As the only continent with every climate present, North America hosts an amazing variety of plants and animals. North America holds some of the world's largest freshwater lakes, where gigantic boats travel and enormous fish swim. Unique for its varied landscape and cross-country highways, North America leaves a great deal for young readers to explore!
In need of a giant hauler? Bring in the dump truck! The big truck looks very much like a heavy-duty sandbox on wheels. It moves dirt, rocks, and other loose loads. This book geared toward beginning readers spills basic facts about dump trucks.
Madagascar, the Nile River, and the Sahara Desert are just a few memorable places in Africa! With over fifty countries, this continent is rich in minerals and animal diversity. Wildebeests and zebras roam the grasslands while hungry predators lurk for their next meal. In this title, young readers will explore more about life on the second largest continent in the world.
Temperatures rarely rise above freezing on this icy, windy continent. Because of its harsh climate, only the toughest can survive. Penguins, whales, and seals dive into the chilly water and feast on fish. Brave the cold and learn more about the extreme continent of Antarctica in this engaging children's title.
A country and a continent, Australia is home to bizarre wildlife such as platypuses, emus, and wombats. Australia also boasts the Great Barrier Reef that stretches more than 1,400 miles across its northeastern coast! Hop down under in this low-level title to learn more about a truly unique continent.
Adventurous travelers will have a blast visiting South America. Crocodiles swim along the Amazon River, and baby sea turtles waddle toward sea for their first swim near the Galapagos Islands! Pineapples, mangoes, rich coffee beans, and unique spices are just a few of the delectable treats students can learn about in this colorful title on South America.
Earth's highest and lowest surface points can be found in Asia, the largest continent. Travelers flock to Asia to gaze upon the Great Wall and the Taj Mahal. Some even aspire to climb Mount Everest! Pick up this book to discover more about this continent that is home to more than four billion people.
Although it's the second smallest continent on Earth, Europe has the third largest population. Rich in history, literature, and art, European culture has been a far-reaching influence all over the globe. Give students the opportunity to discover how Europe stands out in this fascinating title!
Presents readers with the most important scientific advances in history, from the idea that Earth is round to the discovery of DNA. The book features historic photos, engaging sidebars, and thought-provoking prompts.
Green anacondas are among the largest snakes in the world! Although they are sluggish on land, they can swim at high speeds in all depths of water. Young readers will glide through this title about the lives of these impressive snakes.
You might think spitting cobras are named for their poor table manners. The truth is they get their name from their ability to shoot venom from their fangs. In fact, some spitting cobras can "spit" venom more than 6 feet! Learn why you should avoid eye contact with these cobras in this title for young learners.