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  • Mountains

    Seymour Simon

    Paperback (Collins, Sept. 22, 1997)
    Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he explores some of the world’s largest marvels: mountains! With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about these amazing natural structures in this informative picture book! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.From the snowy Alps to the Appalachians’ worn peaks, mountains are a dramatic reminder of the ages past and ages to come. People have lived on and around mountains for thousands of years, yet it is only recently that we have been able to understand how these natural monuments were formed. Now, anyone can explore these ancient and colossal natural wonders.Perfect for young scientists’ school reports, this book supports the Common Core State Standards.Check out these other Seymour Simon books about the Natural World:Coral ReefsIcebergs & GlaciersOceansRocks & MineralsTropical RainforestsVolcanoesWater
  • The Mountains

    Stewart Edward White

    This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  • Mr. Mountain

    Kelli Callahan

    eBook (Kelli Callahan Books, Sept. 2, 2017)
    I gave the world two middle fingers when I moved to the mountainsYeah, I’ve got skeletons in my closet, but who doesn’t?I built a log cabin that has everything I needWinter is coming alright, but I’m readyThen I hear there’s a woman lost in the snowstormWas it the same gorgeous blonde I saw earlier that day?If she’s lost in Devil’s Pass, nobody can save her but meShane: I was well stocked for the snowstorm, ready to drink my way through it like I’ve done with so many before. I sure didn’t expect it to find a gorgeous virgin nearly frozen to death in her car. I guess I’m going to have to find a way to warm her up.Heather: My friends are really bad with directions and apparently my GPS doesn’t work in the mountains. I made one wrong turn and ended up trapped in a massive snowstorm. Just when I thought it was all over, Shane found me. He’s a ridiculously hot bearded man who lives in a log cabin he built himself! I don’t think I’m going to be a virgin when this storm is over.Kelli's Note: This is a steamy standalone novella with a HEA and no cheating! I'm a girl that likes wild and crazy romances, so that is exactly what you get from me. My heroes might be a little over-the-top with a touch of caveman and you'll get some angst along the way, but I promise that the good parts will give you a plenty of reasons to read this all by yourself!
  • Mountains Beyond Mountains

    Tracy Kidder, Michael French

    Paperback (Ember, April 8, 2014)
    From Tracy Kidder, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Truck Full of Money, and adapted by Michael French comes this captivating and critically acclaimed young adult adaptation of the nonfiction edition of Kidder's Mountains Beyond Mountains, which tells the inspiring story of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard-educated doctor with a self-proclaimed mission to transform healthcare on a global scale. Farmer focuses his attention on some of the world's most impoverished people and uses unconventional ways in which to provide healthcare, to achieve real results and save lives. From his humble beginnings and atypical childhood to his education at Harvard Medical School and on to Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia, Farmer dedicated himself to the philosophy that "the only real nation is humanity." He sets an example of a life based on hope and understanding of the Haitian proverb "Beyond mountains there are mountains"—as you solve one problem, another problem presents itself, and so you go on and try to solve that one too. "An important story that feels like it breathes a dose of virtuous oxygen right into readers' heads."—Kirkus Reviews, Starred "Accessible and fascinating...It's focus on Farmer the humanitarian provides a much-needed education in empathy."—Booklist "A thoughtful examination of a complex man operating in a complex world."—The Horn BookA Junior Library Guild SelectionA Bank Street College Children's Book of the Year SelectionA CBC Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies Selection
  • Mountains Beyond Mountains

