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Books in True Books series

  • Simple Machines

    Dana Meachen Rau

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2011)
    A True Book-Physical Science Whether you're an aspiring inventor or an everyday science buff, you've probably created your own experiments to uncover the truth about the forces of physical science. Now you can delve deeper into the topics of electricity, motion, gravity, and more with these titles that are perfect for the budding scientist in you.
  • Walt Disney: The Man Behind the Magic

    Tamra B. Orr

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2013)
    Today, Walt Disney's name is synonymous with family entertainment. The theme parks, toys, television shows, and films that carry on his legacy are beloved by millions of people around the world. Readers will discover how Disney built his massive business empire from the ground up, starting as an animator and eventually becoming wealthy as he expanded his interests.
  • Experiments with Motion

    Susan Heinrichs Gray

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2011)
    Readers will learn about electricity while performing the short experiments in this book.
  • Slavery in America

    Jean F. Blashfield

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2011)
    A history of the "peculiar institution" in the American colonies and United States, and the battles over its expansion into new states that helped propel the cataclysm of the Civil War.
  • The Spanish Missions of New Mexico

    Robin Lyon

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2010)
    - Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension- Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative- New center-spread "sidebar" feature presenting material in a fun, creative way- Excellent age-appropriate introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects- "Important Words" glossary clarifies subject-specific vocabulary- "Resources" section encourages independent study- Index makes navigating subject matter easy
  • Knowing Your Civil Rights

    Christin Ditchfield

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Aug. 1, 2004)
    Explains the history and importance of civil rights.
  • Friction

    Matt Mullins

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2011)
    This book briefly describes the science behind friction, and what its effects are.
  • The Elements

    Matt Mullins

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2011)
    Introduces the periodic table of elements and the basics of chemistry, including what information the periodic table provides about the elements, the role of electrons in chemistry, and how elements combine to make compounds.
  • Manatees

    Patricia A. Fink Martin

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 15, 2003)
    Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and endangered status of manatees.
  • Brazil

    Tara Walters

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2008)
    Examines the country of Brazil, including its history, geography, people, arts, religion, language, festivals, and recreation.
  • Animals Helping at Work

    Ann O. Squire

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Feb. 1, 2015)
    Everyday, people around the world get up and go to work. Their jobs provide a wide range of important services for other people. But humans arent the only ones who have important jobs to do! Readers will learn about a variety of animal workers, from elephants that help move heavy logs to dogs who pull sleds across the frozen expanses of the Arctic.
  • September 11 Then and Now

    Peter Benoit

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2011)
    b>A True Book—DisastersThe horror! The humanity! The heroes! Read these true, heartstopping tales about unimaginable devastation wrought by nature and humans, and the amazing spirit of the people who united in recovery in the aftermath of nuclear explosions, worldwide diseases, earthquakes and hurricanes, and terrorist attacks.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up