What's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the story of where she came from and who she may one day be.
A Chinese American girl’s Auntie Yang discovers soybeans—a favorite Chinese food—growing in Illinois, and their family starts a soybean picnic tradition that grows into an annual community event.
Professor Igo relates the tale of how he got his latest specimen--a brain, which once belonged to a poor human boy. Aliens are invovled in how the boy lost the brain.
Learn how to make your own bug robot.
Compares and contrasts cheetahs and leopards.
With confidence and courage, Caroline Herschel becomes the first woman professional scientist and one of the greatest astronomers who ever lived.
Compares and contrasts cheetahs and tortoises.
Compares chimpanzee babies to human infants and examines how they develop throughout their life cycle. Describes the activities chimpanzees participate in while living in a zoo and includes color photographs.
One morning Dozer decides to join a group of runners.
Examine the life cycle of an owl, from the laying of the eggs to moving out of the next. This book looks at topics including hatching, eating ha
Aneel’s grandparents bring yoga, tall tales and the wonderful smells of Indian life into his world. On a quest to get his family to make roti, Aneel learns to make it for the first time.
Text and photo describe the steps to starting a lemonade stand.
Presents the life cycle of a plant and discusses what plants need to grow such as food, sun, and water.
Explores habitat, behavior and life cycle of bats
Who's the luckiest hamster in the world? Seymour!
Offers simple text and color photographs to describe the physical characteristics and habits of octopuses.
Needing money for a new bike, Hank starts a pet sitting service. His first pet is Otis, the very big, trouble-making dog.
Scarey Squirrel does not want to go to the beach. Instead, Scaredy builds his own safe beach getaway. Will his back-up plan work?
Did you know that a cow uses its tongue to clean its nose? Learn all about how animals use their tongues to get food and scare enemies.
Can you roll your tongue into a U-shape? Some people can. But other people's tongues stay flat. What determines whether you can roll your tongue? Read this book to find out!
An assortment of animals discuss why they would make the best class president and demonstrate the importance of working together as they create their campaign posters.
Detective Joe Dumpty, Humpty's brother, sets out to find the real reason his brother fell off the wall.
From bones to giant teeth to enormous lumps of poop, dinosaurs left many fossils behind. How did the remains of dinosaurs become the rocky fossils we find today? E
A saltmarsh sparrow is looking for a new place to live after not finding enough food in her current location. She needs to find a place with the right plants and must avoid running into glass buildings and loose pets on the beach. Will the sparrow survive and find a new home?
"T" is for Truman, tricks, and TROUBLE! Truman the black lab might be an older rescue dog, but he's still got enough mischief beneath his collar to keep eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her animal-fostering family on their toes from morning till night.
It's spring! Yasmin and her baba are excited to plant their garden, and Yasmin chooses a flower seedling. She gives it plenty of sun, water, and good soil . . . so why is it wilting? Watching Nani sit in the sun gives Yasmin a bright idea and she knows just what her little plant needs.