    Tracy Kidder

    Paperback (Random House Trade Paperbacks, Aug. 31, 2004)
    “[A] masterpiece . . . an astonishing book that will leave you questioning your own life and political views . . . Kidder opens a window into Farmer’s soul, letting the reader peek in and see what truly makes the good doctor tick.”—Nicholas Thomas, USA TodayIn medical school, Paul Farmer found his life’s calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. Tracy Kidder’s magnificent account shows how one person can make a difference in solving global health problems through a clear-eyed understanding of the interaction of politics, wealth, social systems, and disease. Profound and powerful, Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia as Farmer changes people’s minds through his dedication to the philosophy that “the only real nation is humanity.”Praise for Mountains Beyond Mountains“A true-to-life fairy tale, one that inspires you to believe in happy endings . . . Its stark sense of reality comes as much from the grit between the pages as from the pure gold those pages spin.”—Laura Claridge, Boston Sunday Globe“Stunning . . . Mountains Beyond Mountains will move you, restore your faith in the ability of one person to make a difference in these increasingly maddening, dispiriting times.”—John Wilkens, The San Diego Union-Tribune“Easily the most fascinating, most entertaining and, yes, most inspiring work of nonfiction I’ve read this year.”—Charles Matthews, San Jose Mercury News“It’ll fill you equally with wonder and hope.”—Cathy Burke, People“In this excellent work, Pulitzer Prize-winner Kidder immerses himself in and beautifully explores the rich drama that exists in the life of Dr. Paul Farmer. . . . Throughout, Kidder captures the almost saintly effect Farmer has on those whom he treats.”—Publisher’s Weekly (starred review)“[A] skilled and graceful exploration of the soul of an astonishing human being.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
  • Mountains

    Sheila Anderson

    Paperback (LernerClassroom, Jan. 1, 2008)
    An introduction to the basic characteristics of a mountain.
  • Mountains

    Richard Thomas

    eBook (Lulu Publishing Services, May 8, 2019)
    A little mountain spends the days and nights looking up to a bigger mountain. One night, the earth begins to shake. When the sun rises the next day, the bigger mountain is gone. From its shadow, a tiny mountain now looks up to the little mountain. If a mountain could see, where would it look? If a mountain could talk, what would it say? If a mountain could learn, how would it teach? Now that the little mountain has become the big mountain, what will it do? A picture book for children, Mountains tells the story about the desert days and nights and the mountains that live there.
  • Mountain Lions

    Christine Zuchora-Walske

    language (Capstone Press, Dec. 21, 2015)
    Mountain lions once prowled all across North and South America, from Canada to Chile. But as people crowded into the big cats’ habitat, mountain lions were forced into smaller areas. Learn more about these big cats, including where they live, what they eat, and how they continue to survive while losing more and more of their habitat to humans.
  • Mountains

    Quinn M. Arnold

    Paperback (Creative Paperbacks, Feb. 7, 2017)
    The popular Seedlings series offers irresistible introductions to animals, birds, sea life, insects, eco systems, and an array of transporation. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these books spotlight the bodies, behaviors, and habitats of living things and the parts, operation, and roles of vehicles. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge! A kindergarten-level introduction to mountains, covering their climate, plant and animal life, and such defining features as their rocky peaks.
  • Mountains

    Chris Oxlade

    Paperback (Heinemann, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Read Mountains to learn all about these exciting, beautiful, and unique landforms. Discover the different mountain types, how mountains are formed, and what living things can be found in and around mountains.
  • Land of Mountains

    Jinx Schwartz, April Doty

    Audiobook (Jinx Schwartz, Feb. 7, 2019)
    A 10-year-old's new home on an exotic Caribbean island proves so fascinating she quickly forgets she didn't want to leave Texas. After all, where better than a jungle world teeming with voodoo, mystery, and a really pesky zombie, to indulge her favorite pastime: snooping. In this humorous mystery, award-winning author Jinx Schwartz transports the listener to another time and place where rivers, and little girls, ran wild and free.
  • Mountains

    Cassie Mayer

    Paperback (Heinemann, Aug. 31, 2006)
    Each book in this series begins by explaining what a landform is before launching into the specific type of landform covered in the book. The titles use a compare and contrast format in order to get readers understanding the main characteristics of the geography being discussed. Detailed photos and diagrams help drive home the Earth science topics covered. Through stunning photographs and simple text, the books in this series introduce landforms and their characteristics. In this book, children learn about the features of mountains, where mountains are found, and what makes mountains unique.