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Your Oliver & Andy Category Results for "Social Studies"

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Abandoned Towns Without People - Gr. 3+

Why would families living in a California mining town suddenly leave all of their possessions and abandon their homes? Similarly, why would a group of Native Americans who had spent years carving a hidden village into the side of a rocky plateau leave their dwellings? In this compelling new series, readers will learn all about unique, historic towns that have suddenly or mysteriously been abandoned. Dramatic, true stories and spooky tales will keep students on the edge of their seats as they trace the history of the town and learn about why it was abandoned.

 OA523767   |  4 Books in Set
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
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
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
Core Lbrary: Creatures Of Legend - Gr. 3-7

Throughout history, people have used folklore to make sense of the world around them. Creatures of Legend introduces you to some of the world’s most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today.

 OA523452   |  6 Books in Set
Core Library: 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
NEW! Core Library: 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
Creepy Creatures - Gr. 3+

Blending real-life history and evidence with age-old myths, this hair-raising series invites young readers to think critically about monster legends and how they influence society. Text describes each creature, highlights historical accounts around the world, and offers examples from books, television, and film.

 OA523885   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! 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
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
Emergency Response - Gr. 3+

FLAMES SHOOTING HIGH IN THE SKY! Sirens WAILIN’! Firefighters. EMTs. Police Officers. Your STUDENTS find these Careers Fascinating! They will be taken behind the scenes – exploring the skills required, hard-work & sacrifices necessary to be successful. An engaging design features Fascinating Facts including the job’s history.

 OA523575   |  8 Books in Set
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
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
Funny Bone Readers: Dealing With Bullies - Gr. K-3

Through colorful illustrations, fun characters, and engaging storylines, your readers will enjoy these stories – yes, enjoy – and learn about friendships, bulling, and more.

 OA523903   |  6 Books in Set
Funny Holiday Jokes - Gr. 3+

How Did Pilgrims Entertain Themselves At The First Thanksgiving? Everyone loves silly jokes - well, except for Kevin. Besides him, everyone will learn all about the history, celebration. and significance of each special day. Oh, the answer: By Telling Corn-y Jokes. Not very many Holiday Joke Books available, but these hit the funny bone while teaching basic facts.

 OA523168   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Gods & Goddesses - Gr. 3+

So Many Fiction Series are Based on the Gods & Goddesses. Written with a High Interest Level in-mind, the series explores the fascinating stories of Drama, Love, and Destruction found in Mythology. Written at a lower-level, each title includes the history, myths, family tree, fascinating information and wild facts.

 OA524509   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Guides To Extraordinary Careers - Gr. 3+

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…

 524510   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Handmade Holiday Crafts - 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
Happy Holidays! - Gr. K-3

Who was St. Patrick? What is the history of Valentine’s Day? Why do people wear costumes for Halloween? Very common questions your younger students have. Easy-to-read text and bright, full-color photos introduce your readers to the holiday, its culture, and history. Hands-on activities further engage the reader.

 OA523456   |  9 Books in Set
Helping The Community - Gr. K-3

Your younger readers recognize a policeman, fireman, or a librarian. But what exactly do these people do? This series engages the reader through colorful photos and easy text. Now, they will know how important these people – and their jobs – are in our communities.

 OA524279   |  14 Books in Set
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.

 OA524077   |  6 Books in Set
History's Most Haunted - Gr. 3+

Spooky sounds, frightening phantoms, and eerie encounters are often left out of history books. But scary tales do abound in many accounts of the past. Readers embark on a guided tour through the haunted halls of Edinburgh Castle and the supernatural happenings at Gettysburg in this series. With descriptions of reported sightings of Abraham Lincoln in the White House and screams heard in the deserted cells of Alcatraz, these volumes will engage readers in learning about history through a host of ghost stories.

 OA523338   |  6 Books in Set
History's Mysteries - Gr. 3+

Were there really men from Mars at Area 51? Is there really a curse on King Tut’s tomb? This enthralling series introduces some of the most gripping, historical mysteries of all time. These thought-provoking books present a balanced view, allowing your students to decide for themselves. Sure to attract your most Reluctant of Readers!

 OA523766   |  6 Books in Set
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
NEW! Holiday Crafts - Gr. K-3

EASY CRAFTS for Your Younger Students. Whether it’s a Ghostly Halloween Mask or a Sweet Valentine, the age-appropriate instructions & illustrations make these Crafts a Snap. Plus, each title contains basic information on the Holiday.

 OA524281   |  8 Books in Set
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.

 OA523765   |  7 Books in Set
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
NEW! 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   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! It's A Holiday! - Gr. K-3

Through vibrant photos and informative text, these examine the Holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Also, this series contains many Holidays normally not covered.

