For the first time ever, bestselling author Eckhart Tolle brings the core of his teachings to children, ages 7 to 100. Beautifully illustrated and artfully expressed, this charming story will bring joy to children and their parents for decades to come. Milton, who is about eight years old, is experiencing bullying on the school playground at the hands of a boy named Carter. Because he is being picked on, Milton no longer enjoys going to school. In fact, he dreads each morning because of his fear of Carter. By discovering the difference between Then, When, and the Now, Milton is able to shed his fear of being bullied. Living in the Now, he no longer dreads encountering Carter'and this changes everything. Milton's Secret will not only appeal to the millions of adult readers of Tolle's other books, but also to any parent who wants to introduce their children to the core of Tolle's teachings: Living in the Now is the quickest path to ending fear and suffering.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/28/2008Pages: 40
How are mountains formed?What makes the air we breathe?What causes the ocean waves?Now you can learn the answers to these and other questions about the earth, sea, and air through 101 fun, safe, low-cost experiments and activities that can be performed at home or in the classroom. In Earth Science for Every Kid, you'll use a tennis ball and a marble to demonstrate a solar eclipse. You'll make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to understand sedimentary rock formation. And, with the assistance of a Slinky(r) and a helper, you'll learn about the motion of water waves.Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home.Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave: * ASTRONOMY FOR EVERY KID * BIOLOGY FOR EVERY KID * CHEMISTRY FOR EVERY KID * DINOSAURS FOR EVERY KID * GEOGRAPHY FOR EVERY KID * GEOMETRY FOR EVERY KID * THE HUMAN BODY FOR EVERY KID * MATH FOR EVERY KID * PHYSICS FOR EVERY KIDBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/24/1991Pages: 231Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Where are the world's tallest buildings? Where are earthquakes most likely to occur? Where can you find animals that glow? Showcasing the most fascinating places on the planet, Where on Earth? is a collection of more than 75 3-D maps that show not only where everything is, but also why it's there. Divided into six chapters: Geography, Nature, People, History, Arts & Entertainment, and Science & Technology, Where on Earth? brings an instant understanding to a wealth of subjects, stimulating interest in the world around us and drawing young readers into the topic. From physical geography, habitats of big cats, the Seven Wonders of the World, Olympic cities, shipwreck sites, and more, every map contains fact panels that provide additional information and useful statistics, while focus features pull out and explain the most interesting facets for an even richer experience.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/18/2013Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
From the producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH comes a powerful, kid-friendly, and engaging book that will get kids get interested in the environment!Irreverent and entertaining, DOWN TO EARTH is filled with fact about global warming and its disastrous consequences, loads of photos and illustrations, as well as suggestions for how kids can help combat global warming in their homes, schools, and communities. Engagingly designed, DOWN TO EARTH will educate and empower, leaving readers with the knowledge they need to understand this problem and a sense of hope to inspire them into action.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2007Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
On Earth Day, we find ways to help the Earth. Trina plants trees with her class. She forms an Earth Day club with her friends. What can you do to make every day Earth Day? Do your part to be a planet protector!Discover how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and more with Tyler and Trina in the Planet Protectors series, part of the Cloverleaf Books(tm) collection. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2011Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Climb aboard a giant spaceship . . . the Earth! In glorious art, G. Brian Karas illuminates our Earth and its cycles and does a brilliant job of making the concepts of rotation and revolution understandable. As you travel, watch shadows disappear into night, and feel the sun on your face as winter turns into spring. All these amazing things happen because the Earth is constantly in motion, spinning and circling, gliding and tilting. As passengers of the Earth, our voyage never ends!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/28/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
How are earthquakes recorded? How was the Grand Canyon formed? How much of the Earth's surface is covered by water? Where do icebergs originate? With full-color photography and 3-D models of geological equipment, rocks, and minerals, this is the perfect guide for gaining a better understanding of the secrets of life on our planet and how animals, plants, and the environment coexist.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/1/2013Pages: 72Reading 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
Ellie McSnelly and Carrie O'Toole were running and laughing-their first day of school was today! And they wondered just what was in store.Would this be a good year?Would school be a bore?Everyone remembers feeling excited and nervous each fall on the first day of school. It's no different for Ellie McSnelly and Carrie O'Toole. But this year, there's not only a new teacher to meet, but a brand new kid as well. Lazlo S. Gasky doesn't look or speak quite like the other kids, and no one is sure what to make of him. In fact, they respond to his arrival at Brookhaven School by taunting and teasing him. But when Ellie realizes how tough it is for Lazlo, she reaches out, and after school one day they share an afternoon of soccer, strudel, and chess. Besides making a new friend, she and Lazlo teach their classmates an important lesson-one that isn't in their schoolbooks-about accepting people who are different...and in getting to know Lazlo, the kids learn that people aren't that different from each other after all.From one of America's most respected journalists, The Brand New Kid is a heartwarming story about tolerance and the need to give others a chance that will entertain and inspire children and adults alike.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/10/2000Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
