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Your Oliver & Andy Category Results for "Social Studies"

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NEW! *4NF - Mythology - Gr. 3+: Mythical Creatures (#4 NF Best-Sellers)

From Dragons to Unicorns, this series introduces mythical creatures from all around the world! Your kids learn about each creature's appearance and how their histories have transformed over time.

 OA525188   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! - High-Interest! - Gr. 3+: SCARY NONFICTION Series (Best-Seller)

What is SCARIER than GHOSTS? Maybe ZOMBIES? Scary, Gruesome and EXCITING – and huge in movies, games and shows. These are the Reasons your kids ENJOY THEM. NOW, you can put a nonfiction book into their hands! The sets are at the right reading level, have great designs, and cover the SCARIEST PLACES – from Haunted Towns to UFO sites – and SCARIEST THINGS – from Hollywood Monsters to Presidential Primary Debates to Legendary Creatures! Plus, we learn something scarier: There are actually people called Cryptozoologists who take chasing creatures, like Bigfoot, very, very seriously. Ok then.

 OA923023A   |  78 Books in Set
NEW! - High-Interest! - U.S. MILITARY SERIES: Gr. K-3 / 3+ / 3-7 (CIRCULATE!)

MILITARY TITLES SELL. Why? Caused by Two of History’s Greatest Generals being avid readers: Gen. Patton & Gen. Mattis, respectively. NO. Kids don’t even know them. It is Gaming. So how do Librarians get those kids Reading? Military Titles. Since the Reading Levels are so manageable and the content is more “G” than “PG” – it is the easiest path to nonfiction books: Then you can move them into select History & Sports titles.

 OA711011   |  32 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr K-3: I Can Be Anything!

The World is Full of Exciting & Important Jobs! But students don’t know EXACTLY what these people do. Through low text, your readers learn not only what these individuals do, but how their work is important.

 OA524513A   |  18 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr. 2-5: Working On Exciting Jobs!

Setting your young readers’ minds ablaze with excitement and drama, these career books are sure to spark passion for awesome occupations. Each volume is filled to the brim with not only information about the featured field of work, but also achievable related activities that your readers can do themselves. Each book concludes with a bold, graphic presentation of a larger activity that readers can do in their own home, using common household items and groceries. From archaeology to rocket science, and architecture to storm chasing, the subjects of these books have your readers excited to learn more.

 OA525231   |  6 Books in Set
Careers - Gr. 3+: Choose Your Own Career Adventure

GREAT SERIES CONCEPT!! Your Readers can select an interesting sounding Career. Then, they can choose from eight different scenarios with each resulting in a different career options. It’s the next best thing to working a ton of jobs! An ideal way for students to TRY different occupations!

 OA524277   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr. 3+: Fierce Jobs

Most people arrive at their tidy desk at 8 am each day, and others jump out of airplanes to rescue others or face violent seas to catch giant fish. Each title in this series introduces your students to a fierce job, the people who take it on, and what each day might entail.

 OA525277   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr. 3+: Guides To Extraordinary Careers / Life (Solid Choice)

Career books are either EXTREMELY Boring or unrealistic: I simply get a Guitar, Axl & I will be touring. These titles are interesting, yet your reader learns the truth behind the career challenges. With an engaging design, the information is presented in a motivating and entertaining way. In the end, the student has to learn there is no substitute for hard-work & education. Will they get that at home? Good luck with that…

 OA524510A   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr. 3+: Tough Jobs For Tough People

Every day, adults around the world go to work. What would happen if no adult wanted to be a dairy farmer or a commercial fisher? Not everyone is cut out for a job as tough and messy as that of a garbage collector, but we depend on these workers and others on a daily basis to help make our world a better place to live. Without them, our world would be very different—and probably a lot messier! This set introduces your readers to some essential jobs and explores the perks and drawbacks for each one. Information includes training, education, daily activities, and much more.

 OA525130   |  6 Books in Set
Careers - Gr. 3+: Xtreme Jobs

Hairstylist, audiologist, and jeweler are a few of the least stressful jobs in the US. Where's the action? Xtreme Jobs introduces readers to today's most thrilling and dangerous work. These intense careers are captured in captivating close-up photos. Information on these jobs, as well as skills, training, and safety information are presented in short, easy-to-read bursts of information. Learn what it takes to swallow one's fear and take on death-defying challenges in Xtreme Jobs!

