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Books published by publisher Gareth Stevens Publishing

  • How Computers Work

    Nancy Dickmann

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Jan. 15, 2020)
    Computers are everywhere. Even a smartphone is a mini computer. With digital technologies so prevalent in today's world, it's important for young learners to know how they work. This book introduces kids to the design and function of the hardware and networks that digitally connect us. Utilizing colorful infographics and simple language, this book discusses the history of the first computers, different types of computers, and the important parts that make a computer run. It makes learning about computers easy for young readers, and it is sure to inspire your budding engineers.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    Seth Lynch

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Aug. 15, 2018)
    "This volume gives readers context for the proclamation, as well as explains what it says and its results, in clear language appropriate for those reading below level and those looking to the book for review"--Provided by publisher.
  • Roman Reigns

    Benjamin Proudfit

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Aug. 15, 2018)
    "Whether WWE fans love him or hate him, Roman Reigns is a force to be reckoned with as a sports entertainer. From retiring the legendary Undertaker at Wrestlemania to winning the 2015 Royal Rumble, Roman Reigns--or Joe Anoa'i--is sure to draw readers interested in his rapid rise in the WWE. The story of his family connections in the wrestling business and his thwarted attempt at NFL stardom are all covered in the accessible, interesting main text. Full-color photographs add Anoa'i's dominating presence to each page"--
  • Deadly Poison Dart Frogs

    Lincoln James

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Aug. 1, 2011)
    Poison dart frogs are cute and tiny. They come in many eye-catching colors. These colors, however, arent meant to make them attractive. The bright colors tell other animals that they shouldnt try to eat them. These vibrant amphibians are covered with a deadly poison that makes predators very sick. Its so strong that some Native American tribes even used it to make poison darts for hunting. Readers will surely enjoy getting up close to these small but deadly poison dart frogs.
  • Networks and the Internet

    Nancy Dickmann

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Jan. 15, 2020)
    Many of today's communications travel over networks. Networks connect people all over the world through computers and mobile devices, but how does it work? Young learners will discover how an email works, how computers talk to one another, and how documents and programs are stored in the cloud. Readers will also learn about network safety and how to protect themselves from hackers and viruses. Easy-to-read infographics and simple language make this complex topic fun and easy to understand. Give your budding computer engineers the perfect guide to the matrix of our lives.
  • 400-Year-Old Sharks!

    Joni Kelly

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Aug. 15, 2018)
    Both terrifying and fascinating, sharks are the most well-known creature of the ocean ecosystem. Sharks are a guaranteed hit with young readers, but this book goes beyond basic shark 101 information. Now it's possible for young readers to step into the wild, wonderful life cycle of the Greenland shark, the longest-living vertebrate in the world. Early elementary readers are sure to enjoy the colorful photography of this captivating text, and won't even notice that they're learning key science concepts, like ecosystems and food chains, along the way.
  • Be a Zoologist

    Blair Belton

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Aug. 1, 2014)
    People pursuing careers in zoology usually focus on certain groups of animals. Herpetologists study reptiles and amphibians, and entomologists are experts on insects. They don't just work at zoos, either. They're teachers, writers, researchers, and more. Some zoologists work in labs and classrooms, while others travel the oceans and trek over mountains. A deep interest in animals and understanding of biology is needed to succeed in this high-interest career. Animal lovers will enjoy learning about different kinds of animals as well as considering the many facets of this profession.
  • I See a Deer

    E T Weingarten

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Jan. 15, 2019)
    Deer are a common sight in wooded areas, fields, and even backyards that provide lots of tasty plants for these long-legged mammals to eat. But young readers probably don't realize there are many kinds of deer, including the petite pudu and the massive moose. This attractive volume shares some absorbing facts about these creatures relayed through low-ATOS text and stunning photographs of deer in action.
  • The Greatest Basketball Players of All Time

    Matt Jankowski

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Jan. 15, 2020)
    From the inception of the NBA in 1946 to the athletes of the league today, this entertaining volume serves as an introduction to the greatest superstars to play the game"--Provided by publisher.
  • Velociraptor vs. Bull Shark

    Caitie McAneney

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Aug. 15, 2018)
    Who would win in a fight between a feathered dinosaur and an aggressive shark? We'll probably never know the true answer, but this high-interest volume helps readers imagine and understand the battle that could ensue if the two creatures were to ever meet. Eye-catching graphics paired with concise facts make for a lively and engaging page layout that helps to reinforce key elementary science concepts. Readers will weigh the information they're given, including factors such as size and speed, and use it to decide who they think would come out on top in this imaginative matchup.
  • A Dangerous Promise Orphan Train Adventures by Nixon, Joan Lowery Library Binding


    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Publishing, Feb. 28, 1900)
    Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee.
  • 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