Grosset & Dunlap Smart About the Presidents

The kids in Ms. Brandts class create a special report on the United States of America, with each child doing research on ten states. Theres a double-spread map of the whole U.S. and a page for every state jam-packed with trivia, interesting... facts, handwritten captions, and jokes. At the end of the book is a map showing how the United States grew over time, a spread on the presidents and what states they hailed from, as well as a bibliography of books the kids used in their research. Written by a team of well-known author/artists, this 64-page Smart About History book is a great guide for kids. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/12/2003Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 7 and UpAuthor: Susan SaundersPublisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 7.04in length x 0.27in width x 9.05in height Weight: 6.4oz. Introducing Smart About Scientists! These books feature fascinating biographical information about the worlds greatest scientists, ideas on scientific thinking, and real science experiments kids can try at home. Annie Marcus is just nuts about peanut butter! When Annie finds out that George Washington Carver was responsible for the popularity of peanuts, she picks him for her scientist report. Annie learns all sorts of fascinating info-George Washington Carver was born into slavery, but his dedication and unquenchable thirst for knowledge drove him to become a professor at a time when most institutions of higher learning were closed to blacks. This title explores Carvers brilliant career and discoveries, as well as his triumph over segregation to become one of the worlds most renowned plant experts. Illustrated by Jill Weber. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/29/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and UpAuthor: Laura DriscollPublisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 9in length x 6.98in width x 0.15in height Weight: 10.4oz. Our unique, kid-friendly Smart About series continues with something for your sweet tooth! Smart About Chocolate is chock-full of fun facts about the history of chocolate, from the Mayans to Milton Hershey! Kids will learn how chocolate comes from beans of the rain forests cacao trees and how candymakers in England and Switzerland first produced the chocolate we know and love today. Includes recipes and recommendations of classic books about chocolate. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/29/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and UpAuthor: Sandra MarklePublisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 8.39in length x 6.37in width x 0.1in height Weight: 4oz. For every president, there has been a first lady, sometimes two. Who were these women? How has the job of First Lady (unpaid and unelected) changed over time? The Smart About format proves just right for covering history in an easy, appealing way. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/29/2004Pages: 78Reading Level: Age 5 and UpAuthor: Sally WarnerPublisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 7in length x 0.15in width x 9.01in height Weight: 5.6oz. Read More

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