As the adolescent sidekicks of the world's most powerful heroes, Robin, Superboy, Wonder Girl, and Impulse have fought alongside their mentors in many battles. But when Cyborg, a former teen hero, realizes that this new generation of super-heroes needs to be guided and trained, he recruits the young adventurers into the new Teen Titans. Now as Earth's future champions begin working together as a unified team, they quickly learn the true consequences of the path they have chosen. Featuring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and the Flash, this action-packed volume includes the Teen Titans inaugural adventures as they face off against the deadly mercenary Deathstroke, contend with the fanatical villainy of Brother Blood and take on the heroes of the Justice League.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2004Pages: 192
This story celebrates friendship that one child has with the Earth. They play together, listen to each other, and nourish each other. But when the Earth is sad, the child is sad--so he finds a way to make his friend, the Earth, happy.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Dive beneath the oceans and soar above the clouds in this exploration of Earth that makes a pleasing introduction to basic earth-science concepts.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/6/2000Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects as they are taught on middle school and high school levels. These books are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in many cases, just plain boring. Barron's Painless Series authors' main goal is to clear up students' confusion and perk up their interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which they can put each subject to practical use. Most of these books take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, often employing humor, and always presenting fun-learning exercises that include puzzles, games, and challenging "Brain Tickler" problems to solve. This title describes the exciting revolution in our understanding of Earth's processes and changes, focusing on movement of tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, and much more. ATTENTION STUDENTS: You get a special FREE bonus when you purchase your copy of Barron's Painless Earth Science Barron's is taking Painless to the next level: FUN! Sealed inside your copy of Painless Earth Science, you'll find a code that gives you access to a FREE app. Simply key in that code on your iPhone, iTouch, iPad or Android device, and you download a fun-to-play Earth Science arcade game challenge that will reinforce your knowledge of Earth Science! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2011Pages: 320
The heart-pounding conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Across the Universe trilogy!Amy and Elder have finally left the oppressive walls of the spaceship Godspeed behind. They're ready to start life afresh-to build a home-on Centauri-Earth, the planet that Amy has traveled twenty-five trillion miles across the universe to experience. But this new Earth isn't the paradise that Amy had been hoping for. Amy and Elder must race to uncover who-or what-else is out there if they are to have any hope of saving their struggling colony and building a future together. As each new discovery brings more danger, Amy and Elder will have to look inward to the very fabric of what makes them human on this, their most harrowing journey yet. Because if the colony collapses? Then everything they have sacrificed-friends, family, life on Earth-will have been for nothing.Now in paperback!
Hollow Earth Imagination matters most in a world where art can keep monsters trapped--or set them free.Lots of twins have a special connection, but twelve-year-old Matt and Emily Calder can do way more than finish each other’s sentences.
I take care of the earth because I know I can do little things every day to make a BIG difference..."With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitiviy, Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this picture book. Featuing a circular die-cut Earth on the cover, and printed entirely with recycled materials and nontoxic soy inks, this book includes lots of easy, smart ideas on how we can all work together to make the Earth feel good - from planting a tree and using both sides of the paper, to saving energy and reusing old things in new ways.Best of all, the book includes an interior gatefold with a poster with tips/reminders on how kids can "go green" everyday. Equally whimsical and heartfelt, this sweet homage to our beautiful planet is sure to inspire readers of all ages to do their part in keeping the Earth happy and healthy.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/17/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Now in Paperback!With a biome-by-biome structure that mirrors Mother Nature's own design, Earth Matters is a celebration of our fragile Earth, a warning to protect it, and an inspiring source book full of ideas for making a positive change. Parents' Choice Gold Award in Nonfiction category (2008) SSLI Honor Book Science K-6 (2008) Notable Social Studies Trade Book (2008) 2009 Santa Monica Public Library Green Prize for Sustainable Literature Award in the Youth Reference categoryBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/21/2011Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Based on the original and best selling titles by Schim Schimmel, Children of the Earth . . . Remember and The Family of Earth -- now in a format for very young children. These two books have been condensed into board books that are perfect for little hands (and teething babies!). In sturdy board book format featuring Schimmel's most lovable baby animals, toddlers will be captivated by the bright colors and adorable creatures. The subtle, lulling text is perfect for bedtime reading. Each book features a new cuddly cover!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2001Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
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