What is the longest bone in your body? What's the record for throwing a washing machine? Find out about the most amazing human record holders, from the fastest and tallest to the most creative and richest.
Profiles twenty-five Christians who used prayer to help shape their lives and the history of the world, from early martyr Polycarp and the Roman emperor Constantine to modern Christians like Mother Theresa and Martin Luther King, Jr.
A seasonal tribute to the qualities of autumn combines photographs, text, and craft ideas that celebrate highlights ranging from falling leaves and migrating animals to football games and Halloween costumes.
Where is the solar system's biggest mountain? Which planet is hot enough to melt metal? Where would you find the largest desert on Earth? Find out about the record-breaking features on our planet and beyond, from the biggest and slowest to the hottest and longest, all in designed infographics.
Horses come in many colors and sizes. Miniature horses, called minis, are the smallest. They are less than half the size of a regular horse. A mini makes a perfect pet because of its size and temperament, and were once kept as pets for princes and princesses. Although they can't be ridden like a normal horse, they will be sure to win your heart with their tiny stature and personality. Who knows, maybe a mini horse is the right pet for you!
Sammy Spider learns about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah; shares recipes for holiday snacks, main dishes, and desserts, each marked to indicate whether it includes meat, dairy products, or neither; and suggests related craft projects.
Whose hands were so big he held the basketball like a grapefruit? Which center singlehandedly changed the way defense was played? From Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, young hoops fans can read about eleven legendary players in this exciting look at basketball's greatest slam-dunking, hoop-hanging superstars.
Offers an overview of the 1863 battle of Gettysburg, looking at the historical context, the leaders involved, the events leading up to the battle, how the battle played out, and the aftermath of the bloody conflict.
What did pioneers eat on the wide-open frontier as they made their way west? What kinds of clothes did people wear during the Civil War? What was school like in colonial America? Daily Life in US History answers all of these questions and more. Take a trip to the past to learn what everyday life was like in the different eras of US history.
Presents the life of the American singer and actor, describing his early life growing up in Hoboken singing in his father's bar, his gradual rise singing in clubs around New York City, and his world-class success as a recording artist.
Malala Yousafzai may be one of the most courageous young women of our time. Learn about how Malala came face-to-face with a member of the Taliban and what she is doing today to ensure education for boys and girls all around the world--no matter their cultures or religions.
Describes the early life of Ray Kroc, the businessman who turned McDonald's restaurants into an international chain, explains how he built the business, and discusses his later life and the charities he supported.