 OA524514   |  12 Books in Set
Jokes & Riddles: Learning Made Fun - Gr. 3+

What does a mummy do to relax? Your students will be giggling (different color) – and learning fun nonfiction facts – through JOKES! Oh, The Answer: He UNWINDS! Ha!

 OA523913A   |  12 Books in Set
Jr. Graphic Ghost Stories - Gr. 3+

This collection of spooky and spine-tingling tales of creatures from beyond the grave will have youngsters turning pages faster than you can say, "We have a reader!" The graphic format lends itself perfectly to these intriguing tales of ghostly maidens, ghost ships, hauntings, and the headless horseman.

 OA523581   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Let's Race - Gr. K-3

This series brings the EXCITEMENT of RACING—all Kinds of Racing-- to your younger readers. Simple text and colorful, action photos will draw them in. These may just be the series which sparks their love of reading!

 OA524282   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Magic, Myth & Mysteries - Gr. 3+

Books in the Magic, Myth, and Mystery series explore those spooky creatures that go bump in the night, fill our dreams (or nightmares!), and make us afraid of the dark. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. OA823023

 OA524515   |  9 Books in Set
NEW! Mighty Construction Machines - K-3

Your young readers are fascinated by these Large Vehicles! they will learn Interesting Facts through easy-to-read text. Detailed photos show how POWERFUL MACHINES GET THE JOB DONE!

 OA524516   |  6 Books in Set
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 Aircrafts, Ships & Vehicles - Gr. 3+

Perfect for your Reluctant Readers! Featuring clear text and bright photographs, each book examines the military's most amazing tanks, ships, and planes. This series introduces readers to these extraordinary machines in a fun and easy way.

 OA822876   |  24 Books in Set
Military Families - Gr. 3+

The brave men and women who defend our country are more than just heroes--they're moms, dads, aunts, uncles, brothers, and sisters, too. This series celebrates the lives of countless family members who've dedicated their lives to military service. Readers will gain a unique perspective on all branches of the military, including the Army, Navy, Marines, National Guard, Air Force, and Army Reserves. This high-interest series will appeal to all readers, but especially those who are part of a military family themselves. OA911011

 OA524079   |  7 Books in Set
Military Frontline Families- Gr. 5-9

Studies of military conflicts are often reduced to numbers of casualties and battlefield maneuvers. But anyone who has a loved one who has served in the armed forces knows there are innumerable personal accounts that are never printed in books or reported in the news. These stories don't only come from the frontlines but soldiers' families as well. This absorbing series relates the course of several famous wars, from the American Revolution to the War in Afghanistan, but also highlights the daily experiences of soldiers and those back home. OA911011

 OA524223   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! 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
NEW! 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
NEW! 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
Monsters - Gr. 3+

Vampires. Howlin’ Werewolves. Monsters of The Midway. Evil Witches. (I think I had one as a teacher!) Whether they’re based on any facts doesn’t matter as long as their tales continue to intrigue. This series uses engaging text & images while examining the history of the monster. Readers will learn the real “facts” behind the creatures and be able to reach their own conclusions…Personally, I don’t take any chances & wear garlic everyday. OA823023

 OA524520A   |  12 Books in Set
My First Trip - Gr. K-3

For your young readers’ the World is FULL of ADVENTURES! Through Colorful Illustrations and easy-to-read text, these CHARMING fictionalized stories will keep your students – Dare I Say – ENTERTAINED - all while learning about the important people and places in their community! Visit our Web site for other great low-level Community Helper series including People In My Community.

 OA523045   |  12 Books in Set
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
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 (Ever hear of Facebook!) or being safe from online predators! Some common sense guides for your young Internet users. (Many of your older ones could use it, too.)

 OA523916   |  6 Books in Set
Our Holiday Symbols - Gr. 2-5

Why do we have TURKEY at Thanksgiving or fireworks (fireworks above word) on the Fourth of July? Answers basic questions about favorite Holiday icons, including how they became linked to their special days. Each title also includes information on the Holiday itself including the history, how it is celebrated, and much more!

 OA523764   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Protecting America - Gr. 3+

ONE-OF-A-Kind Series! We are fortunate. In the History of Civilization, there has never been a country as the one we currently live in. The Freedoms & Rights we take for granted - speech, religion, commerce, judicial - take more than a strong military to protect us. No, our country requires a wide range of organizations to protect us. Readers will learn about these groups and their jobs. What does the U.S. Secret Service do? What does it take be an FBI agent? An important introduction to the services these men and women do to keep us safe. 911011

 OA524521   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! 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
Scary Places - Gr. 3+

General Social Studies. Things That Go Bump In The Night...BOO! In the frightening new series, your readers will read nonfiction accounts of what happened in historical places and how those happenings are tied to tales of ghosts, poltergeists, and other unexplained events. The fabulous photographs and chilling text will get your reluctant readers reading! OA166166

 OA524523A   |  28 Books in Set
Seeing Both Sides - Gr. K-3

Omar says watching TV is fun & not a waste of time. Jessica says he is lazy & should get off of the couch. Who is Right? Who is Wrong? Or do both have valid points? This series provides information supporting both sides of a topic, so your readers can form their own opinions. A Great Series Concept.

