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Books in Blastoff Readers. Level 3 series

  • DK Readers L3: African Adventure

    Deborah Lock, DK

    Paperback (DK Children, Jan. 6, 2014)
    Experience the trip of a lifetime on an African safari via Katie's diary. Experience the thrill of joining rangers and seeing wild animals up close. Children able to read on their own will be eager to delve into African Adventure. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
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  • Thomas Jefferson: A Life of Patriotism

    Tonya Leslie

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Sept. 1, 2007)
    Look on a nickel and you'll find the face of Thomas Jefferson! This book introduces young readers to Thomas Jefferson, a patriot and president who deeply loved his country.
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  • Life on a Mountain

    Laura Hamilton Waxman

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2016)
    Chinchillas, pikas, and goats can all be found on mountains, climbing and scurrying around large boulders and steep slopes. Mountains not only provide homes for many living things, but they also affect weather patterns. Beginning readers will love navigating the pages of this book on the mountain biome!
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  • DK Readers L3: Star Wars: Star Pilot

    Laura Buller, Tori Kosara

    Paperback (DK Children, Sept. 1, 2015)
    DK Reader Level 3: Star Wars®: Star Pilot features a lively, fact-packed narrative about the spaceships and vehicles of Star Wars. What is the biggest spaceship? What is a Jedi starfighter? This exciting book has all the answers!Level 3 is for children able to read on their own. The stories are exciting and captivating in order to develop the child's own desire to read. More text and more complex sentence structure are presented, with information spreads to help develop the reader's general knowledge. The choice of subject widens to match the broadening of children's experiences and interests.© & TM 2015 LUCASFILM LTD.
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  • DK Readers L3: School Days Around the World

    Catherine Chambers

    Paperback (DK Children, March 19, 2007)
    Kids will discover what a typical school day looks like for children all around the world in this fascinating book. They’ll meet students from seven different countries, and see how we’re all unique and diverse–and yet so much alike. Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. With DK Readers, children will learn to read—then read to learn!
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  • Rat Snakes

    Colleen Sexton

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 8, 2010)
    Did you know that rat snakes can see better at night than most other snakes? Their vision helps them catch insects, rodents, and other prey. Explore the many habitats of rat snakes, what rat snakes eat, and how rat snakes fight off predators in this informative title.
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  • The Czech Republic

    Walter Simmons

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2012)
    Located in Eastern Europe, the Czech Republic has only been a country since 1993. It is home to over 2,000 castles, although some of them are in ruins. The capital, Prague, is called the city of 100 spires because of its architectural history. Discover the beautiful countryside, cuisine, and other distinct features that make the Czech Republic a wonderful nation!
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  • DK Readers: The Story of Chocolate

    C.J. Polin

    Paperback (DK Children, Jan. 3, 2005)
    A mouthwatering book about chocolate for advanced young readers. Includes gorgeous photography and a full glossary. Full of deliciously tempting facts about everyone's favorite candy.Did you know that the average person eats 100 chocolate bars a year? Or that the largest chocolate confection ever made weighed as much as 140,000 chocolate bars? This history of chocolate fulfills cravings for knowledge by helping children to develop reading skills and a general curiosity about the world around them.Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.With DK Readers, children will learn to read—then read to learn!
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  • Wasps

    Martha E. H. Rustad

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Sept. 1, 2007)
    Did you know that wasps chew plants and wood to make a paste that hardens into paper? They use this paste to make the nests in which they live. Eager readers will learn how wasps help protect plants, use their stingers, and build different kinds of nests.
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  • Space Heroes: Amazing Astronauts

    James Buckley Jr., Caryn Jenner

    Paperback (DK Children, Jan. 16, 2004)
    Brave, bold, and daring—learn the amazing stories of the world's greatest astronauts in this Level 3 DK Reader. Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. With DK Readers, children will learn to read—then read to learn!
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  • Argentina

    Kari Schuetz

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2011)
    The second-largest country in South America, Argentina is known for its fertile plains, the rugged Andes Mountains, and the beautiful land of the Argentine Patagonia. The people of Argentina work on the land and in cities, enjoying music, dancing, and sports in their free time. Learn all about Argentine food, culture, and daily life in this informative title!
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  • Life in a Desert

    Kari Schuetz

    Paperback (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2016)
    Barren land, little rainfall, and deadly temperatures are well-known features of deserts. But did you know that many desert plants have long root systems that grow in search of water? Plants and animals have to adapt in order to survive. Some plants grow waxy leaves to hold in water, and many animals store fat in a hump or tail. In this title, beginning readers will learn all about deserts and how life develops in extreme conditions.
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