 OA523943   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr. 3-7: Be Your Own Boss

Many children want to run their own small business and earn money to buy and do the things they want. However, starting a business can be a very daunting process—even for most adults. This set guides your readers through some of the intricacies of starting a small business, including setting goals, sticking to a budget, and planning for the unexpected. Accessible texts, helpful fact boxes, and checklists prepare your students to be their own boss.

 OA525392   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr. 3-7: Guide To Work Trades

Our homes, businesses, and other buildings would not exist without the expert craftsmanship of dedicated trade workers. In this book, your readers learn what skills and training it takes to work in different trade fields. They find out what these workers do each day, what kind of education is required, and much more.

 OA524874   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr. 3-7: In A Digital World!

This series reveals to your readers the skills, tasks, and tools of cutting-edge tech careers. Students learn what computer programming entails, how video-game designers come up with ideas, how hackers solve complex computer problems, and more! Each title includes mini bios of key developers, an examination of the technology's history and development, and famous examples impacting the field.

 OA524955   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr. 5-9: Digital Photography: How to

Photography has never been more important than in today's fast-paced multimedia world. This series examines the most popular forms of digital photography and gives readers step-by-step instructions for combining creativity with technical expertise to make pictures that tell stories. Hardware and technique will be explained, as well as the history and current state of the art for each photography specialty.

 OA524970   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Careers - Gr. 7-12: U.S. Military

This Series provides your readers with a wide-ranging look at careers in the military. Following an overview of each military branch's history and organization, each book details a variety nurses interest of personal characteristics. It also explains what education and training is needed these careers and what daily life is like in each featured career.

 OA525276   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr K-3: Character Education

It's important for children to learn about responsibilities and how to treat their friends, family, and acquaintances. These titles help young readers understand these concepts through relatable and realistic everyday situations. Inviting covers and fun images throughout keeps readers engaged.

 OA525256   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr K-3: Disney Everyday Stories

Favorite Disney and Pixar characters invite your students to explore core social and emotional topics. Engaging narratives and charming art will immerse your readers in the world of beloved characters.

 OA524974   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr K-3: Manners Matter

Each title in this series gives a friendly explanation of the correct manners for specific situations. It teaches your readers to think through how their actions affect others by providing examples of real-life situations.

 OA525257   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr K-3: Money Guides

The My Guide to Money series uses the National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. The series provides the earliest of your readers a foundation in financial literacy. Topics range from spending and saving to managing money. Simple sentence structure and word usage helps your readers develop word recognition and reading skills.

 OA525348   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr K-3: My Mindful Day

Early readers are introduced to a foundation of daily mindfulness practices in the My Mindful Day series. Books encourage social emotional learning, empathy, compassion, and personal peace and mindfulness. This engaging early approach to mindfulness helps your readers develop word recognition and reading skills.

 OA524880   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr K-3: Safety For Kids

From riding a bike to swimming at the pool, safety is important everywhere. each title in this series gives a friendly overview of safety tips and skills for a specific situation. A QR Code in each chapter provides access to book-specific online resources, and making connections questions help your readers apply each book's concepts to their lives.

 OA525263   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr. 2-5: Be Your Best You

Be Your Best You series reminds your students they have superpower traits and actions. This includes being kind, brave, respectful, and much more. Your readers learn how to care for their minds and bodies, stand up to bullying, find courage to face their fears, build empathy, and relate to others in a respectful way. Tips, examples, and brief quizzes give kids real-world advice for being the best they can be!

 OA524919   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr. 2-5: Disney Character Guides

In this lighthearted approach to character education, your readers learn what character traits are needed in their favorite Disney and Pixar characters’ "jobs"—such as Elsa’s role as Snow Queen or Woody’s job as Andy’s most beloved toy.

 OA524971   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr. 2-5: Growing Character

Books in the Growing Character series teaches your young readers about strong character and important values. This book is intended to help build a foundation for students to develop into morally responsible, compassionate citizens and, with examples, show them how to make the choices that let them grow into people of character. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage students to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills.

 OA524873   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Character Ed. - Gr. 3-7: Investigating Life Skills

Each title in the Soft Skills Sleuth series tackles an essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way. The series offers the perfect antidote to simply lecturing students about good behavior by drawing them into "investigations" illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Your readers are invited to investigate four story-centered scenarios related to concepts like listening, talking, body language, and writing.

 OA525352   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr K-3: Being A U.S. Citizen

What does it mean to be a United States Citizen? Your young readers have a chance to find out with this engaging set. From national holidays that celebrate our shared patriotism to how laws are made in the government, this set gives a broad understanding of many aspects of citizenship that your readers are likely to encounter. Achievable text topics such as volunteering, diversity and everyday citizens doing their part to make our country a better place for us all.

