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Your Oliver & Andy Category Results for "Social Studies"

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

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

 OA525188   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! -(High-Interest!) - Scary Nonfiction - (Gr. 3+ 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   |  77 Books in Set
NEW! -(High-Interest!) - U.S. MILITARY / INSIDE THE MILITARY Gr. K-3 / 3+ / 3-7 / 5-9 (BEST-SELLERS)

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   |  45 Books in Set
Careers: Choose Your Own Career Adventure - Gr 3+

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: Digital Photography - Gr. 5-9

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: Guide To Work Trades - Gr. 3-7

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

 OA524874   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Careers: Guides To Extraordinary Careers/ Life - Gr. 3+ (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 the 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…

 OA524510   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Careers: I Can Be Anything! - Gr. K-3

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

 OA524513   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! Careers: In A Digital World! - Gr. 3-7

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: Tough Jobs For Tough People - 3+

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 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: Xtreme Jobs - Gr. 3+

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! Civics - American Values & Freedoms - Gr. 7-12

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 - Be Your Best You - Gr. K-3

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! 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 & colorful photos, readers will learn not only what these individuals do, but how their work is important.

 OA524869   |  14 Books in Set
Contemporary Issues: Modern Perspectives - Gr. 3-7

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! Core S.S: Disney Character Guides - Gr. 2-5

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! Core S.S: Disney Everyday Stories - Gr. K-3

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! Economic S.S: Financial Literacy - Gr. 7-12

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
Field Trips: Dinosaur School: First Trip - Gr. K-3

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: Places In My Community - Gr. K-3

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
Fun S.S: Best Quiz Ever! - Gr. 3+

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
NEW! Fun S.S: Cool Arena Events - (Gr. 3+ 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
Fun S.S: Fact Or Phony?: Myth Busters - Gr. 3+

Johnny Depp is a Real Pirate. (Phony.) Keith Richards was a Real Pirate. (Fact – he is 300 years-old.) We Swallow Insects While We Sleep. (No idea – I don’t want to know.) This series explores, explains & debunks all kinds of claims. Readers will laugh their way through each title as gross, silly & ridiculous topics are dubbed as Fact or Fiction!

 OA524073   |  6 Books in Set
Fun S.S: Mind Games - Gr. 3+

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
Fun S.S: Stranger Than Fiction - Gr. 3+

These stories are TOO STRANGE to BE MADE-UP! Very High-Appeal, but written at a Lower-level, your students will enjoy the fascinating information and wild facts. Great For Improving Reader Comprehension. And A Perfect Pleasure Read!- Gr. 3+

 OA524525   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Fun S.S: Survival! Gr. 3+ (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
Fun S.S: Surviving the Impossible - Gr. 3+

Apocalyptic catastrophes are frequent television and movie themes for a reason; people are fascinated by them. This extraordinary series invites readers to escape from the everyday and leap into the realm of the impossible. It arms 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   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Fun S.S: Time To Celebrate! - Gr. K-3

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! Fun S.S: Visiting Fantastic Fairs - Gr. K-3 (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
Gen. S.S: Endangered! Gr. 3+

Animals, plants, places, and even people all over the world are in danger of being destroyed. This captivating series offers in-depth insight on some of the most endangered species and places around the globe. Colorful photographs paired with stimulating text provide the reader with a comprehensive look at the people, places, and things that are at risk of vanishing forever. These unique volumes feature specific examples of what is being done to combat many of these threatening issues and what could be lost if action isn’t taken quickly.

 OA524661   |  4 Books in Set
NEW! Gen. S.S: Months - K-3

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 and colorful photographs accompany large, simple text.

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

One Set Stop for Social Studies! (Like a good mall.) These Low-Level Nonfiction titles blend effortlessly with Fiction Reader themes. Engaging storylines, simple text and beautiful, full-color 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.

 OA525084   |  40 Books in Set
Gen. S.S: What's Up With Your Government? Gr. 3-7

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 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 readers to explore a different aspect of the federal government.

 OA524659   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Holidays Baking: Holiday Baking Party! Gr. 2-5 (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 Baking: Holiday Cooking For Kids - Gr. 3-7

This festive series features delicious holiday themed recipes. Aspiring chefs will be kept busy all year long making treats from Valentine's Day to Christmas and Hanukkah. Instructional photographs and easy-to-follow recipes guide readers to creating delicious holiday dishes. These informative books are fun for the whole family.

 OA523008   |  6 Books in Set
Holidays Crafts: Handmade Holiday Crafts - Gr. 2-5

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
Holidays Crafts: Holiday Origami - Gr. 3-7

Readers will fold their way to holiday fun with the help of this educational series. Readers will be introduced to the wonderful world of origami, the Japanese art of paper folding. Using just a sheet of paper readers will create festive holiday decorations. More Origami titles in the Art section.

 OA523765   |  7 Books in Set
NEW! Holidays Crafts: Super Simple Holiday Projects & Activities - Gr. 2-5

Each festive Super Simple Holidays book explores one holiday, from its history to its current traditions. Then, easy-to-follow steps show 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! 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. Readers will learn about the history, meaning, traditions, and celebrations of each holiday.

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

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: History Of Our Holidays - Gr. 2-5

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: It's Christmas! (Gr. 2-5 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
Holidays: National Holidays - Gr. K-3

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! Mighty Construction Machines - Gr. K-3

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

 OA524789M   |  8 Books in Set
Mighty: Constructions Machines - Gr. 3+

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: Extreme Machines - Gr.3+

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: Vehicles On The Job - Gr. 3+ (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
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: Mighty Military Machines - Gr. 3+

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: Ready For Military Action - Gr. 3-7

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
Military Machines: What's Inside: Military Machines - Gr. 3+

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: War Technology - Gr. 3-7

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
NEW! Motorsports: Off Road Vehicles - Gr. 3+ (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: Speed Machines - Gr. 3+

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: Gods & Goddesses - (Gr. 3+ 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: Gods, Heroes & Mythology - Gr. 3+

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
Technology: Online Smarts - Gr. 2-5

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
Vehicles: Drones: Eyes In The Skies - Gr. 3-7

Drones. You Know. Those people who go on and on and on about some boring item they did this last weekend…WAIT. This series isn’t about those people – thank goodness, since I have a couple as employees – but about those unmanned, wacky looking items flying pretty much everywhere. From military use to eventually delivering us pizza in minutes, this in-depth examination of drones explores an exciting subject material which just so happens to match social studies & science curriculum.

 OA524070   |  5 Books in Set
Vehicles: Inside Machines - Gr. 3-7

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
NEW! Vehicles: Pigs Might Fly!: Guide To Flying Machines - Gr. K-3 (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: Riding To The Rescue! - Gr. K-3

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
Volunteering: How Do They Help? - Volunteer Organizations - Gr. 2-5

Volunteers & Workers do many different jobs. Your readers will 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   |  14 Books in Set


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