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Books with author Jillian Gosman

  • Tamarins

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2011)
    Tamarins are a genus-level group of squirrel-sized monkeys that make their homes in Central and South America. The group encompasses monkeys with a wide variety of colors and markings. This delightful volume takes a look at different types of tamarins, and explores the commonalities within the group while highlighting the unique qualities of each tamarin species.
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  • Spider Monkeys

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2011)
    Spider monkeys have long arms and legs that help them to swing from tree to tree through their dense rain forest home. This volume swings into the world of these highly social monkeys and examines their complex group dynamic. Straightforward text explores the roles that hunting and deforestation have played in the decline of spider monkey populations.
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  • What Do You Know About Plate Tectonics?

    Jillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, July 15, 2013)
    The plates that make up the Earth’s surface are always on the move. The twenty questions posed and answered help explain the fundamentals of plate tectonics. Readers will learn about the layers that make up the Earth, how mountains and volcanoes form, and why earthquakes happen. This is a solid supplement to curricular explorations of earth science.
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  • What Do You Know about the Water Cycle?

    Gillian Gosman, Jillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, July 1, 2013)
    The 20 questions in this volume give kids a thorough tour through the water cycle. The questions and their answers also explain related topics such as the difference between freshwater and saltwater, and the causes and effects of water pollution. This is a wonderful resource for reports and for building a vocabulary of scientific terms.
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  • Screws in Action

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2010)
    Students can learn all about how screws work in this dynamic book. Annotated diagrams and a simple experiment make challenging science subject matter accessible for young readers. A pronunciation guide introduces new words.
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  • Howler Monkeys

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2011)
    Howler monkeys are named for their distinctive calls, which they let loose at dawn and at dusk. This informative resource doesnt monkey around in describing what howlers like to eat and where they live. The volume includes an explanation of howler monkey group behavior as well as an examination of efforts being made to preserve their endangered populations.
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  • Wheels and Axles in Action

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2010)
    This exciting book uses elementary physics vocabulary to teach young readers about wheels and axles. Inviting photography and approachable text make this a fascinating read, and a simple experiment is included to inspire your budding scientists.
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  • Spider Monkeys

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 15, 2011)
    Spider monkeys have long arms and legs that help them to swing from tree to tree through their dense rain forest home. This volume swings into the world of these highly social monkeys and examines their complex group dynamic. Straightforward text explores the roles that hunting and deforestation have played in the decline of spider monkey populations.
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  • Inclined Planes in Action

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2010)
    In this fascinating book, readers will uncover why inclined planes make it easy to lift and move heavy objects. They will also learn where they can find inclined planes in their everyday life and conduct a simple experiment of their own.
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  • Levers in Action

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2010)
    Introduces levers, explains how these simple machines work, and describes some common examples.
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  • What Do You Know about Earth's Atmosphere?

    Gillian Gosman, Jillian Gosman

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, July 15, 2013)
    Earth's atmosphere is a layered, protective blanket, and the 20 questions examined describe its composition and function. Additional questions explore phenomena such as auroras and explain how air pollution affects Earths atmosphere. The concepts covered make this an exciting addition to any library.
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  • Wedges in Action

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2010)
    From the Ancient Egyptians to modern-day farmers, people have always benefited from using wedges. Through exploring this fact-filled book, students will learn all about the mechanical advantage of the wedge. A simple experiment is included to help reinforce new knowledge.
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