kinds of fascinating extra info like top 10 lists, weird-but-true facts, explorer profiles, and cool activities. Now, go stump your parents!

The Book of Mormon for Latter-Day Saint Families

Author: Thomas R. Valletta

Publisher: Bookcraft, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781570086847

Category: Religion

Page: 671

View: 3483

This volume contains the full text of the Book of Mormon in large type, footnotes, definitions, explanations of important concepts, questions for young readers to ponder, and beautiful, full-color illustrations and paintings by Clark Kelley Price, Robert Barrett, Scott Snow, Del Parson, Garry Kapp, Ted Henninger, and Tom Lovell.

TIME For Kids Big Book of Science Experiments

A step-by-step guide

Author: Editors of Time for Kids Magazine

Publisher: Time For Kids

ISBN: 9781603208932

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 2872

TIME For Kids' successful Super Science Book just got bigger and better-with the all-new Big Book of Science Experiments. This full-color and expanded hardcover book presents 100 fresh and fascinating experiments for kids 8 to 12 to wrap their heads (and hands) around. The inquiry-based experiments cover aspects of physical, life and earth science, and dovetail with the school science curriculum. The intriguing experiments were created by the experts at Mad Science, the world's leading science enrichment provider. Probing questions to be explored include: How does oil affect plants? Which traits do you share with your family? Can a battery turn a nail into a magnet? Clear and colorful step-by-step directions accompany each experiment so children can easily follow the procedure. Additional background information and fun facts for each experiment lets kids know how it affects them and their world, explains the science behind what they've just done, and gives concrete extensions and ways to learn more about each subject. A Science Fair chapter gives readers winning ways to present material to the public, including how to create visuals to display results, how to use and control variables, and how to tackle the scientific process.

National Geographic Kids Cutest Animals Sticker Activity Book

Over 1,000 Stickers!

Author: National Geographic Society (U. S.),National Geographic Kids

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books

ISBN: 1426311125

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 5836

Girls will love these fun-packed pages loaded with 1,000 stickers of cute animals such as pandas, koalas, rabbits, kittens, puppies, and much more. Perfect for road trips, plane rides, rainy afternoons, or just to keep in the backpack for sticker sharing with friends, kids won't be able to get enough of these high-value, high fun-factor sticker books! Filled with interactive games, spelling and patter activities, drawing games, and more. Parents will love these fun books that keep kids entertained, engaged, and learning. Forty pages of activities and colorful nature scenes pair with 16 pages of 1,000 incredible animal stickers to bring an exciting interactive experience with the most adorable animals on the planet. Kids can use their stickers to add baby fish swimming in the coral reef, to show ponies frolicking in the field, and to match baby ducks and bunnies to their mommies. Teach spread merges vibrant artwork with real wild animal photographs and an array of fun and informative activities

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Science

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books

ISBN: 9781426333187

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 1514

This lively introduction to the fascinating world of science explores the different kinds of science, what scientists do, and the amazing things that scientists study: animals and plants; oceans and space; earthquakes and volcanoes; sound and light; inventions and more! Make sure kids' first experience of the wonders of science is a thrilling eye-opener with this fun reference book. Fun activities, games, and simple experiments encourage interactive learning, showing kids that anyone can use scientific observation and experimentation to be a scientist and discover new things. With bright images and age-appropriate text, this book inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them and maybe even grow up to be a scientist one day, too! Topics include astronomy, botany, paleontology, malacology (that's the science of clams, snails, and other animals with shells!), zoology, and more.

Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs

Author: Catherine D. Hughes

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426308469

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 127

View: 4276

This book provides pictures and brief facts about a variety of different kinds of dinosaurs.

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