 OA525417   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr K-3: Community Economics

From an early age, students start to use and understand money. This series introduces your youngest learners to basic economic principles within a community. From spending and saving money to supply and demand, your young readers gain a basic foundation of economics and learn about personal finance and decision-making.

 OA525259   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr K-3: Government Basic

What does the Supreme Court do? What is the difference between a governor and a mayor? These are questions that kids might have. This series makes learning about these important jobs easy and fun.

 OA524918   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 2-5: American Government

How does the U.S. government work? What processes are needed to create a new law, become a citizen, or elect a president? With a running timeline on each spread, each book in this series clearly explains the basic workings of our government to inspire our future leaders.

 OA525310   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 3-7: Look At Government

There’s a lot your students need to know about how the US government works. From the division of power between three branches to the Electoral College, it can seem complicated and overwhelming. This series breaks down how the government is run to the most important points covered in the social studies curriculum. Written in accessible language for readers of all abilities, an overview of the job of the House of Representatives, Senate, Supreme Court, and president can help clarify the system for your readers or simply aid in test preparation.

 OA525040   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 3-7: News Literacy

In recent years, the news media and its function in US society have become major topics of conversation and debate. The News Literacy series examines several key issues in modern news and gives your readers tips on how to view the media through a more informed and sophisticated lens. Topics include the importance of quality journalism, the encroachment of advertising in traditional news spaces, and how to determine whether sources are credible or truly are "fake news."

 OA525061   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 3-7: Our Court System

The U.S. Constitution describes how the U.S. federal judicial system is organized and how the different courts function. There are several levels of courts in the United States, including local, state, and federal court systems. Each of these systems has had a profound effect on the lives of American citizens since they were established. The volumes in this comprehensive set teach readers everything they need to know about our judicial system. Your readers learn about the long and fascinating history of our court system, key figures, and important cases, as well as a discussion of our modern understanding of this essential governmental system.

 OA525064   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 3-7: Perspectives On American Progress

American society has been changing throughout the nation's history. Sometimes, important individuals emerge to drive new advances in politics, sports, science, and social justice. Perspectives on American Progress introduces your readers to several of these major advances, depicting the events through the eyes of the people who were involved.

 OA525258   |  7 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 3-7: U.S. Presidential Elections: How They Work

Every four years, U.S. voters head to the polls to choose the country's president. But how does this process work? This essential set provides your elementary students with a detailed look behind the scenes of a presidential election, including fund-raising, campaigns, debates, nominations, and primaries. These books also address the Electoral College, how and why it came to be, and how it works; how people vote in various ways, such as at polling places and by absentee ballot; and the final event itself: inauguration day for the president of the United States.

 OA525403   |  8 Books in Set
Civics - Gr. 3-7: What's Up With Your Government?

What powers do each branch of government really have? How is a president impeached? Who’s next in the line of succession? This informative series encourages your readers to ask tough questions about the U.S. political system and simplifies complex concepts into satisfactory answers. Using concrete examples from U.S. history, each book empowers students to explore a different aspect of the federal government.

 OA524659   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 5-9: Examining Political Systems

In today's political landscape, your young people are being confronted with diverse perspectives on political systems and major challenges to economic structures. As these new—or revived—ideological waves sweep global politics, the key to meaningful participation is being an informed citizen. Each book in this series presents your students with historical sources on political systems and structures, offering such primary sources as texts, photographs, and propaganda, for your readers to evaluate and interpret. By understanding the principles of diverse political ideologies and how to decipher political jargon and propaganda, your readers can participate meaningfully in the debates of our times.

 OA524988   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 5-9: Inside Law Enforcement

Today's news is filled with stories about the federal law enforcement agencies. We hear about the deportation of undocumented immigrants by ICE agents, the declassification of once top-secret information from the CIA, and the role of the FBI in the 2016 presidential election. These texts not only make clear the wide-ranging impact of these governmental organizations, but also highlight less-known tasks and responsibilities that they carry out. Your readers learn how each agency's role differs and pick up fascinating details about the jobs of the dedicated professionals who work there. Sidebars offer extra information, while back matter sections suggest various channels for learning more. Features include: Provides up-to-date, even-handed examinations of agencies that have been front and center in the national conversation in recent years. Useful for both Social Studies units and career awareness. Relevant to both the Civic and Political Institutions and the Rules, Processes, and Laws sections in the Civics area of the C3 Framework for Social Studies.

