Based on Black Dog's successful State Shapes series, this great big guide to the country is a unique, fun-filled way for kids to learn everything there is to know about all 50 states Includes a fold-out 50-state jigsaw puzzle and a 50-state quarter collector map!Arranged alphabetically by state, 50 States brings kids face to face with all the beauty and diversity of the United States in an innovative and entertaining package. Kid characters guide readers through the states, pointing out the state capital, historic landmarks, famous residents, geographical and natural wonders, local delicacies, and odd and interesting facts. Additional pages include a brief history of the United States, as well as fun and informative activities'from quizzes to word and picture hunts'that help kids remember the information they've just learned. A sturdy 50-state jigsaw puzzle mounted at the front of the book, and a 50-state quarter collector map in the back, makes 50 States the perfect way for kids ages 9 to 12 to learn about the country.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/3/2010Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Bringing America to your fingertips, Fandex presents a field guide to the 50 states plus the District of Columbia. Which is the only state with a tropical rain forest? Which state sparked the civil rights movement? Which two states entered the Union on the same day, and which was bought from a single family for the bargain price of $6,000? Illustrated with full-color, custom-designed maps and featuring nicknames, capitals, mottoes, emblems, anecdotes and natural treasures, it's a rich mosaic of the United States.Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 1/27/2009Pages: 53Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Put all 50 United States in a kid’s hands with this unique panoramic sticker book. Each state is profiled in this book, and readers will learn about capitals, population, and other vital information. The back cover of the book folds out to show two maps of the USA—one political and one geographical. Kids can use the vinyl stickers to decorate their maps while learning all about our fascinating country.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/17/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Which state did Ponce de Leon discover during his quest for the fountain of youth? Which state is home to the deepest lake in the nation? And which state's official state neckwear is the bolo tie? Find out in Jigsaw Journey: The 50 States! With this fun kit, young readers have a blast while learning American political geography. The book provides fun facts on state origins, state statistics, and famous state residents, while the puzzle and poster help children master the location and shape of each of the 50 statesBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/13/2014Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
This dramatic and moving story set in the days of the Negro Leagues illustrates the true meanings of friendship, prejudice, and heroism. Charlie Nebraska wants two things he can't get: to make the local Wildcats baseball team and to have life to return to the way it was before his father died two years earlier in the Korean War. Then Charlie meets Luther Peale, a former Negro Baseball League player who agrees to coach Charlie's fledgling neighborhood baseball team for a game against the Wildcats. But many of Charlie's white neighbors are suspicious of Luther, and when Charlie inadvertently reveals a secret of Luther's, violence erupts in the town and both Luther and Charlie are drawn into serious danger. Praise for STUMPTOWN KID: "Readers will enjoy this winning mix of sports, suspense, and heroism, and delight in the baseball wit and wisdom." --School Library Journal - Honorable mention, 2005 Gustavus Myers Award - 2006 Paterson Prize for Books for Young People - 2005-6 Pennsylvania Young Adult Top Forty List - Kansas State Reading Circle 2005 Recommended Reading ListBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/30/2007Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Fifty-one accurately detailed renderings make it easy for children to remember our national bird (eagle) and flower (rose) plus 50 state birds and flowers -- among them the mockingbird and apple blossom (Arkansas), cardinal and goldenrod (Kentucky), California gull and sego lily (Utah), and 47 others. Free Teacher's Manual available. Grades: 3-5.Book Details:Format: Activity BookPublication Date: 8/21/2013Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
From the author of the award-winning The Little Man In the Map: With Clues To Remember All 50 States comes its eagerly awaited companion book, The Little Man In the Map Teaches the State Capitals! Following the proven method of its predecessor, this clever paper-bound volume uses memory aids, well-laced with humor, to help anyone learn the U.S. capitals. A How To Use section explaining the simple and effective method is followed by an alphabetical listing where a two-page spread is devoted to each state/capital unit. The left-hand page establishes word clues based on word associations derived from the sounds of the names of the state and its capital; the facing page brings the word clues together in two to four rhymed lines placed under a humorous cartoon that reinforces the "story."The book will appeal to a wide range of ages, from elementary to high school students. They will surely be joined by some of their parents who will find themselves finally remembering even the more elusive state capitals.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/25/2010Pages: 112
