Collins Dinosaurs Are Different

You can learn a lot about dinosaurs by looking at their bones. Some dinosaurs were very small; others were huge. Some had sharp, pointy teeth for eating meat; most plant-eaters had flat, dull teeth. Some dinosaurs hipbones pointed forward, ...while other dinosaurs hipbones pointed backward. There were dinosaurs with bony armor on their backs and others with deadly horns on their heads. Today scientists have divided dinosaurs into separate orders according to their special characteristics. Its easy to see--dinosaurs are different. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/9/1986 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Dimensions: 6.94in length x 8.56in width x 0.3in height Weight: 7.02oz. Read More

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Which fork do I use? How do you use chopsticks? Is it okay to answer my cell phone during dinner? What is the polite way to eat sp...aghetti? These and other important questions are answered in this handy guide to eating without grossing people out. Pretty much everything you need to know to get you through any meal is here?from table settings, to eating tricky foods, to holding up your end of a dinner conversation. Written by two codirectors of The Emily Post Institute, the most trusted name in etiquette, Emily Posts Table Manners for Kids isnt just for fancy parties and dinner at your grandmothers house. Its got basic information you can use every day to improve your social life. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/12/2009 Pages: 96 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Cindy Post Senning Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 9.46in length x 7.74in width x 0.47in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

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Volcanoes are one of natures great wonders. For years they can stand dormant, but once active they can erupt in tremendous explosi...ons of power. Some eruptions are so big, they change the earths climate. Luckily, geologists can now approximate when an eruption will occur. What are the causes of an eruption and what are the warning signs? Read and find out! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/25/2008 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 7.87in length x 9.09in width x 0.18in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

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Someday people from Earth may live on Mars. In this century, we will go to the planet to learn more about it. It will become our o...utpost in space -- our space colony. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/3/2002 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 10.17in length x 7.59in width x 0.13in height Weight: 9.59oz. 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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Penguins certainly are a different bird! They spend seventy-five percent of their lives in water and they can?t even fly! Penguins... are classified as birds because they have feathers. So explore a penguin?s world by finding out how they can swim so fast, what they eat, and how people need to help protect their habitats. Includes: o Smithsonian mission statement o Glossary o Index o Website and additional reading sources o Series thumbnails on back panel Ages: 5 - 9 Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/22/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Seymour Simon Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 9.99in length x 0.19in width x 9.99in 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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Young stargazers learn about different star colors and brightnesses, how to locate major constellations, and how to make mini plan...etariums by using coffee cans and flashlights. ?A fine job of encouraging young people to look at stars and constellations. . . . Highly recommended as a science resource book. ?Science and Children. A dandy book for [primary grade] readers. ?AP. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/9/1983 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 8.3in length x 7.79in width x 0.2in height Weight: 3.86oz. Read More

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In this newly illustrated book, complete with photos, Paul Showers and Edward Miller take you on a journey through the human diges...tive system into the mouth, down the gullet, into the stomach, and finally into the small and large intestines. You will learn what each of these body parts does to help transform the food you eat. And you will also find out what happens to the food your body cannot use. Everything that happens inside your body whenever you swallow a bite of food will amaze you! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/8/2001 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Paul Showers Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 10.25in length x 7.75in width x 0.18in height Weight: 5.59oz. 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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Will it be warm or cold? Should we wear shorts or pants? Shoes or boots? Read and find out why the weather is so difficult to pred...ict. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/5/1993 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Lynda DeWitt Publisher: Collins Dimensions: 6.32in length x 8.11in width x 0.15in height Weight: 4.96oz. Read More

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