 OA525019   |  5 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 7-12: American Values & Freedoms

Since 1776, the rights of American citizens have continuously evolved, and they remain hotly debated today. This series examines the freedoms and values that Americans hold dear, including their historical importance and the application of these freedoms through the years. The series critically examines these ideals, while encouraging your students to think critically about them too.

 OA524907   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Civics - Gr. 7-12: Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is a key life skill. In an approachable way, this series gives teens solid information they need to know for their financial future and helps them learn to apply it in their lives. Each book highlights important financial topics, including earning, saving, investing, managing debt, and how to handle large costs such as college.

 OA524994   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Community Workers - Gr K-3 (Good Addition)

INQUISITIVE OLIVER WANTS TO KNOW: How is your current set of Community Helpers holding up? Take a look…he will wait…They are tattered and covering a Blacksmith, VCR Repairman & Buggy Operator! Time for a New Series! Kids find common jobs fascinating, and this set delivers. Through easy text photos, readers learn not only what these individuals do, but how their work is important.

 OA524869   |  14 Books in Set
NEW! Community Workers - Gr K-3: Sesame Street Loves...

These low-level introductions celebrate community helpers with the help of beloved characters from Sesame Street. Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, and others explore this core curriculum with the signature charm and fun of the Muppets from Sesame Street.

 OA525430   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Contemporary Issues - Gr. 2-5: Shape Your Opinion

The Shape Your Opinion series explores important issues that kids face. Each book provides three questions that examine both sides of an issue while building critical thinking and opinion writing skills. Your students learn about the common techniques used and what makes a convincing argument. Now kids are ready to shape and write about their own opinion!

 OA525095   |  6 Books in Set
Contemporary Issues - Gr. 3-7: Modern Perspectives

Readers Will Be Given Different Perspectives on Modern Key Events. Told through the eyes of three individuals, students will learn the context, significance, and other details from the event. Students can use their critical thinking skills to develop their thoughts on the matter.

 OA524519   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Contemporary Issues - Gr. 7-12: Special Reports

Special Reports explores the challenging events and contentious issues that fill the headlines, with compelling text and well-chosen images. Providing balanced coverage, as well as background information and context, the books in this series help your readers develop an essential understanding of current events and encourage them to form their own opinions.

 OA525104   |  11 Books in Set
NEW! Field Trips - Gr K-3

Field trips are fun and educating experiences that take kids out of the classroom and into new creative and imaginative places, like art museums and nature centers. Your readers can relive those experiences with this fun and informative series!

 OA525230   |  6 Books in Set
Field Trips - Gr K-3: Dinosaur School: First Trip

With a Dinosaur as a guide, your younger readers will explore and become acquainted with the important People & Places around their Community. Full-color Illustrations and low-level text make these titles an easy way to introduce your kids to their doctor, library, fire station, etc.

 OA524278   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Field Trips - Gr K-3: Places In My Community

Start a Fire. Steal a Badge. TAKE ANY BOOK you want! WoW! These titles are the OPPOSITE of every Field Trip title I’ve ever Read! They even EXPLAIN how to UNLOCK Zoo Cages! NO THEY DON’T…would make for very exciting tales – but causing juvenile delinquency isn’t the Goal. With a clean, modern design using vivid photos, the simple text supplies more than information for any report. Ideal for Classroom Support.

 OA524881   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Field Trips - Gr K-3: Time To Celebrate!

LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED! BUT WAIT! What if these are Celebrations your Students aren’t familiar with? NEVER FEAR! OLIVER is HERE! With a series explaining the Shenanigans one might expect at ANY get together…Well, not the Martin Family Gathering; we aren’t here to scar the kids. Through simple text, fun photos and light text, your kids will want EVERY day to feature a Parade. Or BBQ. Or Party.

 OA524883   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Field Trips - Gr K-3: Visiting Fantastic Fairs (Very FUN Series!)

Exciting places YOUR KIDS could Actually Visit! (Doesn’t require driving six hours or a second mortgage.) Readers learn how the event got started and what to expect: various foods on a stick, carnival rides, people who deliberately wear Medieval clothes (probably off their meds), and the money stolen through rigged games (likely true, but not mentioned). Meets curriculum standards & Beats “visiting” the Hospital!

 OA524885   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Field Trips - Gr. 3+: Cool Arena Events (Best-Seller)

Screw the Post Office! Let’s go see some CARS Getting SMASHED! Field Trips don’t have to be BORING. And these Trips are actually worth Reading About! Unlike Bob Ueker’s Front Row Tickets, your students will be seated there. Like a Really Cool Magazine, action photos capture the thrilling moments and the accessible text explains how the event is set-up, the performance and the venue going back to normal. Yes, it beats the Post Office. But, those, too, serve a curriculum need and are listed below.

