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Books published by publisher Gareth Stevens Pub

  • Looking At-- Muttaburrasaurus: A Dinosaur from the Cretaceous Period

    Tamara Green, Tony Gibbons

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Pub, Aug. 1, 1995)
    Describes the physical characteristics and probable behavior of this plant-eating dinosaur that once roamed through Australia
  • Welcome to Ireland

    Dora Yip, Shannon Spencer

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Pub, Jan. 1, 2001)
    Presents an overview of the geography, history, government, economy, people, and culture of Ireland.
  • Snowmobiles

    Lois Fortuna

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Aug. 15, 2016)
    Snowmobiles might not immediately come to mind when thinking of rescue vehicles, but these motorized sleds are important tools for rescue workers when the weather outside gets frightful. When trouble strikes in remote, snowy areas, snowmobiles are there to cut through the powdery stuff and rescue those in need. This book for early readers explores the unique features of snowmobiles and how emergency crews utilize them to get to an accident and transport people back to safety.
  • Brazil

    Susie Brooks

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Aug. 15, 2016)
    Discusses the country of Brazil, including its wilderness, climate, and wildlife and the contrasts between city and country and between rich and poor.
  • Awesome Hamster Crafts

    Jane Yates

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Aug. 15, 2018)
    What could be more fun than watching a cute, fuzzy hamster find its way through a maze? Making the maze yourself! Through this colorful book, readers can do just that, as well as use their creativity to make 10 more awesome, hamster-themed crafts. From a walnut shell toy and climbing wall for a pet hamster to a hamster journal and pom-pom hamster to show one's hamster love, these crafts engage readers through step-by-step instructions and photographs of each step of the craft. Fact boxes give tips for making each craft better and fun information about readers' favorite pet, the hamster.
  • True-Life Monsters of the Prehistoric Seas

    Enid Fisher, Richard Grant

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Pub, Jan. 1, 1999)
    Describes various prehistoric sea creatures that lived at the same time as the dinosaurs, including the placodus, mosasaurus, and plesiosaurus.
  • T. Rex Vs. Crocodile

    Michael Sabatino

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, July 15, 2015)
    Tyrannosaurus rex was one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs that ever lived. It could chomp up to 500 pounds of meat and bone in a single bite! While crocodiles don't compare in size, they're some of the largest carnivores alive today and one of the most feared man-eaters. This cleverly crafted volume invites readers into the worlds of these predators and asks them to envision what would happen if these beasts went head-to-head in the ultimate beast battle. Color photographs, dynamic illustrations, and imaginative text brings the action to life.
  • Newspapers Throughout American History

    Jill Keppeler

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Aug. 15, 2019)
    "The United States' Founding Fathers knew how important a free press could be to their great experiment in democracy--so important that they protected that freedom in the First Amendment to the US Constitution. Throughout the history of the United States (and before), newspapers have documented the ins and out and ups and downs of the country. This intriguing volume will showcase these primary sources of American history, from the earliest reports on revolutionary feelings in New England to the muckrakers of the Progressive Era to the devastating headlines that followed the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York"--
  • Harriet Tubman in Her Own Words

    Julia McDonnell

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Jan. 15, 2016)
    Harriet Tubmans fame as a conductor on the Underground Railroad led to her nickname: Moses. She displayed considerable courage leading fugitive slaves to freedom and, incredibly, never lost a passenger. Less well known is Tubmans service in the Union army as a scout and spy during the Civil War. This captivating volume uses Tubmans own remembrances as well as other primary sources to provide a greater understanding of her astonishing life story as well as major issues of the United States in the 1800s. Historic photographs, fact boxes, and sidebars add valuable information to the main text and appealing design.
  • Women Scientists in Medicine

    Nancy Dickmann

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Pub, Jan. 15, 2018)
    The field of medicine is crucial to the advancement of society, but many groundbreaking achievements have been left out of the history books. This insightful book illuminates the lives and accomplishments of women in the fields of medicine and health, from Elizabeth Blackwell to Virginia Apgar. Quotes from featured scientists and their contemporaries empower readers to explore the world of STEM for themselves. Beautiful illustrations and photographs immerse even reluctant readers. A gallery spread introduces readers to even more ingenious women scientists, while a timeline highlights the progress of women in medicine and health throughout history and lists Nobel Prize winners. Readers will see the state of contemporary medicine in a captivating "Science Now" spread.
  • Food Around the World

    Charles Murphy

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Jan. 1, 2017)
    Tamales, falafel, moussaka, Peking duck . . . hungry yet? These culinary treasures are traditional dishes in various countries, though they have gained popularity in other regions as well. Readers will be ravenous to find out more about these delicacies and ones less familiar. Theyll discover through appetizing, accessible text and mouth-watering photographs that their sense of taste is a great way to ingest cultural concepts!
  • Honey Badgers

    Marie Roesser

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Jan. 1, 2015)
    A honey badger's reputation as one of the most fearless animals in nature is much deserved. This omnivorous member of the weasel family is well equipped to take on lethal cobras and other predators. Honey badgers, which live in Africa, the Middle East, and India, have special adaptations such as thick skin and sharp teeth that make them fearsome fighters. They even have the ability to release a stinky liquid! Readers will learn much more about honey badgers' abilities and lives in this entertaining look at one of nature's toughest creatures. Colorful photographs make the resilient animal come to life.