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  • World of Dinosaurs

    Tom Evans, Paul Kobasa

    Hardcover (World Book, Inc., June 1, 2016)
    What do the scary Tyrannosaurus and the long-necked Brachiosaurus have in common? Were all dinosaurs huge, or were some small? Were all dinosaurs carnivores (meat eaters), or were some herbivores (plant eaters)? Scientifically accurate illustrations pair with intriguing facts to show young readers what kind of dinosaurs lived millions of years ago. Readers will find out how big these prehistoric animals were, how they defended themselves, and where they lived land, sea, or sky!With two-page colorful illustrations, World Books Learning Ladders series is for young learners with a primary reading level of grades K-2 looking to learn the basics about nature, science, and their communities. Each nonfiction book was created for children to learn about topics theyre most curious about. Each book in the 10-volume series features colorful illustrations, fun facts, and easy to understand sentences. Words in bold type help early readers build vocabulary skills.
  • Tough Trucks

    Tom Evans, Paul Kobasa

    Hardcover (World Book, Inc., June 1, 2016)
    Can a truck work underwater? What kind of truck has an arm? What do firefighters use from their trucks to put out fires? Trucks help hard workers get the job done. Early readers can learn about tall cranes, powerful plows, and fire engines, to name a few. All these trucks help construction jobs and everyday life go smoothly. Find out how people use the trucks to build, clear snow off roads, and put out fires.With two-page colorful illustrations, World Books Learning Ladders series is for young learners with a primary reading level of grades K-2 looking to learn the basics about nature, science, and their communities. Each nonfiction book was created for children to learn about topics theyre most curious about. Each book in the 10-volume series features colorful illustrations, fun facts, and easy to understand sentences. Words in bold type help early readers build vocabulary skills.
  • World Book Encyclopedia 2018, 22 Volume Set

    World Book, Paul Kobasa

    Hardcover (World Book, Inc., July 1, 2017)
    The World Book Encyclopedia, 2018, is a general A-Z look-up source in 22 hard-cover volumes full of accurate and trustworthy facts. Whether you are proving a point during a dinner-table discussion or checking a fact for a homework assignment, answers are here! Tens of thousands of index entries make it easy for you to find information wherever it is in the set. Abundant colorful photos, diagrams, charts, tables, and maps supplement the easy-to-read text. Along with the 17,000 articles is useful advice about studying and report writing for elementary through intermediate grades students. Which South American countries were liberated by Simón Bolivar? What kind of animal is a uakari? Julia Gillard was prime minister of which country? How many kinds of trout are there in North America? Is an entrechat something to eat? School-age readers (ages 9-18) to adults: Bring your questions to The World Book Encyclopedia for answers!
  • Ancient Egypt

    Andrew Haslam, Alexandra Parsons

    Hardcover (World Book Inc, April 16, 1995)
    Information about clothing, transportation, food, religion, and many other aspects of life in ancient Egypt is accompanied by a variety of related craft projects.
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  • Gravity

    Joseph Midthun, Samuel Hiti

    Hardcover (World Book, Inc., June 1, 2016)
    This graphic nonfiction book introduces the force of gravity and its effects on Earth and the universe. Each of the ten Building Blocks of Physical Science volumes features a whimsical character to guide the reader through a physical science topic. The science is as sound as the presentation is fun! The volumes include a glossary, an additional resource list, and an index. Several spreads in each volume are illustrated with photographs to help clarify concepts and facts.
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  • Childcraft: The How and Why Library

    Childcraft

    Hardcover (World Book Inc., March 15, 1993)
    15 volumes brought to you by World Book Publishers. Volume 1 is Once Upon a Time, 2 Time to Read, 3 Stories and Poems, 4 World and Space, 5 About Animals, 6 The Green Kingdom, 7 Story of the Sea, 8 About Us, 9 Holidays and Birthdays, 10 Places to Know, 11 Make and Do, 12 How Things Work, 13 Mathemagic, 14 About Me, 15 Guide to Childcraft.
  • Subtraction