 OA524870   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Gen. S.S - Gr K-3: Months

This series examines the months of the year. Each title cover the number of days, holidays that are celebrated, and common activities associated with that month. Fun photographs accompany large, simple text.

 OA525055   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Gen. S.S - Gr K-3: Read & Discover: Social Studies

One Set Stop for Social Studies! (Like a good mall.) These Low-Level Nonfiction titles blend effortlessly with Fiction Reader themes. Engaging story lines, simple text and, photos work together, fostering independent reading. (The Spending and Saving title is ideal for Congress – alas, the reading level is too high.) A Great Addition to Any Library.

 OA525084A   |  44 Books in Set
High-Interest S.S - Gr. 3+: Best Quiz Ever!

Like, EVER…Yep. The Best Quizzes EVER! A great way to get your Reluctant Readers into Books. As they answer fun questions, your students will learn about curriculum topics, too. With an engaging layout, fascinating facts, & age-appropriate text, this may be the most unique series ever…Like, EVER.

 OA524276   |  16 Books in Set
High-Interest S.S - Gr. 3+: Mind Games

Fun Facts, Trivia, & Quizzes! From Personality Theory to Dreams, these titles explore the Fascinating Workings of The Human Mind. Really Enjoyable, the titles reflect the popularity of Buzzfeed & Teen Magazines.

 OA524518   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! High-Interest S.S - Gr. 3+: Rank It!

Compare and contrast lessons have never been this fun! Each book in the Rank It! series highlights 12 of the topic's most popular subjects. Using fun hi/lo text and infographics, your readers quickly and easily compare how the subjects stack up. Perfect for CCSS standards on analyzing key ideas and details. From deadly dinos to heavy hitters, see how the favorites rank.

 OA525377   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! High-Interest S.S - Gr. 3+: Strange... But True?

With Fascinating info-graphics, vivid images, First person accounts, and more, your readers be drawn into these mysteries...and decide for themselves if the stories are merely strange-or also true.

 OA525379   |  12 Books in Set
High-Interest S.S - Gr. 3+: Stranger Than Fiction

These stories are TOO STRANGE to BE MADE-UP! Very High-Appeal, but written at a Lower-level, students enjoy the fascinating information and wild facts. Great For Improving Reader Comprehension. And A Perfect Pleasure Read!

 OA524525   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! High-Interest S.S - Gr. 3+: Surviving The Impossible

Apocalyptic catastrophes are frequent television and movie themes for a reason; people are fascinated by them. This extraordinary series invites your readers to escape from the everyday and leap into the realm of the impossible. It arms your readers with the skills and know-how to be survivors of unthinkable calamities, such as a robot revolution, a zombie apocalypse, and an alien invasion.

 OA524640   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! High-Interest S.S - Gr. 3+: Who Are You?

What's your sign? Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Is Mercury in retrograde? The Who Are You? series takes a closer look at the most popular personality theories from star charts to numerology to psychology assessments. This series uses considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers.

 OA525351   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Holidays - Gr K-3: (Best-Seller)

Holidays are often colorful and festive. But more importantly, they are significant to one or many cultures. These titles are simple yet informative, as well as fun. Your readers learn about the history, meaning, traditions, and celebrations of each holiday.

 OA524876   |  18 Books in Set
NEW! Holidays - Gr K-3: Crayola Holidays

BIG, DAZZLING PHOTOS, 10” x 8”, really make this set worth adding to your library. The Magnificent pictures and colorful design are accompanied by easy text explaining the history and traditions of the Holiday.

 OA524964   |  8 Books in Set
Holidays - Gr K-3: National Holidays

Why do we observe Labor Day? What does Veterans Day mean? A very attractive series that explains “the whos, whats and whys” of our National Holidays. Simply written with colorful photos makes this a must for your library! Features exclusive, on-line resources.

 OA523915   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Holidays - Gr K-3: Search-And-Find

Happy holidays! Highlighting five different cultures and religions, these search-and-find books teaches your young readers about six different holidays. Kids learn the significance of these holidays and the symbols and traditions that go with them.

 OA525303   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Holidays - Gr. 2-5: Cultural Celebrations

This engaging series gives your readers a look into different cultural celebration. Each book has four easy-to-read chapters that offer a glimpse of the holiday's history and how it is celebrated today, including its traditions and the meaning behind them.

