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Books with author Amanda Lanser

  • The Science Behind Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports

    Amanda Lanser

    eBook (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2016)
    Behind the flips, splashes, and speed of Olympic water sports, science is at work. Gravity and centrifugal force are at work as a diver spins and flips before splashing into the water. Olympic swimmers shave their bodies to reduce drag as they zip through the water. Find out how science is involved in all your favorite water events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the gold medal.
  • The Science Behind Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports

    Amanda Lanser

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2016)
    Behind the flips, splashes, and speed of Olympic water sports, science is at work. Gravity and centrifugal force are at work as a diver spins and flips before splashing into the water. Olympic swimmers shave their bodies to reduce drag as they zip through the water. Find out how science is involved in all your favorite water events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the gold medal.
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  • What's Great about Texas?

    Amanda Lanser

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Aug. 1, 2014)
    What's so great about Texas? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Lone Star State! Explore Texas's rodeos, wild places, oil fields, and rich history. The Texas by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Texas.
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  • School Lunches: Healthy Choices vs. Crowd Pleasers

    Amanda Lanser

    Paperback (Compass Point Books, Jan. 1, 2015)
    Childhood obesity is a worsening problem across the country. Will mandating that schools serve healthier lunches help control the problem? Or should children and their parents have the right to choose and learn to make their own healthy choices? Perspectives Flip Books are like two books in one: Start from one end and learn why some people argue schools should ban junk food and serve healthier lunches. Then flip it over and discover why others argue students should make their own choices. Critical thinking questions help you analyze both perspectives and form your own opinions about the issue.
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  • What's Great about Texas?

    Amanda Lanser

    eBook (Lerner Publications ™, Aug. 1, 2014)
    What's so great about Texas? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Lone Star State! Explore Texas's rodeos, wild places, oil fields, and rich history. The Texas by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Texas.
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  • The American Revolution by the Numbers

    Amanda Lanser

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Aug. 1, 2015)
    How many soldiers crossed the Delaware River with George Washington during the American Revolution? What was the average age of the soldiers fighting in the war? Numbers, high-impact stats, and a unique infographic format combine to present the gripping story of the American Revolution. With stats on everything from battles to weapons, these numbers give young readers a look at America's first fight for freedom.
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  • What's Great about Massachusetts?

    Amanda Lanser

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Aug. 1, 2014)
    What's so great about Massachusetts? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Bay State! Explore Massachusetts's beautiful beaches, bustling harbors, scenic trails, and rich history. The Massachusetts by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Massachusetts.
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  • What's Great about Massachusetts?

    Amanda Lanser

    eBook (Lerner Publications TM, Aug. 1, 2014)
    What's so great about Massachusetts? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Bay State! Explore Massachusetts's beautiful beaches, bustling harbors, scenic trails, and rich history. The Massachusetts by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Massachusetts.
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  • Ötzi the Iceman

    Amanda Lanser

    Library Binding (Essential Library, Sept. 1, 2014)
    "From discovery to excavation, explore the story of each dig. Learn who the important leaders were and what techniques they used. Investigate how their findings have changed our understanding of history. Delve into these discoveries and uncover secrets of the past!"--Page 4 of cover.
  • What's Great about Massachusetts?

    Amanda Lanser

    Library Binding (Lerner Publications TM, Aug. 1, 2014)
    What's so great about Massachusetts? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Bay State! Explore Massachusetts's beautiful beaches, bustling harbors, scenic trails, and rich history. The Massachusetts by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Massachusetts.
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  • The Civil War by the Numbers

    Amanda Lanser

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Aug. 1, 2015)
    How many African-American soldiers fought on each side of the U.S. Civil War? How many soldiers died from disease rather than in battle? Numbers, high-impact stats, and a unique infographic format combine to present the gripping story of the Civil War. With stats on everything from battles to weapons,these numbers give young readers a look at the clash between North and South that cost America its greatest loss of life.
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  • The Science Behind Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports

    Amanda Lanser

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2016)
    Behind the flips, splashes, and speed of Olympic water sports, science is at work. Gravity and centrifugal force are at work as a diver spins and flips before splashing into the water. Olympic swimmers shave their bodies to reduce drag as they zip through the water. Find out how science is involved in all your favorite water events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the gold medal.
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