Browse all books

Books published by publisher Powerkids Pr

  • Garbage Trucks at Work

    D. R. Addison

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 1, 2009)
    Introduces garbage trucks, describing what they do and their parts.
    F
  • Ocelots

    Henry Randall

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    About twice the size of a house cat, ocelots once awed the ancient people of South America. These small, but powerful hunters continue to captivate the imaginations of people today. Young readers will get a sneak peek into the lives of these wild cats that make their homes in parts of South America, Central America, and North America.
    F
  • Happy New Year!

    Clara Coleman

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 1, 2017)
    Looks at New Year's celebrations in different cultures around the world, including New Year's Eve, Chinese New Year, Dimali in India, and Songkran in Thailand.
    K
  • Popsicle Stick Crafts

    Alix Wood

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 15, 2019)
    Budding artists will learn that a popsicle stick can be the foundation of a wonderful and useful work of art, such as a smartphone stand, a piece of fairy furniture, or a puzzle made from a beloved photograph. This high-interest book will inspire young artists to use common and available materials to make imaginative crafts. The hardest part will be deciding whether to give each cool creation away or keep it for a private collection.
    P
  • Praying Mantises

    Sam Hesper

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 1, 2015)
    In this book, readers discover that praying mantises are one of the fiercest predators in the insect world. Engaging text is paired with eye-catching visuals of these colorful cannibals, introducing readers to some of the coolest species. Readers will learn about mantis anatomy, behavior, and fearsome hunting techniques. The book explains the creepy cannibalism of the praying mantis, as well as their amazing life cycle. Supplemental tools include an index, detailed glossary, a detailed table of contents, fact boxes, and websites for further reading.
    O
  • Bobcats

    Henry Randall

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    Though bobcats are rarely seen, thousands of these animals hunt throughout much of North America. Known for their short, “bobbed” tail, these small animals can kill prey much larger than they are. Engaging text and dramatic photographs will capture and hold young readers’ interest.
    F
  • Nascar Racing

    Paul Challen

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Feb. 3, 2015)
    NASCAR is one of today’s hottest sports. This book gives readers a close an up-close look at everything that makes this sport exciting, competitive, thrilling, and even dangerous. Beginning with NASCAR’s history, the text examines how the sport has evolved, the men and women who work in the pit and behind the wheel, and interesting facts about the extreme races that are broadcast around the world. The text includes tips for readers to get involved and a graphic organizer of NASCAR’s recognizable flags. Sidebars and “Fast Fact” fact boxes provide opportunities for additional learning.
    R
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Sarah Machajewski

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 15, 2018)
    Giannis Antetokounmpo was born in Athens, Greece. The path to his professional basketball career has been markedly different than those of most other players in the NBA. This biography follows Antetokounmpo's career from his time playing for Filathlitikos in the Greek A2 Basketball League to his time playing for the Milwaukee Bucks. Statistics demonstrate how he's become one of basketball's greatest young players. Fact boxes supplement the main text, while colorful photographs help readers make textual connections.
    R
  • A Kid's Guide to Staying Safe on Bikes

    Maribeth Boelts

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 1, 2003)
    Discusses the different types of bicycles available for children, how to select the best fit, and safety tips for riding a bike.
    K
  • The History of Lamborghinis

    Seth Kingston

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2019)
    "Ferruccio Lamborghini began his automobile company, Automobili Ferruccio Lamborghini, as a powerful and very wealthy man. His goal was to build a sports car capable of competing with Ferrari. In 1963, he purchased a large plot of land just outside of Bologna, Italy, on which he built a large, ultramodern factory. The first model--the 350 GTV--debuted at the Turin Auto Show in November 1963 and it was very well received. Today, Lamborghinis are some of the sportiest luxury vehicles on the market. They combine innovative design with high-end performance to become one of the most sought-after vehicles money can buy"--
    T
  • Math on the Playground: Area and Perimeter

    Ian F. Mahaney

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2013)
    Nothing cements knowledge learned in the classroom more than hands-on, real world applications that students can try on their own. Intriguing activities lead readers to discover concepts such as the area and perimeter at their playground. Playful problems simply explained, illustrated diagrams, and more will support and challenge readers to master these concepts.
    R
  • Stem Waterworks

    Therese Shea, Greg Roza, Ryan Nagelhout, Charles C. Hofer, Christine Honders

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 15, 2016)
    People have long shaped and reshaped EarthÂ’s surface to help support new settlements and allow them to flourish. Water is a necessity for human life and a key to building successful towns and cities. This set addresses important curricular topics, including essential STEM concepts and how theyÂ’re used to reshape EarthÂ’s surface and provide civilizations with the water they need to survive and grow. Detailed photographs and illustrative diagrams help readers make the most of their reading experience, and informative sidebars help enhance learning.
    K