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Wheels Make the World Go Round

Wheels Make the World Go Round

Simple Machines for Kids

If you were designing a wheelbarrow, how would you make it move easily when you pushed it?  Skis? Stilts? Springs? How about wheels? The wheel is a simple machine that has been used for centuries to make work easier for humans. Look at all the cars, trucks, trains, buses, and bikes around you. They all have...

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Pulleys Pull Their Weight

Pulleys Pull Their Weight

Simple Machines for Kids

What if an elephant sat on your book and refused to move? How could you lift it? Very carefully! You might want to use a pulley. A pulley is one of six simple machines that are designed to make different kinds of work such as lifting, pulling, pushing easier. In Pulleys Pull Their Weight: Simple Machines...

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Aquatic Adventures

Aquatic Adventures

Biome Explorers

All aboard for a journey around the world’s water biomes, where we’ll find lots of plant and animal life in this nonfiction picture book! In Aquatic Adventures: Biome Explorers, kids 5 to 8 embark on a voyage to Earth’s largest biome—water! Our voyage takes us down the mighty Mississippi River to the Mississippi Delta, to...

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Tour the Tundra

Tour the Tundra

Biome Explorers

Grab a coat to take a trip to the vast, treeless, mostly frozen tundra biome in this nonfiction picture book! In Tour the Tundra: Biome Explorers, science adventurers ages 5 to 8 visit the Arctic, the Antarctic, and alpine tundra. In these beautiful, remote places, we observe migrating animals, waddle like a penguin, and witness wildflowers...

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Footsteps in the Forest

Footsteps in the Forest

Biome Explorers

Gear up to tour the world’s forest biomes with trees large and small, creatures short and tall in this nonfiction picture book! In Footsteps in the Forests: Biome Explorers, kids 5 to 8 take a walk on a rain forest canopy walkway, sit quietly to observe temperate forest wildlife, and bundle up to visit a chilly...

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Grassland Globetrotting

Grassland Globetrotting

Biome Explorers

Embark on a journey of the planet’s grassland biomes with this brightly illustrated nonfiction picture book! Hello biome explorers! Let’s take a trip to the grasslands! These are wide open spaces of grasses, grazing animals, and swooping birds. In Grassland Globetrotting: Biome Explorers, adventurous readers ages 5 to 8 journey to temperate grasslands and tropical savannas. Be...

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Destination Desert

Destination Desert

Biome Explorers

Slather on the sunscreen and get ready to journey to the desert biomes of the world in this nonfiction picture book! In Destination Desert: Biome Explorers, kid scientists make the trek to four different types of deserts around the world—a hot and dry desert, a semi-arid desert, a coastal desert, and a cold desert. In each...

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Stink Fights, Earwax, and Other Marvelous Mammal Adaptations

Stink Fights, Earwax, and Other Marvelous Mammal Adaptations

How do whales make their hearing better?  What do lemurs do to make a point during an argument? In Stink Fights, Earwax, and Other Marvelous Mammal Adaptations, children ages 5 to 9 learn how lemurs settle arguments and how earwax helps a whale’s sense of hearing, along with a host of other deliciously strange-but-true tales! The lively...

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