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Books published by publisher Heinemann/Raintree

  • Wolf: Habitats, Life Cycles, Food Chains, Threats

    Michael Leach

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Sept. 1, 2002)
    Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and life cycle of wolves, as well as the threats they face and efforts to protect them.
  • The Sumerians

    Jane Shuter

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, March 1, 2002)
    Presents an overview of the ancient Sumerian culture, discussing government, recreation, trade, travel, family life, food, occupations, and entertainment.
  • The Honeybee

    Paula Z. Hogan

    Paperback (Heinemann/Raintree, March 1, 1979)
    Describes in simple terms the life cycle of the honeybee.
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Wendy Greenhill

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Aug. 1, 2000)
    Introduces Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream, discussing plot and characters, possible sources of inspiration for the play, the history of early performances, and how the productions have evolved over the years.
  • Don't Call Me Fatso

    Barbara Phillips

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, April 1, 1980)
    The personal and interpersonal problems, and associated emotions, frequently experienced by overweight children are surveyed in a brief text and pictures
  • A Family from Guatemala

    Julia Waterlow

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Sept. 1, 1997)
    Text and photographs present the home life and day-to-day activities of the Calabays, who live in the mountains of Guatemala.
  • Paul Klee

    Sean Connolly

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Oct. 1, 1999)
    Introduces the life and work of Paul Klee, discussing his early years, life in Switzerland and Germany, and development as an artist
  • Land Battles of the Revolutionary War

    Diane Smolinski

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Oct. 1, 2001)
    Describes the major land battles of the Revolutionary War, including the battle at Lexington and the British surrender at Yorktown.
  • Chernobyl 1986

    Vic Parker

    Hardcover (Heinemann-Raintree, Jan. 15, 2007)
    In the 1980s nuclear power provided electricity for much of the Soviet Union. But the nuclear reactors were badly designed, and the workers were poorly trained. Late one night in 1986, the workers at Chernobyl were running tests when things went horribly wrong. Learn about the consequences of an explosion that released dangerous radioactive material into the atmosphere. Timelines, a glossary, ideas for research, and suggestions for future reading are included in this gripping read about the worst nuclear accident in history. This book highlights the dangers of radioactive material and nuclear waste.
  • Chinook Indians

    Suzanne Morgan Williams

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, April 1, 2003)
    An introduction to the history, social life and customs, and present life of the Chinook Indians.
  • Joseph and His Brothers

    Catherine Storr, Chris Molan

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Dec. 1, 1982)
    Retells in simple text and illustrations the Old Testament story of the conflict between Joseph and his brother.
  • Mae Jemison

    Elizabeth Raum

    Hardcover (Heinemann-Raintree, Sept. 15, 2005)
    Looks at the life of Mae Jemison, the first female African American astronaut.