Magic Tree House #50 features Jack and Annie and legendary magician, Harry Houdini! If kids get hooked on Magic Tree House, they're hooked on reading! The Magic Tree House books, with their fiction and nonfiction books, are perfect for parents and teachers just starting to get into the "Core Curriculum." With a blend of magic, adventure, history, science, danger, and cuteness, the book topics range from kid pleasers (pirates, the Titanic, pandas) to curriculum perfect (rain forest, American Revolution, Abraham Lincoln) to seasonal shoe-ins (Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving). There is truly something for everyone here.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/23/2013Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Thirteen stripes- Fifty stars- And hundreds of AMAZING facts about the U.S.A.! Can you guess the names of the ten states below? 1. I have the highest waterfalls in North America. 2. I am the smallest state. 3. I am the largest state. 4. I have produced the most presidents of the United States. 5. I was the first to become a state. 6. I was the last to become a state. 7. I have the "Gateway to America." 8. I have the most kids under age ten. 9. I have the most tornadoes. 10. I am home to America's most popular vacation spot. See page 6 for answers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/13/2004Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Teach the facts about the 50 states of America with a fresh and exciting twist. Aligned to Common Core Standards, each state layout features a Guinness World Records record set in that state. Also features a photograph of the record and additional interesting facts, information, photos and graphics. Additional puzzles, quizzes and activities will keep students engaged as they learn more about each of the 50 states. --(C) 2013 Guinness World Records Limited Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/1/2013Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
In this easy-to-use fact book, kids will find all the facts they need to know to be a geography expert. Created by a National Geographic Bee winner, this is the perfect tool for kids to use to help them prepare for a competition, study for a test, or fill their hunger for learning facts and figures about the countries of the world. This book is also the perfect companion to the National Geographic Bee Official Study Guide. The National Geographic Ultimate Fact Book provides the building blocks to geographic knowledge and will change the way kids look at the world.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/14/2012Pages: 384Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
For those who find the human body to be a fascinating biological machine, look no further! Compiled are some of the best drawings taken from the famous book of anatomy, Gray's Anatomy (1858), by the late anatomist and surgeon, Henry Gray. With more than 85 illustrations to color, it's easy to understand what goes on inside you!Book Details:Format: Activity BookPublication Date: 5/3/2011Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
As I've traveled our great country, I have been struck again and again by its beauty and variety and reminded of how rich our history is. Travel a few miles in any direction, and you'll encounter an amazing story that helps explain all the multitude of ways our country came to be." -- Lynne Cheney Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser, creators of the bestselling America: A Patriotic Primer and A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women, take you on an unforgettable tour of America -- from the Everglades of Florida to the grasslands of Kentucky to the Sierra Mountains of California. Listening to her grandchildren's enthusiastic account of all they saw and did on a family road trip inspired Lynne Cheney to collaborate with Robin Preiss Glasser and create Our 50 States -- the greatest family vacation imaginable. Pack your bags and celebrate our diverse heritage state by state and sea to shining sea in this treasure trove of America's people, places, and history. A scholar of American history, Mrs. Cheney has drawn on a lifetime of study and travel for Our 50 States. Robin Preiss Glasser has brought her inimitable wit and exuberance to every illustration. Together they have created a joyful book that reminds us how fortunate we are to call America our home.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/24/2006Pages: 74Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Kid Galaxy Sky Screamer This unique rubber band powered plane with adjustable wing flaps is made of durable and long lasting Ripstop polyester. Plane flies up to 50 feet inside and out and feature a whistle in the fuselage so it 'screams" during flight! No batteries required! Recommended Ages: 5-10 yearsProduct Measures: 11.8 x 8.27 x 2.56 inchesFeatures:Powerful rubber band launcherPlane whistles when launched Ajustable wing flapsMade of rip stop materialFlies up to 50 feet
2 in 1 power launcher. Made of light weight durable rip-stop polyester. Attach plane to charger, press twin launch buttons, and watch it soar! Flies up to 50 ft. inside and out. Ages 5+. Batteries 4-AA.Recommended Ages:5 – 15
Toystate Caterpillar Construction Big Movin' Rumbler Dump Truck With Figure Classic Cat Dump Truck with cool kid styling. Features motorized forwarddrive, lights, music, cool Cat sounds and construction phrases. Includes1 Cat Friendly Builders figure which sits in the cockpit to unlock coolsounds and music.Three "AA" Batteries IncludedRecommended Ages:2 – 15
Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #46: Dogs in the Dead of Night, they had lots of questions. How do St. Bernards help find avalanche survivors? Who are some of the most famous war dog heroes? What breeds make good service dogs? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/9/2011Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
In a world where werewolves rule and vampires are just the boy or girl next door, kids love anything that will scare the pants off them. But how do you separate fact from fiction? Do haunted houses, spooky ghosts, and UFOs have a place in history, or is it all just a bunch of hooey? Crawling with spine-tingling facts, eerie anecdotes, and fun information, this book is about everything creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/27/2013Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
When Katy and Louise find the key to the locked drawer in Katy's bureau, they aren't impressed by old things belonging to Katy's Aunt Martha. There can't be anything special about the old robe, broken mirror, tin box, or red rubber boots inside, can there? But when Louise dons the robe during the school play and suddenly disappears, Katy and Louise realize that they might just be able to have some grand adventures with the things that Aunt Martha left behind.
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