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Your Oliver & Andy Category Results for "Reference"

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NEW! Almanacs And Record Books

The best almanacs and reference books for your library. These titles will provide thousands of facts for your students.

 ALL ALMANACS   |  2 Books in Set
Dictionaries - (Solid Selection!)

Great dictionaries encompassing definitions, spellings, word histories, illustrations, and pronunciations.

 ALL DICTIONARIES-A   |  7 Books in Set
NEW! FUN FACT FILE! - Gr. 2-5 (Nonfiction Made Fun!)

An average 200lb adult has between 2 to 6 pounds of bacteria! Part of San Francisco was built on top of ships abandoned during the Gold Rush! The Oregon Trail took between 4 to 6 months to travel – and most people walked the whole way! And President Thomas Jefferson? He had a “habit” of meeting Foreign Ambassadors wearing his pajamas! A very engaging design draws readers in through colorful diagrams, charts, maps and photos. The accessible text allows students to learn the exciting, interesting and downright bizarre facts on a wide range of subjects. These books are excellent for reference or pleasure reading. GREAT SERIES!

 OA720292   |  54 Books in Set
NEW! Fun Ref. - Gr K-3: Crayola World Of Color

From the deep blue ocean to vibrant greens within a forest to a yellow school bus, celebrate the world of color with Crayola®! Crisp photos and engaging text encourage your readers to notice the colors all around us. Back matter includes art prompts using shades of a single color and showing the Crayola colors that can be found in the photos throughout the book.

 OA524965   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Fun Ref. - Gr. 3+: Geek Out!: Modern Nerd's Guide (Unique Set!!)

Being a Nerd or Geek is a cool term: people own the word with pride as they boldly showcase their deep interest in everything from Comic Books to Robot Battles. In this unique series, the titles give readers the knowledge they need to get more involved in their fun interests. From conventions to other sources of information to truly getting involved with their hobby, these books, full of encouragement, keeps fans headed in the right direction! Capt. Kirk approved.

 OA524838   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Gen Ref. - Gr. 2-5: 50 Things You Didn't Know About...

This fun and engaging series lets your readers explore a new topic, broaden their knowledge on a favorite subject, or just have a few laughs. Each book in this series is filled with facts and trivia about historical eras, ranging from daily life to the most unusual customs.

 OA525421   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Gen Ref. - Gr. 2-5: In Focus - (Great Info)

If you’ve ever wondered where shark and dinosaurs live, what they like to eat, or even what’s so special about their skeletons, these guides are sure to satisfy your students curiosity. Extensive information is broken down into manageable sections and incredible facts will entertain and engage your readers, while statistics, diagrams, case studies and pictures provide additional detail.

 OA525422   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Gen Ref. - Gr. 3-7: Eyewitness To Fun Projects (Best-Seller)

TEAMING FUN, Educational INFOrmation with CREATIVE Projects is always a winning combination! Each volume is BURSTING with FASCINATING FACTS on a great topic – Dinosaurs, Space & Bugs to name a few. Accompanying hands-on activities allow readers to further develop their understanding – the projects use common items and won’t burn the house down. These books guarantee your kids will have a BLAST while learning!

 OA524991   |  8 Books in Set
Language Arts - Gr K-3: Learn Simple Spanish!

Learning a foreign language at a young age is paramount, and introducing the language in a motivating and appealing way is essential to the success of that process. This accessible series takes readers through familiar situations while presenting Spanish terms applicable to these settings.

 OA523568   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Language Arts - Gr K-3: Wonderful World Of Words

Words are everywhere in life, from signs on the street to the recipes used to make our favorite meals. Avoiding words is impossible, and understanding them is imperative. Your readers of this enlightening series learn about the different kinds of words that make up sentences in the English language. Each book focuses on a different type of word and explores its usage. Colorful images that correlate closely to the text help your readers learn to identify and understand the different parts of a sentence.

 OA525223   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! Language Arts - Gr. 2-5: Grammar Magic!

While important skills to master, the rules of grammar can be quite dry. They also can be pretty confusing. What letters do apostrophes replace in contractions? What nouns aren't made plural by using the letter S? Lucky for young readers, they find help with these questions through this magical set. Written by a literacy specialist and reading teacher, grammar is presented through interaction with magical beings like mermaids, elves, and wizards. Including examples and explanations of grammar rules commonly part of the language arts curriculum, this set makes compound sentences, verb tenses, and collective nouns enchanting and magical.

 OA525335   |  6 Books in Set
Language Arts - Gr. 2-5: Parts Of Speech

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to developing strong writing skills. In this series, readers will follow exciting storylines to learn about the roles different types of words play in sentences. Activity sidebars help teach concepts such as tense and correct punctuation.