    Joseph Midthun, Paul Kobasa

    Hardcover (World Book, Inc., Jan. 10, 2017)
    What is subtraction, and how does it work? With the character Subtraction as their guide, readers will count peaches, worms, and train cars to find out! Through bright and colorful comic-book-style pages, kids will have fun discovering basic subtraction strategies, such as mental visualization and problem writing. A helpful table and a list of additional resources are featured in the back of the book. Building Blocks of Mathematics is a fun series of mathematics books from World Book! Quirky characters introduce basic mathematics concepts in this six-volume series of books. Story problems help students with a primary reading level of 3 through 5 develop a fundamental understanding of mathematical operations and teach them techniques for solving real-life math problems. Designed in collaboration with elementary mathematics education experts, this series is appropriate for kids who are just beginning to learn math concepts, as well as older readers who can benefit from review and reinforcement.
  • Christmas in Puerto Rico: Christmas Around the World

    World Book

    Hardcover (World Book Inc., Oct. 1, 2003)
    What do Puerto Ricans do when a trulla comes a-caroling? Do children in San Juan get to experience a white Christmas? What is the main dish of a traditional Christmas meal in Puerto Rico? The exciting, eye-catching pictures and easy-to-read sentences in Christmas in Puerto Rico help young readers learn about how people in Puerto Rico celebrate Christmas. The book shares special Christmas carols and easy-to-follow Christmas recipes and crafts that represent Puerto Rico. The book also has a helpful glossary and an index that direct students to the most important terms and topics. World Book s Christmas Around the World series helps kids with a 6th to 8th grade primary reading level learn about some of the richest Christmas traditions in different countries and regions of the world. Each book teaches kids the highlights of the holiday celebrations in such places as Vienna, Austria; Bethlehem and Jerusalem; and Italy and Vatican City. The books share special songs and easy-to-follow Christmas recipes and crafts that represent a particular country or region. Each book also has a helpful glossary and an index that direct students to the most important terms and topics.
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  • Christmas in Ukraine

    World Book Encyclopedia, World Book Inc.

    Hardcover (World Book Inc, Oct. 15, 1997)
    Describes the celebration of Christmas in Ukraine; includes sections on native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts appropriate to the holiday.
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  • Multiplication

    Joseph Midthun

    language (World Book, Inc., May 28, 2018)
    What is multiplication, and how does it work? With the cartoon character “Multiplication” as their guide, readers will have fun with bees, boulders, and monster legs to find out! Through bright and colorful comic-book-style pages, kids will master basic multiplication facts and strategies. A helpful multiplication table and a list of additional resources are featured in the back of the book. Building Blocks of Mathematics is a fun series of mathematics books from World Book! Quirky characters introduce basic mathematics concepts in this six-volume series of books. Story problems help students with a primary reading level of 3 through 5 develop a fundamental understanding of mathematical operations and teach them techniques for solving real-life math problems. Designed in collaboration with elementary mathematics education experts, this series is appropriate for kids who are just beginning to learn math concepts, as well as older readers who can benefit from review and reinforcement.
  • Stone Age People

    Keith Branigan, Andrew Haslam, N. Moloney

    Hardcover (World Book Inc, Sept. 1, 1996)
    Instructions for a variety of projects examining the characteristics and day-to-day lives of Stone Age people.
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  • Cells to Organ Systems

    Joseph Midthun, Samuel Hiti

    Hardcover (World Book, Inc., June 1, 2016)
    This graphic nonfiction book introduces the cells, tissues, and organs of the human body. The Building Blocks of Life Science volumes feature whimsical characters to guide young readers through topics exploring the human body systems. Full-page or full-spread diagrams detail the different parts of each body system. The science is as sound as the presentation is fun! The volumes include a glossary, an additional resource list, and an index. Several spreads in each volume are illustrated with photographs to help clarify concepts and facts.
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