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Reading on your own One moment, it is sunny and calm. The next moment, a whirling black funnel cloud touches down. Take cover! It&...#8217;s a twister!This classic Step into Reading science title is brimming with facts about tornadoes and hurricanes. Whether kids are interested in the science of how they form, the history of famous storms, or offbeat stories like the tornado that picked up hundreds of fish and dropped them on a town, they’ll find it in Twisters!, now with all-new illustrations and photographs throughout.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/22/2009Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Read More

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Maisy loves to try new things, just like her young fans. This interactive science story invites toddlers and preschoolers to help ...Maisy dig, sow seeds, water the earth, and weed the garden. Little ones will love seeing the carrots, lettuce, tomatoes, and beans spring from the pages as they take the first steps to develop a green thumb with Maisy and Panda. Read More

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When Sally and Nick's maple tree won't grow, the Cat in the Hat knows who to call-Dr. Twiggles-who suggests they inspect its roots.... A trip underground in the Thinga-ma-jigger is undertaken, and sure enough, the maple tree needs water (which Things One and Two procure in ridiculous overabundance) and sun (which the Cat suppliments with a Brighta-ma-lighter). But as for getting syrup from the young sapling? That will take some 40 years! Written specifically for children learing how to read with help, this Step into Reading book is based on an episode of the PBS Kids preschool science show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!It is perfect for springtime reading, Earth and Arbor Day celebrations, and yes-even pancake breakfasts! Read More

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In this latest installment of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library,the Cat and Co. attend the Short-Shaggy-Tail-Waggy Super Dog S...how, a strictly Seussian-style event where readers learn—among other things—that dogs are mammals who vary wildly in size and shape; the difference between purebreds and mutts (who are both featured throughout how tails help dogs to balance; that they can see better in dim light than we can; the amazing things they've been trained to do; and much, much more. Fans of the new PBS preschool science show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (which is based on the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) won't want to miss this doggone good new addition to the series!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/10/2012Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Read More

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In this latest installment of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library, the Cat takes Sally and Nick to Africa—where they meet ...some really big cats—and all sorts of other animals, too, including elephants, zebra, giraffe, hippos, warthogs, buffalo, baboons, side-striped jackals, spotted hyena, galagos, pythons, vipers, and six kinds of antelope! Young readers will learn how animals are either predators or prey, that elephants tend to favor one tusk over the other, how to tell the difference between a white and black rhino (both of which are grey!), that lion cubs are born covered with spots that soon disapear, and much, much more! Fans of the new PBS preschool science show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (which is based on The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) won't want to miss this wild new addition to the series!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/9/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Read More

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In this 1870 science-fiction classic, obsessed Captain Nemo and his prisoners descend beneath the sea in his secret submarine, the... Nautilus, for nonstop adventure and suspense.  Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/12/1983Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

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Magic Tree House #50 features Jack and Annie and legendary magician, Harry Houdini! If kids get hooked on Magic Tree House, they'r...e 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 Read More

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Magic Tree House #51: High Time for Heroes features Jack and Annie back in Egypt, still seeking the secrets of greatness for Merli...n. This time they will meet the great nurse, Florence Nightingale, on her trip to Egypt that served as the inspiration for the choices that made her both famous and beloved. The Magic Tree House books, with their fiction and nonfiction titles, 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 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: 1/7/2014Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 7 and Up Read More

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IT'S 1876 AND THE whole country is celebrating the 100th birthday of the United States. The biggest party is in Philadelphia at th...e World's Fair, where the latest and greatest inventions are on display for all to see. Alexander Graham Bell is headed to the fair to demonstrate his invention - a talking machine he calls the telephone. But will anyone come to see him at the world's most important science fair? And more importantly, will his machine work' This Step 3 reader celebrates the resilient, quirky spirit of inventors.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/28/2007Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

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At last, all those weird but true facts that kids love so much are collected in this fun-tastic set of three compact, easy to hand...le and fun to browse books. Wacky facts, fascinating information, and lively art combine to make these books irresistible brain candy for young readers. Kids will have so much fun that they won't even realize they're learning!Did you know that peanut butter can be converted into a diamond, that a sneeze travels 100 miles an hour, or that a sheep, a duck, and a rooster were the first passengers on a hot-air balloon? The creators of National Geographic Kids, the nation's most popular kids' magazine present Weird but True, 300 wacky, wild, mind-bending facts about everything on Earth and beyond. Animals, food, science, pop culture, outer space, geography, weather,and more! Trivia that will so wow your family and friends that you won't be able to stop turning the pages of this brainteasing treat.Did you know that you have the same number of neck bones as a giraffe, that Mount Everest is 27 times taller than the Eiffel Tower, or that rats can burp? Find wilder and wacker trivia about everything above, plus amazing feats, pets, toys, money, and more in Weird but True 2!Did you know that dolphins sleep with one eye open, or that meteorites the size of basketballs land on Earth about once a month? Find even wilder and wackier trivia about everything above, plus crazy inventions, the human body, and more in Weird but True 3!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/9/2012Pages: 624Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

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Best-selling simplifier of science Lucille Recht Penner unearths the truth about the water bug which sucks its victims' blood like... a vampire, the assassin bug which turns its prey to mush with a special poison, and other barbaric bugs.  This vividly illustrated collection of sensational but true bug facts is sure to set young readers' skin crawling!  Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/12/1996Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Read More

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