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Books in True Books series

  • Mammals

    Ann O. Squire

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2013)
    From tiny bats and mice to massive whales, mammals are a highly diverse group of animals. Readers will learn about the common traits shared by the approximately 5,000 species of mammals living today, discovering how animals as seemingly unalike as human beings and kangaroos could be related. They will also find out how mammal mother produce milk to feed their young and what threats are affecting wild mammals today.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    Elaine Landau

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2007)
    Recounts the origins of the desire for independence in the colonies that would become the United States, the events that led to open rebellion, and how the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, and discusses its meaning.
  • The Navajo

    Andrew Santella

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 15, 2003)
    Discusses the Navajo way of life, including their traditions, legends, families, and homes.
  • The Chippewa

    Christin Ditchfield

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2006)
    Discusses the history, culture, religious beliefs, and contemporary life of the the Chippewa Indians.
  • Pluto: From Planet to Dwarf

    Elaine Landau

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2008)
    Describes Pluto compared to the planets previously known; explains how similar objects in space beyond Pluto made scientists decide to reclassify it as a dwarf planet; and discusses its moons and space probes sent to explore it.
  • Jamaica

    Ann Heinrichs

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2003)
    An introduction to the geography, history, economy, people, and social life and customs of Jamaica, an island nation in the Caribbean Sea.
  • Australia and Oceania

    Mel Friedman

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, Aug. 15, 2008)
    An introcuction to Australia, focusing on its geographical features, people and native animalsA True Book: Geography series dives into the many components that make each continent distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each continents' geography, history, wildlife and future outlook. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.
  • Experiments with Electricity

    Susan Heinrichs Gray

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2011)
    This book provides a short selection of experiments that can be performed using electricity.
  • Chimpanzees

    Patricia A. Fink Martin

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2000)
    Describes the behavior, habitat, life cycle, and physical characteristics of this much-studied ape.
  • Being Your Best at Baseball

    Nelson Yomtov

    Paperback (C. Press/F. Watts Trade, Sept. 1, 2016)
    First developed in the United States in the mid-1800s, baseball is today played by tens of millions of people around the world. Readers will learn about the different positions on a baseball team, the way a baseball field is arranged, and the rules of the game. They will also learn about baseball history and meet some of its most legendary players.
  • South Korea

    Tara Walters

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2008)
    Introduces readers to the history of South Korea, the industrial and technological advances the nation has made, and its social life and customs.
  • The Cheyenne

    Kevin Cunningham, Peter Benoit

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2011)
    Presents an introduction to the Cheyenne Indians.