 OA523926   |  6 Books in Set
Special Ops - Gr. 3+

Special Ops introduces budding military buffs to the ins and outs of our nation's most elite military forces. Full of fascinating facts, each engaging title discusses the history of the featured special ops force, including key individuals involved in the force's founding. OA911011

 OA524090   |  6 Books in Set
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.

 OA523763   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! STEM On The Battlefield - Gr. 3-7

Easiest way to get Reluctant Readers into Science! If you read my annotations – and who doesn’t – I like to point-out STEM has been around since pupils existed. BUT this series is a Great Concept – Teach Science through the Military. Students will learn how science, math, & engineering lead to new military technology. Note: As a Science Series, Doesn’t cover goofballs who wear uniforms to malls 1000s miles from active service…Yes, military service runs in my family.

 OA524524   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! Story Of Our Holidays - Gr. 2-5

Readers can explore the history, cultural traditions, and symbols associated with these popular Holidays. Your students will learn the meaning behind each Holiday and the fun celebrating it. Each title also includes a recipe & project based on the Special Day.

 OA524286   |  12 Books in Set
NEW! 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!

 OA524525   |  8 Books in Set
NEW! Tiptoe Into Scary Places - Gr. 2-5

Get your students ready for bone-chilling stories designed for beginning readers! They will explore frightening cemeteries, haunted houses, spooky libraries, and other scary places in this new, expertly crafted series for young readers. Each of the ghostly tales will grab hold of readers with an icy grip and give them just enough of a scare! Through age-appropriate text and and spooky art, in each book will transfix readers. OA166166

 OA524526   |  15 Books in Set
U.S. Armed Forces - Gr. 3+

This series will teach young readers the essentials about each armed force. Through easy-to-read, simple text alongside beautiful, full-bleed, full-color photographs, readers will learn how each force keeps us safe, various jobs, weapons and machinery, and more.

 OA523574   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! U.S. Military Forces - Gr. 3+

Many readers have someone in their life who has served or is currently serving in the military. This series helps explain how that person got the job as well as the duties involved, encouraging a deeper understanding. It can also help readers take the path into the armed forces themselves, providing insight into the process and guidelines for joining the specific branch. An overview of each of the types of service is included in each book. 911011

 OA524527   |  6 Books in Set
NEW! U.S. Special Forces - Gr. 3+

Military Special Forces in Action explores the history of these brave branches and how they train, perform rescue missions, and defend our country. In action-packed compelling narratives, each book in the series recounts experiences of members of our military forces. OA911011

 OA524285   |  6 Books in Set
Unexplained: What's The Evidence? - Gr. 3+

Are UFOs, ghosts, aliens—based on facts or just SCARY stories? (Aliens have to be real! – How else do we explain Congress?) This series presents famous stories of the supernatural – both the facts behind the unexplained & true hoaxes. Sure to keep kids reading! OA923023

 OA523937   |  10 Books in Set
Vehicles - Gr. K-3

JUMP START your students reading! Bright, bold photographs of BIG and FAST vehicles rumble off the page while super-easy text allows comprehension for even the lowest-level reader. The "perfect combination" of subject matter and manageable information blocks makes reading & learning FUN.

 OA524095A   |  15 Books in Set
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
NEW! World's Scariest Places - Gr. 3+

Do Not Get the WRONG IDEA! This series has Nothing to do with Chicago. Or even Congress. This series is for your students who like their reading a titles a little on the spooky side - spine-tingling tales. Each eerie volume focuses on a particular kind of location that seems to be a lightning rod for unearthly events, such as cemeteries, battlefields, and abandoned hospitals. Accounts of creepy encounters are intertwined with fascinating historical background information and supported by striking photographs. OA823023

 OA524528   |  6 Books in Set
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! Yikes! It's Haunted - 3+

SCARY HOUSES. GHOSTS ROAMING AN ANCIENT BATTLEFIELD. Cemeteries I WILL Never Enter!! May people believe weird & wild - scary & spooky - incidents occur at these places for no apparent reason. Are there other forces at work? This series presents very balanced information. (I don't care what the "experts" say - cemeteries are spooky at night, so I wear plenty of garlic and bring some stakes.) OA723023

 OA524287   |  6 Books in Set

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