Discusses the energy sources used to power homes, businesses, and transportation and how to conserve them, details cleaner ways to supply oil and gas, and explains efforts to develop fuels with less negative impact on the planet.
Follow the photographic journey of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) as he is rescued and whisked away to the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English). Villagers care for him until a plane flies him to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. There, he grows and learns skills from zookeepers filling in for his mother. Since young cubs need companionship, animal experts find a friend for Kali, Luna, a female polar bear, at the Buffalo Zoo in New York.
What's so great about reading? Why should you read when you could watch TV instead? This book has lots of answers for those questions. For starters, if you're reading a book, you won't have to worry about losing the remote control. Plus, books will make you smart, and everyone will be impressed with your vocabulary. Books can even help you reach things if you use them to build a ladder. And books never expire, so you don't have to worry about getting sick if you read them years after you buy them. The list of reasons to love books is endless.
Blending typographical and illustrated whimsy with lighthearted reflections on life’s quandaries, funny moments, and small disappointments, Wilson and Goode offer a collection of more than 100 poems that touch on everything from creativity and luck to animals, siblings, and holidays.
Introduces Indonesia, describing its history, geography, culture, everyday life, educational system, cuisine, language, and religion, as well as discussing traditional regional costumes, music, and dance.
An exploration of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the historic settlement called Cades Cove.
Discusses the life of the co-founder of Flickr, including her childhood love of reading, her early online experiences at Salon.com, and her continuing work with online communities and social networking.
After competing in the 2012 London Olympics and winning two gold medals, Gabrielle Douglas's life changed forever but in many important ways, it stayed the same. Inside these pages, Gabrielle shares an inside look at her day-to-day world, from the things that are still important to her—time with her friends and family, her favorite comfort foods, and her training routine—as well as what's it's like to suddenly walk the red carpet and interviewed by various people.