 OA525264   |  6 Books in Set
Holidays - Gr. 2-5: History Of Our Holidays

MYSTERIOUS. Students may wonder why costumes are worn on Halloween. Or why April 1st is a day of Jokes – I propose April 15th is a Bigger Joke. And some may ponder why a Furry rat predicts the Weather. The origins of our Holidays are more colorful & MYSTERIOUS than most would imagine. Fascinating Cultures & Absorbing History make these A Great Addition to Your Social Studies / History Collection.

 OA524875A   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Holidays - Gr. 2-5: It's Christmas! (Best-Seller! Xmas is ALWAYS Popular!)

WHO DOESN’T LOVE CHRISTMAS? (Besides the Grinch!) Full of family, food, events, Santa and gifts, it is truly a great time for a kid to simply be a kid. Both a religious and secular Holiday, it brings people of all walks of life together. With a seemingly non-religious tone, readers will explore the history and traditions of Christmas which it make so magical. The love of reading is a precious gift, and these titles help foster it – great to induce stories with adults and friends alike.

 OA525022   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Holidays Baking - Gr. 2-5: Holiday Baking Party! (Makes Me Hungry...)

An enjoyable part of any holiday is the FOOD! And kids want to be part of the celebration – contribute something of their own to the festive event. Through simple text, straightforward images, Holiday themed-based treats are there for the baking! You will have an abundance of inspiring chefs…now, the tricky part: Getting them to bring you samples!

 OA525018   |  6 Books in Set
Holidays Crafts - Gr. 2-5: Handmade Holiday Crafts

Kids & Crafts Go Together Like Cheese & Macaroni! For students who LOVE Crafting, this series offers a variety of projects with a Holiday Theme. Each project includes detailed, step-by-step instructions with room for the reader to use their own creativity.

 OA524511   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Holidays Crafts - Gr. 2-5: Super Simple Holiday Projects & Activities

Each festive Super Simple Holidays book explores one holiday, from its history to its current traditions. Then, easy-to-follow steps show your readers how to create fun holiday cards, decorations, and more. Each title also includes a recipe for a tasty holiday treat to share with family members and friends.

 OA524688   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Mighty Machines - Gr K-3: Construction Machines

BIG MACHINES, Your young readers are fascinated by these Large Vehicles! They learn fascinating facts through easy-to-read text. Detailed photos show how POWERFUL MACHINES GET THE JOB DONE!

 OA524789M   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Mighty Machines - Gr K-3: Machines: Search-And-Find

Kids are fascinated with big machines, and this series puts a spotlight on some of the toughest and fastest ones around. The search-and-find feature helps your early readers with new vocabulary words as they learn about how these machines work.

 OA525292   |  18 Books in Set
Mighty Machines - Gr. 3+: Constructions Machines

BIG MACHINES. Your young readers are fascinated by these Large Vehicles! They will learn fascinating facts through easy-to-read text in a larger book size. Detailed photos & exclusive, on-line resources show how POWERFUL MACHINES GET THE JOB DONE!

 OA523884   |  6 Books in Set
Mighty Machines - Gr. 3+: Extreme Machines

EXTREME MACHINES = EXTREME READING! Each title focuses on different types of vehicles in a larger category. Through eye-catching photos and age-appropriate text, the history, design, operation, and functions are covered on a wide range of machines. Your Reluctant Readers will LOVE’em! Our Web site features tons of vehicle books!

 OA523895   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Mighty Machines - Gr. 3+: Vehicles On The Job (Big Machines = Readers!)

VEHICLES GET IT DONE! Some work on FARMS. Or go to SPACE. Others Rush to an EMERGENCY. In this series, kids will see vehicles getting the JOB Done. They will discover the uses, importance, how it works, operation, history and why we need them.

 OA525138   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Military - Gr. 3+: Military Technology

Heavy guns, enormous tanks, and sonic-booming airplanes. Get up close with some of the world’s most high-tech military tools. See how technology plays a key role in today’s fighting forces. Great for current event and STEM lessons.

 OA525376   |  6 Books in Set
Military - Gr. 3-7: War Technology

Wars Are Destructive Events. Duh. (Especially if Mother Russia is pulling the strings…) But War spurs the development of new technologies. Each title explores the technologies we gained from a specific War. Quite fascinating.

 OA524508   |  6 Books in Set
Military Machines - Gr. 3+

HUMMERS. TANKS. JETS. Your Readers will MARVEL at these powerful machines! Each title explores 3 to 5 vehicles, design, component breakdown, and the remarkable individuals who use them.

