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Books with author Katie Kawa

  • Tractors

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Leveled Readers, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Introduces tractors and describes the jobs they do.
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  • My First Trip to the Post Office

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Leveled Readers, Jan. 1, 2012)
    Follows a young boy on a trip to the post office where he gets a stamp for his letter and puts it in the mail.
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  • Slavery Wasn't Only in the South: Exposing Myths About the Civil War

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Aug. 15, 2019)
    Did you know that the Emancipation Proclamation didn't free all the slaves in the United States? This is just one of many myths readers will expose as they learn the facts behind common misconceptions about the Civil War. As young historians enjoy uncovering the truth about the causes of the war, its major events, and its aftermath, they expand their knowledge of this essential social studies curriculum topic. Graphic organizers, full-color photographs, and primary sources enhance the engaging main text, and eye-catching fact boxes provide additional information about this pivotal period in American history.
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  • 20 Fun Facts About George Washington

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Sept. 21, 2017)
    George Washington is unmistakably Americas most famous Founding Father. He led the Continental Army during the American Revolution and later served as Americas first president. But Washingtons life is full of fun facts that many still dont know. From his relationships with other Founding Fathers to his early history as a general, theres much to discuss about one of Americas most famous citizens. This book separates the myths from fact, delving into his famous cherry tree story and other commonly held beliefs about this American icon that many mistake as fact.
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  • Milton Hershey and the Chocolate Industry

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2016)
    The Hershey Company has been selling chocolate and candies for more than a century. The story of the candy giant begins with the man who gave it is name: Milton Hershey. Born in rural Pennsylvania, Hershey spent years building a business whose sweet legacy continues to delight us today. Readers will love reading Hersheys life story and discovering his influence on the time in which he lived. Written to support elementary social studies curricula, this biographical title provides historical context to Hersheys life and accomplishments. Historical photographs, a timeline, and primary sources provide a comprehensive look why Hershey is considered a great entrepreneur.
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  • The AIDS Crisis

    Katie Kawa

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Jan. 15, 2019)
    Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, commonly known as AIDS, has claimed millions of lives. How did this epidemic begin? How did it change life in the United States and around the world? Readers discover the answers to these and other important questions as they examine this tragic development in history and its continued global effects. Age-appropriate text presents essential information in a sensitive manner, and additional details are provided in sidebars and fact boxes. Vivid photographs and graphic organizers complement the text, and a detailed timeline summarizes this comprehensive look at a medical crisis that changed the world.
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  • Desert Food Chains

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 1, 2015)
    Which animals and plants can survive in a dry desert environment? Readers learn about the living things that make up desert food chains, including cacti, snakes, and scorpions. Colorful photographs of desert life make readers feel like they’re exploring new parts of this habitat with each turn of the page. Fact boxes provide additional information about the creatures that make up desert food chains, and a detailed food web shows how these food chains all come together. The desert is an extreme habitat, and readers will enjoy learning about the extreme plants and animals that live there.
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  • We Need Bacteria

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 1, 2015)
    Presents facts about bacteria and explains their importance to the ecosystem.
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  • Fawns

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Leveled Readers, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Introduces fawns and includes information on their physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle.
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  • Baby Penguins

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Leveled Readers, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Introduces baby penguins and includes information on their physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle.
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  • Backyard Food Chains

    Katie Kawa

    Hardcover (PowerKids Press, Jan. 1, 2015)
    Every backyard is its own habitat for many different living things. Readers learn how these living things are connected as they pass energy to one another. Plants, insects, mammals, and other creatures are linked through backyard food chains, and, as readers will see, these food chains come together to form a large backyard food web. A helpful food web diagram is presented alongside engaging text and fact boxes. Readers see even the tiniest backyard critters up close through colorful, detailed photographs.
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  • Elena Delle Donne

    Katie Kawa

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Aug. 15, 2018)
    Elena Delle Donne stood out from her peers very early on. During her high school basketball career, Delle Donne helped lead her team to a number of state championships, securing her a place as one of the country's top scouted female basketball players. Today, she plays as a small forward for the Washington Mystics. This biography follows Delle Donne's career and provides biographical information. Fact boxes supplement the main text to give readers additional insight into the life of this young sports great.
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