Collins Chirping Crickets

Thats the sound crickets make. Youve probably heard them chirp on a summer evening. But did you know that they make their chirping sounds by rubbing their wings together, and that only male crickets can chirp? Inside this book youll learn a...bout crickets, and even how to tell the temperature by counting a crickets chirps. Melvin Berger and Megan Lloyd have created a wonderful introduction to a fascinating insect: the cricket. Chirrrp, chirrrp, chirrrpthats the sound of crickets on a summer evening. A male cricket makes this sound by rubbing his legs against a bumpy vein on his wing. Find out more about crickets, including how they hear with their knees, in this stunningly illustrated introduction to the cricket. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/18/1998 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Melvin Berger Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 9.88in length x 0.11in width x 8.07in height Weight: 4.73oz. Read More

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As a young boy, Henry Ford was fascinated by technology and how objects worked. His childhood interests led him to leave the Ford ...family farm in Michigan in search of a career with machinery, and the rest is automotive and economic history. TIME For Kids Biographies help make a connection between the lives of past heroes and the events of today. Henry Ford made cars affordable, turning them into the primary means of travel for Americans. His innovations, including the assembly line, are still benefiting us today. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/29/2008 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up Author: Editors of TIME For Kids Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 8.81in length x 6.03in width x 0.14in height Weight: 3.2oz. Read More

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Water is always flowing, from a brook to a stream, to a river to the ocean. Read and find out more about how water shapes the eart...h and why it is important to keep our water clean. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/7/1993 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Arthur Dorros Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 9.8in length x 0.11in width x 7.95in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers and Caldecott Honor artist Christopher Myers, the father-son team who created ...harlem, celebrate the freedom dream that is America: our struggles, our ideals, and our hope that we can live up to them. What is it to be an American? To live in a strange and beautiful land of complexity, with a tumultuous history of epic proportions, among the people who were here first, who came after, who will come tomorrow. We were the youth that could not fail Planting our high ideals in virgin lands and eager hearts Making vows forever brighter than the story we would live . . . The lyrical free verse evocative of Walt Whitmans Leaves of Grass and striking mural-like paintings are a testimonial to the heart and soul of our country: its ordinary and extraordinary people and the monumental events that have shaped our nation. With layered, sweeping panoramic paintings and text rich with historical allusion, this stunning picture book features passionate writings and vivid portraits of political Americans, from Tecumseh, the Shawnee chief, to Abraham Lincoln to Jimi Hendrix. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/3/2011 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Walter Dean Myers Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 10.34in length x 11.25in width x 0.38in height Weight: 16.8oz. Read More

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?Branley explains these powerful storms in simple terms young children can understand. He describes the funnel cloud and how it fo...rms and [tells] what to do during a tornado. The book ends on a comfortable note, that the idea is not to panic but to know what to do to ensure safety.? ?BL. A Reading Rainbow Selection Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 1/1/1988 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 6.87in length x 8.73in width x 0.1in height Weight: 7.2oz. Read More

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Did you know that lightning bolts can be over a mile long? Or that they may come from clouds that are ten miles high? Storms can b...e scary, but not if you know what causes them. Before the next thunderstorm, grab this book by veteran science team Franklyn Branley and True Kelley and learn what causes the flash, crash, rumble, and roll of thunderstorms! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/9/1999 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 9.84in length x 0.11in width x 7.99in height Weight: 1.6oz. Read More

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Welcome to the Big Apple! From A to Z, the city that never sleeps has something to offer everyone! Come visit the American Museum ...of Natural History and see prehistoric Animals, get a Birds-eye view of the Brooklyn Bridge, and Check out Central Park in this alphabetical tour from bestselling duo Laura Krauss Melmed and Frané Lessac. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/22/2008 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Laura Krauss Melmed Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 10.89in length x 8.53in width x 0.15in height Weight: 0.8oz. Read More

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Did you know that energy comes from the food you eat? From the sun and wind? From fuel and heat? You get energy every time you eat.... You transfer energy to other things every time you play baseball. In this book, you can find out all the ways you and everyone on earth need energy to make things happen. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/24/2002 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.11in width x 9.99in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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After rain comes down, the sun comes out and dries the puddles. But the water isnt gone. The heat from the sun has turned it into ...water vapor-it has evaporated. Eventually, this moisture in the air condenses to form new clouds. Soon the rain will fall again. Read on to find out all the ups and downpours of the water cycle! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/16/1997 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 8.03in length x 0.15in width x 9.01in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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Wind Have you ever felt the wind tickle your face or heard it whistle through your window? Did you know that some wind travels fas...ter than a car? Read inside to find out more about what causes wind, and learn how to make your own weather vane! Have you ever felt the wind tickle your face or heard it whistle through your window? Did you know that some wind travels faster than a car? Air is always moving. We cant see air moving, though we can watch it push clouds across the sky, or shake the leaves of a tree. We call moving air the wind. In this enlarged edition, find out about the wind - what causes it, how it can be used to help us, and how it affects the weather. Arthur Dorros shows you how to make your own weather vane, and in simple terms, with playful illustrations, he explains just what makes the wind that blows all around us. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/30/1990 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Arthur Dorros Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.11in width x 9.84in height Weight: 3.2oz. Read More

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There are forces at work whenever you throw a ball, run up the stairs, or push your big brotheroff the couch. Want to learn more a...bout the forces around you? Read and find out! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/16/2005 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 9.06in length x 7.67in width x 0.16in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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