 OA524517   |  6 Books in Set
Military Machines - Gr. 3+: Mighty Military Machines

Guaranteed to generate high interest with your students! TANKS. HELICOPTERS. FIGHTER PLANES. Interesting text and great photos will make your Reluctant Readers feel like they are in the cockpit or wondering the halls of a gigantic aircraft carrier.

 OA523762   |  6 Books in Set
Military Machines - Gr. 3+: What's Inside: Military Machines

It’s What’s Inside that Counts! A very true statement when looking inside these Machines! The age-appropriate text & engaging photos take readers directly inside classic and modern military technology. Perfect for Reluctant Readers. Ideal for Social Studies & Science curriculum.

 OA524098   |  6 Books in Set
Military Machines - Gr. 3-7: Ready For Military Action

From vehicles and weapons to robots and service animals, the tools of the US military are truly amazing. Ready for Military Action takes you on the front lines with some of the most fascinating technology, gear, vehicles, and animals being used by the US armed forces. Learn more about the history behind these tools and technologies and how the US military uses them today to get its job done. OA911011

 OA523758   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Motorsports - Gr. 3+: Off Road Vehicles (Instant Circulation)

COOL VEHICLES! ATVs. Dirt Bikes. Jeep Wranglers. All forms of transportation your kids LOVE to DREAM about. Crashing over rocky terrain. Flying through MUDDY Creeks. Designed like a magazine your readers would have drawn-up, the simple texts cover the history, design, uses, importance and what makes the vehicle so special. FUN NONFICTION! Additional Motorsport series in Sports.

 OA524685   |  6 Books in Set
Motorsports - Gr. 3+: Speed Machines

Dirt Bikes FLYIN' through the air! Speedboats RACIN' OVER Water! The type of topics that INSTANTLY ENGAGE your kids. Through easy-to-read text and eye-popping, oversized photographs, readers will learn all aspects of a vehicle: history, development, uses, and technology; diagrams simply breakdown the scientific and mechanical concepts such as vehicle parts and the inner workings of an engine. More Motorsports series in Sports.

 OA523763   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Mythology - Gr. 2-5: Amazing Mysteries

From scaly dragons to mischievous leprechauns mythical creatures continue to capture the imaginations of your young readers. Appealing to fans of the unexplained, this new series images and straightforward text examine what is know or supposed about the origins, physical features, motivations, and dwellings of each one. Each volume also includes a folk tale about a legendary encounter with the creature.

 OA525412   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Mythology - Gr. 3+: Gods & Goddesses (BEST-SELLER!)

This Series is a Hit! Why? Fiction Series based on the Gods & Goddesses have become extremely popular. This High-Interest series explores the fascinating stories of Drama, Love and Destruction found in Mythology. At a lower-level, each title includes the history, myths, family tree and fascinating information on the God or Goddess. An easy way to get those “fiction” only fans of Rick Riordan into nonfiction.

 OA524871A   |  24 Books in Set
NEW! Mythology - Gr. 3+: Gods Of Legend

Gods and goddesses from ancient stories still excite us today. Your students explore these legendary leaders' stories through powerful storytelling, infographics, and content that puts the stories in historical context.

 OA525378   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Mythology - Gr. 3+: Gods, Heroes & Mythology

I Was SHOCKED. I simply saw the set covered powerful gods & goddesses, so I assumed it was about Congress. Turns-out each title covers the powerful gods & goddesses as well as daring heroes and terrifying creatures from a specific Mythology. More of an overview – as opposed to the series above – readers will learn all their stories, cultural importance and how they continue to play a role in society today.

 OA524872   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Scary Nonfiction - Gr K-3: Little Bit Spooky

From ghosts to Bigfoot sightings, paranormal topics and urban legends captivate even the most reluctant of your readers. With clear text and simple graphics, this series safely introduces your children to mysterious topics and invites them to investigate the things that might make their world just a little bit spooky.

 OA525373   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Scary Nonfiction - Gr. 3+: Survival! (Reluctant Readers Rejoice!)

What if we were ATTACKED by ZOMBIES? (No, not Politicians.) Movies, games, shows, books… this genre is HUGE. This Special Set shows the reader how to survive one of eight horrendous scenarios by the use of hacks. What is a Hack? Yes, I am getting old – did some research: A Hack is a simple tip or technique used for accomplishing a task easily & efficiently through the use of common items. Basically, a modern-day MacGyver.