 OA523569   |  8 Books in Set
Language Arts - Gr. 2-5: Words Are Categorical

This best-selling series introduces young readers to different types of words through rhyming verse and illustrations of comical cartoon cats. Offering a light-hearted perspective, each title shows your readers the fun and entertaining world of language.

 OA523873   |  10 Books in Set
NEW! Language Arts - Gr. 2-5: Write It Right

Writing is an important skill that kids use every day. Whether they're working on a school book report or writing about their everyday adventures, the Write it Right series has tips and tricks that help them become writing experts.

 OA525224A   |  24 Books in Set
NEW! Tech - Gr. 3+: Mighty Bots

From entertaining battle bots to helpful robots that aid in surgery and exploration, robots are a big part of our world. Your students explore the different kinds of robots and the roles they play. With accessible hi/lo text and engrossing info-graphics, these appealing titles captivate your young readers. See our science section for more fun!

 OA525380   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Tech Ref. - Gr. 2-5: Create And Share: Thinking Digitally

Using the AASL Standards Framework for Learners, the Create and Share: Thinking Digitally series provides your younger readers with the necessary tools to successfully and safely navigate the digital world. Activities throughout the books prompt students to think more deeply, be creative, share information and resources, and grow their knowledge.

 OA525350   |  16 Books in Set
Tech Ref. - Gr. 2-5: Makers As Innovators

The “Maker” Movement is Gaining Steam – though many of us had hands-on activities – from coding, creating primitive robots, wood-working & shop decades ago. This series addresses a wide range of topics through simple text & clear photos. Sure to spark creativity and problem solving in your students.

 OA524635   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Tech Ref. - Gr. 2-5: Operation Code - Makers As Innovators

The Operation Code series presents your early learners with a story-based challenge they can solve using Scratch 3. Simple text and instructional images guide students to deepen their understanding of coding. Your readers learn about basic coding, coordinates, movement, sprite characteristics, events, and more. Each book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes extension activities and opportunities for students to customize and experiment with their code. Call outs on each page help students grasp the conceptual understanding behind the code block.

 OA525349   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Tech Ref. - Gr. 2-5: Troubleshooters! (Library Must)

A Series for All of Us! Computer technology can be quite confusing. There are a lot of moving parts and a lot of those parts seem pretty foreign. I deal with the network, computers, software, etc. here. And I can say these books are really good at covering the basics. A good addition to assist students just learning about the larger World of computers or for any age to troubleshoot a larger issue.

 OA525124   |  6 Books in Set
Tech Ref. - Gr. 3-7: Kids Can Code - Gr. 3-7

Today’s tech-savvy elementary students are ready for coding! In this set, your young readers will grasp the concept of coding by focusing on some of today’s most accessible software and hardware. These books show readers how easy it can be to code. Your students will be introduced to essential terms & concepts, including graphical user interface, open source resources, and robotics.

 OA524199   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Tech Ref. - Gr. 3-7: Minecraft & STEAM

Using the fun, interactive world of Minecraft and key concepts in STEAM, two teachers developed the Minecraft and STEAM series to be used in and out of the classroom. In Minecraft and STEAM, your students discover that Minecraft isn't just a game, it's a tool that they can used to learn about real-world science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each book in the series expands on one key STEAM concept.

 OA525222   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! Tech Ref. - Gr. 3-7: Social Media: Global Citizens (Tech is a Hot Topic!)

Social Media isn’t simply communicating with a friend or a group. This series explores various aspects of social media through the lens of History, Geography, Civics and Economics. Each title focuses on different aspects and platforms of social media and how it affects, influences and generates new industries & technologies. A very dynamic set which puts into perspective how truly powerful Social Media is – and even more so in the future. An eye-opener to the big-picture… Uh, Pierre Delecto?

 OA525200   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Tech Ref. - Gr. 3-7: Unofficial Guides: Lego Mindstorms, Fortnite, Minecraft & Apex Legends (PERENNIAL Best-Seller!)

LEGO Mindstorms, Minecraft, Fortnite & now Apex Legends ARE EXTREMELY Popular with your STUDENTS! This series explores the various aspects of today’s most popular games and programs. Each collection covers topics from basic to advanced. These titles are a great way to get Gamers into Reading!

 OA525201A   |  37 Books in Set
NEW! Tech Ref. - Gr. 5-9: Code Power: A Teen Programmer's Guide

All our lives increasingly depend on technology, so your students need a primer on the programming languages that keep our society moving. This series does just that – simplifying the seemingly complex world of coding (at least to me) and explaining the basics any user needs to be code-fluent. The guides also explore each language’s history, background, development, philosophies and the pros & cons of each as described by real coders.

 OA524957   |  6 Books in Set

An outstanding collection of thesauruses meeting all of your classroom needs.

 ALL THESAURUSES-A   |  4 Books in Set


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