Forces and motion are everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concepts of force and motion to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from the Hubble Telescope to a game of tug-of-war. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of force and motion, including Galileo, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking. Major concepts...
Learn about the Jim Crow laws that segregated public schools, public places, transportation, and even drinking fountains. This title offers primary sources, Fast facts and sidebars, prompts and activities, and more.
Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Mike Purcell is poor. He has no money for food or rent, but he does have a cow to sell. On his way to the fair to sell her, he meets a strange man who offers him an equally strange trade-his cow for an empty bottle, with the promise that the bottle will make him rich. What happens when Mike takes the bottle home to his family? Will their fortune turn around?
The saints are God's good friends, and they're our friends, too! They show us how to follow Jesus. In this book, you will meet more than sixty saints. Have fun learning about these amazing holy people! -- Using simple vocabulary and colorful illustrations, My First Book of Saints tells the stories of sixty-two holy men and women. Each story invites the child to imitate saintly virtues. Its child-friendly layout, variety of saints from different cultures...
Because his mother is in the military, P.J. and his family are constantly moving around the country, and he must try to juggle making and losing new friends, being Mexican American, and having school bullies make fun of his deaf father.