 OA524882   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Scary Nonfiction - Gr. 5-9: Paranormal Seekers

As technology becomes ever more sophisticated, so too does our ability to track and document paranormal activity. This high-interest series tackles all things supernatural, presenting the history of various otherworldly phenomena and humans’ quest to seek and document them. These narratives present the fascinating field of paranormal seekers, profiling influential figures in the field of paranormal studies and reproducing the strongest evidence of the existence of Bigfoot, UFOs, Nessie, and other beloved unearthly beings. Sections also cover these beloved creatures’ place in popular culture, and critical thinking sidebars prompts your readers to evaluate the evidence and assess believers’ claims.

 OA525066   |  8 Books in Set
Technology - Gr. 2-5: Online Smarts

Everyone, AND I MEAN EVERYONE lives on the Internet! Ever hear of Facebook? But not all your students, especially young readers, are armed with the skills needed to use it wisely—how to maintain privacy online or being safe from online predators! Some common sense guides for your young Internet users. (Many of your older ones could use it, too.) More Technology series in the Reference & Science sections.

 OA523916   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Vehicles - Gr K-3: Farm Machines

Everyone knows what a hay bale looks like, but how does it get into that shape? While baling equipment might not make it into farm stories among the classic tractors, animals, and tools, its usefulness on the modern farm is indisputable. Concise text guides your readers through the uses of baling equipment, how it forms round and square bales, and what happens with the hay afterward. Photographs and lively language keeps them engaged and interested in learning all about the exciting equipment that makes the hay bale.

 OA525406   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Vehicles - Gr K-3: Pigs Might Fly!: Guide To Flying Machines (FUN!)

“Who Says Pigs Can’t Fly?” This pig sure can – no I am not talking about the five-state champion hog, New Glory, or some goof in a costume – I am referring to Piggles, pretty creative name for a pig. And No, he is not some genetic Pigenstein, but a tour guide who breaks down the history, how it works, diagrams, main parts, operation and uses of a flying contraption. Very cute series your kids will love.

 OA524698   |  6 Books in Set
Vehicles - Gr K-3: Riding To The Rescue!

This series describes the functions of Rescue Vehicles and the real-life Heroes who use them to save and protect lives…Or write tickets at the One Stoplight. Or hide in the coat rack at the school dance; I grew-up in a very small town.

 OA524522   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Vehicles - Gr K-3: Tons Of Trucks!

Who doesn't get excited when they hear the musical tones of an ice cream truck? Similarly, other kinds of big vehicles often stop young truck enthusiasts in their tracks. This exciting set has the coolest facts about the most impressive trucks, including car carriers, concrete mixers, ice cream trucks, and exciting monster trucks. Colorful photographs of the vehicles in action will thrill your young readers, while the accessible, low-ATOS text delights and inform them.

 OA525316   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Vehicles - Gr K-3: Trains

New Volumes in our popular seedlings series takes your readers on a thrilling rise as they learn all about trains. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the parts and roles of trains in various communities. Each tittle closes with a labeled-image guide for further review. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge!

 OA525411   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Vehicles - Gr K-3: Transportation: Ways To Go

There are so many ways to get from here to there. This series puts beginning readers in the driver’s seat as they explore the many ways we use transportation in our daily lives. Whether it’s driving trucks, flying planes across the country, or just riding a bike around the neighborhood, your readers learn how many ways there are to go through accessible text. Strong picture-to-text correlation introduces all major forms of transportation and their importance, covering bikes, boats, cars, planes, trains, and trucks.

 OA525131   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Vehicles - Gr. 3+: Xtreme Speed

Xtreme Speed brings the power of the world's fastest machines to your students. No room for fear here! Reluctant readers be drawn in by short, easy-to-read bursts of information that highlight history, capabilities, and speed records.

 OA525275   |  6 Books in Set
Vehicles - Gr. 3-7: Inside Machines

Revving engines, whirling blades, and blaring sirens – how do so many parts work together to make phenomenal machinery? Curiosity is encouraged in this engaging series that shows readers the engineering behind some of our most important vehicles, from fire engines and trucks to helicopters and tractors, readers will learn how machines work. diagrams explain the various parts and functions of vehicle. As readers learn the science that makes these remarkable mechanisms possible, they will also gain an appreciation for how technology has developed over time.

 OA524701   |  6 Books in Set
Volunteering - Gr. 2-5: How Do They Help? - Volunteer Organizations

Volunteers & Workers do many different jobs. Your readers learn each organization’s history, how they help others, and why they are needed. Unfortunately, none of Rev. Jim’s non-profits are listed. BUT the titles covering organizations started by KIDS are here.

 OA524512A   |  21 Books in Set

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