By Sally M Walker
Describes how paleontologist Dr. William Hammer and his staff of scientists exposed the 180-million-year-old fossilized continues to be of Cryolophosaurus ellioti?the first dinosaur chanced on on mainland Antarctica. The textual content follows the paleontologists on numerous short expeditions to Antarctica within the Nineties and 2000s and explains what it's wish to hunt for fossils at the coldest position on the earth.
The award-winning National Geographic children usa Atlas good points vigorous maps, and photographs; up-to-date essays and statistics; eight thematic map spreads, on issues equivalent to immigration, traditional risks, the water quandary, and the "greening" of the US; same-size actual and political maps for every zone for simple comparability; shiny photograph essays on each one zone and country; greater than 350 full-color illustrations; 80-plus pages of nationwide Geographic maps; 50-plus information pics; up to date kingdom truth packing containers; geo-whiz evidence; nation flags, birds, and flora; finished place-name index with coordinates for simple reference; and word list of geographic phrases.
similar to its spouse quantity National Geographic teenagers international Atlas, the us atlas is INTERACTIVE. A particularly designed website will enable children to hyperlink on to 1000s of nationwide Geographic maps, images, and articles plus video clips, song, video games, and extra that might extend their wisdom and point of view approximately this kingdom and its states and areas. All maps are custom-designed for middle-grade scholars by way of the Society's world-famous cartographers and every is proven within the context of surrounding components. all through, locator maps and colour coding make it effortless for children to maintain tune of the place they're and to speedy navigate from zone to sector and kingdom to state.
the mix of huge, distinct, but easy-to-read maps--both actual and political; gorgeous, full-color picture essays; information-packed thematic spreads; and the interactive part units this atlas except any other U.S. atlas at the moment to be had for the 8-12 age marketplace and makes it a useful source.
By Wil Mara
Readers will research what it takes to be triumphant as a hazmat elimination employee. The publication additionally explains the mandatory academic steps, worthwhile personality qualities, and day-by-day task initiatives relating to this profession, within the framework of the STEAM, technological know-how, know-how, Engineering, paintings, and Math, move. images, a thesaurus, and extra assets are integrated.
By Anita Ganeri
The place is Mandarin spoken? the place do tigers reside? what's the longest river in Asia? This publication solutions those questions and extra because it introduces younger readers to the continent of Asia via age-appropriate maps, enticing photos, and straightforward textual content. themes coated in the publication contain the place the continent is, weather, geography, animals and vegetation, nations, humans and languages, normal assets, towns, and well-known areas.
By Lupe Ruiz-Flores, Laura Lacamara
Seven-year-old Alicia and her mom and dad are having fun with the once a year pageant celebrating Mexico's independence. There are mariachis jogging around the competition grounds, folkloric dancers twirling of their colourful costumes and brightly coloured compartments lining the plaza.
however the scorching day has made Alicia thirsty. Her mom indicates aguas frescas and issues to a sales space covered with jars of brightly coloured fruit juice: there is watermelon, strawberry, mango or even papaya. The watermelon juice is so scrumptious that Alicia beverages all of it. "Mami, this tastes greater than that purple soda I drink after football perform. will we make a few of these at home?" quickly, Alicia is perfecting her personal recipe and sharing it together with her teammates after football practices and video games.
during this bilingual photograph e-book for kids a while 5-8, a tender woman discovers a deal with from her mother's Mexican-American early life and turns into her buddies' favourite participant together with her fit, frothy fruit beverages.